Freshmen Only: You Are Cordially Invited to “Harvard Night at the Symphony” ADMISSION FREE AND LIMITED TO 50 FRESHMEN. Sign up for Freshman who did not attend the previous “Harvard Night at the Symphony” begins on Thursday, November 12 at 2 PM. Remaining tickets will be distributed to freshmen who did attend previously beginning on Tuesday, November 17 at 2 PM. Sign up in person at the Office for the Arts, 74 Mt. Auburn St. (at Holyoke St.)
This series of free field trips throughout the academic year to attend concerts by the acclaimed Boston Symphony Orchestra at historic Symphony Hall is co-sponsored by the Freshman Dean’s Office “Through the Gates” program and the Office for the Arts at Harvard. Round-trip bus transportation will be provided, and the evening includes a pre-concert reception hosted by a BSO musician.
November 21 Concert: works by J.S. Bach, Berg and Shostakovich, featuring Andris Nelsons, conductor, and Isabelle Faust, violin.
Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Black Christian Fellowship Tickets: Full Price: $20.00; Students: $15.00; Harvard ID: $10.00 How to get tickets:The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
A concert that spotlights black artists in the Christian music genre who draw from the musical traditions of the diaspora. For this year's More than Music concert, we have three headliners who will be performing hip-hop, r&b, and neo-soul.
Presented by: Learning From Performers and WGBH Jazz 24/7 Admission: Free; seating first-come, first served, subject to venue capacity.
Praised as “the undisputed queen of African Music” (Daily Telegraph) and honored for her activism on behalf of human rights and female empowerment, Angélique Kidjo has released ten albums, including her 2014 Grammy Award-winning “Eve.” She will deliver a lecture-performance entitled “Dahomey Dance: How Rhythms and Songs Travelled From Benin to the Americas,” followed by an audience Q&A and reception. Kidjo is an artist-in-residence at the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. Read more about vocalist ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO