Music

2016 Mar 12

Chorus Pro Musica concert

8:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Chorus Pro Musica
Tickets: Full Price: $50, $40, $25; Students & Seniors: $45, $36, $22
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222


Every journey has its tale, every tale a journey.

Andy Vores’s new composition, Spencer the Rover, features a British-style brass band that accompanies the chorus in the story of a man “much reduced, and in great confusion,” who wanders until loneliness and a revelation lead him back to his amazed family.

2016 Mar 06

Boston Conservatory Orchestra / Ravel, Tailleferre, and Beethoven

2:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Boston Conservatory
Tickets: $15; Students & Seniors $10; BoCo Alumni & WGBH Members $10
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

The Boston Conservatory Orchestra performs RAVEL: Alborada del Gracioso; TAILLEFERRE: Ballade for piano and orchestra; and BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3, "Eroica". Bruce Hangen, conductor.

Pre-Concert Lecture at 1:00pm.

2016 Mar 05

Back Bay Chorale program of Verdi, Mozart, Poulenc

8:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Back Bay Chorale
Tickets: Full price: $65, $53, $37, $27. Students and Seniors: $5 off
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

The Chorale presents two settings of the great latin hymn, bridged by Mozart’s Symphony 39 in E-flat major —a musical connection to the tension and dolor of the Stabat Mater theme.

2016 Feb 21

Boston Philharmonic Orchestra / Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Elgar

3:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Boston Philharmonic Orchestra 
Tickets: Regular: $105, $84, $54, $25. Students, in advance: $10 (in-person only with valid ID, 2 per ID, in $54 and $25 sections only). Student & Senior RUSH: $10 (beginning 2 hours prior, all sections, based on availability). WGBH, WBUR, Mass. Teachers Assoc. & Coolidge Corner Theatre members: $10 off with promo code, top 3 prices only; Harvard Outings & Innings: 20% off with promo code, top 3 prices only.
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222


Schumann, "Manfred Overture"; Mendelssohn, "Violin Concerto," Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Elgar, "Symphony No. 1." Benjamin Zander, conductor.

2016 Feb 05

a conversation with composer GABRIEL KAHANE

3:00pm

Location: 

Music Building (behind Science Center), Room 6

Gabe KahanePresented by: Learning From Performers
How to get tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required

A singer-songwriter with an eclectic style mixing a classical background with modern folk-pop influences, Gabriel Kahane will discuss his work during a conversation with Osnat Netzer, a composer, pianist and member of the Music faculty at Harvard. Kahane will also appear in concert with chamber ensemble Brooklyn Rider on Friday, February 5 at 8 pm at Harvard’s Sanders Theatre, presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston; for more information and tickets, visit the Celebrity Series online or call 617.482.6661.

2016 Feb 03

Performance with Jill Johnson and Hans Tutschku for "Silvia Benedito + C. Alexander Häusler: Pneuma(tic) Bodies"

6:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Level 1

Exhibition dates: February 3-21, 2016
Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Hours: Galleries: 12–7, Wed–Sun
Free and open to the public

Performance + Reception

with Jill Johnson and Hans Tutschku
Wed, Feb 3, 6 pm
Reception to follow

On Feb 3, Jill Johnson, dancer, choreographer and Director of Dance at Harvard, and Hans Tutschku composer and Director of the Harvard University Studio for Electroacoustic Composition, perform in response to the installation of Pneumatic Bodies. Free and open to the public. 

Pneuma(tic) Bodies is an installation of sculptures and photographs that explores the relationship shared by the human body, objects, and architectural space through the enveloping medium of air. Three large, balloon–like forms made of thin plastic material occupy considerable visual and physical areas on Level 1 of the Carpenter Center. The objects continuously inflate via small cooling ventilators typically used to regulate temperature in personal computers.

2016 Feb 28
2016 Feb 06

a master class with ANA GASTEYER

11:00am

Location: 

Kirkland House Junior Common Room, 95 Dunster St.

actor/vocalist Ana GasteyerPresented By: Learning from Performers and Celebrity Series of Boston
ADMISSION: Free (tickets or RSVPs not required)

An acclaimed alumna of Saturday Night Live and now a regular on Broadway and concert stages, actor/vocalist Ana Gasteyer will lead a master class for Harvard student performers. Co-sponsored by the Celebrity Series of Boston, which is presenting Gasteyer in concert at Sanders Theatre on Saturday, February 6 at 8 pm.

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