Music

2015 Oct 24

Black Students' Association: Apollo Night

7:00pm

Location: 

Lowell Lecture Hall

Presented by: Harvard College Black Students' Association
Tickets: Full Price: $10.00
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Apollo Night is an annual talent showcase featuring student acts from Harvard and surrounding universities who compete for audience approval in the style of the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York.

2015 Oct 08

Damon Krukowski: NOT TO BE PLAYED

Oct 08 (All day) to Oct 25 (All day)

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St, Cambridge, Level 3, Sert Gallery

Exhibition + Performances: Oct 8–25, 2015
Presented by: Carpenter Center

Damon Krukowski: NOT TO BE PLAYED is a multifaceted exhibition featuring archival materials, performance, and a publication that together revive an obscure audio recording made by Ezra Pound at Harvard University in 1939. Recorded on the eve of World War II, Pound believed his poem “Sestina: Altaforte”—or “Bloody Sestina,” as it came to be known—could incite violence. He was convinced it possessed a persuasive power over the future: several years after making the recording, Pound wrote a letter stating it was “not to be played.”

2016 Apr 14

Giving Voice: A Conversation with PLÁCIDO DOMINGO

4:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Placido Domingo

WATCH THE LIVE STREAM OF THIS EVENT FROM APRIL 14, 2016

Presented by the Division of Arts and Humanities, Office for the Arts at Harvard (Learning From Performers), and Instituto Cervantes Observatory of the Spanish Language in the United States

Admission: Free and open to the public; tickets required, limit two tickets per person. Tickets available to students (of any college) and Harvard affiliates beginning Tuesday, April 5, and to the general public beginning Wednesday, April 6, at the Harvard Box Office, Farkas Hall, 10 Holyoke St., 617.496.2222, and (as of April 6) online (handling fees apply for online and phone orders).

2015 Sep 25

Conversations with Kirkland: The Avett Brothers

2:00pm

Location: 

Kirkland House JCR

Avett BrothersPresented by: Conversations with Kirkland
Tickets: Free. Open to members of the Harvard Community.
How to get tickets: Space is limited! Please RSVP by Sept 23rd at noon.

Before they headline Boston Calling on Friday night, join Grammy-nominated artists Scott Avett, Seth Avett, Bob Crawford and Joe Kwon, along with the Kirkland community for a conversation about crafting harmony between career and community.

2015 Nov 06

vocalist CATHERINE RUSSELL

4:00pm

Location: 

Leverett House Theatre, Mill St. (between Plympton & DeWolfe streets)

Catherine RussellPresented by: Learning From Performers
Tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required

Vocalist Catherine Russell’s repertoire features a selection of gems from the 1920s through the present—vital interpretations that are bursting with soul and humor. With an off-the-beaten-path song selection, sparkling acoustic swing, and a stunning vocal approach, she has joined the ranks of the greatest interpreters and performers of American Popular Song. She will lead a master class for undergraduate vocalists, open to observers admission free.

2015 Sep 15

Free Concert by Boston Landmarks Orchestra

7:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Boston Landmarks Orchestra
Tickets: Event is Free. No tickets are required. Seating is limited. Entrance will be first come first served, on a space available basis.
How to get tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required

A free concert presented by the Boston Landmarks Orchestra featuring some of Fay’s favorite music at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA.

2015 Sep 21

"Freelancing in the Arts" Panel Discussion

4:00pm

Location: 

The Signet Society, 46 Dunster Street, Cambridge, MA

Presented by: Office of Career Services
For Harvard Undergraduates only. Please register through Crimson Careers.

Freelancing is now the norm in many creative fields. Hear from a panel of freelancers in performing arts, design, and journalism, and learn how they've made the freelance life and work style work for them. Panelists include: Kate Arcieri (editor); Ben Cosgrove, ’10 (composer/musician); Emily Hecht, ’11 (actor); Gina Janovitz (designer); David Tannenwald, ’08 (long-form journalist).

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