Events

    2020 May 01

    Semiel in Eden

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Memorial Church, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
    SemielInEdenA new student oratorio based on Milton's epic poem Paradise Lost. Music and libretto by Branch Freeman '20. Conducted by Soren Nyhus '22. Free and open to the public. For additional information, click here. Read more about Semiel in Eden
    2020 Mar 01

    Messe en Cantiques: University Choir

    11:00am

    Location: 

    Memorial Church, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
    MesseEnCantiquesPedro Memelsdorff directs The University Choir in Messe en cantiques, a reconstruction of a mass as it would have been sung by enslaved Africans in colonial French Guiana. With Christoph Wolff, Distinguished Visiting Scholar. Free and open to the public (performance is part of regular Sunday Service). For... Read more about Messe en Cantiques: University Choir
    2020 Feb 27

    Messe: Open Rehearsal and Q&A

    4:30pm

    Location: 

    Memorial Church, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
    MesseEnCantiquesPedro Memelsdorff directs the University Choir in an open rehearsal of Messe en cantiques, a reconstruction of a mass as it would have been sung by enslaved Africans in colonial French Guiana. Preceded by question and answer session with Memelsdorff and Professor Kate van Orden. Free and open to the public.... Read more about Messe: Open Rehearsal and Q&A
    2019 Nov 03

    Haydn, Mozart & CPE Bach

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Sanctuary, Memorial Church, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
    BCOHUCThe Harvard University Choir and the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra will perform Joseph Haydn's L’infedeltà Delusa (Sinfonia), W. A. Mozart's Vesperae solennes de Confessore, and C. P. E. Bach's Magnificat. Free and open to the public. For additional information, click... Read more about Haydn, Mozart & CPE Bach
    2019 May 12

    Choral Evensong

    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Appleton Chapel, Memorial Church, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
    UniversityChoirThe Harvard University Choir will sing the evening prayer service of Evensong. Free and open to the public. For more information, click ... Read more about Choral Evensong
    2019 May 05

    Organ Recital: Carson Cooman

    4:00pm to 5:15pm

    Location: 

    Sanctuary, Memorial Church, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
    MemChurchOrganOrgan recital by Carson Cooman, Composer in Residence and Research Associate in Music, The Memorial Church of Harvard University. Free and open to the public. For more information, click ... Read more about Organ Recital: Carson Cooman
    2019 May 01

    Lunchtime Organ Recital

    12:15pm to 12:45pm

    Location: 

    Sanctuary, Memorial Church, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
    MemChurchOrgan30 minutes of organ music performed on the Fisk and Skinner organs of The Memorial Church of Harvard University. For more information, click ... Read more about Lunchtime Organ Recital
    2019 Apr 27

    Judas Maccabaeus

    7:30pm to 9:30pm

    Location: 

    Sanctuary, Memorial Church, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
    JudaMaccabeausGeorge Frideric Handel’s oratorio Judas Maccabaeus; Harvard University Choir and Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra. For more information, click ... Read more about Judas Maccabaeus
    2019 Apr 03

    Lunchtime Organ Recital

    12:15pm to 12:45pm

    Location: 

    Sanctuary, Memorial Church, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Organ30 minutes of organ music performed on the Fisk and Skinner organs of The Memorial Church of Harvard University. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, click ... Read more about Lunchtime Organ Recital
    2019 Mar 09

    Help the Children Benefit Concert

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Memorial Church, Sanctuary, One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
    HelpTheChildrenHELP THE CHILDREN: Boston Musicians Perform to Benefit Refugees at the U.S. – Mexican Border. Music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Choral Song, Traditional Music of South America and the Middle East, and American Spirituals... Read more about Help the Children Benefit Concert
    2018 Nov 18

    Everything New Is Old Again

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Memorial Church Sanctuary
    Presented by: Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra
    Tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required

    Music that's brand new, for instruments that are hundreds of years old! Harvard Baroque's fall concert dives deep into bold new repertoire, composed especially for the group, and paired with some of the most rocking early music out there.

    Overture in D Minor - Philipp Heinrich Erlebach
    Mutability - Benjamin Perry Wenzelberg (world premiere)
    Passacaille d... Read more about Everything New Is Old Again