Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra (HRO) featuring the Holden Choruses Tickets: Regular: $20.00; Students: $10.00; Student Rush: $5 (students under the age of 18 How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
The Harvard Sunday Jazz Band and Harvard Wind Ensemble will present a special Visitas concert to welcome the class of 2022.
The Sunday Jazz Band perform Mongo Santamaria’s “Afro Blue,” Mario Bauza's “Zambia” and Kenny Dorham’s “Una Ma.” The Harvard Wind Ensemble will perform Vincent Persichetti’s “Divertimento” and Guy Woolfenden’s “Illyrian Dances.” The Wind Ensemble will also include works by Leroy Anderson and David Maslanka.
Presented by: Harvard Wind Ensemble and Sunday Jazz Band Tickets: Admission is free....
The Du Bois Orchestra will be performing a free concert on Saturday, April 21, at 8 PM at University Lutheran Church in Harvard Square (66 Winthrop Street Cambridge, MA 02138). This concert is the second in a series honoring the 150th birthday of W.E.B. Du Bois, the first African American to receive a PhD from Harvard.
Don't miss the Bach Society Orchestra's season finale concert, featuring Variations: Coming Home by Victoria Tong '20, Winner of the 2017-2018 Composition Competition and internationally renowned pianist Tony Yang '20 in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor. We will also be performing Beethoven Symphony No. 6 in F major. Reuben Stern '20 and Gordon Ma '19 conduct. Reserve your free tickets at bachsoc.org.
A concert featuring pianist André Watts, with the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, conducted by Federico Cortese.
Presented by: Office for the Arts as part of the ARTS FIRST festival (April 26-29)
Admission: Free and open to the public. Tickets available at 3:30 pm at the door on April 27.
Legendary pianist and professor of music André Watts is the recipient of the 2018 Luise Vosgerchian Teaching Award, Harvard’s highest music award recognizing an outstanding educator. Watts will receive the award during a free concert and ceremony 5:30 p.m. April 27 at Sanders Theatre, where he will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major (Emperor Concerto) with the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra under the director of Federico Cortese, senior lecturer on music at Harvard University.... Read more about Pianist André Watts to perform Beethoven with Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra
Guitarist David Gilmore has performed and recorded with many of today’s most influential artists including Wayne Shorter, Steve Coleman, Christian McBride, Cassandra Wilson, Dave Douglas, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Randy Brecker, Lenny White, Stanley Clarke, Sam Rivers and many others. His latest release, Transitions (2017 Criss Cross Records) was one of Downbeat Magazine’s top CDs of 2017. He was also voted into the both the Critic’s Poll and Reader’s Poll of 2017.
During his time at the Radcliffe Institute, Camilo Mendez is composing two new chamber works using prepared musical instruments. One will be part of the compositional cycle “BURSZTYN,” and the other will be part of “Cartography of Convoluted Spaces.” The works will be performed by Yarn/Wire. This concert is an excellent opportunity to hear an innovative composer’s newest work.
Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study