Presented By Office for the Arts and the Harvard Board of Overseers
Author and Pulitzer Prize-winner Colson Whitehead ‘91 is the recipient of the 2018 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony 4 p.m.Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge. The ceremony, which is presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Board of Overseers of Harvard College, is the official opening of ARTS FIRST, Harvard University’s annual festival showcasing student and faculty creativity in the arts. The medal ceremony includes a discussion with Whitehead moderated by actor John Lithgow ’67, Art.D ‘05.... Read more about 2018 Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Writer COLSON WHITEHEAD '91
The final program of the season is action packed indeed! A world-renowned soloist, a cataclysmic orchestral tour-de-force, one of the seminal works of American music, and all capped by Strauss’s most riotous and infectious tone poem.
Our May concert is an all-Bach program featuring the glorious Magnificat and the secular cantata Tönet, ihr Pauken! Erschallet, Trompeten!, the music of which was later incorporated into the Christmas Oratorio.
Scott Allen Jarrett conducts some of British composer Ralph Vaughan William’s most beautiful choral music. From the seldom heard Towards the Unknown Region to his beloved Dona nobis pacem, you will find joy and an abiding peace. Please consider joining the Back Bay Chorale, Orchestra, and soloists on this Mother’s Day.
Presented by: Back Bay Chorale Tickets: Full Price: $69, $56, $39, $28 Students & Seniors: $5 off / Student Rush: $15 beginning 90 minutes prior to concert, based on availability, Limit 2 per ID. How to get...
Program includes music by Mozart, Fauré and Schubert with featured musicians: Charles Blandy, tenor; Peggy Pearson, oboe; Adrian Morejon, bassoon; Jason Snider, French horn; Jennifer Frautschi & Yura Lee, violins; Marcus Thompson, viola; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; Thomas Van Dyck, double bass; Max Levinson, piano.