Music

2015 Nov 21

Harvard Night at the Symphony (Freshmen Only)

6:30pm to 10:30pm

Location: 

Symphony Hall, Boston

Symphony HallFreshmen Only: You Are Cordially Invited to “Harvard Night at the Symphony”
ADMISSION FREE AND LIMITED TO 50 FRESHMEN. Sign up for Freshman who did not attend the previous “Harvard Night at the Symphony” begins on Thursday, November 12 at 2 PM. Remaining tickets will be distributed to freshmen who did attend previously beginning on Tuesday, November 17 at 2 PM. Sign up in person at the Office for the Arts, 74 Mt. Auburn St. (at Holyoke St.)

This series of free field trips throughout the academic year to attend concerts by the acclaimed Boston Symphony Orchestra at historic Symphony Hall is co-sponsored by the Freshman Dean’s Office “Through the Gates” program and the Office for the Arts at Harvard. Round-trip bus transportation will be provided, and the evening includes a pre-concert reception hosted by a BSO musician.

November 21 Concert: works by J.S. Bach, Berg and Shostakovich, featuring Andris Nelsons, conductor, and Isabelle Faust, violin.

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2017 Aug 24

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk. Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the

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2018 Feb 11

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

3:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Presented by: World Music / CRASHarts
Tickets: Full price: $48, $37, $32, $28 and $10 for Obstructed view seats
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is the undisputed king of mbube,

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2017 Jul 15

Mercury Orchestra performs BERG AND STRAUSS (PLEASE NOTE: THE VENUE FOR THIS CONCERT HAS CHANGED)

8:00pm

Location: 

FIRST CHURCH, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge

Presented by: Mercury Orchestra
Tickets: Advance Discount Price: Regular: $20, Students, Seniors, Harvard/MIT I.D., WBUR & WGBH Members: $15; Day Of Concert: Regular: $25; Students, Senior,Harvard/MIT I.D., WBUR & WGBH Members: $20
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-

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2017 Jun 12

Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Tour Send-off Concert

8:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Boston Philharmonic Orchestra
Tickets: Free concert, suggested Donation of $25 or $50 (tax deductible donation) $100 or higher donations will receive preferred seating (available only through the BPO office 617-236-0999)
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Back for their final performance of the season, the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra performs selections from their upcoming tour to Lima, Peru & Cordoba, Argentina. 

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2017 May 07

Baroque Concert Performance

8:00pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, 29 Kirkland St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free. Limited seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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This performance of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Cantata BWV 56, Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen, is paired with composer Heinz Holliger’s haunting gloss of the cantata’s

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2017 Apr 28

A Celebration of Harvard Artists

8:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

A Celebration of Harvard Artists
Friday, April 28, 8:30 PM
Sanders Theatre
Sold out. Some tickets will be available at Sanders Theatre the evening of the performance at 7:30 pm, one hour prior to curtain time.  First come, first served.

Join us for a festive evening of dance, music, spoken word, drama and film directed by Diane Paulus '88 and honoring the talents cultivated at Harvard and their continuing journeys, featuring actors Courtney Vance ‘82 and Elizabeth Leimkuhler

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On the "Dryside"

DrysideThey hardly knew each other before teaming up. Now Aislinn Brophy ‘17 and Eden Girma ‘18 are collaborators on a show with a powerful message about connecting.

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2017 May 05

Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus - Mendelssohn: Hymn of Praise and Psalm 13

8:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus
Tickets: Full Price: $20.00; Students, Harvard ID, Senior (65+): $10.00
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
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Please join us for our performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 2 in B-flat major, known as Hymn of Praise. His most ambitious symphonic

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