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 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.  Reprising… Read more about Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Tour Send-off Concert

2017 May 20

Tef Poe presents "Black Julian" Live

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Admission: Free. Please note: this performance will contain mature content and language.More information

Join us for a special evening featuring Tef Poe performing "Black Julian" live with friends! Tef's latest album "Black Julian" is a sonic blend of trap music, soul music, rock-n-roll, and R&B. An internationally acclaimed hip hop artist, Tef's work combines social commentary… Read more about Tef Poe presents "Black Julian" Live

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 closing chorale, “Eisblumen” (Ice-flowers). The program begins with two ballades written by the 14th-century… Read more about Baroque Concert Performance

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 ’15, Academy Award-… Read more about A Celebration of Harvard Artists

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.

By Isa Flores-Jones '19… Read more about On the "Dryside"

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 achievement it was wildly popular during lifetime. Known as… Read more about Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus - Mendelssohn: Hymn of Praise and Psalm 13

2017 Apr 22

Harvard Choruses: A Child of Our Time

8:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Holden Choruses
Tickets: Full Price: $30, $25, $20; Students: $10 (discount applies to balcony and price 3 seating)
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
Pre-concert talk with Trevor Weston at 7 PM

The Harvard Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, Harvard Glee Club, Radcliffe Choral Society, and Boston Modern Orchestra Project will perform Michael Tippett’s A Child of Our Time and Trevor Weston’s Griot Legacies.… Read more about Harvard Choruses: A Child of Our Time

2017 May 02

Architecture Acoustique: Sounding the Carpenter Center

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Level 1 + 3, CRC/bookshop, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to the public
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Ernst Karel, Andy Graydon, Sam Auinger with Pieranna Cavalchini.

In collaboration with the exhibition Listen Hear: The Art of Sound at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, sound… Read more about Architecture Acoustique: Sounding the Carpenter Center

2017 Apr 15

Dido and Aeneas: A Dudley House Choir Production

10:20pm

Presented by: Harvard Dudley House Choir
Admission: Free and open to the public; reception and refreshments to follow.
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Please join the Harvard Dudley House Choir for a staged performance of Henry Purcell's 17th-century opera, Dido and Aeneas!

We are a mixed-voice ensemble primarily made up of students from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. In addition to students from GSAS programs, we… Read more about Dido and Aeneas: A Dudley House Choir Production

2017 Apr 29

22nd Annual Harvard Powwow

1:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Quad (Outside. Cross streets are Garden St. & Shepard St.)

Presented by: Harvard University Native American Program
Admission: Free and open to the public
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A powwow is a gathering of native people who come together to meet and dance, sing, socialize, and honor their cultures. Our powwow is open to the public and coincides with with Harvard's ARTS FIRST celebration.

The Powwow has… Read more about 22nd Annual Harvard Powwow

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