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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2020 Jan 27

Pianist Gabriela Montero Discusses Classical Improvisation, Composition, and Creative Dissent

4:15pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138
MonteroInternationally renowned pianist Gabriela Montero will discuss her evolution as an improvisational artist and creative dissenter. Montero will consider fundamental questions about improvisation: What is it, to a classical musician? She will explore how improvisation works on a bio-neurological basis, presenting fMRI studies... Read more about Pianist Gabriela Montero Discusses Classical Improvisation, Composition, and Creative Dissent
2020 Feb 26

Conducting Oneself: Choreographing Bodies and Identities on and off the Podium

4:00pm

Location: 

knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138
DanielCallahanDaniel M. Callahan, assistant professor of music at Boston College, will examine how the bodies, identities, and repertoire of orchestra conductors produce, legitimate, and limit their movements on the podium and off, from conservatories to coveted positions. Drawing on movement analysis... Read more about Conducting Oneself: Choreographing Bodies and Identities on and off the Podium

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