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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2019 Oct 18

Behind the Broadway Baton: Young music directors on directing, composing and the creative life

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall, 12 Holyoke St, Cambridge, MA 02138

WaitressHow does the music of musical theater get made? What are the elements of a strong musical theater song? What does a music director do? Who better to ask than three recent alumni who are working professionals in the musical theater world of Broadway! Issac Alter '16, Cynthia Meng '15 and Madeline Smith '14...

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2019 Sep 13

Cliff Notez

9:00pm

Location: 

OBERON, 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
CliffNotezTwo years after the release of his celebrated debut album When the Sidewalk Ends, Cliff Notez brings his soon-to-be-released full-length project Why the Wild Things Are to OBERON for a very special album release show. The project is a... Read more about Cliff Notez
2019 Sep 25

Composing Women

12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard ArtLab, 140 N. Harvard Street, Allston, MA 02134
LizaLimA lecture/performance where excerpts from works by Fellows of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s Composing Women program will be performed by students of virtuoso flutist and Harvard Professor of the Practice Claire Chase: Jessica Shand, Mai Nguyen, Jennifer... Read more about Composing Women
2019 Sep 23

Barbara Hannigan

5:15pm

Location: 

Paine Concert Hall, 3 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
BarbaraHanniganWorld renowned soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan presents the Louis C. Elson lecture, "Equilibrium," which will explore her philosophy of mentoring young professionals. This event is free and open to the public. For additional... Read more about Barbara Hannigan
2019 Nov 17

Parker Quartet

3:00pm

Location: 

Paine Hall, 3 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA

Parker QuartetBlodgett Chamber Music Series: Parker Quartet
Presented by Harvard Music Department

Program includes Mozart, String Quartet in D major, K499 "Hoffmeister"; Kirchner, ...

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For playing out loud

AnnaMusician Anna Lee '20 was caught by surprise when a child asked her ensemble a deeply philosophical question about artmaking. The question raised more than just an answer.    

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