Freshmen 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.
The Silkroad Ensemble, Parker Quartet (Blodgett Artists-in- Residence, Department of Music) and the Brattle Street Chamber Players of Harvard College join up in a bold and intimate concert featuring more than a dozen musicians in a one-of-a-kind experience that reminds us of the power of creative collaboration across genres and generations.
Founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma ’76 in 1998, the Silkroad Ensemble creates music that engages difference, sparking radical cultural collaboration and passion-driven learning to build a more hopeful world. Silkroad has been affiliated with...
Don't miss the Bach Society Orchestra's season finale concert, featuring Variations: Coming Home by Victoria Tong '20, Winner of the 2017-2018 Composition Competition and internationally renowned pianist Tony Yang '20 in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor. We will also be performing Beethoven Symphony No. 6 in F major. Reuben Stern '20 and Gordon Ma '19 conduct. Reserve your free tickets at bachsoc.org.
The Du Bois Orchestra will be performing a free concert on Saturday, April 21, at 8 PM at University Lutheran Church in Harvard Square (66 Winthrop Street Cambridge, MA 02138). This concert is the second in a series honoring the 150th birthday of W.E.B. Du Bois, the first African American to receive a PhD from Harvard.
Be a Rocket Man (John) with the Harvard Pops Orchestra and travel to a distant planet in the 31st century, dominated by 2 rival companies. Meet our Romeo and Juliet (Tchaikovsky): Cade and Luna. See How Far They’ll Go (Miranda) to overcome the divisions between them. The Star Wars (Williams) will rage as our heroes try to solve this Space Oddity (Bowie). Watch in Rhapsody in Blue (Gershwin) as the adventure unfolds.
The Harvard Sunday Jazz Band and Harvard Wind Ensemble will present a special Visitas concert to welcome the class of 2022.
The Sunday Jazz Band perform Mongo Santamaria’s “Afro Blue,” Mario Bauza's “Zambia” and Kenny Dorham’s “Una Ma.” The Harvard Wind Ensemble will perform Vincent Persichetti’s “Divertimento” and Guy Woolfenden’s “Illyrian Dances.” The Wind Ensemble will also include works by Leroy Anderson and David Maslanka.
Presented by: Harvard Wind Ensemble and Sunday Jazz Band Tickets: Admission is free....
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...
During his time at the Radcliffe Institute, Camilo Mendez is composing two new chamber works using prepared musical instruments. One will be part of the compositional cycle “BURSZTYN,” and the other will be part of “Cartography of Convoluted Spaces.” The works will be performed by Yarn/Wire. This concert is an excellent opportunity to hear an innovative composer’s newest work.
Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
This spring concert features the Harvard Glee Club and Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum performing choral gems spanning six centuries. Collegium will be perform the East coast premiere of To the Evening Star, by Abbie Betinis and Claude Debussy’s a cappella masterwork, Trois Chansons de Charles d’Orléans, alongside works by Rachmaninoff and Harvard College senior Fraser Weist. The Harvard Glee Club will present the world premiere of Missa in incerto tempore (The...