Music

2017 Apr 21

HEMS presents J.A. Hasse's Alcide al bivio

7:30pm

Location: 

First Church, Cambridge

Presented by: The Harvard Early Music Society
Admission: $5 for students and $10 general admission; tickets at the door

The Harvard Early Music Society will perform the Boston premiere of J.A. Hasse's baroque opera Alcide al bivio on April 21st and 22nd at 7:30 pm at First Church in Cambridge. The opera will be conducted by Elias Miller (Harvard '16) and will feature his translation of the libretto. The staging is by Emily Bishai '17. The opera will feature local singers and musicians, many from the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra. It...

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2017 Apr 08

Women in Jazz: Celebrating Cassandra Wilson

8:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theater, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Presented by: Office for the Arts and the Harvard Jazz Bands
Tickets: Full Price: $15.00; Students & Seniors (65+): $8.00; Outings & Innings: $10 with Harvard ID.
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

A concert featuring Cassandra Wilson, the 2017 Harvard University Jazz Master in Residence, with the Harvard Jazz Bands. Yosvany Terry and Mark Olson, conductors.

Named the 2017 Jazz Master in Residence at Harvard University, Cassandra Wilson began...

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2017 Mar 07

vocalist ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO

4:00pm

Location: 

Horner Room, Agassiz House, Radcliffe Yard

Angélique KidjoPresented by: Learning From Performers and WGBH Jazz 24/7
Admission: Free; seating first-come, first served, subject to venue capacity.

Praised as “the undisputed queen of African Music” (Daily Telegraph) and honored for her activism on behalf of human rights and female empowerment, Angélique Kidjo has released ten albums, including her 2014 Grammy Award-winning “Eve.” She will deliver a lecture-performance entitled “Dahomey Dance: How Rhythms and Songs Travelled From Benin to the Americas,” followed by an audience Q&A and reception. Kidjo is an artist-in-residence at the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.... Read more about vocalist ANGÉLIQUE KIDJO

2017 Mar 08

Pop-rockstar Brynn Elliott at CQH

7:30pm

Location: 

Cambridge Queen's Head Pub, basement of Memorial Hall

Presented by: Cambridge Queen's Head
Admission: Free admission includes yummy pub food

Philosophy concentrator Brynn Elliott will first discuss her philosophy-based lyrical inspiration and will then perform with her band.

Philosophy concentrator Brynn Elliott

2017 Mar 25

“Marvi: The Mystic Muse” film screening and discussion

4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Pakistani singer Sanam MarviPresented by: Harvard Ed Portal, Celebrity Series of Boston, Harvard South Asia Institute, World Music/CRASHarts and Learning From Performers
Admission: Free and open to the public. RSVPs required.
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The award-winning film Marvi: The Mystic Muse explores Pakistani singer Sanam Marvi’s search for her own roots across Pakistan and her journey with Sufism. The screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Tanya Panjwani and Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Harvard University. This event is held in conjunction with Sanam Marvi's concert on Sunday, March 26 at 7:30 pm at Sanders Theatre, presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston and World Music/CRASHarts. For more information about the concert and tickets, visit the Celebrity Series website.... Read more about “Marvi: The Mystic Muse” film screening and discussion

2017 Mar 23

Midday Organ Recital series

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 30 2017 .
12:15pm to 12:45pm

12:15pm to 12:45pm

Location: 

Adolphus Busch Hall, 29 Kirkland Street

Presented by: Harvard Organ Society in collaboration with the Harvard Art Museums and Memorial Church
Admission: Free and open to the public
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Thursday, March 2: Angela Kraft Cross
Thursday, March 9: Harvard Organ Society
Thursday, March 23: Janet Yieh
Thursday, March 30: Tate Addis... Read more about Midday Organ Recital series

2017 Mar 03

Fromm Players at Harvard present: Talea Ensemble

Repeats every day until Sat Mar 04 2017 .
8:00pm

8:00pm

Location: 

John Knowles Paine Concert Hall (3 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA)

Presented by: Fromm Players at Harvard & Music Department
Admission: Free and open to the public. No tickets required; first come, first seated.
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Fromm Players at Harvard presents “Songs found in dream,” two concerts by world renowned Talea Ensemble.

Friday, 3.3.17 at 8...

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2017 Apr 30

The Magic of Java

2:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave.

Presented by: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Admission: Special Event (all ages). Free and open to the public. Small charge for coffee tasting. 
Hours: 9 AM-5 PM, every day
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Free Admission Day in Honor of the Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary  

Jody Diamond, Artist in Residence, Music Department, Harvard University, with Gamelan Si Betty

Shadow theater and live music, popular highlights of the Javanese village at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, come to the galleries of the Peabody Museum!... Read more about The Magic of Java

2017 Feb 24

Harvard Wind Ensemble: Dancing Winds

8:00pm

Location: 

Lowell Lecture Hall

Presented by: Harvard University Wind Ensemble
Admission: Free. Doors open at 7:45; we will be starting with an instrument demonstration. Donations for the American Music Therapy Association appreciated!
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Come join the Harvard University Wind Ensemble for a sensory-friendly performance! In association with the Harvard Undergraduates Raising Autism Awareness.... Read more about Harvard Wind Ensemble: Dancing Winds

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