Music

2016 Feb 19

Undergraduate Composers Concert

8:00pm

Location: 

John Knowles Paine Concert Hall

Presented by: Harvard Music Department
Tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required

New works by undergraduate composers performed by Callithumpian Consort. Funded in part by the Einziger Endowment for Undergraduate Composition.

2016 Jan 25

Reflective: An Exhibition by Reiko Yamada Featuring Vijay Iyer

Repeats every day until Sat Jan 30 2016 .
12:00pm to 5:00pm

12:00pm to 5:00pm
12:00pm to 5:00pm
12:00pm to 5:00pm
12:00pm to 5:00pm
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
This exhibition opens on January 25, 2016, and runs through January 30, 2016. 

Admission free and open to the public
Opening reception with Reiko Yamada and Vijay Iyer: Tuesday, January 26, 5:30-7 pm

Radcliffe Institute fellow Reiko Yamada, an independent composer and sound artist, created Reflective, a series of interactive sound art installations based on the aesthetic concept of imperfection in human life. It is an exploration of various media and interactive features to create a deeper engagement with the audience.

This installation is unique in that its material is drawn from recordings of the acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, and Harvard professor Vijay Iyer. The sound material, improvised and recorded in collaboration with Reiko Yamada, has been digitally processed and programmed specifically for the exhibition.... Read more about Reflective: An Exhibition by Reiko Yamada Featuring Vijay Iyer

2016 Jan 16

Harvard Community: Audition for the Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Holden Chapel in Harvard Yard

AUDITIONS: Saturday, January 16 from 10a-12p in Holden Chapel in Harvard Yard

The Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus holds auditions for new members of the undergraduate, graduate, and local communities each semester.

Auditions are short, and there is nothing you need to prepare in advance. There is also no need to sign up or indicate your interest before you arrive at auditions. Just come sing for us! The audition consists of a brief warm up exercise,...

Read more about Harvard Community: Audition for the Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus
2016 Feb 05

a conversation with composer GABRIEL KAHANE

3:00pm

Location: 

Music Building (behind Science Center), Room 6

Gabe KahanePresented by: Learning From Performers
How to get tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required

A singer-songwriter with an eclectic style mixing a classical background with modern folk-pop influences, Gabriel Kahane will discuss his work during a conversation with Osnat Netzer, a composer, pianist and member of the Music faculty at Harvard. Kahane will also appear in concert with chamber ensemble Brooklyn Rider on Friday, February 5 at 8 pm at Harvard’s Sanders Theatre, presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston; for more information and tickets, visit the Celebrity Series online or call 617.482.6661.... Read more about a conversation with composer GABRIEL KAHANE

2016 Feb 03

Performance with Jill Johnson and Hans Tutschku for "Silvia Benedito + C. Alexander Häusler: Pneuma(tic) Bodies"

6:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Level 1

Exhibition dates: February 3-21, 2016
Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Hours: Galleries: 12–7, Wed–Sun
Free and open to the public

Performance + Reception

with Jill Johnson and Hans Tutschku
Wed, Feb 3, 6 pm
Reception to follow

On Feb 3, Jill Johnson, dancer, choreographer and Director of Dance at Harvard, and Hans Tutschku composer and Director of the Harvard University Studio for Electroacoustic Composition, perform in response to the installation of Pneumatic Bodies. Free and open to the public. 

Pneuma(tic) Bodies is an installation of sculptures and photographs that explores the relationship shared by the human body, objects, and architectural space through the enveloping medium of air. Three large, balloon–like forms made of thin plastic material occupy considerable visual and physical areas on Level 1 of the Carpenter Center. The objects continuously inflate via small cooling ventilators typically used to regulate temperature in personal computers.... Read more about Performance with Jill Johnson and Hans Tutschku for "Silvia Benedito + C. Alexander Häusler: Pneuma(tic) Bodies"

2016 Feb 28

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