Music

2015 Nov 16

poet/singer-songwriter ALICIA JO RABINS

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Hillel, Rosovsky Hall, 52 Mt. Auburn St.

Alicia Jo RabinsPresented by: Harvard Hillel, in association with Learning from Performers, the Jewish Women’s Archive, the Woodberry Poetry Room at Lamont Library and Harvard Divinity School.
Tickets: Free (tickets or RSVPs not required; seating first-come, first-served, subject to venue capacity).
Location: Harvard Hillel, Rosovsky Hall

Harvard Hillel, in association with Learning from Performers, the Jewish Women’s Archive and the Woodberry Poetry Room at Lamont Library, presents Divinity School: A Reading and Musical Performance” featuring Alicia Jo Rabins. Introduced by Elisa New, Professor of American Literature at Harvard University, the event will include a reading by Rabins of her poetry collection Divinity School, and a performance of songs from her new recording “Open the Ground” with her band Girls in Trouble, whose music is inspired by stories of women in the Bible.... Read more about poet/singer-songwriter ALICIA JO RABINS

2015 Oct 29

The Harvard Art Museums Go POP! Student Celebration of Corita Kent and the Language of Pop

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Enter via Quincy St. Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Free and open to all Harvard undergraduate and graduate students; a current Harvard University ID is required for admission. Space is limited; students will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis.
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We're keeping our galleries open late for Harvard students to celebrate Corita Kent and the Language of Pop. Join us for a special evening, featuring:

2015 Oct 14

Ancient Mesopotamian Music

6:00pm

Location: 

Northwest Building B103, 52 Oxford St.

Date: Saturday, October 14, 6 pm
Presented byHarvard Semitic Museum in collaboration with the Harvard Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations and the Harvard Department of Music, with the support of the Provostial Fund for the Arts and Humanities at Harvard University.
The lecture/concert is free and open to the public.

Special Event with Richard Dumbrill, Director of ICONEA (International Conference of Near Eastern Archaeomusicology) at the Institute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, and Professor of Archaeomusicology, University of Babylon, and Irving Finkel, Assistant Keeper, The British Museum.... Read more about Ancient Mesopotamian Music

2015 Oct 07

Cultural Currency: A Personal Journey of Leadership in the Arts

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Allison Dining Room, Fifth Floor, Taubman Building

Deborah Borda, Hauser Leader-in-Residence, Center for Public Leadership; President and CEO, Los Angeles PhilarmonicCultural Currency: A Personal Journey of Leadership in the Arts
Deborah Borda, President and CEO, Los Angeles Philharmonic

Presented by: The Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School
Free. Seating is limited. RSVP required.
 
Join Hauser Leader-in-Residence Deborah Borda for a conversation about her leadership at the helm of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, one of the largest public-private partnerships in the U.S. Borda will explore her career and experience leading the LA Phil, which also encompasses the Hollywood Bowl and YOLA (Youth Orchestra LA), modeled after Venezuela's revolutionary El Sistema program, which provides arts education to over 600 underserved children in the Los Angeles area. Moderated by Patricia Bellinger.... Read more about Cultural Currency: A Personal Journey of Leadership in the Arts

2015 Oct 08

Damon Krukowski: NOT TO BE PLAYED

Thu Oct 8 (All day) to Sun Oct 25 (All day)

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St, Cambridge, Level 3, Sert Gallery

Exhibition + Performances: Oct 8–25, 2015
Presented by: Carpenter Center

Damon Krukowski: NOT TO BE PLAYED is a multifaceted exhibition featuring archival materials, performance, and a publication that together revive an obscure audio recording made by Ezra Pound at Harvard University in 1939. Recorded on the eve of World War II, Pound believed his poem “Sestina: Altaforte”—or “Bloody Sestina,” as it came to be known—could incite violence. He was convinced it possessed a persuasive power over the future: several years after making the recording, Pound wrote a letter stating it was “not to be played.”... Read more about Damon Krukowski: NOT TO BE PLAYED

2015 Sep 25

Conversations with Kirkland: The Avett Brothers

2:00pm

Location: 

Kirkland House JCR

Avett BrothersPresented by: Conversations with Kirkland
Tickets: Free. Open to members of the Harvard Community.
How to get tickets: Space is limited! Please RSVP by Sept 23rd at noon.

Before they headline Boston Calling on Friday night, join Grammy-nominated artists Scott Avett, Seth Avett, Bob Crawford and Joe Kwon, along with the Kirkland community for a conversation about crafting harmony between career and community.... Read more about Conversations with Kirkland: The Avett Brothers

2015 Nov 06

vocalist CATHERINE RUSSELL

4:00pm

Location: 

Leverett House Theatre, Mill St. (between Plympton & DeWolfe streets)

Catherine RussellPresented by: Learning From Performers
Tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required

Vocalist Catherine Russell’s repertoire features a selection of gems from the 1920s through the present—vital interpretations that are bursting with soul and humor. With an off-the-beaten-path song selection, sparkling acoustic swing, and a stunning vocal approach, she has joined the ranks of the greatest interpreters and performers of American Popular Song. She will lead a master class for undergraduate vocalists, open to observers admission free.... Read more about vocalist CATHERINE RUSSELL

2015 Sep 15

Free Concert by Boston Landmarks Orchestra

7:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Boston Landmarks Orchestra
Tickets: Event is Free. No tickets are required. Seating is limited. Entrance will be first come first served, on a space available basis.
How to get tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required

A free concert presented by the Boston Landmarks Orchestra featuring some of Fay’s favorite music at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA.

2015 Sep 21

"Freelancing in the Arts" Panel Discussion

4:00pm

Location: 

The Signet Society, 46 Dunster Street, Cambridge, MA

Presented by: Office of Career Services
For Harvard Undergraduates only. Please register through Crimson Careers.

Freelancing is now the norm in many creative fields. Hear from a panel of freelancers in performing arts, design, and journalism, and learn how they've made the freelance life and work style work for them. Panelists include: Kate Arcieri (editor); Ben Cosgrove, ’10 (composer/musician); Emily Hecht, ’11 (actor); Gina Janovitz (designer); David Tannenwald, ’08 (long-form journalist).... Read more about "Freelancing in the Arts" Panel Discussion

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