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Harvard Jazz Band

Harvard Jazz Bands

Friday, October 11 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Montage Concert featuring Monday Jazz Band, Harvard Wind Ensemble, and Harvard Band Tickets at Harvard Box Office.

Bach Society Orchestra

Bach Society Orchestra

Friday, October 11 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Jacob: more old wine in new bottles; Bacewicz: Concerto for String and orchestra; Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major. Free tickets at bachsoch.org

Glee Club

Harvard Glee Club

Saturday, October 19 at 7:00pm
Sanders Theatre
106th Annual Harvard-Princeton Concert Tickets at Harvard Box Office.

Tree of Life

Tree of Life: Cosmology and Environment in Yakuia

Opening Reception: Tuesday, October 22 at 4:00pm
French Gallery, Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library
See how indigenous culture was documented and preserved in the twentieth century, and learn ways of discovering indigenous-language materials at Harvard Library. DETAILS

Radcliffe Choral Society

Radcliffe Choral Society
Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum

Friday November 1 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
106th Annual Harvard-Princeton Concert Tickets at Harvard Box Office.

HRO

Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra

Saturday, November 2 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Freshman Family Weekend Concert:
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto w/2019 James Yannatos Concerto Competition Winner Alex Zhou '23; Sam Wu Wind Map.
Tickets at Harvard Box Office. Adults $20 (plus $4 service fee), Students and children under 18 FREE but tickets required (3.50 service charge).

Claire Chase

Faculty Recital: Claire Chase

Thursday, November 7 at 7:30pm
 Harvard ArtLab, 140 North Harvard Street, Allston
Free and open to the public. Tickets free, but required. REGISTER HERE
Claire Chase, flute: Density 2036 part vi (2019) featuring Constellation Chor, a New York City-based vocal ensemble
Olga Neuwirth: Magic Flu-Idity for flute and typewriter (2019)
Pamela Z: Louder, Warmer, Denser for flute, bass flute, contrabass flute and fixed media (2019)
Phyllis Chen: Roots of Interior for flute and heartbeat (2019)
Sarah Hennies: Reservoir 2 for flute and voices (2019)
Nathan Davis: Limn for bass flute, contrabass flute and electronics (2015)

Harvard Jazz Band

Harvard Jazz Bands

Friday, Novmber 15 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Fall Jazz Master in Residence w/ Harvard Bands Tickets at Harvard Box Office.

Parker Quartet

Blodgett Chamber Music Series
Parker Quartet

Sunday, November 17 at 3:00pm
  John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Mozart String Quartet in D major, K499 "Hoffmeister"
Kirchner String Quartet #1 (1949)
Schubert Cello Quintet in C Major (with guest cellist Roman Borys)
Free but tickets required, available beginning November 3 at Harvard Box Office, The Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. Open Tues-Sun., 12 - 6. Tickets also available by phone 617-496-2222 or online (small service charge for online and phone orders). Free parking at Broadway Garage, corner of Broadway and Felton Streets in Cambridge.

Harvard Radcliffe Chorus

Harvard Radcliffe Chorus w/professional orchestra

Saturday, November 23 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Handel Four Coronation Anthems; Vivaldi Gloria Tickets at Harvard Box Office.

Catherine Lamb

Catherine Lamb, composer

Tuesday, November 26 at 3:15pm
Davison Room, Loeb Music Library
Barwick Colloquium
"The Divided Spiral"
Free and open to the public.

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2019-2020 Season


Tuesday, September 17 at 3:15pm
Davison Room, Loeb Music Library
Barwick Colloquium Series
Mike Ladd, hip hop musician, producer
"The Afterfuture through Holding It Down: Sonic Intersections in Transnational Space"
Free and open to all.
  
Friday, September 20 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Blodgett Chamber Music Series
Parker Quartet
Shostakovich String Quartet #11 in F minor, Opus 122
Dvorak String Quartet in G major, Opus 106
Shostakovich String Quartet #9 in E-flat Major, Opus 117
Free but tickets required, available beginning September 6 at Harvard Box Office, The Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. Box Office is open Tues-Sun., 12 - 6. Tickets also available by phone 617-496-2222 or online. There is a small service charge for online and phone orders. Free parking at Broadway Garage, corner of Broadway and Felton Streets in Cambridge.

CANCELED
Monday, September 23 at 5:15pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Louis C. Elson Lecture
Barbara Hannigan, Soprano and Conductor
Equilibrium
Free, first come first seated.
Barbara Hannigan's lecture, "Equilibrium," is focused on her program of mentoring young professionals.
Hannigan is an artist at the forefront of creation, with artistic colleagues such as Christoph Marthaler, Simon Rattle, Sasha Waltz, Kent Nagano, Vladimir Jurowski, and John Zorn. As a singer, conductor – or both simultaneously – the Canadian musician has shown a profound commitment to the music of our time, and has given the world première performances of over 85 new creations.

Tuesday, September 24 at 12:15pm
Faculty Room, University Hall
Dean's Noontime Concert
Parker Quartet
Szymanowski String Quartet #2, Op. 56
Shostakovich String Quartet #11 in F minor, Op. 111
Free and open to all. The concert will conclude by 1:00 pm.

Wednesday, September 25 at 12:30pm
Harvard ArtLab, 140 North Harvard Street, Allston *lunch provided*
Sydney Conservatorium Composing Women
With Liza Lim and Professor Claire Chase
From an exploration of musical memories to a work that draws from the intricate patterns of stuttered speech, excerpts of four new works for solo flute will be presented in a lecture-performance format at Harvard’s newly opened ArtLab. Sections of works by composers from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s Composing Women program Josephine Macken, Peggy Polias, Georgia Scott, and Bree Van Reykwill be performed by students of Harvard Professor of the Practice Claire Chase: Jessica Shand, Mai Nguyen, Jennifer Wang, and Taiga Ultan.
Chase, a MacArthur Fellow, will join Australian genre-crossing composer Liza Lim to moderate a discussion with the composers, performers, and audience.
Free and open to the public. No tickets required.

Saturday, October 5 at 8:00pm 
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Harvard Group for New Music
The Thelma E. Goldberg Concert
New works by Harvard composers featuring [Switch~ Ensemble]. Megan Arns (percussion);
T.J. Borden (cello); Lauren Cauley (violin); Madison Greenstone (clarinets); Zach Sheets (flutes); Wei-Han Wu (piano); Jason Thorpe Buchanan (conductor).
[Switch~ Ensemble] is dedicated to the creation and performance of new works for chamber ensemble and multimedia. At the core of each performance is a commitment to the total integration of technology and live musicians. Free and open to the public. No tickets required. HGNM concerts are supported by the Anthony R. Riola, II Fund.

Saturday, October 5 at 8:00pm 
Sanders Theatre
Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra: Mahler  Symphony no. 9. In celebration of the Lowell House Deans. Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Friday, October 11, 2019 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
100th anniversary of the Harvard Bands concert: Monday Jazz Band, Harvard Wind Ensemble, and Harvard Band. Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Saturday October 19, 2019 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theater
106th annual Harvard Glee Club w/Princeton Glee club. Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Tuesday, October 22 at 4:00pm
French Gallery, Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library
Opening Reception, Tree of Life: Cosmology and Environment in Yakutia. See how indigenous culture was documented and preserved in the twentieth century, and learn ways of discovering indigenous-language materials at Harvard Library. INFO

Friday, November 1, 2019 at 8:00pm
Radcliffe Choral Society and Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum
Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 8:00pm
Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra: Freshman Family Weekend. Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto w/ winner of 2019 James Yannatos Concerto Competition Alex Zhou '23; Sam Wu Wind Map. Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 7:30pm
Harvard ArtLab, 140 North Harvard Street, Allston
Tickets free, but required. REGISTER HERE
Faculty Recital. Claire Chase, flute: Density 2036 part vi (2019). Featuring Levy Lorenzo, live sound; Nick Houfek, lighting design; Nathan Davis, typewriter; and Constellation Chor (New York City vocal ensemble). Olga Neuwirth: Magic Flu-Idity for flute and typewriter (2019). Program: Pamela Z: Louder, Warmer, Denser for flute, bass flute, contrabass flute and fixed media (2019); Phyllis Chen: Roots of Interior for flute and heartbeat (2019); Sarah Hennies: Reservoir 2 for flute and voices (2019); Nathan Davis: Limn for bass flute, contrabass flute and electronics (2015); and work by Marcus Balter.

Friday, November 15 2019 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Jazz Master in Residence Concert w/Harvard Jazz Bands. Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Sunday, November 17 2019 at 3:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Blodgett Chamber Music Series
Parker Quartet
Mozart String Quartet in D major, K499 "Hoffmeister"
Kirchner String Quartet #1 (1949)
Schubert Cello Quintet in C Major (with guest cellist Roman Borys)
Free but tickets required, available beginning November 3 at Harvard Box Office, The Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. Box Office is open Tues-Sun., 12 - 6. Tickets also available by phone 617-496-2222 or online. There is a small service charge for online and phone orders. Free parking at Broadway Garage, corner of Broadway and Felton Streets in Cambridge.

Sunday, November 23 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard Radcliffe Chorus Concert. Handel Four Coronation; Vivaldi Gloria. Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Tuesday, November 26 at 3:15pm
Davison Room, Loeb Music Library
Barwick Colloquium Series
Catherine Lamb, composer.
Free and open to the public.

2020

Friday, February 21 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard Glee Club and Radcliffe Choral Society
Junior Parents Weekend Concert. Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Saturday, February 22 at 8:00pm  
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Harvard Group for New Music
New works by Harvard composers featuring Schallfeld Ensemble. The ensemble was founded in 2013 by alumni of Klangforum Wien and composition students of Kunstuniversität Graz. It currently consists of musicians from 8 nationalities and reflects the diversity and different interests of its members in its artistic direction. Free and open to the public. . HGNM concerts are supported by the Anthony R. Riola, II Fund

Tuesday, February 25 at 3:15pm
Davison Room, Loeb Music Library
Barwick Colloquium Series
Elizabeth Margulis, Princeton University: "Musical Listening Between Science and the Humanities."
Free and open to the public.

Sunday, March 1 at 11:00am
Memorial Church, Harvard Yard
Christoph Wolff Distinguished Visiting Scholar
Pedro Memelsdorff directs the University Choir in Messe en cantiques. A reconstruction of a mass as it would have been sung by freed and enslaved Africans in colonial Haiti. 
Open rehearsal Thursday, Feb. 27 at 5:00pm, Memorial Church
Both events are free and open to all.

Sunday, March 1, 2019 at 3:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Blodgett Chamber Music Series
Parker Quartet
Esa-Pekka Salonen Homunculus for String Quartet (2007)
Szymanowski String Quartet #2, Opus 56
Beethoven String Quartet in A minor, Opus 132
Free but tickets required, available beginning February 16 at Harvard Box Office, The Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. Box Office is open Tues-Sun., 12 - 6. Tickets also available by phone 617-496-2222 or online. There is a small service charge for online and phone orders. Free parking at Broadway Garage, corner of Broadway and Felton Streets in Cambridge.

Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 3:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra
Beethoven's Birthday Bash: Symphony No. 5; Violin Concerto, featuring Stella Chen. Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum Concert
Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Tuesday, March 24 at 3:15pm

Davison Room, Loeb Music Library
Barwick Colloquium Series
Bonnie Gordon, University of Virginia. Title of talk to come.
Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 5:15pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Louis C. Elson Lecture
Wadada Leo Smith
Trumpeter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and improviser
Tuesday, March 31 at 5:15pm
A Creative Dialogue about Wadada Leo Smith’s Philosophical and Compositional Practice
with Nina Eidshein. Free and open to the public. No tickets required.

Friday, April 3, 2020
JAZZ BANDS: Spring Jazz Master in Residence w/ Harvard Jazz Bands. Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4, 2020
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Fromm Players at Harvard
curated by Vijay Iyer
Black Speculative Musicalities
Symposium & Concerts featuring Roscoe Mitchell, Esperanza Spalding, Yvette Janine Jackson,
and others. Details to come; please check back.

Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Radcliffe Choral Society w/Parker Quartet.
Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Tuesday, April 14 at 12:15pm
Faculty Room, University Hall
Dean's Noontime Concert
Parker Quartet
Free and open to all. The concert will conclude by 1:00 pm. 

Friday, April 17 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Blodgett Chamber Music Series
Parker Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op.33 No.2 "The Joke"
Lutoslawski: String Quartet
Dvorak: Piano Quintet #2 in A Major, Opus 81 (with winner of PQ Guest Artist Award)
Free but tickets required, available beginning April 3 at Harvard Box Office, The Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. Box Office is open Tues-Sun., 12 - 6. Tickets also available by phone 617-496-2222 or online. There is a small service charge for online and phone orders. Free parking at Broadway Garage, corner of Broadway and Felton Streets in Cambridge.

Saturday, April 18 at 8:00pm
Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra: SCHOENBERG: Verklärte Nacht
STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring. Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Tuesday, April 21, 2019
Davison Room, Loeb Music Library
Barwick Colloquium Series
Alisha Jones, Indiana University. "Even The Delectable Negro Has Soul: Investigating an Unappetizing Crossroads of Consumption in the Case for an African American Gastromusicology.”
Free and open to the public.  

Tuesday, April 28, 2019
Davison Room, Loeb Music Library
Barwick Colloquium Series
Ashon Crawley, University of Virginia. "From the Mississippi Delta to Chicago: Tracking Johnny's Hammond Organ Sound." Free and open to the public.  

Friday, May 1, 2020 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard Choruses ArtsFirst performance.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
An all Beethoven performance in celebration of the 250th anniversary of his birth. The Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus will present Beethoven's Mass in C Major, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Elegaic Song, and the Choral Fantasy with professional orchestra.
Tix at Harvard Box Office.

Saturday, May 16 at 8:00pm  
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Harvard Group for New Music
New works by Harvard composers featuring Wet Ink Ensemble. Named “The Best Classical Music Ensemble of 2018” by The New York Times, ensemble is a collective of composers, performers and improvisers dedicated to adventurous musicmaking.
Free and open to the public. No tickets required. HGNM concerts are supported by the Anthony R. Riola, II Fund