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Julio Estrada

Barwick Colloquium: Julio Estrada, composer

Monday, September 18 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Loeb Music Library
Free and open to all.

Fonema Consort

GLAM Concert Series: Fonema Consort

Tuesday, September 19 at 8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
The GLAM (Group for Latin American Musics) Concert Series is designed around the promotion of Latin American music on the Harvard campus and broader Boston community. Program includes works by Julio Estrada, Juan Campoverde Q., Valeria Jonard, and Pablo Chin. Free and open to all. MORE INFO

Bill Brown

Barwick Colloquium: Bill Brown
(University of Chicago)

Monday, September 25 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Loeb Music Library
Free and open to all.

Parker Quartet

Blodgett Chamber Music Series: Parker Quartet

Sunday, October 1 at 3:00 pm in Paine Hall
Program: Quartet No. 22 in B-flat Major, K. 589
Ligeti Quartet No. 1, Metamorphoses noctures
Bartok Quartet No. 6
Free but tickets required, available at Harvard Box Office beginning September 17th.

Jazz Bands

Harvard University Bands

Sunday, October 8 at 3:00 pm in Sanders Theatre
Montage Concert. Tickets and information

Boston Trio

Boston Trio

Friday, October 13 at 8:00pm
Paine Hall
Music of Guido Adler's students and contemporaries
In conjuction with Symposium on Guido Adler - Musicology Then and Now. For other Adler events, see listing below. Details HERE.

Guido Adler

Symposium: Guido Adler: Musicology Then and Now

Friday, October 13 at 2:30pm
Spalding Room, Loeb Music Library
Papers by Christoph Wolff, Kevin Karnes, Alejandro Madrid, and Matthew Morrison. Discussion: Musicology in the 21st Century Exhibitions: "Guido Adler, Father of Musicology" (Houghton Library, through December 19) and "Guido Adler's Library" (Loeb Music Library though January 22, 2018). Details HERE.

Jennifer Iverson

Barwick Colloquium: Jennifer Iverson, University of Chicago

Monday, October 16 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Music Library
Free and open to everyone.

Harvard Glee Club

Harvard-Princeton Football Concert

Friday, October 20 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard Glee Club and Princeton Glee Club
Tickets and information

Orfeo

Claudio Monteverdi's L'Orfeo

Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 pm
The Sanctuary, Memorial Church
Presented in honor of Thomas F. Kelly. Harvard University Choir, Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra.
Free and open to the public.

HRO

Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, Harvard Choruses

Saturday, October 28 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Bernstein Memorial Concert
“Lamentation” from Symphony No. 1, Jeremiah; Chichester Psalms; Richard Strauss Also Sprach Zarathustra Tickets and information

Sarah Collins

GMF Talk: Sarah Collins, Durham University

Monday, October 30 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Music Library
Free and open to everyone.

Ensemble Adapter

HGNM: Ensemble Adapter

Saturday, November 4 at 8:00 pm
Paine Hall
Thelma E. Goldberg Concert: New works by Harvard composers. Free and open to everyone.

Harvard Chorus

Brahms Requiem (London version, 4 hands)

Saturday, November 4 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum; Scott Allen Jarrett & Justin Blackwell, pianists; Soprano soloist tbd; Sumner Thompson, baritone.
Joseph Fort (King's College, London), concert lecture-presentation
Tickets and information

Nepathya Sanskrit

Kudiyattam Sanskrit Theatre

Thursday, November 9 at 7:00 pm
Agassiz Theatre, Radcliffe Yard
Kudiyattam is the last living performance tradition of Sanskrit theater in the world. Recognized by Unesco as preserving "masterpieces of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity," this visually powerful tradition is performed by the troupe Nepathya, from central Kerala in South India.
Free and open to everyone.

Jazz Bands

Harvard Jazz Bands
Yosvany Terry, director

Saturday, November 11 at 8:00pm in Lowell Hall
Guest Artist Residency Tickets and information

Radcliffe Choral Society

Harvard High School Women's Choral Festival

Saturday, November 11 at 8:00pm in Sanders Theatre
Radcliffe Choral Society and invited ensembles. Tickets and information

Maasaji Suzuki

Maasaki Suzuki

Wednesday, November 15 at 4:15 pm in Sanders Theatre
Bach Cantata106: Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit. Master Class featuring Collegium Musicum by Christoph Wolff Distinguished Scholar Suzuki, award-winning Japanese organist, harpsichordist, and conductor.

Maasaji Suzuki

Maasaki Suzuki

Thursday, November 16 at 5:00 pm in Memorial Church
Open rehearsal with Harvard University Choir, conducted by Christoph Wolff Distinguished Scholar Suzuki. JS Bach: Furchte dich nicht (BWV 228). Free and open to all.

Maasaji Suzuki

Maasaki Suzuki

Friday, November 17 at 4:00 pm in Memorial Church
Open rehearsal with Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Christoph Wolff Distinguished Scholar Suzuki. C.P.E. Bach: Symphony in E minor Wq. 178 (H. 653). Free and open to all.

Parker Quartet

Blodgett Chamber Music Series: Parker Quartet

Sunday, November 19 at 3:00 pm
Paine Hall
Stravinsky Concertino; Sibelius Quartet, Voces intimae, Op. 56; Franck Piano Quintet in F minor (with winner of the 2017 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award)
Free tickets available beginning November 5 at Harvard Box Office.

Wind Ensemble

Harvard Wind Ensemble

Friday, December 1 at 8:00 pm in Lowell Hall
Winter Concert. Tickets and information

HRO

Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, Federico Cortese, Conductor

Saturday, December 2 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Holiday Concert
Short works and solo concertos with student conductors Tickets and information

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Full Event Calendar


Fall 2017


Monday, September 18 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Music Library
Barwick Colloquium: Julio Estrada, composer
Free and open to all.

Tuesday, September 19 at 8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
A newly created collaboration between the Harvard Music Department and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), the GLAM (Group for Latin American Musics) Concert Series is designed around the promotion of Latin American music on the Harvard campus and broader Boston community through an annual concert and associated master class. GLAM is an initiative of Harvard’s Music Department graduate students Daniel Walden, Julio Zúñiga, and Felipe Ledesma Núñez, under the mentorship of Carol Oja, William Powell Mason Professor of Music.

Program
Julio Estrada — Canto Tejido,for piano(1974)
Juan Campoverde Q. — Los Lugares del Deseo, for soprano, flute, clarinet, and harpsichord (2017)
Julio Estrada — Yuunohui’Tlapoa’Ehecatl, for clarinet and piano(1999)
Valeria Jonard – Lamentos y Reflejos, for two voices and Tibetan bowls
Pablo Chin — 7 Voice Studies on Chapter 34, for soprano and electronics (2015)
Julio Estrada — Yuunohui’Ehecatl, for flute (1999)

Fonema Consort is dedicated to the commissioning and promotion of new works for voice and instruments by both established and emerging composers from Latin America and its diaspora. Since its inception in 2012, Fonema has established an international reputation as one of the leading young contemporary classical music ensembles based in the United States. Free and open to the public. INFO

Monday, September 25 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Music Library
Barwick Colloquium: Bill Brown, University of Chicago
Free and open to all.

Sunday, October 1 at 3:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Blodgett Chamber Music Series: Parker Quartet
Mozart Quartet No. 22 in B-flat Major, K. 589
Ligeti Quartet No. 1, Metamorphoses noctures
Bartok Quartet No. 6
Free but tickets required. Free tickets available beginning September 15 at Harvard Box Office

Sunday, October 8 at 3:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard University Bands, Yosvany Terry, Director of Jazz Ensembles
Montage Concert
Tickets and information

Friday, October 13
2:30pm
- Symposium
Spalding Room, Music Library
Guido Adler - Musicology Then and Now
One day symposium featuring papers by Christoph Wolff, Kevin Karnes, Alejandro Madrid, and Matthew Morrison.
Podium discussion: Musicology in the 21st Century, moderated by Professors Alexander Rehding and Anne Shreffler.
NOTE: There are two library exhibitions connected to this event: at Harvard's Hougton Library, "Guido Adler, Father of Musicology" opens September 9th (through December 19). At the Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, "Guido Adler's Library" opens October 13 (through January 22, 2018). Details HERE.
There will be an informal coffee with the curators of the Adler exhibitions at Houghton Library from 10-10:30am on Friday, October 13.
8:00 pm - Concert of music by Adler's students and contemporaries
by the Boston Trio

John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, October 16 at 4:15
Davison Room, Music Library
Barwick Colloquium: Jennifer Iverson, University of Chicago
Free and open to all.

Friday, October 20 at 8:00
Sanders Theatre
Harvard-Princeton Football Concert
Harvard Glee club and Princeton Glee Club.
Tickets and information

Saturday, October 21 at 7:30
Sanctuary, Memorial Church
Claudio Monteverdi's L'Orfeo, in honor of Professor Thomas Forrest Kelly.
Harvard University Choir, Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra.
Free and open to the public.

Saturday, October 28 at 8:00
Sanders Theatre
Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra, Federico Cortese, Conductor
Bernstein Memorial Concert
“Lamentation” from Symphony No. 1, Jeremiah;
Chichester Psalms (Andrew Clark conducting)
Richard Strauss Also Sprach Zarathustra
Tickets and information

Monday, October 30 at 4:15
Davison Room, Music Library
GMF Talk: Sarah Collins, Durham University
Free and open to all.

Saturday, November 4 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Thelma E. Goldberg concert: Harvard Group for New Music with Ensemble Adapter.
Free and open to the public.

Saturday, November 4 at 8:00
Sanders Theatre
Brahms Requiem (London version for piano, four hands)
Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum; Scott Allen Jarrett & Justin Blackwell, pianists; Soprano soloist tbd;
Sumner Thompson, baritone.
Joseph Fort (King's College, London), concert lecture-presentation
Tickets and information

Thursday, November 9 at 7:00 pm
Agassiz Theatre, Radcliffe Yard
Kudiyattam [Sanskrit Theatre], performed by Nepathya.
Kudiyattam is the last living performance tradition of Sanskrit theater in the world. Recognized by Unesco as preserving "masterpieces of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity," this remarkable, visually powerful tradition survived only in Kerala, in the far southwest of the Indian sub-continent, where for centuries it was performed primarily in the great temples.
Nepathya is one of India's premiere Kudiyattam performance groups.
Free and open to the public.

Saturday, November 11 at 8:00 pm
Lowell Lecture Hall
Harvard Jazz Bands, Yosvany Terry, Director of Jazz Ensembles
Guest Artist Residency Concert
Tickets and information

Saturday, November 11 at 8:00
Sanders Theatre
Harvard High School Women's Choral Festival
Radcliffe Choral Society and invited ensembles
Tickets and information

Wednesday, November 15 at 4:15 pm
Sanders Theatre
Christoph Wolff Distinguished Scholar Residency: Maasaki Suzuki, conductor
Bach Cantata106: Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit.
Master Class featuring Harvard Radcliffe Collegium Musicum by Christoph Wolff Distinguished Scholar Suzuki, award-winning Japanese organist, harpsichordist, and conductor.
Free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 16 at 5:00 pm
Memorial Church
Christoph Wolff Distinguished Scholar Residency: Maasaki Suzuki, conductor
Open rehearsal with Harvard University Choir, conducted by Christoph Wolff Distinguished Scholar Suzuki.
JS Bach: Furchte dich nicht (BWV 228). Free and open to all.

Friday, November 17 at 4:00 pm
Memorial Church
Christoph Wolff Distinguished Scholar Residency: Maasaki Suzuki, conductor
Open rehearsal with Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Christoph Wolff Distinguished Scholar Suzuki.
C.P.E. Bach: Symphony in E minor Wq. 178 (H. 653). Free and open to all.

Sunday, November 19 at 3:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Blodgett Chamber Music Series: Parker Quartet
Stravinsky Concertino; Sibelius Quartet, Voces intimae, Op. 56; Franck Piano Quintet in F minor (with winner of the 2017 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award)
Free but tickets required. Free tickets available beginning November 5 at Harvard Box Office.

Friday, December 1 at 8:00 pm
Lowell Lecture Hall
Harvard Wind Ensemble, Mark Olson, Director
Winter Concert
Tickets and information

Saturday, December 2 at 8:00
Sanders Theatre
Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra, Federico Cortese, Conductor
Holiday Concert
Short works and solo concertos with student conductors
Tickets and information