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wind ensemble

Harvard Wind Ensemble

Friday, February 24 at 8:00 pm
Lowell Hall

Harvard Box Office

glee club

Harvard Glee Club

Friday, February 24 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Junior Parents Weekend Concert
Harvard Box Office

hro

Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra: An American in Paris, Concerto Competition Winner

Saturday, February 25 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Junior Parents Weekend Concert
Harvard Box Office

Parker Quartet

Parker Quartet

Sunday, February 26 at 3:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Blodgett Chamber Music Series
Mendelssohn Quartet No. 1, Op. 12; Sivan Cohen Elias Encrypt (Blodgett Composition winner); Shostakovich Quartet No. 3. Free but tickets required, available at Harvard Box Office on February 12.

moon

Honors Recital - Carlos Snaider, guitar and composition

Tuesday, February 28 at 3:15 pm
Holden Chapel

With Rajna Swaminathan, mridangam; and Martine Thomas, viola "luz – twi – light: Esotericism and Mysticism in Creative Music." Free and open to all!

Talea Ensemble

Fromm Players: Talea Ensemble

Friday, March 3 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Fromm Players at Harvard
Program: George Lewis Mnemosis; Gerard Grisey Talea; James Dillon New York Triptych
Free and open to the public. Free parking at Broadway Garage. No tickets required; first come, first seated. More info

Talea Ensemble

Fromm Players: Talea Ensemble

Saturday, March 4 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Fromm Players at Harvard
Program: Brian Ferneyhough Incipits; Rand Steiger A Menacing Plume; Liza Lim Songs found in dream; Hans Tutschku codification - memory
Free and open to the public. Free parking at Broadway Garage. No tickets required; first come, first seated. More info

Annie Wu

University Hall Recital: Annie Wu, flute and Feng Niu, piano

Wednesday, March 8 at 12:15 pm
Faculty Room, University Hall
Free and open to the public.

The Darmstadt Festival: Research Presentation

Wednesday, March 8 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

Celebrity Series presents
Vijay Iyer Sextet

Thursday, March 9 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Tickets and info.

Yarn Wire

Harvard Group for New Music: Yarn Wire

Saturday, March 18 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
New works by Harvard composers
Free and open to the public.

Yo-Yo Ma

Elson Lecture: Yo-Yo Ma

Wednesday March 22 at 5:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
A Conversation with Yo-Yo Ma: Culture, Connection, and Citizenship in a Time of Change.
Free and open to the public. No tickets required; first come, first seated.

Parker Quartet

Blodgett Chamber Music Series: Parker Quartet

Friday March 24 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Rebecca Saunders Fletch; Schubert Octet in F Major, D. 803 w/ 2017Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award winner Free but tickets required, available March 10 at Harvard Box Office. 617-496-2222.

Musics Abroad

Humanities Center Musics Abroad Seminar: Gavin Steingo
(Princeton University)

Wednesday, March 29 at 8:00pm
Barker Center, Room 133
Talk title TBA. Free and open to all.

HRCM

Harvard Radcliffe Collegium Musicum: Bach B-minor Mass

Friday March 31 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Tickets at Harvard Box Office. 617-496-2222.

University Hall Recital Series

Thursday April 5 at 12:15pm
Faculty Room, Unviversity Hall
John Lee, cello, pianist, tbd.

jazz bands

Jazz Artist in Residence Concert

Saturday April 8 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Tickets atHarvard Box Office. 617-496-2222.

Farah Griffin

Barwick Colloquium: Farah Griffin

Monday April 10 at 4:15pm
Davison Room. Free and open to all.

Nelsons

A Conversation with Andris Nelsons

Tuesday, April 11 at 6:30pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Featuring: Andris Nelsons (BSO), Mark Volpe, BSO, Anthony Fogg, BSO, Federico Cortese, Harvard University. Moderated by Anne C. Shreffler, Harvard University.Free and open to all.

hro

Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra: Dvorak Symphony No. 8

Saturday April 15 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Tickets at Harvard Box Office. 617-496-2222.

BenPiekut

Barwick Colloquium: Benjamin Piekut (Cornell University)

Monday April 17 at 4:15pm
Davison Room. Free and open to all.

Musics Abroad

Humanities Center Musics Abroad Seminar: Peter McMurray
(Princeton University)

Tuesday, April 18 at 7:00pm
Barker Center, Room 133
Talk title TBA. Free and open to all.

wind ensemble

Harvard Wind Ensemble & Sunday Jazz Band

Friday April 21 at 8:00pm
Lowell Hall
Tickets at Harvard Box Office or at the door. 617-496-2222.

Faint Noise

Harvard Group for New Music: Faint Noise

Saturday April 22 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall.
Thelma E. Goldberg concert includes new works by Harvard composers written for and performed by Faint Noise. Free and open to all.

Choruses

Michael Tippett: A Child of our Time

Saturday April 22 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Radcliffe Choral Society, Harvard Glee Club, the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum and Boston Modern Orchestra Project. Tickets at Harvard Box Office. 617-496-2222.

Susan McClary

Barwick Colloquium: Susan McClary (Case Western Reserve University)

Monday April 24 at 4:15pm
Davison Room. Free and open to all.

Chorus

Harvard Choruses Spring Voice Recital

Sunday, April 30 at 2:00 pm
Holden Chapel.

University Hall Recital Series: Bennett Parsons, saxophone

Wednesday, May 3 at 12:15 pm
Faculty Room, University Hall
Free and open to all.

Chorus

Harvard Radcliffe Chorus with professional orchestra and soloists

Friday May 5 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre

Elision Ensemble

Harvard Group for New Music: Elision Ensemble

Saturday, May 20 at 8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall. New works by Harvard composers written for and performed by Elision Ensemble. Free and open to all.

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Spring 2017

Friday/Saturday, February 3 & 4, 2017
Music Building, Harvard University
BLACK LIVES MATTER Music, Race, and Justice Harvard Graduate Music Forum Conference. Mathew D. Morrison, keynote; Imani Uzuri, keynote/performer Free and open to all.     

Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Boston Symphony Hall
Considering Matthew Shepard. The Harvard Choruses will be a part of a performance of Craig Hella Johnson's musical materwork together with singers from Berklee-Boston Conservatory and Johnson's GRAMMY-award winning ensemble, Conspirare. The studio recording of this work debuted at #4 on Billboard's Traditional Classical Chart following a September 9, 2016 release on the Harmonia Mundi label, and is nominated for a 2016 GRAMMY award. Tickets $20 -$60 and available at Symphony Hall.

Monday, February 6 at 12:15 pm
Faculty Room, University Hall
Parker Quartet, Blodgett Artists-in-Residence
Dean's Noontime Concert. Haydn Quartet in D Major, Op. 71, No.2; Britten Quartet No. 2 in C Major, Op. 36; Schubert Quartet No. 15 in G Major, D.887. Free and open to all members of the Harvard community.

Monday, February 6 at 7:10 pm
Thompson Room, Barker Center 110
Roundtable discussion
Jordi Savall, Musician & Unesco Artist for Peace
Virtuoso Catalan gamba player Jordi Savall will discuss music and cross-cultural exchange in a round table with Kate van Orden, Dwight P. Robinson Jr. Professor of Music, Prof. Virginie Greene, Chair of the Committee on Medieval Studies, Romance Languages and Literatures, and Maria Dasca Batalla, Romance Languages and Literatures. Presented in partnership with Provostial Fund Comittee, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Department of Music, Committee on Medieval Studies, Institut Ramon Ilull, and Boston Early Music Festival. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, February 8 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Loeb Music Library
Sound artist Robert Millis presents an illustrated lecture on the first sound recordings made in India (c.1902) and about his recent book INDIAN TALKING MACHINE (on Sublime Frequencies). Millis was a Senior Fulbright Research Scholar in India in 2012 and 2013 where he worked with both record collectors and Indian sound artists. More info. Free and open to the public.

Monday February 13 at 8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Radcliffe Choral Society Spring Concert. Tickets at Harvard Box Office. 

Thursday, February 16 at 5:00 pm
Davison Room, Loeb Music Library
John Gabriel (Peabody Institute/Johns Hopkins University), "Topical Opera in Troubled Times: Two Late Zeitopern of Ernst Toch and Ernst Krenek."   

Friday, February 17 at 8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Harvard Composers Association w/Callithumpian Consort. New works by Harvard undergraduate composers. Free and open to all.

Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 pm
Barker Center, Room 133
Petra Rivera-Rideau (Wellesley College), "‘Introducing Enrique Iglesias, artista urbano’: (Re-)Constructing (Afro-)Latinidad in Latin Urban Music. Free and open to all.

Friday February 24 at 8:00 pm
Lowell Lecture Hall
Harvard Wind Ensemble.

Friday February 24 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard Glee Club: Junior Parents Weekend Concert.   

Saturday, February 25 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra: Gershwin, An American in Paris; Concerto Cometition Winner.  

Sunday, February 26 at 3:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Blodgett Chamber Music Series presents the Parker Quartet. Mendelssohn Quartet No. 1, Op. 12; Sivan Cohen Elias Encrypt (Blodgett Composition winner); Shostakovich Quartet No. 3. Free but tickets required, available at Harvard Box Office on February 12.  

Tuesday, February 28 at 3:15 pm
Holden Chapel
Honors Recital - Carlos Snaider, guitar and composition. With Rajna Swaminathan, mridangam; and Martine Thomas, viola "luz – twi – light: Esotericism and Mysticism in Creative Music." Free and open to all!

CANCELED: Thursday, March 2 at 5:00 pm
Barker Center, Room 133
Melina Esse (Eastman School of Music/ University of Rochester), Title TBA. Prof. Esse is the author of Saffo’s Lyre: Improvising Italy’s Past in Nineteenth-Century Opera (forthcoming from Indiana University Press).        

Friday, March 3 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Fromm Players: Talea Ensemble Fromm Players at Harvard.  Program: George Lewis Mnemosis; Gerard Grisey Talea; James Dillon New York Triptych.  Free and open to the public. No tickets required; first come, first seated.         

Saturday, March 4 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Fromm Players: Talea Ensemble. Fromm Players at Harvard  Program: Brian Ferneyhough Incipits; Rand Steiger A Menacing Plume; Liza Lim Songs found in dream; Hans Tutschku codification - memory. Free and open to the public. No tickets required; first come, first seated.          

Wednesday, March 8 at 12:15pm
Faculty Room, University Hall
University Hall Recital Series: Annie Wu, flute and Feng Niu, piano.
Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, March 8 at 4:15pm 
Davison Room, Music Library
The Damstadt Composers Festival: Research presentation by Christian Wolff, composer, scholars.
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

Thursday, March 9 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
The Celebrity Series of Boston presents Vijay Iyer Sextet. Info and tickets.

Saturday, March 18 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Harvard Group for New Music: Yarn Wire. New works by Harvard composers  Free and open to the public.          

Wednesday March 22 at 5:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Louis C. Elson Lecture: A Conversation with Yo-Yo Ma: Culture, Connection, and Citizenship in a Time of Change.  Free and open to the public. No tickets required; first come, first seated.          

Friday March 24 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Blodgett Chamber Music Series: Parker Quartet. Rebecca Saunders Fletch; Schubert Octet in F Major, D. 803 w/ 2017 Parker Quartet Guest Artist Award winner. Free but tickets required, available March 10 at Harvard Box Office. 617-496-2222.  

Wednesday March 29 at 8:00pm
Room 133, Barker Center
Humanities Center Musics Abroad Seminar: Gavin Steingo (Princeton University), talk title TBA

Friday March 31 at 8:00pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum: Bach B-minor Mass
Tickets at Harvard Box Office.

Thursday, April 5 at 12:15 pm
Faculty Room, University Hall
University Hall Recital Series. John Lee, cello, pianist, tbd.
Free and open to all.

Saturday, April 8 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theater
Harvard Jazz Bands: Jazz Artist in Residence Concert. Tickets at Harvard Box Office

Monday April 10 at 4:15pm
Davison Room in Loeb Music Library
Barwick Colloquium: Farah Griffin (Columbia University). Free and open to all.   

Tuesday, April 11 at 6:30 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
A Conversation with ANDRIS NELSONS
Featuring:
Andris Nelsons, Ray and Maria Stata Music Director, Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO)
Mark Volpe, Eunice and Julian Cohen Managing Director, BSO
Anthony Fogg, William I. Bernell Artistic Administrator and Director of Tanglewood, BSO
Federico Cortese, Senior Lecturer on Music and Director of the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, Harvard University
Moderated by Anne C. Shreffler, James Edward Ditson Professor of Music, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Affiliate of the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Harvard University.
Free and open to the public; no tickets required.

Saturday April 15 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra: Dvorak Symphony No. 8  
Tickets at Harvard Box Office      

Monday April 17 at 4:15pm
Davison Room in Loeb Music Library
Barwick Colloquium: Benjamin Piekut (Cornell University). Free and open to all.    

Tuesday April 18 at 7:00pm
Room 133, Barker Center
Humanities Center Musics Abroad Seminar: Peter McMurray (Harvard University), talk title TBA

Friday April 21 at 8:00 pm
Lowell Hall
Harvard Wind Ensemble and Sunday Jazz Band. Tickets at Harvard Box Office or at the door.      

Saturday April 22 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Harvard Group for New Music: Faint Noise
Thelma E. Goldberg concert includes new works by Harvard composers written for and performed by Faint Noise. Free and open to all.

Saturday April 22 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard Choruses performs Michael Tippett: A Child of our Time. Radcliffe Choral Society, Harvard Glee Club, the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum and Boston Modern Orchestra Project. Tickets at Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222.

Monday April 24 at 4:15pm
Davison Room
Barwick Colloquium: Susan McClary (Case Western Reserve) Free and open to all.  

Sunday April 30 at 2:00 pm
Holden Chapel
Singers from the Harvard Choruses: Spring Holden Voice Recital.

Wednesday, May 3 at 12:15pm
Faculty Room, University Hall
University Hall Recital Series: Bennett Parsons, saxophone
Free and open to the public.

Friday May 5 at 8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus with professional orchestra and soloists. Tickets at Harvard Box Office.

Saturday May 20 at 8:00pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Harvard Group for New Music: Elision Ensemble
New works by Harvard composers written for and performed by Elision Ensemble. Free and open to all.