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Fall 2017


Monday, September 18 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Music Library
Barwick Colloquium: Julio Estrada, composer, "Memories and Shadows in the Imaginary"
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
There will also be a Master Class by Fonema on Tuesday, September 19 at 4pm. If you would like to attend, contact Felipe Ledesma at ledesmanunez@g.harvard.edu

Monday, September 25 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Music Library
Barwick Colloquium: Bill Brown (University of Chicago), "Re-Assemblage (Theory, Practice, Form)."
Free and open to all.

Tuesday, September 26 at 7:00 pm
Room 133 Barker Center
Humanities Center Musics Abroad Seminar: Panayotis (Paddy) League, James A. Notopoulos Fellow, Milman Parry Collection of Oral Literature Harvard University. "Grooving Heavy, Dancing Drunk: Mimetic Metaphors in Anatolian Greek Music." 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 16 at Harvard Box Office

Sunday, October 8 at 3:00 pm
Sanders Theatre
Harvard University Bands, Yosvany Terry, Director of Jazz Ensembles
Montage Concert
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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
Zemlinsky: 3 pieces for cello and piano
Webern: Op. 7 and Op. 11
Grosz: Shimmy und Tango
Wellesz: Violin Sonata #2 Op. 72
Korngold: Piano Trio, Op. 1
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.

Tuesday, October 17 at 7:00 pm
Room 133 Barker Center
Humanities Center Musics Abroad Seminar: Leslie Tilley (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Free and open to all.

Saturday, October 21 at 2:00
Sanders Theatre
Harvard-Princeton Football Concert
Harvard Glee club and Princeton Glee Club.
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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
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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
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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
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Saturday, November 11 at 8:00
Sanders Theatre
Harvard High School Women's Choral Festival
Radcliffe Choral Society and invited ensembles
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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.

Tuesday, November 28 at 7:00 pm
Room 133 Barker Center
Humanities Center Musics Abroad Seminar: Ann Lucas (Boston College). Free and open to all.

Friday, December 1 at 8:00 pm
Lowell Lecture Hall
Harvard Wind Ensemble, Mark Olson, Director
Winter Concert
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Saturday, December 2 at 8:00
Sanders Theatre
Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra, Federico Cortese, Conductor
Holiday Concert
Short works and solo concertos with student conductors
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