Music

  • 2018 Oct 20

    Opera: Alceste

    7:30pm to 9:30pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    Harvard University Choir: AlcesteAlceste, an opera by Christoph Willibald Gluck, performed by the Harvard University Choir. Free Admission • Open to the public
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    Featuring period instrument ensemble Grand Harmonie.
    Alceste: Hailey Fuqua • Admète: Jonas Budris ’06
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  • 2018 Oct 21

    Organ Recital: Douglas Cleveland

    4:00pm to 5:15pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    Douglas Cleveland, Concert Organist, Seattle, WA. Funding provided by the Gretchen & Lyman Hull Fund of the Seattle Foundation. Free and open to the public. 

    Program

    J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E-flat major, BWV 552
    G. Böhm: Vater unser im Himmelreich
    P. Decker: Passacaglia and Toccata (from "The Seven Last Words and Triumph of Christ")
    L. Vierne: Feux Follets
    G. Baker: Prelude on "The Lone Wild Bird"
    D. Briggs: Four Concert Etudes

     

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  • 2018 Nov 04

    L'Histoire du soldat by Igor Stravinsky

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary
    L’Histoire du soldat by Igor Stravinsky. Music for storytellers and instrumental ensemble, performed in commemoration of the work's 100th anniversary. Free and open to the public. 
  • 2018 Nov 07

    Lunchtime Organ Recital

    12:15pm to 12:45pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary
    30 minutes of organ music performed on the Fisk and Skinner organs of The Memorial Church of Harvard University. Free and open to the public. 
  • 2018 Nov 09

    Uppsala University Chamber Ensemble

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    Musicians by the Uppsala Conservatory are joined by French pianist Paul-André Bempéchat in a concert of chamber music by Swedish romantic composers, including music of Peterson-Berger, Wirén, Chini, Hermansson, and Frumerie. Free and open to the public. 

  • 2018 Nov 10

    Angel Spirits: Music of World War I

    7:30pm to 9:30pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary
    Angel Spirits: Music of World War I; Deborah Selig, soprano; David McFerrin, baritone; Clifton J. Noble, piano. Free and open to the public. 
  • 2018 Nov 11

    A Concert in Remembrance of the End of World War I

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary
    The Harvard University Choir will perform a concert in Remembrance of the End of World War I. Music of Lili Boulanger, Gareth Treseder, C. Hubert H. Parry, and others. Free and open to the public. 
  • 2018 Dec 04

    Tactus Ensemble presents 'Songs of Farewell'

    8:00pm to 9:30pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    Tactus Ensemble presents choral music from the Renaissance to the 20th Century, in a program commemorating the end of the First World War, and the death of the composer C.H.H. Parry.  'Viscerally satisfying' - Boston Musical Intelligencer. Free admission, open to the public. 

    Parry Songs of Farewell
    Casulana Cinta di fiore un giorno
    Schütz Das ist je gewißlich wahrCanticum Simeonis
    Campion Never Weather-beaten Sail 
    Tomkins Funeral...

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  • 2018 Dec 05

    Lunchtime Organ Recital

    12:15pm to 12:45pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary
    30 minutes of organ music performed on the Fisk and Skinner organs of The Memorial Church of Harvard University. Free and open to the public. 
  • 2018 Dec 09

    The 109th Annual Christmas Carol Service

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    The 109th Annual Christmas Carol Services will be held in the Memorial Church Sanctuary on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 5:00 p.m., and on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 8:00 p.m. Doors open one hour before each service. Admission is free; an offering for charity is collected. 

    The Annual Christmas Carol Service, sung by the Harvard University Choir, is America’s oldest carol service. In 1910, the newly appointed University and Choirmaster, Archibald T. Davison, and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, Edward C. Moore,...

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