Each week, we will post music from the Harvard University Choir on our website and social media. Enjoy!
A Concert of American Music to Celebrate the Reopening of Harvard Memorial Church. Howard Hanson (1896-1981): Concerto for Organ, Strings and Harp. Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor. March 5, 2017 at Harvard Memorial Church.
It has been a remarkable year for the Memorial Church, during which the Harvard University Choir has flourished. Due to the renovation project, the Fall Term was spent in diaspora: services and performances were held in a wide variety of venues, each with their own challenges and benefits. The choir and the music program have grown as a result of our peregrinations.
Auditions for the choir were held in the opulent surroundings of the Paine Hall — the music department’s concert hall, named for the first University organist and choirmaster — which became home-base for our weekly rehearsals. Read more about A remarkable year