A performance of the first numbers of Handel's "Messiah" for Thomas Kelly's "First Nights" course.
The Harvard Baroque fall concert features Handel's luminous "L'Allegro, il Penseroso, ed il Moderato", led by guest conductor Nicholas McGegan.
A performance of the second act of Monteverdi's "Orfeo" for Thomas Kelly's "First Nights" course.
Our spring concert features four iconic works of Johann Sebastian Bach:
Sinfonia from Cantata no. 29, feat. Thomas Sheehan, organ
Singet dem Herrn
The Ascension Oratorio: "Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen"
In collaboration with the Harvard University Choir
Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor
Harvard Baroque presents its annual chamber music concert! Works of J.S. Bach (the Art of Fugue and a Goldberg Variations arrangement) interspersed with other German, French, and American offerings by Buxtehude, Biber, de la Guerre, Rosenmueller, and Harvard Baroque violinist Albano Berberi.
Fortepianist Kristian Bezuidenhout will conduct a masterclass and open rehearsal with Harvard Baroque on Monday, February 29th.
Renowned Bach scholar Christoph Wolff will moderate the event.
Free and open to the public. No tickets required.
Harvard Baroque is turning 20 - and we're inviting everyone back to join the party! Former directors Robert Mealy and Murray Forbes Somerville will join Phoebe Carrai, Sarah Darling, and Edward Jones for a massive evening of extreme beauty.
- Handel: Overture to “Semele”
- JS Bach: Concerto for Two Violins (feat. Robert Mealy and Sarah Darling)
- Marais: Suite from “Semele”
- Corelli: Concerto Grosso no. 1
- Monteverdi: Beatus Vir
- Purcell: Welcome to all the Pleasures
- Vivaldi: Concerto “Alla Rustica”