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PAST EVENTS
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January

January 26, 2015
Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library

4:00 pm, Spalding Room

Loeb Library Exhibit Opening:
Unmasking Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in American Popular Culture

A student-curated exhibit focusing on blackface minstrelsy drawing on materials from the Harvard Theatre Collection.

with special guests
Louis Chude-Sokei, University of Washington
author of The Last 'Darky': Bert Williams, Black-on-Black Minstrelsy, and the African Diaspora
Rhiannon Giddens, singer and banjoist, Carolina Chocolate Drops

Free and open to the public.



Thursday, January 29, 2015
5pm
Davison Room, Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library

Opera Humanities Seminar:
Katharina Piechocki

Harvard University

"Solemn Sex: Ottaviano Castelli's Roman Opera Production for the Birth of Louis XIV (1638)"

Free and open to the public.



 

February

Monday February 2, 2015
3:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall


John Eliot Gardiner: Lecture

Details to come.

Free and open to the public. No tickets required. First come, first seated.
Made possible by the Christoph Wolff Fund for Music.


Thursday February 5, 2015
7:00 pm
Room 133, Barker Center


Musics Abroad Humanities Seminar:
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol

College of The Holy Cross

"Reconstructing a Turkish Identity in Boston: Mehter, Byzantine Music, Jazz, and More"

Free and open to the public.

 

Saturday February 7, 2015
4:30 pm
Memorial Chuch


John Eliot Gardener, conductor

Informal concert with University Choir, Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra. Presentation of Glee Club Medal.
[more details to come]

Free and open to the public. No tickets required. First come, first seated.
Made possible by the Christoph Wolff Fund for Music.


Saturday February 7, 2015
8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall


Harvard Group for New Music w/
Elizabeth Weisser and John Pickford Richards

HGNM presents the THELMA E. GOLDBERG CONCERT. Viola duo Elizabeth Weisser (Talea Ensemble) and John Pickford Richards (Jack Quartet) play world premieres by Marek Poliks, Justin Hoke, Josiah Oberholtzer, Manuela Meier, Trevor Baca, Chris Swithinbank, Adi Snir & Phillip Golub.

Free and open to the public.

 

Sunday February 8, 2015
8:00 pm
Sanders Theatre


John Eliot Gardener, conductor
Robert Levin, piano
Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra

Discussion and open rehearsal of K. 491 with members of the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra and Robert Levin.

Free and open to the public. Details to come.
Made possible by the Christoph Wolff Fund for Music.


Monday February 9, 2015
415 pm
Davison Room, Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library

Barwick Seminar:
Seth Kim-Cohen

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

"Dams, Weirs, and Damn Weird Ears: Post-Ergonal Sound"

Free and open to the public.

 

Tuesday February 10, 2015
3:00 pm
Courtyard of the Harvard Art Museums

and

Thursday February 12, 2015
4:00 pm
Kirkland House Junior Common Room*


Neil Heyde, cello
Professor, Royal Academy of Music, London


These concerts are supported by the Provostial Fund.

*The Kirkland Junior Common Room is not wheelchair accessible. If would like to attend this event and you require access, please email Richard Beaudoin by February 7 at beaudoin@fas.harvard.edu


Friday February 20, 2015
8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall


Parker Quartet
Blodgett Quartet-in-Residence

Mozart String Quartet in B-flat Major, K. 458 "Hunt"
Widmann Quartet No. 3 "Jagckquartett"
Brahms String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 67

Free but tickets required. Free tickets available at Harvard Box Office on February 6. Call 617-496-2222 for information. Limit 2 tickets per person. Free parking available at Broadway Garage, Felton and Broadway St.



Harvard Box Office

 


Friday February 20-Saturday February 21, 2015


Work & Play
Economies of Music

the Harvard Graduate Music Forum Conference

info: harvardgmf2015@gmail.com

http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/gmf2015



 

Thursday, February 26, 2015
5pm
Davison Room, Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library

Opera Humanities Seminar:
Brigid Cohen

New YorkUniversity

"Yoko Ono's Fluxus Operas"

Free and open to the public.

 

March

Monday March 23, 2015
4:15 pm
Davison Room, Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library

Barwick Seminar:
George Lewis

Columbia University

"Virtual Sociality: Social Aesthetics and Interactive Music"

Free and open to the public.

 

Thursday March 26, 2015
5:15 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall

Louis C. Elson Lecture
Laurie Anderson

Music and Images in Performance and Film

Free and open to the public. No tickets required. First come, first seated.

[photo by Tim Knox]




April

Thursday, April 2, 2015
5pm
Davison Room, Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library

Opera Humanities Seminar:
Emily Richmond-Pollock

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"The Re-opening of the Munich Opera House and Werner Egk's Die Verlobung in San Domingo"

Free and open to the public.



 

Friday April 10, 2015
8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall


Parker Quartet
Blodgett Quartet-in-Residence

Schubert String Quartet No. 12 in C Minor "Wuartettsatz," D 703
Schulhoff Five Pieces for String Quartet
Augusta Read Thomas World Premiere
Mendellsohn String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 44, No. 3




Monday April 13, 2015
4:15 pm
Davison Room, Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library

Barwick Seminar:
Eric Drott

University of Texas at Austin

"Genre in the Age of Algorithms"

Free and open to the public.

 

Friday and Saturday, April 17and 18, 2015
8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall


Fromm Players at Harvard:
Voces de America Latina
International Contemporary Ensemble

CONCERT I
Tania Leon Toque (2006)
Carlos Iturralde Cupid's Deeds (2012)
Hilda Paredes Seed of Time (2003)
Marisol Jimenez Anoranzas del Fuego (2007)
Gabriela Ortiz Huitzitl Estudio Tongolele (2012)
Arthur Kampela Not I (2011)
Felipe Lara Tiento (2013)

CONCERT II
Julio Estrada Memorias para teclado (1971)
Leo Brouwer El Decameron Negro (1981)
Mario Davidovsky New work (2015)
Pozzi Excot Jubiliation (1991)
Marcos Balter Codex Seraphinianus (2014)
Tanio Leon Indigena (1991)


FREE and OPEN TO ALL! No tickets required. First come, first seated.


International Contemporary Ensemble

MAY

 

Saturday MAY 16, 2015
8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall


Harvard Group for New Music w/
Ensemble Dal Niente



Free and open to the public.


   


 





   

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