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September


Monday September 28 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Music Library

Barwick Colloquium
Sumanth Gopinath


(University of Minnesota)

‘Departing to other spheres’: Psychedelic Science Fiction,
Perspectival Embodiment, and the Hermeneutics of
Steve Reich’s Four Organs (1970)


Free and open to the public.

 
   

October


Sunday October 4 at 3 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall

Remembering Prof. David Hughes
Fanny Peabody Professor of Music, emeritus

Professor Hughes taught at Harvard full-time from 1957 until his retirement in 1994. He will be honored with words and music at a gathering in Paine Hall.

 
 



Friday October 16 at 8 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall

Blodgett Chamber Music Series
Parker Quartet


Mozart String quartet in E-flat Major, K.428
Szymanowski String Quartet No. 1
Tchaikovsky String Quartet No. 1 in D Major

Free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Free tickets available at the Harvard Box Office beginning October 2.
Harvard Box Office is located in the Smith Campus Center, Harvard Square, and open Tues-Sun, noon to 6pm. 617-496-2222. http://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/boxoffice/

   


Monday October 19 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Music Library

Barwick Colloquium
Seth Kim-Cohen


(Art Institute of Chicago)

The Future of No Future: Rock and Roll vs. Modernism

Free and open to the public.



Wednesday October 21 at 5:00 pm
Barker Center, Room 133

Colloquium
Jean-Paul Montagnier


(Universite de Lorraine, France, and McGill University)

The Choirbook Tradition in France from the Early 17th Century to the Eve of the Revolution (ca. 1780)

Pre-circulated paper available from bookhistory.harvard.edu

Co-sponsored by the Humanities Center Seminars in History of the Book and Eighteenth-Century Studies

Free and open to the public.

 
 


Saturday October 24 at 8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall

Harvard Group for New Music
Richard Haynes, clarinet


New Works by Harvard Composers

Free and open to the public. Info: hgnm.org

   
   
   

November


Monday November 9 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Music Library

Barwick Colloquium
Jocelynne Guilbault


(University of California, Berkeley)

Labors of Love: Theorizing Work Ethics through Musical Biography

Free and open to the public.

 


Tuesday, November 17 at 5:15 pm


Louis C. Elson Lecture
Ang
élique Kidjo

Spirit Rising: An evening with Angelique Kidjo

Free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Free tickets available at the Harvard Box Office beginning November 3.
Harvard Box Office is located in the Smith Campus Center, Harvard Square, and open Tues-Sun, noon to 6pm. 617-496-2222. http://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/boxoffice/


   


Sunday, November 22 at 3:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall

Blodgett Chamber Music Series
Parker Quartet

Beethoven String quartet No. 11, Op. 95 "Serioso"
Kurtag String Quartet, Op. 1
Schumann String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 41, No. 1

Free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Free tickets available at the Harvard Box Office beginning November 8.
Harvard Box Office is located in the Smith Campus Center, Harvard Square, and open Tues-Sun, noon to 6pm. 617-496-2222. http://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/boxoffice/

Concert is part of the Music for Food benefit program.



December

   
   
   
   
   

January

   
   
   

February


Saturday February 6 at 8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall

Harvard Group for New Music
Jack Quartet


New Works by Harvard Composers

Free and open to the public. Info: hgnm.org

   


Monday February 8 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Music Library

Barwick Colloquium
Farah Griffin


(Columbia University)

Title to come

Free and open to the public.

 
   
   
   

March


Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall


Blodgett Chamber Music Series
Parker Quartet

Beethoven Op. 18 No. 2
Kai Polzhofer Amen dico tibi: hodie mecum eris in paradiso*
Mozart Clarinet Quintet with Charles Neidich

* winner of the Blodgett Composition Competition

Free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Free tickets available at the Harvard Box Office beginning February 20.
Harvard Box Office is located in the Smith Campus Center, Harvard Square, and open Tues-Sun, noon to 6pm. 617-496-2222. http://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/boxoffice/




March 23-March 26
Tufts University, Medford, MA

Conference: Utopian Listening
The Late Electroacoustic Music of Luigi Nono


Technologies, Aesthetics, Histories, Futures

Co-sponsored by the Music Departments of Tufts and Harvard Universities.


   
   


Monday March 28 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Music Library

Barwick Colloquium
Alexandra Hui


(UMississippi State University)

Title to come

Free and open to the public.

 

April


Saturday, April 2 at 8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall
Thelma E Goldberg Concert

Harvard Group for New Music
Distractfold Ensemble


New Works by Harvard Composers

Free and open to the public. Info: hgnm.org

   


Sunday, April 17 at 3:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall


Blodgett Chamber Music Series
Parker Quartet

Webern Funf Satz Op. 5
Bartok Quartet No. 1


Free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Free tickets available at the Harvard Box Office beginning April 3.
Harvard Box Office is located in the Smith Campus Center, Harvard Square, and open Tues-Sun, noon to 6pm. 617-496-2222. http://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/boxoffice/


   


Monday April 23 at 4:15 pm
Davison Room, Music Library

Barwick Colloquium
Martha Feldman


(University of Chicago)

Title to come

Free and open to the public.

 
   
   

May

   
   


Saturday, May 21at 8:00 pm
John Knowles Paine Concert Hall

Harvard Group for New Music
ensemble recherche


New Works by Harvard Composers

Free and open to the public. Info: hgnm.org

   

 





   

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