Community Programs + Partnerships

H+H reaches the community through exciting partnerships with some of Boston’s premier institutions, including the Boston Children’s Museum, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Boston Public Library, the Museum of African American History, New England Conservatory, and many others. Through our Heartstrings program, public school students, education program families, and other underserved communities receive free and discounted tickets to subscription series concerts, ensuring that the enjoyment of live music is accessible to all.

H+H performs at the King’s Chapel Noon Recital Series
June 9, 2015 at 12.15pm
58 Tremont Street, Boston
Conductor Scott Alan Jarrett leads a group of H+H musicians in a performance of Domenico Scarlatti’s Sabat Mater. After the performance, you can begin a self-led walking tour of historic H+H sites that finishes at the Boston Public Library. There, you can visit the interactive exhibition Handel and Haydn Society: Bringing Music to Life for 200 Years that highlights H+H’s impact on music in Boston and the nation. Learn more about the King’s Chapel Noon Recital Series on the King’s Chapel website.

H+H at the Boston Public Library
July 3, 2015  at 12.30pm
Central Library in Copley Square
700 Boylston St, Boston
Free admission
Come celebrate Independence Day and the oldest continuously performing arts institution in the country with a performance by the Rowe’s Lane Quartet. Made up of members of the Handel and Haydn Society, which is celebrating this year its 200th anniversary, the acclaimed ensemble will play string quartets composed during the 1770s and the Revolutionary War era. The Rowe’s Lane Quartet will perform on instruments that date from approximately that same time period.
The concert is held in conjunction with the exhibition The Handel and Haydn Society: Bringing Music to Life for 200 Years, which is currently on view at the BPL Central Library in Copley Square.

H+H at the Boston Public Library
August 28, 2015 at 12.30pm
Central Library in Copley Square
700 Boylston St, Boston
Free admission
Join Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) for an engaging performance during their Bicentennial Season. Building on the music of Handel (the classical forefather) and Haydn (the innovator), H+H has grown and changed over the years to become today’s foremost exponent of Baroque and Classical music and the leading period instrument orchestra and chorus in America. The concert is being held in conjunction with the exhibition The Handel and Haydn Society: Bringing Music to Life for 200 Years, which is currently on view at the BPL Central Library in Copley Square.