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Student Artwork Inspired by Handel’s “Samson” on Display at Symphony Hall

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Creative collaboration between the Handel and Haydn Society and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design continues with Project: Handel 

 Artwork will be on display Friday evening, May 2 and Sunday afternoon, May 4 at Symphony Hall’s Cabot-Cahners Room

April 17, 2014 (Boston, MA) —  The Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design are proud to announce the continuation of a unique creative partnership, now in its third year. Under the instruction of MassArt faculty members, junior class students in the Illustration department have created works of visual art inspired by

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Handel and Haydn Society ends its 199th season with Handel Samson

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Handel and Haydn Society presents Handel’s mighty Samson oratorio

A dramatic climax to H+H’s 199th season, Artistic Director Harry Christophers, the Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus, and acclaimed singers perform the choral masterwork first premiered in the US by H+H in 1845

Tenor Joshua Ellicott, soprano Joélle Harvey, mezzo-soprano Catherine Wyn-Rogers, bass-baritones Matthew Brook and Dashon Burton lead a distinguished cast of soloists

 Performances are Friday, May 2, at 7.30pm and Sunday, May 4, at 3 pm at Symphony Hall

April 8, 2014 (Boston, MA) —  H+H Artistic Director Harry Christophers is joined by an international cast of outstanding singers and

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Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky plays and leads a program dedicated to Felix Mendelssohn and his early influences

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The chamber concert Mendelssohn’s Library is homage to the Baroque and Classical composers that shaped the young 19th-century German Romantic

  Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky will perform Mendelssohn’s brilliant Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra in D Minor with string colleagues from H+H’s Period Instrument Orchestra

 Performances are Friday, April 4, at 8 pm (NEC’s Jordan Hall) and Sunday, April 6, at 3 pm (at Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre)

 March 13, 2014 (Boston, MA) —  During the course of his short lifetime, German Romantic composer Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847) collected numerous scores of his favorite composers, mostly

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Harry Christophers leads a heavenly concert of sacred music by J.S. Bach and William Byrd

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In an intimate program, the H+H Chorus performs three Bach motets and choral selections by English Renaissance composer William Byrd 

Choral concert follows the recent critical successes of H+H’s Vivaldi Gloria, A Bach Christmas, and Handel Messiah

 Performances are Friday, March 14, 8 pm and Sunday, March 16, 3 pm at NEC’s Jordan Hall

February 27, 2014 (Boston, MA) —  Handel and Haydn Society Artistic Director Harry Christophers follows recent critical successes with another signature choral program: sacred music by J.S. Bach and William Byrd. Juxtaposing two great vocal traditions, this intimate program features three of Bach’s motets alongside Byrd’s

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Handel and Haydn Society Announces Ambitious 2014–2015 Season in Celebration of Bicentennial

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200th Season to include a festive Bicentennial kickoff concert,
H+H’s 400th performance of Handel’s Messiah, and a monumental oratorio triptych of Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, and Haydn’s The Creation

H+H to release a commemorative Bicentennial book
and new Messiah CD on CORO label in fall 2014

Bicentennial celebrations continue through 2015 with
free outdoor performances, exhibit, lectures, and other special events

February 16, 2014 (Boston, MA) – The Handel and Haydn Society (H+H) and Artistic Director Harry Christophers are proud to announce H+H’s 2014–2015 Season—its 200th—featuring the Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus performing works from the Baroque and

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