Handel and Haydn Society Names Reginald Mobley First-Ever Programming Consultant

New Role Designed to Diversify Programming, Reach New Audiences [Boston, MA March 31, 2020] Looking to expand its repertoire to include more composers of color and to reach a broader audience across Greater Boston, the Handel and Haydn Society has named its first-ever programming consultant. Reginald Mobley, director of H+H’s “Every Voice” program and a …

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Music Soothes Through Troubled Times | Q+A with Teresa Neff, PhD

Great music has helped us survive troubled times before. We asked our favorite musicologist, Hogwood Historically Informed Performance Fellow Dr. Teresa Neff, PhD, about H+H’s experience in the 1918 pandemic. Did H+H cancel concerts in 1918? No H+H concerts were cancelled in 1918. The first concert of the season was Messiah, on December 22, 1918. …

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The Society Ball Postponed

In light of current developments, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Society Ball gala, scheduled for May 2. We are complying with federal, state, and city guidance on limiting large-scale events in order to keep our community safe. The annual Society Ball brings our artists together with loyal supporters to raise …

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H+H Cancels Vivaldi The Four Seasons

Dear Friends and Supporters of H+H, It is with great regret that I’m writing to tell you that we are canceling Handel and Haydn Society’s May 1 + 3 performances of Vivaldi The Four Seasons in accordance with CDC guidelines to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. We will reschedule this performance for a future season. …

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Handel and Haydn Society Cancels Performances of Bach St. Matthew Passion

[Boston, March 13, 2020] Following guidelines from Governor Baker banning events larger than 250 people, The Handel and Haydn Society has canceled both performances of Bach St. Matthew Passion originally set to take place April 3 and 5 at Symphony Hall. The performances will not be rescheduled. The Handel and Haydn Society will continue to …

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H+H Cancels Bach St. Matthew Passion, April 3 + 5

Dear Friends and Supporters of H+H, It is with great regret that I’m writing to tell you that we are canceling Handel and Haydn Society’s April 3 + 5 performances of Bach St. Matthew Passion. During these challenging days as we all face the pandemic of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), we believe it’s part of our commitment …

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A Message from H+H about COVID-19

The Handel and Haydn Society has been monitoring the evolving response and guidance from Federal, state, and municipal officials regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Given the March 10 declaration of a state of emergency in Massachusetts, we want to update you on H+H’s current performance plans. As of today, there are no prohibitions on public gatherings, and …

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