A Q+A with James Darrah, stage director, on The Marriage of Figaro

Audiences are asking what semi-staged entails—is there a better description? I think as a director, “semi-staged” just makes me bristle and laugh—but I like to think of projects like this as a way to put energy and focus into very different parts of opera, and craft a “new” art form that is not a fully …

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Handel and Haydn Society Presents A Baroque Christmas

December 15 + 18, 2022 at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall Press performance is Thursday, December 15 at 7:30 PM Email for high-resolution images, interviews, press tickets, and more information [Boston November 1, 2022] The Handel and Haydn Society will celebrate the joy of the holiday season with a collection of treasured Baroque works from …

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H+H at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, MA)

Four remarkable musicians from the Handel and Haydn Society explore the most important form of chamber music in the Baroque era: the Trio Sonata (a form that, unexpectedly, requires a minimum of four players!). This program will feature works by three remarkable composers of the era that, while too-seldom performed, are among these composers’ greatest …

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