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Christopher Petre-Baumer

Handel and Haydn Society to Perform Purcell Dido and Aeneas

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[Boston, MA – February 13, 2019] The Handel and Haydn Society, led by artistic director Harry Christophers, will bring one of the most beautiful and deeply moving masterpieces of the Baroque period to life with a performance of Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at NEC’s Jordan Hall in Boston. One of the earliest known English operas and Purcell’s only true opera, Dido and Aeneas recounts the love of Dido, Queen of Carthage, for the Trojan hero Aeneas and her despair when he abandons her….

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Handel and Haydn Society Announces 2019-20 Season; Artistic Director Harry Christophers Will Step Down Following 2020-21 Season

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With nine major subscription concerts at Symphony Hall and the New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall and a host of notable guest performers and conductors, the Handel and Haydn Society announces its 2019-20 season, the 205th season in its history. Led by Artistic Director Harry Christophers, the Handel and Haydn Society brings Classical and Baroque music to life on period instruments in historically informed performances, showcasing the music the way the composer intended. Continuing its mission to present these great masterpieces as if the music were brand new, retaining its original freshness and excitement, the 2019-20 season features many of the…

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Handel and Haydn Society Returns to New York City in Spring 2019 With Two Vibrant Early Music Programs

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MetLiveArts Presents Handel and Haydn Society in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas in the Temple of Dendur – March 30, 2019 H + H Performance Debut at Morgan Library, featuring Italian Baroque and co-presented with Venetian Heritage – April 8, 2019 January 17, 2019 New York, NY: In Spring 2019, the internationally renowned, Boston-based, early music champion, the Handel and Haydn Society, returns to New York City for two stunning concerts. These performances, housed in two of New York City’s most unique and celebrated concert venues, reflect the Handel and Haydn Society’s impeccable consideration for historically-informed concert traditions, immaculate expression of…

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