Press Releases

For more information, please contact Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Sally Bradford at 617.262.1815 or sbradford@handelandhaydn.org.

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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Handel and Haydn Society Announces 2020-21 Season

Artistic Director Harry Christophers Will Celebrate Final Season With a Powerful Line-up of Favorites, Major Choral Works Boston, MA February 24, 2020- The Handel and Haydn Society will celebrate Artistic Director Harry Christophers’s 12th and final season with nine major subscription concerts at Symphony Hall and the New England’s Conservatory’s Jordan Hall and select other …

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Handel and Haydn Society to Present Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

Friday, April 3 and Sunday, April 5 at Boston’s Symphony Hall Press performance is Friday, April 3 at 7:30 PM [Boston, MA – February 13, 2020] The Handel and Haydn Society will perform one of the greatest works in Western classical music, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, on Friday, April 3 and Sunday, April 5 at …

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Handel and Haydn Society to Present Haydn + Beethoven

Friday, February 28 and Sunday, March 1, 2020 at NEC’s Jordan Hall Press performance is Friday, February 28 at 7:30 PM Email for high-resolution images, interviews, press tickets, and more information   [Boston, MA – January 16, 2020] The Handel and Haydn Society will bring the music of Haydn and Beethoven to life in performances conducted by Jonathan Cohen …

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Celebrate Beethoven’s 250th Birthday with the Handel and Haydn Society

Saturday, February 15, 2020 at First Church Cambridge Email for high-resolution images, interviews, press tickets, and more information [Boston, MA – January 13, 2020] Just announced: The Handel and Haydn Society will celebrate the 250th birthday of Beethoven on Saturday, February 15, 2020 with an intimate Beethoven Birthday Concert at First Church Cambridge at 7:30 …

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Handel and Haydn Society To Hold Auditions For Youth Choruses

Students From Grades 2 – 12 Are Welcome To Audition [Boston, MA – January 8, 2020] The Handel and Haydn Society, the oldest performing arts organization in the United States, is holding auditions for its Youth Choruses January 11th at the Old South Church in Boston and January 18th and 25th at Boston Latin School. Featuring …

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