Experience Living Music


BRAHMS A GERMAN REQUIEM

Dates TBD

Location TBD

Clara Schumann, close friend of Brahms, opens our 206th season with this sublimely contemplative gem for a capella chorus (an H+H premiere). Then it’s Brahms’s choral masterpiece, unsurpassed in...


BACH + VIVALDI GLORIA

Dates TBD

Location TBD

Savor music performed with renewed vitality by the H+H Orchestra. The Ouverture of J.S.’s buoyant Orchestral Suite No. 1 leads into a set of elegant dances, while C.P.E.‘s ecstatic...


HANDEL MESSIAH

Dates TBD

Location TBD

Harry Christophers lends his special touch to the last Messiah of his brilliant 12-year tenure as H+H’s artistic director—a not-to-be-missed occasion. The masterpiece comes alive for the 167th...


BACH CHRISTMAS

DEC 17 + 20

St. Cecilia Parish (18 Belvidere St, Boston)

What a perfect holiday gift: Bach’s Christmas Oratorio! H+H gives you this beautiful present, vividly realized by our period instrument orchestra, led by Maestra Laurence Equilbey, star conductor...


HAYDN + MOZART

JAN 22 + 24

Symphony Hall

You’ll be wowed hearing Haydn’s Drum Roll Symphony performed “the H+H way”—sounding fresh and authentic as it did on the day of its premiere, starting with that dramatic...


MOZART GREAT MASS

FEB 5 + 7

Symphony Hall

Mozart’s aptly-named Great Mass, composed for his wife Constanze but tragically left unfinished on his death, highlights this evening of sublimely spiritual music, opening and closing with a capella...


BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 7

MAR 5 + 7

Symphony Hall

Experience the wild abandon of Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony—“the apotheosis of the dance itself,” Wagner called it. It fairly whirls with exuberance and energy when H+H musicians perform it...


HANDEL ISRAEL IN EGYPT

MAR 19 + 21

Symphony Hall / Sanders Theatre

Harry Christophers and the H+H Orchestra and Chorus were made to tell this epic story of the Jewish people held captive. Our artists authentically realize Handel’s genius for...


HAYDN THE CREATION

APR 30 + MAY 2

Symphony Hall

This performance of Haydn’s exalted choral masterpiece sets a crown upon the Harry Christophers era. The Creation’s miraculous overture plunges us into Chaos—formless and mysterious. Suddenly, we are...

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