Musically Speaking Concert PreviewS

Livestream WebinarS

On the Tuesday before each concert in our 2021-22 Season, we invite you to join us for a series of livestream webinars led by H+H's Historically Informed Performance Fellow, Teresa Neff. In these Concert Previews, Teresa and guest musicians will uncover the history of the composers, works, and instruments featured in each concert.


Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky

Vivaldi The Four Seasons

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Learn about Vivaldi's The Four Seasons and hear the answers to the questions you've always wanted to know about this effervescent Baroque favorite. You'll have the "A" team lined up and ready to share their insights and enthusiasm.

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Laurence Equilbey conducting

Beethoven Symphony No. 6

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

During this concert preview, H+H musicians share insights about the music on our upcoming performance of Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Pastoral and Farrenc Symphony No. 3.

Emily Marvosh, host, and Teresa Neff, H+H's Historically Informed Performance Fellow, join H+H principal wind players: Emi Ferguson (flute) and Eric Hoeprich (clarinet), to discuss Farrenc's notable writing for winds in her Symphony No. 3.

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Handel Messiah

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

During this Concert Preview, learn about H+H's 207-year history with Messiah and hear insights about the piece from the musicians who bring it to life today.

Anthony Trecek-King, host, and Teresa Neff, H+H's Historically Informed Performance Fellow, join two of the incredible soloists from this season's Messiah performance: countertenor Reginald Mobley and tenor James Way.

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Bach Christmas

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

During this Concert Preview, learn about the celebratory cantata by JS Bach, Unser Mund sei voll Lachens (“May our Mouth be Full of Laughter”), to be performed during our Bach Christmas concerts on December 3 + 4 + 5. Beautiful arias, especially supported by the violins and oboes, bring the Christmas story to life.

Emily Marvosh, host, and Teresa Neff, H+H's Historically Informed Performance Fellow, join two of H+H's principal orchestral musicians - concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky and principal oboe Debra Nagy. This panel of star musicians and scholars are ready to answer your questions - ask them live during the livestream!

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