The Society Ball

Mandarin Oriental, Boston
POSTPONED to September 26, 2020

The 2020 Society Ball gala, originally scheduled for May 2, has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 26, 2020 at the Mandarin Oriental. This new date coincides with H+H's 2020-21 Season opening weekend. Our Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky will be featured, and we will celebrate our wonderful honorees Julia Cox and Nicholas Gleysteen.

If you had already purchased tickets or tables, we hope you will “save the date” to join us on September 26. You will be hearing from us with more details and next steps, and we will be sure to answer any questions you may have. If you have made a donation, you will be appropriately recognized.

If you are interested in purchasing tickets for the rescheduled event, there will be seats available. We will be adding a new link on this page soon.

Please also consider a donation to support our H+H education program and to honor Nick and Julie.

For more information about the event or Young Professional ticket prices, please contact our Development Department at or 617.262.1815.


Honoring Julie Cox, Vice Chair, H+H Board of Governors, and Nicholas Gleysteen, Former Chairman, H+H Board of Governors, for their leadership and extraordinary dedication to the Handel and Haydn Society

About the Event

Proceeds benefit the Handel and Haydn Society and its education programs, which serve thousands of students in Greater Boston through youth choruses and in-school music instruction.

Gala Steering Committee

Honorary Chairs:

Jane Tyler
Kathy Weld


Eric Aho and Michael Oliveri
Frederick and Cassandra Ilchman
Catherine Powell
Judy Verhave

Lou Cashman
Melissa and Jim Gerrity
Paula Gleysteen
Mary F. Johnson
Jane Manilych
Brenda Reny
Tracey Roberts
Terry Taylor

*As of January 31, 2020