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English Country Dance

Harvard Epworth Church 1555 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, United States

We're back!!! After a 3-year hiatus, STS will provide splendid live music for the Harvard Square English Country Dance. You’ll hear tunes popular from 1650 up to the present; some are elegant, some rowdy, some romantic, some playful. English Country Dance is social, community dancing. The caller will teach all the dances; no experience is …

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$7

H+H Presents: The Complete Bach Brandenburg Concertos

NEC Jordan Hall 30 Gainsborough St, Boston, MA, United States

Could there be a more perfect collection of concertos than the Brandenburgs? Bach’s treasury of instrumental music—dazzlingly inventive, virtuosic, exuberant—when played on period instruments promises an unparalleled immersion into the great master’s music. And hearing them all on one program, performed on the instruments Bach knew, is priceless!

H+H Presents: The Complete Bach Brandenburg Concertos

Sanders Theatre, Harvard 45 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA, United States

Could there be a more perfect collection of concertos than the Brandenburgs? Bach’s treasury of instrumental music—dazzlingly inventive, virtuosic, exuberant—when played on period instruments promises an unparalleled immersion into the great master’s music. And hearing them all on one program, performed on the instruments Bach knew, is priceless!

H+H Presents: Mozart and Mendelssohn

NEC Jordan Hall 30 Gainsborough St, Boston, MA, United States

The gaiety, humor, and sparkle of Mozart’s concerto comes to life via the magical sound of the fortepiano, the instrument for which he composed this work. You’ll especially relish the last movement, which incorporates the song of Mozart’s pet starling! It has been 155 years since H+H performed the glorious “Reformation” symphony, with its stirring …

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Operatic Feminisms Symposium presents Femmes in Early Musical Drama: Hildegard Von Bingen’s Ordo Virtutum & Barbara Strozzi’s Lagrime Mie

St Paul's Chapel 1160 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 1160 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, United States

As part of the Operatic Feminisms Symposium, Columbia University in tandem with Barnard College and St. Paul’s Chapel are providing a free performance of an abbreviated version of Hildegard Von Bingen’s Ordo Virtutum alongside Barbara Strozzi’s Lagrime Mie, presented by Columbia’s Collegium Musicum choral ensemble, accompanied by harpist Mia Theodoratus and featuring soprano soloist Liz …

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Free

The Spirit Transformed: Women and 17th Century Sacred Songs

Smith Center for the Arts, Providence College, Providence, RI 1 Cunningham Square, Providence, RI, United States

Friday, March 31 at 4PM Ryan Concert Hall, Smith Center for the Arts Providence College, Providence RI Free and open to the public This concert features 17th-century French-language sacred songs composed primarily for women by Catholic priests as part of the Catholic Reform, initiated during the sixteenth century in response to the Protestant Reformation. Initially, …

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Free

H+H Presents: Bach’s Easter Oratorio

Boston Symphony Hall 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, United States

You’re invited to Bach’s Easter Oratorio. The awe-inspiring music evokes a powerful gamut of universal emotions—from laments and astonishment, to jubilation and victory, underscored by bright trumpets and drums—even dance rhythms. Opening the concert is Bononcini’s affecting Stabat Mater.

The Spirit Transformed: Women and 17th Century Sacred Songs

Church of the Covenant 67 Newbury Street, Boston, MA, United States

Saturday, April 1 at 7PM Church of the Covenant 67 Newbury Street, Boston Tickets: $35, $20, & $5   This concert features 17th-century French-language sacred songs composed primarily for women by Catholic priests as part of the Catholic Reform, initiated during the sixteenth century in response to the Protestant Reformation. Initially, sacred songs were used …

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$5 – $35

Corina Marti: “Capturing the Clavisimbalum”

Mozart's Cafe 4784 N High St, Columbus, OH, United States

A SPECIAL DINNER EVENT: It’s not completely clear if Hermann Poll (1370 – 1401) really invented the clavisimbalum, but it’s time to chase the history of this instrument, the ancestor of the harpsichord. Following treatises, paintings and music, this program includes pieces from the late 13th century Spain and France, the famous Codex Faenza and …

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$75

H+H Presents: Crossing the Deep

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum Columbia Point, Boston, MA, United States

H+H is proud to present this premiere event. Two hundred fifty years ago, European composers were writing music inspired by the Bible. At the same time, enslaved Africans in America were inventing a new art form—the spiritual—from the same texts. H+H takes you on a dramatic—and revelatory—journey exploring the shared wealth of Old and New …

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Highlights from this calendar are included in the weekly E-Notes email newsletter (Tuesdays). Selections are made based on variety of event types and geographic regions.

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