2020-21 Season

2020-21 Season

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2020-21 Season
  • Haydn + Saint-Georges

    H+H’s fiery Aisslinn Nosky directs this delightful juxtaposition of two of the great Classical legends. Born the son of an enslaved person, Chevalier de Saint-Georges went on to become one of the first known classical composers of African descent. He was also the concertmaster of the orchestra th...

  • Mozart A Little Night Music

    Don’t miss this celebration of all things Mozart, including his beloved favorite, the effervescent Eine kleine Nachtmusik. You’ll understand its perennial acclaim when you hear the H+H Orchestra perform this cheerful jewel on the period instruments for which Mozart composed. You’ll also want to r...

  • Jonathan Woody World Premiere

    H+H will give the world premiere of a commission by Jonathan Woody based on themes of Ignatius Sancho. Born on a ship carrying enslaved people in the Atlantic, Sancho was sold into slavery in the Spanish colony of New Grenada, later making it to England to become a business owner, writer, compose...

  • Mozart, CPE Bach, and Friends

    Remember how music changed in the 1950s to 1970s, as Elvis Presley led to the Beatles? Well, the 1750s to 1770s were a lot like that, with the Baroque era of Handel and JS Bach evolving, in the hands of Mozart and JS Bach’s son CPE, into the Classical. Indeed, H+H itself, which in its name salute...

  • The Magic of Telemann

    A shining star in the Baroque constellation, Telemann is the centerpiece of this concert featuring five of H+H’s principal musicians. Fiery passions are laced throughout the rhythms, sure to warm a winter’s day. Performed on the instruments which would have been known by the composers and deliver...

  • Glories of the Baroque: Vivaldi

    H+H concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky directs this captivating program of Vivaldi, featuring the H+H string section and the inspiring countertenor Reginald Mobley. Host Emily Marvosh converses with the musicians before they perform each piece, allowing our audience to share their insights into the mus...

  • The Magic of Handel

    Considered one of the greatest of the Baroque composers, Handel is celebrated in this concert with an impassioned performance featuring four of H+H’s principal musicians. H+H feels a deep connection with its eponymous composer, and today’s concert captures his romance and genius. You’re invited t...

  • Glories of the Baroque

    H+H concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky directs the H+H string section in an enchanting afternoon of music. Baroque music blazes to life with the excitement of when it first was composed – brilliant, dramatic, and exuberant – when performed by H+H’s accomplished musicians.

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    Corelli: Concerto Gross...

  • A Baroque Christmas

    H+H Principal Keyboard and Associate Conductor Ian Watson will bring light and warmth to the cold Boston winter with a special program of music fit for the season. Performed by members from the superb H+H Orchestra and from Boston’s beautiful St. Cecilia Parish, this concert is presented via stre...

  • The Magic of Vivaldi

    Don’t miss the fiery splendor of the magical music of Vivaldi, brought alive in this impassioned performance by four of H+H’s unrivaled principal musicians, and featuring the dazzling soprano Amanda Forsythe.

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    Vivaldi: Cantata, “Lungi dal vago volto," RV 680
    Vivaldi: Sonata for violoncello ...

  • The Magic of Bach

    This concert features the glorious and inspiring music of J.S. Bach, brought alive by this virtuosic performance by five of H+H’s unrivaled principal musicians, streaming together for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. You’ll be reminded of why Bach has been called “the begi...