2021-22 Season

2021-22 Season

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2021-22 Season
  • The Dutch Masters of Music and Art, Volume 2

    In 2017, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts made international headlines with its acquisition of more than 100 masterworks of Dutch and Flemish art, including famed paintings by Rembrandt, Peter Paul Rubens, Frans Hals, and many more. The collection instantly made Boston the home of one of the finest c...

  • Bach + Vivaldi Gloria

    Savor music performed with renewed vitality by the H+H Orchestra. The Overture of J.S.’s buoyant Orchestral Suite No. 1 leads into a set of elegant dances, while C.P.E.‘s ecstatic Magnificat features festive trumpets and drums that infuse this masterpiece with sparkling life. Our exceptional Chor...

  • Haydn + Mozart

    Mozart’s sunny First Violin Concerto highlights this concert of classical delights performed with H+H’s signature freshness and verve, led by Harry Christophers in one of his final performances as Artistic Director. Aisslinn Nosky is front and center for our Orchestra’s premiere of Mozart’s spiri...

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 7

    Feel 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 with more than 200 years of cobwebs swept off the score. Václav Luks, artistic director of Prague’s Collegium 170...

  • Emancipation Proclamation Concert (2021)

    Recorded Friday, December 31, 2021 at Trinity Church, Boston

    Join us for our annual commemoration of the original 1863 Grand Jubilee concert in Boston, where members of H+H performed in celebration of Lincoln’s enactment of the Emancipation Proclamation.

    The Handel and Haydn Society and the Mus...

  • Bach Christmas

    Delight in holiday music by Bach and Gabrieli, brilliantly performed—as it was meant to be heard—and led by Raphaël Pichon, acclaimed director of the Paris-based ensemble Pygmalion, in his H+H debut. You’ll sense the awe and wonder of the Christmas story as it unfolds with the exultant “Magnifica...

  • Handel Messiah (2021)

    Harry Christophers lends his special touch to the last Messiah of his brilliant 13-year tenure as H+H’s artistic director. The masterpiece comes alive for the 168th consecutive year as the unrivaled H+H Orchestra, Chorus, and spectacular soloists perform this stirring music—played the way Handel ...

  • The Dutch Masters of Music and Art

    In 2017, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts made international headlines with its acquisition of more than 100 masterworks of Dutch and Flemish art, including famed paintings by Rembrandt, Peter Paul Rubens, Frans Hals, and many more. The collection instantly made Boston the home of one of the finest c...

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 6, Pastoral

    Handel and Haydn Society performs Beethoven’s glorious walk in the woods, his Sixth Symphony. You'll hear it the H+H way, on the period instruments for which they were written to connect you more directly with the freshness and life of its first performance. This concert also features the H+H pre...

  • Vivaldi The Four Seasons

    Let’s all agree: Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons is one of classical music’s greatest hits. And yet, when you hear it played “the H+H way” – with the cobwebs wiped away and all its freshness, sparkle, and exuberance on full display, you’ll feel like you’re hearing it for the first time. As soloist and...

  • 2021-22 Season Trailer