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iCal 8:00 PM. Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum [MA]: Bach: Saint Matthew Passion, BWV 244. With professional orchestra and soloists. Conducted by Andrew Clark, Director of Choral Activities. Tickets: $24, $20, $18 Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum [MA]: Boundless Realms of Joy (with Alice Parker). Joyful Noise (www.joyfulnoisechorus.org), a chorus composed of adults with significant physical and/or neurological disabilities, joins the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum and The Brattle Street Chamber Players. To conclude the program, renowned conductor, composer, and educator Alice Parker will lead the choruses and audience in works that speak to the power of music to build communities, promote wellness, and share the richness of our emotions and connections with our world. The concert title is taken from a featured work on the program, George Frideric Handel’s Chandos Anthem No. 9 for chorus and chamber orchestra: “with cheerful notes let all the earth to heaven their voices raise…ye boundless realms of joy.” Part of a weekend symposium exploring the neurological, therapeutic, and social benefits of community singing. Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. The Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum [MA]: Handel's Messiah. The classic oratorio brought to new life by student soloists, a world-class orchestra, and an introduction by musicologist Thomas Kelly. Andrew Clark conducts. Tickets: students $10, general starting at $20, VIP $50 with half of proceeds going to Y2Y, Harvard Square’s new shelter for homeless young adults. Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum [MA]: Considering Matthew Shepard. Craig Hella Johnson: Considering Matthew Shepard (East Coast premiere). Conceived as a 21st-century rendering of the oratorio passion, Johnson’s work incorporates texts by Lesléa Newman, Hafiz, Hildegard von Bingen, Rabindranath Tagore, W.S. Mervin, Blake, Rumi, Dante, and others. Johnson will conduct the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, Harvard Glee Club, and Radcliffe-Choral Society. Poet and lyricist Lesléa Newman (author of Heather Has Two Mommies and October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard) will join Johnson, Jason Marsden, Executive Director of the Matthew Shepard Foundation, and Harvard Professor Timothy Patrick McCarthy for a post-concert conversation with the audience. Pre-concert talk at 7 pm by Dr. Michael McGaghie, Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Macalester College. Tickets: $20 and up general admission, $10 seniors and students (SEF Eligible). Sanders Theater at Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Harvard Radcliffe Collegium Musicum [MA]: J.S. Bach: B-minor Mass. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138


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