Conductor Rinaldo Alessandrini to Join Handel and Haydn Society for ‘Easter Oratorio’

On March 31, 2023, Italian conductor Rinaldo Alessandrini will join the Handel and Haydn Society for their performance of Bach’s “Easter Oratorio.” The concert will also see them perform Antonio Bononcini’s “Stabat Mater,” with the company being joined by soloists Silvia Frigato, Anna Bonitatibus, Gabriele Lombardi, and Ben Bliss. Renowned as a conductor and recitalist on the harpsichord, fortepiano, and {…}

Handel and Haydn Society Announces Emancipation Proclamation Concert For New Year’s Eve

Handel and Haydn Society has announced an upcoming traditional Emancipation Proclamation Concert dedicated to President Abraham Lincoln’s famous speech in 1863. The concert, which will take place on Dec. 31, 2021 at the historic Trinity Church Boston in Copley Square, will star Tenor Marlon Matthews alongside the H+H Chorus. Anthony Trecek-King conducts. The performances will feature “My Lord What a {…}

Handel + Haydn Society Receives $10 Million Donation to Honor Harry Christophers

The Handel and Haydn Society has received a transformative gift of $10 million in honor of Artistic Director Harry Christophers. The money was donated outright and anonymously and will help create the Harry Christophers Fund for Artistic Excellence. The donation was announced before Friday’s performance of Handel’s “Messiah” at Boston’s Symphony Hall and at the same time, the organization named {…}