Handel and Haydn Society To Present Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

The Handel and Haydn Society will perform Bach’s St. Matthew Passion on Friday, April 3 and Sunday, April 5 at Boston’s Symphony Hall. The famed work will be conducted by Artistic Director Harry Christophers with soloists tenor Joshua Ellicott, bass-baritone Matthew Brook, soprano Joélle Harvey, mezzosoprano Paula Murrihy, tenor Jeremy Budd, and bass-baritone Stephan Macleod. Christophers last did the famed {…}

Q & A: Harry Christophers On The White Light Festival & A Big Year for The Sixteen

On Nov. 7, the White Light Festival in Lincoln Center will present the U.S. premieres of James MacMillan’s widely acclaimed “Stabat Mater” and “Miserere” as part of the 10th anniversary of the festival. Harry Christophers, music director and founder of The Sixteen choir, will lead both works alongside the Britten Sinfonia ensemble. It’s a big year for Christophers, who is celebrating the {…}

Handel And Haydn Society To Present Mozart’s ‘Requiem’

The Handel and Haydn Society will conclude its 2018-19 season with a performance of Mozart’s final masterpiece, “Requiem.” The program is also set to include Mozart’s intensely emotional “Masonic Funeral Music,” Allegri’s “Miserere mei, Deus,” which “captures the profound sadness, weight and power of the Passion story,” and Bach’s motet “Singet dem Herrn.” Featured vocalists will include soprano Joelle Harvey, {…}