Joélle Harvey, Nicholas Phan & Mary Bevan Lead Handel and Haydn Society’s 2021-22 Season

The Handel and Haydn Society in Boston has announced its 2021-22 season returning to live performances. For the purposes of this article, we will only focus on vocal performances. For the 168th consecutive year, the company will celebrate the holiday season with performances of Handel’s “Messiah,” at Symphony Hall. For the last time as Artistic Director, Harry Christophers will lead {…}

Elsa Dreisig, Anita Rachvelishvili & Corinne Winters Lead Grand Théâtre de Genève’s 2021-22 Season

The Grand Théâtre de Genève has announced its 2021-22 season with a variety of programs including opera, recitals and ballet as well as family events. For the purposes of this article, we will only focus on the opera and recitals. Opera Leonardo Marino and Pablo Jakob’s “Huit Minutes” will make its world premiere in François Renou’s production. The new opera will {…}

Reginald Mobley and Quodlibet Ensemble to Feature in Digital World Premiere of ‘Coming Together’

October 1, 2020, will see the digital world premiere of “Coming Together,” co-presented by Five Boroughs Music Festival, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Tippet Rise Art Center, and Bay Chamber Concerts. Countertenor Reginald Mobley will be joined by artists from the Quodlibet Ensemble. This concert seeks to raise awareness for voter’s rights, and features music by Rzewski, Florence Price, and Bach, along {…}

Reginald Mobley Named Programming Consultant of Handel and Haydn Society

The Handel and Haydn Society has appointed Reginald Mobley as the company’s very first programming consultant. A classically-trained countertenor, Mobley is also director of the Handel and Haydn Society’s “Every Voice” program which performs works from underrepresented composers. “In his three seasons leading our Every Voice concerts, Reggie has shown his talent for finding brilliant but neglected works by composers {…}

Handel And Haydn Society To Present Handel’s ‘Messiah’ For 166th Consecutive Year

Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society will continue its annual holiday tradition of presenting Handel’s beloved choral work “Messiah.” H + H gave the American premiere of “Messiah” in its entirety in 1818, and has showcased the “dazzling and joyous” work every year since 1854. The sixty-member professional Baroque chorus and period instrument orchestra will be joined by soprano Elizabeth Watts, {…}