Handel and Haydn Society

Credit Kyle T. Hemingway

They're the oldest continually-operating performing arts organization in America, and they're located right in our backyard. Boston's Handel and Haydn Society is internationally recognized for excellence in historically-informed performance, and you can hear on-demand concert recordings here.

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Harry Christophers and the Handel and Haydn Society
Stu Rosner

Now available on demand: on WCRB In Concert with the Handel and Haydn Society, Harry Christophers conducts Handel's rich, sensuous tale of politics, ambition, and betrayal - his opera "Semele."

June 25, 2017

Richard Egarr leads the Handel and Haydn Society in Beethoven's revolutionary Symphony No. 3, as well as Mendelssohn's sun-splashed "Italian" Symphony on WCRB In Concert.

Stu Rosner

April 30

Experience the "hit makers of Italy, circa 1700" in an exuberant performance by the Handel and Haydn Society led by violinist Aisslinn Nosky.

Harry Christophers
Handel and Haydn Society

Handel and Haydn Society Artist Director Harry Christophers talks with host Brian McCreath about Part Two of Bach's St. Matthew Passion.

On the program:
St. Matthew Passion:  highlights of Part Two (translation) - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Evangelist (tenor);  Andreas Schmidt, Jesus (baritone);  Ann Monoyios and Barbara Bonney, soprano;  Anne Sofie von Otter, contralto;  Michael Chance, countertenor;  Howard Crook, tenor;  Monteverdi Choir, London Oratory Junior Choir, and English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Vivaldi: Seven Cello Concertos
New Focus Recordings

Cellist Guy Fishman joins fellow Handel and Haydn Society members in a collection of the composer’s most challenging cello concertos.

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