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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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.

June 25

Richard Egarr leads the Handel and Haydn Society in Beethoven's revolutionary Symphony No. 3 on WCRB In Concert.

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.

The Handel and Haydn Society: Haydn: Symphonies 8 & 84
Coro

In a spirited live recording, the Handel and Haydn Society performs early and late works by Haydn, showing his maturation as an orchestral composer.

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