Our 2016-2017 Season

Friday, October 14th

Paine Concert Hall, 8pm
  • Bach/Webern Ricercar from Musical Offering
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor
  • Weber Overture to Der Freischütz

Sunday, November 13th

Paine Concert Hall, 3pm
  • Ravel Ma Mère l'Oye — Sam Wu '17, guest conductor
  • Debussy Petite Suite — Sean Rodan '17, guest conductor
  • Copland Clarinet Concerto — Bennett Parsons '18 2016 Concerto Competition Winner

Friday, February 24th

Paine Concert Hall, 8pm
  • Bartok Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra — Patrick Pan '18, piano
  • Dvořák Czech Suite
  • Snyder The Give and Take2016 Composition Competition Winner

Sunday, April 23rd

Paine Concert Hall, 2:30pm**
  • Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings — Matthew Anderson, Tenor and Peter Kronheimer, Horn
  • Brahms Serenade No.1 in D Major
  • Mozart Overture, The Abduction from the Seraglio — conducted by Reuben Stern '20, Music Director-Elect
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  • **Concert date and time adjusted to avoid conflict with Yardfest performances

Saturday, April 29th

Sanders Theater, 3:30pm
    Arts First Festival, Program TBD

The Bach Society Orchestra hosts two annual competitions - the Concerto competition and the Composition competition - to promote the recognition of musical excellence at Harvard.

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Orchestral auditions for the 2016-2017 season of the Bach Society Orchestra have concluded. Stay tuned for next season! Please click the link below to find out more about the process.

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