Our 2018-2019 Season

Friday, October 12th

Paine Concert Hall, 8pm
  • Mozart Serenade No. 9 in D major "Posthorn"
  • Price Symphony No. 1 in E minor

Sunday, November 11th

Paine Concert Hall, 3pm
    A Celebration of John Harbison
  • Harbison "Fantasia on a Ground"
  • Harbison Crossroads — Ryan Zhang '21, associate conductor
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 1 in C major

Friday, March 1st

Paine Concert Hall, 8pm
  • Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 — Jeremiah Blacklow - Winner of the 2018-2019 Concerto Competition
  • Lee Song for Small Orchestra — Winner of the 2018-2019 Composition Competition
  • Bizet Carmen Suite No. 1 — Ryan Zhang '21, associate conductor

Sunday, April 28th

Paine Concert Hall, 1pm
    "Songs of Hiawatha"
  • Coleridge-Taylor Hiawatha Overture
  • Dvorak Symphony No. 9 in E minor "From the New World"
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** Season schedule subject to change.


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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