2013-2014 Season Brochure
Season brochure for the 199th Season at Handel and Haydn Society.
2013–2014 • 199TH SEASON HARRY CHRISTOPHERS, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG 617 266 3605 PHOTO: STU ROSNER WELCOME FROM ARTISTIC DIRECTOR HARRY CHRISTOPHERS The 2013–2014 Season features a wealth of outstanding music. We will be stripping the cobwebs off some well-known masterpieces as well as introducing you to some works that deserve to be better known. Highlights include Bach’s Mass in B Minor, a work that showcases the Society’s virtuosity, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2, for which I am delighted to welcome back my predecessor, Grant Llewellyn, and Vivaldi’s ever popular Gloria featuring our youth choruses. I am particularly looking forward to bringing you a choral programme of music by William Byrd and J.S. Bach, both of whom were very devout men—although the former lived in constant fear of persecution. We continue our path to the future and the 2015 Bicentennial celebrations by revisiting our unique heritage with Handel’s Samson—we premiered this dramatic oratorio in the US in 1845 and its revival is long overdue. Alongside special guests including Grant, Richard Egarr, and young trumpet virtuouso Alison Balsom, we will continue to showcase our own exceptional musicians, among them our electrifying concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky. At H&H we have a body of exceptional musicians, both period instrument ensemble and chorus, who revel in great music and, above all, bring the music of our heritage to life. I look forward to welcoming you to our concerts and reveling in the music with you. Harry Christophers, CBE Artistic Director ASK HARRY: HAVE A QUESTION FOR HARRY? EMAIL HIM AT ASKHARRY@HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG. HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG 617 266 3605 PHOTO: STU ROSNER ABOUT HANDEL AND HAYDN SOCIETY Founded in 1815, the Handel and Haydn Society (H&H) is considered America’s oldest continuously performing arts organization and will celebrate its Bicentennial in 2015. Its Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus are internationally recognized in the field of Historically Informed Performance, a revelatory style that uses the instruments and techniques of the composer’s time. The mission of the Handel and Haydn Society is to enrich life and influence culture by performing Baroque and Classical music at the highest levels of artistic excellence, and by providing engaging, accessible and broadly inclusive music education and training activities. Handel and Haydn’s Karen S. and George D. Levy Educational Outreach Program fosters the knowledge and performance of music among young people by bringing vocal training to 10,000 children throughout Greater Boston, mostly in underserved communities. YEAR FOUNDED ORGANIZATION 1815 Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus specializing in music from two periods: Baroque (1600–1750): Purcell, Bach, Vivaldi, Handel Classical (1750–1830): Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven HISTORICALLY INFORMED Music played on the instruments and with the techniques PERFORMANCE (HIP) of the composer’s day; H&H became a HIP ensemble in 1986 LEADERSHIP Harry Christophers, CBE, Artistic Director Marie-Hélène Bernard, Executive Director and CEO John Finney, Associate Conductor and Chorusmaster The Cabot Family Chorusmaster Chair Christopher Hogwood, Conductor Laureate Haydn, Volume I (Fall 2013, CORO) Christmas in America (Fall 2013, CORO) Mozart Coronation Mass (2012, CORO) Mozart Requiem (2011, CORO) Mozart Mass in C Minor (2010, CORO) All is Bright (2005, AVIE)—Billboard Magazine’s Top Ten PEACE (2004, AVIE)—Billboard Magazine’s Top Ten (twice) Lamentations and Praises (2002, Teldec)—Grammy Award Winner SELECTED RECORDINGS SUPPORTED IN PART BY BE OUR FRIEND: “LIKE” US ON FACEBOOK AT FACEBOOK.COM/HANDELANDHAYDN. BACH MASS IN B MINOR “IN A WORD: THE HUB REVIEW FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013 AT 8PM SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2013 AT 3PM SYMPHONY HALL The 199th season opens with Bach’s glorious masterwork, the Mass in B Minor, which features a large period orchestra, chorus, soloists, and Harry Christophers at the helm. H&H’s acclaimed chorus will dazzle audiences in this extraordinary work by one of the greatest composers of all time. Harry Christophers, conductor Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus Bach Mass in B Minor RAPTURE.” PHOTO: STU ROSNER ALSO JOIN US FOR Opening Fanfare Opening Night Party Friday, September 27, post-concert HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG 617 266 3605 PHOTO COURTESY OF THE NC SYMPHONY “ENORMOUS VIGOR AND DYNAMIC NUANCE.” THE BOSTON GLOBE PHOTO: STU ROSNER MOZART AND BEETHOVEN FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2013 AT 8PM SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2013 AT 3PM SYMPHONY HALL ALSO JOIN US FOR H2 Young Professionals After Party Friday, November 1, post-concert Former Music Director Grant Llewellyn returns to H&H for the first time since 2008 to lead the Period Instrument Orchestra in Beethoven’s clever Symphony No. 2 and Mozart’s brilliant Haffner Symphony. The program also features H&H’s own talented principal players as soloists in Haydn’s virtuosic Sinfonia Concertante. Grant Llewellyn, conductor Aisslinn Nosky, violin Guy Fishman, cello Stephen Hammer, oboe Andrew Schwartz, bassoon Period Instrument Orchestra Haydn Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Cello, Oboe, and Bassoon Mozart Symphony No. 35, Haffner Beethoven Symphony No. 2 ENJOY THE DRIVE: FULL SEASON SUBSCRIBERS RECEIVE FREE PARKING FOR ALL SYMPHONY HALL CONCERTS. “HANDEL AND HAYDN SOCIETY’S MESSIAH WORTHY OF THE BOSTON GLOBE GILLIAN KEITH TOM RANDLE HEAVENLY CHORUS.” PHOTO: STU ROSNER DANIEL TAYLOR SUMNER THOMPSON PHOTOS: CLARE PARK (GILLIAN KEITH), SABINE MARDO (TOM RANDLE) HANDEL MESSIAH FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2013 AT 7.30PM SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2013 AT 3PM SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2013 AT 3PM SYMPHONY HALL A tradition for 160 years—make it yours! Join H&H for an outstanding rendition of Handel’s masterwork, premiered in the US by H&H in 1818. No holiday season is complete without this stunning oratorio. Harry Christophers, conductor Gillian Keith, soprano Daniel Taylor, countertenor Tom Randle, tenor Sumner Thompson, baritone Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus Handel Messiah HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG 617 266 3605 A BACH CHRISTMAS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013 AT 8PM SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2013 AT 3PM NEC’S JORDAN HALL Blue Heron director Scott Metcalfe makes his H&H debut in this festive program centered around Bach’s Cantata 62, composed for the first Sunday of Advent. H&H’s fine chorus is also featured in music from the 17th-century German tradition, one of Metcalfe’s specialties. Scott Metcalfe, conductor Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus Program to include: Martin Luther Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland Michael Praetorius Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland J.S. Bach Cantata 62, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland J.L. Bach Overture from Suite in G Major J.B. Bach Suite No. 2 in G Major Michael Praetorius Puer natus in Bethlehem Samuel Scheidt Gelobet seystu Jesu Christ a 8 Michael Praetorius In dulci jubilo a 8 “THE MUSIC OF JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH IS NEARLY AS CRUCIAL TO CHRISTMAS AS SANTA CLAUS, SALVATION ARMY BELL-RINGERS, AND EGGNOG.” THE BOSTON GLOBE PHOTO: MARCUS HANSSON SCOTT METCALFE TWEET TWEET: TWEET WITH US ON TWITTER @HANDELANDHAYDN. BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 4 FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2014 AT 8PM SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2014 AT 3PM SYMPHONY HALL Hear Haydn’s final symphony and Beethoven’s cheerful Symphony No. 4, led in the high-octane way that only Richard Egarr brings. Superstar trumpeter Alison Balsom makes her H&H debut in Haydn’s groundbreaking concerto. ALSO JOIN US FOR RICHARD EGARR Richard Egarr, conductor Alison Balsom, trumpet Period Instrument Orchestra Haydn Symphony No. 104, London Haydn Trumpet Concerto W.F.E. Bach Symphony in G Major Beethoven Symphony No. 4 H2 Young Professionals After Party Friday, January 24, post-concert “JOYOUS AND POWERFUL.” THE BOSTON GLOBE HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG 617 266 3605 PHOT0: JASON BELL “SOUNDING LIKE AN STYLUS OCEAN OF ANGELS.” PHOT0: KYLE T. HEMINGWAY VIVALDI GLORIA FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014 AT 8PM SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2014 AT 3PM SYMPHONY HALL ALSO JOIN US FOR H2 Young Professionals After Party Friday, February 21, post-concert The full range of H&H will be on display as Harry Christophers and the Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus are joined by members of H&H’s Young Women’s and Young Men’s Choruses for Vivaldi’s rousing and popular Gloria. The program closes with Handel’s inspiring Foundling Hospital Anthem, which ends with the “Hallelujah” chorus from Messiah. Harry Christophers, conductor Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus Young Women’s Chorus and Young Men’s Chorus Nathalie Paulin, soprano Handel Overture to Saul Vivaldi Ostro picta, armata spina Vivaldi Gloria in D Major Vivaldi Sinfonia dalla Dorilla in tempe Handel Salve Regina Handel Foundling Hospital Anthem MIX AND MATCH: CHOOSE YOUR OWN SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGES OFFER THE MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY IN CONCERTGOING. BACH AND BYRD FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014 AT 8PM SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014 AT 3PM NEC’S JORDAN HALL Harry Christophers and the H&H Chorus bring a special program of a cappella vocal works by Bach and William Byrd, celebrating the great vocal traditions of the 16th and 17th centuries. Harry Christophers, conductor Handel and Haydn Society Chorus plainsong Veni creator spiritus Byrd Laudibus in sanctis Bach Bist du bei mir Bach Jesu, meine freude Bach Komm, Jesu, Komm Byrd Ye gentle muses Byrd Agnus Dei Byrd Ave verum corpus “SHOCKINGLY LUSH SENSUALISM.” THE HUB REVIEW PHOTO: BRETT JORDAN PHOT0: STU ROSNER HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG 617 266 3605 PHOT0: MATTHEW MARIGOLD “NOSKY IS A THE HUB REVIEW PHOT0: STU ROSNER MARVEL.” MENDELSSOHN’S LIBRARY WITH AISSLINN NOSKY FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014 AT 8PM NEC’S JORDAN HALL SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014 AT 3PM SANDERS THEATRE ALSO JOIN US FOR Electrifying Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky leads her fellow string players in a chamber program of Baroque and Classical masterworks found in the library of Felix Mendelssohn. Aisslinn Nosky, leader and violin Period Instrument Orchestra Handel Concerto Grosso in B Minor, Op.6, No. 12 J.S. Bach Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, BWV 1043 C.P.E. Bach Sinfonia in B-Flat Major, Wq.182, No. 2 Mendelssohn Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra in D Minor H2 Young Professionals After Party Friday, April 4, post-concert ARRIVE EARLY: FREE PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATIONS ARE HELD ONE HOUR BEFORE EACH CONCERT PROGRAM. “BRISTLING WITH DRAMA AND SHARP EDGES.” THE BOSTON GLOBE PHOT0: JOHN MORGAN HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG 617 266 3605 JOSHUA ELLICOTT JOÉLLE HARVEY CATHERINE WYN-ROGERS MATTHEW BROOK DASHON BURTON PHOTOS: ARIELLE DONESON (JOÉLLE HARVEY), PAUL FOSTER WILLIAMS (CATHERINE WYN-ROGERS), RICHARD SHYMANSKY (MATTHEW BROOK), ANN MARSDEN (DASHON BURTON) HANDEL SAMSON FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014 AT 7.30PM SUNDAY, MAY 4, 2014 AT 3PM SYMPHONY HALL ALSO JOIN US FOR Ovation! Closing Night Party Sunday, May 4, post-concert Harry Christophers is joined by an international cast of exceptional singers and the Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus to close the season with Handel’s dramatic oratorio, Samson. Premiered in the US by H&H in 1845 and based on the wellknown biblical story of the imprisoned title hero who falls powerless after his wife, Dalila, cuts off his hair, Samson features great instrumental colors and sumptuous vocal writing. Harry Christophers, conductor Joshua Ellicott, tenor (Samson) Joélle Harvey, soprano (Dalila) Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano (Micah) Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Manoah) Dashon Burton, bass-baritone (Harapha) Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus Handel Samson WE’RE ALMOST 200! LEARN ABOUT H&H’S RICH HISTORY ON OUR INTERACTIVE TIMELINE AT HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG/BICENTENNIAL. PHOT0: BILL MCCORMACK PHOT0: MIRANDA LOUD JOHN FINNEY SEASON ADD-ON: HOLIDAY SING THE RETURN OF A HOLIDAY TRADITION! Bring the whole family to celebrate the season by singing along to your favorite holiday songs with beloved chorusmaster John Finney, the magnificent and merry H&H Chorus, and H&H children’s choral ensembles at Boston’s historic Great Hall at Faneuil Hall. John Finney, conductor Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2013 AT 11AM & 2PM THE GREAT HALL AT FANEUIL HALL HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG 617 266 3605 SEASON ADD-ON: MARK MORRIS ACIS & GALATEA WITH DANCE GROUP THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014 AT 7.30PM FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2014 AT 8PM SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014 AT 8PM SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 AT 3PM CITI PERFORMING ARTS CENTER™ SHUBERT THEATRE H&H performs with Mark Morris Dance Group for the first time since 1996 in this Celebrity Series of Boston presentation of a new, fully staged production of Mozart’s arrangement of Handel’s opera, Acis & Galatea, by director and choreographer Mark Morris and the Mark Morris Dance Group. Known throughout his career for successful collaborations with renowned orchestras and opera singers, Mark Morris has once again assembled a stellar team for his latest project. Celebrated visual artist and scenic designer Adrianne Lobel, fashion icon and costume designer Isaac Mizrahi, and acclaimed lighting designer Michael Chybowski will set the stage for this epic tale set along the banks of the Mediterranean Sea. Nicholas McGegan, conductor Handel and Haydn Society Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus Mark Morris Dance Group Thomas Cooley, tenor (Acis) Sherezade Panthaki, soprano (Galatea) Douglas Williams, bass-baritone (Polyphemus) Zach Finkelstein, tenor (Damon) PHOT0: DANIEL STOCKMAN ACIS AND GALATEA IS A CAL PERFORMANCES, BERKELEY / MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP PRODUCTION IN ASSOCIATION WITH CELEBRITY SERIES OF BOSTON; HARRIMAN-JEWEL SERIES, WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE, KANSAS CITY; HARRIS THEATER FOR MUSIC AND DANCE, MILLENNIUM PARK, CHICAGO; KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN; LINCOLN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS. EXCLUSIVE ACCESS: SUBSCRIBERS GET ACCESS TO TICKETS FOR SPECIAL EVENTS INCLUDING HOLIDAY SING AND ACIS & GALATEA. PHOT0: KYLE T. HEMINGWAY TAKE THE MUSIC HOME HAYDN, VOLUME I Don’t miss H&H Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky’s first concerto recording with H&H in Haydn’s rarely heard Violin Concerto in G Major, paired with the Haydn’s elegant Symphony No. 6 and jubilant Symphony No. 82. $24 ($21 + $3 shipping) Tax included. Will ship in September 2013. CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA Hear Harry Christophers’ choral magic at work in this CD of holiday favorites and traditional carols, sung by H&H’s magnificent chorus. $24 ($21 + $3 shipping) Tax included. Will ship in October 2013. HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG 617 266 3605 2015 BICENTENNIAL: 200 YEARS OF BRINGING MUSIC TO LIFE H&H’s 2015 Bicentennial will be a celebration of the people of Boston—a reflection upon 200 years of musical innovation and education that embody the cultural heritage of the city. H&H has a rich history of introducing great works of music to America, and has been an integral part of many moments in US history. From the US premiere of Handel’s Messiah in 1818, to a performance at President Lincoln’s memorial service in 1865, to the creation of its education program in 1985, H&H has contributed to the American performance tradition. Bicentennial festivities will include a free outdoor performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, a work whose 1864 Boston premiere featured the H&H Chorus. Throughout the year, H&H will showcase the rich history and vibrant future of the organization through exhibits, lectures, free concerts, and more. For more information, visit handelandhaydn.org/bicentennial. BRING H&H HOME: CDS, BOOKS, AND MORE ARE AVAILABLE IN OUR ONLINE SHOP AT HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG/SHOP. Performing at the Museum of African American History PHOTO: KYLE T. HEMINGWAY Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky performing a live broadcast on WGBH PHOTO: KERRY ISRAEL Rigoletto with the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra PHOTO: WEI JING SAW HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG 617 266 3605 HANDEL AND HAYDN SOCIETY IN THE COMMUNITY Beyond the concert hall, the Handel and Haydn Society serves as an educator, community partner, and resource center, providing opportunities for audiences to deepen their knowledge and appreciation of music, as well as resources for artistic development and training. H&H reaches community members locally and nationally through a variety of programs: Lectures at Boston Public Library branches by H&H resident scholars and musicology experts. Gallery talks and chamber music performances at local museums. Apprenticeships for New England Conservatory Master’s degree in conducting candidates, including one-onone mentorship with Harry Christophers and guest conductors as well as practical experience leading H&H’s professional period ensemble. Historically Informed Performance vocal and instrumental technique coaching for Massachusetts Institute of Technology students by H&H musicians, in-class demonstrations and performances by H&H chamber ensembles, and access to H&H rehearsals and concerts for MIT students and faculty. Performances for families at Boston Children’s Museum by the Vocal Quartet and H&H children’s choruses. H2 Young Professionals post-concert receptions at local restaurants, where young audience members have the opportunity to connect with each other and engage with musicians and staff. Online multimedia content, including discussions of the repertoire and its historical context by artistic leadership and resident scholars. Broadcasts of H&H’s performances on WGBH/99.5 Classical New England and American Public Media. Visit handelandhaydn.org/community for more information. OUT AND ABOUT: EACH SEASON, HANDEL AND HAYDN PRODUCES OVER 40 CONCERTS THROUGHOUT BOSTON AND BEYOND. PHOTO: GRETJEN HELENE PHOTO: JULIAN BULLITT H&H YOUNG WOMEN’S CHORUS H&H YOUNG MEN’S CHORUS PHOTO: JULIAN BULLITT COLLABORATIVE YOUTH CONCERTS HIGH SCHOOL SOLOISTS H&H YOUTH CHORUS HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG 617 266 3605 KAREN S. AND GEORGE D. LEVY EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH PROGRAM The Handel and Haydn Societyâ€™s Karen S. and George D. Levy Educational Outreach Program provides music education to 10,000 children annually in communities throughout eastern Massachusetts. Lowell Mason, best known as the founding father of music education in American public schools, enjoyed a long association as musical editor and later as President of H&H, starting in 1820. Almost two centuries later, H&H continues to foster Mr. Mason's legacy of providing students, mainly in underserved communities, with the joys of classical music through a variety of accessible and participatory programs. 90% of program costs are subsidized by H&H to ensure total accessibility for families and schools. PROGRAMS The Vocal Apprenticeship Program (VAP) provides talented young singers in grades 3â€“12 the opportunity to sing in a chorus, learn music theory, and perform with professional musicians. The Vocal Quartet visits schools with original presentations developed to teach music history in an entertaining, age-appropriate way. Collaborative Youth Concerts bring choruses from different high schools together to perform in their home communities alongside Handel and Haydn Society musicians. Coaching and masterclasses led by H&H musicians and conductors are offered to high school choruses and soloists, as well as college ensembles. Join us for a student concert, school visit, or other educational event this season. For more information, visit handelandhaydn.org/education. SING, LEARN, AND SMILE WITH US! For information on program content and school visits, please contact Bill Pappazisis, Assistant Director, Education, at email@example.com or 617 262 1815. Vocal Apprenticeship Program auditions are held in the fall and spring. Learn more about VAP auditions at handelandhaydn.org/education. LIFELONG LEARNING: MANY VAP ALUMNI CONTINUE ON TO PROFESSIONAL MUSIC CAREERS. SEE THEM IN ACTION AT HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG/EDUCATION. PHOTO: KYLE T. HEMINGWAY PHOTO: GRETJEN HELENE SUPPORT THE HANDEL AND HAYDN SOCIETY The great performances given by the Handel and Haydn Society and the extensive array of education and community activities it offers to students and adults are only possible through the generous support of thousands of individuals who help H&H transform lives through music. Ticket sales cover only a portion of the costs associated with sustaining H&H’s roles as performer, educator, community partner, and resource center—individual support at every level is critical to H&H’s success. Visit handelandhaydn.org/support to explore the benefits of giving or make a gift as you subscribe. ANNUAL FUND Annual Fund donors provide critical operating support for Handel and Haydn’s artistic and education programs that connect music and people throughout New England. CONDUCTOR’S CIRCLE The Conductor’s Circle acknowledges Handel and Haydn’s most generous supporters, who make annual gifts to H&H of $1,500 or more. THE SOCIETY BALL Annual Gala Benefit and Auction March 22, 2014 Dinner, dancing, live and silent auctions, and entertainment by H&H musicians and students. This exciting event benefits H&H’s education and artistic initiatives. THE 1815 SOCIETY Members of the 1815 Society have made arrangements to build their legacy of support for Handel and Haydn by including the organization in their estate plans. Planned gifts allow individuals to make a lasting difference for H&H while meeting their financial and philanthropic goals. HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG 617 266 3605 SUBSCRIBER BENEFITS ALL SUBSCRIBERS RECEIVE: • Significant discounts on single ticket prices • Free ticket exchanges (excludes section upgrades) • Opportunity to purchase single tickets to concerts before they go on sale to the general public • 10% discount off additional ticket purchases • 10% discount off H&H Shop purchases ADDITIONAL BENEFITS BY PACKAGE: Full Season Series subscribers • Free parking for the six Symphony Hall concerts • Opportunity to renew the same seats year after year (or be the first in line for a seat change request) • Priority seating before other subscription packages (except for Conductor’s Circle donors who make annual $1,500+ taxdeductible contributions) Symphony Hall Series subscribers • Opportunity to renew the same seats year after year (or be the first in line for a seat change request) • Priority seating after Full Season Series subscribers PHOTO: KYLE T. HEMINGWAY • Opportunity to purchase discounted parking through H&H YOUNG PROFESSIONAL? MINGLE WITH MUSICIANS AFTER SELECT CONCERTS AT OUR H2 EVENTS. LEARN MORE AT HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG/H2. 2013–2014 SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGES Full Season Series (9 concerts) Hear the Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus perform a wealth of both iconic and lesser-known pieces, led by a roster of nationally and internationally acclaimed artists. Includes free parking for all Symphony Hall concerts. (Includes Bach Mass in B Minor, Mozart and Beethoven, Handel Messiah, A Bach Christmas, Beethoven Symphony No. 4, Vivaldi Gloria, Bach and Byrd, Mendelssohn’s Library, and Handel Samson.) Symphony Hall Series (6 concerts) Historic Symphony Hall is the perfect venue to showcase masterworks performed by H&H’s period ensemble. (Includes: Bach Mass in B Minor, Mozart and Beethoven, Handel Messiah, Beethoven Symphony No. 4, Vivaldi Gloria, and Handel Samson.) H2 Young Professionals Series (4 concerts) Are you between between the ages of 21 and 40? Subscribe to all four concerts with H2 Young Professionals receptions at just $25 per concert. (Includes: Mozart and Beethoven, Beethoven Symphony No. 4, Vivaldi Gloria, and Mendelssohn’s Library.) Choose Your Own Pick your personal favorites to create your own subscription package. From choral to orchestral music, Bach to Vivaldi, the 2013–2014 Season has something to delight every music lover. A: $657 B: $477 C: $333 D: $166.50 CONCERT HALLS Symphony Hall A: $456 B: $330 C: $228 D: $114 FLOOR BALCONY 1 BALCONY 2 NEC’s Jordan Hall B: $100 (Fridays only) FLOOR & CIRCLE BALCONY Sanders Theatre 6 Concerts: 5 Concerts: 4 Concerts: 3 Concerts: A: $465 B: $339 A: $328 A: $246 B: $240 B: $180 C: $237 C: $168 C: $126 D: $117 D: $80 D: $60 A Level C Level D Level B Level A: $387.50 B: $282.50 C: $197.50 D: $97.50 FLOOR & MEZZANINE BALCONY For subscription assistance VISIT 300 Massachusetts Ave, Boston (Mon–Fri, 10am–6pm) CALL 617 266 3605 VISIT handelandhaydn.org All dates, repertoire, and artists subject to change. All sales are final; no refunds. Priority seating is given to Conductor’s Circle donors, then to subscribers based on package size and date of purchase. BOX OFFICE USE ONLY: d/r _____ d/p _____ mc _____ Tck _____ Chk _____ N R L A1 ORDER FORM ___________________________________________________ NAME 4. Select Your Seating Preference: SYMPHONY HALL 6. Calculate Add-on Subtotal: ________ + ________ + ________ + ________ = __________ ACIS & GALATEA HOLIDAY SING CDS PARKING SUBTOTAL ___________________________________________________ ADDRESS ❑ Floor ❑ Floor ❑ Floor ❑ Balc 1 Center ❑ Balc 2 Center ❑ Balc 1 Sides ❑ Balc 2 Sides ❑ Circle ❑ Mezzanine ❑ Balcony ❑ Balcony JORDAN HALL 7. Support Handel and Haydn: ❑ Please consider making a tax-deductible donation with your subscription order. 8. Calculate Grand Total: Subscription Subtotal: (FROM STEP 3) ___________________________________________________ CITY/STATE/ZIP SANDERS THEATRE ___________________________________________________ PHONE ❑ I require wheelchair accessible seats. ❑ I require accessible seats, but do not use a wheelchair. 5. Subscription Add-ons: ACIS & GALATEA (INDICATE DAY, QUANTITY, AND PRICE) ___________________________________________________ EMAIL $ __________ $ __________ $ __________ Add-on Subtotal: (FROM STEP 7) 1. Select a Day and Price Level: ❑ Fridays ❑ A ❑ B ❑ Sundays ❑ C ❑ D ___ 5/15 ___ 5/16 ___ 5/17 ___ 5/18 ❑ A: $112.75 ❑ B: $87.75 ❑ C: $62.75 Donation: Handling Fee: Grand Total: 9. Make Your Payment: 7.00 $ __________ $ __________ 2A. Select a Series: ❑ Full Season Series (9) ❑ Symphony Hall Series (6) ❑ H2 Young Professionals Series (4 Fridays, B-level only) or ____________ × ____________ = ____________ NUMBER OF SEATS COST PER TICKET SUBTOTAL HOLIDAY SING (INDICATE TIME, QUANTITY, AND PRICE) ___ 12/14 at 11am SELECT 3–6 CONCERTS BELOW: ___ 12/14 at 2pm ❑ C: $25 ❑ D: $15* ❑ Credit Card ❑ Check Payable to Handel and Haydn Society 2B. Choose Your Own ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ ❑ A: $60 ❑ B: $45 Bach Mass in B Minor Mozart and Beethoven Handel Messiah A Bach Christmas Beethoven Symphony No. 4 Vivaldi Gloria Bach and Byrd Mendelssohn’s Library Handel Samson *D-level seats are obstructed view. ___________________________________________________ CARD NUMBER ____________ × ____________ = ____________ NUMBER OF SEATS COST PER TICKET SUBTOTAL ___________________________________________________ EXPIRATION DATE ___________________________________________________ CDS (INDICATE QUANTITY) NAME ON CARD ___ Haydn, Volume I × $24 = ___________ ___ An American Christmas × $24 = ___________ PARKING ___________________________________________________ SIGNATURE SEND YOUR COMPLETED FORM TO: FAX YOUR FORM TO: OR 3. Calculate Subscription Subtotal: ____________ × ____________ = ____________ NUMBER OF SEATS COST PER PACKAGE SUBTOTAL ❑ Symphony Hall Series parking, $108 Limit one, included with Full Season series, complimentary for Conductor’s Circle donors Handel and Haydn Society Department 190 PO Box 4106 Woburn, MA 01888-4106 617 266 4217 300 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE BOSTON, MA 02115 HANDELANDHAYDN.ORG NON-PROFIT ORG. US POSTAGE PAID BOSTON, MA PERMIT NO. 59482 HANDEL AND HAYDN SOCIETY DISCOVER OUR 2013–2014 SEASON