Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society brings one of their namesake’s oratorios out of obscurity
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Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society brings one of their namesake’s oratorios out of obscurity

Quick, name a Handel oratorio besides Messiah. . . . Not that easy, is it? They aren’t exactly common fare, and I’m willing to bet that few of you would have come up with Jephtha, especially if Harry Christophers and the good folks at the Handel and Haydn Society  (aka “H&H”) hadn’t decided to resurrect … Continue reading

Questions and Answers with Harry Christophers, Artistic Director of the Handel and Haydn Society
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Questions and Answers with Harry Christophers, Artistic Director of the Handel and Haydn Society

The New York Philharmonic is frequently called the country’s oldest orchestra . . . but it isn’t the country’s oldest continuously operating performing arts organization.  The Handel and Haydn Society, Boston’s period instrument orchestra and chorus, was founded in 1815 — beating out the NY Phil by almost 30 years.  Just to put that into … Continue reading