Martha Tedeschi, currently deputy director for art and research at the Art Institute of Chicago, will become the next director of the Harvard Art Museums, the University announced March 9. This week, Tedeschi talked with The Harvard Crimson about her aspirations, anticipated challenges, and new ideas for the arts on campus.
Dave Senft plays bass in the Cambridge-based folk group Darlingside, now on tour playing songs off their critically acclaimed 2015 album "Birds Say." He sat down with the Harvard Crimson to talk about the band and their sound.
The Boston Ballet presented a virtuosic and emotionally compelling first performance of "Onegin" on Thursday night.
Mirroring nationwide conversations on social justice, Harvard’s Music Department is beginning to expand its course offerings beyond the bounds of the Western canon. As the music concentration prepares for an overhaul of its undergraduate requirements, faculty and students reflect on the ways in which the department is rethinking curriculum and canon.
The Boston Philharmonic performed pieces by Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Elgar in Sanders Theatre on Thursday night.
Jazz pianist Billy Childs, vocalists Becca Stevens and Alicia Olatuja, and the Parker Quartet offered an inspiring tribute to Laura Nyro that engaged not only with the diverse musicians on stage but also with diverse musical traditions.
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As the department’s inaugural class, the five sophomores will help determine the future of the program, as well as offer feedback on its structure and ability to offer a fulfilling academic experience to students interested in many aspects of the performing arts.
When visitors entered the Institute of Contemporary Art’s galleries this weekend, they encountered not a traditional piano concert but instead the startling sight of a Steinway, its strings laced with rubber and metal, upon which pianist Elaine Rombola played selections from John Cage’s “Sonatas and Interludes.”
The contemporary Japanese artistic collective teamLab sets out to push the bounds of media art with its multimedia installation "What a Loving and Beautiful World."
“The role [of the working group] is to provide an intergenerational space to talk about the field of Asian American studies,” the group's graduate student coordinator Helen J. Kim said.
Interns with the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations questioned whether South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley deserved recognition for advancing racial justice.
The launch on Thursday night marked the culmination of several years of effort to incorporate the dramatic arts more fully into the University’s academic offerings.
Faculty and students say the curriculum redesign is necessary to keep pace with broader changes in the field and continue to attract new students.
Martin Puchner said the fall offerings unite the academic study of dramatic literature with practical experience.