Browse this archive of YouTube livestreams and live recordings from university events ticketed by the Harvard Box Office.
Free at Last - May 6, 2023
Free at Last: The Kuumba Singers Half Century Celebration is an unabashed celebration of the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College, a choir fellowship founded by Black undergraduate students who sought safe harbor in a strange land. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
HRO & Harvard Choruses: Verdi Requiem - April 30, 2023
The Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra and the Harvard Choruses along with professional soloists perform Verdi Requiem. Raquel Vazquez, soprano; Renee Tatum, mezzo soprano/contralto; Cooper Nolan, tenor; Weston Hurt, bass. Federico Cortese, conductor. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
Carmina Burana and Special Gems - April 21, 2023
The Harvard Wind Ensemble presents their Spring Concert. Program includes “Jupiter” from Gustav Holst’s The Planets; Percy Grainger’s “Ye Banks and Braes”, Paul Hart’s “Cartoon” and Charles Ives’s “Old Home Days." Livestream from Lowell Lecture Hall.
Leave Your Message at the Tone - April 14, 2023
The Harvard Callbacks and the Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones perform their Spring A Cappella Jam '23. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
Mission THUDpossible - April 8, 2023
Buckets. Boomwhackers. And one impossible mission. The Harvard Undergraduate Drummers (THUD) present an unconventional percussion show unlike anything else on campus. You won’t want to miss the most important installment of the Mission Impossible franchise this year. Livestream from Lowell Lecture Hall.
Cultural Rhythms 2023 - Mar. 25, 2023
The 37th Annual Cultural Rhythms Show and Artist Conversation, sponsored by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, is a celebration of Harvard's cultural and ethnic diversity through student performances. Issa Rae is the Harvard Foundation 2023 Artist of the Year. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
2023 Goldsmith Awards - Mar. 15, 2023
Presented by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, the Goldsmith Awards honor public service journalism that has an impact on United States public policy and the functioning of government. The event will be keynoted by the winner of the 2023 Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism, Judy Woodruff, in conversation with Shorenstein Center Director Nancy Gibbs. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
Margaret Atwood - Mar. 11, 2023
Harvard Book Store and the Writers Speak series at Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard welcome award-winning author Margaret Atwood, author of the 1985 classic The Handmaid's Tale and the global number one bestselling sequel The Testaments, for a discussion of her highly anticipated short story collection Old Babes in the Wood. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
Ghungroo 2023 - Mar. 4, 2023
With over 300 undergraduates directing, producing and performing a wide variety of dances, musical selections, dramatic pieces and poetry inspired by the traditions of South Asia, Harvard South Asian Association's Ghungroo 2023 conveys the strength, enthusiasm and energy of our members. Livestream from Agassiz Theatre.
A March Into Spring - Mar. 4, 2023
The Radcliffe Choral Society and Harvard Glee Club present A March Into Spring, celebrating an eclectic and exciting array of choral repertoire including both beloved favorites as well as world premieres. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
Festive Overture - Mar. 3, 2023
The Harvard Wind Ensemble performs Festive Overture by Shostakovich, Sheltering Sky by John Mackey and Molly on the Shore by Percy Grainger. A chamber group performs Steampunk Scenes by Erica Svanoe. A performance of Cascading Trumpets by Albert Oliver Davis features the trumpet section. And the concert concludes with Satchmo! – a medley tribute to Louis Armstrong. Livestream from Lowell Lecture Hall.
Breakeasy 9 - Feb. 11, 2023
Presented by the Harvard Breakers, Breakeasy 9 is a pick your poison jam. Teams of two enter prelims, which eliminates to a Top 16. Winning teams pick one of their opponents to join them. Recorded at Lowell Lecture Hall.
2023 Ivy League Spring Festival Gala - Jan. 29, 2023
Harvard Chinese Students & Scholars Association presents a student-led entertainment show featuring music, dance, crosstalks, and other performances to celebrate the Lunar Chinese New Year. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
Kuumba Singers Winter Concert - Dec. 3, 2022
Join the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College for a night of music and prose as we celebrate our annual Dr. S. Allen Counter Christmas Concert, Let Our Joy Be Seen. Livestream from Memorial Church.
A Hallmark THUDmas - Dec. 3, 2022
Are you ready for the first ever show to combine romance, business, boomwhackers, and holiday cheer? Join The Harvard Undergraduate Drummers (THUD) for the least conventional percussion event on campus. Livestream from Lowell Lecture Hall.
Harvard Wind Ensemble Holiday Concert - Dec. 2, 2022
The Harvard Wind Ensemble presents music of Leonard Bernstein, Malcolm Arnold, Jodie Blackshaw and Gustav Holst as well as some music to launch you into the Holiday spirit. Livestream from Lowell Lecture Hall.
121st Annual Harvard-Yale Football Concert - Nov. 18, 2022
The Harvard-Yale Football Concert makes its triumphant return to Sanders Theatre for the first time since 2018! Featuring the Harvard Glee Club, the Radcliffe Choral Society, and the Yale Glee Club. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
Iolanthe - Nov. 11, 2022
The Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players, an independent, non-profit undergraduate organization which is dedicated itself to performing Gilbert & Sullivan operettas since 1956, perform Iolanthe; or, the Peer and the Peri. Live from Agassiz Theatre.
Bands of the Beanpot 2022 - Nov. 6, 2022
Annual concert featuring the University Wind Ensemble of Boston College, Boston University Concert Band, Northeastern University Wind Ensemble, and the Harvard University Wind Ensemble. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
RCS & HRCM Fall Concert - Nov. 5, 2022
The Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum and the Radcliffe Choral Society are excited to present their annual Fall Concert. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
Fall 2022: A Veri-Anniversary Jam - Nov. 4, 2022
The Harvard Fallen Angels' Fall Jam and the Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones' 35th Anniversary Jam combined. The Fallen Angels take the stage first for their Fall Jam, before the Veritones celebrate their 35th Anniversary in a concert featuring Veritones alumni and music from throughout the group's history. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
Pops Pops Back to the 80s - Nov. 4, 2022
The Harvard Pops Orchestra's fall concert, featuring classical, film and pop music from the 80s across the centuries! Repertoire highlights include music from the Phantom of the Opera, My Neighbor Totoro, Mozart's Marriage of Figaro Overture, and Sarasate's Carmen Fantasy, as well as pop songs such as Take On Me and Don't Stop Believin'. Livestream from Lowell Lecture Hall.
Harvard Bands Montage Concert - Oct. 14, 2022
The Harvard Bands present their annual Montage Concert, featuring the Harvard Wind Ensemble and the Harvard University Band. The Harvard Wind Ensemble will present Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Toccata Marziale, Ronal Lo Presti’s Elegy for a Young American and Jennifer Jolley’s Lichtweg/Lightway. The concert will conclude with Sun Dance by Frank Ticheli. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture at Harvard - Oct. 12, 2022
The inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture at Harvard recognizes an individual who, through their activism, advocacy, scholarship, or service, has made an indelible contribution to advancing justice and equality. The 2022 lecture honors civil rights and education leader Freeman A. Hrabowski III, PhD, who will deliver a keynote speech. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
W. E. B. Du Bois Medal Ceremony - Oct. 6, 2022
The W. E. B. Du Bois Medal is Harvard's highest honor in the field of African and African American studies. It is awarded to individuals in the United States and across the globe in recognition of their contributions to African and African American culture and the life of the mind. Honorees include Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Laverne Cox and Deval Patrick. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
Grad Jam 2022 - May 24, 2022
Come celebrate and hear wonderful solos from the graduating seniors of the Class of 2022 from the Harvard Callbacks, Harvard LowKeys, Harvard Opportunes, and Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones. Livestream from Lowell Lecture Hall.
Monteverdi Vespers (1610) - April 29, 2022
The Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum perform their 50th Anniversary concert with Claudio Monteverdi's Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610). Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
THUD to the Future - April 23, 2022
The Harvard Undergraduate Drummers (THUD) present an unconventional percussion show with an even less conventional time travel plot. With science that will make your head spin and drum beats that will make your hands clap, there’s something here for everyone. It’s so good, you’ll want to go back in time and see it again. Livestream from Lowell Lecture Hall.
The Pipes Are Calling - April 22, 2022
The Harvard Glee Club performs a wide-ranging program, including the classic Messe "Cum Jubilo" of Maurice Duruflé; the live premiere of Harry Sage '22 and Jenny Yao '22's original composition for the Harvard Choruses New Music Initiative; and the world premiere of Daniel Crozier's Psalm 19, a work commissioned by HGC. Livestream from Memorial Church.
Lift Ev'ry Voice - April 8, 2022
The Aeolians of Oakwood University, Kuumba Singers of Harvard College, and Harvard Choruses present Lift Ev’ry Voice: Celebrating the Music of Black Americans. The program features premieres of works by Marques L. A. Garrett and Rosephanye Dunn-Powell in honor of Eileen Southern. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
The Milk Made - March 26, 2022
Featuring a completely original libretto and lyrics set to beloved Sir Arthur Sullivan music, The Milk Made is the result of the year-long Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players Rewrite Project. Our librettist and lyricist have spent months carefully crafting the show as an homage to the creativity and humor of the Gilbert & Sullivan canon, and we can’t wait to share their work with you. Live from Agassiz Theatre.
Cultural Rhythms 2022 - March 26, 2022
The Cultural Rhythms Show, sponsored by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, is a celebration of Harvard's cultural and ethnic diversity through student performances. Lady Gaga is the Harvard Foundation 2022 Artist of the Year. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
Nighttown - March 12, 2022
An operatic reimagining of James Joyce's Ulysses presented by Lowell House Opera. This daring, visceral new opera refracts one of the most monumental novels in the English language through the consciousness of a character still gaining her voice 100 years after its publication. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
David Amram: Global Suite - March 4, 2022
The Harvard Wind Ensemble premieres David Amram’s Global Suite for Wind Ensemble. Livestream from Lowell Lecture Hall.
Le Nozze di Figaro - February 5, 2022
Harvard College Opera performs Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, the story of the wily barber of Seville and his action-packed wedding day. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Performed in Italian with English supertitles. Livestream from Agassiz Theatre.
112th Annual Christmas Carol Service - December 14, 2021
The Annual Christmas Carol Service, sung by the Harvard University Choir, is America’s oldest carol service. Livestream from Memorial Church.
Winter's Evening - December 4, 2021
The Radcliffe Choral Society and Harvard Glee Club’s annual holiday concert tradition returns to spread holiday cheer and to preview some of our repertoire for our upcoming January-term domestic tours. Featuring repertoire from across the centuries and some classic holiday sing-alongs. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
The Pirates of Penzance - November 13, 2021
Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players perform songs such as “I am the Very Model of the Modern Major General,” “Poor Wand’ring One,” and “I am a Pirate King.” The Pirates of Penzance is a landmark in the history of music, and its popularity cemented Gilbert and Sullivan’s reputation as the greatest comic duo of Victorian England. Live from Agassiz Theatre.
Reunion: A Fall Concert - November 13, 2021
Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum and the Radcliffe Choral Society perform a vibrant selection of choral repertoire, including both beloved favorites as well as premieres of three student-composed works created through the Harvard Choruses New Music Initiative. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
The Magic Flute - February 7, 2020
Harvard College Opera performs Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute). Mozart’s majestic, transcendental opera in two acts blends myth, magic, and a remarkable variety of wonderful music to deliver its future-facing, forward thinking, and life-affirming message: love conquers all. Live from Agassiz Theatre.
H.M.S. Pinafore - November 16, 2019
Harvard-Radcliffe Gilbert and Sullivan Players performs H.M.S. Pinafore; or, the Lass That Loved A Sailor. Pinafore, which includes such songs as “He is an Englishman,” “Sorry Her Lot,” “We Sail the Ocean Blue,” and many riotous chorus numbers, was instrumental in shaping musical theatre, and delights audiences to this day. Live from Agassiz Theatre.
Chords of Might - November 1, 2019
The Radcliffe Choral Society and the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum present a vibrant selection of timeless and timely choral works — across eras, cultures, and contexts — illuminating narratives of joy, persistence, wisdom, and empathy through song. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
W. E .B. Du Bois Medal Ceremony - October 22, 2019
The W. E. B. Du Bois Medal is Harvard's highest honor in the field of African and African American studies. It is awarded to individuals in the United States and across the globe in recognition of their contributions to African and African American culture and the life of the mind. Honorees include Sheila C. Johnson, Kerry James Marshall, Queen Latifah and Robert F. Smith. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
106th Annual Harvard-Princeton Concert - October 19, 2019
Witness a centuries-old tradition as the Harvard and Princeton University Glee Clubs clash in an epic showdown of first-rate choral music. Prepare for the poignant poetry of Robert Frost, the rich harmonies of Sergei Rachmaninoff, and the American premiere of a new work by South African composer Bongani Magatyana. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.
The 29th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony - September 12, 2019
The 29th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony in Sanders Theatre at Harvard University. The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think. Live from Sanders Theatre.
Harvard Band’s 100th Anniversary - March 11, 2019
Celebrating the Harvard Band’s 100th Anniversary. Featuring: Harvard Monday Jazz Band, Harvard Wind Ensemble, and the Harvard Band. Guest Soloist, Boston Symphony Tubist, Mike Roylance. Livestream from Sanders Theatre.