Videos

The 8pm, March 17 concert program by the MIT Symphony will include Haydn's Symphony No. 100; John Harbison's Double Concerto for Oboe and Clarinet, with soloists Paul Ragaller and Eran Egozy, and Shostakovich's  Symphony No. 5.  Symphony No. 100 of Joseph Haydn is known as the “Military” Symphony...
MIT Symphony Orchestra

The 8pm, March 17 concert program by the MIT Symphony will include Haydn's Symphony No. 100; John Harbison's Double Concerto for Oboe and Clarinet, with soloists Paul Ragaller and Eran Egozy, and Shostakovich's  Symphony No. 5. 

Symphony No. 100 of Joseph Haydn is known as the “Military” Symphony. This is due to the presence of instruments that audiences would have equated with the Turkish military forces, such as cymbals, triangle, and bass drum. While these instruments are quite common in symphony orchestras now, they would have been quite shocking, even a little scary, to Haydn’s audience.

The Second Annual Prism Concert Spectacular, a concert by the MIT Wind Ensemble, Frederick Harris, Jr. Music Director; Kenneth Amis, Assistant Conductor.  The program includes Grainger’s Lincolnshire Posy, Lyn Murray’s Ronald Searle Suite, composed for the 1957 film Energetically Yours (which will...
MIT Wind Ensemble Prism II

The Second Annual Prism Concert Spectacular, a concert by the MIT Wind Ensemble, Frederick Harris, Jr. Music Director; Kenneth Amis, Assistant Conductor.  The program includes Grainger’s Lincolnshire Posy, Lyn Murray’s Ronald Searle Suite, composed for the 1957 film Energetically Yours (which will be shown), and music of Corelli, Gesulado, Prokofiev, Amis, and Harris.

The final piece on tonight’s concert, Lincolnshire Posy, features NoteStream, a real-time program note service.  Go to mitwe.org to connect (experience is optimized for smartphones).

Motion Theater examines the theatrical event from the perspective of composition in a performance workshop. Studio exercises address the process of developing a theatrical work through an internalized understanding of compositional principles in theater. Examines physical action in time and space....
Motion Theater 21M645 Fall 2016 Project

Motion Theater examines the theatrical event from the perspective of composition in a performance workshop. Studio exercises address the process of developing a theatrical work through an internalized understanding of compositional principles in theater. Examines physical action in time and space. Includes outside readings, videos, short essays, and in-class discussions. Provides the performer, director, choreographer, designer or writer opportunities to engage with large and small group ensembles in creation of theatrical events. Topics include image, motion, shape, repetition, gesture, and spatial relationship. Preference to majors, minors, concentrators. Admittance may be controlled by lottery.  Fall 2016 was taught by Jay Scheib. 

MIT Concert Choir.  William Cutter, director.  8pm, Kresge Auditorium.  Händel, Messiah. Jodie-Marie Fernandes, soprano; Wei En Chan, countertenor; Eiji Miura, tenor; Seth Grondin, bass-baritone. 8pm, November 12, 2016.  Kresge Auditorium, MIT.
Concert Choir sings Messiah

MIT Concert Choir.  William Cutter, director.  8pm, Kresge Auditorium.  Händel, Messiah. Jodie-Marie Fernandes, soprano; Wei En Chan, countertenor; Eiji Miura, tenor; Seth Grondin, bass-baritone. 8pm, November 12, 2016.  Kresge Auditorium, MIT.

Video by MIT student Marisa Nienberg '16 as part of 21W.749, Documentary Photography and Photojournalism
Prof. Jay Scheib, Director of MIT Theater Arts

Video by MIT student Marisa Nienberg '16 as part of 21W.749, Documentary Photography and Photojournalism