Public Program Handel and Haydn Society: Bringing Music to Life for 200 Years 26 February 2014.Wednesday, 6:00PM - 7:30PM Pre-Performance reception at 5:30pm Handel and Haydn Society Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus

Members of the Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus, along with Christopher Hogwood Historically Informed Performance Fellow Teresa M. Neff, share the 200-year history of the Handel and Haydn Society through music and stories, The program includes an eclectic range of works from the 18th century: hymns by William Billings, chamber music by Mozart and Beethoven, and excerpts from Haydn's The Creation and Handel's Messiah.

Since 1815, the Handel and Haydn Society has shared the inspirational and transformational power of Baroque and Classical music with people throughout Boston and the country. Join H +H for an instrumental and vocal chamber performance that will share the history of the institution, considered America’s oldest continuously performing arts organization.

To Reserve: There is a $30 fee ($20 fee for Fellows and Members). Click here to register online or call the MHS reservations line at 617-646-0560.