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Fall 2015 issue of HAYDN: Online Journal of the HSNA, Vol. 5.2 now online!

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Beautiful Haydn  by Nancy November
 
Nancy November reviews ideas of the beautiful from Burke, Michaelis, Kant, and others, and relates these ideas to Haydn's own statements on beauty, and to his music.  In so doing, she cleverly opens up a parallel discussion to Haydn's much-studied sublime character, which will surely yield future research and discussion. 
 
Work in Progress
 
Diplomats as Musical Agents in the Age of Haydn  by Mark Ferraguto
 

HSNA Congratulates Marie-Hélene Bernard on her new appointment as President and CEO of the St. Louis Symphony

On behalf of the Haydn Society of North America, I’d like to extend congratulations to Marie-Hélène Bernard for her recent appointment as the President and CEO of the St. Louis Symphony.  Marie-Hélène has been Executive Director and CEO of the Boston Handel and Haydn Society (a member of HSNA) since 2007, and has done remarkable work there.

Handel and Haydn Society kicks off 199th season

Boston's Handel and Haydn Society is this country's oldest oratorio society, and an institutional member of the Haydn Society of North America. I had the great pleasure of hearing them perform J.S. Bach’s Mass in B minor on Sunday, Sept. 29, inaugurating their 199th season.

News from the New Esterházy Quartet

The New Esterházy Quartet has announced several upcoming events in their latest Newsletter. These include a concert April 20 and 21, The Danube Runs Through It, their coming concert season, and other events. The April concerts are listed on the HSNA "Concerts and Conferences" page. Here are the other announcements from the New Esterházy Newsletter: