The 2018-2019 season marks the 80th birthday of composer John Harbison, with celebrations throughout the country and around the world. Collage New Music, a longtime champion of his works, recently performed his song cycle The Seven Ages to great acclaim.

In this intimate and convivial setting, Collage Music Director David Hoose will lead a conversation with Mr. Harbison about music and his musical life. This is a unique opportunity to get to know this incredible artist and hear him perform unforgettable interpretations of three special pieces.


Nocturne for Piano
John Harbison, Piano

From Songs of Solitude, No. 1
Rose Mary Harbison, Violin

"All for You"
"Plain to See"
"Moving On"
Ricky Richardson, jazz singer; Rose Mary Harbison, violin; John Harbison, piano


Raffle, Elegant Desserts, and Savory Treats 

Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 7pm

at the home of Susan and Gary DeLong

3 Worthington Road, Brookline, MA

$75 per person

Seating is limited – RSVP by April 21st, 2019

Contact Susan DeLong at (617)277-7519, or

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Directions to 3 Worthington Road, Brookline, MA

From Kenmore Square
Go west for half a mile on Commonwealth Ave, staying in the left lane. Turn left on St. Mary’s St. Go one block and turn right on Mountfort St. Stay in left lane and go straight through the light on Lenox St. Go to the end and turn left on Essex Street, then right on Worthington Road. The Delong home is on the corner of Essex and Worthington.

From Cambridge
Cross the BU Bridge and continue straight across Commonwealth Ave. onto Essex St. Turn right onto Dummer St. Go two blocks and turn left onto Amory St. at the stop sign. Take the next left onto Worthington Rd. Go two blocks to the end. The DeLong house will be on your left at the corner.

By T
Take the Green Line (B) to BU West. Walk back one block east on Commonwealth Ave. to Essex St. Turn right and walk two short blocks, passing Dummer St. on your right and Lenox St. on your left. The DeLong home is at the corner of Worthington Rd. and Essex St., on your right