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» In 4 Days: Friday, November 28, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Leonidas Kavakos conductor and violin
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • BARTÓK – Two Portraits, for violin and orchestra HAYDN – Symphony No. 82, The Bear MUSSORGSKY (orch. RAVEL) – Pictures at an Exhibition
» In 5 Days: Saturday, November 29, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Harry Christophers, conductor Joélle Harvey, soprano Tim Mead, countertenor Allan Clayton, tenor Brindley Sherratt, bass Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
» In 5 Days: Saturday, November 29, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Leonidas Kavakos conductor and violin
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • BARTÓK – Two Portraits, for violin and orchestra HAYDN – Symphony No. 82, The Bear MUSSORGSKY (orch. RAVEL) – Pictures at an Exhibition
» In 6 Days: Sunday, November 30, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 6 Days: Sunday, November 30, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Harry Christophers, conductor Joélle Harvey, soprano Tim Mead, countertenor Allan Clayton, tenor Brindley Sherratt, bass Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
» In 6 Days: Sunday, November 30, 2014 in Boston at 5:00 pm
  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
  • Fisk at 50: Music for Oboe and Organ Andrew Price, oboe; Heinrich Christensen, organ We close out our 1964 Fisk organ’s birthday celebration with a program of beautiful music for oboe and organ. Works by Bach, Marcello, Pinkham, Litaize, Frandsen, and more. $20, $15 students/seniors at the door $15, $10 students/seniors purchased on-line
» In 7 Days: Monday, December 1, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • First Monday at Jordan Hall
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Josquin de Prez: Madrigals Debussy: Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp Shostakovich: Trio in a-minor, Op. 67 Performers include Yura Lee, Paula Robison, Dimitri Murrath, Jessica Zhou, Ian Howell, Laurence Lesser, and Russell Sherman. FREE
» In 8 Days: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 11 Days: Friday, December 5, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 11 Days: Friday, December 5, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Music for Viols and Friends ((617) 776-0692) presents
  • Duo Maresienne
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, Lindsay Chapel, 11 Garden Street
  • Hunts, Bagpipes & Scots Tunes: Music of the Scottish Renaissance & Baroque. Carol Lewis, viola da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute & citterns Works of Black, Lauthian, Beck, Bremner & Geminiani, including ports, lilts, battles and jigs from Caledonia, and “Pibrock, a Highland Battel” by Oswald. $24 general admission, $19 students, seniors and low income.
» In 12 Days: Saturday, December 6, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 12 Days: Saturday, December 6, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus ((617) 496–2222) presents
  • Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Harvard
  • Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle, in its original piano, harmonium and chorus form Soloists: Deborah Selig, soprano Caitlin Felsman, mezzo-soprano Frank Kelley, tenor David Kravitz, bass Tickets available from the Harvard Box Office: http://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/boxoffice
» In 13 Days: Sunday, December 7, 2014 in Newton at 2:30 pm
  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Trinity Church, Newton
  • BEETHOVEN String Trio in C minor, Opus 9, No. 3 DEBUSSY String Quartet in G minor, Opus 10 ????????? Mystery Piece (guess correctly and win a pair of tickets) Bayla Keyes, Tatiana Dimitriades, violins – Kazuko Matsusaka, viola, – Jonathan Miller, cello
» In 13 Days: Sunday, December 7, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
  • The choirs, soloists and orchestra of Trinity Church will sing George Frideric Handel’s Messiah (Advent and Christmas portions and Hallelujah chorus), as well as Johann Sebastian Bach’s Magnificat. $10, $30, $50
» In 13 Days: Sunday, December 7, 2014 in Somerville at 3:00 pm
  • Somerville Museum presents
  • Early Music Afternoon
  • Location: Somerville Museum, Central Street & Westwood
  • Hunts, Bagpipes & Scots Tunes: Music of the Scottish Renaissance and; Baroque. Duo Maresienne (Carol Lewis, viola da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute & citterns) perform works by Black, Lauthian, Beck, Bremnerand; Geminiani, including ports, lilts, battles and jigs from Caledonia, and “Pibrock, a Highland Battel” by Oswald. $19 general admission; $14 seniors,
» In 13 Days: Sunday, December 7, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tobias Picker Fantastic Mr. Fox A concert performance A co-production with Odyssey Opera, featuring the Boston Children’s Chorus Gil Rose, conductor
» In 16 Days: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Gala Concert
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Gala Wagner concert (Preconcert reception at 6; post-concert dinner at 8:30) Wagner: Die Walküre, Act III NEC Philharmonia, Robert Spano conducting Jane Eaglen, Brunnhilde ; Greer Grimsley, Wotan Tickets required. Contact Janet Goff, 617-585-1152
» In 16 Days: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Combined Choruses
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • From West to East: Psalms, Songs and Hymns: George Case, conductor & featuring The Boston Conservatory Orchestra Women’s Chorus HOLST: Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Group III O’REGAN: Triptych Chorale and Conductors’ Choir THOMPSON: The Last Words of David BERNSTEIN: Chichester Psalms
» In 18 Days: Friday, December 12, 2014 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Featured soloists will include the Boston Baroque debuts by soprano Sherezade Panthaki and bass-baritone Dashon Burton alongside returning artists mezzo-soprano Ann McMahon Quintero, tenor William Burden
» In 18 Days: Friday, December 12, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 19 Days: Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Boston at 1:00 pm
  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 262 1815) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: Faneuil Hall
  • Lisa Graham, conductor Handel and Haydn Society Chorus and Brass Quintet VAP Choruses Holiday Sing
» In 19 Days: Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 262 1815) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: Faneuil Hall
  • Lisa Graham, conductor Handel and Haydn Society Chorus and Brass Quintet VAP Choruses Holiday Sing
» In 19 Days: Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Concord at 5:00 pm
» In 19 Days: Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Boston at 6:30 pm
  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Candlelight Carols
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
  • A beloved traditions since 1909 celebrating the birth of Christ through carols, candlelight, readings, and anthems offered by the Choirs of Trinity Church
» In 19 Days: Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 20 Days: Sunday, December 14, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 20 Days: Sunday, December 14, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • New England Philharmonic presents
  • Family Concert
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Avenu
  • All Aboard! Michael Gandolfi: Night Train to Perugia (Boston premiere) Arthur Honegger: Pacific 231 Heitor Villa-Lobos: Little Train of Caipira & Toccata from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2 2014 Young Artist Competition Winner TBD Rob Kapilow: Chris van Allsburg’s Polar Express David Kravitz, baritone Newton Public Schools All City Treble Singers, Kathryn Denney, Director
» In 20 Days: Sunday, December 14, 2014 in Boston at 3:30 pm
  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Candlelight Carols
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
  • A beloved traditions since 1909 celebrating the birth of Christ through carols, candlelight, readings, and anthems offered by the Choirs of Trinity Church. Tickets for this benefit are $45, $75, and $110,
» In 24 Days: Thursday, December 18, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Christmas in 15th-century France & Burgundy
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
  • Jacob Obrecht (1457/8-1505): Factor orbis Josquin Desprez (c.1455-1521): O virgo virginum Antoine Brumel (c.1460-c.1512): Nato canunt omnia Johannes Ciconia: Gloria Spiritus et alme Christmas sequences and hymns by Guillaume Du Fay (c. 1397-1474) Seasonal plainchant Plus a bouquet of New Year’s Day songs by Gilles Binchois, Baude Cordier, Nicolas Grenon and others.
» In 25 Days: Friday, December 19, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Chorus Pro Musica (OS) (617.267.7442) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street
  • Candlelight Christmas at Old South Featuring our annual candlelight procession, and a world premiere new work by James Kallembach, Director of Choral Activities at the University of Chicago.
» In 26 Days: Saturday, December 20, 2014 in Cambridge at 2:30 pm
  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Christmas in 15th-century France & Burgundy
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
  • Jacob Obrecht (1457/8-1505): Factor orbis Josquin Desprez (c.1455-1521): O virgo virginum Antoine Brumel (c.1460-c.1512): Nato canunt omnia Johannes Ciconia: Gloria Spiritus et alme Christmas sequences and hymns by Guillaume Du Fay (c. 1397-1474) Seasonal plainchant Plus a bouquet of New Year’s Day songs by Gilles Binchois, Baude Cordier, Nicolas Grenon and others.
» In 27 Days: Sunday, December 21, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 30 Days: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach Cantata Series
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
  • BWV 64 Sehet, welch eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget Christmas Eve, 7 PM Motet: Britten: A Shepherd’s Carol
» In 37 Days: Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Baroque (S) presents
  • New Year’s Concert
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
  • ”Il maestro de cappella is a one-act comic opera, written around 1772, which portrays a pompous portrays a pompous conductor who constantly finds himself in conflict with the members of his orchestra. Also featured on the New Year’s programs will be Mozart duets and arias, featuring soprano Sara Heaton and baritone Andrew Garland.
» In 46 Days: Friday, January 9, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • A Far Cry presents
  • Improvisdation with Robert Levin
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Frederic Rzewski: Les Moutons de Panurge W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto tba Francesco Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in E Minor, op. 3 no. 3 Ljova: New work (world premiere) $50 – $10
» In 53 Days: Friday, January 16, 2015 in Salem at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
  • BARTÓK String Quartet No. 6 BEETHOVEN String Quartet in C sharp minor, Opus 131 Peter Zazofsky, Bayla Keyes, violins – Kathryn Lockwood, viola – Jonathan Miller, cello Please note that Hamilton Hall is not handicap accessible.
» In 55 Days: Sunday, January 18, 2015 in Concord at 3:00 pm
  • Concord Chamber Music Society presents
  • Borromeo String Quartet
  • Location: Concord Academy Performing Arts Center
  • String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 by Ludwig van Beethoven Grosse Fuge in B- flat Major, Op. 133 by Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131 by Ludwig van Beethoven *preceded at 2:00 pm by lecture-discussion concerning Beethoven’s expressive musical vocabulary, “Expressive Strokes” given by members of the Borromeo Quartet
» In 61 Days: Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Maygar Madness
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Bálint Karosi Existentia—in memory of Sándor Weöres* György Ligeti Violin Concerto Gabriela Diaz, violin Béla Bartók Three Villiage Scenes Kati Agócs The Debrecen Passion* Lorelei Ensemble
» In 62 Days: Sunday, January 25, 2015 in Cambridge at 3:00 pm
» In 62 Days: Sunday, January 25, 2015 in Boston at 5:00 pm
  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
  • Americana II: Taking Shape — King’s Chapel Choir & Soloists Heinrich Christensen, director Featuring selections from Southern Harmony, both the 19th century Walker hymnal and minimalist composer William Duckworth’s reimaginings of Walker’s tunes in his 1980 collection. Plus more spirituals, folksongs, and a visit to Alice in Wonderland! $20, $15 students/seniors at the door $15, $10 students/seniors purchased on-line
» In 66 Days: Thursday, January 29, 2015 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • First Church in Boston presents
  • Bach Explored
  • Location: First Church in Boston 66 Marlborough St,
  • “Dark Visions” Dorian Komanoff Bandy, baroque violin Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord Anonymous: Prelude and Fugue in C minor Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Violin Sonata in C minor JS Bach: Sonata in F minor for harpsichord and violin, BWV 1018 JS Bach: Fugue in G minor, BWV 1026 Johann Christian Hertel: Violin Sonata in G minor, op. 1 no. 4 Johann Georg Pisendel: Violin Sonata in C minor Jacobus Nozemann: Violin Sonata in C minor, op. 1 no. $20 suggested donation
» In 68 Days: Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Boston (FC) at 8:00 pm
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • Lutoslawski, Dance Preludes for clarinet &; piano (1954) Joseph Phibbs, Flex for flute, violin, cello &; piano Sergei Prokofiev, Quintet in g minor for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola &; bass, Op. 39 Andrea Clearfield, Neruda Songs for oboe &; double bass Dvorak, Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat Major, Op. 87
» In 68 Days: Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble (617-429-0332) presents
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Location: Friends Meeting House
  • Haydn: Piano Sonata in E-flat, Mozart Flute Quartet, Salomon’s arrangements of Haydn Symphony No. 101 in D major “Clock” and Symphony No. 94 in G major “Surprise” Christina Day Martinson and Jesse Irons, violins; Jenny Stirling, viola; ; Timothy Merton, cello; Emi Ferguson, flute; ; Maggie Cole, fortepiano
» In 69 Days: Sunday, February 1, 2015 in Newton at 4:00 pm
  • Cappella Clausura (EC) presents
  • SOUNDINGS: SIT INSIDE THE CHANT
  • Location: Eliot Church, 474 Centre St.
  • Ancient chant and modern works inspired by chant: by Hildegard von Bingen, a 9th century composer known only as Kassia, contemporary Boston composer Patricia van Ness, and of course, Anonymous $25 at the door- Seniors and students: $18
» In 70 Days: Monday, February 2, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 76 Days: Sunday, February 8, 2015 in CAmbridge at 3:00 pm
  • Seraphim Singers (FCC) (617.926.0126) presents
  • For heaven is a different thing
  • Location: First Church (Congregational)
  • Choral Settings of Sacred Poetry Poets, from medieval mystic Hildegard von Bingham’s liturgical songs to Metaphysicals such as John Donne and George Herbert opening ‘windows on the divine. Composers will include Gerald Finzi (1901-1956) and contemporary Americans Carson Cooman and Thomas Bold. with Heinrich Christensen, organ
» In 76 Days: Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Boston at 3:30 pm
» In 88 Days: Friday, February 20, 2015 in Boston at 7:00 pm
  • Lorelei Ensmble (SMG) presents
  • Lorelei on the Rocks
  • Location: Sloane Merrill Gallery, 75 Charles St.
  • Sonja Tengblad, Emily Culler, and Clare McNamara, Jason McStoots A post-Valentine’s evening of 16th-century Italian and English madrigals, including works by Palestrina, Willaert, Monte, Weelkes, and Morley With Dylan Sauerwald, harpsichord Tickets: $30 (includes food and drink, limited availability)
» In 89 Days: Saturday, February 21, 2015 in Jamaica Plain at 4:00 pm
  • A Far Cry (617-553-4887) presents
  • Aurora Borealis
  • Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Ave.
  • Steve Reich: Duet from “Triple Quartet” Benjamin Britten: Prelude and Fugue for 18 Strings Ingvar Lidholm: Music for Strings Edvard Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies, op. 34 Traditional Swedish fiddle tunes, arr. AFC $15
» In 90 Days: Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Cambridge at 3:00 pm
» In 90 Days: Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Arlington at 3:30 pm
» In 90 Days: Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Newton at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Trinity Church, Newton
  • MOZART Duo for Bassoon and Cello in B-flat major, K.292 BACH Suite No. 3 for Cello in C major, BWV 1009 JÁNACEK “Youth” (Mladi): Suite for Wind Sextet (1924) Clint Foreman, flute – John Ferrillo, oboe – Thomas Martin,clarinet – Rachel Childers, horn?Richard Ranti, bassoon – Craig Nordstrom, bass clarinet – Jonathan Miller, cello
» In 96 Days: Saturday, February 28, 2015 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra (FC) (617.779.0900) presents
  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: First Church,11 Garden Street
  • Tchaikovsky Gold Medalist, Sergey Antonov Conductor David Angus. Mozart: Symphony No. 31 “Paris” Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 Fauré: Pavane Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess Ravel: Mother Goose Suite $18 – $73
» In 97 Days: Sunday, March 1, 2015 in Newton Centre (WC) at 4:00 pm
  • Walden Chamber Players presents
  • Finding a Voice: the Evolution of the American Sound
  • Location: Wilson Chapel, 210 Herrick Road
  • Rorem: Trio for flute, cello & piano Rorem: The Unquestioned Answer Barber: Canzone for flute and piano Copland: Threnody No.1: In Memoriam Igor Stravinsky Copland: Threnody No.2: In Memoriam Beatrice Cunningham Paul Bowles: Sonata for flute and piano Virgil Thomson: Serenade for flute and violin Marion Bauer: Trio Sonata No. 1, Op. 40 Ticket Info: $20 adults, $10 students, Children under 12 admitted free of charge. Tickets available at the doorat http://www.brownpapertickets.com/profile/218898
» In 101 Days: Thursday, March 5, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Blizzard Voices
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • John Harbison Elegiac Songs Paul Moravec The Blizzard Voices Also featuring the winner of the BMOP-NEC Composition Competition New England Conservatory Concert Choir
» In 102 Days: Friday, March 6, 2015 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Music for Viols and Friends ((617) 776-0692) presents
  • Stylus Phantasticus: Capricious Music of the German Baroque.
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, Lindsay Chapel, 11 Garden Street
  • Ensemble Très Maresienne (Lisa Brooke, violin; Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbo & Baroque lute; Carol Lewis, viola da gamba) perform suites, variations and sonatas by Biber, Reusner, Walther, Muffat & Buxtehude. $24 general admission, $19 students, seniors and low income.
» In 103 Days: Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 104 Days: Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Boston at 2:00 pm
  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Stephen Burns: Trumpet Virtuoso
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Burns “Fanfare for Freedom” Honegger “Pastorale d’été” World Premiere: Thomas Oboe Lee Trumpet Concerto Berlioz “Symphonie Fantastique”
» In 104 Days: Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Concord at 3:00 pm
  • Concord Chamber Ensemble presents
  • Concord Chamber Players
  • Location: 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA
  • Julianne Lee and Wendy Putnam, violins, Steven Ansell, viola, Jean-Michel Fonteneau and Michael Reynolds, cellos Program: Sonatina for Violin and Cello in E Minor, H. 80 by Arthur Honegger Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello in A Minor, Op. 77b by Max Reger String Quintet in C Major, D. 956 by Franz Schubert *preceded at 2:00 p.m. by a pre-concert lecture given by musicologist Steven Ledbetter
» In 104 Days: Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Arlington at 3:30 pm
» In 109 Days: Friday, March 13, 2015 in Boston at 7:30 pm
» In 110 Days: Saturday, March 14, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Cappella Clausura (EC) (617-993-0013) presents
  • BEAUTIFUL AS A DOVE
  • Location: Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street
  • Sacred motets of Renaissance composer Raffaella Aleotti alongside settings of similar texts by her famous contemporaries: Gregorio Allegri, Alessandro Scarlatti, Francisco Guerrero, Tomas Luis de Victoria, and Giovanni Palestrina. Includes the beloved “Miserere” by Allegri and several settings from the Song of Songs.
» In 111 Days: Sunday, March 15, 2015 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 117 Days: Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 117 Days: Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Ockeghem@600
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
  • Ockeghem, Busnoys, Regis, Caron & Faugues This concert explores the music of the five “modern” composers lauded by the 15th-century theorist Johannes Tinctoris.
» In 120 Days: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 123 Days: Friday, March 27, 2015 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Chorale Ensemble (FCC) presents
  • Cold, cold night
  • Location: First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St.
  • David Lang’s 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning setting for choir and percussion instruments of Hans Christian Anderson’s story of “The Little Match Girl” plus the world premiere of the short opera Riding on a Train at Rush Hour by Samuel Beebe
» In 125 Days: Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Boston at 4:00 pm
  • Boston Chorale Ensemble (OSC) presents
  • Cold, cold night
  • Location: Old South Church
  • David Lang’s 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning setting for choir and percussion instruments of Hans Christian Anderson’s story of “The Little Match Girl” plus the world premiere of the short opera Riding on a Train at Rush Hour by Samuel Beebe
» In 125 Days: Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Boston at 5:00 pm
  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
  • ohann Sebastian Bach: St. Mark Passion King’s Chapel Choir & Soloists; Chamber Orchestra Heinrich Christensen, director This fascinating work was reconstructed from the surviving libretto, using music from Cantata 198 and several other Bach sources. The American premiere was given by the King’s Chapel Choir in 1980. $20, $15 students/seniors at the door $15, $10 students/seniors purchased on-line
» In 128 Days: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Boston at 7:00 pm
  • Lorelei Ensmble (SMG) presents
  • Lorelei on the Rocks
  • Location: Sloane Merrill Gallery, 75 Charles St.
  • Shari Wilson, Margot Rood, Emily Marvosh, and Christina English Salon music of the 18th-19th century, including works by Mozart, Schumann, Brahms, and Reger With Dylan Sauerwald, fortepiano Tickets: $30 (includes food and drink, limited availability)
» In 130 Days: Friday, April 3, 2015 in Boston at 5:30 pm
  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Good Friday Music
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
  • The La Farge Ensemble returns to Trinity Church, performing choral masterpieces for Passiontide. No tickets required; $20 suggested donation.
» In 133 Days: Monday, April 6, 2015 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 137 Days: Friday, April 10, 2015 in Salem at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
  • MOZART Trio in C major, K548 BRAHMS Piano Quartet in G minor, Opus 25 AUCOIN Trio (2014, commissioned by Jonathan Miller) Please note that Hamilton Hall is not handicap accessible.
» In 138 Days: Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Musica Viva ((617) 354-6910) presents
  • Boston Musica Viva
  • Location: Longy School of Music, 27 Garden St
  • Shirish Korde: New work WORLD PREMIERE feat. guest soloists Iva Bittova, soprano; Wu Tong, sheng and vocalist; Sandeep Das, tabla Chou Wen-chung: Ode to the Eternal Pine Franco Donatoni: Arpege Sebastian Currier: Whispers
» In 139 Days: Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Cambridge at 3:00 pm
  • St. Paul’s Parish presents
  • Organ Recital Series
  • Location: 617-491-8400
  • Forrest Eimold, Organ Scholar Méditations sur le mystère de la Sainte Trinité by Olivier Messiaen
» In 139 Days: Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Boston at 4:00 pm
» In 145 Days: Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Jamaica Plain at 4:00 pm
  • A Far Cry (617-553-4887) presents
  • Tongue in Cheek
  • Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Ave.
  • Paul Hindemith: Suite from “Minimax,” arr. AFC Carlo Farina: Capriccio Stravagante Luigi Boccherini: Fandango, G. 341 arr. AFC Noam Elkies: Allegro Troppo W. A. Mozart: Ein Musicalischer Spass $25
» In 146 Days: Sunday, April 19, 2015 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (The Shepherd on the Rock) for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano, D. 965 Jalbert: Quartet for Clarinet, Violin, Cello and Piano (BCMS Commission) Brahms: Piano Trio in C major, Op. 87 Lisa Saffer, soprano Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet Yura Lee, violin Raman Ramakrishnan, cello Mihae Lee, piano
» In 153 Days: Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Weston at 2:00 pm
» In 153 Days: Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Somerville at 3:00 pm
  • Somerville Museum presents
  • Early Music Afternoon
  • Location: Somerville Museum, Central Street & Westwood
  • Ballet des Dieux: Musical Delights from Renaissance France. El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Janet Haas, Mai-Lan Broekman, Paul Johnson, Alice Mroszczyk, violas da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute & Renaissance guitar) perform fantasies, dances and character pieces from the French ballet de court, with works by Le Roy, du Caurroy, Le Jeune, Ballard & Moulinié. $19 general admission; $14 seniors,
» In 153 Days: Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Brookline at 7:00 pm
  • Winsor Music presents
  • Apple Hill String Quartet
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church 15 St. Paul Street, Brookline
  • Haydn: Symphony Quintetto (after Symphony No. 97) Primosch: Quartet for Oboe and Strings (World Premiere) Brahms: Quartet in C minor, Op. 51 No. 1 Peggy Pearson, oboe Elise Kuder and Colleen Jennings, violins Michael Kelley, viola $30 general; $15 student/senior; age 9-18 FREE Rupert Thompson, cello.
» In 153 Days: Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Dinosaur Annex (MMUS) presents
  • Preserving the Planet: Hi-Fi-Sci Ar
  • Location: MIT Museum,265 Mass. Avenue
  • Young Composers Concert will be part of the Cambridge Science Festival! Five emerging composers – Cody Forrest, Christian Gentry, Eun Young Lee, Seunghee Lee, and Mischa Salkind-Pearl – have been commissioned to create new works inspired by three artists – Sarah Kariko, Nathalie Miebach, and Julia Zell – whose work focuses on environmental dangers. Free Admission!
» In 159 Days: Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 165 Days: Friday, May 8, 2015 in Arlington at 8:00 pm
  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington (FP) presents
  • MUSIC FOR A SPRING EVENING, A Celebration of Women in Poetry
  • Location: First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church
  • The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus · Chatman: Two Rossetti Songs · Singer: Three Times We Parted [Dickinson] · Seitz: Come Rest Awhile [Montgomery] · Elizabeth Alexander: Climb [Millay]Colin Britt: The Dream [Millay] TBD · Joan Szymko: All Works of Love [Mother Teresa] · Charig: A June Night (reprise of the Bavicchi Commissioned work)
» In 166 Days: Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
  • Sung in German with English dialogue. Kostanze: Barbara Kilduff Belmonte: Charles Blandy Blonde: Teresa Wakim Pedrillo: Jason McStoots $150 – $10 Osmin: Donald Wilkinson
» In 167 Days: Sunday, May 10, 2015 in Beverly Farms at 3:00 pm
  • North Shore Chamber Music presents
  • Clarinet Quintets
  • Location: North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart Street
  • Mozart: Quintet for Clarinet & Strings in A Major, K. 581 Brahms: Quintet for Clarinet & Strings in B Minor, Op. 115 William Kirkley, clarinet Melissa Bull, Anabelle Tirado, violins Andrew Waid, viola; Scott Thomas Lesser, cello Free Admission • Suggested $10 donation
» In 173 Days: Saturday, May 16, 2015 in Boston (FC) at 8:00 pm
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • Leos Janacek, Sonata for violin & piano, JW 7/7 Bernard Rands, …sans voix parmi les voix… for flute, viola & harp Stravinsky, Suite from Histoire du Soldat for clarinet, violin & piano Clint Needham, Axioms for flute, clarinet, string trio, piano & percussion Johannes Brahms, Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87
» In 174 Days: Sunday, May 17, 2015 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 174 Days: Sunday, May 17, 2015 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703 Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola and Piano Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 Ida Levin, Harumi Rhodes, violins Marcus Thompson, viola Ronald Thomas, cello Mihae Lee, piano
» In 180 Days: Saturday, May 23, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Lorelei Ensemble (MC) presents
  • Shelter
  • Location: Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Shaw Pong Liú: Peace is a Woman in a House (World Premiere) with Chinese calligrapher, Mike Mei Carson Cooman: The Dawning Light (World Premiere) Selections from Las Huelgas Codex Tickets: Adult $30, Student $15
» In 187 Days: Saturday, May 30, 2015 in Concord at 8:00 pm
» In 187 Days: Saturday, May 30, 2015 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble (617-429-0332) presents
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Location: Friends Meeting House
  • Dvorák String Sextet in A major Brahms String Sextet in G major Haldan Martinson and Christina Day Martinson, violins; Jenny Stirling and Sarah Darling, violas; Timothy Merton and Jennifer Morsches, cellos
» In 194 Days: Saturday, June 6, 2015 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 195 Days: Sunday, June 7, 2015 in Beverly Farms at 3:00 pm
  • North Shore Chamber Music presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart Street
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 10 in Eb Major, Op. 44 (1792) “Fourteen Variations on an Original Theme” Ravel: Piano Trio in A Minor (1914) Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8 (1889) Michael Monroe, piano Melissa Bull, violin Scott Thomas Lesser, cello Free Admission • Suggested $10 donation
   
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