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» Today: Saturday, October 25, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» Today: Saturday, October 25, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Conductor TBA
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Rosemary Joshua, soprano Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone Tanglewood Festival Chorus J.S. BACH – Cantata No. 82, Ich habe genug BRAHMS – A German Requiem
» Today: Saturday, October 25, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • New England Philharmonic presents
  • Shall We Dance?
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Avenu
  • György Ligeti: Concert Romanesc, 4th movement Bernard Hoffe:r Ligeti Split (world premiere) Igor Stravinsky: Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra Randall Hodgkinson, piano David Rakowski: Dance Episodes Symphony No. 5 (world premiere) Maurice Ravel: La Valse
» Today: Saturday, October 25, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Musica Sacra presents
  • From the Ardent Pen: Choral music of the Romantic Era
  • Location: First Church, Cambridge, MA
  • Charles Villiers Stanford: Magnificat in B-flat for Double Choir, Op. 164 Edward Elgar: Weary Wind of the West and Evening Scene Gabriel Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine Camille Saint-Saëns: Calme des Nuits Johannes Brahms: 5 Lieder, Op. 105 Tickets $15 – $50
» Tomorow: Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» Tomorow: Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» Tomorow: Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Charlestown at 3:00 pm
  • St. Mary’s Parish (61-242-4664) presents
  • St. Paul’s Cambridge Boy Choir
  • Location: 55 Warren Street
  • John Robinson, director Jonathan Wessler, organist 1892 Woodberry tracker organ Salve Mater (Gregorian chant); Laudamus Te (Vivaldi) Angels Ever Bright And Fair (Handel); Ave Maria (Fauré); Sub tuum praesidium (Charpentier); Ave Maria (Schubert) Fugue in D minor (Clara Holman Wright); Pie Jesu (Fauré) Panis Angelicus (Franck); Ave mundi gloria (Langlais) Stabat Mater (Pergolesi); My Eyes for Beauty Pine (Howells) Fugue in G minor (Bach); Regina caeli jubila (Gregorian chant); Hail Mary (Ferris); Ave Maria (Saint-Saëns) The Lord’s Prayer (Martin); Be Strong in the Lord (Nicholson); A Song of Wisdom (Stanford) FREE
» Tomorow: Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» Tomorow: Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Cambridge at 4:00 pm
» Tomorow: Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Brookline at 4:00 pm
  • Mistral ((978) 474-6222) presents
  • Young People’s Concert
  • Location: St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St Paul St
  • The Emperor & the Nightingale Hans Christian Anderson is set to a score by David Mullikin and performed in the tradition of Leonard Bernstein’s Young People’s Concerts in Carnegie Hall in the 1950’s. Concert length one hour including audience interaction. Kids are invited to the stage after the concert. Kids are invited to wear their Halloween costumes. Dmitri Murrah, viola; Gabriela Diaz,violin Jan Muller-Szeraws, cello; Julie Scolnik, flute Alan Mcllelan, WGGH producer, narrator
» Tomorow: Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Boston at 5:00 pm
  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
  • Requiem Aeternam — King’s Chapel Choir Two Requiems: the High Renaissance masterful polyphony of Tomás Luis de Victoria, and the intensely personal writing of 20th century British composer Herbert Howells, culminating in the stunning “Take Him, Earth, For Cherishing,” sung at John F. Kennedy’s funeral. $20, $15 students/seniors at the door $15, $10 students/seniors purchased on-line
» Tomorow: Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Beethoven: Serenade for String Trio in D major, Op. 8 Schumann: Fantasiestücke for Viola and Piano Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50 Ida Levin, violin Dimitri Murrath, viola Ronald Thomas, cello Randall Hodgkinson, piano
» In 2 Days: Monday, October 27, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 3 Days: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Roxbury Latin School presents
  • Klemperer Trio
  • Location: Rousmaniere Hall, 101 St. Theresa Ave., West Roxbury
  • Erika Klemperer, violin; Ronald Crutcher, violoncello; and Gordon Back, piano. Shostakovich Trio in C Minor, op. 8 Mendelssohn Trio in D Minor Haydn Trio in G Major Arensky Trio in D Minor open seating tickets are available at $10 for students and senior citizens and $15 all others
» In 3 Days: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 4 Days: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • BU School of Music (CFACH) presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: CFA Concert Hall, 855 Commonwealth Ave
  • Bayla Keyes, violin Beethoven’s Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 12 No. 2; Prokofiev’s Violin Sonata in D Major, Op. 94a Brahms’ Horn Trio in Eb Major, Op. 40. Featuring guest artists Michele Levin (piano) and William Purvis (horn). FREE
» In 4 Days: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Primary Source ((617) 308 – 4019) presents
  • Simrock Quartet
  • Location: Goethe Institut, 170 Beacon Street
  • Mozart Duos for Violin & Viola, K. 423 & 424 Mozart String Quartet in B-flat major, K. 589 Haydn String Quartet in D major, Op. 76/5 Gabriela Diaz, Gabriel Boyers, Stephanie Fong, Rafi Popper-Keizer Some remarkable artifacts will be on display at the performance, Admission: $20/$10 (with student ID)
» In 5 Days: Thursday, October 30, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 6 Days: Friday, October 31, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 6 Days: Friday, October 31, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Lorelei Ensemble (MC) presents
  • Reconstructed: The New Americana
  • Location: Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Joshua Bornfield: Reconstruction (World Premiere) Josh Shank: Saro (World Premiere) Scott Ordway: Northwoods (World Premiere) Mary Montgomery Koppel: Nokomis’ Fall (World Premiere) Works by William Billings and his contemporaries Tickets: Adult $30, Student $15
» In 7 Days: Saturday, November 1, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Richard Goode, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • BEETHOVEN The Last Word Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Opus 109 Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Opus 110 Selections from Bagatelles, Opus 119 Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Opus 111
» In 7 Days: Saturday, November 1, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 7 Days: Saturday, November 1, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Cappella Clausura (EC) (617-993-0013) presents
  • MASTERWORKS OF BUXTEHUDE & CHIARA COZZOLANI
  • Location: Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street
  • Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri Chiara Cozzolani: Vespers The Clausura singers will be joined by a period ensemble featuring guest artists Carol Lewis, gamba, and Catherine Liddell and Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbos. $25 at the door. Seniors and students: $18
» In 8 Days: Sunday, November 2, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 8 Days: Sunday, November 2, 2014 in Arlington at 2:00 pm
  • Bay Colony Brass presents
  • LEFT/RIGHT/TURN
  • Location: The Regent Theater, 7 Medford St
  • Britten’s Russian Funera Penderecki’s Danziger Fanfare (dedicated to Lech Walesa), Schumann’s Four Marches Bach’s Suite No. 3 Karel Husa’s Divertimento Robert Starer’s Serenade; Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Conductor Channing Yu leads the 20-member brass and percussion ensemble. Tickets $15 General Admission. $10 Seniors/Students/Members. $25 Family Admission.
» In 8 Days: Sunday, November 2, 2014 in Cambridge at 3:00 pm
  • Harvard University Department of Music presents
  • Parker String Quartet
  • Location: John Knowles Paine Concert Hall, Harvard
  • Prokofiev String Quartet No.2 in F Major, Op.92 Kurtág Six moments musicaux, Op.44 Schubert String Quartet No.14 in D Minor, D.810 “Death and the Maiden” Free tickets available beginning SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19 at Harvard Box Office. Free parking at the Broadway garage, 6pm to midnight.
» In 8 Days: Sunday, November 2, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Lorelei Ensemble (MC) presents
  • Reconstructed: The New Americana
  • Location: Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Joshua Bornfield: Reconstruction (World Premiere) Josh Shank: Saro (World Premiere) Scott Ordway: Northwoods (World Premiere) Mary Montgomery Koppel: Nokomis’ Fall (World Premiere) Works by William Billings and his contemporaries Tickets: Adult $30, Student $15
» In 8 Days: Sunday, November 2, 2014 in Arlington at 3:30 pm
» In 8 Days: Sunday, November 2, 2014 in Boston at 4:00 pm
» In 8 Days: Sunday, November 2, 2014 in Newton Centre (WC) at 4:00 pm
  • Walden Chamber Players presents
  • Young Artist Program
  • Location: Wilson Chapel, 210 Herrick Road
  • Mozart: Duo in B-flat Penderecki: String Trio Penderecki: Chaconne for violin and viola Mozart: String Quintet No. 4 in G Minor, KV 516 – featuring Christopher Rogers-Beadle, winner of the 2014 Young Artist Competition 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 9 Days: Monday, November 3, 2014 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Cambridge Society for Early Music presents
  • Les Bostonades: A Period Instrument Ensemble
  • Location: Christ Church, Zero Garden Street
  • Telemann & Bach: Diverse Pleasures –From the Sublime to the Ridiculous Georg Philipp Telemann: Two Concertos for Strings from the Quatrième livre de quatuors (1752) —F Major, TWV 43: F1; & D Major, TWV 43: D4 Cello Sonata in D Major, TWV 41: D6, from Der getreue Music Meister (1728/29) “Burlesque de Quixotte,” TWV 55: G10 J. S. Bach: Two Trio Sonatas for Organ, transcribed for strings & harpsichord—No. 3 in D Minor, BWV 527; & No. 5 in C Major, BWV 529 Asako Takeuchi & Emily Dahl, violins; Jason Fisher, viola; Kate Haynes, cello; Matthew Wadsworth, theorbo; Akiko Sato, harpsichord (director) $30 /$25 seniors /students with ID free
» In 10 Days: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
» In 10 Days: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Michael Lewin, piano
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • DEBUSSY (arr. Koji Attwood for Michael Lewin): Beau Soir; Nuits D’Etoiles SCRIABIN: Sonata-Fantasy No. 2, op. 19 SCHUBERT: Fantasy in C Major (“Wanderer” Fantasy) DEBUSSY: 12 Préludes, Book 1; L’isle joyeuse ($)
» In 12 Days: Thursday, November 6, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 12 Days: Thursday, November 6, 2014 in Various at 7:30 pm
  • Emergence Quartet presents
  • Proto-Quartets
  • Location:
  • Pioneering works for two violins, viola, and cello by Scarlatti, Geminiani, Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, and Joseph Starzer Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard | suggested donation $20/$10 students
» In 12 Days: Thursday, November 6, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 13 Days: Friday, November 7, 2014 in Brookline at 7:30 pm
  • Renaissance Men presents
  • RenMen Roots
  • Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
  • From Billings to Bluegrass. Also featuring two U.S. premieres: “Psalm 121″ by Patricia VanNess and Daniel E. Gawthrop’s “Close Now Thine Eyes” rearranged for men’s voices. Tickets will be available at the door for $20 general admission/$15 for studentsat BrownPaperTickets.com with advance sale pricing. A reception to follow the Friday night concert.
» In 13 Days: Friday, November 7, 2014 in Wenham at 8:00 pm
  • Gordon College Music Department presents
  • Alton C Bynum Recital Series
  • Location: Phillips Recital Hall, 255 Grapevine Road
  • Bobby Thorp, trumpet Don Lucas, trombone Haram Kim, piano Program will include: David Popper’s Gavotte No. 2 Otto Ketting’s Intrada Eric Ewazen’s An Elizabethan Songbook Fandango by Joseph Turrin Tickets: General Admission $20.00 Seniors (65+) $15.00 Available online and at the door.
» In 14 Days: Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Boston at 2:00 pm
  • Church of the Advent presents
  • David Enlow, organ
  • Location: Church of the Advent, Boston
  • Transcriptions of Debussy’s Petite Suite, Grieg’s Holberg Suite, three of Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances, and Franck’s Grande Piece Symphonique will be on the program. Sponsored by the Guild of All Souls as part of its annual meeting and conference. FREE
» In 14 Days: Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 14 Days: Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Waltham at 8:00 pm
» In 14 Days: Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 15 Days: Sunday, November 9, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • New York Festival of Song
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
  • Richard Strauss’s Ophelia-Lieder brought Shakespeare’s heroine into the analyst’s office, and the German art song was in a Golden Age fueled by dreams and hidden desires. Songs by Wolf, Mahler, Schoenberg, Strauss, and others.
» In 15 Days: Sunday, November 9, 2014 in Boston at 2:00 pm
  • Boston Philharmonic (SH) (617.236.0999) presents
  • Boston Phiharmonic Youth Orchestra, Benjamin Zander, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall
  • Shostakovich // Festive Overture Dvorak // Cello Concerto, Natalia Gutman, cello Bartók // concerto for orchestra
» In 15 Days: Sunday, November 9, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Coro Allagro (JH) ((617) 236-4011) presents
  • American Visions
  • Location: Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St
  • Aaron Copland: The Boatmen’s Dance, At the River, & Promise of Living Andrew Bonacci: Auguries of Innocence Irving Fine: The Hour-Glass <— here is the change Alexander deVaron: Songs For a Waxing Moon $69 – $22
» In 15 Days: Sunday, November 9, 2014 in Boston at 4:00 pm
» In 17 Days: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Borromeo String Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • NEC Wind Ensemble, Charles Peltz, Mark Tse ’15 MM, conductors Gabrieli: Canzone 16 and 20 Jurriaan Andriessen: Concertino for Bassoon and Winds Richard Svoboda, bassoon soloist Massenet: Ballet Music from Le Cid Varese: Deserts Ives: Decoration Day (arr. Elkus) FREE
» In 18 Days: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 19 Days: Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Boston at 10:30 am
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet TCHAIKOVSKY – Hamlet DEAN – Dramatis personae, for trumpet and orchestra (American premiere) STRAVINSKY – The Rite of Spring High School OPen Rehearsal
» In 19 Days: Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Boston at 7:30 pm
» In 19 Days: Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 20 Days: Friday, November 14, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Baroque presents
  • MONTEVERDI: VESPERS OF 1610
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • The performances will feature the Boston Baroque debuts of soprano Yulia Van Doren, and tenor Thomas Cooley along with soprano Teresa Wakim and tenor Aaron Sheehan, and the acclaimed Boston Baroque Chorus and period instrument orchestra.
» In 20 Days: Friday, November 14, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Masterworks Chorale presents
  • Orff & Whitacre
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
  • ERIC WHITACRE Cloudburst CARL ORFF Carmina Burana Holly Cameron, soprano Gregory Zavracky, tenor Wesley Ray Thomas, baritone Youth Pro Musica, Robert Barney, director Randall Hodgkinson & Leslie Amper, duo pianists Masterworks Chorale chorus Steven Karidoyanes, conductor Pre-concert talk by Laura Prichard at 7:30 pm.
» In 20 Days: Friday, November 14, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Old West Organ Society (617-739-1340) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Old West Church, 131 Cambridge
  • Recitals on Old West’s magnificent C. B. Fisk organ, Op. 55, Jonathan Moyer, Oberlin Conservatory Bach: Toccata, Adagio and Fugue Messiaen: L’Ascension Langlais: Premier Symphony General admission: $20; $15 Old West Organ Society members; $10 student/senior
» In 21 Days: Saturday, November 15, 2014 in Jamaica Plain at 4:00 pm
  • A Far Cry (617-553-4887) presents
  • Obsesskon with Amanda Forsythe
  • Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Ave.
  • Johann Meder: Battaglia Antonio Vivaldi: Nulla in mundo pax sincera Johann Meder: Sonata “Der polnische Pracher” Georg Frideric Handel: Armida Abbandonata Antonio Vivaldi: La Folia $15
» In 21 Days: Saturday, November 15, 2014 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Tramontana (541-521-5504) presents
  • Prière – 17th century French sacred music for voices and viols
  • Location: Cambridge Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park
  • 17th century French sacred music for voices and viols with Long and Away viol consort, keyboardist Dylan Sauerwald, and tenor Alexander Wolniak for a program centeredon Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s “Litanies de la Vierge”. The program also includes instrumental pieces by Marais and Lully and sacred vocal trios with continuo. $20 suggested donation (at the door) – $10 for students/seniors
» In 21 Days: Saturday, November 15, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet TCHAIKOVSKY – Hamlet DEAN – Dramatis personae, for trumpet and orchestra (American premiere) STRAVINSKY – The Rite of Spring
» In 21 Days: Saturday, November 15, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • SPECIAL EVENT Capturing Music: Writing and Singing Music in the Middle Ages A multimedia event presented by Blue Heron in collaboration with Thomas Forrest Kelly (Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music, Harvard University), in the Sanctuary of First Church i
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
  • A multimedia event presented by Blue Heron in collaboration with Thomas Forrest Kelly in two parts; Key moments in the art of music from c. 800 to c. 1400, including Gregorian chant, organa by Leonin and Perotin, and music of Machaut, Senleches, de Vitry and Cordier. Exploring the power of written music in pictures and sound, this will be a “live action” version of Prof. Kelly’s book, “Capturing Music: The Story of Notation”.
» In 22 Days: Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 22 Days: Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Seraphim Singers (MC) presents
  • Seraphim Singers
  • Location: The Mission Church, 1545 Tremont Street
  • Choral Music from 1914 to 1990 Works include selections from Hubert Parry (1848-1918)’s Songs of Farewell; selections by Rudolf Mauersberger (1889-1971) and Herbert Howells (1892-1983); Arvo Pärt (1935-)’s Berliner Mass; and a setting of Sara Teasdale’s 1920 poem “There Will Come Soft Rains” by contemporary Boston composer Tom Vignieri, which imagines nature reclaiming a battlefield after the battle. with Heinrich Christensen, organ
» In 22 Days: Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Boston at 4:00 pm
  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Mendelssohn/Wolf Chamber Series
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
  • Mendelssohn: Violin Sonata in F minor, op 4 Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, op. 13 Wolf: Selected Mörike-lieder $30 – $10
» In 22 Days: Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 22 Days: Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Andrew Mark, cello, and Max Levinson, piano MARTINU: Variations on a Slovakian Theme BEETHOVEN: Sonata in C Major, op. 102, No. 1 J. HARBISON: Suite for Solo Cello STRAUSS: Sonata in F Major, op. 6 ($)
» In 24 Days: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 24 Days: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 25 Days: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 in Brookline at 7:30 pm
  • The Opera Annex (617.542.4912) presents
  • Frank Martin’s The Love Potion
  • Location: Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon Street
  • Sung in a new English translation by Hugh Macdonald commissioned by BLO Conducted by David Angus (Ryan Turner Nov. 22) Directed by David Schweizer JON JURGENS as Tristan; CHELSEA BASLER as Isolt MICHELLE TRAINOR as Brangain; DAVID McFERRIN as King Mark with Heather Gallagher, Rachel Hauge, Omar Najmi, and David Cushing
» In 25 Days: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME)
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Clarice Jensen, artistic director Works by 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, as well as Marti Epstein, Ástor Piazzola, John Luther Adams and more. Featuring Yuki Numata Rensick (violin), Benjamin Russell (violin), Caleb Burhans (viola) and Claris Jensen (cello). Free
» In 25 Days: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 26 Days: Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Rockport at 7:00 pm
» In 26 Days: Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Brookline at 7:30 pm
  • The Opera Annex (617.542.4912) presents
  • Frank Martin’s The Love Potion
  • Location: Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon Street
  • Sung in a new English translation by Hugh Macdonald commissioned by BLO Conducted by David Angus (Ryan Turner Nov. 22) Directed by David Schweizer JON JURGENS as Tristan; CHELSEA BASLER as Isolt MICHELLE TRAINOR as Brangain; DAVID McFERRIN as King Mark with Heather Gallagher, Rachel Hauge, Omar Najmi, and David Cushing
» In 26 Days: Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • New Music Festival
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Claire Chase in Recital: Solo Flute and Electronics Works by Varese, Balter, Diaz de Leon, Lara and Du Yun. Levy Lorenzo, sound engineer.
» In 27 Days: Friday, November 21, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Yo-Yo Ma, cello Victoria Yastrebova, soprano Pavel Cernoch, tenor Kostas Smoriginas, baritone Tanglewood Festival Chorus HARBISON – Koussevitzky Said:, Choral Scherzo with Orchestra EŠENVALDS – New work for chorus and orchestra (world premiere; BSO co-commission) PROKOFIEV – Symphony-Concerto for cello and orchestra RACHMANINOFF – The Bells
» In 27 Days: Friday, November 21, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • New Music Festival
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Boston Conservatory Student Showcase Selected Boston Conservatory students present a collection of contemporary solo and chamber works by various artists. Free
» In 27 Days: Friday, November 21, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • A Far Cry presents
  • 1964 with Urbanity Dance
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Symphony #7 Terry Riley: In C Dimitri Shostakovich: Symphony for Strings (Quartet no. 10) arr. Barshai $50 – $10
» In 28 Days: Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Boston at 2:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Conducted by Andrew Altenbach Stage Direction by Johnathon Pape $25 – $30
» In 28 Days: Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Yo-Yo Ma, cello Victoria Yastrebova, soprano Pavel Cernoch, tenor Kostas Smoriginas, baritone Tanglewood Festival Chorus HARBISON – Koussevitzky Said:, Choral Scherzo with Orchestra EŠENVALDS – New work for chorus and orchestra (world premiere; BSO co-commission) PROKOFIEV – Symphony-Concerto for cello and orchestra RACHMANINOFF – The Bells
» In 28 Days: Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Conducted by Andrew Altenbach Stage Direction by Johnathon Pape $25 – $30
» In 28 Days: Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Longy School of Music One Follen Street
  • RAVEL – Introduction and Allegro (1905) MAKAN – Nothing is More Important for flute, viola and harp (2009) FRANÇAIX – Quartet for English horn and strings (1971) BEETHOVEN – Quintet for piano and winds, Op. 16 (1796) $20 – $10
» In 28 Days: Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Spectrum Singers (617-492-8902) presents
  • Faith Joyously Affirmed!
  • Location: First Church Congregational Cambridge
  • Faith Joyously Affirmed! – A Holiday Prelude Music for Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Judy Saiki-Couture, harp British and American Christmas Carols Sholom Secunda: Pis’chu Li Tom Lehrer: Chanukah in in Santa Monica, Glenn Dickson, klezmer clarinet Nigerian Christmas Song: Betelehemu Spiritual, arr. Dawson: Hail, Mary! Much more…!
» In 29 Days: Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 29 Days: Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Boston at 2:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Conducted by Andrew Altenbach Stage Direction by Johnathon Pape $25 – $30
» In 29 Days: Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Beverly Farms at 3:00 pm
  • North Shore Chamber Music presents
  • String Sextets
  • Location: North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart Street
  • Brahms: String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36 Tchaikovsky: String Sextet in D Minor, Op. 70 “Souvenir de Florence” Melissa Bull, Alice Hallstrom, violins Amelia Ames, Emily Rome, violas Scott Thomas Lesser, Shay Rudolph, cellos Free Admission • Suggested $10 donation
» In 29 Days: Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Brookline at 3:00 pm
  • Henry Purcell Society (617-650-7399) presents
  • All Purcell
  • Location: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon St.
  • Purcell’s “Te Deum and Jubilate,” a large work for strings, trumpets, soloists, trebles and adult choirs. Featuring: Gerrod Pagenkopf and Douglas Dodson, countertenors; Charles Blandy, tenor; Robert Honeysucker, bass- baritone; Shannon Canavin and Jessica Cooper, sopranos; and Jacob Scharfman, baritone. Emily Howe, conductor. -plus selected works from the life and death of Queen Mary II, including her funeral “sentences,” and “O dive Custos,” two moving tributes written upon her death. Tickets are $32, $22, and $15 students and seniors
» In 29 Days: Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
» In 29 Days: Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 29 Days: Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Percussion Ensemble
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Robert Xavier Rodríguez: Xochiquetzal, Chamber Concerto for Violin and Percussion Sextet, (2014) WORLD PREMIERE Nicholas Kitchen, solo violin Huang: Orphan San Mao for Erhu and Percussion Quartet WORLD PREMIERE Tao Guo, Erhu FREE
» In 34 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 35 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 35 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 36 Days: Sunday, November 30, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 36 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 36 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 37 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 38 Days: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 41 Days: Friday, December 5, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 41 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 42 Days: Saturday, December 6, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 42 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 43 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 43 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 43 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 43 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 46 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 46 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 48 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 48 Days: Friday, December 12, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 49 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 49 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 49 Days: Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Concord at 5:00 pm