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» Today: Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Waltham at 3:00 pm
» Today: Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Brookline at 7:00 pm
  • La Donna Musicale ((617) 461-6973) presents
  • All Around Love
  • Location: United Parish, 210 Harvard Street
  • Music by Francesca Caccini, Alba Tressina, Antonia Bembo, Barbara Strozzi, Isabella Leonarda, Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, and Julie Pinel. Camila Parias, Daniela Tošic, voices Yi-Li Chang, violin, viola da gamba Ruth McKay, harpsichord Laury Gutiérrez, viola da gamba
» Today: Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Cambridge at 7:00 pm
» Today: Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Opera Collaborative (BCA) ((617) 517-5883) presents
  • Conrad Susa’s The Dangerous Liaisons
  • Location: Plaza Theater, 539 Tremont Street
  • Based on the scandalous 18th century novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Les liaisons dangereuses, with a libretto by Philip Littell, The Dangerous Liaisons explores the sexual machinations of the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil,. performed in English with piano accompaniment
» Today: Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Watertown at 7:30 pm
  • Church of the Good Shepherd presents
  • Meravelha: medieval music group
  • Location: 9 Russell Ave
  • The Fourth Doctor, a celebration of Hildegard von Bingen Music and readings from her prose. Poet, composer, mystic, theologian, medicine woman and expert cookie baker, Hildegard was a “Renaissance” woman before such a term even existed! Barbara Allen Hill, Teri Kowiak, Jaya Lakshminarayanan, Clare McNamara, Catherine Stein $15 suggested
» Today: Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Newton Centre at 8:00 pm
» Today: Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble (FMH) (617-429-0332) presents
  • Trainspotting: Musical Locomotion in Action
  • Location: Friends Meeting House
  • Alessandro Piccini: Toccata XIII for solo theorbo Biber: Sonata III in F major for violin and continuo Steve Reich: Different Trains Dvorák: String Quartet No. 12 in F major, “American” Miranda Fulleylove and Jesse Irons, violins Jason Fisher, viola; Jennifer Morsches, cello Simon Martyn-Ellis, theorbo Gregorio Leon, videographer $24 Regular, $18 Senior, $12 Student
» Tomorow: Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Boston at 10:00 am
» Tomorow: Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Newton at 2:00 pm
  • Newton Free Library Concert Series ((617) 796-1360) presents
  • Weston Wind Quintet
  • Location: 330 Homer Street
  • Carl Reinecke’s Sextet for winds, Op. 271. Hans Gal – Divertimento for 8 winds, Op. 22 Michael Tabak – flute; Catherine Weinfield – oboe; Danby Cho and Yhasmin Valenzuela – clarinet; Samantha Benson and David Meichle – French horn; Shu Satoh – bassoon; Leah Reber – trumpet; Sandy Lin – piano FREE
» Tomorow: Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Boston Area at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Community Concerts (617-266-1492) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Various
  • Hibernian Hall, 184 Dudley St., Boston, Piston – Duo for Viola and Cello Beethoven – String Quartet No. 7 in F. Op. 59, No. 1 Nancy Bracken & Victor Romanul, violins Michael Zaretsky, viola; Oliver Aldort, cello
» Tomorow: Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Newton Centre at 3:00 pm
» Tomorow: Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Opera Collaborative (BCA) ((617) 517-5883) presents
  • Conrad Susa’s The Dangerous Liaisons
  • Location: Plaza Theater, 539 Tremont Street
  • Based on the scandalous 18th century novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Les liaisons dangereuses, with a libretto by Philip Littell, The Dangerous Liaisons explores the sexual machinations of the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil,. performed in English with piano accompaniment
» Tomorow: Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Cambridge at 4:00 pm
  • MIT Music Department (KH) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Music from the Seven
  • Location: Killian Hall, 160 Memorial Drive
  • (countries affected by the recent travel ban) Brooklyn Nomads presents a benefit concert featuring music and artists from the 7 countries affected by the recent immigration executive order. (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen) The concert will feature Hadi Eldebek, Ramzi Edlibi, Nick Chbat, Naseem Al-Atrash, Navid Kandelousi, Mohamad Eldebek & more. All proceeds will be donated to the American Civil Liberties Union. (not tax-deductible) Suggested: $25; Students: $10
» Tomorow: Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Boston at 5:00 pm
  • King’s Chapel presents
  • King’s Chapel Choir
  • Location: Kings Chapel
  • King’s Chapel Choir & Soloists Chamber Orchestra Heinrich Christensen, director Program to include: Bach “Jesu, der du meine Seele,” BWV 78 plus motets by the Bach family. $20 (general), $15 (students/seniors)
» Tomorow: Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Boston at 7:00 pm
  • Winsor Music presents
  • Daedalus String Quartet
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
  • Peggy Pearson, oboe Rane Moore, clarinet Haydn: Quartet in B minor, Op. 33, No. 1 Anna Weesner: Quintet for Oboe and Strings (Boston Premiere) James Primosch: “Come Brothers All; Come Sisters, Too” (World Premiere) J. Brahms: Clarinet Quintet, Op. 115 $30 $15
» Tomorow: Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Belmont at 7:30 pm
» In 3 Days: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 5 Days: Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Boston at 12:00 pm
» In 5 Days: Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Alain Altinoglu, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Renaud Capuçon, violin BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture LALO Symphonie espagnole, for violin and orchestra DUTILLEUX Symphony No. 2, Le Double ROUSSEL Bacchus et Ariane,Suite No. 2
» In 6 Days: Friday, March 31, 2017 in Boston Area at 1:30 pm
  • Boston Symphony Community Concerts (617-266-1492) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Various
  • Fenway Center at Northeastern University Piston – Duo for Viola and Cello Beethoven – String Quartet No. 7 in F. Op. 59, No. 1 Nancy Bracken & Victor Romanul, violins Michael Zaretsky, viola; Oliver Aldort, cello
» In 6 Days: Friday, March 31, 2017 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach: Saint Matthew Passion
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
  • Evangelist : Charles Blandy, tenor Jesus: Paul Max Tipton, baritone The Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music with The Boston Children’s Chorus, Ryan Turner conducting General $30; 2nd Tier $60; 1st Tier $95; Patron $150; Students $10
» In 6 Days: Friday, March 31, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Boston Accent
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • David Sanford Black Noise John Harbison Double Concerto for violin, cello, and orchestra Eric Sawyer Fantasy Concerto: Concord Conversations Ronald Perera The Saints
» In 6 Days: Friday, March 31, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 6 Days: Friday, March 31, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 7 Days: Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Various at 10:00 am
  • Powers Music School (Various Locations) (617.484.4696) presents
  • Family Concert
  • Location:
  • Click Clack Surprise” Musical Story Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Avenue, Led by Todd Brunel (woodwinds), Yas Ishibashi (piano and vocals), Vanessa Schukis (vocals), and Helen Clapp Stevenson (narration), this performance will have children and parents singing and dancing along to the popular children’s book written by Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Betsy Lewin FREE
» In 7 Days: Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 7 Days: Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Opera Collaborative (BCA) ((617) 517-5883) presents
  • Conrad Susa’s The Dangerous Liaisons
  • Location: Plaza Theater, 539 Tremont Street
  • Based on the scandalous 18th century novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Les liaisons dangereuses, with a libretto by Philip Littell, The Dangerous Liaisons explores the sexual machinations of the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil,. performed in English with piano accompaniment
» In 7 Days: Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Cambridge at 7:00 pm
  • New Gallery Concert Series presents
  • Heritage
  • Location: Cambridge Art Association, 25 Lowell Street
  • Photography by Astrid Reischwitz and paintings by Jeffrey Melzack, and Jenny Olsen are paired with music by Augusta Reed Thomas and world premieres by Mischa Salkind-Pearl, Eden Macadam-Somer, and Shaw Pong Liu. $20 general admission and $15 for students, seniors and children
» In 7 Days: Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Alain Altinoglu, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Renaud Capuçon, violin BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture LALO Symphonie espagnole, for violin and orchestra DUTILLEUX Symphony No. 2, Le Double ROUSSEL Bacchus et Ariane,Suite No. 2
» In 7 Days: Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Hilary Hahn, violin; Robert Levin, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • BACH: Sonata No. 6 in G Major, BWV 1019 ABRIL: Solo Partita for violin MOZART: Sonata in E-flat Major, K.481 TÜRK: Träume for solo piano (written for Robert Levin) SCHUBERT: Rondo in B minor, D.895 “Rondeau brillant”
» In 7 Days: Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Somerville at 8:00 pm
  • Orianna Consort (FCS) (339-203-5876) presents
  • Endings and Beginnings
  • Location: First Church Somerville UCC, 89 College Avenue
  • Choral music as remembrance. Including Lagrime d’amante (Tears of a lover), selections from Herbert Howells’ Requiem, Gerald Finzi’s My spirit sang all day, Thomas Tomkins’ When David heard, and Clément Janequin’s Le chant des oiseaux (Birdsong), and Aaron Copland’s In The Beginning, Walter Chapin, Director, Caroline Kinney, Assistant Director. $15 Students/Seniors $20
» In 7 Days: Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:30 pm
  • Lowell House Opera presents
  • Ariadne auf Naxos
  • Location: Lowell House, 10 Holyoke Place, Cambridge
  • Featuring more than 20 local professional artists, including sopranos Jouvanca Jean-Baptiste and Sol Kim Bentley as Ariadne, tenors Christopher Eaglin and Sean Malkus as Bacchus, and sopranos Abigail Krawczynska and Elisa Sunshine as Zerbinetta. Music Director Edward Elwyn Jones and Stage Director Roxanna Myhrum
» In 8 Days: Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Boston at 1:30 pm
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
  • InMo Yang & Miriam Fried, violin Zhanbo Zheng & Tanner Menees, viola Oliver Herbert, cello; Xioahui Yang, piano Beethoven, String Quintet in C Major G. Klein, Trio for Violin, Viola, and Cello Stravinsky, Three Pieces for String Quartet Fauré, Piano Quartet, No. 1 in C Minor
» In 8 Days: Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Chamber Players presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • with Elizabeth Fischborn, soprano JOLIVET Pastorales de Noël, for flute, bassoon, and harp Fred LERDAHL Fire and Ice, for soprano and double bass PROKOFIEV Quintet for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, and double bass, Op. 39 Daniel CROZIER Masque, for oboe and string trio BRAHMS Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25
» In 8 Days: Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Newton at 3:00 pm
  • Temple Emanuel (617-558-8100) presents
  • Arabella String Quartet
  • Location: Temple Emanuel, 385 Ward Street
  • Mozart–‘Dissonance’ Quartet in C Major K.465 Shostakovich–Two Pieces for String Quartet Grieg–String Quartet No. 1 in G minor Op. 27 FREE
» In 8 Days: Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Dorchester at 3:00 pm
  • Project Step (617-267-5777) presents
  • Triple Helix
  • Location: Parish of All Saints, 209 Ashmont St
  • Students of Project STEP join Triple Helix Piano to benefit the Judith Sandler Fund. Featuring chamber music by Dvorak, Gardel, and Daniel Bernard Roumain. $15-$40
» In 9 Days: Monday, April 3, 2017 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Cambridge Society for Early Music presents
  • Les Délices
  • Location: Christ Church, Zero Garden Street
  • French Baroque songs by Marais, de Bousset, Lully, Lambert, Rameau & Chabanceau de la Barre are paired with jazzy songs that spring from the same emotional impetus, by Mandel, Strayhorn, Aretha Franklin, Edith Piaf, Paul McCartney, Stephen Sondheim, Nina Simone, and others. Debra Nagy, baroque oboe (director) Emily Walhout, viola da gamba; Eric Milnes, harpsichord John Lenti, theorbo & baroque guitar $30 / $25 seniors / students free
» In 12 Days: Thursday, April 6, 2017 in Boston at 12:00 pm
» In 13 Days: Friday, April 7, 2017 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Handel and Haydn Society (J) (617 266 3605) presents
  • MONTEVERDI: VESPERS OF 1610
  • Location: Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory
  • Harry Christophers, conductor Jeremy Budd, tenor Mark Dobell, tenor Margot Rood, soprano Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano Jonas Budris, tenor Woodrow Bynum, baritone David McFerrin, baritone Handel and Haydn Society Chorus
» In 14 Days: Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Belmont at 1:30 pm
  • Powers Music School presents
  • Mildred Freiberg Piano Festival
  • Location: Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street
  • Also at 3:00, 4:30, 6:00, and 7:30 p.m. This festival honoring the memory of pianist, educator, and mentor Mildred Freiberg, has become a tradition for local piano students in grades K-12. FREE
» In 14 Days: Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Brookline at 5:00 pm
  • Mistral (OS) (978.474.6222) presents
  • Atlantic Crossings
  • Location: Temple Ohabei Shalom’ 1187 Beacon St
  • 20th Season Finale J. Strauss: The Emperor Waltz (arr.Schoenberg) Ravel: Tombeau de Couperin (arr. Suggs) Copland: Appalachian Spring (original chamber version for 13) Performed by a glamorous contingent of 15 $30/$25 Senior
» In 14 Days: Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Calliope (617.759.2057) presents
  • Scnees from New England
  • Location: Old West Church, 131 Cambridge
  • Charles Ives: “1,2,3”, “Thoreau”, “The World’s Highway” Amy Beach: “Sea Song” and “Ah, Love But a Day” (two duets) Irving Fine: “Childhood Fables for Grownups” (part I) Scott Wheeler: “Serenata” Gregory Zavracky: “The Fallen” and winners from our Call for Scores Deborah Selig, soprano; Megan Roth, mezzo-soprano Alexander Nishibun, tenor; Clare Longendyke, piano
» In 14 Days: Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (T) ((617) 536-6340) presents
  • Bernstein: Mass
  • Location: Boston Conservatory Theater, 31 Hemenway St.
  • Mass is a truly unique musical and theatrical experience. Music and text by Leonard Bernstein with additional text and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Directed by Neil Donohoe and Larry Sousa. Music conducted by Eric Stern. Choreographed by Larry Sousa. $30, $25
» In 14 Days: Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Newton Centre at 8:00 pm
» In 15 Days: Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 15 Days: Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Belmont at 1:30 pm
  • Powers Music School presents
  • Mildred Freiberg Piano Festival
  • Location: Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street
  • Also at 3:00, 4:30, 6:00, and 7:30 p.m. This festival honoring the memory of pianist, educator, and mentor Mildred Freiberg, has become a tradition for local piano students in grades K-12. FREE
» In 15 Days: Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Jamaica Plain at 3:00 pm
  • Loring-Greenough House (617.524.3158) presents
  • Sunday Concerts at Loring-Greenough House
  • Location: The Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street
  • Strings Theory Trio Violinist Mimi Rabson with Rabson and Helen Sherrah-Davies on five string violins and Junko Fujiwara on cello supercharge the intimate atmosphere with a triple dose of edgy, daring improvisation. $15 ($10 for Loring Greenough House members, seniors and students) 4:00 – Tea Service (included with admission)
» In 15 Days: Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Cambridge at 3:30 pm
  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 266 3605) presents
  • MONTEVERDI: VESPERS OF 1610
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Harry Christophers, conductor Jeremy Budd, tenor Mark Dobell, tenor Margot Rood, soprano Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano Jonas Budris, tenor Woodrow Bynum, baritone David McFerrin, baritone Handel and Haydn Society Chorus
» In 15 Days: Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Works by Schumann and Brahms, including Two Songs, op. 01, with Peter Frankl (piano) and Janna Baty (soprano). $15
» In 15 Days: Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Chamber Orchestra of Boston (FC) presents
  • April in Paris
  • Location: First Church, 66 Marlborough St.
  • Honegger Pastoral d’ete Poulenc Le Bestiaire (ou Cortege d’ Orphee) Smith Barcarolle from “A Place of Beauty” Poulenc Rapsodie negre Debussy Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Poulenc Voyage a Paris and Hotel Faure Pavane Giraud Sous le ciel de Paris Louiguy La Vie en Rose baritone Paul Soper hors d’oeuvres and French wine follow Tickets $25-$50, students $15
» In 17 Days: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 19 Days: Thursday, April 13, 2017 in Boston at 7:00 pm
  • Community Music Center of Boston presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: 34 Warren Avenue
  • Chamber works Rameau and Couperin. Nickolai Sheikov, harpsichord; Benjamin Swartz, viola da gamba and by guest artists Andrea LeBlanc, baroque flute and Emily Hale, baroque violin FREE
» In 19 Days: Thursday, April 13, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Institute for Contemporary Art (617-478-3100) presents
  • Talea Ensemble
  • Location: 100 Northern Avenue
  • Gérard Grisey’s Talea, the Boston premiere of Center for New Music Director Joshua Fineberg’s L’abîme, and the U.S. premiere of Tristan Murail’s Liber Fulguralis. $15 general admission; $10 ICA members + students)
» In 20 Days: Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston at 12:00 pm
» In 20 Days: Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston at 5:30 pm
» In 20 Days: Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Philharmonic (SH) (617.236.0999) presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Symphony Hall
  • MAHLER: SYMPHONY NO. 2, RESURRECTION Alice Coote, soprano / Sonja Tengblad, soprano Guide to the music with Benjamin Zander, 6:45pm
» In 21 Days: Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Equilibrium Concert Series (NS) presents
  • Commissioning Project
  • Location: New School of Music, 25 Lowell Street,
  • Under the direction of Matt Sharrock , Yoon-ji LEE – In Liquid Noise II World Premiere Stefanie LUBKOWSKI – Avanc (2013) Mischa SALKIND-PEARL – what is not, is not (2008) Carolyn CHEN – Made in China, Made in California (2013) Victoria CHEAH – TELL: Dreamhouse (2013) Elliott SHARP – Seize Seas Seeth Seen (2008) $10
» In 22 Days: Sunday, April 16, 2017 in Newton Centre (WC) at 4:00 pm
  • Walden Chamber Players presents
  • Walden Chamber Players
  • Location: Wilson Chapel, 210 Herrick Road
  • Manha de Carnaval! A Feast of Brazilian Music Gomes: Sonata for String Quartet Villa-Lobos: Prelude No.2 Villa-Lobos: Two Floresta Songs Jobim/Chopin/Moreira: Popular Songs Villa-Lobos: Two Choros for violin and cello Baden-Powell: Samba em Preludio Villa-Lobos: Bachiannas Brazilieras No. 5 Villa-Lobos: String Quartet No 1 Clarice Assad: Bluezilian $20 adults, $10 students, Children under 12 free
» In 24 Days: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Boston at 12:15 pm
  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
  • Weston Wind Quintet with Krista Buckland Reisner, violin Works by Bizet & Dvorák $3 suggested (all proceeds support the performers)
» In 26 Days: Thursday, April 20, 2017 in Boston at 10:30 am
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Radu Lupu, piano Lucy Crowe, soprano Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano Ben Johnson, tenor Morris Robinson, bass Tanglewood Festival Chorus MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, MOZART Requiem OPEN REHEARSAL
» In 27 Days: Friday, April 21, 2017 in Boston at 1:30 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Radu Lupu, piano Lucy Crowe, soprano Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano Ben Johnson, tenor Morris Robinson, bass Tanglewood Festival Chorus MOZART Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, MOZART Requiem
» In 27 Days: Friday, April 21, 2017 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel: Giulio Cesare
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Directed by Mary Birnbaum Conducted by Martin Pearlman Soprano Susanna Phillips as Cleopatra Countertenors Lawrence Zazzo and John Holiday
» In 27 Days: Friday, April 21, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 28 Days: Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 28 Days: Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Boston (FC) at 8:00 pm
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • proud music of the storm Gerald Finzi: Five Bagatelles for clarinet & piano, Op. 23 (1945) Erwin Schulhoff: Concertino for flute, viola & double bass (1925) David Bruce: Gumboots for clarinet & string quartet Michael Berkeley: Fierce Tears I for oboe & piano Beethoven: String Quintet in C Major, Op. 29
» In 29 Days: Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 29 Days: Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel: Giulio Cesare
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Directed by Mary Birnbaum Conducted by Martin Pearlman Soprano Susanna Phillips as Cleopatra Countertenors Lawrence Zazzo and John Holiday
» In 29 Days: Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Boston (FC) at 4:00 pm
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • proud music of the storm Gerald Finzi: Five Bagatelles for clarinet & piano, Op. 23 (1945) Erwin Schulhoff: Concertino for flute, viola & double bass (1925) David Bruce: Gumboots for clarinet & string quartet Michael Berkeley: Fierce Tears I for oboe & piano Beethoven: String Quintet in C Major, Op. 29
» In 29 Days: Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Ashburnham at 4:00 pm
  • Frederick Historic Piano Collection ((978) 827-6232) presents
  • HISTORICAL PIANO CONCERTS
  • Location: Ashburnham Community Church
  • SHUANN CHAI & ARTEM BELOGUROV, piano TBA Music for Piano Four-Hands Franz Schubert Allegro in a, D.947 “Lebensstürme”; Fantasie in f, D.940; Ignace Moscheles Grande Sonate à quatre mains in E flat, Op. 47; Felix Mendelssohn Andante tranquillo con 8 variazioni, in B flat, Op. 83a. $10; children and students free
» In 29 Days: Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Concord at 5:00 pm
  • Oriana Consort (617-547-1798) presents
  • Endings and Beginnings
  • Location: First Parish of Concord, 20 Lexington Rd
  • Choral music as remembrance. Including Lagrime d’amante (Tears of a lover), selections from Herbert Howells’ Requiem, Gerald Finzi’s My spirit sang all day, Thomas Tomkins’ When David heard, and Clément Janequin’s Le chant des oiseaux (Birdsong), and Aaron Copland’s In The Beginning, Walter Chapin, Director, Caroline Kinney, Assistant Director. $15 Students/Seniors $20
» In 30 Days: Monday, April 24, 2017 in Wellesley at 7:30 pm
  • Wellesley College presents
  • Skylark Vocal Ensemble
  • Location: Houghton Chapel at Wellesley College
  • Clear Voices in the Dark, , an immersive concert interspersing songs from the American Civil War with Francis Poulenc’s challenging and rarely performed Figure Humaine. $30 $10 students and music educators
» In 31 Days: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Marblehead at 7:30 pm
» In 33 Days: Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto TAKEMITSU Nostalghia (In Memory of Andrei Tarkovskij), for violin and strings SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 6
» In 34 Days: Friday, April 28, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto TAKEMITSU Nostalghia (In Memory of Andrei Tarkovskij), for violin and strings SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 6
» In 35 Days: Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
» In 35 Days: Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Rockport at 8:00 pm
» In 35 Days: Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Natalie Dessay, soprano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • with Philippe Cassard, piano “Portraits of Women features lieder by Schubert and Mendelssohn, arias by Mozart and Gounod, and more.
» In 36 Days: Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 36 Days: Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Weston at 2:00 pm
» In 36 Days: Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Lyric Opera (JHH) (617-266-1492) presents
  • Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro
  • Location: John Hancock Hall
  • Evan Hughes, Nicole Heaston, David Pershall and Emily Fons make their BLO debuts, and Emily Birsan Susanna. with Rosetta Cucchi directing, BLO Artistic Advisor John Conklin set designing, and David Angus conducting.
» In 36 Days: Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Lexington at 3:00 pm
  • Metropolitan Wind Symphony presents
  • Across the Universe!
  • Location: National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA
  • Alfred Reed El Camino Real Julie Giroux Bookmarks from Japan Julie Giroux Riften Wed Dana Wilson Shortcut Home James Curnow Romanza for Trumpet, Lewis Buckley trumpet, world premiere Eric Coates Knightsbridge March Adam Gorb A Little Tango Music Edvard Grieg Dance of the Trolls Johan de Meij At Kitty O’Shea’s $18 for adults, $14 for seniors, $6 for students, and are free for children under 5
» In 36 Days: Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Arlington at 3:30 pm
» In 36 Days: Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Brookline at 4:00 pm
  • Boston Chamber Symphony presents
  • Boston Chamber Symphony
  • Location: Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon Street
  • Avlana Eisenberg, music director and conductor Julian Schwarz, cello soloist Bartok – Romanian Folk Dances Tchaikovsky – Rococo Variations Schubert – Symphony No. 4 (“Tragic”) $25 General Admission; $20 Seniors; $15 Students; Discount for online orders
» In 36 Days: Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Recorder Orchestra (617 460 4653) presents
  • Boston Recorder Orchestra
  • Location: Old North Church, 193 Salem Street
  • John Tyson ~ Director Renaissance and Contemporary Music performed on nine sizes of handmade Renaissance recorders from sopranino to six more than six foot tall contrabasses.
» In 39 Days: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Lyric Opera (JHH) (617-266-1492) presents
  • Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro
  • Location: John Hancock Hall
  • Evan Hughes, Nicole Heaston, David Pershall and Emily Fons make their BLO debuts, and Emily Birsan Susanna. with Rosetta Cucchi directing, BLO Artistic Advisor John Conklin set designing, and David Angus conducting.
» In 40 Days: Thursday, May 4, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Leif Ove Andsnes, piano Kristine Opolais, soprano SHOSTAKOVICH Suite from the incidental music to King Lear RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 4 MAHLER Symphony No. 4 OPEN REHEARSAL
» In 41 Days: Friday, May 5, 2017 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Lyric Opera (JHH) (617-266-1492) presents
  • Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro
  • Location: John Hancock Hall
  • Evan Hughes, Nicole Heaston, David Pershall and Emily Fons make their BLO debuts, and Emily Birsan Susanna. with Rosetta Cucchi directing, BLO Artistic Advisor John Conklin set designing, and David Angus conducting.
» In 41 Days: Friday, May 5, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • HAYDN: Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI: 48 SAMUIL FEINBERG: Sonata No. 2 in A minor, Op. 2 SAMUIL FEINBERG: Sonata No. 1 in A Major, Op. 1 BEETHOVEN: Sonata in F minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata” SCRIABIN: Sonata No. 7, Op. 64, “White Mass” CHOPIN: Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35
» In 42 Days: Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Vanguard
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
  • DEVIENNE – Quartet in G minor, Op. 73, no. 3 MESSAIEN – Interstellar Call ZIPORYN – Project for a Revolution in New York – Boston premiere Plus a world premiere by the Longy student winner of the Pappalardo Composition Competition with composer and clarinetist Evan Ziporyn, and filmmaker Christine Southworth
» In 43 Days: Sunday, May 7, 2017 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 43 Days: Sunday, May 7, 2017 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Chamber Players presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • with Leif Ove Andsnes, piano STRAVINSKY Octet for flute, clarinet, two bassoons, two trumpets, and two trombones Sofia GUBAIDULINA Garden of Joys and Sorrows, for flute, viola, and harp WEINBERG Sonata for solo double bass, Op. 108 SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67
» In 43 Days: Sunday, May 7, 2017 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Handel: Semele
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Harry Christophers, conductor Sarah Tynan, soprano (Semele) John Mark Ainsley, tenor (Jupiter) Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Cadmus/Somnus) Tim Mead, countertenor (Athamas) Paula Murrihy, mezzo-soprano (Ino/Juno) Mireille Asselin, soprano (Iris) Woodrow Bynum, baritone (priest) Stefan Reed, tenor (Apollo)
» In 48 Days: Friday, May 12, 2017 in Belmont at 3:30 pm
» In 48 Days: Friday, May 12, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Metropolitan Chorale (S) presents
  • Songs of Innocence
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Songs inspired by childhood with music by Sametz, Rutter, Tormis, and Maxwell Davies Featuring David Vanderwal, tenor, and Handel and Haydn Society’s Young Women’s Chorus, directed by Alyson Greer Music Director Lisa Graham conducts the Boston premiere of Steven Sametz’s ‘A Child’s Requiem’, $45 Preferred Seating, $35 Adults ($5 Discount for Students, Seniors, and WGBHCoolidge Corner Theatre Members)
» In 49 Days: Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
» In 49 Days: Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Convivium Musicum (HEC) (617-320-7445) presents
  • Reformation
  • Location: Harvard-Epworth Church 1555 Massachusetts Avenue
  • Musical Traditions in Protestant Europe (marking the 500th anniversary of Luther’s 95 Theses) Sacred works from several Protestant traditions: Lutheran German, Dutch Reformed, Calvinist, and Anglican, featuring music by Byrd, Tallis, Sweelinck, Goudimel, Praetorius, and many more. $25
» In 50 Days: Sunday, May 14, 2017 in Ashburnham at 4:00 pm
» In 51 Days: Monday, May 15, 2017 in Plymouth at 7:00 pm
  • Plymouth Public Library presents
  • Weston Wind Quintet
  • Location: Plymouth Public Library, 132 South St
  • Nielsen – Wind Quintet, Op. 43 Rossini – Overture to An Italian in Algiers (arr. Flach for wind octet) Reinecke – Octet, Op. 216 Michael Tabak – flute; Catherine Weinfield – oboe; Danby Cho and Brittnee Pool – clarinet; Samantha Benson and Maria D’Ambrosio – French horn; Shu Satoh and Nicholas Hooks – bassoon FREE
» In 54 Days: Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Boston at 7:00 pm
  • Community Music Center of Boston presents
  • Gramercy Trio
  • Location: 34 Warren Avenue
  • Connections and influences between teachers and students among French composers. Fauré, Saint-Saëns and Nadia Boulaner are among the great teachers whose works’ will be performed. FREE
» In 55 Days: Friday, May 19, 2017 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Bach: Mass in B Minor
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
  • The Trinity Choirs and Orchestra Janet Stone, soprano; Julia Cavallaro, alto Sophie Michaux, alto; Alex Nishibun, tenor David McFerrin, Sam Kreidenweis, bass
» In 56 Days: Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Lexington at 8:00 pm
  • Concord Chorus presents
  • Bach: Mass in B Minor
  • Location: Church of St. Brigid 1981 Massachusetts Avenue
  • Sarah Yanovitch, soprano Thea Lobo, mezzo-soprano Margaret Lias, mezzo-soprano Matthew Anderson, tenor Paul Max Tipton, baritone with professional period orchestra Kevin Leong, conductor Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232 General $25, Seniors (65+) $20, Students $10
» In 56 Days: Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Newton Centre at 8:00 pm
» In 56 Days: Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Commonweath Lyric Theater (CM) presents
  • Anton Rubinstein: THE DEMON
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
  • A romantic drama based on a famous poem by Mikhail Lermontov, Rubinstein’s Demon portrays a protagonist who dwells in isolation, weary with the weight of immortality, featuring authentic Georgian Dance Ensemble, with their notorious sword dancing, international cast of soloists, and chorus, consisting of adults and children. Artistic Director, Alexander Prokhorov Lidiya Yankovsky, conductor In Russian with English titles Boston Premiere
» In 57 Days: Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 57 Days: Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Brookline at 3:00 pm
  • Brookline Symphony Orchestra (857-253-1789) presents
  • Conductor Tryouts
  • Location: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street
  • Andrew Altenbach, conductor Offenbach – Overture to La Belle Hélène 2017 Concerto competition winner Dvorak Symphony No. 8 $15 general admission, $10 for students and seniors, free for children 12 and under.
» In 57 Days: Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Boston (FC) at 4:00 pm
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • from the painter’s hand Poulenc: Le travail du peintre for soprano & piano, FP. 161 Laura Schwendinger: World Premiere for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion Ravel: Sonata for violin & cello Morton Feldman: For Franz Kline for soprano, violin, cello, French horn, chimes & piano Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44
» In 64 Days: Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Ashburnham at 4:00 pm
  • Frederick Historic Piano Collection ((978) 827-6232) presents
  • HISTORICAL PIANO CONCERTS
  • Location: Ashburnham Community Church
  • REIKO UCHIDA, piano by Erard, Paris (1840) Robert Schumann Kinderszenen, Op. 15; Johannes Brahms Variations on an original theme, in D, Op. 21, No. 1; Frédéric Chopin Barcarolle in f#, Op. 60; Impromptu No. 1 in Ab, Op. 29; Impromptu No. 2 in F#, Op. 36; Ballade No. 4 in f, Op. 52. $10; children and students free
» In 70 Days: Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Odyssey Opera (BUT) (617.826.1626) presents
  • Patience;Bunthorne’s Bride
  • Location: Boston University Theater, 264 Huntington Avenue
  • Fully staged performance G’s and S’s exploration of Wilde’s world of the aesthetes Conducted by Gil Rose Reginald Bunthorne ~ Aaron Engebreth Patience ~ Sara Heaton Archibald Grosvenor ~ Andrew Garland Lady Jane ~ Janna Baty
» In 77 Days: Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Lorelei Ensemble (MC) presents
  • Witness
  • Location: Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Lorelei commissions four new works for women’s voices by James Kallembach, Augusta Read Thomas, Shawn Kirchner, and Jonathan Woody. Modern spirituals by Thomas, Kirchner, and Woody serve as responses to Kallembach’s The Death of Antigone. $30, $15 student
   
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