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» In 4 Days: Saturday, September 6, 2014 in Jamaica Plain at 4:00 pm
» In 4 Days: Saturday, September 6, 2014 in New Lebanon at 8:00 pm
  • Tannery Pond Concerts presents
  • Ji
  • Location: Mount Lebanon Shaker Village
  • J.S. Bach: Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 Claude Debussy: From Preludes, Book 1 Stravinsky: Three movements from Pétrouchka Mendelssohn: Songs without words Prokofiev: Sonata No. 7 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83
» In 5 Days: Sunday, September 7, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 5 Days: Sunday, September 7, 2014 in Falls Village at 3:00 pm
  • Music Mountain (860-824-7126) presents
  • Dover String Quartet
  • Location: Music Mountain, Rt. 63
  • Roberto Diaz, Viola Haydn: String Quartet in G Major Opus 76 # 1 (1796-1797) Shostakovich: String Quartet# 7 in F Sharp Minor, Opus 108 (1960) Brahms: Viola Quintet in G Major, Opus 111 (1890)
» In 5 Days: Sunday, September 7, 2014 in Rockport at 7:00 pm
  • Rockport Music presents
  • Sharon Isbin, guitar
  • Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street
  • Enrique Granados: Spanish Dance #5 Francisco Tárrega: Capricho Arabe Tárrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra Tan Dun: Seven Desires for Guitar (2000) Andrew York: Andecy Isaac Albeniz: Mallorca (transcribed by Andrés Segovia) Isaias Savio: Batucada Antonio Lauro: Waltz #3 Agustin Barrios Mangoré: La Catedral Mangoré: Waltz Opus 8, #4
» In 9 Days: Thursday, September 11, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 11 Days: Saturday, September 13, 2014 in Boston at 6:30 pm
  • Odyssey Opera (617.826.1626) presents
  • Korngold’s opera Die tote Stadt
  • Location: Boston University Theater, 264 Huntington Avenue
  • Concert Performance Paul – Jay Hunter Morris*, Marietta – Meagan Miller* Frank – Weston Hurt, Brigitta – Erica Brookhyser Fritz – Thomas Meglioranza, Victorin – Frank Kelley Juliette – Sara Heaton, Lucienne – Janna Baty Graf Albert – Alan Schneider Gaston – Jonas Budris, Conductor – Gil Rose TICKETS: $25 and Up, Students + Seniors $5 Off, Special Discounts for WGBH + WBUR members
» In 12 Days: Sunday, September 14, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 12 Days: Sunday, September 14, 2014 in Brookline at 7:00 pm
  • Winsor Music presents
  • Young Artist Program
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church 15 St. Paul Street, Brookline
  • Haydn: Trio in F major Hob. XV:17 Meltzer: Air and Angels (Boston Premiere) Mendelssohn: Trio in D minor, Op. 49 George Li, piano; Peggy Pearson, oboe Gabriela Diaz, violin; Noriko Herndon, viola Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello $30 general; $15 student/senior; age 9-18 FREE $30 general; $15 student/senior; age 9-18 FREE
» In 14 Days: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 in Somerville at 8:00 pm
  • Transient Canvas (740-361-3104) presents
  • Unclassified
  • Location: David Square Theater
  • Amy Advocat, bass clarinet; Matt Sharrock, marimba World premieres by John McDonald, Tina Tallon, and Matthew Jaskot alongside works by Andy Vores, Les Thimmig, and Daniel T Lewis. The duo is joined by oboist Elizabeth England and violinist Lilit Hartunian to end the program with Thimmig’s Third Stream fantasia, evoking the harmonic language of jazz and BeBop. $10
» In 16 Days: Thursday, September 18, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Marcelo Lehninger, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • MOZART – Sinfonia concertante in E-flat for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn, K.297b VILLA-LOBOS – Bachianas brasileiras No. 5, for soprano and cellos BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 5
» In 17 Days: Friday, September 19, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Marcelo Lehninger, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • MOZART – Sinfonia concertante in E-flat for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn, K.297b VILLA-LOBOS – Bachianas brasileiras No. 5, for soprano and cellos BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 5
» In 17 Days: Friday, September 19, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 18 Days: Saturday, September 20, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Marcelo Lehninger, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • MOZART – Sinfonia concertante in E-flat for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn, K.297b VILLA-LOBOS – Bachianas brasileiras No. 5, for soprano and cellos BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 5
» In 19 Days: Sunday, September 21, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 19 Days: Sunday, September 21, 2014 in Boston at 2:30 pm
  • Freisinger Chamber Orchestra (OSC) presents
  • Freisinger Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Old South Church
  • Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations Edevaldo Mulla, Cello Soloist Jakov Jakoulov: The Horizon (World Premiere with composer in attendance) Meyerbeer: Nobles Seigneurs, salut! from Les Huguenots Chabrier: O petite etoile from L’etoile Saint Saens: Mon coeur s’ouvre a ta voix from Samson et Dalila Grace Allendorf, Mezzo-Soprano, Peter Freisinger, Piano Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K550 Admission: $13 adults; $8 students; college music students free Tickets at door only.
» In 19 Days: Sunday, September 21, 2014 in Cambridge at 4:00 pm
  • Memorial Church, Harvard presents
  • William Porter, organist
  • Location: Memorial Church, Harvard
  • On the Skinner Organ (Opus 793): Camille Saint-Saëns: Fantasie in Eb Charles Tournemire: Epihania Domini (Prélude à l’Introit, Offertoire, Elevation, Communion, Postlude) Marcel Dupré: Prélude and Fugue in g minor On the C.B. Fisk Organ (Opus 139): Charles-Marie Widor: Symphonie Romane All donations will directly benefit the ongoing restoration and installation of Skinner Organ (Opus 708) at the Parish of All Saints, Ashmont.
» In 20 Days: Monday, September 22, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 23 Days: Thursday, September 25, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Septemberfest
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
  • The Image in Conversation Musical encounters with choreography, poetry, animation in free improvisations, and in the works of Bach, Bartok and Richard Strauss Jesse Mills, violin; Paula Majerfeld, viola Dave Bryant, piano; Jeremy Van Buskirk, electronics “Dr. T,” (guest artist), videographer; Leo Blanco, piano Peter Cassino, piano; Eiko Ishizuka, piano Stan Strickland, saxophone and several students Donna Roll, reader
» In 23 Days: Thursday, September 25, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Lee Hyla Memorial Concert
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Ensembles: Lydian String Quartet, Callithumpian Consort, Firebird Ensemble; Conductor: Stephen Drury Artists: Stephen Drury (Piano), Sarah Brady (Flute), Yoko Hagino (Piano), Sarah Bob (Piano), Judith Gordon (Piano), Gabriela Diaz (Violin) Composer Lee Hyla taught at New England Conservatory from 1992 through 2007, and was cochairchair of the composition department for most of that time. This memorial concert brings together performers of Hyla’s music who had the opportunity to work with him during his time here. FREE
» In 24 Days: Friday, September 26, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 25 Days: Saturday, September 27, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Kristine Opolais, soprano Jonas Kaufmann, tenor WAGNER – Overture to Tannhäuser WAGNER – “In fernem Land” from Lohengrin, Act III WAGNER – Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde MASCAGNI – “Mamma, quel vino è generoso” from Cavalleria rusticana, Act II CATALANI – “Ebben? Ne andrò lontana” from La Wally, Act I PUCCINI – “Tu, tu, amore? Tu?” from Manon Lescaut, Act II RESPIGHI – Pines of Rome, Symphonic Poem
» In 25 Days: Saturday, September 27, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Septemberfest
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
  • The Longy Conservatory Orchestra under the direction of Geoffrey McDonald will perform film scores, including, “Gone with the Wind” (Max Steiner), “Double Indemnity” (Miklos Rozsa), works for film and the concert hall by Bernard Herrmann, including the suite from “Psycho” as well as La belle dame sans merci for speaker and orchestra, Robert Honeysucker, speaker. FREE
» In 25 Days: Saturday, September 27, 2014 in Boston (FC) at 8:00 pm
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Along the Field for tenor & violin Karen Tanaka: Invisible Curve for flute, string trio & piano John Luther Adams: Dark Wind for bass clarinet, vibraphone, marimba & piano Schubert: Trout Quintet William Ferguson, tenor
» In 26 Days: Sunday, September 28, 2014 in Various at 3:00 pm
  • Ashmont Hill Chamber Music (V) (617 680 7542) presents
  • Jeanine De Bique, soprano
  • Location:
  • Venue: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 14 Cushing Avenue, Dorchester Mozart Exulatate Jubilate Songs by Strauss and Wolf Songs from Mexico and Spain Spirituals
» In 26 Days: Sunday, September 28, 2014 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Bach: Goldberg Variations (integrated versions for piano and for string trio) Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 49 Jennifer Frautschi, violin Marcus Thompson, viola Raman Ramakrishnan, cello Randall Hodgkinson, piano
» In 27 Days: Monday, September 29, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 28 Days: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 29 Days: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 30 Days: Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 30 Days: Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 31 Days: Friday, October 3, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 32 Days: Saturday, October 4, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • BU School of Music (CFACH) presents
  • Sound Icon
  • Location: CFA Concert Hall, 855 Commonwealth Ave
  • Jeffrey Means, conductor Robin Hoffmann (b.1970) – Locken (2006) US premiere Richard Beaudoin (b.1975) – Ebenbild (2014) Hanspeter Kyburz (b.1960) – Cells (1994) with Philipp Staüdlin, saxophones Georg Friedrich Haas (b.1953) – La Profondeur (2009) US premiere FREE
» In 33 Days: Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Weston at 2:00 pm
  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Fallen
  • Location: Fine Arts Center, Regis College
  • Jordan Rich WBZ Radio Personality, host “Winnie the Pooh & The Blustery Day” “Let it Go” from Frozen Classical music from Disney’s “Fantasia” A collection of classic Beatle Tunes Stamitz Concerto for Viola in D, Op. 1 Instrument Petting Zoo at 1:00 pm $10
» In 33 Days: Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 33 Days: Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 34 Days: Monday, October 6, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 34 Days: Monday, October 6, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • First Monday at Jordan Hall
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • members of NEC Philharmonia and Chamber Orchestra Pei-Shan Lee (Piano), James Buswell (Violin), Marcus Thompson (Viola), Carol Ou (Cello), Edwin Barker (Double Bass) Stravinsky: Greeting Prelude Handel: Let the Bright Seraphim from Samson HWV 57 Barber: Summer Music, Op. 31 Schubert: Quintet for Piano and Strings in A major, D 667/Op. 114 “Trout” FREE
» In 37 Days: Thursday, October 9, 2014 in Boston at 10:30 am
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christian Zacharias, conductor and piano
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • SCHUBERT – Incidental music from Rosamunde MOZART – Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, K.453 SCHUBERT – Symphony in B minor, Unfinished Open Rehearsal
» In 37 Days: Thursday, October 9, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • BU School of Music (T) presents
  • Boston University Wind Ensemble, David Martins, conductor
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Ave.
  • Percy Grainger: Children’s March “Over the Hills and Far Away” Anthony Iannaccone: After a Gentle Rain William Schuman: Chester Mohammed Fairouz: In the Shadow of No Towers (Boston Premiere) FREE
» In 38 Days: Friday, October 10, 2014 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Baroque Fireworks! H+H Turns 200
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Handel Coronation Anthem No. 1, Zadok the Priest Bach Singet dem Herrn Vivaldi Concerto for 4 Violins in B Minor, Op. 3, No. 10 Handel Coronation Anthem No. 3, The King shall rejoice Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks Vivaldi “Summer” from The Four Seasons Handel “Worthy is the Lamb” and “Amen” choruses from Messiah
» In 39 Days: Saturday, October 11, 2014 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
  • Kevin Rhodes conducts Respighi’s fanciful and dramatic orchestration of medieval lute pieces, and Mozart’s restrained and intimate Clarinet Concerto performed by our very own Ian Greitzer, and Beethoven’s witty and beloved Eighth Symphony. $18 – $73
» In 39 Days: Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christian Zacharias, conductor and piano
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • SCHUBERT – Incidental music from Rosamunde MOZART – Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, K.453 SCHUBERT – Symphony in B minor, Unfinished Open Rehearsal
» In 39 Days: Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Radius Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Killian Hall at MIT
  • WOOLF – nobody move… for solo piano (1992) SAARIAHO – Vent Nocturne for viola and electronics (2006) BARBER – Summer Music for wind quintet, Op. 31 (1956) SCHUBERT – Quintet in C Major Op. 163, D. 956 (1828) $20 – $10
» In 40 Days: Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Baroque Fireworks! H+H Turns 200
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Handel Coronation Anthem No. 1, Zadok the Priest Bach Singet dem Herrn Vivaldi Concerto for 4 Violins in B Minor, Op. 3, No. 10 Handel Coronation Anthem No. 3, The King shall rejoice Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks Vivaldi “Summer” from The Four Seasons Handel “Worthy is the Lamb” and “Amen” choruses from Messiah
» In 41 Days: Monday, October 13, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 43 Days: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Chamber Orchestra, coached by Donald Palma
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Grieg: From Holberg’s Time, Op. 40 (Holberg Suite) Waxman: Sinfonietta for Strings and Timpani Haydn: Symphony no 45 in F sharp minor, H 1 no 45 “Farewell” FREE
» In 45 Days: Friday, October 17, 2014 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Yale Schola Cantorum
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Yale Schola Cantorum, founded in 2003 by Simon Carrington, is a chamber choir that sings in concerts and choral services. FREE
» In 45 Days: Friday, October 17, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 46 Days: Saturday, October 18, 2014 in Boston at 12:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • The Billy Goats Gruff: A Children’s Opera
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • The Billy Goats Gruff, is an exploration of how to overcome bullying. Performed in English. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gaetano Donizetti and Gioacchino Rossini. Adaptation and lyrics by John Davies. Stage direction by Nathan Troup. Music direction by Jean Anderson Collier.
» In 46 Days: Saturday, October 18, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 46 Days: Saturday, October 18, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 47 Days: Sunday, October 19, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 47 Days: Sunday, October 19, 2014 in Boston at 3:30 pm
» In 47 Days: Sunday, October 19, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Roberto Díaz, viola, and Max Levinson, piano M. DE FALLA (arr. M. Díaz): Suite Populaire Espagnole P. HINDEMITH: Sonata for Solo Viola, op. 25, No. 1 J. BRAHMS: Sonata for Viola and Piano in E-flat Major, op. 120, No. 2 E. BLOCH: Suite for Viola and Piano ($)
» In 48 Days: Monday, October 20, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 49 Days: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphonic Winds
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Conductors: Kristo Kondakci, William Drury Artists: Douglas Monroe (Clarinet), Michael Meraw (Baritone) Dahl: Sinfonietta Gandolfi: Winding Up, Winding Down: Concerto for Toensing: Description of Elysium FREE
» In 49 Days: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 51 Days: Thursday, October 23, 2014 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Mozart // Overture to Così Fan Tutte Mozart // Sinfonia Concertante Miriam Fried, violin | Kim Kashkashian, viola Rachmaninoff // Symphony No. 2
» In 52 Days: Friday, October 24, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 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
» In 52 Days: Friday, October 24, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphony
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Dvorak: Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83 Mozart: Ballet Music for Idomeneo, K 367 Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (Pas de Deux) Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales Rouse: The Nevill Feast FREE
» In 53 Days: Saturday, October 25, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Mozart // Overture to Così Fan Tutte Mozart // Sinfonia Concertante Miriam Fried, violin | Kim Kashkashian, viola Rachmaninoff // Symphony No. 2
» In 54 Days: Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 54 Days: Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Cambridge at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Mozart // Overture to Così Fan Tutte Mozart // Sinfonia Concertante Miriam Fried, violin | Kim Kashkashian, viola Rachmaninoff // Symphony No. 2
» In 54 Days: 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 55 Days: Monday, October 27, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 56 Days: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 57 Days: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 57 Days: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Menotti’s The Consul
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • NEC Opera Department and NEC Philharmonia, Gil Rose, Guest Conductor Menotti’s The Consul, concert opera FREE
» In 58 Days: Thursday, October 30, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 59 Days: Friday, October 31, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Handel and Haydn Society (J) (617 266 3605) presents
  • Vivaldi L’estro armonico
  • Location: Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory
  • Aisslinn Nosky, violin and leader Period Instrument Orchestra VIVALDI Concerto for 2 violins in D Minor, Op. 3, No. 11 VIVALDI Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 3, No. 9 VIVALDI Concerto for 4 violins in D Major, Op. 3, No. 1 TARTINI Devil’s Trill Sonata CORELLI Concerto Grosso in C Major, Op. 6, No. 10 VIVALDI Violin Concerto in D Major RV 208, Grosso Mogul
» In 60 Days: Saturday, November 1, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 60 Days: Saturday, November 1, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 61 Days: Sunday, November 2, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Aleksey Semeneko, violin & inna Firsova , piano
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
  • Schubert, Sonata in A Major, Op. 162 Grand duo / Chausson, Poeme, Op. 25 / Ysaÿe, Sonata for Solo Violin, Op. 27, No. 3 Ballade / Poulenc, Sonata in D Minor, Op. 119 / Tchaikovsky, Valse- scherzo, Op. 34 / Rossini, “Figaro” Variations from The Barber of Seville
» In 61 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 61 Days: Sunday, November 2, 2014 in Arlington at 3:30 pm
» In 61 Days: Sunday, November 2, 2014 in Boston at 4:00 pm
» In 62 Days: Monday, November 3, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 63 Days: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 64 Days: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Philharmonia with Hugh Wolf, conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Paula Robison (Flute) Barber: School for Scandal Overture, Op. 5 Kirchner: Music for Flute and Orchestra: “Encounters of Another Kind” Schubert: Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 “Great” FREE
» In 65 Days: Thursday, November 6, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 66 Days: Friday, November 7, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 67 Days: Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Boston at 12:00 pm
» In 67 Days: Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 67 Days: Saturday, November 8, 2014 in Waltham at 8:00 pm
» In 68 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 68 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 68 Days: Sunday, November 9, 2014 in Boston at 4:00 pm
» In 70 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 71 Days: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 72 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 72 Days: Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Boston at 7:30 pm
» In 73 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 74 Days: Saturday, November 15, 2014 in Cambridge at 3:00 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 74 Days: Saturday, November 15, 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 74 Days: Saturday, November 15, 2014 in Waltham at 8:00 pm
» In 75 Days: Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 75 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 75 Days: Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Boston at 5:00 pm
  • Celebrity Series (SH) presents
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Location: Symphony Hall
  • Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor Gil Shaham, violin soloist LISZT: Mephisto Waltz No. 1 PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2 SAMUEL CARL ADAMS: Drift and Providence RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2
» In 75 Days: Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 75 Days: Sunday, November 16, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Laurence Lesser, cello; Bernadene Blaha, piano Schumann: Five Pieces in Folk Style Mendelssohn: Sonata No. 2 in D-Major, Op. 58 Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in E-minor, Op. 38 FREE
» In 77 Days: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 77 Days: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 78 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 78 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 78 Days: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 79 Days: Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Sibelius // Finlandia Sibelius // The Swan of Tuonela Peggy Pearson, english horn Sibelius // Symphony No. 7 Brahms // Piano Concerto No. 2, HaeSun Paik, piano
» In 79 Days: Thursday, November 20, 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 79 Days: Thursday, November 20, 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 80 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 80 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 81 Days: Saturday, November 22, 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 81 Days: Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • New Music Festival
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • A Showcase of Faculty, Alumni, Students and Guests Boston Conservatory faculty members Eric Hewitt (saxophone), Michael Norsworthy (clarinet) and Samuel Solomon (percussion) are joined by the Julius String Quartet, Philipp Stäudlin (saxophone) and many others in a performance of works by Ellen Taft Zwilich, Sofia Gubaidulina and Karola Obermüller. Free
» In 81 Days: Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Sibelius // Finlandia Sibelius // The Swan of Tuonela Peggy Pearson, english horn Sibelius // Symphony No. 7 Brahms // Piano Concerto No. 2, HaeSun Paik, piano
» In 82 Days: Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Boston at 1:30 pm
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Les Délices: Myths & Allegories
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
  • Clara Rottsolk, soprano Debra Nagy, baroque oboe & recorder Julie Andrijeski, violin Emily Walhout, viola da gamba Michael Sponseller, harpsichord Jean-Féry Rebel, Sisième Sonate “L’Immortelle” / Rebel, Selections from Ulysse / Michel Pignolet de Montéclair, Cinquième Concert “La Guerre” / Thomas-Louis Bourgeois, Les Sirènes / Rebel, La Fidelle / Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Le Sommeil d ’Ulisse
» In 82 Days: Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Cambridge at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Sibelius // Finlandia Sibelius // The Swan of Tuonela Peggy Pearson, english horn Sibelius // Symphony No. 7 Brahms // Piano Concerto No. 2, HaeSun Paik, piano
» In 82 Days: Sunday, November 23, 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 82 Days: Sunday, November 23, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Percussion Ensemble
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Nicholas Kitchen (Violin), Tao Guo (Erhu) Rodriguez: Xochiquetzal for violin and percussion (world premiere) Huang: Orphan San Mao for Erhu and Percussion Quartet (World Premiere) FREE
» In 83 Days: Monday, November 24, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 87 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 88 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 88 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 89 Days: Sunday, November 30, 2014 in Cambridge at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Early Music Festival (FC) presents
  • BEMF Chamber & Vocal Ensemble
  • Location: First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge
  • A double bill of Neapolitan comic opera! Pergolesi’s delightfully charming La serva padrona and Livietta e Tracollo come to life in an intimate chamber production featuring lavish costumes and effervescent period staging led by Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs and Stage Director Gilbert Blin.
» In 89 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, $10 students/seniors purchased on-line
» In 90 Days: Monday, December 1, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach Cantata Series
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
  • BWV 33 Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ John Harbison, conductor Motet: Schütz – Verleih uns Frieden/Gib unsern Fürsten
» In 91 Days: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • David Korevaar, piano
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • FAURÉ: Nocturne No. 7 in c-sharp minor HARSÁNYI: Trois pièces de danse POULENC: Les soirées de nazelles SCHUBERT: Sonata in A Major, D. 959 ($)
» In 93 Days: Thursday, December 4, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 95 Days: Saturday, December 6, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Musicians of Old Post Road (EC) (781-466-6694) presents
  • Stille Nacht
  • Location: Emmanuel Church 15 Newbury Street
  • A Classical German Christmas Instrumental and vocal works by Haydn, Gruber, Gregor, W. A. Mozart and his father Leopold. Acclaimed soprano Clara Rottsolk performs several pieces with the ensemble including W. A. Mozart’s beloved Exsultate Jubilate in its rarely-heard Christmas version. $30
» In 96 Days: Sunday, December 7, 2014 in Belmont at 3:00 pm
  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington presents
  • Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus
  • Location: Payson Park Church
  • NOt Quite Winter Concert: Sato: Kyrie (21st c.) di Lasso: Gloria (16th c.) Mozart: Credo (18th c.) Brahms: Sanctus (19th c.) Monteverdi Benedictus (17th c.) Persichetti: Agnus Dei (20th c.) Five Centuries of Poets: · Hawley: Ode a Cassandre (P. Ronsard, 16th c.) · Vaughan Williams: Sweet Day (G. Herbert, 17th c.) · Nestor: Ca’ the Yowes (R. Burns, 18th c.) · Nestor: My Luve is Like a Red, Red Rose (R. Burns, 18th c.) · Singer: A Dream within a Dream (E.A. Poe, 19th c.) · Stroope: i carry your heart with me (e. e. cummings, 20th c.) Barry Singer, Conducting
» In 98 Days: Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 99 Days: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 101 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 101 Days: Friday, December 12, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 102 Days: Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Concord at 2:00 pm
» In 102 Days: Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Concord at 5:00 pm
» In 102 Days: Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 103 Days: Sunday, December 14, 2014 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 103 Days: Sunday, December 14, 2014 in Arlington at 3:30 pm
  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington (FP) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church
  • The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra · C.P.E. Bach: Magnificat -celebrating the 300th anniversary of composer’s birth · Javier Busto: O Magnum Mysterium · Gustav Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter (arr. Alice Parker) · Gustav Holst: Christmas Day · Other seasonal selections Barry Singer, Conducting
» In 107 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 108 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 109 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 111 Days: Monday, December 22, 2014 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 120 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 129 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 138 Days: Sunday, January 18, 2015 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Collage New Music presents
  • Winter Concert
  • Location: Pickman Hall – Longy School of Music
  • “The Firehose Reel” by Evan Chambers, “Fasach – A Wild Garden” by Nicola LeFanu, “Flashbacks” by Mario Davidovsky, “Tender Spirit I” by Kyong Mee Choi, and “Light Dances” by Stephen Jaffe
» In 145 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 149 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 151 Days: Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Cappella Clausura (EC) (617-993-0013) presents
  • SOUNDINGS: SIT INSIDE THE CHANT
  • Location: Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street
  • 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 152 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 155 Days: Wednesday, February 4, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 164 Days: Friday, February 13, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Seraphim Singers (SC) (617-926-0126) presents
  • For heaven is a different thing
  • Location: St. Cecilia Parish, 18 Belvidere Street
  • 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 172 Days: Saturday, February 21, 2015 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 173 Days: Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Arlington at 3:30 pm
» In 175 Days: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 180 Days: Sunday, March 1, 2015 in Cambridge at 4:00 pm
  • New ENgland Philharmonic (K) (855-463-7445) presents
  • Spring Awakening
  • Location: Kresge Auditprium MIT
  • John Harbison: Darkbloom: Overture for an Imagined Opera (Boston premiere) Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring Benjamin Britten: Spring Symphony Sarah Pelletier, soprano Krista River, mezzo-soprano Ray Bauwens, tenor Chorus pro Musica, Jamie Kirsch, Music Director Boston Children’s Chorus, Anthony Trecek-King, Artistic Director
» In 185 Days: Friday, March 6, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • A Far Cry presents
  • Old School with Margaret Rood
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • W. A. Mozart: Adagio & Fugue, K. 542 Osvaldo Golijov: Three Songs (2002) Michael Tippett: Fantasia Concertante on a theme by Corelli W. A. Mozart: Symphony no. 29 $50 – $10
» In 186 Days: Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 187 Days: Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Cambridge at 3:00 pm
» In 187 Days: Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Boston at 4:00 pm
» In 193 Days: Saturday, March 14, 2015 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 194 Days: Sunday, March 15, 2015 in Newton at 4:00 pm
  • Cappella Clausura (EC) presents
  • BEAUTIFUL AS A DOVE
  • Location: Eliot Church, 474 Centre St.
  • 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 200 Days: Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach’s St. John Passion
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
  • A pre-concert talk at 7 PM with Artistic Director Ryan Turner, Reverend Pamela Werntz, and Rabbi Howard Berman addresses the poignant and sensitive issues raised by this work. Evangelist: Matthew Anderson Jesus: Dana Whiteside
» In 202 Days: Monday, March 23, 2015 in Somerville at 7:00 pm
  • Winsor Music (781-863-2861) presents
  • Arneis Quartet
  • Location: VNA, 259 Lowell Street
  • program including Haydn Heather Braun and Rose Drucker, violins Daniel Dona, viola Agnes Kim, cello $30 general; $15 student/senior; age 9-18 FREE
» In 205 Days: Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 207 Days: Saturday, March 28, 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
  • Schubert, Auf dem Strom for soprano, piano, and horn, Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin for wind quintet George Crumb, Apparition for soprano & pian George Rochbeg, Contra Mortem et Tempus for flute, clarinet, violin & cello Louis Vierne, Piano Quintet in c minor, Op. 42 (1917)
» In 208 Days: Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Boston (FC) at 4:00 pm
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • Schubert, Auf dem Strom for soprano, piano, and horn, Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin for wind quintet George Crumb, Apparition for soprano & pian George Rochbeg, Contra Mortem et Tempus for flute, clarinet, violin & cello Louis Vierne, Piano Quintet in c minor, Op. 42 (1917)
» In 208 Days: Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Mozart: Trio in E-flat major, K. 498, “Kegelstadt” R. Strauss; Sonata for Violin and Piano Golijov: Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind for Clarinet and String Quartet Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet Ida Levin, Harumi Rhodes, violins Dimitri Murrath, viola Raman Ramakrishnan, cello Randall Hodgkinson, piano
» In 219 Days: Thursday, April 9, 2015 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • First Church in Boston presents
  • Bach Explored
  • Location: First Church in Boston 66 Marlborough St,
  • “Bach the Apollonian” Dorian Komanoff Bandy, baroque violin Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord Johann Christian Hertel: Violin Sonata in C major, op. 1 no. 2 Johann Mattheson: Violin Sonata in G major JS Bach: Violin Sonata in D minor, reconstructed by Dorian Komanoff Bandy JS Bach: “Cantabile” from Cantata BWV 120 Johann Heinrich Schmelzer: Passagalia in D major Georg Friedrich Händel: Violin Sonata in A major, op. 1 no. 3 JS Bach: Sonata in E major for harpsichord and violin, BWV 1016 $20 suggested donation
» In 222 Days: Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Boston at 4:00 pm
  • Musicains of the Post Road (MT) ((781) 466-6694) presents
  • Georg Benda’s Ariadne auf Naxos
  • Location: Modern Theater, 525 Washington St
  • Features the Old Post Road ensemble and actors Marya Lowry and Robert Walsh, founding members of the Actors’ Shakespeare Project.Instrumental score and spoken drama (in English) combine to portray the tale of l Ariadne and Theseus on the island of Naxos. Program also showcases a flute concerto and trio sonata by Benda. $35 General admission / $30 Seniors & students.
» In 228 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 229 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 236 Days: Sunday, April 26, 2015 in CAmbridge at 3:00 pm
  • Seraphim Singers (FCC) (617.926.0126) presents
  • Jerusalem: Holy, Disputed, Lamented
  • Location: First Church (Congregational)
  • Music ranging from Hebrew cantilations and Baroque lamentations to a world premiere by Avner Dorman. with Heinrich Christensen, organ and Kol Arev, Chamber Choir of Hebrew College Amy Lieberman, Music Director; Lynn Torgove, Artistic Director $20 – $10
» In 236 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 242 Days: Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 249 Days: Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 254 Days: Thursday, May 14, 2015 in Boston at 7:00 pm
» In 257 Days: Sunday, May 17, 2015 in Boston at 4:00 pm
» In 257 Days: Sunday, May 17, 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
  • Gisèle Ben-Dor guest conductor Adrian Anantawan violin Juanjo Mosalini bandoneón Nancy Dimock oboe Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY THE CONSERVATORY LAB CHARTER SCHOOL DUDAMEL ORCHESTRA PIAZZOLLA: Oblivion Adios Nonino The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires GINASTERA: Variaciones Concertantes $18 – $73
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  • Boston Choral Ensemble (HC) presents
  • Long, long night
  • Location: Holy Cross Cathedral
  • Taverner: five-voice motet Dum transisset Sabbatum (1575), Audivi vocem, John Tavener (1944-2013); Song for Athene music from his extraordinary cycle Ex Maria Virgine for choir and organ.
   
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