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» Today: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 in Boston at 7:30 pm
» In 2 Days: Friday, September 30, 2016 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Lyric Opera (OH) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Bizet’s Carmen
  • Location: Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St.
  • Conductor: David Angus Production: Calixto Bieito with Revival Director Joan Anton Rechi Jennifer Johnson Cano: as Carmen Roger Honeywel:l as Don José Chelsea Basler: as Micaela Michael Mayes: as Escamillo
» In 2 Days: Friday, September 30, 2016 in Beverly at 7:30 pm
  • Skylark Ensemble presents
  • A Trip Around the World: Music for Two Pianos
  • Location: Manninen Center, Endicott College,
  • Fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. Storyteller Sarah Walker and Skylark tell these tales through music from a diverse and eclectic mix of composers, including Vaughan Williams, Poulenc, Tallis, Hildegard von Bingen, Tormis, Bernstein, and Lauridsen
» In 2 Days: Friday, September 30, 2016 in Somerville at 8:00 pm
» In 2 Days: Friday, September 30, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • St. Cecilia Catholic Church presents
  • Organ Recital Series
  • Location: St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 18 Belvedere Street
  • Brink Bush, International Concert Organist Bach: Goldberg Variations arranged by Wilhelm Middelschutwe Wilhelm Middelschulte: Canon in F major (1896) Max Reger: Zweite Sonate D-Minor Op. 60 Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie in E Flat Major Gabriel Pierné: Trois Pièce Op. 29 Charles Tournemire: Suite de Morceaux Op 24, Léonce de Saint Martin: Toccata de la Libération Free
» In 3 Days: Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Boston at 12:30 pm
» In 3 Days: Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Boston at 5:00 pm
» In 3 Days: Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Winchester at 7:30 pm
  • Skylark Ensemble presents
  • A Trip Around the World: Music for Two Pianos
  • Location: Parish of the Epiphany
  • Fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. Storyteller Sarah Walker and Skylark tell these tales through music from a diverse and eclectic mix of composers, including Vaughan Williams, Poulenc, Tallis, Hildegard von Bingen, Tormis, Bernstein, and Lauridsen
» In 3 Days: Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 3 Days: Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Lorelei Ensemble (808) presents
  • Part and Parcel
  • Location: Gallery @ 808 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Inspired by MIT Professor Sherry Turkle’s book, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less, the program delivers divers early and contemporary repertoires $30, $15 student
» In 3 Days: Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Waltham at 8:00 pm
  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • From India: Rhythms of Life
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
  • Sandeep Das, tabla Rajib Karmakar, sitar Mike Block, cello Pre-concert talk at 7:00 pm with Dr. Anne E. Monius, Professor of South Asian Religions, Post-concert reception $20 public, $15 Seniors and the Brandeis Community, and $5 for students.
» In 4 Days: Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 4 Days: Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Boston at 2:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Hua Xing Art Festival
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Dai Yuqiang A famous Chinese tenor singer, praised as “the best voice in the orient” by Placido Domingo. $100 – $30
» In 4 Days: Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Cambridge at 3:00 pm
» In 4 Days: Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Medford at 3:00 pm
  • Tufts University presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue
  • Duo Cello e Basso Works by John McDonald, Thomas Stumpf, Shostakovich, Handel, and Piazzolla Pascale Delache-Feldman, bass; Emmanuel Feldman, cello Free; no tickets required
» In 4 Days: Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Boston at 4:00 pm
  • Lorelei Ensemble (808) presents
  • Part and Parcel
  • Location: Gallery @ 808 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Inspired by MIT Professor Sherry Turkle’s book, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less, the program delivers divers early and contemporary repertoires $30, $15 student
» In 4 Days: Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Meng-Chieh Liu, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Brahms: Variations for Piano on a Hungarian Dance Bartók: Hungarian Peasant Songs Bartók: Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs Schubert: Hungarian melody for Piano in B minor, D 817 Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody no 13 in A minor FREE
» In 6 Days: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 in Boston at 7:30 pm
» In 6 Days: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • MIT Music Department (KH) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Gunther Schuller: A Musical Celebration
  • Location: Killian Hall, 160 Memorial Drive
  • Celebrating Gunther Schuller at MIT Music from Rush Hour (with vocal-jazz great Judi Silvano, Boston-bassist Keala Kaumeheiwa, Fred Harris, drums, and Katherine McShane, cello). Peter Child’s Moonsculptures, with Violinist Young-Nam Kim (Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Society of Minnesota), and MIT collaborative pianist Eileen Huang. Chamber works by Child and Harris performed by Kim and his son Daniel Kim, new violist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Ran Blake will make a solo guest appearance. Free. Donations will be accepted for efforts to preserve the legacy of Gunther Schuller
» In 8 Days: Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Boston at 7:00 pm
  • Community Music Center of Boston presents
  • Samuel Levine, tenor
  • Location: 34 Warren Avenue
  • Musical exploration of four major French poets: Hugo, Baudelaire, Verlaine, and Apollinaire. Songs featured will be by Gounod, Fauré, Debussy, Duparc, Poulenc, Wagner (in French), Shostakovich, and others. FREE
» In 8 Days: Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 9 Days: Friday, October 7, 2016 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (617-547-7787) presents
  • Renaissance Men
  • Location: 838 Massachusetts Ave
  • RenMen On This Island English part songs by Vaughan Williams, Bairstow, and Bantock, Benjamin Britten’s The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard. Contemporary Irish and Welsh composers, including Michael McGlynn, Paul Mealor, and Hilary Tann. Folk song selections from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man, Shetland Islands and Guernsey, sung in the traditional Sean-nós style. The Fellas, Boston City Singers young men’s ensemble under conductor Daniel P. Ryan, will provide an opening set.
» In 9 Days: Friday, October 7, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • The Boston Conservatory Chamber Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Gabriel Fauré’s Piano Quartet in C Minor and a new work by a conservatory composer. Featuring conservatory faculty members Lila Brown (viola), Michael Lewin (piano), Andrew Mark (cello), Markus Placci (violin), and Rhonda Rider (cello). FREE
» In 10 Days: Saturday, October 8, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Yefim Bronfman, piano Camilla Tilling, soprano Thomas Hampson, baritone Tanglewood Festival Chorus Jörg WIDMANN Trauermarsch, for piano and orchestra BRAHMS A German Requiem
» In 10 Days: Saturday, October 8, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • American Masters
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Michael Colgrass: The Schubert Birds Gail Kubik: Symphony Concertante Terry Everson, trumpet; Jing Peng, viola Vivian Choi, piano Harold Shapero: Partita in C Vivian Choi, piano Steven Stucky: Chamber Concerto A special tribute to Steven Stucky Gil Rose, conductor
» In 11 Days: Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 11 Days: Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Weston at 2:00 pm
  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline
  • Location: Fine Arts Center, Regis College
  • Francisco Noya, guest conductor Roberto Plano, finalist, 2005 Van Cliburn Competition, soloist BARBER Second Essay for Orchestra Op. 17 RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor DVORAK Symphony No. 8 Op. 88
» In 11 Days: Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Renaissance Men (OSC) presents
  • Renaissance Men
  • Location: Gordon Chapel, Old South Church
  • RenMen On This Island English part songs by Vaughan Williams, Bairstow, and Bantock, Benjamin Britten’s The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard. Contemporary Irish and Welsh composers, including Michael McGlynn, Paul Mealor, and Hilary Tann. Folk song selections from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man, Shetland Islands and Guernsey, sung in the traditional Sean-nós style. The Fellas, Boston City Singers young men’s ensemble under conductor Daniel P. Ryan, will provide an opening set.
» In 11 Days: Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Concord at 3:00 pm
  • Concord Chamber Music Society presents
  • David Finckel, cello and Wu Han, piano
  • Location: Concord Academy Performing Arts Center
  • Bach: Sonata in G Major, BMV 1027 Beethoven: Sonata in C Major, Op. 102 No. 1 Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 39 Rachmaninov: Sonata in G Minor, Op. 19 Laura Prichard pre-concert lecture at 2:00 pm $42 and $33 ($5 off for seniors and students}
» In 11 Days: Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Somerville at 4:00 pm
» In 11 Days: Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Newton Centre at 4:00 pm
  • Newton Community Education’s Lifetime Learning (WC) (617-559-6994.) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Wilson Chapel
  • Kalliope Trio Sachiko Murata, oboe; Natalie Zemba, bassoon; Stephanie Mao, piano Poulenc: Trio for oboe, bassoon, and Piano. Beethoven: Piano Trio op. 38 Jenni Brandon: Selections from “The Wildflower Trio” Tchaikovsky/Joesph Kosma: “October – Autumn Leaves” $10
» In 11 Days: Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Alea III presents
  • Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center at Boston University
  • Theodore Antoniou, Music Director, VOICES 21C with artistic director André de Quadros. Issues of war, death, longing are raised by pieces that make us disquieted and unsettled, but in other pieces, a redemptive view of humanity is offered. Works by Möller, JS Bach, Antognini, Monteverdi, Barnett, Mortensen/Sommerro, Augustinas, Tallis, Abu-Khader/de Quadros, Chilcott, Burleigh, and Elberdin, together with body imagery and improvisations. FREE
» In 13 Days: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Piano Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Mirian Conti, piano CHOPIN: Three Mazurkas POULENC: Villageoises MOMPOU: Scenes d’enfants DETT: Martha Complained SCHIFRIN: Sonata Jazz (2016, World Premiere); Mission Impossible (World Premiere of solo piano version); Three Tangos Argentinos $10 – $15
» In 15 Days: Thursday, October 13, 2016 in Chestnut Hill at 8:00 pm
» In 16 Days: Friday, October 14, 2016 in Medford at 7:00 pm
  • Butterfly Music Transgender Chorus presents
  • All-David Patterson
  • Location: North Prospect Union UCC, 144 North Street
  • Co-written by the participants, “The Pulse Suite” for chorus, piano, and flute, at their fall concert which is dedicated to the victims Olrando Massacre and their families. Also, solo numbers by chorus members. A portion of the proceeds will benefit an Orlando-based charity. $10 per person ($5 student; $20 per family)
» In 16 Days: Friday, October 14, 2016 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • New School of Music presents
  • A Trip Around the World: Music for Two Pianos
  • Location: New School of Music, 25 Lowell Street
  • Rasa Vitkauskaite, piano and Shizue Sano, piano Mozart : Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466 Roh Ogura: Dance Suite Carlos Guastavino: Tres Romances Argentinos Includes interesting historical introductions $20
» In 16 Days: Friday, October 14, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Cecilia presents
  • Handel, Mozart and the Psalms of David
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • G.F. Handel, Dixit Dominus W.A. Mozart, Davide Penitente Sarah Yanovitch, soprano Emily Noël, soprano Dan Roihl, countertenor Alex Nishibun, tenor Charlie Evett, bass Nicholas White, conductor $62 – $15
» In 16 Days: Friday, October 14, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Northeastern University (617.373.2440) presents
  • Cuarteto Latinoamericano
  • Location: Fenway Center 77 St. Stephen Street
  • Saul Bitrán, Aron Bitrán, violins Javier Montiel, viola; Alvaro Bitrán, cello Daniel Strong Godfrey: String Quartet No. 2 Anthony de Ritis: Reflexiones (premiere) (2016) Ginastera: String Quartet No. 2 Op. 26 (1958) FREE
» In 16 Days: Friday, October 14, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Chorale Ensemble (FCC) presents
  • Obrecht’s Saint Donatian Mass
  • Location: First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St.
  • Andrew Shenton, Conductor M Jennifer Bloxam, Lecturer Missa De Sancto Donatiano (1487) – Jacob Obrecht Gloria (Missa brevis) – Einojuhani Rautavaara Credo (1972) – Rautavaara Troparion and Hymn (Vigilia) – Rautavaara Various plainsong selections
» In 17 Days: Saturday, October 15, 2016 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
» In 17 Days: Saturday, October 15, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory Studio 401 ((617) 912-9101) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Combined Choruses
  • Location: 31 Hemenway Street
  • BRAHMS: Zigeunerleben BRAHMS: Sehnsucht SCHUMANN: Es ist verraten DVORÁK: Moravian Duets (op. 32, Vol. II) SCHUBERT: Standchen (D. 920, version B) SCHUBERT: Psalm 23 SCHUBERT: Coronach George Case, Conductor FREE
» In 17 Days: Saturday, October 15, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Ockeghem@600
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
  • One of Ockeghem’s most captivatinglymasses along with other music addressed to the Virgin Mary, Queen of Heaven, including Ockeghem’s motet Ave Maria, his wonderful five-voice motet-chanson Permanent vierge, and works by Guillaume Du Fay and Johannes Regis. Margaret Lias & Martin Near, cantus Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, Mark Sprinkle, Sumner Thompson, tenor & contratenor Paul Guttry & David McFerrin, bassus Free pre-concert talk by Prof. Sean Gallagher $68 / $48 / $35 / $30 / $10 (Under 18 admitted free)
» In 17 Days: Saturday, October 15, 2016 in Salem at 8:00 pm
» In 18 Days: Sunday, October 16, 2016 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 18 Days: Sunday, October 16, 2016 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (132) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Baroque Ensemble
  • Location: 132 Ipswich St.
  • BACH: Orchestra Suite No. 4 in D Major HANDEL: Excerpts from La Resurrezione MOZART (arr. Altenbach/Brown): Concerto for Viola in G Major Andrew Altenbach, Conductor FREE
» In 18 Days: Sunday, October 16, 2016 in Chestnut Hill at 3:00 pm
  • Hammond Performing Arts Series (617-731-4644) presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Brimmer and May School, 60 Middlersex Rd.
  • 2016 New England Regional Finalists of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Performers: soprano Jacquelyn Stucker, mezzo-soprano Allegra De Vita, bass-baritone Erik Van Heyningen, with host and pianist John Moriarty Arias, duets, and trios from operas by Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi, Wagner, Britten, and Poulenc. FREE
» In 19 Days: Monday, October 17, 2016 in Cambridge at 4:00 pm
» In 19 Days: Monday, October 17, 2016 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
» In 20 Days: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Berklee College of Music (BPC) (617-605-2026) presents
  • Gunther Schuller: A Musical Celebration
  • Location: Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave.
  • The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra and The Boston Conservatory Sinfonietta perform a tribute to Gunther Schuller with modern classical chamber music, jazz big band arrangements, ragtime, and classical pieces with guest artist Ran Blake. $8 in advance / $12 day of show
» In 22 Days: Thursday, October 20, 2016 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Discovery Series
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Lera Auerbach: Icarus (Boston premiere) Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Ya-Fei Chuang, piano Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique
» In 22 Days: Thursday, October 20, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Tender Land: American Opera Scenes
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
  • Longy Opera Department will perform arias and scenes from some of the most-loved operas of our American homeland, including Copland’s The Tender Land and staples by Gian Carlo Menotti. FREE
» In 23 Days: Friday, October 21, 2016 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • UMass Boston presents
  • All-David Patterson
  • Location: University Hall Recital Hall, 100 Morrissey Blvd.
  • Alma Mater: To UMass Boston (2015) Thrushes in Forest Park (2004) Songs from a Texas Border Town (1995) And David took a harp (2014) #Ferguson (2016) Janice Weber, piano; Chaerin Kim, Harp Julia Nelson, soprano, Jacsonn Jean, baritone UMB Chamber Singers Free
» In 23 Days: Friday, October 21, 2016 in Various at 8:00 pm
  • Ashmont Hill Chamber Music (V) (617 680 7542) presents
  • Gala Concert
  • Location:
  • Boston Cello Quartet guest artists Barbara Quintiliani guest artist Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra – Cello Quartet Arrangements of the following works for cello quartet GIMENEZ – Intermedio from La Boda de Luis Alonso GRANADOS – “Andaluza” from 12 Danzas Espanolas SCIORTINO – Iber-Amer: Dances from Latin America ALBENIZ – Rapsodia Cubana CHABRIER – Espana DESENNE – Bossa do Fim (World Premiere, commissioned by the Boston Cello Quartet) ALBENIZ – Prelude from Chants d’Espagne PIAZZOLLA – Adios Nonino COREA – Spain BARROSO – Brazil For Cello Octet Villa Lobos- Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 $30 to $100
» In 23 Days: Friday, October 21, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Tender Land: American Opera Scenes
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
  • Longy Opera Department will perform arias and scenes from some of the most-loved operas of our American homeland, including Copland’s The Tender Land and staples by Gian Carlo Menotti. FREE
» In 24 Days: Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Marblehead at 4:00 pm
  • Calliope’s Call presents
  • IN HER WORDS: Women’s Voices in Verse & Song
  • Location: Old North Church’ 35 Washington St
  • Maggie Finnegan, Sonja Tengblad, sopranos Megan Roth, mezzo-soprano Clare Longendyke, piano Music by women: Juliana Hall, Stacy Garrop, Lori Laitman, Elizabeth Vercoe, Libby Larsen, Jocelyn Hagen, and more! Also featuring winner(s) from our first-ever Call for Scores! Free-will offering, proceeds go to Calliope’s Call and Old North Church Music Program.
» In 24 Days: Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Lera Auerbach: Icarus (Boston premiere) Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Ya-Fei Chuang, piano Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique Guide to the music with Benjamin Zander, 6:45pm
» In 24 Days: Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Brookline at 8:00 pm
  • Brookline Symphony Orchestra (857-253-1789) presents
  • Conductor Tryouts
  • Location: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street
  • Patrick Valentino, conductor Verdi – Overture to I Vespri Siciliani Mozart – D Major Flute Concerto K314, with flutist Weronika Balewski (2016 concerto competition winner) Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 5 $15 general admission, $10 for students and seniors, free for children 12 and under.
» In 25 Days: Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 25 Days: Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 25 Days: Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Newton at 3:00 pm
» In 25 Days: Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Cambridge at 3:30 pm
  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Lera Auerbach: Icarus (Boston premiere) Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Ya-Fei Chuang, piano Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique Guide to the music with Benjamin Zander, 1:45pm
» In 25 Days: Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Various at 7:30 pm
  • Music for Food (857-269-5587) presents
  • Music for Food
  • Location: Various
  • New England Conservatory, Brown Hall, 7:30pm Bach, Organ Sonatas BWV 529 in G Major & 530 in C Major,arranged for string trio (Ian Swensen, violin; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Jonah Ellsworth, cello) Brahms, Two Songs for soprano, viola & piano, Op. 91 (Lucy Shelton, mezzo-soprano; Michael Bukhman, piano; Kim Kashkashian, viola) Berio, Sequenza iii (Lucy Shelton, mezzo-soprano) Mozart, Serenade no. 12 in c for wind octet, K. 388 (384a) (Tom Novak, bassoon; Rob Sheena, oboe; Jason Snider, horn; Michael Wayne, clarinet; & friends) Suggested Donation: $25, $10 students All proceeds benefit The Women’s Lunch Place.
» In 27 Days: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 28 Days: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Attila Glatz Concert Productions (617-266-1492) presents
  • KlangVerwaltung Orchestra
  • Location: Symphony Hall
  • KlangVerwaltung with Chorgemeinschaft Neubeuern Chorus Mozart’s Requiem Bach’s Magnificat Enoch zu Guttenberg, conductor
» In 30 Days: Friday, October 28, 2016 in Boston at 1:30 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Ildikó Komlósi, mezzo-soprano (Judith) Matthias Goerne, baritone (Bluebeard) MOZART Symphony No. 39 BARTÓK Bluebeard’s Castle^
» In 30 Days: Friday, October 28, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 30 Days: Friday, October 28, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 31 Days: Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Ildikó Komlósi, mezzo-soprano (Judith) Matthias Goerne, baritone (Bluebeard) MOZART Symphony No. 39 BARTÓK Bluebeard’s Castle^
» In 31 Days: Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Waltham at 8:00 pm
  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • Lydian String Quartet
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
  • Second violinist Judith Eissenberg, violist Mark Berger, and cellist Joshua Gordon welcome new first violinist Andrea Segar Mozart: Quartet in C major, K. 465 Dissonance Bartók: Quartet No. 2, Sz. 67 Ravel: String Quartet world premiere from Yu-Hui Chang. FREE
» In 31 Days: Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Wellesley at 8:00 pm
» In 32 Days: Sunday, October 30, 2016 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 32 Days: Sunday, October 30, 2016 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 32 Days: Sunday, October 30, 2016 in Waltham at 5:00 pm
» In 35 Days: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 36 Days: Thursday, November 3, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Thomas Adès, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano Mark Stone, baritone BRITTEN Sinfonia da Requiem SIBELIUS Tapiola Thomas ADÈS Totentanz, for mezzo-soprano, baritone, and orchestra
» In 37 Days: Friday, November 4, 2016 in Belmont at 1:00 pm
  • Powers Music School presents
  • Quartets in Autumn
  • Location: Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street
  • Jacques Lee Wood, cello; Joshua Addison (violin), David Rubin (violin), and Elizabeth Stefan Mozart’s String Quartet in G major, K. 387 Dvorak’s String Quartet in F Major (“American”)
» In 37 Days: Friday, November 4, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Chamber Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Conservatory faculty members and select students perform a new composition and a Bartók sonata. BARTÓK: Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion New work TBA FREE
» In 38 Days: Saturday, November 5, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Thomas Adès, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano Mark Stone, baritone BRITTEN Sinfonia da Requiem SIBELIUS Tapiola Thomas ADÈS Totentanz, for mezzo-soprano, baritone, and orchestra
» In 38 Days: Saturday, November 5, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Imogen Cooper, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • BEETHOVEN – Bagatelles, Opus 33 SCHUMANN – Davidsbündlertänze DEBUSSY – La Puerta del Vino DEBUSSY – Soirée dans Grenade DE FALLA – Homenaje (“Pour le Tombeau de Claude Debussy”) ALBÉNIZ – Selections from Iberia
» In 38 Days: Saturday, November 5, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 38 Days: Saturday, November 5, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble (FMH) (617-429-0332) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Friends Meeting House
  • Telemann: Sonata in A major, TWV40: 200 for 2 violins, viola and bass Bartók: Duos for violin (4) Kodály: Intermezzo for string trio JS Bach: Concerto in A major, BWV 1055 for Harpsichord and Strings Josef Suk: Serenade in D minor for String Quartet Ligeti: Continuum for Solo Harpsichord CPE Bach: Symphony No 5 in B minor for strings and continuo Wq 182 Maggie Cole, harpsichord; Christina Day Martinson & Megumi Stohs, violins; Jenny Stirling, viola; Timothy Merton, cello. $24 ? Seniors: $20 ? Students: $12 ? Children under 12: Free
» In 39 Days: Sunday, November 6, 2016 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 39 Days: Sunday, November 6, 2016 in Cambridge at 3:00 pm
» In 39 Days: Sunday, November 6, 2016 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 39 Days: Sunday, November 6, 2016 in Arlington at 3:30 pm
» In 39 Days: Sunday, November 6, 2016 in Boston at 4:00 pm
» In 40 Days: Monday, November 7, 2016 in Boston at 7:30 pm
» In 41 Days: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 43 Days: Thursday, November 10, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 44 Days: Friday, November 11, 2016 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
» In 44 Days: Friday, November 11, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • A Far Cry presents
  • A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Featuring Lluis Claret, cello Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 1 Schumann: Cello Concerto Casals: San Marti del Canigo Ginastera: Glosses sobre temes de Pau Casals, Op. 46
» In 44 Days: Friday, November 11, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 45 Days: Saturday, November 12, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 46 Days: Sunday, November 13, 2016 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 46 Days: Sunday, November 13, 2016 in Boston at 2:00 pm
  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Boston Civic Symphony
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Steven Lipsitt, guest conductor Ann Hobson Pilot, former principal harpist, BSO, soloist Weber (orch. Berlioz) – Invitation to the Dance Op. 65 Ginastera – Harp Concerto Op. 25 Brahms – Symphony No. 2 in D major Op. 73
» In 46 Days: Sunday, November 13, 2016 in Boston at 2:00 pm
  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Boston Civic Symphony
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Steven Lipsitt, guest conductor Ann Hobson Pilot, former principal harpist, BSO, soloist WEBER (ORCH. BERLIOZ) Invitation to the Dance GINASTERA Harp Concerto Op. 25 BRAHMS Symphony No. 2 in D major Op. 73
» In 46 Days: Sunday, November 13, 2016 in Brookline at 3:00 pm
» In 46 Days: Sunday, November 13, 2016 in Cambridge at 3:00 pm
» In 48 Days: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 49 Days: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Longy School of Music presents
  • In C: Music in the Home Key
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
  • Featuring famous works composed in the key of C by Bach, Mozart, Schumann and Terry Riley. New faculty member Spencer Myer will join Longy’s Big Band, conducted by Mark Zaleski. FREE
» In 50 Days: Thursday, November 17, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 51 Days: Friday, November 18, 2016 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Cantata Singers (AAAS) (617.868.5885) presents
  • Degenerate Music
  • Location: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Music by Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Hindemith, Weil, Zemlinsky, Hidemith, Schreker, Eiseler and others labelled “degenerate” composers by the Nazis. Mark Ludwig, Executive Director of the Terezín Music Foundation will give the pre-concert talk, free to all ticketholders, at 6:30pm.
» In 51 Days: Friday, November 18, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 51 Days: Friday, November 18, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (OSC) ((617) 536-6340) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Brass Ensemble
  • Location: Old South Church 645 Boylston St
  • JACOB: Interludes for Trumpets and Trombones BALMAGES: Symphony in Brass REED: Symphony for Brass and Percussion HOLST: “Mars” from The Planets Lawrence Isaacson, Conductor FREE
» In 51 Days: Friday, November 18, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Lowell Liebermann: The Picture of Dorian Gray Semi-staged opera in collaboration with Odyssey Opera Gil Rose, conductor
» In 52 Days: Saturday, November 19, 2016 in Boston at 7:00 pm
  • Henry Purcell Society (617-650-7399) presents
  • Purcell’s King Arthur
  • Location: Cathedral of St. Paul, 138 Tremont Street
  • KING ARTHUR in collaboration with Arcadia Players and Poet’s Theater. Benjamin Evett, King Arthur David Kravitz, Cold Genius, Sarah Yanovitch, Cupid Ian Watson, conducting; Aisslinn Nosky, concert mistress Robert Scanlan, stage director Played on period instruments by members of the Handel and Haydn Society
» In 52 Days: Saturday, November 19, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • DEBUSSY: PRÉLUDE À L’APRÈS-MIDI D’UN FAUNE DUTILLEUX: TOUT UN MONDE LOINTAIN… WALTON: SCAPINO OVERTURE ELGAR: ENIGMA VARIATIONS Guide to the music with Benjamin Zander, 6:45pm
» In 52 Days: Saturday, November 19, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Flight
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
  • PAGANINI – Duetto No. 3 for violin and bassoon THOMAS – Avian Escapades – Boston premiere KORDE – Tenderness of Cranes for solo flute COPLAND – Sextet
» In 53 Days: Sunday, November 20, 2016 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 53 Days: Sunday, November 20, 2016 in Boston at 2:00 pm
» In 53 Days: Sunday, November 20, 2016 in Newton Centre at 3:00 pm
» In 53 Days: Sunday, November 20, 2016 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 53 Days: Sunday, November 20, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • A celebration of string chamber music featuring guest artist Carol Rodland (viola) and conservatory faculty and students performing works by Beethoven, Brahms, and Augusta Read Thomas. $10 – $15
» In 56 Days: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 in Boston at 1:30 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Moritz Gnann, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Menahem Pressler, piano MENDELSSOHN Overture, The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave) MOZART Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat, K.595 DVORÁK Symphony No. 9, From the New World
» In 58 Days: Friday, November 25, 2016 in Boston at 1:30 pm
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Moritz Gnann, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Menahem Pressler, piano MENDELSSOHN Overture, The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave) MOZART Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat, K.595 DVORÁK Symphony No. 9, From the New World
» In 59 Days: Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 59 Days: Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Early Music Festival presents
  • VERSAILLES: Portrait of a Royal Domain
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • CHARPENTIER Les Plaisirs de Versailles LALANDE Les Fontaines de Versailles LULLY Excerpts from Atys Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors Gilbert Blin, Stage Director Carlos Fittante, Choreographer Anna Watkins, Costume Designer Robert Mealy, Concertmaster Kathleen Fay, Executive Producer BEMF Chamber & Vocal Ensemble
» In 60 Days: Sunday, November 27, 2016 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 60 Days: Sunday, November 27, 2016 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 63 Days: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Philharmonia with Hugh Wolff, conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Schoenberg: Finding Rothko Tan Dun: Death and Fire – Dialogue with Paul Klee Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition FREE
» In 65 Days: Friday, December 2, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Celebrity Series presents
  • What Makes It Great?®
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • with Rob Kapilow and NEC Philharmonia – Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition
» In 65 Days: Friday, December 2, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Cecilia (A) (617-232-4540) presents
  • Christmas Concert
  • Location: Church of the Advent, 30 Brimmer St
  • with The Women’s Ensemble of St. Paul’s School Benjamin Britten: Theme and Variations, A Boy Was Born, A Ceremony of Carols Nicholas White: Alleluia! Puer Natus Est Nobis, Carols old and new for organ, chorus and audience. Erica Driscoll, harp Barbara Bruns, organ Nicholas White, conductor $62-$15
» In 66 Days: Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Lily Pad (917-447-6568) presents
  • Boston Art Song Society
  • Location: 1353 Cambridge Street
  • Turning the Tables: Salon Meets Cabaret! Songs by William Bolcom, Kurt Weill, and Benjamin Britten
» In 66 Days: Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Arlington Street Church ((617) 536-7050) presents
  • Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar
  • Location: 351 Boylston Street
  • Celebrations of Legends Bach: Cantata 106, Prelude & Fugue BWV 961 & 926 Cage: Dream Takemitsu: Equinox Brouwer: Hika – In Memoriam Takemitsu Schreiner: Two Japanese Idylls Mussorgsky: Promenade & Gnomus Ueno: Ed è Subito Sera Fujii: The Legend of Hagoromo $20 general & $16.85 students
» In 67 Days: Sunday, December 4, 2016 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 67 Days: Sunday, December 4, 2016 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Camerata (OSC) presents
  • Puer Natus Est: A Medieval Christmas
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston St
  • Songs to the Virgin Mary, processionals from Saint Martial of Limoges, hymns, lyrics, and miracle ballads sung in Latin, Old French, Old Provençal, and Saxon, interlaced with Medieval English texts of the Nativity. Anne Azéma, Camila Parias, Deborah Rentz-Moore, voices; Christa Patton, winds, harp; Michelle Levy, vielle.
» In 67 Days: Sunday, December 4, 2016 in Belmont at 3:30 pm
  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington presents
  • Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus
  • Location: Payson Park Church
  • A NOT-QUITE-WINTER CONCERT “ A Garden for Chorus” About Flowers and Other Related Matters Featuring the premiere of Lexington Composer Pamela Marshall’s “Shapiro Songs” Barry Singer, Music Director
» In 67 Days: Sunday, December 4, 2016 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • STRAVINSKY (arr. Dushkin): Suite Italienne (1933) HINDEMITH: Sonata in E-flat for Violin and Piano, op. 11, no.1 GERSHWIN (arr. Heifetz): Porgy and Bess Suite DVORÁK: Piano Trio in F minor, op. 65—featuring Andrew Mark (cello) $10 – $15
» In 72 Days: Friday, December 9, 2016 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Soprano Amanda Forsythe; mezzo-soprano Ann McMahon Quintero; tenor Keith Jameson; and baritone Andrew Garland. Conducted by Martin Pearlman, Music Director
» In 73 Days: Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Concord at 2:00 pm
» In 73 Days: Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Brookline at 5:00 pm