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» Today: Wednesday, March 29, 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
» Tomorow: Thursday, March 30, 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
» Tomorow: Thursday, March 30, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 2 Days: Friday, March 31, 2017 in Cambridge at 7:00 pm
» In 2 Days: Friday, March 31, 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
» In 2 Days: Friday, March 31, 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 2 Days: Friday, March 31, 2017 in Weston at 8:00 pm
  • Cambridge Society for Early Music presents
  • Les Délices
  • Location: Weston Congregational Church, 130 Newton 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 2 Days: Friday, March 31, 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 3 Days: Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Various at 11:00 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 3 Days: Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Boston at 2:00 pm
» In 3 Days: Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Boston at 6:30 pm
  • Boston Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church presents
  • Herr Beethoven & His Cellists
  • Location: 105 Jersey St
  • BEETHOVEN Sonatas for Piano and Cello No. 2, 3, 4 Selected works by DUPORT, ROMBERG, KRAFT Cherry Kim, Scott, Thomas Lesser, cello Ai-ying Chiu, piano $15 General, $10 Students/Seniors suggested
» In 3 Days: Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Cambridge at 7:00 pm
  • Talents of the World, Inc. (FCC) ((857) 919-4832) presents
  • A Musical DUEL of Tenors and Baritones
  • Location: First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden Street
  • TENORS: Adam Klein, USA (Metropolitan Opera), Alejandro Olmedo, Mexico (Winner of Placido Domingo’s International Competition), Juan del Bosca, Mexico (New York Lyric Opera). BARITONES: David Gvinianidze, Georgia (New Opera Moscow Theater), Vago Ohanyan, Armenia (New York City Opera), Petr Sokolov (Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Musical Theater). PRIMA DONNAS: Olga Lisovskaya, soprano, Ukraine; Sophie Michaux, France perform masterpieces of popular vocal classics for Talents of the World. $35 online/$40 (at the door); $20 online/$25 (at the door) students/children under 18.
» In 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 6 Days: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • BU School of Music (SH) presents
  • HAYDN: THE CREATION
  • Location: Symphony Hall
  • Boston University Symphony Orchestra & Symphonic Chorus, Conductor Emily Freeman Brown soloists Jennifer Jaroslavsky as Gabriel, Regina Morgan as Eve, Francesco Logozzo as Uriel, Erik Earl Larson as Raphael, and Young Kwang Yoo as Adam $25 general public; $10 student; free with BU ID
» In 9 Days: Friday, April 7, 2017 in Medford at 7:00 pm
» In 9 Days: Friday, April 7, 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 10 Days: Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Brookline at 5:00 pm
  • Mistral (OS) (978.474.6222) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Temple Ohabei Shalom’ 1187 Beacon St
  • COPLAND Appalachian Spring (original chamber version for 13) RAVEL Tombeau de Couperin (chamber arr. by Suggs*) STRAUSS II The Emperor Waltz (chamber arr. by Schoenberg)
» In 10 Days: Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Concord at 7:30 pm
  • Concord Free Public Library (978-318-3301) presents
  • Music From the Library
  • Location: 129 Main Street
  • Eric Hofbauer Quintet in works by Ellington and Ives. Eric Hofbauer, guitar; Todd Brunel, clarinet; Junko Fujiwara, cello; Curt Newton, drums, and Jerry Sabatini, trumpet. Free but advance reservations are required.
» In 10 Days: Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Boston Musica Viva ((617) 354-6910) presents
  • Moonlight (and a) Serenade
  • Location: Longy School of Music, 27 Garden St
  • Yehudi Wyner: New BMV Commission WORLD PREMIERE Geoffrey Burleson, piano Barbara White: My barn having burned to the ground, I can now see the moon Richard Festinger: Serenade for Six Ronald Perera: Crossing the Meridian Commissioned by BMV in 1982 Charles Blandy, tenor $30; Seniors: $25; Students / Children: $10
» In 10 Days: Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
  • Oriana Consort (617-547-1798) presents
  • Endings and Beginnings
  • Location: First Lutheran Church Boston, 299 Berkeley St
  • 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 10 Days: Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Triad Choral Collective presents
  • Subversive Tonality
  • Location: arvard-Epworth United Methodist Church
  • Featuring a jazz-pop piece as well as premieres of new works by Triad composers Thomas Stumpf, Emma Daniels, Jeremy Faust, and Julian Bryson. Two of the premieres incorporate a string quartet. Receptions, food, and drink will follow $10
» In 11 Days: Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Boston at 1:30 pm
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Young Artist Program
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
  • OLIVIER STANKIEWICZ, oboe ALVISE SINIVIA, piano Schumann, Romanzen / Martinu° , Three Romanian Folk Songs / Janác?ek, Three Moravian Folk Songs / Wolpe, Sonata / Silvestrini, Three Études on Impressionist Paintings / Tonia Ko, new work / Dutilleux, Sonata
» In 11 Days: Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Boston at 2:00 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 11 Days: Sunday, April 9, 2017 in 1912 Mass. Ave at 3:00 pm
  • Hancock United Church of Christ ((781) 862-4220) presents
  • Herr Beethoven & His Cellists
  • Location: Hancock United Church of Christ
  • BEETHOVEN Sonatas for Piano and Cello No. 2, 3, 4 Selected works by DUPORT, ROMBERG, KRAFT Cherry Kim, Scott, Thomas Lesser, cello Ai-ying Chiu, piano $15 General, $10 Students/Seniors suggested
» In 11 Days: Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio in E-flat major, Op. 70, No. 2 David Rakowski: Oboe Quintet (2017) BCMS Commission/World Premiere Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44 Peggy Pearson, oboe; Andrew Armstrong, piano Yura Lee & Harumi Rhodes, violins Dimitri Murrath, viola; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello
» In 11 Days: Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Somerville at 8:00 pm
» In 13 Days: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in Boston at 12:15 pm
  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
  • Cassandra Extavour & Jessica Petrus, sopranos Carol Lewis, viola da gamba Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbo Couperin “Leçons de Tenèbres” $3 suggested (all proceeds support the performers)
» In 14 Days: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
» In 15 Days: Thursday, April 13, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 15 Days: Thursday, April 13, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Celebrity Series (S) ((617) 482-2595) presents
  • Roomful of Teeth
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
  • with A Far Cry Including selections from Ted Hearne’s Law of Mosaics and Coloring Book, and Caroline Shaw’s arrangement of Josquin’s La déploration de la mort de Johannes Ockeghem and Music In Common Time.
» In 16 Days: Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 16 Days: Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston at 7:30 pm
  • Odyssey Opera (JH) (617.826.1626) presents
  • Alexander von Zemlinsky: The Dwarf (Der Zwerg)
  • Location: Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St
  • Opera in concert based on Oscar Wilde’s short story, “The Birthday of the Infanta” Sung in German with projected English translations. Conducted by Gil Rose Der Zwerg ~ Aleš Briscein Donna Clara, The Infanta ~ Kirsten Chambers Don Estoban ~ James Johnson Ghita ~ Michelle Trainor
» In 17 Days: Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 pm
» In 18 Days: Sunday, April 16, 2017 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 19 Days: Monday, April 17, 2017 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 20 Days: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in Wellesley at 7:30 pm
  • Wellesley College presents
  • Wellesley Collegium Musicum
  • Location: Houghton Chapel at Wellesley College
  • Andrew Arceci, Director Singers and instrumentalists open to Wellesley College students, faculty, staff, and members of the local community present Western music from the Middle Ages to the early 19th century. FREE
» In 22 Days: Thursday, April 20, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 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 23 Days: Friday, April 21, 2017 in Salem at 3:00 pm
  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
  • Time Regained” MESSIAEN Quartet for the End of Time SCHUBERT Piano Quintet in A, D. 667, “The Trout” Sharan Leventhal – violin, Jessica Bodner – viola, Jonathan Miller – cello Edwin Barker – bass, Thomas Hill – clarinet, Randall Hodgkinson – piano
» In 23 Days: Friday, April 21, 2017 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Harvard Early Music Society presents
  • J.A. Hasse’s Alcide al bivio
  • Location: Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard
  • Conducted by Elias Miller and will feature his translation of the libretto. Staging by Emily Bishai. Local singers and musicians, many from the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra. $5 for students and $10 for the general public
» In 24 Days: Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
  • Harvard Early Music Society presents
  • J.A. Hasse’s Alcide al bivio
  • Location: Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard
  • Conducted by Elias Miller and will feature his translation of the libretto. Staging by Emily Bishai. Local singers and musicians, many from the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra. $5 for students and $10 for the general public
» In 24 Days: Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Boston at 8:00 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 25 Days: Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 25 Days: Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Boston at 3:00 pm
  • Cameral Music (617-285-0448) presents
  • Andreas Scholl, countertenor
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street
  • Victor Coelho, lute; David Dolata, theorbo Laura Jeppeson, viola da gamba This special 1-hour concert, exploring John Dowland, G.G. Kapsberger, Thomas Campion, Robert Johnson, Bellerofonte Castaldi, Giulio Caccini, Georg Frideric Handel and Tobias Hume, will be followed by a leisurely meet-and-greet and CD signing by the artists. $40
» In 25 Days: Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Boston at 3:00 pm
» In 25 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 25 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 25 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 26 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 27 Days: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Marblehead at 7:30 pm
» In 29 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 30 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 31 Days: Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
» In 31 Days: Saturday, April 29, 2017 in Rockport at 8:00 pm
» In 31 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 32 Days: Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Boston at 1:30 pm
» In 32 Days: Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Weston at 2:00 pm
» In 32 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 32 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 32 Days: Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Arlington at 3:30 pm
» In 32 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 32 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 35 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 36 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 37 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 37 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 38 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 39 Days: Sunday, May 7, 2017 in Boston at 10:00 am
» In 39 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 39 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 44 Days: Friday, May 12, 2017 in Belmont at 3:30 pm
» In 44 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 45 Days: Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Cambridge at 7:30 pm
» In 45 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 46 Days: Sunday, May 14, 2017 in Ashburnham at 4:00 pm
» In 47 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 50 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 51 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 52 Days: Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Boston at 7:00 pm
  • Boston Art Song Society ((484)-798-7393) presents
  • A Ménagerie Of French Mélodie
  • Location: Arlington Street Church
  • Animal-themed French songs by Ravel, Satie, de Séverac, Saint-Saëns, Caplet, Offenbach, and Poulenc Performers: Stephanie Scogna, soprano; Ann Fogler, mezzo-soprano; Emily Jaworski, mezzo-soprano; Alex Nishibun, tenor; Junhan Choi, baritone; Seoyon MacDonald, piano; Cheng Cheng, piano $20; Students/Seniors $15.
» In 52 Days: Saturday, May 20, 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
  • 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 52 Days: Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Cambridge at 8:00 pm
  • Spectrum Singers (617-492-8902) presents
  • American Classics
  • Location: First Church Congregational Cambridge
  • Celebrate America! – Light and serious music to move and delight! Irving Fine: The Choral New Yorker; William Schuman: Carols of Death; Aaron Copland: Old American Songs; plus Broadway and Hollywood hits by Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, and Rodgers and Hammerstein performed by soloists and ensembles from the chorus.
» In 52 Days: Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Somerville at 8:00 pm
  • Clarendon Hill Gallery Nave Music Series presents
  • Karl Hennig Ensemble
  • Location: 155 Powder House Boulevard
  • Music of Karl Henning: Mistaken for the Sacred, Op.141a (première) Oxygen Footprint, Op.138a Zen on the Wing, Op.114 ? 2 just what everyone was expecting, Op.114a Sound + Sight, Op.140 Carol Epple & Peter H. Bloom, flutes Pamela Marshall, horn Francis Grimes, viola; Mary Jane Rupert, piano Karl Henning, clarinet; Thomas Stumpf, piano Maria Bablyak, Irina Pisarenko, artists Suggested: $10
» In 53 Days: Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Newton Centre at 3:00 pm
» In 53 Days: Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Cambridge at 3:00 pm
» In 53 Days: Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Ashburnham at 4:00 pm
  • Frederick Historic Piano Collection ((978) 827-6232) presents
  • HISTORICAL PIANO CONCERTS
  • Location: Ashburnham Community Church
  • MATHEW ODELL, piano by Johann Baptist Streicher, Vienna (1846) Felix Mendelssohn Fantasie in f#, Op. 28; Prelude & Fugue No. 1 in e, Op. 35; Robert Schumann 8 Fantasiestücke, Op. 12; Humoreske in Bb, Op. 20 (4 movements). $10; children and students free
» In 65 Days: Friday, June 2, 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 66 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 73 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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