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Monday, March 2, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Cambridge Society for Early Music presents
  • Othello in the Seraglio
  • Location: Christ Church, Zero Garden Street
  • additional information
  • The Tragedy of Sümbül the Black Eunuch
    A coffee-house opera by Dünya, a Musicians’ Collective, directed by Tom Zajac and Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol

    Camila Parias, soprano; Burcu Güleç, alto; Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol, tenor; Michael Barrett, baritone

    Numerous instruments performed by Beth Bahia Cohen, Robert Labaree, George Lernis, Bertram Lehman, Carol Lewis, Dan Stillman, Steven Lundahl, Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol and Michael Barrett.

    Based on Shakespeare’s Othello and novels by Cinzio (1565) and Koçu (1933) Music from 16th- and 17th-century European and Turkish sources—original music by M. A. Sanlıkol.

    Tickets $30 / $25 seniors / students free


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Dorian Bandy, violin
    works by Biber, Tartini & more

    Suggested donation $3


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Brookline
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  • United Parish in Brookline (646.271.6971) presents
  • Trio Cleonice and Friends
  • Location: 210 Harvard Street
  • additional information
  • Beethoven: Bagatelles, Op. 126
    Czerny: Piano Trio No. 2 in A Major
    Beethoven: Adelaide, Op. 46 and other selected songs
    Beethoven: Sonata No. 9 for Violin and Piano, Op. 47 “Kreutzer”

    Suggested donation $15 ($5 students)


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Memorial Church, Harvard presents
  • Michael Kraft, organ
  • Location: Memorial Church, Harvard
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  • Louis Marchand: Pièces d’orgue
    Grand Dialogue (1696)

    Bach: Die Achtzehn Grossen Orgelchoräle
    Von Gott will ich nicht lassen (BWV 658)
    Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (BWV 659)
    O Lamm Gottes, unschuldig (BWV 656)

    Marcel Dupré: Vêpres du commun des fêtes de la Sainte Vierge, Op.18
    Max Reger: 12 Stücke für die Orgel, Op.59, nos. 5 & 6
    Widor: Symphonie pour orgue No. 5, Op. 42 first movement

    FREE


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Julia Fischer, violin

    STRAVINSKY – Concerto in E-flat, Dumbarton Oaks
    DEBUSSY – Images, for orchestra
    BRAHMS – Violin Concerto


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • John O’Conor, piano
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • additional information
  • John O’Conor has cancelled

    Roman Rabinovich, gold medalist of the 2008 Rubinstein International Piano Competition will play:

    BACH: English suite in F major, BWV 809
    BRAHMS: Variations and fugue on a theme by Handel, op. 24
    BARTÓK: Three Burlesques, BB 55
    SMETANA: Four Czech Dances


Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Celebrity Series (S) ((617) 482-2595) presents
  • Cameron Carpenter, organ
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
  • additional information
  • A free masterclass for three members of the Harvard Organ Society

    Dennis Chan plays Hamburger Totentanz by Guy Bovet
    Khristian Erich Bauer-Rowe plays Sonata no. 1 by Mendelssohn
    Noel de Sa Silva playes Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain by Duruflé

    FREE


Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series (SH) presents
  • Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma, cello
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • Kojiro Umezaki: Side In Side Out (2012) *
    Giovanni Sollima: Taranta Project (2008) *
    Cristina Pato: New work (2014/15) ^
    Zhao Lin: Paramita (2014) *^
    Jugalbandi
    Traditional, arr. Nicholas Cords: Pórt Na bPúcai
    Kinan Azmeh: Wedding (2008)


Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in Boston
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  • Alea III presents
  • German Composers in Exile
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center at Boston University
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  • Kurt Weill;
    Three songs for voice and piano: Berlin in Licht; Complainte de la Seine; Youkali

    Paul Dessau Jewish Dance
    Hanns Eisler Nonett Nr. 1
    Ernst Krenek Five Pieces for Trombone and Piano
    Paul Hindemith Hin und zurück
    A short opera in one scene. Semi-staged.

    FREE


Thursday, March 5, 2015 in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach Violin Sonatas and Partitas
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Heather Braun, violin
    Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001

    FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


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Thursday, March 5, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Blizzard Voices
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • additional information
  • John Harbison Elegiac Songs
    Paul Moravec The Blizzard Voices
    Also featuring the winner of the BMOP-NEC Composition Competition

    New England Conservatory Concert Choir

    FREE- contact BMOP


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Friday, March 6, 2015 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Mendelssohn’s Elijah
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Grant Llewellyn, conductor
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
    Sarah Coburn, soprano
    Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
    Andrew Kennedy, tenor
    Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone


Friday, March 6, 2015 in Boston
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  • A Far Cry presents
  • Old School with Margaret Rood
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • 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


Friday, March 6, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Music for Viols and Friends ((617) 776-0692) presents
  • Stylus Phantasticus: Capricious Music of the German Baroque.
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, Lindsay Chapel, 11 Garden Street
  • additional information
  • Ensemble Très Maresienne (Lisa Brooke, violin; Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbo & Baroque lute; Carol Lewis, viola da gamba) perform suites, variations and sonatas by Biber, Reusner, Walther, Muffat & Buxtehude.

    $24 general admission, $19 students, seniors and low income.


Friday, March 6, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • MIT Music Department (WMB) presents
  • Boston Camerata
  • Location: Walker Memorial Building, 142 Memorial Drive
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  • Of all the Flowers: Song of the Middle Ages.

    Repertoires, both sacred and secular:
    music spanning the worlds of God and Man, Machaut, Landini, da Bologna, and others, performed by Camerata’s virtuoso soloists and instrumentalistsin collaboration with musicologist and programmer Michael Cuthbert,

    First performance in over six hundred years of newly reconstructed works. 8pm, . Admission: $20, students, seniors and alumni: $10, MIT Students, Faculty and Staff: Free.


Friday, March 6, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Equilibrium Concert Series presents
  • Diagenesis Duo
  • Location: Lily Pad Gallery, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square
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  • Heather Barnes, soprano; Jennifer Bewerse, cello

    Harrison BIRTWISTLE: “9 Settings of Lorine Niedecker”
    Stephen LEWIS: “con mortuis”
    Jackson MAC LOW: “Asymmetries”
    Aaron Jay MYERS: “Just Lonesome”
    Adam Scott NEAL: “Travels”
    Scott ORDWAY: “Black is the Color”
    Mischa SALKIND-PEARL: “Hands and Lips of Wind”
    Igor STRAVINSKY: “The Owl and Pussycat”

    $10


Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Radius Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Killian Hall at MIT
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  • ROSSINI – Six arias from The Barber of Seville for two bassoons (1816)
    RUEHR – Jane Wang considers the dragonfly for flute and digital delay (2007)
    SHOSTAKOVICH – Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 (1940)
    Plus a wind quintet by the winner of the fourth annual Pappalardo Composition Competition
    $20 – $10


Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Boston
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  • Metropolitan Chorale presents
  • Handel: Israel in Egypt
  • Location: Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St
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  • The Chorale is pleased to join forces with Zamir Chorale, Joshua Jacobson, Artistic Director, for this performance of George Frideric Handel’s tour-de-force oratorio.


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Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Concord
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  • Concord Band (978-897-9969) presents
  • “Portraits” Winter Concert with Jordan Rich, Narrator
  • Location: Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden Street
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  • Of Sailors and Whales by W. Francis McBeth
    A Movement for Rosa by Mark Camphouse
    Dichotomy … Impressions of Kerouac by Daniel P. Lutz
    “Marches” from Symphony for Band by Morton Gould
    Lincoln Portrait by Aaron Copland

    Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and seniors


Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Boston
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  • Canto Armonico presents
  • A Pilgrim’s Journey: Music of Distler, Vaughan Williams and Byrd
  • Location: First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley Street
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  • In memory of Owen Jander
    Debra Lenssen, guest conductor

    Distler: selections from Mörike-Chorliederbuch
    Vaughan Williams: The Shepherds of the Delectable Mountains
    Byrd: Fantasia a 4, Ye Sacred Muses, Ne Irascaris Domine, Infelix Ego

    $30/$20 seniors/$15 students


Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Boston
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  • Sound Icon (FC) presents
  • Lohengrin
  • Location: Fenway Center 77 St. Stephen Street
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  • Salvatore Sciarrino’s Lohengrin shifts Wagner’s focus to Elsa, who tells us her story in a fragmented monologue punctuated by feverish bursts from the amplified ensemble. Tony Arnold, soprano

    Fanofania (2010), for eleven musicians in Ancient Greek, refers to the occurrence of an outbreak

    FREE


Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Boston
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  • La Donna Musicale ((617) 536-3355) presents
  • Queen of the French Baroque
  • Location: 15 Newbury St
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  • Celebrating the 350th birthday of Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre with her Scriptural Cantatas, suites, sonatas, and excerpts from her opera Céphale et Procris, as well as her airs sérieux et airs à boire (serious and drinking songs), interpreted in a Latin-Baroque fusion style.


Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • International Contemporary Ensemble
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • ICE performs with Boston Conservatory students and faculty members from all three divisions in works by Alvin Lucier, Christian Wolff, John Adams, Pauline Oliveros and Louis Andriessen

    Free


Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Stephen Burns: Trumpet Virtuoso
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Burns “Fanfare for Freedom”
    Honegger “Pastorale d’été”

    World Premiere:
    Thomas Oboe Lee Trumpet Concerto
    Berlioz “Symphonie Fantastique”


Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Orchestra
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • BERNSTEIN: Candide Overture
    COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
    CRESTON: Concertino for marimba and orchestra-featuring Ayami Okamura (M.M. ’16), marimba
    RESPIGHI: Pines of Rome-featuring Indervir Singh (M.M. ’15) conductor

    1 p.m. (Pre-concert lecture with Elizabeth Seitz)


Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Lexington
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  • Bay Colony Brass presents
  • Evocations of the English and Welsh Countryside
  • Location: Hancock Church, 1912 Massachusetts Ave
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  • Edward Elgar’s Severn Suite,
    Malcolm Arnold’s Festival Fanfare
    Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Rhosymedre h
    Gustav Holst’s The Planets

    $15 suggested


Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Cambridge
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Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Concord
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  • Concord Chamber Ensemble presents
  • Concord Chamber Players
  • Location: 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA
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  • Julianne Lee and Wendy Putnam, violins, Steven Ansell, viola, Jean-Michel Fonteneau and Michael Reynolds, cellos

    Program:

    Sonatina for Violin and Cello in E Minor, H. 80 by Arthur Honegger Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello in A Minor, Op. 77b by Max Reger String Quintet in C Major, D. 956 by Franz Schubert

    *preceded at 2:00 p.m. by a pre-concert lecture given by musicologist Steven Ledbetter


Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Somerville
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  • Somerville Museum presents
  • Early Music Afternoon
  • Location: Somerville Museum, Central Street & Westwood
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  • Stylus Phantasticus: Capricious Music of the German Baroque. Ensemble Très Maresienne (Lisa Brooke, violin; Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbo & Baroque lute; Carol Lewis, viola da gamba) perform suites, variations and sonatas by Biber, Reusner, Walther, Muffat & Buxtehude.

    $19 general admission; $14 seniors,


Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Mendelssohn’s Elijah
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Grant Llewellyn, conductor
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
    Sarah Coburn, soprano
    Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
    Andrew Kennedy, tenor
    Andrew Foster-Williams, bass-baritone


Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Lexington
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  • Charles River Wind Ensemble presents
  • LIFE
  • Location: National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Rd.
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  • a concert inspired by our collective journey from womb to grave.

    Children’s Overture – Eugene Bozza
    Children’s March – Percy Grainger
    O Magnum Mysterium – Morten Lauridsen
    Timepiece – Cindy McTee
    The Promise of Living – Aaron Copland
    Trauermusik – Richard Wagner
    The Three Embraces – Carter Pann


Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Boston (OSC)
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  • Hammond Performing Arts Series ((617) 587-4622.) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Old South Church, Copley Square
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  • violinist Sarita Kwok and pianist We-Yi Yang.

    Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano and G Minor
    Schnittke: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1
    Dvořák: Four Romantic Pieces, Op. 75
    Ravel: Tzigane: Rhapsodie de concert for Violin and Piano

    For reservations please call 617-587-4622 or email jwhite@hammondre.com.


Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Brookline
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  • Brookline Symphony Orchestra (857-253-1789) presents
  • Brookline Symphony, Adam Boyles, conductor
  • Location: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street
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  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 3
    Kabalevsky: Suite from The Comedians
    Beethoven: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus
    Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from On The Town

    $10, $5


Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Concord
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  • Concord Chamber Music Society presents
  • O Magnum Mysterium
  • Location: Concord Academy Performing Arts Center
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  • Concord Chamber Players, Boston Symphony Orchestra Musicians and guest cellist Jean-Michele Fonteneau

    Honegger: Sonatina for Violin and Cello in E Minor, H. 80
    Reger: Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello in A Minor, Op. 77b
    Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, D. 956
    $42 & $33 with a $5 discount for seniors and students


Sunday, March 8, 2015 in Arlington
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Monday, March 9, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Music for Food
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
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  • Mendelssohn & More

    Alan Ridout: Ferdinand and the Bull
    Levon Chilingirian, violin
    Susan Pattie, speaker

    Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 66
    Levon Chilingirian, violin ; Natasha Brofsky, cello
    Pei-Shan Lee, piano

    Schubert: Fantasie in C Major, D.934
    Angelo Yu, violin
    Pei-Shan Lee, piano

    $25 suggested donation/$10 for student; 100% of proceeds benefit Food for Free


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Jacob Reed plays the C.B. Fisk Organ
    works by Bach & Brahms

    Suggested donation $3


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Memorial Church, Harvard presents
  • Caroline Robinson, organ
  • Location: Memorial Church, Harvard
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  • Brahms: Prelude and Fugue in G minor, WoO 10
    Howells: Rhapsody No. 1 in Db, op. 17
    Schumann: Nos. 5 & 6 from Sechs Stücke in kanonischer Form
    Bach: Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 532
    Widor: Adagio and Finale from Symphony No. 6, Op. 42, No. 2
    FREE


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Medford
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  • Tufts University presents
  • Wood and Strings
  • Location: Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue
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  • Newly composed solos and duets for shakuhachi and classical guitar by Jeannette Chechile, John McDonald, Martin Schreiner, and Jeffrey Shivers.

    Elizabeth Reian Bennett, bamboo flute and guest artist Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar.

    FREE


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Jamaica Plain
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  • Loring-Greenough House (617.524.3158) presents
  • Teares of a Sorrowful Soule
  • Location: The Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street
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  • Sheila Beardslee, director; Nouri Newman & Brian Warnock, recorders) with guests Alan Karass, recorder and Eileen Cecelia Callahan, soprano

    Chorales and psalms for the Lenten season from England, Italy & Germany by Byrd, Bull, Wilbye, Scarlatti, Pedersøn, Pachelbel, Buxtehude, Bach & others.

    $15 ($10 sr, st, JPTC members)


Thursday, March 12, 2015 in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach Violin Sonatas and Partitas
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Heidi Braun-Hill, violin
    Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002

    FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


Thursday, March 12, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Emanuel Ax, piano

    STRAUSS Sextet from Capriccio
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat, K.449
    STRAUSS Burleske for piano and orchestra
    MOZART Symphony No. 35, Haffner


Friday, March 13, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Emanuel Ax, piano

    STRAUSS Sextet from Capriccio
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat, K.449
    STRAUSS Burleske for piano and orchestra
    MOZART Symphony No. 35, Haffner


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Friday, March 13, 2015 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Daniil Trifonov, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • BACH/LISZT: Fantasia and fugue in G minor, BWV 542
    BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111
    LISZT: Transcendental Etudes, S. 139


Friday, March 13, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Masterworks Chorale presents
  • Carmen in Concert
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • Boston University’s d Opera Institute join the Chorale and an orchestra led by Steven Karidoyanes in music from the world’s most popular opera.
    Ron Della Chiesa, guest host and narrator
    Boston University Opera Institute, William Lumpkin, artistic director
    Masterworks Chorale, chorus
    Steven Karidoyanes, conductor

    Pre-concert talk by Laura Prichard at 7:30 pm.


Friday, March 13, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • MIT Music Department (KR) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • MIT Wind Ensemble
  • Location: Kresge Auditorium, 48 Mass. Ave
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  • Sharifi: Awakening
    Peter Godart: Premier by MIT Senior
    Holst: Second Suite in F
    Grainger: The Gum-Suckers March
    Francaix,: 11 Variations on a Theme of Haydn. 8p

    Admission: $5; free in advance to the MIT community.


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  • Cappella Clausura (EC) (617-993-0013) presents
  • BEAUTIFUL AS A DOVE
  • Location: Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street
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  • 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.


Saturday, March 14, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Emanuel Ax, piano

    STRAUSS Sextet from Capriccio
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat, K.449
    STRAUSS Burleske for piano and orchestra
    MOZART Symphony No. 35, Haffner


Saturday, March 14, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • MIT Music Department (KR) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • MIT Symphony Orchestra
  • Location: Kresge Auditorium, 48 Mass. Ave
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  • MITSO Concerto Competition winning soloist Mahler: Symphony No. 4 (with guest conductor Prof. Kevin Noe, and soprano Catherine O’Rourke Martin.
    Admission: $5; free in advance to the MIT community.


Saturday, March 14, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Musica Sacra presents
  • Bach: Mass in B Minor
  • Location: First Church, Cambridge, MA
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  • Teresa Wakim, Soprano; Douglas Dodson, Countertenor; Eric Christopher Perry, Tenor; and Bradford Gleim, Baritone.

    Tickets $15 – $65


Saturday, March 14, 2015 in Waltham
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  • La Donna Musicale ((617) 461-6973) presents
  • Queen of the French Baroque
  • Location: First Church in Cambridge, Congregational 11 Garden Street
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  • Celebrating the 350th birthday of Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre with her Scriptural Cantatas, suites, sonatas, and excerpts from her opera Céphale et Procris, as well as her airs sérieux et airs à boire (serious and drinking songs), interpreted in a Latin-Baroque fusion style.


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  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • Joshua Gordon, cello and Randall Hodgkinson, piano
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
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  • Trans-Atlantic: Sonatas for Cello and Piano via Brazil, France, and Norway

    KOECHLIN Sonata, Op. 66 (1917)
    VILLA-LOBOS Sonata no. 2, Op. 66 (1915)
    GRIEG Sonata in A minor, Op. 36 (1882-83)

    $20 Regular; $15 Seniors/Brandeis Community; $5 Students


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  • Coro Allegro (CC) (617-236-4011) presents
  • Lenten Meditations
  • Location: Church of the Covenant, 67 Newbury St.
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  • Théodore Dubois: The Seven Last Words of Christ
    Francis Poulenc: Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence
    Johannes Brahms: Marienlieder

    $48 – $17


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  • Boston Symphony Chamber Players presents
  • BSO Chamber Players
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Emanuel Ax, piano
    Christine Brandes, soprano

    SCHUMANN Fantasy Pieces for clarinet and piano,Op. 73
    SCHUMANN Adagio and Allegro for horn and piano, Op. 70
    KURTÁG Scenes from a Novel for soprano and ensemble, Op. 19
    KURTÁG Wind Quintet, Op. 2
    SCHUMANN Piano Quintet in E-flat, Op. 44


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  • Waltham Philharmonic (857 919-1385) presents
  • Bouquet of Brahms
  • Location: John F. Kennedy Middle School, 655 Lexington Street
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  • Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra
    Michael Korn, Music Director

    Tragic Overture, Op. 81
    Hungarian Dances
    Double Concerto for Violin and Cello, Op. 102
    Guest Soloists:
    Victor Romanul, Violin (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
    Emmanuel Feldman, Cello (New England Conservatory Faculty)

    $20 Adult, $15 Senior, Children admitted free with paying adult.


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  • Newton Choral Society (617 244-2690) presents
  • Sacred Visions
  • Location: Second Church of Newton, 60 Highland Street
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  • Langlais: Messe Solennelle
    Janowski: Hashkiveinu
    Lewandowski: Enosh
    Sargon: V’shamru
    Weill: Kiddush
    Howells: Magnifica, Nunc dimittis
    Spirituals: Deep River, Precious Lord, Take My Hand
    Ezekiel Saw da Wheel


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  • Hammond Performing Arts Series (978-369-3999) presents
  • Boston Cello Quartet
  • Location: Friends of the Performing Arts in Concord (FOPAC), 51Walden Street
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  • Giminez: 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
    Albeniz: Prelude from Chants d’Espagne
    Piazzola: Adios Nonino
    Corea: Spain
    Barroso: Brazil

    Reservations are being accepted. Call 978-369-3999 or email Deb McWalter at dmcwalter@hammondre.com


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  • Cappella Clausura (EC) presents
  • BEAUTIFUL AS A DOVE
  • Location: Eliot Church, 474 Centre St.
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  • 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.


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  • MIT Music Department (KH) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Lontano Ensemble
  • Location: Killian Hall, 160 Memorial Drive
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  • Rowland Sutherland flute; Peter Furniss clarinet; Caroline Balding violin; Clare O’Connell cello; Mary Dullea piano; Odaline de la Martinez, conductor, with a guest percussionist. Music by MIT composers Peter Child, John Harbison, Keeril Makan, Elena Ruehr, Charles Shadle, and Evan Ziporyn.
    FREE


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  • Studio C presents
  • MYSTERIOUS FRUIT
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
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  • Carola Emrich-Fisher, mezzo-soprano, Sylvie Zakarian, marimba and Olga Talroze, piano

    Works of Fermando Sor, Emmanuel Séjourné , Benjamin Britten and Gary Smart. The recital also features the world premiere of Karl Henning’s The Mysterious Fruit, a mini-scena, composed especially for Ms. Emrich-Fisher and Ms. Zakarian.

    $20 ($15 for students and seniors), children are free.


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  • Brookline Music School ((617) 277-4593) presents
  • Darkness and Light: An Afternoon of Solo Piano
  • Location: 25 Kennard Road
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  • German and French piano music, organized around the theme of light and dark in music. Repertoire includes works ranging from Schubert’s sparse, emotionally dark writing to Debussy and Messaien’s impressions of light, color, and mists.


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  • Oriana Consort (617-547-1798) presents
  • Three Choral Visions: Musical Responses to Adversity
  • Location: First Parish of Concord, 20 Lexington Rd
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  • Francis Poulenc’s Un soir de neige
    Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms
    William Byrd’s Mass for Five Voices

    Heinrich Christensen, Chaerin Kim, and Aaron Trant accompany Chichester Psalms on organ, harp, and percussion. Soloists are Oriana members. Walter Chapin, Director; Caroline Harvey, Assistant Director

    Admission $20 Adults; students and seniors $15.


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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Leonid Chindelevitch, guitar
    works by Albeniz, Villa-Lobos and more

    Suggested donation $3


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Emanuel Ax, piano

    STRAUSS Sextet from Capriccio
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 14 in E-flat, K.449
    STRAUSS Burleske for piano and orchestra
    MOZART Symphony No. 35, Haffner


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  • Celebrity Serities (CT) (617.482.2595) presents
  • Roomful of Teeth
  • Location: Berklee Cafetorium, 160 Mass. Ave.
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  • The eight-voice vocal ensemble invites today’s brightest composers to create a repertoire without borders. The ensemble creates an a cappella repertoire incorporating Tuvan throat singing, yodeling, belting, Inuit throat singing, Korean P’ansori, Georgian singing and Sardinian cantu a tenore styles.


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  • Roomful of Teeth
  • Location: Berklee Cafetorium, 160 Mass. Ave.
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  • The eight-voice vocal ensemble invites today’s brightest composers to create a repertoire without borders. The ensemble creates an a cappella repertoire incorporating Tuvan throat singing, yodeling, belting, Inuit throat singing, Korean P’ansori, Georgian singing and Sardinian cantu a tenore styles.


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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach Violin Sonatas and Partitas
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Mark Berger, viola
    Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003 (transcribed for viola)

    FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


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  • Cambridge Society for Early Music presents
  • A More Subtle Art: The 14th-century Avant-Garde
  • Location: Christ Church, Zero Garden Street
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  • Blue Heron / Les Délices
    Martin Near,Jason McStoots, & Debra Nagy, voices; Scott Metcalfe, Debra Nagy, instruments (harps, vielle, doucaine, recorders)

    G. de Machaut, 5 songs: Ma fin est mon commencement; Rose, liz, printemps, verdure; En amer a douce vie; others;
    Senleches, Cordier, Ciconia, Suzoy, De Sancto Johanne, De Molins, others.


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  • Symphony Nova ((781) 381-3300) presents
  • LABORATORY ONE
  • Location: Old South Church 645 Boylston St
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  • NIELSEN: Serenata in Vano
    FOSS: For Toru (1996)
    GLASS: String Quartet No. 2
    WEIS: Serenade (Without Serious Intentions)
    PROKOFIEV: Quintet in G minor, Op.39

    $20, general $10, student/senior


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  • Celebrity Serities (CT) (617.482.2595) presents
  • Brooklyn Rider
  • Location: Berklee Cafetorium, 160 Mass. Ave.
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  • Selections from the Brooklyn Rider Almanac album:

    “Necessary Henry!” (2012) – Rubin Kodheli (b. 1977)
    “Maintenance Music” (2012) – Dana Lyn (b. 1974)
    Gaps and Gorges (2012) – Padma Newsome (b. 1961)
    “Show Me” (2014) – Aoife O’Donovan (b.1982)
    “Dig The Say” (2012) – Vijay Iyer (b. 1971)
    “Quartet, Parts One & Two” (2012) – Greg Saunier (b. 1969)
    “Morris Dance” (2012) – Ethan Iverson
    “Five-Legged Cat” (2014) – Gonzalo Grau (b. 1972)
    “John Steinbeck – August 12” (2012) – Bill Frisell (b.1951)


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  • Cantata Singers presents
  • Mozart’s Mass in C minor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Elegiac Song
    F.J. Haydn: Symphony No. 86 in D major
    W.A. Mozart: Great Mass in C minor, K. 427


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  • Boston Choral Ensemble (OB) presents
  • Cold, cold night
  • Location: The Oberon Theater
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  • David Lang’s 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning setting for choir and percussion instruments of Hans Christian Anderson’s story of “The Little Match Girl” plus the world premiere of the short opera Riding on a Train at Rush Hour by Samuel Beebe


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  • Oriana Consort (617-547-1798) presents
  • Three Choral Visions: Musical Responses to Adversity
  • Location: University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop St.
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  • Francis Poulenc’s Un soir de neige
    Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms
    William Byrd’s Mass for Five Voices

    Heinrich Christensen, Chaerin Kim, and Aaron Trant accompany Chichester Psalms on organ, harp, and percussion. Soloists are Oriana members. Walter Chapin, Director; Caroline Harvey, Assistant Director

    Admission $20 Adults; students and seniors $15.


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  • Celebrity Serities (CT) (617.482.2595) presents
  • Brooklyn Rider
  • Location: Berklee Cafetorium, 160 Mass. Ave.
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  • Selections from the Brooklyn Rider Almanac album:

    “Necessary Henry!” (2012) – Rubin Kodheli (b. 1977)
    “Maintenance Music” (2012) – Dana Lyn (b. 1974)
    Gaps and Gorges (2012) – Padma Newsome (b. 1961)
    “Show Me” (2014) – Aoife O’Donovan (b.1982)
    “Dig The Say” (2012) – Vijay Iyer (b. 1971)
    “Quartet, Parts One & Two” (2012) – Greg Saunier (b. 1969)
    “Morris Dance” (2012) – Ethan Iverson
    “Five-Legged Cat” (2014) – Gonzalo Grau (b. 1972)
    “John Steinbeck – August 12” (2012) – Bill Frisell (b.1951)


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  • First Lutheran Church presents
  • Boston Bach Birthday 330
  • Location: 299 Berkeley Street
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  • Celebrating the Music of Johann Sebastian Bach on his 330th Birthday from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM
    FREE

    9:00 a.m. “Peep The Piper” by Guy Bovet; Children’s Program
    MUSIC OF JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
    9:45 Yevgenia Semeina-Maroyan, organ
    10:25 Kate Arndt, violin
    11:10 First Lutheran Church Choir, soloists & orchestra; Bálint Karosi, conductor
    Cantata BWV 214 Tönet, Ihr Pauken! Erschallet, Trompeten!
    12:45 Stephan Griffin, organ
    1:35 Dylan Sauerwald, harpsichord; Héloïse Degrugillier, flute
    2:25 Bálint Karosi, organ: The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080
    3:35 “Three Part Fugue”: Héloïse Degrugillier, Emily O’Brien, Roy Sansom, recorders
    3:50 Allison Drenkow, cello
    4:35 Katelyn Emerson, organ
    5:30 Arvid Gast, organ (Titular Organist, St. Jakobi Church, Lübeck)


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  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church ((781) 326-4553) presents
  • The Blue Hill Trio
  • Location: 59 Court Street
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  • Neal Kass, violin
    Marita Larsson-Cohen, cello
    Steven Schneider, piano

    Haydn: Trio in E Flat Major, Hoboken XV:29
    Schubert: Trio in B Flat Major, Opus 99/D. 898

    FREE


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  • Concordia Consort (C) presents
  • Teares of a Sorrowful Soule
  • Location: Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street
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  • Sheila Beardslee, director; Nouri Newman & Brian Warnock, recorders) with guests Alan Karass, recorder and Eileen Cecelia Callahan, soprano

    Chorales and psalms for the Lenten season from England, Italy & Germany by Byrd, Bull, Wilbye, Scarlatti,
    Pedersøn, Pachelbel, Buxtehude, Bach & others.

    Suggested donation $15 ($10 sr, st, BRS & R/EMM members)


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  • Ellipsis Trio presents
  • Teh American Experiment
  • Location: Frist Churchm Congregational
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  • Charles Ives: Piano Trio
    Arthur Foote: Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 5, in C minor
    Igor Iwanek: …who can depart from one’s pain without regret… (World Premiere, commissioned by Ellipsis Trio)

    General Admission: $15
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach’s St. John Passion
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • 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


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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Ockeghem@600
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • Ockeghem, Busnoys, Regis, Caron & Faugues
    This concert explores the music of the five “modern” composers lauded by the 15th-century theorist Johannes Tinctoris.


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Handel and Haydn Society
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • America’s oldest continuously performing arts organization celebrates an incredible milestone, reflecting on its rich historyand vibrant future. Works by Vivaldi, Bach, and more, programmed by director and harpsichordist Ian Watson.


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  • Oriana Consort (617-547-1798) presents
  • Three Choral Visions: Musical Responses to Adversity
  • Location: First Lutheran Church Boston, 299 Berkeley St
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  • Francis Poulenc’s Un soir de neige
    Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms
    William Byrd’s Mass for Five Voices

    Heinrich Christensen, Chaerin Kim, and Aaron Trant accompany Chichester Psalms on organ, harp, and percussion. Soloists are Oriana members. Walter Chapin, Director; Caroline Harvey, Assistant Director

    Admission $20 Adults; students and seniors $15.


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  • Winsor Music (781-863-2861) presents
  • Arneis Quartet
  • Location: VNA, 259 Lowell Street
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  • program including Haydn
    Heather Braun and Rose Drucker, violins
    Daniel Dona, viola
    Agnes Kim, cello

    $30 general; $15 student/senior; age 9-18 FREE


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  • Winsor Music (781-863-2861) presents
  • Arneis Quartet
  • Location: VNA, 259 Lowell Street
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  • and the concert debut of Violobos
    Peggy Pearson, oboe; Mitsuru Yonezaki, violin
    Njioma Grevious, viola; Alma Bitran, cello

    Franz Josef Haydn: Quartet in d minor, Op. 42
    John Wallace, pale reflections… (1999)
    Ludwig van Beethoven, Quartet in a minor, Op. 132

    FREE, pre-registration required for entry: winsormusic.org/buytickets


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  • Tuesday Concerts
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  • Rodger Vine plays the C.B. Fisk Organ
    works by Bach, Handel, Brody and Weaver

    Suggested donation $3


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  • Rodger Vine plays the C.B. Fisk Organ
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    Suggested donation $3


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  • Carriage House Violins (617-262-0051) presents
  • Music for Food
  • Location: Carriage House Violins, 1039 Chestnut Street
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  • All-Schubert Concert
    Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821

    Blaise Déjardin, cello
    Andrei Baumann, piano

    Quintet in C Major, D. 956

    Muir String Quartet (Peter Zazofsky & Lucia Lin, violins; Steve Ansell, viola; Michael Reynolds, cello) +Robert Mayes, cello

    $20 Suggested Donation; 100% of proceeds benefit Newton’s Centre Street Pantry.


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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Lindsey Chapel Series
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Rose Mary Harbison, violin
    Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004

    FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Olivier Latry, organ

    GANDOLFI New work for organ and orchestra
    (world premiere; BSO commission)
    MAHLER Symphony No. 6


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Olivier Latry, organ

    GANDOLFI New work for organ and orchestra
    (world premiere; BSO commission)
    MAHLER Symphony No. 6


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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Bach: Saint Matthew Passion
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
    VAP Young Women’s and Young Men’s Choruses
    Joshua Ellicott, tenor (Evangelist)
    Roderick Williams, baritone (Jesus)
    Joélle Harvey, soprano
    Renata Pokupić, mezzo-soprano
    Matthew Long, tenor
    Sumner Thompson, baritone


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  • Memorial Church Harvard (HC) presents
  • Record Release Concert
  • Location: Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard
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  • Michael Vincent Waller’s The South Shore on XI Records
    with Christine Kim (cello), Carson Cooman (organ), and Luna Cholong Kang (flute)

    Program of Michael Vincet Waller’s Music

    Organum (2014) for organ solo*
    Nel Nome di Gesu (2013) for cello and organ
    Vocalise (2014) for flute solo
    Tacca Prima (2013) for cello solo
    Y per Henry Flynt (2012) for solo cello
    Pupazzo di Neve Partitas (2013) for cello solo

    *World Premiere

    FREE


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  • Boston Choral Ensemble (OB) presents
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  • Location: The Oberon Theater
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  • David Lang’s 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning setting for choir and percussion instruments of Hans Christian Anderson’s story of “The Little Match Girl” plus the world premiere of the short opera Riding on a Train at Rush Hour by Samuel Beebe


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  • Boston Conservatory presents
  • Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • Eric Hewitt, conductor

    VERDI: Overture to La Forza Del Destino
    Tim Leonelli (M.M. ’16): Uprising
    GRAINGER: The Power of Rome and the Christian Heart
    FULMER: Bassoon Concerto-featuring Adrian Morejon, bassoon *WORLD PREMIERE, commissioned by The Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble*

    HONETT: Fires
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  • Concord Orchestra (978-369-4967) presents
  • Spangled Stars
  • Location: 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA
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  • Richard Pittman, conductor; Jan Mueller-Szeraws, cello; Concord Chorus, Kevin Leong, director
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
    Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D
    Michael Gandolfi: Chesapeake: Summer of 1814


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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • 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)


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Olivier Latry, organ

    GANDOLFI New work for organ and orchestra
    (world premiere; BSO commission)
    MAHLER Symphony No. 6


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  • Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts presents
  • Ya-Fei Chuang, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28
    Liszt: Sonata in B minor, S. 178
    Ravel: La Valse

    Tickets: (Children under 6 not admitted)
    $50: VIP Reserved Seats, $30: open seating at non-VIP section , $15: student open seating at non-VIP section
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  • Concord Orchestra (978-369-4967) presents
  • Spangled Stars
  • Location: 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA
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  • Richard Pittman, conductor; Jan Mueller-Szeraws, cello; Concord Chorus, Kevin Leong, director
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
    Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D
    Michael Gandolfi: Chesapeake: Summer of 1814


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  • Gordon College Music Department presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Phillips Recital Hall, 255 Grapevine Road
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  • Alton C. Bynum Recital Series
    Sarita Kwok, violin
    Wei-Yi Yang, piano

    Claude Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Minor, L140
    Alfred Schnittke: Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano
    Anton Dvořák: Four Romantic Pieces, Op. 75 (B. 150)
    Maurice Ravel: Tzigane: Rhapsodie de concert for Violin and Piano

    $20, $10


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  • Brookline Music School ((617) 277-4593) presents
  • Is There a Gargoyle Hiding in Your Sonata?
  • Location: 25 Kennard Road
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  • with Elizabeth Chladil, piano & Weronika Balewski, flute

    An interactive concert exploring images and stories.

    Two works by Lowell Liebermann, Gargoyles, Op. 29 for solo piano and Sonata for Flute and Piano, Op. 23. This 60 minute interactive performance, which includes excerpts as well as full performances of both works, is suitable for audiences ages 6-12 with their parents.

    $5


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Lisa Batiashvili, violin; Paul Lewis, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Franz Schubert:
    Sonata in A Major “Grand Duo,” D. 574
    Rondo in B minor “Rondeau Brillant,” D. 895

    J.S. Bach: Sonata in E minor, BWV 1023
    Beethoven: Sonata No. 10 in G Major, Opus 96


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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Bach: Saint Matthew Passion
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
    VAP Young Women’s and Young Men’s Choruses
    Joshua Ellicott, tenor (Evangelist)
    Roderick Williams, baritone (Jesus)
    Joélle Harvey, soprano
    Renata Pokupić, mezzo-soprano
    Matthew Long, tenor
    Sumner Thompson, baritone


Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Chorale Ensemble (OSC) presents
  • Cold, cold night
  • Location: Old South Church
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  • David Lang’s 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning setting for choir and percussion instruments of Hans Christian Anderson’s story of “The Little Match Girl” plus the world premiere of the short opera Riding on a Train at Rush Hour by Samuel Beebe


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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • 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)


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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • ohann Sebastian Bach: St. Mark Passion
    King’s Chapel Choir & Soloists; Chamber Orchestra
    Heinrich Christensen, director
    This fascinating work was reconstructed from the surviving libretto, using music from Cantata 198 and several other Bach sources. The American premiere was given by the King’s Chapel Choir in 1980.

    $20, $15 students/seniors at the door
    $15, $10 students/seniors purchased on-line


Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • 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


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Susanna Ogata, violin & Ian Watson, fortepiano
    Beethoven Sonata N. 10 in G Major

    Suggested donation $3


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Olivier Latry, organ

    GANDOLFI New work for organ and orchestra
    (world premiere; BSO commission)
    MAHLER Symphony No. 6


Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Boston
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  • Lorelei Ensmble (SMG) presents
  • Lorelei on the Rocks
  • Location: Sloane Merrill Gallery, 75 Charles St.
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  • Shari Wilson, Margot Rood, Emily Marvosh, and Christina English
    Salon music of the 18th-19th century, including works by Mozart, Schumann, Brahms, and Reger
    With Dylan Sauerwald, fortepiano

    Tickets: $30 (includes food and drink, limited availability)


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  • Boston Conservatory Studio 401 ((617) 912-9101) presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: 31 Hemenway Street
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  • Jim Dalton and Maggi Smith-Dalton
    A Celebration of American Music 6

    special segments, which celebrate the birthdays of Ralph Towner and Dan Emmett, women’s suffrage, the end of the War of 1812 and the Civil War, as well as musical highlights from 1965.

    FREE


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Thursday, April 2, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Christian Tetzlaff, violin

    SHOSTAKOVICH Passacaglia from Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Act II
    BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto
    SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 10

    Open Rehearsal


Thursday, April 2, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Christian Tetzlaff, violin

    SHOSTAKOVICH Passacaglia from Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Act II
    BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto
    SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 10


Friday, April 3, 2015 in Boston
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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Good Friday Music
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • The La Farge Ensemble returns to Trinity Church, performing choral masterpieces for Passiontide.
    No tickets required; $20 suggested donation.


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Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in Brookline
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  • United Parish in Brookline (646.271.6971) presents
  • Trio Cleonice and Friends
  • Location: 210 Harvard Street
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  • Exploring connections between Russian music and Russian language/literature:
    Shostakovich’s 2nd piano trio, excerpts from Zoshchenko, Gogol and various Russian poets, and an immersive discussion with the brilliant Tom Hodge.

    Suggested donation $15 ($5 students)


Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in Boston
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  • BU School of Music (SH) presents
  • Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2, Resurrection
    David Hoose and Scott Allen Jarrett, conductors

    $25 general public; two free tickets with CFA Membership; free with student ID at the door, day of performance, subject to availability. Box office: bso.org or 617-266-1200


Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Yevgeny Sudbin, piano
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • SCARLATTI: Sonatas
    MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition
    CHOPIN: Nocturne, op. 27, No. 1
    SCRIABIN: Sonata No. 9 (Black Mass)
    MOZART/SUDBIN: “Lacrimosa” from Requiem
    SAINT-SAENS: Danse Macabre


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  • First Church in Boston presents
  • Bach Explored
  • Location: First Church in Boston 66 Marlborough St,
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  • “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


Thursday, April 9, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Richard Goode, piano

    SCHULLER Dreamscape
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 27 in
    B-flat, K.595
    STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben


Friday, April 10, 2015 in Brookline
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  • Renaissance Men presents
  • Journey from church tavern
  • Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St Paul Street
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  • Men’s music heritages from across the globe. With a particular focus on the German Männerchor tradition.

    Works by Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Carillo, Rheinberger, Strauss, Schubert, and Reger, Holst, and a set of drinking songs from times past and present.


Friday, April 10, 2015 in Salem
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • MOZART Trio in C major, K548
    BRAHMS Piano Quartet in G minor, Opus 25
    AUCOIN Trio (2014, commissioned by Jonathan Miller)

    Please note that Hamilton Hall is not handicap accessible.


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Richard Goode, piano

    SCHULLER Dreamscape
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 27 in
    B-flat, K.595
    STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben


Friday, April 10, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Early Music Festival (S) presents
  • Music of Handel, Steffani, and Monteverdi
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Amanda Forsythe, soprano
    David Hansen, countertenor
    Paul O’Dette, lute
    Stephen Stubbs, lute & Baroque guitar

    Music of Handel, Steffani, and Monteverdi


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  • Harvard University Department of Music presents
  • Parker String Quartet
  • Location: John Knowles Paine Concert Hall, Harvard
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  • Schubert String Quartet No. 12 in C Minor “Wuartettsatz,” D 703
    Schulhoff Five Pieces for String Quartet
    Augusta Read Thomas World Premiere
    Mendelssohn String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 44, No. 3

    Free but tickets are required. Free tickets available at Harvard Box Office, 617-496-2222.


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Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Boston
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  • Renaissance Men (OSC) presents
  • Journey from church tavern
  • Location: Gordon Chapel, Old South Church
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  • Men’s music heritages from across the globe. With a particular focus on the German Männerchor tradition.

    Works by Grieg, Rachmaninoff, Carillo, Rheinberger, Strauss, Schubert, and Reger, Holst, and a set of drinking songs from times past and present.

    Continuing at Jake Wirth’s


Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Massachusetts Peace Action (617-354-2169) presents
  • Vocal Chamber Music in Times of War and Peace,
  • Location: Harvard Epworth Church, 1555 Mass. Ave
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  • D’Anna Fortunato, Mezzo-soprano
    Linda Toote, Flute
    Michelle La Course, Viola
    Ina Zdorovetchi, Harp
    Mana Tokuno, Piano

    Earl Kim, Now and Then: 5 Movements with Soprano, Flute, Viola and Harp
    Francis Poulenc, Priez pour Paix with Voice and Harp
    Claude Debussy, Nous n’avons plus de Maison with Voice and Piano
    Maurice Ravel, Greek Songs with Voice and Harp
    and other music to be announced.

    Tickets $25 in advance for Mass. Peace Action members, $35 for non-members, $10 for students, $35 at the door.


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  • Boston Musica Viva ((617) 354-6910) presents
  • Boston Musica Viva
  • Location: Longy School of Music, 27 Garden St
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  • Shirish Korde: New work WORLD PREMIERE
    feat. guest soloists Iva Bittova, soprano; Wu Tong, sheng and vocalist; Sandeep Das, tabla
    Chou Wen-chung: Ode to the Eternal Pine
    Franco Donatoni: Arpege
    Sebastian Currier: Whispers


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  • Boston Cecilia presents
  • Brahms Requiem
  • Location: All Saints Church, Brookline
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  • Featured soloists will be Carolina Freiberg, soprano, and Paul Max Tipton, baritone. The chorus will be accompanied in Brahms’s piano duet reduction by pianists Barbara Bruns and Carolyn Skelton. Conducted by Nicholas White.

    Tickets $15-$62 (student/senior discount available).


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Richard Goode, piano

    SCHULLER Dreamscape
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 27 in
    B-flat, K.595
    STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Young Artist Program
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • JL, piano
    Bach-Busoni, Toccata, Adagio, and Fugue, bw v 564 / Schumann, Papillons, Op. 2 / Prokofiev, Sonata
    No. 7 in B-flat Major, Op. 83 / Mendelssohn, Songs Without Words / Stravinsky, Three Movements
    from Petrouchka


Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Newton
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Trinity Church, Newton
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  • MOZART Trio in C major, K548
    BRAHMS Piano Quartet in G minor, Opus 25
    AUCOIN Trio (2014, commissioned by Jonathan Miller)


Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • St. Paul’s Parish presents
  • Organ Recital Series
  • Location: 617-491-8400
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  • Forrest Eimold, Organ Scholar

    Méditations sur le mystère de la Sainte Trinité
    by Olivier Messiaen


Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Boston
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  • Musicains of the Post Road (MT) ((781) 466-6694) presents
  • Georg Benda’s Ariadne auf Naxos
  • Location: Modern Theater, 525 Washington St
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  • 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.


Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Mendelssohn/Wolf Chamber Series
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-flat Major, op. 20
    Wolf Selected Mörike-lieder

    $30 – $10


Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Women’s Chorus
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • MACMILLAN: Sonnet
    BRAHMS: Vier Gesänge
    BEACH: Three Shakespeare Choruses
    HARRIS: How like Winter Hath My Absence Been
    BERLIOZ: La mort d’Ophelie
    VERDI: Witch’s Chorus
    MÄNTYJÄRVI: Pseudo-Yoik Lite
    FREE


Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Richard Goode, piano

    SCHULLER Dreamscape
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 27 in
    B-flat, K.595
    STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben


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Thursday, April 16, 2015 in Boston
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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • St. Paul’s Cathedral Choir
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • This exceptional choir of men and boys performs musical favorites in the Anglican tradition.
    Tickets $10, $30, $50


Thursday, April 16, 2015 in Boston
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  • BU School of Music (BUT) (617.933.8600) presents
  • Massenet’s Cendrillon (Cinderella)
  • Location: BU Theatre
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  • Conducted by William Lumpkin, with Stage Direction by E. Loren Meeker. Sung in French with English supertitles.

    $20 General Public | $15 BU Alumni, WGBH members, Huntington Theatre Company subscribers, senior citizens | $10 with CFA Membership | $5 Students with valid ID | Free with BU ID, two tickets, at the door, day of performance


Thursday, April 16, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Benjamin Zander, conductor
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Wagner // Overture to Tannhäuser
    Saint-Saëns // cello concerto no. 1
    Jonah Ellsworth, cello
    Berlioz // Symphonie Fantastique


Friday, April 17, 2015 in Boston
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  • BU School of Music (BUT) (617.933.8600) presents
  • Massenet’s Cendrillon (Cinderella)
  • Location: BU Theatre
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  • Conducted by William Lumpkin, with Stage Direction by E. Loren Meeker. Sung in French with English supertitles.

    $20 General Public | $15 BU Alumni, WGBH members, Huntington Theatre Company subscribers, senior citizens | $10 with CFA Membership | $5 Students with valid ID | Free with BU ID, two tickets, at the door, day of performance


Friday, April 17, 2015 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Joseph Calleja, tenor with Kevin Miller, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Arias in four languages


Friday, April 17, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Harvard University Department of Music presents
  • Fromm Players
  • Location: John Knowles Paine Concert Hall, Harvard
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  • Voces de America Latina
    International Contemporary Ensemble
    Carlos Iturralde Cupid’s Deeds (2012) [ICELab Commission]
    Hilda Paredes Seed of Time (2003)
    Marisol Jimenez Caro Cibus
    Gabriela Ortiz Huitzitl Estudio Tongolele (2012)
    Pozzi Excot Jubiliation (2011)
    Tania Leon Toque (2006)
    FREE


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  • Shakespeare Concerts presents
  • Joesph and Eve Summer’s chamber opera, The Tempest
  • Location: Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square
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  • Featuring Christian Van Horn as Prospero.
    Conducted by Stefan Lano and with James Maddalena, Katherine Pracht, David Salsbery Fry, Neal Ferreria, and Kathryn Guthrie.

    Tickets: $25 – $55


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  • A Far Cry (617-553-4887) presents
  • Tongue in Cheek
  • Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Ave.
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  • 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


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  • BU School of Music (BUT) (617.933.8600) presents
  • Massenet’s Cendrillon (Cinderella)
  • Location: BU Theatre
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  • Conducted by William Lumpkin, with Stage Direction by E. Loren Meeker. Sung in French with English supertitles.

    $20 General Public | $15 BU Alumni, WGBH members, Huntington Theatre Company subscribers, senior citizens | $10 with CFA Membership | $5 Students with valid ID | Free with BU ID, two tickets, at the door, day of performance


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Chorale
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • George Case, conductor
    Dan Ryan (M.M. ’15), assistant conductor
    Joe Turbessi, piano

    PALESTRINA: Sicut Cervus
    SCHÜTZ: So fahr ich hin
    VICTORIA: O Quam Gloriosum
    PAULUS: Hymn to the Eternal Flame
    FAURÉ: Cantique de Jean Racine
    CUTTER: To See a World
    FINZI: My Spirit Sang All Day
    STRAVINSKY: Excerpts from The Rake’s Progress
    FREE


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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Benjamin Zander, conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Wagner // Overture to Tannhäuser
    Saint-Saëns // cello concerto no. 1
    Jonah Ellsworth, cello
    Berlioz // Symphonie Fantastique


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  • BU School of Music (BUT) (617.933.8600) presents
  • Massenet’s Cendrillon (Cinderella)
  • Location: BU Theatre
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  • Conducted by William Lumpkin, with Stage Direction by E. Loren Meeker. Sung in French with English supertitles.

    $20 General Public | $15 BU Alumni, WGBH members, Huntington Theatre Company subscribers, senior citizens | $10 with CFA Membership | $5 Students with valid ID | Free with BU ID, two tickets, at the door, day of performance


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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Benjamin Zander, conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Wagner // Overture to Tannhäuser
    Saint-Saëns // cello concerto no. 1
    Jonah Ellsworth, cello
    Berlioz // Symphonie Fantastique


Sunday, April 19, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • 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


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Bernard Haitink, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

    RAVEL Mother Goose (complete)
    RAVEL Piano Concerto in G
    ADÈS Three Studies from Couperin
    MOZART Symphony No. 36, Linz


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Bernard Haitink, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

    RAVEL Mother Goose (complete)
    RAVEL Piano Concerto in G
    ADÈS Three Studies from Couperin
    MOZART Symphony No. 36, Linz


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  • Symphony Nova ((781) 381-3300) presents
  • CARTE BLANC
  • Location: Old South Church 645 Boylston St
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  • RESPIGHI: Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3
    DUBOIS Cavatine
    BLOCH: Concertino for Flute and Viola
    VAUGHN WILLIAMS: The Lark Ascending
    BRITTEN: Sinfonietta

    $20, general $10, student/senior


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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel’s Agrippina
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Soprano Susanna Phillips in the title role and David Hansen as Aggripina’s son Nerone


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  • Music for Viols and Friends ((617) 776-0692) presents
  • Ballet des Dieux: Musical Delights from Renaissance France.
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, Lindsay Chapel, 11 Garden Street
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  • El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Janet Haas, Mai-Lan Broekman, Paul Johnson, Alice Mroszczyk, violas da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute & Renaissance guitar) perform fantasies, dances and character pieces from the French ballet de court, with works by Le Roy, du Caurroy, Le Jeune, Ballard & Moulinié.

    $24 general admission, $19 students, seniors and low income.


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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel’s Agrippina
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Soprano Susanna Phillips in the title role and David Hansen as Aggripina’s son Nerone


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Bernard Haitink, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

    RAVEL Mother Goose (complete)
    RAVEL Piano Concerto in G
    ADÈS Three Studies from Couperin
    MOZART Symphony No. 36, Linz


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  • Seraphim Singers (FCC) (617.926.0126) presents
  • Jerusalem: Holy, Disputed, Lamented
  • Location: First Church (Congregational)
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  • 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


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  • Somerville Museum presents
  • Early Music Afternoon
  • Location: Somerville Museum, Central Street & Westwood
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  • Ballet des Dieux: Musical Delights from Renaissance France. El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Janet Haas, Mai-Lan Broekman, Paul Johnson, Alice Mroszczyk, violas da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute & Renaissance guitar) perform fantasies, dances and character pieces from the French ballet de court, with works by Le Roy, du Caurroy, Le Jeune, Ballard & Moulinié.

    $19 general admission; $14 seniors,


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  • Boston Philharmonic Youth Orcherstra (617.236.0999) presents
  • Benjamin Zander, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • Wagner // Siegfried, Act III
    Alwyn Mellor, soprano | Deborah Humble, mezzo-soprano | Stefan Vinke, tenor | Mark Delavan, baritone


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  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington (FP) presents
  • SPONSORS’ CONCERT
  • Location: First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church
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  • The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra
    · Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84
    · Johann Stamitz: Viola Concerto in D major: Featuring our Young Artist’s Competition Wood Prize winner, Christopher Rogers-Beadle, viola
    · Gioachino Rossini: Stabat Mater, G. Rossini
    Joan Landry, Barry Singer, James Russell Smith, and Julia O’Toole, Conducting


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  • Winsor Music presents
  • Apple Hill String Quartet
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church 15 St. Paul Street, Brookline
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  • 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.


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  • Dinosaur Annex (MMUS) presents
  • Shaken, Stirred, and Straight Up
  • Location: MIT Museum,265 Mass. Avenue
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  • 12th Annual Young Composers Concert as part of the Cambridge Science Festival! Dinosaur Annex is integrating science and music,and visual arts. Artists include Sarah Kariko (also a scientist!), Nathalie Miebach, and Julia Zell; and composers include Cody Forrest, Christian Gentry, Eun Young Lee, Seunghee Lee, and Mischa Salkind-Pearl.

    FREE


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  • Dinosaur Annex (MMUS) presents
  • Preserving the Planet: Hi-Fi-Sci Ar
  • Location: MIT Museum,265 Mass. Avenue
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  • Young Composers Concert will be part of the Cambridge Science Festival! Five emerging composers – Cody Forrest, Christian Gentry, Eun Young Lee, Seunghee Lee, and Mischa Salkind-Pearl – have been commissioned to create new works inspired by three artists – Sarah Kariko, Nathalie Miebach, and Julia Zell – whose work focuses on environmental dangers.
    Free Admission!


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Chamber Music celebration with faculty and students

    HAENDEL-HALVORSEN: Passaglia for violin and cello
    VILLA-LOBOS: Bachianas Brasileiras,No. 1
    MOZART: Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major, K. 364/320d (string sextet version, edited by Gunther Schuller)


Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Bernard Haitink, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

    RAVEL Mother Goose (complete)
    RAVEL Piano Concerto in G
    ADÈS Three Studies from Couperin
    MOZART Symphony No. 36, Linz


Thursday, April 30, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Bernard Haitink, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Maria João Pires, piano

    SCHUMANN Manfred Overture
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 23 in A, K.488
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 1


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Bernard Haitink, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Maria João Pires, piano

    SCHUMANN Manfred Overture
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 23 in A, K.488
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 1


Friday, May 1, 2015 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • HAYDN: THE CREATION
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
    Sarah Tynan, soprano
    Jeremy Ovenden, tenor
    Matthew Brook, bass-baritone
    Margaret Lias, alto


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Alisa Weilerstein & Inon Barnatan
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • J.S. Bach: Sonata for Viola da Gamba No. 2 in D Major,
    Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata in C Major, Opus 119
    Joseph Hallman (b. 1979): New work
    Franz Schubert: Fantasia in C Major, D. 934


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  • Radius Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Killian Hall at MIT
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  • FRANK – Four Pre-Inca Sketches for flute and cello (2008)
    SCHUMANN – Märchenerzählungen (Fairy Tales) Op. 132 for clarinet, viola and piano (1853)
    GUBAIDULINA – String Trio (1989)
    PÄRT – Fratres for winds and percussion (1977)
    $20 – $10


Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Philharmonic presents
  • This is the NEP
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Avenu
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  • Matthew Browne: How the Solar System Was Won
    Gunther Schuller: Meditation (Symphonic Study)
    Andy Vores: Violin Concerto No. 2 (world premiere, NEP commission)
    Danielle Maddon, soloist
    Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Bernard Haitink, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Maria João Pires, piano

    SCHUMANN Manfred Overture
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 23 in A, K.488
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 1


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Miriam Fried, violin; Yoojin Jang, violin Steven Laraia, viola Leah Ferguson, viola Oliver Aldort, cello SuJin Lee, cello

    Boccherini, String Quintet in E Major, Op. 11, no. 5 / Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13 /
    Schoenberg, Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4


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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • HAYDN: THE CREATION
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
    Sarah Tynan, soprano
    Jeremy Ovenden, tenor
    Matthew Brook, bass-baritone
    Margaret Lias, alto


Friday, May 8, 2015 in Boston
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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Trinity Choirs, Organ and Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil
    accompanied by candlelight and incense.
    Tickets $10, $30;


Friday, May 8, 2015 in Arlington
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  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington (FP) presents
  • MUSIC FOR A SPRING EVENING, A Celebration of Women in Poetry
  • Location: First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church
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  • The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus
    · Chatman: Two Rossetti Songs
    · Singer: Three Times We Parted [Dickinson]
    · Seitz: Come Rest Awhile [Montgomery]
    · Elizabeth Alexander: Climb [Millay] or Colin Britt: The Dream [Millay] TBD
    · Joan Szymko: All Works of Love [Mother Teresa]
    · Charig: A June Night (reprise of the Bavicchi Commissioned work)


Friday, May 8, 2015 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Stephen Hough, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • DEBUSSY:
    La plus que lente
    Estampes

    CHOPIN:
    Ballades Nos. 2 and 1
    Ballades Nos. 3 and 4

    DEBUSSY:
    Children’s Corner
    L’isle joyeux


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  • Les Bostonades (FC) (617-304-8843) presents
  • Concerto No. 5
  • Location: First Church of Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
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  • J.S. Bach: Brandenburg No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050
    A. Vivaldi: violin concerto Op.XII No.5 in B-flat major, RV 379
    J.-Ch. Naudot: recorder concerto Op.XVII No.5 in G major
    J.-M. Leclair: violin concerto Op.VII No.5 in A minor

    Tickets: $25/General; $20/Senior; $15/Student; 17 and under free


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  • Masterworks Chorale presents
  • Crowning Achievements
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • TOM VIGNIERI ~ commission premiere ~
    G. F. HANDEL Coronation Anthems
    F. J. HAYDN Coronation Mass (a.k.a. Lord Nelson)

    Samina Aslam, soprano; Pamela Dellal, mezzo-soprano
    Matthew Anderson, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone
    Masterworks Chorale, Steven Karidoyanes, conductor

    Pre-concert talk by Laura Prichard at 7:30 pm.


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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Sung in German with English dialogue.

    Kostanze: Barbara Kilduff
    Belmonte: Charles Blandy
    Blonde: Teresa Wakim
    Pedrillo: Jason McStoots

    $150 – $10
    Osmin: Donald Wilkinson


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  • Longwood Symphony Orchestra, Ronald Feldman, conductor presents
  • Longwood Symphony Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • COPLAND Music for Movies
    WILLIAMS Music from Lincoln (Motion Picture)
    BEETHOVEN Fantasia in C Minor for Piano, Chorus, and Orchestra, Op. 80 featuring
    GABRIEL CHODOS & NEW WORLD CHORALE

    $45 – $15


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Music From Marlboro
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • David McCarroll, violin; Itamar Zorman, violin Hélène Clément, viola Peter Wiley, cello; Tony Flynt, bass Mary Lynch, oboe Wei-Ping Chou, horn; Patrick Pridemore, horn

    Beethoven, Sextet in E-flat Major, Op. 81
    Brahms, String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51, no. 1
    Mozart, Divertimento No. 11 in D Major, k. 251


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  • North Shore Chamber Music presents
  • Clarinet Quintets
  • Location: North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart Street
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  • Mozart: Quintet for Clarinet & Strings in A Major, K. 581
    Brahms: Quintet for Clarinet & Strings in B Minor, Op. 115

    William Kirkley, clarinet
    Melissa Bull, Anabelle Tirado, violins
    Andrew Waid, viola; Scott Thomas Lesser, cello

    Free Admission • Suggested $10 donation


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  • Cantata Singers presents
  • Cantata Singers
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Bach: Magnificat in D
    Zelenka: Te Deum in D


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Thursday, May 14, 2015 in Boston
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  • New Gallery Concert Series Season presents
  • Rite of Spring Extravaganza
  • Location: Community Music Center of Boston, 34 Warren Avenue
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  • Music from prehistoric jazz to the avant garde! Featuring visual artist, wire sculptor Clyde Bango and performances by the Calyx Piano Trio, The Eric Hofbauer Quintet and pianist Sarah Bob. Music by Eric Hofbauer, Amy Beth Kirsten, and David Rakowski.

    $20, $15


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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • Leos Janacek, Sonata for violin & piano, JW 7/7
    Bernard Rands, …sans voix parmi les voix… for flute, viola & harp
    Stravinsky, Suite from Histoire du Soldat for clarinet, violin & piano
    Clint Needham, Axioms for flute, clarinet, string trio, piano & percussion
    Johannes Brahms, Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87


Saturday, May 16, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Spectrum Singers (617-492-8902) presents
  • What Is This Thing Called Love?
  • Location: First Church Congregational Cambridge
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  • Torch songs, happy songs, sad songs of love found and lost from the Renaissance through The Great American Song Book

    Gershwin, Arlen, Ellington, Porter, Machaut, Schuetz, Schubert, Brahms…Imagine the Spectrum of possibilities!


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  • Metropolitan Chorale presents
  • Lost in the Stars
  • Location: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street
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  • favorites by Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and more. Featuring internationally acclaimed baritone Justin Hopkins singing selections from Porgy and Bess, Les Misérables and Showboat.


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Alessio Bax, piano; Benjamin Beilman, violin and viola
    Jason Vieaux, guitar
    Escher String Quartet

    Boccherini, Quintet No. 4 in D Major for Guitar and String Quartet, g. 448 / Paganini, Terzetto concertante in D Major for Viola, Guitar, and Cello / Falla, “Danza del molinero” from El sombrero de tres picos / Albeniz arr. Godowsky, “Tango” from España, Op. 165 / Falla, “Danza ritual del
    fuego, para ayuentar los malos espiritus” from El Amor Brujo / Ravel, Sonata for Violin and Piano / Kernis, 100 Greatest Dance Hits for Guitar and String Quartet


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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston (G) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Goethe Institute, 170 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02116,
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  • Leos Janacek, Sonata for violin & piano, JW 7/7
    Bernard Rands, …sans voix parmi les voix… for flute, viola &; harp
    Stravinsky, Suite from Histoire du Soldat for clarinet, violin &; piano
    Clint Needham, Axioms for flute, clarinet, string trio, piano &; percussion
    Johannes Brahms, Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87


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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor, D. 703
    Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola and Piano
    Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

    Ida Levin, Harumi Rhodes, violins
    Marcus Thompson, viola
    Ronald Thomas, cello
    Mihae Lee, piano


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  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra (FC) (617.779.0900) presents
  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: First Church,11 Garden Street
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  • 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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  • Lorelei Ensemble (MC) presents
  • Shelter
  • Location: Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Avenue
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  • Shaw Pong Liú: Peace is a Woman in a House (World Premiere)
    with Chinese calligrapher, Mike Mei
    Carson Cooman: The Dawning Light (World Premiere)
    Selections from Las Huelgas Codex

    Tickets: Adult $30, Student $15


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  • St. Paul’s Parish presents
  • Organ Recital Series
  • Location: 617-491-8400
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  • Forrest Eimold, Organ Scholar
    Contemporary organ repertoire


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  • Concord Chorus ((781) 862-2168) presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Middlesex School Memorial Chapel, 1400 Lowell Street
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  • Deborah Selig, soprano
    Julia Cavallaro, mezzo-soprano
    Stefan Reed, tenor
    Thomas Jones, baritone

    professional period orchestra, Kevin Leong, conductor

    Tickets: General $25, Seniors (65+) $20, Students $10


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  • Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble (617-429-0332) presents
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Location: Friends Meeting House
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  • Dvorák String Sextet in A major
    Brahms String Sextet in G major
    Haldan Martinson and Christina Day Martinson, violins;
    Jenny Stirling and Sarah Darling, violas;
    Timothy Merton and Jennifer Morsches, cellos


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  • Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble (617-429-0332) presents
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Location: Friends Meeting House
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  • Dvorák String Sextet in A major
    Brahms String Sextet in G major
    Haldan Martinson and Christina Day Martinson, violins;
    Jenny Stirling and Sarah Darling, violas;
    Timothy Merton and Jennifer Morsches, cellos


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  • St. Paul’s Parish presents
  • Organ Recital Series
  • Location: 617-491-8400
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  • Jonathan Wessler, Assistant Organist
    featuring music by César Franck and Richard Wagner


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  • North Shore Chamber Music presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart Street
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  • Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 10 in Eb Major, Op. 44 (1792) “Fourteen Variations on an Original Theme”
    Ravel: Piano Trio in A Minor (1914)
    Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8 (1889)

    Michael Monroe, piano
    Melissa Bull, violin
    Scott Thomas Lesser, cello

    Free Admission • Suggested $10 donation


Sunday, June 7, 2015 in Boston
at 4:00 pm
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  • Boston Choral Ensemble (HC) presents
  • Long, long night
  • Location: Holy Cross Cathedral
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  • 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.


Thursday, June 11, 2015 in Cambridge
at 7:00 pm
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  • First Church of Cambridge (617-547-2724) presents
  • Night Song
  • Location: First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden Street
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  • with Beneficia lucis (ensemble of men directed by James Busby)

    Gregorian chant, 4 and 5-part motets by Marenzio, Palestrina and Victoria, Tritone Chant Setting for Compline by Bichel, Psalm 91 set by Bichel

    Free ($5 donation suggested)


Thursday, June 18, 2015 in Boston
at 7:30 pm
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Handel and Haydn Sings
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Handel Coronation Anthem No. 1, Zadok the Priest
    VAP choirs (repertoire TBD)
    Palestrina Vineam meam non custodivi
    MacMillan O Radiant Dawn
    Palestrina Pulchrae sunt genae tuae
    J.S. Bach Singet dem Herrn
    Gabriela Lena Frank World premiere piece, title TBD (with introduction and narration by David Rockefeller)
    Pärt The Deer’s Cry
    Handel Part the Third from Messiah


Sunday, July 19, 2015 in Boston
at 1:30 pm
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Sunday, July 26, 2015 in Boston
at 1:30 pm
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 in Boston
at 1:30 pm
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