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Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Boston
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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


Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Harvard Organ Society presents
  • Thursday Lunchtime Recital Series
  • Location: Christ Church, Zero Garden St.
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  • Katelyn Emerson, Oberlin College
    Music Director—St. Paul Lutheran Church, Amherst, OH

    Johann Adam Reincken: Toccata in G major
    Jan Pieterzoon Sweelinck: Est-ce Mars
    J.S. Bach: Trio super Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, a due bassi e canto fermo, BWV 660 (from Leipzig Chorales)
    Dieterich Buxtehude: Nun bitten wir den heiligen Geist, BuxWV 208
    Nicolaus Bruhns: Praeludium in e minor (großes)
    FREE


Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Olivier Latry, organ

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


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  • New England Conservatory (B) (617-585-1260) presents
  • Britten: Albert Herring
  • Location: Brown Hall
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  • Artistic Director – Michael Meraw
    Stage Director – Steven Goldstein
    Music Director – Justin Williams
    Musical Coach – Christina Chao
    Set Designer – Megan Kinneen
    Lighting Designer – Ian King
    Stage Manager – Anne Hruskoci

    FREE


Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Do You Hear What I Hear?
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
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  • In conjunction with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, NEC students work with the composer of a piece being premiered by the BSO. As a prelude to that orchestra performance, the students play music that has been important to the composer.

    On tonight’s program the composer is Michael Gandolfi, Chair of NEC’s composition faculty.


Friday, March 27, 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


Friday, March 27, 2015 in Boston
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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


Friday, March 27, 2015 in Cambridge
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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


Friday, March 27, 2015 in Cambridge
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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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  • 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
    FREE


Friday, March 27, 2015 in Concord
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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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  • Club Oberon ((617) 496-8004) presents
  • Boston Choral Ensemble
  • Location: Club Oberon, 2 Arrow Street
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  • David Lang’: The Little Match Girl Passion for choir and percussion instruments,
    Samuel Beebe: Riding on a Train at Rush Hour by ,
    Eric Whitacre: Leonardo Dreams of his Flying Machine, John Tavener: Funeral Ikos.

    $20 General Admission
    Cash Bar available throughout performance


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Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Cambridge
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Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Boston
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Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • additional information
  • 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)


Saturday, March 28, 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


Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Boston
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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
    100 free student tickets (age 14 and up) available at


Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Concord
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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


Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Boston
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Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Wenham
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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


Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Harvard Epworth Concert Series (617-354-0837) presents
  • Now and Plectra
  • Location: Harvard Epworth Church, 1555 Mass. Ave.
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  • Sandi-Jo Malmon, cello
    Rhona Freeman, harpsichord

    J. S. Bach — Suite No 1 in G Major for cello, BWV1007
    Antonio Vivaldi — Sonata No. 1 in B-flat Major
    Francesco Geminiani — Sonata No. 2 in d minor
    Francesco Geminiani — Sonata No. 3 in C Major
    Antoine Forqueray — Selections from Suite No. 1 in d minor

    Free (donations are welcome).


Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Boston
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  • Old South Church (617-536-1970) presents
  • Vocal Recital
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street
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  • Emily Rose Walsh, soprano
    Caroline Harvey, piano

    Featuring Britten’s On This Island, as well as selections of German lieder, French mélodies, and lyric vocalises.
    FREE


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Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Boston
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Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Brookline
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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


Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Boston
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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


Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Boston
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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 Cambridge
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  • Boston Camerata (L) (617.262.2092) presents
  • The Sacred Bridge: Jews, Christians and Muslims in Medieval Europe
  • Location: Longy School of Music One Follen Street
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  • Elements of Jewish liturgy, Gregorian and Koranic chant, songs and texts of Jewish minstrels, Sephardic folksong, medieval Spanish Cantigas, and Judaeo-Islamic music from the ancient Andalusian tradition with Sharq Arabic Music Ensemble.

    Tickets $24-50; students $10


Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Charlestown
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  • St. Mary’s Parish (61-242-4664) presents
  • Celebrating Woodberry Opus 100
  • Location: 55 Warren Street
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  • A Concert/Meditation for Palm Sunday

    Bach:
    Fantasia super: Valet will ich dir geben
    Ich ruf’ zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ
    Hier ist das rechte Osterlamm (from Christ lag in Todesbanden

    Widor: Bach’s Memento Part VI: Mattheus
    Four Spirituals
    Mendelssohn: Sonata No. 1 in f minor, Op. 65, No. 1
    Sullivan: The Lost Chord

    Robert Honeysucker, baritone; Jonathan Wessler, Wessler, Tom Sheehan, Peter Sykes organists

    FREE


Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Lexington
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  • Hammond Performing Arts Series (617.731.4644, ext. 254) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Follen Church, 755 Mass Ave
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  • Violinist Sarita Kwok and pianist Wei-Yi Yang.

    Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano and G Minor
    Schnittke: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1
    Dvořák: Four Romantic Pieces, Op.
    Ravel: Tzigane: Rhapsodie de concert for Violin and Piano
    Free admission. Tickets can be reserved by calling 781-861-8100 x 1102.


Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Medford
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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


Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Boston (FC)
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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


Monday, March 30, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Borromeo String Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Franck: Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, M 7
    with Sophie Scolnik-Brower (Piano)

    Tchaikovsky: Sextet for Strings “Souvenir de Florence”
    with Eva Aronian (Violin), Stephanie Fong (Viola), Kenny Lee (Cello)
    FREE


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 in Cambridge
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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


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 in Boston
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  • BU School of Music (MA) (617-353-8789) presents
  • Arneis Quartet
  • Location: Morse Auditorium, 602 Commonwealth Avenue
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  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Quartet in a minor, Op. 132
    Sofia Gubaidulina, Hommage a T.S. Eliot
    Arneis Quartet:
    Heather Braun, Rose Drucker, violins
    Daniel Dona, viola; Agnes Kim, cello
    with:
    Tony Arnold, soprano; Rane Moore, clarinet
    Adrian Morejon, bassoon ; Whitacre Hill, horn
    Randy Zigler, bass

    FREE


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  • Tufts University presents
  • Spring Concert
  • Location: Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue
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  • Tufts Chamber Orchestra
    “Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G major,” Bach; “Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings,” Britten; “Serenade for Strings,” Tchaikovsky
    Tufts Chamber Orchestra; John Page, director; Anne Howarth, horn; Charles Blandy, tenor

    Free; no tickets required


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)


Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Boston
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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


Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Philharmonia with Hugh Wolff, conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Sibelius: Symphony no 1 in E minor, Op. 39
    Kernis: Too Hot Toccata
    FREE


Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Boston
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  • Sound Icon (T) (917.674.6667) presents
  • Pierluigi Billone Portrait
  • Location: Tsai Center, 685 Commonwealth Avenue
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  • Pierluigi Billone – Mani.Matta (2008)
    Mike Williams, percussion
    Pierluigi Billone – Verticale Muto (2009)

    FREE


Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in Cambridge
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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 Cambridge
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  • Harvard Organ Society presents
  • Thursday Lunchtime Recital Series
  • Location: Christ Church, Zero Garden St.
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  • Carson Cooman, Composer-in-Residence
    The Memorial Church, Harvard University

    Domenico Zipoli: Quattro versi e canzona in re minore (Verso I, Verso II, Verso III, Verso IV, Canzona)
    James Woodman: Four Versets and a Canzona (Mixolydian) (2015) (world premiere) (Verset I, Verset II, Verset III, Verset IV, Canzona)
    Marco Lo Muscio: Trittico Toscano — Homage to Pienza (2015) (world premiere) (Ricercare: Pienza Cathedral, Canone sul nome P.I.E.N.Z.A., Saltarello: Piccolomini Palace)
    FREE


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


Thursday, April 2, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Boston Trio
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Rachmaninov:”Trio élégiaque”
    Musto: Trio for Piano and Strings
    Brahms: Trio for Piano and Strings no 1 in B major, Op. 8
    FREE


Friday, April 3, 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.


Friday, April 3, 2015 in Beverly Farms
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Friday, April 3, 2015 in West Newton
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  • Second Church in Newton presents
  • Good Friday Music
  • Location: The Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland Street
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  • Newton Baroque will perform Good Friday music for voices and viols by Heinrich Schütz, Johann Hermann Schein, Samuel Scheidt, and Michael Prätorius, all in semi-darkness. The performance will include Good Friday readings as well as the ancient tradition of extinguishing 15 candles.

    Tracy Cowart and Elena Mullins, sopranos; Shiba Nemat-Nasser, mezzo-soprano; Thomas Oesterling, tenor,and Donald Wilkenson, bass.


Friday, April 3, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • MIT Music Department (KR) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Primacy of the Ear: MIT Celebrates Ran Blake.
  • Location: Kresge Auditorium, 48 Mass. Ave
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  • His music and musical influences, including the world premiere of a piece by John Harbison. Performers will include: MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, Frederick Harris, Jr., music director; MIT Vocal Jazz Ensemble, John Harbison, music director; Strength In Numbers (SIN): John Harbison, piano, Keala Kaumeheiwa, bass; Fred Harris, drums; Evan Ziporyn; Dylan Sherry, woodwinds; Mark Harvey, trumpet; and the Peter Godart Quartet; and guest artists: Ran Blake, legendary pianist and composer, and Dominique Eade, vocalist.

    $5; free in advance to MIT community. Tickets at mitmta.eventbrite.com and at the door.


Friday, April 3, 2015 in Cambridge
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Saturday, April 4, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Cristian Budu, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Beethoven: Bagatelles (7) for Piano, Op. 33
    Beethoven: Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 “Waldstein”
    Schubert: Sonata for Piano in B flat major, D 960

    FREE


Saturday, April 4, 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


Saturday, April 4, 2015 in Cambridge
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Sunday, April 5, 2015 in Boston
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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)


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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


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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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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Percussion Ensemble
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Frank Epstein, conductor
    with Paula Robison (Flute), Deborah De Wolf Emery (Piano)

    Bernstein: Halil
    Wallach: Winter Music (World Premiere)

    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphony
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Wagner: Parsifal
    Prelude (Act III)
    Du wuschest mir die Füße (Good Friday Music)

    Beethoven: Symphony no 7 in A major, Op. 92
    FREE


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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.


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  • Grand Harmonie (L) presents
  • Grand Harmonie: Deconstructed
  • Location: Pickman Hall, 27 Garden St
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  • Adam Boyles, conductor

    Mendelssohn: Nocturno for Winds
    Mendelssohn: Sinfonia XII in G minor for Strings
    Schubert: Symphony no. 6 in C Major

    $20 general, $10 student/senior


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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


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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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  • MIT Music Department (KR) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • JUPITER STRING QUARTET
  • Location: Kresge Auditorium, 48 Mass. Ave
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  • Beethoven, Op. 18, No. 3; Op. 95; and Op. 130 with Grosse Fugue, Op. 133. 8

    Admission $5; free in advance to the MIT community. Tickets at http://mitmta.eventbrite.com and at the door.


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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


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  • J.P Concerts presents
  • Ellipsis Trio
  • Location: St. John’s Church, 1 Roanoke Ave.
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  • Charles Ives: Piano Trio (1909-10)
    Franz Schubert: Piano Trio No.2 in Eb Major, D929. (1827)

    Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1277794


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  • Mistral ((978) 474-6222) presents
  • Gypsy Spirit
  • Location: St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St Paul St
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  • Brahms:
    Hungarian Dances No. 1,4 & 5 for four-hand piano
    Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25
    Ravel: Tzigane (Gypsy) for violin and piano
    Haydn: Piano Trio No. 39 in G major, “Gypsy” (flute arr. J Scolnik)
    Monti: Czardas for flute and strings

    Sarita Kwok, violin; Stephanie Fong, viola
    Mickey Katz, cello; Max Levinson, piano
    Sophie Scolnik-Brower, piano
    Julie Scolnik, flute

    $30 Adult/ $25 Senior/$10 Student Rush/ $5 kids.


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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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  • 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


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  • Lexington Symphony presents
  • European Delights
  • Location: Cary Memorial Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue
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  • Guest Conductor David Hoose

    MENDELSSOHN, Symphony No. 4, “Italian”
    ELGAR, Serenade for Strings in E Minor
    TCHAIKOVSKY, Piano Concerto No. 1
    Paul Carlson, piano

    $50/$40/$30; students $15


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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


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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


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  • Dedham Choral Society (781-326-1520) presents
  • Dedham Choral Society
  • Location: Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St
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  • Mendelssohn’s Symphony No.2 “Lobgesang”

    In German with full professional orchestra.

    Deborah Selig, soprano; Gregory Zavracky, tenor
    Tickets start at $20 and there is a student discount.


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  • MIT Music Department (KH) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Affiliated Artist Recital
  • Location: Killian Hall, 160 Memorial Drive
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  • Letitia Hom, violin; Yukiko Ueno Egozy, piano. The Brahms Violin Sonatas: Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78; Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100; Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108.
    Free.


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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.


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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


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  • Rivers School Conservatory (781.235.6840) presents
  • Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young
  • Location: Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory
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  • The world premiere of a new work by Lisa Bielawa titled Hypermelodia for big band, chamber orchestra, piano, double bass, and two percussionists. A reception in Bielawa’s honor will be held at the Campus center at 4:15

    Related seminar runs April 10 to April 12.

    $10 for an all day pass


Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphonic Winds
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Charles Peltz, conductor
    with Kenny Lee (Cello), Samuel Meyer (Saxophone)

    Gulda: Concerto for Cello

    Kenny Lee (Cello)
    Gandolfi: Winding Up, Winding Down: Concerto for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble
    Skrowaczewski: Music for Winds
    Dahl: Concerto for Alto Saxophone

    FREE


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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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Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in Boston
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  • BU School of Music (T) presents
  • Betsy Schramm CD Release Concert
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Ave.
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  • Trumpeters, Mark Ponzo and Terry Everson with JeongSoo Kim, piano perform music of Betsy Schramm

    Arrays of Light, solo trumpet
    Restless Airs, solo trumpet
    Light Excelleth Darkness, trumpet and piano
    Luminous Duo, trumpet and percussion
    Suite for Flugelhorn
    Transformations, two trumpets

    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Tribute to Malcolm Rogers: Ancient Greeks

    Satie: Socrate
    Aurora Martin (Soprano), Kara Morgan (Mezzo Soprano), Austin Hallock (Tenor)

    Stravinsky: Apollon musagète

    FREE


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


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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: 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


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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


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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


Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Jamaica Plain
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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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  • MIT Music Department (KR) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Terry Riley’s 80th Birthday Concert
  • Location: Kresge Auditorium, 48 Mass. Ave
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  • Featuring Terry Riley, Eviyan (featuring Evan Ziporyn, Iva Bittova & Gyan Riley), Gamelan Galak Tika, Sarah Cahill, Wallace Halladay and the University of Toronto Saxophone Ensemble, Eliot Gategno.

    World premiere of Evan Ziporyn’s all-live multi-saxophone version of Riley’s classic Poppy Nogood and the Phantom Band; also world premieres of new works in honor of Terry Riley by Keeril Makan, Elena Ruehr, Christine Southworth, and others.

    $20; free to MIT students, faculty and staff; $10 to students, seniors and MIT alumni. Tickets at mitmta.eventbrite.com.


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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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  • New England Conservatory (PT) (617-585-1100) presents
  • Così fan tutte
  • Location: Paramount Theater, 559 Washington St
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  • Stephen Lord, conductor

    Fully staged production directed by Joshua Major.
    The opera will be sung in Italian with English surtitles.

    $20, $16 for students/seniors; 2 for 1 with WGBH Member ID


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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


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  • Così fan tutte
  • Location: Paramount Theater, 559 Washington St
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  • Stephen Lord, conductor

    Fully staged production directed by Joshua Major.
    The opera will be sung in Italian with English surtitles.

    $20, $16 for students/seniors; 2 for 1 with WGBH Member ID


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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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  • New England Conservatory (PT) (617-585-1100) presents
  • Così fan tutte
  • Location: Paramount Theater, 559 Washington St
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  • Stephen Lord, conductor

    Fully staged production directed by Joshua Major.
    The opera will be sung in Italian with English surtitles.

    $20, $16 for students/seniors; 2 for 1 with WGBH Member ID


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  • New England Conservatory (PT) (617-585-1100) presents
  • Così fan tutte
  • Location: Paramount Theater, 559 Washington St
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  • Stephen Lord, conductor

    Fully staged production directed by Joshua Major.
    The opera will be sung in Italian with English surtitles.

    $20, $16 for students/seniors; 2 for 1 with WGBH Member ID


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Berio, Messiaen, Stucky
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Heiss recruits students interested in 20th- and 21st-century music

    Berio: Opus Number ZOO
    Stucky: Four Poems of A.R. Ammons
    Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time)

    FREE


Thursday, April 23, 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


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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.


Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Boston
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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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  • Boston Symphony Chamber Players presents
  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • FRANÇAIX Dixtour, for wind quintet and string quintet
    POULENC Sextet for piano and winds
    FAURÉ Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15


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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
  • 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)


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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Music for Food
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
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  • Stephen Drury (Piano), Gabriela Diaz (Violin), Paul Biss (Violin), Miriam Fried (Violin), Daniel Getz (Viola), Kim Kashkashian (Viola), Marcy Rosen (Cello)

    Ives: Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2
    Mendelssohn: Quintet for Strings no 2 in B flat major, Op. 87

    $25 suggested /$10 for students; 100% of proceeds benefit Food for Free.


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • An Evening of Americana
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • NEC Concert Choir, NEC Symphonic Winds, NEC Chamber Singers; Conductors: William Drury, Deirdre Kellerman, Erica Washburn; Artist: Thomas Handel (Piano)

    Bernstein: Missa Brevis
    Hanson: Song of Democracy
    Corigliano: Fern Hill
    Stevens: Go Lovely Rose
    Barber: To be sung on water, Op. 42 no 2
    Paulus: The Road Home
    Alford: The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise

    FREE


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


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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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Friday, May 1, 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


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 (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Longy School of Music One Follen Street
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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


Sunday, May 3, 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


Sunday, May 3, 2015 in Rockport
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  • Rockport Music presents
  • Handy-Anderson Duo
  • Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street
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  • Three Centuries of Masterpieces for Cello and Piano
    Trevor Handy, cello
    Bonnie Anderson, piano

    Beethoven: Sonata in A major for Cello and Piano, Op. 69
    JS Bach: Suite in C major, BWV 1009 for solo cello

    Chopin:
    Nocturne in c-sharp minor, Op. Posth.
    Mazurka in A minor, Op. 67, No. 4
    Rachmaninoff: Sonata in G minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 19

    $19-$34


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • First Monday at Jordan Hall
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Victor Rosenbaum (Piano), Mana Tokuno (Piano), Meng-Chieh Liu (Piano)

    Haydn: Quartet for Strings in F major, Op. 77 No. 2/H 3
    Schubert: Fantasie in F Minor, D. 940
    Brahms: Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34

    FREE


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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Monday, May 11, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Edelweiss Piano Trio
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • NEC Honors Ensemble, coached by Natasha Brofsky, cellist of the Naumburg Award winning Peabody Trio, gives their Jordan Hall recital.

    FREE


Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Huntington String Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Artists: Daniel Koo (Violin), Hojean Yoo (Violin), Marthe Husum (Viola), Stella Ye Lin Cho (Cello)

    NEC Honors Ensemble, coached by Grammy Award-winning violist Kim Kashkashian,

    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Vasari String Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Artists: Brian Hong (Violin), Harriet Langley (Violin), Jing Peng (Viola), Alexander Hersh (Cello)

    NEC Honors Ensemble, coached by Grammy Award-winning violist Kim Kashkashian, gives Jordan Hall recital.

    Free


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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


Friday, May 15, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Composer Focus Concerts presents
  • Composer Focus Concert Series
  • Location: Lillypad, 1353 Cambridge Street
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  • John Adams’s Phrygian Gates for solo piano, as well as his jazzy piece for violin and piano, Road Movies, and movements from John’s Book of Alleged Dances for string quartet and pre-recorded percussion.

    Tickets are $10 at the door (cash only) and drinks are available for purchase.


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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


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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


Thursday, May 21, 2015 in Boston
at 8:00 pm
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Youth Symphony conducted by Steven Karidoyanes
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Rachmaninov: Vocalise
    Beethoven: Symphony no 8 in F major, Op. 93
    Dvorak: Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191
    Mari Nagahara (Cello)

    FREE


Saturday, May 23, 2015 in Boston
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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


Sunday, May 24, 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
    Contemporary organ repertoire


Friday, May 29, 2015 in Newton Centre
at 7:30 pm
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Friday, May 29, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, David Loebel, Music Director
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Chadwick: Symphonic Sketches: Jubilee
    Chausson: Poème for Violin and Orchestra in E flat major, Op. 25, Elita Kang (Violin)
    Gandolfi: The Garden of Cosmic Speculation
    Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35
    FREE


Saturday, May 30, 2015 in Lexington
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  • Concord Chorus presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Church of St. Brigid 1981 Massachusetts Avenue
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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


Saturday, May 30, 2015 in Boston
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Saturday, May 30, 2015 in Cambridge
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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


Sunday, May 31, 2015 in Cambridge
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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


Thursday, June 4, 2015 in Boston
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Saturday, June 6, 2015 in Cambridge
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Sunday, June 7, 2015 in Cambridge
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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


Sunday, June 7, 2015 in Beverly Farms
at 3:00 pm
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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
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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
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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
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Sunday, August 2, 2015 in Boston
at 1:30 pm
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