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Thursday, January 29, 2015 in Boston
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Thursday, January 29, 2015 in Boston
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  • First Church in Boston presents
  • Bach Explored
  • Location: First Church in Boston 66 Marlborough St,
  • additional information
  • “Dark Visions”

    Dorian Komanoff Bandy, baroque violin
    Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord

    Anonymous: Prelude and Fugue in C minor
    Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber: Violin Sonata in C minor
    JS Bach: Sonata in F minor for harpsichord and violin, BWV 1018
    JS Bach: Fugue in G minor, BWV 1026
    Johann Christian Hertel: Violin Sonata in G minor, op. 1 no. 4
    Johann Georg Pisendel: Violin Sonata in C minor
    Jacobus Nozemann: Violin Sonata in C minor, op. 1 no.

    $20 suggested donation


Thursday, January 29, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Scriabin: Complete Piano Sonatas
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
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  • A trip through all ten sonatas by this romantic visionary – a life journey from Op. 6 to 70, and the infamous “White Mass” and “Black Mass.”
    FREE


Friday, January 30, 2015 in Boston
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Friday, January 30, 2015 in Concord
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  • Concord Orchestra (978-369-4967) presents
  • Winter Concert
  • Location: 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA
  • additional information
  • Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor with Hana Chang
    Toccata Concertante by Irving Fine
    Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6.

    Competition runners-up will give a pre-concert recital each evening at 7:15. Tickets are $30 for adults, $25 for senior citizens, and $10 for students.


Friday, January 30, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (126) presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: Room 106, 132 Ipswich St.,
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  • The Yesaroun’ Duo

    Samuel Solomon (percussion) and Eric Hewitt (saxophone) perform a reunion concert featuring works by Chris Honett, Ken Ueno, Karlheinz Stockhausen and others.
    FREE


Friday, January 30, 2015 in Weston
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  • Cambridge Society for Early Music presents
  • A More Subtle Art: The 14th-century Avant-Garde
  • Location: Weston Congregational Church, 130 Newton Street
  • additional information
  • Tickets at the door: $30 / seniors $25 /Students free
    Blue Heron / Les Délices, Martin Near & Jason McStoots, voices; Scott Metcalfe, Debra Nagy, instruments (harp, vielle, doucaine, recorders)

    Machaut, 5 songs; Senleches, Cordier, Ciconia, De Molins, Suzoy, De Sancto Johanne, & others.

    $30 / seniors $25 /Students free


Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Boston
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  • Massachusetts Peace Action (617-354-2169) presents
  • Borromeo String Quartet
  • Location: Harvard Epworth Church, 1555 Mass. Ave
  • additional information
  • joined by Alexander Beyer, piano.

    All-Mendelssohn
    Cello Sonata in D Major, Op. 58; the Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 49; and the Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 66.

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


Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Belmont
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  • Judith K. Record Memorial Conservation Fund (617-489-4727) presents
  • Angels in America
  • Location: First Church, 404 Concord Ave
  • additional information
  • Andrea Nolin, classical and modern flute
    Ray Jackendoff, clarinet; Colin Davis, violin
    Sarah Freiberg, cello
    With featured artist Leslie Amper, piano

    Carl Stamitz Trio in G, Op 14 for flute, violin and cello
    Ludwig von Beethoven Clarinet Trio Op 11 for clarinet, cello and piano
    Bohuslav Martinu Promenades for flute, violin and piano
    Johannes Brahms Clarinet Trio in A Minor, Op 114 for clarinet, cello and piano

    Free, with Voluntary Donations to Mass Audubon/JKR Fund
    Reception to follow


Saturday, January 31, 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
  • Lutoslawski, Dance Preludes for clarinet &; piano (1954)
    Joseph Phibbs, Flex for flute, violin, cello &; piano
    Sergei Prokofiev, Quintet in g minor for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola &; bass, Op. 39
    Andrea Clearfield, Neruda Songs for oboe &; double bass
    Dvorak, Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat Major, Op. 87


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  • Cappella Clausura (EC) (617-993-0013) presents
  • SOUNDINGS: SIT INSIDE THE CHANT
  • Location: Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street
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  • Ancient chant and modern works inspired by chant: by Hildegard von Bingen, a 9th century composer known only as Kassia, contemporary Boston composer Patricia van Ness, and of course, Anonymous

    $25 at the door- Seniors and students: $18


Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble (617-429-0332) presents
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Location: Friends Meeting House
  • additional information
  • Haydn:
    Piano Sonata in E-flat, Mozart Flute
    Quartet, Salomon’s arrangements of Haydn
    Symphony No. 101 in D major “Clock” and
    Symphony No. 94 in G major “Surprise”

    Christina Day Martinson and Jesse Irons, violins;
    Jenny Stirling, viola; ; Timothy Merton, cello;
    Emi Ferguson, flute; ; Maggie Cole, fortepiano


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Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Concord
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  • Concord Orchestra (978-369-4967) presents
  • Winter Concert
  • Location: 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA
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  • Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor with Hana Chang
    Toccata Concertante by Irving Fine
    Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6.

    Competition runners-up will give a pre-concert recital each evening at 7:15. Tickets are $30 for adults, $25 for senior citizens, and $10 for students.


Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Wellesley
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  • Kammerwerke Double Wind Quintet ((781) 275-2789) presents
  • British Bounty
  • Location: First Parish Unitarian Universalist, 75 The Great Road
  • additional information
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Six Studies in English Folk Song, trans David Bussick
    Ruth Gipps: Seascape, Op. 53
    Gordon Carr: Sinfonietta ‘In memory of Ruth Gipps’
    Adrian Beaumon: Concerto for Double Wind Quintet
    Guy Woolfenden: Reflections – Serenade no. 2

    Adults $20; Seniors/Students/FPB Attendees $15; 13-18 $10; 12 and under free.


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  • Cambridge Society for Early Music presents
  • A More Subtle Art: The 14th-century Avant-Garde
  • Location: Salem Atheneum, 337 Essex Street
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  • Tickets at the door: $30 / seniors $25 /Students free
    Blue Heron / Les Délices, Martin Near & Jason McStoots, voices; Scott Metcalfe, Debra Nagy, instruments (harp, vielle, doucaine, recorders)

    Machaut, 5 songs; Senleches, Cordier, Ciconia, De Molins, Suzoy, De Sancto Johanne, & others.

    $30 / seniors $25 /Students free


Sunday, February 1, 2015 in Jamaica Plain
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  • Loring-Greenough House (617.524.3158) presents
  • Shirley Hunt, baroque cello, with Thea Lobo, mezzo-soprano
  • Location: The Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street
  • additional information
  • Works for baroque cello by Bach, Handel and other 18th century composers, and works for cello and soprano by Handel and Paretsky (20th century)

    Donation: $15 ($10 students & seniors) includes afternoon tea


Sunday, February 1, 2015 in Boston
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Sunday, February 1, 2015 in Weston
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  • Hammond Performing Arts Series presents
  • Mickey Katz, Cello; Constantine Finehouse, piano
  • Location: Weston Library, 87 School St., Weston, MA
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  • Beethoven: 7 Variations on Mozart’s Bei Mannern… Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Minor, Op. 40
    Schumann: Adagio and Allegro in A-flat Major, Op. 70 Brahms: Sonata for Cello and Piano in F Major, Op. 99
    FREE


Sunday, February 1, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra presents
  • Benjamin Zander, conductor
  • Location: Sanders Theater, 45 Quincy St
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  • Schoenberg // Five Pieces for Orchestra
    Ravel // Daphnis and Chloe, Second Suite
    Concertos listed below program text
    BPYO Members via Concerto Competition

    $150 – $10


Sunday, February 1, 2015 in Boston
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston (G) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Goethe Institute, 170 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02116,
  • additional information
  • Lutoslawski, Dance Preludes for clarinet & piano (1954)
    Joseph Phibbs, Flex for flute, violin, cello & piano
    Sergei Prokofiev, Quintet in g minor for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola & bass, Op. 39
    Andrea Clearfield, Neruda Songs for oboe & double bass
    Dvorak, Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat Major, Op. 87


Sunday, February 1, 2015 in Newton
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  • Cappella Clausura (EC) presents
  • SOUNDINGS: SIT INSIDE THE CHANT
  • Location: Eliot Church, 474 Centre St.
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  • Ancient chant and modern works inspired by chant: by Hildegard von Bingen, a 9th century composer known only as Kassia, contemporary Boston composer Patricia van Ness, and of course, Anonymous

    $25 at the door- Seniors and students: $18


Sunday, February 1, 2015 in Newton
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  • Cappella Clausura presents
  • SOUNDINGS: Sit Inside the Chant
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  • Ancient chant and modern music it inspired by Hildegard von Bingen, Igor Stravinsky, Kassia, Francis Poulenc, Patricia Van Ness, Amelia LeCLair, Raffaella Aleotti, Margaret of Austria, and Maurice Duruflé.

    $20 in advance/ $25 at the door
    Seniors & students: $15 in advance/ $18 at the door


Sunday, February 1, 2015 in Concord
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  • Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble (617-429-0332) presents
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Location: First Parish Church
  • additional information
  • Haydn:
    Piano Sonata in E-flat, Mozart Flute
    Quartet, Salomon’s arrangements of Haydn
    Symphony No. 101 in D major “Clock” and
    Symphony No. 94 in G major “Surprise”

    Christina Day Martinson and Jesse Irons, violins;
    Jenny Stirling, viola; ; Timothy Merton, cello;
    Emi Ferguson, flute; ; Maggie Cole, fortepiano


Sunday, February 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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  • Joseph Foley, trumpet,with Bonnie Anderson, piano

    ERIC EWAZEN: Sonata for trumpet and piano
    THORVALD HANSEN: Sonata for cornet and piano
    RICHARD PEASLEE: Nightsongs
    Additional works will be performed.
    FREE


Monday, February 2, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Memorial Church, Harvard presents
  • Michael Kraft, organ
  • Location: Memorial Church, Harvard
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  • Marchand: Pièces d’orgue
    J. S. Bach: Three Chorale Preludes (BWV 658, 659, 656)
    Dupré: Vêpres du commun des fêtes de la Sainte Vierge,
    Reger: Toccata und Fuge from 12 Stücke, Op. 59
    Widor: Allegro vivace from Symphony No. 5, Op. 42, No. 1
    FREE


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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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  • Tickets at the door: $30 / seniors $25 /Students free
    Blue Heron / Les Délices, Martin Near & Jason McStoots, voices; Scott Metcalfe, Debra Nagy, instruments (harp, vielle, doucaine, recorders)

    Machaut, 5 songs; Senleches, Cordier, Ciconia, De Molins, Suzoy, De Sancto Johanne, & others.

    $30 / seniors $25 /Students free


Monday, February 2, 2015 in Boston
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Monday, February 2, 2015 in Somerville
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  • Boston Percussion Group (DT) (507-403-9010) presents
  • Ragas, Reich + Radiohead
  • Location: Davis Squarte Theater, 255 Elm Street
  • additional information
  • Mixed chamber music with Lilit Hartunian, violin, and Lawren Hill, soprano, with marimba, strings, tabla, soprano, wood, and amplified, distorted speaking.

    Steve Reich | Music for Pieces of Wood
    Joseph Schwantner | Black Anemones (with Lawren Hill, soprano)
    Robert Aldridge | threedance (with Lilit Hartunian, violin)
    Toru Takemitsu | Rain Tree
    John Cage (arr. Hess) | Living Room Music, II. Story
    Radiohead (arr. Hess) | Kid A

    $15 general $10 students*


Wednesday, February 4, 2015 in Boston
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  • Berklee College of Music (617 266-1400) presents
  • Deborah Voigt: Call Me Debbie
  • Location: David Friend Recital Hall 921 Boylston Street
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  • The diva sings and signs her book, “Call Me Debbie: True Confessions of a Down-to-Earth Diva” , sharing her story—of music and faith, of devastating addictions and recovery, and of the backstage dramas behind the glamorous curtain that is opera.


Wednesday, February 4, 2015 in Boston
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Thursday, February 5, 2015 in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • PAAVALI JUMPPANEN, piano
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Jeff Means, percussion
    Hans Tutschku, electronics

    Perttu Haapanen, Mi Noche Tristerevisited for piano and live-electronics
    Hans Tutschku, Shadow of bells for piano and live-electronics(world premiere
    Karlheinz Stockhausen, Kontakte for electronic sounds, piano, and percussion


Thursday, February 5, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Libretto by Nicolas-François Guillard, based on the play by Euripides.

    Conducted by Andrew Altenbach. Directed by Johnathon Pape.


Friday, February 6, 2015 in Boston
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  • Symphony Nova ((781) 381-3300) presents
  • LABORATORY ONE
  • Location: Old South Church 645 Boylston St
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  • O’CONNOR: Appalachia Waltz
    BRITTEN: Phantasy Quartet
    MORTENSON: Wind Quintet
    FOOTE: A Night Piece
    BLANC: Septour, Op. 40

    $20, general $10, student/senior


Friday, February 6, 2015 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Janine Janson & Itamar Golan
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Prokofiev | Five Melodies
    Beethoven | Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 10 in G Major
    Ravel | Sonata for Violin and Piano
    Ravel | Tzigane


Friday, February 6, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Libretto by Nicolas-François Guillard, based on the play by Euripides.

    Conducted by Andrew Altenbach. Directed by Johnathon Pape.


Friday, February 6, 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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  • Alina Polyakov, piano
    With members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
    Julianne Lee, violin
    Michael Zaretsky, viola
    Mihail Jojatu, cello

    Beethoven: “Archduke” Piano Trio No.7 in B-Flat Major, Op. 97
    Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 47

    General Admission $20/ Seniors $15
    Groups and Students ($10)


Saturday, February 7, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Libretto by Nicolas-François Guillard, based on the play by Euripides.

    Conducted by Andrew Altenbach. Directed by Johnathon Pape.


Saturday, February 7, 2015 in Boston
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  • Les Bostonades (OSC) (617-304-8843) presents
  • Le Coeur et la Raison
  • Location: Gordon Chapel at Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street
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  • M. Marais: Suite for 2 viola da gambas in G major, from Book One
    C. Dieupart: Suite No. 6 in F minor
    G.Ph. Telemann Paris Quartet No.4 in B minor, TWV 43: h2
    M. Marais: Tombeau de Monsieur Meliton

    Guest Artist, Motomi Igarashi, viola da gamba
    with Andrew Arceci, viola da gamba; Emily Dahl, violin
    Heloise Degrugillier, recorder; Akiko Sato, harpsichord

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


Saturday, February 7, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Harvard University Department of Music (MC) (617.495.2791) presents
  • Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
  • Location: Memorial; Church
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  • Informal concert with University Choir, Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra. Presentation of Glee Club Medal.

    Free and open to the public. No tickets required. First come, first seated. Made possible by the Christoph Wolff Fund for Music.


Saturday, February 7, 2015 in Brookline
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  • Mistral ((978) 474-6222) presents
  • Valentine’s Day Concert
  • Location: St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St Paul St
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  • Arensky: Piano Trio
    Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
    Tchaikovsky: Serenade Melancholique
    Prokofiev: Waltz from the ballet Cinderella
    Russian Love Ballads performed on the domra and bayan
    $30

    Tamara Volskaya, domra; Anatoly Trofimov, bayan
    Ya Fei Chuang, piano; Adrian Daurov, cello
    Julie Scolnik, flute; Julianne Lee, violin


Saturday, February 7, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Harvard University Department of Music presents
  • Harvard Group for New Music
  • Location: John Knowles Paine Concert Hall, Harvard
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  • Elizabeth Weisser and John Pickford Richards
    Viola duo Elizabeth Weisser (Talea Ensemble) and John Pickford Richards (Jack Quartet) play world premieres by Marek Poliks, Justin Hoke, Josiah Oberholtzer, Manuela Meier, Trevor Baca, Chris Swithinbank, Adi Snir & Phillip Golub.

    Free and open to the public.


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  • New England Conservatory (C) presents
  • Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • NEC Opera, Conductor Stephen Lord and Stage Director Steven Goldstein lead NEC opera students, NEC Philharmonia in Poulenc opera


Saturday, February 7, 2015 in Medford
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Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory presents
  • Boston Conservatory Orchestra
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • Bruce Hangen, conductor
    Michael Lewin, piano

    BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1
    KHACHATURIAN: Symphony No. 2 (Symphony With a Bell)

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


Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Musica Viva presents
  • Family Concert
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center at Boston University
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  • Charles Zoll: Bliss and the Pale Blue Dot WORLD PREMIERE
    feat. Marimba Magic, Sarah Tenney, director
    and Steve Aveson, narrator
    Francis Poulenc: Babar the Elephant
    feat. Steve Aveson, narrator


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Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Lexington
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  • Hammond Performing Arts Series (617.731.4644, ext. 254) presents
  • Arabella String Quartet
  • Location: Follen Church, 755 Mass Ave
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  • Mendelssohn: Four Pieces for String Quartet, Op. 81
    Webern: Langsamer Satz in Eb Major for String Quartet
    Schubert: Quartettsatz in C Minor D703
    Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Quartet Elegy, Polka
    Wolf: Italian Serenade for String Quartet
    Puccini: Crisantemi for String Quartet
    Carl Nielsen: At the Bier of a Young Artist FS 58
    Turina: La Oracion del Torero for String Quartet, Op. 34
    Mendelssohn: Four Pieces for String Quartet, Op. 81
    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory (C) presents
  • Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • NEC Opera, Conductor Stephen Lord and Stage Director Steven Goldstein lead NEC opera students, NEC Philharmonia in Poulenc opera


Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Waltham
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  • Seraphim Singers (FC) presents
  • “For heaven is a different thing”: Choral Settings of Sacred Poetry
  • Location: First Church Congregational , 11 Garden Street
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  • Dominick Argento: Easter Day
    Richard J. Clark: On Emptiness, Wisdom, and Fortune
    World Premiere, commissioned by The Seraphim Singers

    Carson Cooman: The Evening Choir
    Frank Ferko: “Laus Trinitati” from Hildegard Motets
    Ferko / Bingen: “O frondens virga” from Six Marian Motets

    Gerald Finzi: Welcome Sweet and Sacred Feast

    Mårten Jansson: Maria (IV): Här är din himmel (Mary (IV): Here is Thy Heaven)

    Jon Laukvik: “The Temple”: Three Poems U.S. Premiere
    Laukvik: Suite for Organ
    Sir Charles Villiers Stanford: “God and the Universe” from Songs of Faith
    Hugo Wolf : “Aufblick (Supplication),” “Einkehr (Contemplation)” and “Ergebung (Submission)” from Six Sacred Songs

    James Woodman: Holy Sonnet VII”: At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners

    $20: general admission
    $15: students and seniors


Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Medford
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Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Boston
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  • Harvard University Department of Music (S) (617-495-2791) presents
  • Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
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  • Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
    Robert Levin, piano

    Discussion and open rehearsal of Mozart Piano Concerto K 491 in C minor no. 24 with members of the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra and Robert Levin

    Free and open to the public. No tickets required.
    Made possible by the Christoph Wolff Fund for Music.


Monday, February 9, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (C) presents
  • Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • NEC Opera, Conductor Stephen Lord and Stage Director Steven Goldstein lead NEC opera students, NEC Philharmonia in Poulenc opera


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Contemporary Ensemble
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Ligeti: Aventures
    John Heiss leads the NEC Contemporary Ensemble in a work that “blew our minds when it premiered in 1963.”
    FREE


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Tuesday, February 10, 2015 in Boston
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Philharmonia with Hugh Wolf, conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Strauss’s Till Eulenspiegel, Ravel’s “Mother Goose” Suite, and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with concerto competition-winning pianist Kyle Orth.
    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Scriabin: Towards the Flame
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
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  • Scriabin: Towards the Flame
    Second of six chronological episodes, complete solo piano works by a romantic visionary – Opp. 7-11: impromptus, mazurkas, etudes, preludes.

    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Wind Ensemble conducted by Charles Peltz.
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Charles Peltz and student conductor Kristo Kondakci share the podium in works by Donatoni, Bach-Colgrass, Strauss, David Sanford

    FREE


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
    LIADOV Baba-Yaga, Kikimora, From the Apocalypse,and Nenie
    BIRTWISTLE Responses: Of sweet disorder and the carefully careless, for piano and orchestra (American premiere; BSO co-commission)
    STRAVINSKY The Firebird (Complete)


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  • Seraphim Singers (SC) (617-926-0126) presents
  • For heaven is a different thing
  • Location: St. Cecilia Parish, 18 Belvidere Street
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  • Choral Settings of Sacred Poetry

    Poets, from medieval mystic Hildegard von Bingham’s liturgical songs to Metaphysicals such as John Donne and George Herbert opening ‘windows on the divine. Composers will include Gerald Finzi (1901-1956) and contemporary Americans Carson Cooman and Thomas Bold. with Heinrich Christensen, organ


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
    LIADOV Baba-Yaga, Kikimora, From the Apocalypse,and Nenie
    BIRTWISTLE Responses: Of sweet disorder and the carefully careless, for piano and orchestra (American premiere; BSO co-commission)
    STRAVINSKY The Firebird (Complete)


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  • Seraphim Singers (SC) (617-926-0126) presents
  • “For heaven is a different thing”: Choral Settings of Sacred Poetry
  • Location: St. Cecilia Parish, 18 Belvidere Street
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  • Dominick Argento: Easter Day
    Richard J. Clark: On Emptiness, Wisdom, and Fortune
    World Premiere, commissioned by The Seraphim Singers

    Carson Cooman: The Evening Choir
    Frank Ferko: “Laus Trinitati” from Hildegard Motets
    Ferko / Bingen: “O frondens virga” from Six Marian Motets

    Gerald Finzi: Welcome Sweet and Sacred Feast

    Mårten Jansson: Maria (IV): Här är din himmel (Mary (IV): Here is Thy Heaven)

    Jon Laukvik: “The Temple”: Three Poems U.S. Premiere
    Laukvik: Suite for Organ
    Sir Charles Villiers Stanford: “God and the Universe” from Songs of Faith
    Hugo Wolf : “Aufblick (Supplication),” “Einkehr (Contemplation)” and “Ergebung (Submission)” from Six Sacred Songs

    James Woodman: Holy Sonnet VII”: At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners

    $20: general admission
    $15: students and seniors


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
    LIADOV Baba-Yaga, Kikimora, From the Apocalypse,and Nenie
    BIRTWISTLE Responses: Of sweet disorder and the carefully careless, for piano and orchestra (American premiere; BSO co-commission)
    STRAVINSKY The Firebird (Complete)


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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Joyful Noise: The Pipe Organs of Trinity Church
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • Trinity’s organists, Richard Webster and Colin Lynch, along with nationally recognized organ expert Jonathan Ambrosino, give a history of the Trinity organs, along with an unforgettable demonstration of its strengths and challenges.
    FREE, no tickets required


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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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  • Sarah Shafer, soprano; Rebecca Ringle, mezzo-soprano
    Michelle Ross, violin Brook Speltz, cello Izabella Simon, piano Dénes Várjon, piano

    Schubert, Notturno in E-flat Major,
    Op. 148 (d.897) / Kurtág, Selections from
    Transcriptions of Machaut to J. S. Bach
    for Four Hands Piano / Kurtág, Selections from Games for Four Hands Piano /Dvorák, Moravské dvojzpˇr vy (Moravian Duets), b.50, Op. 20 / Brahms, Vier Duette, Op. 61 / Beethoven, Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, no. 1 “Ghost”


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  • Composer Focus Concerts presents
  • Music of Gyorgy Ligeti
  • Location: Lillypad, 1353 Cambridge Street
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  • Featuring Musica Ricercata for solo piano, a collection of 11 character pieces, and his lyrical and exciting Sonata for Solo Cello. Also included will be excerpts from some of his most radical and far-reaching music: String Quartet No. 2 and the Piano Etudes.

    Admission is $10


Sunday, February 15, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • BSO Insights + Piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Piano Majors perform solo and four-hand arrangements of works from the Ballets Russes complementing BSO performances. Includes Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring
    FREE


Tuesday, February 17, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Contemporary Ensemble
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Hildegard von Bingen: Order of the Virtues
    Contemporary Improvisation students, faculty, and special guests reinterpret Hildegard von Bingen’s 12th-century drama Ordo Virtutum.
    FREE


Tuesday, February 17, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Scriabin: Towards the Flame
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
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  • Third of six chronological episodes, complete solo piano works by a romantic visionary – Opp. 12-23: two sonatas plus impromptus, preludes.


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Thursday, February 19, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Stéphane Denève, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • James Ehnes, violin

    STRAVINSKY – Pulcinella Suite
    PROKOFIEV – Violin Concerto No. 1
    MILHAUD – The Creation of the World
    POULENC – Les Biches

    OPEN REHEARSAL


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Stéphane Denève, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • James Ehnes, violin

    STRAVINSKY – Pulcinella Suite
    PROKOFIEV – Violin Concerto No. 1
    MILHAUD – The Creation of the World
    POULENC – Les Biches


Thursday, February 19, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Youth Philharmonic Orchestra with Hugh Wolf, conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Harbison Remembering Gatsby, Sibelius Violin Concerto, Elgar Enigma Variations. Featuring Prep concerto competition winner, violinist Christine Hong
    FREE


Friday, February 20, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Stéphane Denève, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • James Ehnes, violin

    STRAVINSKY – Pulcinella Suite
    PROKOFIEV – Violin Concerto No. 1
    MILHAUD – The Creation of the World
    POULENC – Les Biches


Friday, February 20, 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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  • Sonja Tengblad, Emily Culler, and Clare McNamara, Jason McStoots
    A post-Valentine’s evening of 16th-century Italian and English madrigals, including works by Palestrina, Willaert, Monte, Weelkes, and Morley
    With Dylan Sauerwald, harpsichord

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


Friday, February 20, 2015 in West Newton
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  • Scandinavian Cultural Center presents
  • Lilit Karapetian-Shougarian, piano
  • Location: Nordic Hall, 206 Waltham Stree
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  • Joseph Haydn: Sonata for piano in E major, Hob XVI:31
    Franz Liszt: Concert Etude No.2 in F minor “La Leggerezza”
    Rachmaninov: Etude-Tableau in E flat minor, Op.33 No.5
    Sibelius: Etude in A minor Op.76 No.2 from Thirteen Pieces for piano solo
    Chopin:
    Nocturn in D flat major Op.27 No.2
    Waltz in E minor Op.posth.
    Scherzo in B flat minor Op.31
    4 Mazurkas, Op.33
    Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brilliante, Op.22

    Tickets are $20 or free for SCC Members.


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • MOZART Duo for Bassoon and Cello in B-flat major, K.292
    BACH Suite No. 3 for Cello in C major, BWV 1009
    JÁNAČEK “Youth” (Mladi): Suite for Wind Sextet (1924)
    Clint Foreman, flute – John Ferrillo, oboe – Thomas Martin,clarinet – Rachel Childers, horn
Richard Ranti, bassoon – Craig Nordstrom, bass clarinet – Jonathan Miller, cello

    Please note that Hamilton Hall is not handicap accessible.


Friday, February 20, 2015 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Calder Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Andrew Norman | Sabina
    Ravel | String Quartet in F Major
    Thomas Adès | Arcadiana
    Beethoven | String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Opus 95, “Serioso”


Friday, February 20, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Harvard University Department of Music presents
  • Parker String Quartet
  • Location: John Knowles Paine Concert Hall, Harvard
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  • Mozart String Quartet in B-flat Major, K. 458 “Hunt”
    Widmann Quartet No. 3 “Jagckquartett”
    Brahms String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 67

    Free but tickets required. Free tickets available at Harvard Box Office on February 6. Call 617-496-2222 for information. Limit 2 tickets per person. Free parking available at Broadway Garage, Felton and Broadway St.


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  • Boston Conservatory (132) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Brass Ensemble
  • Location: 132 Ipswich St.
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  • Larry Isaacson, conductor

    CHEETHAM: Keystone Celebration
    GABRIELI:Sonata Pian’e Forte
    SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5, Finale
    MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition


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  • A Far Cry (617-553-4887) presents
  • Aurora Borealis
  • Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Ave.
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  • Steve Reich: Duet from “Triple Quartet”
    Benjamin Britten: Prelude and Fugue for 18 Strings
    Ingvar Lidholm: Music for Strings
    Edvard Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies, op. 34
    Traditional Swedish fiddle tunes, arr. AFC

    $15


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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Ockeghem@600
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • Approach the 600th anniversary of his birth (more or less), this concert features music by Ockeghem, Binchois & Du Fay .


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Stéphane Denève, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • James Ehnes, violin

    STRAVINSKY – Pulcinella Suite
    PROKOFIEV – Violin Concerto No. 1
    MILHAUD – The Creation of the World
    POULENC – Les Biches


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Hemenway Strings
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Lynn Chang, conductor
    SAINT-SAENS: Carnival of the Animals
    MOZART: Serenata Notturno
    CORIGLIANO: Voyage
    SHOSTAKOVICH: Polka and Scherzo
    FREE


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • “Nordic Winter”
    Reich, Duet from Triple Quartet / Britten, Prelude and Fugue for 18 Strings / Ingvar Lidholm, Music
    for Strings / Grieg, Two Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34 / Traditional Swedish fiddle tunes, arr. AFC


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Trinity Church, Newton
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  • MOZART Duo for Bassoon and Cello in B-flat major, K.292
    BACH Suite No. 3 for Cello in C major, BWV 1009
    JÁNAČEK “Youth” (Mladi): Suite for Wind Sextet (1924)
    Clint Foreman, flute – John Ferrillo, oboe – Thomas Martin,clarinet – Rachel Childers, horn
Richard Ranti, bassoon – Craig Nordstrom, bass clarinet – Jonathan Miller, cello


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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (F) (617.349.0086) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Fitzgerald Theater, Cambridge Street between Felton and Ellery
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  • Mozart/Bach: Selections from Preludes and Fugues for String Trio, K. 404a
    Mozart: Duo in G major for Violin and Viola, K. 423
    Schnittke: Moz-Art for Two Violins
    Mozart: String Quintet in D major, K. 593

    Yura Lee, Harumi Rhodes, violins
    Dimitri Murrath, viola
    Marcus Thompson, viola
    Ronald Thomas, cello


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  • North Shore Chamber Music presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart Street
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  • Janáček: String Quartet No. 1, JW 7/8 (1923) “Inspired by Tolstoy’s Kreutzer Sonata”
    Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 92 (1941) “Kabardinian”
    Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor, D. 804, Op. 29 (1824) “Rosamunde”

    Melissa Bull, Sarah Skinner, violins
    Jordan Voelker, viola; Scott Thomas Lesser, cello

    Free Admission • Suggested $10 donation


Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Mahler Chamber Orchestra with Leif Ove Andsnes
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Beethoven:
    Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Opus 19
    Piano Concerto No 3. In C minor, Opus 37
    Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Opus 58


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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • All on a Winter’s Eve
    Soloists from the King’s Chapel Choir; Heinrich Christensen, organ
    A celebration of Boston and New England composers and their music for solo voice and organ. Songs by Daniel Pinkham, James Woodman, Carson Cooman, Graham Gordon Ramsay, Edwin Lawrence and more.

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


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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Berio: Sequenze
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
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  • Generous sampling of works Berio wrote for solo virtuosos – in one case, performed by a student of the artist who premiered the work.
    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphonic Winds
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • William Drury and two student conductors direct works by Firsova, Holst, Francaix, Persichetti.
    FREE


Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Memorial Church, Harvard presents
  • Carson Cooman, organ
  • Location: Memorial Church, Harvard
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  • with Andy Kozar, trumpet

    Marian Sawa: Toccata and Fugue
    Mary Montgomery Koppel: Crystalline
    Elizabeth Owens Dean: Brief Fantasy [world premiere]
    Patricia Van Ness: Air
    Daniel Pinkham: Scenes
    Thomas Åberg: Symphony
    FREE


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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Coached by Donald Palma, this stellar orchestra performs Piazzolla, Webern, Mozart, Suk without a conductor
    FREE


Thursday, February 26, 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


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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Scriabin: Towards the Flame
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
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  • Fourth of six chronological episodes, complete solo piano works by a romantic visionary – Opp. 25-39: a sonata plus poèmes, preludes.
    FREE


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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


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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Bach’s St. John Passion
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • John Mark Ainsley, evangelist
    Andrew Garland, baritone as Jesus
    Mary Wilson, soprano
    Christopher Lowrey. countertenor
    Nicholas Phan, tenor


Friday, February 27, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • MIT Music Department (KH) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Yukiko Sekino, piano.
  • Location: Killian Hall, 160 Memorial Drive
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  • Beethoven: Sonata in F Minor, Op. 57 “Appassionata”;
    Jukka Tiensuu: Fantango;
    Scriabin: Selections from Preludes, Op. 11, Desir, Op 57, No. 1, Sonata No. 10, Op. 70;
    Ravel: La Valse.
    Free.


Saturday, February 28, 2015 in Cambridge
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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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  • Tchaikovsky Gold Medalist, Sergey Antonov
    Conductor David Angus.

    Mozart: Symphony No. 31 “Paris”
    Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1
    Fauré: Pavane
    Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess
    Ravel: Mother Goose Suite

    $18 – $73


Saturday, February 28, 2015 in Newton Centre
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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


Saturday, February 28, 2015 in Boston
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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Bach’s St. John Passion
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • John Mark Ainsley, evangelist
    Andrew Garland, baritone as Jesus
    Mary Wilson, soprano
    Christopher Lowrey. countertenor
    Nicholas Phan, tenor


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  • Solar Winds Quintet (781-641-3671) presents
  • Women Composers!
  • Location: Slosberg Hall at Brandeis 415 South St.
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  • Amy Beach – Pastorale, Claude Arrieu (Louise Marie Simon) – Quintette en Ut, Ruth Crawford-Seeger – Suite for Wind Quintet,Julia Wolfe – Seven Star Shoes and Louise Ferrenc – Sextett in c-moll op. 40 with guest pianist John Kramer.

    General Public, $15, Seniors and Brandeis community, $10, Student, FREE


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  • MIT Music Department (CH) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Boston Camerata
  • Location: MIT Chapel, 48 Massachusetts Ave.
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  • Portes du Ciel

    Sung by a celestial trio of female voices, accompanied by vielles and harp, “Heaven’s Gate” opens the portals to an abundant treasure of song in French, both secular and sacred from the regions of Champagne, Picardy, and Lorraine.

    FREE


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  • New Philharmonia Orchestra presents
  • Local & Imported: Lenny and Johannes
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon St
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  • Bernstein: Symphony No. 2: The Age of Anxiety, Randall Hodgkinson, piano
    Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D, Opus 73

    Reserved seat tickets at $48.00, $37.00 (adults); $43.00, $34.00 (seniors) and $10.00 (students)


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Rameau, Gavotte & Variations in A Minor / Bach-Busoni, Chaconne in D Minor / Franck, Prélude, Chorale et Fugue /Chopin, Barcarolle, Op. 60 / Chopin, 2 Mazurkas / Chopin, Ballade No. 3 /Granados, 3 Pieces from “Goyescas”


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  • MIT Music Department (KH) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Revere Piano Quartet
  • Location: Killian Hall, 160 Memorial Drive
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  • Jin-Kyung Joen, violin; Ronald Gorevic, violin/viola; MIT Affiliated Artist Eugene Kim, cello; and Esther Ning Yau, piano.
    Korngold: Suite for 2 Violins, Cello and Piano Left Hand
    Fauré: Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 45.
    FREE


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  • New Philharmonia Orchestra presents
  • Local & Imported: Lenny and Johannes
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon St
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  • Bernstein: Symphony No. 2: The Age of Anxiety, Randall Hodgkinson, piano
    Brahms: Symphony No. 2 in D, Opus 73

    Reserved seat tickets at $48.00, $37.00 (adults); $43.00, $34.00 (seniors) and $10.00 (students)


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  • New ENgland Philharmonic (K) (855-463-7445) presents
  • Spring Awakening
  • Location: Kresge Auditprium MIT
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  • John Harbison: Darkbloom: Overture for an Imagined Opera (Boston premiere)
    Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
    Benjamin Britten: Spring Symphony
    Sarah Pelletier, soprano
    Krista River, mezzo-soprano
    Ray Bauwens, tenor
    Chorus pro Musica, Jamie Kirsch, Music Director
    Boston Children’s Chorus, Anthony Trecek-King, Artistic Director


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  • Walden Chamber Players presents
  • Finding a Voice: the Evolution of the American Sound
  • Location: Wilson Chapel, 210 Herrick Road
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  • Rorem: Trio for flute, cello & piano
    Rorem: The Unquestioned Answer
    Barber: Canzone for flute and piano
    Copland: Threnody No.1: In Memoriam Igor Stravinsky
    Copland: Threnody No.2: In Memoriam Beatrice Cunningham
    Paul Bowles: Sonata for flute and piano
    Virgil Thomson: Serenade for flute and violin
    Marion Bauer: Trio Sonata No. 1, Op. 40

    Ticket Info: $20 adults, $10 students, Children under 12 admitted free of charge. Tickets available at the door or at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/profile/218898


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  • Collage New Music presents
  • Winter Concert
  • Location: Pickman Hall – Longy School of Music
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  • Gunther Schuller, “Bouquet for Collage” and a new work for voice and ensemble, as well as new music by Catherine Balch and Paul Brust, and “Serenade for Six” by Richard Festinger.


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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


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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)


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  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Blizzard Voices
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • John Harbison Elegiac Songs
    Paul Moravec The Blizzard Voices
    Also featuring the winner of the BMOP-NEC Composition Competition

    New England Conservatory Concert Choir


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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


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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


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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
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  • 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.


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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.

    Trepertoires, 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.


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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


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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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  • 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


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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”


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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)


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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


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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,


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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


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  • Charels 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


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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


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


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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 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


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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.


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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.


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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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  • 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.


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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Boston Chorale Ensemble (FCC) presents
  • Cold, cold night
  • Location: First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St.
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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


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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
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    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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  • 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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  • 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


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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


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


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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  • 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


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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


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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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  • 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 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


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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.


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
  • Sacred German Music for Double Choir
  • Location: All Saints Church, Brookline
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  • A panorama of German choral music from the 16th to the 19th century, including works by Schütz, Hassler, Brahms, and Mendelssohn.
    Conducted by Nicholas White.
    Tickets $15-$62 (student/senior discount available).

    Dates:
    Saturday, April 11, 8:00pm
    All Saints Parish in Brookline

    Tickets ($15-$62) are available at www.bostoncecilia.org and can be also purchased by calling 617-232-4540.


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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


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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)


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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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  • 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


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


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


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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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


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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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Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Cambridge
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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;


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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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  • 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


Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Boston
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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


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


Saturday, May 16, 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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  • 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


Sunday, May 17, 2015 in Cambridge
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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


Sunday, May 17, 2015 in Cambridge
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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


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


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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


Saturday, May 30, 2015 in Concord
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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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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
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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
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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


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