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Thursday, September 29, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
    Renée Fleming, soprano (Marschallin)
    Erin Morley, soprano (Sophie)
    Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano (Octavian)
    Franz Hawlata, bass (Baron Ochs)
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus
    Children’s Chorus


Friday, September 30, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (OH) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Bizet’s Carmen
  • Location: Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St.
  • additional information
  • Conductor: David Angus
    Production: Calixto Bieito with Revival Director Joan Anton Rechi

    Jennifer Johnson Cano: as Carmen
    Roger Honeywel:l as Don José
    Chelsea Basler: as Micaela
    Michael Mayes: as Escamillo


Friday, September 30, 2016 in Newton
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  • Talents of the World, Inc ((857) 919-4832) presents
  • Three Tenors from Around the World
  • Location: Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Ave
  • additional information
  • A Tribute to the Legendary Mario Lanza

    Adam Klein, tenor, Metropolitan Opera
    Raúl Melo, tenor, Metropolitan Opera,
    Benjamin Sloman, tenor, New York Grand Opera
    Victoria Ulanovskaya, piano, St. Petersburg, Russia

    Guest Artists
    Olga Lisovskaya, soprano, Commonwealth Lyric Theater
    David Gvinianidze, baritone, Batumi Opera House, Georgia


Friday, September 30, 2016 in Beverly
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  • Skylark Ensemble presents
  • A Trip Around the World: Music for Two Pianos
  • Location: Manninen Center, Endicott College,
  • additional information
  • Fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. Storyteller Sarah Walker and Skylark tell these tales through music from a diverse and eclectic mix of composers, including Vaughan Williams, Poulenc, Tallis, Hildegard von Bingen, Tormis, Bernstein, and Lauridsen


Friday, September 30, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
    MUSSORGSKY (orch. RAVEL) Pictures at an Exhibition

    Conductor Cam seating allows patrons to watch the conductor from the orchestra’s perspective. Screens will be placed in front of these sections. $25


Friday, September 30, 2016 in Somerville
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Friday, September 30, 2016 in Boston
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  • BU School of Music (CFACH) presents
  • Sound Icon
  • Location: CFA Concert Hall, 855 Commonwealth Ave
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  • Boston-based new music sinfonietta performing Rick Burkhardt’s Great Hymn of Thanksgiving and Alban, Richard Carrick’s Dark Flow, and Fred Lerdahl’s Time After Time, as part of two-part residency.


Friday, September 30, 2016 in Boston
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  • St. Cecilia Catholic Church presents
  • Organ Recital Series
  • Location: St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 18 Belvedere Street
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  • Brink Bush, International Concert Organist

    Bach: Goldberg Variations arranged by Wilhelm Middelschutwe

    Wilhelm Middelschulte: Canon in F major (1896)
    Max Reger: Zweite Sonate D-Minor Op. 60
    Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie in E Flat Major
    Gabriel Pierné: Trois Pièce Op. 29
    Charles Tournemire: Suite de Morceaux Op 24,
    Léonce de Saint Martin: Toccata de la Libération

    Free


Friday, September 30, 2016 in Salem
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  • Peabody Essex Museum (978-745-9500) presents
  • Points of Departure
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, 161 Essex Street
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  • Matthew Aucoin and five international composers from the Asia/America New Music Institute explore cultural and geographic identity through diverse compositions and engaging conversation.

    $10 students, $15 members, $20 nonmembers


Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Boston
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Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Baritone Michael Hanley and pianist Michael Gaertner present works of American song and musical theater by Kohn, Bernstein, Copland, Lippa, and others.

    FREE


Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Boston
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Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
    Renée Fleming, soprano (Marschallin)
    Erin Morley, soprano (Sophie)
    Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano (Octavian)
    Franz Hawlata, bass (Baron Ochs)
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus
    Children’s Chorus


Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Winchester
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  • Skylark Ensemble presents
  • A Trip Around the World: Music for Two Pianos
  • Location: Parish of the Epiphany
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  • Fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. Storyteller Sarah Walker and Skylark tell these tales through music from a diverse and eclectic mix of composers, including Vaughan Williams, Poulenc, Tallis, Hildegard von Bingen, Tormis, Bernstein, and Lauridsen


Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Lexington
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  • Lexington Symphony presents
  • The Essential Ring
  • Location: Cary Memorial Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue
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  • Music Director Jonathan McPhee, the combined orchestras of Lexington Symphony and Symphony New Hampshire, and a cast of international stars.

    Conductor Jonathan McPhee condensed The Ring into two three-hour performances

    Part II “Siegfried” and “Götterdämmerung”

    Conductor’s Talk for ticket holders 6:30 p.m.

    $14 – $65


Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Emmanuel Music
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
  • additional information
  • COMPETITION WINNER WORLD PREMIERE
    HANDEL: APOLLO E DAFNE
    MOZART: APOLLO AND HYACINTH


Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • additional information
  • Moon Dreams
    Rebecca Clarke: Morpheus for viola & piano
    Brett Dean: Night Window for clarinet, viola & piano
    Bloch: Violin Sonata No. 2 “Poème mystique”
    John Woolrich: In the Mirrors of Asleep for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano
    Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht


Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Boston
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  • Lorelei Ensemble (808) presents
  • Part and Parcel
  • Location: Gallery @ 808 Commonwealth Avenue
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  • Inspired by MIT Professor Sherry Turkle’s book, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less, the program delivers divers early and contemporary repertoires

    $30, $15 student


Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Salem
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  • Peabody Essex Museum (978-745-9500) presents
  • Points of Departure
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, 161 Essex Street
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  • Matthew Aucoin and five international composers from the Asia/America New Music Institute explore cultural and geographic identity through diverse compositions and engaging conversation.

    $10 students, $15 members, $20 nonmembers


Saturday, October 1, 2016 in Waltham
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  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • From India: Rhythms of Life
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
  • additional information
  • Sandeep Das, tabla
    Rajib Karmakar, sitar
    Mike Block, cello
    Pre-concert talk at 7:00 pm with Dr. Anne E. Monius, Professor of South Asian Religions,
    Post-concert reception

    $20 public, $15 Seniors and the Brandeis Community, and $5 for students.


Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Boston
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Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Boston
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Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Hua Xing Art Festival
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Dai Yuqiang

    A famous Chinese tenor singer, praised as “the best voice in the orient” by Placido Domingo.

    $100 – $30


Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (OH) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Bizet’s Carmen
  • Location: Boston Opera House, 539 Washington St.
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  • Conductor: David Angus
    Production: Calixto Bieito with Revival Director Joan Anton Rechi

    Jennifer Johnson Cano: as Carmen
    Roger Honeywel:l as Don José
    Chelsea Basler: as Micaela
    Michael Mayes: as Escamillo


Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Emmanuel Music
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
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  • COMPETITION WINNER WORLD PREMIERE
    HANDEL: APOLLO E DAFNE
    MOZART: APOLLO AND HYACINTH


Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Cambridge
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Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Medford
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  • Tufts University presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue
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  • Duo Cello e Basso
    Works by John McDonald, Thomas Stumpf, Shostakovich, Handel, and Piazzolla
    Pascale Delache-Feldman, bass; Emmanuel Feldman, cello

    Free; no tickets required


Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • Moon Dreams
    Rebecca Clarke: Morpheus for viola & piano
    Brett Dean: Night Window for clarinet, viola & piano
    Bloch: Violin Sonata No. 2 “Poème mystique”
    John Woolrich: In the Mirrors of Asleep for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano
    Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht


Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Boston
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  • Lorelei Ensemble (808) presents
  • Part and Parcel
  • Location: Gallery @ 808 Commonwealth Avenue
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  • Inspired by MIT Professor Sherry Turkle’s book, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less, the program delivers divers early and contemporary repertoires

    $30, $15 student


Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Various
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  • Ashmont Hill Chamber Music (V) (617 680 7542) presents
  • Club Night
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  • Tavolo Ristorante with Contemporary Pianist Jenny Q Chai
    1918 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester

    Victoria Jordanova, Loveling
    Marco Stroppa, “Tangata Manu” from Miniature Estrose
    Claude Debussy, La cathédrale engloutie
    Theodore Wiprud, Face of the Deep*
    Orlando Gibbons, Allemande (Italian Ground) (1613)
    Franz Liszt, La lugubre gondola
    Milica Paranosic, Bubble (in trouble)
    György Kurtág, Shadow-play
    Marco Stroppa, “Ninnananna” from Miniature Estrose
    György Ligeti, from Musica Ricercata
    Cole Ingraham, Entropy (3 parts)*

    $25


Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Meng-Chieh Liu, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Brahms: Variations for Piano on a Hungarian Dance
    Bartók: Hungarian Peasant Songs
    Bartók: Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs
    Schubert: Hungarian melody for Piano in B minor, D 817
    Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody no 13 in A minor

    FREE


Monday, October 3, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • First Monday at Jordan Hall
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Fauré: Dolly Suite, Op. 56
    Yannick Rafalimanana (Piano), Vivian Hornik Weilerstein (Piano)

    Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7
    Soovin Kim (Violin), Laurence Lesser (Cello)

    Prokofiev: Sonata for 2 Violins in C major, Op. 56
    Soovin Kim (Violin), Donald Weilerstein (Violin)

    Dvorak: Bagatelles for 2 Violins, Cello and Harmonium, Op. 47/B 79

    FREE


Tuesday, October 4, 2016 in Boston
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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Transient Canvas
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • JONATHAN BAILEY HOLLAND: Rebounds
    CURTIS HUGHES: Vestibule III
    MARTI EPSTEIN: Origami
    MISCHA SALKIND-PEARL: New Work TBA (world premiere)
    RUDOLF ROJAHN: Somnambula
    JOSEPH M. COLOMBO: The Private Works of Puncher and Wattmann
    CLIFTON INGRAM: Cold Column, Calving
    JOHN MURPHREE: Fear Cleaver

    FREE


Tuesday, October 4, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • MIT Music Department (KH) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Gunther Schuller: A Musical Celebration
  • Location: Killian Hall, 160 Memorial Drive
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  • Celebrating Gunther Schuller at MIT

    Music from Rush Hour (with vocal-jazz great Judi Silvano, Boston-bassist Keala Kaumeheiwa, Fred Harris, drums, and Katherine McShane, cello). Peter Child’s Moonsculptures, with Violinist Young-Nam Kim (Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Society of Minnesota), and MIT collaborative pianist Eileen Huang. Chamber works by Child and Harris performed by Kim and his son Daniel Kim, new violist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

    Ran Blake will make a solo guest appearance.

    Free. Donations will be accepted for efforts to preserve the legacy of Gunther Schuller


Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Boston
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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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  • “The Sea: Tales of Lapham”
    A song cycle based on literary anthology Lapham’s Quarterly vol. vi, no. 3, “The Sea.” Written by
    composer collaborative Oracle Hysterical, on texts by Melville, Cousteau, Verne, Homer, and others.


Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Boston
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  • Community Music Center of Boston presents
  • Samuel Levine, tenor
  • Location: 34 Warren Avenue
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  • Musical exploration of four major French poets: Hugo, Baudelaire, Verlaine, and Apollinaire. Songs featured will be by Gounod, Fauré, Debussy, Duparc, Poulenc, Wagner (in French), Shostakovich, and others.
    FREE


Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Yefim Bronfman, piano
    Camilla Tilling, soprano
    Thomas Hampson, baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    Jörg WIDMANN Trauermarsch, for piano and orchestra
    BRAHMS A German Requiem


Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Boston
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Friday, October 7, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Yefim Bronfman, piano
    Camilla Tilling, soprano
    Thomas Hampson, baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    Jörg WIDMANN Trauermarsch, for piano and orchestra
    BRAHMS A German Requiem


Friday, October 7, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (617-547-7787) presents
  • Renaissance Men
  • Location: 838 Massachusetts Ave
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  • RenMen On This Island

    English part songs by Vaughan Williams, Bairstow, and Bantock, Benjamin Britten’s The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard. Contemporary Irish and Welsh composers, including Michael McGlynn, Paul Mealor, and Hilary Tann. Folk song selections from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man, Shetland Islands and Guernsey, sung in the traditional Sean-nós style. The Fellas, Boston City Singers young men’s ensemble under conductor Daniel P. Ryan, will provide an opening set.


Friday, October 7, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • The Boston Conservatory Chamber Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Gabriel Fauré’s Piano Quartet in C Minor and a new work by a conservatory composer. Featuring conservatory faculty members Lila Brown (viola), Michael Lewin (piano), Andrew Mark (cello), Markus Placci (violin), and Rhonda Rider (cello).

    FREE


Friday, October 7, 2016 in Medford
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  • Tufts University presents
  • Traces
  • Location: Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue
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  • Apple Hill String Quartet; Kinan Azmeh, clarinet; Sally Pinkas, piano

    Haydn: String Quartet Op.54, no.2,
    Weinberg: Piano Quartet Op.18,
    Roustom: Traces

    Free with a Tufts ID card (limit two per ID) and $10 for general admission.

    FREE


Saturday, October 8, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Yefim Bronfman, piano
    Camilla Tilling, soprano
    Thomas Hampson, baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    Jörg WIDMANN Trauermarsch, for piano and orchestra
    BRAHMS A German Requiem


Saturday, October 8, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Memento
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
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  • RAVEL – Piece en forme de habanera, arranged for oboe and harp
    BERGSMA – Voice of the Coelacanth for horn, violin and piano
    FANG MAN – Larkspur for flute, viola, and harp
    BEETHOVEN – Trio in B-flat Op. 11

    with harpist Ina Zdorovetchi


Saturday, October 8, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • American Masters
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Michael Colgrass: The Schubert Birds
    Gail Kubik: Symphony Concertante
    Terry Everson, trumpet; Jing Peng, viola
    Vivian Choi, piano
    Harold Shapero: Partita in C
    Vivian Choi, piano
    Steven Stucky: Chamber Concerto

    A special tribute to Steven Stucky
    Gil Rose, conductor


Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Boston
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Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Weston
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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Boston Civic Symphony
  • Location: Fine Arts Center, Regis College
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  • Francisco Noya, guest conductor
    Roberto Plano, finalist, 2005 Van Cliburn Competition, soloist
    Barber – Second Essay for Orchestra Op. 17
    Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor
    Dvorak – Symphony No. 8 Op. 88


Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Brookline
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  • Brookline Library Concert Series presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Brookline Public Library, 361 Washington St
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  • Jonathan Cohler, clarinet
    Rasa Vitkauskaite, piano

    Henri Rabaud: Solo de Concours, Op. 10
    Poulence: Sonata
    Louis Cahuzac: Arlequin
    Lutoslawski: Dance Preludes
    Carlos Guastavino: Tonada y Cueca (1912-2000)
    Paquito D’Rivera: La Fleur de Cayenne


Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Boston
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  • Renaissance Men (OSC) presents
  • Renaissance Men
  • Location: Gordon Chapel, Old South Church
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  • RenMen On This Island

    English part songs by Vaughan Williams, Bairstow, and Bantock, Benjamin Britten’s The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard. Contemporary Irish and Welsh composers, including Michael McGlynn, Paul Mealor, and Hilary Tann. Folk song selections from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man, Shetland Islands and Guernsey, sung in the traditional Sean-nós style. The Fellas, Boston City Singers young men’s ensemble under conductor Daniel P. Ryan, will provide an opening set.


Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Newton
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Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Concord
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  • Concord Chamber Music Society presents
  • David Finckel, cello and Wu Han, piano
  • Location: Concord Academy Performing Arts Center
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  • Bach: Sonata in G Major, BMV 1027
    Beethoven: Sonata in C Major, Op. 102 No. 1
    Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 39
    Rachmaninov: Sonata in G Minor, Op. 19

    Laura Prichard pre-concert lecture at 2:00 pm

    $42 and $33 ($5 off for seniors and students}


Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Hermitage Piano Trio
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
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  • Sergey Antonov, cello
    Misha Keylin, violin
    Ilya Kazantsev Piano

    Glinka: Trio Pathetique
    Dvorak: “Dumky” Trio in E. minor, Op. 90
    Mendelssohn: Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op.66
    $35/Student $15/Group $32


Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Somerville
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  • Church on the Hill presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: 140 Bowdoin St
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  • Reger: Scherzino
    Brahms: Horn Trio, Movements I & II
    James Mosher, horn; Liana Zaretsky, Violin
    Andrew Goodridge, Piano

    Reger: Transcription of Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in D Major,
    Faure: Nocturne No. 11 in F-Sharp Minor, Op.
    Schumann Toccata, Op. 7 by Robert Schumann
    Forrest Eimold, Piano
    FREE, reception to follow


Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Newton Centre
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  • Newton Community Education’s Lifetime Learning (WC) (617-559-6994.) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Wilson Chapel
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  • Kalliope Trio
    Sachiko Murata, oboe; Natalie Zemba, bassoon; Stephanie Mao, piano
    Poulenc: Trio for oboe, bassoon, and Piano.
    Beethoven: Piano Trio op. 38
    Jenni Brandon: Selections from “The Wildflower Trio”
    Tchaikovsky/Joesph Kosma: “October – Autumn Leaves”
    $10


Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Salem
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  • Salem Classical (AA) presents
  • Halloween Concert
  • Location: Salem Arts Association, 179 Essex St
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  • A macabre program including Bernard Herrmann’s music for Hitchcock’s Psycho. This will also feature Shostakovich’s autobiographical String Quartet No.8, and Schubert’s “Death & the Maiden” quartet.
    $10


Sunday, October 9, 2016 in Boston
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  • Alea III presents
  • Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center at Boston University
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  • Theodore Antoniou, Music Director,

    VOICES 21C with artistic director André de Quadros.

    Issues of war, death, longing are raised by pieces that make us disquieted and unsettled, but in other pieces, a redemptive view of humanity is offered. Works by Möller, JS Bach, Antognini, Monteverdi, Barnett, Mortensen/Sommerro, Augustinas, Tallis, Abu-Khader/de Quadros, Chilcott, Burleigh, and Elberdin, together with body imagery and improvisations.

    FREE


Tuesday, October 11, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • BoCoCelli
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Boston Conservatory at Berklee cellists perform a variety of works for cello ensemble.

    FREE


Tuesday, October 11, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Piano Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Mirian Conti, piano

    CHOPIN: Three Mazurkas
    POULENC: Villageoises
    MOMPOU: Scenes d’enfants
    DETT: Martha Complained
    SCHIFRIN: Sonata Jazz (2016, World Premiere); Mission Impossible (World Premiere of solo piano version); Three Tangos Argentinos

    $10 – $15


Thursday, October 13, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Jakub Hrůša, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin

    SMETANA Šárka
    BARTÓK Violin Concerto No. 2
    MUSSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain
    JANÁČEK Taras Bulba, Rhapsody for Orchestra


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Jakub Hrůša, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin

    SMETANA Šárka
    BARTÓK Violin Concerto No. 2
    MUSSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain
    JANÁČEK Taras Bulba, Rhapsody for Orchestra


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  • Butterfly Music Transgender Chorus presents
  • All-David Patterson
  • Location: North Prospect Union UCC, 144 North Street
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  • Co-written by the participants, “The Pulse Suite” for chorus, piano, and flute, at their fall concert which is dedicated to the victims Olrando Massacre and their families.

    Also, solo numbers by chorus members. A portion of the proceeds will benefit an Orlando-based charity.

    $10 per person ($5 student; $20 per family)


Friday, October 14, 2016 in Newton Centre
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  • Wilson Chapel at Andover Newton presents
  • Autumn Fantasy for Flute and Piano!
  • Location: 210 Herrick Road
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  • David Houston, flute and Joy Cline Phinney, piano, perform an evening of compositions by composers, Mozart, Widor, Griffes and Foss!

    Free admission Free parking.


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  • New School of Music presents
  • A Trip Around the World: Music for Two Pianos
  • Location: New School of Music, 25 Lowell Street
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  • Rasa Vitkauskaite, piano and Shizue Sano, piano

    Mozart : Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466
    Roh Ogura: Dance Suite
    Carlos Guastavino: Tres Romances Argentinos

    Includes interesting historical introductions

    $20


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  • Boston Conservatory Studio 401 ((617) 912-9101) presents
  • Piano Masters Series
  • Location: 31 Hemenway Street
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  • Featuring Katsuya Yuasa (M.M. ’15, A.D.P. ’17, clarinet)

    COPLAND: Clarinet Concerto
    COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
    TBD: New Student Work—Winner of the 2016–2017 Boston Conservatory at Berklee Sinfonietta Composition Competition

    Eric Hewitt, Conductor
    FREE


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  • Boston Cecilia presents
  • Handel, Mozart and the Psalms of David
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • G.F. Handel, Dixit Dominus
    W.A. Mozart, Davide Penitente

    Sarah Yanovitch, soprano
    Emily Noël, soprano
    Dan Roihl, countertenor
    Alex Nishibun, tenor
    Charlie Evett, bass
    Nicholas White, conductor

    $62 – $15


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  • Church of the Advent presents
  • Advent Library Concert Series:
  • Location: Church of the Advent, Boston
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  • Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar & Matt Scutchfield, violin

    Cage: Three Pieces, Chess Pieces, Dream & Six Melodies
    Hengstenberg – Chamber Music
    Bong – Electro Improvisation
    Cardinaux – Poetry and Sound

    $10 suggested donation


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  • Northeastern University (617.373.2440) presents
  • Cuarteto Latinoamericano
  • Location: Fenway Center 77 St. Stephen Street
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  • Saul Bitrán, Aron Bitrán, violins
    Javier Montiel, viola; Alvaro Bitrán, cello

    Daniel Strong Godfrey: String Quartet No. 2
    Anthony de Ritis: Reflexiones (premiere) (2016)
    Ginastera: String Quartet No. 2 Op. 26 (1958)

    FREE


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  • Boston Chorale Ensemble (FCC) presents
  • Obrecht’s Saint Donatian Mass
  • Location: First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St.
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  • Andrew Shenton, Conductor
    M Jennifer Bloxam, Lecturer

    Missa De Sancto Donatiano (1487) – Jacob Obrecht
    Gloria (Missa brevis) – Einojuhani Rautavaara
    Credo (1972) – Rautavaara
    Troparion and Hymn (Vigilia) – Rautavaara
    Various plainsong selections


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Jakub Hrůša, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin

    SMETANA Šárka
    BARTÓK Violin Concerto No. 2
    MUSSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain
    JANÁČEK Taras Bulba, Rhapsody for Orchestra


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  • Boston Conservatory Studio 401 ((617) 912-9101) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Combined Choruses
  • Location: 31 Hemenway Street
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  • BRAHMS: Zigeunerleben
    BRAHMS: Sehnsucht
    SCHUMANN: Es ist verraten
    DVOŘÁK: Moravian Duets (op. 32, Vol. II)
    SCHUBERT: Standchen (D. 920, version B)
    SCHUBERT: Psalm 23
    SCHUBERT: Coronach

    George Case, Conductor
    FREE


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  • Cantata Singers presents
  • Bach and Zalenka
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Bach: BWV 109, “Ich glaube, lieber Herr, hilf meinem Unglauben”
    Kimberly Leeds, alto
    William Hite, tenor
    Zelenka: Laetatus sum
    Karyl Ryczek, soprano
    Emily Marvosh, mezzo-soprano
    Zelenka: ZWV 55, “Tenebrae factae sunt” from Responsoria pro hebdomada Sancta
    Bach: BWV 147, “Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben”
    Lisa Lynch, soprano
    Lynn Torgove, alto
    Eric Christopher Perry, tenor
    Mark Andrew Cleveland, bass


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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Ockeghem@600
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • One of Ockeghem’s most captivatinglymasses along with other music addressed to the Virgin Mary, Queen of Heaven, including Ockeghem’s motet Ave Maria, his wonderful five-voice motet-chanson Permanent vierge, and works by Guillaume Du Fay and Johannes Regis.

    Margaret Lias & Martin Near, cantus
    Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, Mark Sprinkle, Sumner Thompson, tenor & contratenor
    Paul Guttry & David McFerrin, bassus

    Free pre-concert talk by Prof. Sean Gallagher
    $68 / $48 / $35 / $30 / $10
    (Under 18 admitted free)


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  • Sonic Liberation Players presents
  • “Oh, Valencia”
  • Location: First Parish of Watertown, 35 Church St.
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  • Rachel Barringer, cello
    Leah Bartell, viola
    Hunter Bennett, clarinet
    Trevor Berens, piano
    Jessica Tunick Berens, soprano
    Rachel Lieberherr Douglass, flute
    Joshua Jade, percussion
    Gabriel Solomon, violin

    Art Jarvinen, Isoluminaries (1995)
    Stephen “Lucky” Mosko, Rais Murad (1978)
    Mel Powell, Levertov Breviary (1996)
    Morton Subotnick, Then and Now and Forever (2008)
    James Tenney, Harmonium #5 (1978)


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  • Boston Choral Ensemble (FLC) presents
  • Obrecht’s Saint Donatian Mass
  • Location: First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley St
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  • Andrew Shenton, Conductor
    M Jennifer Bloxam, Lecturer

    Missa De Sancto Donatiano (1487) – Jacob Obrecht
    Gloria (Missa brevis) – Einojuhani Rautavaara
    Credo (1972) – Rautavaara
    Troparion and Hymn (Vigilia) – Rautavaara
    Various plainsong selections


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  • Boston Conservatory (132) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Baroque Ensemble
  • Location: 132 Ipswich St.
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  • BACH: Orchestra Suite No. 4 in D Major
    HANDEL: Excerpts from La Resurrezione
    MOZART (arr. Altenbach/Brown): Concerto for Viola in G Major

    Andrew Altenbach, Conductor
    FREE


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • A Tribute to Joseph Silverstein

    Featuring works by Bach, Mozart, and Schubert performed by Boston Symphony members, conservatory faculty members, and former students of Silverstein.

    $10 – $15


Sunday, October 16, 2016 in Chestnut Hill
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  • Hammond Performing Arts Series (617-731-4644) presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Brimmer and May School, 60 Middlersex Rd.
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  • 2016 New England Regional Finalists of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions

    Performers: soprano Jacquelyn Stucker, mezzo-soprano Allegra De Vita, bass-baritone Erik Van Heyningen, with host and pianist John Moriarty

    Arias, duets, and trios from operas by Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi, Wagner, Britten, and Poulenc.

    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Froom: Down to a Sunless Sea
    Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony in C mino
    Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48
    FREE


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  • Berklee College of Music (BPC) (617-605-2026) presents
  • Gunther Schuller: A Musical Celebration
  • Location: Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave.
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  • The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra and The Boston Conservatory Sinfonietta perform a tribute to Gunther Schuller with modern classical chamber music, jazz big band arrangements, ragtime, and classical pieces with guest artist Ran Blake.

    $8 in advance / $12 day of show


Tuesday, October 18, 2016 in Natick
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  • Center For Arts Natick (TCAN) presents
  • Floyds Row
  • Location: Center For Arts Natick (TCAN)
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  • Sets featuring works by Tobias Hume (c.1579-1645), Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Solomon Eckles (1618-1683), Thomas Campion (1567-1620), John Coprario (c.1570-1626), Francesco Barsanti (1690-1775), several “anonymous” works made famous by Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, and the Grateful Dead.


Wednesday, October 19, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphony
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Conductor: David Loebel

    Smetana: Overture to The Bartered Bride
    Mozart: Symphony no 36 in C major, K 425 “Linz”
    Previn: Principals
    Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: A Symphonic Picture
    FREE


Thursday, October 20, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Discovery Series
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Lera Auerbach: Icarus (Boston premiere)
    Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
    Ya-Fei Chuang, piano
    Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


Thursday, October 20, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Yo-Yo Ma, cello
    Women of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    WALTON Portsmouth Point Overture
    ELGAR Cello Concerto
    HOLST The Planets


Thursday, October 20, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Tender Land: American Opera Scenes
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
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  • Longy Opera Department will perform arias and scenes from some of the most-loved operas of our American homeland, including Copland’s The Tender Land and staples by Gian Carlo Menotti.

    FREE


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Yo-Yo Ma, cello
    Women of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    WALTON Portsmouth Point Overture
    ELGAR Cello Concerto
    HOLST The Planets


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  • UMass Boston presents
  • All-David Patterson
  • Location: University Hall Recital Hall, 100 Morrissey Blvd.
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  • Alma Mater: To UMass Boston (2015)
    Thrushes in Forest Park (2004)
    Songs from a Texas Border Town (1995)
    And David took a harp (2014)
    #Ferguson (2016)

    Janice Weber, piano; Chaerin Kim, Harp
    Julia Nelson, soprano, Jacsonn Jean, baritone
    UMB Chamber Singers

    Free


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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Bach: Mass in B Minor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Countertenor David Daniels
    ConductorMartin Pearlman


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  • Ashmont Hill Chamber Music (V) (617 680 7542) presents
  • Gala Concert
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  • Boston Cello Quartet guest artists
    Barbara Quintiliani guest artist
    Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra – Cello Quartet

    Arrangements of the following works for cello quartet
    GIMENEZ – Intermedio from La Boda de Luis Alonso
    GRANADOS – “Andaluza” from 12 Danzas Espanolas
    SCIORTINO – Iber-Amer: Dances from Latin America
    ALBENIZ – Rapsodia Cubana
    CHABRIER – Espana
    DESENNE – Bossa do Fim (World Premiere, commissioned by the Boston Cello Quartet)
    ALBENIZ – Prelude from Chants d’Espagne
    PIAZZOLLA – Adios Nonino
    COREA – Spain
    BARROSO – Brazil

    For Cello Octet
    Villa Lobos- Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
    $30 to $100


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  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Tender Land: American Opera Scenes
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
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  • Longy Opera Department will perform arias and scenes from some of the most-loved operas of our American homeland, including Copland’s The Tender Land and staples by Gian Carlo Menotti.

    FREE


Friday, October 21, 2016 in Newton Centre
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  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra ((617) 779-0900) presents
  • Gala Concert
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street
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  • Boston Cello Quartet guest artists
    Barbara Quintiliani guest artist
    Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra – Cello Quartet
    THE BOSTON CELLO QUARTET

    Selections from BCQ’s critically-acclaimed album The Latin Project, with arrangements of works by Granados, Piazzola, Albeniz, and more!

    Villa-lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2


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  • Calliope’s Call presents
  • IN HER WORDS: Women’s Voices in Verse & Song
  • Location: Old North Church’ 35 Washington St
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  • Maggie Finnegan, Sonja Tengblad, sopranos
    Megan Roth, mezzo-soprano
    Clare Longendyke, piano

    Music by women: Juliana Hall, Stacy Garrop, Lori Laitman, Elizabeth Vercoe, Libby Larsen, Jocelyn Hagen, and more! Also featuring winner(s) from our first-ever Call for Scores!

    Free-will offering, proceeds go to Calliope’s Call and Old North Church Music Program.


Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Yo-Yo Ma, cello
    Women of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    WALTON Portsmouth Point Overture
    ELGAR Cello Concerto
    HOLST The Planets


Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Lera Auerbach: Icarus (Boston premiere)
    Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
    Ya-Fei Chuang, piano
    Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique

    Guide to the music with Benjamin Zander, 6:45pm


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  • Boston Conservatory (132) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Contemporary Music Ensemble
  • Location: 132 Ipswich St.
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  • Featuring iconic American works by Perle, Kolb, Schwantner, and Rorem.

    Gil Rose, Guest Conductor
    FREE


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  • Brookline Symphony Orchestra (857-253-1789) presents
  • Conductor Tryouts
  • Location: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street
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  • Patrick Valentino, conductor
    Verdi – Overture to I Vespri Siciliani
    Mozart – D Major Flute Concerto K314, with flutist Weronika Balewski (2016 concerto competition winner)
    Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 5

    $15 general admission, $10 for students and seniors, free for children 12 and under.


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  • Boston Camerata (FC) presents
  • City of Fools
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St.
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  • Medieval Songs of Rule and Misrule

    Selections from the Play of Daniel, Carmina Burana, and Roman de Fauvel; works by gifted musican-poets Philippe le Chancelier, Bertran de Born, and Thibault de Champagne; and a very American ending. Anne Azéma, director, voice, hurdy-gurdy; Jordan Weatherston Pitts voice; Christa Patton, winds, harp; Shira Kammen, vielle, harp; Joel Cohen, narrator, lauta; with young professionals from the Longy School.


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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Bach: Mass in B Minor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Countertenor David Daniels
    ConductorMartin Pearlman


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  • Tufts University presents
  • La Tempesta
  • Location: Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue
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  • Rossini: Sonata No.3 in C Major
    Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major Op.20, Mahler: Quartet for Piano in A minor
    Brahms: Piano Quartet in C minor, Op.60

    Edith Auner, piano; Naoko Tanaka, violin; Emmanuel Feldman, cello; Emil Altschuler, violin; Inga Liu, violin; Yoshi Futai, violin; Erica Schwartz, viola; Rebecca Morris, viola; Ming-Hui Lin, cello; Iverson Eliopolous, cello; Jury Kobayashi-Baxter,

    Free and open to the public


Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Lera Auerbach: Icarus (Boston premiere)
    Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
    Ya-Fei Chuang, piano
    Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathétique

    Guide to the music with Benjamin Zander, 1:45pm


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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Mozart: Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major, K. 301
    Beethoven: String Trio in E-flat major, Op. 3
    Schubert: Piano Trio in B-flat major, D. 898

    Harumi Rhodes, violin; Dimitri Murrath, viola
    Clancy Newman, cello; Max Levinson, piano


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  • Music for Food (857-269-5587) presents
  • Music for Food
  • Location: Various
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  • New England Conservatory, Brown Hall, 7:30pm

    Bach, Organ Sonatas BWV 529 in G Major & 530 in C Major,arranged for string trio
    (Ian Swensen, violin; Kim Kashkashian, viola; Jonah Ellsworth, cello)

    Brahms, Two Songs for soprano, viola & piano, Op. 91 (Lucy Shelton, mezzo-soprano; Michael Bukhman, piano; Kim Kashkashian, viola)

    Berio, Sequenza iii (Lucy Shelton, mezzo-soprano)

    Mozart, Serenade no. 12 in c for wind octet, K. 388 (384a) (Tom Novak, bassoon; Rob Sheena, oboe; Jason Snider, horn; Michael Wayne, clarinet; & friends)
    Suggested Donation: $25, $10 students
    All proceeds benefit The Women’s Lunch Place.


Sunday, October 23, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (B) (617-585-1260) presents
  • NEC Symphony
  • Location: Brown Hall
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  • Mozart: Preludes and Fugues (6) for Violin, Viola and Cello, K 404a
    Largo & Fuga in E-flat Major
    Ian Swensen (Violin), Kim Kashkashian (Viola), Jonah Ellsworth (Cello)

    Brahms: Two Songs for soprano, viola and piano, Op. 91
    Lucy Shelton (Mezzo Soprano), Michael Bukhman (Piano), Kim Kashkashian (Viola)

    Berio: Sequenza III for Woman’s Voice
    Lucy Shelton (Mezzo Soprano)

    Mozart: Serenade for Winds no 12 in C minor, K 388 (384a)
    Robert Sheena (Oboe), Michael Wayne (Clarinet), Tom Novak (Bassoon), Jason Snider (French Horn)

    Suggested donation: $25, $10 students.


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Yo-Yo Ma, cello
    Women of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    WALTON Portsmouth Point Overture
    ELGAR Cello Concerto
    HOLST The Planets


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Philharmonia
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Ken-David Masur, conductor

    Finnis: Flicker
    Reger: Variations and Fugue on a theme of Mozart, Op. 132
    Theme: Andante grazioso

    Franck: Symphony in D minor, Op. 48
    FREE


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  • Attila Glatz Concert Productions (617-266-1492) presents
  • KlangVerwaltung Orchestra
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • KlangVerwaltung with Chorgemeinschaft Neubeuern Chorus

    Mozart’s Requiem
    Bach’s Magnificat
    Enoch zu Guttenberg, conductor


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Ildikó Komlósi, mezzo-soprano (Judith)
    Matthias Goerne, baritone (Bluebeard)

    MOZART Symphony No. 39
    BARTÓK Bluebeard’s Castle^


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Ildikó Komlósi, mezzo-soprano (Judith)
    Matthias Goerne, baritone (Bluebeard)

    MOZART Symphony No. 39
    BARTÓK Bluebeard’s Castle^


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Ian Bostridge, tenor; Thomas Adès, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Schubert: Winterreise


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  • Mistral (UPC) ((978) 474-6222) presents
  • Young at Heart
  • Location: 210 Harvard St
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  • SAINT SAENS Carnival of the (Mistral) Animals
    DUKAS The Sorcerer’s Apprentice*
    BIZET Jeux d’Enfants*


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Ildikó Komlósi, mezzo-soprano (Judith)
    Matthias Goerne, baritone (Bluebeard)

    MOZART Symphony No. 39
    BARTÓK Bluebeard’s Castle^


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  • New Philharmonia presents
  • Francisco Noya, music director
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon St,
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  • East Coast Premiere of PDQ Bach’s latest work
    PDQ Bach: Concerto for Simply Grand Piano with Jeffrey Biegel, piano
    Dvořák: Symphony No. 6


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  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • Lydian String Quartet
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
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  • Second violinist Judith Eissenberg, violist Mark Berger, and cellist Joshua Gordon welcome new first violinist Andrea Segar

    Mozart: Quartet in C major, K. 465 Dissonance
    Bartók: Quartet No. 2, Sz. 67
    Ravel: String Quartet
    world premiere from Yu-Hui Chang.

    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • DENIS MATSUEV, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Beethoven Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, op. 110
    Schumann Sinfonische Etüden Op.13
    Liszt Mephisto Waltz S.514
    Tchaikovsky Meditation Op.72 No.5

    Cherry Orchard Festival encourages ticket purchases through the NEC ticketing page.

    $77, $67, $57, $47


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  • Wellesley College presents
  • Charles Fisk, piano
  • Location: Houghton Chapel at Wellesley College
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  • J. S. Bach, Partita No. 2 in C minor
    Beethoven, Sonata No. 31 in Ab Major, Op. 110
    Bach, Partita No. 5 in G Major
    Beethoven, Sonata in C minor, Op. 111.
    FREE


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  • Boston Symphony Chamber Players presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • with Thomas Adès, piano

    BRITTEN Sinfonietta for winds and strings, Op. 1
    Thomas ADÈS Court Studies from The Tempest, for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano
    SCHUBERT Quintet in A for piano and strings, D.667, Trout


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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • “Requiem Aeternam”
    King’s Chapel Choir
    Heinrich Christensen, director
    Program to include: a cappella Requiem Masses by Palestrina and Pizzetti, Italian masters separated by 400 years

    $20 (general), $15 (students/seniors). Advance tickets online $15 (general), $10 (students/seniors)


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Philharmonia, David Loebel, conducter
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • McTee: Circuits
    Haydn: Symphony no 96 in D major,”Miracle”
    Nielsen: Symphony no 4, Op. 29 “Inextinguishable”
    FREE


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Thomas Adès, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
    Mark Stone, baritone

    BRITTEN Sinfonia da Requiem
    SIBELIUS Tapiola
    Thomas ADÈS Totentanz, for mezzo-soprano, baritone, and orchestra


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Rhonda Rider (cello) premieres music for solo cello commissioned for her 2015 residency at the Petrified Forest National Park. These works, inspired by different aspects of the American Southwest, are composed by renowned musicians Raven Chacon, Richard Cornell, Peter Child, Ian Gottlieb, John McDonald, Eric Moe, Kurt Rohde, Elena Ruehr, Mischa Salkind-Pearl, and Laurie San Martin.

    FREE


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  • Powers Music School presents
  • Quartets in Autumn
  • Location: Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street
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  • Jacques Lee Wood, cello; Joshua Addison (violin), David Rubin (violin), and Elizabeth Stefan

    Mozart’s String Quartet in G major, K. 387
    Dvorak’s String Quartet in F Major (“American”)


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Thomas Adès, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
    Mark Stone, baritone

    BRITTEN Sinfonia da Requiem
    SIBELIUS Tapiola
    Thomas ADÈS Totentanz, for mezzo-soprano, baritone, and orchestra


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Chamber Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Conservatory faculty members and select students perform a new composition and a Bartók sonata.

    BARTÓK: Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion
    New work TBA
    FREE


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Saturday, November 5, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Thomas Adès, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Christianne Stotijn, mezzo-soprano
    Mark Stone, baritone

    BRITTEN Sinfonia da Requiem
    SIBELIUS Tapiola
    Thomas ADÈS Totentanz, for mezzo-soprano, baritone, and orchestra


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

    Beethoven: Variations for cello & piano on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen,” Op.66
    Elliott Carter: Eight Etudes and a Fantasy for woodwind quartet (1949)
    Michael Colgrass: Variations for four drums & viola
    Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 1 in g minor, Op. 25


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Imogen Cooper, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • BEETHOVEN – Bagatelles, Opus 33
    SCHUMANN – Davidsbündlertänze
    DEBUSSY – La Puerta del Vino
    DEBUSSY – Soirée dans Grenade
    DE FALLA – Homenaje (“Pour le Tombeau de Claude Debussy”)
    ALBÉNIZ – Selections from Iberia


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  • Boston Musica Viva ((617) 354-6910) presents
  • Old Friends & New Finds
  • Location: Longy School of Music, 27 Garden St
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  • Kathryn Salfelder: Disciples WORLD PREMIERE
    Eric Nathan: Walls of Light BOSTON PREMIERE
    Joseph Phibbs: Flex
    John Huggler: Bittere Nüsse (Bitter nuts) Commissioned by BMV in 1975
    Barbara Kilduff, soprano

    Luciano Berio: O King
    Barbara Kilduff, soprano
    Mark Buller: Motion Studies BOSTON PREMIERE
    Rapido! Composition Contest Winner

    $30; Seniors: $25; Students / Children: $10


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  • New England Conservatory Kr) (617-585-1122) presents
  • Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
  • Location: Kresge Auditorium, MIT
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  • Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, NEC Concert Choir, NEC Youth Chorale

    Jonathan Richter, Cynthia Woods

    Tippett: A Child of Our Time

    FREE

    Price: Free


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  • Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble (FMH) (617-429-0332) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Friends Meeting House
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  • Telemann: Sonata in A major, TWV40: 200 for 2 violins, viola and bass
    Bartók: Duos for violin (4)
    Kodály: Intermezzo for string trio
    JS Bach: Concerto in A major, BWV 1055 for Harpsichord and Strings
    Josef Suk: Serenade in D minor for String Quartet
    Ligeti: Continuum for Solo Harpsichord
    CPE Bach: Symphony No 5 in B minor for strings and continuo Wq 182

    Maggie Cole, harpsichord; Christina Day Martinson & Megumi Stohs, violins; Jenny Stirling, viola; Timothy Merton, cello.

    $24 ⬪ Seniors: $20 ⬪ Students: $12 ⬪ Children under 12: Free


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  • Boston Conservatory presents
  • Boston Conservatory Orchestra
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 15
    MUHLY: It Remains To Be Seen
    STRAVINSKY: Firebird Suite (1919)—conducted by Gian Francesco Falbo (M.M. ’17, orchestral conducting)

    Bruce Hangen and Gian Francesco Falbo (M.M. ’17), Conductors
    $10 – $15


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  • Seraphim Singers presents
  • Oppression, Exile, and Solidarity
  • Location: Eliot Church of Newton, 474 Centre Street
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  • James MacMillan’s Cantos Sagrados,
    Zachary Wadsworth: “Old War Dreams”
    Richard Clark: I Am the Land
    Howells: Requiem.
    With Heinrich Christensen, organ.

    $20: general; $15: students and seniors


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  • United Parish in Brookline (646.271.6971) presents
  • Grand Harmonie
  • Location: 210 Harvard Street
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  • with Cynthia Roberts, violin and leader
    Mozart:
    41st Symphony, Jupiter.
    Violin Concerto in A, K. 219
    Serenata Notturna K. 239

    Tickets: $15-$35


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  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Changing of the Guard: Election Eve
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
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  • In January of 1944, the Boston police descended upon Symphony Hall, where Stravinsky was scheduled to conduct his arrangement…
    Longy is going to explore both sides of the musical aisle on the night before we go to the polls.

    Music of John Cage, Martin Bresnick, Frederic Rzewski, and Louis Andriessen.
    FREE


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Hélène Grimaud, piano

    Eric NATHAN New Work (world premiere; BSO commission)
    BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 1


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Piano Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Rebecca Penneys performs works by Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, and Debussy.
    $10 – $15


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Hélène Grimaud, piano

    Eric NATHAN New Work (world premiere; BSO commission)
    BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 1


Friday, November 11, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Hélène Grimaud, piano

    Eric NATHAN New Work (world premiere; BSO commission)
    BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 1


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • Darkness and Light
    SZYMANOWSKI String Quartet No. 2, Opus 56
    BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 7, Opus 59, No. 1 in F
    Lucia Lin, Tatiana Dimitriades – violins, Rebecca Gitter – viola, Jonathan Miller – cello


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  • A Far Cry presents
  • A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Featuring Lluis Claret, cello

    Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 1
    Schumann: Cello Concerto
    Casals: San Marti del Canigo
    Ginastera: Glosses sobre temes de Pau Casals, Op. 46


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  • Masterworks Chorale presents
  • Masterworks Chorale
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • Steven Lipsitt conducts
    J.S. BACH Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, Verlanget mich
    BRAHMS Motet op. 29 no. 2, Shaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz
    NED ROREM Two Psalms and a Proverb
    HANDEL Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day


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  • Celebrity Series (SH) presents
  • Berlin Philharmonic, Sir Simon Rattle, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • BOULEZ – Éclat
    MAHLER – Symphony No. 7


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Hélène Grimaud, piano

    Eric NATHAN New Work (world premiere; BSO commission)
    BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 1


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  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • Ensemble Musicatreize
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
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  • Instrumental ensemble based in Marseille, France—will perform the U.S. premiere of a newly commissioned work from Eric Chasalow for chorus and electronics, as well as music of François Paris and Alexandros Markeas.
    FREE


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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Boston Civic Symphony
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Steven Lipsitt, guest conductor
    Ann Hobson Pilot, former principal harpist, BSO, soloist
    Weber (orch. Berlioz) – Invitation to the Dance Op. 65
    Ginastera – Harp Concerto Op. 25
    Brahms – Symphony No. 2 in D major Op. 73


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  • New Gallery Concert Series presents
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  • Location: Cambridge Art Association, 25 Lowell Street
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  • Featuring visual artists of the Cambridge Art Association with music by Stephen Hartke, Hillary Tann, and a performance by special guest, Brooklyn-based voice and trumpet duo Twins of El Dorado (Kristin Slipp, voice and Joe Moffett, trumpet). Additional performances by Katherine Winterstein, violin;
    Stephanie Fong, viola; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello; and Sarah Bob, piano.

    $20 general admission and $15 for students, seniors and children.


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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Boston Civic Symphony
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Steven Lipsitt, guest conductor

    Ann Hobson Pilot, former principal harpist, BSO, soloist

    WEBER (ORCH. BERLIOZ) Invitation to the Dance
    GINASTERA Harp Concerto Op. 25
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 2 in D major Op. 73


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 15 St. Paul Street
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  • Darkness and Light
    SZYMANOWSKI String Quartet No. 2, Opus 56
    BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 7, Opus 59, No. 1 in F
    Lucia Lin, Tatiana Dimitriades – violins, Rebecca Gitter – viola, Jonathan Miller – cello


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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano in D minor, Op. 108
    Kodály: Serenade for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 12 (1920)

    Yura Lee & Harumi Rhodes, violins
    Marcus Thompson, viola; Colin Carr, cello
    Max Levinson, piano


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Hélène Grimaud, piano

    Timo ANDRES New Work (world premiere; BSO commission)
    BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 3


Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Chamber Orchestra, coached by Donald Palma
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Stravinsky: Concerto for String Orchestra in D
    Overton: Symphony for Strings
    Haydn: Symphony no 80 in D minor, H 1 no 80
    FREE


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  • Longy School of Music presents
  • In C: Music in the Home Key
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
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  • Featuring famous works composed in the key of C by Bach, Mozart, Schumann and Terry Riley. New faculty member Spencer Myer will join Longy’s Big Band, conducted by Mark Zaleski.

    FREE


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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Discovery Series
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • DEBUSSY: PRÉLUDE À L’APRÈS-MIDI D’UN FAUNE
    DUTILLEUX: TOUT UN MONDE LOINTAIN…
    WALTON: SCAPINO OVERTURE
    ELGAR: ENIGMA VARIATIONS


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Hélène Grimaud, piano

    Timo ANDRES New Work (world premiere; BSO commission)
    BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 3


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  • Cantata Singers (AAAS) (617.868.5885) presents
  • Degenerate Music
  • Location: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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  • Music by Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Hindemith, Weil, Zemlinsky, Hidemith, Schreker, Eiseler and others labelled “degenerate” composers by the Nazis.

    Mark Ludwig, Executive Director of the Terezín Music Foundation will give the pre-concert talk, free to all ticketholders, at 6:30pm.


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Hélène Grimaud, piano

    Timo ANDRES New Work (world premiere; BSO commission)
    BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 4


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  • Boston Conservatory (OSC) ((617) 536-6340) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Brass Ensemble
  • Location: Old South Church 645 Boylston St
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  • JACOB: Interludes for Trumpets and Trombones
    BALMAGES: Symphony in Brass
    REED: Symphony for Brass and Percussion
    HOLST: “Mars” from The Planets

    Lawrence Isaacson, Conductor
    FREE


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  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Horszowski Trio
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
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  • Immortal Beethoven, Home in Vienna

    Featuring opus 1 piano trios and Akira Nishimura,s homage to Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata written for Horszowski Trio pianist, Rieko Aizawa.

    $10 – $20 suggested


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  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Lowell Liebermann: The Picture of Dorian Gray

    Semi-staged opera in collaboration with Odyssey Opera

    Gil Rose, conductor


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  • Henry Purcell Society (617-650-7399) presents
  • Purcell’s King Arthur
  • Location: Cathedral of St. Paul, 138 Tremont Street
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  • KING ARTHUR in collaboration with Arcadia Players and Poet’s Theater.

    Benjamin Evett, King Arthur
    David Kravitz, Cold Genius,
    Sarah Yanovitch, Cupid

    Ian Watson, conducting;
    Aisslinn Nosky, concert mistress
    Robert Scanlan, stage director

    Played on period instruments by members of the Handel and Haydn Society


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Hélène Grimaud, piano

    Timo ANDRES New Work (world premiere; BSO commission)
    BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2
    BRAHMS Symphony No. 4


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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • DEBUSSY: PRÉLUDE À L’APRÈS-MIDI D’UN FAUNE
    DUTILLEUX: TOUT UN MONDE LOINTAIN…
    WALTON: SCAPINO OVERTURE
    ELGAR: ENIGMA VARIATIONS

    Guide to the music with Benjamin Zander, 6:45pm


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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Flight
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
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  • PAGANINI – Duetto No. 3 for violin and bassoon
    THOMAS – Avian Escapades – Boston premiere
    KORDE – Tenderness of Cranes for solo flute
    COPLAND – Sextet


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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • DEBUSSY: PRÉLUDE À L’APRÈS-MIDI D’UN FAUNE
    DUTILLEUX: TOUT UN MONDE LOINTAIN…
    WALTON: SCAPINO OVERTURE
    ELGAR: ENIGMA VARIATIONS

    Guide to the music with Benjamin Zander, 1:45pm


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Emerson String Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • MOZART: Quartet in D minor, K.421
    SHOSTAKOVICH: Quartet No. 10 in A-flat
    Major, Opus 118
    RAVEL: Quartet in F Major


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  • Music for Food (857-269-5587) presents
  • Parker String Quartet
  • Location: Various
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  • Harvard University, Paine Hall

    Haydn, String Quartet , Op. 71, no. 2
    Berg, String Quartet, Op. 3
    Dvořák, Viola Quintet in E-flat, Op. 97
    (Parker Quartet with Kim Kashkashian, viola)

    Free, but tickets required. Suggested Donation: $25, $10 students, with all proceeds benefitting The Margaret Fuller Community House.


Sunday, November 20, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • A celebration of string chamber music featuring guest artist Carol Rodland (viola) and conservatory faculty and students performing works by Beethoven, Brahms, and Augusta Read Thomas.
    $10 – $15


Tuesday, November 22, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Moritz Gnann, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Menahem Pressler, piano

    MENDELSSOHN Overture, The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat, K.595
    DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, From the New World


Wednesday, November 23, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Moritz Gnann, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Menahem Pressler, piano

    MENDELSSOHN Overture, The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat, K.595
    DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, From the New World


Thursday, November 24, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Moritz Gnann, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Menahem Pressler, piano

    MENDELSSOHN Overture, The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat, K.595
    DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, From the New World


Friday, November 25, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Moritz Gnann, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Menahem Pressler, piano

    MENDELSSOHN Overture, The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat, K.595
    DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, From the New World


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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Joélle Harvey, soprano
    Robin Blaze, countertenor
    Colin Balzer, tenor
    Sumner Thompson, baritone


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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Joélle Harvey, soprano
    Robin Blaze, countertenor
    Colin Balzer, tenor
    Sumner Thompson, baritone


Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Moritz Gnann, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Menahem Pressler, piano

    MENDELSSOHN Overture, The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)
    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat, K.595
    DVOŘÁK Symphony No. 9, From the New World


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  • Boston Early Music Festival presents
  • VERSAILLES: Portrait of a Royal Domain
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • CHARPENTIER Les Plaisirs de Versailles
    LALANDE Les Fontaines de Versailles
    LULLY Excerpts from Atys

    Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
    Gilbert Blin, Stage Director
    Carlos Fittante, Choreographer
    Anna Watkins, Costume Designer
    Robert Mealy, Concertmaster
    Kathleen Fay, Executive Producer
    BEMF Chamber & Vocal Ensemble


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  • Boston Early Music Festival presents
  • VERSAILLES: Portrait of a Royal Domain
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • CHARPENTIER Les Plaisirs de Versailles
    LALANDE Les Fontaines de Versailles
    LULLY Excerpts from Atys

    Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
    Gilbert Blin, Stage Director
    Carlos Fittante, Choreographer
    Anna Watkins, Costume Designer
    Robert Mealy, Concertmaster
    Kathleen Fay, Executive Producer
    BEMF Chamber & Vocal Ensemble


Sunday, November 27, 2016 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Joélle Harvey, soprano
    Robin Blaze, countertenor
    Colin Balzer, tenor
    Sumner Thompson, baritone


Sunday, November 27, 2016 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Hathor Winds
    with Heinrich Christensen, organ
    Program to include: Daniel Pinkham: Concerto for organ and woodwind quintet, as well as works by Ravel, Gershwin, and more

    $20 (general), $15 (students/seniors). Advance tickets online $15 (general), $10 (students/seniors)


Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Philharmonia with Hugh Wolff, conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Schoenberg: Finding Rothko
    Tan Dun: Death and Fire – Dialogue with Paul Klee
    Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
    FREE


Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Boston
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  • BU School of Music (CFACH) presents
  • Jack Quartet
  • Location: CFA Concert Hall, 855 Commonwealth Ave
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  • New music string quartet performing Iannis Xenakis’ Tetora, Erin Gee’s Mouthpiece XXII , Hannah Lash’s Pulse Space, and Hortiu Radulescu’s Quartet No. 5. This will be the first Boston performance with the JACK’s two new members.


Friday, December 2, 2016 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • What Makes It Great?®
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • with Rob Kapilow and NEC Philharmonia – Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition


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  • Boston Camerata presents
  • Puer Natus Est: A Medieval Christmas
  • Location: Follen Church, Lexington
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  • Songs to the Virgin Mary, processionals from Saint Martial of Limoges, hymns, lyrics, and miracle ballads sung in Latin, Old French, Old Provençal, and Saxon, interlaced with Medieval English texts of the Nativity.

    Anne Azéma, Camila Parias, Deborah Rentz-Moore, voices; Christa Patton, winds, harp; Michelle Levy, vielle.


Friday, December 2, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Cecilia (A) (617-232-4540) presents
  • Christmas Concert
  • Location: Church of the Advent, 30 Brimmer St
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  • with The Women’s Ensemble of St. Paul’s School

    Benjamin Britten:
    Theme and Variations, A Boy Was Born,
    A Ceremony of Carols

    Nicholas White: Alleluia! Puer Natus Est Nobis,

    Carols old and new for organ, chorus and audience.

    Erica Driscoll, harp
    Barbara Bruns, organ
    Nicholas White, conductor

    $62-$15


Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Ensembles
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • NEC Chamber Chorus, NEC Children’s Chorus, NEC Preparatory Chorus, NEC Young Women’s Chorus

    Conductors: Sarah Houghton, Jonathan Richter
    FREE


Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Lily Pad (917-447-6568) presents
  • Boston Art Song Society
  • Location: 1353 Cambridge Street
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  • Turning the Tables: Salon Meets Cabaret!

    Songs by William Bolcom, Kurt Weill, and Benjamin Britten


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  • Arlington Street Church ((617) 536-7050) presents
  • Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar
  • Location: 351 Boylston Street
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  • Celebrations of Legends

    Bach: Cantata 106, Prelude & Fugue BWV 961 & 926
    Cage: Dream
    Takemitsu: Equinox
    Brouwer: Hika – In Memoriam Takemitsu
    Schreiner: Two Japanese Idylls
    Mussorgsky: Promenade & Gnomus
    Ueno: Ed è Subito Sera
    Fujii: The Legend of Hagoromo

    $20 general & $16.85 students


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Diana Damrau, soprano; Xavier de Maistre, harp
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Program to include works by Debussy, Smetana, Richard Strauss, Reynaldo Hahn, Chausson, Fauré, Duparc and Eva Dall’Acqua.


Sunday, December 4, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Camerata (OSC) presents
  • Puer Natus Est: A Medieval Christmas
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston St
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  • Songs to the Virgin Mary, processionals from Saint Martial of Limoges, hymns, lyrics, and miracle ballads sung in Latin, Old French, Old Provençal, and Saxon, interlaced with Medieval English texts of the Nativity.

    Anne Azéma, Camila Parias, Deborah Rentz-Moore, voices; Christa Patton, winds, harp; Michelle Levy, vielle.


Sunday, December 4, 2016 in Brookline
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  • Boston Cecilia presents
  • Christmas Concert
  • Location: All Saints Church, Brookline
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  • with The Women’s Ensemble of St. Paul’s School

    Benjamin Britten:
    Theme and Variations, A Boy Was Born,
    A Ceremony of Carols

    Nicholas White: Alleluia! Puer Natus Est Nobis,

    Carols old and new for organ, chorus and audience.

    Erica Driscoll, harp
    Barbara Bruns, organ
    Nicholas White, conductor

    $62-$15


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  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington presents
  • Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus
  • Location: Payson Park Church
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  • A NOT-QUITE-WINTER CONCERT “
    A Garden for Chorus” About Flowers and Other Related Matters
    Featuring the premiere of Lexington Composer Pamela Marshall’s “Shapiro Songs”
    Barry Singer, Music Director


Sunday, December 4, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (132) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
  • Location: 132 Ipswich St.
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  • Percussion students perform a variety of classics and new works.

    Kyle Brightwell and Doug Perkins, directors
    FREE


Sunday, December 4, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • STRAVINSKY (arr. Dushkin): Suite Italienne (1933)
    HINDEMITH: Sonata in E-flat for Violin and Piano, op. 11, no.1
    GERSHWIN (arr. Heifetz): Porgy and Bess Suite
    DVOŘÁK: Piano Trio in F minor, op. 65—featuring Andrew Mark (cello)

    $10 – $15


Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Piano Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Boston Conservatory at Berklee faculty member and international pianist performs works by Ravel.
    $10 – $15


Friday, December 9, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Soprano Amanda Forsythe; mezzo-soprano Ann McMahon Quintero; tenor Keith Jameson; and baritone Andrew Garland. Conducted by Martin Pearlman, Music Director


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Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Concord
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  • Concord Chorus ((781) 862-2168) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: Middlesex School Memorial Chapel, 1400 Lowell Street
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  • Jonathan Wessler, organ
    Kevin Leong & John Sullivan, conductors

    Heavenly works for the season by Bach, Elgar, Randall Thompson, Jonathan Dove, and favorite carols

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


Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Jamaica Plain
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  • A Far Cry (617-553-4887) presents
  • A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Ave.
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  • “Zoom In”

    Dutilleux, Ainsi la Nui
    Webern, Langsamer Satz
    Muffat, Ciacona from Cto. XII, Propitia sydera
    O’Connor, Quartet No. 3, Old-Time


Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Brookline
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  • Mistral (SP) ((978) 474-6222) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St Paul St
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  • BACH Arias from the Cantatas for Baritone & continuo
    VIVALDI Violin Concerto RV 296
    HANDEL Harp Concerto in Bb Major
    TELEMANN Viola Concerto in G Major, Suite in A Minor for flute & strings


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  • Concord Chorus ((781) 862-2168) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: Middlesex School Memorial Chapel, 1400 Lowell Street
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  • Jonathan Wessler, organ
    Kevin Leong & John Sullivan, conductors

    Heavenly works for the season by Bach, Elgar, Randall Thompson, Jonathan Dove, and favorite carols

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


Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Soprano Amanda Forsythe; mezzo-soprano Ann McMahon Quintero; tenor Keith Jameson; and baritone Andrew Garland. Conducted by Martin Pearlman, Music Director


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  • Brookline Symphony Orchestra (857-253-1789) presents
  • Conductor Tryouts
  • Location: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street
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  • Lidiya Yankovskaya, conductor
    Smetana – Overture to The Bartered Bride
    Ravel – Tzigane with violinist Stacie Lin
    Mussorgsky – Pictures at an Exhibition (Ravel’s orchestration)

    $15 general admission, $10 for students and seniors, free for children 12 and under.


Sunday, December 11, 2016 in Arlington
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  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington (FP) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church
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  • The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra & The Arlington-Belmont ChoraleT
    Thomas McGah – Two Christmas Choruses
    Franz Biebl – Ave Maria
    Serge Prokofiev – Troika (from Lt. Kijé)
    Camille Saint-Saëns – Christmas Oratorio
    Barry Singer, Sarah Telford, & Orlando Cela conducting


Monday, December 12, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Ensembles
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • NEC Concert Choir, NEC Symphony, NEC Chamber Orchestra, NEC Chamber Singers

    Conductors: Jonathan Richter, Erica Washburn

    Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
    Cantata no 5 “Ehre sei dir, Gott gesungen”

    Handel: Messiah, HWV 56
    Part I + Hallelujah Chorus
    FREE


Thursday, December 15, 2016 in Boston
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  • Community Music Center of Boston presents
  • Musical Mythologies in the French Baroque
  • Location: 34 Warren Avenue
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  • Les Enfants d’Orphée, on the viola da gamba, theorbo and harpsichord, will be coupled with the unique presentation of French wines by Certified Educator of Wine and Spirits, Jo-Ann Ross.
    FREE


Friday, December 16, 2016 in Lexington
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  • Cantata Singers (617.868.5885) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: Carey Hall
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  • Monteverdi: Laetatus sum
    Distler: “Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen” Variations from “The Christmas Story”
    Schütz: “Nun danket alle Gott”
    Monteverdi: Gloria a 7
    Schütz: “Ach Herr, du Schöpfer aller Ding”
    Schoenberg: Friede auf Erden, op. 13


Friday, December 16, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Christmas in 15th-century France & Burgundy
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • with music by the greatest French and Flemish musicians of the fifteenth century—Guillaume Du Fay, Johannes Regis, Josquin Desprez, Jacob Obrecht, Antoine Brumel, and others.

    Free pre-concert talks by Irit Kleiman

    voices
    Jennifer Ashe, Pamela Dellal, Martin Near, Daniela Tosic, Michael Barrett, Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, Stefan Reed, Mark Sprinkle
    Sumner Thompson, Paul Guttry, Cameron Beauchamp

    Laura Jeppesen, rebec & fiddleMiron xmas
    Charles Weaver, lute & voice
    Scott Metcalfe, director, harp & fiddle

    $68 / $48 / $35 / $30 / $10


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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Christmas in 15th-century France & Burgundy
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • with music by the greatest French and Flemish musicians of the fifteenth century—Guillaume Du Fay, Johannes Regis, Josquin Desprez, Jacob Obrecht, Antoine Brumel, and others.

    Free pre-concert talks by Irit Kleiman

    voices
    Jennifer Ashe, Pamela Dellal, Martin Near, Daniela Tosic, Michael Barrett, Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, Stefan Reed, Mark Sprinkle
    Sumner Thompson, Paul Guttry, Cameron Beauchamp

    Laura Jeppesen, rebec & fiddleMiron xmas
    Charles Weaver, lute & voice
    Scott Metcalfe, director, harp & fiddle

    $68 / $48 / $35 / $30 / $10


Saturday, December 17, 2016 in Boston
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  • Musicians of Old Post Road (EC) (781-466-6694) presents
  • Christmas in the New World
  • Location: Emmanuel Church 15 Newbury Street
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  • 18th-century Central and South America! from Castellanos, Durán, Jerusalem, Pacheco, Torres are and others
    With Jessica Petrus, soprano, and Catherine Hedberg, mezzo-soprano, and special guest Eloy Cruz (Mexico), Baroque guitar


Saturday, December 17, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Cantata Singers (SP) (617- 868-5885) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: St.Paul’s Church, 29 Mt.Auburn St
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  • Monteverdi: Laetatus sum
    Distler: “Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen” Variations from “The Christmas Story”
    Schütz: “Nun danket alle Gott”
    Monteverdi: Gloria a 7
    Schütz: “Ach Herr, du Schöpfer aller Ding”
    Schoenberg: Friede auf Erden, op. 13


Saturday, December 17, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Christmas in 15th-century France & Burgundy
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • with music by the greatest French and Flemish musicians of the fifteenth century—Guillaume Du Fay, Johannes Regis, Josquin Desprez, Jacob Obrecht, Antoine Brumel, and others.

    Free pre-concert talks by Irit Kleiman

    voices
    Jennifer Ashe, Pamela Dellal, Martin Near, Daniela Tosic, Michael Barrett, Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, Stefan Reed, Mark Sprinkle
    Sumner Thompson, Paul Guttry, Cameron Beauchamp

    Laura Jeppesen, rebec & fiddleMiron xmas
    Charles Weaver, lute & voice
    Scott Metcalfe, director, harp & fiddle

    $68 / $48 / $35 / $30 / $10


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • MUSICIANS FROM MARLBORO
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Francisco Fullana, violin; Maiya Papach, viola
    Joshua Smith, flute; Ahrim Kim, cello
    Cynthia Raim, piano

    Schubert, String Trio in B-flat Major
    Haydn, Flute Trio in D Major
    Reger, Serenade in G Major
    Schumann, Piano Quartet in E-flat Major


Sunday, December 18, 2016 in Cambridge
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Sunday, December 18, 2016 in Various
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  • Music for Food (857-269-5587) presents
  • Parker String Quartet
  • Location: Various
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  • New England Conservatory, Brown Hall, 7:30pm

    Chopin, Piano Trio in g, Op. 8
    (Paul Katz, cello; Catherine Cho, violin; Pei-Shan Lee, piano)

    Berio, Sequenza iv (Stephen Drury, piano)

    Schubert, Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat, D. 929
    (Paul Katz, cello; Catherine Cho, violin; Pei-Shan Lee, piano)
    Suggested Donation: $25, $10 students
    All proceeds benefit The Women’s Lunch Place.


Sunday, December 18, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (B) (617-585-1260) presents
  • Music for Food
  • Location: Brown Hall
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  • Chopin: Trio for Piano and Strings in G minor, B 25/Op. 8
    Pei-Shan Lee (Piano), Catherine Cho (Violin), Paul Katz (Cello)

    Berio: Sequenza IV for Piano
    Stephen Drury (Piano)

    Schubert: Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat major D. 929
    Pei-Shan Lee (Piano), Catherine Cho (Violin), Paul Katz (Cello)

    Suggested donation is $25, $10 students.


Monday, December 19, 2016 in Boston
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Saturday, December 24, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • St. Paul’s Parish (617-491-8400) presents
  • Lessons and Carols
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 29 Mt Auburn St.
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  • ‘An atmospheric and tradition service, made famous by the choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Follow the Christmas story with readings, carols and Christmas anthems sung by St. Paul’s traditional choir of boys and men.’

    FREE


Saturday, December 31, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Baroque (S) presents
  • New Year’s Concert
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • Handel’: Music for Royal Fireworks, Corelli’s Christmas Concerto, and Bach’s Violin Concerto in A Minor featuring concertmaster Christina Day Martinson, under the direction of Martin Pearlman


Sunday, January 1, 2017 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Baroque (S) presents
  • New Year’s Concert
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • Handel’: Music for Royal Fireworks, Corelli’s Christmas Concerto, and Bach’s Violin Concerto in A Minor featuring concertmaster Christina Day Martinson, under the direction of Martin Pearlman


Friday, January 6, 2017 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 String Quartet No. 23 in F, K. 590 (King of Prussia)
    BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 9, Opus 59, No. 3 in C
    BARTOK String Quartet No. 3
    Bayla Keyes, Daniel Chong – violins, Jessica Bodner – viola, Jonathan Miller – cello


Sunday, January 8, 2017 in Brookline
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 15 St. Paul Street
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  • MOZART String Quartet No. 23 in F, K. 590 (King of Prussia)
    BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 9, Opus 59, No. 3 in C
    BARTOK String Quartet No. 3
    Bayla Keyes, Daniel Chong – violins, Jessica Bodner – viola, Jonathan Miller – cello


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  • New Gallery Concert Series presents
  • Revealing the Internal–Exploring the External
  • Location: Cambridge Art Association, 25 Lowell Street
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  • Featuring work by ceramic sculptor Elissa Freud, painters/multimedia artists Kay Hartung and Dayna Talbot, and the Boston premiere of Crónico, by our first annual composition competition winner, Vicente Hansen Atria. Performances by Philipp A. Staudlin, saxophone; Sarah Bob, piano; and Aaron Trant, percussion and a world premiere by Curtis K. Hughes round out the program.
    $20 general admission and $15 for students, seniors and children


Sunday, January 22, 2017 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Composers’ Lab
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • “The ”
    King’s Chapel Choir
    Heinrich Christensen, director
    Program to include: New Choral Music by Living Composers

    $20 (general), $15 (students/seniors)

    $20 (general), $15 (students/seniors). Advance tickets online $15 (general), $10 (students/seniors)


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  • Boston Early Music Festival (S) presents
  • Hespèrion XXI
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Savall directs a consort of seven extraordinary instrumentalists in an encore performance of a rousing program exploring the vibrant musical culture of Europe at the dawn of the Baroque.


Saturday, February 11, 2017 in Brookline
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  • Mistral (SP) ((978) 474-6222) presents
  • Valentine’s Day Concert
  • Location: St Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St Paul St
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  • FAURÉ/DUPARC Mélodies Francaises (for baritone & piano
    DEBUSSY Piano Trio in G Major
    DURUFLÉ Prélude, Récitatif et Variations
    FRANCK Piano Quintet


Sunday, February 12, 2017 in Boston
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Saturday, February 25, 2017 in Boston
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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • BEETHOVEN: TRIPLE CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN, CELLO, AND PIANO
    Boston Trio
    BRUCKNER: SYMPHONY NO. 9

    Guide to the music with Benjamin Zander, 1:45pm


Saturday, February 25, 2017 in Jamaica Plain
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  • J.P Concerts presents
  • Palaver Strings
  • Location: St. John’s Church, 1 Roanoke Ave.
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  • “Lover’s Tears”

    Nino Rota arr. Alex Goodin, Romeo and Juliet Love Theme
    John Dowland, Lachrimae Amantis (Lover’s Tears)
    Sergei Prokofiev, Violin Duo
    Leoš Janáček, String Quartet No. 2, “Intimate Letters”
    Anton Arensky, Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky

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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • BEETHOVEN: TRIPLE CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN, CELLO, AND PIANO
    Boston Trio
    BRUCKNER: SYMPHONY NO. 9

    Guide to the music with Benjamin Zander, 1:45pm


Sunday, February 26, 2017 in Arlington
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Handel and Haydn Society
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Susanna Ogata, violin
    Ian Watson, fortepiano
    Program to include: Beethoven Violin Sonatas 1, 2, 3

    $20 (general), $15 (students/seniors)


Saturday, March 4, 2017 in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • shadows of their voices

    Gordon Jacob: Sextet in B-flat for piano & winds, Op. 6
    Luciano Berio: O King for voice, flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano
    Simon Bainbridge: Four Primo Levi Settings for voice, clarinet, viola & piano
    Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in a minor, Op. 50


Saturday, March 4, 2017 in Cambridge
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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Clarity
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
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  • BUNCH – Shout Chorus
    GLASS – Façades – arranged for oboes by Jennifer Montbach
    RAKOWSKI – Three Preludes
    BRAHMS – Sextet No. 1 in B-flat major, Op. 18


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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Boston Civic Symphony
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • David Feltner, guest conductor
    Charles Dimmick, concertmaster, Portland Symphony Orchestra,
    Bernstein – Overture to Candide
    Bruch – Violin Concerto No. 1
    Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4


Sunday, March 5, 2017 in Boston
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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Boston Civic Symphony
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • David Feltner, guest conductor

    Charles Dimmick, concertmaster, Portland Symphony Orchestra, soloist

    BERNSTEIN Overture to Candide
    BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1
    TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4


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  • Masterworks Chorale presents
  • Masterworks Chorale
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • Kevin Leong, conducting

    MICHAEL SCHACHTER Oseh Shalom (2008)
    JONATHAN DOVE Ring Out, Wild Bells (from The Passing of the Year, 2000)
    PETERIS VASKS Dona nobis pacem (1996)
    VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Dona nobis pacem (1936)


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  • Bach, Beethoven, & Brahms Society Orchestra (305.970.1132) presents
  • Bach, Beethoven, Braohms Society
  • Location: Fanueil Hall
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  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
    Howard Frazin: Viola Concerto (Kim Kashkashian, World Premiere)
    Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • Czech Masters
    JANACEK Pohádka — “A Tale”
    DVORAK Piano Quartet No. 1 in D, Opus 23
    MARTINU Piano Quintet
    ?????? “Mystery Piece” Guess the composer and win a pair of tickets
    Saul Bitran, Jae Cosmos Lee – violins, Lila Brown – viola, Jonathan Miller – cello, Marc Ryser – piano


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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • The Mystery Sonatas
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • The Mystery Sonatas of Heinrich Biber concertmaster and soloist Christina Day Martinson with members BB ensemble.


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  • Boston Musica Viva presents
  • Family Concert
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center at Boston University
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  • Peter Child: The Tale of Peter Rabbit WORLD PREMIERE
    Featuring the Boston City Singers
    Joyce Kulhawik, narrator

    Camille Saint-Saëns: The Carnival of the Animals
    Joyce Kulhawik, narrator

    $30; Seniors: $25; Students / Children: $10


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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Mozart: Duo for Violin and Viola in G major, K. 423

    Peter Child: Seeing the Unseen for Flute, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Violin and Cello (2013)

    Jongen: Two pieces for Flute, Cello and Harp, Op. 80 (1925)

    Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581

    Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for Flute, Clarinet, Strings and Harp

    Jennifer Grim, flute; Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet
    Jennifer Frautschi & Harumi Rhodes, violins
    Marcus Thompson, viola; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello
    Jessica Zhou, harp


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 15 St. Paul Street
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  • Czech Masters
    JANACEK Pohádka — “A Tale”
    DVORAK Piano Quartet No. 1 in D, Opus 23
    MARTINU Piano Quintet
    ?????? “Mystery Piece” Guess the composer and win a pair of tickets
    Saul Bitran, Jae Cosmos Lee – violins, Lila Brown – viola, Jonathan Miller – cello, Marc Ryser – piano


Saturday, March 18, 2017 in Brookline
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  • Brookline Symphony Orchestra (857-253-1789) presents
  • Conductor Tryouts
  • Location: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street
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  • Tiffany Chang, conductor
    Nicolai – Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor
    Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto Op. 64, with
    soloist Abby Karr
    Schumann – Symphony No. 1

    $15 general admission, $10 for students and seniors, free for children 12 and under.


Friday, March 24, 2017 in Boston
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  • Boston Early Music Festival presents
  • Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Fifteen musicians perform “Of Frogs and Men,” showcasing the natural world through music. Experience an evocative array of inventive soundscapes, with the croaking frogs of Telemann, a violent storm at sea in Vivaldi’s “La tempesta di mare” Violin Concerto, Geminiani’s frenzied recreation of the human mind consumed with “madness,” and many more.


Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Somerville
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  • Arts at the Armory (617.718.2919) presents
  • Grand Harmonie
  • Location: The Center for Arts at the Armory Café, 191 Highland Ave
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  • March Madness: Game On
    Scott Allen Jarrett, conductor
    Featuring Jacquelyn Stucker, soprano
    Yoni Kahn, horn

    Featuring a little of everything, including Beethoven Symphony no. 1, wild romantic horn antics featuring Grand Harmonie co-founder and principal horn Yoni Kahn, a pirate-themed overture performed by the Grand Harmonie wind band, and Jacquelyn Stucker singing a most impassioned and dramatic concert aria.

    With pre-concert reception and time to explore the music from the inside out. It’s more of a party than a concert.

    Tickets: $15-$30


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  • Second Church in Newton presents
  • Grand Harmonie
  • Location: The Second Church in Newton, 60 Highland Street
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  • March Madness: Game On
    Scott Allen Jarrett, conductor
    Featuring Jacquelyn Stucker, soprano
    Yoni Kahn, horn

    Featuring a little of everything, including Beethoven Symphony no. 1, wild romantic horn antics featuring Grand Harmonie co-founder and principal horn Yoni Kahn, a pirate-themed overture performed by the Grand Harmonie wind band, and Jacquelyn Stucker singing a most impassioned and dramatic concert aria.

    With pre-concert reception and time to explore the music from the inside out. It’s more of a party than a concert.

    Tickets: $15-$30


Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Newton Centre
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • King’s Chapel Choir & Soloists
    Chamber Orchestra
    Heinrich Christensen, director
    Program to include: Bach “Jesu, der du meine Seele,” BWV 78 plus motets by the Bach family.

    $20 (general), $15 (students/seniors). Advance tickets online $15 (general), $10 (students/seniors)


Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • King’s Chapel Choir
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • King’s Chapel Choir & Soloists
    Chamber Orchestra
    Heinrich Christensen, director
    Program to include: Bach “Jesu, der du meine Seele,” BWV 78 plus motets by the Bach family.

    $20 (general), $15 (students/seniors)


Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Belmont
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Friday, March 31, 2017 in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach: Saint Matthew Passion
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Evangelist Charles Blandy, tenor
    Jesus Paul Max Tipton, baritone
    with Boston Children’s Chorus

    The Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music
    Ryan Turner conducting


Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Cambridge
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  • New Gallery Concert Series presents
  • Heritage
  • Location: Cambridge Art Association, 25 Lowell Street
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  • Photography by Astrid Reischwitz and paintings by Jeffrey Melzack, and Jenny Olsen are paired with music by Augusta Reed Thomas and world premieres by Mischa Salkind-Pearl, Eden Macadam-Somer, and Shaw Pong Liu.

    $20 general admission and $15 for students, seniors and children


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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach: Saint Matthew Passion
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Evangelist Charles Blandy, tenor
    Jesus Paul Max Tipton, baritone
    with Boston Children’s Chorus

    The Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music
    Ryan Turner conducting


Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Brookline
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  • Mistral (OS) (978.474.6222) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Temple Ohabei Shalom’ 1187 Beacon St
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  • COPLAND Appalachian Spring (original chamber version for 13)
    RAVEL Tombeau de Couperin (chamber arr. by Suggs*)
    STRAUSS II The Emperor Waltz (chamber arr. by Schoenberg)


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  • Boston Musica Viva ((617) 354-6910) presents
  • Moonlight (and a) Serenade
  • Location: Longy School of Music, 27 Garden St
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  • Yehudi Wyner: New BMV Commission WORLD PREMIERE
    Geoffrey Burleson, piano

    Barbara White: My barn having burned to the ground, I can now see the moon

    Richard Festinger: Serenade for Six

    Ronald Perera: Crossing the Meridian Commissioned by BMV in 1982
    Charles Blandy, tenor

    $30; Seniors: $25; Students / Children: $10


Sunday, April 9, 2017 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Beethoven: Piano Trio in E-flat major, Op. 70, No. 2

    David Rakowski: Oboe Quintet (2017)
    BCMS Commission/World Premiere

    Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44

    Peggy Pearson, oboe; Andrew Armstrong, piano
    Yura Lee & Harumi Rhodes, violins
    Dimitri Murrath, viola; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello


Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston
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  • Boston Philharmonic (SH) (617.236.0999) presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • MAHLER: SYMPHONY NO. 2, RESURRECTION
    Alice Coote, soprano / Sonja Tengblad, soprano

    Guide to the music with Benjamin Zander, 6:45pm


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • Time Regained”
    MESSIAEN Quartet for the End of Time
    SCHUBERT Piano Quintet in A, D. 667, “The Trout”
    Sharan Leventhal – violin, Jessica Bodner – viola, Jonathan Miller – cello
    Edwin Barker – bass, Thomas Hill – clarinet, Randall Hodgkinson – piano


Friday, April 21, 2017 in Boston
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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel: Giulio Cesare
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Directed by Mary Birnbaum
    Conducted by Martin Pearlman

    Soprano Susanna Phillips as Cleopatra
    Countertenors Lawrence Zazzo and John Holiday


Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • proud music of the storm

    Gerald Finzi: Five Bagatelles for clarinet & piano, Op. 23 (1945)
    Erwin Schulhoff: Concertino for flute, viola & double bass (1925)
    David Bruce: Gumboots for clarinet & string quartet
    Michael Berkeley: Fierce Tears I for oboe & piano
    Beethoven: String Quintet in C Major, Op. 29


Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Boston
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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel: Giulio Cesare
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Directed by Mary Birnbaum
    Conducted by Martin Pearlman

    Soprano Susanna Phillips as Cleopatra
    Countertenors Lawrence Zazzo and John Holiday


Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • proud music of the storm

    Gerald Finzi: Five Bagatelles for clarinet & piano, Op. 23 (1945)
    Erwin Schulhoff: Concertino for flute, viola & double bass (1925)
    David Bruce: Gumboots for clarinet & string quartet
    Michael Berkeley: Fierce Tears I for oboe & piano
    Beethoven: String Quintet in C Major, Op. 29


Sunday, April 23, 2017 in Brookline
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Friday, April 28, 2017 in Cambridge
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Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Weston
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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Boston Civic Symphony
  • Location: Fine Arts Center, Regis College
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  • Max Hobart, conductor, in his final performance as Music Director of the Civic

    MAHLER Symphony No. 1 in D “The Titan”
    Original complete version including the fifth movement, “Blumine”


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Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Cambridge
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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Vanguard
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
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  • DEVIENNE – Quartet in G minor, Op. 73, no. 3
    MESSAIEN – Interstellar Call
    ZIPORYN – Project for a Revolution in New York – Boston premiere
    Plus a world premiere by the Longy student winner of the Pappalardo Composition Competition

    with composer and clarinetist Evan Ziporyn, and filmmaker Christine Southworth


Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Boston
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  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington presents
  • Winter Concert
  • Location: Payson Park Church
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  • MUSIC FOR A SPRING EVENING New England Poets and Composers
    Featuring a reprise of Pamela Marshall’s “Shapiro Songs”
    Barry Singer, Music Director


Saturday, May 13, 2017 in Cambridge
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  • Masterworks Chorale presents
  • Masterworks Chorale
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • Brian O’Connell, conducting

    HAYDN Missa Sancti Joannis de Deo (Kleine Orgelmesse)
    MORTEN LAURIDSEN Lux Aeterna
    MOZART Missa Brevis in B flat (K. 275)
    GUSTAV HOLST Two Psalms


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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Mahler: Piano Quartet in A minor
    Korngold: String Sextet in D major, Op. 10 (1915)
    Brahms: Piano Quartet in A major, Op. 26

    Yura Lee & Jennifer Frautschi, violins
    Dimitri Murrath & Marcus Thompson, violas
    Joshua Gordon & Raman Ramakrishnan, cellos
    Andrew Armstrong, piano


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  • Concord Chorus presents
  • Bach: Mass in B Minor
  • Location: Church of St. Brigid 1981 Massachusetts Avenue
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  • Sarah Yanovitch, soprano
    Thea Lobo, mezzo-soprano
    Margaret Lias, mezzo-soprano
    Matthew Anderson, tenor
    Paul Max Tipton, baritone
    with professional period orchestra
    Kevin Leong, conductor

    Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232

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


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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • from the painter’s hand

    Poulenc: Le travail du peintre for soprano & piano, FP. 161
    Laura Schwendinger: World Premiere for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion
    Ravel: Sonata for violin & cello
    Morton Feldman: For Franz Kline for soprano, violin, cello, French horn, chimes & piano
    Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44


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Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Brookline
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  • Brookline Symphony Orchestra (857-253-1789) presents
  • Conductor Tryouts
  • Location: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street
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  • Andrew Altenbach, conductor
    Offenbach – Overture to La Belle Hélène
    2017 Concerto competition winner
    Dvorak Symphony No. 8

    $15 general admission, $10 for students and seniors, free for children 12 and under.


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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • from the painter’s hand

    Poulenc: Le travail du peintre for soprano & piano, FP. 161
    Laura Schwendinger: World Premiere for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion
    Ravel: Sonata for violin & cello
    Morton Feldman: For Franz Kline for soprano, violin, cello, French horn, chimes & piano
    Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44


Saturday, June 10, 2017 in Boston
at 8:00 pm
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  • Lorelei Ensemble (MC) presents
  • Witness
  • Location: Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Avenue
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  • Lorelei commissions four new works for women’s voices by James Kallembach, Augusta Read Thomas, Shawn Kirchner, and Jonathan Woody. Modern spirituals by Thomas, Kirchner, and Woody serve as responses to Kallembach’s The Death of Antigone.

    $30, $15 student


Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Boston
at 4:00 pm
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  • Lorelei Ensemble (MC) presents
  • Witness
  • Location: Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Avenue
  • additional information
  • Lorelei commissions four new works for women’s voices by James Kallembach, Augusta Read Thomas, Shawn Kirchner, and Jonathan Woody. Modern spirituals by Thomas, Kirchner, and Woody serve as responses to Kallembach’s The Death of Antigone.

    $30, $15 student