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Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Jamaica Plain
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Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Boston
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Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Brookline
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  • Mistral (OS) (978.474.6222) presents
  • Valentine’s Day Concert
  • Location: Temple Ohabei Shalom’ 1187 Beacon St
  • additional information
  • STOCK “A Vanished World” for flute, viola, & harp
    COHEN “I Remember” (with text from Anne Frank’s Diary)
    KORNGOLD Marietta’s Lied for Mezzo Soprano & string sextet
    BRAHMS String Sextet in B-flat major

    Alexi Kenney & Sarita Kwok, violins
    Dimitri Murrath & Stephanie Fong, violas
    Jan Muller-Szeraws & Sujin Lee, cellos
    Susan Hagen, bass
    Julie Scolnik, flute, piccolo, alto flute
    Krista River, mezzo soprano; Ina Zdorovetchi, harp


Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Harvard College Opera (617 496 2222) presents
  • Stravinsky: The Rake’s Progress
  • Location: Agassiz Theater
  • additional information
  • Set in a seemingly barren industrial plant that transforms through light and theatrical magic into a fantastical 1950s David Lynch nightmare à la Blue Velvet. Shipping crates will turn to reveal Baba the Turk’s collection of fantastical items–including a shark jaw and full size elephant femur on loan from the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

    $10 STUDENT/SENIOR
    $20 GENERAL
    OPENING NIGHT $5 WITH HUID


Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • From the Eton Choirbook to the Peterhouse Partbooks
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
  • additional information
  • Hugh Aston (c. 1485-1558): Ave maria ancilla trinitatis
    John Browne (fl. c. 1490): Salve regina I
    John Mason (c.1480-1548): Ve nobis
    Hugh Sturmy (fl. c. 1520): Exultet in hac die

    voices:
    Jennifer Ashe, Michael Barrett, Pamela Dellal, Paul Guttry, Steven Hrycelak, David McFerrin, Jason McStoots, Martin Near, Margot Rood, Aaron Sheehan, Mark Sprinkle, Teresa Wakim, Taylor Ward, Shari Wilson

    $63 – $10


Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Barbara Hannigan, soprano

    SHOSTAKOVICH Suite from the incidental music to Hamlet
    ABRAHAMSEN let me tell you, for soprano and orchestra
    PROKOFIEV Suite from Romeo and Juliet


Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Cardamom String Quartet presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Gallery 263, 263 Pearl St
  • additional information
  • Igor Stravinsky — Three Pieces for String Quartet
    Caroline Shaw — Entr’acte
    Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet No. 10, Op. 74

    Lisa Goddard & Rachel Panitch, violins
    Eve Boltax, viola
    Ariel Friedman, cello


Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Dinosaur Annex presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music
  • additional information
  • Works by Kurt Rohde, Harold Meltzer, John Aylward, Chaya Czernowin, Kevin Patton and Paula Matthusen in our next concert, titled “Iridescent Soundscapes.”


Saturday, February 6, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (C) presents
  • Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • NEC Opera, NEC Philharmonia
    Conductor: Gil Rose

    Fully staged production directed by NEC’s Director of Opera Studies, Joshua Major.

    The opera will be sung in Czech with projected surtitles.

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


Sunday, February 7, 2016 in Boston
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Sunday, February 7, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • La Traviata
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • additional information
  • Performed in Italian with projected English supertitles.

    Music by Giuseppe Verdi
    Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
    Based on La dame aux camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils
    Conducted by Andrew Altenbach
    Directed by Nathan Troup

    $10 – $15


Sunday, February 7, 2016 in Boston Area
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  • Floyd’s Row (various) presents
  • Floyds Row
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  • PACC Concert Series
    Arlington

    Hannah James – soprano & accordion
    Emily Noël – soprano & autoharp
    Asako Takeuchi – fiddle
    Andrew Arceci – viola da gamba, double bass & cittern
    Chris Ferebee – mandolin, guitar & cittern
    George Lykogiannis – accordion
    George Lernis – percussion

    works by:

    Thomas Campion (1567-1620), John Cooper / Coprario (c.1570-1626), Tobias Hume (c.1579-1645), John Playford (1623–c.1687), Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Solomon Eckles (1618-1683), British/American folk tunes, and original works by composer-performers Andrew Arceci & Chris Ferebee.


Sunday, February 7, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (C) presents
  • Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • NEC Opera, NEC Philharmonia
    Conductor: Gil Rose

    Fully staged production directed by NEC’s Director of Opera Studies, Joshua Major.

    The opera will be sung in Czech with projected surtitles.

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


Sunday, February 7, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, David Loebel, Music Director
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • additional information
  • Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass
    Stacy: A Short Quest for an Ancient Relic
    Liszt: Les Préludes

    The combined forces of the NEC Youth Philharmonic and Youth Chorale


Sunday, February 7, 2016 in Somerville
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  • Eldorado Ensemble (S) ((617) 776-0692) presents
  • El Dorado Ensemble
  • Location: Somerville Museum, 1 Westwood Road
  • additional information
  • “A Masque of Flowers: 17th-century English Dances and Fantasias”

    works by Brade, Dowland, Johnson, Coperario, Simpson & Phillips.

    Carol Lewis, Janet Haas, Paul Johnson, Mai-Lan Broekman & Alice Mroszczyk, violas da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute & cittern)


Sunday, February 7, 2016 in Brookline
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  • Convivium Musicum presents
  • Music Poetica: Rhetoric in Renaissance Music
  • Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St. Paul Street, Brookline, MA
  • additional information
  • Convivium explores the rhetorical in music from either side of the (largely arbitrary) Renaissance-Baroque divide, with works by Lassus, Schein, Padilla, and more.

    includes a collaboration with dancers from the Cambridge Dance Company led by Lauren Pajer

    Reception to follow


Monday, February 8, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (C) presents
  • Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
  • additional information
  • NEC Opera, NEC Philharmonia
    Conductor: Gil Rose

    Fully staged production directed by NEC’s Director of Opera Studies, Joshua Major.

    The opera will be sung in Czech with projected surtitles.

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


Monday, February 8, 2016 in Boston Area
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  • Floyd’s Row (various) presents
  • Floyds Row
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  • Cantab Lounge, Cambridge

    Hannah James – soprano & accordion
    Emily Noël – soprano & autoharp
    Asako Takeuchi – fiddle
    Andrew Arceci – viola da gamba, double bass & cittern
    Chris Ferebee – mandolin, guitar & cittern
    George Lykogiannis – accordion
    George Lernis – percussion

    works by:

    Thomas Campion (1567-1620), John Cooper / Coprario (c.1570-1626), Tobias Hume (c.1579-1645), John Playford (1623–c.1687), Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Solomon Eckles (1618-1683), British/American folk tunes, and original works by composer-performers Andrew Arceci & Chris Ferebee.


Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Floyds Row
  • Location: Kings Chapel
  • additional information
  • Passim – School of Music (workshop)

    Hannah James – soprano & accordion
    Emily Noël – soprano & autoharp
    Asako Takeuchi – fiddle
    Andrew Arceci – viola da gamba, double bass & cittern
    Chris Ferebee – mandolin, guitar & cittern
    George Lykogiannis – accordion
    George Lernis – percussion

    works by:

    Thomas Campion (1567-1620), John Cooper / Coprario (c.1570-1626), Tobias Hume (c.1579-1645), John Playford (1623–c.1687), Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Solomon Eckles (1618-1683), British/American folk tunes, and original works by composer-performers Andrew Arceci & Chris Ferebee.


Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in Boston
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Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (C) presents
  • Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
  • additional information
  • NEC Opera, NEC Philharmonia
    Conductor: Gil Rose

    Fully staged production directed by NEC’s Director of Opera Studies, Joshua Major.

    The opera will be sung in Czech with projected surtitles.

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


Tuesday, February 9, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Piano Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • additional information
  • Jonathan Bass, piano

    CHOPIN: Sonata in b-flat minor (“Funeral March”)
    TCHAIKOVSKY: Dumka
    PROKOFIEV: Sonata No. 6

    Additional Brahms selection to be announced.
    $10-15


Wednesday, February 10, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Philharmonia with Hugh Wolff, conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • additional information
  • Dutilleux: Métaboles

    Violin Concerto TBA

    Beethoven: Symphony no 6 in F major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”

    FREE


Wednesday, February 10, 2016 in Boston Area
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  • Floyd’s Row (various) presents
  • Floyds Row
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  • Club Passim
    Cambridge

    Hannah James – soprano & accordion
    Emily Noël – soprano & autoharp
    Asako Takeuchi – fiddle
    Andrew Arceci – viola da gamba, double bass & cittern
    Chris Ferebee – mandolin, guitar & cittern
    George Lykogiannis – accordion
    George Lernis – percussion

    works by:

    Thomas Campion (1567-1620), John Cooper / Coprario (c.1570-1626), Tobias Hume (c.1579-1645), John Playford (1623–c.1687), Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Solomon Eckles (1618-1683), British/American folk tunes, and original works by composer-performers Andrew Arceci & Chris Ferebee.


Wednesday, February 10, 2016 in Boston
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  • Alea III presents
  • Composers’ Workshop
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center at Boston University
  • additional information
  • Theodore Antoniou, Music Director
    Stratis Minakakis, conductor.

    Premiering six new works for chamber orchestra by composers are affiliated with Boston University, New England Conservatory, Berklee College of music and Hellenic-American University.

    Free admission


Thursday, February 11, 2016 in Boston Area
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  • Floyd’s Row (various) presents
  • Floyds Row
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  • Passim – School of Music (workshop)

    Hannah James – soprano & accordion
    Emily Noël – soprano & autoharp
    Asako Takeuchi – fiddle
    Andrew Arceci – viola da gamba, double bass & cittern
    Chris Ferebee – mandolin, guitar & cittern
    George Lykogiannis – accordion
    George Lernis – percussion

    works by:

    Thomas Campion (1567-1620), John Cooper / Coprario (c.1570-1626), Tobias Hume (c.1579-1645), John Playford (1623–c.1687), Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Solomon Eckles (1618-1683), British/American folk tunes, and original works by composer-performers Andrew Arceci & Chris Ferebee.


Thursday, February 11, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Wind Ensemble
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • additional information
  • Messiaen: Un vitrail et des oiseaux

    Tommasini: Three Spanish Songs
    Olas grises
    Nocturno
    Sueño despierto
    Karen Holvik (Soprano)
    Husa: Divertimento for Brass and Percussion
    Stucky: Threnos
    Sierra: Fandangos

    FREE


Thursday, February 11, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Robert Sheena, English horn

    STRAUSS Macbeth (20 min)
    DVOŘÁK Othello Overture (14 min)
    TSONTAKIS Sonnets, Concerto for English horn and orchestra (world premiere; BSO commission) (20 min)
    TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet (19 min)


Friday, February 12, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Ecce Ensemble (LL) presents
  • the contemporary opera Switch
  • Location: Le Laboratoire, 650 East Kendall Street,
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  • Director: Laine Rettmer
    Librettist: John Aylward
    Composer: John Aylward
    Conductor: Jean-Philippe Wurtz
    Lighting Designer: Sebastien Lamouret
    Costume Designer: Rachel Dainer-Best
    Set Designer: Laine Rettmer and Andrea Merx
    Henry: Mikhail Smigelskii (bass-baritone)
    Molly & Anne: Amanda DeBoer Bartlett (soprano) Musicians: Ecce Ensemble—Vasko Dukovski (clarinet), Keiko Murakami (flutes), Serafim Smigelskiy (cello), Mike Truesdell (percussion)

    TICKETS: $40/$20 Students.


Friday, February 12, 2016 in Brookline
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  • Renaissance Men presents
  • RENMEN 1965
  • Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 15 St Paul Street
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  • The programme will feature original compositions by:
    Franz Biebl, Lennox Berkeley, Veljo Tormis
    John Lennon/Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, Pete Seeger, Holland-Dozier-Holland, John Phillips/Michelle Phillips
    Smokey Robinson/Ronald White

    $25 general, $15 senior, $10 student


Friday, February 12, 2016 in Somerville
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  • Whole Tone Opera presents
  • La Zombiata by Jillian Flexner
  • Location: Davis Square Theater, 255 Elm Street
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  • A new comedic opera in one act based loosely on Verdi’s “La Traviata” features romantic dystopia filled with brain noshing and ballroom dancing zombies.

    Guests are encouraged to dress like a zombie, or plan accordingly with a poncho (available for purchase in advance or at the door) in anticipation of an especially bloody show.

    $25, $15 student, VIP: $40


Friday, February 12, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Robert Sheena, English horn

    STRAUSS Macbeth (20 min)
    DVOŘÁK Othello Overture (14 min)
    TSONTAKIS Sonnets, Concerto for English horn and orchestra (world premiere; BSO commission) (20 min)
    TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet (19 min)


Friday, February 12, 2016 in Cambridge
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Friday, February 12, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Choral Ensemble (MC) (718-986-0792) presents
  • A Voice From Heaven
  • Location: Marsh Chapel at BU
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  • Artistic Director: Andrew Shenton

    PEACOCK – Venite, Gaudete
    LANG – The Little Match Girl Passion


Saturday, February 13, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Ecce Ensemble (LL) presents
  • the contemporary opera Switch
  • Location: Le Laboratoire, 650 East Kendall Street,
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  • Director: Laine Rettmer
    Librettist: John Aylward
    Composer: John Aylward
    Conductor: Jean-Philippe Wurtz
    Lighting Designer: Sebastien Lamouret
    Costume Designer: Rachel Dainer-Best
    Set Designer: Laine Rettmer and Andrea Merx
    Henry: Mikhail Smigelskii (bass-baritone)
    Molly & Anne: Amanda DeBoer Bartlett (soprano) Musicians: Ecce Ensemble—Vasko Dukovski (clarinet), Keiko Murakami (flutes), Serafim Smigelskiy (cello), Mike Truesdell (percussion)

    TICKETS: $40/$20 Students.


Saturday, February 13, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Longy School of Music (FC) ((617) 876-0956) presents
  • Longy Conservatory Orchestra
, Sean Wang, conductor
  • Location: First Church in Cambridge, Congregational 11 Garden Street
  • additional information
  • Jorge Soto conducts the Sistema Side by Side Orchestra

    Van Buskirk, Longy composition faculty: Step Up!
    Oscar Navarro: Clarinet Concerto No. 2, featuring soloist Juan Ardila Blandon, clarinet (Undergraduate Diploma candidate)
    Schumann: Symphony No. 1, Op. 38 “Spring”
    Sistema Side by Side Orchestra
Repertoire TBA


Saturday, February 13, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Robert Sheena, English horn

    STRAUSS Macbeth (20 min)
    DVOŘÁK Othello Overture (14 min)
    TSONTAKIS Sonnets, Concerto for English horn and orchestra (world premiere; BSO commission) (20 min)
    TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet (19 min)


Saturday, February 13, 2016 in Lexington
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Saturday, February 13, 2016 in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • here and there, in paths apart
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • Schumann: Drei Romanzen for oboe & piano, Op. 94
    Harbison: November 19, 1828: Hallucination in Four Episodes for piano quartet
    Schubert: Octet in F Major, D. 803, Op. Post. 166


Saturday, February 13, 2016 in Somerville
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  • Whole Tone Opera presents
  • La Zombiata by Jillian Flexner
  • Location: Davis Square Theater, 255 Elm Street
  • additional information
  • A new comedic opera in one act based loosely on Verdi’s “La Traviata” features romantic dystopia filled with brain noshing and ballroom dancing zombies.

    Guests are encouraged to dress like a zombie, or plan accordingly with a poncho (available for purchase in advance or at the door) in anticipation of an especially bloody show.

    $25, $15 student, VIP: $40


Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Boston
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Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
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  • Jane Hershey, viola da gamba
    Featuring:
    Vivan Montgomery, harpsichord
    Dana Maiben, violin
    Na’ama Lion, flutes
    with Baroque dance by Ken Pierce


Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • CHARLIE ALBRIGHT, piano
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
  • additional information
  • Variations Part 1
    Mozart, 12 Variations on Ah vous
    dirai-je, Maman / Chopin, Introduction
    and Variations on Je vends
    des scapulaires/ Mozart, 9 Variations
    on a Minuet by Duport / Chopin,
    Variations on Là ci darem la mano


Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Rockport
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  • Rockport Music presents
  • La Traviata
  • Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street
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  • Performed in Italian with projected English supertitles.

    Music by Giuseppe Verdi
    Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
    Based on La dame aux camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils
    Conducted by Andrew Altenbach
    Directed by Nathan Troup

    $10 – $15


Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Somerville
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  • Whole Tone Opera presents
  • La Zombiata by Jillian Flexner
  • Location: Davis Square Theater, 255 Elm Street
  • additional information
  • A new comedic opera in one act based loosely on Verdi’s “La Traviata” features romantic dystopia filled with brain noshing and ballroom dancing zombies.

    Guests are encouraged to dress like a zombie, or plan accordingly with a poncho (available for purchase in advance or at the door) in anticipation of an especially bloody show.

    $25, $15 student, VIP: $40


Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • MIT Music Department (KH) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Collage New Music
  • Location: Killian Hall, 160 Memorial Drive
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  • Eddie’s Musical Sphere—Edward Cohen Memorial Concert

    Nina Young, Tethered Within (2013)
    Edward Cohen, Elegy (1977)
    Seymour Shifrin, The Nick of Time (1979)
    Peter Child, Clare Cycle (1984)

    And several short solo compositions written in honor of Cohen


Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Boston
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  • Renaissance Men (OSC) presents
  • RENMEN 1965
  • Location: Gordon Chapel, Old South Church
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  • The programme will feature original compositions by:
    Franz Biebl, Lennox Berkeley, Veljo Tormis
    John Lennon/Paul McCartney, Brian Wilson, Pete Seeger, Holland-Dozier-Holland, John Phillips/Michelle Phillips
    Smokey Robinson/Ronald White

    $25 general, $15 senior, $10 student


Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Weston
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Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Boston
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Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Ecce Ensemble (LL) presents
  • the contemporary opera Switch
  • Location: Le Laboratoire, 650 East Kendall Street,
  • additional information
  • Director: Laine Rettmer
    Librettist: John Aylward
    Composer: John Aylward
    Conductor: Jean-Philippe Wurtz
    Lighting Designer: Sebastien Lamouret
    Costume Designer: Rachel Dainer-Best
    Set Designer: Laine Rettmer and Andrea Merx
    Henry: Mikhail Smigelskii (bass-baritone)
    Molly & Anne: Amanda DeBoer Bartlett (soprano) Musicians: Ecce Ensemble—Vasko Dukovski (clarinet), Keiko Murakami (flutes), Serafim Smigelskiy (cello), Mike Truesdell (percussion)

    TICKETS: $40/$20 Students.


Sunday, February 14, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Parker String Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • with Weilerstein Duo

    Dvorak: Terzetto for 2 Violins and Viola in C major
    Elgar: Quintet for Piano and Strings in A minor, Op. 84
    Dvorak: Viola Quintet in E-flat Major, Opus 97

    FREE


Tuesday, February 16, 2016 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Yi Li Chang, violin & Mary Jodice, organ
    Bach, Rachmaninov, Rheinberger, Joplin
    $3


Thursday, February 18, 2016 in Cambridge
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Thursday, February 18, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Alina Ibragimova, violin

    HAYDN Symphony No. 26, Lamentatione (15 min)
    HARTMANN Concerto funebre, for violin and strings (21 min)
    HAYDN Violin Concerto No. 1 in C (18 min)
    BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 (35 min)


Thursday, February 18, 2016 in Cambridge
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Thursday, February 18, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (132) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Sinfonietta
  • Location: 132 Ipswich St.
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  • Eric Hewitt, conductor

    Featuring a world premiere by 2015 Boston Conservatory Composer Competition Winner Andrew Harlan (B.M. ’17, composition).

    MARTINU: Nonet
    ANDREW HARLAN: *WORLD PREMIERE*
    SCHÖNBERG: Chamber Symphony No. 2
    Free


Friday, February 19, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Alina Ibragimova, violin

    HAYDN Symphony No. 26, Lamentatione (15 min)
    HARTMANN Concerto funebre, for violin and strings (21 min)
    HAYDN Violin Concerto No. 1 in C (18 min)
    BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 (35 min)


Friday, February 19, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Ecce Ensemble (LL) presents
  • the contemporary opera Switch
  • Location: Le Laboratoire, 650 East Kendall Street,
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  • Director: Laine Rettmer
    Librettist: John Aylward
    Composer: John Aylward
    Conductor: Jean-Philippe Wurtz
    Lighting Designer: Sebastien Lamouret
    Costume Designer: Rachel Dainer-Best
    Set Designer: Laine Rettmer and Andrea Merx
    Henry: Mikhail Smigelskii (bass-baritone)
    Molly & Anne: Amanda DeBoer Bartlett (soprano) Musicians: Ecce Ensemble—Vasko Dukovski (clarinet), Keiko Murakami (flutes), Serafim Smigelskiy (cello), Mike Truesdell (percussion)

    TICKETS: $40/$20 Students.


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  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (617-547-7787) presents
  • Grand Harmonie
  • Location: 838 Massachusetts Ave
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  • Sigismund Neukomm: Octet
    Franz Joseph Haydn: String Trio Hob V:C3
    Mozart: Flute Quartet in G Major, K. 285a
    Michael Haydn: Divertimento in C Major, MH 27
    Sigismund Neukomm: Nonet

    $20; student and senior $12.


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  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church (617-547-7787) presents
  • Grand Harmonie
  • Location: 838 Massachusetts Ave
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  • S. Neukomm – Octet
    J. Haydn – String Trio Hob V:C3
    Mozart – Flute Quartet in G Major
    M. Haydn – Divertimento in C Major, MH 27
    S. Neukomm – Nonet

    $12 – $30


Friday, February 19, 2016 in Boston
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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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  • Lawrence Isaacson, conductor

    KASKA: Fanfare for the Millenium
    DUPRE: Poeme Heroique
    TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture
    RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Procession
    J.S. BACH: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
    GABRIELI: Canzon Duodecimi
    KASKA: Hymn of Praise
    RESPIGHI: The Pines of the Appian Way
    Free


Friday, February 19, 2016 in Weston
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  • Cambridge Society for Early Music presents
  • Five’s a Crowd
  • Location: Weston Congregational Church, 130 Newton Street
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  • Viola Quintets on Period Instruments”
    Diderot String Quartet, from New York City: Johanna Novom & Adriane Post, violins; Kyle Miller, viola, Paul Dwyer, cello, With guest artist Sarah Darling, viola

    Boccherini: String Quintet in D major, Op. 62, No. 5
    Mozart: String Quintet in G minor, K 516
    Mendelssohn: String Quintet in A major, Op. 18

    $30 / $25 seniors & Salem Athenaeum Members / students free


Saturday, February 20, 2016 in Boston
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  • Unitas Ensemble (http://unitasensemble.com/) presents
  • A Journey to the Tropics
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston St.
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  • Works for chamber ensemble written by Latin American composers based in Boston. Artistic Director Lina Gonzalez will be joined by Saul Bitran, tenor David Rivera.

    Osvaldo Golijov: Last Round
    Paul Desenne: Two Seasons of the Caribbean Tropics,
    Luis Ruelas Romo’s Resilience: Music for Thirteen Musicians (world premiere)

    Ginastera’: Cantos del Tucuman,

    $5 to $45


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  • Ecce Ensemble (LL) presents
  • the contemporary opera Switch
  • Location: Le Laboratoire, 650 East Kendall Street,
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  • Director: Laine Rettmer
    Librettist: John Aylward
    Composer: John Aylward
    Conductor: Jean-Philippe Wurtz
    Lighting Designer: Sebastien Lamouret
    Costume Designer: Rachel Dainer-Best
    Set Designer: Laine Rettmer and Andrea Merx
    Henry: Mikhail Smigelskii (bass-baritone)
    Molly & Anne: Amanda DeBoer Bartlett (soprano) Musicians: Ecce Ensemble—Vasko Dukovski (clarinet), Keiko Murakami (flutes), Serafim Smigelskiy (cello), Mike Truesdell (percussion)

    TICKETS: $40/$20 Students.


Saturday, February 20, 2016 in West Newton
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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Schumann: Manfred Overture
    Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
    Jennifer Frautschi, violin
    Elgar: Symphony No. 1


Saturday, February 20, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Alina Ibragimova, violin

    HAYDN Symphony No. 26, Lamentatione (15 min)
    HARTMANN Concerto funebre, for violin and strings (21 min)
    HAYDN Violin Concerto No. 1 in C (18 min)
    BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 (35 min)


Saturday, February 20, 2016 in Salem
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  • Cambridge Society for Early Music presents
  • Five’s a Crowd
  • Location: Salem Atheneum, 337 Essex Street
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  • Viola Quintets on Period Instruments”
    Diderot String Quartet, from New York City: Johanna Novom & Adriane Post, violins; Kyle Miller, viola, Paul Dwyer, cello, With guest artist Sarah Darling, viola

    Boccherini: String Quintet in D major, Op. 62, No. 5
    Mozart: String Quintet in G minor, K 516
    Mendelssohn: String Quintet in A major, Op. 18

    $30 / $25 seniors & Salem Athenaeum Members / students free


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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (F) (617.349.0086) presents
  • From Bohemia to Iowa
  • Location: Fitzgerald Theater, Cambridge Street between Felton and Ellery
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  • Dvořák:
    Terzetto in C Major for Two Violins and Viola,
    Selections from Cypresses for String Quartet, B. 152
    Quartet Movement in F major, B. 120
    String Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 97, B. 180, “American”

    Yura Lee, David Bowlin, violins
    Dimitri Murrath, Marcus Thompson, violas
    Gabriel Cabezas, cello


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Sunday, February 21, 2016 in Wellesley
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  • Dana Hall School ((857) 249 – 6650) presents
  • Wellesley Chamber Players
  • Location: Beveridge Hall 45 Dana Road
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  • Shostakovich: Piano Trio in E minor
    Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34.

    Luke Hsu, Zenas Hsu, Marthe Husum, Jayoung Kim and SuJin Lee.


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  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • Solar Winds Quintet
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
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  • Something Borrowed………..Solar Winds Play Music NOT for Wind Quintet

    Gershwin Three Preludes
    Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
    Brahms: Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25
    with guest pianist GUY URBAN

    Admission $20, Seniors $10, Students FREE


Sunday, February 21, 2016 in Ipswich
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  • Cambridge Society for Early Music (AMC) (617-489-2062) presents
  • Five’s a Crowd
  • Location: Ascension Memorial Church, 31 County St.
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  • Viola Quintets on Period Instruments”
    Diderot String Quartet, from New York City: Johanna Novom & Adriane Post, violins; Kyle Miller, viola, Paul Dwyer, cello, With guest artist Sarah Darling, viola

    Boccherini: String Quintet in D major, Op. 62, No. 5
    Mozart: String Quintet in G minor, K 516
    Mendelssohn: String Quintet in A major, Op. 18

    $30 / $25 seniors & Salem Athenaeum Members / students free


Sunday, February 21, 2016 in Belmont
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Brinton Averil Smith, cello
    Evelyn Chen, piano

    Brinton Averil Smith treats us to the intimacy of an old-fashioned, salon-style recital with an eclectic program.

    MOÓR: Prelude
    ZEMLINSKY: Three pieces for cello and piano
    CHOPIN: Waltz, op. 34, No. 2
    GODOWSKY: Alt Wein
    MOSZKOWSKI: Guitarre
    DEBUSSY: Beau Soir
    RAVEL: Tzigane
    DEBUSSY: Claire de lune
    DE FALLA: Dance from La Vida Breve
    KORNGOLD: Four Pieces from Much Ado About Nothing
    GERSHWIN: My Man’s Gone Now from Porgy and Bess
    GERSHWIN: Bess, You Is My Woman Now from Porgy and Bess
    ROSSINI: Figaro from The Barber of Seville
    $10-15


Monday, February 22, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Cambridge Society for Early Music presents
  • Five’s a Crowd
  • Location: Christ Church, Zero Garden Street
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  • Viola Quintets on Period Instruments”
    Diderot String Quartet, from New York City: Johanna Novom & Adriane Post, violins; Kyle Miller, viola, Paul Dwyer, cello, With guest artist Sarah Darling, viola

    Boccherini: String Quintet in D major, Op. 62, No. 5
    Mozart: String Quintet in G minor, K 516
    Mendelssohn: String Quintet in A major, Op. 18

    $30 / $25 seniors & Salem Athenaeum Members / students free


Tuesday, February 23, 2016 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Ciaran Nagle, tenor; Tara Novak, violin; Scott Nicholas, piano
    Irish Favorites
    $3


Tuesday, February 23, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphonic Winds
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • + Drury

    Toensing:
    The Wendell Berry Songs
    Serene and Heavenly Bells
    Antiphony I

    Firsova: Captivity

    FREE


Wednesday, February 24, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Strauss: Prelude from Capriccio, op. 85
    Honegger: Symphony no 2 for Trumpet and Strings

    FREE


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Paul Groves, tenor
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus
    Voices Boston, Andy Icochea Icochea, conductor
    BERLIOZ Resurrexit (8 min)
    DUTILLEUX Timbres, espace, mouvement (18 min)
    BERLIOZ Te Deum (50 min)


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  • Boston Conservatory Studio 401 ((617) 912-9101) presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: 31 Hemenway Street
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  • Sharan Leventhal (violin) presents a program of world premieres featuring guest artist Nancy Zeltsman (marimba). She will be joined by her students for several new violin duos, and will perform the premiere of a multimedia work (based on her children’s book) with composer/pianist John McDonald. Featuring works by Jim Dalton, Kevin Joest, John McDonald, John Murphree, Jonathan Russ, Mischa Salkind-Pearl and David Vess.
    Free


Friday, February 26, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Paul Groves, tenor
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus
    Voices Boston, Andy Icochea Icochea, conductor
    BERLIOZ Resurrexit (8 min)
    DUTILLEUX Timbres, espace, mouvement (18 min)
    BERLIOZ Te Deum (50 min)


Friday, February 26, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • American Acedemy of Arts and Sciences presents
  • Cantata Singers Chamber Series
  • Location: 136 Irving St,
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  • Amy Lieberman, Conductor
    Arvo Pärt: Solfeggio
    Clément Janequin: Amour ayant de ma grand; Toutes les nuictz
    Luciano Berio: Cries of London
    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Romancero Gitano, for chorus and guitar
    Lucian Berio: Brin, for solo guitar
    Clément Janequin: La guerre
    Guillaume de Machaut: Ma fin est ma commencement

    Pre-concert talk with David Hoose at 6:30pm


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  • Cantata Singers (AAAS) (617.868.5885) presents
  • My End is My Beginning
  • Location: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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  • Arvo Pärt: Solfeggio
    Clément Janequin: Amour ayant de ma grand
    Clément Janequin: Toutes les nuictz
    Luciano Berio: Cries of London
    Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Romancero Gitano, for chorus and guitar
    Lucian Berio: Brin, for solo guitar
    Clément Janequin: La guerre
    Guillaume de Machaut: Ma fin est ma commencement

    David Hoose will give the pre-concert talk at 6:30pm; free post-concert reception.


Friday, February 26, 2016 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • All Beethoven
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Richard Egarr, conductor
    Robert Levin, fortepiano
    Period Instrument Orchestra

    Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4
    Beethoven Symphony No. 6


Friday, February 26, 2016 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • András Schiff, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • “The Last Sonatas”
    HAYDN: Sonata No. 62 in E-flat Major
    BEETHOVEN: Sonata in c minor, Opus 111
    MOZART: Sonata in D Major, K. 576
    SCHUBERT: Sonata in B-flat Major, D. 960


Friday, February 26, 2016 in Rockport
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Saturday, February 27, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Massachusetts Peace Action (617-354-2169) presents
  • All Schubert
  • Location: Harvard Epworth Church, 1555 Mass. Ave
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  • Victor Rosenbaum, XinOuWei and Joseph Gotoff!

    “Arpeggione” Sonata, D. 821 for cello and piano
    Violin Sonata in A Major, D. 574 (“Grand Duo”)
    Trio in B-flat Major, Opus 99

    $25 for members, $35 for non-members, $10 for students


Saturday, February 27, 2016 in Belmont
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  • First Church Unitarian Universalist presents
  • The Record Players
  • Location: 404 Concord Ave
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  • Dollé: Trio in G minor Op.1 #6, for flute, violin and cello
    Debussy: Prélude a l’apres-midi d’un faune, arranged by Michael Webster for flute, clarinet and piano
    Milhaud: Suite fir violin, clarinet and piano
    Fauré: Piano Quartet #1 in C Minor

    Andrea M. Nolin, flutes; Ray Jackendoff, clarinet; Colin Davis, violin; Anne Black, viola; Sarah Freiberg, cello; Leslie Amper, piano

    Admission Free, Voluntary Donations may be made at the door to Mass Audubon/JKR Fund


Saturday, February 27, 2016 in Newton Centre
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  • Orpheus Singers ((617) 666-4617) presents
  • Across the Centuries
  • Location: Emmanuel Church 15 Newbury Street
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  • Songs to Orpheus
    Byrd, Weber,Lassus

    Songs to Music
    Haydn,da Rore

    Songs of Nature
    Merryman, Monteverdi and Lassus

    Philosophical Songs
    Martino and Schubert

    Songs at the End of Day
    Merryman,Lassus and Elgar


Saturday, February 27, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Paul Groves, tenor
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus
    Voices Boston, Andy Icochea Icochea, conductor
    BERLIOZ Resurrexit (8 min)
    DUTILLEUX Timbres, espace, mouvement (18 min)
    BERLIOZ Te Deum (50 min)


Saturday, February 27, 2016 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Tetzlaff Trio
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • SCHUMANN: Trio no.2 in F Major, Opus 80
    DVOŘÁK: Trio in E minor, Opus 90, “Dumky”
    BRAHMS: Trio no.1 in B Major, Opus 8


Saturday, February 27, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Elena Snow Helguera, mezzo-soprano
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
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  • with pianist Tanya Blaich

    4 Abschiedslieder (op 14) by Korngold
    several songs by rarely performed 19th century composer Pier Adolfo Tirindelli
    and a set of contrasting Orpheus/Eurydice songs: two arias from Gluck’s Orphee and two great songs by Boston composer Scott Wheeler.

    FREE


Saturday, February 27, 2016 in Newton Centre
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  • New Philharmonia Orchestra presents
  • Inspired by Shakespeare
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon St
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  • Francisco Noya, conductor
    Narrators: Jason Asprey, Tina Packer, Nigel Gore

    Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet, orchestral excerpts
    Shostakovich: Hamlet Suite

    $37 to $48; Senior discounts available; Students $10.


Saturday, February 27, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Philharmonic presents
  • Miracles and Rhapsodies
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Avenu
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  • Bernie Hoffer: “MacNeil Lehrer Variations”
    Brian Robison: “In Search of the Miraculous.”
    Rachmaninoff: “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini,” op. 43, featuring pianist Randall Hodgkinson
    Roy Harris: Symphony no. 3.


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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • A Civic Serenade
  • Location: Fine Arts Center, Regis College
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  • Guest Conductor – TBA
    Dianne Wachsman – Fanfare for Strings
    Tchaikovsky – Serenade for Strings
    Dvorak – Serenade for Winds in D minor
    Bach – Concerto for Two Violins
    Taichi Fukumura & Peter Zazofsky, soloists


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  • Metropolitan Wind Symphony presents
  • Band Concert
  • Location: National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA
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  • “Angels, Dances, and Songs”
    Music director: Lewis Buckley

    Fanfare for Winds by Kevin Wilt
    Symphonic Songs for Band by Robert Russell Bennett

    Fantasy for Two Clarinets by Lewis J. Buckley
    David Minot and Wolcott Humphrey, clarinet

    Angels in the Architecture by Frank Ticheli
    Molly Callahan, soprano

    Commando March by Samuel Barber
    Alleles by Jason Huffman
    World Premiere

    Four Colonial Country Dances by James Curnow

    $18 for adults, $14 for seniors, $6 for students, and are free for children under 5


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  • North Shore Chamber Music presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart Street
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  • Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19
    Ravel: Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major
    Honegger: Sonatina for Violin & Cello, H. 80
    Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 arr. for Piano Trio

    Melissa Bull, violin; Scott Thomas Lesser, cello
    Kathryn Christensen Lieppman, piano

    Free Admission • Suggested $10 donation


Sunday, February 28, 2016 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • All Beethoven
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Richard Egarr, conductor
    Robert Levin, fortepiano
    Period Instrument Orchestra

    Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4
    Beethoven Symphony No. 6


Sunday, February 28, 2016 in Newton Centre
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  • New Philharmonia Orchestra presents
  • Inspired by Shakespeare
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon St
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  • Francisco Noya, conductor
    Narrators: Jason Asprey, Tina Packer, Nigel Gore

    Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet, orchestral excerpts
    Shostakovich: Hamlet Suite

    $37 to $48; Senior discounts available; Students $10.


Sunday, February 28, 2016 in Waltham
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  • Women and Music MIX presents
  • Out of the Shadows
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street,
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  • Music by Women across Four Centuries

    New music by composers Toni Lester, Ruth Lomon, and Dana Maiben – alongside work of historical and musical significance by Barbara Strozzi, Maddalena Casulana, Camilla de Rossi, and Anna de Raschenau, performed by ensembles led by Amelia LeClair, director of Cappella Clausura, and Laury Gutiérrez, director of La Donna Musicale.

    General Admission at the door: Pay what you decide
    OPTIONAL Reserved seating, $30


Sunday, February 28, 2016 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • King’s Chapel Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Scott Woolweaver, viola
    Heinrich Christensen, organ
    Works by Paul Hindemith, Frank Martin, Leo Sowerby, Daniel Pinkham

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


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  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Song Cycles: Schumann and Argento
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
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  • In partnership with Boston Opera Collaborative, Longy is excited to stage a double song cycle: Schumann’s Frauenliebe und -leben and Argento’s From the Diary of Virginia Woolf.

    Staged with Longy students, both sopranos and mezzos, accompanied by Longy collaborative pianists, with stage direction and minimal costumes, set dressing, and lighting provided by Boston Opera Collaborative.


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  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Spektral Quartet’
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
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  • Intertwining Lives: Song Cycles by Schumann & Argento’ S

    Schumann’s Frauenliebe und -leben Op.42
    Argento’s From the Diary of Virginia Woolf

    performed in eight roomsof Longy’s Zabriskie house


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Rivers Symphony Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Beethoven – Overture to Creatures of Prometheus
    Bach – Concerto in C Major for 2 pianos, BWV 1061 featuring Kadar Qian and Victor Li, pianists
    Haydn – Symphony No. 100 “Military”
    David J. Tierney, conductor


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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Stir: A Far Cry
    with Olga Bell, voice & Julien Labro, bayan

    “Lady Russia”

    Sofia Gubaidulina, Fachwerk
    Olga Bell, Krai


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Javier Perianes, piano
    Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano (Concepción)
    Benjamin Hulett, tenor (Gonzalve)
    François Piolino, tenor (Torquemada)
    Jean-Luc Ballestra, (Ramiro)
    David Wilson-Johnson, bass-baritone (Don Iñigo)

    RAVEL Rapsodie espagnole (17 min)
    FALLA Nights in the Gardens of Spain (23 min)
    RAVEL L’Heure espagnole (54 min)


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  • Metro West Opera presents
  • Mark Adamo’s Little Women
  • Location: All Saints Parish 1773 Beacon Street
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  • Stage Director, Dana Lynne Varga
    Music Director, Lidiya Yankovskaya

    Fully staged professional production will be accompanied by full orchestra, and will be performed in English with English supertitles.


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Javier Perianes, piano
    Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano (Concepción)
    Benjamin Hulett, tenor (Gonzalve)
    François Piolino, tenor (Torquemada)
    Jean-Luc Ballestra, (Ramiro)
    David Wilson-Johnson, bass-baritone (Don Iñigo)

    RAVEL Rapsodie espagnole (17 min)
    FALLA Nights in the Gardens of Spain (23 min)
    RAVEL L’Heure espagnole (54 min)


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  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church ((781) 326-4553) presents
  • Arabella Ensemble
  • Location: 59 Court Street
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  • Traditional vocal music from the British Isles to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day., with works by Bayly, Britten, Elgar, Ireland, Quilter, Vaughan Williams

    Michael Weiner on fiddle.
    $15 general admission, $10 for students and seniors.


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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Kristian Bezuidenhout
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Beethoven:
    Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19
    Ah! Perfido, Op. 65
    Symphony No. 5
    Franz Joseph Haydn: Scena de Berenice

    Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano (Boston Baroque debut)
    Ana Maria Labin, soprano (Boston Baroque debut)


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  • Metro West Opera presents
  • Mark Adamo’s Little Women
  • Location: All Saints Parish 1773 Beacon Street
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  • Stage Director, Dana Lynne Varga
    Music Director, Lidiya Yankovskaya

    Fully staged professional production will be accompanied by full orchestra, and will be performed in English with English supertitles.


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  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Longy Conservatory Orchestra (LCO)
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
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  • Jorge Soto conducts the Longy Conservatory Orchestra in an all-Beethoven program:

    Coriolan Overture
    Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21
    Romances for violin and orchestra No. 1 & 2, Op. 40 & 50
    (with Longy faculty soloist, TBA)
    Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36

    FREE


Saturday, March 5, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Art Song Society presents
  • La Serenata
  • Location: 41 Hampshire St,
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  • A Celebration of Italian Culture and Song

    Celeste Godin, soprano; Ann Fogler, mezzo soprano; Alex Nishibun, tenor; Elijah Blaisdell, baritone; Minju Kim, piano; Stephanie Mao, piano
    Works by: Mascagni, Respighi, Rossini, and Donaudy

    Cash Bar, Pre-Concert Lecture by Kevin Galié, M.M., J.D., Italian Art Song Concert, and Dessert Reception

    $25 Gen Ad, $20 Students


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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Kristian Bezuidenhout
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Beethoven:
    Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19
    Ah! Perfido, Op. 65
    Symphony No. 5
    Franz Joseph Haydn: Scena de Berenice

    Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepiano (Boston Baroque debut)
    Ana Maria Labin, soprano (Boston Baroque debut)


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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • * 12 *
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
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  • POULENC – Sextet for piano and winds
    LEE, EUN YOUNG – *12* for ensemble, with audience WORLD PREMIERE
    Plus a quartet for flute and strings by the winner of the fourth annual Pappalardo Composition Competition


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  • Back Bay Chorale presents
  • BACK BAY CHORALE, Scott Allen Jarrett, Music Director
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • Verdi Stabat Mater
    Mozart Symphony 39 in E-flat
    Poulenc Stabat Mater

    Jacquelyn Stucker, Soprano
    Orchestra of the Back Bay Chorale


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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Radius Ensemble
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
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  • POULENC – Sextet for piano and winds
    LEE, EUN YOUNG – *12* for ensemble, with audience WORLD PREMIERE
    Plus a quartet for flute and strings by the winner of the fourth annual Pappalardo Composition Competition

    $24 – $12


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  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra (S) presents
  • Dance with the Stars
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Conducted by Gisèle Ben-Dor
    Conservatory Lab Charter School’s Dudamel Orchestra

    Stravinsky: Suite from Pulcinella
    Ginastera: Estancia
    Tcherepnin: Harmonica Concerto w/ Robert Bonfiglio

    $20 – $73


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Charles Dutoit, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Javier Perianes, piano
    Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano (Concepción)
    Benjamin Hulett, tenor (Gonzalve)
    François Piolino, tenor (Torquemada)
    Jean-Luc Ballestra, (Ramiro)
    David Wilson-Johnson, bass-baritone (Don Iñigo)

    RAVEL Rapsodie espagnole (17 min)
    FALLA Nights in the Gardens of Spain (23 min)
    RAVEL L’Heure espagnole (54 min)


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  • Metro West Opera presents
  • Mark Adamo’s Little Women
  • Location: All Saints Parish 1773 Beacon Street
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  • Stage Director, Dana Lynne Varga
    Music Director, Lidiya Yankovskaya

    Fully staged professional production will be accompanied by full orchestra, and will be performed in English with English supertitles.


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  • Boston Conservatory presents
  • Boston Conservatory Orchestra
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • Bruce Hangen, conductor
    Janice Weber, piano

    RAVEL: Alborada del Gracioso
    TAILLEFERRE: Ballade for piano and orchestra
    BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”)
    1 p.m. (Pre-concert lecture)


Sunday, March 6, 2016 in Newton
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  • Newton Free Library Concert Series ((617) 796-1360) presents
  • Hyemin Kim, piano
  • Location: 330 Homer Street
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  • Scarlatti: Sonata in A-flat, L.186
    Scarlatti: Sonata in F, L. 432
    Hyemin Kim: Fountain of Life
    Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op. 23 #4, Op. 32 # 12
    Robert Schumann: Carnival Op. 9
    Morton Gould: Ghost Waltz

    Free and Open to the Public


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  • Boston Classical Orchestra presents
  • Boston Classical Orchestra
  • Location: Faneuil Hall, Boston
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  • Thomas Rolfs, Trumpet and Toby Oft, Trombone

    SALIERI Sinfonia Veneziana
    LEOPOLD MOZART Serenade in D major for Trumpet, Trombone & Orchestra
    WOLF-FERRARI Suite Veneziana, Op. 18
    HAYDN Symphony No. 59 in A major “Fire”


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • What Makes It Great?®
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • with Rob Kapilow and NEC Philharmonia Beethoven: Symphony No. 1


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • What Makes It Great?®
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • with Rob Kapilow
    and NEC Philharmonia
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 1

    Tickets start at $30,


Sunday, March 6, 2016 in Boston
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  • Church on the Hill presents
  • Piano Recital
  • Location: 140 Bowdoin St
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  • Forrest Eimold, Piano

    Chopin: Scherzo No. 4 E Major, Op. 54
    Beethoven: Grosse Sonate für Das Hammerklavier, Op. 106 Mvt. 1,2
    Schumann: Kreisleriana, Op. 16
    Mvt. 3, 4

    Bach: Prelude and Fugue in B Major, BWV 892
    Reger: Episode No. 2,

    Reception to follow.


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  • Metro West Opera presents
  • Mark Adamo’s Little Women
  • Location: All Saints Parish 1773 Beacon Street
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    Music Director, Lidiya Yankovskaya

    Fully staged professional production will be accompanied by full orchestra, and will be performed in English with English supertitles.


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • String Chamber Fest

    Featuring Carol Rodland (viola), Scott Kluksdahl (cello), Conservatory faculty and students performing works by Bartok, Bruch and more.
    $10-15


Tuesday, March 8, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Piano Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Michael Chertock, piano

    PROKOFIEV: Scenes from Romeo and Juliet
    STRAVINSKY (trans. RAPHLING): Rite of Spring, Part 1
    MOZART: Fantasy in c-minor, K. 475
    CHOPIN: Grand Spianato and Grand Polonaise
    GAO PING: Dance Fury
    $10-15


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Friday, March 11, 2016 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Bach’s St. John Passion
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus

    Nicholas Mulroy, tenor (Evangelist and arias)
    Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Jesus and arias)
    Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano
    Emily Marvosh, contralto


Friday, March 11, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Masterworks Chorale presents
  • For the Young at Heart
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • FINE Choral settings from Alice in Wonderland
    RUTTER Mass of the Children

    Samina Aslam, soprano
    John Allen Nelson, baritone
    Youth Pro Musica, Robert Barney, director
    Masterworks Chorale, chorus
    Steven Karidoyanes, conductor

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


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Avi Avial, mandolin
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Between Worlds Tour with Ksenija Sidorova accordion, Itamar Doari percussion


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  • Boston Conservatory (132) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
  • Location: 132 Ipswich St.
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  • Kyle Brightwell and Samuel Z. Solomon, directors

    Featuring two of George Crumb’s American Songbooks.
    Free


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  • Waltham Philharmonic (JFK) (857-919-1385) presents
  • Wolfgang, Cesar, and Friends
  • Location: John F. Kennedy Middle School, 655 Lexington Street
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  • Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro Overture, K.492
    Franck: Symphony in D Minor
    Featuring 2015-16 WPO Student Competition Winner Violinist
    Mitsuru Yonezaki playing H. Wieniawski Fantasia on Themes from Gounod’s ‘Faust’, Op.20 and Legende, Op.17

    Pre-Concert Lecture 7:00 PM, Concert 7:30 PM
    $20 Adult, $15 Seniors, Children Free with Paying Adult


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  • Chorus Pro Musica (S) (617.267.7442) presents
  • Journeys
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard University
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  • J.S. Bach: Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam, BWV 7
    Britten: The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
    Arvo Pärt: Salve Regina
    Andy Vores: Spencer the Rover (World Premiere)


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  • Longwood Symphony Orchestra, Ronald Feldman, conductor presents
  • Longwood Symphony Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Haldan Martinson, Violin
    Christina Day Martinson, Violin

    BACH: Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor
    BERG: Violin Concerto
    BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90

    Adult: $30, $45
    Senior: $25, $35
    Student: $15, $25


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  • Musica Sacra presents
  • Strings and Voices
  • Location: First Church, Cambridge, MA
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  • Music for Chorus and Quartet with the Denovo String Quartet

    Eric Whitacre, 5 Hebrew Love Songs (1996)
    Arvo Pärt, Fratres (1977)
    Arvo Pärt, The Woman with the Alabaster Box (1997)
    Boston composer Thomas Oboe Lee, Minnelieder an Gott (2005)
    Tarik O’Regan, The Ecstasies Above (2006)
    Ola Gjeilo, Dark Night of the Soul (2010)

    Tickets $15 – $50


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  • Cappella Clausura (EC) (617-993-0013) presents
  • Madrigalia
  • Location: Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street
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  • Madrigals by Barbara Strozzi and her counterpart, the original bad boy of the Italian Renaissance Carlo Gesualdo alongside a selection of chromatic madrigals by Madalena Casulana, who in 1568 published the first printed work by a woman in western music history, and by Orlando di Lasso

    With Catherine Liddell, theorbo/lute/baroque guitar.


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Michael Brown & Gloria Chien, piano
    Ani Kavafian, violin
    Dmitri Atapine, cello
    Tommaso Lonquich, clarinet
    Saint-Saëns, Sonata in E-flat Major
    for Clarinet and Piano / Khachaturian,
    Trio for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano /
    Martinu˚, Variations on a Theme by
    Rossini for Cello and Piano /
    Babadjanian, Trio in F-sharp Minor
    for Piano, Violin, and Cello


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  • Boston Musica Viva presents
  • Boston Musica Viva
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center at Boston University
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  • Bernard Hoffer: Paul Revere’s Ride WORLD PREMIERE
    Steve Aveson, narrator

    Based on the Longfellow poem, Hoffer’s fourth ballet is written for BMV and the brilliant Northeast Youth Ballet. NYB’s young dancers, ranging in age from 7 to 20.

    $30 Seniors (62+): $25 Students / Children: $10


Sunday, March 13, 2016 in West Roxbury
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  • Commonwealth Chorale (617-527-7467) presents
  • Carson Cooman: The Revelations of Divine Love
  • Location: Church of the Holy Name, 1689 Centre Street
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  • Based largely on the texts of Julian of Norwich, a 14th century English female mystic, This remarkable oratorio creates a strong sense of mood and place – specifically Nantucket Island, which provided the composer’s inspiration for this large-scale work. The chorus and orchestra are joined by soloists Susan Consoli, soprano, and Elijah Blaisdell, baritone.


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  • Boston Symphony Chamber Players presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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    String Trio in C minor, Op. 9, No. 3
    Quintet in E-flat for piano and winds, Op. 16
    Duet in E-flat “with two obbligato eyeglasses,” WoO 32, for viola and double bass
    Piano Trio in E-flat, Op. 70, No. 2


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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Bach’s St. John Passion
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus

    Nicholas Mulroy, tenor (Evangelist and arias)
    Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Jesus and arias)
    Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano
    Emily Marvosh, contralto


Sunday, March 13, 2016 in Boston
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  • Goethe Institut presents
  • Spektral Quartet’
  • Location: Goethe Institut, 170 Beacon Street
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  • Prismatic Memory

    featuring the Boston premiere of Hans Thomalla’s Bagatellen for string quartet and the String Quartet No. 3 by Beat Furrer.

    Tickets: $11.54 – $16.82


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  • Cappella Clausura (EC) presents
  • Madrigalia
  • Location: Eliot Church, 474 Centre St.
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  • Madrigals by Barbara Strozzi and her counterpart, the original bad boy of the Italian Renaissance Carlo Gesualdo alongside a selection of chromatic madrigals by Madalena Casulana, who in 1568 published the first printed work by a woman in western music history, and by Orlando di Lasso

    With Catherine Liddell, theorbo/lute/baroque guitar.


Sunday, March 13, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Boston Chamber Music Society
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Schubert: Rondo for Violin and Piano in B-flat major, D. 581
    Meltzer: Piano Quartet BCMS Commission/World Premiere
    Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 66

    Harumi Rhodes, violin; Dimitri Murrath, viola
    Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; Benjamin Hochman, piano


Sunday, March 13, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Collage New Music presents
  • All Elliott Carter
  • Location: Pickman Hall – Longy School of Music
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  • with Tony Arnold, soprano

    Sonata for Flute, Oboe, Cello, Harpsichord (1952)
    Scrivo in Vento (1991), for solo flute
    Rhapsodic Musings (2001), for solo violin
    Figment VI (2011), for solo oboe
    Elegy (1942, rev. 1961), for cello and piano
    Figment II (2001), for solo cello
    Piano Sonata (1945-46)
    Tempo e tempi (1998-99)


Tuesday, March 15, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • American Acedemy of Arts and Sciences presents
  • Cantata Singers Chamber Series
  • Location: 136 Irving St,
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  • Pre-concert talk with Claire Fontijn at 6:30pm
    Allison Voth, Chamber Series Director
    Felix Mendelssohn: Duet, from Lobgesang
    Fanny Mendelssohn: Songs, op. 7
    Johannes Brahms: Trio in A minor, for Piano, Clarinet, and Cello; Two Songs for Alto, Viola, and Piano
    Felix Mendelssohn: Duets, op. 63
    Johannes Brahms: Neue Liebeslieder, for Vocal Quartet and Piano

    Pre-concert talk with Claire Fontijn at 6:30pm


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  • Cantata Singers (AAAS) (617.868.5885) presents
  • My End is My Beginning
  • Location: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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  • Felix Mendelssohn: Duet, from Lobgesang
    Fanny Mendelssohn: Songs, op. 7
    Johannes Brahms: Trio in A minor, for Piano, Clarinet, and Cello
    Johannes Brahms: Two Songs for Alto, Viola, and Piano
    Felix Mendelssohn: Duets, op. 63
    Johannes Brahms: Neue Liebeslieder, for Vocal Quartet and Piano

    Claire Fontijn gives pre-concert talkat 6:30pm ; free post-concert reception.


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Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Stéphane Denève, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Gil Shaham, violin

    HIGDON Blue Cathedral (11 min)
    WILLIAMS Violin Concerto (31 min)
    SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 3, Organ (37 min)

    Open Rehearsal


Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Stéphane Denève, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Gil Shaham, violin

    HIGDON Blue Cathedral (11 min)
    WILLIAMS Violin Concerto (31 min)
    SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 3, Organ (37 min)


Friday, March 18, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Stéphane Denève, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Gil Shaham, violin

    HIGDON Blue Cathedral (11 min)
    WILLIAMS Violin Concerto (31 min)
    SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 3, Organ (37 min)

    Casual Friday


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Passion and Restraint
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • FAURÉ Piano Quartet in G minor, Opus 45
    SHOSTAKOVITCH Piano Quintet in G minor, Opus 57

    David Coucheron, Julianne Lee, violins – Dmitri Murrath, viola – Jonathan Miller, cello, Randall Hodgkinson, piano


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  • A Far Cry presents
  • Mix Tape
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • A Far Cry to a new concert experiencer one of Prokofiev’s Visions Fugitives rub shoulders with Radiohead’s Paranoid Android, for Mozart to embrace Gershwin’s Embraceable You, and for Appalachian fiddle tunes to meet up with Bartok.

    $60 – $20


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  • Ellipsis Trio presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Frist Churchm Congregational
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  • DVOŘÁK: Piano Trio in F minor, Op. 65
    FOOTE: Piano Trio in E Major
    MCKINLEY: Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano in 5 movements

    $15 General Admission


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Stéphane Denève, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Gil Shaham, violin

    HIGDON Blue Cathedral (11 min)
    WILLIAMS Violin Concerto (31 min)
    SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 3, Organ (37 min)


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Curtis on Tour
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Elena Perroni, soprano
    Brendan Dooley, flute
    Scott St. John, violin and viola
    Elizabeth Hainen, harp
    Will Chow, cello
    Debussy arr. Judy Loman, Prélude à
    l’après-midi d’un faune/ Debussy,
    Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp /
    Richard Danielpour, Beloved Night/
    Liebermann, Sonata for Flute
    and Harp / Alyssa Weinberg,
    Duo for Violin and Cello / Ravel
    arr. Andrew Hsu, Shéhérazade


Sunday, March 20, 2016 in Brookline
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Point/Counterpoint
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 15 St. Paul Street
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  • FAURÉ Piano Quartet in G minor, Opus 45
    SHOSTAKOVITCH Piano Quintet in G minor, Opus 57

    David Coucheron, Julianne Lee, violins – Dmitri Murrath, viola – Jonathan Miller, cello, Randall Hodgkinson, piano


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  • Celebrity Series (SH) presents
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • Joshua Bell, music director and soloist
    Pamela Frank, violin

    PROKOFIEV: Classical Symphony, op.25 (Symphony No.1)
    TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto, op.35, TH 59, D major
    J.S. BACH: Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV 1043
    BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8, op.93, F major


Sunday, March 20, 2016 in Concord
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  • Concord Chamber Music Society presents
  • Peter Schickele
  • Location: Concord Academy Performing Arts Center
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  • with Members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

    Wendy Putnam, violin
    Cathy Basrak, viola
    Blaise Dejardin, cello
    Vytas Baksys, piano
    Clint Foreman, flute
    Robert Sheena, oboe
    Peter Schickele, narrator

    Program, curated and composed by Peter Schickele, to include:

    Music for Mary for Flute and Piano
    After Hearing Bach for Oboe, Violin, Viola and Cello
    The Emperor’s New Clothes for Oboe, Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano and Narrator

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


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Karen Dreyfus, viloin
    BRAHMS: Sonatensatz
    SCHUBERT: Arpeggione Sonata
    DARIUS MILHAUD: Quatre visages
    LADERMAN: Viola Fantasy
    HINDMITH: Sonata, op. 11, No. 4
    DEBUSSY: Beau Soir
    MANUEL DE FALLA: Suite populaire espagnole
    $10-15


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Thursday, March 24, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Nikolai Lugansky, piano
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Betsy Burleigh, guest chorus conductor

    KANCHELI Dixi, for chorus and orchestra (American premiere) (22 min)
    RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (24 min)
    SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 8 (69 min)


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Nikolai Lugansky, piano
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Betsy Burleigh, guest chorus conductor

    KANCHELI Dixi, for chorus and orchestra (American premiere) (22 min)
    RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (24 min)
    SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 8 (69 min)


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Markus Placci, artistic director

    Featuring Boston Conservatory faculty members Michael Hanley, Rictor Noren, Andrew Mark, Eli Epstein, Michael Norsworthy, Rhonda Rider and Markus Placci, among others.

    BARBER: Dover Beach
    CRAS: String Trio
    PENDERECKI: Sextet
    Free


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Nikolai Lugansky, piano
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Betsy Burleigh, guest chorus conductor

    KANCHELI Dixi, for chorus and orchestra (American premiere) (22 min)
    RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (24 min)
    SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 8 (69 min)


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  • Sarasa (Sv) presents
  • Joseph Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ, Op. 51
  • Location: Swedenborg Chapel, 50 Quincy Street
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  • Christina Day Martinson and Jesse Irons, violins
    Jenny Stirling, viola; Jennifer Morsches, cello
    Robert Moore, narrator

    $24, Seniors: $20, Students: $12, under 12: Free


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Tuesday, March 29, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Nikolai Lugansky, piano
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Betsy Burleigh, guest chorus conductor

    KANCHELI Dixi, for chorus and orchestra (American premiere) (22 min)
    RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (24 min)
    SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 8 (69 min)


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  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church ((781) 326-4553) presents
  • Incendium Novum
  • Location: 59 Court Street
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  • A varied program of the Italian Baroque featuring works by Leonarda, Strozzi, Stradella, and Vivaldi.

    soprano Heidi Freimanis, violinist Yi-Li Chang, gambist Zarina Irkaeva, and harpsichordist Thomas Bowers.

    $10


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  • Cantata Singers presents
  • Cantata Singers
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • David Hoose, Music Director
    J.S. Bach: Ricercar, from the Musical Offering, orch. by Anton Webern
    Anton Webern: Five Movements for String Orchestra, op. 5
    J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 60, “Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort”—Dialogue between Hope and Fear
    Johannes Brahms: Ein deutches Requiem

    Pre-concert talk with John Harbison at 7pm


Friday, April 1, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Jonathan Bailey Holland, composer

    An evening of recent solo and chamber music by Jonathan Bailey Holland. Featuring Sarah Brady, Rhonda Rider and guest artist Sarah Bob (piano), among others.
    Free


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  • Boston Conservatory (132) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Percussion Ensemble
  • Location: 132 Ipswich St.
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  • Featuring works by Evan Ziporyn, Sean Friar, Erik Satie and Nancy Zeltsman.
    Free


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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Cantores y ministriles: Music in Seville in the Golden Age
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • Festive program from 16th-century Seville including Francisco de Peñalosa, Cristóbal de Morales, Francisco Guerrero, and Alonso Lobo.

    voices:
    Michael Barrett, Paul Guttry, Jason McStoots, Martin Near, Margot Rood, TBA

    Dark Horse Consort
    Kiri Tollaksen & Alexandra Opsahl, cornetts
    Priscilla Herreid, shawm & dulcian
    Greg Ingles, Erik Schmalz & Mack Ramsey, sackbuts

    $63 – $10


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • J.S. Bach: English Suite No. 3 in G minor, BWV808
    Byrd: Ninth Pavan and Gailliard
    William Bolcom: “Graceful Ghost Rag”
    Scott Hayden/Scott Joplin: “Sunflower Slow Drag”
    Vincent Youmans (arr. Art Tatum): “Tea for Two”
    Paul Hindemith: from suite for piano, Opus 26: “Ragtime”
    Igor Stravinsky “Piano-Rag-Music”
    Charles Ives: from Four Ragtime Dances: Nos. 3 & 4
    Nancarrow: Canon
    Lambert: “Pilgrim’s Chorus” after Wagner’s Tannhauser
    Haydn: Fantasia in C Major, Hob. XVII:4
    Beethoven: Sonata No. 14, Opus 27, no. 2 “Moonlight”
    Schubert: Fantasy in C Major, D. 760 “Wanderer”


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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • Robert Kahn, Serenade in f minor for oboe, French horn & piano, Op. 73
    Judith Shatin, Werther for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & Jake Heggie: The Deepest Desire: Four Meditations on Love for soprano, flute & piano

    Vaughan Williams: Romance for viola & piano
    Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 3 in c minor, Op. 60


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  • Boston Conservatory presents
  • Boston Conservatory Orchestra
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • Bruce Hangen, conductor

    SHENG: Tibetan Swing
    WILLIAMS: Concerto in a minor for oboe and strings, featuring Boston Conservatory Concerto Competition winner Andrew van der Paardt (B.M. ’17, oboe)
    BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1

    1 p.m. (Pre-concert lecture)


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  • Ashmont Hill Chamber Music presents
  • George Li, pianist
  • Location: Peabody Hall, Parish of All Saints in Dorchester
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  • Beethoven:
    Variations in C minor, WoO 80
    Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111
    Chopin:,
    Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Op. Posth.
    Impromptu No. 2 in F-sharp major, Op. 36
    Liszt: Réminiscences de Don Juan, S. 418

    $25 (adult); $18 (student); under 13 free


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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Mendelssohn/Wolf Chamber Series
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Wolf: Italiensiches Liederbuch
    Kendra Colton, soprano
    William Hite, tenor
    Kayo Iwama, piano


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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • Robert Kahn, Serenade in f minor for oboe, French horn & piano, Op. 73
    Judith Shatin, Werther for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & Jake Heggie: The Deepest Desire: Four Meditations on Love for soprano, flute & piano

    Vaughan Williams: Romance for viola & piano
    Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 3 in c minor, Op. 60


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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Boston Chamber Music Society
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Schubert: Rondo for Violin and Piano in B minor, D. 895
    Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7
    Debussy: Première rhapsodie for Clarinet and Piano
    Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op. 114

    Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet; Yura Lee, violin
    Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; Rieko Aizawa, piano


Sunday, April 3, 2016 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Russell Sherman, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Schoenberg: Pieces (3) for Piano, Op. 11
    Beethoven: Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, “Waldstein”
    Debussy: Préludes, Book 2
    Feuilles mortes
    La Puerta del Vino
    La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune
    Ondine

    Liszt: Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139
    Etude no 2 in A minor: Molto vivace
    Etude no 9 in A flat major “Ricordanza”
    Etude no 10 in F minor: Allegro agitato molto
    FREE


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Thursday, April 7, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Malcolm Lowe, violin
    Steven Ansell, viola

    MOZART Sinfonia concertante in E-flat for violin, viola, and orchestra, K.364 (32 min)
    BRUCKNER Symphony No. 3 (1889 version) (60 min)


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Malcolm Lowe, violin
    Steven Ansell, viola

    MOZART Sinfonia concertante in E-flat for violin, viola, and orchestra, K.364 (32 min)
    BRUCKNER Symphony No. 3 (1889 version) (60 min)


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  • Handel and Haydn Society (J) (617 266 3605) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory
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  • Aisslinn Nosky, leader and violin
    Eric Hoeprich, clarinet

    Beethoven: Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
    Mozart: Violin Sonata in B-flat Major, K.378/317d (arr. for clarinet and string trio)
    Beethoven: String Trio Op. 9, No. 3


Saturday, April 9, 2016 in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach Reimagined
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Bach: The Contest between Phoebus and Pan, BWV 201
    Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins

    with Urbanity Dance, Betsi Graves, Director


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  • Boston Cecilia presents
  • Sacred German Music for Double Choir
  • Location: All Saints Church, Brookline
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  • J.S. Bach, Singet dem Herrn BWV 225
    H. Schütz, Deutsches Magnificat SWV 494
    H.L. Hassler, Pater Noster
    J. Brahms, Fest und Gedenksprüche, Op. 109
    F. Mendelssohn, Sechs Sprüche, Op. 79
    R. Schumann, Vier doppelchörige Gesänge, Op. 141

    Nicholas White, conductor


Saturday, April 9, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Malcolm Lowe, violin
    Steven Ansell, viola

    MOZART Sinfonia concertante in E-flat for violin, viola, and orchestra, K.364 (32 min)
    BRUCKNER Symphony No. 3 (1889 version) (60 min)


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Women’s Chorus
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • George Case, conductor
    Joseph Turbessi, piano

    RACHMANINOFF: Six Choruses
    BETTINIS: From Behind the Caravan
    THOMPSON: Come In from Frostiana
    RAUTAVAARA: La luna asoma from Suite de Lorca
    IVES: Serenity
    CHATMAN: Remember
    VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Unquiet Grave
    DALEY: The Lake Isle of Innisfree
    DURUFLÉ: Tota pulchra es
    VICTORIA: Duo Seraphim clamabant
    WHITACRE: The Seal Lullaby
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Miriam Fried & InMo Yang, violin
    Shira Majoni & Dana Kelley, viola
    Haran Meltzer, cello; Kwan Yi, piano
    Mozart, Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor
    Schoenberg, String Trio /
    Brahms, String Quintet No. 2 in G Major


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  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 266 3605) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Aisslinn Nosky, leader and violin
    Eric Hoeprich, clarinet

    Beethoven: Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
    Mozart: Violin Sonata in B-flat Major, K.378/317d (arr. for clarinet and string trio)
    Beethoven: String Trio Op. 9, No. 3


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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • A Salute to the BSO
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Max Hobart, conductor
    Mickey Katz, BSO cellist, soloist
    John Williams – Fanfare for the Civic
    Tchaikovsky – Romeo & Juliet
    Julia Scott Carey – Wiegala – A Lullaby
    Bloch – Schelomo – Hebraic Rhapsody
    Brahms – Symphony No. 1


Sunday, April 10, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Lila Brown, viola
    Mark Ryser, piano

    SCHUMANN: Romances
    ZIMMERMANN: Sonata
    CLARKE: Dumka
    VICTORIA BOND: Woven
    $10-15


Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Malcolm Lowe, violin
    Steven Ansell, viola

    MOZART Sinfonia concertante in E-flat for violin, viola, and orchestra, K.364 (32 min)
    BRUCKNER Symphony No. 3 (1889 version) (60 min)


Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Piano Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Martina Filjak

    HAYDN: Variations in f-minor
    HAYDN: Sonata in g-minor (Hob XVI:44)
    LISZT: Two Legends
    SCHUMANN: Sonata No. 1 in f-minor
    $10-15


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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Mozart’s Magic Flute
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Sung in German with English Dialogue
    Semi-staged by Mark Streshinsky

    Nicholas Phan, tenor as Tamino
    Leah Partridge, soprano as Pamina
    Andrew Garland, baritone, as Papageno
    Mary Wilson, soprano as Queen of the Night
    Gustav Andreassen, bass, as Sarastro
    Sara Heaton, soprano, as Papagena
    Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano, as First Lady
    Mara Bonde, soprano, as Second Lady
    Emily Marvosh, contralto, as Third Lady
    Owen McIntosh, tenor, as Monostatos

    Boston Baroque Chorus


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Three, Four, Five
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • DVOŘÁK: Bagatelles for two Violins, Cello, and Harmonium
    KURTÁG: Signs, Games, and Messages for String Trio
    MOZART: Clarinet Quintet, K 581

    Sharan Leventhal, Tatiana Dimitriades, violins – Lila Brown, viola – Jonathan Miller, cello – Thomas Martin, Clarinet – Vytas Baksys, Harmonium


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  • Boston Conservatory (132) presents
  • Boston Conservatory’s Conductors’ Orchestra
  • Location: 132 Ipswich St.
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  • Gian Francesco Falbo, conductor

    GRIEG: Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt
    BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
    STRAUSS: Pizzicato Polka
    STRAUSS: Thunder and Lightning Polka
    arr. HANSON: The Twenties Medley
    Free


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  • Rockport Music presents
  • Hermitage Piano Trio
  • Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street
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  • SHOSTAKOVICH: Trio No. 1 in C minor, Op. 8
    BEETHOVEN: Trio in B-flat major, Op. 11 “Gassenhauer
    SIBELIUS: Trio in A minor “Hafträsk”, JS207
    BRAHMS: Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op. 101


Saturday, April 16, 2016 in Boston
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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Mozart’s Magic Flute
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Sung in German with English Dialogue
    Semi-staged by Mark Streshinsky

    Nicholas Phan, tenor as Tamino
    Leah Partridge, soprano as Pamina
    Andrew Garland, baritone, as Papageno
    Mary Wilson, soprano as Queen of the Night
    Gustav Andreassen, bass, as Sarastro
    Sara Heaton, soprano, as Papagena
    Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano, as First Lady
    Mara Bonde, soprano, as Second Lady
    Emily Marvosh, contralto, as Third Lady
    Owen McIntosh, tenor, as Monostatos

    Boston Baroque Chorus


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  • BU School of Music (SH) presents
  • Boston University Symphony Orchestra
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • Presenting the U.S. premiere of Beat Furrer’s “Zwei Studien” for orchestra at Symphony Hall, as part of three with residency with Beat Furrer.


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Chorale
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • George Case, conductor
    Joseph Turbessi, piano

    Heinrich Schütz composed one of the earliest accompanied requiem settings in his Musikalische Exequien. In Requiem and Renewal, The Boston Conservatory Chorale presents this extraordinary work alongside four 20th-century, non-traditional requiem settings from Samuel Barber, Sydney Guillaume, Eleanor Daley, and a re-imagined J.S. Bach setting by Sandberg. From the 17th to the 21st century, these composers and arrangers have composed some of the most exquisite music for choir.

    SCHÜTZ: Musikalische Exequien
    BARBER: Reincarnations
    GUILLAUME: Dominus Vobiscum
    DALEY: In Remembrance
    BACH (SANDBERG): Bach (again): “Come sweet death”
    Free


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  • Boston Camerata (L) (617.262.2092) presents
  • The Night’s Tale: A Tournament of Love
  • Location: Longy School of Music One Follen Street
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  • Combat and courtship in medieval France, staged and directed by Anne Azéma. Boston Camerata’s musicians are joined by gifted young professionals from the Longy

    Anne Azéma, Clare McNamara, Joel Nesvadba, Camila Parias, Jordan Weatherston Pitts – voices; Shira Kammen – vielle, harp

    $55/$40/$25, $10 students


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Three, Four, Five
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 15 St. Paul Street
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  • DVOŘÁK: Bagatelles for two Violins, Cello, and Harmonium
    KURTÁG: Signs, Games, and Messages for String Trio
    MOZART: Clarinet Quintet, K 581

    Sharan Leventhal, Tatiana Dimitriades, violins – Lila Brown, viola – Jonathan Miller, cello – Thomas Martin, Clarinet – Vytas Baksys, Harmonium


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  • Boston Classical Orchestra presents
  • All Beethoven
  • Location: Faneuil Hall, Boston
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  • with Master Pianist Benjamin Pasternack

    BEETHOVEN Overture to “Coriolan”
    BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major (“Emperor”)
    BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A majo


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  • Seraphim Singers (MC) presents
  • Renew the Face of the Earth
  • Location: The Mission Church, 1545 Tremont Street
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  • . Inspired partly by Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment, this program features women composers including Patricia Van Ness, Abbie Betinis, and Gwyneth Walker, as well as a commissioned work from Russian-American composer Polina Nazaykinskaya.

    $20: general $15: students and seniors


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Jerusalem String Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • with Inon Barnatan

    BEETHOVEN: Quartet in G Major, Opus 18, no. 2
    BARTÓK: Quartet No. 6
    BRAHMS: Piano Quintet in F minor, Opus 34


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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • All Mozart
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • King’s Chapel Choir & Soloists, Chamber Orchestra
    “Missa Brevis in B Flat Major”, KV 275
    “Vesperae Solennes de Confessore”, KV 339

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


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  • Boston Camerata (L) (617.262.2092) presents
  • The Night’s Tale: A Tournament of Love
  • Location: Longy School of Music One Follen Street
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  • Combat and courtship in medieval France, staged and directed by Anne Azéma. Boston Camerata’s musicians are joined by gifted young professionals from the Longy

    Anne Azéma, Clare McNamara, Joel Nesvadba, Camila Parias, Jordan Weatherston Pitts – voices; Shira Kammen – vielle, harp

    $55/$40/$25, $10 students


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Kristine Opolais, soprano
    DUTILLEUX Métaboles (17 min)
    RACHMANINOFFZ Zdes’ khorosho (How fair this place), Op. 21, No. 7 (3 min)
    TCHAIKOVSKY Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin (13 min)
    DEBUSSY La Mer (22 min)
    RAVEL La Valse (15 min)


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Kristine Opolais, soprano
    DUTILLEUX Métaboles (17 min)
    RACHMANINOFFZ Zdes’ khorosho (How fair this place), Op. 21, No. 7 (3 min)
    TCHAIKOVSKY Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin (13 min)
    DEBUSSY La Mer (22 min)
    RAVEL La Valse (15 min)


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  • Musicians of the Old Post Road (OSC) presents
  • The Green Season
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston St.
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  • Storms of Passion

    Soprano Lianne Coble returns for the regional premieres of vocal works by Hasse and Ristori, along with turbulent instrumental and vocal fireworks in Vivaldi’s Tempesta di mare concerto, Tartini’s Devil’s Trill sonata, and Handel’s Mi palpita il cor.

    $30 – $20


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  • Boston Musica Viva ((617) 354-6910) presents
  • Boston Musica Viva
  • Location: Longy School of Music, 27 Garden St
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  • Bernard Hoffer: Lear in the Wilderness WORLD PREMIERE
    David Kravitz, baritone

    Arnold Schoenberg: Serenade
    David Kravitz, baritone

    Andy Vores: Fabrication 15: Amplification

    General Admission: $30
    Seniors (62+): $25
    Students / Children: $10


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Kristine Opolais, soprano
    DUTILLEUX Métaboles (17 min)
    RACHMANINOFFZ Zdes’ khorosho (How fair this place), Op. 21, No. 7 (3 min)
    TCHAIKOVSKY Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin (13 min)
    DEBUSSY La Mer (22 min)
    RAVEL La Valse (15 min)


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  • Boston Philharmonic (SH) (617.236.0999) presents
  • Verdi – Manzoni Requiem
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • Angela Meade, soprano | Violeta Urmana, mezzo-soprano | Stephen Costello, tenor | Daniel Borowski, bass | Chorus Pro Musica


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  • North Shore Chamber Music presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart Street
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  • Rossini: Overture to Barber of Seville
    Piazzolla: 2 Estaciones Porteñas
    Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre, Op. 40
    Schoenfield: Cafe Music
    Dvořák: Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, Op. 90 “Dumky”

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

    Free Admission • Suggested $10 donation


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  • Boston Symphony Chamber Players presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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    FRANÇAIX Trio for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon
    LASH Three Shades Without Angles, for flute, viola, and harp
    BEETHOVEN String Trio in D, Op. 9, No. 2
    SPOHR Nonet for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, viola, cello, and double bass


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  • Institute for Contemporary Art (617-478-3100) presents
  • IRCAM, Sound Icon, and Beat Furrer
  • Location: 100 Northern Avenue
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  • Works of Beat Furrer alongside other leading composers as part of three-week residency. Concert includes Furrer’s Gaspara and Aria, Tristan Murail’s L’ésprit des dunes, and Boulez’s Anthèmes 2.


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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Handel’s Saul
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus

    Jonathan Best, bass-baritone (Saul)
    Iestyn Davies, countertenor (David)
    Robert Murray, tenor (Jonathan)
    Elizabeth Atherton, soprano (Merab)
    Joélle Harvey, soprano (Michal)


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  • Blue Heron presents
  • Songs About Hope
  • Location: Church of the Good Shepard, 9 Russell Ave
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  • Esperance and Amors in 14th-century songs by Machaut, Senleches, and others

    Martin Near, voice
    Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, voice
    Debra Nagy, voice, recorder, douçaine
    Charles Weaver, lute; Scott Metcalfe, harp & vielle


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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Songs About Hope
  • Location: St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 320 Boston Post
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  • Esperance and Amors in 14th-century songs by Machaut, Senleches, and others

    Martin Near, voice
    Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, voice
    Debra Nagy, voice, recorder, douçaine
    Charles Weaver, lute; Scott Metcalfe, harp & vielle


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Emanuel Ax, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • ALL-BEETHOVEN PROGRAM:
    Sonata in C minor, “Pathétique”
    Six Variations on a Theme in F Major, Op. 34
    Sonata in G Major, Op. 31, no. 1
    Polonaise in C Major, Op. 89
    Sonata in F minor, “Appassionata” – See more at: http://www.celebrityseries.org/ax/index.htm#sthash.65WU6KNN.dpuf


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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Handel’s Saul
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus

    Jonathan Best, bass-baritone (Saul)
    Iestyn Davies, countertenor (David)
    Robert Murray, tenor (Jonathan)
    Elizabeth Atherton, soprano (Merab)
    Joélle Harvey, soprano (Michal)


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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Mendelssohn/Wolf Chamber Series
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • with the Arneis Quartet
    Mendelssohn Four Pieces for String Quartet
    Mendelssohn String Quintet No. 2 in Bb Major, op. 87
    Mendelssohn Lieder


Sunday, May 1, 2016 in Boston
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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Songs About Hope
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston St.
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  • Esperance and Amors in 14th-century songs by Machaut, Senleches, and others

    Martin Near, voice
    Owen McIntosh, Jason McStoots, voice
    Debra Nagy, voice, recorder, douçaine
    Charles Weaver, lute; Scott Metcalfe, harp & vielle


Saturday, May 7, 2016 in Cambridge
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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
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  • ZHURBIN – Lullaby & Memory for wind quintet
    HARBISON – New Work for clarinet, viola, and piano WORLD PREMIERE
    SCHUBERT – Piano quintet in A major, D. 667, Trout


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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Radius Ensemble
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
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  • ZHURBIN – Lullaby & Memory for wind quintet
    HARBISON – New Work for clarinet, viola, and piano WORLD PREMIERE
    SCHUBERT – Piano quintet in A major, D. 667, Trout

    $24 – $12


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  • New Gallery Concert Series Season presents
  • Blend
  • Location: Community Music Center of Boston, 34 Warren Avenue
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  • Multimedia artist Deb Todd Wheeler and composer Marti Epstein collaborate
    World premieres by composers David Cucchiara and Roshanne Etezady and performances by mezzo soprano Carrie Cheron, baritone Brian Church, flutist Jessi Rosinski, cellist Nicole Cariglia, and pianist Sarah Bob.

    $20 $15, students


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  • Back Bay Chorale presents
  • BACK BAY CHORALE, Scott Allen Jarrett, Music Director
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • Bernstein Chichester Psalms
    Beethoven Ninth Symphony

    Karen Slack, Soprano
    Abigail Fischer, Mezzo-Soprano
    Yeghishe Manucharyan, Tenor
    David Kravitz, Baritone

    In Collaboration with the New Bedford Symphony


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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Boston Chamber Music Society
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Mozart: Piano Quartet in G minor, K. 478
    Harbison: String Trio (2013) Boston Premiere
    Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 47

    Jesse Mills, violin; Marcus Thompson, viola
    Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; Rieko Aizawa, piano


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  • Cantata Singers presents
  • Cantata Singers
  • Location: First Church, Cambridge
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  • David Hoose, Music Director
    J.S. Bach: Komm, Jesu, komm
    Arvo Pärt: Adam’s Lament **Boston Premiere
    J.S. Bach: Lutheran Mass in A

    Pre-concert talk with Scott Allen Jarrett at 7pm


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  • A Far Cry presents
  • All American
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • with ANTHONY MARWOOD, violin

    Mark O’Connor: Elevations
    Philip Glass: Company
    Derek Bermel: Murmurations (AFC co-commission)
    Leonard Bernstein: Serenade after Plato’s “Symposium”

    $60 – $20


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  • Concord Chorus presents
  • Mozart’s Requiem (completion by Robert Levin)
  • Location: Church of St. Brigid 1981 Massachusetts Avenue
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  • Mozart: Requiem
    Michael Schachter: Uriel (world premiere, commissioned for the 70th anniversary of the Concord Chorus)

    Teresa Wakim, soprano
    Margaret Lias, mezzo-soprano
    Charles Blandy, tenor
    Robery Honeysucker, baritone
    with professional orchestra
    Kevin Leong, conductor

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


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  • Commonwealth Chorale (617-527-7467) presents
  • Commonwealth Chorale
  • Location: Church of the Holy Name, 1689 Centre Street
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  • Commonwealth Chorale concludes its first season with a world premiere by Boston-area composer Richard St. Claire. This four-part a capella piece is based on spiritual texts, including the Buddha’s celebrated teachings on lovingkindness.


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  • Convivium Musicum (HEC) (617-320-7445) presents
  • Music from The Regensburg Manuscript
  • Location: Harvard-Epworth Church 1555 Massachusetts Avenue
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  • The Regensburg Manuscript, a collection of six partbooks, is a significant collections of late-16th-century polyphony. with the 7 Hills Renaissance Wind Band in performances of works by Striggo, Monte, Utendal, and many more.


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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • Bloch: Baal Shem, Three Pictures of Chassidic Life for violin & piano
    Elena Firsova: Meditation in a Japanese Garden for flute, viola & piano
    Messiaen: Chants de terre et de ciel for soprano & piano
    David Ludwig: Haiku Catharsis for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion
    Saint-Saëns: Piano Trio No. 2 in e minor, Op. 92


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  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church ((781) 326-4553) presents
  • Grand Harmonie
  • Location: 59 Court Street
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  • Fanfares by Salieri, C.P.E. Bach, Schiedemayr, Diabelli
    Mozart – Divertimentos in C K. 187 & 188
    Beethoven arr. Braun – Adagio from Septet op. 20
    Beethoven – Drei Equali
    J. F. Gallay – Grand Quartet

    $12 – $30