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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 8
    BARTÓK – Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin
    TCHAIKOVSKY – Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Philharmonia with Hugh Wolf, conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Berlioz: Overture to Benvenuto Cellini, Op. 23
    Salonen: LA Variations
    Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36

    FREE


Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Harvard Organ Society presents
  • Thursday Lunchtime Recital Series
  • Location: Christ Church, Zero Garden St.
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  • Andrew Sheranian, Organist & Master of Choristers
    Parish of All Saints, Ashmont; Boston, MA
    with soprano Jessica Cooper

    J.S. Bach: Mein Gott, ich liebe dich from Du sollt Gott, deinen Herren, lieben (BWV 77)
    J.S. Bach: Toccata and; Fugue in F major (BWV 540)
    J.S. Bach: Bete aber nur dabei from Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit (BWV 115)
    FREE


Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Boston
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Thursday, October 2, 2014 in West Newton
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  • Scandinavian Cultural Center presents
  • Young Artist Program
  • Location: Nordic Hall, 206 Waltham Stree
  • additional information
  • Pauline Yang, piano

    BACH “Sheep May Safely Graze” Cantata (trans. by Egon Petri)
    SCARLATTI Sonata in A Major, K. 322/L. 483 and Sonata in D Minor, K. 64/L. 58
    MENDELSSOHN Songs without Words in A-flat Major, Op. 38 Nr. 6 (“Duet”) and in E Major, Op. 18 Nr. 1
    BRAHMS Rhapsodies, Op. 79
    TCHAIKOVSKY “October” from The Seasons, Op. 34b
    CHOPIN Polonaise in C# Minor, Op. 26 Nr. 1
    RACHMANINOFF Vocalise (trans. by Earl Wild)
    GRANADOS The Maiden and the Nightingale from Goyescas, Op. 11
    GRANADOS Allegro de Concierto

    FREE but ticketed


Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Boston
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  • First Church in Boston presents
  • Bach Explored
  • Location: First Church in Boston 66 Marlborough St,
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  • “Bach the Dionysian”

    Dorian Komanoff Bandy, baroque violin
    Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord

    JS Bach: Sonata in B minor for harpsichord and violin, BWV 1014
    Johannes Schenck: Fantazia in A minor, op. 7 no. 1
    Johann Jakob Walther: Scherzo in A major
    Johann Paul Westhoff: Violin Sonata in D minor
    Johann Georg Pisendel: Violin Sonata in D major “Concerto without Orchestra”
    Georg Philipp Telemann: Violin Sonata in B minor
    Anonymous: Violin Sonata in A major

    $20 suggested donation


Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 8
    BARTÓK – Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin
    TCHAIKOVSKY – Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Boston
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Friday, October 3, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 8
    BARTÓK – Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin
    TCHAIKOVSKY – Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


Saturday, October 4, 2014 in Boston
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  • Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra (617-379-2127) presents
  • Music from 5,000 Years of Civilization
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra blends the spirit of Chinese music with the power of a Western orchestra. All-original compositions draw upon five millennia of culture and legends. Ancient instruments like the erhu, pipa, and a range of Chinese percussion instruments lead the melody on top of full strings, woodwinds, and brass. The concert also features classics from Berlioz and Dvořák, as well as several of the world’s top Chinese vocalists.

    Tickets: $99, $79, $69, $49, $39, $30


Saturday, October 4, 2014 in Jamaica Plain
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  • New England Chamber Players presents
  • Peter and the Wolf!
  • Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Avenue Boston, MA
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  • This concert features our woodwind players with theatrical narration of the story of a young boy, Peter, who triumphs over the evil wolf with the help of his friends. Followed by an instrument petting zoo,

    Tickets can be purchased here:
    https://www.artful.ly/store/events/4253

    General Admission $10
    Students/Seniors/ Children $5


Saturday, October 4, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Equilibrium Concert Series presents
  • Sound Energy
  • Location: Lily Pad Gallery, 1353 Cambridge St., Inman Square
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  • Micah Ringham, violin; Ashleigh Gordon, viola; Robert Mayes, cello.

    John Aylward’s Arachne
    Marti Epstein’s Barcarolle.
    Jeffrey Mumford’s kaleidoscopic in soft echoes…a world awaits
    Alfred Schnittke’s Trio.

    Tickets are $10 general admission and are sold at the door.


Saturday, October 4, 2014 in Cambridge
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Saturday, October 4, 2014 in Boston
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  • BU School of Music (CFACH) presents
  • Sound Icon
  • Location: CFA Concert Hall, 855 Commonwealth Ave
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  • Jeffrey Means, conductor
    Robin Hoffmann (b.1970) – Locken (2006) US premiere
    Richard Beaudoin (b.1975) – Ebenbild (2014)
    Hanspeter Kyburz (b.1960) – Cells (1994)
    with Philipp Staüdlin, saxophones
    Georg Friedrich Haas (b.1953) – La Profondeur (2009) US premiere

    FREE


Saturday, October 4, 2014 in Jamaica Plain
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  • Impressaria presents
  • Organ Recital Series
  • Location: First Church Unitarian Universalist, 6 Eliot St.
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  • with ELIOT STREET SOIREE SERIES:
    JOSÉ LEZCANO, Guitarist/Folklorist/Composer and FRANZISKA HUHN, Harp in “Romanze”
    Teleman: Sonata IV in G major
    Paganini: Romanze from Sonata in A
    Máximo Diego Pujo: Suite Magica . 1957)
    Debussy: Clair de Lune
    José Manuel : Un Mojito y un Habano Lezcano
    Alonso Mudarra: Fantasy which imitates the harp
    Ignacio “Indio” FigueredoLos Caujaritos
    Granados: Oriental (from Danzas Espanolas)
    Juan Manuel Cortés: Graelsia (b. 1953)

    $25 regular/$20 students, elders, low-income.
    Advanced Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/852206
    $30/25 for any remaining tickets, if purchased at door.


Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach Cantata Series
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Nimm von uns, Herr, du treuer Gott
    Michael Beattie, conductor
    Motet: Schein – Vater unser im Himmelreich


Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Boston
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Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Weston
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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Fallen
  • Location: Fine Arts Center, Regis College
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  • Jordan Rich WBZ Radio Personality, host
    “Winnie the Pooh & The Blustery Day”

    “Let it Go” from Frozen
    Classical music from Disney’s “Fantasia”
    A collection of classic Beatle Tunes
    Stamitz Concerto for Viola in D, Op. 1

    Instrument Petting Zoo at 1:00 pm
    $10


Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series (SH) presents
  • Maurizio Pollini
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • SCHUMANN
    Arabesque in C Major, Op. 18
    Kreisleriana, Op. 16

    CHOPIN
    Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35
    Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57
    Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 53 – See more at:


Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Classical Orchestra presents
  • Boston Classical Orchestra
  • Location: Faneuil Hall, Boston
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  • Lucia Lin, violin and Cathy Barsak, viola
    Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No 2
    Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante
    Beethoven Symphony No 1


Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Jamaica Plain
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  • Loring-Greenough House (617.524.3158) presents
  • Sunday Concerts at Loring-Greenough House
  • Location: The Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street
  • additional information
  • Lute Song Duo Mignarda:
    Donna Stewart, voice, Ron Andrico, lute

    Several works by John Dowland
    Robert Jones: Ouer these brookes
    John Danyel: Tyme cruell tyme
    Edward Collard: Gallyard
    Thomas Campion: The Sypres curten of the night
    Thomas Morley : Sleepe slumbringe eyes
    Edward Doughtie: Night song
    Ron Andrico (1953 – )Three Sonnets by Edna St. Vincent Millay


Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Medford
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  • Tufts University presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue
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  • Celebrating Frank!

    Hindemith: Sonata, Op. 11, no. 4 (1919)
    Clarke: Morpheus & Sonata (1919)
    Beethoven: Sonata, Op. 27, no. 2 (“Moonlight”)
    Vaughan Williams: Romance

    Scott Woolweaver, viola; Frank Glazer, piano

    Free; no tickets required


Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Jamaica Plain
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  • J.P Concerts presents
  • Weston Wind Quintet
  • Location: St. John’s Church, 1 Roanoke Ave.
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  • Michael Tabak, flute*; Kristyn Morey, flute
    William Smith, oboe*; Nicole Caligiuri, oboe
    Danby Cho, clarinet*; Yhasmin Valenzuela, clarinet
    Elizabeth Jones, French horn*; Jeffrey Stewart, French horn
    Shu Satoh, bassoon*; Michael Meehan, bassoon
    * = Member of the Weston Wind Quintet

    Franz Danzi: Wind Quintet in B-Flat Major, Op. 56 #1
    Endre Szervanszky: Fuvosotos (Wind Quintet) #1
    Emile Bernard: Divertissement for Double Wind Quintet, Op. 36

    Admission: $10.00; Seniors and Students: $5.00


Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Collage New Music presents
  • Collage New Music
  • Location: Pickman Hall – Longy School of Music
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  • “Noon Dance” by Joan Tower, “Song Offerings” by Jonathan Harvey, “Samuel Chapter” by John Harbison, and “Spring Fever” by Andrew Imbrie.
    Conductor David Hoose will host a pre-concert conversation at 7:15.


Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Conservatory presents
  • Boston Conservatory Orchestra
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • THEOFANIDIS: Rainbow Body
    R. STRAUSS: Four Last Songs—featuring Kerry Deal, soprano
    TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5
    ($) Call the Harvard Box Office for tickets at (617) 496-2222


Sunday, October 5, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Gabriel Chodos, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Berg: Sonata for Piano, Op. 1
    Brahms: Variations (11) for Piano on an Original Theme, Op. 21 no 1
    Schubert: Four Impromptus

    Free


Monday, October 6, 2014 in Boston
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Monday, October 6, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • First Monday at Jordan Hall
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • members of NEC Philharmonia and Chamber Orchestra
    Pei-Shan Lee (Piano), James Buswell (Violin), Marcus Thompson (Viola), Carol Ou (Cello), Edwin Barker (Double Bass)

    Stravinsky: Greeting Prelude
    Handel: Let the Bright Seraphim from Samson HWV 57
    Barber: Summer Music, Op. 31
    Schubert: Quintet for Piano and Strings in A major, D 667/Op. 114 “Trout”

    FREE


Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • The k a rl h e nn i ng Ensemble

    Music of Karl Henning
    The Mystic Trumpeter, Op.113 № 1 (text by Walt Whitman), première
    Après-mystère, Op.113 № 2

    Evelyn Griffin, soprano; Peter H. Bloom, piccolo
    Karl Henning, clarinet


Tuesday, October 7, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Memorial Church, Harvard presents
  • Stuart Forster, organ
  • Location: Memorial Church, Harvard
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  • “Allegro appassionato” from Sonata No. 1 — Harwood
    “Harmonies du soir” from Trois Impressions — Karg-Elert
    Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BWV 654 —JS Bach
    Freu dich sehr, o meine Seele — Johann Ludwig Krebs
    Master Tallis’s Testament — Herbert Howells
    Choral Song and Fugue — Samuel Sebastian Wesley
    Louis Vierne:
    “Allegro vivace” from Première Symphonie
    “Communion” from Triptyque
    Final from Troisième Symphonie
    FREE


Wednesday, October 8, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Philharmonia, David Loebel, conducter
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Mozart: Symphony no 28 in C major, K 200 (189k)
    Stravinsky: Symphony in C major
    Bizet: Symphony in C major

    FREE


Thursday, October 9, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christian Zacharias, conductor and piano
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • SCHUBERT – Incidental music from Rosamunde
    MOZART – Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, K.453
    SCHUBERT – Symphony in B minor, Unfinished

    Open Rehearsal


Thursday, October 9, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Harvard Organ Society presents
  • Thursday Lunchtime Recital Series
  • Location: Christ Church, Zero Garden St.
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  • Timothy Zimmerman, Associate Director of Music & Organist, St. Ignatius Church, Chestnut Hill, MA; Faculty of Music & University Organist, Boston College

    Francis Jackson: Fanfare
    Franz Liszt: Fantasy & Fugue on the chorale “Ad Nos ad Salutarem Undam” (“Come again to the waters of salvation”), S.259
    FREE


Thursday, October 9, 2014 in Boston
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  • Community Music Center of Boston presents
  • Double Trouble
  • Location: 34 Warren Avenue
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  • A concert featuring music for double reed instruments by 20th and 21st century composers: a trio by Poulenc, a jazzy crossover by Bill Douglas, and modern and lyrical pieces by Owen Underhill and Michael Head.

    Alicia Maloney – oboe
    Janet Underhill – bassoon
    Manuel Garcia-Baro – piano
    FREE


Thursday, October 9, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christian Zacharias, conductor and piano
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • SCHUBERT – Incidental music from Rosamunde
    MOZART – Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, K.453
    SCHUBERT – Symphony in B minor, Unfinished

    Open Rehearsal


Thursday, October 9, 2014 in Boston
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  • BU School of Music (T) presents
  • Boston University Wind Ensemble, David Martins, conductor
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Ave.
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  • Percy Grainger: Children’s March “Over the Hills and Far Away”
    Anthony Iannaccone: After a Gentle Rain
    William Schuman: Chester
    Mohammed Fairouz: In the Shadow of No Towers (Boston Premiere)

    FREE


Friday, October 10, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christian Zacharias, conductor and piano
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • SCHUBERT – Incidental music from Rosamunde
    MOZART – Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, K.453
    SCHUBERT – Symphony in B minor, Unfinished

    Open Rehearsal


Friday, October 10, 2014 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Baroque Fireworks! H+H Turns 200
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Handel Coronation Anthem No. 1, Zadok the Priest
    Bach Singet dem Herrn
    Vivaldi Concerto for 4 Violins in B Minor, Op. 3, No. 10
    Handel Coronation Anthem No. 3, The King shall rejoice
    Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
    Vivaldi “Summer” from The Four Seasons
    Handel “Worthy is the Lamb” and “Amen” choruses from Messiah


Friday, October 10, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera presents
  • La Traviata R
  • Location: Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert Theatre
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  • Conducted by Arthur Fagen; Directed by Chas Rader-Shieber

    ANYA MATANOVIC* as Violetta
    MICHAEL WADE LEE* as Alfredo Germont
    WESTON HURT as Giorgio Germont
    with Jon Jurgens, Chelsea Basler, David Kravitz, David Cushing, David Wadden and Rachel Hauge


Friday, October 10, 2014 in Wenham
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  • Gordon College Music Department presents
  • Alton C Bynum Recital Series
  • Location: Phillips Recital Hall, 255 Grapevine Road
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  • Triforia Winds:
    Jocelyn Goranson, flute
    Mary Alice Druhan, clarinet
    Todd Goranson, saxophone/bassoon

    Featuring: Ange Flegier’s Concert Suite, Lamar Stringfield’s Chipmunks, Beethoven’s Variations on the theme “La ci darem la mano”, Eduardo Grau’s Trio de la fiesta mayor, Paul Harvey’s Trio, and Catherine McMichael’s Eclectic Trio.

    Tickets: General Admission: $20.00; Seniors (65+): $15.00
    Tickets available online and at the door.


Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • MIT Music Department (KH) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Ellipsis Trio
  • Location: Killiam Hall, 160 Memorial Drive
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  • Amanda Wang ’03 violin; Patrick Owen, cello; Konstantinos Papadakis, piano
    Schubert, Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat
    Mendelssohn, Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor.

    Free for MIT students and affiliates; $15 general admission. Tickets at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/851818. Visit: www.ellipsistrio.com. email:


Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra (FC) (617.779.0900) presents
  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: First Church,11 Garden Street
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  • Kevin Rhodes conducts Respighi’s fanciful and dramatic orchestration of medieval lute pieces, and Mozart’s restrained and intimate Clarinet Concerto performed by our very own Ian Greitzer, and Beethoven’s witty and beloved Eighth Symphony.

    $18 – $73


Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Early Music Festival presents
  • BEMF Chamber & Vocal Ensemble
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
    featuring Teresa Wakim, soprano; Jason McStoots, tenor
    Claudio Monteverdi: Hor che’l ciel
    Monteverdi: Chiome d’oro
    Monteverdi: Gira il nemico insidioso Amore
    Dario Castello: Sonata X
    Monteverdi: Ego flos campi
    Monteverdi: Su, su, su pastorelli vezzosi
    Monteverdi: Ohimè ch’io cado
    Monteverdi: Augellin
    Monteverdi: Lamento della Ninfa
    Monteverdi: Ogni amante è guerrier
    Monteverdi: Altri canti di Marte


Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christian Zacharias, conductor and piano
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • SCHUBERT – Incidental music from Rosamunde
    MOZART – Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, K.453
    SCHUBERT – Symphony in B minor, Unfinished

    Open Rehearsal


Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Combined Choruses
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Irving Fine: An American Legacy: George Case, conductor

    Women’s Chorus: Zhu Zhu, M.M. ’14, assistant conductor; Joe Turbessi, piano
    THOMPSON: Alleluia; Pueri Hebraerum
    WHITACRE: Five Hebrew Love Songs
    FINE: Alleluia; “Caroline Million: II. Scherzando” from The Choral New Yorker; Three Choruses
    from Alice in Wonderland, Second Series
    Chorale: Dan Ryan, M.M. ’15, assistant conductor; Joe Turbessi, piano
    FINE: Three Choruses from Alice in Wonderland, First Series
    COPLAND: Old American Songs I/II
    BARBER: Sure on this Shining Night; To Be Sung on the Water
    DELLO JOIO: Come to Me, My Love
    Free


Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Longy School of Music One Follen Street
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  • WOOLF – nobody move… for solo piano (1992)
    SAARIAHO – Vent Nocturne for viola and electronics (2006)
    BARBER – Summer Music for wind quintet, Op. 31 (1956)
    SCHUBERT – Quintet in C Major Op. 163, D. 956 (1828)

    $20 – $10


Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Medford
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  • Tufts University presents
  • Charles Burney’s Musical Tour
  • Location: Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue
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  • featuring Annette Richards and David Yearsley.

    This concert imagines an evening in the Burney household with music for four hands—played on a combination of harpsichord and chamber organ—by composers ranging from the Roman Bernardo Pasquini to the Spaniard Antonio Soler, from members of the Bach family to Handel and Farinelli, and even the good doctor himself, whose written commentary we will hear.

    Admission is free with a Tufts ID (limit two tickets per ID) and is $10 for general admission.


Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Boston
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Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Baroque Fireworks! H+H Turns 200
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Handel Coronation Anthem No. 1, Zadok the Priest
    Bach Singet dem Herrn
    Vivaldi Concerto for 4 Violins in B Minor, Op. 3, No. 10
    Handel Coronation Anthem No. 3, The King shall rejoice
    Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
    Vivaldi “Summer” from The Four Seasons
    Handel “Worthy is the Lamb” and “Amen” choruses from Messiah


Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Surround Sound
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Music for orchestra with electronics.
    Ronald Bruce Smith: Constellation (2000)
    Anthony Paul De Ritis: Riflessioni (2014) *world premiere
    with Patrick de Ritis, bassoon
    David Felder: Les Quatre Temps Cardinaux (2013)
    with Laura Aikin, soprano and Ethan Herschenfeld, bass


Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera presents
  • La Traviata R
  • Location: Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert Theatre
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  • Conducted by Arthur Fagen; Directed by Chas Rader-Shieber

    ANYA MATANOVIC* as Violetta
    MICHAEL WADE LEE* as Alfredo Germont
    WESTON HURT as Giorgio Germont
    with Jon Jurgens, Chelsea Basler, David Kravitz, David Cushing, David Wadden and Rachel Hauge


Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Boston
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  • Fifth Floor Collective presents
  • PLUGGED IN 3: SIGHTS UNSEEN
  • Location: Boston Conservatory, 31 Hemenway room 401
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  • Annual electroacoustic concert, featuring works by Levy Lorenzo, John Mallia, Caroline Park, Andrew Paul Jackson, Keith Kusterer, Caitlyn Pozerski, and Amber Vistein, with visuals by Amanda Justice, Ben Aron, and Nick Ruhlmann, and performances by Bryan Hayslett, Zayde Buti, and Christina Pecce, in collaboration with members of the MassArt community and Theatre Eye/Ear.
    This concert is free and open to the public


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Roberto Poli, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Chopin:

    Nocturne in B Major, Op. 62, No. 1 (1846)
    Polonaise Fantaisie in A-flat Major, Op. 61 (1846)
    Three Mazurkas, Op. 59 (1845)
    Berceuse in D-flat Major, Op. 57 (1844)
    Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op. 60 (1845-46)
    Sonata in B Minor, Op. 58 (1844)
    Free admission


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  • Boston Lyric Opera presents
  • La Traviata R
  • Location: Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert Theatre
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  • Conducted by Arthur Fagen; Directed by Chas Rader-Shieber

    ANYA MATANOVIC* as Violetta
    MICHAEL WADE LEE* as Alfredo Germont
    WESTON HURT as Giorgio Germont
    with Jon Jurgens, Chelsea Basler, David Kravitz, David Cushing, David Wadden and Rachel Hauge


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Chamber Orchestra, coached by Donald Palma
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Grieg: From Holberg’s Time, Op. 40 (Holberg Suite)
    Waxman: Sinfonietta for Strings and Timpani
    Haydn: Symphony no 45 in F sharp minor, H 1 no 45 “Farewell”

    FREE


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  • Tufts University presents
  • Tufts Composers Concert
  • Location: Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue
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  • Autumn Harvest Menu

    “Carousel” composed by Jeffery Shivers, “Three Pieces for Piano Quartet” composed by Cagdas Donmezer, “Tini Variations” composed by Brent Wetters.
    Will Myers (conducter); Ryan O’Connell (clarinet, horn, viola, piano); Jeffery Shivers (instrument sextet); Cagdas Donmezer (three pieces for piano quartet); Wei Yang (brass quintet); Brent Wetters (piano); Grace Oberhofer (cello)

    FREE


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  • Symphony Nova ((781) 381-3300) presents
  • Dawn to Dusk
  • Location: Old South Church 645 Boylston St
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  • MARTINŮ Nonet
    PISTON Divertimento for Nine Instruments
    LALO Deux Aubades
    SEKLES Serenade for Eleven Solo Instruments
    Lawrence Isaacson, Conductor

    $20, $10 Student with ID


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Yale Schola Cantorum
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Yale Schola Cantorum, founded in 2003 by Simon Carrington, is a chamber choir that sings in concerts and choral services.
    FREE


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  • Boston Lyric Opera presents
  • La Traviata R
  • Location: Citi Performing Arts CenterSM Shubert Theatre
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  • Conducted by Arthur Fagen; Directed by Chas Rader-Shieber

    ANYA MATANOVIC* as Violetta
    MICHAEL WADE LEE* as Alfredo Germont
    WESTON HURT as Giorgio Germont
    with Jon Jurgens, Chelsea Basler, David Kravitz, David Cushing, David Wadden and Rachel Hauge


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Thierry Fischer, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
    BRAHMS – Piano Concerto No. 1
    NIELSEN – Symphony No. 4, The Inextinguishable

    Underscore Friday


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  • Longy School of Music presents
  • Emmanuel Music
  • Location: Longy School of Music, Cambridge
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  • Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 2 in D Major
    Wolf: Italian Serenade
    Selected Morike Lieder with strings
    Krista River, mezzo-soprano
    Harbison: Crossroads – the East Coast premiere of the Peggy Pearson, oboe & Kendra Colton, soprano
    Stravinsky: Concerto in D for Strings

    Pre-concert conversation at 7 PM with composer John Harbison, poet Louise Glück, and composer, conductor, flutist, and teacher John Heiss.


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  • MIT Music Department (KR) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • JUPITER STRING QUARTET
  • Location: Kresge Auditorium, 48 Mass. Ave
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  • Beethoven Quartets:
    C Minor, Op. 18 No. 4
    F Minor, Op. 135; C# Minor, Op. 131.

    Admission $5; Free, in advance via Eventbrite, to MIT community with MIT email address. Tickets at http://mitmta.eventbrite.com and at the door.


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • The Billy Goats Gruff: A Children’s Opera
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • The Billy Goats Gruff, is an exploration of how to overcome bullying. Performed in English. Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gaetano Donizetti and Gioacchino Rossini. Adaptation and lyrics by John Davies. Stage direction by Nathan Troup. Music direction by Jean Anderson Collier.


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Juilliard String Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • WEBERN: Five Movements, Opus 5
    BERG: String Quartet, Opus 3
    SCHUBERT: String Quartet in D minor, D. 810, “Death and the Maiden”


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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Blue Heron directed by Scott Metcalfe
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • Anonymous Missa sine nomine. Another gem from the Peterhouse partbooks (c. 1540), this characterful, quirky, and entirely anonymous work was perhaps dedicated to Canterbury’s local hero, St. Augustine.

    Doors open at 7:00 PM / Pre-concert talk begins at 7:15 PM
    $60 – $30


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  • MIT Music Department (KR) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • MIT Symphony Orchestra
  • Location: Kresge Auditorium, 48 Mass. Ave
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  • Adam K. Boyles, music director.
    Mozart, Symphony No. 36, ‘Linz
    Sibelius, Symphony No. 2.
    Admission $5; Free, in advance via Eventbrite, to MIT community with MIT email address. Tickets at http://mitmta.eventbrite.com and at the door.


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  • Boston Symphony Chamber Players presents
  • BSO Chamber Players
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • J.S. BACH – Trio Sonata in G for flute, violin, and continuo, BWV 1038
    NIELSEN – Wind Quintet, Op. 43
    BRAHMS (arr. BOUSTEAD) – Serenade No. 1 in D for winds and strings, Op. 11


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  • Boston Cecilia presents
  • In memory of Conductor Emeritus, Donald Teeters
  • Location: All Saints Church, Brookline
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  • Nicholas White, Music Director

    Mass in D Major, Op. 86 Dvořák
    Otče náš (The Lord’s Prayer) Janáček
    Solo Songs Mahler
    Chichester Psalms Bernstein
    Goin’ Home Dvořák, arr. by Nicholas White

    SOLOISTS:
    Jessica Cooper, Soprano; Roger Isaacs, countertenor
    Charles Blandy, tenor; Mark Andrew Cleveland, bass
    Barbara Bruns, organ; Ina Zdorovetchi, harp
    Jonathan Hess and Robert Schulz, percussion

    $15 – $62, with discounts for seniors and students, also for subscribers


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  • Memorial Church, Harvard presents
  • GLUCK: ORFEO ED EURIDICE
  • Location: Memorial Church, Harvard
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  • Harvard University Choir and Grand Harmonie present a concert performance of Christoph Willibald Gluck’s 1762 opera Orfeo ed Euridice, in celebration of the composer’s 300th anniversary year. The soloists are Julia Mintzer, Amanda Forsythe, and MargotRood; conducted by Edward Elwyn Jones.
    FREE


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  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • Tribute to Erwin Bodky
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
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  • Daniel Stepner, Pamela Dellal, and Evan Hirsch join Cambridge Society of Early Music (CSEM) President James Nicolson to honor Brandeis’s first Professor of Music, and founder of CSEM, Erwin Bodky.
    FREE and Open to the Public


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  • Powers Music School presents
  • Open Sing
  • Location: First Church in Belmont, Unitarian Universalist, 404 Concord Avenue
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  • Belmont Open Sings “Carmina Burana”

    Admission is $10 at the door.

    Mary Beekman, Artistic Director

    Free rehearsals will be held on Sun, October 5 and Sun, October 12 at 380 Concord Avenue, 7:00-9:00 pm. Please reserve a rehearsal spot at: www.powersmusic.org/bosrehearsal.


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Roberto Díaz, viola, and Max Levinson, piano

    M. DE FALLA (arr. M. Díaz): Suite Populaire Espagnole
    P. HINDEMITH: Sonata for Solo Viola, op. 25, No. 1
    J. BRAHMS: Sonata for Viola and Piano in E-flat Major, op. 120, No. 2
    E. BLOCH: Suite for Viola and Piano
    ($)


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  • Brookline Symphony Orchestra (857-253-1789) presents
  • Brookline Symphony, Adam Boyles, conductor
  • Location: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street
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  • Shostakovich: Festive Overture
    Vieuxtemps: Violin concerto no. 5
    John Guarino, violin
    Sibelius: Symphony no. 3
    Tickets $10, $5 students & seniors

    Please bring non-perishable food and monetary donations to the concerts to benefit the Brookline Emergency Food Pantry. (Music for Food)


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  • BU School of Music (CFACH) presents
  • TIEN HSIEH, piano
  • Location: CFA Concert Hall, 855 Commonwealth Ave
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  • Location: Boston University MARSHALL ROOM, College of Fine Arts

    Bach-Liszt: Organ Prelude and Fugue in A Minor
    Beehoven-Liszt: Song Cycle “An die ferne geliebte” (to the distant beloved)
    Franz Liszt: Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi sonata
    Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 5 in E minor “Héroide élégiaque”
    Franz Liszt: Die Zelle in Nonnenwerth (The Nonnenwerth Cloisters)
    Mozart-Liszt: Réminiscences de Don Juan (after the opera Don Giovanni)
    FREE


Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphonic Winds
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Conductors: Kristo Kondakci, William Drury
    Artists: Douglas Monroe (Clarinet), Michael Meraw (Baritone)

    Dahl: Sinfonietta
    Gandolfi: Winding Up, Winding Down: Concerto for
    Toensing: Description of Elysium
    FREE


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  • St. Cecilia Catholic Church presents
  • Eugenia Krivitskaia, organ
  • Location: St. Cecilia Catholic Church, 18 Belvedere Street
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  • 1999 Smith & Gilbert Organ

    Couperin: Plein jeu & Tierce en Taille from “Messe pour les couvents”
    Bach: Toccata & Fuga in d-moll, BWV 565
    Handel: Two pieces for Organ Clock
    John Stanley: Voluntary in a-minor
    Alkan: Prayer
    Saint-Saëns: Rhapsodie #3
    Boelmann: Prayer & Toccata from “Suite Gothique”
    Tcherepnin: Hymn
    Rachmaninov: Prelude in cis-moll (arr. Louis Vierne)

    Freewill donation


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  • ArtsEmerson (617.824.8400) presents
  • Mozart’s Magic Flute
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • South Africa’s Award-winning Isango Ensemble completely reimagined, transformed and transported “The Magic Flute,” drawing its artists mostly from the townships surrounding Cape Town; this energetic ensemble has traveled all over the world, and was featured in the remarkable “U-Carmen”
    $110 – $25


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  • Music for Food (857-269-5587) presents
  • Music for Food Gala
  • Location: Various
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  • Hope Central Church, 85 Seaverns Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

    Songs With and Without Words
    Works by Bach, Bolcom, and Mendelssohn, featuring:
    Kim Kashkashian, Max Levinson, Lisa Saffer, Julie Scolnik, and the Ariel and Parker Quartets

    Suggested Donation: $50; all proceeds benefit Music for Food’s educational outreach programs.


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  • ArtsEmerson (617.824.8400) presents
  • Mozart’s Magic Flute
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • South Africa’s Award-winning Isango Ensemble completely reimagined, transformed and transported “The Magic Flute,” drawing its artists mostly from the townships surrounding Cape Town; this energetic ensemble has traveled all over the world, and was featured in the remarkable “U-Carmen”
    $110 – $25


Thursday, October 23, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Mozart // Overture to Così Fan Tutte
    Mozart // Sinfonia Concertante
    Miriam Fried, violin | Kim Kashkashian, viola
    Rachmaninoff // Symphony No. 2


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  • Mozart’s Magic Flute
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • South Africa’s Award-winning Isango Ensemble completely reimagined, transformed and transported “The Magic Flute,” drawing its artists mostly from the townships surrounding Cape Town; this energetic ensemble has traveled all over the world, and was featured in the remarkable “U-Carmen”
    $110 – $25


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Conductor TBA
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Rosemary Joshua, soprano
    Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    J.S. BACH – Cantata No. 82, Ich habe genug
    BRAHMS – A German Requiem


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Conductor TBA
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Rosemary Joshua, soprano
    Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    J.S. BACH – Cantata No. 82, Ich habe genug
    BRAHMS – A German Requiem


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  • Dinosaur Annex presents
  • Shaken, Stirred, and Straight Up
  • Location: DAVIS SQUARE THEATER, 255 ELM STREET
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  • The salon caoncert is dedicated to the memories of Hyla and violinist Janet Packer, who was a founding member of the ensemble.
    String Trio, by Lee Hyla
    Twelve Landscape Views, III, by Jeffrey Roberts
    The Streams May Have No Springs To Feed Them, by Kevin Patton
    Versprechen, by Kati Agocs
    Wrong Mountain Stomp, by John Mackey

    6:00 – 7:00 Cocktail Hour (cash bar)
    $15.00 General Admission $10.00 Students/Seniors


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  • Musicians of the Old Post Road presents
  • Now and Then
  • Location: First Parish, Sudbury
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  • An exploration of historical instruments and their modern counterparts in music by Bach, Couperin, Mozart, and other masters. With discussion and surprises!

    $30


Friday, October 24, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphony
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Dvorak: Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83
    Mozart: Ballet Music for Idomeneo, K 367
    Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (Pas de Deux)
    Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
    Rouse: The Nevill Feast
    FREE


Friday, October 24, 2014 in Wenham
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  • Gordon College Music Department presents
  • Arabella String Quartet
  • Location: Phillips Recital Hall, 255 Grapevine Road
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  • Sarita Kwok, Julie Eskar, violins
    Ettore Causa, viola; Alexander Lecarme, cello

    Short pieces for string quartet including works by:
    Schubert, Webern, Mendelssohn, Shostakovich, Wolf, Dvorak, and Turina

    Tickets: General Admission $20.00 Seniors (65+) $15.00
    Available online and at the door.


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  • MIT Music Department (KR) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • MIT Family Weekend Concer
  • Location: Kresge Auditorium, 48 Mass. Ave
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  • Musical Portraits from around the Globe. MIT Wind Ensemble & MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, Frederick Harris, Jr. music director. Copland, Lincoln Portrait, with MIT President Rafael Reif, narrator; Brahms, Academic Festival Overture; Vaughn Williams, English Folk Song Suite; Special tribute in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of MIT AeroAstro, and jazz works by Chick Corea, Paquito D’Rivera, Charlie Parker.
    Free.


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  • ArtsEmerson (617.824.8400) presents
  • Mozart’s Magic Flute
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  • ArtsEmerson (617.824.8400) presents
  • Mozart’s Magic Flute
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • South Africa’s Award-winning Isango Ensemble completely reimagined, transformed and transported “The Magic Flute,” drawing its artists mostly from the townships surrounding Cape Town; this energetic ensemble has traveled all over the world, and was featured in the remarkable “U-Carmen”
    $110 – $25


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Conductor TBA
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Rosemary Joshua, soprano
    Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    J.S. BACH – Cantata No. 82, Ich habe genug
    BRAHMS – A German Requiem


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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Mozart // Overture to Così Fan Tutte
    Mozart // Sinfonia Concertante
    Miriam Fried, violin | Kim Kashkashian, viola
    Rachmaninoff // Symphony No. 2


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  • New England Philharmonic presents
  • Shall We Dance?
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Avenu
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  • György Ligeti: Concert Romanesc, 4th movement
    Bernard Hoffe:r Ligeti Split (world premiere)
    Igor Stravinsky: Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra
    Randall Hodgkinson, piano
    David Rakowski: Dance Episodes Symphony No. 5 (world premiere)
    Maurice Ravel: La Valse


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  • Musica Sacra presents
  • From the Ardent Pen: Choral music of the Romantic Era
  • Location: First Church, Cambridge, MA
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  • Charles Villiers Stanford: Magnificat in B-flat for Double Choir, Op. 164
    Edward Elgar: Weary Wind of the West and Evening Scene
    Gabriel Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine
    Camille Saint-Saëns: Calme des Nuits
    Johannes Brahms: 5 Lieder, Op. 105

    Tickets $15 – $50


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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Mozart // Overture to Così Fan Tutte
    Mozart // Sinfonia Concertante
    Miriam Fried, violin | Kim Kashkashian, viola
    Rachmaninoff // Symphony No. 2


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  • MIT Music Department (KH) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone, and Paula Fan, piano
  • Location: Killiam Hall, 160 Memorial Drive
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  • Music by MIT composers: Peter Child, Edward Cohen, John Harbison, Elena Ruehr, and Charles Shadle. 4pm, Killian Hall. Free.


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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Requiem Aeternam — King’s Chapel Choir
    Two Requiems: the High Renaissance masterful polyphony of Tomás Luis de Victoria, and the intensely personal writing of 20th century British composer Herbert Howells, culminating in the stunning “Take Him, Earth, For Cherishing,” sung at John F. Kennedy’s funeral.

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


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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Beethoven: Serenade for String Trio in D major, Op. 8
    Schumann: Fantasiestücke for Viola and Piano
    Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50

    Ida Levin, violin
    Dimitri Murrath, viola
    Ronald Thomas, cello
    Randall Hodgkinson, piano


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  • BU School of Music (CFACH) presents
  • Gila Goldstein, piano
  • Location: CFA Concert Hall, 855 Commonwealth Ave
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  • Bach-Busoni: Chaconne
    Brahms: 8 Klavierstücke op. 76
    INTERMISSION
    Schubert-Liszt: Der Müller und der Bach
    Wohin
    Lior Navok (b. 1971): Two pieces from “The Old Photo Box” (2006)
    The Abandoned Jazz Club
    Smugglers’ Boat – Coastguard boat
    Poulenc: Improvisation no. 15
    Mompou: Cancion y Danza no. 6
    Poulenc: Novelette no. 3
    De Falla: Spanish Dance no. 1 (from “La Vida Breve”)
    FREE


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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • The Windsbach Boys Choir
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Bruckner, Schütz, and German folk songs.


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  • Roxbury Latin School presents
  • Klemperer Trio
  • Location: Rousmaniere Hall, 101 St. Theresa Ave., West Roxbury
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  • Erika Klemperer, violin; Ronald Crutcher, violoncello; and Gordon Back, piano.

    Shostakovich Trio in C Minor, op. 8
    Mendelssohn Trio in D Minor
    Haydn Trio in G Major
    Arensky Trio in D Minor

    open seating tickets are available at $10 for students and senior citizens and $15 all others


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  • BU School of Music (T) presents
  • Boston University Symphony Orchestra David Hoose, conductor
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Ave.
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  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: A Pastoral Symphony
    Charles Fussell: High Bridge — Prelude for Orchestra
    Claude Debussy: Iberia
    David Hoose and Matthew Scinto, conductors
    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Benjamin Wright, trumpet, Member of the Boston Symphony and NEC faculty

    FREE


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  • BU School of Music (CFACH) presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: CFA Concert Hall, 855 Commonwealth Ave
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  • Bayla Keyes, violin

    Beethoven’s Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 12 No. 2;
    Prokofiev’s Violin Sonata in D Major, Op. 94a
    Brahms’ Horn Trio in Eb Major, Op. 40. Featuring guest artists Michele Levin (piano) and William Purvis (horn).
    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Menotti’s The Consul
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • NEC Opera Department and NEC Philharmonia, Gil Rose, Guest Conductor
    Menotti’s The Consul, concert opera
    FREE


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  • Emergence Quartet presents
  • Proto-Quartets
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  • Pioneering works for two violins, viola, and cello by Scarlatti, Geminiani, Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, and Joseph Starzer

    Never Too Late Group: Commonwealth Room, Boston Public Library, Copley Square | free admission


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  • Handel and Haydn Society (J) (617 266 3605) presents
  • Vivaldi L’estro armonico
  • Location: Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory
  • additional information
  • Aisslinn Nosky, violin and leader
    Period Instrument Orchestra
    VIVALDI Concerto for 2 violins in D Minor, Op. 3, No. 11
    VIVALDI Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 3, No. 9
    VIVALDI Concerto for 4 violins in D Major, Op. 3, No. 1
    TARTINI Devil’s Trill Sonata
    CORELLI Concerto Grosso in C Major, Op. 6, No. 10
    VIVALDI Violin Concerto in D Major RV 208, Grosso Mogul


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  • Lorelei Ensemble (MC) presents
  • Reconstructed: The New Americana
  • Location: Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Avenue
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  • Joshua Bornfield: Reconstruction (World Premiere)
    Josh Shank: Saro (World Premiere)
    Scott Ordway: Northwoods (World Premiere)
    Mary Montgomery Koppel: Nokomis’ Fall (World Premiere)
    Works by William Billings and his contemporaries

    Tickets: Adult $30, Student $15


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  • Cambridge Society for Early Music presents
  • Les Bostonades: A Period Instrument Ensemble
  • Location: Weston Congregational Church, 130 Newton Street
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  • Telemann & Bach: Diverse Pleasures
    –From the Sublime to the Ridiculous

    Georg Philipp Telemann: Two Concertos for Strings from the Quatrième livre de quatuors (1752)
    —F Major, TWV 43: F1; & D Major, TWV 43: D4
    Cello Sonata in D Major, TWV 41: D6, from Der getreue Music
    Meister (1728/29) “Burlesque de Quixotte,” TWV 55: G10
    J. S. Bach: Two Trio Sonatas for Organ, transcribed for strings & harpsichord—No. 3 in D Minor, BWV 527; & No. 5 in C Major, BWV 529

    Asako Takeuchi & Emily Dahl, violins; Jason Fisher, viola; Kate Haynes, cello; Matthew Wadsworth, theorbo; Akiko Sato, harpsichord (director)

    $30 /$25 seniors /students with ID free


Saturday, November 1, 2014 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Richard Goode, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • BEETHOVEN
    The Last Word
    Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Opus 109
    Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Opus 110
    Selections from Bagatelles, Opus 119
    Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Opus 111


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  • Cappella Clausura (EC) (617-993-0013) presents
  • MASTERWORKS OF BUXTEHUDE & CHIARA COZZOLANI
  • Location: Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street
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  • Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri
    Chiara Cozzolani: Vespers

    The Clausura singers will be joined by a period ensemble featuring guest artists Carol Lewis, gamba, and Catherine Liddell and Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbos.

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


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  • Long and Away presents
  • The Beggar’s Songbook: Revolt in the Spanish Netherlands
  • Location: Church of the Good Shepherd, 9 Russell Ave.
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  • The Geuzenliedboek (“Beggar’s Songbook”) a compilation of political songs published during the Dutch revolt against Phillip II of Spain will be presented alongside works by van Eyck and Sweelinck; diferencias by Cabezon and Ortiz, and English music inspired by events across the Channel.

    Karen Burciaga, Jane Hershey, Anne Legêne, Colleen McGary-Smith, James Williamson – viola da gamba
    With Michael Barrett – tenor; Daniel Meyers – recorder and percussion

    $20 suggested donation ($10 students and seniors)


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Aleksey Semeneko, violin & inna Firsova , piano
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Schubert, Sonata in A Major, Op. 162
    Grand duo / Chausson, Poeme, Op. 25 / Ysaÿe, Sonata for Solo Violin, Op. 27, No. 3 Ballade /
    Poulenc, Sonata in D Minor, Op. 119 / Tchaikovsky, Valse- scherzo, Op. 34 / Rossini, “Figaro”
    Variations from The Barber of Seville


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  • Handel and Haydn Society (J) (617 266 3605) presents
  • Vivaldi L’estro armonico
  • Location: Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory
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  • Aisslinn Nosky, violin and leader
    Period Instrument Orchestra
    VIVALDI Concerto for 2 violins in D Minor, Op. 3, No. 11
    VIVALDI Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 3, No. 9
    VIVALDI Concerto for 4 violins in D Major, Op. 3, No. 1
    TARTINI Devil’s Trill Sonata
    CORELLI Concerto Grosso in C Major, Op. 6, No. 10
    VIVALDI Violin Concerto in D Major RV 208, Grosso Mogul


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  • Harvard University Department of Music presents
  • Parker String Quartet
  • Location: John Knowles Paine Concert Hall, Harvard
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  • Prokofiev String Quartet No.2 in F Major, Op.92
    Kurtág Six moments musicaux, Op.44
    Schubert String Quartet No.14 in D Minor, D.810 “Death and the Maiden”

    Free tickets available beginning SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19 at Harvard Box Office. Free parking at the Broadway garage, 6pm to midnight.


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  • Chorus Pro Musica (OS) (617.267.7442) presents
  • The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street
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  • Featuring Carol Barnett’s Bluegrass Mass (2007) for chorus, soloists and bluegrass band; and a world premiere new work by Winchester, MA native Stephen Feigenbaum.


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  • Lorelei Ensemble (MC) presents
  • Reconstructed: The New Americana
  • Location: Marsh Chapel, 735 Commonwealth Avenue
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  • Joshua Bornfield: Reconstruction (World Premiere)
    Josh Shank: Saro (World Premiere)
    Scott Ordway: Northwoods (World Premiere)
    Mary Montgomery Koppel: Nokomis’ Fall (World Premiere)
    Works by William Billings and his contemporaries

    Tickets: Adult $30, Student $15


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  • Loring-Greenough House (617.524.3158) presents
  • At the Landing – Verses from a Poet’s Life
  • Location: The Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street
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  • Poetry of Elisavietta Ritchie
    Music of David Owens, also: music of Ravel, Debussy, Pinkham and Donizetti

    D’Anna Fortunato, mezzo-soprano; Peter H. Bloom, flute
    Francis Grimes, viola; Mary Jane Rupert, harp

    Tea- and-refreshments reception following.

    Free-will offering at the door


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  • Boston Choral Ensemble (HC) presents
  • Dark, dark Night
  • Location: Holy Cross Cathedral
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  • Program includes a piece for All Saints by Carlo Gesualdo, and Funeral Ikos by John Tavener, and Requiem, Op. 9 by Maurice Duruflé

    $10, $20


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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Mendelssohn/Wolf Chamber Series
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Mendelssohn: Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, op. 1
    Wolf: Selected Mörike-lieder

    $30 – $10


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  • Cappella Clausura (EC) presents
  • MASTERWORKS OF BUXTEHUDE & CHIARA COZZOLANI
  • Location: Eliot Church, 474 Centre St.
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  • Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri
    Chiara Cozzolani: Vespers

    The Clausura singers will be joined by a period ensemble featuring guest artists Carol Lewis, gamba, and Catherine Liddell and Olav Chris Henriksen, theorbos.

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


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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Trinity Choirs, Organ and Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • Maurice Duruflé Requiem performed during the evening service on All Saints’ Sunday.
    No tickets required.


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  • Cambridge Friends Meeting House ((617) 876-6883) presents
  • Les Bostonades: A Period Instrument Ensemble
  • Location: Cambridge Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park
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  • Telemann & Bach: Diverse Pleasures
    –From the Sublime to the Ridiculous

    Georg Philipp Telemann: Two Concertos for Strings from the Quatrième livre de quatuors (1752)
    —F Major, TWV 43: F1; & D Major, TWV 43: D4
    Cello Sonata in D Major, TWV 41: D6, from Der getreue Music
    Meister (1728/29) “Burlesque de Quixotte,” TWV 55: G10
    J. S. Bach: Two Trio Sonatas for Organ, transcribed for strings & harpsichord—No. 3 in D Minor, BWV 527; & No. 5 in C Major, BWV 529

    Asako Takeuchi & Emily Dahl, violins; Jason Fisher, viola; Kate Haynes, cello; Matthew Wadsworth, theorbo; Akiko Sato, harpsichord (director)

    $30 /$25 seniors /students with ID free


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • First Monday at Jordan Hall
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Beethoven: Quintet in C Major, Op. 29
    Bach: Cantata No. 202 “Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten” (Wedding Cantata)
    Elgar: Quintet in a-minor, Op. 84
    Musicians include Lisa Saffer, John Ferrillo, John Gibbons, Soovin Kim, Joanna Kurkowicz, Kim Kashkashian, Paul Katz, Ya-Fei Chuang, Kristopher Ton, Mai Motobuchi, Maria Lambros
    FREE


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Michael Lewin, piano
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • DEBUSSY (arr. Koji Attwood for Michael Lewin): Beau Soir; Nuits D’Etoiles
    SCRIABIN: Sonata-Fantasy No. 2, op. 19
    SCHUBERT: Fantasy in C Major (“Wanderer” Fantasy)
    DEBUSSY: 12 Préludes, Book 1; L’isle joyeuse
    ($)


Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Philharmonia with Hugh Wolf, conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Paula Robison (Flute)

    Barber: School for Scandal Overture, Op. 5
    Kirchner: Music for Flute and Orchestra: “Encounters of Another Kind”
    Schubert: Symphony no 9 in C major, D 944 “Great”
    FREE


Thursday, November 6, 2014 in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • luisa rabbia, artist & fa ventilato, composer
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Travels with Isabella:
    Travel Scrapbooks 1883–2008 Rooted in drawing and photography, this fantastical digital film by Rabbia is
    accompanied by music composed by Swiss-born composer and DJ Fa Ventilato.


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  • Emergence Quartet presents
  • Proto-Quartets
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  • Pioneering works for two violins, viola, and cello by Scarlatti, Geminiani, Louis-Gabriel Guillemain, and Joseph Starzer

    Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard | suggested donation $20/$10 students


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Baiba Skride, violin

    GUBAIDULINA – Offertorium, Concerto for violin and orchestra
    SIBELIUS – Symphony No. 2


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Baiba Skride, violin

    GUBAIDULINA – Offertorium, Concerto for violin and orchestra
    SIBELIUS – Symphony No. 2


Friday, November 7, 2014 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series (SH) presents
  • Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • Riccardo Chailly, conductor Nikolaj Znaider, violin soloist

    MENDELSSOHN: The Hebrides (Overture)
    BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto
    MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 5, “Reformation”


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  • Gordon College Music Department presents
  • Alton C Bynum Recital Series
  • Location: Phillips Recital Hall, 255 Grapevine Road
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  • Bobby Thorp, trumpet
    Don Lucas, trombone
    Haram Kim, piano

    Program will include:
    David Popper’s Gavotte No. 2
    Otto Ketting’s Intrada
    Eric Ewazen’s An Elizabethan Songbook
    Fandango by Joseph Turrin

    Tickets: General Admission $20.00 Seniors (65+) $15.00
    Available online and at the door.


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  • Institute for Contemporary Art (617-478-3100) presents
  • Jack Quartet
  • Location: 100 Northern Avenue
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  • Georg Friedrich Haas’ third string quartet, In iij. Noct, a composition acclaimed and notorious for its unusual staging in complete darkness.


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Baiba Skride, violin

    GUBAIDULINA – Offertorium, Concerto for violin and orchestra
    SIBELIUS – Symphony No. 2


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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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  • Clara Schumann: Three Romances for violin & piano
    John Woolrich: A Cabinet of Curiosities for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn & piano
    Schubert: String Trio in-B-flat Major, D. 581
    Dan Welcher: Florestan’s Falcon for flute & piano
    R. Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 47


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  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • Lydian String Quartet
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
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  • Haydn’s String Quartet in F Major, Op. 50, no. 5, “The Dream”; Phillip Glass’s String Quartet no. 5;
    Elliott Carter’s String Quartet no. 1.
    Adults: $20; Seniors & Brandeis Community: $15; Students: $5


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  • Cantata Singers presents
  • Cantata Singers
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 77, “Du sollt Gott, deinen Herren, lieben”
    Elena Ruehr: Eve World Premiere; Cantata Singers Commission
    J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 195a, “Dem Gerechten muß das Licht immer wieder aufgehen”


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • New York Festival of Song
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Richard Strauss’s Ophelia-Lieder
    brought Shakespeare’s heroine into the
    analyst’s office, and the German art song
    was in a Golden Age fueled by dreams
    and hidden desires. Songs by Wolf, Mahler,
    Schoenberg, Strauss, and others.


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  • Boston Conservatory presents
  • Boston Conservatory Orchestra
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • DANIELPOUR: The Awakening Heart
    MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 20 in d minor—featuring Ya-Fei Chuang, piano
    VERDI: Prelude to Act I of La Traviata
    GERSHWIN/BENNETT: “Symphony Picture” from Porgy and Bess
    ($) Call the Harvard Box Office for tickets at (617) 496-2222.


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  • Boston Philharmonic (SH) (617.236.0999) presents
  • Boston Phiharmonic Youth Orchestra, Benjamin Zander, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • Shostakovich // Festive Overture
    Dvorak // Cello Concerto, Natalia Gutman, cello
    Bartók // concerto for orchestra


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  • Boston Classical Orchestra presents
  • Boston Classical Orchestra
  • Location: Faneuil Hall, Boston
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  • BSO’s Elizabeth Rowe, flute and John Ferrillo, oboe

    CPE Bach: Symphony in D
    Haydn: Double Concerto for flute and oboe
    List: Duet-concertino for flute and oboe
    Haydn: Symphony No 35


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  • Coro Allagro (JH) ((617) 236-4011) presents
  • American Visions
  • Location: Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St
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  • Aaron Copland: The Boatmen’s Dance, At the River, & Promise of Living
    Andrew Bonacci: Auguries of Innocence
    Irving Fine: The Hour-Glass <— here is the change
    Alexander deVaron: Songs For a Waxing Moon

    $69 – $22


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Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Borromeo String Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • NEC Wind Ensemble, Charles Peltz, Mark Tse ’15 MM, conductors
    Gabrieli: Canzone 16 and 20
    Jurriaan Andriessen: Concertino for Bassoon and Winds
    Richard Svoboda, bassoon soloist
    Massenet: Ballet Music from Le Cid
    Varese: Deserts
    Ives: Decoration Day (arr. Elkus)

    FREE


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Baiba Skride, violin

    GUBAIDULINA – Offertorium, Concerto for violin and orchestra
    SIBELIUS – Symphony No. 2


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphony
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Paul Biss, conductor
    Beethoven: Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21
    Verdi: La forza del destino Overture
    Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
    FREE


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

    TCHAIKOVSKY – Hamlet
    DEAN – Dramatis personae, for trumpet and orchestra (American premiere)
    STRAVINSKY – The Rite of Spring

    High School OPen Rehearsal


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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • BSO Do You Hear What I Hear?
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
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  • Chamber Music Program to be curated by composer Brett Deans whose trumpet concerto Dramatis personae will be given its American premiere by the Boston Symphony Orchestra that evening. FREE


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

    TCHAIKOVSKY – Hamlet
    DEAN – Dramatis personae, for trumpet and orchestra (American premiere)
    STRAVINSKY – The Rite of Spring


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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • MONTEVERDI: VESPERS OF 1610
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • The performances will feature the Boston Baroque debuts of soprano Yulia Van Doren, and tenor Thomas Cooley along with soprano Teresa Wakim and tenor Aaron Sheehan, and the acclaimed Boston Baroque Chorus and period instrument orchestra.


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

    TCHAIKOVSKY – Hamlet
    DEAN – Dramatis personae, for trumpet and orchestra (American premiere)
    STRAVINSKY – The Rite of Spring


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  • Masterworks Chorale presents
  • Orff & Whitacre
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • ERIC WHITACRE Cloudburst
    CARL ORFF Carmina Burana
    Holly Cameron, soprano
    Gregory Zavracky, tenor
    Wesley Ray Thomas, baritone
    Youth Pro Musica, Robert Barney, director
    Randall Hodgkinson & Leslie Amper, duo pianists
    Masterworks Chorale chorus
    Steven Karidoyanes, conductor

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


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  • MIT Music Department (KR) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • JUPITER STRING QUARTET
  • Location: Kresge Auditorium, 48 Mass. Ave
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  • Beethoven Quartets in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1; A Major, Op. 18, No. 5 and A minor, Op. 132.

    Admission: $5; Free, in advance via Eventbrite, to MIT community with MIT email address. Tickets at http://mitmta.eventbrite.com and at the door.


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  • Old West Organ Society (617-739-1340) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Old West Church, 131 Cambridge
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  • Recitals on Old West’s magnificent C. B. Fisk organ, Op. 55,

    Jonathan Moyer, Oberlin Conservatory
    Bach: Toccata, Adagio and Fugue
    Messiaen: L’Ascension
    Langlais: Premier Symphony

    General admission: $20; $15 Old West Organ Society members; $10 student/senior


Saturday, November 15, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • SPECIAL EVENT Capturing Music: Writing and Singing Music in the Middle Ages A multimedia event presented by Blue Heron in collaboration with Thomas Forrest Kelly (Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music, Harvard University), in the Sanctuary of First Church i
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • A multimedia event presented by Blue Heron in collaboration with Thomas Forrest Kelly in two parts;

    Key moments in the art of music from c. 800 to c. 1400, including Gregorian chant, organa by Leonin and Perotin, and music of Machaut, Senleches, de Vitry and Cordier.

    Exploring the power of written music in pictures and sound, this will be a “live action” version of Prof. Kelly’s book, “Capturing Music: The Story of Notation”.


Saturday, November 15, 2014 in Jamaica Plain
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  • A Far Cry (617-553-4887) presents
  • Obsesskon with Amanda Forsythe
  • Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Ave.
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  • Johann Meder: Battaglia
    Antonio Vivaldi: Nulla in mundo pax sincera
    Johann Meder: Sonata “Der polnische Pracher”
    Georg Frideric Handel: Armida Abbandonata
    Antonio Vivaldi: La Folia
    $15


Saturday, November 15, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Memorial Church, Harvard presents
  • Randall Harlow, organ
  • Location: Memorial Church, Harvard
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  • Music from the USA composed in the last 20 years; Music by Milton Babbitt, Lukas Foss, Jennifer Higson, David Lang, John Liberatore, Ursula Mamlok, Nico Muhly, Larry Polansky, Shulamit Ran, Augusta Read Thomas, Joan Tower, George Walker, John Zorn, Aaron Travers, and john Anthony Lennon
    FREE


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  • MONTEVERDI: VESPERS OF 1610
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • The performances will feature the Boston Baroque debuts of soprano Yulia Van Doren, and tenor Thomas Cooley along with soprano Teresa Wakim and tenor Aaron Sheehan, and the acclaimed Boston Baroque Chorus and period instrument orchestra.


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

    TCHAIKOVSKY – Hamlet
    DEAN – Dramatis personae, for trumpet and orchestra (American premiere)
    STRAVINSKY – The Rite of Spring


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  • SPECIAL EVENT Capturing Music: Writing and Singing Music in the Middle Ages A multimedia event presented by Blue Heron in collaboration with Thomas Forrest Kelly (Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music, Harvard University), in the Sanctuary of First Church i
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    Key moments in the art of music from c. 800 to c. 1400, including Gregorian chant, organa by Leonin and Perotin, and music of Machaut, Senleches, de Vitry and Cordier.

    Exploring the power of written music in pictures and sound, this will be a “live action” version of Prof. Kelly’s book, “Capturing Music: The Story of Notation”.


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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Richard Strauss
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Toch “Pinocchio -A Merry Overture”
    Strauss “Burleske”
    Liszt “Totentanz”, with Jonathan Bass Piano
    Schumann Symphony No. 4 in D minor


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  • Seraphim Singers (MC) presents
  • Seraphim Singers
  • Location: The Mission Church, 1545 Tremont Street
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  • Choral Music from 1914 to 1990

    Works include selections from Hubert Parry (1848-1918)’s Songs of Farewell; selections by Rudolf Mauersberger (1889-1971) and Herbert Howells (1892-1983); Arvo Pärt (1935-)’s Berliner Mass; and a setting of Sara Teasdale’s 1920 poem “There Will Come Soft Rains” by contemporary Boston composer Tom Vignieri, which imagines nature reclaiming a battlefield after the battle.

    with Heinrich Christensen, organ


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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Mendelssohn/Wolf Chamber Series
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Mendelssohn: Violin Sonata in F minor, op 4
    Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, op. 13
    Wolf: Selected Mörike-lieder

    $30 – $10


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  • Celebrity Series (SH) presents
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
    Gil Shaham, violin soloist
    LISZT: Mephisto Waltz No. 1
    PROKOFIEV: Violin Concerto No. 2
    SAMUEL CARL ADAMS: Drift and Providence
    RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2


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  • New Gallery Concert Series Season presents
  • Nature vs. Technolog
  • Location: Community Music Center of Boston, 34 Warren Avenue
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  • Visual artist John Hirsch, photographer; and music by Delvyn Case, Jonathan Bailey Holland and more with performances by conductor/composer Delvyn Case, flutist Sarah Brady, violinist Gabriela Diaz, cellist David Russell, pianist Sarah Bob and percussionist Aaron Trant.
    $20, $15


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • String Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Andrew Mark, cello, and Max Levinson, piano

    MARTINU: Variations on a Slovakian Theme
    BEETHOVEN: Sonata in C Major, op. 102, No. 1
    J. HARBISON: Suite for Solo Cello
    STRAUSS: Sonata in F Major, op. 6
    ($)


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Faculty Artist Recital
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Laurence Lesser, cello; Bernadene Blaha, piano
    Schumann: Five Pieces in Folk Style
    Mendelssohn: Sonata No. 2 in D-Major, Op. 58
    Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in E-minor, Op. 38
    FREE


Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphonic Winds
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • NEC Symphonic Winds, William Drury conducting
    Joint concert with the Navy Band Northeast
    FREE


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  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • In Gratio Jubilo: Celebrating Irving Fine at 100
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
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  • Performed by Music from Copland House.

    The program features several of Fine’s major works, including the song cycle “Childhood Fables for Grown-Ups,” Music for Piano, and Violin Sonata and Fantasy for String Trio.

    FREE


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

    TCHAIKOVSKY – Hamlet
    DEAN – Dramatis personae, for trumpet and orchestra (American premiere)
    STRAVINSKY – The Rite of Spring


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  • The Opera Annex (617.542.4912) presents
  • Frank Martin’s The Love Potion
  • Location: Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon Street
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  • Sung in a new English translation by Hugh Macdonald commissioned by BLO
    Conducted by David Angus (Ryan Turner Nov. 22)
    Directed by David Schweizer

    JON JURGENS as Tristan; CHELSEA BASLER as Isolt
    MICHELLE TRAINOR as Brangain; DAVID McFERRIN as King Mark with Heather Gallagher, Rachel Hauge,
    Omar Najmi, and David Cushing


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME)
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Clarice Jensen, artistic director

    Works by 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, as well as Marti Epstein, Ástor Piazzola, John Luther Adams and more. Featuring Yuki Numata Rensick (violin), Benjamin Russell (violin), Caleb Burhans (viola) and Claris Jensen (cello).
    Free


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Chamber Orchestra, coached by Donald Palma
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Schreker: Intermezzo and Scherzo
    Stravinsky: Concerto for String Orchestra in D major
    Mozart: Divertimento in D major for Oboe, Two Horns, and Strings, K. 251
    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Schreker: Intermezzo and Scherzo
    Stravinsky: Concerto in D
    Mozart: Divertimento, K. 251
    FREE


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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Sibelius // Finlandia
    Sibelius // The Swan of Tuonela
    Peggy Pearson, english horn
    Sibelius // Symphony No. 7
    Brahms // Piano Concerto No. 2, HaeSun Paik, piano


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  • The Opera Annex (617.542.4912) presents
  • Frank Martin’s The Love Potion
  • Location: Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon Street
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  • Sung in a new English translation by Hugh Macdonald commissioned by BLO
    Conducted by David Angus (Ryan Turner Nov. 22)
    Directed by David Schweizer

    JON JURGENS as Tristan; CHELSEA BASLER as Isolt
    MICHELLE TRAINOR as Brangain; DAVID McFERRIN as King Mark with Heather Gallagher, Rachel Hauge,
    Omar Najmi, and David Cushing


Thursday, November 20, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Yo-Yo Ma, cello
    Victoria Yastrebova, soprano
    Pavel Černoch, tenor
    Kostas Smoriginas, baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    HARBISON – Koussevitzky Said:, Choral Scherzo with Orchestra
    EŠENVALDS – New work for chorus and orchestra (world premiere; BSO co-commission)
    PROKOFIEV – Symphony-Concerto for cello and orchestra
    RACHMANINOFF – The Bells


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • New Music Festival
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Claire Chase in Recital: Solo Flute and Electronics

    Works by Varese, Balter, Diaz de Leon, Lara and Du Yun. Levy Lorenzo, sound engineer.


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

    Conducted by Andrew Altenbach
    Stage Direction by Johnathon Pape
    $25 – $30


Friday, November 21, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Yo-Yo Ma, cello
    Victoria Yastrebova, soprano
    Pavel Černoch, tenor
    Kostas Smoriginas, baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    HARBISON – Koussevitzky Said:, Choral Scherzo with Orchestra
    EŠENVALDS – New work for chorus and orchestra (world premiere; BSO co-commission)
    PROKOFIEV – Symphony-Concerto for cello and orchestra
    RACHMANINOFF – The Bells


Friday, November 21, 2014 in Boston
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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Boston Camerata
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • Daniel: A Medieval Masterpiece Revisited

    The prophecies, tribulations, and triumph of the young Biblical hero Daniel in music from medieval Beauvais in a new production conceived by Anne Azéma. With tenor Jordan Pitts as Daniel.
    Tickets $10-$45


Friday, November 21, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • New Music Festival
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Boston Conservatory Student Showcase

    Selected Boston Conservatory students present a collection of contemporary solo and chamber works by various artists.
    Free


Friday, November 21, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

    Conducted by Andrew Altenbach
    Stage Direction by Johnathon Pape
    $25 – $30


Friday, November 21, 2014 in Boston
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  • A Far Cry presents
  • 1964 with Urbanity Dance
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Mieczysław Weinberg: Symphony #7
    Terry Riley: In C
    Dimitri Shostakovich: Symphony for Strings (Quartet no. 10) arr. Barshai
    $50 – $10


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  • MIT Music Department (KR) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Roomful of Teeth
  • Location: Kresge Auditorium, 48 Mass. Ave
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  • Elena Ruehr’s Cassandra in the Temples, a one-act opera Christine Southworth & Evan Ziporyn’s Borderland, Caroline Shaw Work TBA
    Admission: $20, students, seniors and alumni: $10, MIT Students, Faculty and Staff: Free. Wellesley students free with code WELLESLEY. Tickets on Eventbrite: http://mitmta.eventbrite.com


Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

    Conducted by Andrew Altenbach
    Stage Direction by Johnathon Pape
    $25 – $30


Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Brookline
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  • The Opera Annex (617.542.4912) presents
  • Frank Martin’s The Love Potion
  • Location: Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon Street
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  • Sung in a new English translation by Hugh Macdonald commissioned by BLO
    Conducted by David Angus (Ryan Turner Nov. 22)
    Directed by David Schweizer

    JON JURGENS as Tristan; CHELSEA BASLER as Isolt
    MICHELLE TRAINOR as Brangain; DAVID McFERRIN as King Mark with Heather Gallagher, Rachel Hauge,
    Omar Najmi, and David Cushing


Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Yo-Yo Ma, cello
    Victoria Yastrebova, soprano
    Pavel Černoch, tenor
    Kostas Smoriginas, baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus

    HARBISON – Koussevitzky Said:, Choral Scherzo with Orchestra
    EŠENVALDS – New work for chorus and orchestra (world premiere; BSO co-commission)
    PROKOFIEV – Symphony-Concerto for cello and orchestra
    RACHMANINOFF – The Bells


Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • New Music Festival
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • A Showcase of Faculty, Alumni, Students and Guests

    Boston Conservatory faculty members Eric Hewitt (saxophone), Michael Norsworthy (clarinet) and Samuel Solomon (percussion) are joined by the Julius String Quartet, Philipp Stäudlin (saxophone) and many others in a performance of works by Ellen Taft Zwilich, Sofia Gubaidulina and Karola Obermüller.
    Free


Saturday, November 22, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

    Conducted by Andrew Altenbach
    Stage Direction by Johnathon Pape
    $25 – $30


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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Sibelius // Finlandia
    Sibelius // The Swan of Tuonela
    Peggy Pearson, english horn
    Sibelius // Symphony No. 7
    Brahms // Piano Concerto No. 2, HaeSun Paik, piano


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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Longy School of Music One Follen Street
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  • RAVEL – Introduction and Allegro (1905)
    MAKAN – Nothing is More Important for flute, viola and harp (2009)
    FRANÇAIX – Quartet for English horn and strings (1971)
    BEETHOVEN – Quintet for piano and winds, Op. 16 (1796)

    $20 – $10


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  • Spectrum Singers (617-492-8902) presents
  • Faith Joyously Affirmed!
  • Location: First Church Congregational Cambridge
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  • Faith Joyously Affirmed! – A Holiday Prelude
    Music for Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa

    Britten: Ceremony of Carols, Judy Saiki-Couture, harp
    British and American Christmas Carols
    Sholom Secunda: Pis’chu Li
    Tom Lehrer: Chanukah in in Santa Monica, Glenn Dickson, klezmer clarinet
    Nigerian Christmas Song: Betelehemu
    Spiritual, arr. Dawson: Hail, Mary!
    Much more…!


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  • MIT Music Department (KR) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • MIT Wind Ensemble
  • Location: Kresge Auditorium, 48 Mass. Ave
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  • Song of Democracy. MIT Wind Ensemble, Frederick Harris, Jr., music director and MIT Concert Choir, William Cutter, music director. Hanson, Song of Democracy; World premiere of a special arrangement by Cutter of The Star-Spangled Banner in recognition of the 200th anniversary of its composition; Persichetti, Symphony No. 6; Respighi, Huntingtower; Bach/Amis, Contrapunctus XII from The Art of Fugue; Freund, Jug Blues and Fat Pickin’; Keeril Makan, Infinite Corridor.

    Admission: $5; Free, in advance via Eventbrite, to MIT community with MIT email address. Tickets at http://mitmta.eventbrite.com and at the door.


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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Les Délices: Myths & Allegories
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Clara Rottsolk, soprano
    Debra Nagy, baroque oboe & recorder
    Julie Andrijeski, violin
    Emily Walhout, viola da gamba
    Michael Sponseller, harpsichord

    Jean-Féry Rebel, Sisième Sonate “L’Immortelle” / Rebel, Selections from Ulysse / Michel Pignolet de
    Montéclair, Cinquième Concert “La Guerre” / Thomas-Louis Bourgeois, Les Sirènes / Rebel, La
    Fidelle / Elisabeth Jacquet de
    la Guerre, Le Sommeil d ’Ulisse


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • Sung in Italian with English supertitles.

    Conducted by Andrew Altenbach
    Stage Direction by Johnathon Pape
    $25 – $30


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  • Boston Philharmonic presents
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Sibelius // Finlandia
    Sibelius // The Swan of Tuonela
    Peggy Pearson, english horn
    Sibelius // Symphony No. 7
    Brahms // Piano Concerto No. 2, HaeSun Paik, piano


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  • North Shore Chamber Music presents
  • String Sextets
  • Location: North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart Street
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  • Brahms: String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36
    Tchaikovsky: String Sextet in D Minor, Op. 70 “Souvenir de Florence”

    Melissa Bull, Alice Hallstrom, violins
    Amelia Ames, Emily Rome, violas
    Scott Thomas Lesser, Shay Rudolph, cellos

    Free Admission • Suggested $10 donation


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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Boston Camerata
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • Daniel: A Medieval Masterpiece Revisited

    The prophecies, tribulations, and triumph of the young Biblical hero Daniel in music from medieval Beauvais in a new production conceived by Anne Azéma. With tenor Jordan Pitts as Daniel.
    Tickets $10-$45


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  • MIT Music Department (KH) ((617) 253-3210) presents
  • Fidelio Trio
  • Location: Killiam Hall, 160 Memorial Drive
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  • Darragh Morgan, violin; Deirdre Cooper, cello; and Mary Dullea, piano. Music by MIT Composers: Evan Ziporyn, John Harbison, Peter Child and Elena Ruehr. Q & A with composers will follow.
    Free.


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  • The Opera Annex (617.542.4912) presents
  • Frank Martin’s The Love Potion
  • Location: Temple Ohabei Shalom, 1187 Beacon Street
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  • Sung in a new English translation by Hugh Macdonald commissioned by BLO
    Conducted by David Angus (Ryan Turner Nov. 22)
    Directed by David Schweizer

    JON JURGENS as Tristan; CHELSEA BASLER as Isolt
    MICHELLE TRAINOR as Brangain; DAVID McFERRIN as King Mark with Heather Gallagher, Rachel Hauge,
    Omar Najmi, and David Cushing


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Percussion Ensemble
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Nicholas Kitchen (Violin), Tao Guo (Erhu)

    Rodriguez: Xochiquetzal for violin and percussion (world premiere)

    Huang: Orphan San Mao for Erhu and Percussion Quartet (World Premiere)
    FREE


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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Percussion Ensemble
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Robert Xavier Rodríguez: Xochiquetzal, Chamber Concerto for Violin and Percussion Sextet, (2014) WORLD PREMIERE
    Nicholas Kitchen, solo violin
    Huang: Orphan San Mao for Erhu and Percussion Quartet WORLD PREMIERE
    Tao Guo, Erhu
    FREE


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Leonidas Kavakos conductor and violin
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • BARTÓK – Two Portraits, for violin and orchestra
    HAYDN – Symphony No. 82, The Bear
    MUSSORGSKY (orch. RAVEL) – Pictures at an Exhibition


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Leonidas Kavakos conductor and violin
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • BARTÓK – Two Portraits, for violin and orchestra
    HAYDN – Symphony No. 82, The Bear
    MUSSORGSKY (orch. RAVEL) – Pictures at an Exhibition


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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Joélle Harvey, soprano
    Tim Mead, countertenor
    Allan Clayton, tenor
    Brindley Sherratt, bass
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus


Saturday, November 29, 2014 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Joélle Harvey, soprano
    Tim Mead, countertenor
    Allan Clayton, tenor
    Brindley Sherratt, bass
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus


Saturday, November 29, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Early Music Festival (FC) presents
  • BEMF Chamber & Vocal Ensemble
  • Location: First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge
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  • A double bill of Neapolitan comic opera! Pergolesi’s delightfully charming La serva padrona and Livietta e Tracollo come to life in an intimate chamber production featuring lavish costumes and effervescent period staging led by Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs and Stage Director Gilbert Blin.


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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Leonidas Kavakos conductor and violin
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • BARTÓK – Two Portraits, for violin and orchestra
    HAYDN – Symphony No. 82, The Bear
    MUSSORGSKY (orch. RAVEL) – Pictures at an Exhibition


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  • Boston Early Music Festival (FC) presents
  • BEMF Chamber & Vocal Ensemble
  • Location: First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge
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  • A double bill of Neapolitan comic opera! Pergolesi’s delightfully charming La serva padrona and Livietta e Tracollo come to life in an intimate chamber production featuring lavish costumes and effervescent period staging led by Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs and Stage Director Gilbert Blin.


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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Joélle Harvey, soprano
    Tim Mead, countertenor
    Allan Clayton, tenor
    Brindley Sherratt, bass
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus


Sunday, November 30, 2014 in Concord
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  • Concord Chamber Music Society presents
  • Concord Chamber Players
  • Location: Concord Academy Performing Arts Center
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  • Thomas Martin, clarinet, Alex Velinzon and Wendy Putnam, violins, Steven Ansell, viola, Michael Reynolds, cello

    Daniel Gregory Mason: Pastorale for Piano, Violin and Clarinet
    Andre Previn: Sonata for Violin and Piano “Vineyard”
    Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581

    *preceded at 2:00 pm by a performance given by students from Project Step


Sunday, November 30, 2014 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Fisk at 50: Music for Oboe and Organ
    Andrew Price, oboe; Heinrich Christensen, organ
    We close out our 1964 Fisk organ’s birthday celebration with a program of beautiful music for oboe and organ. Works by Bach, Marcello, Pinkham, Litaize, Frandsen, and more.

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


Sunday, November 30, 2014 in Lexington
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  • Winsor Music presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Follen Church Society, Lexington, MA
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  • Haydn: Quartet in B flat, Op. 33 No. 4
    Bolcom: Serenata Notturna
    Mamuya: Song for the Spirit (World Premiere)
    Bach: Cantata BWV 170
    Rebecca Printz, mezzo-soprano; Peggy Pearson, oboe
    (other players TBA)

    At the door: $30 general; $15 senior/student; age 9-18 FREE
    In advance: $20 general; $10 senior/student; age 9-18 FREE


Monday, December 1, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • First Monday at Jordan Hall
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Josquin de Prez: Madrigals
    Debussy: Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp
    Shostakovich: Trio in a-minor, Op. 67
    Performers include Yura Lee, Paula Robison, Dimitri Murrath, Jessica Zhou, Ian Howell, Laurence Lesser, and Russell Sherman.
    FREE


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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • David Korevaar, piano
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • FAURÉ: Nocturne No. 7 in c-sharp minor
    HARSÁNYI: Trois pièces de danse
    POULENC: Les soirées de nazelles
    SCHUBERT: Sonata in A Major, D. 959
    ($)


Tuesday, December 2, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Concert Choir, NEC Philharmonia
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Conductors: Erica Washburn, David Loebel

    Brahms: A German Requiem
    Free


Thursday, December 4, 2014 in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • & david grubbs, musician/composer
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • WOODSLIPPERCOUNTERCLATTER
    A sound-work that germinated from new, unpublished text collages by Howe, blended with the resonant sounds of the piano and field recordings made in the Gardner
    Museum last year


Friday, December 5, 2014 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • What Makes It Great?®
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Benjamin Britten’s “A Ceremony of Carols”


Friday, December 5, 2014 in Salem
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • BEETHOVEN String Trio in C minor, Opus 9, No. 3
    DEBUSSY String Quartet in G minor, Opus 10
    ????????? Mystery Piece (guess correctly and win a pair of tickets)
    Bayla Keyes, Tatiana Dimitriades, violins – Kazuko Matsusaka, viola, – Jonathan Miller, cello

    Please note that Hamilton Hall is not handicap accessible.


Saturday, December 6, 2014 in Boston
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  • Musicians of Old Post Road (EC) (781-466-6694) presents
  • Stille Nacht
  • Location: Emmanuel Church 15 Newbury Street
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  • A Classical German Christmas

    Instrumental and vocal works by Haydn, Gruber, Gregor, W. A. Mozart and his father Leopold. Acclaimed soprano Clara Rottsolk performs several pieces with the ensemble including W. A. Mozart’s beloved Exsultate Jubilate in its rarely-heard Christmas version.

    $30


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  • Longwood Symphony Orchestra, Ronald Feldman, conductor presents
  • Longwood Symphony Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • MOZART Serenade No. 6 in D-Major, “Serenata notturna”
    MOZART Concerto for Flute and Harp in C-Major featuring
    PAULA ROBISON & JESSICA ZHOU
    HANSON Symphony No. 2, op. 30 (Romantic)

    $45 – $15


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Trinity Church, Newton
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  • BEETHOVEN String Trio in C minor, Opus 9, No. 3
    DEBUSSY String Quartet in G minor, Opus 10
    ????????? Mystery Piece (guess correctly and win a pair of tickets)
    Bayla Keyes, Tatiana Dimitriades, violins – Kazuko Matsusaka, viola, – Jonathan Miller, cello


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  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington presents
  • Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus
  • Location: Payson Park Church
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  • NOt Quite Winter Concert:
    Sato: Kyrie (21st c.)
    di Lasso: Gloria (16th c.)
    Mozart: Credo (18th c.)
    Brahms: Sanctus (19th c.)
    Monteverdi Benedictus (17th c.)
    Persichetti: Agnus Dei (20th c.)
    Five Centuries of Poets:
    · Hawley: Ode a Cassandre (P. Ronsard, 16th c.)
    · Vaughan Williams: Sweet Day (G. Herbert, 17th c.)
    · Nestor: Ca’ the Yowes (R. Burns, 18th c.)
    · Nestor: My Luve is Like a Red, Red Rose (R. Burns, 18th c.)
    · Singer: A Dream within a Dream (E.A. Poe, 19th c.)
    · Stroope: i carry your heart with me (e. e. cummings, 20th c.)
    Barry Singer, Conducting


Sunday, December 7, 2014 in Boston
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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • The choirs, soloists and orchestra of Trinity Church will sing George Frideric Handel’s Messiah (Advent and Christmas portions and Hallelujah chorus), as well as Johann Sebastian Bach’s Magnificat.
    $10, $30, $50


Sunday, December 7, 2014 in Boston
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  • Goethe Institut presents
  • Ecce Ensemble
  • Location: Goethe Institut, 170 Beacon Street
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  • Portrait Event: Isabel Mundry
    Liaison
    D’où venons nous – Que sommes nous – Où allons nous
    Le Corps des Cordes
    Again and against

    Tickets $15/$10


Sunday, December 7, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Tobias Picker Fantastic Mr. Fox
    A concert performance
    A co-production with Odyssey Opera, featuring the Boston Children’s Chorus

    Gil Rose, conductor


Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Wind Ensemble
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Student conductors program featuring Boyang Yu, Mark Tse, Yi Yang, Kristo Kondakci
    FREE


Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Gala Concert
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Gala Wagner concert
    (Preconcert reception at 6; post-concert dinner at 8:30)
    Wagner: Die Walküre, Act III
    NEC Philharmonia, Robert Spano conducting
    Jane Eaglen, Brunnhilde ; Greer Grimsley, Wotan

    Tickets required. Contact Janet Goff, 617-585-1152


Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Conservatory (S) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Combined Choruses
  • Location: Seully Hall
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  • From West to East: Psalms, Songs and Hymns: George Case, conductor & featuring The Boston Conservatory Orchestra

    Women’s Chorus
    HOLST: Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda, Group III
    O’REGAN: Triptych

    Chorale and Conductors’ Choir
    THOMPSON: The Last Words of David
    BERNSTEIN: Chichester Psalms


Friday, December 12, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Featured soloists will include the Boston Baroque debuts by soprano Sherezade Panthaki and bass-baritone Dashon Burton alongside returning artists mezzo-soprano Ann McMahon Quintero, tenor William Burden


Friday, December 12, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Early Music Festival (SPC) (617-661-1812) presents
  • Tallis Scholars
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 29 Mount Auburn St
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  • Virtuosic vocal music of the late 15th and 16th centuries, from Josquin’s Missa Gaudeamus to a selection of miniature masterpieces by Byrd including his famous “Lullaby” and a trio of motets, and concludes with an astonishing Magnificat by Turges found in the Eton Choirbook.


Friday, December 12, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (FC) presents
  • Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble
  • Location: Fenway Center, 77 St. Stephen St
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  • STREBER: Distortions
    SCHULLER: Song and Dance—featuring Irina Muresanu, violin
    NAUMANN: Fanfarer, op. 25
    HINDEMITH: Symphony in B-flat Major for band


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Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 262 1815) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: Faneuil Hall
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  • Lisa Graham, conductor
    Handel and Haydn Society Chorus and Brass Quintet
    VAP Choruses
    Holiday Sing


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  • Concord Chorus ((781) 862-2168) presents
  • Winter Concert
  • Location: Middlesex School Memorial Chapel, 1400 Lowell Street
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  • Jonnathan Wessler, organ
    Kevin Leong, conductor

    Works for the season by Morten Lauridsen, Dmitry Bortniansky, Ernest Bloch, Pēteris Vasks, and others

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


Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 262 1815) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: Faneuil Hall
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  • Lisa Graham, conductor
    Handel and Haydn Society Chorus and Brass Quintet
    VAP Choruses
    Holiday Sing


Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Boston
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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Candlelight Carols
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • A beloved traditions since 1909 celebrating the birth of Christ through carols, candlelight, readings, and anthems offered by the Choirs of Trinity Church


Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Concord
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  • Concord Chorus ((781) 862-2168) presents
  • Winter Concert
  • Location: Middlesex School Memorial Chapel, 1400 Lowell Street
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  • Jonnathan Wessler, organ
    Kevin Leong, conductor

    Works for the season by Morten Lauridsen, Dmitry Bortniansky, Ernest Bloch, Pēteris Vasks, and others

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


Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Brookline
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  • Brookline Symphony Orchestra (857-253-1789) presents
  • Brookline Symphony, Adam Boyles, conductor
  • Location: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street
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  • Weinberg: Symphony no. 6
    Collaboration with Voices Boston,
    Andy Icochea Icochea guest conductor

    Tickets $10, $5 students & seniors

    Please bring non-perishable food and monetary donations to the concerts to benefit the Brookline Emergency Food Pantry. (Music for Food)


Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Boston
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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Candlelight Carols
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • A beloved traditions since 1909 celebrating the birth of Christ through carols, candlelight, readings, and anthems offered by the Choirs of Trinity Church


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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Featured soloists will include the Boston Baroque debuts by soprano Sherezade Panthaki and bass-baritone Dashon Burton alongside returning artists mezzo-soprano Ann McMahon Quintero, tenor William Burden


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  • New England Philharmonic presents
  • Family Concert
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Avenu
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  • All Aboard!

    Michael Gandolfi: Night Train to Perugia (Boston premiere)
    Arthur Honegger: Pacific 231
    Heitor Villa-Lobos: Little Train of Caipira & Toccata from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2
    2014 Young Artist Competition Winner TBD
    Rob Kapilow: Chris van Allsburg’s Polar Express
    David Kravitz, baritone
    Newton Public Schools All City Treble Singers, Kathryn Denney, Director


Sunday, December 14, 2014 in Arlington
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  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington (FP) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church
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  • The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra
    · C.P.E. Bach: Magnificat -celebrating the 300th anniversary of composer’s birth
    · Javier Busto: O Magnum Mysterium
    · Gustav Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter (arr. Alice Parker)
    · Gustav Holst: Christmas Day
    · Other seasonal selections
    Barry Singer, Conducting


Sunday, December 14, 2014 in Boston
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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Candlelight Carols
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • A beloved traditions since 1909 celebrating the birth of Christ through carols, candlelight, readings, and anthems offered by the Choirs of Trinity Church.

    Tickets for this benefit are $45, $75, and $110,


Monday, December 15, 2014 in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach Cantata Series
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • CPE Bach: Meine Seele erhebt den Herrn
    North American Premiere
    Motet: Britten – Hymn to the Virgin


Thursday, December 18, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Christmas in 15th-century France & Burgundy
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • Jacob Obrecht (1457/8-1505): Factor orbis
    Josquin Desprez (c.1455-1521): O virgo virginum
    Antoine Brumel (c.1460-c.1512): Nato canunt omnia
    Johannes Ciconia: Gloria Spiritus et alme
    Christmas sequences and hymns by Guillaume Du Fay (c. 1397-1474)
    Seasonal plainchant
    Plus a bouquet of New Year’s Day songs by Gilles Binchois, Baude Cordier, Nicolas Grenon and others.


Friday, December 19, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Christmas in 15th-century France & Burgundy
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • Jacob Obrecht (1457/8-1505): Factor orbis
    Josquin Desprez (c.1455-1521): O virgo virginum
    Antoine Brumel (c.1460-c.1512): Nato canunt omnia
    Johannes Ciconia: Gloria Spiritus et alme
    Christmas sequences and hymns by Guillaume Du Fay (c. 1397-1474)
    Seasonal plainchant
    Plus a bouquet of New Year’s Day songs by Gilles Binchois, Baude Cordier, Nicolas Grenon and others.


Friday, December 19, 2014 in Boston
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  • Chorus Pro Musica (OS) (617.267.7442) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street
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  • Candlelight Christmas at Old South

    Featuring our annual candlelight procession, and a world premiere new work by James Kallembach, Director of Choral Activities at the University of Chicago.


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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: Fine Arts Center, Regis College
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  • Rebecca Krouner mezzo-soprano
    Holcombe “Twas the Night Before Christmas”
    with guest Narrator

    Holiday Favorites

    Children conduct the orchestra
    A visit from Santa!


Saturday, December 20, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Christmas in 15th-century France & Burgundy
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • Jacob Obrecht (1457/8-1505): Factor orbis
    Josquin Desprez (c.1455-1521): O virgo virginum
    Antoine Brumel (c.1460-c.1512): Nato canunt omnia
    Johannes Ciconia: Gloria Spiritus et alme
    Christmas sequences and hymns by Guillaume Du Fay (c. 1397-1474)
    Seasonal plainchant
    Plus a bouquet of New Year’s Day songs by Gilles Binchois, Baude Cordier, Nicolas Grenon and others.


Saturday, December 20, 2014 in Boston
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  • Boston Chorale Ensemble (OSC) presents
  • Holiday Concert
  • Location: Old South Church
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  • Still, still night is Loosely based on the traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols, and includes carols for choir and congregation using the fine organ in Old South Church, and many arrangements of secular carols to get you into the holiday spirit!


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Wednesday, December 24, 2014 in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Bach Cantata Series
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • BWV 64 Sehet, welch eine Liebe hat uns der Vater erzeiget
    Christmas Eve, 7 PM
    Motet: Britten: A Shepherd’s Carol


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Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Baroque (S) presents
  • New Year’s Concert
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
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  • ”Il maestro de cappella is a one-act comic opera, written around 1772, which portrays a pompous portrays a pompous conductor who constantly finds himself in conflict with the members of his orchestra. Also featured on the New Year’s programs will be Mozart duets and arias, featuring soprano Sara Heaton and baritone Andrew Garland.


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  • A Far Cry presents
  • Improvisdation with Robert Levin
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Frederic Rzewski: Les Moutons de Panurge
    W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto tba
    Francesco Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in E Minor, op. 3 no. 3
    Ljova: New work (world premiere)
    $50 – $10


Saturday, January 10, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra (FC) (617.779.0900) presents
  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: First Church,11 Garden Street
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  • Kevin Rhodes conducts Prokofiev’s First Symphony and Tchaikovsky’s majestic Serenade for Strings. Yevgeny Kutik, in his first Pro Arte appearance, explores Prokofiev’s folk melodies as they reach their energetic conclusion.

    $18 – $73


Friday, January 16, 2015 in Salem
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • BARTÓK String Quartet No. 6
    BEETHOVEN String Quartet in C sharp minor, Opus 131
    Peter Zazofsky, Bayla Keyes, violins – Kathryn Lockwood, viola – Jonathan Miller, cello

    Please note that Hamilton Hall is not handicap accessible.


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Trinity Church, Newton
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  • BARTÓK String Quartet No. 6
    BEETHOVEN String Quartet in C sharp minor, Opus 131
    Peter Zazofsky, Bayla Keyes, violins – Kathryn Lockwood, viola – Jonathan Miller, cello


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  • Concord Chamber Music Society presents
  • Borromeo String Quartet
  • Location: Concord Academy Performing Arts Center
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  • String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 by Ludwig van Beethoven Grosse Fuge in B- flat Major, Op. 133 by Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131 by Ludwig van Beethoven

    *preceded at 2:00 pm by lecture-discussion concerning Beethoven’s expressive musical vocabulary, “Expressive Strokes” given by members of the Borromeo Quartet


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  • Collage New Music presents
  • Winter Concert
  • Location: Pickman Hall – Longy School of Music
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  • “The Firehose Reel” by Evan Chambers, “Fasach – A Wild Garden” by Nicola LeFanu, “Flashbacks” by Mario Davidovsky, “Tender Spirit I” by Kyong Mee Choi, and “Light Dances” by Stephen Jaffe


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  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Maygar Madness
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Bálint Karosi Existentia—in memory of Sándor Weöres*
    György Ligeti Violin Concerto
    Gabriela Diaz, violin
    Béla Bartók Three Villiage Scenes
    Kati Agócs The Debrecen Passion*
    Lorelei Ensemble


Sunday, January 25, 2015 in Cambridge
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Sunday, January 25, 2015 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Americana II: Taking Shape — King’s Chapel Choir & Soloists
    Heinrich Christensen, director
    Featuring selections from Southern Harmony, both the 19th century Walker hymnal and minimalist composer William Duckworth’s reimaginings of Walker’s tunes in his 1980 collection. Plus more spirituals, folksongs, and a visit to Alice in Wonderland!

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


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

    Dorian Komanoff Bandy, baroque violin
    Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord

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

    $20 suggested donation


Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • Lutoslawski, Dance Preludes for clarinet &; piano (1954)
    Joseph Phibbs, Flex for flute, violin, cello &; piano
    Sergei Prokofiev, Quintet in g minor for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola &; bass, Op. 39
    Andrea Clearfield, Neruda Songs for oboe &; double bass
    Dvorak, Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat Major, Op. 87


Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Boston
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  • Cappella Clausura (EC) (617-993-0013) presents
  • SOUNDINGS: SIT INSIDE THE CHANT
  • Location: Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street
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  • Ancient chant and modern works inspired by chant: by Hildegard von Bingen, a 9th century composer known only as Kassia, contemporary Boston composer Patricia van Ness, and of course, Anonymous

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


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

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


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


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

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


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

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


Monday, February 2, 2015 in Boston
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Wednesday, February 4, 2015 in Boston
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Sunday, February 8, 2015 in CAmbridge
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  • Seraphim Singers (FCC) (617.926.0126) presents
  • For heaven is a different thing
  • Location: First Church (Congregational)
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  • Choral Settings of Sacred Poetry

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


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


Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Boston
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Friday, February 13, 2015 in Boston
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  • Seraphim Singers (SC) (617-926-0126) presents
  • For heaven is a different thing
  • Location: St. Cecilia Parish, 18 Belvidere Street
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  • Choral Settings of Sacred Poetry

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


Friday, February 20, 2015 in Boston
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  • Lorelei Ensmble (SMG) presents
  • Lorelei on the Rocks
  • Location: Sloane Merrill Gallery, 75 Charles St.
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  • Sonja Tengblad, Emily Culler, and Clare McNamara, Jason McStoots
    A post-Valentine’s evening of 16th-century Italian and English madrigals, including works by Palestrina, Willaert, Monte, Weelkes, and Morley
    With Dylan Sauerwald, harpsichord

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


Friday, February 20, 2015 in Salem
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • MOZART Duo for Bassoon and Cello in B-flat major, K.292
    BACH Suite No. 3 for Cello in C major, BWV 1009
    JÁNAČEK “Youth” (Mladi): Suite for Wind Sextet (1924)
    Clint Foreman, flute – John Ferrillo, oboe – Thomas Martin,clarinet – Rachel Childers, horn
Richard Ranti, bassoon – Craig Nordstrom, bass clarinet – Jonathan Miller, cello

    Please note that Hamilton Hall is not handicap accessible.


Saturday, February 21, 2015 in Jamaica Plain
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  • A Far Cry (617-553-4887) presents
  • Aurora Borealis
  • Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Ave.
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  • Steve Reich: Duet from “Triple Quartet”
    Benjamin Britten: Prelude and Fugue for 18 Strings
    Ingvar Lidholm: Music for Strings
    Edvard Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies, op. 34
    Traditional Swedish fiddle tunes, arr. AFC

    $15


Saturday, February 21, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Blue Heron (617-960-7956) presents
  • Ockeghem@600
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St
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  • Approach the 600th anniversary of his birth (more or less), this concert features music by Ockeghem, Binchois & Du Fay .


Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (F) (617.349.0086) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Fitzgerald Theater, Cambridge Street between Felton and Ellery
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  • Mozart/Bach: Selections from Preludes and Fugues for String Trio, K. 404a
    Mozart: Duo in G major for Violin and Viola, K. 423
    Schnittke: Moz-Art for Two Violins
    Mozart: String Quintet in D major, K. 593

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


Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Beverly Farms
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  • North Shore Chamber Music presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: North Shore Community Baptist Church, 9 Hart Street
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  • Janáček: String Quartet No. 1, JW 7/8 (1923) “Inspired by Tolstoy’s Kreutzer Sonata”
    Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 92 (1941) “Kabardinian”
    Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor, D. 804, Op. 29 (1824) “Rosamunde”

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

    Free Admission • Suggested $10 donation


Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Arlington
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Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Sunday Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • All on a Winter’s Eve
    Soloists from the King’s Chapel Choir; Heinrich Christensen, organ
    A celebration of Boston and New England composers and their music for solo voice and organ. Songs by Daniel Pinkham, James Woodman, Carson Cooman, Graham Gordon Ramsay, Edwin Lawrence and more.

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


Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Newton
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Trinity Church, Newton
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  • MOZART Duo for Bassoon and Cello in B-flat major, K.292
    BACH Suite No. 3 for Cello in C major, BWV 1009
    JÁNAČEK “Youth” (Mladi): Suite for Wind Sextet (1924)
    Clint Foreman, flute – John Ferrillo, oboe – Thomas Martin,clarinet – Rachel Childers, horn
Richard Ranti, bassoon – Craig Nordstrom, bass clarinet – Jonathan Miller, cello


Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in Boston
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Saturday, February 28, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra (FC) (617.779.0900) presents
  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: First Church,11 Garden Street
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  • Tchaikovsky Gold Medalist, Sergey Antonov
    Conductor David Angus.

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

    $18 – $73


Sunday, March 1, 2015 in Cambridge
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  • New ENgland Philharmonic (K) (855-463-7445) presents
  • Spring Awakening
  • Location: Kresge Auditprium MIT
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  • John Harbison: Darkbloom: Overture for an Imagined Opera (Boston premiere)
    Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
    Benjamin Britten: Spring Symphony
    Sarah Pelletier, soprano
    Krista River, mezzo-soprano
    Ray Bauwens, tenor
    Chorus pro Musica, Jamie Kirsch, Music Director
    Boston Children’s Chorus, Anthony Trecek-King, Artistic Director


Sunday, March 1, 2015 in Cambridge
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