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Friday, February 28, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Johannes Moser, cello
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus and
    Helen GRIME Limina (BSO commission)
    WALTON Cello Concerto
    DURUFLÉ Requiem


Friday, February 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Concord
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  • Beyond the Notes presents
  • Beyond the Notes
  • Location: 51 Walden Performing Arts Center – 51 Walden St
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Sarah Whitney, violin | Mike Block, cello/vocals | Sandeep Das, tabla

    Compositions from Western Classical and North Indian Hindustani traditions, adaptations of music from around the world, and several of their own original compositions.
    Artwork from Powers Gallery showcased on stage during performance.


Friday, February 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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Friday, February 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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Friday, February 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Institute for Contemporary Art (617-478-3100) presents
  • he Music and film of Jennifer Walshe
  • Location: 100 Northern Avenue
  • additional information
  • Mivos Quartet, Jennifer Walshe, MC Schmidt, and Wobbly

    $10 for ICA members + students / $20 general admissio


Friday, February 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 6:00 pm
in Boston
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Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Convivium Musicum (FMH) (617-320-7445) presents
  • Private Devotion:
  • Location: Cambridge Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • William Byrd – Selections from Mass for Four Voices
    Sacred music outside the church

    William Byrd – Ne Irascaris
    Orlande de Lassus – Selection from Lagrime di San Pietro
    Psalm settings by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Claude Le Jeune, and Clemens non Papa


Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts (JH) presents
  • Dang Thai Son 鄧泰山, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Debussy : Preludes
    Brouillards (Mists)
    La Puerta del Vino (The Gate of Wine):
    La danse de Puck (Puck’s Dance)
    «Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l’air du soir» (“The sounds and fragrances swirl through the evening air”)
    Feux d’artifice (Fireworks)

    Schubert: Sonata in C major “Reliquie” D. 840
    Chopin:
    Three Ecossaises, Op. posth. 72, No. 3-5 (D major, G major, D-flat major)
    Three Waltzes: (E major, A minor, A-flat major)
    Bolero in C major, Op. 19
    Four Mazurkas, Op. 24 (G minor, C major, A-flat major, B-flat minor)
    Rondo à la Mazur in F major, Op. 5
    Polonaise “Heroic” in A-flat major, Op. 53

    Children under 6 NOT admitted


Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Newton
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  • Seraphim Singers presents
  • Nevertheless, She Persisted
  • Location: Eliot Church of Newton, 474 Centre Street
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • women composers and poets, subjects and storytellers, including a newly commissioned piece by Indian American composer Shruthi Rajasekar; an encore performance of Clark’s Woman of No Distinction, Mari Esabel Valverde’s Border Lines, and more.
    with Heinrich Christensen, organ


Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts presents
  • Live Electronic Improv
  • Location: 230 Fenway
  • additional information
  • Featuring Jennifer Walshe, Wobbly and MC Schmidt –
    $15 general admission, $10 students, Free for SMFA and BU students


Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Johannes Moser, cello
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus and
    Helen GRIME Limina (BSO commission)
    WALTON Cello Concerto
    DURUFLÉ Requiem


Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • additional information
  • Mendelssohn: Variations Concertantes in D Major for cello & piano, Op. 17
    Steven Stucky: Serenade for woodwind quintet
    Haydn: Piano Trio No. 39 in 5 “Gypsy”
    Schnittke: Moz-Art for two violins
    Mozart: Clarinet Quintet


Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 10:00 am
in Boston
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Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Church on the Hill ((617) 523-4575) presents
  • Project STEP Honors String Quartet
  • Location: 140 Bowdoin St
  • additional information
  • William Grant Still: Danzas de Panama
    Joaquin Turina: La oración del torero

    FREE


Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Nicolas Namoradze, pianist-composer
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
  • additional information
  • J. S. Bach Sinfonia No. 9, BWV 795 (1723)
    J. S. Bach Partita No. 6 in E Minor, BWV 830
    Scriabin 8 Etudes, Op. 42 (1903)
    Scriabin Sonata No. 4, Op. 30 (1903)
    Scriabin Sonata No. 9, Op. 68, “Black Mass”
    Alexina Louie I leap through the sky with stars
    Nicolas Namoradze Etudes, I-VI (2018)


Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm
in Newton
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  • Newton Free Library Concert Series ((617) 796-1360) presents
  • Weston Wind Quintet
  • Location: 330 Homer Street
  • additional information
  • Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra
    Vaughn Williams: English Folk Song Suite
    Paul Juon: Wind Quintet, Op. 84
    Reicha: Wind Quintet, Op. 88 No. 2

    FREE


Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm
in Boston
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Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Seraphim Singers (FCC) (617.926.0126) presents
  • Nevertheless, She Persisted
  • Location: First Church (Congregational)
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • women composers and poets, subjects and storytellers, including a newly commissioned piece by Indian American composer Shruthi Rajasekar; an encore performance of Clark’s Woman of No Distinction, Mari Esabel Valverde’s Border Lines, and more.
    with Heinrich Christensen, organ


Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Masterworks Chorale (OSC) presents
  • Bloch’s Sacred Service with Foss & Thompson
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Lukas Foss: Behold I Build an House
    Randall Thompson: Alleluia
    Ernest Bloch: Avodath an hakodesh [Sacred Service]

    Ian Pomerantz, baritone
    Ross Wood, organ
    Kevin Leong, conductor


Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Lexington
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Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Newton Centre
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  • New Philharmonia presents
  • Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon St,
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • The presentation of the iconic fairy tale will be narrated by Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller. Led by Associate Conductor Jorge Soto, the family concert will allow children the chance to experience all the musicians and instruments that make it come to life!


Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Cambridge
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Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 4:00 pm
in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • additional information
  • Mendelssohn: Variations Concertantes in D Major for cello & piano, Op. 17
    Steven Stucky: Serenade for woodwind quintet
    Haydn: Piano Trio No. 39 in 5 “Gypsy”
    Schnittke: Moz-Art for two violins
    Mozart: Clarinet Quintet


Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Boston
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Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Various
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Monday, March 2, 2020 at 2:00 pm
in West Newton
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Monday, March 2, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • First Monday
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • American Sonorities
    Edgar Varèse: Octandre
    Ken Ueno: Atlas of Crossed Destinies
    Songs by Bernstein
    Kirchner: Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano: I
    Joan Tower: DNA

    FREE but ticket required


Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 12:15 pm
in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
  • additional information
  • Duo Zonda: Wei Zhao & Orlando Cela, flutes
    Program: Works of Couperin, Mendelssohn, Muczynski

    $5 suggested


Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (SeuH) presents
  • Piano Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Awadagin Prat will perform Beethoven’s Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, op. 110, Franck’s Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue, and Liszt’s Sonata in B Minor


Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Beethoven’s Complete Piano Works
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
  • additional information
  • 75 NEC Pianists!

    WoO 54: Lustig-Traurig (Bagatelle) for piano in C Major (1802)
    Opus 33: Seven Bagatelles (1802)
    Opus 119: Eleven new Bagatelles (1822)
    WoO 53: Allegretto (Bagatelle) for piano in C Minor (1796–97)
    WoO 56: Allegretto (Bagatelle) for piano in C Major (1803, rev. 1822)
    WoO 52: Presto (Bagatelle) for piano in C Minor (1795, rev. 1798 and 1822)
    Opus 126: Six Bagatelles (1823)
    WoO 59: Poco moto (Bagatelle) in A Minor (“Für Elise”) (c. 1810)
    WoO 60: Ziemlich lebhaft (Bagatelle) for piano in B-flat Major (1818)
    Opus 35: Fifteen variations and a fugue on an original theme in E-flat Major (“Eroica”) (1802)

    FREE


Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Beethoven’s Complete Piano Works
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
  • additional information
  • 75 NEC Pianists!

    WoO 54: Lustig-Traurig (Bagatelle) for piano in C Major (1802)
    Opus 33: Seven Bagatelles (1802)
    Opus 119: Eleven new Bagatelles (1822)
    WoO 53: Allegretto (Bagatelle) for piano in C Minor (1796–97)
    WoO 56: Allegretto (Bagatelle) for piano in C Major (1803, rev. 1822)
    WoO 52: Presto (Bagatelle) for piano in C Minor (1795, rev. 1798 and 1822)
    Opus 126: Six Bagatelles (1823)

    FREE


Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Johannes Moser, cello
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus and
    Helen GRIME Limina (BSO commission)
    WALTON Cello Concerto
    DURUFLÉ Requiem


Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Philharmonia
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • with Jeffrey Kahane, pianist/conductor.

    Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E-flat Major,
    Rachmaninoff: Isle of the Dead
    Barber: Symphony No. 1 in one movement, Op. 9


Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Beethoven’s Complete Piano Works
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
  • additional information
  • 75 NEC pianists!

    Opus 76: Six variations on an original theme (the Turkish March from The Ruins of Athens) in D Major (1809)
    Opus 14, No. 1: Piano Sonata No. 9 in E Major
    Opus 14, No. 2: Piano Sonata No. 10 in G Major
    WoO 71: Twelve variations for piano on the Russian dance from Paul Wranitzky’s ballet Das Waldmädchen
    WoO 57: Andante favori (1804)
    Opus 53: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major (“Waldstein”) (1803)

    FREE


Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 10:30 am
in Boston
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Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • BU School of Music (T) presents
  • Boston University Wind Ensemble
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Ave.
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  • Barnes’ “Symphonic Overture”,
    Woolfenden’s “French Impressions”
    Messiaen’s “Oiseaux exotiques”
    Pann’s “Hold This Boy and Listen”
    Forte’s “Dance Suite on Spanish and Latin Rhythms”. David Martins, conducting

    FREE


Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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Friday, March 6, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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Friday, March 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Salem
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  • Salem Classical (V) presents
  • Sophia Subbayya Vastek, pianist
  • Location: various
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • At historic home, 10 Chestnut Street

    Lili Boulanger:
    D’un Vieux Jardin (
    D’un Jardin Clair
    Thème et variations
    Cortege
    Vieille prière bouddhique

    Szymanowski : Metopy, op. 29 (1915)


Friday, March 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Dinosaur Annex (FC) presents
  • Musical Puppets
  • Location: First Church of Boston, 66 Marlborough St.
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  • Reimagined Voices: Shadows and Objects

    Bahar Royaee – Leylie
    Hubert Ho – He Lay on Ice in Search of Carp and other Filial Exemplars
    Daniel Bernard Roumain – Filter

    $25, $15 students/seniors 65+


Friday, March 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Musicians of Old Post Road (EC) (781-466-6694) presents
  • The Lure of London
  • Location: Emmanuel Church 15 Newbury Street
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  • Virtuoso Baroque instrumental works by Italians who settled in London with its lively musical scene. The program includes trio sonatas by Locatelli, Platti, and Tessarini, a capriccio for strings and continuo by Veracini, a flute concerto by Sammartini, and a cello sonata by Cervetto

    $40 Section A/$30 Section B/$10 Students/$5 EBT cardholders/Kids free in Section B!


Friday, March 6, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Music for Viols and Friends ((617) 776-0692) presents
  • Grand Ballet de Cour:
  • Location: First Church Cambridge, Lindsay Chapel, 11 Garden Street
  • additional information
  • Works by Ballard, Coffin, Mauduit, Caroubel, du Caurroy, Guédron, Boësset, Mesangeau, and Moulinié
    performed by Carrie Cheron, mezzo-soprano, with El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Karen Burciaga, Hannah Davidson, Mai-Lan Broekman & Alice Mroszczyk, violas da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute and renaissance guitar).

    $25 general; $20 seniors, students, low income


Friday, March 6, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Miloš, the voice of guitar
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Milos plays a wide-ranging program from J.S. Bach and Granados to Piazzolla and the Beatles in a chamber music setting with string quartet and quintet.


Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Trace
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
  • additional information
  • SCHUMAKER – Mehretu trace for oboe, clarinet, and electronic media
    KODÁLY – Duo for violin and cello, Op. 7
    BEETHOVEN – Quintet for piano and winds, O
    Plus a new trio for flute, viola, and cello by the winner of the Pappalardo Composition Competition


Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 10:00 am
in Boston
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Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Musicians from Marlboro
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
  • additional information
  • Cynthia Raim, piano
    Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano
    Franceso Camuglia, flute
    Robyn Bollinger, violin
    Christoph Richter, cello

    Schubert, Notturno in E-flat Major, D. 897 (c.
    Brahms, Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8
    Kate Soper, Only the Words Themselves Mean What They Say (2011)
    Handel, Nel dolce del’oblio (Pensieri notturni di filli),


Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm
in 1912 Mass. Ave
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  • Hancock United Church of Christ ((781) 862-4220) presents
  • A Joyful Noise
  • Location: Hancock United Church of Christ
  • additional information
  • The Litany of Loreto / Supplications to the Blessed Virgin Mary: Plainchant and two setting for voices and instruments (H.83 & H.85) by Marc-Antoine. Performed on period instruments. With historical background and commentary by Genna Beatty, Minister for Youth and Young Adults.

    $15 suggested


Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Jonathan Bass, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Francisco Noya, conductor
    Hindemith: Theme and Four Variations
    Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

    High School Concerto Competition Winners – Brass and Woodwinds: TBD


Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Somerville
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  • Somerville Museum presents
  • Music for Violsand Friends
  • Location: Somerville Museum, Central Street & Westwood
  • additional information
  • Grand Ballet de Cour: French Renaissance Music from the Court of Louis XIII

    Works by Ballard, Coffin, Mauduit, Caroubel, du Caurroy, Guédron, Boësset, Mesangeau, and Moulinié
    performed by Carrie Cheron, mezzo-soprano, with El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Karen Burciaga, Hannah Davidson, Mai-Lan Broekman & Alice Mroszczyk, violas da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute and renaissance guitar).

    $20 general; $15 seniors, students, Museum members


Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Arlington
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  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington (FP) presents
  • Spring Concert
  • Location: First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church
  • additional information
  • The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and Chamber Chorus

    Brahms — Nänie, Op. 82
    Schumann — Requiem für Mignon, Op. 98b
    Bruckner — Christus factus est
    Elgar — As Torrents in Summer
    Morgan Jackson — Spacetime Synthesis (Premiere)

    $20, $15 seniors and students, $5 age 17 and under.


Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Coro Allegro presents
  • Shofar: In Memoriam
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Robert Stern’s great American oratorio ShofarRalph Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs
    Brahms’ Nänie.

    honoring the memory of three beloved Boston artists, Robert Stern, Sanford Sylvan, and Donald Wilkinson. With guest artists New England Classical Singers.


Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Wellesley
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  • Wellesley Chamber Players presents
  • All Brahms
  • Location: Dana Hall School of Music, 103 Grove Street
  • additional information
  • Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8
    Sonata for Viola and Piano No. 1 in E flat major,
    Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60

    Geneva Lewis, violin; Zhanbo Zheng, viola
    Jonah Ellsworth, cello; Jayoung Kim, piano

    $25 – $10 sugggested


Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Musica Viva (Ts) presents
  • Family Concert
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center at Boston University
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Brian Robison: The Awkward Chimpling world premiere
    Handel and Haydn Society Chorus of Sopranos & Altos, Alyson Greer Espinosa, conductor
    Steve Aveson, narrator

    Bernard Hoffer: Paul Revere’s Ride
    The Northeast Youth Ballet, Denise Cecere, director
    Steve Aveson, narrator


Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Musicians of the Old Post Road (OSC) presents
  • The Lure of London
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston St.
  • additional information
  • Virtuoso Baroque instrumental works by Italians who settled in London with its lively musical scene. The program includes trio sonatas by Locatelli, Platti, and Tessarini, a capriccio for strings and continuo by Veracini, a flute concerto by Sammartini, and a cello sonata by Cervetto

    $40 Section A/$30 Section B/$10 Students/$5 EBT cardholders/Kids free in Section B!


Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3:30 pm
in Lexington
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Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 3:30 pm
in Waltham
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  • Boston Clavichord Society (GP) (781.891.0814) presents
  • Frances Conover Fitch, Clavichord
  • Location: Gore Place, 52 Gore Street
  • additional information
  • Works of Jacopo da Bologna, William Randall, J. J. Froberger, Matthias Weckmann, C.P.E. Bach, and Herbert Howells

    $15, $10 SUGGESTED, BCS Friends, free to students with ID


Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 4:00 pm
in Boston
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Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 4:00 pm
in Boston
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Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Borromeo String Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Beethoven:
    String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18, No. 1
    String Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59, No. 1
    String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat major, Op. 127


Monday, March 9, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphony, Hugh Wolf conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Copland: Suite from Appalachian Spring
    Schumann: Symphony No. 1, op. 38, B-flat Major (“Spring”)
    New Work TBA


Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 12:15 pm
in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Cora Swenson Lee, cello
    Program: Britten, Cassado, Saygun

    $5 suggested


Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Arlington
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  • Philharmonic Society of Arlington (FP) presents
  • Noa Nini Sings Letters to Bach
  • Location: First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church
  • Tickets: here
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  • 2 pieces of Bach’s instrumental music, for which Nini has written English and Hebrew lyrics, inspired by technology, religion, global warming, feminism, and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The project, whose executive producer is Quincy Jones, features arrangements by Gil Dor, guitarist, composer, and educator who has been Noa’s longtime musical collaborator; and Israeli bassist Or Lubianiker


Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (W) presents
  • Beethoven’s Complete Piano Works
  • Location: Williams Hall (NEC)
  • additional information
  • 75 NEC pianists!

    Opus 77: Fantasia in G Minor (1809)
    WoO 66: Thirteen variations for piano on the aria “Es war einmal ein alter Mann” from Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf’s opera Das rote Käppchen
    Opus 22: Piano Sonata No. 11 in B-flat Major (1800)
    Opus 106: Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major (“Hammerklavier”) (1818)

    FREE


Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • HAYDN: THE CREATION
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • additional information
  • NEC Philhmarmonia, David Loebel, conductor
    NEC Concert Choir
    NEC Chamber Singers

    Haydn: Die Schöpfung (The Creation)


Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Medford
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  • Tufts University presents
  • Amernet String Quartet
  • Location: Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Avenue
  • additional information
  • Benjamin Britten’s String Quartet No. 2 (1945)
    Bernard Rands String Quartet No. 2 (1994)
    Kareem Roustom’s String Quartet No. 1: Shades of Night (2018)

    Free; no tickets required


Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Odyssey Opera (BUT) (617.826.1626) presents
  • Rossini: Elisabetta, Regina d’Inghilterra
  • Location: Boston University Theater, 264 Huntington Avenue
  • additional information
  • A rare offering from one of opera’s most beloved composers, this is the first of the nine Rossini Neapolitan operas. Presented fully-staged in Italian with English subtitles. Libretto by Giovanni Schmidt. Cast includes Serena Farnocchia (Queen Elizabeth I) and Lucia Cesaroni (Matilde).


Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (MJ) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Beliini’s Norma
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • An ancient Druid priestess is at the heart of Bellini’s rarely-performed gem, caught between her passion for an unfaithful Roman lover and her devotion to her people. With returning star Elena Stikhina in the title role. Supported by BLO favorites Alfred Walker, Jonathan Burton, and Sandra Piques Eddy, this story of passion, politics, and jealousy is a vocal tour de force not to be missed.


Friday, March 13, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Schola Cantorum (FLC) (401- 274-5073) presents
  • SCHOLA CANTORUM of BOSTON
  • Location: First Lutheran Church, 299 Berkeley St.
  • additional information
  • Gibbons: Anthems for Voices and Viols
    Motets of Robert White
    Viol music by Ferrabosco, Gibbons, and Byrd
    with the support of the Viol de Gamba Society of America

    $25 General. $8 students and low income


Friday, March 13, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Newton Centre
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Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Spectrum Singers (617-492-8902) presents
  • Spectrum Singers at 40!
  • Location: First Church Congregational Cambridge
  • additional information
  • Gala 40th Anniversary celebration of great choral music meaningful to the chorus and its audience over our 40-year history including works by

    Samuel Barber, Carol Barnett, Brahms, Bruckner, Copland, Duruflé, Ir-ving Fine, Matthew Harris, Holst, Ives, Clément Janequin, Cole Porter
    Rheinberger, Virgil Thomson, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Whitacre, Vaughan Williams

    with
    Mark Andrew Cleveland, baritone; Heinrich Christensen, organ; Richard Kelley, trumpet; James Barkovic, pianist


Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Brookline
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Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Gay Men’s Chorus (JH) presents
  • Spring Concert
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Boston Gay Men’s Chorus presents “Born This Way” with Music Director Reuben M. Reynolds, III. Featuring vibrant costumes, 200 voices, and an original score from Broadway composer John Bucchino


Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Brookline
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Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in 136 Mass Ave.
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  • Chorus pro Musica (BPC) presents
  • Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields
  • Location: Berklee Performance Center
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Chorus pro Musica collaborates with Bang On a Can All-Stars in Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields, a Pulitzer Prize-winning oratorio about coal miners at the turn of the 20th century that combines folk, rock, and classical genres.


Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 10:00 am
in Boston
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Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm
in Jamaica Plain
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Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Odyssey Opera (BUT) (617.826.1626) presents
  • Rossini: Elisabetta, Regina d’Inghilterra
  • Location: Boston University Theater, 264 Huntington Avenue
  • additional information
  • A rare offering from one of opera’s most beloved composers, this is the first of the nine Rossini Neapolitan operas. Presented fully-staged in Italian with English subtitles. Libretto by Giovanni Schmidt. Cast includes Serena Farnocchia (Queen Elizabeth I) and Lucia Cesaroni (Matilde).


Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Metropolitan Chorale (S) presents
  • World’s Fair
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Tickets: here
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  • The Song of the Ferris Wheel – music by Geo. Schleiffarth, words by M.A. Sturges, arr. Jonathan Miller
    The Midway Plaisance – words and music by Dennis Mackin and WT Jefferson
    Freedom, Our Queen – music by John Knowles Paine, words by Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Ode on Science – Jezaniah Summer
    Going Home – Antonin Dvorak, arr. Nicholas White
    Festival Jubilate – Mrs. H.H.A. Beach
    Gamelan – R. Murray Schafer
    Aloha ‘Oe – Queen Lili‵uokalani, arr. Alec Schumacker
    Hallelujah Chorus (in French) – G.F. Haendel, transcribed by Bernard Dewagtere
    Inno Delle Nazioni – Giuseppe Verdi
    Adinu – arr. Shireen Abu-Khader and Andre de Quadros
    ExpoChester (World Premiere) – arr. Clifton J.Noble


Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Newton Centre
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Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Brookline
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Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Gay Men’s Chorus (JH) presents
  • Spring Concert
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Boston Gay Men’s Chorus presents “Born This Way” with Music Director Reuben M. Reynolds, III. Featuring vibrant costumes, 200 voices, and an original score from Broadway composer John Bucchino


Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Lexington
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Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Waltham
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Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Brookline
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Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in West Newton
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Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (MJ) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Beliini’s Norma
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • An ancient Druid priestess is at the heart of Bellini’s rarely-performed gem, caught between her passion for an unfaithful Roman lover and her devotion to her people. With returning star Elena Stikhina in the title role. Supported by BLO favorites Alfred Walker, Jonathan Burton, and Sandra Piques Eddy, this story of passion, politics, and jealousy is a vocal tour de force not to be missed.


Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Daniil Trifonov, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Bach / Brahms | Chaconne
    Bach / Rachmaninoff | Prelude, Gavotte, and Gigue
    Bach / Liszt | Fantasie & Fugue in G minor
    Bach | The Art of Fugue


Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm
in Boston
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Monday, March 16, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Longy School of Music (S) (617-876-0956) presents
  • Gala Concert
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Nathan Meltzer, guest artist, violin

    music celebrating Longy’s innovative programs, exceptional faculty, and extraordinary students alongside special guest violinist Nathan Meltzer, performing on the long-lost Ames-Totenberg Stradivarius. The event also features Longy’s Sistema Side-by-Side ensembles and performances honoring acclaimed composer Joan Tower.


Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 12:15 pm
in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
  • additional information
  • Amaranti Ensemble:
    Maria Alejandra Montero, soprano
    Maria Gabriela Alvarado, traverso
    Kyle Collins, harpsichord
    Program: Gibraltar: A Clash Between Nations
    $5 suggested


Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (MJ) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Beliini’s Norma
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • An ancient Druid priestess is at the heart of Bellini’s rarely-performed gem, caught between her passion for an unfaithful Roman lover and her devotion to her people. With returning star Elena Stikhina in the title role. Supported by BLO favorites Alfred Walker, Jonathan Burton, and Sandra Piques Eddy, this story of passion, politics, and jealousy is a vocal tour de force not to be missed.


Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • André Raphel, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Uri Caine, piano; Mike Boone, bass; Clarence Penn, drums; Barbara Walker, vocalist*
    BSO Gospel Chorus
    COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Petite Suite de Concert (March 19, 21)
    STILL Symphony No. 1, Afro-American
    Uri CAINE The Passion of Octavius Catto


Friday, March 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Massachusetts Peace Action (617-354-2169) presents
  • The Dawn of Hope
  • Location: Harvard Epworth Church, 1555 Mass. Ave
  • Tickets: here
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  • Paganini,
    Terzetto Concertante for viola, cello and guitar
    Terzetto for violin, cello and guitar
    Bach:
    Sonata for violin in E Major, BWV 1016
    Ciaccona from the Partita in D minor,
    José Elizondo:
    “La Alborada de la Esperanza”
    “Otoño en Buenos Aires”

    Eliot Fisk, guitar
    James Buswell, violin
    Carol Ou, cello


Friday, March 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Jamaica Plain
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  • Turtle Swamp Brewing presents
  • Semiosis Quartet
  • Location: 3377 Washington St
  • additional information
  • Karim Al-Zand: Fantasia on Bulgarian Rhythms
    Ruth Crawford Seeger: String Quartet 1931
    Gabriela Ortiz: La Calaca from Altar de Muertos
    Angela Elizabeth Slater: Of Spheres
    Tanya Tagaq: Sivunittinni
    John Zorn: Cat O’Nine Tails

    $10-15 suggested


Friday, March 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (MJ) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Beliini’s Norma
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • An ancient Druid priestess is at the heart of Bellini’s rarely-performed gem, caught between her passion for an unfaithful Roman lover and her devotion to her people. With returning star Elena Stikhina in the title role. Supported by BLO favorites Alfred Walker, Jonathan Burton, and Sandra Piques Eddy, this story of passion, politics, and jealousy is a vocal tour de force not to be missed.


Friday, March 20, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • André Raphel, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Uri Caine, piano; Mike Boone, bass; Clarence Penn, drums; Barbara Walker, vocalist*
    BSO Gospel Chorus
    COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Petite Suite de Concert (March 19, 21)
    STILL Symphony No. 1, Afro-American
    Uri CAINE The Passion of Octavius Catto
    CASUAL FRIDAY


Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Brookline
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  • Henry Purcell Society (St.P) (617-650-7399) presents
  • Celebrate thes Festival!
  • Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
  • Tickets: here
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  • Funeral Sentences and Music for Queen Mary
    Ode to Saint Cecilia, Adam Jacob Simon (2019)
    Celebrate This Festival! z.321 Henry Purcell (1693)

    Ian Watson, harpsichord; Guy Fishman, cello
    Susanna Ogata and Susannah Foster, violins
    Emily Dahl Irons, viola; Jesse Levine, trumpet

    Teresa Wakim, Sarah Yanovitch, soprano
    Douglas Dodson, Cody Bowers, countertenor

    Sophie Micheaux, mezzo-soprano
    Charles Blandy, tenor; Luke Scott, Jacob Cooper, bass


Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Newton Centre
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Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Musica Sacra presents
  • Blissed Out Baroque
  • Location: First Church, Cambridge, MA
  • Tickets: here
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  • Choral Meditations from the Baroque Era
    Featuring Schütz’s Musikalische Exequien and Allegri’s Miserere.


Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • André Raphel, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Uri Caine, piano; Mike Boone, bass; Clarence Penn, drums; Barbara Walker, vocalist*
    BSO Gospel Chorus
    COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Petite Suite de Concert (March 19, 21)
    STILL Symphony No. 1, Afro-American
    Uri CAINE The Passion of Octavius Catto


Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Celebrity Series (S) ((617) 482-2595) presents
  • Kronos Quartet
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • with Persian vocalist Mahsa Vahdat,
    Music for Change: The Banned Countries highlights a rich diversity of artistic voices, including works composed specifically for the performance, new collaborations, and signature works from Kronos’ extensive repertoire.


Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 10:00 am
in West Newton
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Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 10:00 am
in Boston
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Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm
in Jamaica Plain
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Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm
in Manchestr-by-the-Sea
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  • Cape Ann Symphony presents
  • Amernet String Quartet
  • Location: Manchester-Essex High School, 36 Lincoln Street
  • Tickets: here
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  • Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1.
    with Michael Lewin
    Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture
    Haydn: Symphony No. 101 “The Clock.”


Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Tickets: here
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  • Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel: Piano Trio in d
    Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello (1914)
    Dvořák: Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 87

    Robyn Bollinger, violin
    Marcus Thompson, viola
    Edward Arron, cello
    Andrew Armstrong, piano


Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Church on the Hill ((617) 523-4575) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: 140 Bowdoin St
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  • Solomon Hearn, cellist
    Amalia Ali, cellist
    Amalia Hearn, piano

    Shostakovich: Cello Sonata in D minor
    Kabalevsky: Cello Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op.
    Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor BWV 1008

    $5


Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Chamber Players presents
  • Randall Hodgkinson, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Kevin PUTS Seven Seascapes, for flute, horn, violin, viola, cello, double bass, and piano
    Eric NATHAN Why Old Places Matter, for oboe, horn, and piano
    SMYTH Variations on “Bonny Sweet Robin”
    (Ophelia’s Song), for flute, oboe, and piano
    MENDELSSOHN String Quintet No. 2 in B-flat,


Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (MJ) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Beliini’s Norma
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • An ancient Druid priestess is at the heart of Bellini’s rarely-performed gem, caught between her passion for an unfaithful Roman lover and her devotion to her people. With returning star Elena Stikhina in the title role. Supported by BLO favorites Alfred Walker, Jonathan Burton, and Sandra Piques Eddy, this story of passion, politics, and jealousy is a vocal tour de force not to be missed.


Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Now Music presents
  • Contemporary solos and duos by American composers
  • Location: Arlington Street Church, Chapel, 351 Boylston St,
  • Tickets: here
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  • Michael Hall, viola
    Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar & director

    Francine Trester: Borrowed Blue
    John Anthony Lennon: Infinite Arrow
    Darleen Mitchell: Images
    Thomas L. Read: Traveller’s Frolic*
    Antonio Celso Rebeiro: Melancholy Dressed in Yellow
    David Liptak: Freight (Guitar Solo)
    Tom Flaherty: Steps and Leaps* (Guitar + Electronics)
    Alice Shields: Sri Mata (Viola solo)
    David Froom: Shades of Red
    Matthew Davidson: Magyar Rondo


Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Cambridge
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  • New School of Music presents
  • Semiosis Quartet
  • Location: New School of Music, 25 Lowell Street
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  • Karim Al-Zand: Fantasia on Bulgarian Rhythms
    Ruth Crawford Seeger: String Quartet 1931
    Gabriela Ortiz: La Calaca from Altar de Muertos
    Angela Elizabeth Slater: Of Spheres
    Tanya Tagaq: Sivunittinni
    John Zorn: Cat O’Nine Tails

    $10-15 suggested


Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 12:15 pm
in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Michael Hall, viola & Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar
    Program: Read, Trester, Ribeiro
    $5 suggested


Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Thomas Adès, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Steven Isserlis, cello
    Edgaras Montvidas, tenor
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus and
    Boston Symphony Children’s Choir,
    James Burton, conductor
    STRAVINSKY Pulcinella Suite
    Thomas ADÈS Lieux retrouvés, for cello and orchestra
    STRAVINSKY Perséphone


Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (T) ((617) 536-6340) presents
  • Britten: The Turn of the Screw
  • Location: Boston Conservatory Theater, 31 Hemenway St.
  • Tickets: here
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  • The opera is written for a chamber orchestra and is structured in a prologue and 16 scenes, each preceded by a variation on a 12-note theme. The Turn of the Screw will be sung in English with English supertitles


Friday, March 27, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Thomas Adès, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Steven Isserlis, cello
    Edgaras Montvidas, tenor
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus and
    Boston Symphony Children’s Choir,
    James Burton, conductor
    STRAVINSKY Pulcinella Suite
    Thomas ADÈS Lieux retrouvés, for cello and orchestra
    STRAVINSKY Perséphone


Friday, March 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Various
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  • Powers Music School (Various Locations) (617.484.4696) presents
  • Mildred Freiberg Piano Festival
  • Tickets: here
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  • Guest Performers Kathryn Rosenbach and Svetlana Krasnova

    First Armenian Church, 380 Concord Avenue, Belmont

    Works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, and Ravel.


Friday, March 27, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • hristina Day Martinson, violin
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
    Vivaldi: Gloria for Chorus and Orchestra
    Monteverdi: Beatus Vir


Friday, March 27, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (T) ((617) 536-6340) presents
  • Britten: The Turn of the Screw
  • Location: Boston Conservatory Theater, 31 Hemenway St.
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • The opera is written for a chamber orchestra and is structured in a prologue and 16 scenes, each preceded by a variation on a 12-note theme. The Turn of the Screw will be sung in English with English supertitles


Friday, March 27, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Concord
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  • Concord Orchestra (978-369-4967) presents
  • Into the Woods
  • Location: 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA
  • Tickets: here
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  • Richard Pittman, conductor; Alex Kinmonth, oboe

    Beethoven, Symphony No. 2
    Sibelius, Tapiola, op. 112
    Lebrun, Oboe Concerto No. 1 in D minor


Friday, March 27, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Britten Chamber Festival
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
  • Tickets: here
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  • Cello Sonata in C Major
    Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac for countertenor, tenor, and piano
    Selections from Harmonia Sacrae for tenor and piano
    Phantasy Quartet, Op. 2, for oboe, violin, viola, and cello
    Deborah Rentz-Moore, mezzo-soprano
    Ryan Turner, tenor; Peggy Pearson, oboe
    Sarah Atwood, violin; Mark Berger, viola
    Rhonda Rider, cello; Judith Gordon, piano


Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Cambridge
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Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Bay Colony Brass (SP) presents
  • Spring Concert
  • Location: St. Peter’s Parish, 100 Concord Ave.
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  • Three Preludes – Gershwin
    Las dich nur nichts nicht dauren – Brahms
    Entrata – Krzystof Penderecki
    Symphony in Brass – Brian Balmages
    Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – J.S. Bach
    Girl with the Flaxen Hair – Debussy
    Harlequin – Phillip Sparke
    Lincolnshire Posy – Percy Grainger

    $ suggested


Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Seven Times Salt (V) presents
  • Banbury Ale: Party Music from Elizabethan England
  • Location: Various
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  • Canadian American Club, 202 Arlington St. Watertown,

    rousing drinking songs, broadside ballads, rustic catches, and energetic country dances, and selections by Dowland, Hume, and Morley.

    Elise Groves, soprano; Karen Burciaga, fiddle, voice; Dan Meyers, recorders, percussion, voice; Josh Schreiber Shalem, bass viol, voice; Matthew Wright, lute, bandora, voice

    $20 suggested


Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in West Newton
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  • Newton Baroque presents
  • Passion in the Parlor
  • Location: Second Church in Newton,60 Highland St.,
  • Tickets: here
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  • Salon music from 1730s Dresden
    Sonatas, and Cantatas by Johann Adolf Hasse, Johann Joachim Quantz and Nicolo Porpora.
    Mary Oleskiewicz flute, Nicole Estima soprano, Sarah Freiberg Ellison cello, Andrus Madsen harpsichord.


Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Joesph Schwanter Portrait
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Joseph Schwantner Percussion Concerto No. 2: Concerto for Percussion Section, Timpani, and Orchestra (2011)
    Joseph Schwantner Aftertones of Infinity (1978)


Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Ensemble Lyrae presents
  • Still WE Rise: Changing HERstory
  • Location: Harvard Epworth Church, 1555 Mass. Ave
  • Tickets: here
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  • ake Runestad: Rise Up!
    Andrea Ramsey: Truth
    Sister Rosetta Tharpe: This Train
    Walter Robinson/arr. Kathleen McGuire: Harriet Tubman
    Linda Tutas Haugen: Sunshine and Cloudless Sky
    Joan Szymko: Malala
    Amy Beach: Empress of Night
    Arr. Michelle Deluise: All American Girls Professional Baseball League Song
    Albert Von Tilzer/Stephen DeCesare: Take Me Out to the Ball Game
    Ethel Smyth: March of the Women
    Andrea Ramsey: The Woman to This Hour
    Carol Barnett: Remember the Ladies
    Randall Thompson: God’s Bottles
    Arr. Brian John: Bread and Roses
    Adriana Ausch-Simmel: O Ramâi
    Misty L. Dupuis: To Madame Curie
    Lori Laitman: If I…
    Brian John: My Kingdom
    Joan Szymko: Call


Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Thomas Adès, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Steven Isserlis, cello
    Edgaras Montvidas, tenor
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus and
    Boston Symphony Children’s Choir,
    James Burton, conductor
    STRAVINSKY Pulcinella Suite
    Thomas ADÈS Lieux retrouvés, for cello and orchestra
    STRAVINSKY Perséphone


Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (T) ((617) 536-6340) presents
  • Britten: The Turn of the Screw
  • Location: Boston Conservatory Theater, 31 Hemenway St.
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • The opera is written for a chamber orchestra and is structured in a prologue and 16 scenes, each preceded by a variation on a 12-note theme. The Turn of the Screw will be sung in English with English supertitles


Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Britten Chamber Festival
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Canticle I: My Beloved is Mine
    Suite for Violin and Piano, Op. 6
    Canticle V: The Death of Saint Narcissus
    Holiday Diary, for piano
    Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70 for guitar
    “Reflections on Come Heavy Sleep”
    Songs from the Chinese for soprano and guitar,

    Kristen Watson, soprano; Jonas Budris, tenor
    Heidi Braun-Hill, violin; Franziska Huhn, harp
    Donald Berman, piano


Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series (PS BB) presents
  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
  • Location: Plympton-Shattuck Black Box
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Schoenberg | Five Piano Pieces, Opus 23
    Beethoven | Sonata for Piano no. 7 in D major
    Beethoven | Sonata for Piano minor“Appassionata”
    Karlheinz Stockhausen | Klavierstück IX


Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Concord
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  • Concord Orchestra (978-369-4967) presents
  • Into the Woods
  • Location: 51 Walden Street, Concord, MA
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Richard Pittman, conductor; Alex Kinmonth, oboe

    Beethoven, Symphony No. 2
    Sibelius, Tapiola, op. 112
    Lebrun, Oboe Concerto No. 1 in D minor


Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 10:00 am
in Boston
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Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (T) ((617) 536-6340) presents
  • Britten: The Turn of the Screw
  • Location: Boston Conservatory Theater, 31 Hemenway St.
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • The opera is written for a chamber orchestra and is structured in a prologue and 16 scenes, each preceded by a variation on a 12-note theme. The Turn of the Screw will be sung in English with English supertitles


Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Concord
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Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • hristina Day Martinson, violin
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • additional information
  • Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
    Vivaldi: Gloria for Chorus and Orchestra
    Monteverdi: Beatus Vir


Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Brookline
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  • Boston Cecilia presents
  • Our Transcendental Passion
  • Location: All Saints Church, Brookline
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • the world-premiere performance of Paul John Rudoi’s Our Transcendental Passion, a concert-length work with a libretto based on the words of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, as well as those of lesser known and marginalized voices, Margaret Fuller and Elizabeth Palmer Peabody.


Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Britten Chamber Festival
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Phantasy in F minor for String Quintet
    Folk Song Arrangements from British Isles
    Canticle III: Still Falls the Rain for tenor, horn and piano (words Edith Sitwell)
    Canticle IV: Journey of the Magi for countertenor, tenor, baritone, & piano, Op. 86
    Three Divertimenti, for string quartet
    Doug Dodson, countertenor; Charles Blandy,
    David Tinervia, baritone; Joan Ellersick, viola
    Whitacre Hill, horn; Brett Hodgdon, piano
    Arneis String Quartet
    Heather Braun-Bakken & Rose Drucker, violin
    Daniel Doña, viola; Agnes Kim, cello


Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series (PS BB) presents
  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
  • Location: Plympton-Shattuck Black Box
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Schoenberg | Five Piano Pieces, Opus 23
    Beethoven | Sonata for Piano no. 7 in D major
    Beethoven | Sonata for Piano minor“Appassionata”
    Karlheinz Stockhausen | Klavierstück IX


Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 4:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Glissando (617-784-2549) presents
  • All French
  • Location: First Church, 66 Marlborough St,
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Ravel: Ma mère l’Oye, suite for piano four hands
    Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit, for solo piano
    Trapani: The Silence of a Falling Star Lights Up the Purple Sky, for solo piano
    Trapani: Pavane (Standing Still), for violin and piano
    Fauré: Sonata No. 2 in E minor for violin and piano, Op. 108
    Other works to be announced

    Jason Horowitz, violin
    Taylor Wang, Nathan Emans, Erik Kim, Sergey Schepkin, piano


Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 4:00 pm
in Boston
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Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 5:00 pm
in Waltham
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  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • Irving Fine Tribute
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
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  • Brandeis University’s premier vocal ensemble, the Brandeis Chamber Singers, and members of the music department voice faculty will perform Irving Fine‘s Alice in Wonderland, The Choral New Yorker, The Hour-Glass, and works for solo voice and piano. Robert Duff, conductor.

    Reception to follow.

    Free and open to the public.


Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 5:00 pm
in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Handel: Alexander’s Feast
  • Location: Kings Chapel
  • additional information
  • performed by King’s Chapel Choir, Soloists & Orchestra
    Heinrich Christensen, director

    $20 suggested ($15 for students/seniors)


Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in West Roxbury
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  • Theodore Parker UU Church, 1859 Centre Street, (617-325-4439) presents
  • Music For Food
  • Location: 1859 Centre Street
  • additional information
  • Damien Francoeur-Krzyzek joins Music for Food interns Sammy Andonian, Mari Nagahara, Kevonna Shuford and Mary O’Keefe for an evening of chamber music.
    $25 ($10 for seniors and students) to benefit the Roslindale Food Pantry.


Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Collage New Music presents
  • From Inside to Out, Secreted and Revealed
  • Location: Pickman Hall – Longy School of Music
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Anne Callaway: Devachan (1992)
    Brian Sears: New Work, TBA (2020)
    Collage New Music 2019-20 Fellow
    Thomas Adès: Catch (1991)
    Marjorie Merryman: Four Images, for solo cello
    David Froom: Hidden Motives (2018)

    7:00 talk


Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Collage New Music presents
  • From Inside to Out, Secreted and Revealed
  • Location: Pickman Hall – Longy School of Music
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Anne Callaway: Devachan (1992)
    first Boston performance
    Brian Sears: New Work, TBA (2020)
    Collage New Music 2019-20 Fellow
    Thomas Adès: Catch (1991)
    Marjorie Merryman: Four Images, for solo cello
    first Boston performance
    David Froom: Hidden Motives (2018)
    first Boston performance


Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 12:15 pm
in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
  • additional information
  • David William Hughes, voice & lute
    Program: Songs of Sadness, Satire and Seduction
    $5 suggested


Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Quincy
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  • Schiller Boston Chorus presents
  • he Triumphant Joy of Beethoven
  • Location: Christ Church (Hall) 12 Quincy Ave
  • additional information
  • elections from Beethoven’s Mass in C, African-American Spirituals, and art songs.
    Joining the Schiller chorus are guest soloists Brian Landry and Reginald Bouknight contralto, Ana Maria Ugarteand soprano, Michelle Fuchs

    FREE with donations solicited


Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • NEC Symphony, David Lobel conductor
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • joined by Tristan Rais-Sherman, Artist Diploma candidate in Orchestral Conducting, making his NEC conducting debut. Also featured will be a student concerto competition winner.

    Program:
    Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 1, op. 138
    Concerto Competition Winner
    Smetana: Ma Vlast: “Vyšehrad” (no. 1); “Vltava” (no. 2); “Blanik” (no. 6)


Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 10:30 am
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
    HK GRUBER Short Stories from the Vienna Woods
    (American premiere; BSO co-commission)
    GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F
    RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 3
    OPEN REHEARSAL


Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
    HK GRUBER Short Stories from the Vienna Woods
    (American premiere; BSO co-commission)
    GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F
    RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 3


Friday, April 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
    HK GRUBER Short Stories from the Vienna Woods
    (American premiere; BSO co-commission)
    GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F
    RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 3


Friday, April 3, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Bach: Matthaüs Passion
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Joshua Ellicott, tenor (Evangelist)
    Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Jesus)
    Joélle Harvey, soprano
    Paula Murrihy, mezzo-soprano
    Jeremy Budd, tenor
    Stephan MacLeod, bass-baritone


Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Boston Childrens’ Chorus
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
  • additional information
  • All of us, and especially our youth, are discovering who we are, how we identify, who we want to be: what would we see if we looked past the surface and embraced others for who they are and for how they see themselves?


Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston Area
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  • Historic New England (V) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Various
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Lyman Estate, 185 Lyman St., Waltham

    Haydn: Piano trio no. 39 in G major, “Gypsy”
    Mozart: Piano trio no. 3 in B-flat major, K. 502
    Beethoven: Piano Trio in E-flat Major, op. 1, no. 1
    Susanna Ogata, violin
    Guy Fishman, cello
    Ian Watson, fortepiano


Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Juventas (FC) presents
  • Evolution
  • Location: First Church in Boston 66 Marlborough Street
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Encore!,
    Audience favorites from Juventas’s 2018-19 season, “The American Dream,” with music by Oliver Caplan, Dayton Kinney, Mari Kotskyy, Ursula Kwong-Brown, Libby Meyer, Steven Serpa, and Ari Sussman.


Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Concord
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  • Concord Free Public Library (978-318-3301) presents
  • Liana Paniyeva, pianist
  • Location: 129 Main Street
  • additional information
  • Bach- Busoni Chaconne,
    Beethoven ” Appassionata”,
    Clara Schumann scherzo,
    Amy Beach ” Dreaming ”
    Chopin Sonata No 3

    FREE


Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
    HK GRUBER Short Stories from the Vienna Woods
    (American premiere; BSO co-commission)
    GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F
    RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 3


Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 10:00 am
in Boston
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Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Rebel Ensemble
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Handel, “Lascia la spina” from Il trionfo del tempo
    Handel, “Oh! had I Jubal’s lyre”
    Handel, Gloria (HWV deest) in B-flat Major
    Handel, “Piangerò la sorte mia”
    Handel, “Convey me to some peaceful shore”
    Vivaldi, Motet: Nulla in Mundo Pax sincera,r,
    J. S. Bach, Trio Sonata in G Major BWV 1039
    Telemann, Ouverture, La Querelleuse in G
    John Blow, Chacony in G Major (n.d. c.


Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Brookline
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  • Equilibrium Concert Series (BPL) presents
  • Ritual and Superstition
  • Location: Brookline Public Library
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  • Our spring program explores representations of the mythic in contemporary music, including a commission from Bahar Royee. Works by Matthew Evan Taylor, Jessica Rudman, Steven Moreno, Alex Temple, and Hong Da Chin.

    $!5


Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Waltham
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  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • Henri Lazarof Chamber Concert
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
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  • The Lydian String Quartet performs

    ERIC CHASALOW String Quartet no. 2 (world premiere of concert hall version)

    HENRI LAZAROF String Quartet no. 7
    HAROLD SHAPERO Serenade for String Quintet

    with special guest Edwin Barker, double bass

    Reception to follow.
    Free and open to the public.


Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • Bach: Matthaüs Passion
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Joshua Ellicott, tenor (Evangelist)
    Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Jesus)
    Joélle Harvey, soprano
    Paula Murrihy, mezzo-soprano
    Jeremy Budd, tenor
    Stephan MacLeod, bass-baritone


Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (SeuH) presents
  • String Master Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • American cellist Scott Kluksdahl hand pianist Noreen Polera featue works by Richard Brodhead, Stephen Prutsman, and Richard Wernick


Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Borromeo String Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • String Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 18, No. 2
    String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2
    String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132


Monday, April 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • First Monday
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Mozart: Trio in E-flat Major, K 498
    Michael Wayne, clarinet
    Paul Biss, viola
    Victor Rosenbaum, piano

    Bettina von Arnim and Franz Schubert: Lieder on poetry by J.W. von Goethe
    Paula Murrihy, mezzo-soprano
    Tanya Blaich, piano

    Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, op. 97 (“Archduke”)
    Soovin Kim, violin
    Laurence Lesser, cello
    HaeSun Paik, piano


Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (HT) presents
  • Francesco Cavalli’s La Calisto
  • Location: Huntington Theater
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Fully staged production with a chamber orchestra drawn from musicians from the NEC Philharmonia conducted by Robert Tweten brings a reimagined world of Greek myths to the present day. In this new staging by director Brenna Corner, the opera takes place in a high school and addresses consent, bullying, and consequences of those actions through a present-day lens.


Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (HT) presents
  • Francesco Cavalli’s La Calisto
  • Location: Huntington Theater
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Fully staged production with a chamber orchestra drawn from musicians from the NEC Philharmonia conducted by Robert Tweten brings a reimagined world of Greek myths to the present day. In this new staging by director Brenna Corner, the opera takes place in a high school and addresses consent, bullying, and consequences of those actions through a present-day lens.


Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Emily Magee, soprano (Isolde)*
    Jonas Kaufmann, tenor (Tristan)
    Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano (Brangäne)
    Kostas Smoriginas, baritone (Kurwenal)
    Günther Groissböck, bass (Marke)
    Andrew Rees, tenor (Melot)
    Alex Richardson, tenor (Shepherd)
    David Kravitz, baritone (Helmsman)
    WAGNER Tristan und Isolde, Act III


Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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Friday, April 10, 2020 at 10:00 am
in Boston
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Friday, April 10, 2020 at 5:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Good Friday
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • La Farge Ensemble and instrumentalists perform Buxtehude’s rarely-heard Membra Jesu nostri patientis sanctissima (The Most Holy Limbs of Our Suffering Jesus). Composed of seven brief cantatas, the hour-long work integrates vivid texts dedicated to the wounded limbs of the crucified Christ: feet, knees, hands, sides, breast, heart, and face. The


Friday, April 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (HT) presents
  • Francesco Cavalli’s La Calisto
  • Location: Huntington Theater
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Fully staged production with a chamber orchestra drawn from musicians from the NEC Philharmonia conducted by Robert Tweten brings a reimagined world of Greek myths to the present day. In this new staging by director Brenna Corner, the opera takes place in a high school and addresses consent, bullying, and consequences of those actions through a present-day lens.


Friday, April 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in West Newton
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  • Newton Baroque presents
  • A 17th Century Austrian Tenebrae Ritual
  • Location: Second Church in Newton,60 Highland St.,
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Tenebrae lessons by Giovanni Paolo Colonna, the Stabat Mater by Giovanni Sances, and 3 Mystery Sonatas by Franz Biber all performed in darkness.


Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Odyssey Opera (JH) (617.826.1626) presents
  • Operas in Concert
  • Location: Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St
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  • Gloriana (1953) by Benjamin Britten

    Libretto by William Plomer. Co-production with New York City Opera. Cast includes Anna Caterina Antonacci (Regina Gloriana).


Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (HT) presents
  • Francesco Cavalli’s La Calisto
  • Location: Huntington Theater
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Fully staged production with a chamber orchestra drawn from musicians from the NEC Philharmonia conducted by Robert Tweten brings a reimagined world of Greek myths to the present day. In this new staging by director Brenna Corner, the opera takes place in a high school and addresses consent, bullying, and consequences of those actions through a present-day lens.


Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Emily Magee, soprano (Isolde)*
    Jonas Kaufmann, tenor (Tristan)
    Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano (Brangäne)
    Kostas Smoriginas, baritone (Kurwenal)
    Günther Groissböck, bass (Marke)
    Andrew Rees, tenor (Melot)
    Alex Richardson, tenor (Shepherd)
    David Kravitz, baritone (Helmsman)
    WAGNER Tristan und Isolde, Act III


Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 10:00 am
in Boston
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Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 10:00 am
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Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Bach’s complete Cello Suites
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • Cellist Laurence Lesser performs Bach’s complete Cello Suites in one unforgettable evening.

    Free with RSVP


Monday, April 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Winsor Music (HEC) presents
  • Kurtag with Kashkashian
  • Location: Havard Epworth Church, 1555 Massachusetts Ave
  • Tickets: here
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  • Kurtág: Hommage à R. Sch., Signs, Games and Messages, for english horn and bass clarinet, and for solo viola

    Clara Schumann: 3 Romances,
    Robert Schumann: Piano Quartet

    Kim Kashkashian, viola ; Gabriela Díaz, violin
    Rane Moore, clarinet; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello
    Peggy Pearson, oboe; Donald Berman, piano


Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (SeuH) presents
  • Piano Masters Series
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Jan Jiracek von Arnim will feature Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas No. 11 in B-flat Major, op. 22, No. 26 in E-flat Major, op. 81a (“Les Adieux”), No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, op. 27/2 (“Moonlight”), and No. 32 in C Minor, op. 111


Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Concord
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Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory (SH) presents
  • NEC Philharmonia with Hugh Wolf, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Mahler’s Symphony No. 2
    with a 130-singer choir comprised of NEC’s collegiate Chamber Singers and Concert Choir, joined by pre-collegiate singers from NEC Preparatory School’s Camerata.


Friday, April 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Angela Gheorghiu, soprano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Alexandra Dariescu, piano

    Program to include music by Pergolesi, Rameau, Bellini, Tosti, and Brediceanu.


Friday, April 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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Friday, April 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Lexington
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  • Cantata Singers (617.868.5885) presents
  • Flora and Fauna: Nature’s Timeless Inspiration
  • Location: Carey Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • Celebrate springtime with Cantata Singers! This program features chamber music inspired by nature’s timeless beauty.


Friday, April 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory (SeuH) presents
  • Unexpected
  • Location: Seully Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Berklee faculty members presents Previn’s Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano, Weill’s String Quartet No. 1, op. 8, and Korngold’s Piano Quintet, op. 15.


Friday, April 17, 2020 at 10:15 pm
in Boston
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Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Blaise Déjardin, cello
    SAINT-SAËNS Cello Concerto No. 1
    BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra
    RAVEL Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2


Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • additional information
  • Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 5
    Pavel Haas: String Quartet No. 3
    Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel for clarinet & piano
    Shen Yiwen: Quintet: Guo Shang: Hymn to the Fallen for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano
    Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in e minor


Saturday, April 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 10:00 am
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Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 1:30 pm
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Vivaldi, Six Sonatas for Violoncello Solo col Basso
    No. 1 in B-flat Major, RV 47; No. 2 in F Major
    No. 3 in A Minor, RV 43; No. 4 in B-flat Major
    No. 5 in E Minor, RV 40; No. 6 in B-flat Major

    with Michael Behringer, harpsichord


Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
  • additional information
  • Vivaldi, Six Sonatas for Violoncello Solo col Basso
    No. 1 in B-flat Major, RV 47; No. 2 in F Major
    No. 3 in A Minor, RV 43; No. 4 in B-flat Major
    No. 5 in E Minor, RV 40; No. 6 in B-flat Major

    with Michael Behringer, harpsichord


Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Civic Symphony presents
  • Yefgeny Kutik, violin
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Francisco Noya, conductor
    Mason Bates: Mothership
    Beethoven: Violin Concerto
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 5


Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Rockport
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  • Rockport Music presents
  • Alexander Ullman, piano
  • Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • HAYDN: Sonata in G major No. 54
    BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 21. ‘Waldstein’ Op 53
    BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 22, Op 54
    SCHUBERT/LISZT: Ave Maria, S558/12
    SCHUBERT/LISZT: In der Ferne (Schwanengesang), S560/6
    SCHUBERT/LISZT: Der Wanderer, S558/11
    SCHUBERT/LISZT: Die Forelle, S563/6


Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm
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Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
  • additional information
  • Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 5
    Pavel Haas: String Quartet No. 3
    Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel for clarinet & piano
    Shen Yiwen: Quintet: Guo Shang: Hymn to the Fallen for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano
    Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in e minor


Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Constantinos Carydis, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Midori, violin
    KODÁLY Dances of Galánta
    PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1
    Periklis KOUKOS In Memoriam Y.A. Papaioannu
    BEETHOVEN Symphony No.7


Friday, April 24, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Constantinos Carydis, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Midori, violin
    KODÁLY Dances of Galánta
    PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1
    Periklis KOUKOS In Memoriam Y.A. Papaioannu
    BEETHOVEN Symphony No.7


Friday, April 24, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel: Ariodante
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Paula Murrihy, Ariodante
    Kiera Duffy, Ginevra
    Sonja Tengblad, Dalinda
    Ann McMahon Quintero, Polinesso
    Rufus Müller, Lurcanio
    Nathan Berg, Re di Scozia
    Jonas Budris, Odoardo


Friday, April 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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Friday, April 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • Boston Baroque presents
  • Handel: Ariodante
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Paula Murrihy, Ariodante
    Kiera Duffy, Ginevra
    Sonja Tengblad, Dalinda
    Ann McMahon Quintero, Polinesso
    Rufus Müller, Lurcanio
    Nathan Berg, Re di Scozia
    Jonas Budris, Odoardo


Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Newton Centre
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  • Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra ((617) 779-0900) presents
  • Beethoven and Brass
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Kevin Rhodes conductor
    Strauss, Horn concerto #1 – BSO’s Michael Winter, solo horn
    Neruda, Trumpet Concerto in Eb – BSO’s Thomas Siders, solo trumpet
    Kareem Roustom, Dabke (Line Dance) for string orchestra
    Beethoven, Symphony #4


Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Waltham
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  • Brandeis University (781-736-3400) presents
  • Lydian String Quartet
  • Location: Slosberg Music Center, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • HAYDN String Quartet in B flat, Op. 76, No. 4, “Sunrise,” 1st movement

    KURT ROHDE seeking all that’s still unsung (world premiere)

    JOHN LUTHER ADAMS The Wind in High Places (2011)

    PĒTERIS VASKS String Quartet no. 2, “Songs of Summer” (1984)


Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Boston Camerata (L) (617.262.2092) presents
  • The Three Sisters: Songs of Love and Passion, ca 1300
  • Location: Longy School of Music One Follen Street
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • a conversation, via fabulous, age-old music and poetry, and very much from the female point of view, around the always-contemporary themes of desire, yearning, and fulfillment. These songs will be performed by a virtuoso consort of women in love (or not); Anne Azéma, joined by Camila Parias, Clare McNamara, voices, and Susanne Ansorg, vielle and guittern.


Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • New England Philharmonic (TS) presents
  • Flowers in the Dark
  • Location: Tsai Performance Center 685 Commonwealth Avenu
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  • Igor Stravinsky – Feu d’artifice (Fireworks), Op. 4
    Helen Grime – Night Songs; First Boston performance
    Eric Nathan – Double Concerto for Solo Violin, Solo Clarinet and String Orchestra;
    Co-commission with The New York Classical Players, First Boston performance
    Stefan Jackiw, violin
    Yoonah Kim, clarinet
    Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 1


Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Constantinos Carydis, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Midori, violin
    KODÁLY Dances of Galánta
    PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1
    Periklis KOUKOS In Memoriam Y.A. Papaioannu
    BEETHOVEN Symphony No.7


Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 10:00 am
in Boston
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Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 1:30 pm
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Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm
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  • Boston Symphony Chamber Players presents
  • John Brancy, baritone
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • J.S. BACH (arr. MOZART) Preludes and Fugues for string trio
    Michael GANDOLFI New work for voices and ensemble (world premiere; BSO commission)
    DAHL Allegro and Arioso, for wind quintet
    BRITTEN Sinfonietta, Op. 1


Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 5:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series (SH) presents
  • Renee Fleming, soprano & Evgeny Kissin, piano
  • Location: Symphony Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • two of the world’s foremost performing artists – both beloved Celebrity Series favorites – join forces for a truly extraordinary recital.


Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Schumann: Märchenerzählungen, for Oboe, Viola and Piano,
    Joan Tower: Viola Quintet, “Purple Rain” (BCMS commission / World premiere)
    Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A major,

    Peggy Pearson, oboe
    Jennifer Frautschi & Yura Lee, violin
    Dimitri Murrath & Marcus Thompson, viola
    Raman Ramakrishnan, cello
    Max Levinson, piano


Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:00 am
in West Newton
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Monday, April 27, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Constantinos Carydis, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • additional information
  • Midori, violin
    KODÁLY Dances of Galánta
    PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1
    Periklis KOUKOS In Memoriam Y.A. Papaioannu
    BEETHOVEN Symphony No.7


Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Elizabeth Rowe, flute; John Ferrillo, oboe
    HAYDN Symphony No. 12
    LIGETI Double Concerto for Flute, Oboe, and Orchestra
    TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


Friday, May 1, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Elizabeth Rowe, flute; John Ferrillo, oboe
    HAYDN Symphony No. 12
    LIGETI Double Concerto for Flute, Oboe, and Orchestra
    TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


Friday, May 1, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • The Four Seasons
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Tickets: here
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Aisslinn Nosky, violin and leader
    H+H Orchestra and Chorus

    Handel: “Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” from Solomon
    Handel: Dixit Dominus
    Vivaldi: The Four Seasons


Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Cambridge
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  • In Stile Moderno presents
  • Faithful and Pious Heart: Devotional Music in Seventeenth-Century Italy
  • Location: Cambridge Friends Meeting, 5 Longfellow Park
  • Tickets: here
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  • A selection from works by Benedetto Ferrari, Domenico Mazzocchi, and others. Accompanied by the magical timbre of theorbo and baroque harp, and complemented by instrumental works for cornetto, harp, and theorbo,


Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in West Newton
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  • Newton Baroque presents
  • Clavichord in 1690s Nuremberg
  • Location: Second Church in Newton,60 Highland St.,
  • Tickets: here
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  • Deliciously intimate works for solo keyboard by Johann Pachelbel, including parts of the Mumsikalische Sterbensgedanken (Musical thoughts on Death) that he wrote in reaction to the death of his wife and daughter. Andrus Madsen will play his richly expressive copy of a Nuremberg clavichord built by Christopher Clarke.


Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Revelation
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
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  • EPSTEIN – Abîme des oiseaux for wind quintet (world premiere)
    MESSIAEN – Quatuor pour la fin du Temps


Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Elizabeth Rowe, flute; John Ferrillo, oboe
    HAYDN Symphony No. 12
    LIGETI Double Concerto for Flute, Oboe, and Orchestra
    TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, Pathétique


Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Musicians of the Old Post Road (HE) presents
  • Dramatic Return
  • Location: Harvard Epworth Church, Cambridge
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  • French Baroque cantatas and instrumental works, featuring Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre’s cantata Le Passage sur la mer rouge (based on the biblical story), Clerambault’s epic cantata Leandre et Hero, along with Clerambault’s Sonata La Felicite and an overture by Charpentier
    With soprano Teresa Wakim

    $40 Section A/$30 Section B/$10 Students/$5 EBT cardholders/Kids free in Section B!


Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Weill and Britten Cabaret
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
  • Tickets: here
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  • Charles Blandy and the Arneis Quartet,
    Kurt Weill: cabaret songs,
    Weil: String Quartet, Op 8.
    Britten: Cabaret Songs from the 1930’s.
    J. S. Bach receives “reverential homage”


Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 10:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Weill and Britten Cabaret
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
  • Tickets: here
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  • Charles Blandy and the Arneis Quartet,
    Kurt Weill: cabaret songs,
    Weil: String Quartet, Op 8.
    Britten: Cabaret Songs from the 1930’s.
    J. S. Bach receives “reverential homage”


Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 10:00 am
in Boston
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Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 3:00 pm
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  • Celebrity Series (L) ((617) 482-2595) presents
  • Danish String Quartet
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music, 27 Garden St.
  • Tickets: here
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  • Bach | ‘Fuga a 3 Soggetti’ (Contrapunctus XIV) from Die Kunst der Fuge, BWV 1080
    Webern | String Quartet
    Bach | Vor deinen Thron tret’ ich, BWV 668

    Schnittke | String Quartet No. 3

    Beethoven | Quartet in B-Flat Major, Opus 130/ Grosse Fuge, Opus 133


Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • The Four Seasons
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
  • Tickets: here
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  • Harry Christophers, conductor
    Aisslinn Nosky, violin and leader
    H+H Orchestra and Chorus

    Handel: “Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” from Solomon
    Handel: Dixit Dominus
    Vivaldi: The Four Seasons


Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • Borromeo String Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 18, No. 3
    String Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59, No. 3
    String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131


Monday, May 4, 2020 at 10:00 am
in West Newton
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Monday, May 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • New England Conservatory presents
  • First Monday
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • Beethoven: String Quintet in C Major, op. 29
    Verona Quartet

    Beethoven: “An die ferne Geliebte”
    Randall Scarlata, baritone; Cameron Stowe, piano

    Beethoven: String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, op. 132
    Parker Quartet


Friday, May 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Brookline
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Friday, May 8, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (SR) presents
  • Handel: Giulio Cesare
  • Location: DCR Steriti Memorial Rink, 561 Commercial Street
  • Tickets: here
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  • Julius Caesar arrives to conquer Egypt—or will Cleopatra conquer him? Intrigue and passion abound in Handel’s greatest opera, which traces the epic political struggle and the transcendent love story that ignited an empire and anointed a queen.


Friday, May 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Back Bay Chorale presents
  • Mendelssohn: Elijah
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
  • Tickets: here
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  • Tyler Duncan, baritone
    Meredith Hansen, soprano
    Clara Osowski, alto
    Stefan Reed, tenor
    MaryRuth Lown,soprano
    Elizabeth Eschen, alto
    Patrick T. Waters,tenor
    Craig Juricka, bass
    Back Bay Chorale and Orchestra
    Scott Allen Jarrett conducting


Friday, May 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Cantata Singers presents
  • Cantata Singers
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • J.S. Bach: BWV 79, “Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild”
    Richard Festinger: New Work
    J.S. Bach: BWV 78, “Jesu, der du meine Seele”


Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Dinosaur Annex (VL) presents
  • Musical Puppets
  • Location: Various Locations
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  • Waterworks Museum, 2450 Beacon St., Chestnut Hill

    Mei-Fang Lin – Friction for flute and viola
    Kui Dong – Pangu’s Song for flute and percussion
    Stefanie Lubkowski – Right now, in a second for clarinet and marimba
    Anthony Green – Movements in Movement and Sound for marimba and objects

    $20 general admission; $10 students/seniors 65+


Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Newton
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  • Seraphim Singers presents
  • Mass Throwdown!
  • Location: Eliot Church of Newton, 474 Centre Street
  • Tickets: here
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  • Settings of the Mass for varied forces from various periods. Men vs. women, early vs. contemporary, romantic vs. classical. Hear Victoria’s Missa O Magnum Mysterium, Britten’s Missa Brevis, Villa-Lobos’s Missa São Sebastãio, and McNeil Robinson’s Missa Brevis.
    with Heinrich Christensen, organ


Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Longwood Symphony Orchestra, Ronald Feldman, conductor presents
  • Viols and Wine at the Green Room
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • MOZART Sinfonia Concertante K297b
    Britta Swedenborg, Au.D, flute
    Michael Barnett, M.D., oboe
    Benjamin Steinhorn, M.D., Ph.D., bassoon
    Orlando Pandolfi, horn

    ALFRED SCHNITTKE Moz-Art a la Haydn
    BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8


Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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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  • Robert Schumann Märchenerzählungen (Fairy Tales) for clarinet, viola & piano, Op. 132
    Miriam Gideon Rhymes from the Hill for soprano, clarinet, cello & marimba
    Szymanowski: Mythes for violin & piano,
    William Alwy: Naiades Fantasy-Sonata for flute & harp
    Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 3 in c minor


Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 10:00 am
in Boston
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Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Cambridge
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Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (SR) presents
  • Handel: Giulio Cesare
  • Location: DCR Steriti Memorial Rink, 561 Commercial Street
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Julius Caesar arrives to conquer Egypt—or will Cleopatra conquer him? Intrigue and passion abound in Handel’s greatest opera, which traces the epic political struggle and the transcendent love story that ignited an empire and anointed a queen.


Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 4:00 pm
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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  • Robert Schumann Märchenerzählungen (Fairy Tales) for clarinet, viola & piano, Op. 132
    Miriam Gideon Rhymes from the Hill for soprano, clarinet, cello & marimba
    Szymanowski: Mythes for violin & piano,
    William Alwy: Naiades Fantasy-Sonata for flute & harp
    Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 3 in c minor


Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Yefim Bronfman, piano
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Tickets: here
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  • Brahms: Sonata in E minor for Cello and Piano,
    Bruch: Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano,
    Bartók: Contrasts, for Clarinet, Violin and Piano,
    Grażyna Bacewicz: Piano Quintet No. 1 (1952)

    Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet
    Yura Lee & Joanna Kurkowicz, violins
    Marcus Thompson, viola
    Raman Ramakrishnan, cello
    Max Levinson, piano


Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Cambridge
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  • New School of Music presents
  • Semiosis Quartet
  • Location: New School of Music, 25 Lowell Street
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  • Hidden Flowers

    Marti Epstein – Hidden Flowers
    Jessie Montgomery – Strum
    Reena Esmail – String Quartet
    Stefanie Lubkowski – this is the light of autumn

    $10 – $15 suggested


Monday, May 11, 2020 at 10:00 am
in West Newton
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Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (SR) presents
  • Handel: Giulio Cesare
  • Location: DCR Steriti Memorial Rink, 561 Commercial Street
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Julius Caesar arrives to conquer Egypt—or will Cleopatra conquer him? Intrigue and passion abound in Handel’s greatest opera, which traces the epic political struggle and the transcendent love story that ignited an empire and anointed a queen.


Friday, May 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Cambridge
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Friday, May 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Mozart’s Requiem (completion by Robert Levin)
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
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  • Complementing the Mozart for this program is Justorum animae, a brief work for chorus and orchestra by the composer’s contemporary and fabled rival, Antonio Salieri.  Tickets are $25, $40, and $55.


Friday, May 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (SR) presents
  • Handel: Giulio Cesare
  • Location: DCR Steriti Memorial Rink, 561 Commercial Street
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Julius Caesar arrives to conquer Egypt—or will Cleopatra conquer him? Intrigue and passion abound in Handel’s greatest opera, which traces the epic political struggle and the transcendent love story that ignited an empire and anointed a queen.


Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Newton Centre
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  • New Philharmonia presents
  • Music for All
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon St,
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  • Vignieri: World Premiere
    25th anniversary commission
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
    Metropolitan Chorale, Lisa Graham, director
    Rachele Schmiege, soprano
    Britt Brown, mezzo soprano
    Omar Namji, tenor
    Ryne Cherry, baritone


Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Spectrum Singers (617-492-8902) presents
  • Haydn’s Final Masterpiece
  • Location: First Church Congregational Cambridge
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  • Haydn’s Harmoniemesse
    Stravinsky’s serene 1944/48 Mass

    Teresa Wakim, soprano | Thea Lobo, alto | Charles Blandy, tenor | Sumner Thompson, bass

    Full orchestra and wind ensemble


Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Sarasa (HEp) presents
  • Pastoral Scenes
  • Location: Harvard Epworth Church, 1555 Mass. Ave
  • Tickets: here
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  • Hummel: String Trio No. 2 in G major,
    Biber: Pastorella für Violine and Basso continuo
    Schubert: ‘Trout’ Quintet in A major, D. 667

    Christina Day Martinson, violin & viola; Jenny Stirling, viola; Timothy Merton, cello, TBD, bass; Maggie Cole, fortepiano


Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 1:30 pm
in Boston
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Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Newton Centre
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  • New Philharmonia presents
  • Music for All
  • Location: First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon St,
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  • Vignieri: World Premiere
    25th anniversary commission
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
    Metropolitan Chorale, Lisa Graham, director
    Rachele Schmiege, soprano
    Britt Brown, mezzo soprano
    Omar Namji, tenor
    Ryne Cherry, baritone


Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (SR) presents
  • Handel: Giulio Cesare
  • Location: DCR Steriti Memorial Rink, 561 Commercial Street
  • Tickets: here
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  • Julius Caesar arrives to conquer Egypt—or will Cleopatra conquer him? Intrigue and passion abound in Handel’s greatest opera, which traces the epic political struggle and the transcendent love story that ignited an empire and anointed a queen.


Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 3:30 pm
in Lexington
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  • Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble presents
  • Pastoral Scenes
  • Location: First Parish in Lexington 7 Harrington Road
  • Tickets: here
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  • Hummel: String Trio No. 2 in G major,
    Biber: Pastorella für Violine and Basso continuo
    Schubert: ‘Trout’ Quintet in A major, D. 667

    Christina Day Martinson, violin & viola; Jenny Stirling, viola; Timothy Merton, cello, TBD, bass; Maggie Cole, fortepiano


Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Glissando (617-784-2549) presents
  • All Beethoven
  • Location: First Church, 66 Marlborough St,
  • Tickets: here
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  • Sonata No. 4 in A minor for violin and piano.
    Sonata No. 3 in A major for cello and piano,
    Piano Trio No. 7 in B-flat major, (“Archduke”)

    Robyn Bollinger, violin
    Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello
    Sergey Schepkin, piano


Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm
in Boston
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Monday, May 18, 2020 at 10:00 am
in West Newton
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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project presents
  • Joesph Schwanter Portrait
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Henri Lazarof Concerto No. 2 for Orchestra “Icarus” (2004)
    Thomas Adès Polaris (2010)
    Yu-Hui Chang Hawking Radiation* (2019)
    Gustav Holst The Planets (1914-16)
    Featuring “Pluto, the Redeemer” finale by Colin Matthews


Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in West Newton
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  • Newton Baroque presents
  • Teaching the New Dog Old Tricks:
  • Location: Second Church in Newton,60 Highland St.,
  • Tickets: here
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  • Original Versions of the 24 Italian Songs
    For over a century voice students have been learning arias from an old Shirmer anthology of 17th Century Italian songs arranged for voice and piano. Teresa Wakim and Andrus Madsen revisit this collection ferreting out the original versions of the songs and also shining light on other larger scale works by composers represented in the collection focusing especially on Caldara, Carissimi and Allesandro Scarlatti.


Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Brookline
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Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Lexington
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  • Concord Chorus presents
  • with brass, percussion and organ
  • Location: Church of St. Brigid 1981 Massachusetts Avenue
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  • Bruckner: Libera me, WAB 21
    Bruckner: Libera me, WAB 22
    Morten Lauridsen: Lux aeterna
    John Rutter: Gloria

    $30; Seniors, $25, Students $10


Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Brookline
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Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 4:00 pm
in Brookline
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  • Winsor Music presents
  • Simone Dinnerstein, piano
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church 15 St. Paul Street, Brookline
  • Tickets: here
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  • J. S. Bac:h Chorale Preludes for solo piano and Arrangements for oboe, violin and piano

    Osnat Netzer: Song for the Spirit

    Milad Yousufi “My Journey to America,” (World Premiere: a commission by consortium)

    Simone Dinnerstein, piano
    Milad Yousufi, narrator
    Gabriela Díaz, violin; Ashleigh Gordon, viola
    Rane Moore, clarinet; Peggy Pearson, oboe


Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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Friday, June 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Odyssey Opera BOCO) presents
  • Merrie England (1902) by Edward German
  • Location: Boston Conservatory Theater
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  • This engaging and colorful score combined with a witty libretto has been performed more often than any other British operetta written in the 20th century. Presented fully-staged in English. Book and Lyrics by Basil Hood. Cast includes Claudia Waite (Good Queen Bess) and Daniel Greenwood (Sir Walter Raleigh).


Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Odyssey Opera BOCO) presents
  • Merrie England (1902) by Edward German
  • Location: Boston Conservatory Theater
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  • This engaging and colorful score combined with a witty libretto has been performed more often than any other British operetta written in the 20th century. Presented fully-staged in English. Book and Lyrics by Basil Hood. Cast includes Claudia Waite (Good Queen Bess) and Daniel Greenwood (Sir Walter Raleigh).