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Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Foundation fo Chinese Performing Arts (ISGM) presents
  • Evren Ozel, pianist
  • Location: Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • BACH : Partita No. 5 in G Major, BWV 829
    BEETHOVEN : Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109

    CHOPIN:
    Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35
    Impromptu No. 2 in F-sharp Major, Op. 36
    Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat Major, Op. 61

    Note: The very limited seating is already sold out.


Monday, November 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm
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  • Music Monday (ST) presents
  • Max Levinson, piano
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • J.S.Bach: Partita No. 4 in D major

    Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 6 in A Major
    Howard Arlen: Over the Rainbow (arr. Oscar Peterson)


Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 12:00 pm
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra (Str) presents
  • Music in Changing Times
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Giancarlo Guerrero leads Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and Appalachian Spring, Joan Tower’s Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1, and Barber’s Adagio for Strings


Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Celebrity Series (Str) presents
  • Neighborhood Arts Cello Quartet
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Global Inspirations

    Soul Yatra Trio, Hub New Music, and Castle of our Skins, the members of the Neighborhood Arts Cello Quartet will pair music from J.S. Bach and tango master Astor Piazzolla with global folk-inspired originals drawn from Inca chant, West African music, Turkish music, and more.

    FREE with rsvp


Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Radius Ensemble (Str) presents
  • Encore Concert
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland explores his Clarity for Cold Air with Artistic Director Jennifer Montbach. Scored for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion, the work was commissioned and premiered in 2013. Complete encore performance from the live audio recording, with bespoke video by filmmaker Dick Bartlett, followed by a Q&A.


Friday, December 4, 2020 at 6:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Sarasa (HEp) presents
  • Musick for a While
  • Location: Harvard Epworth Church, 1555 Mass. Ave
  • Tickets: here
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  • Countertenor Christopher Lowrey in mostly 17th-century songs and instrumental works for voice, lute and cello by Henry Purcell, Barbara Strozzi and Francesca Caccini. Other works by Merula, Colombi and Frescobaldi.

    Christopher Lowrey, countertenor; Michael Leopold, lute; Jennifer Morsches, Baroque cello

    Maximum of 25 audience members. Face masks are compulsory,

    The concert will also be live-streamed.


Friday, December 4, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Sarasa (HEp) presents
  • Musick for a While
  • Location: Harvard Epworth Church, 1555 Mass. Ave
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Countertenor Christopher Lowrey in mostly 17th-century songs and instrumental works for voice, lute and cello by Henry Purcell, Barbara Strozzi and Francesca Caccini. Other works by Merula, Colombi and Frescobaldi.

    Christopher Lowrey, countertenor; Michael Leopold, lute; Jennifer Morsches, Baroque cello

    Maximum of 25 audience members. Face masks are compulsory,

    The concert will also be live-streamed.


Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (Str) presents
  • interrupted and in between
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Kodály: Intermezzo for string trio
    Birtwistle: Interrupted Endless Melody for oboe & piano
    Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Ballade for violin & piano,
    Brahms, Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8

    available through December 12


Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Convergence Ensembel (Str) presents
  • Earl Kim: Then and Now
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Live-stream of Earl Kim’s Now and Then, “a quiet, passionate protest against nuclear war”, Convergence ensemble members will be joined by activists Joseph Gerson and Ray Matsumiya Nagasaki.Ray Matsumiya and Joseph Gerson, artistic director Rachel Goodwin, mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato, and poet Charles Coe.


Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • Longy School. of Music (ST) presents
  • Salon Series
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Finding What is Lost pairs contemporary works by Eric Nathan and Dale Trumbore, both composed in 2018 and premiered by the Neave Trio, with Glinka’s Trio Pathetique.


Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • Musicians of Post Road (ST) presents
  • Christmas Potpourri
  • Location: Streaming
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  • Festive seasonal rediscoveries from composers across two continents, including instrumental French Noël settings, Baroque arias from Italy, Mexico, and England, and Leopold Mozart’s playful “Musical Sleigh Ride.” With soprano Jessica Petrus.

    Zoom reception to follow.


Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • A Far Cry (Str) presents
  • Amazonita
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Gabriela Lena Frank | Milagros
    Jacqueline Nova | Creación de la Tierra
    Paulinho Nogueira | Bachianinhas No. 1 & 2 (arranged by A Far Cry)
    Clarice Assad | Obrigado for Mandolin and String Quartet


Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm
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  • Eureka Ensemble (Str) presents
  • Messiah for Our Time
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • an abridged Spanish version of Part 1 & the Hallelujah Chorus of Handel’s Messiah, along with traditional and beloved Spanish carols.


Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • Blue Heron (Str) presents
  • A Blue Heron Christmas Special
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Featuring highlights from English and French Christmas programs, new Spanish repertoire, members of Dark Horse Consort, and a new work by Kevin Allen, Puer nobis nascitur, commissioned by Blue Heron and dedicated to Dorrie Parini and Paul LaFerriere for their generous support. Live pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM by Scott Metcalfe with composer Kevin Allen


Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Handel + Haydn (ST) presents
  • Baroque Christmas
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • H+H Principal Keyboard and Associate Conductor Ian Watson will bring music fit for the season. from members of the H+H Orchestra and from Boston’s beautiful St. Cecilia Parish


Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Handel + Haydn (ST) presents
  • Messiah for Our Time
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Handel: Messiah, Part I and “Hallelujah” Chorus
    Ian Watson, conductor
    Joélle Harvey, soprano
    Reginald Mobley, countertenor
    Aaron Sheehan, tenor
    Sumner Thompson, baritone
    Members of the H+H Orchestra and Chorus

    available through holiday season


Monday, December 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Seven Times Salt (Str) presents
  • Banish Misfortune: A Solstice Celebration
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • A musical tour of the British Isles including wintry English dances, rousing wassails, familiar carols, and tunes for Scottish lute, Irish pipes, Shetland fiddle, and readings. Filmed at Aldworth Manor.

    $10 suggested

    Karen Burciaga, violin, harp;
    Dan Meyers, recorders, flute, uilleann pipes, percussion;
    Josh Schreiber Shalem, bass viol;
    Matthew Wright, lute, bandora;
    with Matthew Leese, baritone


Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 3:00 pm
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  • Handel + Haydn (ST) presents
  • Baroque Christmas
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • H+H Principal Keyboard and Associate Conductor Ian Watson will bring music fit for the season. from members of the H+H Orchestra and from Boston’s beautiful St. Cecilia Parish


Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Everywhere
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  • Eureka Ensemble (Str) presents
  • Messiah for Our Time
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • an abridged Spanish version of Part 1 & the Hallelujah Chorus of Handel’s Messiah, along with traditional and beloved Spanish carols.


Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Greater Boston
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Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Foundation fo Chinese Performing Arts (ISGM) presents
  • Brannon Cho, cellist and Eric Lu, pianist
  • Location: Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Schumann: Adagio and Allegro in A-flat Major, Op. 70
    Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69
    Rachmaninoff: Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor Op. 19

    Free Admission. Donation appreciated. Registration required. Masks and social distancing mandated.
    Children under 6 NOT admitted