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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
  • additional information
  • 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 5:30 pm
in Boston
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  • Trinity Church (617-536-0944) presents
  • Good Friday
  • Location: Trinity Church, Copley Square
  • additional information
  • 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
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  • 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
  • additional information
  • 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
  • additional information
  • 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
  • additional information
  • 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
  • additional information
  • 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 12:15 pm
in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Peter H. Bloom & Carol Epple, flutes; Pamela Marshall, horn & Ellen Allen, violin
    Program: Works by Henning & Marshal
    $5 suggested


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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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
  • additional information
  • 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
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  • 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
  • additional information
  • 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
in Boston
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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
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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
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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 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
in Boston
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Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm
in Cambridge
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Sunday, April 19, 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
  • 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


Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 12:15 pm
in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Emily Bieber-Harris soprano; Timothy Macri, flute * Heinrich Christensen, organ
    Program: J.S. Bach: Ich habe genug
    $5 suggested


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
in Boston
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Friday, April 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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Friday, April 24, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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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
  • CANCELLED

    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
in Boston
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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
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  • 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
in Boston
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Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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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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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
  • Cancelled

    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
in Boston
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Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 12:15 pm
in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Concerts
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Trio Notturno: Deirdre Viau, flute; Ken Allen, viola & Maria Rindenello-Parker, harp
    Program: Works by Genzmer & Ravel
    $5 suggested


Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Constantinos Carydis, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • 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
in Boston
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Thursday, April 30, 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


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
  • additional information
  • 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 3:00 pm
in Lexington
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  • Jameson Singers presents
  • Reincarnations
  • Location: Hancock Church
  • Tickets: here
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  • The 10th anniversary concert explores themes of endings and new beginnings. Highlights include Samuel Barber’s Reincarnations, as well as motets and songs by Orlande de Lassus, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Claudio Monteverdi, Alice Parker, William Hawley, and Jonathan Dove.


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
in Boston
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Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Cambridge
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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
in Cambridge
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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
  • additional information
  • 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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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
  • additional information
  • rescheduled for November 1 at
    Sanders

    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
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Friday, May 8, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Cantata Singers presents
  • Cantata Singers
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • 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
  • additional information
  • 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
  • Longwood Symphony Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • 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
  • additional information
  • 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
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Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 1:30 pm
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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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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
  • additional information
  • 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
  • additional information
  • 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
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Friday, May 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Cambridge
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Friday, May 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm
in Boston
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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
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Friday, May 15, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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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 Nahant
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  • Ellingwood Chapel Concert Series (EC) (781-367-2007) presents
  • RENAISSANCE JAM!
  • Location: Ellingwood Chapel, 195 Nahant Rd.
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Polyphonic Improvisations on Renaissance Songs, Dances, Chamber Music and Grounds
    Works of: Fabritio Caroso, Girolomo Frescobaldi, Claudio Monteverdi, Michael Praetorius, Claudin de Sermisy, Orazio Vecchi and more!

    John Tyson – Recorders, Crumhorn, Pipe & Tabor
    Douglas Freundlich – Lute
    Laura Gulley – Violin, Viola
    Daniel Rowe – Cello
    Miyuki Tsurutani – Harpsichord, Recorder


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
  • additional information
  • 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
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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,
  • additional information
  • 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
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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
  • additional information
  • 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
  • additional information
  • 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
  • additional information
  • 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
  • additional information
  • 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
  • additional information
  • 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).


Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Cambridge
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  • Back Bay Chorale presents
  • Mendelssohn: Elijah
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • 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