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Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Boston Baroque (Str) presents
  • Art of Tuning:
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Christina Day Martinson and Julia McKenzie on
    Biber’s The Mystery Sonata


Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Pro Arte (ST) presents
  • Fall Salon Series
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • BARBER, Summer Music, Op. 31
    FINE, Partita
    Valerie COLEMAN, Umoja
    STILL, Summerland
    GERSHWIN, An American in Paris
    Ann Bobo, flute
    Nancy Dimock, oboe
    Ian Greitzer, clarinet
    Ron Haroutunian, bassoon
    Robert Marlatt, horn

    Available until following Sunday. Zoom to follow.


Friday, October 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Emmanuel Music (Str) presents
  • Simone Dinnerstein, piano
  • Location: Streaming
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  • The Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
    Arrgangment for strings and continuo by Bernard Labadie


Friday, October 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • White Snake Projects (Str) presents
  • Alice in the Pandemic
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • CAST: Alice: Caramie Hilaire, soprano; Mother and related characters: Eve Gigliotti, mezzo-soprano; White Rabbit: Daniel Moody, countertenor; VOICES Boston, Daniel P. Ryan, Artistic Director
    CREATIVE TEAM: Composer: Jorge Sosa; creator and librettist: Cerise Lim Jacobs; director: Elena Araoz; music director: Tian Hui Ng; director of Innovation: Curvin Huber
    TICKETS: $145, $85, $50, $25, pay what you can,


Friday, October 23, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • Promenade Opera Project (STr) presents
  • Fidelio
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • A virtual opera production with piano accompaniment set in modern-day with contemporary costuming filmed in the environments and homes of our performers.


Friday, October 23, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Longy School. of Music (ST) presents
  • OktoberFest
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Irresistable:
    Let an evening of song, satire, and nostalgia remind you of the charms of seduction and attraction, and the powers of resistance, that await your return.
    Free


Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (Str) presents
  • When and Where
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Bartók:, Selections from 44 Duos for two violins,
    Haydn, String Quartet in C Major, Op. 33, No. 3 “The Bird”
    John Luther Adams, songbirdsongs for two piccolos & three percussion

    available through October 31


Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • Boston Landmarks Orchestra (V) presents
  • OLD STORIES, NEW LIFE
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Livestreaming

    Musical Insights with Jonathan McPhee: Prokofiev’s Prodigal Son

    Stravinsky | Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet – Bill Kirkley

    Valerie Coleman | Umoja (Unity) for Woodwind Quintet
    Pierne | Pastorale for Woodwind Quintet
    Wan Yun Liang | Once in a Blue Moon for Euphonium and Piano

    Sonderho Bridal Trilogy – Wood Works, Nordic Folk Tunes arr. Danish String Quartet
    Bizet | Symphony in C, Finale


Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 3:00 pm
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  • Boston Civic Symphony (Str) presents
  • Francisco Noya, music director
  • Location: Streaming
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  • William Grant Still: Out of the Silence
    Elgar: Chanson de Nuit
    Sibelius: Rakastava
    Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
    Ravel: Ma Mere L’Oye, Suite


Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 3:00 pm
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  • Cathedral of the Holy Cross (ST) presents
  • Cathedral Organ Benefit Concert
  • Location: Streaming
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  • The concert will feature the World Premiere of Lebanese-French organist/composer Naji Hakim’s Variationen uber “Freu dich sehr, O meine Seele” performed by Leo Abbott, FAGO, ChM on the 101-rank 1875 E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings Organ, opus 801.

    Also featuring works by Hakim, Langlais, Vierne, Alain, Messiaen , Dupré, Joulain

    Leo D. Abbott,
    Rosalind Mohnsen
    Rodger Clinton Vine
    Dr. Xuan He Saint
    Richard J. Clark

    Donations suggested via ticket link


Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (Str) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Beethoven From Fraser Performance Studio,

    Piano Trio in B-flat, Op. 97, “Archduke”
    Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; Max Levinson, piano

    From concert audio archive
    Beethoven: String Trio in D major, Op. 9 No. 2
    Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Dimitri Murrath, viola; Colin Carr, cello

    Arensky: String Quartet in A minor, Op. 35
    Jennifer Frautschi, violin; Dimitri Murrath, viola; Raman Ramakrishnan and Audrey Chen, cellos


Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Celebrity Series (Str) presents
  • Takács Quartet
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Mozart: String Quartet in D minor, K. 421
    I. Allegro moderat
    Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Five Fantasiestücke, I. Prelude, III. Humoresque
    Bartók: String Quartet No. 1 III. (Introduzione.) Allegro – Allegro vivace
    Debussy, from String Quartet in G minor, Opus 10 III. Andantino, IV. Très modéré

    $20 available for 72 hours


Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Church on the Hill (Str) presents
  • Harp Concert
  • Location: Streaming
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  • Rhapsodie, Op. 10 – Marcel Grandjany
    Hope – Ed Saindon (1954 – )
    “Andante” from Violin Sonata in A minor, BWV 1003 – J.S. Bach
    Corcovado – Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994)
    Clair de Lune – Claude Debussy
    My Favorite Things – Rodgers Hammerstein
    Fantasie on a Theme of Haydn – Marcel Grandjany
    Two Different Worlds – Albert Frisch & Wayne


Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • White Snake Projects (Str) presents
  • Alice in the Pandemic
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • CAST: Alice: Caramie Hilaire, soprano; Mother and related characters: Eve Gigliotti, mezzo-soprano; White Rabbit: Daniel Moody, countertenor; VOICES Boston, Daniel P. Ryan, Artistic Director
    CREATIVE TEAM: Composer: Jorge Sosa; creator and librettist: Cerise Lim Jacobs; director: Elena Araoz; music director: Tian Hui Ng; director of Innovation: Curvin Huber
    TICKETS: $145, $85, $50, $25, pay what you can,


Monday, October 26, 2020 at 11:00 am
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  • Newton Community Education’s Lifetine Learning (Str) presents
  • Alone Together
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Celebrating Musical Community in Isolation
    Robyn Bollinger, violin; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello

    Emánuel Moór: Suite in C major, op. 109 mvt 1
    Bach: Duetto in e minor, BWV 802
    Katherine Balch: Spirals (2020) I. Senza misura –
    Bach: Duetto in F major, BWV 803
    Adolphus Hailstork: Evensong (2011) mvts 1,6,7
    Bach: Duetto in G major, BWV 804
    Akshaya Avril Tucker: Breathing Sunlight (2017)
    Bach: Duetto in A minor, BWV 805
    Kodály: Duo for violin and cello, op. 7 mvt. 1


Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • White Snake Projects (Str) presents
  • Alice in the Pandemic
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • CAST: Alice: Caramie Hilaire, soprano; Mother and related characters: Eve Gigliotti, mezzo-soprano; White Rabbit: Daniel Moody, countertenor; VOICES Boston, Daniel P. Ryan, Artistic Director
    CREATIVE TEAM: Composer: Jorge Sosa; creator and librettist: Cerise Lim Jacobs; director: Elena Araoz; music director: Tian Hui Ng; director of Innovation: Curvin Huber
    TICKETS: $145, $85, $50, $25, pay what you can,


Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Radius Ensemble (Str) presents
  • Online Concert
  • Location: Streaming
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  • oriko Futagami (viola), Adrian Morejon (bassoon), and Sarah Brady (flute). Hosted by Artistic Director Jennifer Montbach. Music of Denisch, Mignone, Wang Lu and more.


Friday, October 30, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Guerilla Opera (Str) presents
  • Dreamwalker Digital
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Papillon,” a folkloric tale of a Cuban refugee danced through the metaphor of an ever-changing butterfly, featuring animation and direction by Deniz Khateri and Kaija Saariaho’s “Sept Papillons” for solo cello, as well as “Ofelia’s Life Dream” for actor and electronics is a psychedelic tale of life and death in which a delirious poet travels dream worlds transforming into mysterious bioluminescent fungi, moths that drink tears of sleeping birds, and giant self-destructing palm trees, with music and libretto by Caroline Louise Miller and direction by Laine Rettmer.

    FREE


Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • New England Conservatory (STr) presents
  • NEC Philharmonia with Hugh Wolf, conductor
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Julius Eastman: The Holy Presence of Joan D’Arc
    Copland: Quiet City
    Bartók: Divertimento

    FREE


Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm
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  • Church on the Hill (Str) presents
  • Wesley Hall Organ
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Vincent Lübeck: Praeludium und Fuge in C Major
    Sweelinck: Mein junges Leben hat ein End by Jan
    Bach: Fantasia super Komm, Heiliger Geist,
    F. C. S. Mohrheim: Trio on “ein feste Burg
    Vierne: IV. Adagio from Symphony No. 3
    Lemmens: Fanfare by Jacques (1823-1881)
    Messiaen: Le Banquet Céleste
    Enrico Bossi: Scherzo, Op. 49, No. 2
    Schumann: Fuga VI. from the Six Fugues on the name of Bach.

    Available for six months


Monday, November 2, 2020 at 11:00 am
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  • Newton Community Education’s Lifetine Learning (Str) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Underrepresented
    Joel Bard, oboe; Sayuri Miyamoto, piano

    Clara Schumann: Three Romances, Op. 22
    Beethoven: Six Variations in F major, Op. 34
    Benjamin Godard: from Scenes Ecossasises
    Anton Reicha: Fugue Op. 36, No. 20
    William Grant Still: Three Songs, Incantation & Dance


Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Celebrity Series (Str) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Streaming
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  • Cellist Aristides Rivas and vocalist Meena Malik blend new compositions, traditional songs from around the world, and classical selections.

    FREE with RSVP


Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Radius Ensemble (Str) presents
  • Encore Concert
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Composer Laurie San Martin talks with Artistic Director Jennifer Montbach about the nonet, Seven Pines, that she composed in 2019 to commemorate Radius Ensemble’s twentieth-anniversary season. Complete encore performance from the live recording in May 2019 followed by a Q&A.


Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 8:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Pro Arte (ST) presents
  • Fall Salon Series
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • American Vignettes by Carter Pann, Gabriela Lena Frank, Stacey Garrop, Kevin Puts and Stephen Paulus.
    Aron Zelkowicz, cello
    Christina Wright-Ivanova, piano

    Remains available until Sunday. Zoom to follow.


Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Celebrity Series (Str) presents
  • Alisa Weilerstein, cello
  • Location: Streaming
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  • Cellist Alisa Weilerstein and pianist Inon Barnatan,

    Manuel De Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole, Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata.

    Followed by live chat with the artists.

    $20 Available for 72 hours


Friday, November 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Guerilla Opera (Str) presents
  • Dreamwalker Digital
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Dreamwalker features “Papillon,” a story of flight, freedom and transformation in which Aliana de la Guardia dances a folkloric tale of a Cuban refugee through the metaphor of the ever-changing life of a butterfly, featuring animation and direction by Deniz Khateri and Kaija Saariaho’s “Sept Papillons” performed by Stephen Marotto, as well as “Ofelia’s Life Dream” a psychedelic tale by composer Caroline Louise Miller, in which a poet travels dream worlds exploring life and death, and drowning transforms into mysterious species of bioluminescent fungi, moths that drink tears of sleeping birds, and giant self-destructing palm trees, with direction by Laine Rettmer.

    $10

    Runs through December 13


Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (Str) presents
  • CHAMELEON REWIND
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Poulenc: Sextet in C Major for piano & winds
    Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

    available through November 21


Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • New England Conservatory (STr) presents
  • NEC Philharmonia with Hugh Wolf, conductor
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • George Walker: Lyric for Strings
    Aldemaro Romero: Fuga con Pajarillo
    Clarice Assad: Impressions
    Benjamin Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge

    FREE


Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Guerilla Opera (Str) presents
  • Underground Happy Hour
  • Location: Streaming
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  • Join the artists from Dreamwalker at our Underground Happy Hour!
    Meet the artists who created and produced the various aspects of this multi-faceted event as well as a sneak peak of works to be released in future underground exhibits.


Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Radius Ensemble (Str) presents
  • Online Concert
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • Jennifer Montbach (oboe), Gabriela Diaz (violin), and Sarah Bob (piano). Music of Pinkham, Roumain, Ruehr and more.


Friday, November 20, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Harvard Music Department (ST) presents
  • Parker String Quartet
  • Location: Streaming
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  • Hans Abrahamsen, String Quartet no. 4
    Schumann, String Quartet in F Major, Op. 41, no. 2

    Free and open to all. Event will be available through Sunday, November 22 at midnight.


Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • Boston Landmarks Orchestra (V) presents
  • OLD STORIES, NEW LIFE
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  • Livestreaming

    Musical Insights with Jonathan McPhee: Hindemith’s Mathis de Maler

    Hindemith | Sonata for Four Horns II. Lebhaft
    Kay | Serenade No. 2 for Four Horns II. Arietta III. Toccata

    Duets for Double Bass by Sebastien Lee, compiled and transcribed by Fred Zimmermann
    Poulenc | Sonata for Flute and Piano –
    Elgar | Cello Concerto in e minor Opus 85 II. Lento – Jennifer Kloetzel, Cello

    Jeffrey Leonard on “Orchestrating Kids Through Classics”

    Prokofiev | Classical Symphony IV, Finale: Molto Vivace


Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • A Far Cry (Str) presents
  • The Shape of Joy
  • Location: Streaming
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  • Akshaya Avril Tucker | Breathing Sunlight
    Caroline Shaw | Limestone & Felt
    Mozart | String Quintet No. 1 in B-flat major, K. 174


Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (Str) presents
  • Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
  • Location: Streaming
  • Tickets: here
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  • New exclusive video performance
    BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata in C minor, Op. 111

    From live concert audio archive
    BEETHOVEN: String Trio in C minor, Op. 9 No. 3
    BRITTEN Phantasy Quartet


Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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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.


Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (Str) presents
  • interrupted and in between
  • Location: Streaming
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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 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
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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


Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 7:30 pm
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  • Handel + Haydn (Cecila) presents
  • Bach Christmas
  • Location: St Cecila Parish, 18 Belvidere St
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  • Laurence Equilbey, conductor of Paris’s acclaimed Insula orchestra and Accentus choir, will make her H+H debut conducting the H+H Orchestra and Chorus in Cantatas I, II, and III from J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.


Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 8:00 pm
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  • Foundation fo Chinese Performing Arts (ISGM) presents
  • Evren Ozel, pianist
  • Location: Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way
  • Tickets: here
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  • 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

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


Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 3:00 pm
in Boston
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  • Handel + Haydn (Cecila) presents
  • Bach Christmas
  • Location: St Cecila Parish, 18 Belvidere St
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  • Laurence Equilbey, conductor of Paris’s acclaimed Insula orchestra and Accentus choir, will make her H+H debut conducting the H+H Orchestra and Chorus in Cantatas I, II, and III from J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.


Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 7:00 pm
in Greater Boston
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Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 8:00 pm
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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
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  • 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