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Thursday, August 16, 2018 in Portland
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  • Portland Chamber Music Festival (800-320-0257) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • J.S. Bach: Cantata, BWV 32 Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen

    Tony Arnold, soprano; Alexander Hurd, baritone; Peggy Pearson, oboe; Gabriela Diaz and David McCarroll, violins; Jonathan Bagg, viola; Andrew Mark, cello

    David Ludwig: Paganiniana for Solo Violin and Chamber Ensemble (Maine Premiere)

    Brahms: Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 18
    Gabriela Diaz and Jennifer Elowitch, violins; Carol Rodland and Melissa Reardon, violas; Brant Taylor and Andrew Mark, cellos


Thursday, August 16, 2018 in Lenox
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  • Boston Symphony Tanglewood (SOH) (617-638-9267) presents
  • Skride Quartet
  • Location: Seiji Ozawa Hall
  • additional information
  • MAHLER Piano Quartet in A minor
    MOZART Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K.478
    BRAHMS Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25


Friday, August 17, 2018 in Marblehead
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  • St Andrews Church presents
  • Summer Chamber Music on the Hill: Advocata Nostra
  • Location: 135 Lafayette Street
  • additional information
  • Telemann: Trio Sonata in A Minor, TWV 42:a4
    Purcell: I Was Glad, Z. 19
    Charpentier: Nativité de la Vierge, H. 309
    Handel: Eia ergo, avvocata nostra
    Charpentier: Magnificat, H. 73
    Purcell: The Blessed Virgin’s Expostulation,
    Charpentier: Litanies de la Vierge, H. 83

    Contributions to benefit Refugee Immigration Ministry (r-i-m.net) requested.


Friday, August 17, 2018 in Wellfleet
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  • Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (508.247.9400) presents
  • Around the World in Seven Cellos
  • Location: First Congregational Church
  • additional information
  • The Cello Gang (Amit Peled, Mairead Flory, Ismael Guerrero, Mafalda Santos, Joseph Staten, Jiaoyang “Sunny” Xu, Tzu-Jou “Zoi” Yeh)

    Smith: The Star-Spangled Banner
    Bach: Air
    Handel: Sonata In G Minor
    Cohen: Hallelujah
    Haydn: Concerto in C
    Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody
    Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango


Friday, August 17, 2018 in Lenox
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Friday, August 17, 2018 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Festival Orchestra presents
  • Boston Bruckner Festival
  • Location: University Church, 66 Winthrop St.
  • Tickets: here
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  • Bruckner’s Symphony No. 4 in D minor

    Boston Festival Orchestra, Nathaniel Meyer, conductor

    FREE but tickets suggested


Saturday, August 18, 2018 in Portland
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  • Portland Chamber Music Festival (800-320-0257) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine
  • Tickets: here
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  • Melinda Wagner: A Forest Unfoldin

    Richard Powers, narrator; Tony Arnold, soprano; Alexander Hurd, baritone; Laura Gilbert, flute; Todd Palmer, clarinet; Gabriela Diaz, violin; Jonathan Bagg, viola; Andrew Mark, cello; Diane Walsh, piano

    Dvořák: String Quintet in E flat Major, Op. 97, “American”

    David McCarroll and Jennifer Elowitch, violins; Melissa Reardon and Carol Rodland, violas; Brant Taylor, cello


Saturday, August 18, 2018 in Ipswich
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Saturday, August 18, 2018 in Lenox
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  • Boston Symphony Tanglewood (K) (617-638-9267) presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Koussevitzky Music Shed
  • additional information
  • Boston Ballet+
    Mikko Nissinen, artistic director
    Baiba Skride, violin
    ALL-BERNSTEIN PROGRAM
    Fancy Free#
    Divertimento for Orchestra
    Serenade (after Plato’s “Symposium”), for violin
    and orchestra


Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Lenox
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  • Boston Symphony Tanglewood (K) (617-638-9267) presents
  • Leonard Bernstein Memorial Concert
  • Location: Koussevitzky Music Shed
  • additional information
  • Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra
    Andris Nelsons, conductor
    Yo-Yo Ma, cello
    COPLAND An Outdoor Overture
    BERNSTEIN Three Meditations from Mass,
    for cello and orchestra
    John WILLIAMS New work for cello and orchestra
    (world premiere)
    BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra


Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Woodstock
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  • Maverick Concerts (845-679-8217) presents
  • Amernet String Quartet
  • Location: 120 Maverick Rd, Woodstock
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Beethoven/Briggs: Piano Sonata No. 8, Op. 13 “Pathetique”
    Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 (1960)
    Dvořák: Quartet No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 34


Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Woodstock
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  • Maverick Concerts (845-679-8217) presents
  • Leonard Bernstein Memorial Concert
  • Location: 120 Maverick Rd, Woodstock
  • Tickets: here
  • additional information
  • Leonard Bernstein, arr. Alexander Platt and Robert Osborne: Songfest, A Cycle of American Poems for Six Singers and Orchestra (1977)

    A Collaboration with Actors and Writers Theater, and the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice.

    Maria Todaro and Louis Otey, artistic consultants

    Nancy Allen Lundy, Soprano; Robert Osborne, baritone; Anna Tonna, mezzo-soprano; Toby Newman, mezzo-soprano; Barry Banks, tenor; Matthew Gamble, baritone; Robert Osborne, bass.

    Chamber Orchestra: The Caroga Arts Ensemble, Kyle Price, Director
    Garry Kvistad, percussionist
    Alexander Platt, conductor


Sunday, August 19, 2018 in South Worthington
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  • Sevenars Music Festival ((413) 238-5854) presents
  • Seven “R’s” at Sevenars
  • Location: The Academy, 15, Ireland St
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  • A 50th anniversary celebration
    Ries Nine Variations on a Russian Theme, Op. 40, No. 1
    Rameau-Godowsky Tambourin in E minor Renaissance Bk. 1 # 6
    Rameau-Godowsky Elegie Renaissance Bk.1 # 5
    Rachmaninoff Sonata in B-flat minor, Op. 36
    Respighi Notturno
    Rodrigo Dansas Espanolas #1, “Rustica”
    Roussel Segovia, Op. 29
    Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
    Ravel “Feri” from Rapsodie Espagnole
    Rorianne Schrade, piano
    $20 suggested


Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Tuesday Noon Hour Recitals
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Margaret Felice, soprano; Christopher Rakovec, organ
    works by Couperin & Milhaudk

    $5 suggested


Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in Concord
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  • Trinity Episcopal Church presents
  • Le Nuove Musiche — Italy’s “new music”
  • Location: Trinity Episcopal Church, 81 Elm Street
  • additional information
  • Vecchi’s setting of Petrarch’s sestina “Chi e fermato”
    Frescobaldi “Toccata”
    Caccini “Amarilli mia bella”
    selections from Monteverdi’s “Scherzi musicali” and solo songs

    Harriet Bridges, soprano; Robert Barney tenor & organ; William Leonard, bass Concordia Consort — Sheila Beardslee, Bonnie Kelly & Brian Warnock, recorders

    $5 suggested (35 minute program)


Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in Cotuit
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  • Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (508.247.9400) presents
  • Parker String Quartet
  • Location: Cotuit Center for the Arts
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  • Mozart: String Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 428
    Janáček: String Quartet No. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata”
    Beethoven: String Quartet in E Minor, Opus 59 No. 2


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Landmarks Orchestra presents
  • Symphonic Dances
  • Location: Hatch Shell Boston Esplanade
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  • with Boston Ballet II; Peter DiMuro, The Dance Complex, Camp Harbor View, Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston; Conservatory Lab Charter School

    Tchaikovsky Scenes from Swan Lake
    Amy Beach Bal Masqué
    And a tribute to Leonard Bernstein
    Rain Date: Thursday, August 23. If it rains on August 23 as well, the concert will be held at an indoor location TBA.


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Dennis
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  • Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (508.247.9400) presents
  • Parker String Quartet
  • Location: Dennis Union Church
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  • Mozart: String Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 428
    Janáček: String Quartet No. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata”
    Beethoven: String Quartet in E Minor, Opus 59 No. 2


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Methuen
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  • Methuen Memorial Music Hall ((978) 685-0693) presents
  • Summer Organ Recitals
  • Location: 192 Broadway
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  • Dong-Ill Shin plays work by Messiaen, Bach, Dupré and Elgar

    $12, Children: $5


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Lenox
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  • Boston Symphony Tanglewood (SOH) (617-638-9267) presents
  • Bernstein: Candide
  • Location: Seiji Ozawa Hall
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  • Fully Staged
    The Knights
    Eric Jacobsen, conductor
    Miles Mykkanen, tenor (Candide)^
    Sharleen Joynt, soprano (Cunegonde)^
    Alex Mansoori, tenor
    Baron/Governor/Vanderdendur/Ragotski)^
    Gabriel Preisser, baritone (Maximilian/Grand Inquisitor)^


Thursday, August 23, 2018 in Lenox
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  • Boston Symphony Tanglewood (SOH) (617-638-9267) presents
  • Bernstein: Candide
  • Location: Seiji Ozawa Hall
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  • Fully Staged
    The Knights
    Eric Jacobsen, conductor
    Miles Mykkanen, tenor (Candide)^
    Sharleen Joynt, soprano (Cunegonde)^
    Alex Mansoori, tenor
    Baron/Governor/Vanderdendur/Ragotski)^
    Gabriel Preisser, baritone (Maximilian/Grand Inquisitor)^


Friday, August 24, 2018 in Wellfleet
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  • Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival (508.247.9400) presents
  • Parker String Quartet
  • Location: First Congregational Church
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  • w Jon Manasse, clarinet, Jon Nakamatsu, piano

    Khachaturian: Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano
    Ravel: Quartet in F Major
    Dohnányi: Quintet No. 1 in C Minor for Piano and Strings


Friday, August 24, 2018 in Orleans
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Friday, August 24, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Conservatory Studio 401 ((617) 912-9101) presents
  • Fresh Inklings
  • Location: 31 Hemenway Street
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  • New Words, New Work
    Francine Trester, violin and Eric Sawyer, piano
    With Kristen Watson, soprano

    Sawyer: Young Inklings
    Trester: Israfel
    Trester: Artsonia
    McDonald: For EWS
    Sawyer: Thirteen Popular Songs (selections)

    FREE


Friday, August 24, 2018 in Lenox
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Saturday, August 25, 2018 in Pittsfield
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  • Berkshire Opera Festival presents
  • Verdi: Rigoletto
  • Location: Colonial Theater, 11 South Street
  • Tickets: here
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  • Rigoletto – Sebastian Catana
    Gilda – Maria Valdes
    The Duke of Mantua – Jonathan Tetelman
    Sparafucile – Joseph Barron
    Maddalena – Maya Lahyani
    Count Monterone – John Cheek
    Borsa Matteo – Joshua Sanders
    Marullo – Nicholas Martorano

    Conductor – Brian Garman
    Stage Director – Jonathon Loy
    Scenic Designer – Stephen Dobay


Saturday, August 25, 2018 in Woodstock
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  • Maverick Concerts (845-679-8217) presents
  • Borromeo String Quartet
  • Location: 120 Maverick Rd, Woodstock
  • Tickets: here
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  • Mozart: Adagio and Fugue, K. 546
    Ned Rorem: String Quartet No. 3 (1994)
    César Franck: Quartet in D Major


Saturday, August 25, 2018 in Orleans
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Saturday, August 25, 2018 in Ipswich
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Saturday, August 25, 2018 in Lenox
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  • Boston Symphony Tanglewood (K) (617-638-9267) presents
  • Bernstein Centennial
  • Location: Koussevitzky Music Shed
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra#
    Andris Nelsons, Christoph Eschenbach, Keith Lockhart, Michael Tilson Thomas, and John Williams, conductors
    Audra McDonald, host and vocalist
    Midori, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello
    Kian Soltani, cello+, Nadine Sierra, soprano
    Susan Graham,Isabel Leonard, mezzos
    Thomas Hampson, baritone
    Jessica Vosk and Tony Yazbeck, vocalists+
    James Darrah, director+
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus,

    Selections from Bernstein’s Candide, West Side Story, Mass, and Serenade, Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn, music by Copland, a new work by John Williams for cello and orchestra plus the finale of Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony


Saturday, August 25, 2018 in Nahant
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Sunday, August 26, 2018 in Lenox
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  • Boston Symphony Tanglewood (K) (617-638-9267) presents
  • Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
  • Location: Koussevitzky Music Shed
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  • Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, soprano+
    Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano^
    Joseph Kaiser, tenor
    Thomas Hampson, baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus,
    James Burton, conductor
    BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9


Tuesday, August 28, 2018 in Pittsfield
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  • Berkshire Opera Festival presents
  • Verdi: Rigoletto
  • Location: Colonial Theater, 11 South Street
  • Tickets: here
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  • Rigoletto – Sebastian Catana
    Gilda – Maria Valdes
    The Duke of Mantua – Jonathan Tetelman
    Sparafucile – Joseph Barron
    Maddalena – Maya Lahyani
    Count Monterone – John Cheek
    Borsa Matteo – Joshua Sanders
    Marullo – Nicholas Martorano

    Conductor – Brian Garman
    Stage Director – Jonathon Loy
    Scenic Designer – Stephen Dobay


Wednesday, August 29, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Landmarks Orchestra presents
  • Mercury Orchestra
  • Location: Hatch Shell Boston Esplanade
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  • Channing Yu, Music Director

    Including works by Dmitri Shostakovich, Alexander Borodin, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

    If it rains, this concert will be canceled.


Wednesday, August 29, 2018 in Methuen
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  • Methuen Memorial Music Hall ((978) 685-0693) presents
  • Summer Organ Recitals
  • Location: 192 Broadway
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  • Colin Lynch plays work by Widor, Wright, Gammes, Parry and Duruflé

    $12, Children: $5


Friday, August 31, 2018 in Pittsfield
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  • Berkshire Opera Festival presents
  • Verdi: Rigoletto
  • Location: Colonial Theater, 11 South Street
  • Tickets: here
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  • Rigoletto – Sebastian Catana
    Gilda – Maria Valdes
    The Duke of Mantua – Jonathan Tetelman
    Sparafucile – Joseph Barron
    Maddalena – Maya Lahyani
    Count Monterone – John Cheek
    Borsa Matteo – Joshua Sanders
    Marullo – Nicholas Martorano

    Conductor – Brian Garman
    Stage Director – Jonathon Loy
    Scenic Designer – Stephen Dobay


Sunday, September 2, 2018 in Boston and Cambridge
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  • Boston Bach International Organ Competition presents
  • Competition Rounds
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  • Old West Church

    Four organist competitors play programs chosen from:

    DE GRIGNY: One of the five Vespers hymns (complete)
    BUXTEHUDE: a Pedaliter Praeludium or Toccata
    JS BACH: One of the following two:
    Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
    Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr’, BWV 662
    One of the following three:
    Prelude and Fugue in f, BWV 534
    Prelude and Fugue in g, BWV 535
    Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV 550

    FREE


Sunday, September 2, 2018 in Woodstock
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  • Maverick Concerts (845-679-8217) presents
  • Trio Solisti
  • Location: 120 Maverick Rd, Woodstock
  • Tickets: here
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  • Haydn: Piano Trio No. 27 in C
    Dvořák: Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat, Op. 21
    Chausson: Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 3


Monday, September 3, 2018 in Boston and Cambridge
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  • Boston Bach International Organ Competition presents
  • Competition Rounds
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  • Old West Church

    Twelve organist competitors play programs chosen from:

    DE GRIGNY: One of the five Vespers hymns (complete)
    BUXTEHUDE: a Pedaliter Praeludium or Toccata
    JS BACH: One of the following two:
    Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
    Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr’, BWV 662
    One of the following three:
    Prelude and Fugue in f, BWV 534
    Prelude and Fugue in g, BWV 535
    Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV 550

    FREE


Monday, September 3, 2018 in Boston and Cambridge
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  • Boston Bach International Organ Competition presents
  • Concert by Competition Jury
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  • First Lutheran Church of Boston

    Martin Schmeding, organist (Leipzig)

    BRUHNS: Praeludium in G
    VAN NOORDT: Psalm 23
    BACH: Canonic Variations on “Von Himmel Hoch”
    STEIGLEDER: Toccata on “Vater unser”
    MEDEK: Gebrochene Flügel
    SCHEIDEMANN: Benedicam Domino

    $10


Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in Boston and Cambridge
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  • Boston Bach International Organ Competition presents
  • Concert by Competition Jury
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  • American Music on an American Organ/
    King’s Chapel

    Arvid Gast (Lübeck) and Jonathan Wessler (First Lutheran, Boston), organists

    HINDEMITH: Sonata II
    PARKER: Three Pieces–Postlude, Melody and Marcia religiosa
    SCHICKELE: Canzona

    FREE


Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in Boston and Cambridge
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  • Boston Bach International Organ Competition presents
  • Concert by Competition Jury
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  • The Memorial Church of Harvard University

    Christa Rakich, Christian Lane and Arvid Gast, organists

    DE JONG: Fantasia on Salve Regina
    WOODMAN: Extravagance of Toccatas
    ELGAR: Allegro maestoso, from Sonata, op. 28
    ELGAR: Chanson de Nuit, Chanson de Matin
    BACH: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
    BACH: Ach, bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ
    BACH: Kommst du nun, Jesu, vom Himmel herunter
    REGER: Choralfantasie über “Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott”

    FREE


Wednesday, September 5, 2018 in Boston and Cambridge
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  • Boston Bach International Organ Competition presents
  • Competition Rounds
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  • Church of the Advent

    Five organist competitors play programs chosen from:
    BACH: One of the following four:
    Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott, BWV 652
    Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 655
    Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 657
    Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660

    Vater unser im Himmelreich, BWV 682 (required)
    One of the following two:
    Concerto in a, BWV 593
    Concerto in d, BWV 596
    One of the following four:
    Toccata and Fugue in c, BWV 911 (arr. Max Reger)
    Fantasy and Fugue in d, BWV 913 (arr. Max Reger)
    LISZT: Fantasy and Fugue on the theme B-A-C-H (1855 version)
    SCHUMANN: Six Fugues on B.A.C.H., nos. 2 and 5

    FREE


Thursday, September 6, 2018 in Boston and Cambridge
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  • Boston Bach International Organ Competition presents
  • Competition Rounds
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  • Church of the Advent

    Five organist competitors play programs chosen from:

    BACH: One of the following four:
    Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott, BWV 652
    Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend, BWV 655
    Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 657
    Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 660

    Vater unser im Himmelreich, BWV 682 (required)
    One of the following two:
    Concerto in a, BWV 593
    Concerto in d, BWV 596
    One of the following four:
    Toccata and Fugue in c, BWV 911 (arr. Max Reger)
    Fantasy and Fugue in d, BWV 913 (arr. Max Reger)
    LISZT: Fantasy and Fugue on the theme B-A-C-H (1855 version)
    SCHUMANN: Six Fugues on B.A.C.H., nos. 2 and 5

    FREE


Friday, September 7, 2018 in Boston and Cambridge
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  • Boston Bach International Organ Competition presents
  • Concert by Competition Jury
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  • Trinity Church Copley Square

    Martin Schmeding (Leipzig) and Arvid Gast (Lübeck), organists

    MUSSORGSKY: Night on Bald Mountain
    ALBRIGHT: The Offering (Organbook III)
    MENDELSSOHN: Sonata 1

    FREE


Friday, September 7, 2018 in Boston and Cambridge
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  • Boston Bach International Organ Competition presents
  • Concert by Competition Jury
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  • Church of the Advent

    James David Christie (Oberlin/Holy Cross), Martin Schmeding (Leipzig), and Carole Terry (University of Washington), organists

    BARIÉ: Symphonie, op. 5
    CHRISTIE: Élégie in memoriam Jean Langlais
    ROPARTZ: Sortie from Six pieces
    MENDELSSOHN: Overture to “St. Paul”
    BAIRSTOW: Allegro giocoso, from Sonata in E-flat
    REGER: Passacaglia from Suite, op. 16
    RHEINBERGER: Sonata no. 4

    $10


Friday, September 7, 2018 in Cambridge
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  • Creative Music Series (617/800-7255) presents
  • Fresh New Music
  • Location: Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge St
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  • Mimi Rabson & The String Theory Trio plus Microtonal Guitarist, Neil Haverstick.
    A framework of improvisation and rhythmic drive suggests jazz, but ostinato patterns evoke a post-modern minimalism. Tuning theory provides access to more subtle intervals, thus new scales and chords.

    $15 – $10 students, Cash at door


Saturday, September 8, 2018 in Boston and Cambridge
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  • Boston Bach International Organ Competition presents
  • Competition Rounds
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  • Final Round of the Competition: 9:30-4:45pm

    First Lutheran Church of Boston

    Five competition finalists perform mixed programs of Bach and other composers.

    FREE


Saturday, September 8, 2018 in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • “Portraits”
    Bernstein: “Agathon,” from Serenade after Plato’s Symposium (1954)
    Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (
    Respighi: Botticelli Triptych (1927)
    William Grant Still: “Mother and Child” from Suite for Violin and Piano (1943)
    Jessica Meyer, world-premiere Gardner Museum commission (2018)


Sunday, September 9, 2018 in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • “Portraits”
    Bernstein: “Agathon,” from Serenade after Plato’s Symposium (1954)
    Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (
    Respighi: Botticelli Triptych (1927)
    William Grant Still: “Mother and Child” from Suite for Violin and Piano (1943)
    Jessica Meyer, world-premiere Gardner Museum commission (2018)


Sunday, September 9, 2018 in Boston and Cambridge
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  • Boston Bach International Organ Competition presents
  • Concert by Competition Jury
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  • St. Joseph’s Chapel, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester

    Arvid Gast (Lübeck), organist

    BRUHNS: Praeludium in G
    BUXTEHUDE: Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ
    BUXTEHUDE: Toccata in d
    DISTLER: Orgelsonate
    BACH: Sechs Choräle von verschiedener Art, BWV 645-650
    BACH: Prelude and Fugue in e, BWV 548

    FREE


Sunday, September 9, 2018 in Boston and Cambridge
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Saturday, September 15, 2018 in Boston
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  • Freisinger Chamber Orchestra (OSC) ((917-405-8580)) presents
  • Freisinger Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Old South Church
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  • Mozart: Symphony No. 36 in C, “Linz”
    Bernstein: Duets from West Side Story, Candide, and Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore
    featuring soprano Hailey Fuqua and tenor Ethan Bremner
    Eduard Tubin: Estonian Dance Suite (1938)
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C featuring Bianca Oglice
    Suggested: $16/$8 Students


Saturday, September 15, 2018 in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Borromeo String Quartet
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13
    Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80
    Bernstein (arr. N. Kitchen), Ilana, the Dreamer (c.
    Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, String Quartet No. 1, Calvary (1956)


Sunday, September 16, 2018 in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Borromeo String Quartet
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13
    Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80
    Bernstein (arr. N. Kitchen), Ilana, the Dreamer (c.
    Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, String Quartet No. 1, Calvary (1956)


Sunday, September 16, 2018 in Boston
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  • Ashmont Hill Chamber Music presents
  • Dashon Burton, bass-baritone
  • Location: Peabody Hall, Parish of All Saints in Dorchester
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  • with Christopher Walter, piano

    Dowland: In This Trembling Shadow,
    Schumann: Dichterliebe
    Scott Perkins: Riddle Songs (selections)
    Poulenc: Chansons Villageoises (selections)

    Spirituals and Gospel Songs:
    Motherless Child
    Precious Lord Take My Hand
    We Shall Overcome
    Over My Head

    Bolcom: Blue from Cabaret Songs

    $25; Student: $18; EBT Card Holder: $3, children under 13 free.


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Friday, September 21, 2018 in Salem
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • Mozart: Divertimento in E-flatMajor , K 563
    Janáček: String Quartet No. 2, ”Intimate Letters”

    Bayla Keyes, Daniel Chong, violins, Jessica Bodner, viola; Jonathan Miller, cello

    $30; $25 over 65; $10 Student with ID


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  • A Far Cry presents
  • Edge of the World
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Featuring Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol, piano, oud, ney (end-blown flute), voice

    Corigliano: Voyage
    Rameau: Suite from Les Indes Galantes
    Claude Vivier: Zipangu
    Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol:A Gentleman of Istanbul:
    Symphony for Strings, Percussion, Piano, Oud, Ney & Tenor


Saturday, September 22, 2018 in Jamaica Plain
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  • A Far Cry (617-553-4887) presents
  • Beyond the Score with Mehmet Sanlıkol
  • Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1 Roanoke Ave.
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  • A special, up-close look at “A Gentleman of Istanbul,” the new commission by Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol.

    This FREE concert is generously sponsored by a grant from the Free For All Concert Fund.


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  • Odyssey Opera (JH) (617.826.1626) presents
  • Gounod: La reine de Saba
  • Location: Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St
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  • In concert format, in French with English subtitles

    Queen of Sheba: Kara Shay Thomson (soprano)
    Adoniram: Dominick Chenes (tenor)
    King Solomon: Kevin Thompson (bass)
    Bénoni: Michelle Trainor (soprano)
    Amrou: Matthew DiBatistta (tenor)
    Phanor: David Kravitz (baritone)
    Méthousaël/Sadoc: David Salsbury Fry (bass)
    Conductor: Gil Rose
    Odyssey Opera Orchestra and Chorus


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 15 St. Paul Street
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  • Mozart: Divertimento in E-flatMajor , K 563
    Janáček: String Quartet No. 2, ”Intimate Letters”

    Bayla Keyes, Daniel Chong, violins, Jessica Bodner, viola; Jonathan Miller, cello

    $30; $25 over 65; $10 Student with ID


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  • Musicains of Old Post Road (GP) presents
  • Pleasure Gardens of London
  • Location: Gore Place, 52 Gore Street
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  • A tented garden concert in the festive spirit of those that were presented at Vauxhall in the outskirts of London in the eighteenth century. Music of Arne, J. C. Bach, and Handel, with Teresa Wakim, soprano soloist.

    $35 preferred / $30 general / $10 students
    7-17 are admitted FREE with adult.


Sunday, September 23, 2018 in Boston
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  • Glissando (617-784-2549) presents
  • Bach at 333
  • Location: First Church, 66 Marlborough St,
  • Tickets: here
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  • Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C from Book I of The Well-Tempered Clavier
    Debussy: Sonata for cello and piano
    Debussy: Syrinx, for solo flute
    Debussy: Sonata for violin and piano
    Bach: The Musical Offering
    Deborah Boldin, flute; Jason Horowitz, violin
    Owen Young, cello
    Sergey Schepkin, piano and harpsichord


Sunday, September 23, 2018 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
  • Tickets: here
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  • Beethoven: String Quintet in C major, Op. 29
    Britten: Phantasy Quartet for oboe, violin, viola and cello
    Brahms: Piano Trio No. 2 in C major, Op. 8

    Peggy Pearson, oboe
    Ayano Ninomiya & Yonah Zur, violins
    Marcus Thompson & Deanna Badizadegan, violas
    Clancy Newman, cello; Max Levinson, piano


Friday, September 28, 2018 in Cambridge
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  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 266 3605) presents
  • Harry Christophers, conductor
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Aaron Sheehan, tenor
    Aisslinn Nosky, Susanna Ogata, violins
    H+H Orchestra and Chorus

    J.S. Bach:
    Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
    Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor
    Cantata V from Christmas Oratorio
    Cantata 179, Siehe zu, daß deine Gottesfurcht nicht Heuchelei sei
    Mass in G Major, BWV 236


Saturday, September 29, 2018 in Cambridge
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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Solace
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
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  • GOLIJOV – Lullaby & Doina for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and bass
    RUEHR – Lift for solo cello
    CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO – Eclogues, Op. 206 for flute, English horn and guitar
    SHOSTAKOVICH – Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67


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  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 266 3605) presents
  • Harry Christophers, conductor
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Aaron Sheehan, tenor
    Aisslinn Nosky, Susanna Ogata, violins
    H+H Orchestra and Chorus

    J.S. Bach:
    Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
    Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor
    Cantata V from Christmas Oratorio
    Cantata 179, Siehe zu, daß deine Gottesfurcht nicht Heuchelei sei
    Mass in G Major, BWV 236


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  • Rockport Music presents
  • Chanticleer
  • Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street
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  • Then and There, Here and Now contains music by some of Chanticleer’s favorite composers, from Palestrina and Victoria to Mason Bates and Steven Stucky, lustrous examples of the South American baroque, as well as audience favorite arrangements by Jennings, Shaw and others.


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  • Henry Purcell Society (617-650-7399) presents
  • PURCELL & BYRD
  • Location: All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon St.
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  • Fantasias for viol consort, featuring Shirley Hunt and Sonnambula with soprano Elise Groves.

    The program will include selections from Purcells fantasias (Or “fantazias” as Purcell would write), accompanied by selected consort songs curated by soprano Elise Groves.


Sunday, October 7, 2018 in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Sphinx Virtuosi
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Music Without Borders”
    with soloists Annelle Gregory, Christine Lamprea, and Thomas Mesa

    Yasushi Akutagawa, Triptyque for String Orchestra (1953)
    Miguel del Águila, Life Is a Dream (La vida es sueño), Op. 76 (2002)
    Terence Blanchard, Concerto for SV (2018)
    Gaspar Cassadó, “Intermezzo e Danza Finale” from Solo Cello Suite (1926)
    Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a
    Kareem Roustom, “Dabke” from A Voice Exclaiming (2014)
    Bernstein, “America” from West Side Story


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  • Celebrity Series (BPC) presents
  • Max Richter with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble
  • Location: Berklee Performance Center: 136 Massachusetts Avenue
  • Tickets: here
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  • New York’s “contemporary new music dynamos,” (NPR). With Richter on keyboards and electronics and ACME in quintet form, the ensemble will perform music from Richter’s 2010 release, Infra and the HBO series The Leftovers.


Friday, October 12, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (MJ) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Rossini: The Barber of Seville
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
  • Tickets: here
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  • Featuring Matthew Worth, Daniela Mack, Jesus Garcia, David Crawford, Steven Condy, and Michelle Trainor

    Conductor David Angus
    Stage Director Rosetta Cucchi
    Set Designer Julia Noulin-Mérat
    Costume Designer Gianluca Falaschi
    Lighting Designer DM Wood


Friday, October 12, 2018 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Nielsen: Serenata in vano
    Françaix: Octet
    Schubert: Octet in F Major for Winds & Strings,


Saturday, October 13, 2018 in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • where past and future meet
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • Strauss: Sonata in F Major for cello & piano,
    Earl Kim: Now and Then for soprano, flute, viola & harp
    Schoenberg,: Chamber Symphony for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano, Op. 9
    Penderecki: Quartet for clarinet & string trio
    Beethoven: Piano Trio in c minor, Op. 1, No. 3


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  • Rockport Music presents
  • Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
  • Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street
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  • Michael Brown, piano | Gloria Chien, piano | Ida Kavafian, violin | Benjamin Beilman, violin | Paul Neubauer, viola | David Requiro, cello

    VIOTTI: Duo in G for Two Violins (1798)
    MOZART: Andante and Variations in G for piano four hands
    GLINKA: Variations on Theme by Mozart
    LISZT: Grand Duo for Violin and Piano
    FIELD: Nocturne for solo piano, No. 2 (1812)
    MENDELSSOHN: Songs without words-Selections
    SCHUMANN: Quartet for piano and string in E-flat major, Op. 47 (1842)


Sunday, October 14, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (MJ) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Rossini: The Barber of Seville
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • Featuring Matthew Worth, Daniela Mack, Jesus Garcia, David Crawford, Steven Condy, and Michelle Trainor

    Conductor David Angus
    Stage Director Rosetta Cucchi
    Set Designer Julia Noulin-Mérat
    Costume Designer Gianluca Falaschi
    Lighting Designer DM Wood


Sunday, October 14, 2018 in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • where past and future meet
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • Strauss: Sonata in F Major for cello & piano,
    Earl Kim: Now and Then for soprano, flute, viola & harp
    Schoenberg,: Chamber Symphony for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano, Op. 9
    Penderecki: Quartet for clarinet & string trio
    Beethoven: Piano Trio in c minor, Op. 1, No. 3


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  • Boston Early Music Festival presents
  • Alcina by Caccini
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, Musical Directors
    Gilbert Blin, Stage Director

    Shannon Mercer, Alcina
    Colin Balzer, Ruggiero
    Kelsey Lauritano, Melissa

    Boston Early Music Festival Vocal & Chamber Ensembles


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Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Lyric Opera (MJ) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Rossini: The Barber of Seville
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • Featuring Matthew Worth, Daniela Mack, Jesus Garcia, David Crawford, Steven Condy, and Michelle Trainor

    Conductor David Angus
    Stage Director Rosetta Cucchi
    Set Designer Julia Noulin-Mérat
    Costume Designer Gianluca Falaschi
    Lighting Designer DM Wood


Thursday, October 18, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Ken-David Masur, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Garrick Ohlsson, piano
    HARBISON Remembering Gatsby
    (Foxtrot for Orchestra)
    RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1
    PROKOFIEV Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet


Friday, October 19, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Ken-David Masur, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Garrick Ohlsson, piano
    HARBISON Remembering Gatsby
    (Foxtrot for Orchestra)
    RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1
    PROKOFIEV Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet


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  • Boston Lyric Opera (MJ) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Rossini: The Barber of Seville
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • Featuring Matthew Worth, Daniela Mack, Jesus Garcia, David Crawford, Steven Condy, and Michelle Trainor

    Conductor David Angus
    Stage Director Rosetta Cucchi
    Set Designer Julia Noulin-Mérat
    Costume Designer Gianluca Falaschi
    Lighting Designer DM Wood


Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Ken-David Masur, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Garrick Ohlsson, piano
    HARBISON Remembering Gatsby
    (Foxtrot for Orchestra)
    RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1
    PROKOFIEV Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet


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  • Boston Lyric Opera (MJ) (617.542.4912) presents
  • Rossini: The Barber of Seville
  • Location: Cutler Majestic Theater
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  • Featuring Matthew Worth, Daniela Mack, Jesus Garcia, David Crawford, Steven Condy, and Michelle Trainor

    Conductor David Angus
    Stage Director Rosetta Cucchi
    Set Designer Julia Noulin-Mérat
    Costume Designer Gianluca Falaschi
    Lighting Designer DM Wood


Sunday, October 21, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Chamber Players presents
  • Boston Symphony Chamber Players
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • with Garrick Ohlsson, piano

    HAYDN Piano Trio No. 43 in C, Hob. XV:27
    Tom JOHNSON Failing: A Very Difficult Piece for
    Solo String Bass
    HINDEMITH Kleine Kammermusik, Op. 24, No. 2, for wind quintet
    BRAHMS Quintet in F minor for piano and
    strings, Op. 34


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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K. 478
    Saint-Saëns: Oboe Sonata in D major, Op. 166
    Ravel: Piano Trio in A minor

    Peggy Pearson, oboe; Ayano Ninomiya, violin
    Marcus Thompson, viola; Clancy Newman, cello
    Max Levinson, piano


Tuesday, October 23, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Ken-David Masur, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Garrick Ohlsson, piano
    HARBISON Remembering Gatsby
    (Foxtrot for Orchestra)
    RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 1
    PROKOFIEV Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet


Thursday, October 25, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Ying Fang, soprano
    Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus,

    Maija EINFELDE Lux aeterna, for mixed
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    MAHLER Symphony No. 2, Resurrection


Friday, October 26, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Ying Fang, soprano
    Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus,

    Maija EINFELDE Lux aeterna, for mixed
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    MAHLER Symphony No. 2, Resurrection


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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • King’s Chapel Choir & Heinrich Christensen, organ
    “Dona Nobis Pacem”
    works of Brahms, Britten, Howells, Schutz, Vaughan Williams & others
    Observing the 100th anniversary of the Armistice and the end of the First World War.

    $20 / $15 seniors/students


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  • Celebrity Series (SH) presents
  • Emmanuel Ax
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • Bach Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major, BWV825
    Schoenberg Six Little Piano Pieces, Opus 19
    Schumann Fantasiestücke, Opus 12
    Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
    Chopin Mazurkas TBD
    Chopin Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise Brillante, Opus 22


Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Ying Fang, soprano
    Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus,

    Maija EINFELDE Lux aeterna, for mixed
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    MAHLER Symphony No. 2, Resurrection


Thursday, November 1, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • HAYDN Symphony No. 93
    Mark-Anthony TURNAGE Remembering: In Memoriam Evan Scofield (American premiere; BSO co-commission) (November 1, 3, 6)
    ELGAR Enigma Variations


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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Britten Chamber Festival
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Britten:
    A Charm of Lullabies for mezzo-soprano and piano, Op. 41
    Three Character Pieces for Piano
    No, Resistance is but Vain (Purcell)
    Tit for Tat for baritone and piano
    String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25


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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Britten Chamber Festival
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Britten:
    The Holy Sonnets of John Donne for tenor and piano, Op. 35
    Selections from Purcell Realizations
    String Quartet No. 2 in C Major, Op. 36
    Arneis Quartet


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  • Musicians of the Old Post Road presents
  • Jefferson in Paris
  • Location: First Parish, Sudbury
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  • Reveals composers from the lively Parisian musical scene that Thomas Jefferson experienced while Ambassador to France. Revolutionary inspirations!

    $35 preferred / $30 general / $10 students
    7-17 are admitted FREE with adult.


Saturday, November 3, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • HAYDN Symphony No. 93
    Mark-Anthony TURNAGE Remembering: In Memoriam Evan Scofield (American premiere; BSO co-commission) (November 1, 3, 6)
    ELGAR Enigma Variations


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  • Radius Ensemble (L) (617.792.7234) presents
  • Reminiscence
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy
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  • CRUMB – Eleven Echoes of Autumn for violin, flute, clarinet and piano
    DOHNÁNYI – Serenade for string trio, Op. 10
    MAZZOLI – Tooth and Nail for viola and electronics
    JANÁČEK – Mládí (Youth) for wind sextet


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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 15 St. Paul Street
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  • Schubert Piano Trio in B-flat, D 898
    Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Opus 49
    Weir “O Viridissima” North American Premiere
    Sharan Leventhal, violin; Jonathan Miller, cello; Randall Hodgkinson, piano

    $30; $25 over 65; $10 Student with ID


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  • Emmanuel Music presents
  • Britten Chamber Festival
  • Location: Emmanuel Church of Boston
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  • Britten:
    Lachrymae (Reflections on a Song of Dowland for viola and piano), Op. 48
    If My Complaints Could Passions Move (Dowland)
    Winter Words for tenor and piano, Op.
    William Hite, tenor
    Mark Berger, viola
    Brett Hodgdon, piano
    String Quartet No. 3 in G Major, Op. 94
    Lydian String Quartet


Sunday, November 4, 2018 in Boston
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  • Musicians of the Old Post Road (OSC) presents
  • Jefferson in Paris
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston St.
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  • Reveals composers from the lively Parisian musical scene that Thomas Jefferson experienced while Ambassador to France. Revolutionary inspirations!

    $35 preferred / $30 general / $10 students
    7-17 are admitted FREE with adult.


Tuesday, November 6, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • HAYDN Symphony No. 93
    Mark-Anthony TURNAGE Remembering: In Memoriam Evan Scofield (American premiere; BSO co-commission) (November 1, 3, 6)
    ELGAR Enigma Variations


Wednesday, November 7, 2018 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 1
    Andris DZENĪTIS Māra (American premiere;
    BSO co-commission)
    TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Act II


Friday, November 9, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 1
    Andris DZENĪTIS Māra (American premiere;
    BSO co-commission)
    TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Act II


Friday, November 9, 2018 in Cambridge
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  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 266 3605) presents
  • Richard Egarr, conductor
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Robert Levin, fortepiano
    H+H Orchestra

    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor
    Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, The Great


Saturday, November 10, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 1
    Andris DZENĪTIS Māra (American premiere;
    BSO co-commission)
    TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Act II


Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 266 3605) presents
  • Richard Egarr, conductor
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Robert Levin, fortepiano
    H+H Orchestra

    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor
    Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, The Great


Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Cambridge
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  • Boston Chamber Music Society (S) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Wolfgang Amadeus B-flat, K. 454
    Mendelssohn: Piano Quartet No. 2 in F minor,
    Bruckner: String Quintet in F major

    Jennifer Frautschi & Yura Lee, violins
    Marcus Thompson & Carol Rodland, violas
    Clancy Newman, cello; Max Levinson, piano


Tuesday, November 13, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 1
    Andris DZENĪTIS Māra (American premiere;
    BSO co-commission)
    TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker, Act II


Wednesday, November 14, 2018 in Boston
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Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet

    HK GRUBER Aerial, Concerto for trumpet
    and orchestra
    MAHLER Symphony No. 5

    Open Rehearsal


Thursday, November 15, 2018 in Boston
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Friday, November 16, 2018 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Gil Shaham, violin, and Akira Eguchi, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Leclair Sonata in D Major, Opus 9
    Wheeler The Singing Turk
    Prokofiev Five Melodies
    Kreisler Praeludium and Allegro (In the Style of Pugnani)
    Franck Sonata in A Major


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Sunday, November 18, 2018 in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • Musicians from Marlboro
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Bernstein, Four Anniversaries
    Bartók, String Quartet No. 4
    Dvořák, Miniatures, Op. 75a
    Dvořák, Piano Trio in F Minor, Op. 65

    Zoltán Fejérvári, piano
    Robyn Bollinger & Soovin Kim, violins
    Hwayoon Lee, viola
    Tony Rymer & Alice Yoo, cellos


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Inon Barnatan, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Bach Toccata in E minor, BWV914
    Handel Allemande from Suite in E Major, HWV430
    Rameau Courante from Suite in A minor
    Couperin L’Atalante
    Ravel Rigaudon from Le tombeau de Couperin
    Adès Blanca Variations
    Ligeti Musica Ricercata Nos. 10 and 11
    Barber Fugue from Sonata in E minor
    Brahms Variations & Fugue on a Theme by Handel


Sunday, November 18, 2018 in Boston
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  • Glissando (617-784-2549) presents
  • Bach at 333
  • Location: First Church, 66 Marlborough St,
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  • Bach: Aria: “Schlummert ein, ihr matten Augen” from Cantata BWV 82
    Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin
    Darren Chase, baritone
    Sergey Schepkin, piano


Friday, November 23, 2018 in Boston
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Sunday, November 25, 2018 in Boston
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  • Ashmont Hill Chamber Music presents
  • The Bach Project
  • Location: Peabody Hall, Parish of All Saints in Dorchester
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  • Choral, orchestral, and organ works, including

    BWV 159 Anh. Motet: Ich lasse dich nicht
    BWV 1056: Violin Concerto in G minor
    BWV 548: Fugue in E minor “The Wedge”
    BWV 234. Mass in A major

    Singers and instrumentalists, drawn from the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, Emmanuel Music, Trinity Church in Copley Square, and the Church of the Advent joined by the All Saints’ Boys Choir.

    $25; Student: $18; EBT Card Holder: $3
    under 13 admitted free.


Sunday, November 25, 2018 in Boston
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  • King’s Chapel presents
  • Concert Series
  • Location: Kings Chapel
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  • Heinrich Christensen plays the C.B. Fisk organ
    “Toccata”
    Five centuries of organ toccatas —
    works of Bach, Frescobaldi, Pachelbel & Widor

    $20 / $15 seniors/students


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Thursday, November 29, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • LEIPZIG WEEK IN BOSTON
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
    Carolyn Sampson, soprano
    Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano
    Sebastian Kohlhepp, tenor
    Andrè Schuen, baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus,

    J.S. BACH Christmas Oratorio


Friday, November 30, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • LEIPZIG WEEK IN BOSTON
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
    Carolyn Sampson, soprano
    Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano
    Sebastian Kohlhepp, tenor
    Andrè Schuen, baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus,

    J.S. BACH Christmas Oratorio


Friday, November 30, 2018 in Cambridge
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  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 266 3605) presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Bernard Labadie, conductor
    Lucy Crowe, soprano
    Iestyn Davies, countertenor
    James Gilchrist, tenor
    Philippe Sly, bass-baritone
    H+H Orchestra and Chorus


Friday, November 30, 2018 in Brookline
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 15 St. Paul Street
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  • Schubert: Piano Trio in B-flat, D 898
    Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor,
    Weir: “O Viridissima” North American Premiere

    Sharan Leventhal, violin; Jonathan Miller, cello; Randall Hodgkinson, piano

    $30; $25 over 65; $10 Student with ID


Saturday, December 1, 2018 in Cambridge
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  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 266 3605) presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Bernard Labadie, conductor
    Lucy Crowe, soprano
    Iestyn Davies, countertenor
    James Gilchrist, tenor
    Philippe Sly, bass-baritone
    H+H Orchestra and Chorus


Saturday, December 1, 2018 in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Bernstein, “Benediction” from Concerto for Orchestra
    Grażyna Bacewicz, Concerto for String Orchestra (1948)
    Paul Moravec, Morph (2005)
    Grieg (arr. A Far Cry), String Quartet in G minor
    Jessie Montgomery, Source Code (2013)


Saturday, December 1, 2018 in Boston
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  • Boston Symphony Orchestra presents
  • LEIPZIG WEEK IN BOSTON
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Andris Nelsons, conductor
    Carolyn Sampson, soprano
    Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano
    Sebastian Kohlhepp, tenor
    Andrè Schuen, baritone
    Tanglewood Festival Chorus,

    J.S. BACH Christmas Oratorio


Saturday, December 1, 2018 in Salem
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  • Peabody Essex Museum (978-745-9500) presents
  • Hub New Music
  • Location: Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, 161 Essex Street
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  • Anna Clyne, 1987
    Judd Greenstein, at the end of a really great day
    Daniel Wohl, Microfluctuations in Plainchant
    Robert Honstein, Soul House

    Original choreography by Haley Day of Urbanity Dance. Choreography commissioned by the Peabody Essex Museum


Saturday, December 1, 2018 in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • L’Histoire at 100
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • Stravinsky: Concertino for string quartet
    Joan Tower: Petroushskates for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano
    Saint-Saëns: Septet in E-flat Major for trumpet, string quartet, bass & piano, Op. 65
    Stravinsky: L’Histoire du Soldat


Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Boston
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  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (617 278 5156) presents
  • A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Fenway
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  • Bernstein, “Benediction” from Concerto for Orchestra
    Grażyna Bacewicz, Concerto for String Orchestra (1948)
    Paul Moravec, Morph (2005)
    Grieg (arr. A Far Cry), String Quartet in G minor
    Jessie Montgomery, Source Code (2013)


Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Cambridge
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  • Handel and Haydn Society (617 266 3605) presents
  • Handel: Messiah
  • Location: Sanders Theater, Harvard
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  • Bernard Labadie, conductor
    Lucy Crowe, soprano
    Iestyn Davies, countertenor
    James Gilchrist, tenor
    Philippe Sly, bass-baritone
    H+H Orchestra and Chorus


Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • What Makes It Great?
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • with Rob Kapilow and Orion Weiss, piano: Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, “Appassionata”


Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Boston (FC)
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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble (617-427-8200) presents
  • L’Histoire at 100
  • Location: First Church in Boston, 66 Marlborough St
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  • Stravinsky: Concertino for string quartet
    Joan Tower: Petroushskates for flute, clarinet, violin, cello & piano
    Saint-Saëns: Septet in E-flat Major for trumpet, string quartet, bass & piano, Op. 65
    Stravinsky: L’Histoire du Soldat


Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in Cambridge
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Sunday, December 9, 2018 in Boston
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Sunday, December 9, 2018 in Rockport
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Thursday, December 13, 2018 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • A Baroque Christmas
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Ian Watson, director
    Amanda Forsythe, soprano
    Aisslinn Nosky, violin
    H+H Orchestra
    Vocal Arts Program Concert Choir

    C. Graupner: Overture in D Major,
    Dall’Abaco: Sinfonia in D Major, Op. 6, No. 12
    Vivaldi: “Winter” from The Four Seasons
    Bach: Cantata 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen
    Corelli: Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Christmas
    A. Scarlatti: Cantata pastorale per la natività di nostro Signore Gesu Cristo


Saturday, December 15, 2018 in Boston
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  • Musicians of Old Post Road (EC) (781-466-6694) presents
  • Christmas with the Bach Family
  • Location: Emmanuel Church 15 Newbury Street
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  • Features J.C.F. Bach’s rarely performed oratorio Die Kindheit Jesu, along with arias from Christmas cantatas by other Bach family members.

    $35 preferred / $30 general / $10 students
    7-17 are admitted FREE with adult.


Saturday, December 15, 2018 in Brookline
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Sunday, December 16, 2018 in Boston
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  • Handel and Haydn Society presents
  • A Baroque Christmas
  • Location: Symphony Hall Boston
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  • Ian Watson, director
    Amanda Forsythe, soprano
    Aisslinn Nosky, violin
    H+H Orchestra
    Vocal Arts Program Concert Choir

    C. Graupner: Overture in D Major,
    Dall’Abaco: Sinfonia in D Major, Op. 6, No. 12
    Vivaldi: “Winter” from The Four Seasons
    Bach: Cantata 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen
    Corelli: Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Christmas
    A. Scarlatti: Cantata pastorale per la natività di nostro Signore Gesu Cristo


Sunday, December 16, 2018 in Boston
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Friday, January 4, 2019 in Brookline
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 15 St. Paul Street
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  • Mozart: String Quintet No. 5 in D, K 593
    Dvořák: String Quintet in E-flat, Opus 97
    Peter Zazofsky, Bayla Keyes, violins; BethGuterman Chu, Jonathan Chu, violas;
    Jonathan Miller, cello

    $30; $25 over 65; $10 Student with ID


Sunday, January 6, 2019 in Salem
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • Mozart: String Quintet No. 5 in D, K 593
    Dvořák: String Quintet in E-flat, Opus 97
    Peter Zazofsky, Bayla Keyes, violins; BethGuterman Chu, Jonathan Chu, violas;
    Jonathan Miller, cello

    $30; $25 over 65; $10 Student with ID


Sunday, January 13, 2019 in Boston
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Friday, January 18, 2019 in Cambridge
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  • Celebrity Series (L) ((617) 482-2595) presents
  • Pablo Sáinz Villegas, guitar
  • Location: Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music, 27 Garden St.
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  • Heitor Villa-Lobos Five Preludes
    Luiz Bonfá Passeio no Rio – Samba
    Pedro Elías Gutiérrez Alma Llanera – Joropo
    Roland Dyens Tango en Skäi
    Agustín Barrios Mangoré Un Sueño en la Floresta
    Leonard Bernstein Selections from West Side Story
    Antonio Lauro Seis por Derecho – Joropo


Friday, January 18, 2019 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Schumann Three Romances, Opus 28
    Janáček On an Overgrown Path, Book 1
    Bartók Three Burlesques, Opus 8
    Schumann Carnaval, Opus 9


Friday, February 1, 2019 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Thomas Hampson & Luca Pisaroni
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • No Tenors Allowed
    selections by Mozart, Verdi, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and more.


Saturday, February 9, 2019 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Mnozil Brass, Cirque
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • from folk to classical to jazz to pop; all executed with the same fearlessness, immense technical skill, and typical Viennese “schmäh”


Friday, February 15, 2019 in Cambridge
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Sunday, February 17, 2019 in Boston
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  • Glissando (617-784-2549) presents
  • Bach at 333
  • Location: First Church, 66 Marlborough St,
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  • Bach: Concerto for two solo keyboards
    Stravinsky: Concerto for two solo pianos
    Rachmaninoff: Suite No. 2 for two pianos
    William Davidson, piano
    Ian Lindsey, piano
    Sergey Schepkin, piano


Friday, March 1, 2019 in Salem
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Pierrot, Mystery, & Romance
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano, L 140
    Debussy : Sonata for Cello and Piano, L 135
    Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat, Opus 44
    ????????? Mystery Piece (Guess the composer and win tickets)

    Diane Walsh, piano; Tatiana Dimitriades, Lucia Lin, violins; Rebecca Gitter, viola; Jonathan Miller, cello

    $30; $25 over 65; $10 Student with ID


Friday, March 1, 2019 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • With four-piece ensemble, she will perform a broad range of improvisation-forward musical styles – ranging from Italian old-style art songs to jazz across centuries and genres


Sunday, March 3, 2019 in Brookline
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Pierrot, Mystery, & Romance
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 15 St. Paul Street
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  • Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano, L 140
    Debussy : Sonata for Cello and Piano, L 135
    Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat, Opus 44
    ????????? Mystery Piece (Guess the composer and win tickets)

    Diane Walsh, piano; Tatiana Dimitriades, Lucia Lin, violins; Rebecca Gitter, viola; Jonathan Miller, cello

    $30; $25 over 65; $10 Student with ID


Friday, March 15, 2019 in Wayland
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  • Musicians of the Old Post Road presents
  • Mozart’s Viennese Circle
  • Location: First Parish, Wayland
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  • Showcases enterprising creativity in 18th-century Vienna in outstanding works by Mozart and the musical friends around him. Celebrate the rise of the individual and equality of musical voices in Classical chamber music.

    $35 preferred / $30 general / $10 students
    7-17 are admitted FREE with adult.


Friday, March 15, 2019 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Kirill Gerstein, piano, and Thomas Adès, composer
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Debussy En blanc et noir
    Stravinsky/Shostakovich Symphony of Psalms
    Lutoslawski Variations on a theme by Paganini
    Debussy Lindaraja
    Adès Concert paraphrase on Powder Her Face
    Ravel La Valse


Saturday, March 16, 2019 in Boston
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  • Musicians of the Old Post Road (OSC) presents
  • Mozart’s Viennese Circle
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston St.
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  • Showcases enterprising creativity in 18th-century Vienna in outstanding works by Mozart and the musical friends around him. Celebrate the rise of the individual and equality of musical voices in Classical chamber music.

    $35 preferred / $30 general / $10 students
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Saturday, March 16, 2019 in Brookline
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  • Glissando (617-784-2549) presents
  • Bach at 333
  • Location: First Church, 66 Marlborough St,
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  • Ravel: Pavane de la belle au bois dormant
    Dowland/Sweelinck: Paduana Lachrymae
    Dowland/Byrd: Pavana Lachrimae
    Dowland/Farnaby: Lachrimae Pavan
    Bach: Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 904
    Trapani: Pavane (Standing Still) for violin and piano
    Louis Couperin: Pavanne
    Fauré: Pavane for violin and piano
    Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
    Ravel: Sonata for violin and piano
    Jason Horowitz, violin
    Sergey Schepkin, piano and harpsichord


Friday, March 22, 2019 in Boston
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  • Henry Purcell Society (CSP) (617-650-7399) presents
  • The Tempest
  • Location: Cathedral of St. Paul, 138 Tremont Street
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  • This adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest features the works of several composers: Pelham Humfrey, John Weldon, Matthew Locke, John Banister and Jean- Baptiste Lully among others. Led by Ian Watson from the harpsichord


Saturday, March 23, 2019 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Hagan Quartet
  • Location: Jordan Hall
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  • Schubert Quartet in A minor, D. 804, “Rosamunde”
    Webern Five Movements for String Quartet, Opus 5
    Beethoven Quartet in C-sharp minor, Opus 131


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  • Celebrity Series (SH) presents
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Location: Symphony Hall
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  • Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor, Christian Tetzlaff, violin

    M. Tilson Thomas Agnegram
    Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Opus 64
    Beethoven Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”


Thursday, March 28, 2019 in Cambridge
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  • Celebrity Series (S) ((617) 482-2595) presents
  • Sō Percussion, Drumming
  • Location: Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street
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  • The group will perform Steve Reich’s early-1970s masterwork, Drumming. Inspired by the music of Ghana, Drumming is a powerful and hypnotic piece considered by many to be minimalism’s first masterpiece.


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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Gautier Capuçon, cello, and Yuja Wang, piano
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • Chopin Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor
    Chopin Polonaise Brillante in C Major
    Franck Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Major


Sunday, April 7, 2019 in Boston
at 7:30 pm
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Friday, April 12, 2019 in Salem
at 8:00 pm
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble (617.964.6553) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut St
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  • Boccherini : String Quintet No. 75 in D, G 313
    Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor,
    Arensky: Quartet No. 2 for Violin, Viola and two Cellos,

    Lucy Chapman, Bayla Keyes, violins; Jessica Bodner, viola; Marcy Rosen, Jonathan Miller,celli

    $30; $25 over 65; $10 Student with ID


Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Boston
at 8:00 pm
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Australian Chamber Orchestra
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • Bach The Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus I – IV
    Mozart Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K.414 with Paul Lewis
    Beethoven String Quartet, Opus 130 (arr. for string orchestra)
    Beethoven Grosse fuge, Opus 133 (arr. for string orchestra)


Sunday, April 14, 2019 in Brookline
at 3:00 pm
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  • Boston Artists Ensemble presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: St. Paul’s Church, 15 St. Paul Street
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  • Boccherini : String Quintet No. 75 in D, G 313
    Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor,
    Arensky: Quartet No. 2 for Violin, Viola and two Cellos,

    Lucy Chapman, Bayla Keyes, violins; Jessica Bodner, viola; Marcy Rosen, Jonathan Miller,celli

    $30; $25 over 65; $10 Student with ID


Monday, April 22, 2019 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series (SH) presents
  • Itzhak Perlman, violin, and Evgeny Kissin, piano
  • Location: Symphony Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • Mozart Violin Sonata TBD
    Brahms Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major
    Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, “Kreutzer”


Saturday, April 27, 2019 in Medford
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  • First Baptist Church of Medford (781-396-3811) presents
  • Living Composers—The Kalliope Trio
  • Location: 29 Oakland St.
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  • Anna Bradford, oboe
    Natalie Zemba, bassoon
    Stephanie Mao, piano

    Jenni Brandon: The Wildflower Trio
    Øivind Westby: Portrait of a Family
    arranged by Natalie Zemba
    André Previn: Trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano

    $10 suggested


Sunday, April 28, 2019 in Boston
at 5:00 pm
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  • Celebrity Series (SH) presents
  • Chamber Music
  • Location: Symphony Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • Joshua Bell, violin; Jeremy Denk, piano; Steven Isserlis, cello

    Mendelssohn Trio TBD
    Shostakovich Trio No. 2 in E minor
    Rachmaninoff Trio élégiaque No. 1 in G minor
    Ravel Trio in A minor


Thursday, May 2, 2019 in Worcester
at 7:30 pm
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  • Musicians of the Old Post Road presents
  • Stars in their Eyes
  • Location: First Unitarian Church, Worcester
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  • Rarely-heard chamber works by cutting-edge scientist-musicians along with Baroque music inspired by gazing at the sky. Astronomical imaginations!

    $35 preferred / $30 general / $10 students
    7-17 are admitted FREE with adult.


Friday, May 3, 2019 in Boston
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  • Celebrity Series presents
  • Philharmonix
  • Location: Jordan Hall
  • Tickets: here
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  • A deliciously heady and high quality cocktail of classical, jazz, klezmer, Latin, and pop music


Saturday, May 4, 2019 in Boston
at 8:00 pm
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  • Musicians of the Old Post Road (OSC) presents
  • Stars in their Eyes
  • Location: Old South Church, 645 Boylston St.
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  • Rarely-heard chamber works by cutting-edge scientist-musicians along with Baroque music inspired by gazing at the sky. Astronomical imaginations!

    $35 preferred / $30 general / $10 students
    7-17 are admitted FREE with adult.


Sunday, May 5, 2019 in Boston
at 4:00 pm
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  • Glissando (617-784-2549) presents
  • Bach at 333
  • Location: First Church, 66 Marlborough St,
  • Tickets: here
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  • Bach: Sonata No. 3 in G minor for viola da gamba (cello) and keyboard, BWV 1029
    Beethoven: Sonata No. 10 in G for violin and piano, Op. 96
    Brahms: Piano Trio No. 2 in C, Op. 87
    Jason Horowitz, violin
    Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello
    Sergey Schepkin, piano


Saturday, June 1, 2019 in Brookline
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