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    Bid Them Dance and Bid Them Sing: Dvorak, Lutoslawski, Phibbs, Prokofiev

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at First Church in Boston, Boston

    January 31, 2015

    Prokofiev’s fiendishly kinetic Quintet originated as a ballet that was too difficult to dance, Lutoslawski captured the spirit of Polish folk music, and Dvorak never lost sight of the rhythmic vitality and heartfelt lyricism of his native Bohemia, the song and dance at the root of all music.

    PROGRAM:
    Witold Lutoslawski, Dance Preludes for clarinet & piano ...more


    Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    January 24 - January 25, 2015

    This American Life host Ira Glass has been working with Monica Bill Barnes & Company to invent a show that combines two art forms that, as Glass puts it, “have no business being together...more

    Haydn: Symphonies and Concerto

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    January 23 - January 25, 2015

    Artistic Director Harry Christophers and Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky continue their critically-praised survey of the orchestral music of Joseph Haydn. The sequel to 2012’s Haydn in Paris,...more

    The French Connection: Fauré, Debussy, Gershwin and Ravel

    Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society

    January 25, 2015

    Fauré  Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 120
    Debussy/Ravel   Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune for...more

    A Winter Strings Fest

    Presented by New Philharmonia Orchestra at First Baptist Church in Newton, Newton

    January 25, 2015

    Join the New Philharmonia and partner organizations the Suzuki School of Newton, Newton’s All City Orchestra and students from New Phil’s Outreach Partner School – the Oliver...more

    Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    January 25, 2015

    A folk rock duo drawing from a musically-rich gene pool, Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion combine the down-home campfire strumming of Woody and Arlo with a modern pop/indie rock sensibility,...more

    BroadBand

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    January 25, 2015

    The band is broadBAND, and as the clever name implies, all the members are women. Individually, the band members have opened for country music giants, from George Jones and Dwight Yoakham to Sara...more

    Caitlin Canty CD Release Show

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    January 25, 2015

     Caitlin Canty delivers her fine-edged songs with a 1930′s Recording King guitar and a dusky alto, painting the line between joy and pathos with uncanny precision and power. Raised in...more

    Elvis Beyond ‘77: Doug Church and the Houston Bernard Band

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    January 24 - January 25, 2015

    Along with Elvis concert classics, for these two special Elvis 80th shows, Doug will be adding a set of “Elvis Beyond ‘77” songs - all backed by the fabulous Houston Bernard...more

    Lexington Bicentennial Band Winter Concert

    Presented by Lexington Bicentennial Band at Lexington High School, Donald J. Gillespie Jr. Auditorium, Lexington

    January 25, 2015

    Concert Event Listing

    • Lexington Bicentennial Band - Jeffrey P. Leonard, Director
    • Winter Concert – no admission fee, donations welcome
    • Sunday, January...more

    Garth Brooks

    at TD Garden, Boston

    January 22 - January 25, 2015

    The electrifying return of America's most powerful concert force, Garth Brooks makes his first Massachusetts appearance on The World Tour and his first time in Boston in over 17...more

    Sunday Concert Series

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

    January 25, 2015

     As a part of the Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Sunday Concert Series on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 1:30 p.m., join the Claremont Trio for Brahms Project Part I. The afternoon begins with Donald...more

    Celebrating 25 Years of Composer Anniversaries

    Presented by New England Conservatory at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    January 25, 2015

    Celebrating her 25th annual concert gala in honoring cultural anniversaries with concerts by NEC faculty, alumni, and guests, Tatyana Dudochkin looks back at some of the highlights of composers...more

    Music from the Dow Partbooks

    Presented by Convivium Musicum at St. Paul's Church, Brookline, Brookline

    January 25, 2015

    The repertoire for Convivium's winter program will be selections from the Dow Partbooks, one of the most visually stunning and important collections of English music from the Tudor period. The...more

    The Hammond Performing Arts Series Presents Yevgeny Kutik and Dina Vainshtein

    Presented by Hammond Residential RE

    January 25, 2015

    Saul Cohen, President of Hammond Residential Real Estate in Chestnut Hill, is pleased to announce that violinist Yevgeny Kutik and pianist Dina Vainshtein will perform the works of Beethoven,...more

    String Masters Series: Stefan Jackiw, violin

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    January 25, 2015

    Winner of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, violinist Stefan Jackiw has appeared as soloist with Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco symphony orchestras,...more

    Devo(to)tion: Mark DeVoto 75th Birthday Concert

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Distler Performance Hall, Somerville

    January 25, 2015

    The Tufts University Department of Music presents Devo(to)tion: Mark DeVoto Birthday Concert. Tufts Music presents a concert celebrating composer and Professor...more

    The Bach Institute - Final Concert

    Presented by Winsor Music, Inc.

    January 26, 2015

    This January, after two weeks of intensive practice and outreach performances, the students of the Fourth Annual Bach Institute will present their final concert. The Institute is a collaboration...more

    Bach Institute Bach Institute Final Concert

    Presented by Emmanuel Music

    January 26, 2015

    Bach Institute: Final Concert. Bach Arias and Bach Cantata BWV 44, 7:30 PM. Please join us! This event is FREE to the public but reservations are required.
    Reserve your seat...more

    Highland Glee Club 14-15 Season Open Rehearsals

    Presented by Highland Glee Club at The First Baptist Church in Needham, Needham

    January 12 - January 26, 2015

    The Highland Glee Club has been performing choral music for men since 1908. Its members include singers from all walks of life and many communities in Boston's suburbs. The club performs a...more

    Free Trial Week at the New School of Music

    Presented by New School of Music at New School of Music, Cambridge

    January 20 - January 26, 2015

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to play an instrument or take voice lessons? Well here’s your chance to try a free 30-minute private lesson with our highly skilled...more

    Saxophonist Otis Murphy in Concert

    Presented by Salem State University Music Department and Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts

    January 26, 2015

    Virtuoso saxophonist Otis Murphy presents a recital on Monday, January 26 at 7:30 pm. Murphy’s performances are marked by stunning virtuosity, gorgeous tone and world-class...more

    Open Mic

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    January 27, 2015

     Open Mic


    Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin

    Presented by The Defiant Requiem Foundation

    January 27, 2015

    Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín is a powerful, dramatic and inspirational concert/drama that tells the story of courageous Jewish prisoners in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp...more

    Piano Masters Series: Janice Weber

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    January 27, 2015

    Faculty member Janice Weber has a fascinating and unique artistic profile, with glittering explorations of rare romantics, virtuoso piano transcriptions, and wide-ranging 20th-century interests....more

    Roosevelt Dime

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    January 28, 2015

     We all carry the Roosevelt Dime. It’s not a relic of the past, it’s the silver in your pocket. There was a time when Appalachian strings made romance with New Orleans rhythms, a...more

    Conversation and Clinic with Branford Marsalis

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts)

    January 28, 2015

    Saxophonist, composer and bandleader Branford Marsalis—member of the First Family of Jazz with his father Ellis and siblings Delfeayo and Jason—will conduct a conversation on his...more

    Fleetwood Mac

    Presented by Dunkin Donuts Center at Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence

    January 28, 2015

    The twice-reunited Grammy Award-winning rock ‘n’ rollers continue their “On With The Show” tour amid rumours (wink) of an in-the-works new album. This isn’t...more

    Dorman, Prokofiev and Schumann High School Open Rehearsal

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    January 29, 2015

    Israeli conductor Asher Fisch makes his BSO subscription series debut with this diverse program. Opening the concert is the Israeli-born composer Avner Dorman'sAstrolatry, a 2012 work inspired...more

    BACH EXPLORED Concert 2: Dark Visions

    Presented by The Music of First Church Boston at First Church in Boston, Boston

    January 29, 2015

     BACH EXPLORED Concert 2: Dark Visions

    Dorian Komanoff Bandy, baroque violin; Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord

    Violinist Dorian Komanoff Bandy and harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa...more

    An Evening with Branford Marsalis

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    January 29, 2015

    NEA Jazz Master, renowned Grammy Award-winning saxophonist, and Tony Award nominee Branford Marsalis is among the most revered instrumentalists of his time. Leader of one of the finest jazz...more

    Color Sweep

    Presented by New Gallery Concert Series at Community Music Center of Boston, Boston

    January 29, 2015

    Our featured artist, Suzy Marden, will enliven this performance with the vibrant aesthetic of her abstract acrylic paintings. The program brings together music by Dan Dediu, Elena Ruehr, Melody...more

    Airport with Nate Leavitt Band

    Presented by Atwood's Tavern at Atwood's Tavern, Cambridge

    January 29, 2015

    AIRPORT
    Sometimes-rock/sometimes-Americana/always-melodic. Five guys neck-deep in the Boston and...more

    Southside Johnny and the Poor Fools

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    January 30, 2015

    Southside Johnny & The Poor Fools embark on a stripped down journey through Johnny Lyon’s eclectic version of the Great American Songbook. Playing a wide range of music pulled from...more

    CAMafterhours

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 30, 2015

     Experience the sights and sounds of the Museum after dark.

    Featuring:

    Special preview of Sounds of a Working Waterfront, an original sound composition by Robert...more

    Yoron Israel-High Standards

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    January 30, 2015

    Yoron leads the Boston based quartet "High Standards", which is featured on his latest release "VISIONS" - The Music of Stevie Wonder. The quartet currently features; Laszlo...more

    Jazz in the Sanctuary: Tribute to Horace Silver

    Presented by Winchester Unitarian Society at Winchester Unitarian Society, Winchester

    January 30, 2015

    Join some of Boston’s best jazz musicians as they play the works of pianist, composer, and bandleader Horace Silver, who died in 2014 at the age of 85. The program features Greg Hopkins on...more

    Kingsley Flood

    Presented by The Sinclair at The Sinclair, Cambridge

    January 30, 2015

    The Boston folk-rock band celebrates the release of their new EP “To The Fire,” a boisterous offering with shades of “Yankee Hotel Foxtrot”-era Wilco.


    Nick Hakim

    Presented by Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub at Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge

    January 30, 2015

    This past year, recent Berklee College of Music grad Nick Hakim put out a gorgeous debut, a soul-inflected study in heartbreak called “Where Will We Go.”


    Kingsley Flood

    Presented by Bowery Presents at The Sinclair, Cambridge

    January 30, 2015

    Boston and Washington, DC based six-piece Kingsley Flood, described recently by...more

    Asher Fisch conducts Dorman, Prokofiev and Schumann featuring violinist Julian Rachlin

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    January 29 - January 31, 2015

    Israeli conductor Asher Fisch makes his BSO subscription series debut with this diverse program. Opening the concert is the Israeli-born composer Avner Dorman'sAstrolatry, a 2012 work inspired...more

    OFFENBACH: Les Contes d’Hoffmann

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    January 31, 2015

    The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production....more

    The Met Live in HD: Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    January 31, 2015

    The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production....more

    International Guitar Night

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    January 31, 2015

    “With International Guitar Night, Brian Gore has created a new niche for the myriad of styles that can be played by the unaccompanied acoustic guitar, as well as marvelous opportunity for...more

    Music for Peace: Mendelssohn

    Presented by Massachusetts Peace Action at Harvard Epworth Church, Cambridge

    January 31, 2015

    Music for Peace presents an All-Mendelssohn Program with Nicholas Kitchen, violin and Yeesun Kim, cello — both of the Borromeo Quartet, joined by Alexander Beyer, piano.

    The concert...more

    Sounds of the Working Waterfront

    Presented by Cape Ann Museum at Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester

    January 31, 2015

     Robert Bradshaw premiers his original composition created for the Portraits of a Working Waterfront exhibition. Reservations are required. Space is limited. Also offered at 3:00 p.m.


    Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil

    Presented by Cantata Singers at Houghton Chapel at Wellesley College, Wellesley

    January 31, 2015

    Hear Sergei Rachmaninoff’s stunning a cappella masterpiece in the original Church Slavonic. Often called simply the Vespers, Rachmaninoff considered the piece one of his finest...more

    Nomadic Massive

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    January 31, 2015

    The sprawling Montréal hip-hop collective Nomadic Massive descends on MASS MoCA for a game-changing dance party. Claiming its hometown as “Montreal,Chili, Haiti, Brazil, France,...more

    Karen K and the Jitterbugs

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    January 31, 2015

     BUG OUT! With Karen K & the Jitterbugs! Known for their upbeat,catchy, genre-swirling tunes that parents enjoy as much as their kids, Karen K & her Jitterbugs keep hands clapping and...more

    Soundings: Sit Inside the Chant

    Presented by Cappella Clausura at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Boston

    January 31, 2015

    With Soundings, Director Amelia LeClair invites audiences to immerse themselves in sound. Experience Medieval chant by Hildegard von Bingen and Kassia, Renaissance sacred music of Raffaella...more

    Songs of the Heart

    Presented by Third Life Studio at Third Life Studio, Somerville

    January 31, 2015

    An evening of harp tunes, poems, readings, and songs from Celtic lullabies to contemporary folk, from shape note hymns to Leonard Cohen.


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