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    Broadway @ The Shubert with Megan Hilty

    Presented by Boston Gay Men's Chorus at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    September 18, 2015

    Boston Gay Men’s Chorus (BGMC) welcomes Megan Hilty and Seth Rudetsky as Mark Cortale’s Broadway @ series comes to the Citi Shubert for the first time ever. Hilty, star of stage and television, joins Grammy- and Emmy-nominated Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky as they shoot the breeze, dish the dirt, and raise the roof with a host of classic Broadway songs. 

    Hilty is best known for playing the ...more


    "my eyes... my ears..." with O+A (Sam Auinger & Bruce Odland)

    Presented by Goethe-Institut Boston and Goethe-Institut Boston

    Ongoing

    A lecture/performance for electronics + field recordings of urban eco-systems with post-performance panel discussion led by Dietmar Offenhuber (Northeastern).

    O+A,...more

    AfrikCan Festival

    Presented by AfrikCan

    Ongoing

    AfrikCan is an organization which aims to showcase the African continent through a positive and uplifting light. AfrikCan is a celebration of African Culture through food, music, fashion, arts,...more

    Andris Nelsons conducts Tchaikovsky, Dean and Stravinsky featuring Hakan Hardenberger

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

    November 13 - November 18, 2017

    Andris Nelsons is joined here by another close collaborator, masterful Swedish trumpet virtuoso Hakan Hardenberger, for the American premiere of Brett Dean's trumpet concerto Dramatis...more

    Songs of Earth and Sky: Saint-Saens, Ludwig, Firsova, Bloch, Messiaen

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    May 22, 2016

    Our season finale lives at the intersection of the worldly and the spiritual. Messiaen's monumental song cycle is imbued with parallel devotions to family and his omnipresent faith. David Ludwig...more

    Songs of Earth and Sky: Saint-Saens, Ludwig, Firsova, Bloch, Messiaen

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

    May 21, 2016

    Our season finale lives at the intersection of the worldly and the spiritual. Messiaen's monumental song cycle is imbued with parallel devotions to family and his omnipresent faith. David Ludwig...more

    EMMANUEL MUSIC - Bach Cantata Series

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    September 20, 2015 - May 15, 2016

    Ryan Turner conducts the Orchestra and Soloists of Emmanuel Music Bach:      Selected Cantatas

    Cantatas presented every Sunday starting September...more

    The Merry Widow

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    April 29 - May 8, 2016

    Music by Franz Lehár
    Libretto by Viktor Léon and Leo Stein
    Sung mainly in English, with projected translations.

    As heady as champagne, Franz Lehár’s classic operetta draws...more

    Without End WORLD PREMIERE! Music for the Psalms by Patricia Van Ness (Boston)

    Presented by Cappella Clausura

    May 7, 2016

    As we write these words, the incandescent Patricia Van Ness is composing a cycle of Nine Psalms for Cappella Clausura and Amelia LeClair, to be premiered in these concerts! The rest of the...more

    Mendelssohn/Wolf Chamber Series, Year II - Featuring the Arneis String Quartet

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    May 1, 2016

    Emmanuel Music will continue its exploration of the works of Felix Mendelssohn, (the man who revived public interest in Bach pretty much all by himself). The series will feature the Arneis Quartet...more

    Emanuel Ax, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    May 1, 2016

    One of the most versatile, brilliant and universally respected pianists on the international concert scene, Emanuel Ax has distinguished himself over the past 40 years as an artist of the highest...more

    Handel Saul

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    April 29 - May 1, 2016

    Counted as one of today’s finest Handel interpreters, Harry Christophers leads the master’s grand and glorious Saul. Acclaimed baritone Jonathan Best sings the title role of the Old...more

    Songs About Hope

    Presented by Blue Heron at Old South Church in Boston, Boston

    May 1, 2016

    An intoxicating evening of songs about Hope (Esperance), the allegorical character from the world of the Romance of the Rose who sustains a courtly lover through the thousand pains of...more

    Susan Graham, mezzo soprano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    April 29, 2016

    Susan Graham—dubbed “America’s favorite mezzo” by Gramophone magazine—rose to the highest echelon of international artists within just a few years of her professional debut. Throughout...more

    SF Jazz Collective

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    April 24, 2016

    An all-star ensemble comprising of eight of the finest performer/composers at work in jazz today, the SFJAZZ Collective’s mission each year is to perform fresh arrangements of works by a modern...more

    Boston Philharmonic presents Verdi Requiem Mass

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    April 24, 2016

    “Day of wrath, that terrible day.” So begins the medieval sequence that lies at the heart of Verdi’s Requiem. Verdi’s depiction of the Day of Judgment, and of man’s terror, as well as...more

    Jerusalem String Quartet with Inon Barnatan, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    April 17, 2016

    Returning to Boston following their brilliant Boston debut performance in our 2013-14 season, the Jerusalem String Quartet brings with them another rising star in pianist Inon...more

    Midsummer Night's Dream

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    April 14 - April 17, 2016

    Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream conjures some of the most beautiful and ethereal music ever set to Shakespeare’s classic tale. The story interweaves the adventures of four young...more

    Chameleon Up Close: Kristin Lee & Gloria Chien

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    April 17, 2016

    Bartók holds a special place in the violin repertoire for ushering the virtuoso traditions of the 19th century into the modern age, fusing extreme chromaticism, Debussian harmonies, and Hungarian...more

    Mozart and Beethoven

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    April 8 - April 10, 2016

    Few chamber works influenced composers more than Beethoven’s Septet. For this special chamber program featuring H+H string principals and the great clarinetist Eric Hoeprich, Concertmaster...more

    Mendelssohn/Wolf Chamber Series, Year II - Wolf

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    April 3, 2016

    Emmanuel Music will continue its exploration of the works of Felix Mendelssohn, (the man who revived public interest in Bach pretty much all by himself). The series will feature the Arneis Quartet...more

    A Voice of Love and Twilight: Vaughan Williams, Shatin, Heggie, Brahms

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

    April 2 - April 3, 2016

    At the heart of the Romantic ideal is expression of the universal reflected through individual emotions – from Goethe’s tale of unrequited love, to Jake Heggie’s poignant meditation on the...more

    Jeremy Denk, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    April 2, 2016

    MacArthur Fellow and Avery Fisher Prize winner Jeremy Denk is a pianist of rare insight, possessed of stunning intellectual, technical and aesthetic gifts put brilliantly into...more

    Brahms Requiem

    Presented by Cantata Singers at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    April 1, 2016

    Brahms’ poignant German Requiem is paired with J.S. Bach’s Cantata BWV 60, “O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort,” Ricercar, and Anton Webern’s Five Movements for String Orchestra....more

    Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Joshua Bell, music director & violin soloist

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall, Boston

    March 20, 2016

    Joshua Bell and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, one an artist at the peak of his powers, the other a cultural icon continuing a long and glorious reign, may well have found the perfect...more

    Werther

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    March 11 - March 20, 2016

    Music by Jules Massenet
    Libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet, and Georges Hartmann
    Sung in French with projected English translation

    Irresistibly melodic and extraordinarily...more

    EMMANUEL MUSIC - Bach Reconstructed

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    March 19, 2016

    2015/16 Evening Concert Series - Bach Reimagined

    Ryan Turner conducts the Orchestra and Soloists of Emmanuel...more

    EMMANUEL MUSIC - Lindsey Chapel Series

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    February 11 - March 17, 2016

    The Free Thursday noon Lindsey Chapel Series will present all six suites for unaccompanied violoncello, BWV 1007-1012, as performed by five cellists and a contrabass player from the Emmanuel Music...more

    A Circle of Friends: Music by Brahms and the Mendelssohns

    Presented by Cantata Singers

    March 15, 2016

    Felix Mendelssohn: Duet for sopranos and chorus, Symphony No. 2, “Lobgesang”, op. 52; 6 Duets, op. 63
    Fanny Mendelssohn: Selections from Sechs Lieder, op. 7; Selections...more

    Bach St. John Passion

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    March 11 - March 13, 2016

    No composer ever expressed such aching sorrow or ever captured the agony of the crucifixion as did Johann Sebastian Bach. With emotional intimacy and dramatic power, Bach’s St. John...more

    Madrigalia: Strozzi, Lasso, Casulana and Gesualdo (Boston)

    Presented by Cappella Clausura

    March 12, 2016

    Marvelously expressive and complex madrigals by the unique Barbara Strozzi and her counterpart, the original bad boy of the Italian Renaissance Carlo Gesualdo. Experience them alongside a...more

    Between Worlds Tour

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    March 11, 2016

    Mandolinist Avi Avital is one of a generation of performers redrawing the boundaries of traditional musical genres. His ambition is to revitalize the mandolin in both solo and chamber repertoire...more

    What Makes It Great? With Rob Kapilow, NEC Philharmonia and Beethoven Symphony No. 1

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    March 6, 2016

    You’ll want to be on hand as Rob Kapilow performs another of his inimitable high energy deconstructions of a great classical work in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1. Kapilow will guide his audience...more

    Itzhak Perlman – 20th Anniversary “In the Fiddler’s House”

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall, Boston

    March 6, 2016

    Twenty years have passed since Itzhak Perlman released his stunningly successful and beloved klezmer recording and PBS special, In the Fiddler’s House. Perlman revisits this important, personal...more

    Chameleon Up Close: Gary Gorczyca, Kelli O'Connor & Vivian Choi

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    March 6, 2016

    The voice of the clarinet – alluring, dynamic and expressive – so inspired Brahms that he came out of retirement to create some of his very finest and best-loved works. Mendelssohn also took...more

    Cosi Fan Tutte

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    February 25 - February 28, 2016

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre. Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. This...more

    All Beethoven

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    February 26 - February 28, 2016

    This is Beethoven at peace, inspired by the music of nature. Richard Egarr conducts Beethoven’s lyrical Pastoral Symphony. Plus, renowned fortepianist Robert Levin returns to perform...more

    Christian Tetzlaff, Tanja Tetzaff, Lars Vogt Trio

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    February 27, 2016

    Violinist Tetzlaff and pianist Vogt, both well-known and beloved by Boston audiences add cellist Tanja Tetzlaff to round out a phenomenally talented ensemble. Don’t miss this brilliant piano...more

    My End is My Beginning: Works by Machaut, Janequin, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Berio, and Pärt

    Presented by Cantata Singers

    February 26, 2016

    Arvo Pärt: Solfeggio
    Clement Janequin: “Amour ayant de ma grand”; “Toutes les nuictz”; “La guerre”
    Luciano Berio: Cries of London; Brin for solo...more

    Sir András Schiff, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    February 26, 2016

    In his program The Last Sonatas, Sir András Schiff includes the final three sonatas of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert. 

    “The Last...more

    Miloš Karadaglic, guitar

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    February 21, 2016

    Guitarist Miloš Karadaglic, whose two sold-out performances highlighted the inaugural season of the Debut Series in 2013, returns to the Celebrity Series. Since topping the UK...more

    Boston Philharmonic presents Schumann, Mendelssohn, & Elgar

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    February 20, 2016

    In 1923, emotionally shattered by the recent death of his wife, Edward Elgar set off alone across the Atlantic to Brazil, and then on a boat journey up the Amazon, deep into the heart of the...more

    Here and There, in Paths Apart: Schubert, Schumann, Narbutaite, Harbison

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    February 14, 2016

    There are few works as irresistible as Schubert's Octet. Tracing both backward and forward, he followed in the footsteps of the Classical masters and gave us glimpses into the drama of the...more

    Here and There, in Paths Apart: Schubert, Schumann, Narbutaite, Harbison

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    February 14, 2016

    There are few works as irresistible as Schubert's Octet. Tracing both backward and forward, he followed in the footsteps of the Classical masters and gave us glimpses into the drama of the...more

    Here and There, in Paths Apart: Schubert, Schumann, Narbutaite, Harbison

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

    February 13, 2016

    There are few works as irresistible as Schubert's Octet. Tracing both backward and forward, he followed in the footsteps of the Classical masters and gave us glimpses into the drama of the...more

    Monterey Jazz Festival

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 9, 2016

    Monterey is the longest consecutively running jazz festival in the world. This exclusive presentation, Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour / 2016, celebrates the Festival’s legacy expanding the...more

    Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra presents Beethoven & Stravinsky

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    February 5, 2016

    The two works on this program are among the most famous great works ever written. Even the man in the street who claims no knowledge of classical music whatsoever is apt to find that the words...more

    Mack Avenue Superband

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    February 4, 2016

    The Christian McBride Trio forms the backbone of the Mack Avenue Superband. With a front line that boasts Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra alum Sean Jones on trumpet and saxophonist Tia Fuller...more

    Handel Israel in Egypt

    Presented by Cantata Singers at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    January 31, 2016

    In January of 2016, Cantata Singers will present the complete version of Handel’s 1783 oratorio, Israel in Egypt. Often performed with only the second and third movements, Cantata Singers...more

    All Haydn

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    January 29 - January 31, 2016

    H+H’s electrifying Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky and Harry Christophers continue their critically acclaimed Haydn survey with the Violin Concerto in A Major, a Haydn masterpiece lost until 1949....more

    Orchestre National de France, Daniele Gatti, and Alexandre Tharaud

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall, Boston

    January 24, 2016

    One of the most prestigious orchestras in France, Orchestre National de France has long served as France's musical ambassador around the world. Conductor Daniele Gatti leads the ensemble with...more

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