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

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

    February 1, 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


    Play Me: A Week of Trying Out Musical Instruments

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

    February 17 - February 20, 2015

    During February vacation week, kids ages 6-10, will have the opportunity to play (each day), all sorts of instruments! Kids will get to try out instruments from the wind and string families along...more

    Pianist Robert Blocker in Concert

    Presented by Gordon College Department of Music at Phillips Music Center, Gordon College, Wenham

    February 20, 2015

    Friday, February 20, 2015 | 8 p.m. | Phillips Recital Hall

    Robert Blocker, the Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of Music at Yale University, and acclaimed pianist, will be in...more

    Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Milhaud and Poulenc - Open Rehearsal

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

    February 19, 2015

    French conductor St?phane Den?ve returns for this program of works all premiered in Paris in the early 1920s. Canadian violinist James Ehnes is soloist in Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1,...more

    The Mavericks

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 19, 2015

    The Mavericks are back. The country-steeped garage band - with a Cuban-American lead singer and who emerged from Miami in 1989 with a sultry debut that was equal parts innocence, intensity, and...more

    Jim Gaudet and The Railroad Boys

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 19, 2015

     Jim Gaudet is a folksinger - but without all that microscopic self-examination and tedious political correctness. Mostly, he's a storyteller and he does it extremely well. Whether...more

    Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars

    Presented by Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    February 19, 2015

    Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars began in Guinea, where the band’s members fled during the Sierra Leone Civil War, and last year celebrated their 10-year anniversary with their fourth...more

    Master Class with Pianist Robert Blocker

    Presented by Gordon College Department of Music at Phillips Music Center, Gordon College, Wenham

    February 19, 2015

    Thursday, February 19 | 8 p.m. | Phillips Recital Hall

    Robert Blocker, the Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of Music at Yale University and acclaimed pianist, will be leading...more

    Trina Hamlin & Annie Keating

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 18, 2015

     Lucinda Williams. John Prine. Allison Krauss. Willie Nelson. Gillian Welch. Bonnie Raitt. Emmy Lou Harris, Patty Griffin. This is a short list of the musicians Annie Keating has been...more

    The Pink Floyd Experience

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 17, 2015

    Tom Quinn: Band leader, lead guitarist, and relentless crusader for all things “Pink Floyd”. In 1973, The Dark Side Of The Moon was released. That same year Tom bought his first...more

    Sinkane / Cookies

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at The Red Room at Cafe 939, Boston

    February 17, 2015

     Sinkane (Ahmed Gallab) and his family left Sudan when he was a boy, emigrating to the United States. While in high school in Kent, Ohio, he found a musical community in the town’s...more

    Mardi Gras Celebration at Beat Hotel

    Presented by Beat Hotel at Beat Hotel, Cambridge

    February 17, 2015

    On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015, Beat Brasserie (aka Beat Hotel), located in Cambridge’s Harvard Square, is shaking things up for Mardi Gras with its 2nd Annual Brazilian Carnival. Putting a...more

    Cape Symphony: CapePOPS Rhapsody in Bluegrass

    Presented by Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra at Barnstable Performing Arts Center, Barnstable

    February 14 - February 15, 2015

    JUNG-HO PAK, CONDUCTOR
    THE ANNIE MOSES BAND, GUEST ARTISTS

    You asked for it. Nashville’s Annie Moses Band is back with a brand new show that takes us deep into the heartland,...more

    Mozart and Beethoven

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

    February 13 - February 15, 2015

    Hear these titans of the Classical era as young composers. Composed by the master at the tender age of 13, Mozart's Waisenhaus Mass receives a rare performance from conductor Richard...more

    Joyful Noise: The Pipe Organs of Trinity Church

    Presented by Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    February 15, 2015

     Join Trinity Church Boston's organists, Richard Webster and Colin Lynch, along with nationally recognized organ expert Jonathan Ambrosino, for a history of the Trinity organs, a view of...more

    Freedy Johnston

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 15, 2015

     A gifted songwriter whose lyrics paint sometimes witty, often poignant portraits of characters often unaware of how their lives have gone wrong, Freedy Johnston seemingly appeared out of...more

    The David Haas Group: A Coalition of the Willing

    Presented by Lily Pad at Lily Pad, Cambridge

    February 15, 2015

    David Haas, piano

    Kevin Frenette, guitar

    Scott Getchell, trumpets

    Todd Brunel, clarinet

    Kit Demos, bass & modular synthesizer

    Dave Fox, drums


    Music of Gyorgy Ligeti

    Presented by Composer Focus and Lily Pad

    February 15, 2015

    On the sixth of nine monthly concerts, the Composer Focus series (recent recipient of a Cambridge Arts Council grant) will feature the music of Hungarian composer, György Ligeti (1923-2006)....more

    Genres of Middle Eastern Clarinet: Music of Armenia, Turkey, Greece, and the Middle East

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

    February 15, 2015

     Performance faculty clarinetist Mal Barsamian demonstrates the art of playing his instrument in a variety of Middle Eastern musical styles, featuring works by composers from the region. This...more

    Vadim Kolpakov. Soul of Gypsy Guitar.

    Presented by Natasha Folk

    February 15, 2015

    Solo concert-Vadim Kolpakov, Boston MA
    Vadim, is the one of the most prominent and renowned Russian-Romany (Gypsy) 7-string guitarists in the world, he is also vocalist and...more

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Liadov, Birtwistle and Stravinsky featuring pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard

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

    February 12 - February 14, 2015

    Adventurous Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski, who is principal conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, teams here with the BSO and estimable French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard for a...more

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Iolanta, BARTÓK: Duke Bluebeard’s Castle

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 14, 2015

    On the heels of her triumphant Met performances in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of...more

    Music from the Movies

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

    February 14, 2015

    Music and film aficionados of all ages can celebrate Valentine’s Day at this unique concert featuring some of the greatest music ever written for the movies. This fun-filled evening will...more

    CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE

    Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel

    February 13 - February 14, 2015

    CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE. Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel and Contrapose Dance. Performances Friday, February 13 & Saturday, February 14 at 8 pm at...more

    Antje Duvekot with Bridge and Davies

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

    February 14, 2015

    "Duvekot has gotten hotter, faster than any local songwriter in recent memory. Her songs feel at once fresh faced and firmly rooted, driven by the whispery sensuality of her voice. She...more

    Kids' Shows: Wayne Potash and the Music Fun Band

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    February 14, 2015

     “An amazing musician for little kids,” writes Zooglobble about singer/songwriter Wayne Potash, who has just released his seventh family album “Yes!” which is all...more

    George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic

    Presented by House of Blues at House of Blues, Boston

    February 14, 2015

    Now in the third act of a long and illustrious career, George Clinton has settled into his role as the genial uncle, and principal proponent, of funk. Renowned for his wacky and spectacular...more

    A Night of Eden, Drinking and Dancing

    Presented by Marblehead Little Theatre at Marblehead Little Theatre, Marblehead

    February 14, 2015

     Tickets are now on sale for Marblehead Little Theatre’s Special Valentine’s Day Presentation: An Evening of Eden, Drinking and Dancing!  You will be swept away by Act 1 from...more

    Pro- vs. Anti- Valentine's Day Showdown Show/Party

    Presented by Unstraight

    February 13 - February 14, 2015

    Are you in love with Valentine's Day? Do you loathe it and wish for it to burn in a fiery pit? Come duke it out at our show!! Wear black if you're against, and red or pink if you're...more

    Julian Lage Trio

    Presented by Vermont Jazz Center at Vermont Jazz Center, Brattleboro

    February 14, 2015

     An extremely versatile guitarist on everyone's A list, Lage has played with Jim Hall, Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock, Gary Burton and many more. His new trio with Scott Colley (bass) and...more

    Sidewalk Chalk / Dutch ReBelle / Kiernan McMullan

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at The Red Room at Cafe 939, Boston

    February 14, 2015

     With the release of its sophomore album, Leaves, Sidewalk Chalk continues to lead the contemporary evolution of hip-hop, soul, and jazz. The band’s roots are firmly planted in Chicago...more

    UnderScore Friday Evening: Liadov, Birtwistle and Stravinsky

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

    February 13, 2015

    Adventurous Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski, who is principal conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, teams here with the BSO and estimable French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard for a...more

    Jeffrey Gaines

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 13, 2015

     Singer/songwriter and guitarist Jeffrey Gaines brought a unique, original voice to the sea of singer/songwriters that emerged in the 1990s. Born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania,...more

    “For heaven is a different thing”: Choral Settings of Sacred Poetry (encore performance)

    Presented by Seraphim Singers

    February 13, 2015

     The Seraphim Singers gives musical voice to the beauty of sacred poetry by George Herbert, John Donne, Jones Very, Hildegard von Bingen, and more. Featuring a world premiere setting by...more

    Sergey Schepkin Plays Bach

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

    February 13, 2015

    The New School of Music welcomes special guest pianist Sergey Schepkin presenting a recital of the works by Bach featuring Partita VI in E minor and The Goldberg Variations. Mr. Schepkin started...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and toUch performance art at OBERON, Cambridge

    February 13, 2015

    Presented by Touch Performance Art and OBERON, AcousticaElectronica is a mind-blowing event that blends elements of electronic and classical music, dance, circus arts and immersive theater with...more

    Second Friday Coffeehouse

    Presented by Second Friday Coffeehouse at First Church in Belmont , Belmont

    February 13, 2015

    Benefit Coffeehouse

    Split Bill Featuing:

            Eric Kilburn  and 

            The Kenny Selcer...more

    NEMPAC Presents: AMORE - Valentine Opera Concert

    Presented by North End Music and Performing Arts Center

    February 13, 2015

    Amore, l'amour, Liebe, love… Transcending love in all languages is music. For the 4th year, the Amore concert highlights the passion, the pain, and the joy of love with repertoire...more

    Salon Series: Concert #3

    Presented by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston at Gregorian Rugs, Newton Lower Falls

    February 12, 2015

    Hear some of Boston’s best virtuosos on an intimate scale and join them in lively roundtable discussions in comfortable, friendly surroundings.
    ...more

    Vlada Tomova's Bulgarian Voices Trio

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 12, 2015

     Vlada is a Bulgarian-born vocalist, arranger and composer, who weaves Balkan and world sensibilities into her own contemporary sound. Having made New York her second home, Vlada leads an...more

    The Silks

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

    February 12, 2015

    Rock and Roll may not be dead, but it does seem like there's a priest leaning over its bed, reciting the last rites. However, if ...more

    The Lone Below

    Presented by Paradise Cafe

    February 12, 2015

    Brooklyn’s The Lone Bellow make blissful, straightforward roots rock—they just happen to do it really, really well. Their latest, “Then Came The Morning,” due Jan. 27, has...more

    Kim Burrell Meets Berklee

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    February 12, 2015

     The Signature Music Series at Berklee kicks off its spring season with a concert featuring the Grammy Award nominated pastor performing with a student group. Pastor Kim Burrell’s...more

    Slide Sessions with Jim Henry, Cliff Eberhardt, Brooks Williams and Abbie Gardner

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 11, 2015

     Jim Henry: Fans first discovered Jim Henry in the Sundogs, an eclectic "swamp-boogie-swing" group that was one of New England's hottest touring club and dance hall bands in the...more

    Original Gravity

    Presented by Original Gravity

    February 11, 2015

    The third Original Gravity Concert will be on Wednesday, February 11 at 7pm at Aeronaut Brewing Company, 14 Tyler Street, Somerville, MA. The concert will feature the ensemble Transient Canvas...more

    FiLmprov Cha Cha Cha!

    Presented by FiLmprov and MIT Music and Theater Arts at Killian Hall at MIT, Cambridge

    February 11, 2015

    FiLmprov Cha Cha Cha! The motion picture art of filmmaker Kate Matson screened with improvised score by the FiLmprov ensemble: Mark Harvey, trumpet, music director; Peter Bloom, Phil Scarf, Dan...more

    Live @ Fisher Presents Steven Cooper

    Presented by Fisher College

    February 11, 2015

    Fusing pop and hip-hop elements with aggressive delivery and exceptional lyricism, Steven Cooper has been captivating music fans around the globe. You can’t help but want to listen to his...more

    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    February 10, 2015

    Join our Underground Faculty Band for a Blues Jam session at Winchester Community Music School. Our Fat Tuesday Blues Jams are fun, spontaneous, and a great way to experiment with new techniques...more

    Dialogues of the Carmelites

    Presented by New England Conservatory at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    February 7 - February 10, 2015

    Ensembles: NEC Opera, NEC Philharmonia
    Stephen Lord, Conductor
    Steven Goldstein, Director

    A timid Carmelite novice, who entered the convent seeking refuge from fear,...more

    Sounding Art: Composition and Performance in the Harvard Art Museums

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    February 10, 2015

    Neil Heyde, professor at the University of London’s Royal Academy of Music, will give a solo cello performance of short works composed by Harvard students Eric Corcoran, Sumire Hirotsuru,...more

    Iphigenia in Tauris (Iphigénie en Tauride)

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    February 5 - February 9, 2015

    Conflict on the Crimean peninsula goes all the way back to the Greeks. Iphigenia, the eldest daughter of the doomed House of Atreus, has been rescued from death at her father’s hand, to...more

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