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    "A Love Supreme": the 37th annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert w/ Donald Harrison

    Presented by Friends of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert (fJCMC) and Northeastern Center for the Arts

    October 18, 2014

    The Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert (fJCMC) in collaboration with the Center for the Arts at Northeastern University present the 2014 John Coltrane Memorial Concert celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Coltrane's majestic suite A Love Supreme, considered by many to be the greatest spiritual jazz composition of all time. This year’s featured guest is Donald Harrison, New Orleans ...more


    Harvest Festival- Make Your Own Instrument

    Presented by Rockport Music

    October 18, 2014

    Engage in Rockport’s annual Harvest Festival activities by making your own instrument—tambourine, maracas, guitar, and more—using fun, everyday items. All ages are welcome to...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Mozart- Le Nozze di Figaro

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    October 18, 2014

    Met Music Director James Levine conducts a spirited new production of Mozart’s masterpiece, directed by Richard Eyre, who sets the action of this classic domestic comedy in a 19th-century...more

    A Mass for St. Augustine of Canterbury: Missa sine nomine

    Presented by Blue Heron Renaissance Choir at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

    October 18, 2014

    Blue Heron, "one of the Boston music community's indispensables" (Boston Globe), offers another gem from the Peterhouse Partbooks (copied c.1540). This characterful, quirky,...more

    The Trio of Poets: Album Release

    Presented by Lexington Community Education at First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Lexington

    October 18, 2014

    In Spring 2014, Lexington's own Regie Gibson, Jena Kirkpatrick (Austin, TX) and Tim Mason (Utah and Cambridge, MA) known as The Trio of Poets, recorded their debut album in front of a live...more

    Dianne Reeves

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    October 18, 2014

    Four-time Grammy Award–winner Dianne Reeves is among the most prominent and influential vocalists in jazz. She’s a glorious singer with a sumptuous sound, who has for three decades...more

    Kids' Shows: Ben Rudnick & Friends

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    October 18, 2014

    Multiple award winners in family music, Ben Rudnick & Friends' adventurous acoustic music and lyrically humorous style have won them fans of all ages. Whether on stage or record, the...more

    EMMANUEL MUSIC - CROSSROADS

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

    October 17, 2014

    Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 2 in D Major
    Wolf: Italian Serenade and Mörike-lieder with strings...more

    UnderScore Friday Evening: Brahms and Nielsen

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    October 17, 2014

    Esteemed Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder joins the BSO for Brahms's vast, emotionally intense D minor piano concerto, which the Viennese composer wrote over the course of several...more

    Regina Carter's Southern Comfort

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Sanders Theatre

    October 17, 2014

    Violinist Regina Carter has established herself as an enduring and creative force in jazz. A MacArthur Fellow (the “Genius” grant), Carter draws from diverse influences, including...more

    Tango Lovers Company

    Presented by TANGO LOVERS Organization at Berklee Performance Center

    October 17, 2014

    With dynamism and high artistic quality, Tango Lovers Company brings all the glamour, passion, and sensuality of tango to the stage. Featuring talented artists from Argentina and Uruguay, Tango...more

    Dawn to Dusk

    Presented by Symphony Nova at Old South Church, Boston

    October 17, 2014

    Lovers parting at dawn and reuniting at dusk. No one knows romance like Nova musicians. Come find out how!

    MARTINU Nonet

    PISTON Divertimento for Nine...more

    A Mass for St. Augustine of Canterbury: Missa sine nomine

    Presented by Blue Heron Renaissance Choir at St. Peter's Episcopal Church

    October 17, 2014

    Blue Heron, "one of the Boston music community's indispensables" (Boston Globe), offers another gem from the Peterhouse Partbooks (copied c.1540). This characterful, quirky,...more

    California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio

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

    October 17, 2014

    Featuring six virtuoso guitarists from four countries (Japan, Canada, Belgium, and US), California Guitar Trio (CGT) and Montreal Guitar Trio (MG3) fuse over 40 years of combined performing...more

    Hidden Falls Presents: Movie! The Musical

    Presented by ImprovBoston at ImprovBoston Theatre

    September 19 - October 17, 2014

    The renowned Boston musical improv troupe, Hidden Falls, returns with their newest installment of jam-packed fun, Movie! the Musical, where classic movies evolve into spectacular musicals on the...more

    Diane Taraz CD Release Party — "Let's Do It!"

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

    October 17, 2014

    Diane's most beloved jazz standards, interpreted in her inimitable style and dulcet tones. She will be joined on the Second Friday Coffee House stage by 4 of the 5 other musicians who...more

    Fenway Recording Sessions Presents: Com Truise

    Presented by Brighton Music Hall at Brighton Music Hall

    October 16, 2014

     Com Truise is one of the many personas of producer and designer Seth Haley, born and raised in upstate New York and operating out of a 12’-overrun apartment in Princeton, New Jersey....more

    Violinist Regina Carter

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

    October 16, 2014

     Master of improvisational violin and recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, Regina Carter will participate in a conversation entitled Down Home: The Musical Heritage of the American...more

    Arrival from Sweden- The Music of ABBA

    Presented by Rockport Music

    October 15, 2014

    Arrival from Sweden, the world’s most popular ABBA tribute show, magnificently replicates the infectious songs and Nordic pop pageantry of Sweden’s greatest musical export....more

    Yuna

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Paradise Rock Club

    October 14, 2014

    Yuna, a charismatic young singer-songwriter from Malaysia, has quickly risen from regional DIY notoriety to full-on international stardom with the effortlessly universal appeal of her organic...more

    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    October 14, 2014

    Join our Underground Faculty Band with Host Tim Gartland for a Blues Jam session at WCMS. Our Fat Tuesday Blues Jams are fun, spontaneous, and a great way to experiment with new techniques and...more

    13th Annual Opening Our Doors

    Presented by The Fenway Alliance at Christian Science Plaza

    October 13, 2014

    Discover your inner culture maven at The Fenway Alliance's 13th annual Opening Our Doors in the Fenway Cultural District. Help paint the mural "You Are Needed"; see "Sparkle and...more

    Scars on 45 Intimate Acoustic Performance

    Presented by Outlandish Boston at The Davis Square Theater

    October 13, 2014

    Scars on 45's only Boston date this fall - come out for this fan-sponsored event and be among the first to hear songs from their second album, Safety in Numbers. 

    This a...more

    Harvey Robbins Doo-Wopp Hall of Fame of America

    Presented by North Shore Music Theatre at North Shore Music Theatre

    October 12, 2014

    2014 INDUCTEES INCLUDE:

    Kathy Young and The Innocents
    The original members of The Duprees
    The Clovers
    The Persuasions
    The Shades of Blue

    LIFETIME...more

    Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Sanders Theatre

    October 12, 2014

    Bassist/composer Edgar Meyer and mandolinist/composer Chris Thile have collaborated on several critically acclaimed projects including the Grammy-winning Goat Rodeo Sessions and Chris Thile's...more

    The Lion King

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Boston Opera House

    September 9 - October 12, 2014

    Experience the phenomenon. The most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the stage. Visually stunning, technically astounding and with a musical score like none other you’ve...more

    Cape Symphony: CapePOPS Radio Days

    Presented by Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra at Barnstable Performing Arts Center

    October 11 - October 12, 2014

    JUNG-HO PAK, CONDUCTOR
    FIVE BY DESIGN, GUEST ARTISTS

    Pardon me boys, is that the Chattanooga Choo-Choo? Let’s take a Sentimental Journey back to the days when bands were big...more

    Baroque Fireworks! H+H Turns 200

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall

    October 10 - October 12, 2014

    Celebrate in Baroque style with a Bicentennial kickoff concert overflowing with virtuosity and pomp. H+H musicians display their full range with Harry Christophers leading familiar orchestral and...more

    Bert Jackson Quartet

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod and S.A.F.E Studio

    October 12, 2014

    Since the prolific writer was a huge fan of jazz, it seems fitting for the Bert Jackson Quartet to join the Kurt Vonnegut Festival's celebrations with their original upbeat jazz and...more

    Sukkot Community Celebration

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC

    October 12, 2014

    Sukkot is a time to gather and surround ourselves with nature. Gather up materials to decorate the sukkah, join together to shake a lulav (palm branch), and shake your body to...more

    The Boogers

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

    October 12, 2014

    "The only sedation going on here is an after-show nap." - Chicago Tribune

    The anti-Barney... the Wiggles' worst nightmare.. it’s the world's most dangerous...more

    HONK! Festival of Activist Street Bands

    Presented by HONK! Festival at Davis Square

    October 10 - October 12, 2014

    HONK! is a rousing spectacle featuring social activist street bands from all over who come together to share their different approaches to merry making while also instigating positive change in...more

    South Shore Conservatory’s Concert Series presents The World’s End Trio

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory (Duxbury)

    October 12, 2014

    South Shore Conservatory’s renowned Conservatory Concert Series (CCS) kicks off its 2014/2015 season with The World’s End Trio performing beautiful, traditional chamber music in an...more

    Schubert and Mozart with conductor and pianist Christian Zacharias

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    October 9 - October 11, 2014

    The German pianist-conductor Christian Zacharias returns to the BSO in his dual role for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, performing from the keyboard as Mozart would have done for...more

    ON THE CONTINENT

    Presented by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational

    October 11, 2014

    Principal Conductor Kevin Rhodes opens our season with Respighi’s fanciful and dramatic orchestration of medieval lute pieces, and Mozart’s restrained and intimate Clarinet Concerto...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Verdi - Macbeth

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    October 11, 2014

    Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lucic’s doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian...more

    Monteverdi Madrigals: Songs of Love and War

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at NEC's Jordan Hall

    October 11, 2014

    The all-star performers of BEMF’s own Vocal & Chamber Ensembles kick off our 25th Anniversary Season with an exquisite program featuring music from Monteverdi’s eighth and final...more

    Kids' Shows: Mister G

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    October 11, 2014

    Mister G is Ben Gundersheimer, a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter who spent 20 years as a Boston-based rock frontman and solo artist before transitioning to family music.

    Recently,...more

    JO&CO at the Seaside Festival

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    October 11, 2014

    The family band JO&CO will lend their soulful sounds to the Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce's annual Seaside Festival.


    The Kami Lyle Trio

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod and Addison Art Gallery

    October 11, 2014

    With a distinctive voice and unique style, this singer/songwriter, trumpet player/pianist has a powerful impact on audiences, leaving listeners spellbound with the musical potions she creates....more

    Carlene Carter

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

    October 11, 2014

    "Carlene Carter has one of those personalities that make it difficult to be somber when she's in the room." - Rolling Stone

    The daughter of country music legends June...more

    EllipsisTrio in Concert

    Presented by Ellipsis Piano Trio at Killian Hall at MIT

    October 11, 2014

    Ellipsis Trio, one of New England’s premier piano trios, will perform Schubert’s Piano Trio No. 2 in E-Flat Major, D. 929 and Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op....more

    The Met Live in HD: Verdi's MacBeth

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players

    October 11, 2014

    The Met Live in HD: Verdi's MacBeth

    Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lu?i?’s doomed Macbeth, for...more

    Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Fall Concert

    Presented by Gordon College Department of Music at A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel

    October 11, 2014

     The Gordon College Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will perform their annual Fall Concert featuring a wide variety of music from the wind band repertoire.

     


    Charles Burney's Musical Tour

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Distler Performance Hall

    October 11, 2014

    Annette Richards and David Yearsley (organ, harpsichord, fortepiano)
    Video by Bug Davidson and the Hyphen Collective

    Dr. Charles Burney was one of the first great music historians....more

    Gary Lucas: The Goddess

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    October 11, 2014

    Magical guitarist Gary Lucas performs his original live score to a touchstone of Chinese cinema. Directed by Wu Yonggang and starring the incomparable Shanghai diva Ruan Lingyu, The Goddess (1934)...more

    Radius Ensemble -- Exhale

    Presented by Radius Ensemble

    October 11, 2014

    Boston-based Radius Ensemble, ensemble in residence at Longy School of Music of Bard College and winner of a 2013 CMA/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, begins its sixteenth concert season...more

    An Intimate Evening with Clint Black

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    October 10, 2014

    Prolific singer-songwriter Clint Black has long been heralded as one of Country music’s brightest stars. His many talents have helped shape his long career, as Black has transcended genres...more

    Kira Seamon's Bird Ballet

    Presented by Kira Seamon's SEA-MOVES DANCE at Traditions of Dedham

    October 10, 2014

    As one of the most successful and popular dancer/choreographers in New England (she now has over 180,000 total view of her artistic works including her blogs, films, books, websites, videos and...more

    Alton C Bynum Series: Triforia Winds

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

    October 10, 2014

    Program featuring: Ange FLegier's Concert Suite, Lamar Stringfield's Chipmunks, Beethoven's Variations on the theme "La ci darem la mano",...more

    Schubert and Mozart - Open Rehearsal

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    October 9, 2014

    Join the BSO for a special open rehearsal prior to the official conert opening. The German pianist-conductor Christian Zacharias returns to the BSO in his dual role for Mozart's Piano...more

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