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    Katya Kabanova

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    March 13 - March 22, 2015

    Music by Leoš Janácek | Libretto by Francesco Vincenc Cervinka
    Sung in an English translation by Norman Tucker

    Performed for the first time in BLO’s history, Janácek’s sweeping Kátya Kabanová is a juxtaposition of extraordinary beauty and fateful oppression. The opera paints a tragic portrait of provincial life in the story of a woman suffocated ...more


    Taste of Iceland in Boston: Free Reykjavik Calling Concert & Icelandic Film Screenings

    Presented by Iceland Naturally at Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge

    March 14, 2015

    Reykjavik Calling Concert at The Middle East | March 14

    Hailed as an “experiential and enlightening night of collaboration” by BDCwire and “a terrific...more

    Shun Ng

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 14, 2015

    Born in Chicago, raised in Singapore and now based out of Boston, Shun Ng is a gifted guitarist, vocalist and an acclaimed international performer known for his unique and virtuosic style of...more

    Peter Bradley Adams

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 14, 2015

    Peter's songs are timeless, spacious and evocative, and simultaneously simple but profound. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Adams credits his grandfather, a former professional jazz...more

    Bach: St. John Passion

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    March 13, 2015

    Worcester Chorus
    Christopher Shepard, Artistic Director & Conductor

    Darlene Ann Dobisch, soprano
    Ryland Angel, counter-tenor
    Charles Blandy & Matthew Anderson,...more

    Daniil Trifonov, piano

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

    March 13, 2015

    Daniil Trifonov dazzled Celebrity Series audiences in his sold out 2012 recital on The Debut Series. Don’t miss this phenomenal young pianist as he continues his meteoric...more

    Venice Baroque Orchestra with Avi Avital, mandolin

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    March 13, 2015

    Music of Vivaldi, Albinoni, Marcello, Geminiani, and Paisiello

    Back by popular demand! The Venice Baroque Orchestra has been hailed as “one of the world’s most...more

    Shabbat Dinner And Singing with the Klezmatics

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 13, 2015

     This is a first for BJMF: Let's have Shabbat dinner together!
    We'll enjoy a festive, family-style as Lorin Sklamberg and Frank London form the Klezmatics lead us in celebratory...more

    Mozart on the Fringe

    Presented by Musicians of the Old Post Road at First Parish Wayland, Wayland

    March 13, 2015

     Born in Salzburg, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an occasional visitor to neighboring Bohemian lands, where his music was beloved and where he both influenced and was influenced by Bohemian...more

    A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan

    Presented by WGBH at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, New Bedford

    March 13, 2015

     WGBH’s “A St. Patrick’s Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O’Donovan” returns for its 10th season in March with two performances in Cambridge and one in New Bedford....more

    The Boston Cello Quartet

    Presented by Carriage House Violins

    March 13, 2015

    The Boston Cello Quartet was founded in 2010 by four cellists of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Blaise Dejardin, Adam Esbensen, Mihail Jojatu and Alexandre Lecarme.  They will perform a...more

    The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Morehouse College Glee Club Concert

    Presented by Greater Boston Morehouse College Alumni Association at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    March 13, 2015

    Directed by the renowned Dr. David Morrow, this distinguished all-male chorus has completed a successful tour of the Russian Republic that included a stop in the...more

    Jesse Cook

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 11 - March 12, 2015

    With eight studio albums, several European and Asian tours, multiple Canadian tours, a highly successful Public Television Special, and a recent five-month U.S. tour under his belt, award-winning...more

    We Banjo 3

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

    March 12, 2015

     An award-winning quartet from Galway, We Banjo 3 (plus one) delivers a rousing mix of Irish, old- time American, and bluegrass music with remarkable virtuosity and passion. Brothers Enda and...more

    The Klezmatics in New Hampshire

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival at The Music Hall: Historic Theater, Portsmouth

    March 12, 2015

     Experience this one of a kind, Grammy-winning fusion of klezmer, jazz and Americana. The Klezmatics make music that is wild, mystical, provocative, reflective and ecstatically danceable....more

    Ezekiel's Wheels Klezmer Band

    Presented by Regattabar at the Charles Hotel at Regattabar, Cambridge

    March 12, 2015

     Ezekiel's Wheels Klezmer Band returns to the Regattabar on March 12th and we would love to see you all there. So why should you go? #1 Because you love supporting the local music...more

    Free Thursday Noon Lindsey Chapel Series: Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002

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

    March 12, 2015

    Six free concerts performed in the intimate and beautiful space of the Lindsey Chapel will feature each of Bach’s six sonatas and partitas for solo violin and viola (BWV 1001-1006) with...more

    Saints and Tzadiks

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

    March 11, 2015

     "A unique and amazing work of aural art; full of unexpected delights and twists that will leave the listener wondering what's next -- and wondering how McKeown and Sklamberg put it...more

    Dylan Gardner

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

    March 11, 2015

    Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Dylan Gardner has spent the last 10 years of his life obsessed with the art of songwriting. His earliest memory is of...more

    Danu

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 10, 2015

    Based in the city of Waterford (Dungarvan Co.), the talented septet (along with kindred spirits like Lúnasa and Dervish) have successfully brought Celtic music back to its earthy,...more

    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    March 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

    Folk Open Mic

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

    March 10, 2015

    Tickets sold at the door for all performances. Performer sign-up begins at 7:30pm.

    The Folk/Acoustic Open Mic night at TCAN has been a tradition since its inception in 1997. Come...more

    Fashawn: The Ecology Tour!

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

    March 10, 2015

    After months of anticipation, Fresno emcee Fashawn has finally announced the release of his long-awaited sophomore album, The Ecology. Taking his music to the next level with Nas as the...more

    Wood and Strings

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Granoff Music Center, Somerville

    March 10, 2015

    Newly composed duets for shakuhachi and classical guitar with performance faculty artist Elizabeth Reian Bennett, bamboo flute and guest artist Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar, presented alongside...more

    Jan St. Werner (Fiepblatter, Lithops, Mouse on Mars)

    Presented by Goethe-Institut Boston and Non-Event at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    March 10, 2015

    Cologne producer and sound artist JAN ST. WERNER is perhaps best known for his work in Mouse on Mars, which he formed with Andi Toma in the early 90s. Over two decades, the duo has charted a...more

    Keynote Conversation with Michael Nyman

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Granoff Music Center, Somerville

    March 9, 2015

     A KEYNOTE CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL NYMAN WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 9 AT 7:00 PM IN THE DISTLER PERFORMANCE HALL, GRANOFF MUSIC CENTER, 20 TALBOT AVENUE, NEXT DOOR TO THE AIDEKMAN ARTS...more

    Granoff Music Center Colloquium Series

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Granoff Music Center, Somerville

    March 9, 2015

    Sounding the Inexpressible: Postwar Musical Memory and the Case of Schoenberg's "Survivor from Warsaw". Jeremy Eichler, chief classical music...more

    Presenting Stephen Burns

    Presented by Boston Civic Symphony at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    March 8, 2015

    Wellesley native Stephen Burns returns to Boston to perform the world premiere of Thomas Oboe Lee’s Trumpet Concerto. He will also conduct his original composition Fanfare for...more

    Mendelssohn Elijah

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    March 6 - March 8, 2015

    Known in the 19th century as the Messiah of its day, Mendelssohn’s dramatic oratorio never loses its grip on an audience. Acclaimed bass-baritone Andrew Foster-Williams sings the...more

    Chameleon Up Close: Rafael Popper-Keizer & Vivian Chang-Freiheit

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

    March 8, 2015

    Chameleon christens its new recital series with a program of breakthrough works. Strauss uncovers his heroic voice, Carter stands at the crossroads where his early neo-classical style meets the...more

    Hot Club of Cowtown

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 8, 2015

    Expertly combining the dusty stomp of Western swing with hot gypsy jazz, the Austin-based trio has crafted a unique and infectious hybrid that playfully blurs musical boundaries. Fiddler Elana...more

    Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 8, 2015

    American music icon Wynonna has announced dates for her “Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song” tour. Launching Wednesday, January 14 in Durham, NC, with a stop in her Ashland, KY...more

    Oran Etikin's Timbalooloo Wake Up Clarinet

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton

    March 8, 2015

     A sensational, hand clapping, foot stomping interactive family introduction to music and jazz by award winning clarinetist, Oran Etkin.


    Sarah Aroeste Quartet

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 8, 2015

     Inspired by her family's Sephardic roots, Aroeste writes and performs contemporary Ladino music. Sarah is the 2014 winner of the Sephardic Prize at the International Jewish Music...more

    Diwan Saz: Harmony in the Holy Land

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 8, 2015

     An exciting Israeli ensemble performing traditional Middle Eastern music from many traditions. Featuring Rabbi David Menachem, a rising star in the revival of piyyutim in Israel; Lubna...more

    The Boston Conservatory Orchestra

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    March 8, 2015

    Bruce Hangen, conductor

    BERNSTEIN: Candide Overture
    COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
    ...more

    LIFE

    Presented by Charles River Wind Ensemble at National Heritage Museum, Lexington

    March 8, 2015

    We invite you to join the Charles River Wind Ensemble for LIFE – a concert inspired by our collective journey from womb to grave. The group’s second performance of the season, led by...more

    The Ten Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Beethoven

    Presented by Music from Land's End Wareham

    March 8, 2015

    Music from  Land's End Wareham presents award-winning duo Ariadne Daskalakis, violin and Miri Yampolsky, piano in the Ten Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Beethoven.  Experience the...more

    Tea and Tunes with Adrienne Howard and Emily Peterson

    Presented by Gore Place at Gore Place, Waltham

    March 8, 2015

    Enjoy tea and cake and wonderful music in the mansion at Gore Place! Fiddler Adrienne Howard and concertinist Emily Peterson perform Irish jigs, reels, airs and more!. 


    The Hammond Performing Arts Series Presents Sarita Kwok and Wei-Yi Yang

    Presented by Hammond Residential RE at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    March 8, 2015

    Saul Cohen, President of Hammond Residential Real Estate in Chestnut Hill, is pleased to announce that violinist Sarita Kwok and pianist Wei-Yi Yang will perform works by Debussy, Schnittke,...more

    SERENADE TO BACH with Irina Muresanu

    Presented by Boston Classical Orchestra at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    March 8, 2015

    Boston Classical Orchestra under music director Steven Lipsitt continues its 35th season with Serenade to Bach, a program featuring guest violinist Irina Muresanu. One of the most acclaimed...more

    Maeve Spain And Ted Davis In two Swan Day Performances Celebrating Women in the Arts

    Presented by The Actors Studio of Newburyport

    March 8, 2015

    These two great vocalists will celebrate Swan Day by featuring the songs of their favorite female composers in back to back concerts. Maeve studied with New England...more

    An Almost Spring Concert: A Celebration of Italian Masters

    Presented by Philharmonic Society of Arlington at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Arlington, Arlington

    March 8, 2015

    The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and the Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus will present “A Celebration of Italian Masters. The performance will include works by Monteverdi, Scarlatti, Lotti,...more

    Charles Dutoit conducts Szymanowski's King Roger

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

    March 5 - March 7, 2015

    For his second week of concerts, Charles Dutoit leads the BSO in what is sure to be one of the season's most important events-the first BSO performances of Polish composer Karol...more

    Billy Childs Quartet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 7, 2015

    A tremendous jazz pianist with a seemingly boundless curiosity and adventurous spirit, Billy Childs plays and composes in a unique style that borrows heavily from the classical world, but still...more

    Alloy Orchestra performs the Son of the Sheik

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    March 7, 2015

     The world-renowned Alloy Orchestra presents the Boston premiere of its live musical score to the 1926 classic silent film The Son of the Sheik, directed by George Fitzmaurice and...more

    Handel’s Israel in Egypt

    Presented by Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    March 7, 2015

    Composed for orchestra, soloists and double chorus, George Frideric Handel’s tour-de-force oratorio is heralded for its incredible depiction of plagues of locusts, boils, and frogs; the...more

    Israeli All Star Cabaret

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton

    March 7, 2015

     A cabaret style evening showcasing four of outstanding young Israeli musicians living in Boston, directed by Matti Kovler, featuring:

    Ehud Etun, Jazz Trio
    Tutti Druyan,...more

    Oran Etkin's A Gathering Light

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 7, 2015

     Award-winning clarinetist/saxophonist Oran Etkin and his Ensemble will present A Gathering Light, a concert inspired by kabbalistic texts that draws on the rich musical traditions of Israel,...more

    The Barra MacNeils: A Celtic Celebration at Chevalier

    Presented by Friends of Chevalier Auditorium

    March 7, 2015

    Medford’s Chevalier Theatre will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a concert of traditional Celtic music by the Barra MacNeils, one of Canada’s most popular and successful musical...more

    Kids' Shows: Little Groove

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    March 7, 2015

     Come to the Coolidge Corner Theatre for a real interactive music experience with your child. The show is designed for children 8 and under. Children will have fun using real instruments such...more

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