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    Haydn The Creation

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    May 1 - May 3, 2015

    Inspired by Haydn’s trips to England, where he first heard Handel’s oratorios, The Creation is widely considered Haydn’s crowning masterpiece. Based on both the biblical Genesis and Milton’s Paradise Lost, the oratorio was premiered in the US by H+H in 1819 and hasn’t been performed by the ensemble since 2001.

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    A TRIBUTE TO PETE SEEGER with special guest BILL STAINES

    Presented by The Mystic Chorale. Inc.

    May 17, 2015

    Pete Seeger taught us that our voices matter, that each of us can change the world.  The 200 voices of The Mystic Chorale begin our tribute...more

    Inspiration in the Face of Adversity

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    May 17, 2015

    Inspired by the exhibition “In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3-11,” this afternoon program focuses on how humankind responds in remarkable ways in the face of adversity....more

    Duxbury Music Festival 10th Anniversary Preview Concert in Boston

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory

    May 15 - May 18, 2015

    South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival (DMF) launches its 10th anniversary celebration with a special kick-off weekend from May 15 through May 18, featuring two preview concerts,...more

    9th Annual Boston Handbell Festival

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers and Back Bay Ringers at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    May 19, 2015

    On the third Tuesday of May, Old South Church plays host to the Boston Handbell Festival, an annual celebration of handbell musicianship co-sponsored by Old South and the Back Bay...more

    Jazz Lounge at The Bristol: Edmar Colón Quartet

    Presented by The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston at The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Boston

    May 19, 2015

    This spring, something new blossoms at Four Seasons Hotel Boston: Jazz Lounge at The Bristol, a live performance series showcasing Boston’s top emerging artists in the...more

    Crosby, Stills and Nash

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Wang Theatre, Boston

    May 19, 2015

    Formed at the end of the '60s, folk rock supergroup Crosby, Stills and Nash remain legends to this day, as beloved for their perennial touring as they are for their influential legacy in...more

    Azealia Banks

    Presented by Paradise Rock Club at Paradise Rock Club, Boston

    May 19, 2015

    Azealia Banks show at Paraise Rock Club. 


    Odyssey Opera Performs Double Bill

    Presented by Odyssey Opera at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    May 22, 2015

    Odyssey Opera's month-long (May-Jun) THE BRITISH INVASION opera festival continues with a two nights of a double-bill of William Walton’s The Bear and Arthur Sullivan’s The Zoo...more

    VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: SIR JOHN IN LOVE

    Presented by Odyssey Opera at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    May 17 - May 23, 2015

    Sir John in Love is a rare delight: a sly, witty, colorful, and articulate depiction of the Bard in English opera. Vaughan Williams’s version of Shakespeare’s The Merry...more

    Yiannis Parios

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 24, 2015

    Arios was born in 1946 on the island of Paros – his original name is Yiannis Varthakouris. Due to his great love for his island, when he first started singing he changed his name to Yiannis...more

    Odyssey Opera Performs Double Bill

    Presented by Odyssey Opera at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    May 24, 2015

    Odyssey Opera's month-long (May-Jun) THE BRITISH INVASION opera festival continues with a two nights of a double-bill of William Walton’s The Bear and Arthur Sullivan’s The Zoo...more

    Skylark Vocal Ensemble presents "Clear Voices in the Dark"

    Presented by Skylark Vocal Ensemble at Church of the Advent, Boston, Boston

    May 29, 2015

    2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, and the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War. To commemorate these events, Skylark...more

    Get the Led Out

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 30, 2015

     Get The Led Out is a group of professional musicians who are passionate about their love of the music of Led Zeppelin. It's been their mission to bring the studio recordings of...more

    Odyssey Opera Performs Five Monodramas 5/20

    Presented by Odyssey Opera at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    May 30, 2015

    Odyssey Opera's month-long (May-Jun) THE BRITISH INVASION opera festival continues with a one-night only performance (May 30th at 7:30 p.m. at Boston University Theatre, 264 Huntington Avenue,...more

    "Weird Al" Yankovic: Mandatory World Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 2, 2015

     Fresh off the biggest year of his storied career, “Weird Al” Yankovic today announced his 2015 Mandatory World Tour.
    “Weird Al” Yankovic is the biggest-selling...more

    Jazz Lounge at The Bristol: ChoroBop Trio

    Presented by The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston at The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Boston

    June 2, 2015

    This spring, something new blossoms at Four Seasons Hotel Boston: Jazz Lounge at The Bristol, a live performance series showcasing Boston’s top emerging artists in the...more

    Dark Star Orchestra - Spring Tour East 2015

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 4, 2015

     Performing to critical acclaim worldwide for nearly 15 years and over 2000 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their shows are built off the...more

    The Fab Faux: Meet (With) The Beatles

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 6, 2015

    With a commitment to the accurate reproduction of The Beatles’ repertoire, The Fab Faux treat the seminal music with unwavering respect, and are known for their painstaking recreations of...more

    Buddy Guy

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 7, 2015

     At age 77, he’s a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago’s fabled...more

    Ivy Street School Extravaganza

    Presented by Ivy Street School at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    June 11, 2015

     A group of students from the Ivy Street School will be performing in their fourth annual Extravaganza.

    The Extravaganza is a talent show where the Ivy Street’s students can...more

    Marc Cohn & Shawn Colvin

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 11, 2015

    Two brilliant tunesmiths will take the stage together to create an unforgettable event by joining their warm and soulful music. Colvin, armed with her guitar, will tell her acerbic stories through...more

    Inspire Arts & Music 2nd Annual Concert in the Park

    Presented by Inspire Arts & Music

    June 11, 2015

    Inspire Arts & Music (IAM) is pleased to be hosting our 2nd Annual Concert in the Park event at the Norman B. Leventhal Park in the heart of Boston’s Financial District....more

    Bette Midler

    Presented by Live Nation and Larry Magid Entertainment Group at TD Garden, Boston

    June 12, 2015

    Multiple Grammy Award®-winning singer and legendary performer Bette Midler announced that she will return to the stage for her first major tour in a decade. The Divine Miss M's national...more

    David Bromberg Band

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 12, 2015

    You can tell a lot about a person from the company he keeps. Bob Dylan, The Beastie Boys, George Harrison, Emmylou Harris, Doc Watson, John Hiatt, Jerry Garcia, Reverend Gary Davis, Dr. John, Pete...more

    Hubbub Festival

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers and Back Bay Ringers at Copley Square, Boston

    June 20, 2015

    Join the Back Bay RIngers under the tent as we present music that children--and the young-at-heart--will enjoy.

    Kids and creativity take center stage next June for Hubbub, presented by the...more

    Odyssey Opera Performs Powder Her Face 6/18-20

    Presented by Odyssey Opera at The Boston Conservatory Theater, Boston

    June 18 - June 20, 2015

    Odyssey Opera's month-long (May-Jun) THE BRITISH INVASION opera festival culminates with a three-night performance Face (June 18-20) of the fully staged production of Thomas Ades’ Powder...more

    Richard Thompson Trio

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 20, 2015

    Named by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the Top 20 Guitarists of All Time, Richard Thompson is also one of the world’s most critically acclaimed and prolific songwriters. He has received...more

    Jazz at the Firehouse featuring Max Whiting Quintet

    Presented by ZUMIX at ZUMIX Firehouse, East Boston

    June 21, 2015

    ZUMIX is pleased to present our 2015 Jazz at the Firehouse Concert Series, featuring incredible jazz music in ZUMIX’s beautifully renovated Firehouse, just a few blocks from East...more

    Keb' Mo'

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 25, 2015

     Three-time Grammy winner and visionary roots-music storyteller Keb’ Mo’ embarks on a new chapter in his career with the April 22 release of ‘BLUESAmericana’ on Kind...more

    The Weepies

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 26, 2015

    Singer-songwriters Deb Talan & Steve Tannen began writing together the night they met, and soon formed indie band The Weepies. On the strength of their simple yet insightful songwriting and...more

    Kidz Bop: Make Some Noise Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 27, 2015

    The KIDZ BOP Kids are the face and voice of KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids in the U.S. These talented young performers—Ashlynn, Bredia, Grant, and Matt—sing on the...more

    La Bohème

    Presented by North End Music and Performing Arts Center at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    June 25 - June 27, 2015

    As if the glorious music performed by a full orchestra conducted by Dr. Tiffany Chang, exceptional singers, and a timeless love story were not enough to delight, this presentation of La...more

    Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College, Boston

    July 8 - July 26, 2015

    Heralded as “the greatest songwriter that has ever lived,” by George Gershwin, Irving Berlin is known for innumerable American classics such as “White Christmas,”...more

    Justin Hayward

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    August 21, 2015

    Hayward will be performing at The Wilbur Theatre with his trio, which includes show opener and English guitar sensation Mike Dawes along with vocalist Julie Ragins.

    As lead vocalist,...more

    Judy Garland Lives!

    Presented by Peter Mac, LLC at Club Cafe, Boston

    June 6 - August 29, 2015

    Judy Garland Lives! :A Concert Tribute In Boston starring Peter Mac

    With June 2015 marking the 93rd birthday of Judy Garland, it feels entirely appropriate to rediscover the music...more

    The Golden Girls Live!: A Drag Parody

    Presented by Peter Mac, LLC at Club Cafe, Boston

    June 5 - August 29, 2015

    It's a loving drag parody tribute to your favorite sitcom senior citizens featuring everybody's favorite geriatric mother/daughter duo and the ditzy blonde and the southern sexy one....more

    Circles VI: Connections

    Presented by Unyted Stylz Productions at Boston University Dance Theater, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    Come see Unyted Stylz Productions' annual variety show featuring some of Boston's best talent including US Crew, StreetHYpE, Contemporarily Out of Order and for the very first time, Unyted...more

    Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour

    Presented by Live Nation at TD Garden, Boston

    September 26, 2015

    Along with extraordinary critical acclaim as an artist, songwriter and producer, Madonna's reputation as one of the most successful live performers of all time speaks for itself. Her 2008/2009...more

    Frankie Valli

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    November 8, 2015

    Oh, what a story. Frankie Valli, who came to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of the Four Seasons, is hotter than ever in the 21st century. Thanks to the volcanic success of the Tony-winning...more

    Chris Botti

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    December 6, 2015

    Over the past three decades, Botti has recorded and performed with the best in music, including Sting, Barbra Streisand, Josh Groban, Yo-Yo Ma, Michael Bublé, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell,...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

    "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

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