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    The Magic Flute

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    October 21 - October 26, 2014

    South Africa’s Award-winning Isango Ensemble gloriously bursts on the scene with The Magic Flute, Mozart’s classic opera, completely reimagined, transformed and transported. The enchanting story tells of a man's quest to rescue his wrongly captured love, and the trials they must endure to be together. Drawing its artists mostly from the townships surrounding Cape Town, this energetic ...more


    Sam Green: The Measure of All Things

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    October 23, 2014

    Loosely inspired by the popular Guinness Book of Records, this charming “live documentary” weaves together portraits of record-holding people, places, and things. Director Sam Green...more

    Sharing A New Song (SANS)

    Presented by Massachusetts Baptist Multicultural Ministries at Tremont Temple Baptist Church - Converse Hall, Boston

    October 24, 2014

    Massachusetts Baptist Multicultural Ministries presents, Sharing A New Song, an international choral group singing music from across the globe, will perform a benefit concert on Friday, October...more

    The New England Philharmonic Commences 38th Season with Two World Premieres, One NEP Commission

    Presented by New England Philharmonic

    October 25, 2014

    On October 25th, the New England Philharmonic, under the direction of Richard Pittman will commence their 38th season titled...more

    Fall Fest: 40th Anniversary Spectacular

    Presented by Suffolk University Performing Arts Office and Suffolk University Performing Arts Office at C. Walsh Theatre, Boston

    October 24 - October 25, 2014

    Fall Fest is Suffolk University's longest running arts event on campus! The show takes place during homecoming weekend and centers around community and tradition. Each year follows a different...more

    Illuminus

    Presented by Materials & Methods in partnership with Nuit Blanche New York

    October 25, 2014

    Illuminus is Boston’s first "nuit blanche" — a free nighttime festival of creative innovation. This public celebration will feature large-scale projections and light...more

    Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA

    Presented by Fiddlehead Theatre Company at The Strand Theatre, Boston

    October 17 - October 26, 2014

    A modern Romeo and Juliet story, AIDA is a contemporary musical tale of the bond between an enslaved Nubian princess and an Egyptian soldier. It is a battle against all odds with an uplifting...more

    Fall Fringe Festival

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210, Boston

    October 8 - October 26, 2014

    The BU Fall Fringe Festival, now in its 18th season, is a collaboration between the College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre. The festival’s mission is to...more

    Presevation Hall Jazz Band & Allen Toussaint

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    October 26, 2014

    New Orleans Legends, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint join forces for an evening of legendary music making. With current director Ben Jaffe, Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings the...more

    Gila Goldstein, piano recital

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Concert Hall, Boston

    October 26, 2014

    Acclaimed pianist Gila Goldstein, member of the piano faculty at Boston University's School of Music, will perform a solo recital at the school's concert hall on Sunday, October 26 at 8pm,...more

    Joshua Redman Trio

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    October 24 - October 26, 2014

    Joshua Redman is one of the most acclaimed and charismatic jazz artists to have emerged in the decade of the 1990s. Born in Berkeley, California, he is the son of legendary saxophonist Dewey...more

    Musicians of the Old Post Road Concert: "Now and Then"

    Presented by Musicians of the Old Post Road at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    October 26, 2014

    Now and Then - An exploration of historical instruments and modern counterparts. A program of stellar works from Baroque, Classical, and later eras; the distinctive sonorities of instruments...more

    Requiem Aeternam

    Presented by King's Chapel Concert Series

    October 26, 2014

    Heinrich Christensen leads the all-professional King's Chapel Choir in a program that juxtaposes two Requiems; the sumptuous High Renaissance polyphony of Spanish master Tomás Luis de...more

    Inside Out Concert - Bach!

    Presented by Inside Out Concerts

    October 26, 2014

    Kris Tong, violinist of the Borromeo String Quartet, is returning to the historic Arlington Street Church to continue his series of Bach unaccompanied violin works on October 26, when he will...more

    Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras 57th Season Opening Concert

    Presented by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 26, 2014

    According to historians, the Largo and Scherzo (3rd and 4th movements) of Dvo?ák's "New World" Symphony were inspired by Henry Wadsworth...more

    Vocalist Cyrille Aimee

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    October 29, 2014

    Winner of the Montreux Jazz Festival's International Vocal Competition, the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition and finalist in the Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition,...more

    Mozart & Haydn

    Presented by Primary Source Concerts at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    October 29, 2014

    The Simrock Quartet: Gabriel Diaz, Gabriel Boyers, Stephanie Fong, Rafi Popper-Keizer

    Wolgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    - 2 Duos for Violin and Viola
    - Duo in G major,...more

    Lisa O'Neill and Tumbleweed Company

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Cafe 939, Boston

    October 29, 2014

    Lisa O’Neill started writing songs and music at an early age in her native Ballyhaise, a village in Ireland’s County Cavan. She moved to Dublin at age 18 to study music full time....more

    2014 Internet Cat Video Film Festival

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

    October 30, 2014

    The Internet Cat Video Film Festival is the first offline celebration of online cat videos. The festival is a live event, gathering fellow feline fanatics to watch a curated collection of cat...more

    MAAH Music: The Power and Meaning of Black Music in Culture

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    October 30, 2014

    On the heels of their 2014 new CD release and featured performance at the Beantown Jazz Festival, Dr. Bill Banfield’s Jazz Urbane cranks it up a notch with this special concert celebrating...more

    College Night: MFA After Dark

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

    October 30, 2014

    Explore the DARK side of the MFA!

    Ever wonder what the Museum is like. . .after dark? From “Goya: Order and Disorder” to Egyptian mummies, students have the...more

    Rockapella

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    October 31, 2014

    Often imitated, never duplicated, this certifiably unique pop musical group has taken the traditional genre of a cappella to a new level. The little miracle that keeps the crowds coming back...more

    "Scared for Good" Halloween Organ Concert

    Presented by Old South Church at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    October 31, 2014

    It's been two years of checking under your bed and sleeping with the light on since Horrific Harry Huff's last hair raising performance of Scared for Good. In a night sure to rattle your...more

    Richard Goode, piano

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

    November 1, 2014

    Celebrated American pianist Richard Goode is one of the most acclaimed interpreters of Beethoven.

    BEETHOVEN
    The Last Word
    Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Opus 109
    Sonata No. 31...more

    Cozzolani Vespers / Buxtehude Jesu Membra Nostri

    Presented by Cappella Clausura

    November 1, 2014

    We open our season with two early Baroque masterpieces. A generation, gender and worlds apart, Chiara Cozzolani and Dietrich Buxtehude are joined by the power of their emotional and...more

    Dark, dark night

    Presented by Boston Choral Ensemble at Marsh Chapel, Boston

    November 1, 2014

    For our first cycle we celebrate the two Christian festivals that occur on our actual concert dates: first, All Saints day (November 1), and second, All Souls Day (November 2). We broaden our...more

    Larkin Poe / Ben Cartel

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

    November 1, 2014

    Larkin Poe is coming off their tour with Elvis Costello to start their own, and they are heading to The Red Room!

    Atlanta-based sisters Larkin Poe celebrate their familial bond and their...more

    EMMANUEL MUSIC - Mendelssohn and Wolf Chamber Series, Concert 1

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    This first concert features the early works of Mendelssohn and the complete Mörike-lieder of Hugo Wolf that continue, with striking originality, in the tradition of Schubert and...more

    Mamma Mia!

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre, Boston

    October 28 - November 2, 2014

    A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Over 45 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the...more

    The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass

    Presented by Chorus pro Musica at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    Featuring Carol Barnett’s Bluegrass Mass (2007) for chorus, soloists and bluegrass band; and a world premiere new work by Winchester, MA native Stephen Feigenbaum.


    Spicy Rhythms, Classic Greatness

    Presented by Mastersingers by the Sea at 1260 Boylston at The Boston Conservatory, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    Mastersingers by the Sea chamber chorus with musicians from the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. David MacKenzie will perform its fall concert entitled "Spicy...more

    Reconstructed: The New Americana

    Presented by Lorelei Ensemble at Marsh Chapel, Boston

    October 31 - November 2, 2014

    Lorelei Ensemble presents Reconstructed: The New Americana, a vibrant project paying tribute to the relics of American music that continue to shape contemporary musical rhetoric and the...more

    Halloween For Hope

    Presented by The Ellie Fund

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Slater Foundation and the Ellie Fund are teaming up for a night of great music, dancing, and fun. This party will feature hosted bars with...more

    Vivaldi L'estro Armonico

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

    October 31 - November 2, 2014

    Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky and friends present an imaginative brew of musical inspiration and thrilling challenge. Vivaldi's sublime L'estro armonico concertos, music that greatly...more

    Storm Large

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Paramount Center, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    Storm Large: musician, actor, playwright, author, awesome. She shot to national prominence in 2006 as a finalist on the CBS show Rock Star: Supernova, where despite having been eliminated...more

    Dark, dark night

    Presented by Boston Choral Ensemble at Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    For our first cycle we celebrate the two Christian festivals that occur on our actual concert dates: first, All Saints day (November 1), and second, All Souls Day (November 2). We broaden our...more

    A Celebration of Marc Johnson

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at CFA Concert Hall, Boston

    November 3, 2014

    A tribute to Marc Johnson, beloved cello faculty member, featuring performances by the Muir String Quartet, the String faculty of BU School of Music, and alumni.


    The Voice of Mali

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

    November 3, 2014

    The Voice of Mali (or Mali Kan) is a stunning display of traditional Malian music and dance. Directed by associate professor Joe Galeota, this concert will feature one of the most respected...more

    Juanjo Mena conducts Sibelius and Schubert featuring violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann

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

    October 30 - November 4, 2014

    Spanish conductor Juanjo Mena, chief conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, is joined by the fine German violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann for Sibelius's great Violin Concerto. The Finnish...more

    Piano Masters Series: Michael Lewin

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    November 4, 2014

    American pianist Michael Lewin performs works by Debussy, Scriabin and Schubert.


    Richie Kotzen

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    November 4, 2014

    Touted as one of the best guitar players in the world, Richie Kotzen also possesses a voice on par with some of the greatest rock/soul singers and is highly regarded as a gifted songwriter. Richie...more

    Shaggy

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    November 5, 2014

    An exemplary career that has spanned well over a decade, Shaggy has enjoyed cross- oversuccess. He is the only certified Diamond-selling Dancehall Reggae artist. However, Shaggy has remained...more

    The Checkout – Live at Berklee: Uri Gurvich

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Cafe 939, Boston

    November 5, 2014

    Presented by New York’s WBGO-FM and Berklee, The Checkout - Live at Berklee brings critically acclaimed alumni back to their alma mater for intimate concerts. The series continues with...more

    OUT OF THE BOX: Paint Like Picasso, Think Like Einstein

    Presented by Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    November 6, 2014

    Please join Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) for some out of the box fun at our Annual Auction Benefit Gala! View the work of local artists, enjoy the beautiful melodies of Zoya Mohan,...more

    Nature vs. Technology

    Presented by New Gallery Concert Series at Community Music Center of Boston, Boston

    November 6, 2014

    Our season opener combines photography by John Hirsch with the world premiere of Amnesia: Remembered (for Lee) by Daniel Felsenfeld in honor and loving memory of Lee Hyla, as well as...more

    GrubStreet Lit Up Dance Party & Gala

    Presented by GrubStreet

    November 6, 2014

    VIP Event: 6pm - 8:30pm
    Dance Party: 8:30pm-11pm

    Get lit up! Come celebrate the fantastic work that comes out of our programs with friends and supporters. Delicious food, craft...more

    Reve d'Amour

    Presented by The French Cultural Center at The French Library Alliance Francaise of Boston (FAB), Boston

    November 6, 2014

    The French Cultural Center is delighted to welcome a Bostonian quartet for a program exclusively dedicated to French composers and their fascination with romance. The quartet is made up of...more

    Fenway Recording Sessions Presents: Gruff Rhys

    Presented by Brighton Music Hall at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    November 7, 2014

     Gruffydd Maredudd Bowen Rhys is a Welsh musician, composer, producer, filmmaker and author. He performs solo and with several bands, including Super Furry Animals who obtained mainstream...more

    Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra with Riccardo Chailly, conductor and Nikolaj Znaider, violin soloist

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall, Boston

    November 7, 2014

    The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra 's unique timbre, its virtuosic flexibility, its musicians' rapture-inducing, infectious joy, coupled with the profound sincerity of their music-making,...more

    Ana Moura

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    November 7, 2014

    Exquisite vocalist Ana Moura possesses a sound unlike any other in fado. Her voice trolls freely though the Portuguese tradition, flirting elegantly with pop and broadening the soul-baring genre...more

    Make Music Boston

    Presented by Lawn on D

    August 21 - November 7, 2014

     Live music performances every Thursday and Friday from local talent enliven the area with home-grown indie rock, fiery fiddlers, an electronic marimba and more. Check out The Lawn on D...more

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