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    Don Giovanni

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

    May 1 - May 10, 2015

    Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte
    Sung in Italian with projected English translation

    Don Giovanni is a man obsessed. Women rule his life; he desires them, he seduces them, he runs from them. In Mozart’s most celebrated drama, women lead Giovanni from the bedroom to the gates of hell. In this new BLO production, Jennifer Johnson Cano sings the role of Donna Elvira, ...more


    Music in Motion

    Presented by Oberon and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    May 5 - May 6, 2015

    Experience an unforgettable evening of music and visual theater as Juventas New Music Ensemble joins with Puppet Showplace Theater on a journey through 100 years of modern music. Travel back...more

    Women's Voices from the Middle Ages

    Presented by Harvard College

    May 6, 2015

    Women's Voices from the Middle Ages, a vocal and musical performance reviving the female voice as preserved in historical Yiddish, Latin, and German texts and traditions. The performance, the...more

    Fred Small in Concert at First Parish Cambridge: Proceeds to Benefit

    Presented by First Parish, Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist at First Parish Church in Cambridge, Cambridge

    May 8, 2015

    First Parish of Cambridge Unitarian Universalist invites you to join us on Friday, May 8th at 7:30PM for an uplifting evening of songs, stories, and kinship with Fred Small.  Special guests...more

    Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at First Parish Church in Cambridge, Cambridge

    May 9, 2015

     Award-winning duo Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas share a passion for taking the infectious melodies and driving rhythms of Scottish/Celtic music on an exciting new journey. Fraser, one of the...more

    Durufle: Requiem

    Presented by Back Bay Chorale and Back Bay Chorale at St. Paul Church, Cambridge, Cambridge

    May 9, 2015

    Scott Allen Jarrett conducts the Back Bay Chorale in a performance of Durufle's Requiem for chorus and organ, along with choral works by contemporary American composers, all in the...more

    NEW BLUE Makers Market

    Presented by Out of the Blue Art Gallery

    May 9, 2015

    Join us for our 3rd monthly Makers Market and Cambridge Open Studios! All items for sale are unique and handmade by the artists. 
    Live music and a kids art project at each...more

    The Art of Craft

    Presented by Fayerweather Street School

    May 9, 2015

    The Art of Craft is an open artisan market held in Cambridge over Mother’s Day weekend. This celebration of local artisans and community members includes music, children’s...more

    Together with Andy Stott

    Presented by Together Festival at Middlesex Lounge, Cambridge

    May 10, 2015

    From Manchester, Andy Stott is a true scientist of sound, having released four albums via the respected Modern Love imprint. Beloved by techno purists and indie rockers alike, his most recent...more

    Bachanalia

    Presented by Cambridge Concentus at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    May 10, 2015

    Cambridge Concentus raises its glass to all things Bach on Sunday, May 10 at 3pm in First Church, Cambridge with a program of vocal and keyboard works by J.S. Bach, his most celebrated...more

    Karl Larson and Andy Costello

    Presented by Equilibrium Concert Series at Lily Pad, Cambridge

    May 12, 2015

    Pianists Karl Larson and Andy Costello display their insight into contemporary music in a program that spans 50 years of music, from John Cage’s experimentalism, through Messiaen’s...more

    Together Festival W/ DVS1

    Presented by MMMMAVEN at Middlesex Lounge, Cambridge

    May 11 - May 12, 2015

    Originally from the USA, Minneapolis to be exact, DVS1 is known as an unparalleled DJ talent with a record collection as massive as his skill. His bold and uncompromising nature has brought him to...more

    The Search for Morality in Music

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    May 12, 2015

    Join Eric Nelson, Professor of Government at Harvard University, and the Project LENS team to explore the way that moral philosophers throughout history have looked to music in order to support...more

    Ami and Tami

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    May 13, 2015

    Created by Matti Kovler at age 17, the musical was given a full production in Israel to much acclaim. Kovler, now living in the US, has had it translated into a hilarious English...more

    Salon Series: Concert #6

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

    May 14, 2015

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

    A program of tangos.


    TOGETHER W/ CREW LOVE [THU 5.14]

    Presented by Together Festival at The Middle East Corner, Cambridge

    May 14, 2015

    Performers:

    Soul Clap
    Tanner Ross
    w/ special guest
    Life on Planets
     


    TOGETHER X CLLCTV BOSTON W/ SANGO, STWO, BLACK EL, DURKIN & YVNG PAVL

    Presented by Together Boston at Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge

    May 13 - May 14, 2015

    Performers:

    Sango
    Stwo
    Black EL
    Durkin
    CLLCTV BOSTON #yvngpavl
     


    Kurt Elling's Passion World with special guest Anat Cohen

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    May 15, 2015

    Named DownBeat Critics Poll’s Male Vocalist of the Year an unprecedented fourteen times, Kurt Elling is one of the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. Originally commissioned by Jazz at...more

    TOGETHER X RESIDENT ADVISOR W/ MANO LE TOUGH, BOB MOSES & PROJECT PABLO

    Presented by Together Festival

    May 15, 2015

    Together Boston is an annual celebration of music, art and technology, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The festival was first held in February, 2010, with continually broadening scope of...more

    Fifty Shades of Bey

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    May 14 - May 15, 2015

    All Beyoncé. All night. All right.

    Brought to you by Lipstick Criminals and director Vanessa White, creator of The Slutcracker, FIFTY SHADES OF BEY promises a night...more

    I Love a Lass… … Alas! I Love

    Presented by Tramontana at Cambridge Friends Meeting House, Cambridge

    May 16, 2015

    Tramontana ventures across the channel for an exciting program of English madrigals and part songs, including works by Byrd, Dowland, Wilbye, Pearsall, Stanford, Finzi, and Holst.  From songs...more

    South American Gems

    Presented by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    May 17, 2015

    Pro Arte Music Director Emerita Gisèle Ben-Dor returns to conduct a series of tangos, including Piazzolla’s Remembrances of Buenos Aires. Joining us is Adrian Anantawan on...more

    Together Festival 2015

    Presented by MMMMAVEN

    May 10 - May 17, 2015

    Together Boston is a week-long, city-wide convergence of music, art and technology. With daytime events celebrating emerging ideas, the latest gear and artistic innovation, the creative community...more

    Mother Mary Says to Me: A Caberet

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    May 20, 2015

    We all know a Mother Mary—a mother who critiques her kid’s fashion choices, pokes fun at her kid’s love life, and disapproves of her kid’s artistic career—all with...more

    The Olson Pingrey Quartet

    Presented by Ryles Jazz Club at Ryles Jazz Club, Cambridge

    May 26, 2015

    Boston's most alphabetical jazz group, the Olson Pingrey Quartet (AKA the OPQ) is led by the husband and wife team of Randy Pingrey and Kathy Olson. This chord-less quartet fronted by baritone...more

    Newpoli CD release

    Presented by Oberon

    May 29, 2015

    As you hear the tamburello pounding out the heartbeat of Newpoli’s music, the two singers start up a wild, frenetic dance, and you'll have a very hard time sitting...more

    The Cambridge Community Chorus presents The Peacemakers

    Presented by Cambridge Community Chorus at MIT's Kresge Auditorium, Cambridge

    May 30, 2015

    The Cambridge Community Chorus presents The Peacemakers, by Karl Jenkins, with the Worcester Children’s Chorus and instrumental ensemble, led by Music Director Pamela Mindell.

    Karl...more

    Childhood Memories Concert

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers at Fairchild Building, Cambridge

    June 19, 2015

    The Back Bay Ringers present "Childhood Memories," a concert that will make you nostalgic for your youth. Sit back and remember those carefree days with music from Mary Poppins, the...more

    King Sunny Ade

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts and World Music/CRASHarts at The Sinclair, Cambridge

    July 1, 2015

    King Sunny Adé, the undisputed king of Nigeria’s juju music, brings his famed live band, the African Beats, to the Sinclair for a rare Boston performance. With tight vocal harmonies,...more

    Cultural Survival Bazaar: Harvard University the Plaza

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    August 1 - August 2, 2015

    A Festival of Indigenous Art, Music, & Cultures from Around the World.

    We feature Indigenous artists, performers, and handmade products benefiting the livelihoods of artists,...more

    Handel's SAUL

    Presented by Back Bay Chorale at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    Ongoing

    Featuring Amanda Forsythe, Matthew Anderson & Sumner Thompson. One of Handel’s finest achievements and a masterpiece of dramatic art, Saul features an unusually large & diverse...more

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