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    Katya Kabanova

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

    March 13 - March 22, 2015

    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 by her cowardly husband and tyrannical mother-in-law. Finally she finds both liberation and tormenting guilt in the arms ...more


    Red Baraat's Festival of Colors

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts

    March 6, 2015

     Brooklyn-based Red Baraat has made a name for itself as one of the best live bands playing anywhere in the world. Led by Sunny Jain, the eight-piece party band, composed of dhol...more

    Of All the Flowers: Song of the Middle Ages

    Presented by The Boston Camerata and The Boston Camerata

    March 6, 2015

    The Boston Camerata (Anne Azéma, director)
    The constantly evolving and inventive musical minds of Italian and French masters during the fourteenth century has left us with...more

    Diagenesis Duo

    Presented by Equilibrium Concert Series at Lily Pad, Cambridge

    March 6, 2015

    In its first concert of 2015, Equilibrium Concert Series brings the Diagenesis Duo for an evening of invigorating new music. Diagenesis Duo formed when Heather Barnes, soprano, and Jennifer...more

    Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

    Presented by The Sinclair at The Sinclair, Cambridge

    March 7, 2015

    Maine native Aly Spaltro, a.k.a. Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, has always written in emphatic, colorful strokes, at once direct and inventive. “Billions of Eyes,” the lead single off of her...more

    Harvard Din & Tonics and Harvard Callbacks A Cappella Concert

    Presented by The Harvard Din & Tonics

    March 7, 2015

    Fresh off of their winter tours, The Harvard Din & Tonics and Harvard Callbacks invite you all to an evening of a cappella music on Saturday, March 7th in Sanders Theater. Covering music from...more

    Radius Ensemble -- Echoes

    Presented by Radius Ensemble at The Longy School of Music, Cambridge

    March 7, 2015

    Radius Ensemble -- Echoes

    ROSSINI – Six arias from The Barber of Seville for two bassoons (1816)
    RUEHR – Jane Wang considers the dragonfly for flute and digital delay...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

    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

    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

    Bach Mass in B minor

    Presented by Musica Sacra at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    March 14, 2015

    Join Musica Sacra for a work widely regarded as one of the supreme achievements of classical music. With soloists Teresa Wakim, soprano, Douglas Dodson, countertenor, Sumner Thompson, tenor, and...more

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

    Presented by WGBH at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    March 14, 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. Fresh...more

    Queen of the French Baroque: Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre (Cambridge)

    Presented by La Donna Musicale - RUMBARROCO at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    March 14, 2015

    We will be celebrating the 350th anniversary of her birth with performances of her Scriptural Cantatas, suites, sonatas, and excerpts from her opera Cephale et Procris.

    One of the...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

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

    Presented by WGBH at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    March 15, 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

    Take a joyride on the NoMad Wagon!

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 15, 2015

    “What melody do hopes and fears dance to? What tune causes fantasy to sway? NoMad Dreams” (from album review by Victoria Kichuk, freelance writer). Hailing from three continents, Asia,...more

    4TET (Brittany Haas, Jordan Tice, Cleek Schrey, and Nic Gareiss)

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 15, 2015

    Brittany, Cleek, Jordan and Nic share an interest in the championing of traditional music repertoire, new music composition, and the use of performance in both maintaining and critiquing the...more

    Music of John Adams

    Presented by Composer Focus and Composer Focus at Lily Pad, Cambridge

    March 15, 2015

    On the seventh of nine monthly concerts, the Composer Focus series (recent recipient of a Cambridge Arts Council grant) will feature the music of composer, John Adams, one of America's most...more

    Open Mic

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 17, 2015

    Each performer gets 10 minutes or two songs, whichever comes first.  If your songs are two minutes long, you do not get five of them. You still get two.  If your songs are 8 minutes...more

    Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 18, 2015

    As a tight-as-hardwood stringband, these ace players know how to sustain this moment expertly, relishing the tension between the past, which keeps pulling them backwards, and the future...more

    Molly Pinto Madigan CD Release with The Whiskey Boys

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 19, 2015

    Hailed for her angelic voice and haunting compositions, Molly Pinto Madigan won first place in WUMB's Boston Folk Festival Songwriting Contest and was named "Artist of the...more

    Perfume Genius

    Presented by The Sinclair at The Sinclair, Cambridge

    March 20, 2015

    Seattle musician Mike Hadreas made one of my favorite albums of last year, “Too Bright.” His music has a shimmering, yet weighty quality that is rooted in despair but somehow animated...more

    NEFFA night at Club Passim: A musical preview of the New England Folk Festival

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 20, 2015

    Club Passim hosts a night of live traditional and folk music with a few of the many musical artists performing at the upcoming New England Folk Festival.

    Featuring:
    Julie Metcalf...more

    Three Choral Visions: Musical responses to adversity - Cambridge

    Presented by The Oriana Consort at University Lutheran Church, Cambridge, Cambridge

    March 20, 2015

    Walter Chapin, Director
    Caroline Harvey, Assistant Director

    The Oriana Consort, a 27-voice chorale based in Cambridge and currently celebrating its Twentieth Anniversary Season,...more

    Missa Solemnis

    Presented by Back Bay Chorale at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    March 21, 2015

    Scott Allen Jarrett conducts the Back Bay Chorale and Orchestra in a performance of Beethoven's masterpeice Missa Solemnis, featuring soloists Jessica Muirhead, Adriana...more

    Ockeghem@600: Ockeghem, Busnoys, Regis, Caron & Faugues

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

    March 21, 2015

    With this concert, Blue Heron continues "Ockeghem@600," a long-term project exploring the complete works of Johannes Ockeghem (c.1420-1497), one of the greatest musicians of all time, as...more

    Ellipsis Trio at Killian Hall

    Presented by Ellipsis Piano Trio and Ellipsis Piano Trio at Killian Hall at MIT, Cambridge

    March 21, 2015

     Ellipsis Trio, one of New England’s premier piano trios, will be performing works by Ives, Foote, and Iwanek on Saturday, March 21st at MIT’s Killian Hall. The concert program is...more

    Deborah Silverstein & Eric Wells

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 21, 2015

    Most recently Deborah has been performing on the local acoustic circuit with her singing partner, Eric Austin Wells, contributing stunning guitar and vocal harmony accompaniment.  Prior to...more

    Ellie & Sumaia | Jenna & Mairi

    Presented by notloB Music at Outpost 186, Cambridge

    March 22, 2015

    Ellie & Sumaia
    As long-time friends from their studies at Berklee College of Music, Ellie Buckland and Sumaia Jackson explore their mutual love of songs with...more

    Living Presence

    Presented by Cambridge Symphony Orchestra at MIT's Kresge Auditorium, Cambridge

    March 22, 2015

    Cambridge Symphony Orchestra
    Cynthia Woods, Music Director

    presents

    LIVING PRESENCE

    Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 4:00 PM
    Kresge Auditorium at MIT
    48...more

    Ignite

    Presented by Oberon and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    March 24, 2015

    In their highly anticipated launch event, Ignite, Phoenix Orchestra takes what would be a classical orchestral concert and makes it into an immersive experience. ...more

    Cold, Cold Night: An Evening of Choral Music

    Presented by Oberon and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    March 20 - March 27, 2015

    Hans Christian Anderson's story of "The Little Match Girl" is a modern passion setting that describes the cold, cold night in which a poor girl freezes to death. David Lang's...more

    Radcliffe Pitches 40th Anniversary Concert

    Presented by Radcliffe Pitches at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    March 28, 2015

    The Radcliffe Pitches are celebrating their 40th Anniversary with a concert in Sanders Theatre! The concert, entitled “Fabulous 40,” will feature guest performances by the Harvard...more

    Mozart, Beethoven, Golijov

    Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    March 29, 2015

    Mozart
    Trio in E-flat major, K. 498, “Kegelstatt

    Beethoven
    Sonata for Cello and Piano in C, Op. 102, No....more

    The David Haas Group: A Coalition of the Willing

    Presented by The Lily Pad at Lily Pad, Cambridge

    March 29, 2015

    David Haas, piano

    Eric Hofbauer, guitar

    Scott Getchell, trumpets

    Glenn Dickson, clarinet

    Kit Demos, bass & modular synthesizer

    Syd Smart, drums


    The Sacred Bridge: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Medieval Europe

    Presented by The Boston Camerata at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, Cambridge

    March 29, 2015

    Back by popular demand, The Sacred Bridge is an interfaith celebration unlike any other. Discover the common musical roots of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity, and the astonishing and beautiful...more

    10 String Symphony & Eva Walsh

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    April 1, 2015

    10 String Symphony is a duo known for mesmerizing acoustic innovation.  Although difficult to categorize, their music is instantly recognizable as a blend of two distinct but equally...more

    Foghorn Stringband

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    April 2, 2015

    The sound of Portland, Oregon's Foghorn Stringband's tight instrumental work and line-up - fiddle, banjo, mandolin, bass and guitar - is reminiscent of early bluegrass, but their powerful...more

    Will Dailey

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    April 3, 2015

    Will Dailey is an acclaimed recording and performing artist, who is a three-time winner of the Boston Music Award for Best Singer/Songwriter. In June of 2013 he was featured on a Stephen King/John...more

    SHEL

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    April 4, 2015

    Four sisters, raised in an atmosphere of creative freedom and diligent study, have honed their musical skills surgically sharp and blended their personalities and visions into a unified whole....more

    Session Americana

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    April 4, 2015

    Session Americana sit tightly around a small cafe table, ambient mics tuned to catch the whole sound of the voices and instruments. A suit-case drum kit, an old electric bass, a bunch of acoustic...more

    Dublin Guitar Quartet

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    April 8, 2015

    Described as a “quartet with a difference” by The Irish Times, the Dublin Guitar Quartet is a one-of-a-kind classical guitar ensemble that occupies a unique space in the wider...more

    Music of Handel, Steffani, and Monteverdi

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    April 10, 2015

    BEMF’s 25th Anniversary Season comes to a triumphant conclusion with a powerhouse recital of operatic highlights, vocal chamber duets, and personal favorites selected by each artist. In...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    February 13 - April 10, 2015

    Presented by Touch Performance Art and OBERON, AcousticaElectronica is a mind-blowing event that blends elements of electronic and classical music, dance, circus arts and immersive theater with...more

    BMV World Tour 2015

    Presented by Boston Musica Viva at The Longy School of Music, Cambridge

    April 11, 2015

    SHIRISH KORDE: New work World Premiere
       Iva Bittova, soprano, Wu Tong, sheng and vocalist, and Sandeep Das, tabla
    CHOU WEN-CHUNG: Ode to...more

    Vocal Chamber Music in Times of War and Peace

    Presented by Massachusetts Peace Action at Harvard Epworth Church, Cambridge

    April 11, 2015

    Music for Peace presents Vocal Chamber Music in Times of War and Peace, featuring:

    D’Anna Fortunato, Mezzo-soprano
    Linda Toote, Flute
    Michelle La Course, Viola
    Ina...more

    The Onlies

    Presented by notloB Music at Outpost 186, Cambridge

    April 17, 2015

    The Onlies are Sami Braman (fiddle, vocals, guitar), Riley Calcagno, and Leo Shannon (both of whom sing and play fiddle,...more

    Harvard Museum of Natural History Presents: On the Wing - A Celebration of Birds in Music

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History

    April 18, 2015

    Join Harvard Museum of Natural History for  On the Wing :A Celebration of Birds in Music and Spoken Word,  a special afternoon of music and poetry that celebrates birds as symbols of...more

    Boston Philharmonic presents Saint-Saens & Berlioz

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    April 16 - April 19, 2015

     The magnificent Overture to Wagner’s Tannhäuser is a dramatic, conflicted collision between idealized religion and idealized passion. Considerable heat is generated on both sides....more

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