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    Symphony Nova: October 2015

    Presented by Symphony Nova at Old South Church in Boston, Boston

    October 16, 2015

    Symphony Nova performs three delightful gems by Nino Rota, Jean Françaix, and Gustav Helsted, featuring a colorful ensemble of ten musicians led by Music Director Lawrence Isaacson. Nova’s opening concert of the season showcases the new class of talented Nova Fellows, who are hand-selected graduates from top music schools in Boston and beyond. Nino Rota was made famous by his score for The Godfather I ...more

    Crystal Bowersox

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

    October 22, 2015

    Crystal Bowersox has made it her mission to live life and her music to the fullest. With a gentle warmth and wisdom well beyond her years, the consummate artist has an uncompromising vision of...more

    Scorpions: Forever and a Day Film Documentary

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    October 22, 2015

    Extended tour documentary on the German hard rock band SCORPIONS.  For one and a half years, renowned filmmaker Katja von Garnier accompanied German hard rock veterans SCORPIONS on what was...more

    Enter Twilight Zone with Bees Deluxe

    Presented by Bees Deluxe and Ryles Jazz Club at Ryles Jazz Club, Cambridge

    October 22, 2015

    Enter a state not only of sight and sound, but of mind when Boston’s only acid blues band returns to Ryles Jazz Club on Thursday, October 22 at 8pm. With a distinctive sound, an eclectic...more

    Badi Assad: Love and Other Manias

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    October 22, 2015

    Brazil’s Badi Assad is one of the most innovative, passionate, and talented artists of all times, and is lauded as one of the world’s most unique and cross-transcendental performance artists...more

    Ben Sollee and Mother Falcon

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

    October 23, 2015

    Kentucky-based cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer Ben Sollee teams up with Austin's 18-piece chamber-pop group Mother Falcon for an evening of innovative, genre-bending musicianship. Known...more

    An Evening with Jackie Evancho - AWAKENING - Live in Concert

    Presented by Great Northeast Productions, Inc. and Sue Auclair Promotions at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 23, 2015

    Great Northeast Productions will present An Evening with Jackie Evancho - Awakening - Live in Concert on Friday, October 23, 2015, 8 pm at Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Mass. Avenue, Boston, MA 02115....more

    Vivaldi's Juditha Triumphans

    Presented by Boston Baroque at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    October 23, 2015

    Giving girl power a whole new meaning.

    Vivaldi's only surviving oratorio, Juditha Triumphans, features the Boston debut of mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack and Boston audience...more

    Spyro Gyra

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 23, 2015

    One of the most beloved fusion bands in the world, Spyro Gyra continues to find the sweet spot between jazz, funk, and new age music. The multiple Grammy winning quintet hasn’t lost any of its...more

    Crash Safely: Benefit for the National MS Society

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

    October 23, 2015

    Crash Safely, led by the Maybe Sump’ms team, is hosting multiple events in October to raise money for their annual BikeMS ride in New York City.  The events will feature bands from Boston,...more

    Henley-Douglas RnB

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    October 23, 2015

    Henley-Douglas RnB – HDRnB is an original R&B/soul/groove band founded by in late 2010, featuring Henley Douglas Jr. (sax), Douglas Gimbel (vocals), John Iltis (drums), Eric Reardon...more

    Tyrone Wells with Special Guest Tim Halperin

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

    October 23, 2015

    Tyrone Wells is a singer-songwriter from Spokane, Washington. His music has been featured in shows such as Vampire Diaries, As the World Turns, and Grey's Anatomy....more

    Ringo Starr

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

    October 23, 2015

    Fresh off his last All Starr Tour, Ringo has announced another string of tour dates with his current All-Starr Band, that will bring him to the Wang Theatre in Boston. Prior to the tour on...more

    ETHEL: Documerica

    Presented by BabsonARTS at Sorenson Center for the Arts, Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson Park

    October 23, 2015

    At the intersection of music and sustainability, contemporary string quartet ETHEL presents Documerica, a landmark visual and musical event that explores Americans’ connection to the...more

    The Four Seasons

    Presented by Chamber Orchestra of Boston at First Church in Boston, Boston

    October 23, 2015

    David Feltner conducts The Chamber Orchestra of Boston in Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” with violinist Charles Dimmick, Friday, October 23, 2015 at 7:30 PM at First Church in Boston. Music by...more

    An Evening with David Deveau

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 24, 2015

    Now in his twentieth year as Artistic Director of the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, pianist David Deveau has been critically acclaimed internationally for his expressive and poetic...more

    University Wind Ensemble Fall Concert

    Presented by Boston College Bands at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    October 24, 2015

    The University Wind Ensemble presents a concert of great music performed by some of the finest student musicians at Boston College.

    Ornette 'n' Trane: 38th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert

    Presented by Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert (fJCMC) and Northeastern Center for the Arts at Northeastern University Blackman Theatre, Boston

    October 24, 2015

    In honor of the deep kinship shared between jazz giants Ornette Coleman and John Coltrane, this year's concert, co-presented by Friends of John Coltrane...more

    Gustafer Yellowgold’s Show

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    October 24, 2015

    A funny and touching multimedia performance of music and animated illustrations, about Gustafer Yellowgold, a small, yellow, cone-headed fellow, who came to Earth from the Sun and has a knack for...more

    TCAN Benefit 2015 with Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr.

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

    October 24, 2015

    Over 100 sold out concerts across three continents, from Caesars Palace to the Apollo Theater and all points in between. A debut CD from a Grammy winning producer that hit the top of the Billboard...more

    Dulce Dolor: Hauntingly Beautiful Renaissance Music from the Iberian Peninsula

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

    October 24, 2015

    Join Musica Sacra for a choral concert of hauntingly beautiful Renaissance Music from the Iberian Peninsula
    Tomás Luis de Victoria, Requiem II for 6 voices
    Alonso Lobo,...more

    Blues & Soul Fest: Victor Wainwright, Eli

    Presented by gimmeLIVE at Larcom Theatre, Beverly

    October 24, 2015

    Get ready for a night of great blues and soul music as the historic Larcom Theatre hosts Blues and Soul Fest featuring Victor Wainwright, Eli "Paperboy" Reed and local legends...more

    Trick or Treat to the Beat!

    Presented by New School of Music at New School of Music, Cambridge

    October 24, 2015

    New School of Music hosts a fall open house, with a spooky sing-a-long, musical games, arts and crafts, instrument petting zoo, and trick-or-treating throughout the music studios. Costumes...more

    Lucy Kaplansky

    Presented by Ivy Chord Coffeehouse

    October 24, 2015

    Blending country, folk and pop styles, Lucy Kaplansky has the unique ability to make every song sound fresh, whether singing her own sweet originals, covering country classics by June Carter Cash...more

    Music to Live By: A Selection of Vital Songs from the African Diaspora with Titilayo Ngwenya

    Presented by Greater Boston Choral Consortium

    October 24, 2015

    During this lively workshop singers will learn several songs that represent the various musics of the African Diaspora. Our presenter, Titilayo Ngwenya, says,...more

    Simon Carrington directs Devotion and Ceremony Across the Channel

    Presented by Canto Armonico at First Lutheran Church of Boston, Boston

    October 24, 2015

    Simon Carrington directs the ensemble Canto Armonico and period instrument orchestra in a program of 17th-century French and 20th-century French-inspired music, including "Te Deum" and...more

    Eric Chasalow 60th Birthday Concert with Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble

    Presented by Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble and Slosberg Music Center, Brandeis University at Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University, Waltham

    October 24, 2015

    The Brandeis University Department of Music presents a free evening with Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble in honor of the 60th birthday of Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences...more

    Loreena Mckennitt

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

    October 24, 2015

    Celebrating three decades as Canada’s foremost, groundbreaking independent artist, Loreena McKennitt is set to bring a rare and intimate tour to select venues across the U.S. and Canada this...more

    Guitars Around the World

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    October 24, 2015

    BMS faculty members Björn Wennas, Robert Ward, Will Dick, and Brendan Burns lead a discussion on the guitar’s history throughout the world over the past several hundred years. Featuring...more

    Film Screening: Imba Means Sing

    Presented by Boston Children's Chorus at AMC/ LOWES Boston Common, Boston

    October 24, 2015

    Join the journey of three children from the slums of Uganda as they tour the world with the Grammy-nominated African Children's Choir.

    Hosted by the Boston Children's Chorus, the viewing...more

    Mendelssohn/Wolf Chamber Series: Year II, Concert I

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

    October 25, 2015

    Emmanuel Music will continue its exploration of the works of Felix Mendelssohn - the man who revived public interest in Bach pretty much all by himself. The series will feature the Arneis...more

    Ricky Nelson Remembered: Featuring Matthew & Gunnar Nelson

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    October 24 - October 25, 2015

    He is the only artist to have a No. 1 song, No. 1 movie, and No. 1 TV show in the same week. Life Magazine coined the phrase “teen idol” after him and he is credited with pioneering the...more

    Lang Lang

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 25, 2015

    One of the world’s most acclaimed pianists and best-selling classical artists, Lang Lang will perform an exciting program of J.S. Bach, Tchaikovsky, Chopin.

    BACH: Italian Concerto...more

    The Bad Plus Josh Redman

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

    October 25, 2015

    As though it was always destined to be, powerhouse trio The Bad Plus finds its fated fourth member in longtime friend and collaborator, saxophonist Joshua Redman. When Redman joined the trio as a...more

    New Music by Boston College Composers

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    October 25, 2015

    This event sponsored by the Institute for the Liberal Arts and the Bosotn College Music Department will feature composers Mark Berger, Kevin Cao ’16, Ralf Yusuf Gawlick, Erin...more

    Emmanuel Music: Bach Cantata BWV 110, “Unser Mund sei voll Lachens”

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

    October 25, 2015

    Ryan Turner conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music

    Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the 10 am Service at Emmanuel Church.Free and open to the public.

    Bach, Beethoven, R. Strauss

    Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    October 25, 2015

    The Ricercar à 6 from The Musical Offering is regarded as Bach’s richest piece of fugal writing. Beethoven’s final and finest work in the genre, the Archduke Trio is the...more

    “For heaven is a different thing”: Choral Settings of Sacred Poetry

    Presented by Seraphim Singers at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    October 25, 2015

    A world premiere by Richard J. Clark. The works of Gerald Finzi, Carson Cooman, James Woodman, and others give voice to poetry by George Herbert, John Donne, and Hildegard of Bingen. Jennifer...more

    Carmine Orsini

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    October 25, 2015

    Carmine Orsini, an Italian tenor who has shared the stage with Pavarotti is an accomplished Tenor from the Campania region of Italy and has toured extensively through Europe. Carmine will take you...more

    Capricornus Celebration

    Presented by Long & Away at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    October 25, 2015

    Join Long & Away as we celebrate the release of our first CD, a collection of sacred concerti by Bohemian composer Samuel Capricornus. Professor Sarah Mead of Brandeis University will present...more

    Kids' Shows: Astrograss

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    October 25, 2015

    Astrograss gets kids and their parents dancing and singing together, with a unique blend of bluegrass, old time, and folk music. Astrograss concerts feature sing-a-longs, dance contests, and...more

    David Deveau, piano

    Presented by New School of Music at New School of Music, Cambridge

    October 25, 2015

    The New School of Music welcomes special guest pianist David Deveau, who served as Executive Director of the school from 1983-88. It is an honor to welcome him back to present a...more

    The David Haas Group: A Coalition of the Willing

    Presented by Lily Pad Inman

    October 25, 2015

    David Haas, piano

    Scott Getchell, trumpets

    Glenn Dickson, clarinet

    Todd Brunel, clarinet

    Kevin Frenette, guitar

    Kit Demos, bass & modular...more

    Stepping Stones of the 20th Century: Celebrating Gunther Schuller at 90

    Presented by New England Philharmonic at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    October 25, 2015

    New England Philharmonic (NEP) under the direction of Richard Pittman will present Stepping Stones of the 20th Century: A Celebration of the life and music of Gunther...more

    Fall Together 2015

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

    October 28, 2015

    Presented by the Jazz Composition Department, this annual fall concert features stylistically diverse compositions by department faculty, performed by a faculty jazz orchestra. This year's...more

    Elizabeth and Ben Anderson

    Presented by notloB Music at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    October 28, 2015

    notloB Music's Fall music series continues with Elizabeth and Ben Anderson, a Scottish fiddle and cello duo, who have been gaining an enthusiastic following in the Boston area and throughout...more

    Midday Muse: The Music of World War I A Time of Horror and Hope

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Jewett Auditorium, Wellesley

    October 28, 2015

    This concert features performance faculty Lois Shapiro, Gabriela Diaz and David Russell presenting the works of Debussy, Faure, Janacek, and Ravel in an exploration of the music of The Great...more

    Iggy Azalea

    Presented by TD Garden at TD Garden, Boston

    October 29, 2015

    THE WHO, one of rock's most legendary and defining bands, will celebrate their 50-year legacy when they bring their "THE WHO HITS 50!" tour to North America in 2015. "THE WHO...more

    The Wind and The Wave/Brian Dunne

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

    October 29, 2015

    Last year, the Wind and the Wave (Dwight Baker and Patricia Lynn) released their debut album, From the Wreckage, with RCA Records. The album glows with a rootsy golden tone that encompasses...more

    Carmina, Gala, and A Cabaret - Opening Night!

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    October 30, 2015

    An evening you'll not soon forget! First, let the Worcester Chorus serenade you with Orff's complete Carmina Burana. Second, be a part of our silent auction fundraiser catered by Pepper's Fine...more

    Johnny Gandelsman / J. S. Bach

    Presented by Arts at MIT

    October 30, 2015

    Bach's Complete Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin performed by Johnny Gandelsman
    First Annual Terry and Rick Stone Concert

    Violinist Johnny Gandelsman – core member...more

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