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    Bid Them Dance and Bid Them Sing: Dvorak, Lutoslawski, Phibbs, Prokofiev

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at First Church in Boston, Boston

    January 31, 2015

    Prokofiev’s fiendishly kinetic Quintet originated as a ballet that was too difficult to dance, Lutoslawski captured the spirit of Polish folk music, and Dvorak never lost sight of the rhythmic vitality and heartfelt lyricism of his native Bohemia, the song and dance at the root of all music.

    PROGRAM:
    Witold Lutoslawski, Dance Preludes for clarinet & piano ...more


    The Klezmatics in New Hampshire

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival at The Music Hall: Historic Theater, Portsmouth

    March 12, 2015

     Experience this one of a kind, Grammy-winning fusion of klezmer, jazz and Americana. The Klezmatics make music that is wild, mystical, provocative, reflective and ecstatically danceable....more

    Bach: St. John Passion

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    March 13, 2015

    Worcester Chorus
    Christopher Shepard, Artistic Director & Conductor

    Darlene Ann Dobisch, soprano
    Ryland Angel, counter-tenor
    Charles Blandy & Matthew Anderson,...more

    Daniil Trifonov, piano

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

    March 13, 2015

    Daniil Trifonov dazzled Celebrity Series audiences in his sold out 2012 recital on The Debut Series. Don’t miss this phenomenal young pianist as he continues his meteoric...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

    Shabbat Dinner And Singing with the Klezmatics

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 13, 2015

     This is a first for BJMF: Let's have Shabbat dinner together!
    We'll enjoy a festive, family-style as Lorin Sklamberg and Frank London form the Klezmatics lead us in celebratory...more

    Mozart on the Fringe

    Presented by Musicians of the Old Post Road at First Parish Wayland, Wayland

    March 13, 2015

     Born in Salzburg, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an occasional visitor to neighboring Bohemian lands, where his music was beloved and where he both influenced and was influenced by Bohemian...more

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

    Presented by WGBH at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, New Bedford

    March 13, 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

    CubaNOLA

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    March 14, 2015

    Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra with special guest, alto saxophonist and New Orleans native Donald Harrison, explore the common roots of jazz as seen in the early music of...more

    Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra with special guest Donald Harrison, CubaNOLA

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    March 14, 2015

    Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra with special guest, alto saxophonist and New Orleans native Donald Harrison, explore the common roots of jazz as seen in the early music of...more

    Leo Kottke

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 14, 2015

    A two-time Grammy nominee, legendary acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke is known for his signature fingerpicking style drawing from blues, jazz and folk music and his syncopated, polyphonic melodies....more

    ROSSINI: La Donna del Lago

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 14, 2015

    Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by...more

    Titans III

    Presented by Cape Symphony

    March 14, 2015

    Be among the first to hear Nth Degree, Cape Symphony’s new force in chamber music. Jae Cosmos Lee, our Concertmaster, directs this exciting new group which features our incredibly talented...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

    Queen of the French Baroque: Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre

    Presented by La Donna Musicale - RUMBARROCO

    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

    The Klezmatics in Somerville

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    March 14, 2015

     The Klezmatics - Experience this one of a kind, Grammy-winning fusion of klezmer, jazz and Americana. The Klezmatics make music that is wild, mystical, provocative, reflective and...more

    Mozart on the Fringe

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

    March 14, 2015

     Born in Salzburg, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an occasional visitor to neighboring Bohemian lands, where his music was beloved and where he both influenced and was influenced by Bohemian...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

    Tristan & Yseult

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    March 5 - March 15, 2015

    Kneehigh’s Tristan & Yseult elevates this classic love triangle to epic proportions – complete with forbidden desires, broken hearts and tender truths. This innovative tale...more

    Boston Symphony Chamber Players with pianist Emanuel Ax

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    March 15, 2015

    Pianist?Emanuel Ax?joins the Chamber Players on Sunday, March 15 for a program centered on the music of Robert Schumann and Gy?rgy Kurt?g (himself a noted admirer of Schumann's music and one...more

    WSO Family Concert on Saint Patrick's Day

    Presented by The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra at MassBay Community College, Wellesley

    March 15, 2015

    The WSO Family Concert features musicians from the Wellesley Public Schools, the winner of the 2013 WSO Concerto Competition, Irish Party in 3d Class from Titanic, Isle of Innesfree...more

    Maceo Parker

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 15, 2015

    Maceo Parker stands among the legends of funk, forging the first half of his stellar career as a sideman for the genre’s forefathers James Brown and George Clinton. From being an essential...more

    Ronan Tynan

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 15, 2015

    Dr. Ronan Tynan is known for his versatile range of repertoire, including the operatic, oratorio, concert, and popular music genres. Through the years he has...more

    Israeli All Star Cabaret

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 15, 2015

     A cabaret style evening showcasing four of outstanding young Israeli musicians living in Boston, directed by Matti Kovler, featuring:

    Ehud Etun, Jazz Trio
    Tutti Druyan,...more

    Classical and Operatic Music by Jewish Composers

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 15, 2015

    Cantor Rosemberg and the Boston Chamber Symphony present works by renowned Jewish composers including Gustav Mahler, Darius Milhaud, Jacques Offenbach, Leo Weiner, and Jacques Halevy.


    Fraunstimmen: Women's Voices from Ravensbruck

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 15, 2015

     A powerful, theatrical cabaret portraying the lives of seven women who were imprisoned at Ravensbruck, the Nazi's only camp built for an all-female, ethnically diverse...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

    Video Games Live

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 16, 2015

    Video Games Live™ is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. Created, produced and hosted by well known game industry veteran and superstar...more

    Christoph von Dohnanyi conducts Strauss and Mozart featuring pianist Emanuel Ax

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

    March 12 - March 17, 2015

    Revered German conductor Christoph von Dohn?nyi leads the BSO in two consecutive weeks of programs this season. The first features beloved pianist Emanuel Ax in two works-Mozart's Piano...more

    Ms. Lauryn Hill

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 18, 2015

     Born in New Jersey to a schoolteacher mother and computer programmer/system’s analyst father, it was obvious from a young age that Ms. Hill possessed extraordinary talents, abilities...more

    Jefferson Starship

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

    March 19, 2015

    Paul Kantner and Marty Balin founded Jefferson Airplane in 1965. The Airplane were the biggest rock group in America during the 1960s and the first San Francisco band to sign a major record deal,...more

    Ledisi: The Intimate Truth Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 19, 2015

     Ledisi Anibade Young is an American R&B and jazz recording artist, songwriter and actress. Her first name means “to bring forth” or “to come here” in Yoruba....more

    The Moody Blues Timeless Flight: The Polydor Years

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    March 19, 2015

    The name, legendary. The music, timeless. THE MOODY BLUES have sold in excess of 70 million albums worldwide and have been awarded an astonishing 14 platinum and gold discs. Their incredible...more

    Mozart: C Minor Mass

    Presented by Cantata Singers at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    March 20, 2015

    Mozart’s iconic Great Mass in C minor, K. 427 contrasts in beautiful and surprising ways with Beethoven’s "Elegiac Song," Op. 118 and Haydn’s Symphony No....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

    Bach: St. John Passion

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Boston

    March 21, 2015

    This sacred oratorio brims with the beautiful yet unrelenting musical and textual tension found between gentle reflective arias and brutal crowd choruses. Betrayal, torment, and death commingle...more

    Christoph von Dohnanyi conducts Mozart's last three symphonies

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

    March 19 - March 21, 2015

    Any opportunity to hear the final three symphonies of Mozart played by the BSO in a single program-in this instance under the distinguished baton of Christoph von Dohn?nyi-is a special event....more

    Richie Furay Band

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

    March 21, 2015

    Richie Furay is an American singer, songwriter, and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member who is best known for forming the 1960s band Buffalo Springfield and later, Poco. His best known song with...more

    New Moon Coffeehouse presents bluegrass with Southern Rail

    Presented by New Moon Coffeehouse and Southern Rail - Bluegrass

    March 21, 2015

    SOUTHERN RAIL brings their upbeat brand of Bluegrass and happy mayhem to the NEW MOON COFFEEHOUSE in HAVERHILL on Saturday March 21 at 8 pm.

    This promises to be another packed house,...more

    An Evening with Penny and Sparrow

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

    March 21, 2015

    Penny and Sparrow is an Austin, Texas band with a stripped-down, return-to-basics sound reminiscent of Bon Iver and the Swell Season. They understand that you don’t need gimmicks to make...more

    Ghazal

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

    March 21, 2015

    Beautiful, mesmerizing, and profoundly musical, Ghazal brings together world-renowned Persian and Indian musicians to create an exquisite and harmonious dialogue between the two traditions....more

    Golden Dragon Acrobats

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    March 21, 2015

    Cirque Zíva is sure to entertain, delight, and keep audiences of all ages on the edge of their seats. Performed by the internationally celebrated Golden Dragon Acrobats from Hebei...more

    Kids' Shows: Josh and the Jamtones

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    March 21, 2015

    Josh and the Jamtones are an exciting new (and sometimes hilarious) Boston-based rock and roll family band working towards a singular goal: to create a unique and original music experience that...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

    Debbie and Friends

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    March 21, 2015

    A live Debbie & Friends show is fun for the whole family. Kids become the Big Bad Wolf and blow the house down, fix Rosie’s wrong rhymes, and test their skills with the Simon Says Song....more

    Imagination Movers

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 21, 2015

     Flying toilet paper! Smoking trash cans! Catchy poprock music! It can only mean one thing: the coolest kids rock band in the world is coming to a theater near you!

    The Emmy-winning...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 MIT Music and Theater Arts 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

    American Brass Quintet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 22, 2015

    A groundbreaking ensemble that has been at the vanguard of brass chamber music since its founding in 1960, the American Brass Quintet has forged a powerful legacy that cannot be...more

    Raphael Severe, clarinet

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

    March 22, 2015

    After winning the Tokyo competition at the age of 12 and gaining a nomination as “Solo instrumental discovery” at the Victoires de la Musique Classique at 15, Raphael...more

    Don Felder: An Evening at Hotel California

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 22, 2015

    Don Felder is renowned as a former lead guitarist of The Eagles, one of the most popular and influential rock groups of our time. The band's record-setting compilation Their Greatest...more

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