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    Haydn The Creation

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    May 1 - May 3, 2015

    Inspired by Haydn’s trips to England, where he first heard Handel’s oratorios, The Creation is widely considered Haydn’s crowning masterpiece. Based on both the biblical Genesis and Milton’s Paradise Lost, the oratorio was premiered in the US by H+H in 1819 and hasn’t been performed by the ensemble since 2001.

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    Symphonic Band at BC Arts Festival

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

    April 24, 2015

     Come join Boston College’s Symphonic Band for BC’s annual Arts Festival, Friday, April 24 at 8 PM in historic Gasson Hall. The Symphonic Band will be performing selections from...more

    BC bOp! at the Arts Fest

    Presented by Boston College Bands

    April 24, 2015

     Join BC bOp! for some afternoon fun as they celebrate the start of spring at BC’s annual Arts Festival on Friday, April 24 at noon inside the Main Tent in O’Neill Plaza....more

    Ayaman: BlueJazz Strings and Combos Spring Concert

    Presented by Wellesley College at Jewett Arts Center, Wellesley

    April 24, 2015

    Ayaman signifies a call to gather. We gather for a week-long series of events to celebrate 30 years of vibrant Jazz-World Music at Wellesley.  Wellesley BlueJazz Strings and Combos open...more

    Harvard Museum of Natural History Presents: Exploring Neurobiology and Music

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History

    April 24, 2015

    The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture present a special evening of music and science featuring Project LENS, a performance collaborative that seeks to reveal connections between music and a...more

    Ayaman: BlueJazz Strings and Combos

    Presented by Wellesley College at Jewett Arts Center, Wellesley

    April 24, 2015

    Ayaman signifies a call to gather. We gather for a week-long series of events to celebrate 30 years of vibrant Jazz-World Music at Wellesley.  Wellesley BlueJazz Strings and Combos open...more

    A Tribute to John Denver with Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon Band

    Presented by Chevalier Theatre and Chevalier Theatre

    April 24, 2015

    Hailed as one of the nation’s most exciting tribute bands, the award-winning Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon present a tribute to the music and legacy of...more

    The New Black Eagle Jazz Band

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

    April 24, 2015

    One of the most respected bands in America, The New Black Eagle Jazz Band , now in it's 36th year, plays traditional jazz. Their style covers a wide range found in early New Orleans,...more

    School Vacation Week Program – Music Reader Presto

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    April 20 - April 24, 2015

    A school vacation program for young piano and string players, ages 6-12! Music Reader Presto is a morning program, 9-12 daily, featuring games and activities that help students get over the tough...more

    It's All Child's Play

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music

    April 23 - April 24, 2015

    Join Tufts Opera Ensemble for its production of two very different comic one-act operas. In Ned Rorem’s "Three Sisters who are not Sisters", based on a melodrama by Gertrude Stein,...more

    Carte Blanche

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

    April 24, 2015

    "Carte Blanche" will be a fun-filled 29-piece orchestra program featuring the music of Benjamin Britten, Ottorino Respighi, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Ernest Bloch, and Theodore Dubois....more

    It's All Child's Play

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Granoff Music Center, Somerville

    April 24, 2015

    Join Tufts Opera Ensemble for its production of two very different comic one-act operas. In Ned Rorem’s "Three Sisters who are not Sisters", based on a melodrama by Gertrude Stein,...more

    Alton C. Bynum Recital Series

    Presented by Gordon College Department of Music at Phillips Music Center, Gordon College, Wenham

    April 24, 2015

    Performance highlights include Mozart’s “Exsultate, jubilate” K. 165, 6 Romances Op. 38 by Rachmaninoff and show tunes by George Gershwin and Kurt Weill. 


    New at Noon: Resilient Ruminations--Ants in the Kitchen

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music

    April 24, 2015

    A Tufts Composers celebration of spring—yet again! Featuring works by Eli Boninger, Cagdas Donmezer, Allie McIntosh, John McDonald, Ryan O’Connell,...more

    The James Hunter Six

    Presented by The Bull Run Restaurant

    April 24, 2015

    In the early Nineties, Van Morrison caught James Hunter at a gig in Wales and subsequently hired him as a backup singer for several years of touring and recording. James appeared on...more

    Vanessa Collier / Thaddeus Hogarth

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

    April 24, 2015

    Vanessa Collier is one of the fastest rising young artists to come out of Berklee. She is a multitalented vocalist, saxophonist, and songwriter. Collier spent a year and a half touring the...more

    Celebrating Robots at the Children's Museum in Easton

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    April 24, 2015

    Are you ready to put your engineer skills to the test?  Let’s test it out together here at the Children’s Museum in Easton on Friday April 24th, as we explore the world of robots...more

    Instruments for Change Presents: Charity Water

    Presented by Berklee College of Music

    April 24, 2015

    Many of us have no idea what it's like to be thirsty. We have plenty of water to drink -- even the water in our toilets is clean!

    But many people around the world don’t have...more

    Nick Moss Band

    Presented by Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    April 24, 2015

     A blistering blues guitarist in the Chicago tradition, Moss is also a fine harmonica player, singer, and songwriter whose music touches on soul, funk, and rock. With two fellow singing...more

    BSO FAMILY CONCERT: Shall We Dance

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

    April 25, 2015

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall. Celebrating six years of...more

    Terence Blanchard Quintet and Ravi Coltrane Quartet

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    April 25, 2015

    A five-time Grammy Award winner and renowned film-score and soundtrack composer, trumpeter Terence Blanchard is one of the great renaissance men of jazz. Grammy-nominated saxophonist and Blue Note...more

    MASCAGNI: Cavalleria Rusticana LEONCAVALLO: Pagliacci

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    April 25, 2015

    Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo...more

    The Pedrito Martinez Group

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    April 25, 2015

     The Pedrito Martinez Group has emerged as the tightest Afro-Cuban band in New York. Utterly joyful and completely irresistible, the ensemble has its roots planted firmly in the rumba...more

    Dancing with bOp!

    Presented by Boston College Bands

    April 25, 2015

     Dancing with bOp! brings Boston College’s dance ensembles together with BC bOp!, the premiere jazz ensemble, to dance the night away at BC’s annual Arts Festival. From swing...more

    Handel: Agrippina

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

    April 24 - April 25, 2015

    Boston Baroque closes the season with Handel’s opera Agrippina featuring Metropolitan Opera rising star soprano Susanna Phillips in the title role and Australian sensation and much...more

    Cobi Mike / Joe Marson

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

    April 25, 2015

    Cobi Mike is a music producer and singer-songwriter from Minnesota. Formerly a member of the band Gentlemen Hall, he has several prestigious awards such as an MTV video music award, a...more

    Darol Anger and The Furies

    Presented by notloB Music

    April 25, 2015

    In Greek mythology, Furies were ferocious godlike female avengers who would swoop down on mortals and destroy them. In this band, the only difference is that instead of destruction, inspiration...more

    HipHarp featuring Deborah Henson-Conant

    Presented by HipHarp

    April 25, 2015

    "HipHarpist" Deborah Henson-Conant (DHC) is returning to one of the best Coffeehouse in the country, 'Circle of Friends Coffeehouse' at the Universalist Society Meeting House in...more

    The Science of Handbells

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers

    April 25, 2015

    What really happens when you hear a bell ringing? The Back Bay Ringers are holding two free educational handbell presentations to introduce scientific concepts in handbell ringing. Materials...more

    The Kennedys

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

    April 25, 2015

    In a career that now spans two decades, New York duo Pete and Maura Kennedy have traversed a broad musical landscape, surveying power pop, acoustic songwriting, organic rock rooted in their early...more

    The Smithereens - 80s Power Pop Hit Makers

    Presented by gimmeLIVE

    April 25, 2015

    The Smithereens will rock the Larcom with their huge powerpop hits "Behind the Wall of Sleep," "A Girl like You," "Blood And Roses," "Only a Memory,"...more

    Arts in the Village Presents the Zefira Trio

    Presented by Arts in the Village at Goff Memorial Hall, Rehoboth

    April 25, 2015

    The Zefira Trio's programming reflects a commitment to musical excellence that displays the artistry and depth of each instrument as both an individual voice...more

    On the Waterfront: Songs of the Sea

    Presented by Cantemus Chamber Chorus

    April 25, 2015

    Cantemus Spring Concert is “a love song to the wild beauty of the North Shore”

    From the majestic Atlantic to countless rivers, streams, marshes and tidal...more

    Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra with special guest Strings Theory Trio

    Presented by Jazz Composers Allliance and Footlight Club

    April 25, 2015

    Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra with special guest Strings Theory Trio; presented by the Jazz Composers Alliance (JCA).

    Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Jazz...more

    Boston University Allegrettos A Cappella Concert!

    Presented by The Allegrettos

    April 25, 2015

    Do you or your family members love the movie, "Pitch Perfect?" Spend a night of family fun with The Allegrettos, Boston University's premier a cappella group, as we host our...more

    Makanda Saturday Night Dance Party

    Presented by JazzBoston at Hibernian Hall, Boston

    April 25, 2015

    This kickoff event to Jazz Week 2015 is a contemporary take on the role of big bands in playing for dancing.  The Makanda Project, one of Boston's most creative and acclaimed big bands,...more

    Spring Fling

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

    April 25, 2015

    Spring is in the air, along with all the conflicting emotions that come with it. Virtuoso cellist Rafael Popper-Keizer is sure to dazzle in Boccherini’s sunny Concerto in G...more

    The James Connolly Songbook performed by Mat Callahan

    Presented by encuentro 5

    April 25, 2015

    As part of our build up toward May Day, join the encuentro5 community for a performance by Mat Callahan & Yvonne Moore. After their appearance here, Mat will open the James Connolly Festival...more

    Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts

    Presented by Brandeis University

    April 23 - April 26, 2015

    Find your light at the annual Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts! Four days and nights of music, dance, film, visual arts, and demonstrations and workshops for all...more

    A Symphonic Spectacular

    Presented by Boston Civic Symphony at Eleanor Welch Casey Theatre, Weston

    April 26, 2015

    Enesco - Romanian Rhapsody No. 1

    Ravel - Daphnis & Chloé Suite No. 2

    Rimsky-Korsakov – Scheherazade

    The...more

    Boston Symphony Chamber Players with?French pianist?Jean-Yves Thibaudet

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

    April 26, 2015

    French pianist??Jean-Yves Thibaudet?joins the Boston Symphony Chamber Players on Sunday, April 26 to close out the 2014-15 Chamber Player's season with a program highlighting great French...more

    Chamber Series IV - Apple Hill Quartet

    Presented by Winsor Music, Inc. at St. Paul's Church, Brookline, Brookline

    April 26, 2015

    The Apple Hill Quartet joins Peggy for the final concert of the 2014-15 season. James Primosch presents the world premiere of his new quartet for oboe and strings, and we will conclude our...more

    String Masters Series: Strings Chamber Fest

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    April 26, 2015

    The 2014-2015 String Masters Series concludes with a celebration of chamber music, performed by Boston Conservatory faculty and honors students, as well as The Boston Conservatory's cello...more

    Young Masters Series: New England Conservatory in Recital

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

    April 26, 2015

    The honors string quartet that will be performing consists of violinists Harriet Langley and Brian Hong, violist Jim Peng, and cellist Alexander Hersh.


    Jerusalem: Holy, Disputed, Lamented

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

    April 26, 2015

    The Seraphim Singers (Jennifer Lester, Music Director) and Kol Arev Chamber Choir of Hebrew College (Amy Lieberman, Music Director; Lynn Torgove, Artistic Director) perform choral music inspired...more

    The Smithereens at Bull Run

    Presented by The Bull Run Restaurant

    April 26, 2015

    If you wanna rock, The Smithereens are for you - their live show is over the top as they blast through their biggest radio hits, "A Girl like You," "Only a Memory,"...more

    Joyful Noise: The Pipe Organs of Trinity Church (Rescheduled)

    Presented by Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    April 26, 2015

    Ever wondered what the inside of a pipe organ looks like?

    Organists Richard Webster and Colin Lynch team up with nationally recognized organ expert Jonathan Ambrosino to give us a history...more

    Wagner: Siegfried, Act III

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    April 26, 2015

    The 2014-15 season of the BPYO closes with the most unusual event in its history so far, one that, we predict, will cause huge audience excitement and will be talked about for a long time....more

    Kammerwerke Double Wind Quintet "Discover America" Concert

    Presented by Kammerwerke

    April 26, 2015

    Kammerwerke Double Wind Quintet will present Discover America featuring compositions by American composers written for double wind quintet (dectet).  The concert will include Clark...more

    On the Waterfront: Songs of the Sea

    Presented by Cantemus Chamber Chorus

    April 26, 2015

    From the majestic Atlantic to countless rivers, streams, marshes and tidal pools, the unmistakable power and beauty of water is central to life on Boston's...more

    Boston Chamber Symphony

    Presented by Boston Chamber Symphony at St. John's Church, JP, Boston

    April 26, 2015

    JP Concerts presents The Boston Chamber Symphony conducted by its music director, Avlana Eisenberg.  The program includes Maurice Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin, Pietro...more

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