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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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    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

    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

    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

    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

    Greatest Party On Earth

    Presented by Artists for Humanity at Artists for Humanity EpiCenter (AFH), Boston

    April 25 - April 26, 2015

    10th Anniversary Celebration!  A Dazzling Evening of Amazing Art and Design, Inspired Cuisine and Non-Stop Dancing!

    Savor elegant cuisine, fine wines and signature cocktails as you...more

    Wagner: Siegfried, Act III

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Boston Philharmonic Youth 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

    The Imagine Orchestra: A Musical Premiere in a Storied Place Hosted by WGBH Radio's Eric Jackson

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus at Museum of African American History, Boston Campus, Boston

    April 26, 2015

    MAAH Music and JazzBoston are joining forces for the first time for this Jazz Week Kickoff Weekend special presentation. WGBH's popular jazz radio host Eric Jackson, of Eric in the Evening...more

    A Gift for Sancho Panza: A Quixotic Salsa Event

    Presented by Boston University

    April 26, 2015

    Conceptualized and Directed by:  Andres Espinoza Agurto

    Featuring the 14-piece salsa band: Orquesta Barataria
    Guest Singer: Jesús Pagán

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    Naked Winger Installation

    Presented by Artists' Group of Charlestown at StoveFactory Studios, Boston

    April 18 - April 27, 2015

    Naked Winger is a multimedia installation (visual, sound, and heart beat sensor to control additional visuals). It describes the process of fighting against stress and illusions when a human steps...more

    Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin - Boston Premiere

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

    April 27, 2015

    Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín, a profoundly moving multimedia concert-drama, combines the magnificent music of Verdi with video testimonials and narration, to tell the story of the...more

    Bernard Haitink conducts Ravel and Mozart featuring pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet

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

    April 23 - April 28, 2015

    BSO Conductor Emeritus Bernard Haitink ends the BSO's 2014-15 season with two weeks of concerts. First, he and the orchestra are joined by dazzling French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet for...more

    The Waterboys

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 28, 2015

    Now comes Modern Blues, definitive evidence that The Waterboys are in the midst of a stunning purple patch. The scope of the album’s ambition is exemplified by its magnificent 10-minute...more

    Wolf Alice

    Presented by Great Scott at Great Scott, Boston

    April 28, 2015

    British indie rockers Wolf Alice marry dreamy pop melodies to psychedelic sonic textures to create a complex yet catchy sound that is sure to fascinate audiences. At the band’s live shows...more

    Two Gallants

    Presented by Brighton Music Hall at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    April 29, 2015

    On “We Are Undone,” their new album released in February, the duo of Adam Stephens and Tyson Vogel veer even further from their folk-rock roots in San Francisco. Now they’re...more

    FOREVERINMOTION / Chris Riffle / Noah Chenfeld / Emma Hern

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

    April 29, 2015

    Foreverinmotion is a musical project fronted by Vermont native Brendon Thomas, who currently resides in Philadelphia. Thomas has released four LPs and one live album that span the genres of rock,...more

    Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 30, 2015

    The work of Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox has been viewed on the ensemble’s YouTube channel well over a hundred million times. Most of those doing the viewing, however, are not...more

    The Weston Wind Quintet

    Presented by Weston Wind Quintet at John J. Moakley United States Courthouse, Boston

    April 30, 2015

    The Weston Wind Quintet (Michael Tabak - flute, William Smith - oboe, Danby Cho - clarinet, Scott Chowning - French horn, Shu Satoh - bassoon) performs Franz Danzi - Wind Quintet, Op. 67 #2; Astor...more

    Alisa Weilerstein, cello and Inon Barnatan, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    May 1, 2015

    Cellist Alisa Weilerstein’s breathtaking technique, combined with passion and musicianship, make her one of today’s most exciting artists. Her frequent collaborator, Inon Barnatan, is...more

    Sidewalk Driver & Vundabar

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    May 1, 2015

    Following the success of January's and March’s "Rock and Roll Weekends," ArtsEmerson announces another weekend of concerts with a new exciting, expansive line-up. These...more

    Music Duo concert

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Concert Hall, Boston

    May 1, 2015

    Pianist Hsin-chieh Lin is going to perform duo sonatas with her friends!!
    Featuring: French hornist Josh Blumenthal, Violist Steven Laraia, and pianist Zenan Yu.

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    The Beautiful and the Grotesque: Inspired by Leonardo da VinciThe Bea

    Presented by Jaggery

    May 1, 2015

    Boston-based avant-pop quintet Jaggery presents an evening of original music exploring themes in the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci on special exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston....more

    Bernard Haitink conducts Schumann, Mozart and Brahms featuring pianist Maria Joao Pires

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

    April 30 - May 2, 2015

    For the final concerts of the season, Bernard Haitink is joined by the eminent Portuguese pianist Maria Jo?o Pires-in her first BSO appearances since 1999-for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23,...more

    EXULTET! (Boston)

    Presented by Cappella Clausura at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Evocative music of Arvo Pärt, Eric Whitacre, Hildegard von Bingen and distinguished Welsh composer Hilary Tann.  We are honored to present the New England premiere of Tann’s...more

    owen weaver X maria finkelmeier

    Presented by times two

    May 2, 2015

    times two series presents a pair of percussionists that will make you question the possibilities of sound. Owen Weaver (NYC) and Maria Finkelmeier (Boston) join forces to create a dynamic...more

    Fragrant Stream Chinese Classical Music

    Presented by Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Chinese traditional music from the mid-16th century along with recent compositions, performed by virtuoso Chinese traditional instrumentalists.


    The Novel Ideas, Grey Reverend, Anne Malin

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    May 2, 2015

    Following the success of January's and March’s "Rock and Roll Weekends," ArtsEmerson announces another weekend of concerts with a new exciting, expansive line-up. These...more

    Jesus Christ Superstar

    Presented by Fiddlehead Theatre Company at Strand Theatre, Boston

    April 24 - May 3, 2015

    Propelled by a stirring score, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart.


    Unitas Ensemble presents: Destined to be Classics

    Presented by Unitas Ensemble at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    We hope you will join us in the beautiful sanctuary of Copley's Old South Church as we present the wonderful music of Latin America to Boston. Artistic Director...more

    Todd Rundgren - Global Tour 2015

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    The 25th solo studio album of his career, "GLOBAL", scheduled for release on April 7 in North America and April 6 in the rest of the world, is a stunning contemporary fusion of styles -...more

    5 de Mayo Concert featuring Award Winner Mariachi Singer Veronica Robles

    Presented by Veronica Robles Cultural Center

    May 3, 2015

    Celebrate 5 de Mayo with Veronica Robles and Mariachi band in East Boston

    5 de mayo is not the actual Mexican Independence Anniversary but it’s another great excuse to gather...more

    Chu Chun Jean Huang DMA Violin Recital

    Presented by New England Conservatory at New England Consevatory, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    This recital is in fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree. Recitals by doctoral students are a somewhat different affair. In the course of completing the Doctor...more

    The Devine - Nix Duo – A Tuneable Feast

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club, Inc at Loring-Greenough House, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    As a tribute to the late Pete Seeger Chris Devine and Michael Nix will perform their arrangements of  several of Seeger's songs in addition to their virtuoso arrangements of traditional...more

    Butch Walker

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 4, 2015

    Butch Walker’s latest album, Afraid of Ghosts, debuted at #1 on the Top New Artists chart when it was released last month on Dangerbird Records. Butch is a prolific recording artist &...more

    A Taste of Don Giovanni

    Presented by Boston Center for Adult Education and Boston Center for Adult Education at Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston

    May 4, 2015

    Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) team up to lead a lively armchair tour through Mozart’s Don Giovanni – the latest BLO production....more

    A Taste of Don Giovanni

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) at Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston

    May 4, 2015

    Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and theBoston Center for Adult Education(BCAE) team up to lead a lively armchair tour through Mozart’s Don Giovanni – the latest BLO production....more

    Jazz Lounge at The Bristol: Ludovica String Quartet

    Presented by The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston at The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Boston

    May 5, 2015

    This spring, something new blossoms at Four Seasons Hotel Boston: Jazz Lounge at The Bristol, a live performance series showcasing Boston’s top emerging artists in the...more

    Listen and Walk through Music History

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society

    May 5, 2015

    Listen and take a walk through music history with Handel and Haydn Society, America’s oldest performing arts organization! H+H is celebrating its 200th anniversary and invites you to join...more

    Iggy Azalea

    Presented by AEG Live at TD Garden, Boston

    May 6, 2015

    After igniting a Twitter frenzy following her arena tour announcement, the official dates for Grammy-nominated Iggy Azalea's The Great Escape Tour, presented by AEG Live, have been announced....more

    Kiesza

    Presented by House of Blues at House of Blues, Boston

    May 6, 2015

    KIESZA: The Sound of a Woman Tour with special guest Betty Who

    In January 2014, ‘Hideaway’ was released by Rami’s own Lokal Legend label, and soon after...more

    Andrew Ripp

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

    May 7, 2015

    Since beginning his career in 2005, Andrew Ripp's songs and records have successfully impacted a diverse and growing audience, from fans who appreciate the nuances of a well-crafted album...more

    Stephen Hough, piano

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

    May 8, 2015

    British pianist Stephen Hough combines an exceptional facility and tonal palette with a uniquely inquisitive musical personality. His musical achievements have resulted in many awards and...more

    Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil

    Presented by Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    May 8, 2015

     Join the Trinity Choirs as they sing Sergei Rachmaninoff’s transcendent Vespers in its 100th anniversary year, accompanied by candlelight and incense.


    Concerto No. 5

    Presented by Les Bostonades at First Church in Boston, Boston

    May 8, 2015

    In this conclusion to their 9th season, period-instrument ensemble Les Bostonades explore the mystique of the number 5 in a concert of concertos that share that label. The 5th of a series in...more

    A Place for Us

    Presented by Boston Saengerfest Men's Chorus at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    May 8, 2015

    Could there be any better way to celebrate a gorgeous spring weekend after the winter we’ve had then to have your spirits uplifted and your senses soothed by a concert in Boston’s...more

    Meet Pops Musicians and Attend a Show

    Presented by Boston Pops at Symphony Hall, Boston

    May 8, 2015

    Enjoy an hors d’oeuvres reception featuring several Boston Pops musicians with their instruments at the hip showroom of Audio Concepts on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. A complimentary...more

    Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio

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

    May 9, 2015

    In this colorful opera that "knocked everything else sideways," as the poet Goethe boldly remarked, Mozart tells the story of a kidnapping by pirates, a Turkish harem, a clever quest, a...more

    Bach's Magnificat and Zelenka's Te Deum

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

    May 10, 2015

    Spend Mother’s Day with Cantata Singers! Hear music by the composer who inspired Cantata Singers to be founded in the first place alongside works by our newest musical muse, Czech Baroque...more

    hermitage piano trio concert

    Presented by chamber music foundation of new england at First Church in Boston, Boston

    May 10, 2015

    A rarity in the chamber music world, three musicians who are noted soloists in their own right make up this elite trio.  ...more

    Lo-fang

    Presented by Brighton Music Hall at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    May 10, 2015

    Dreamy synth-pop crooner Lo-Fang was handpicked to tour North America and the UK with young superstar Lorde, and for good reason --  his genre-bending  music and soaring vocals are an...more

    Faith No More

    Presented by Orpheum Theatre at Orpheum Theatre, Boston

    May 11, 2015

    Faith No More is back! Don't miss your chance to celebrate their reunion and unwritten journey for the future! 


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