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    Garfunkel & Oates

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    December 6, 2014

    Garfunkel & Oates are a unique musical comedy duo comprised of actresses Kate Micucci (Raising Hope, Bored to Death) and Riki Lindhome (Enlightened, Fun Size, Last House on The Left). They’ve been featured in Variety’s "10 Comics to Watch" and their very own half hour stand-up special just premiered on Comedy Central. They’ve appeared on The Independent ...more


    Mendelssohn and Wolf Chamber Series, Concert II

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Boston

    November 16, 2014

    This second concert also features the early works of Mendelssohn and the complete Mörike-lieder of Hugo Wolf.

    Mendelssohn: Violin Sonata in F minor, op 4
    Mendelssohn: String...more

    Celebrating Richard Strauss at NEC's Jordan Hall

    Presented by Boston Civic Symphony at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    November 16, 2014

    Join the Boston Civic Symphony, Max Hobart, conductor, at NEC's Jordan Hall where we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss, performing one of his favorite works,...more

    Trace Adkins, The Christmas Show

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    November 16, 2014

    Country star Trace Adkins’ The Christmas Show 2014 Tour is a reverent, family-friendly theatrical production, featuring songs from his Celtic Christmas album, The King’s Gift. The show...more

    String Masters Series: Andrew Mark and Max Levinson

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    November 16, 2014

    Cellist and Boston Conservatory faculty member Andrew Mark perform works by Martinu, Beethoven, Harbison and Strauss. Featuring guest artist Max Levinson (piano).


    Milton Nascimento

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

    November 16, 2014

    One of Brazil’s greatest stars of all time, Milton Nascimento celebrates a 50-year career with his latest album and world tour, Uma Travessia, featuring classic songs in his repertoire. His...more

    Swan Lake

    Presented by Boston Ballet at Boston Opera House, Boston

    October 30 - November 16, 2014

    Boston Ballet presents the world premiere of Mikko Nissinen's Swan Lake, the classic fairytale of the Swan Queen Odette, Prince Siegfried, and the sorcery, betrayal, and love that...more

    An Evening with Randy Newman

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    November 19, 2014

     With songs that run the gamut from heartbreaking to satirical and a host of unforgettable film scores, Randy Newman has used his many talents to create musical masterpieces widely recognized...more

    Vocalist Rene Marie

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    November 19, 2014

    Vocalist, actress, writer Marie shares Eartha Kitt's unrestrained sensuality and her hugely charismatic stage presence. Never before has there been a vocal recording tipping the hat to the...more

    A Little Mischief: A Midsummer Musical

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

    November 18 - November 19, 2014

    Berklee Musical Theater Ensemble director Rene Pfister presents his original musical adaptation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, featuring the Musical Theater Orchestra...more

    1964

    Presented by A Far Cry and A Far Cry at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    November 21, 2014

    Across the country, musicians are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Terry Riley’s landmark In C, and we’re putting our own spin on the festivities. Following our blockbuster...more

    Andris Nelsons conducts Harbison, Esenvalds, Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff featuring cellist Yo-Yo Ma

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

    November 20 - November 22, 2014

    Andris Nelsons demonstrates his thoughtful, adventurous programming with this wide-ranging selection of works. He and the BSO are joined by cellist Yo-Yo Ma for Prokofiev's Symphony-Concerto...more

    Focusing the Abstract

    Presented by Boston Musica Viva at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    November 22, 2014

    Join us for a poignant and powerful collaborative new work of video and music by Richard and Deborah Cornell, paired with the vivid imagery and emotion of Berio’s Folk Songs.


    Boston Bhangra Competition 2014

    Presented by Boston Bhangra, Inc at Orpheum Theatre, Boston

    November 22, 2014

    If you like excitement, culture and dance, don't miss the 11th Annual Boston Bhangra Competition! Watch as twelve of the best Bhangra teams from North America compete to be crowned the Boston...more

    Daniel: A Medieval Masterpiece Revisited

    Presented by The Boston Camerata

    November 21 - November 23, 2014

    The Trinity Concert Series welcomes the Boston Camerata as they celebrate their 60th anniversary with a new production of The Play of Daniel, featuring the Trinity Choristers. This powerful...more

    The Italian Girl in Algiers (L’Italiana in Algeri)

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at The Boston Conservatory Theater, Boston

    November 20 - November 23, 2014

    Rossini’s acclaimed comic opera gem, The Italian Girl in Algiers, tells the story of a young woman who travels to Algiers to find her missing lover. Sung in Italian with English...more

    Les Delices: Myths & Allegories

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    November 23, 2014

    The Gardner Museum's Sunday Concert Series presents classical chamber music on Sunday afternoons, featuring performances by renowned musicians alongside outstanding emerging...more

    Fall Jazz at the Firehouse - Nick Grondin Group

    Presented by ZUMIX at ZUMIX Firehouse, East Boston

    November 23, 2014

    The acclaimed Nick Grondin Group presents its music as modern instrumental storytelling, inspired equally by rock, folk and contemporary jazz styles. Using a broad palette of sounds –...more

    BU Symphony Orchestra and BU Symphonic Chorus at Symphony Hall

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

    November 24, 2014

    Benjamin Britten: War Requiem
    David Hoose, conductor, BU Symphony Orchestra
    Ann Howard Jones, conductor, BU Symphonic Chorus
    Featuring Anthony Trecek-King, artistic...more

    Gabriel Kahane

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

    November 24, 2014

    Hailed by Rolling Stone as "one of the year's very best albums," Gabriel Kahane's major label debut, The Ambassador, is a meditation on the underbelly of Los Angeles...more

    Arturo Sandoval

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    November 28, 2014

    He is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time, and has been seen by millions at the Oscars performing with Celine Dion, at the Grammy Awards with Justin Timberlake and in...more

    Bartok, Haydn, and Mussorgsky featuring Leonidas Kavakos, conductor and violin

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

    November 25 - November 29, 2014

    The Greek-born violin virtuoso Leonidas Kavakos returns to the BSO as both soloist and conductor in Bela Bartok's Two Portraits for violin and orchestra, which the BSO has never...more

    George Dalaras: Rembetiko Unplugged

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    November 29, 2014

    George Dalaras was born in Piraeus -the biggest port in Greece- in 1949 into a musical family. His father was a folk musician and bouzouki player, who often performed ‘Rembetika’, the...more

    Handel Messiah

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    November 28 - November 30, 2014

    A holiday tradition for 161 years—make it yours!  A favorite that never goes out of fashion, this classic oratorio is kept fresh each year by the vision of Harry Christophers, the...more

    Chamber Opera Series: Pergolesi's La Serva Padrona & Livietta e Tracollo

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    November 29 - November 30, 2014

    The BEMF Chamber Opera Series returns for its 6th production, with a double bill of Neapolitan comic opera by Pergolesi. Musical Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs along with Stage...more

    The Blind Boys of Alabama Holiday Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    November 30, 2014

    The Blind Boys of Alabama will ring in the season and hit the road in support of their new album Talkin’ Christmas! The new release features veteran roots artist Taj Mahal as a...more

    Piano Masters Series: David Korevaar

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    December 2, 2014

    One of America's most probing, intellectually curious, versatile and pianistically-refined musicians, David Korevaar's mastery extends from J.S. Bach to Lowell Liebermann. Featuring a...more

    Vocal Jazz Festival

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

    December 1 - December 2, 2014

    Vocal Jazz Ensembles perform music in the styles of such groups as The Manhattan Transfer, New York Voices, Take 6, The Real Group, The Andrew Sisters, and The Swingle Singers as well as...more

    Michael McDonald

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    December 3, 2014

    Two notes. That’s all it takes to recognize the voice of Michael McDonald. Distinctive and soulful, it is one of the most yearningly emotive instruments of our times. To this add formidable...more

    Boston Common Holiday Tree Lighting

    Presented by Boston Common Frog Pond at Boston Common Frog Pond, Boston

    December 4, 2014

    Holiday Handbell Concert - Boston

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers at First Church in Boston, Boston

    December 5, 2014

    Join the Back Bay Ringers, one of New England's leading handbell ensembles, in celebrating the season with “Christmas Memories.” This year’s program consists of holiday...more

    Handel's Messiah

    Presented by Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    December 7, 2014

    Come hear Boston's only performance of Handel's masterpiece in a sacred space. The Trinity Choirs will sing George Frideric Handel's Messiah (Advent and Christmas portions and...more

    Holiday Jazz at the Firehouse - Steve Marvin & Jim Porcella

    Presented by ZUMIX at ZUMIX Firehouse, East Boston

    December 7, 2014

    Join us for Holiday Jazz at the Firehouse, featuring Steve Marvin and Jim Porcella, the 2 Swingin' Tenors, with Jim Rice on piano. These two national recording artists have combined their...more

    The Return of Aimee Mann's Chrismas Show

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    December 9, 2014

    After a hiatus of three years, Aimee Mann announces the return of her annual holiday tour, this time in partnership with her bandmate Ted Leo from her new project The Both. In past years...more

    Vienna Boys Choir

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    December 9, 2014

    Experience traditional and contemporary holiday favorites performed by one of the greatest musical ensembles in world history. The Vienna Boys Choirs began singing at th court of the Holy Roman...more

    Chris Botti

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    December 10 - December 11, 2014

    Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist. His success has crossed over to audiences...more

    Singers Showcase: A Tribute to Muscle Shoals

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

    December 11, 2014

    Singers Showcase, Berklee's premier vocal event, offers a variety of styles and musical settings for some of the college's exceptional singers. The most outstanding lead singers are chosen...more

    Bucky Pizzarelli

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    December 12, 2014

    Guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli is one of the masters of jazz guitar. Bucky has played with just about every legendary jazz musician and in 2012, recorded with Paul McCartney on his Grammy winning...more

    Brad Mehldau Trio

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

    December 13, 2014

    Recently called “the most influential jazz pianist of the last 20 years” (The New York Times), Brad Mehldau combines rigorous artistry, eclectic music tastes, and breathtaking...more

    Holiday Sing

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    December 13, 2014

    Sing along to your favorite holiday carols and songs with the magnificent and merry H&H chorus and H&H children's choral ensembles-as well as brass quintet! Faneuil Hall is the...more

    A Candlelight Christmas

    Presented by Back Bay Chorale at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Boston

    December 13, 2014

    The Back Bay Chorale's Christmas concerts are a highlight of the season for audiences and singers. The Chorale is joined by organ and brass for an evening of holiday favorites, both...more

    Handel's Messiah

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

    December 12 - December 13, 2014

    The first of Boston Baroque’s annual traditions, Handel’s beloved Messiah is the perfect way to begin the holiday season. The Boston Globe acclaims, “Boston Baroque...more

    Candlelight Carols

    Presented by Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    December 13 - December 14, 2014

    In one of Boston’s most beloved traditions since 1909, we celebrate the birth of Christ through carols, candlelight, readings, and anthems offered by the Choirs of Trinity Church. Come,...more

    Family Holiday Concert with Boston City Singers

    Presented by Chorus pro Musica and Chorus pro Musica at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    December 14, 2014

    Join Chorus pro Musica and the Boston City Singers for a family holiday concert at Old South Church featuring festive carols and modern and traditional holiday favorites!


    Sully Erna

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    December 14, 2014

    Sully Erna, best known as singer and main songwriter of acclaimed rock band Godsmack and a proven commodity as the front man of one of today’s most successful and powerful rock bands, is...more

    Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

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

    December 9 - December 14, 2014

    First airing in 1964, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer has become a beloved Christmas classic – capturing the hearts and wonder of generations of fans. Now, 50 years later, something...more

    The Human Comedy

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    December 12 - December 18, 2014

    With music by Galt MacDermot (Hair) and based on William Saroyan’s novel of the same name, The Human Comedy is a folk opera and coming-of-age tale about small-town life in...more

    Candlelight Christmas at Old South

    Presented by Chorus pro Musica at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    December 19, 2014

    Chorus pro Musica's popular friday evening holiday concert at Old South Church will feature a candlelight procession and a world premiere of The Tryal and Examination of Old Father...more

    Chris Isaak's Christmas Show

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    December 19, 2014

    In the course of Chris Isaak’s career, he has released nine extraordinary albums, twelve singles, been nominated for two Grammy awards, acted in several motion pictures and starred in his...more

    Cultural Survival Bazaar

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    December 19 - December 21, 2014

    A festival of native arts & cultures from around the world. We feature Native artisans and performers, fairly traded products benefiting the livelihoods of artisans, projects in their...more

    A Bach Christmas

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    December 18 - December 21, 2014

    Back Bay Chorale Music Director Scott Allen Jarrett takes the Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus on a journey through Christmas past, from medieval plainchant to the 18th century....more

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