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    Ella & Frank: The Concert

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Larcom Theatre, Beverly

    February 28, 2015

    Ella & Frank is a live concert tribute to the masters of the Great America Songbook. The show stars American Idol finalists Siobhan Magnus and Mark Mahar.  Don't miss this evening of classic standards performed by amazing vocalists and backed by Boston Swing

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    Edie Carey

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 28, 2015

     “Accidental Poet,” one of Edie Carey's earliest songs, describes a particularly eloquent friend, but could just as easily refer to Carey herself and the circuitous and...more

    Haydn and Ligeti (Composer Focus)

    Presented by Composer Focus and Composer Focus at New School of Music, Cambridge

    February 28, 2015

    The Composer Focus series (recent recipient of a Cambridge Arts Council grant) will present the brilliant and intense music of 20th century master, György Ligeti, alongside more harmonious...more

    A Night of Brahms

    Presented by Harvard Glee Club and Harvard Glee Club at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    February 28, 2015

    The Holden Choruses (Harvard Glee Club, Radcliffe Choral Society, and Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum) and the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra present works by Johannes Brahms and Franz Schubert...more

    Stile Antico

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at St. Paul Church, Cambridge, Cambridge

    March 1, 2015

    From the Imperial Court: Music for the House of Hapsburg

    Since making their North American début at the June 2009 Festival, the young singers of Stile Antico have...more

    The New England Philharmonic Presents Spring Awakening featuring Britten, Copland, Harbison

    Presented by New England Philharmonic

    March 1, 2015

    The New England Philharmonic (NEP) under the direction of Richard Pittman will present “Spring Awakening” on March 1 at 4 p.m. at MIT’s Kresge Auditorium. The concert features...more

    Vento Chiaro in Recital

    Presented by Vento Chiaro at University Lutheran Church, Cambridge, Cambridge

    March 1, 2015

    Tired of shoveling and fighting for parking spaces? Come inside and warm up with some great wind quintet music at Vento Chiaro's next Cambridge recital. We'll be playing Barber's...more

    A Master Class with Organist CAMERON CARPENTER

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts) and Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts) at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    March 4, 2015

    A virtuoso composer-performer unique among keyboardists, and the first organist ever nominated for a GRAMMY® Award for a solo album, Cameron Carpenter is smashing the stereotypes of organists...more

    Cameron Carpenter, organ

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    March 5, 2015

    Juilliard-trained organist Cameron Carpenter’s goals are anything but modest: the brash, outspoken, and phenomenally talented musician and composer wants the organ recognized as a premier...more

    Melissa Kassel & Tom Zicarelli Group

    Presented by The Lily Pad at Lily Pad, Cambridge

    March 5, 2015

    Melissa Kassel - Voice

    Tom Zicarelli - Piano

    Bill Jones - Saxophone

    Dave Clark - Bass

    Nat Mugavero - Drums


    FiLmprov Cha Cha Cha!

    Presented by FiLmprov and FiLmprov at Killian Hall at MIT, Cambridge

    March 5, 2015

    FiLmprov Cha Cha Cha!  = a celebration of visual improvisation of ripped, cut, folded, crumpled, flipping, flopping, flying paper on film; life affirming joy in black/white forms,...more

    EulipiaJazz Workshop

    Presented by Outpost 186 at Outpost 186, Cambridge

    March 5, 2015

    The third concert in this 6 month residency at the Outpost featuring the compositions of bassist Scott Samenfeld. Featuring ...more

    Red Baraat's Festival of Colors

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts

    March 6, 2015

     Brooklyn-based Red Baraat has made a name for itself as one of the best live bands playing anywhere in the world. Led by Sunny Jain, the eight-piece party band, composed of dhol...more

    Of All the Flowers: Song of the Middle Ages

    Presented by The Boston Camerata and The Boston Camerata

    March 6, 2015

    The Boston Camerata (Anne Azéma, director)
    The constantly evolving and inventive musical minds of Italian and French masters during the fourteenth century has left us with...more

    Diagenesis Duo

    Presented by Equilibrium Concert Series at Lily Pad, Cambridge

    March 6, 2015

    In its first concert of 2015, Equilibrium Concert Series brings the Diagenesis Duo for an evening of invigorating new music. Diagenesis Duo formed when Heather Barnes, soprano, and Jennifer...more

    Mozart: Valedictory Masterworks

    Presented by The Spectrum Singers at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    March 7, 2015

    The concert features two remarkable works from 1791, Mozart's final year: the beloved four-minute reverential anthem, and the profound and moving unfinished Requiem, in the H.C. Robbins Landon...more

    Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

    Presented by The Sinclair at The Sinclair, Cambridge

    March 7, 2015

    Maine native Aly Spaltro, a.k.a. Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, has always written in emphatic, colorful strokes, at once direct and inventive. “Billions of Eyes,” the lead single off of her...more

    Harvard Din & Tonics and Harvard Callbacks A Cappella Concert

    Presented by The Harvard Din & Tonics

    March 7, 2015

    Fresh off of their winter tours, The Harvard Din & Tonics and Harvard Callbacks invite you all to an evening of a cappella music on Saturday, March 7th in Sanders Theater. Covering music from...more

    Radius Ensemble -- Echoes

    Presented by Radius Ensemble at The Longy School of Music, Cambridge

    March 7, 2015

    Radius Ensemble -- Echoes

    ROSSINI – Six arias from The Barber of Seville for two bassoons (1816)
    RUEHR – Jane Wang considers the dragonfly for flute and digital delay...more

    The Boston Conservatory Orchestra

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    March 8, 2015

    Bruce Hangen, conductor

    BERNSTEIN: Candide Overture
    COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
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    Fashawn: The Ecology Tour!

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

    March 10, 2015

    After months of anticipation, Fresno emcee Fashawn has finally announced the release of his long-awaited sophomore album, The Ecology. Taking his music to the next level with Nas as the...more

    Ezekiel's Wheels Klezmer Band

    Presented by Regattabar at the Charles Hotel at Regattabar, Cambridge

    March 12, 2015

     Ezekiel's Wheels Klezmer Band returns to the Regattabar on March 12th and we would love to see you all there. So why should you go? #1 Because you love supporting the local music...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

    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

    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

    Taste of Iceland in Boston: Free Reykjavik Calling Concert & Icelandic Film Screenings

    Presented by Iceland Naturally at Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge

    March 14, 2015

    Reykjavik Calling Concert at The Middle East | March 14

    Hailed as an “experiential and enlightening night of collaboration” by BDCwire and “a terrific...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

    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

    NEFFA night at Club Passim: A musical preview of the New England Folk Festival

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 20, 2015

    Club Passim hosts a night of live traditional and folk music with a few of the many musical artists performing at the upcoming New England Folk Festival.

    Featuring:
    Julie Metcalf...more

    Three Choral Visions: Musical responses to adversity - Cambridge

    Presented by The Oriana Consort at University Lutheran Church, Cambridge, Cambridge

    March 20, 2015

    Walter Chapin, Director
    Caroline Harvey, Assistant Director

    The Oriana Consort, a 27-voice chorale based in Cambridge and currently celebrating its Twentieth Anniversary Season,...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

    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 Ellipsis Piano Trio 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

    Mozart, Beethoven, Golijov

    Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    March 29, 2015

    Mozart
    Trio in E-flat major, K. 498, “Kegelstatt

    Beethoven
    Sonata for Cello and Piano in C, Op. 102, No....more

    10 String Symphony & Eva Walsh

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    April 1, 2015

    10 String Symphony is a duo known for mesmerizing acoustic innovation.  Although difficult to categorize, their music is instantly recognizable as a blend of two distinct but equally...more

    Will Dailey

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    April 3, 2015

    Will Dailey is an acclaimed recording and performing artist, who is a three-time winner of the Boston Music Award for Best Singer/Songwriter. In June of 2013 he was featured on a Stephen King/John...more

    Dublin Guitar Quartet

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    April 8, 2015

    Described as a “quartet with a difference” by The Irish Times, the Dublin Guitar Quartet is a one-of-a-kind classical guitar ensemble that occupies a unique space in the wider...more

    Music of Handel, Steffani, and Monteverdi

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    April 10, 2015

    BEMF’s 25th Anniversary Season comes to a triumphant conclusion with a powerhouse recital of operatic highlights, vocal chamber duets, and personal favorites selected by each artist. In...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    February 13 - April 10, 2015

    Presented by Touch Performance Art and OBERON, AcousticaElectronica is a mind-blowing event that blends elements of electronic and classical music, dance, circus arts and immersive theater with...more

    BMV World Tour 2015

    Presented by Boston Musica Viva at The Longy School of Music, Cambridge

    April 11, 2015

    SHIRISH KORDE: New work World Premiere
       Iva Bittova, soprano, Wu Tong, sheng and vocalist, and Sandeep Das, tabla
    CHOU WEN-CHUNG: Ode to...more

    Vocal Chamber Music in Times of War and Peace

    Presented by Massachusetts Peace Action at Harvard Epworth Church, Cambridge

    April 11, 2015

    Music for Peace presents Vocal Chamber Music in Times of War and Peace, featuring:

    D’Anna Fortunato, Mezzo-soprano
    Linda Toote, Flute
    Michelle La Course, Viola
    Ina...more

    Boston Philharmonic presents Saint-Saens & Berlioz

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    April 16 - April 19, 2015

     The magnificent Overture to Wagner’s Tannhäuser is a dramatic, conflicted collision between idealized religion and idealized passion. Considerable heat is generated on both sides....more

    Trio Jean Paul

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    April 22, 2015

    Chamber music devotees will not want to miss Boston’s introduction to Trio Jean Paul, an illustrious two-decade chamber music institution that plays with a refined wit and poetic intensity...more

    The Song of Songs: Sensual Texts from the Bible’s Raciest Book

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

    May 9, 2015

    Settings by Renaissance composers, and by Boston's own Daniel Pinkham.


    Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

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

    May 9, 2015

     Award-winning duo Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas share a passion for taking the infectious melodies and driving rhythms of Scottish/Celtic music on an exciting new journey. Fraser, one of the...more

    Salon Series: Concert #6

    Presented by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    May 14, 2015

    Hear some of Boston’s best virtuosos on an intimate scale and join them in lively roundtable discussions in comfortable, friendly surroundings.

    A program of tangos.


    Kurt Elling's Passion World with special guest Anat Cohen

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    May 15, 2015

    Named DownBeat Critics Poll’s Male Vocalist of the Year an unprecedented fourteen times, Kurt Elling is one of the world’s foremost jazz vocalists. Originally commissioned by Jazz at...more

    What Is This Thing Called Love?

    Presented by The Spectrum Singers at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    May 16, 2015

    Torch songs, happy songs, sad songs of love found and love lost, from the Renaissance through the Great American Songbook - George Gershwin, Vernon Duke, Harold Arlen, Duke Ellington, Cole Porter,...more

    South American Gems

    Presented by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    May 17, 2015

    Pro Arte Music Director Emerita Gisèle Ben-Dor returns to conduct a series of tangos, including Piazzolla’s Remembrances of Buenos Aires. Joining us is Adrian Anantawan on...more

    Swing City

    Presented by Swing City and

    March 8, 2014 - March 12, 2016

    Swing City is Boston's premier Live Music Swing Dancing venue, since 1994.  Voted Best of Boston, Swing City features New England's hottest, most swingin' dance bands.
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