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    Bach St. Matthew Passion

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    March 27 - March 29, 2015

    “There is nothing like it in all music,” said Leonard Bernstein, describing this monumental oratorio. H+H reprises its sold-out 2012 performances of the Saint Matthew Passion with an exemplary cast of soloists, including Joshua Ellicott and Roderick Williams as the Evangelist and Jesus, respectively. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind masterwork, to be performed during the final days of ...more

    Stir: Barry Schwabsky and Marianne Nowottny

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

    April 2, 2015

    Schwabsky, 2014 Gardner Artist-in-Residence, and Nowottny premiere new compositions of poetry and electronic music, following those on their 2012 CD, A Voice Hears You from Mysterious...more

    NME: Walking on Water

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Distler Performance Hall, Somerville

    April 2, 2015

    Tufts New Music Ensemble performs under the direction of Donald Berman. Pianist Donald Berman is recognized as a chief exponent of new works by living composers, overlooked music by 20th...more

    Mud Matters in the First Circle

    Presented by Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts

    April 2, 2015

    “Mud Matters in the First Circle” is a performance creation piece, told in the improvisational spirit of jazz, integrating spoken word, music and the visual arts. Beginning in the late...more

    Good Friday Concert

    Presented by Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    April 3, 2015

     The La Farge Ensemble returns to Trinity Church, performing choral masterpieces for Passiontide.

    Susan Cattaneo

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

    April 3, 2015

     Cattaneo has been a songwriting professor at Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music for 13 years. She’s written songs covered by numerous artists in Nashville, and her...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

    Keith Munslow in concert

    Presented by Needham Public Library

    April 3, 2015

    An award-winning performer who combines rock solid funky piano playing, soulful singing, hilarious stories, and lightning fast cartooning, Keith Munslow has entertained thousands of children and...more

    Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra 2nd Annual “Band in Boston” Concert

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    April 3 - April 4, 2015

    BAND IN BOSTON! In celebration of the heroes and victims of the 2013 attack on the Boston Marathon and for TWO-NIGHTS-ONLY, The URO will perform the music of local rock legends, AEROSMITH, BOSTON,...more


    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    April 4, 2015

    Four sisters, raised in an atmosphere of creative freedom and diligent study, have honed their musical skills surgically sharp and blended their personalities and visions into a unified whole....more

    Session Americana

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    April 4, 2015

    Session Americana sit tightly around a small cafe table, ambient mics tuned to catch the whole sound of the voices and instruments. A suit-case drum kit, an old electric bass, a bunch of acoustic...more

    Joe Crookston

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

    April 4, 2015

    Joe Crookston may be described as artist, writer, singer, guitar picker, painter, claw hammer banjo player, eco-village member and believer in all things possible. You’ll be pulled in by the...more

    The Queen of Spades

    Presented by Lowell House Opera

    March 25 - April 4, 2015

    This spring, LHO presents Tchaikovsky's operatic thriller The Queen of Spades – complete with courtly intrigue, ghostly apparitions, and a...more

    The Makanda Project featuring Oliver Lake

    Presented by VISIONS, Inc

    April 4, 2015

    World renowned saxophonist Oliver Lake joins the Makanda Project, an ensemble featuring several of Boston's leading jazz musicians. The concert will feature two of Mr. Lake's big band...more

    Joseph / V Blackburn

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

    April 4, 2015

    Comprised of three sisters from Oregon, Joseph brings the listener soothing melodies and harmonies influenced by growing up in the mountains. Natalie, Allison, and Meegan Closner...more

    Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe

    Presented by Arts at the Armory at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    April 4, 2015

    Somerville Songwriter Sessions presents a concert with Dave Dersham, Marc Herman, and Chris LaVancher. The concert will feature a solo set by each...more

    BOSTON FLUTE ACADEMY PRESENTS: Artist-in-Residence Brendan V. Ryan in Concert

    Presented by Boston Flute Academy at Maliotis Cultural Center at Hellenic College, Brookline

    April 4, 2015

    BOSTON FLUTE ACADEMY PRESENTS: An Evening of Art Songs for Flute, Soprano and Piano featuring a World Premiere Song Cycle by Award-Winning New Composer, Brandon Scott...more

    Lisa Fischer

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 5, 2015

     Anyone who’s seen Lisa Fischer on stage with the Rolling Stones, Sting, or Chris Botti, or in last year’s Oscar-winning documentary film Twenty Feet from Stardom will know well...more

    "Revelation or preparation: multiple readings of musical information"

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music

    April 6, 2015

    Mount Holyoke College Professor of Music David Sanford presents our final colloquium of the semester. Lunch to be served after the lecture.

    BU Symphony Orchestra and BU Symphonic Chorus at Symphony Hall

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

    April 7, 2015

    Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2, Resurrection
    David Hoose, conductor, BU Symphony Orchestra
    Ann Howard Jones, conductor, BU Symphonic Chorus

    Piano Masters Series: Yevgeny Sudbin

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    April 7, 2015

    Young Russian pianist Yevgeny Sudbin has created an international sensation, enjoying a meteoric international career performing with major orchestras on the most prestigious series, and earning...more

    Folk Open Mic

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

    April 7, 2015

    The Folk/Acoustic Open Mic night at TCAN has been a tradition since its inception in 1997. Come early to sign-in as a performer, or to get a great seat for one of...more

    Music in the Gallery: Penpa Tsering: Performance of Traditional Tibetan Music

    Presented by Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College

    April 7, 2015

    Music in the Gallery: Penpa Tsering: A performance, discussion, and exploration of Tibetan music.  Featuring traditional and hand-made instruments, Penpa Tsering’s costumed...more

    Woods Hole Jazz Presents Nicki Parrott with Jon Weber

    Presented by Woods Hole Jazz

    April 7, 2015

    Nicki Parrott, world-renowned double bassist and jazz vocalist, performs with Jon Weber, host of NPR’s Piano Jazz with Jon Weber, as part of the Woods Hole Jazz series. ...more

    Jazz Lounge at The Bristol: Carlos Carpacho: The Cuatro Project

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

    April 7, 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

    The Russian Soul - The Russian Voice

    Presented by Trio Cleonice and Friends at United Parish in Brookline, Brookline

    April 7, 2015

    Trio Cleonice and Friends is thrilled to welcome Thomas Hodge, Professor of Russian Literature at Wellesley College, for a program exploring connections between Russian music and Russian...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

    New Center LIVE! Presents "The Creative Mind and Music of George Gershwin"

    Presented by New Center For Arts & Culture and Temple Emanuel at Temple Emanuel, Newton

    April 8, 2015

    The New Center for Arts & Culture presents “The Creative Mind and Music of George Gershwin,” featuring Julliard trained concert pianist and Harvard educated psychiatrist, Dr....more

    BACH EXPLORED Concert 3: Bach the Apollonian

    Presented by The Music of First Church Boston at First Church in Boston, Boston

    April 9, 2015

    BACH EXPLORED Concert 3: Bach the Apollonian

    Dorian Komanoff Bandy, baroque violin; Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord

    Violinist Dorian Komanoff Bandy and harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa...more

    Mozart and Strauss High School Open Rehearsal

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

    April 9, 2015

    The legendary, Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer Gunther Schuller's recent orchestral work?Dreamscapebegins this program. According to Schuller, this sparkling, witty, symphony-like...more

    Pat Travers Band

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

    April 9, 2015

    While most bluesy hard rock acts of the '70s and '80s were of U.S. origin, there were a few exceptions such as Canadian rocker, Pat Travers. Travers first picked up the guitar as a...more

    Rhythm Future Quartet / The Wiles

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

    April 9, 2015

    When four young jazz virtuosos decided to join forces, the Rhythm Future Quartet was born. Named after a Django Reinhardt tune, the Rhythm Future Quartet performs dynamic and fiery arrangements of...more

    Archie Fisher, James Keelaghan & Jez Lowe

    Presented by Last Dance Productions at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    April 9, 2015

    Three of the world’s finest songwriters and most respected singers have decided to take their friendship on the road. Having come together for several years while on a cruise they found that...more

    Music and the Brain: Linking Music, Language, and Learning

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    April 9, 2015

    Brookline Music School is thrilled that Dr. Nadine Gaab will speak on the importance of music to brain development. Based on her research, she will present how music perception, language, and...more

    Musical Safari for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Graders

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    April 9, 2015

    Musical Safari is an afternoon workshop for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. If your school has an early release day, or you have homeschool students, please join us for this special two-hour program...more

    Small Jazz Concert I

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

    April 9, 2015

    Paul Ahlstrand's small jazz ensemble and a group led by Tufts student Jesse Brotter perform works for smaller combos.

    Faculty Recital featuring Marina Krickler

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    April 9, 2015

    Join WCMS for “Call of the Wild,” a faculty recital with French hornist Marina Krickler performing works by Brahms, Schubert, and more. "Call of the Wild" celebrates the...more

    Lee Mingwei: Sonic Blossom

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    March 11 - April 9, 2015

    Lee is internationally renowned for projects that prompt connections and invite trust, creativity, and self-awareness. He also has a long history with Boston, first exhibiting at the Isabella...more

    UnderScore Friday Evening: Schuller, Mozart and Strauss

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

    April 10, 2015

    The legendary, Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer Gunther Schuller's recent orchestral work?Dreamscapebegins this program. According to Schuller, this sparkling, witty, symphony-like...more

    What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow with Kyle Athayde Dance Party

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    April 10, 2015

    Considered among the greatest American composers in any genre, Duke Ellington’s work looms large on the cultural landscape. In this performance, Ron Kapilow shines the What Makes it...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

    Tal National

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

    April 10, 2015

     The most popular live act in the West African nation of Niger, Tal National is beloved for its epic live performances. With a large, rotating lineup of vocalists and multi-instrumentalists,...more

    Joan Armatrading

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

    April 10, 2015

     With 20 stunning albums, three Grammy nominations, and scores of awards, Joan Armatrading's subtle and sublime music has touched millions of people all over the world. Her career has...more


    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

    Signature Series Opera at the Movies: AMADEUS

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    April 10, 2015

    Boston Lyric Opera Signature Series in partnership with Somerville Theatre
    Opera at the Movies

    Friday, April 10 | 7:00 – 10:30 p.m.

    Portland Cello Project

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

    April 10, 2015

    Since the group's inception in late 2007, the Portland Cello Project has wowed audiences all over the country with extravagant performances everywhere from Prairie Home Companion to parties on...more

    Earthsound featuring Warren Senders

    Presented by Earthsound

    April 10, 2015

    Earthsound presents exciting original jazz and music by bassist Jason Davis and pianist Henrique Eisenmann, alongside improvisation to beautiful nature sounds from around the world. Earthsound is...more

    Grand Harmonie: Deconstructed

    Presented by Grand Harmonie at The Longy School of Music, Cambridge

    April 10, 2015

    Experience a fresh, compelling concert model paying homage to eclectic programs of the past. Wind and string bands take a turn in the spotlight with early works by...more

    Lazlo Gardony

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

    April 10, 2015

    Laszlo Gardony is a critically acclaimed artist who has brought his soulful improvisations and compositions to audiences in 24 countries. Winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition,...more

    We Are… A Festival of Identity in Poetry, Prose, Music, and Dance

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    March 27 - April 10, 2015

    The Poets’ Theatre will be joining us at the Multicultural Arts Center for a festival of the arts! The performances throughout March and April will address various topics including current...more

    Newton Creative Arts & Sciences "Spring into Swing"

    Presented by Newton Creative Arts & Sciences

    April 10, 2015

    "Spring into Swing" features vocalist Semenya McCord and her six-piece jazz ensemble. Ms. McCord shares the flight of swinging song vibes, riding the...more

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