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    Tristan & Yseult

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    March 5 - March 15, 2015

    Kneehigh’s Tristan & Yseult elevates this classic love triangle to epic proportions – complete with forbidden desires, broken hearts and tender truths. This innovative tale finds King Mark of Cornwall at war – ruling with his head, not his heart. But he hasn’t counted on falling head over heels for his enemy’s sister Yseult, or on the arrival of the enigmatic Tristan. Using music ...more


    Boston Pops - Home Alone

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

    December 26 - December 27, 2014

    Experience this true holiday favorite as never before, on the big screen with live orchestral accompaniment! With a charming and delightful score by our own Pops Laureate Conductor and legendary...more

    Urban Nutcracker

    Presented by Tony Williams Dance Center at John Hancock Hall, Boston

    December 12 - December 28, 2014

    Anthony Williams’ Urban Nutcracker, Boston’s original holiday classic, is back for its 13th season and packed with more magic for the whole family. Fusing Tchaikovsky’s...more

    Irving Berlin's White Christmas The Musical

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

    December 16 - December 28, 2014

    This holiday season discover the perfect gift for everyone on your list! Start with a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, top it off with glorious dancing...more

    Tower of Power: Holiday Jam

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    December 29, 2014

    For almost five decades, Tower of Power has delivered the best in Rhythm and Blues music. With a new member comes a new attitude, and band member Emilio says it’s...more

    The Nutcracker

    Presented by Boston Ballet at Boston Opera House, Boston

    November 28 - December 31, 2014

    A dazzling holiday tradition for the entire family! This critically-acclaimed production debuted in 2012 with new sets and costumes, and critics called the production "the most magical...more

    New Year's Eve Concert - Boston Pops Swing Orchestra

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

    December 31, 2014

    Ring in the New Year with the Boston Pops! Dance the night away with the Boston Pops Swing Orchestra and legendary bandleader extraordinaire Bo Winiker! There will be a cash bar and several dining...more

    New Year's Eve at The Landsdowne Pub

    Presented by The Lansdowne Pub at The Lansdowne Pub, Boston

    December 31, 2014

    Ring in the New Year at The Lansdowne! Live Music from the one & only Bearfight!
    •Champagne Toast at Midnight
    •DJ & Live Band 
    •Balloon...more

    New Year's Eve Bootleggers Ball

    Presented by J.J. Foley's Cafe

    December 31, 2014

    Join us to celebrate Mr. Foleys great effort in keeping the Moonshine Flowing at Foley's during prohibition! 

    Free champagne toast & hors d'ovures, a live DJ and...more

    The Greatest Gatsby Mansion New Year's Eve Soiree

    Presented by Boston VIP List

    December 31, 2014

    The parties were bigger...
    The liquor was cheaper...
    Join us this New Year’s Eve at The Greatest Bar!

    Music will be provided by DJ Sisko.

    WILL YOU FIND YOUR...more

    Epic New Year's Eve

    Presented by House of Blues at House of Blues, Boston

    December 31, 2014

    You haven't experienced a New Year's party until you've experienced this! Join us at House of Blues Boston for an Epic New Year's Eve party. Ring in 2015 with beats by DJ Paulo,...more

    First Night Jubilee Concert

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    December 31, 2014

     On New Year's Day in 1863, Frederick Douglass said that he "finally knew joy!" Join the Museum of African American History and the Handel and Haydn Society at the historic...more

    Finale New Year's Eve Party

    Presented by Pier 6

    December 31, 2014

    Celebrate the New Year with Pier 6! Top 40 and hip-hop dance music from DJ Matty D will be playing all night long. Guests can take a break from partying to fuel up on delectable hors d'oeuvres...more

    Funkadelic New Year's Eve 2015!

    Presented by The Beehive at The Beehive, Boston

    December 31, 2014

    Break out the bubbly and make a resolution to attend the funkiest New Year's Eve soiree around! The Beehive's, "FUNKADELIC Burlesque New Year's Eve 2015" is an...more

    Together presents: New Year's Eve w/ Venus X and MikeQ @ Great Scott [12/31]

    Presented by MMMMAVEN at Great Scott, Boston

    December 31, 2014 - January 1, 2015

     And we're back. As is our custom, the team that brings you Together Boston each May reunites to throw a brilliant party on New Year's Eve. And 2015 is no different. This year, two of...more

    Blink! A Light and Sound Extravaganza

    Presented by Faneuil Hall Marketplace at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market), Boston

    November 22, 2014 - January 4, 2015

    Blink! - the state-of-the-art light & sound extravaganza that transforms every inch of America's first open marketplace - returns to Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Marketplace Center for a...more

    Alicia Mielke and Mary Ferrillo: Flute and Viola duos

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

    January 4, 2015

    Alicia Mielke and Mary Ferrillo:
    Flute and Viola duos by Pleyel, Beethoven, Koechlin, Stamitz and Arnold

    Alicia Mielke, flute and Mary Ferrillo, join the Sunday Parlor Concert Series...more

    Improvisation

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

    January 9, 2015

    What could be more exciting than improvisation? Composing moment by moment, guided by ephemeral inspiration, with each performance unique. A Far Cry explores the theme with a bold new commission...more

    Andris Nelsons conducts Brahms, Haydn, and Strauss featuring cellist Gautier Capucon

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

    January 8 - January 10, 2015

    Andris Nelsons' two January programs focus on classics of the orchestral repertoire. In this first program of 2015, he is joined by French cellist Gautier Capucon and BSO principal violist...more

    Boston Symphony Chamber Players

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

    January 11, 2015

    On Sunday, January 11, the Boston Symphony Chamber Players will present the world premiere of Eric Nathan's new work for oboe, horn, and piano, a BSO commission. A former Tanglewood...more

    SAMW 20th Anniversary Weekend

    Presented by WUMB

    January 11, 2015

    Slow jams! Hot jams! Food and Drinks! Bring your instruments, and perhaps a friend to introduce to the SAMW community. The 2015 SAMW line up of fabulous instructors will be celebrated! Come visit,...more

    Sunday Concert Series: Richard Stoltzman, clarinet and David Deveau, piano

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

    January 11, 2015

    As a part of the Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Sunday Concert Series on Sunday, Jan. 11 at 1:30 p.m., join Richard Stoltzman and David Deveau for an afternoon of easy listening. The duo will...more

    Mozart and Bruckner - Open Rehearsal

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

    January 15, 2015

    Acclaimed for his performances of the Classical repertoire, German pianist Lars Vogt returns to Symphony Hall as soloist with Andris Nelsons and the BSO in Mozart's proto-Romantic C minor...more

    The Long Count/The Long Game

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    January 15 - January 17, 2015

    Featuring Bryce Dessner, Shara Worden, Kelley Deal, and Evan Ziporyn

    Matthew Ritchie concludes his 18-month residency at the ICA with this multimedia stage production about the beginning...more

    Violinist Angelo Xiang Yu at Jordan Hall 1-17-2015

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

    January 17, 2015

    Violinist Angelo Xiang Yu, winner of the prestigious Menuhin Violin Competition in 2010, is regarded as one of today’s most talented young violinists. His astonishing technique and...more

    Rhett Price / Skyler / Max Dvorak

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

    January 20, 2015

    Rhett Price is experiencing a rise to fame via YouTube, most notably for his cover of Taylor Swift’s hit song "I Knew You Were Trouble," which has racked up more than 1.5 million...more

    Muir String Quartet in Residence at Boston University

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    January 23, 2015

    Leoš Janárek: String Quartet No. 1, Kreutzer Sonata
    Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor


    Tugan Sokhiev conducts Berlioz,?Saint-Sa?ns and Rimsky-Korsakov featuring cellist?Johannes Moser

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

    January 22 - January 24, 2015

    Born in the Ossetian region of the Caucasus and making his BSO debut in these concerts, Tugan Sokhiev is music director of the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Orchestre National du...more

    The Bad Plus

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts

    January 24, 2015

    Widely heralded for its innovative reworkings of rock, indie, electronica, and modernist classical music, the Bad Plus now turns to Ornette Coleman’s landmark 1972 album Science Fiction to...more

    Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    January 24 - January 25, 2015

    This American Life host Ira Glass has been working with Monica Bill Barnes & Company to invent a show that combines two art forms that, as Glass puts it, “have no business being together...more

    Haydn: Symphonies and Concerto

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    January 23 - January 25, 2015

    Artistic Director Harry Christophers and Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky continue their critically-praised survey of the orchestral music of Joseph Haydn. The sequel to 2012’s Haydn in Paris,...more

    Mark Morris Dance Group

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    January 21 - January 25, 2015

    Mark Morris returns to the ICA for the first time since 2007! Beloved for his inventive, uniquely musical, and contagiously joyful dances, the Brooklyn-based choreographer will present four works:...more

    The Bach Institute - Final Concert

    Presented by Winsor Music, Inc.

    January 26, 2015

    This January, after two weeks of intensive practice and outreach performances, the students of the Fourth Annual Bach Institute will present their final concert. The Institute is a collaboration...more

    Dorman, Prokofiev and Schumann High School Open Rehearsal

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

    January 29, 2015

    Israeli conductor Asher Fisch makes his BSO subscription series debut with this diverse program. Opening the concert is the Israeli-born composer Avner Dorman'sAstrolatry, a 2012 work inspired...more

    BACH EXPLORED Concert 2: Dark Visions

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

    January 29, 2015

     BACH EXPLORED Concert 2: Dark Visions

    Dorian Komanoff Bandy, baroque violin; Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord

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

    Asher Fisch conducts Dorman, Prokofiev and Schumann featuring violinist Julian Rachlin

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

    January 29 - January 31, 2015

    Israeli conductor Asher Fisch makes his BSO subscription series debut with this diverse program. Opening the concert is the Israeli-born composer Avner Dorman'sAstrolatry, a 2012 work inspired...more

    Bid Them Dance and Bid Them Sing: Dvorak, Lutoslawski, Phibbs, Prokofiev

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at First Church in Boston, Boston

    January 31, 2015

    Prokofiev’s fiendishly kinetic Quintet originated as a ballet that was too difficult to dance, Lutoslawski captured the spirit of Polish folk music, and Dvorak never lost sight of the...more

    Soundings: Sit Inside the Chant

    Presented by Cappella Clausura at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Boston

    January 31, 2015

    With Soundings, Director Amelia LeClair invites audiences to immerse themselves in sound. Experience Medieval chant by Hildegard von Bingen and Kassia, Renaissance sacred music of Raffaella...more

    Bid Them Dance and Bid Them Sing: Dvorak, Lutoslawski, Phibbs, Prokofiev

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    February 1, 2015

    Prokofiev’s fiendishly kinetic Quintet originated as a ballet that was too difficult to dance, Lutoslawski captured the spirit of Polish folk music, and Dvorak never lost sight of the...more

    Joshua Radin

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 5, 2015

    Cleveland born songwriter/performer Joshua Radin has earned a loyal following for his wistful meditations and hit songs. His rootsy-pop track, “I’d Rather Be With You” from...more

    Asaf Avidan

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Paradise Rock Club, Boston

    February 5, 2015

     Perhaps the most interesting voice in the Israeli music scene today, 34-year-old Asaf Avidan has become a huge sensation in Israel and Europe. Singing primarily in English, Avidan’s...more

    Youth Concert: "Keeping Good Company"- Musical Partnerships of Inspiration and Innovation

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

    February 4 - February 6, 2015

    Geared toward students in grades 4-6, these concerts act as an introduction to the full orchestra experience, encouraging long-term ownership of orchestral music and the BSO, and delivering...more

    Janine Jansen, violin and Itamar Golan, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    February 6, 2015

    Globe-trotting Dutch violinist Janine Jansen’s career is skyrocketing, as is that of pianist Itamar Golan, a consummate collaborator who has concentrated his formidable energies on chamber...more

    Damn Tall Buildings / The Western Den / Nemes

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

    February 6, 2015

    Damn Tall Buildings is an acoustic bluegrass and blues band from Boston. With members from all around the United States, the band consists of four different people melding their influences into a...more

    Family Concert - "Keeping Good Company"- Musical Partnerships of Inspiration and Innovation

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

    February 7, 2015

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall.?


    From the Top Live in Boston

    Presented by From the Top at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    February 7, 2015

    Meet “young musicians who will knock your socks off” (NBC’s Today) when From the Top, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on WCRB 99.5, tapes its NPR...more

    Renée Fleming, soprano with Olga Kearn, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    February 8, 2015

    One of the most beloved and celebrated musical ambassadors of our time, soprano Renée Fleming captivates audiences with her sumptuous voice, consummate artistry, and compelling stage...more

    Family Concert: The Adventures of Babar and Bliss

    Presented by Boston Musica Viva at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    February 8, 2015

    Our annual Family Concert, The Adventure of Babr and Bliss, explores adventure tales old and new. We join the inquisitive and precocious young Bliss as she explores time and space travel in...more

    UnderScore Friday Evening: Liadov, Birtwistle and Stravinsky

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

    February 13, 2015

    Adventurous Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski, who is principal conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, teams here with the BSO and estimable French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard for a...more

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Liadov, Birtwistle and Stravinsky featuring pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard

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

    February 12 - February 14, 2015

    Adventurous Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski, who is principal conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, teams here with the BSO and estimable French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard for a...more

    Mozart and Beethoven

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

    February 13 - February 15, 2015

    Hear these titans of the Classical era as young composers. Composed by the master at the tender age of 13, Mozart's Waisenhaus Mass receives a rare performance from conductor Richard...more

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