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    Cendrillon

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Mainstage, Boston

    April 16 - April 19, 2015

    Composer: Jules Massenet
    Librettist: Henri Caïn
    Conductor: William Lumpkin
    Stage Director: E. Loren Meeker
    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre

    Cendrillon is the well-known fairy tale about a young girl wronged and her ultimate redemption through her discovery of true ...more


    Slaid Cleaves

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

    May 7, 2015

    Slaid Cleaves spins stories with a novelist’s eye and a poet’s heart. Twenty years into his career, Cleaves’ seamless new collection delivers vivid snapshots as wildly cinematic...more

    Hot Jazz, Cool Neighborhood - A Benefit for Egleston Square Main Street

    Presented by Egleston Square Main Street

    May 7, 2015

    Recently featured on the BBC, and in the Christian Science Monitor, Kina Zoré is one of the hottest bands in Boston. Founded by Egleston Square resident Helder Tsinine, of Mozambique, the...more

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays

    Presented by Cultural Organization of Lowell at Downtown Lowell, Lowell

    May 7, 2015

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays - Your invitation to fun, art, museums and music in lively Lowell!  On the first Thursday of every month, visit our galleries, museums, businesses and...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.


    Girls Guns & Glory

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

    May 8, 2015

    For the past eight years, Boston’s rising stars Girls Guns and Glory have been making a name for themselves through relentless touring (about 200 gigs a year worldwide), the release of four...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

    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

    Tim and Myles

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

    May 8, 2015

    The unique relationship of a father and son cannot be argued nor explained, but when the relationship includes musical passion, virtuosity and showmanship - magic happens!
    Tim and Myles...more

    Soundproof the Armory

    Presented by The Center for Arts at the Armory at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    May 8, 2015

    Come join us at the Armory for a benefit series to soundproof the Performance Hall!

    35th Parallel will open the concert with their signature MediterrAsian sound, blending Middle...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

    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

    Martyn Joseph

    Presented by Stone Soup Coffeehouse

    May 9, 2015

    Martyn Joseph is a performer like no other. Shades of Springsteen, John Mayer, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Matthews there may be – but he stands in his own right, built on a reputation for...more

    Milton Art Center Spring Music Series

    Presented by Milton Art Center

    March 20 - May 9, 2015

    Milton Art Center Spring Concert Series kicks off on March 20!

    Don’t miss MAC’s spring concert series loaded with local artists who shape the music climate in Boston and...more

    Watch City Steampunk Festival

    Presented by Downtown Waltham Partnership

    May 9, 2015

    A festival to celebrate all things Steampunk! Steampunk is a literary, artistic, and lifestyle movement melding elements of Victorian-era history and fashion with retro-futuristic...more

    Spring Concert- Women of the Americas

    Presented by Concord Women's Chorus

    May 9, 2015

    Concord Women's Chorus presents their Spring Concert, "Women of the Americas", featuring music by women composers from the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. Special collaboration with...more

    WTF Queerlesque Chapter 3

    Presented by Mortis Ministries

    May 8 - May 9, 2015

    Boston's madcap seasonal variety show by and for the queer community is back! Join us for a night of extra queer craziness, burlesque and boylesque debuts, standup comedy, drag performers of...more

    Trace Bundy

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

    May 9, 2015

    Dubbed the “Acoustic Ninja” by his fans, Trace Bundy is a musician that must be seen as well as heard. His use of harmonics, looping and multiple capos, coupled with unique banter and...more

    A Nordic Spring Sojourn with Stambandet

    Presented by Lexington Community Education at Follen Community Church, Lexington

    May 9, 2015

    If you live in the land of the midnight sun, you can be forgiven an obsession with summer. Precious months of nearly constant day call forth a delight that borders on cult-like devotion. The...more

    Durufle: Requiem

    Presented by Back Bay Chorale and St. Paul's Church at St. Paul Church, Cambridge, Cambridge

    May 9, 2015

    Scott Allen Jarrett conducts the Back Bay Chorale in a performance of Durufle's Requiem for chorus and organ, along with choral works by contemporary American composers, all in the...more

    Boston Childrens Chorus

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    May 9, 2015

    The Boston Children's Chorus (BCC) was founded by Hubie Jones, a civic leader who for almost five decades has labored to address the social problems facing Boston's underserved children...more

    Patsy Cline Tribute By Donna Lee

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

    May 9, 2015

    The Music of Patsy Cline is as popular today as it was at the time of her death on March 3rd, 1963. She was a popular and country music icon and she has inspired millions with her songs...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

    Cape Symphony: Masterpiece V Carmina Burana

    Presented by Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra at Barnstable Performing Arts Center, Barnstable

    May 9 - May 10, 2015

    JUNG-HO PAK, CONDUCTOR
    ALIZE ROZSNYAI, SOPRANO | GERROD PAGENKOPF, COUNTERTENOR | THOMAS JONES, BARITONE
    BOSTON CAMERATA, ANNE AZÉMA, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
    THE CHATHAM...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

    Together with Andy Stott

    Presented by Together Festival at Middlesex Lounge, Cambridge

    May 10, 2015

    From Manchester, Andy Stott is a true scientist of sound, having released four albums via the respected Modern Love imprint. Beloved by techno purists and indie rockers alike, his most recent...more

    Piano Master Class with Sally Pinkas

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    May 10, 2015

    World-renowned pianist Sally Pinkas will work side-by-side with Brookline Music School students in a public master class setting. The program will include solo performances from students of...more

    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    May 12, 2015

    Join our Underground Faculty Band for a Blues Jam session at Winchester Community Music School. Our Fat Tuesday Blues Jams are fun, spontaneous, and a great way to experiment with new techniques...more

    TOGETHER & DROWN W/ KAHN [TUE 5.12]

    Presented by Together Festival at Wonder Bar, Allston

    May 12, 2015

    UK bass afionciano Kahn is the type of producer that refuses to be tied down to one sound. From dub to house to future bass, the man continually finds a way to weave his own unique style across...more

    Karl Larson and Andy Costello

    Presented by Equilibrium Concert Series at Lily Pad, Cambridge

    May 12, 2015

    Pianists Karl Larson and Andy Costello display their insight into contemporary music in a program that spans 50 years of music, from John Cage’s experimentalism, through Messiaen’s...more

    Together Festival W/ DVS1

    Presented by MMMMAVEN at Middlesex Lounge, Cambridge

    May 11 - May 12, 2015

    Originally from the USA, Minneapolis to be exact, DVS1 is known as an unparalleled DJ talent with a record collection as massive as his skill. His bold and uncompromising nature has brought him to...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.


    SPECIAL EVENT: Holly Near with Catie Curtis

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

    May 14, 2015

    Holly Near has made a career speaking to anyone in the world who believes in peace, justice, and feminism. Respected around the world for her music and activism, her joy and passion inspire...more

    Rite of Spring Extravaganza

    Presented by New Gallery Concert Series at Community Music Center of Boston, Boston

    May 14, 2015

    New Gallery Concert Series concludes its 15th season with Rite of Spring Extravaganza. This much needed celebration of warm weather, blooming foliage, and blue skies features wire sculptor Clyde...more

    TOGETHER W/ CREW LOVE [THU 5.14]

    Presented by Together Festival at The Middle East Corner, Cambridge

    May 14, 2015

    Performers:

    Soul Clap
    Tanner Ross
    w/ special guest
    Life on Planets
     


    Sally Pinkas in Concert

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    May 14, 2015

    Pianist Sally Pinkas has been heard as a recitalist internationally. Join us in the Bakalar Recital Hall for an unforgettable evening of music.  This program will feature solo works by...more

    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

    Edwin Mccain

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    May 15, 2015

    Known for his earnest, heart-on sleeve balladry, folk pop songwriter Edwin McCain has enjoyed a lengthy career since the mid 90’s, mostly due to the success of his smash hit single...more

    Cossack beyond the Danube

    Presented by Commonwealth Lyric Theater at First Baptist Church in Newton, Newton

    May 14 - May 15, 2015

    Cossack beyond the Danube, the First National Ukrainian Opera, has never been professionally produced in Boston.  Commonwealth Lyric Theater brings together an international cast...more

    Shepley Metcalf sings Going Places

    Presented by Third Life Studio at Third Life Studio, Somerville

    May 15, 2015

    Hop aboard for Going Places, terrific traveling tunes and city songs offered up by Shepley and Ron Roy, the "superb cabaret/jazz singer and her ace piano accompanist" (The Boston...more

    Ayla Brown

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

    May 15, 2015

    Recognized as a pioneer and entrepreneur, Ayla founded and owns her own record company, Ambient Entertainment, and has achieved many significant hallmarks in her young career.  Her...more

    TOGETHER X RESIDENT ADVISOR W/ MANO LE TOUGH, BOB MOSES & PROJECT PABLO

    Presented by Together Festival

    May 15, 2015

    Together Boston is an annual celebration of music, art and technology, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The festival was first held in February, 2010, with continually broadening scope of...more

    Brought to Life

    Presented by Blanc Gallery and Blanc Gallery

    April 25 - May 15, 2015

    This exhibition celebrates the new gallery at Casablanc with new works by both artists. Ramiro presents pieces created this year that push his expectation of the...more

    Brooks Williams with Loren and Mark

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

    May 15, 2015

    Pan-Americana Roots ‘n Blues, doused in Moonshine alt-Billy and delicious Dixie” Net Rhythms Ranked in the Top 100 Acoustic Guitarists, Brooks Williams is one of the most...more

    Words and Phrases Found: Brahms, Needham, Janacek, Stravinsky

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

    May 16, 2015

    Stories, aphorisms, poems and speech…music begins where words end. Janacek crafts melodies from the pitch and rhythm of the Czech language, Bernard Rands draws us into the distilled,...more

    The Left Banke & Ian Lloyd's Stories

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

    May 16, 2015

    The Left Banke has been cited by many top groups of the decades since their first hits as a major influence on their own music. Their first hit record "Walk Away Renee" in late 1966...more

    Lost in the Stars

    Presented by Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline

    May 16, 2015

    Come revel in the music that has become the soundtrack for romance, adventure, and joy in our lives. The Metropolitan Chorale and Music Director Lisa Graham present 'Lost in the Stars'...more

    A TRIBUTE TO PETE SEEGER with special guest BILL STAINES

    Presented by The Mystic Chorale. Inc.

    May 16, 2015

    Pete Seeger taught us that our voices matter, that each of us can change the world.  The 200 voices of The Mystic Chorale begin our tribute...more

    Family Concert: Triton Brass

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    May 16, 2015

    Based in Boston, Triton Brass is an exciting musical collaborative comprising five of the region's most promising young talents. Prize winners at the 2005 Lyon International Chamber Music...more

    Jake & Taylor Armerding

    Presented by The Community House of Hamilton and Wenham and The Community House of Hamilton and Wenham

    May 16, 2015

    It was the early 1980s when Boston bluegrasser Taylor Armerding, co-founder of the band Northern Lights, started his 5-year-old son, Jake, on Suzuki violin. Jake...more

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