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    Andris Nelsons conducts Beethoven and Shostakovich featuring violinist Christian Tetzlaff

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

    April 2 - April 4, 2015

    The marvelous German violinist Christian Tetzlaff joins Andris Nelsons and the BSO for Beethoven's peerless Violin Concerto, which, through its lyricism, intensely musical virtuosity, and expansive scope elevated the genre of the violin concerto to ambitious new heights. Shostakovich-a Beethoven devotee-purportedly wrote his Symphony No. 10 as a response to Joseph Stalin's death in 1953. Considered one of ...more


    The Hammond Performing Arts Series Presents Pianist Constantine Finehouse

    Presented by Hammond Residential RE at South Shore Conservatory, Hingham

    April 12, 2015

    Saul Cohen, President of Hammond Residential Real Estate in Chestnut Hill, is pleased to announce that pianist Constantine Finehouse will be performing works by Mozart, Chopin and Bach as part of...more

    Twelfth Night

    Presented by Salem Theatre Company at Salem Theatre Company, Salem

    March 28 - April 12, 2015

    Twelfth Night is the story of a community upended by a shipwreck and how those involved take to comedy and music to solve their dilemmas. The play centers around the hilarious and wild chaos...more

    Mythos: Mythology in Music for Flute and Piano

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    April 12, 2015

    This interactive concert features music inspired by mythology, combining many different traditions: ancient Greek myths through the ears of early 20th century French composers Claude Debussy and...more

    Suzuki Violin Graduations

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton at Temple Reyim, Newton

    April 12, 2015

    Violin students of the Suzuki School of Newton perform as a group to celebrate completion of all the repertoire in a Suzuki book. Performance will include Book 1 to 5, and...more

    The Big One

    Presented by Lesley University

    April 9 - April 12, 2015

    A group of aspiring songwriters meet weekly in an old office building on Hollywood Boulevard waiting for their big break. As tremors warn of a quake that threatens to destroy Los Angeles, the...more

    Lexington Bicentennial Band Spring Concert

    Presented by Lexington Bicentennial Band at Lexington High School, Donald J. Gillespie Jr. Auditorium, Lexington

    April 12, 2015

    Lexington Bicentennial Band presents Spring Concert directed by Jeffrey P. Leonard. The concert will include Amparito Roca, ...more

    Nick Cutroneo: 20th Century Classical Guitar Program

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

    April 12, 2015

    Guitarist Nick Cutroneo will present a program of 20th century works for solo guitar by Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Britten, Pasieczny and York, on Sunday, April 12, 2015 ay 3:00 p.m. at the historic...more

    Portsmouth Pro Musica's 30th Anniversary Concert

    Presented by Portsmouth Pro Musica

    April 12, 2015

    Portsmouth Pro Musica will perform an exciting and eclectic program of American classics and contemporary, spirituals and folksongs, and European sacred music at their spring concerts in Durham...more

    Sybarite5 - Free Concert

    Presented by Walnut Hill School for the Arts

    April 13, 2015

    Enjoy a free concert by string quintet Sybarite5. From Mozart to Radiohead, Sybarite5’s eclectic repertoire and dynamic performance style is turning heads throughout the music...more

    Faculty Recital featuring Aimée Tsuchiya

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    April 13, 2015

    Winchester Community Music School wraps up its 2014-15 Faculty Recital Series with pianist Aimée Tsuchiya performing chamber and solo piano works of Franz Schubert. 


    Andris Nelson conducts Schuller, Mozart and Strauss featuring pianist Richard Goode

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

    April 9 - April 14, 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

    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    April 14, 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

    Robert Rich - Filaments 2015 Tour

    Presented by Other Worlds Concert Series

    April 14, 2015

    Ambient music legend Robert Rich makes his Boston-area debut. Touring to support his new release, Filaments, Rich will immerse the audience in a 90-minute flow of deep ambient drifts and world...more

    Tower of Power

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 15, 2015

    For close to 50 years, Tower of Power has been creating their own kind of soul music. Since 1968, Tower of Power has delivered their unique brand of music to their fans, appearing before sold out...more

    St. Paul's Cathedral Choir

    Presented by Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    April 16, 2015

     The Trinity Concert Series is excited to welcome the world-renowned choir of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Come hear this exceptional choir of men and boys perform musical favorites...more

    Mari Black with Joseph Carmichael

    Presented by notloB Music

    April 16, 2015

    Join us for an intimate evening of music as champion multistyle violinist Mari Black and versatile guitarist Joseph Carmichael take us on a spirited tour of fiddle music from around the world --...more

    Allston Pudding presents POLARIS w/ Hallelujah The Hills

    Presented by Brighton Music Hall at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    April 16, 2015

    Polaris was a one-off musical project in the mid-1990s involving members of the New Haven indie rock band Miracle Legion. Mark Mulcahy, Scott Boutier, and Dave McCaffrey performed music for the...more

    Small Jazz Concert III: Gershwin and the Mercy of Spring

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music

    April 16, 2015

    A Nando Michelin ensemble and the Tufts Jazz Choir and Combo, led by Tisha Stadnicki, pay tribute to George and Ira Gershwin with a variety of their standards, and add some funk with Joe...more

    Midday Organ Recital: Eugene Lavery

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Adolphus Busch Hall, Cambridge

    April 16, 2015

    Join us for a Midday Organ Recital at Adolphus Busch Hall, featuring Eugene Lavery. Recitals are performed on Harvard’s famous 1958 D. A. Flentrop organ. Audience members are invited to...more

    Crossing Boundaries: Stories Through Poetry, Stage and Music

    Presented by Salem State University Center for Creative and Performing Arts at Salem Theatre Company, Salem

    April 16, 2015

    Confluence, the duo of poet J.D. Scrimgeour and musician Philip Swanson, delivers compelling storytelling through narrative, long-form poetry, underscored by...more

    Joseph Calleja, tenor

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    April 17, 2015

    Blessed with a golden age voice that routinely inspires comparisons to earlier singing legends, the Maltese-born Joseph Calleja has quickly become one of the most acclaimed and sought-after tenors...more

    Rock Off Main

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

    April 17, 2015

    TCAN's successful Rock Off Main rock music program is an all-ages show that provides a venue for bands in this region to take their eclectic mix of music out of their basements and put it on...more

    The Onlies

    Presented by notloB Music at Outpost 186, Cambridge

    April 17, 2015

    The Onlies are Sami Braman (fiddle, vocals, guitar), Riley Calcagno, and Leo Shannon (both of whom sing and play fiddle,...more

    Pierre Bensusan

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

    April 17, 2015

    Described by the L.A. Times as “”one of the most unique and brilliant acoustic guitar veterans in the world music scene today””, Pierre Bensusan was voted...more

    OSCAR at The Crown and the love that dare not speak its name

    Presented by Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    April 15 - April 17, 2015

    OSCAR at The Crown and the love that dare not speak its name
    Created by Mark Mauriello
    Original Music by Andrew Barret Cox
    Inspired by the Life and Works of...more

    A Conversation with Harold Mabern and George Coleman

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts) at Thompson Room, Barker Center, Cambridge

    April 17, 2015

    Moderated by Ingrid Monson, Quincy Jones Professor of African American Music. Barker Center for the Humanities, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA. Admission free (tickets/RSVPs not required; seating...more

    Tongue in Cheek

    Presented by A Far Cry at St. John's Church, JP, Boston

    April 18, 2015

    Sometimes a bit of wry humor is just the thing for the craziness of Spring. Hindemith and Mozart bookend this musical roast, looking askance at the musical traditions of their times. Meanwhile,...more

    Kids' Shows: Ethan Rossiter & the Jamberries

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    April 18, 2015

    The Jamberries provide live entertainment with a collection of original and traditional toe-tapping tunes for the entire family.

    Winners of a Parents' Choice Award, their songs are...more

    Rhiannon Giddens

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    April 18, 2015

     Founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops Rhiannon Giddens is touring with her own band to support her solo debut, Tomorrow Is My Turn, a collaboration with T Bone Burnett that deftly...more

    Harvard Museum of Natural History Presents: On the Wing - A Celebration of Birds in Music

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History

    April 18, 2015

    Join Harvard Museum of Natural History for  On the Wing :A Celebration of Birds in Music and Spoken Word,  a special afternoon of music and poetry that celebrates birds as symbols of...more

    Memphis Jazz Giants

    Presented by Jazz Program (Office for the Arts at Harvard) at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    April 18, 2015

    Office for the Arts at Harvard and Harvard Jazz Bands present
    George Coleman and Harold Mabern
    Harvard University Jazz Masters in...more

    Terry Riley 80th Birthday Concert

    Presented by MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology at MIT's Kresge Auditorium, Cambridge

    April 18, 2015

    Terry Riley’s 80th Birthday with Terry Riley, Eviyan, Gamelan Galak Tika, Sarah Cahill, and the world premiere of all-live Poppy Nogood and the Phantom Band

    Headlining MIT Sounding,...more

    Louise Goffin

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

    April 18, 2015

    As the producer of a Grammy nominated album (Carole King’s A Holiday Carole), singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, recording artist, and mom, Louise Goffin is a badass, multi-talented,...more

    The Spire Center presents The Eldar Trio

    Presented by Spire Center for the Performing Arts

    April 18, 2015

    “He’s a genius beyond most young people I’ve heard,” praises Dave Brubeck in The New York Times. Internationally acclaimed, Grammy®...more

    Wagner, Saint-Saëns, 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...more

    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...more

    Taj Mahal

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    April 19, 2015

    A bonafide blues and rock legend, the inimitable Taj Mahal has been instrumental in preserving and shaping American roots music. With his booming baritone, nimble finger-picking guitar playing and...more

    Jazz Pianist Alan Broadbent

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    April 19, 2015

    Highfield welcomes back New Zealand jazz pianist Alan Broadbent, a two-time Grammy winner and perennial sell out. Playing with New York bassist Don Falzone, Highfield’s magnificent Mason...more

    Joan Osborne at Bull Run

    Presented by The Bull Run Restaurant

    April 19, 2015

    This diverse and soulful singer-songwriter earned seven Grammy nods, sang lead with The Grateful Dead, shared stages with such divergent talents as Luciano Pavarotti, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris and...more

    Mosaic Trio

    Presented by Friends of the Weston Public Library at Weston Public Library, Weston

    April 19, 2015

    The Mosaic String Trio consist of Lu Sun, violin, Pat Vance, viola, and Peter Zay, cello, all of whom are members of the Hartford Symphony in Connecticut  They will present an hour's...more

    The Hammond Performing Arts Series Presents the 2015 New England Regional Finalists - MET

    Presented by Hammond Residential RE

    April 19, 2015

    Saul Cohen, President of Hammond Residential Real Estate in Chestnut Hill, is pleased to announce that the next concert in the Hammond Performing Arts Series will take place at 3 p.m. on April 19...more

    Mozart: Così fan tutte

    Presented by New England Conservatory at Paramount Center, Boston

    April 18 - April 21, 2015

    Teenagers embark on their first loves, and before long there’s a lot of explaining to do. Mozart’s opera Così fan tutte (or, The School for Lovers)...more

    Jazz Lounge at The Bristol: 3 Sudacas

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

    April 21, 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

    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

    Martha Davis & The Motels

    Presented by gimmeLIVE

    April 22, 2015

    ABOUT MARTHA DAVIS AND THE MOTELS
    Whether you were there when The Motels first burst onto the music scene, or are just discovering them now, 2014 became a year of...more

    The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

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

    April 23, 2015

     Norway, Sweden, and the Shetland Islands have some of the richest fiddling traditions in the world. Olav Luksengård Mjelva (Norway), Anders Hall (Sweden), and Kevin Henderson (the...more

    America

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 23, 2015

    The year 2014 marks the 44th Anniversary of perennial classic-rock favorite, America. From their formative years, America has been a band capable of transcending borders with its uplifting music...more

    It's All Child's Play

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

    April 23, 2015

    Join Tufts Opera Ensemble for its production of two very different comic one-act operas. In Ned Rorem’s "Three Sisters who are not Sisters", based on a melodrama by Gertrude Stein,...more

    Symphonic Band at BC Arts Festival

    Presented by Boston College Bands at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100, Chestnut Hill

    April 24, 2015

     Come join Boston College’s Symphonic Band for BC’s annual Arts Festival, Friday, April 24 at 8 PM in historic Gasson Hall. The Symphonic Band will be performing selections from...more

    BC bOp! at the Arts Fest

    Presented by Boston College Bands

    April 24, 2015

     Join BC bOp! for some afternoon fun as they celebrate the start of spring at BC’s annual Arts Festival on Friday, April 24 at noon inside the Main Tent in O’Neill Plaza....more

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