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    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 rhythmic vitality and heartfelt lyricism of his native Bohemia, the song and dance at the root of all music.

    PROGRAM:
    Witold Lutoslawski, Dance Preludes for clarinet & piano ...more


    Israeli All Star Cabaret

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton

    March 7, 2015

     A cabaret style evening showcasing four of outstanding young Israeli musicians living in Boston, directed by Matti Kovler, featuring:

    Ehud Etun, Jazz Trio
    Tutti Druyan,...more

    Oran Etkin's A Gathering Light

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 7, 2015

     Award-winning clarinetist/saxophonist Oran Etkin and his Ensemble will present A Gathering Light, a concert inspired by kabbalistic texts that draws on the rich musical traditions of Israel,...more

    Parris in the Spring: Rebecca Parris and the Chris Taylor Trio

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    March 7, 2015

    Parris in the Spring will star celebrated jazz vocalist Rebecca Parris featuring the wonderful Chris Taylor Trio with Taylor on piano, Peter Kontrimas on bass, and Jim Lattini on...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

    The Barra MacNeils: A Celtic Celebration at Chevalier

    Presented by Friends of Chevalier Auditorium

    March 7, 2015

    Medford’s Chevalier Theatre will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a concert of traditional Celtic music by the Barra MacNeils, one of Canada’s most popular and successful musical...more

    Kids' Shows: Little Groove

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    March 7, 2015

     Come to the Coolidge Corner Theatre for a real interactive music experience with your child. The show is designed for children 8 and under. Children will have fun using real instruments such...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

    Margot Fox

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    March 7, 2015

    Join Margot Fox and friends for some family-friendly folk-rock!. Come dance, wiggle, and sing to her tunes (old and new) as we shake off the cold and look towards spring!

    Drummer, Pat...more

    Concord Band Winter Concert: Portraits

    Presented by The Concord Band at The Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden, Concord

    March 7, 2015

    Jordan Rich to Appear with Concord Band

    Boston radio personality Jordan Rich of WBZ will join the Concord Band for its Winter Concert on March 7, 2015. The theme is...more

    Caribbean Festival

    Presented by Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library at BPL Jamaica Plain Branch, Boston

    March 7, 2015

     Providing an antidote to winter, The Friends of the JP Branch Library present Kathleen Gaskin-Holland who will bring authentic Trinidadian cooking, costumes, music and dance to the Jamaica...more

    Danú 20th Anniversary Tour

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    March 8, 2015

    Presented in partnership with the Hibernian Society

    Hailing from historic County Waterford, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. Recognized the world...more

    Presenting Stephen Burns

    Presented by Boston Civic Symphony at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    March 8, 2015

    Wellesley native Stephen Burns returns to Boston to perform the world premiere of Thomas Oboe Lee’s Trumpet Concerto. He will also conduct his original composition Fanfare for...more

    Mendelssohn Elijah

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    March 6 - March 8, 2015

    Known in the 19th century as the Messiah of its day, Mendelssohn’s dramatic oratorio never loses its grip on an audience. Acclaimed bass-baritone Andrew Foster-Williams sings the...more

    Chameleon Up Close: Rafael Popper-Keizer & Vivian Chang-Freiheit

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

    March 8, 2015

    Chameleon christens its new recital series with a program of breakthrough works. Strauss uncovers his heroic voice, Carter stands at the crossroads where his early neo-classical style meets the...more

    Hot Club of Cowtown

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 8, 2015

    Expertly combining the dusty stomp of Western swing with hot gypsy jazz, the Austin-based trio has crafted a unique and infectious hybrid that playfully blurs musical boundaries. Fiddler Elana...more

    Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 8, 2015

    American music icon Wynonna has announced dates for her “Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song” tour. Launching Wednesday, January 14 in Durham, NC, with a stop in her Ashland, KY...more

    Oran Etikin's Timbalooloo Wake Up Clarinet

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton

    March 8, 2015

     A sensational, hand clapping, foot stomping interactive family introduction to music and jazz by award winning clarinetist, Oran Etkin.


    Sarah Aroeste Quartet

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 8, 2015

     Inspired by her family's Sephardic roots, Aroeste writes and performs contemporary Ladino music. Sarah is the 2014 winner of the Sephardic Prize at the International Jewish Music...more

    Diwan Saz: Harmony in the Holy Land

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 8, 2015

     An exciting Israeli ensemble performing traditional Middle Eastern music from many traditions. Featuring Rabbi David Menachem, a rising star in the revival of piyyutim in Israel; Lubna...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
    ...more

    LIFE

    Presented by Charles River Wind Ensemble at National Heritage Museum, Lexington

    March 8, 2015

    We invite you to join the Charles River Wind Ensemble for LIFE – a concert inspired by our collective journey from womb to grave. The group’s second performance of the season, led by...more

    Keynote Conversation with Michael Nyman

    Presented by Tufts University Art Gallery at Granoff Music Center, Somerville

    March 9, 2015

     A KEYNOTE CONVERSATION WITH MICHAEL NYMAN WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 9 AT 7:00 PM IN THE DISTLER PERFORMANCE HALL, GRANOFF MUSIC CENTER, 20 TALBOT AVENUE, NEXT DOOR TO THE AIDEKMAN ARTS...more

    Danu

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 10, 2015

    Based in the city of Waterford (Dungarvan Co.), the talented septet (along with kindred spirits like Lúnasa and Dervish) have successfully brought Celtic music back to its earthy,...more

    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    March 10, 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

    Saints and Tzadiks

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    March 11, 2015

     "A unique and amazing work of aural art; full of unexpected delights and twists that will leave the listener wondering what's next -- and wondering how McKeown and Sklamberg put it...more

    Jesse Cook

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 11 - March 12, 2015

    With eight studio albums, several European and Asian tours, multiple Canadian tours, a highly successful Public Television Special, and a recent five-month U.S. tour under his belt, award-winning...more

    We Banjo 3

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

    March 12, 2015

     An award-winning quartet from Galway, We Banjo 3 (plus one) delivers a rousing mix of Irish, old- time American, and bluegrass music with remarkable virtuosity and passion. Brothers Enda and...more

    The Klezmatics in New Hampshire

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival at The Music Hall: Historic Theater, Portsmouth

    March 12, 2015

     Experience this one of a kind, Grammy-winning fusion of klezmer, jazz and Americana. The Klezmatics make music that is wild, mystical, provocative, reflective and ecstatically danceable....more

    Bach: St. John Passion

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    March 13, 2015

    Worcester Chorus
    Christopher Shepard, Artistic Director & Conductor

    Darlene Ann Dobisch, soprano
    Ryland Angel, counter-tenor
    Charles Blandy & Matthew Anderson,...more

    Daniil Trifonov, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    March 13, 2015

    Daniil Trifonov dazzled Celebrity Series audiences in his sold out 2012 recital on The Debut Series. Don’t miss this phenomenal young pianist as he continues his meteoric...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

    Shabbat Dinner And Singing with the Klezmatics

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 13, 2015

     This is a first for BJMF: Let's have Shabbat dinner together!
    We'll enjoy a festive, family-style as Lorin Sklamberg and Frank London form the Klezmatics lead us in celebratory...more

    Mozart on the Fringe

    Presented by Musicians of the Old Post Road at First Parish Wayland, Wayland

    March 13, 2015

     Born in Salzburg, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an occasional visitor to neighboring Bohemian lands, where his music was beloved and where he both influenced and was influenced by Bohemian...more

    A St. Patrick's Day Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan

    Presented by WGBH at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, New Bedford

    March 13, 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

    CubaNOLA

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston

    March 14, 2015

    Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra with special guest, alto saxophonist and New Orleans native Donald Harrison, explore the common roots of jazz as seen in the early music of...more

    Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra with special guest Donald Harrison, CubaNOLA

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    March 14, 2015

    Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra with special guest, alto saxophonist and New Orleans native Donald Harrison, explore the common roots of jazz as seen in the early music of...more

    Leo Kottke

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 14, 2015

    A two-time Grammy nominee, legendary acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke is known for his signature fingerpicking style drawing from blues, jazz and folk music and his syncopated, polyphonic melodies....more

    ROSSINI: La Donna del Lago

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 14, 2015

    Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by...more

    Titans III

    Presented by Cape Symphony

    March 14, 2015

    Be among the first to hear Nth Degree, Cape Symphony’s new force in chamber music. Jae Cosmos Lee, our Concertmaster, directs this exciting new group which features our incredibly talented...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

    The Klezmatics in Somerville

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    March 14, 2015

     The Klezmatics - Experience this one of a kind, Grammy-winning fusion of klezmer, jazz and Americana. The Klezmatics make music that is wild, mystical, provocative, reflective and...more

    Mozart on the Fringe

    Presented by Musicians of the Old Post Road at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    March 14, 2015

     Born in Salzburg, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an occasional visitor to neighboring Bohemian lands, where his music was beloved and where he both influenced and was influenced by Bohemian...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

    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...more

    Boston Symphony Chamber Players with pianist Emanuel Ax

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

    March 15, 2015

    Pianist?Emanuel Ax?joins the Chamber Players on Sunday, March 15 for a program centered on the music of Robert Schumann and Gy?rgy Kurt?g (himself a noted admirer of Schumann's music and one...more

    WSO Family Concert on Saint Patrick's Day

    Presented by The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra at MassBay Community College, Wellesley

    March 15, 2015

    The WSO Family Concert features musicians from the Wellesley Public Schools, the winner of the 2013 WSO Concerto Competition, Irish Party in 3d Class from Titanic, Isle of Innesfree...more

    Maceo Parker

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 15, 2015

    Maceo Parker stands among the legends of funk, forging the first half of his stellar career as a sideman for the genre’s forefathers James Brown and George Clinton. From being an essential...more

    Ronan Tynan

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 15, 2015

    Dr. Ronan Tynan is known for his versatile range of repertoire, including the operatic, oratorio, concert, and popular music genres. Through the years he has...more

    Israeli All Star Cabaret

    Presented by Boston Jewish Music Festival

    March 15, 2015

     A cabaret style evening showcasing four of outstanding young Israeli musicians living in Boston, directed by Matti Kovler, featuring:

    Ehud Etun, Jazz Trio
    Tutti Druyan,...more

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