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    BACH EXPLORED Concert 1: Bach the Dionysian

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

    October 2, 2014

    BACH EXPLORED Concert 1: Bach the Dionysian

    Dorian Komanoff Bandy, baroque violin; Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord

    Violinist Dorian Komanoff Bandy and harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa present a series of three recitals entitled "BACH EXPLORED." Each program will focus on a different aesthetic facet of Bach's musical language, surveying its roots in music of his contemporaries and forebears. ...more


    A Family Affair: Music of Liszt, von Bulow, & two Wagners

    Presented by Park Avenue Congregational Church

    October 5, 2014

    The 2014/2015 PACC Concert Series opens on October 5th at 3 PM, with a dramatic Organ Concert, "A Family Affair, Music of Liszt, von Bulow, & two Wagners where Jeffrey Brody uses his...more

    Laurence Berman Lecture-Recital

    Presented by First Parish in Needham

    October 5, 2014

    In this second of 3 lecture-recitals, concert pianist and retired UMass-Boston professor Laurence Berman explores the question of what makes a piece of music meaningful? Today's theme is...more

    The Weston Wind Quintet and Friends

    Presented by Weston Wind Quintet at St. John's Church, JP, Boston

    October 5, 2014

    JP Concerts presents The Weston Wind Quintet (Michael Tabak - flute, William Smith - oboe, Danby Cho - clarinet, Elizabeth Jones - French horn, Shu Satoh - bassoon) and Friends (Kristyn Morey -...more

    "A Pilgrimes Solace"

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

    October 5, 2014

    American lute song duo Ron Andrico & Donna Stewart, Mignarda presents "A Pilgrimes Solace", a program of the music of John Dowland as the centerpiece.

    Afternoon tea follows...more

    Mozart and More

    Presented by Boston Classical Orchestra at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    October 5, 2014

    Guest artists Lucia Lin (violin) & Cathy Basrak (viola)

    Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

    Mozart: Sinfonia concertante

    Beethoven: Symphony No. 1

    Boston...more

    Celebrating Frank! Sunday at Tufts Community Concert Series

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

    October 5, 2014

    Performance faculty violist Scott Woolweaver and pianist Frank Glazer celebrate Glazer's 100th birthday. Pieces to be performed include:

    Hindemith: Sonata, Op. 11, no. 4 (1919)...more

    Vissi d’arte - Vissi d’amore . . . Così è la vita!

    Presented by Karen Amlaw Music at First Unitarian Church, Worcester, Worcester

    October 5, 2014

    Soprano Karen Amlaw, accompanied by pianist Yukiko Oba, present selections of women’s musing moments in songs & arias.  This program is planned to open with Amy Beach’s...more

    Muir String Quartet in Residence at Boston University

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

    October 6, 2014

    Faculty members Peter Zazofsky (violin), Lucia Lin (violin), Steven Ansell (viola) and Michael Reynolds (cello) perform Hugo Wolf’s Italian Serenade; Janacek’s String Quartet...more

    Faculty Recital featuring Rieko Tanaka

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    October 6, 2014

    Join piano faculty member Rieko Tanaka for an evening of great works for solo piano. Ms. Tanaka will perform "Sonatine" by Ravel, works by Chopin, and the "Waldstein" Sonata by...more

    Italian Heritage Month Concert

    Presented by North End Music and Performing Arts Center

    October 7, 2014

    NEMPAC welcomes musicians, Italian Cellist Dr. Francesco Mastromatteo and Boston University Pianist, Dr. Christina Wright-Ivanova, to the North End of Boston for this special performance in...more

    Suzuki Preschool Open House

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton

    October 7, 2014

    The Suzuki Preschool of Newton will be hosting an open house.  This is a great opportunity to acquaint yourself with our integrated arts curriculum, explore our facility and meet the teachers...more

    Schubert and Mozart - Open Rehearsal

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

    October 9, 2014

    Join the BSO for a special open rehearsal prior to the official conert opening. The German pianist-conductor Christian Zacharias returns to the BSO in his dual role for Mozart's Piano...more

    Kira Seamon's Bird Ballet

    Presented by Kira Seamon's SEA-MOVES DANCE at Traditions of Dedham, Dedham

    October 10, 2014

    As one of the most successful and popular dancer/choreographers in New England (she now has over 180,000 total view of her artistic works including her blogs, films, books, websites, videos and...more

    Schubert and Mozart with conductor and pianist Christian Zacharias

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

    October 9 - October 11, 2014

    The German pianist-conductor Christian Zacharias returns to the BSO in his dual role for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, performing from the keyboard as Mozart would have done for...more

    ON THE CONTINENT

    Presented by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    October 11, 2014

    Principal Conductor Kevin Rhodes opens our season with Respighi’s fanciful and dramatic orchestration of medieval lute pieces, and Mozart’s restrained and intimate Clarinet Concerto...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Verdi - Macbeth

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 11, 2014

    Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lucic’s doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian...more

    Monteverdi Madrigals: Songs of Love and War

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    October 11, 2014

    The all-star performers of BEMF’s own Vocal & Chamber Ensembles kick off our 25th Anniversary Season with an exquisite program featuring music from Monteverdi’s eighth and final...more

    EllipsisTrio in Concert

    Presented by Ellipsis Piano Trio at Killian Hall at MIT, Cambridge

    October 11, 2014

    Ellipsis Trio, one of New England’s premier piano trios, will perform Schubert’s Piano Trio No. 2 in E-Flat Major, D. 929 and Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op....more

    Radius Ensemble -- Exhale

    Presented by Radius Ensemble

    October 11, 2014

    Boston-based Radius Ensemble, ensemble in residence at Longy School of Music of Bard College and winner of a 2013 CMA/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, begins its sixteenth concert season...more

    The Kami Lyle Trio

    Presented by Addison Art Gallery

    October 11, 2014

    With a distinctive voice and unique style, this singer/songwriter, trumpet player/pianist has a powerful impact on audiences, leaving listeners spellbound with the musical potions she creates....more

    Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    October 12, 2014

    Bassist/composer Edgar Meyer and mandolinist/composer Chris Thile have collaborated on several critically acclaimed projects including the Grammy-winning Goat Rodeo Sessions and Chris Thile's...more

    Baroque Fireworks! H+H Turns 200

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 10 - October 12, 2014

    Celebrate in Baroque style with a Bicentennial kickoff concert overflowing with virtuosity and pomp. H+H musicians display their full range with Harry Christophers leading familiar orchestral and...more

    South Shore Conservatory’s Concert Series presents The World’s End Trio

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory (Duxbury)

    October 12, 2014

    South Shore Conservatory’s renowned Conservatory Concert Series (CCS) kicks off its 2014/2015 season with The World’s End Trio performing beautiful, traditional chamber music in an...more

    EMMANUEL MUSIC - CROSSROADS

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, Cambridge

    October 17, 2014

    Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 2 in D Major
    Wolf: Italian Serenade and Mörike-lieder with strings...more

    UnderScore Friday Evening: Brahms and Nielsen

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

    October 17, 2014

    Esteemed Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder joins the BSO for Brahms's vast, emotionally intense D minor piano concerto, which the Viennese composer wrote over the course of several...more

    Dawn to Dusk

    Presented by Symphony Nova at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    October 17, 2014

    Lovers parting at dawn and reuniting at dusk. No one knows romance like Nova musicians. Come find out how!

    MARTINU Nonet

    PISTON Divertimento for Nine...more

    A Mass for St. Augustine of Canterbury: Missa sine nomine

    Presented by Blue Heron Renaissance Choir at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Weston

    October 17, 2014

    Blue Heron, "one of the Boston music community's indispensables" (Boston Globe), offers another gem from the Peterhouse Partbooks (copied c.1540). This characterful, quirky,...more

    Juilliard String Quartet

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

    October 18, 2014

    Founded in 1946, the ever-evolving Juilliard is widely known as "the quintessential American string quartet." Since their last Celebrity Series appearance in 2005, the Quartet has...more

    Across the Pond

    Presented by Lexington Symphony

    October 18, 2014

    The second concert of Lexington Symphony's 2014-2015 20th-anniversary season celebrates two of England’s most notable composers: George Butterworth and Sir Edward Elgar. Butterworth, one...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Mozart- Le Nozze di Figaro

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 18, 2014

    Met Music Director James Levine conducts a spirited new production of Mozart’s masterpiece, directed by Richard Eyre, who sets the action of this classic domestic comedy in a 19th-century...more

    A Mass for St. Augustine of Canterbury: Missa sine nomine

    Presented by Blue Heron Renaissance Choir at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    October 18, 2014

    Blue Heron, "one of the Boston music community's indispensables" (Boston Globe), offers another gem from the Peterhouse Partbooks (copied c.1540). This characterful, quirky,...more

    Music of Vienna

    Presented by Back Bay Chorale at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    October 18, 2014

    Scott Allen Jarrett conducts the Back Bay Chorale and Orchestra in Mozart's "Great Mass in C Minor" along with works by Haydn, Beethoven, and Schoenberg.  Soloists include...more

    Escape Reality: Come to King Richard's Faire

    Presented by King Richard's Faire

    August 30 - October 19, 2014

    King Richard's Faire, New England's largest and longest-running Renaissance Festival, announces its 2014 season, to run August 30 through October 19, 2014 on...more

    Boston Symphony Chamber Players

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

    October 19, 2014

    The centerpiece of the opening program of the Boston Symphony Chamber Players' 2014-15 season is Nielsen's Wind Quintet, Op. 43, composed in 1922 for an outstanding Copenhagen...more

    Terezin Music Foundation Gala

    Presented by Terezin Music Foundation

    October 19, 2014

    The Symphony Hall Gala Concert of the Terezín Music Foundation (TMF) will feature internationally celebrated musicians to mark the seventieth anniversary of the production of the Nazi...more

    Patriotic Overtures, Haydn and Hovahness with Trumpeter Joseph Foley

    Presented by The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra at McKenzie Auditorium, Wellesley Hills

    October 19, 2014

    Please join The Wellesley Symphony as we welcome trumpet virtuoso Joseph Foley performing the Haydn Trumpet Concerto and Hohvaness' Prayer of St. Gregory. Also Grieg's Symphonic Dances op....more

    String Masters Series: Roberto Díaz and Max Levinson

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    October 19, 2014

    Violist Roberto Díaz performs works by De Falla, Hindemith, Brahms and Bloch. Featuring guest artist Max Levinson (piano).


    Laurence Berman Lecture-Recital

    Presented by First Parish in Needham

    October 19, 2014

    In this third of 3 lecture-recitals, concert pianist and retired UMass-Boston professor Laurence Berman explores the question of what makes a piece of music meaningful? Today's theme is...more

    South Shore Conservatory’s Concert Series presents the World’s End Trio

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury

    October 12 - October 19, 2014

    South Shore Conservatory’s renowned Conservatory Concert Series (CCS) kicks off its 2014/2015 season with the World’s End Trio performing beautiful, traditional chamber music in an...more

    Faculty Artist Series: "In Memoriam" by Duo Ibáñez

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    October 19, 2014

    Brookline Music School presents "In Memoriam" with violin faculty, Luis Ibáñez and special guest, pianist, composer, and brother Jorge Ibáñez. The duo will...more

    The Good, The Bad, and The Crazy: Madrigals of Gesualdo, Marenzio, and Monteverdi

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

    October 20, 2014

    One committed a scandalous murder. One almost became a "gift" to the King of France. One, now famous for his operas, joined the priesthood. Yet all three spent a significant portion of...more

    Brahms and Nielsen featuring pianist Rudolph Buchbinder

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

    October 16 - October 21, 2014

    Esteemed Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder joins the BSO for Brahms's vast, emotionally intense D minor piano concerto, which the Viennese composer wrote over the course of several...more

    West Point Woodwind Quintet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 23, 2014

    The West Point Woodwind Quintet of the West Point Band is made up of members of the Concert Band. The group performs at many different events, such as military social functions, school...more

    The Worcester Chorus & Arcadia Players - OPENING NIGHT

    Presented by Music Worcester, Inc. at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    October 24, 2014

    Music Worcester starts the 2014-2015 Season in the biggest way possible – Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 9, famous for its rousing use of “Ode to Joy,” with The...more

    Alton C Bynum Recital Series: Arabella String Quartet

    Presented by Gordon College Department of Music at Phillips Music Center, Gordon College, Wenham

    October 24, 2014

    Sarita Kwok, violin
    Julie Eskar, violin
    Ettore Causa, viola
    Alexander Lecarme, cello

    The Arabella String Quartet will be presenting an innovative program of short pieces...more

    Mario Frangoulis: Simple Miracles

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre, Worcester

    October 25, 2014

    Mario Frangoulis is a world-renowned powerhouse Greek tenor with an electrifying voice and stunning charisma. As 2011’s “Best Male Classical Crossover Artist," he is recognized on...more

    J.S.Bach and Brahms

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

    October 23 - October 25, 2014

    This program pairs two of the great works for voice and orchestra in the German musical literature. Bach's 1727 cantata for bass soloist and orchestra stands among the best-known of his...more

    St. Lawrence String Quartet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 25, 2014

    For close to 25 years, the St. Lawrence String Quartet (SLSQ) has brought its exquisite musicianship and adventurous spirit to the world’s most hallowed chamber music halls. The Quartet...more

    Sphinx Virtuosi & Catalyst Quartet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 26, 2014

    The Sphinx Virtuosi, led by the Catalyst Quartet, is one of the nation's most dynamic professional chamber orchestras. Alumni of the internationally-renowned Sphinx Competition, this 18-piece...more

    YOUNG PEOPLES CONCERT: The Emperor and the Nightengale

    Presented by Mistral at St. Paul's Church, Brookline, Brookline

    October 26, 2014

    Kids can attend for free and are invited to wear their Halloween constumes! An engaging and poignant Hans Christian...more

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