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    Art's Cello - Reading with author James N. McKean with special guests Guy Rabut & David Polstein

    Presented by Carriage House Violins and

    March 2, 2015

     Art's Cello, selected by its publisher, Kindle Singles, as one of the twenty best books of 2014, is a memoir that gives an intimate look into the world of violinmaking.  After losing their close friend and colleague Art Toman to leukemia, violinmakers Jim McKean, Guy Rabut and David Polstein work together to build a cello in his honor.

    As the instrument takes form through the traditions of ...more


    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    March 5, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio...more

    Ten Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Beethoven

    Presented by Goethe-Institut Boston and at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    March 5, 2015

    Award Winning duo Ariadne Daskalakis, violin and Miri Yampolsky, piano with present the Ten Sonatas for Violin and Piano in 3 concerts, the first of which will be held at the Goethe Instit Boston....more

    Free Thursday Noon Lindsey Chapel Series: Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    March 5, 2015

    Six free concerts performed in the intimate and beautiful space of the Lindsey Chapel will feature each of Bach’s six sonatas and partitas for solo violin and viola (BWV 1001-1006) with...more

    BMOP Performs Blizzard Voices Concert

    Presented by Boston Modern Orchestra Project at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    March 5, 2015

    Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation’s premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, celebrates its continuing...more

    Old School

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

    March 6, 2015

    Composers throughout history have looked to their predecessors for training and a solid foundation, but also as points of departure for flights of inspiration. Michael Tippett is a perfect...more

    Of All the Flowers: Song of the Middle Ages

    Presented by The Boston Camerata and MIT Office of the Arts

    March 6, 2015

    The Boston Camerata (Anne Azéma, director)
    The constantly evolving and inventive musical minds of Italian and French masters during the fourteenth century has left us with...more

    Music at Gordon - Westminster Academy Orchestra

    Presented by Gordon College Department of Music at Phillips Recital Hall, Wenham

    March 6, 2015

    Highlights of this concert include Mozart's Symphony No. 15 in G Major, Elgar's "Nimrod" and Emperor's Waltz Medley by Johann Strauss.


    Charles Dutoit conducts Szymanowski's King Roger

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

    March 5 - March 7, 2015

    For his second week of concerts, Charles Dutoit leads the BSO in what is sure to be one of the season's most important events-the first BSO performances of Polish composer Karol...more

    Queen of the French Baroque: Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre

    Presented by La Donna Musicale - RUMBARROCO at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    March 7, 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

    Handel’s Israel in Egypt

    Presented by Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    March 7, 2015

    Composed for orchestra, soloists and double chorus, George Frideric Handel’s tour-de-force oratorio is heralded for its incredible depiction of plagues of locusts, boils, and frogs; the...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

    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

    Music from Land's End

    Presented by Music from Land's End Wareham

    March 7, 2015

     In the second of a three concert series, award-winning duo Ariadne Daskalakis, violin and Miri Yampolsky, piano perform the Ten Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Beethoven.  Experience...more

    Winter Chamber Concerts

    Presented by Gloriae Dei Cantores at Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans MA, Orleans

    March 6 - March 7, 2015

     In our stress-filled lives, how do we carve out time for peace and reflection? When was the last time you fully experienced beauty? Join us for an evening chamber concert with Gloriae Dei...more

    Makin' Music: Fun with Mozart & Friends

    Presented by Chamber Music Metrowest

    March 7, 2015

    Join us as we learn how music is put together. -Fun musical activities for children. -Ask questions & see the instruments up close after the concert. -Program designed for children ages 4-8,...more

    Radius Ensemble -- Echoes

    Presented by Radius Ensemble at The Longy School of Music, Cambridge

    March 7, 2015

    Radius Ensemble -- Echoes

    ROSSINI – Six arias from The Barber of Seville for two bassoons (1816)
    RUEHR – Jane Wang considers the dragonfly for flute and digital delay...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

    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

    The Ten Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Beethoven

    Presented by Music from Land's End Wareham

    March 8, 2015

    Music from  Land's End Wareham presents award-winning duo Ariadne Daskalakis, violin and Miri Yampolsky, piano in the Ten Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Beethoven.  Experience the...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

    The Hammond Performing Arts Series Presents Sarita Kwok and Wei-Yi Yang

    Presented by Hammond Residential RE at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    March 8, 2015

    Saul Cohen, President of Hammond Residential Real Estate in Chestnut Hill, is pleased to announce that violinist Sarita Kwok and pianist Wei-Yi Yang will perform works by Debussy, Schnittke,...more

    SERENADE TO BACH with Irina Muresanu

    Presented by Boston Classical Orchestra at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    March 8, 2015

    Boston Classical Orchestra under music director Steven Lipsitt continues its 35th season with Serenade to Bach, a program featuring guest violinist Irina Muresanu. One of the most acclaimed...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

    Granoff Music Center Colloquium Series

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

    March 9, 2015

    Sounding the Inexpressible: Postwar Musical Memory and the Case of Schoenberg's "Survivor from Warsaw". Jeremy Eichler, chief classical music...more

    Wood and Strings

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

    March 10, 2015

    Newly composed duets for shakuhachi and classical guitar with performance faculty artist Elizabeth Reian Bennett, bamboo flute and guest artist Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar, presented alongside...more

    Free Thursday Noon Lindsey Chapel Series: Partita No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    March 12, 2015

    Six free concerts performed in the intimate and beautiful space of the Lindsey Chapel will feature each of Bach’s six sonatas and partitas for solo violin and viola (BWV 1001-1006) with...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

    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

    The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Morehouse College Glee Club Concert

    Presented by Greater Boston Morehouse College Alumni Association at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    March 13, 2015

    Directed by the renowned Dr. David Morrow, this distinguished all-male chorus has completed a successful tour of the Russian Republic that included a stop in the...more

    The Boston Cello Quartet

    Presented by Carriage House Violins

    March 13, 2015

    The Boston Cello Quartet was founded in 2010 by four cellists of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Blaise Dejardin, Adam Esbensen, Mihail Jojatu and Alexandre Lecarme.  They will perform a...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

    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

    Benefit Concert for Women of Means performed by the Longwood Symphony Orchestra

    Presented by Women of Means, Inc. and Longwood Symphony Orchestra at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    March 14, 2015

    Ronald Feldman and the Longwood Symphony Orchestra will perform selections by world-class composers John Corigliano, Eugene d'Albert, and George Bizet.  Internationally renowned cellist...more

    Mike Block, cello

    Presented by Carriage House Violins

    March 14, 2015

    Hailed by Yo-Yo Ma as the "ideal msuician of the 21st Century", Mike Block is a multi-style cellist and composer.

    Musical selections include classical Bach Suites he learned...more

    Beautiful as a Dove (Boston)

    Presented by Cappella Clausura at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    March 14, 2015

    Beautiful as a Dove is a unique opportunity to hear the exquisite sacred motets of Renaissance composer Raffaella Aleotti alongside settings of similar texts by her famous contemporaries:...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

    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

    Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras BYSO On Parade

    Presented by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    March 15, 2015

    For the first time ever, join all 484 BYSO musicians at Symphony Hall for a fun afternoon filled with music and entertainment for all ages.

    Daniel...more

    The Hammond Performing Arts Series Presents the Boston Cello Quartet

    Presented by Hammond Residential RE

    March 15, 2015

    Saul Cohen, President of Hammond Residential Real Estate in Chestnut Hill, is pleased to announce that the Boston Cello Quartet will perform as part of the Hammond Performing Arts Series, which is...more

    Three Choral Visions: Musical responses to adversity - Concord

    Presented by The Oriana Consort at First Parish in Concord, Concord

    March 15, 2015

    Walter Chapin, Director
    Caroline Harvey, Assistant Director

    The Oriana Consort, a 27-voice chorale based in Cambridge and currently celebrating...more

    Beautiful as a Dove (Newton)

    Presented by Cappella Clausura at Eliot Church of Newton, Newton

    March 15, 2015

    Beautiful as a Dove is a unique opportunity to hear the exquisite sacred motets of Renaissance composer Raffaella Aleotti alongside settings of similar texts by her famous...more

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