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    Suzuki Preschool Open House

    Presented by Suzuki Preschool of Newton

    October 22, 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 and staff.  Come and discover teh exeleence of the Suzuki method and the advantages it creates for young children on their path to learn and grow.

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    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

    YOUNG PEOPLES CONCERT: The Emperor and the Nightengale

    Presented by Mistral

    October 25, 2014

    Kids can attend for free and are invited to wear their Halloween constumes! An engaging and poignant Hans Christian Andersen story, The Emperor & the Nightingale, set to music by...more

    Purely Classical: An Afternoon with Mozart and Beethoven

    Presented by Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester

    October 25, 2014

    Join Pakachoag Music School for an afternoon of traditional, straight-up music: Mozart and Beethoven. Sonatas for violin and piano; Mozart's Fantasia in c minor for piano solo; and...more

    Mozart -- Rejoice, Exult!

    Presented by Close Encounters With Music at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington

    October 25, 2014

    No composer has survived the shifting tides of ideas, styles and fashion more assuredly than Mozart.

    The celestial blend of strings and winds in major works (Oboe Quartet in F, Flute...more

    Concord Band Fall Concert: "Monuments"

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

    October 25, 2014

    The Concord Band presents its 2014 Fall Concert, entitled "Monuments", on Saturday, October 25, 2014; 8:00 PM, at The Performing Arts Center, 51 Walden Street, Concord,...more

    From the Ardent Pen: Choral Music from the Romantic Era

    Presented by Musica Sacra at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    October 25, 2014

    Musica Sacra's 55th season begins with stormy music that will sweep you off your feet with quintessentially Romantic gales of emotion. Join us for an evening of choral works featuring...more

    Tufts Wind Ensemble: Songs of Devotion, Songs of Praise

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

    October 25, 2014

    The Tufts Wind Ensemble presents a program that draws on the rich vein of European and American hymns. Pieces include Richard Beckel's "The American Dream", Mark Camphouse's...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

    Boston Philharmonic present Mozart & Rachmaninoff

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    October 23 - October 26, 2014

    The vagaries of love, its ecstasies, surprises and wrenching reversals, form the substance of Mozart’s great comic opera Così fan tutte. Love’s comedies and love’s...more

    Various Variations 2: Beethoven, Schumann, Tchaikovsky

    Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    October 26, 2014

    Beethoven   Serenade for String Trio in D major, Op. 8
    Schumann   Fantasiestücke for Viola and Piano, Op. 73...more

    Gila Goldstein, piano recital

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Concert Hall, Boston

    October 26, 2014

    Acclaimed pianist Gila Goldstein, member of the piano faculty at Boston University's School of Music, will perform a solo recital at the school's concert hall on Sunday, October 26 at 8pm,...more

    Metropolitan Wind Symphony Band Concert: Dancing and Driving

    Presented by Metropolitan Wind Symphony and Metropolitan Wind Symphony

    October 26, 2014

    The Metropolitan Wind Symphony will begin their 44th season with their Fall Band Concert on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm, at the National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA....more

    Highfield Hall: Sebastian Baverstam, Cello and Constantine Finehouse, Piano

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    October 26, 2014

    At 15, Sebastian Bäverstam took first prize in a Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Concerto Competition. Russian Pianist Constantine Finehouse studied at NEC, The Juilliard School and Yale...more

    Our Favorite Chopin

    Presented by Boston College

    October 26, 2014

    Solo piano works selected and performed by the BC Piano Faculty. Works performed will include: Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise, Ballade in F Minor, Scherzo in C# Minor, Impromptu in F#...more

    Inside Out Concert - Bach!

    Presented by Inside Out Concerts

    October 26, 2014

    Kris Tong, violinist of the Borromeo String Quartet, is returning to the historic Arlington Street Church to continue his series of Bach unaccompanied violin works on October 26, when he will...more

    Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras 57th Season Opening Concert

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

    October 26, 2014

    According to historians, the Largo and Scherzo (3rd and 4th movements) of Dvo?ák's "New World" Symphony were inspired by Henry Wadsworth...more

    Sunday at Tufts Community Concert Series - Favorite Suites: The Solo Cello Suites of J.S. Bach

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

    October 26, 2014

    Join performance faculty cellist Emmanuel Feldman in a presentation of the Bach solo cello suites in two concert venues. This performance includes Suite #1 in G major, BWV 1007; Suite #2 in D...more

    Requiem Aeternam

    Presented by King's Chapel Concert Series

    October 26, 2014

    Heinrich Christensen leads the all-professional King's Chapel Choir in a program that juxtaposes two Requiems; the sumptuous High Renaissance polyphony of Spanish master Tomás Luis de...more

    Autumn Concert

    Presented by Church of Our Saviour

    October 26 - October 27, 2014

     The Choir of Church of our Saviour presents a program of German choral music, including works of Bach, Mendelssohn and Distler. 


    Mozart & Haydn

    Presented by Primary Source Concerts at Goethe-Institut Boston, Boston

    October 29, 2014

    The Simrock Quartet: Gabriel Diaz, Gabriel Boyers, Stephanie Fong, Rafi Popper-Keizer

    Wolgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
    - 2 Duos for Violin and Viola
    - Duo in G major,...more

    Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    October 30, 2014

    Banjoists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn have mastered the deceptively intricate art of the duet. Washburn’s beguiling composing, playing and singing blend with Fleck’s...more

    Master Class with Pianist Jonathan Bliss

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts)

    October 30, 2014

     A pianist the New Yorker has described as “playing with unerring sophistication,” Jonathan Bliss will lead a master class for undergraduate musicians. Observers are welcome;...more

    Samhain Soiree

    Presented by Mobius

    October 31, 2014

    Samhain Soiree' is a roaming performance party and series of public (+private) art interventions. Artists will create work for the bustling street-scapes of Central Square on Halloween night....more

    Richard Goode, piano

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

    November 1, 2014

    Celebrated American pianist Richard Goode is one of the most acclaimed interpreters of Beethoven.

    BEETHOVEN
    The Last Word
    Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Opus 109
    Sonata No. 31...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Bizet - Carmen

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 1, 2014

    Richard Eyre’s mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili singing her signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress....more

    Cozzolani Vespers / Buxtehude Jesu Membra Nostri

    Presented by Cappella Clausura

    November 1, 2014

    We open our season with two early Baroque masterpieces. A generation, gender and worlds apart, Chiara Cozzolani and Dietrich Buxtehude are joined by the power of their emotional and...more

    Kenneth Weiss, harpsichord

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    November 1, 2014

    Native New Yorker and alumnus of the “famed” High School for the Performing Arts, keyboardist Kenneth Weiss has been heralded as “a musician at the zenith of his art”...more

    The Beggar's Songbook: Revolt in the Spanish Netherlands

    Presented by Long & Away at Church of the Good Shepherd, Watertown

    November 1, 2014

    The Geuzenliedboek ("Beggar's Songbook") was a compilation of political songs published during the 16th-century Dutch revolt against Phillip II of Spain. We'll present...more

    Dark, dark night

    Presented by Boston Choral Ensemble at Marsh Chapel, Boston

    November 1, 2014

    For our first cycle we celebrate the two Christian festivals that occur on our actual concert dates: first, All Saints day (November 1), and second, All Souls Day (November 2). We broaden our...more

    EMMANUEL MUSIC - Mendelssohn and Wolf Chamber Series, Concert 1

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    This first concert features the early works of Mendelssohn and the complete Mörike-lieder of Hugo Wolf that continue, with striking originality, in the tradition of Schubert and...more

    Cozzolani Vespers / Buxtehude Jesu Membra Nostri

    Presented by Cappella Clausura at Eliot Church, Newton

    November 2, 2014

    We open our season with two early Baroque masterpieces. A generation, gender and worlds apart, Chiara Cozzolani and Dietrich Buxtehude are joined by the power of their emotional and...more

    The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass

    Presented by Chorus pro Musica at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    Featuring Carol Barnett’s Bluegrass Mass (2007) for chorus, soloists and bluegrass band; and a world premiere new work by Winchester, MA native Stephen Feigenbaum.


    Cecilia Farrell, Piano

    Presented by Boston College

    November 2, 2014

    Works by Ravel, Beethoven, Chopin, and Tchaikovsky.


    Spicy Rhythms, Classic Greatness

    Presented by Mastersingers by the Sea at 1260 Boylston at The Boston Conservatory, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    Mastersingers by the Sea chamber chorus with musicians from the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. David MacKenzie will perform its fall concert entitled "Spicy...more

    Reconstructed: The New Americana

    Presented by Lorelei Ensemble at Marsh Chapel, Boston

    October 31 - November 2, 2014

    Lorelei Ensemble presents Reconstructed: The New Americana, a vibrant project paying tribute to the relics of American music that continue to shape contemporary musical rhetoric and the...more

    Gordon Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert

    Presented by Gordon College Department of Music at A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel, Wenham

    November 2, 2014

    The Gordon Symphony Orchestra's fall concert.


    The Beggar's Songbook: Revolt in the Spanish Netherlands

    Presented by Long & Away at First Religious Society in Carlisle, Carlisle

    November 2, 2014

    The Geuzenliedboek ("Beggar's Songbook") was a compilation of political songs published during the 16th-century Dutch revolt against Phillip II of Spain. We'll present...more

    Touching the Sound with Filmmaker Peter Rosen

    Presented by Close Encounters With Music

    November 2, 2014

    Touching the Sound: The Improbable Journey of Nobuyuki Tsujii documents the life of the extraordinary Japanese pianist, blind from infancy, who triumphs as gold medalist at the 2009 Van...more

    Vivaldi L'estro Armonico

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    October 31 - November 2, 2014

    Concertmaster Aisslinn Nosky and friends present an imaginative brew of musical inspiration and thrilling challenge. Vivaldi's sublime L'estro armonico concertos, music that greatly...more

    Dark, dark night

    Presented by Boston Choral Ensemble at Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston

    November 2, 2014

    For our first cycle we celebrate the two Christian festivals that occur on our actual concert dates: first, All Saints day (November 1), and second, All Souls Day (November 2). We broaden our...more

    Walden Chamber Players Young Artist Concert

    Presented by Walden Chamber Players at Wilson Chapel, Newton, Newton

    November 2, 2014

    Join Walden Chamber Players for their annual Young Artist Concert featuring this year's talented winner, violist Christopher Rogers-Beadle in Mozart's G minor String Quintet. This program...more

    Sunday at Tufts Community Concert Series -The World is a Cabaret

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

    November 2, 2014

    Performance faculty soprano Carol Mastrodomenico and pianist Thomas Stumpf take you on a journey around the world through cabaret songs and tangos. The program includes works by Schoenberg, Weill,...more

    Left/Right/Turn

    Presented by Bay Colony Brass and Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    November 2, 2014

    For their first performance of 2014-2015, Bay Colony Brass "steps up" to distinguishing marches from dances. The solemn intoning of Britten’s Russian Funeral, the...more

    A Celebration of Marc Johnson

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at CFA Concert Hall, Boston

    November 3, 2014

    A tribute to Marc Johnson, beloved cello faculty member, featuring performances by the Muir String Quartet, the String faculty of BU School of Music, and alumni.


    Juanjo Mena conducts Sibelius and Schubert featuring violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann

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

    October 30 - November 4, 2014

    Spanish conductor Juanjo Mena, chief conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, is joined by the fine German violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann for Sibelius's great Violin Concerto. The Finnish...more

    Piano Masters Series: Michael Lewin

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    November 4, 2014

    American pianist Michael Lewin performs works by Debussy, Scriabin and Schubert.


    Wild Things

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

    November 5, 2014

    The Tufts Chamber Singers present "Wild Things," a concert featuring beasts feathered, furred, and finned, under the direction of Jamie Kirsch. The choir will perform works by Lassus,...more

    Nature vs. Technology

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

    November 6, 2014

    Our season opener combines photography by John Hirsch with the world premiere of Amnesia: Remembered (for Lee) by Daniel Felsenfeld in honor and loving memory of Lee Hyla, as well as...more

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