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    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 their composing careers writing madrigals. Join us for an evening of daring harmonies, soaring melodies, and texts describing beauty, pain, and passion as we explore the five-voice madrigals of Gesualdo, Marenzio, and ...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

    Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra with Riccardo Chailly, conductor and Nikolaj Znaider, violin soloist

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall, Boston

    November 7, 2014

    The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra 's unique timbre, its virtuosic flexibility, its musicians' rapture-inducing, infectious joy, coupled with the profound sincerity of their music-making,...more

    Bobby Thorp, trumpet; Don Lucas, trombone and Haram Kim, piano

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

    November 7, 2014

    Bobby Thorp (trumpet), Don Lucas (trombone) and Haram Kim (piano) performing an exciting program of works, including David Popper’s Gavotte No. 2, Otto Ketting’s Intrada, Eric...more

    A Conversation: Keyboard Music by Domenico Scarlatti, John Cage, and David Macbride

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

    November 7, 2014

    Keyboardist and composer David Macbride performs a recital illuminating connections and contrasts between the Baroque master of the sonata form in keyboard composition and one of most influential...more

    Family Concert: Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf

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

    November 8, 2014

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall. In this special afternoon, BYSO play's...more

    Bach and Ruehr

    Presented by Cantata Singers at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    November 8, 2014

    Cantata Singers’ 51st season commences with a program featuring the world premiere of Elena Ruehr’s Eve paired with two cantatas by J.S. Bach.  Cantata Singers has commissioned...more

    winds of music, passing on: Schumann, Welcher, Woolrich, Schubert

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at First Church in Boston, Boston

    November 8, 2014

    One of the most imaginative and mercurial composers of the Romantic era, Robert Schumann embraced the dualities of his own nature, cultivating emotion and intellect, heart and mind. Just as...more

    MISTRAL Presents: PARIS BETWEEN THE WARS

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

    November 8, 2014

    Musical effervescence from the twenties and thirties in Paris, a hotbed of artistic activity where composers flocked from abroad. From Stravinsky and Ravel to the coquettish Poulenc and...more

    From This Moment On - Cabaret

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

    November 8, 2014

    Sara Brodsky, Barbara “Babs” Larson, and Robin Burrage will make you laugh, sigh, and possibly cry, with this new musical revue - but most of all, they’ll make you happy that you...more

    Tufts/NEC Dual Degree Concert

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

    November 8, 2014

    Students studying in this program present an evening of classical, jazz, and original compositions.


    Winds of Music, Passing On: Schumann, Welcher, Woolrich, Schubert

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

    November 9, 2014

    One of the most imaginative and mercurial composers of the Romantic era, Robert Schumann embraced the dualities of his own nature, cultivating emotion and intellect, heart and mind. Just as...more

    Yale Alumni Russian Chorus and Yale Women’s Slavic Chorus

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 9, 2014

    The Yale Russian Chorus was founded in 1953 at the height of the Cold War by Denis Mickiewicz, a student at the Yale Music School, and George Litton, president of the Yale Russian Club. With its...more

    MISTRAL Presents: PARIS BETWEEN THE WARS

    Presented by Mistral at West Parish Church, Andover, Andover

    November 9, 2014

    Musical effervescence from the twenties and thirties in Paris, a hotbed of artistic activity where composers flocked from abroad. From Stravinsky and Ravel to the coquettish Poulenc and...more

    Resurrection: Mahler’s Symphony No. 2

    Presented by Cambridge Symphony Orchestra at MIT's Kresge Auditorium, Cambridge

    November 9, 2014

    Resurrection: Mahler’s Symphony No. 2

    featuring:
    Diana Jacklin, soprano;
    Joanna Porackova, mezzo-soprano; and
    New England Conservatory Youth Choir, Walnut Hill...more

    Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra presents Dvorak & Bartok

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    November 9, 2014

    The real “news” of this concert is the return to Boston of legendary Russian cellist Natalia Gutman. One of the world’s most honored and revered musicians, Gutman has played many...more

    The Boston Conservatory Orchestra

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    November 9, 2014

    The Boston Conservatory Orchestra performs works by Danielpour, Mozart, Verdi, Gershwin and Bennett. Featuring Boston Conservatory faculty member Ya-Fei Chuang (piano).


    American Visions

    Presented by Coro Allegro at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    November 9, 2014

    Aaron Copland: The Boatmen’s Dance, At the River, Promise of Living
    Andrew Bonacci: Auguries of Innocence
    Irving Fine: The Hour-Glass
    Alexander...more

    Boston College Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoveen's Eroica

    Presented by Boston College

    November 9, 2014

    Annual fall concert. John Finney, conductor.


    Juana de America

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music

    November 10, 2014

    Performance faculty pianist Nando Michelin presents a jazz concert featuring vocalist Katie Viqueira. “Juana de America” is a suite of original songs using Juana de Ibarbourou’s...more

    Andris Nelsons conducts Gubaidulina and Sibelius featuring violinist Baiba Skride

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

    November 6 - November 11, 2014

    New BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons returns for his second series of 2014-15 concerts, joining forces with several longtime collaborators for music with a Scandinavian and Slavic accent. This...more

    Sergey Antonov, cello

    Presented by Music Worcester, Inc.

    November 11, 2014

    Winner of the most famous music competition and educated at the Moscow Conservatory, cellist Sergey Antonov makes his Music Worcester debut in a program mixing rarities and Rachmaninoff’s...more

    Concert of Cape Breton Fiddle and Piano Music

    Presented by Boston College

    November 13, 2014

    Gaelic Roots Music, Song, Dance, Workshop, and Lecture Series. Featuring Kimberley Fraser and Mac Morin.

     


    Prière - 17th Century French Sacred Music for Voices and Viols

    Presented by Tramontana at Church of the Advent, Boston, Boston

    November 14, 2014

    Tramontana presents Prière - 17th century French sacred music for voices and viols with special guests Long & Away viol consort, keyboardist Dylan Sauerwald, and tenor Alexander...more

    A Garland for Judy! A Cabaret Celebration of the Judy Garland Songbook

    Presented by Arts at the Armory at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    November 14, 2014

    Four outstanding Boston vocalists - Lynda D'Amour, Pamela Enders, Jinny Sagorin, and Randy Zinkus -- in company with musical director Tom LaMark performing musical highlights from Judy's...more

    Boston Baroque: Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610

    Presented by Boston Baroque at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    November 14 - November 15, 2014

    Boston Baroque's Grammy-nominated Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 returns this Fall to Jordan Hall with the debut of soloists soprano, Yulia Van Doren and tenor Thomas Cooley. They are joined by...more

    Capturing Music: Writing and Singing Music in the Middle Ages

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

    November 15, 2014

    A multimedia event presented by Blue Heron in collaboration with Thomas Forrest Kelly (Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music, Harvard University). This unique presentation will explore the power of...more

    Boston Byzantine Music Festival

    Presented by Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Maliotis Cultural Center at Hellenic College, Brookline

    November 14 - November 15, 2014

    The Second Boston Byzantine Music Festival presents a dynamic and engaging collection of performances that explore the musical...more

    Prière - 17th Century French Sacred Music for Voices and Viols

    Presented by Tramontana at Cambridge Friends Meeting House, Cambridge

    November 15, 2014

    Tramontana presents Prière - 17th century French sacred music for voices and viols with special guests Long & Away viol consort, keyboardist Dylan Sauerwald, and tenor Alexander...more

    The Zing Fling

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

    November 15, 2014

    It's here... your favorite community get together!

    Both floors of our beloved firehouse will be used – food upstairs and performance downstairs. Featuring some of your favorite...more

    Obsession

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

    November 15, 2014

    A Far Cry’s first all-Baroque concert explores the forbidden territory of obsession, fixing its gaze relentlessly on whatever subject it touches. Vivaldi’s warnings against worldly...more

    EMMANUEL MUSIC - Mendelssohn and Wolf Chamber Series, Concert 2

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church, Boston, Boston

    November 16, 2014

    This second concert also features the early works of Mendelssohn and the complete Mörike-lieder of Hugo Wolf.

    Mendelssohn: Violin Sonata in F minor, op 4
    Mendelssohn: String...more

    San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor and Gil Shaham, violin soloist

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall, Boston

    November 16, 2014

    LISZT
    Mephisto Waltz No. 1

    PROKOFIEV
    Violin Concerto No. 2

    SAMUEL CARL ADAMS
    Drift and Providence

    RAVEL
    Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2...more

    Celebrating Richard Strauss at NEC's Jordan Hall

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

    November 16, 2014

    Join the Boston Civic Symphony, Max Hobart, conductor, at NEC's Jordan Hall where we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss, performing one of his favorite works,...more

    Sergey Schepkin, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 16, 2014

    One of the world’s leading interpreters of Bach, pianist Sergey Schepkin has earned a reputation as an artist of remarkable technical ability with a passionately enthusiastic...more

    String Masters Series: Andrew Mark and Max Levinson

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    November 16, 2014

    Cellist and Boston Conservatory faculty member Andrew Mark perform works by Martinu, Beethoven, Harbison and Strauss. Featuring guest artist Max Levinson (piano).


    Community of Song

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

    November 16, 2014

    The North Shore community is invited to join the Gordon College Men's, Women's and Children's Choir in an afternoon of song.


    Swan Lake

    Presented by Boston Ballet at Boston Opera House, Boston

    October 30 - November 16, 2014

    Boston Ballet presents the world premiere of Mikko Nissinen's Swan Lake, the classic fairytale of the Swan Queen Odette, Prince Siegfried, and the sorcery, betrayal, and love that...more

    Pat Metheny Unity Group with Chris Potter, Antonio Sanchez, Ben Williams & Giulio Carmassi

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre, Worcester

    November 16, 2014

    With a body of work that includes compositions for solo guitar, small ensembles, large orchestras, & ballet pieces, Pat Metheny Unity Group continues to redefine the genre by utilizing new...more

    Simón Bolívar String Quartet

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, Cambridge

    November 18, 2014

    MENDELSSOHN
    String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13

    GINASTERA
    String Quartet No. 1

    BRAHMS
    String Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, no. 1

    Seating for this...more

    Boston College Symphonic Band

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

    November 18, 2014

    The Boston College Symphonic Band, also known as "SymBa," is comprised of BC students, alumni, faculty, and community members. The ensemble will perform a variety of exciting traditional...more

    Ethel

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 20, 2014

    Acclaimed as “indefatigable and eclectic” (The New York Times), “vital and brilliant” (The New Yorker), and “one of the most exciting quartets...more

    1964

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

    November 21, 2014

    Across the country, musicians are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Terry Riley’s landmark In C, and we’re putting our own spin on the festivities. Following our blockbuster...more

    Andris Nelsons conducts Harbison, Esenvalds, Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff featuring cellist Yo-Yo Ma

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

    November 20 - November 22, 2014

    Andris Nelsons demonstrates his thoughtful, adventurous programming with this wide-ranging selection of works. He and the BSO are joined by cellist Yo-Yo Ma for Prokofiev's Symphony-Concerto...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: ROSSINI - Il Barbiere di Siviglia

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 22, 2014

    The Met’s effervescent production of Rossini’s classic comedy – featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of opera – stars Isabel Leonard as the...more

    Faith Joyously Affirmed! A Holiday Prelude

    Presented by The Spectrum Singers Inc. at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    November 22, 2014

    The Spectrum Singers presents choral music from diverse cultures celebrating end-of-year festivities in a program entitled "Faith Joyously Affirmed! A Holiday Prelude" -- including works...more

    Itzhak Perlman, violin

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall, Boston

    November 23, 2014

    Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Hearing this living legend perform live is an experience no music lover...more

    The Play of Daniel

    Presented by The Boston Camerata at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    November 21 - November 23, 2014

    The Trinity Concert Series welcomes the Boston Camerata as they celebrate their 60th anniversary with a new production of The Play of Daniel. Featuring Boston Camerata soloists and the Trinity...more

    Boston Philharmonic presents Sibelius & Brahms

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    November 20 - November 23, 2014

    Calling all Sibelius lovers! On this program you will hear three works by the great Finnish master that essentially define him as a composer. First and most famous is Finlandia, turbulent at the...more

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