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    BEMF Mini Keyboard Festival

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    June 12, 2015

    Hear world-renowned master artists perform on the MFA’s period instruments, with three individual lectures and demonstrations on the harpsichord, fortepiano, and clavichord.

    Schedule:

    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Harpsichord

    12:30 PM - 2:00 PM: ...more


    Handel's SAUL

    Presented by Back Bay Chorale at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    Ongoing

    Featuring Amanda Forsythe, Matthew Anderson & Sumner Thompson. One of Handel’s finest achievements and a masterpiece of dramatic art, Saul features an unusually large & diverse...more

    Andris Nelsons conducts Tchaikovsky, Dean and Stravinsky featuring Hakan Hardenberger

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

    November 13 - November 18, 2017

    Andris Nelsons is joined here by another close collaborator, masterful Swedish trumpet virtuoso Hakan Hardenberger, for the American premiere of Brett Dean's trumpet concerto Dramatis...more

    Open Rehearsal with the Brockton Symphony Orchestra

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    September 20, 2015

    Experience the craft of music-making first hand. Sit in with the members of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra as they rehearse a piece of music. Experience the decisions and process of making music...more

    The Greenway Sessions: Nicolas Castaneda

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 5, 2015

    The Nicolás Castañeda Group is a musical project based on contemporary Colombian music. With traditional Colombian music as the structural foundation and with the influence...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 1, 2015

    British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is internationally recognized for his electrifying performances and penetrating interpretations. His virtuosic command over the most strenuous technical...more

    South Shore Conservatory Presents 10th Annual Duxbury Music Festival

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

    July 17 - July 31, 2015

    South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival (DMF) presents its tenth anniversary season, with exciting DMF faculty and student performances, and family-friendly...more

    Aston Magna Music Festival 2015: Eternal Seasons

    Presented by Aston Magna Music Festival at Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University, Waltham

    July 16, 2015

    Violinist Edson Scheid and mezzo-soprano Deborah Rentz-Moore join Aston Magna’s ensemble for the season’s final event, “Eternal Seasons,” July 16-18, in a performance of...more

    Opening Night: Rhapsody in Green

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 15, 2015

    Mysteries of the sea resonate in Debussy’s La Mer and Hovhaness’sAnd God Created Great Whales, a work featuring actual whale songs. Hometown favorite Jayne West performs Berklee...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Escher Quartet with Carol Wincenc, flute

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 12, 2015

    Within months of its inception in 2005, the Escher Quartet was invited by both Pinchas Zukerman and Itzhak Perlman to be Quartet-in-Residence at each artist’s summer festival. The Quartet...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Escher Quartet with Gilles Vonsattel, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 11, 2015

    Within months of its inception in 2005, the Escher Quartet was invited by both Pinchas Zukerman and Itzhak Perlman to be Quartet-in-Residence at each artist’s summer festival. The Quartet...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Richard Stoltzman, clarinet and Yehudi Wyner & David Deveau, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 10, 2015

    Two-time Grammy Award-winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman joins with composer/pianist Yehudi Wyner and Artistic Director and pianist David Deveau for a program of works by Schumann, Hindemith,...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Anonymous 4

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 9, 2015

    Anthology 25

    Renowned for their unearthly vocal blend and virtuosic ensemble singing, Anonymous 4 perform in their final tour a program entitled Anthology 25, with songs from the...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Cicely Parnas, cello and Noreen Polera, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 7, 2015

    Rising Star Series

    A young cellist of remarkable talent, Cicely Parnas stands poised for a breakout season. Hailed by The New York Times for her “velvety sound,...more

    Aston Magna Music Festival 2015: Wind Power

    Presented by Aston Magna Music Festival at Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University, Waltham

    July 2, 2015

    “Wind Power” features Schubert’s monumental octet for winds and strings, Boccherini Quintet, and duos from Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Eric Hoeprich, period...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Cuarteto Latinoamericano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 28, 2015

    Winners of the Latin Grammy for Best Classical Recording in 2012, Cuarteto Latinoamericano are heralded by The Washington Post for the group’s "matchless in tonal magnitude, tuneful...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Peter Serkin & Julia Hsu, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 27, 2015

    Pianist Peter Serkin is one of the most thoughtful and individualistic musicians performing today and is recognized for his artistic passion and integrity. He joins the formidable and...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Emmanuel Music

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 26, 2015

    Ryan Turner, artistic director
    Andrew Rangell, guest pianist

    Currently under the artistic direction of Ryan Turner, Emmanuel Music is a Boston-based collective group...more

    Aston Magna Music Festival 2015: Le Monde de Marin Marais: La Musique et La Danse

    Presented by Aston Magna Music Festival at Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University, Waltham

    June 26, 2015

     “Le Monde de Marin Marais: La Musique et La Danse.” Works by Marais include Sarabande à l’espagnole, Les Voix Humaines, and Sonate à la...more

    Rockport Music Festival: Boston Symphony Chamber Players with Emanuel Ax, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 25, 2015

    Consisting of the BSO’s principal players, the Boston Symphony Chamber Players (BSCP) is one of the world’s most distinguished chamber ensembles. With performances at Symphony Hall,...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Matthew Aucoin & Friends

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 23, 2015

    Rising Star Series

    Matthew Aucoin is a composer, conductor, poet, and pianist. A 2012 graduate of Harvard College (summa cum laude), Aucoin is currently the Solti...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Jupiter String Quartet with David Deveau, Andrés Cárdenes, Anne Martindale Williams

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 21, 2015

    David Deveau, piano
    Andrés Cárdenes, viola &
    Anne Martindale Williams, cello

    The Jupiter Quartet joins with Rockport Music’s Artistic Director...more

    Meeting House Festival Concert: Violinist Irina Muresanu

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall, Falmouth

    June 21, 2015

    Romanian violinist Irina Muresanu has won the hearts of audiences and critics alike with her exciting elegant and heartfelt performances of the classic, romantic and modern repertoire....more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Marc-André Hamelin, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 20, 2015

    Pianist Marc-André Hamelin’s unique blend of musicianship and virtuosity brings forth remarkable interpretations recognized for their freedom, originality, and prodigious mastery of the...more

    Odyssey Opera Performs Powder Her Face 6/18-20

    Presented by Odyssey Opera at The Boston Conservatory Theater, Boston

    June 18 - June 20, 2015

    Odyssey Opera's month-long (May-Jun) THE BRITISH INVASION opera festival culminates with a three-night performance Face (June 18-20) of the fully staged production of Thomas Ades’ Powder...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Jupiter String Quartet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 19, 2015

    The Jupiter String Quartet is a dynamic and democratic ensemble that has developed into one of the world’s most sought-after chamber groups. Over its 14-year history, the Jupiter has won first...more

    Handel and Haydn Sings

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    June 18, 2015

    Harry Christophers, conductor
    Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus
    Soloists from the H+H Chorus

    Margot Rood, soprano
    Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano...more

    Aston Magna 2015: Monteverdi's Warring Lovers

    Presented by Aston Magna Music Festival at Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University, Waltham

    June 18, 2015

    Monteverdi’s Warring Lovers, with Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, Lettera amorosa, Tempro la cetra, and other operatic madrigals. The concert features...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Deveau, Cárdenes & Williams Trio

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 18, 2015

    David Deveau, piano
    Andrés Cárdenes, violin
    Anne Martindale Williams, cello

    Rockport Music’s Artistic Director David Deveau joins with beloved Festival...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Russell Sherman, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 14, 2015

    Celebrating 85 Years

    Known as an eloquent communicator, pianist Russell Sherman is an insightful master who performs with a poetic grace.  With recital engagements and orchestral...more

    Concert in the Round

    Presented by Lexington Symphony at Winchester Town Hall, Winchester

    June 13, 2015

    Get a new perspective on the orchestra, which will be situated in the middle of Winchester Town Hall for this informal summer evening concert. Audience members can change seats between musical...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Boston Trio

    Presented by Rockport Music and Cape Ann Museum at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 13, 2015

    Art and Music: A Collaboration with Cape Ann Museum

    Heng-Jin Park, piano
    Irina Muresanu, violin
    Denise Djokic, cello

    Acclaimed for their superb...more

    Boston Festival of Bands

    Presented by Metropolitan Wind Symphony at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    June 13, 2015

    The Metropolitan Wind Symphony, which founded the Boston Festival of Bands, will host the 27th annual
    Boston Festival of Bands at historic Faneuil Hall, 1 Faneuil Hall Square, (adjacent to...more

    Cirque de la Symphonie

    Presented by Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    June 12 - June 13, 2015

    After last year's sold-out performances, the Boston Pops is delighted to bring back Cirque de la Symphonie's magical fusion of circus with live orchestral music. Aerial flyers, acrobats,...more

    BEMF Fringe Concert: Long, Long Night: A Celebration of Tavener and Taverner

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

    June 13, 2015

    The theme of our final cycle is the long, long night, not just in a literal understanding, but also in a metaphysical one that relates it to the span of human life. We celebrate precious life...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: A Schubertiade Evening

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 12, 2015

    Jennifer Koh, violin
    Randall Scarlata, baritone
    Shai Wosner, piano

    Three highly acclaimed musicians convene for an all-Schubert program which attempts to...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: An Evening of French Music

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 11, 2015

    Franziska Huhn, harp
    Pei-Shan Lee, piano
    Sooyun Kim, flute
    Sophie Shao, cello
    Randall Scarlata, baritone

    France takes center stage as...more

    Simply Sondheim

    Presented by Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    June 10 - June 11, 2015

    America's Orchestra will honor America's greatest living musical theatre composer with an all-new tribute celebrating his remarkable body of work. Hearing the range of his music-from the...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: In Mo Yang, violin and Renana Gutman, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 9, 2015

    Rising Star Series

    In Mo Yang, First Prize Winner of the 2014 Concert Artist Guild Competition, joins with Renana Gutman, who is on faculty of Bard College Conservatory of Music and...more

    Britain, Boston, and Early Music: Music of the British Isles with an Italian Twist

    Presented by Bach and Beethoven Ensemble at Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston

    June 8, 2015

    ...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Shanghai Quartet with David Deveau, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 7, 2015

    Formed at the Shanghai Conservatory, the Shanghai Quartet has worked with the world’s most distinguished artists and regularly tours the major music centers of Europe, North America and...more

    The Hums of Winnie the Pooh

    Presented by New School of Music at New School of Music, Cambridge

    June 7, 2015

    Text by A.A. Milne, based on his Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
    Music by H Fraser-Simson

    with Lauren Cook, soprano and Kai-Ching Chang, piano

    Join us for an...more

    Long, Long Night: A Celebration of Tavener and Taverner (Boston)

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

    June 7, 2015

    The theme of our final cycle is the long, long night, not just in a literal understanding, but also in a metaphysical one that relates it to the span of human life. We celebrate precious life...more

    Titans IV

    Presented by Cape Symphony

    June 6, 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

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Shanghai Quartet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 6, 2015

    Hailed for performances of “stunning authenticity and presence” (The Washington Post), the Shanghai Quartet has worked with the world’s...more

    Crossing

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    May 29 - June 6, 2015

    Experience the world premiere of a new American opera, directed by Diane Paulus. Inspired by the diary Walt Whitman kept as a nurse during the Civil War, this world premiere opera by the...more

    Gospel Night

    Presented by Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    June 6, 2015

    Joined this year by gospel legends The Blind Boys of Alabama, the Boston Pops and the Boston Pops Gospel Choir will raise the roof of Symphony Hall for this annual tradition. The Blind Boys are...more

    Long, Long Night: A Celebration of Tavener and Taverner (Cambridge)

    Presented by Boston Choral Ensemble at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    June 6, 2015

    The theme of our final cycle is the long, long night, not just in a literal understanding, but also in a metaphysical one that relates it to the span of human life. We celebrate precious life...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Opening Night Gala featuring Yo-Yo Ma, cello

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 5, 2015

    The Opening Night Gala Event kicks off the 34th Annual Rockport Chamber Music Festival honoring David Deveau for 20 years of artistic leadership and celebrating the 5th...more

    Boston Pops: By Popular Demand

    Presented by Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    May 7 - June 5, 2015

    You, the audience, pick the music to be performed in these five interactive By Popular Demand concerts. Drawing from a selection of the orchestra's unmatched library of 3,500 exclusive...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    June 4, 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

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