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    Roomful of Teeth

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    August 28, 2015

    Exploring new vocal territory and sharing music from its 2015 release, Render, Grammy Award-winning Roomful of Teeth comes home to MASS MoCA to celebrate the work of composer-in-residence Ted Hearne, harnessing all sorts of colors, gestures, and timbres as it explores all possibilities of the human voice.

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    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

    String Masters Series: David Kim

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    September 20, 2015

    The masterful and vivacious Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra performs a recital of his favorite works including Sarasate’s daredevilish Carmen Fantasy. Interspersed with...more

    Boston Harp Festival

    Presented by Boston Harp Festival and The Boston Conservatory

    September 25 - September 27, 2015

    Everything you wanted to know about the harp is covered in the weekend long festival, which features internationally acclaimed harpists and the young talents of today in a myriad of events...more

    SeptemberFest 2015

    Presented by Longy School of Music of Bard College at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, Cambridge

    September 25 - September 27, 2015

    Join Longy the weekend of September 25-27, 2015 as Longy kicks off a year of centennial festivities with the annual SeptemberFest concert...more

    Emma Kirkby & Jakob Lindberg

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

    October 2, 2015

    The Golden Age Revived: 17th-century songs of Dowland, Purcell, Lawes, Blow, Humfry, and Eccles
     


    Nueva España: Close Encounters in the New World

    Presented by The Boston Camerata and Trinity Church Boston

    October 3, 2015

    Latin American Baroque music at its best! Explore the musical melting pot of 17th-century Spanish music with indigenous American cultures and African rhythms. Lively baroque guitar,...more

    Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff featuring pianist Evgeny Kissin

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 1 - October 3, 2015

    For the first concerts of the BSO's 2015-2016 season-an all-Russian program-Andris Nelsons and the orchestra continue their survey of Stalin-era works by Dmitri Shostakovich. Composed at the end...more

    Nueva España: Close Encounters in the New World

    Presented by The Boston Camerata and Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    October 4, 2015

    Latin American Baroque music at its best! Explore the musical melting pot of 17th-century Spanish music with indigenous American cultures and African rhythms. Lively baroque...more

    Mozart Requiem

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 2 - October 4, 2015

    Mozart was a genius who developed swiftly and vanished all too soon. His Requiem is a profoundly affecting concert experience. Harry Christophers ushers in the 201st season with Mozart’s final...more

    The Boston Conservatory Orchestra

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    October 4, 2015

    Bruce Hangen, conductor

    MOZART: Symphony No. 31 ("Paris") 
    MAHLER: Symphony No. 5

    1 p.m. (Pre-concert Lecture with Indervir Singh, M.M. '15, conducting)...more

    Feminine Mystique - A Café Concert

    Presented by Worcester Chamber Music Society

    October 8, 2015

    Experience chamber music in an intimate setting at the award winning Nuovo Restaurant. Purchase the dinner option for a beautiful buffet dinner and stay seated at your table to enjoy the...more

    Choral Classics with Dr. Joeseph Flummerfelt

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

    October 10, 2015

    Cantata Singers’ 52nd season commences with a program led by world-renowned choral conductor Dr. Joseph Flummerfelt. Hear choral favorites such as Brahms’ charming Liebeslieder...more

    Currier, Beethoven and Brahms featuring pianist Paul Lewis

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 8 - October 10, 2015

    The Grawemeyer Award-winning American composer Sebastian Currier's Divisions was co-commissioned by the BSO with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and the National Orchestra of Belgium to...more

    La Boheme

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    October 2 - October 11, 2015

    Music by Giacomo Puccini
    Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa

    Sung in Italian with projected English translation

    Puccini’s poetic masterpiece is reimagined against...more

    Echoes of Celestial Song: Stravinsky, Saint-Saens, Norgard, Shostakovich

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

    October 10 - October 11, 2015

    We open our 18th season with three very special programs exploring the influence of J. S. Bach and Baroque music on subsequent generations of composers. Shostakovich shapes his Quintet like a...more

    Mozart’s “Gran Partita”

    Presented by Grand Harmonie

    October 16, 2015

    Cherished among classical music lovers, Mozart’s “Gran Partita” features 12 wind instruments with string bass to form a complete Harmoniemusik – music for wind band. One of the most...more

    Prokofiev and Rachmaninoff featuring mezzo-soprano Nadezhda Serdyuk

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 6 - October 16, 2015

    Andris Nelsons leads two very different Russian works written within a year of one another. He and the BSO are joined by Moscow-born mezzo-soprano Nadezhda Serdyuk for Sergei Prokofiev's...more

    Gargantua, featuring Robert Pinsky

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

    October 16, 2015

    Former US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky joins A Far Cry on a program that features two larger-than-life narrative pieces: Schoenberg’s intense tone poem on giant love and...more

    Mozart’s “Gran Partita”

    Presented by Grand Harmonie at Memorial Church - Harvard, Cambridge

    October 17, 2015

    Cherished among classical music lovers, Mozart’s “Gran Partita” features 12 wind instruments with string bass to form a complete Harmoniemusik – music for wind band. One of the most...more

    Missa L’homme armé (Ockeghem @600, concert 3)

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

    October 17, 2015

    Blue Heron’s multi-year project to perform the complete works of Johannes Ockeghem (c.1420-1497) enters its second year with a program featuring his...more

    String Masters Series: Katie Landsdale

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    October 18, 2015

    Joining The Boston Conservatory violin faculty in 2016, Lansdale is an active performer throughout the U.S. and Europe. Featuring works by Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Copland and Szymanowsky, among...more

    Renaissance

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 22, 2015

    A pioneering British progressive rock band injecting classical and folk music elements into its sophisticated and heady sound, Renaissance has developed a devoted cult audience since its founding...more

    Joe Jackson

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 22, 2015

    For this tour Jackson has reunited with longtime bassist Graham Maby, and added two distinguished and eclectic New York-based musicians, guitarist Teddy Kumpel and drummer Doug Yowell. “We’re...more

    Boston Philharmonic presents Strauss & Holst

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 22, 2015

    “You, great Star, what would your happiness be if you did not have those for whom you shine?” Thus spake Zarathustra at the opening of Nietzsche’s famous book.  Richard Strauss’s tone...more

    An Evening with Jackie Evancho - AWAKENING - Live in Concert

    Presented by Great Northeast Productions, Inc. and Sue Auclair Promotions at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 23, 2015

    Great Northeast Productions will present An Evening with Jackie Evancho - Awakening - Live in Concert on Friday, October 23, 2015, 8 pm at Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Mass. Avenue, Boston, MA 02115....more

    Boston Baroque Vivaldi's Juditha Triumphans

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

    October 23, 2015

    Giving girl power a whole new meaning.

    One night only, don't miss Vivaldi's only surviving oratorio, Juditha Triumphans, featuring the Boston debut of mezzo-soprano Daniela...more

    An Evening with David Deveau

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 24, 2015

    Now in his twentieth year as Artistic Director of the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, pianist David Deveau has been critically acclaimed internationally for his expressive and poetic...more

    Mendelssohn/Wolf Chamber Series, Year II - Mendelssohn

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

    October 25, 2015

    Emmanuel Music will continue its exploration of the works of Felix Mendelssohn, (the man who revived public interest in Bach pretty much all by himself). The series will feature the Arneis Quartet...more

    Carmina, Gala, and A Cabaret - Opening Night!

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    October 30, 2015

    An evening you'll not soon forget! First, let the Worcester Chorus serenade you with Orff's complete Carmina Burana. Second, be a part of our silent auction fundraiser catered by Pepper's Fine...more

    Johnny Gandelsman / J. S. Bach

    Presented by Arts at MIT

    October 30, 2015

    Bach's Complete Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin performed by Johnny Gandelsman
    First Annual Terry and Rick Stone Concert

    Violinist Johnny Gandelsman – core member...more

    2015 Haiti Movie Awards

    Presented by Motion Picture Association of Haiti, Inc

    November 1, 2015

    Once a year,  The Motion Picture Association of Haiti (MPAH) comes together with various businesses, civic leaders, renowned Haitian actors, and Hollywood actors of Haitian descent to...more

    Mendelssohn/Wolf Chamber Series, Year II - Featuring the Lydian String Quartet

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

    November 1, 2015

    Emmanuel Music will continue its exploration of the works of Felix Mendelssohn, (the man who revived public interest in Bach pretty much all by himself). The series will feature the Arneis Quartet...more

    Mozart’s 'Requiem'

    Presented by Grand Harmonie at Memorial Church - Harvard, Cambridge

    November 1, 2015

    Mozart’s last unfinished masterpiece, the Requiem Mass in D minor, is one of the most beloved choral and orchestral works in the classical repertoire. Unfinished at the time of Mozart’s death,...more

    Harold López-Nussa

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 1, 2015

    Cuba boasts a long history of birthing dynamite Latin jazz pianists, and now another has emerged. Introducing Harold López-Nussa, a young pianist and composer with an inventive, swinging...more

    Baroque Masters

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

    October 30 - November 1, 2015

    Richard Egarr returns with an audacious program of path-breaking Baroque jewels for organ and chamber ensemble. Avant-garde in their day, hear for the first time pieces that will delight and...more

    Boston Philharmonic Orchestra presents Glinka, Stravinsky, Debussy, & Tchaikovsky

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    November 2, 2015

    The stunning program that opens the season for the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra has been expressly designed to show you, in case you don’t already know, just what the Boston Philharmonic...more

    Hugo Wolf Quartet and Olivia Vote, mezzo soprano

    Presented by Music Worcester

    November 5, 2015

    This acclaimed Austrian string quartet will perform Schumann's Quartet Op. 41 no. 3, Respighi's Il Tramonto for Mezzo Soprano and String Quartet, and Wolf's Intermezo &...more

    With Strings Attached

    Presented by Chorus pro Musica at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    November 7, 2015

    Chorus pro Musica fills the bright, acoustically intimate space of First Church Cambridge with choral works highlighting a special connection between stringed instruments and the human...more

    The Boston Conservatory Orchestra

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    November 8, 2015

    Bruce Hangen, conductor 

    HAYDN: Symphony No. 43 ("Mercury") 
    ZWILICH: Flute concerto, featuring Marianne Gedigian, flute *BOSTON PREMIERE* 
    DVORAK: Symphony...more

    Each to Each Impart: Mendelssohn, Villa-Lobos, Stucky, Lutoslawski, Mozart

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

    November 7 - November 8, 2015

    Johann Sebastian Bach is so embedded in our musical consciousness that it’s difficult to imagine how little-known he was in the early 19th century. Mozart knew and studied Bach's work, but it...more

    Each to Each Impart: Mendelssohn, Villa-Lobos, Stucky, Lutoslawski, Mozart

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

    November 8, 2015

    Johann Sebastian Bach is so embedded in our musical consciousness that it’s difficult to imagine how little-known he was in the early 19th century. Mozart knew and studied Bach's work, but it...more

    Chopin Without Piano

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Paramount Center, Boston

    November 11 - November 14, 2015

    Take Chopin’s piano concertos, remove the piano and replace it with a monologue detailing the composer’s life and radical approach to music. The result is Chopin without Piano, a staggeringly...more

    Elias Quartet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 14, 2015

    Taking their name from Mendelssohn’s oratorio, Elijah, by adopting the German form, the acclaimed Elias Quartet has performed internationally at some of the world’s great concert halls...more

    Diploma in a Day

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 14, 2015

    Enjoy engaging workshops led by Dr. Elizabeth Seitz, Dr. Jan Swafford and members of the Elias Quartet on Beethoven and his works being performed later that evening.  Activities provide...more

    Clarke, Copland, & Cassandra (Boston)

    Presented by Cappella Clausura

    November 14, 2015

    The first half of the program is devoted to a cappella works by two major 20th century composers: England's pathbreaking Rebecca Clarke and this country's beloved Aaron Copland, whose four motets...more

    Clarke, Copland, & Cassandra (Newton)

    Presented by Cappella Clausura

    November 15, 2015

    The first half of the program is devoted to a cappella works by two major 20th century composers: England's pathbreaking Rebecca Clarke and this country's beloved Aaron Copland, whose four motets...more

    Made in America: Songs by Barber, Copland, and Fine

    Presented by Cantata Singers

    November 17, 2015

    Aaron Copland: Walls of Zion; Selections from Emily Dickenson Songs; Simple Gifts
    Irving Fine: Mutability
    Samuel Barber: Hermit Songs
     


    Boston Philharmonic presents Wagner featuring Alwyn Mellor

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    November 21, 2015

    Seven years ago the Boston Philharmonic performed an all-Wagner program, and last year the BPYO played the entire third act of Siegfried in Symphony Hall. Both of these events were among the...more

    Exiles & Miracles

    Presented by Commonwealth Chorale at Holy Name Church, West Roxbury

    November 21, 2015

    We launch our debut season as Commonwealth Chorale with Handel’s monumental Israel in Egypt. Beloved by audiences worldwide for the dazzling breadth and variety of its choral...more

    Boston Philharmonic presents Wagner featuring Alwyn Mellor

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    November 18 - November 22, 2015

    Seven years ago the Boston Philharmonic performed an all-Wagner program, and last year the BPYO played the entire third act of Siegfried in Symphony Hall. Both of these events were among the...more

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