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    Summer of Stars - Music Under the Tent Festival 2015; Stella and Lou and final show

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    August 26 - September 12, 2015

    Join us for our Summer of Stars - Music Under the Tent Festival 2015! A summer long festval of music and wine. Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday one hour prior to each Peterborough Players curtain time. Listen to some great music and purchase an imported wine supplied by our sponsor, Centeur Imports. Award-winning wines and meads from Eastern Europe and Italy. Come to the Summer of Stars even if you have not ...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

    Emmanuel Music: Bach Cantata BWV 29, “Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir”

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

    September 20, 2015

    Ryan Turner conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music

    Sunday, September 20, 2015 at the 10 am Service at Emmanuel Church.   Free and open to the public.  


    Haydn, Beethoven, R. Strauss

    Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    September 20, 2015

    Haydn’s Piano Trio in C comes from the classical style’s heyday and features brilliant piano writing.  Beethoven’s String Trio in G  is full of the surprising and often virtuosic...more

    Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar virtuoso

    Presented by Boston Classical Guitar Society at First Lutheran Church of Boston, Boston

    September 25, 2015

    Legendary Japanese guitarist Kazuhito Yamashita is one of the most acclaimed, and daring artistic visionaries of our time. His first visit to Boston in decades promises to be a recital...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

    Emmanuel Music: Bach Cantata BWV 14, “Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit”

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

    September 27, 2015

    Ryan Turner conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music 

    Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the 10 am Service at Emmanuel Church.   Free and open to the public.


    Stir

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    October 1, 2015

    A Far Cry, the Gardner’s very own resident chamber orchestra which will perform “Vs.” – an exploration of conflict in music that touches politics, war, and sports. The program will also...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
     


    Emmanuel Music: Bach Rearranged

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, Cambridge

    October 3, 2015

    2015/16 Evening Concert Series - Bach Reimagined In the first of the season's evening concert series, Bach Rearranged, our musicians show how Bach himself, Stravinsky, and...more

    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

    From the Top with Host Christopher O'Riley Live Recording

    Presented by From the Top at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    October 4, 2015

    Hearing classical music on the radio is enjoyable, but seeing it performed live by some of today's top young talent is truly magical. Join fellow music lovers at a live recording of...more

    Emmanuel Music: Haydn Missa in Angustiis (Lord Nelson Mass), Hob. XXII/11

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

    October 4, 2015

    David Angus conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music

    Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the 10 am Service at Emmanuel Church.Free and open to the public.


    Family Concert

    Presented by Boston Civic Symphony at Eleanor Welch Casey Theatre, Weston

    October 4, 2015

    The Boston Civic Symphony, Max Hobart, conductor, opens its 91st season with a family concert featuring Britten's beloved, "A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra," narrated by WBZ Radio...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

    Emmanuel Music: Bach Cantata BWV 95, “Christus, der ist mein Leben”

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

    October 11, 2015

    Ryan Turner conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music

    Sunday, October 11, 2015 at the 10 am Service at Emmanuel Church.Free and open to the public.


    Music of Johannes Ockeghem, featuring Missa L’homme armé

    Presented by Boston College

    October 15, 2015

    Featuring the Blue Heron Choir, with Scott Metcalfe as director.

     

    This event is sponsored by the Boston College Music Department and the Jesuit Community. 


    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

    Symphony Nova

    Presented by Symphony Nova at Old South Church in Boston, Boston

    October 16, 2015

     

    Symphony Nova performs three delightful gems by Nino Rota, Jean Françaix and Gustav Helsted, featuring a colorful ensemble of ten musicians led by Music Director Lawrence Isaacson....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

    Emmanuel Music: Bach Cantata BWV 187, “Es wartet alles auf dich”

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

    October 18, 2015

    Ryan Turner conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music

    Sunday, October 18, 2015 at the 10 am Service at Emmanuel Church.Free and open to the public.


    Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra

    Presented by Falun Dafa Association of New England at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 21, 2015

    Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra presents Eastern and Western musical traditions in a concert like no other. Shen Yun’s original music is inspired by 5,000 years of Chinese civilization and blends...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

    Strauss & Holst

    Presented by Boston Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 22, 2015

    Richard Strauss’s tone poem and Holsts’s beloved and gigantic sonic spectacular make prominent use of the magnificent Symphony Hall organ.

    “You, great Star, what would your...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

    University Wind Ensemble Fall Concert

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

    October 24, 2015

    The University Wind Ensemble presents a concert of great music performed by some of the finest student musicians at Boston College.


    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

    Emmanuel Music: Bach Cantata BWV 110, “Unser Mund sei voll Lachens”

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

    October 25, 2015

    Ryan Turner conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music

    Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the 10 am Service at Emmanuel Church.Free and open to the public.


    Bach, Beethoven, R. Strauss

    Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    October 25, 2015

    The Ricercar à 6 from The Musical Offering is regarded as Bach’s richest piece of fugal writing. Beethoven’s final and finest work in the genre, the Archduke Trio is the...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

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