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    Don Giovanni

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    May 1 - May 10, 2015

    Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte
    Sung in Italian with projected English translation

    Don Giovanni is a man obsessed. Women rule his life; he desires them, he seduces them, he runs from them. In Mozart’s most celebrated drama, women lead Giovanni from the bedroom to the gates of hell. In this new BLO production, Jennifer Johnson Cano sings the role of Donna Elvira, ...more


    All Tchaikovsky Concert: Violin Concerto with Ilana Zaks, Swan Lake, and more

    Presented by Wellesley Symphony Orchestra at MassBay Community College, Wellesley

    May 3, 2015

    The WSO welcomes Ilana Zaks, violin, performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto. The WSO performs Swan Lake Ballet Suite excerpts and the Romeo and Juliet Overture...more

    Todd Rundgren - Global Tour 2015

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    The 25th solo studio album of his career, "GLOBAL", scheduled for release on April 7 in North America and April 6 in the rest of the world, is a stunning contemporary fusion of styles -...more

    Opera at the Cinema: TOSCA (rescheduled date)

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 3, 2015

    Pierre Audi directs a new production of this violent and passionate work for the Paris Opera.

    A singer in love, passionate, jealous and impulsive; a romantic painter, an idealist and a...more

    Unitas Ensemble presents: Destined to be Classics

    Presented by Unitas Ensemble at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    We hope you will join us in the beautiful sanctuary of Copley's Old South Church as we present the wonderful music of Latin America to Boston. Artistic Director...more

    Boston Strong

    Presented by Metropolitan Wind Symphony at National Heritage Museum, Lexington

    May 3, 2015

    This Metropolitan Wind Symphony band concert will start with R. B. Hall’s famous Officer of the Day March, followed by Nowlin’s energetic Synergy...more

    The Handy-Anderson Duo Presents Three Centuries of Masterpieces for Cello and Piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    May 3, 2015

    The Handy-Anderson Duo presents three centuries of masterpieces for cello and piano. Trevor Handy and Bonnie Anderson began playing concerts together as teenagers...more

    Gordon College Spring Pops Concert

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

    May 3, 2015

    Join the Gordon College Women's Choir, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble for the Annual Pops Concert in A.J. Gordon Chapel. Broadway show medleys, marches, and lighter classical music are...more

    EXULTET! (Newton)

    Presented by Cappella Clausura

    May 3, 2015

    Evocative music of Arvo Pärt, Eric Whitacre, Hildegard von Bingen and distinguished Welsh composer Hilary Tann.  We are honored to present the New England premiere of Tann’s...more

    The David Haas Group: A Coalition of the Willing

    Presented by The Lily Pad at Lily Pad, Cambridge

    May 3, 2015

    David Haas, piano

    Scott Getchell, trumpets

    Todd Brunel, clarinet

    Glenn Dickson, clarinet

    Kevin Frenette, guitar

    Kit Demos, bass & modular...more

    The Hammond Performing Arts Series Presents Jan Müller-Szeraws and Sally Pinkas

    Presented by Hammond Residential RE at Weston Public Library, Weston

    May 3, 2015

    Saul Cohen, President of Hammond Residential Real Estate in Chestnut Hill, is pleased to announce that cellist Jan Müller-Szeraws and pianist Sally Pinkas will perform works by Bach,...more

    Folk String and Vocal Trio Low Lily

    Presented by Indian Hill Music at Indian Hill Music School, Littleton

    May 3, 2015

    The string and vocal trio Low Lily (formerly Annalivia) explores the roots and branches of American folk music with traditional influences and modern inspiration that weaves together a unique...more

    Celebrate! Puccini & Beethoven - Choral Art Society Spring Concert

    Presented by Choral Art Society of the South Shore

    May 3, 2015

    Choral Art Society of the South Shore, now in its 56th season, will present its spring concert, Celebration! Puccini and Beethoven.

    Danica A. Buckley, Artistic Director and Conductor, is...more

    Chu Chun Jean Huang DMA Violin Recital

    Presented by New England Conservatory at New England Consevatory, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    This recital is in fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree. Recitals by doctoral students are a somewhat different affair. In the course of completing the Doctor...more

    5 de Mayo Concert featuring Award Winner Mariachi Singer Veronica Robles

    Presented by Veronica Robles Cultural Center

    May 3, 2015

    Celebrate 5 de Mayo with Veronica Robles and Mariachi band in East Boston

    5 de mayo is not the actual Mexican Independence Anniversary but it’s another great excuse to gather...more

    "Merry Melodies" Concert Celebrates the Tunes of the Toons

    Presented by Chelmsford Community Band

    May 3, 2015

    The concert on Sunday, May 3 will start at 2pm with a performance of Jazz standards from the Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Paul Coombs, who is in his last...more

    Dudley Orchestra Spring Concert: Music of Dvo?ák, Messiaen and Schubert

    Presented by Harvard University, Dudley House at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    May 3, 2015

    The Dudley Orchestra presents a late evening spring concert of diverse works as part of Harvard's Arts First festival. The program consists of Dvorak's Symphony...more

    Cantilena - Choral Concert

    Presented by Cantilena

    May 3, 2015

    The women’s chorus, Cantilena, performs “Illuminations: music of myth and meditation,” Sunday May 3rd at 4 pm, Guest Conductor Carol...more

    Music MAYnia Festival

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    May 3, 2015

    Music MAYnia is a free community festival that features continuous live performances, arts & crafts, face painting, a Maypole, drum circles, balloon animals, a lollipop raffle, ring toss,...more

    Walden Chamber Players: The Viennese Coffeehaus - brewing up creativity

    Presented by Walden Chamber Players

    May 3, 2015

    Vienna’s coffee-houses were not only famous for its desserts and delicious coffee but also as a place were artists of all stripes gathered and busily exchanged ideas. Our program aims to...more

    The Devine - Nix Duo – A Tuneable Feast

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Tuesday Club, Inc at Loring-Greenough House, Boston

    May 3, 2015

    As a tribute to the late Pete Seeger Chris Devine and Michael Nix will perform their arrangements of  several of Seeger's songs in addition to their virtuoso arrangements of traditional...more

    Butch Walker

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    May 4, 2015

    Butch Walker’s latest album, Afraid of Ghosts, debuted at #1 on the Top New Artists chart when it was released last month on Dangerbird Records. Butch is a prolific recording artist &...more

    A Taste of Don Giovanni

    Presented by Boston Center for Adult Education and Boston Lyric Opera at Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston

    May 4, 2015

    Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) team up to lead a lively armchair tour through Mozart’s Don Giovanni – the latest BLO production....more

    THE LAST LAUGH, featuring a live performance by the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    May 4, 2015

    The Coolidge Corner Theatre is proud to welcome back Berklee College of Music Professor Sheldon Mirowitz and the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra for a special presentation of their original new...more

    A Taste of Don Giovanni

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) at Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston

    May 4, 2015

    Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) and theBoston Center for Adult Education(BCAE) team up to lead a lively armchair tour through Mozart’s Don Giovanni – the latest BLO production....more

    Gordon College Chamber Music Recital

    Presented by Gordon College Department of Music at Phillips Recital Hall, Wenham

    May 4, 2015

    Gordon College Chamber Music Groups perform a recital of classical chamber works.


    Jazz Lounge at The Bristol: Ludovica String Quartet

    Presented by The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston at The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Boston

    May 5, 2015

    This spring, something new blossoms at Four Seasons Hotel Boston: Jazz Lounge at The Bristol, a live performance series showcasing Boston’s top emerging artists in the...more

    Listen and Walk through Music History

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society

    May 5, 2015

    Listen and take a walk through music history with Handel and Haydn Society, America’s oldest performing arts organization! H+H is celebrating its 200th anniversary and invites you to join...more

    Jazz Show and Jam

    Presented by Amazing Things Art Center

    May 5, 2015

    Enjoy jazz? Have you always wanted to ask questions of the musicians? Are you a secret jazz musician? Come to our Open Mic night and enjoy a featured performer and then get in the jam...more

    Trio Cleonice and Friends

    Presented by Trio Cleonice and Friends at United Parish in Brookline, Brookline

    May 5, 2015

    Join violinist Ari Isaacman-Beck, cellist Gwen Krosnick, and pianist Emely Phelps as Trio Cleonice and Friends presents Springtime! (in Paris, Vienna and Philadephia!), an all-Trio Cleonice...more

    Pink Martini

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    May 6, 2015

    Founded in 1994 by bandleader Thomas Lauderdale, Pink Martini elegantly showcases music from around the world through the genres of pop, jazz, and classical. The Telegraph comments,...more

    Kiesza

    Presented by House of Blues at House of Blues, Boston

    May 6, 2015

    KIESZA: The Sound of a Woman Tour with special guest Betty Who

    In January 2014, ‘Hideaway’ was released by Rami’s own Lokal Legend label, and soon after...more

    Music in Motion

    Presented by Oberon and Juventas New Music Ensemble at OBERON, Cambridge

    May 5 - May 6, 2015

    Experience an unforgettable evening of music and visual theater as Juventas New Music Ensemble joins with Puppet Showplace Theater on a journey through 100 years of modern music. Travel back...more

    Women's Voices from the Middle Ages

    Presented by Harvard College

    May 6, 2015

    Women's Voices from the Middle Ages, a vocal and musical performance reviving the female voice as preserved in historical Yiddish, Latin, and German texts and traditions. The performance, the...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    May 7, 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

    TickleJuice CD Release Party

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 7, 2015

    Certainly, TickleJuice recalls the music of Sun Ra, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, George Adams, and the whole pantheon of Improvisers of American Music of the 20th century, but...more

    Slaid Cleaves

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    May 7, 2015

    Slaid Cleaves spins stories with a novelist’s eye and a poet’s heart. Twenty years into his career, Cleaves’ seamless new collection delivers vivid snapshots as wildly cinematic...more

    Hot Jazz, Cool Neighborhood - A Benefit for Egleston Square Main Street

    Presented by Egleston Square Main Street

    May 7, 2015

    Recently featured on the BBC, and in the Christian Science Monitor, Kina Zoré is one of the hottest bands in Boston. Founded by Egleston Square resident Helder Tsinine, of Mozambique, the...more

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays

    Presented by Cultural Organization of Lowell at Downtown Lowell, Lowell

    May 7, 2015

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays - Your invitation to fun, art, museums and music in lively Lowell!  On the first Thursday of every month, visit our galleries, museums, businesses and...more

    Andrew Ripp

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at The Red Room at Cafe 939, Boston

    May 7, 2015

    Since beginning his career in 2005, Andrew Ripp's songs and records have successfully impacted a diverse and growing audience, from fans who appreciate the nuances of a well-crafted album...more

    JAM'N 94.5 presents Ciara

    Presented by House of Blues at House of Blues, Boston

    May 7, 2015

    Ciara, a talented singer, record producer, dancer, actress, and fashion model, is coming to House of Blues in Boston with her new hot song, "Dance Like We're Making Love". 


    Stephen Hough, piano

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

    May 8, 2015

    British pianist Stephen Hough combines an exceptional facility and tonal palette with a uniquely inquisitive musical personality. His musical achievements have resulted in many awards and...more

    Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil

    Presented by Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    May 8, 2015

     Join the Trinity Choirs as they sing Sergei Rachmaninoff’s transcendent Vespers in its 100th anniversary year, accompanied by candlelight and incense.


    Girls Guns & Glory

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    May 8, 2015

    For the past eight years, Boston’s rising stars Girls Guns and Glory have been making a name for themselves through relentless touring (about 200 gigs a year worldwide), the release of four...more

    A Place for Us

    Presented by Boston Saengerfest Men's Chorus at Faneuil Hall, Boston

    May 8, 2015

    Could there be any better way to celebrate a gorgeous spring weekend after the winter we’ve had then to have your spirits uplifted and your senses soothed by a concert in Boston’s...more

    Concerto No. 5

    Presented by Les Bostonades at First Church in Boston, Boston

    May 8, 2015

    In this conclusion to their 9th season, period-instrument ensemble Les Bostonades explore the mystique of the number 5 in a concert of concertos that share that label. The 5th of a series in...more

    Tim and Myles

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

    May 8, 2015

    The unique relationship of a father and son cannot be argued nor explained, but when the relationship includes musical passion, virtuosity and showmanship - magic happens!
    Tim and Myles...more

    Soundproof the Armory

    Presented by The Center for Arts at the Armory at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    May 8, 2015

    Come join us at the Armory for a benefit series to soundproof the Performance Hall!

    35th Parallel will open the concert with their signature MediterrAsian sound, blending Middle...more

    Meet Pops Musicians and Attend a Show

    Presented by Boston Pops at Symphony Hall, Boston

    May 8, 2015

    Enjoy an hors d’oeuvres reception featuring several Boston Pops musicians with their instruments at the hip showroom of Audio Concepts on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston. A complimentary...more

    Fred Small in Concert at First Parish Cambridge: Proceeds to Benefit

    Presented by First Parish, Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist at First Parish Church in Cambridge, Cambridge

    May 8, 2015

    First Parish of Cambridge Unitarian Universalist invites you to join us on Friday, May 8th at 7:30PM for an uplifting evening of songs, stories, and kinship with Fred Small.  Special guests...more

    Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio

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

    May 9, 2015

    In this colorful opera that "knocked everything else sideways," as the poet Goethe boldly remarked, Mozart tells the story of a kidnapping by pirates, a Turkish harem, a clever quest, a...more

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