Jun
9
12:00 pm12:00

Victoria Bach Festival - Bach at Noon: Cantatas

  • First Presbyterian Church

J.S. Bach’s expressive cantatas capture an astonishing range of musical styles. Stephen Redfield and Gesa Kordes perform Bach’s double violin concerto.

Schau, lieber Gott, BWV 153, J.S. Bach

Double Violin Concerto in D minor, BWV 1043, J.S. Bach

Jesu meine Freude, BWV 227, J.S. Bach

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Jun
7
12:00 pm12:00

Victoria Bach Festival - Bach at Noon: Cantatas

  • First Presbyterian Church

Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez leads the VBF Cantata Chorus and Baroque Chamber Orchestra in Bach’s timeless, profoundly beautiful cantatas.

Der Herr Denket an uns, BWV 196J.S. Bach

Orchestral Suite No. 2, BWV 1067J.S. Bach

Christ Lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4J.S. Bach

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Jun
2
3:30 pm15:30

MIT Music and Theater Arts - Music of Charles Shadle

  • Hayden Memorial Library

MIT Music and Theater Arts

In conjunction with

The New England Chapter of the Music Library Association

Presents

Music by Charles Shadle

 

THREE SOUTHERN FABLES (2017)

How the ‘Possum Lost His Tail-Feathers

Madame Moonbeam and the Bootlegger’s Handsome Son

How Granny Folsom Got the Rural Electrification

Anne Black, Viola & Kathy Matasy, Clarinet

 

EINSTEIN AND MUSIC (2016)

Concert Aria for Baritone and Piano (Words by Albert Einstein, adapted and arranged by Michael Ouellette)

Bradford Gleim, Baritone & Charles Shadle, Piano

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May
5
8:00 pm20:00

Cut Circle - To Love Another

  • Princeton University Chapel

Cut Circle Renaissance Vocal Ensemble makes a rare performance on the Princeton University Campus in a program of gems by Josquin des Prez, Johannes Ockeghem, Antoine Busnoys, and Guillaume Du Fay. 

Funding has been provided by the Music Department, Program in Medieval Studies, and the Department of Art & Archaeology. 

FREE and open to the public. No tickets required.

Location: University Chapel

Date/Time: 05/05/17 at 8:00 pm - 05/05/17 at 10:00 pm

Mar
19
3:00 pm15:00

Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra - Beethoven's "Ninth Symphony"

  • 50 Andrew Jarvis Drive Portsmouth, NH, 03801 United States

The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra invites you to help us usher in the spring season in a big, big way. We are proud to present the most iconic musical works by one of the most beloved composers of all time, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The PSO will be joined by Portsmouth Pro Musica and local soloists to proudly present Beethoven's Ninth Symphony to you. Get your tickets early for this concert that is sure to sell out.

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Mar
18
7:30 pm19:30

Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra - Beethoven's "Ninth Symphony"

  • 50 Andrew Jarvis Drive Portsmouth, NH, 03801 United States

The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra invites you to help us usher in the spring season in a big, big way. We are proud to present the most iconic musical works by one of the most beloved composers of all time, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. The PSO will be joined by Portsmouth Pro Musica and local soloists to proudly present Beethoven's Ninth Symphony to you. Get your tickets early for this concert that is sure to sell out.

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Dec
18
3:00 pm15:00

Handel and Haydn Society - Bach Christmas

  • Jordan Hall

H+H’s beloved holiday tradition returns with these sparkling Baroque delights written for the season, performed with the authenticity and verve that only H+H’s Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus can bring.

J.S. Bach: Cantata 10, Meine Seele erhebt den Herren
J.S. Bach: Cantata V from Christmas Oratorio
Telemann: Sinfonia spirituosa
Graupner: Die Nacht ist vergangen
J.S. Bach: Cantata 61, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland

 

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Dec
15
7:30 pm19:30

Handel + Haydn Society - Bach Christmas

  • Jordan Hall

H+H’s beloved holiday tradition returns with these sparkling Baroque delights written for the season, performed with the authenticity and verve that only H+H’s Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus can bring.

J.S. Bach: Cantata 10, Meine Seele erhebt den Herren
J.S. Bach: Cantata V from Christmas Oratorio
Telemann: Sinfonia spirituosa
Graupner: Die Nacht ist vergangen
J.S. Bach: Cantata 61, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland

 

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Nov
20
4:00 pm16:00

Henry Purcell Society of Boston - Purcell's "King Arthur"

  • Grace Episcopal Church

In what has been called “a 17th century ‘Game of Thrones’ ” by Leed’s scholar Stephen Basdeo, Henry Purcell’s sumptuous Baroque musical masque accompanying John Dryden’s fantasy tale of enchantment, war, and liberation is celebrated still as one of the triumphs of English Restoration art and culture.  Premiered in 1691 for the regents William and Mary, the Poets’ Theatre teams up with the musicians of the Henry Purcell Society of Boston, and Arcadia Players period orchestra to present a rich baroque pageant of alternating dramatic scenes and ravishing music. 


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Nov
19
7:00 pm19:00

Henry Purcell Society of Boston - Purcell's "King Arthur"

  • Cathedral Church of St Paul

In what has been called “a 17th century ‘Game of Thrones’ ” by Leed’s scholar Stephen Basdeo, Henry Purcell’s sumptuous Baroque musical masque accompanying John Dryden’s fantasy tale of enchantment, war, and liberation is celebrated still as one of the triumphs of English Restoration art and culture.  Premiered in 1691 for the regents William and Mary, the Poets’ Theatre teams up with the musicians of the Henry Purcell Society of Boston, and Arcadia Players period orchestra to present a rich baroque pageant of alternating dramatic scenes and ravishing music. 


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Oct
23
3:00 pm15:00

Boston Baroque - Bach's "B Minor Mass"

  • Jordan Hall

Boston Baroque’s versatile orchestra and chorus will shine in Bach’s enduring sacred masterpiece. A cast of stellar soloists is joined by American countertenor David Daniels, praised by The New York Times as “the most acclaimed countertenor of the day, perhaps the best ever,” and named among the Top Ten Trailblazers in classical music by Gramophone magazine. All under the music direction of Martin Pearlman.

 

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Oct
21
8:00 pm20:00

Boston Baroque - Bach's "Mass in B Minor"

  • Jordan Hall

Boston Baroque’s versatile orchestra and chorus will shine in Bach’s enduring sacred masterpiece. A cast of stellar soloists is joined by American countertenor David Daniels, praised by The New York Times as “the most acclaimed countertenor of the day, perhaps the best ever,” and named among the Top Ten Trailblazers in classical music by Gramophone magazine.


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Oct
1
8:00 pm20:00

Cape Cod Symphony's Nth Degree - Ravel's "Chansons Madécasses"

  • First Congregational Church

NTH DEGREE, THE NEW FORCE IN CHAMBER MUSIC

Nth Degree is back for a third season with “The Revolutionaries” - a musical tribute to the world’s most revolutionary composers and the pieces they were inspired to write during tumultuous times. This season, the powerful musicians of Nth Degree will once again push the parameters of traditional chamber music. Witness Cape Symphony principal musicians – and many equally talented guest artists - paint a poignant picture of history through the eyes of the world’s musical historians. 

 

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Sep
30
7:30 pm19:30

Cape Cod Symphony's Nth Degree - Ravel's "Chansons Madécasses"

  • Falmouth Academy

NTH DEGREE, THE NEW FORCE IN CHAMBER MUSIC

Nth Degree is back for a third season with “The Revolutionaries” - a musical tribute to the world’s most revolutionary composers and the pieces they were inspired to write during tumultuous times. This season, the powerful musicians of Nth Degree will once again push the parameters of traditional chamber music. Witness Cape Symphony principal musicians – and many equally talented guest artists - paint a poignant picture of history through the eyes of the world’s musical historians. 

 

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Sep
25
3:00 pm15:00

Handel + Haydn Bach's "Magnificat"

  • Symphony Hall

Joyous, sublime, endlessly inventive, and profoundly inspiring, Bach’s Magnificat ranks among the master achievements of our civilization. Set alongside these other jewels of Bach’s genius, there is no better way to experience Harry Christophers and H+H doing what they do best.

 

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Sep
23
7:30 pm19:30

Handel + Haydn Bach's "Magnificat"

  • Symphony Hall

Joyous, sublime, endlessly inventive, and profoundly inspiring, Bach’s Magnificat ranks among the master achievements of our civilization. Set alongside these other jewels of Bach’s genius, there is no better way to experience Harry Christophers and H+H doing what they do best.

 

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May
1
3:00 pm15:00

Handel + Haydn Society - Handel's "Saul"

  • Symphony Hall

Counted as one of today's finest Handel interpreters, Harry Christophers leads the master's grand and glorious Saul.  Acclaimed baritone Jonathan Best sings the title role of the Old Testament king.  A triumph at its 1739 premiere, Saul receives its first-ever complete H+H performance.

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Apr
29
7:30 pm19:30

Handel + Haydn Society - Handel's "Saul"

  • Symphony Hall

Counted as one of today's finest Handel interpreters, Harry Christophers leads the master's grand and glorious Saul.  Acclaimed baritone Jonathan Best sings the title role of the Old Testament king.  A triumph at its 1739 premiere, Saul receives its first-ever complete H+H performance.

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Apr
16
7:00 pm19:00

Boston Baroque - "Die Zauberflöte"

  • Jordan Hall

This audience and family favorite features rising tenor sensation Nicholas Phan as prince Tamino and the beautiful soprano Leah Partridge as Pamina in a semi-staged production directed by Mark Streshinsky. Sung in German with English dialogue. 

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Apr
15
7:30 pm19:30

Boston Baroque - "Die Zauberflöte"

  • Jordan Hall

This audience and family favorite features rising tenor sensation Nicholas Phan as prince Tamino and the beautiful soprano Leah Partridge as Pamina in a semi-staged production directed by Mark Streshinsky. Sung in German with English dialogue. 

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Mar
20
3:00 pm15:00

Metropolitan Chorale - RV Williams' "Dona Nobis Pacem"

  • All Saints Parish

Vaughan Williams' "Dona Nobis Pacem unites Walt Whitman's eloquent poetry depicting the horrors of the Civil War and merges it with a plea for peace of the Second World War in a lush and deeply moving score for orchestra, chorus, baritone and soprano soloist. Bradford Gleim will be the featured soloist in this performance.

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Mar
19
8:00 pm20:00

Metropolitan Chorale - RV Williams' "Dona Nobis Pacem"

  • All Saints Parish

Vaughan Williams' "Dona Nobis Pacem unites Walt Whitman's eloquent poetry depicting the horrors of the Civil War and merges it with a plea for peace of the Second World War in a lush and deeply moving score for orchestra, chorus, baritone and soprano soloist. Bradford Gleim will be the featured soloist in this performance.

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Mar
13
3:00 pm15:00

Handel + Haydn Society - Bach's "St. John Passion"

  • Symphony Hall

No composer ever expressed such aching sorrow or ever captured the agony of the crucifixion as did Johann Sebastian Bach. With emotional intimacy and dramatic power, Bach’s St. John Passion is a musical monument that never fails to move the listener.

Harry Christophers, conductor
Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus

Nicholas Mulroy, tenor (Evangelist and arias)
Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Jesus and arias)
Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano
Emily Marvosh, contralto

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Mar
11
7:30 pm19:30

Handel + Haydn Society - Bach's "St. John Passion"

  • Symphony Hall

No composer ever expressed such aching sorrow or ever captured the agony of the crucifixion as did Johann Sebastian Bach. With emotional intimacy and dramatic power, Bach’s St. John Passion is a musical monument that never fails to move the listener.

Harry Christophers, conductor
Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus

Nicholas Mulroy, tenor (Evangelist and arias)
Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Jesus and arias)
Sonja DuToit Tengblad, soprano
Emily Marvosh, contralto

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Feb
20
8:00 pm20:00

Handel + Haydn Society - The Library of Congress

  • Library of Congress

The Handel and Haydn Society’s Bicentennial celebration continues with the world premiere of My Angel, His Name is Freedom by award-winning American composer Gabriela Lena Frank. It is music based on the Ralph Waldo Emerson poem Boston Hymn, scored for strings and SATB chorus.

The piece is a co-commission with the Library of Congress, where it will receive its D.C. debut on February 20, 2016 with Christophers conducting.

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Dec
20
3:00 pm15:00

Handel + Haydn Society - "Bach Christmas"

  • Jordan Hall

"The chorus's sumptuous tone and right-on tuning was delight to the ear," declared Boston Classical Review of the 2014 Bach Christmas program.  This year, Laurence Cummings and the H+H Chorus celebrate the season with a trio of Bach holiday cantatas, including the beloved "BWV 140: Sleepers Awake" which will feature Bradford Gleim as baritone soloist.

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