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iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Poulenc and Beethoven. Francis Poulenc: Gloria; Concerto in D minor for two pianos and orchestra; Ludwig van Beethoven: Fantasy in C minor for piano, chorus and orchestra; Eric Nathan: Concerto for Orchestra (world premiere; BSO commission). Nicole Cabell, soprano (Poulenc); Alexandra Smither, soprano; Paulina Swierczek, soprano; Katherine Maysek, mezzo-soprano; Chance Jonas-O’Toole, tenor; Eric Finbarr Carey, tenor; William Socolof, bass-baritone; Lucas and Arthur Jussen, pianos. Andris Nelsons, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115

iCal 9:00 AM. Greater Boston Choral Consortium [MA]: Melody First: Song Leader Workshop with Alice Parker. Composer, conductor, and teacher Alice Parker facilitates a workshop focused on communicating emotion through melody. Application required; capped at 25 participants. Part of a day of inspiration and music-making that also includes an “open sing” of familiar hymns in the afternoon. For details and to register, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/melody-first-song-leader-workshop-and-open-sing-with-alice-parker-tickets-64465908267 Boston Conservatory at Berklee, 4099 8, Fenway, Boston MA 02215 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Greater Boston Choral Consortium [MA]: Melody First: Open Sing with Alice Parker. Join composer, conductor, and teacher Alice Parker in an “open sing” of familiar hymns to explore the relationship between melody, improvisation, and meaning (no application required, but ability to read music is encouraged). Free admission with valid student ID. For pricing details and to register by 9/27, see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/melody-first-song-leader-workshop-and-open-sing-with-alice-parker-tickets-64465908267 Boston Conservatory at Berklee, 4099 8, Fenway, Boston MA 02215 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: A Mozart Celebration. W.A. Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Mass in C Minor, K. 427, "Great"; Concert aria, “Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gönner!”; Concert aria, “Ah, lo previdi!”–“Ah, t’invola”–“Deh, non varcar”. Joélle Harvey, soprano; Caitlin Lynch, soprano; Aaron Sheehan, tenor; Peter Walker, bass-baritone; Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Blue Heron [MA]: 20th Birthday Concert: Canterbury Rediscovered. Blue Heron’s first concerts in October 1999 featured music by Hugh Aston and John Taverner from the Peterhouse partbooks (copied c. 1540 for Canterbury Cathedral) and the Peterhouse repertoire has been a mainstay of our programs ever since. We have released five CDs of the music and the fifth disc won the 2018 Gramophone Classical Music Award for Early Music. Our 20th Birthday concert will feature favorite works from 20 years of Peterhouse programs, chosen on the basis of votes from singers and audience members. Scott Metcalfe, director; Jennifer Ashe, Michael Barrett, Pamela Dellal, Paul Guttry, Steven Hrycelak, David McFerrin, Jason McStoots, Martin Near, Mark Sprinkle, Sumner Thompson, Teresa Wakim, Brenna Wells, Shari Alise Wilson, members. First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: A Mozart Celebration. W.A. Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik; Mass in C Minor, K. 427, "Great"; Concert aria, “Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gönner!”; Concert aria, “Ah, lo previdi!”–“Ah, t’invola”–“Deh, non varcar”. Joélle Harvey, soprano; Caitlin Lynch, soprano; Aaron Sheehan, tenor; Peter Walker, bass-baritone; Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Lorelei Ensemble [MA]: Without Walls: Season Launch Concert. Jessica Meyer: I long and seek after; with works by Perotin, Sungji Hong, David Lang, and Jonathan Woody. A reception follows the concert. Tickets: $30 general, $15 students. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Falmouth Chorale [MA]: Sing Me the Universal. Ola Gjeilo: Song of the Universal. With orchestra and soloist. Tickets: $25 general admission, $5 students. Simon Center for the Arts, Falmouth Academy, 7 Highfield Drive, Falmouth MA 02045 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: Illuminations. Immerse yourself in an ancient illuminated manuscript: CC's women clothed in Cistercian habit chant the hours in the medieval monastic day in 1554, Belgium; in between each "hour" explore, inspect, read, listen to scholars, eat and drink as we display HighRes reproductions of the pages from the Salzinnes Antiphonal, bookmaking tools, food and drink from that time and place. Scholar Judith Dietz, discoverer of the Salzinnes Antiphonal, will be present for Q&A's. Tickets: $35 adult, $30 senior, $20 student. Eliot Church Of Newton, 474 Centre Street, Newton MA 02458

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Cecilia [MA]: In Paradisum. Maurice Duruflé: Requiem; Zoltan Kodály: Missa Brevis. Kevin Neel, organ; George Case, conductor. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 3:00 PM. Falmouth Chorale [MA]: Sing Me the Universal. Ola Gjeilo: Song of the Universal. With orchestra and soloist. Tickets: $25 general admission, $5 students. Simon Center for the Arts, Falmouth Academy, 7 Highfield Drive, Falmouth MA 02045 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: Illuminations. Immerse yourself in an ancient illuminated manuscript: CC's women clothed in Cistercian habit chant the hours in the medieval monastic day in 1554, Belgium; in between each "hour" explore, inspect, read, listen to scholars, eat and drink as we display HighRes reproductions of the pages from the Salzinnes Antiphonal, bookmaking tools, food and drink from that time and place. Scholar Judith Dietz, discoverer of the Salzinnes Antiphonal, will be present for Q&A's. Tickets: $35 adult, $30 senior, $20 student. St. Paul's Church, 15 St. Paul Street, Brookline MA 02446

iCal 8:00 PM. Emmanuel Music [MA]: Bach Mass in B minor. Kendra Colton, Carley DeFranco, and Jessica Petrus, soprano; Carrie Cheronm Margaret Lias, Deborah Rentz-Moore, and Krista River, alto; Charles Blandy and Eric Carey, tenor; David Kravitz and Will Prapestis, bass. Tickets: $30 general; $60 2nd Tier; $95 1st Tier; $150 patron; $10 student. Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Musica Sacra [MA]: The Vespers of 1610. Claudio Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610. Janet Ross and Agnes Coakley Cox, soprano; Jason Sabol and Max Blum-Campo, tenor; Tevan Goldberg and Ulysses Thomas, bass. Tickets: $30, $50. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Solomon. George Frideric Handel: Solomon. Pre-concert talk at 6:30pm in Williams Hall. Following the performance, all are invited to attend a free post-concert reception. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Camerata [MA]: Free America! Songs of Resistance and Rebellion (1790-1860). Exhilarating part songs, marches, anthems, jigs, and ballads from early prints and manuscript sources in a program first commissioned by the Paris Philharmonie and first performed there last fall 2018 and now the subject of a new Harmonia Mundi CD. Faneuil Hall, 1 Faneuil Hall Square, Boston MA 02109 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Choral Ensemble [MA]: Annelies. James Whitbourn: Annelies. Presented with Vilna Shul’s Shabbat service on Friday night and in a Sunday matinee. Vilna Shul, 18 Phillips St, Boston MA 02114

iCal 8:00 PM. Chorus pro Musica [MA]: Die Erste Walpurgisnacht. Felix Mendelssohn: Die Erste Walpurgisnacht; Zoltán Kodály: Budavári Te Deum; Leoš Janáček: Amarus. With the Metropolitan Chorale. Teresa Wakim, soprano; Alexandra Dietrich, alto; Lawrence Jones, tenor; Bradford Gleim, baritone; Jamie Kirsch and Lisa Graham, conductors. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Back Bay Chorale [MA]: Mozart & Handel. W.A. Mozart: Coronation Mass; G.F. Handel: Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day; Zadok the Priest. Sherezade Panthaki, soprano; Kim Leeds, alto; Lawrence Wiliford, tenor; Dana Whiteside, bass. Tickets from $23; students Free with valid ID. Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Vivaldi Gloria and More. Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria; Dixit Dominus; Claudio Monteverdi: Christe, adoramus te, SV 294; Christe, adoramus te, SV 294; Adoramus te, Christe, SV 289. Teresa Wakim, soprano; Sarah Yanovitch, soprano; Julia Soojin Cavallaro, mezzo-soprano. With period instrument orchestra. Tickets: $20-50. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Seraphim Singers [MA]: Winter is Coming. Works by Poulenc, Mendelssohn, selections from Tippett’s A Child of Our Time, and Shruthi Rajasekar’s Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep. With Heinrich Christensen, Organ. Eliot Church Of Newton, 474 Centre Street, Newton MA 02458

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Choral Ensemble [MA]: Annelies. James Whitbourn: Annelies. Presented with Vilna Shul’s Shabbat service on Friday night and in a Sunday matinee. Vilna Shul, 18 Phillips St, Boston MA 02114

iCal 3:00 PM. Coro Allegro [MA]: We Will Not Be Erased: a Veteran's Day Concert Honoring the Service of All. Florence Price: Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight; Melissa Dunphy: What do you think I fought for at Omaha Beach?; Craig Carnahan: Armistice 1918 (Everyone Sang). Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Seraphim Singers [MA]: Winter is Coming. Works by Poulenc, Mendelssohn, selections from Tippett’s A Child of Our Time, and Shruthi Rajasekar’s Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep. With Heinrich Christensen, Organ. First Church In Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Commonwealth Chorale [MA]: Transformation and Celebration. Carson Cooman: As We Are Changed (commission, world premiere); Emmanuel Feldman: Synergy (for orchestra). Susan Consoli, soprano; Matthew Anderson, tenor. Church Of The Holy Name, 1689 Centre Street, West Roxbury MA 02132 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Renaissance Men [MA]: Late Night at Emmanuel. Benjamin Britten: Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard and others. Traditional folk tunes serve as incipits for beloved choral works of Britten, Holst, Vaughan Williams and others, as well as contemporary composers Paul Mealor and Hillary Tann. Tickets: $30 general, $55 patron; $10 student. Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Shostakovich Second Symphony. Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 2, "To October"; Galina Grigorjeva: On Leaving for unaccompanied choir (November 21, 23, 26); Arturs Maskats: “My River runs to thee…” (World premiere, BSO co-commission); Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto. Daniel Lozakovich, violin; Andris Nelsons, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Shostakovich Second Symphony. Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 2, "To October"; Galina Grigorjeva: On Leaving for unaccompanied choir (November 21, 23, 26); Arturs Maskats: “My River runs to thee…” (World premiere, BSO co-commission); Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto. Daniel Lozakovich, violin; Andris Nelsons, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Shostakovich Second Symphony. Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 2, "To October"; Galina Grigorjeva: On Leaving for unaccompanied choir (November 21, 23, 26); Arturs Maskats: “My River runs to thee…” (World premiere, BSO co-commission); Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto. Daniel Lozakovich, violin; Andris Nelsons, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. The Spectrum Singers [MA]: Bravura Bach! J.S. Bach: No 50: Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft; No 130: Herr Gott, dich loben alle wir; Magnificat in D, BWV 243. Sarah Yanovitch, soprano; Kaitlyn Hess, soprano; William Hite, tenor; Sumner Thompson, bass. With full Baroque orchestra. First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Shostakovich Second Symphony. Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 2, "To October"; Galina Grigorjeva: On Leaving for unaccompanied choir (November 21, 23, 26); Arturs Maskats: “My River runs to thee…” (World premiere, BSO co-commission); Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto. Daniel Lozakovich, violin; Andris Nelsons, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: G.F. Handel: Messiah. Elizabeth Watts, soprano; Reginald Mobley, countertenor; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Dashon Burton, bass-baritone; Masaaki Suzuki, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: G.F. Handel: Messiah. Elizabeth Watts, soprano; Reginald Mobley, countertenor; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Dashon Burton, bass-baritone; Masaaki Suzuki, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: G.F. Handel: Messiah. Elizabeth Watts, soprano; Reginald Mobley, countertenor; Nicholas Phan, tenor; Dashon Burton, bass-baritone; Masaaki Suzuki, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Handel: Messiah. Amanda Forsythe, soprano; Ann McMahon Quintero, mezzo-soprano; Thomas Cooley, tenor; Andrew Garland, baritone. NEC’s Jordan Hall, Boston MA

iCal 8:00 PM. Dedham Choral Society [MA]: Messiah (selections). G.F. Handel: Messiah (arr. W.A. Mozart). With full orchestra and soloists! Holy Name Church, 1689 Centre Street, West Roxbury MA 02132

iCal 7:30 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Handel: Messiah. Amanda Forsythe, soprano; Ann McMahon Quintero, mezzo-soprano; Thomas Cooley, tenor; Andrew Garland, baritone. NEC’s Jordan Hall, Boston MA

iCal 8:00 PM. Arlington-Belmont Chorale [MA]: Holiday Concert. Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Midnight Mass for Christmas; works by Orlando Lassus, Nathaniel Dett, Alfred Burt and others, plus A Carol Sing. The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus, Barry Singer, conductor. Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street, Belmont MA 02478

iCal 3:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Music from Britain for the Holiday Season. Holiday music from Britain with Cantata Singers' Chamber Chorus. United Parish In Brookline, 210 Harvard Street, Brookline MA 02446

iCal 3:00 PM. Mishawum Choral Society [MA]: Winter Concert. Tickets: $20, $15 for students/seniors. Crawford Memorial United Methodist Church, 34 Dix Street, Winchester MA 01890

iCal 4:00 PM. Cantilena [MA]: Fire Flowers: Hope and Resilience of the Human Spirit. Linda Tutas Haugen: Anne Frank: A Living Voice, for women's voices and string quartet; Timothy Corlis: "Fire Flowers", Movement 3 from Heart Songs of the White Wampum; Sarah Quartel: In the Time of Silver Rain; Brian Holmes: "I Shall Keep Singing"; David Conte: "A Hope Carol"; Dolly Parton: "Light of a Clear Blue Morning"; Jocelyn Hagen: "Starting Now". Through this concert we hope to ignite rich conversations about the parallels between past and present and the lessons that we can apply moving forward. First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington, 630 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington Center, Arlington MA 02476 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Cecilia [MA]: El Espíritu Navideño: the Spirit of Christmas. Tomås Luis de Victoria: Missa O Magnum Mysterium; Conrad Susa: Carols and Lullabies of the Southwest; and other Christmas music by Spanish and Latin American composers. George Case, conductor. Church Of The Advent, 30 Brimmer Street, Boston MA 02108

iCal 8:00 PM. Chorus pro Musica [MA]: Candlelight Christmas at Old South. A cappella and accompanied holiday works, with opportunities for the audience to sing along. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Choral Ensemble [MA]: Holiday Concert. Nell Shaw Cohen: Blue Shadows, Silver Sunlight (world premiere, based on poems by Margaret Widdemer, Sara Teasdale and Amy Lowell); Arnold Schoenberg: Friede auf Erden; with holiday carols old and new, for both choir and audience. Pre-concert organ recital by Andrew Shenton at 2:30 PM. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 7:00 PM. Musica Sacra [MA]: Welcome Yule! British carols, from the Medieval era to the Tudor era of Byrd, the Baroque era of Phillips, the Victorian era of Parry, and the modern era of Britten and beyond. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Arlington-Belmont Chorale [MA]: Not-Quite Winter Concert. John Bavicchi: Three Score Reflections; Ludwig van Beethoven: Mass in C, Op. 86. With the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 02476

iCal 3:00 PM. Bach, Beethoven and Brahms Society / NewWorld Chorale [MA]: A Brandenburg Christmas. J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos 2 and 4; Seasonal songs & carols with VOICES Boston and The Apollo Club. Steven Lipsitt, conductor. Tickets: $45-80. Faneuil Hall, 1 Faneuil Hall Square, Boston MA 02109 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Cecilia [MA]: El Espíritu Navideño: the Spirit of Christmas. Tomås Luis de Victoria: Missa O Magnum Mysterium; Conrad Susa: Carols and Lullabies of the Southwest; and other Christmas music by Spanish and Latin American composers. George Case, conductor. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 4:00 PM. Cantemus [MA]: Star-Made Shadows. Antonio Vivaldi: Magnificat; works by Ola Gjeilo and Morten Lauridsen. With chamber instrumental ensemble. Tickets: $25 adults, $20 seniors, 21 and under free. First Church in Swampscott, 40 Monument Ave., Swampscott MA 01907 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Belmont Open Sings at Powers Music School [MA]: Belmont Open Sings: Handel's "Messiah". All singers and community members are welcome to join talented soloists and orchestra members to sing through this choral masterwork, led by Belmont Open Sings Artistic Director Mary Beekman. Admission is $10 online or at the door. Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street, Belmont MA 02478 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: A Baroque Christmas. Vivaldi: Violin Concerto RV 270, Concerto II Riposo – Per il Santissimo Natale; Torelli: Concerto Grosso, Op. 8, No. 6 in G Minor, Christmas Concerto; Charpentier: Noël pour instruments; Biber: Mystery Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Nativity; Biber: Passacaglia in G Minor; Albinoni: Concerto for Oboe in D Minor, Op. 9, No. 2; Telemann: Concerto for Recorder and Flute in E Minor, TWV 52:e1. With the H+H Youth Chorus Chamber Choir. Aisslinn Nosky, violin and director. Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Back Bay Chorale [MA]: A Boston Christmas. With Majestic Brass and Handel and Haydn Society Youth Chorus. Katherine Chan, guest conductor. Tickets from $23; children 12 and under from $15. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Camerata [MA]: La Estrella: A Hispanic Christmas. Music from the Spanish speaking parts of the globe: Renaissance Iberia and the Hispanic settlements of the New World. Encounters among indigenous Americans, the Spaniards, and West Africans produced some extraordinary musical results — unusual vocal colors, soulful melodies, and irresistible rhythms, sustained in our production by winds, keyboard, gamba, baroque guitar, and Iberian harp. With local choirs, including the marvelous Fleurs des Caraïbes. All Saints' Church, Ashmont, 209 Ashmont St, Dorchester Center MA 02124 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Back Bay Chorale [MA]: A Boston Christmas. With Majestic Brass and Handel and Haydn Society Youth Chorus. Katherine Chan, guest conductor. Tickets from $23; children 12 and under from $15. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Seraphim Singers [MA]: A Seraphim Christmas. Church Of Our Saviour, 25 Monmouth Street, Brookline MA 02446

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: A Baroque Christmas. Vivaldi: Violin Concerto RV 270, Concerto II Riposo – Per il Santissimo Natale; Torelli: Concerto Grosso, Op. 8, No. 6 in G Minor, Christmas Concerto; Charpentier: Noël pour instruments; Biber: Mystery Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Nativity; Biber: Passacaglia in G Minor; Albinoni: Concerto for Oboe in D Minor, Op. 9, No. 2; Telemann: Concerto for Recorder and Flute in E Minor, TWV 52:e1. With the H+H Youth Chorus Chamber Choir. Aisslinn Nosky, violin and director. Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 4:00 PM. Boston Camerata [MA]: La Estrella: A Hispanic Christmas. Music from the Spanish speaking parts of the globe: Renaissance Iberia and the Hispanic settlements of the New World. Encounters among indigenous Americans, the Spaniards, and West Africans produced some extraordinary musical results — unusual vocal colors, soulful melodies, and irresistible rhythms, sustained in our production by winds, keyboard, gamba, baroque guitar, and Iberian harp. With local choirs, including the marvelous Fleurs des Caraïbes. First Parish Church, Cambridge, 1446 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Mozart + Haydn. F.J. Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass; Symphony No. 100, Military; W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4, K. 218. Mary Bevan, soprano; Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano; Jeremy Budd, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone; Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Copland, Wyner, Ives, and Fine. Charles Ives: General William Booth Enters into Heaven; Psalm 67, "God be merciful unto us"; Yehudi Wyner: Give Thanks for All Things (Cantata Singers' 2010 Commission); Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring; Irving Fine: The Choral New Yorker (orchestration by David Hoose). NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Camerata [MA]: Daniel: A Medieval Masterpiece Revisited. A new production by Anne Azéma of the greatest musical play from the French Middle Ages with a sterling cast including seasoned professionals, children, and Boston City Singers and Longy School of Music of Bard College students. Lighting and special effects by Peter Torpey. First Church In Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: Mozart + Haydn. F.J. Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass; Symphony No. 100, Military; W.A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4, K. 218. Mary Bevan, soprano; Catherine Wyn-Rogers, mezzo-soprano; Jeremy Budd, tenor; Sumner Thompson, baritone; Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Chamber Series: Under the Northern Lights. Rarely-performed chamber music from Nordic countries Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, and Iceland. Longy School Of Music Of Bard College, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 7:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: Hildegard von Bingen's "Ordo Virtutum". What Director LeClair calls the very first opera, written around 1150 by Abbess and now St. Hildegard von Bingen, fully staged for modern audiences with 18 women and men lending gender fluidity to the various ancient roles; with Na'ama Lion, flute, Nancy Hurrell, harp, Laura Jeppesen, vielle, and Mike Williams, percussion. Tickets: $35 adult, $30 senior, $20 student. Eliot Church Of Newton, 474 Centre Street, Newton MA 02458

iCal 3:00 PM. New England Philharmonic / Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Together & Apart. Judith Weir: Moon and Star; John Adams: The Chairman Dances; Bernard Hoffer: Violin Concerto No. 2, “Decapod” (World premiere; Danielle Maddon, violinist); Bela Bartok: Kossuth (First Boston performance). Richard Pittman, conductor. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 5:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: Hildegard von Bingen's "Ordo Virtutum". What Director LeClair calls the very first opera, written around 1150 by Abbess and now St. Hildegard von Bingen, fully staged for modern audiences with 18 women and men lending gender fluidity to the various ancient roles; with Na'ama Lion, flute, Nancy Hurrell, harp, Laura Jeppesen, vielle, and Mike Williams, percussion. Tickets: $35 adult, $30 senior, $20 student. St. Paul's Church, 15 St. Paul Street, Brookline MA 02446

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Duruflé Requiem. Maurice Duruflé Requiem; Helen Grime: Limina (BSO commission); William Walton: Cello Concerto. Johannes Moser, cello; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor. With the Boston Symphony Children’s Choir. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 1:30 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Duruflé Requiem. Maurice Duruflé Requiem; Helen Grime: Limina (BSO commission); William Walton: Cello Concerto. Johannes Moser, cello; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor. With the Boston Symphony Children’s Choir. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Duruflé Requiem. Maurice Duruflé Requiem; Helen Grime: Limina (BSO commission); William Walton: Cello Concerto. Johannes Moser, cello; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor. With the Boston Symphony Children’s Choir. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Seraphim Singers [MA]: Nevertheless, She Persisted. Works featuring women composers and poets, subjects and storytellers, including a newly commissioned work by Indian-American composer Shruthi Rajasekar; an encore performance of Clark’s Woman of No Distinction, Mari Esabel Valverde’s, Border Lines, and more. With Heinrich Christensen, organ. Eliot Church Of Newton, 474 Centre Street, Newton MA 02458

iCal 3:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Bloch Sacred Service. Ernest Bloch: Sacred Service; Lukas Foss: Behold I Build an House; Randall Thompson: Alleluia. Ian Pomerantz, baritone; Ross Wood, organ. Tickets: $20-50. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Seraphim Singers [MA]: Nevertheless, She Persisted. Works featuring women composers and poets, subjects and storytellers, including a newly commissioned work by Indian-American composer Shruthi Rajasekar; an encore performance of Clark’s Woman of No Distinction, Mari Esabel Valverde’s, Border Lines, and more. With Heinrich Christensen, organ. First Church In Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 7:30 PM. Belmont Open Sings at Powers Music School [MA]: Fauré. All singers and community members are welcome to join an open sing of one of Gabriel Fauré’s famous works for chorus and orchestra, led by Belmont Open Sings Artistic Director Mary Beekman. Admission is $10 online or at the door. Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street, Belmont MA 02478

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Duruflé Requiem. Maurice Duruflé Requiem; Helen Grime: Limina (BSO commission); William Walton: Cello Concerto. Johannes Moser, cello; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor. With the Boston Symphony Children’s Choir. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Back Bay Chorale [MA]: The Golden Age of Brass: Music from 17th Century Italy and Germany. Giovanni Gabrieli: Jubilate Deo; Johann Hermann Schein: Nun danket alle Gott; Heinrich Schütz: Selig sind die toten; Musicalische Exequien; Claudio Monteverdi: Deus in adjutorium; Dixit Dominus, from the Vespers of 1610. Sarah Yanovitch, soprano; MaryRuth Lown, soprano; Douglas Dodson, countertenor; Stefan Reed, tenor; Ethan DePuy, tenor; Jason Steigerwalt, bass. With Dark Horse Consort. Tickets from $23; students free with valid ID. Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Arlington-Belmont Chorale [MA]: An Almost Spring Concert. Johannes Brahms: Nänie, Op. 82; Robert Schumann: Requiem für Mignon, Op. 98b; Morgan Jackson: When I Heard the Learned Astronomer (ABCC Premiere). First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 02476

iCal 3:00 PM. Coro Allegro [MA]: Shofar: In Memoriam. Robert Stern: Shofar (Teresa Wakim, soprano; Jonas Budris, tenor; Aaron Engebreth, bass; David Kravitz, bass); Ralph Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs (Ron Williams, baritone); Johannes Brahms, Nänie, Opus 82. In memory of Robert Stern, Sanford Sylvan, and Don Wilkinson. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. New England Classical Singers [MA]: Spring Concert. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Fauré Requiem. C. Hubert H. Parry: Six Songs of Farewell; Gabriel Fauré: Requiem in D minor. Pre-concert talk at 7 pm in Jewett Hall. Following the performance, all are invited to attend a free post-concert reception. First Church In Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Chorus pro Musica [MA]: Anthracite Fields. Julia Wolfe: Anthracite Fields. Featuring Bang on a Can All-Stars. Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. The Spectrum Singers [MA]: Spectrum Singers at 40! A gala 40th Anniversary celebration of great choral music meaningful to the chorus and its audience over our 40-year history. First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Music inspired by the World’s Fair. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 4:00 PM. Falmouth Chorale [MA]: The Day is Far Behind You. With guest conductor John Verkuilen. Tickets: $25, students $5. Simon Center For The Arts, Falmouth Academy, 7 Highfield Drive, Falmouth MA 02045 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Musica Sacra [MA]: Blissed Out Baroque. Heinrich Schütz: Musikalische Exequien; Gregorio Allegri: Miserere; Maurice Greene: Lord, let me know mine end; Jean-Baptisate Lully: O dulcissime Domine. Tickets: $30, $50. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Falmouth Chorale [MA]: The Day is Far Behind You. With guest conductor John Verkuilen. Tickets: $25, students $5. Simon Center For The Arts, Falmouth Academy, 7 Highfield Drive, Falmouth MA 02045 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Perséphone. Igor Stravinsky: Perséphone; Pulcinella Suite; Thomas Adès: Lieux retrouvés, for cello and orchestra. Edgaras Montvidas, tenor; Steven Isserlis, cello; Thomas Adès, conductor. With the Boston Symphony Children’s Choir, Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 1:30 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Perséphone. Igor Stravinsky: Perséphone; Pulcinella Suite; Thomas Adès: Lieux retrouvés, for cello and orchestra. Edgaras Montvidas, tenor; Steven Isserlis, cello; Thomas Adès, conductor. With the Boston Symphony Children’s Choir, Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Choral Ensemble [MA]: Body | Mind | Soul. Rodion Shchedrin: The Sealed Angel (excerpts); works by Gustav Mahler, Hugo Wolff, Edward Elgar, and Roxanna Panufnik. Includes movement and meditation (for those who want to participate). Come to our candlelit sanctuary and immerse yourself in an original contemplative experience. Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Vivaldi. Antoniuo Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Vivaldi’s Gloria in D; Claudio Monteverdi: Beatus Vir. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Emmanuel Music [MA]: Britten Chamber Festival. A three-day celebration of the music of Benjamin Britten. Cello Sonata in C Major; Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac for countertenor, tenor, and piano; Selections from Harmonia Sacrae for tenor and piano; Phantasy Quartet, Op. 2, for oboe, violin, viola, and cello. Deborah Rentz-Moore, mezzo-soprano; Ryan Turner, tenor; Sarah Atwood, violin; Mark Berger, viola; Rhonda Rider, cello; Judith Gordon, piano. Tickets: $30 general, $55 patron, $10 student. Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Vivaldi. Antoniuo Vivaldi: The Four Seasons; Vivaldi’s Gloria in D; Claudio Monteverdi: Beatus Vir. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Symphony Orchestra/Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Perséphone. Igor Stravinsky: Perséphone; Pulcinella Suite; Thomas Adès: Lieux retrouvés, for cello and orchestra. Edgaras Montvidas, tenor; Steven Isserlis, cello; Thomas Adès, conductor. With the Boston Symphony Children’s Choir, Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Emmanuel Music [MA]: Britten Chamber Festival. A three-day celebration of the music of Benjamin Britten. Canticle I: My Beloved is Mine for tenor and piano, Op. 40; Suite for Violin and Piano, Op. 6; Canticle V: The Death of Saint Narcissus for tenor and harp, Op. 89; Holiday Diary, for piano; Selections from Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70 for guitar ("Reflections on Come Heavy Sleep"); Songs from the Chinese for soprano and guitar, Op. 58. Kristen Watson, soprano; Jonas Budris, tenor; Heidi Braun-Hill, violin; Franziska Huhn, harp; Donald Berman, piano. Tickets: $30 general, $55 patron, $10 student. Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Boston Cecilia [MA]: Our Transcendental Passion. Paul Rudoi: Our Transcendental Passion (libretto based on the words of Thoreau, Emerson, as well as those of lesser known and marginalized voices, Margaret Fuller and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, musical inspiration from Sacred Harp). All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 3:00 PM. Emmanuel Music [MA]: Britten Chamber Festival. A three-day celebration of the music of Benjamin Britten. Phantasy in F minor for String Quintet; Folk Song Arrangements from British Isles for baritone; Canticle III: Still Falls the Rain for tenor, horn and piano (words Edith Sitwell); Canticle IV: Journey of the Magi for countertenor, tenor, baritone, & piano, Op. 86; Three Divertimenti, for string quartet. Doug Dodson, countertenor; Charles Blandy, tenor; David Tinervia, baritone; Joan Ellersick, viola; Whitacre Hill, horn; Brett Hodgdon, piano; Arneis String Quartet. Tickets: $30 general, $55 patron, $10 student. Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury Street, Boston MA 02116 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: St. Matthew Passion. J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion. Joshua Ellicott, tenor (Evangelist); Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Jesus); Joélle Harvey, soprano; Paula Murrihy, mezzo-soprano; Jeremy Budd, tenor; Stephan MacLeod, bass-baritone; Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 7:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: ReSound in the Convent. Immerse yourself in moving constellations of singers: featuring music by virtually every baroque nun we have championed from the Northern Italian baroque, such as Chiara Cozzolani, Raffaella Aleotti, Bianca Maria Media, Sulpitia Cesis, plus new music by Patricia Van Ness and Suzanne Sheppard. With Dan Stepner and Julie Levin, violins, Laura Jeppesen, gamba, and Catherine Liddell, theorbo. Tickets: $35 adult, $30 senior, $20 student. Eliot Church Of Newton, 474 Centre Street, Newton MA 02458

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: St. Matthew Passion. J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion. Joshua Ellicott, tenor (Evangelist); Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Jesus); Joélle Harvey, soprano; Paula Murrihy, mezzo-soprano; Jeremy Budd, tenor; Stephan MacLeod, bass-baritone; Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 5:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: ReSound in the Convent. Immerse yourself in moving constellations of singers: featuring music by virtually every baroque nun we have championed from the Northern Italian baroque, such as Chiara Cozzolani, Raffaella Aleotti, Bianca Maria Media, Sulpitia Cesis, plus new music by Patricia Van Ness and Suzanne Sheppard. With Dan Stepner and Julie Levin, violins, Laura Jeppesen, gamba, and Catherine Liddell, theorbo. Tickets: $35 adult, $30 senior, $20 student. First Parish Church, Cambridge, 1446 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 9:30 PM. Tanglewood Festival Chorus [MA]: Rachmaninoff Vespers. Sergei Rachmaninoff: All Night Vigil (Vespers). Following the regular BSO concert program beginning at 8 pm: Camille Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1, Blaise Déjardin, cello; Béla Bartók Concerto for Orchestra; Andris Nelsons, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

iCal 4:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Chamber Series: Flora and Fauna. Chamber music inspired by nature's timeless beauty. Longy School Of Music Of Bard College, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 7:30 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Ariodante. G.F. Handel: Ariodante. Paula Murrihy: Ariodante; Kiera Duffy: Ginevra; Sonja Tengblad: Dalinda; Ann McMahon Quintero: Polinesso; Rufus Müller: Lurcanio; Matthew Brook: King of Scotland; Jonas Budris: Odoardo. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 7:30 PM. Boston Baroque [MA]: Ariodante. G.F. Handel: Ariodante. Paula Murrihy: Ariodante; Kiera Duffy: Ginevra; Sonja Tengblad: Dalinda; Ann McMahon Quintero: Polinesso; Rufus Müller: Lurcanio; Matthew Brook: King of Scotland; Jonas Budris: Odoardo. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Camerata [MA]: The Three Sisters: Songs of Love and Passion, ca 1300. A conversation, via fabulous, age-old music and poetry, and very much from the female point of view, around the always-contemporary themes of desire, yearning, and fulfillment, performed by Anne Azéma, Camila Parias, Clare McNamara, voices, and Susanne Ansorg, vielle and guittern. Pickman Hall, Longy School Of Music Of Bard College, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Arlington-Belmont Chorale [MA]: Sponsors’ Concert. Lili Boulanger: Vieille prière bouddhique (An Old Buddhist Prayer); Carlos Surinach: Feria Magica; Meir Finkelstein: L’Dor vador (From Generation to Generation); Zoltán Kodály: Missa Brevis. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 02476

iCal 3:00 PM. Bach, Beethoven and Brahms Society / NewWorld Chorale [MA]: Viennese Time-Travel. Haydn: Nelsonmess (Mass for Troubled Times); Anton Bruckner: Intermezzo; Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 5. Mara Bonde, soprano; Krista River, alto; Stefan Reed, tenor; David Kravitz, bass; Steven Lipsitt, conductor. Tickets: $45-80. Faneuil Hall, 1 Faneuil Hall Square, Boston MA 02109 (View flier)

iCal 7:30 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: The Four Seasons. G.F. Handel: “Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” from Solomon; Dixit Dominus; Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons. Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Handel and Haydn Society [MA]: The Four Seasons. G.F. Handel: “Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” from Solomon; Dixit Dominus; Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons. Harry Christophers, conductor. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Back Bay Chorale [MA]: Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah. Tyler Duncan, baritone; Meredith Hanson, soprano; Clara Osowski, alto; Stefan Reed, tenor; MaryRuth Lown, soprano; Elizabeth Eschen, alto; Patrick T. Waters, tenor; Craig Juricka, bass. Performed in English. Tickets from $10; students free with valid ID. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Cantata Singers [MA]: Bach and Festinger. J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 79, "Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild"; Richard Festinger: New work (Cantata Singers Commission); J.S. Bach: Cantata BWV 78, "Jesu, der du meine Seele". Pre-concert talk at 7 pm in Williams Hall. Following the performance, all are invited to attend a free post-concert reception. NEC's Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston MA 02115

iCal 8:00 PM. Dedham Choral Society [MA]: Bravo Beethoven! Holy Name Church, 1689 Centre Street, West Roxbury MA 02132

iCal 8:00 PM. Musica Sacra [MA]: Mary's Playlist: Choral Favorites from 40 years with Musica Sacra. Musica Sacra's Artistic Director, Mary Beekman, has created a veritable mixtape of eclectic pieces selected from among her choral favorites. Tickets: $30, $50. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. Seraphim Singers [MA]: Mass Throwdown. Eliot Church Of Newton, 474 Centre Street, Newton MA 02458

iCal 8:00 PM. Arlington-Belmont Chorale [MA]: Music for a Spring Evening: “In the French Tradition”. Paul Hindemith: Six Chansons; music of Claudin de Sermisy, Jean-Phillippe Rameau, Gabriel Fauré, Camille Saint-Säens, and others. The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus, Barry Singer, conductor. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 02476

iCal 7:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: The Dinner Party, illuminated by the art of Fran Forman. Cappella Clausura and friends Na'ama Lion, flute, Nancy Hurrell, harp, Catherine Liddell and Charles Iner, theorbos and baroque guitars, and Mike Williams, percussion, gather around a table to sing "after dinner" entertainment part-songs by Barbara Strozzi, Vittoria Aleotti, Rebecca Clarke, and Fanny Mendelssohn, all illuminated by the stunning images of visual artist Fran Forman. Tickets: $35 adult, $30 senior, $20 student. Eliot Church Of Newton, 474 Centre Street, Newton MA 02458

iCal 7:30 PM. New Philharmonia Orchestra / Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Music for All. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9. Rachele Schmiege, soprano; Britt Brown, mezzo-soprano; Omar Najmi, tenor; Ryne Cherry, baritone. Tom Vignieri: World premiere, a New Phil anniversary commission. First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street, Newton MA 02459

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Cecilia [MA]: Line of Succession: Music of German Masters. J.S. Bach: Jesu, meine Freude; Komm Jesu, Komm; Johannes Brahms: Fest- und Gedenksprüche; other music by Heinrich Schütz and Felix Mendelssohn. All Saints Church, 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

iCal 8:00 PM. Masterworks Chorale [MA]: Missa solemnis. Ludwig van Beethoven: Mass [in D] (“Missa solemnis”). Tickets: $20-50. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 8:00 PM. The Spectrum Singers [MA]: Haydn’s Final Masterpiece. F.J. Haydn: Harmoniemesse; Igor Stravinsky: Mass. Teresa Wakim, soprano; Thea Lobo, alto; Charles Blandy, tenor; Sumner Thompson, bass. With full orchestra and wind ensemble First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138 (View flier)

iCal 3:00 PM. Coro Allegro [MA]: Letters to Our Children, Letters to Our Youth. Andrea Clearfield: commissioned work featuring letters to our children by Mimi Lemay, advocate for transgender children and Sam Brinton, advocate for LGBTQ+ youth and banning conversion therapy; Ronald Perera: When Music Sounds. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 3:00 PM. New Philharmonia Orchestra / Metropolitan Chorale [MA]: Music for All. Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9. Rachele Schmiege, soprano; Britt Brown, mezzo-soprano; Omar Najmi, tenor; Ryne Cherry, baritone. Tom Vignieri: World premiere, a New Phil anniversary commission. First Baptist Church, 848 Beacon Street, Newton MA 02459

iCal 5:00 PM. Cappella Clausura [MA]: The Dinner Party, illuminated by the art of Fran Forman. Cappella Clausura and friends Na'ama Lion, flute, Nancy Hurrell, harp, Catherine Liddell and Charles Iner, theorbos and baroque guitars, and Mike Williams, percussion, gather around a table to sing "after dinner" entertainment part-songs by Barbara Strozzi, Vittoria Aleotti, Rebecca Clarke, and Fanny Mendelssohn, all illuminated by the stunning images of visual artist Fran Forman. Tickets: $35 adult, $30 senior, $20 student. St. Paul's Church, 15 St. Paul Street, Brookline MA 02446

iCal 8:00 PM. Boston Choral Ensemble [MA]: Commission Concert / Byrd Four-part Mass. Lansing McLoskey: You have a Name and a Place (world premiere; winner of our 2018 commission competition); William Byrd: Mass for Four Voices; with other works the Ensemble has commissioned, which will be professionally recorded at the end of the season. First Church Congregational, 11 Garden St, Cambridge MA 02138

iCal 8:00 PM. Chorus pro Musica [MA]: Candide. Leonard Bernstein: Candide. Robbins Memorial Town Hall Auditorium, 730 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington MA 02476 (View flier)

iCal 6:30 PM. Arlington-Belmont Chorale [MA]: Strawberry Festival and Pops Concert. With the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra. Robbins Memorial Town Hall Auditorium, 730 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington MA 02476

iCal 7:30 PM. Berkshire Choral International [MA]: Orff and Poulenc. Carl Orff: Carmina Burana; Francis Poulenc: Gloria. Grant Gershon, Conductor. With the Berkshire Festival Orchestra. Concert is the culmination of a week-long program for choristers, open to all (tuition charged for workshops and, optionally, room and board); registration for participants closes Nov. 30, 2019. Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115

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