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Jazz, Pop, Classical And More: The BPR Concert Roundtable

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Johanna Soderberg of First Aid Kit performs at the Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in Austin, Texas.
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Though it may be hard to imagine sunny festival season in the midst of a snowy New England winter, we've got a list of upcoming concerts in a range of genres to lift your spirits and and take you out of hibernation. 

For our concert roundtable, we're joined by WCRB’s Brian McCreath, the producer of WCRB’s Boston Symphony Orchestra broadcasts, the executive producer of WCRB In Concert, and host of an interview podcast from WCRB called The Answered Question. Rob Hochschild is an Associate Professor of Liberal Arts at Berklee College of Music, and Brian O’Donovan is the host of WGBH’s A Celtic Sojourn. 

BRIAN O’DONOVAN

CONCERT ONE
WHO: Boston Celtic Music Festival
WHEN: Jan. 18—Jan. 21
WHERE: In and around Harvard Square


CONCERT TWO
WHO: First Aid Kit
WHEN: Feb. 7
WHERE: House of Blues


CONCERT THREE
WHO: Ladysmith Black Mambazo
WHEN: Feb. 11
WHERE:  Sanders Theatre Cambridge

ROB HOCHSCHILD

CONCERT ONE
WHO: Monty Alexander Trio
WHEN: Jan. 26
WHERE: Scullers Jazz Club


CONCERT TWO
WHO: Dianne Reeves
WHEN: Feb. 16
WHERE:  Berklee Performance Center


CONCERT THREE
WHO: Revolutionary Snake Ensemble
WHEN: Feb. 13 (Mardi Gras party)
WHERE: Regattabar

BRIAN MCCREATH

CONCERT ONE
WHO: Boston Modern Orchestra Project
WHEN: Feb. 9
WHERE: Jordan Hall

CONCERT TWO

WHO: A Far Cry

WHEN & WHERE: Jan. 19 at Jordan Hall; Jan. 27 at St. John’s; Jan. 28 at The Gardner Museum

CONCERT THREE

WHO: Boston Symphony Orchestra

WHEN: Feb. 8-11

To listen to the full segment, click on the audio player above. 

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