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BPR Concert Roundtable

What To Listen To: The BPR Concert Roundtable

Andris Nelsons
Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director Andris Nelsons rehearses Prokofiev’s Symphony Concerto for cello and orchestra at Symphony Hall, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Boston. Originally from Latvia, Nelsons is the 15th music director in the BSO's history.
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BPR Concert Roundtable

Hear that? It’s time for the BPR Concert Roundtable, a preview of upcoming performances in a wide variety of musical genres. As always, we are joined for the roundtable by Rob Hochschild, an Associate Professor of Liberal Arts at Berklee College of Music, Brian O’Donovan, the host of WGBH’s A Celtic Sojourn, and 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."

FEATURED MUSIC:

BRIAN MCCREATH

WHO: Cantata Singers
WHAT: First ever performance of Harbison’s Sacred Trilogy
WHERE: Nov. 3, 8 p.m. at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall

WHO: MISTRAL
WHAT: Purcell, Elgar, Bax, Vaughan Williams, Delius + French composer Jean-Michel Cras
WHERE: Nov. 10, 4 p.m. at West Parish Church in Andover; Nov. 11, 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church in Brookline

WHO: Chameleon Arts Ensemble
WHAT: Purcell, Elgar, Bax, Vaughan Williams, Delius + French composer Jean-Michel Cras
WHERE: Nov. 10, 4 p.m. at West Parish Church in Andover; Nov. 11, 5 p.m. @ St. Paul’s Church in Brookline

WHO: Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, conductor
WHAT: Leipzig Week in Boston, Carolyn Sampson, soprano; Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano; Sebastian Kohlhepp, tenor; Andre Schuen, baritone; Tanglewood Festival Chorus. On the same weekend as Handel and Haydn Society’s Messiah.
WHERE: Leipzig week, Nov. 29-Dec. 1 at Symphony Hall, Handel and Haydn Society’s Messiah (Nov. 30-Dec. 2)

ROB HOCHSCHILD

WHO: Eliane Elias
WHAT: To Each His Dulcinea" from Music from "Man of La Mancha"
WHERE: Friday, Nov. 23 and Saturday Nov. 24 at Scullers Jazz Club

WHO: Julian Lage
WHAT: "Roger Dodger" from Modern Lore
WHERE: Friday, Nov. 30, Celebrity Series, Berklee Performance Center

WHO: Jason Palmer
WHAT: Cheas" from At Wally's Vol. 2
WHERE: Saturday, Nov. 3 at 4 p.m., Church of the Holy Spirit, 525 River Street, Boston, MA 02126 (Mattapan) free concert

BRIAN ODONOVAN

WHO: Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain & Edgar Meyer.
WHAT: three true GREATS of world music on Banjo, Double Base and Tabla
WHERE: Sanders Theatre, Saturday Nov. 17 , 8:00 p.m.

WHO: Billy Wylder,
WHAT: Boston based band. Progressive Folk.
WHERE: Friday, Nov. 9, at the Oberon Theatre.

WHO: David Bromberg
WHAT: One of the veterans of the Folk scene. For five decades. Seriously. He is 74.
WHERE: Nov. 8, at the Wilbur Theatre

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