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BPR Concert Roundtable |12/10/18

The BPR Concert Roundtable | What To Listen To This Winter

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A Christmas tree stands illuminated on Boston Common, down Beacon Hill from the Statehouse.
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BPR Concert Roundtable |12/10/18

It's time for Boston Public Radio's annual concert roundtable. Rob Hochschild, an associate professor of liberal arts at Berklee College of Music, and WCRB’s Brian McCreath, the producer of WCRB’s Boston Symphony Orchestra broadcasts, the executive producer of WCRB In Concert, and host of the interview podcast "The Answered Question," joined BPR to give us their picks for the best concerts in Boston this winter.

Rob Hochschild:

Bill Pierce at the John Coltrane Memorial Concert | My Favorite Things: A Special Holiday Celebration of Coltrane’s Music and Spiritual Legacy
Dec. 15
Northeastern University’s Blackman Auditorium.

The John Pizzarelli Trio with Catherine Russell presenting: Billie & Blue Eyes - A Salute to Billie Holiday
Dec. 14
The Cabot Theater in Beverly, Mass.

Charles Lloyd & the Marvels and Lucinda Williams
Dec. 16
Berklee Performance Center

Terrell Stafford Quintet at Scullers Jazz Club
Jan. 5
Scullers Jazz Club

Brian McCreath:

Music for Food featuring : Guastavino and Ginastera, Kim Kashkashian, Robert Levin, Fauré, Miki Sophia-Cloud, Merry Peckham, Vivian Hornik-Weilerstein, and the Borromeo String Quartet
Dec. 16
New England Conservatory’s Brown Hall

The Boston Ballet's The Nutcracker
Nov. 29 through Dec. 30
The Boston Opera House

Ensemble Correspondence: Pastorale de Noël: Christmas Motets and Advent Antiphons
Dec. 15
The Memorial Church at Harvard

Boston Baroque featuring: Vivaldi and Telemann: Concertos for 4 Violins, Vivaldi: Violin Concerto, Vivaldi: Recorder Concerto, and Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Dec. 31 and Jan. 1
The Sanders Theatre in Cambridge

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