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Ana Moura

Ana Moura
Friday, November 7
8:00 p.m.
$28/orchestra (reg. $32).
Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA
Purchase by October 9

Exquisite vocalist Ana Moura possesses a sound unlike any other in fado. Her voice trolls freely though the Portuguese tradition, flirting elegantly with pop and broadening the soul-baring genre with stunning results. The BBC raves, "her melancholic intimacy dominates the moment it sashays out of the speakers . . . setting a mood of mesmerizing sorrow." Examiner.com called Moura’s voice "made for melodrama . . . aesthetically thrilling and emotionally heartbreaking."


Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group Discounted tickets
$64 (reg. $79) - save $14/ticket
Charles Playhouse, Boston, MA
Box Office now closes at 8:30pm on Saturday
Note: Tickets are not valid for any shows
Thanksgiving or Christmas week
(Nov. 29-30 & Dec. 26-Jan. 1).

Currently Featuring New Material! Kinetic, electric, surprising, sensational...Blue Man Group is a multi-media, multi-sensory theatrical journey that features three bald and blue characters backed by a three-piece band, that take the audience through an experience that is funny, intelligent, and visually stunning - what a ride!

"An absolutely ecstatic experience" (USA Today). Generic discounted tickets are valid for any Blue Man performance, with the exception of Friday @ 7pm; Saturday @ 4pm; and Saturday @ 7pm; and select holiday weeks and weekends. Tickets do not expire. Children under the age of 5 are not admitted. Call the Blue Man Group box office in advance to check on ticket availability. Tickets must be redeemed at the Blue Man box office for specific show dates/times. Tickets cannot be reserved over the telephone or held at the box office.


Christmas Revels

Christmas Revels: In Celebration of the Winter Solstice (Preview Night)
Friday, December 12
7:30 p.m.
$37 (reg. $60/peak performance run)
Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, MA
Purchase by November 13

The 2014 Christmas Revels takes us back in time to Victorian England. Set within the "Crystal Palace," the remarkable glass building erected to hold the Great Exhibition of 1851, this year's Revels packs lush anthems, familiar carols, lively dances, gorgeous costumes, raucous music hall songs, and a laugh-out-loud Cinderella "Panto." Expect plenty of audience involvement and many other annual Christmas Revels touchstones including our signature piece, the joyous and participatory Lord of the Dance.


Diego

Diego El Cigala
Friday, November 14
8:00pm
$32/orchestra, (reg. $37)
Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA
Purchase by October 10

Three-time Grammy Award winner Diego el Cigala is quite simply the most exciting and innovative flamenco singer in the world today. His earthy, exultant, and richly emotive voice marks him as one of the greatest singers of our time.


Holiday Pops

Holiday Pops - 2 Performances Remain!
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Purchase tickets early - this event will sell out quickly!
All concerts include the traditional Pops sing-a-long and a visit from Santa Claus.

  • Sunday, December 7, 3:00 p.m. (Matinee) $50/2nd balcony

  • Sunday, December 14, 7:30 p.m. $64/1st balcony


  • White Christmas

    Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: The Musical
    Sunday, December 28
    6:30 p.m.
    $63/Orchestra (reg. $69)
    Citi Performing Arts Center, Boston, MA
    Purchase by November 20

    Your new favorite holiday musical returns to Boston this December! Based on the beloved film, Irving Berlin's White Christmas tells the story of two showbiz buddies putting on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and finding their perfect mates in the bargain. Full of dancing, romance, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, including "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep," "Happy Holiday," "Sisters," "Blue Skies," and the unforgettable title song, Irving Berlin's White Christmas promises to be a merry and bright experience for the entire family! "Plenty of razzmatazz, including snow! You'll leave the theatre humming Irving Berlin's irresistibly hummable tunes!" (The Boston Globe).


    Itzhak Perlman

    Itzhak Perlman
    Sunday, November 23
    3:00 p.m.
    $71/1st balcony (reg. $75)
    Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
    Purchase by October 23

    Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Hearing this living legend perform live is an experience no music lover can afford to miss. "Perlman … played … with perfect control and minimal bow, not wasting any unnecessary energy, but creating exquisite renderings, one after another…" (The Seattle Times).


    The Little Prince

    The Little Prince
    Sunday, November 30
    2:00 p.m.
    $51/premium seating/center (reg. $60)
    New Repertory Theatre, Watertown, MA
    Purchase by October 30

    An imaginative new take on the beloved novella, The Little Prince tells the story of a world-weary aviator and a mysterious, regal little boy who help each other discover rare and unique insights into love, loss, and laughter. Filled with enchanting music and heartfelt lyrics, it has been touted by critics around the country for its appeal to all ages. This classic parable reminds us that "what is essential is invisible to the eye" and that all grown-ups were once children.


    The Magic Flute

    The Magic Flute
    Sun., October 26
    2:00 p.m.
    $49/mezzanine (reg. $55)
    Emerson/Cutler Majestic, Boston, MA
    Purchase by October 9

    South Africa's Award-winning Isango Ensemble gloriously bursts on the scene with The Magic Flute, Mozart's classic opera, completely reimagined, transformed and transported. The enchanting story tells of a man's quest to rescue his wrongly captured love, and the trials they must endure to be together. Drawing its artists mostly from the townships surrounding Cape Town, this energetic ensemble has travelled all over the world, and with the help of some magical musical instruments, they are able to bring an old story new joy and pleasure.


    Mary Black

    Mary Black
    Saturday, November 8
    8:00 p.m.
    $32/Balcony (reg. $37)
    Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA
    Purchase by October 9

    Performing for more than 25 years and retiring after this farewell tour, Mary Black has long been considered one of the finest female vocalists in the Celtic world. An unparalleled interpretive singer with a beautiful, dynamic voice, she draws on her traditional Irish folk and ballad background to create music that soars with a contemporary edge. Her daughter Róisín O will open.


    Motown

    Motown: The Musical
    Sunday, February 8, 2015
    6:30 p.m.
    $72.50/orchestra seating
    Boston Opera House, Boston, MA
    Purchase by December 12

    It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. Motown the Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, experience it live on stage in the record-breaking smash hit Motown the Musical!


    Nutcracker

    The Nutcracker (Boston Ballet)
    Saturday, November 29
    7:30 p.m.
    $83/Orchestra (reg. $108)
    Boston Opera House, Boston, MA
    Purchase by October 30

    A dazzling holiday tradition for the entire family! This critically-acclaimed production debuted in 2012, and has been called "the most magical version of The Nutcracker." See it again or for the first time, and be swept away in a winter wonderland. Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky


    Peter and the Wolf

    Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf (Family Concert with the BSO),
    Saturday, November 8
    12:00 noon
    $22/2nd Balcony ages 18+, Children under 18 free (must register when ordering adult tickets)
    Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
    Purchase by October 9

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall. Program includes Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf.


    Cash

    Roseanne Cash: The River & the Thread
    Thursday, November 13
    8:00pm
    $52 (reg. $55)
    Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, MA
    Purchase by October 10

    Singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash celebrates her acclaimed new album, The River & the Thread, a collection of new original songs that connect and re-connect Rosanne to the American South, the place of her birth and the home of her ancestors. "The soul and richness of the people and the music of the south resonates in a particular way for all of us. It's a deep connection" (Rosanne Cash). "… Ms. Cash has a voice both dark and sweet, with a gentle but reliable vibrato, and she knows how to convey the quiet sting of heartache" (The New York Times).


    Rudolph

    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
    Sunday, December 14
    4:00 p.m.
    $49/Orchestra (reg. $53)
    Shubert Theatre, Boston, MA
    Purchase by November 14

    Join us in celebrating Rudolph's 50 years on television and come see all of your favorite characters from the special including, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius, the Misfit Toys and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in the all new Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. It’s an adventure that teaches us that what makes you different can be what makes you special.


    Bountiful

    The Trip to Bountiful (With Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams)
    Sunday, December 7
    2:00 p.m.
    $70/rear mezzanine(reg. $75)
    Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston, MA
    Purchase by November 6

    Cicely Tyson reprises her Tony Award-winning performance as Carrie Watts in Horton Foote's classic The Trip to Bountiful for a limited engagement in Boston. Living in a cramped apartment with her son and daughter-in-law (Vanessa Williams), Carrie dreams of making one final journey to her hometown of Bountiful. What follows is Foote's masterpiece of memory, mortality and the undeniable, universal yearning for home. "An awe-inspiring performance" (Entertainment Weekly). "Unforgettably excellent" (Wall Street Journal).


    Yo-Yo Ma (with BSO)
    Saturday, November 22
    8:00pm
    $89/1st Balcony
    Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
    Purchase by October 23

    Andris Nelsons demonstrates his thoughtful, adventurous programming with this wide-ranging selection of works. He and the BSO are joined by cellist Yo-Yo Ma for Prokofiev's Symphony-Concerto for cello and orchestra, whose title suggests the symphonic nature of the score. Nelsons also leads the BSO's first world premiere and BSO commission of the season, a new work for chorus and orchestra by the conductor's Latvian compatriot Eriks Ešenvalds, who has secured a strong international reputation especially for his choral works. Opening the program is John Harbison's choral scherzo Koussevitzky Said:. Written for the 75th anniversary of Tanglewood and premiered there in 2012, this short piece sets words about music by the BSO's great former music director, Serge Koussevitzky. Setting Konstantin Balmont's Russian translation of Edgar Allan Poe's poem The Bells, Rachmaninoff's work for vocal soloists, chorus, and orchestra is considered one of his highest achievements.



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