Boston Pops, LightsBoston Pops, Camera…Music! Six Decades of John Williams

Saturday, April 21, 8 pm
Greek Theater

Affectionately known as “America’s Orchestra,” the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra is among the most beloved symphonic ensembles in the country. The Pops celebrates the five-decade career of 22-time Grammy winner John Williams in a program that includes selections from some of Williams’ most iconic Hollywood films scores, including music from Star Wars, Jaws, E.T., and the Indiana Jones and Harry Potter films.

The Tallis ScholarsTallis Scholars

Thursday, April 19, 8 pm
The Cathedral of Christ the Light

The Tallis Scholars present War and Peace, a program of choral works commemorating the fallen of World War I, featuring works by Josquin, Tavener, Guerrero, Palestrina, and Arvo Pärt.

Apollo's Fire

Apollo’s Fire — The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo

Semi-Staged Production
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor and harpsichord
Karim Sulayman, Orfeo
Erica Schuller, Euridice

Friday, April 20, 8 pm, Zellerbach Hall

Cleveland’s period-music ensemble Apollo’s Fire returns with a semi-staged production of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. Director Jeannette Sorrell leads instrumentalists and vocalists on a dramatic journey to Hades and back, following the mythic Orpheus on his tragic mission—including a reconstruction of the work’s original ending, in which Orpheus perishes at the hands of Bacchus’ followers.

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