a summer of free concerts

concert square

All local, all live, all with oboes (some Baroque?), and all free!

Wednesday 7/22 7 pm at DCR Hatch Shell on the Esplanade
Boston Landmarks Orchestra
“Salsa meets symphony as Alex Alvear’s “pocket-sized salsa orchestra” heats up the Esplanade again this summer. From mambo to merengue, the spirit of dance permeates an evening of Latin symphonic music.”
Includes works by Aaron Copland, Gonzalo Grau, and more.

Thursday 7/23 7:30 pm, Hastings Park, Mass Ave. and Worthen Road, Lexington
Metropolitan Wind Symphony: Concerts in the Park

Sunday 7/26 12:30pm, Fountain Stage, Copley Square
Handel and Haydn Society plays at Boston Summer Arts Festival

Wednesday 7/29 7 pm at DCR Hatch Shell on the Esplanade
Boston Landmarks Orchestra hosts
Longwood Symphony Orchestra: A Night at the Ballet
“This year’s program “A Night at the Ballet” features familiar ballet music including Stravinsky’s masterpiece The Firebird Suite (1919), and Offenbach’s delightful Gaîté Parisienne.”

Thursday 7/30 7:30 pm, Hastings Park, Mass Ave. and Worthen Road, Lexington
Metropolitan Wind Symphony: Concerts in the Park

8/28 12:30 pm Boston Public Library Concerts in the Courtyard
Handel and Haydn Society
“Building on the music of Handel (the classical forefather) and Haydn (the innovator), H+H has grown and changed over the years to become today’s foremost exponent of Baroque and Classical music and the leading period instrument orchestra and chorus in America.”

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