Massachusetts features music for all tastes: classical, jazz, early music, even a rich history of rock and roll.

The cornerstone is one of the world’s greatest orchestras, the Boston Symphony Orchestra. It performs in Symphony Hall, celebrated worldwide for its magnificent acoustics and historic location, conveniently just steps from the T.

For opera buffs, the Boston Lyric Opera features lavish productions. Of course, no Fourth of July would be complete without the Boston Pops concert at the Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade. Two popular venues for contemporary music: the dramatic Bank of America Pavilion on Boston Harbor and the Comcast Center, a 19,000-seat amphitheater in Mansfield.

Be sure to check out the MassJazz website for jazz venues and upcoming concerts.

  • Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston

  • Symphony Hall, Springfield

  • Fort Point Channel, Boston

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  • Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

    Boston

    Dramatic tented structure on Boston Harbor presents pop, country,classical, jazz, and rhythm and blues artists. more

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  • Boston Gay Men's Chorus

    Boston

    The Boston Gay Men's Chorus is one of New England's largest and most successful community-based choruses. Founded in 1982, the 175-voice... more

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  • Boston Lyric Opera

    Boston

    Professional opera company. more

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  • Emmanuel Music, Inc.

    Boston

    Emmanuel Music is dedicated to enriching the life of the community through the transformative power of music. Expanding on a 40... more

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  • Eric Whitacre and the Eric Whitacre Singers

    Boston

    Eric Whitacre and the Eric Whitacre Singers Inspirations: North American Debut Tour Announcing the debut US tour of Eric Whitacre... more

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  • From the Top

    Boston

    Based in Boston, From the Top is an independent non-profit organization that celebrates the power of music in the hands... more

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  • Hatch Memorial Shell

    Boston

    Outdoor concert venue on the banks of the Charles River; special events; Friday night movies; 4th of July Boston Pops... more

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    Boston

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    Boston

    The King's Chapel Concert Series was founded in 1958 by the renowned organist and composer Daniel Pinkham. Now under the direction... more

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  • L'Academie

    Boston

    Sassy chamber orchestra specializing in French Baroque more

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  • The North End Music and Performing Arts Center

    Boston

    Our mission is to provide affordable arts-related programming to residents of the North End/Waterfront and the surrounding neighborhoods. By... more

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    Boston

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