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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  • Aston Magna Festival

    Great Barrington

    Early music concerts using historically accurate instruments and performance practices. more

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  • Aston Magna Music Festival

    Great Barrington

    Early baroque music performed on period instruments. more

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  • Atlantic Symphony Orchestra

    Hingham

    Under the leadership by Music Director Jin Kim Atlantic Symphony has become one of the leading regional professional orchestras in... more

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  • Back Bay Events Center

    Boston

    One venue, infinite possibilities. That's the newly renovated and restored Back Bay Events Center. Home of the John Hancock Hall &... more

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  • Berkshire Bach Society

    Great Barrington

    The mission of the Berkshire Bach Society is to share the vast repertoire of music by J.S. Bach, his... more

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  • Berkshire Choral Festival

    Sheffield

    International choral festival. more

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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 Baroque

    Belmont

    Three-time Grammy Nominee Boston Baroque--the first permanent Baroque orchestra established in North America--is now widely regarded as one of the... more

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  • The Boston Camerata

    Cambridge

    The Boston Camerata is delighted to announce its upcoming season, the 59th since its founding. The expanded season includes four... more

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  • Boston Landmarks Orchestra

    Boston

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  • Boston Lyric Opera

    Boston

    Professional opera company. more

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  • Boston Music Vox

    Jamaica Plain

    Boston Music Vox presents some of Boston's leading singers in concert performances of vocal music by great composers as well... more

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  • The Cannon Theatre

    Littleton

    The mission of The Cannon Theatre is to serve the community through the presentation of family-friendly comedies. We are also... more

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  • Cape Ann Opera

    Gloucester

    Chamber opera for everyone. more

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  • Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival

    North Eastham

    Summer Festival of World Class Chamber Music Concerts in Venues from Provincetown to Cotuit. more

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  • Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra

    Yarmouthport

    Classical and Pops symphony performaces led by renowned conductor Jung-Ho Pak. more

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  • Central Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra

    Worcester

    Performances in neo-classical concert hall. more

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  • Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston

    Jamaica Plain

    In a city immersed in music, the Chameleon Arts Ensemble is distinguished by superb artistry, luminous performances, and dynamic musical... more

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  • Close Encounters With Music

    Great Barrington

    The mission of Close Encounters With Music is to engage the imagination of diverse concert audiences in a welcoming setting,... more

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  • Club Passim

    Cambridge

    Established as Club 47 in 1958 and incorporated as a nonprofit in 1994, Passim has been a cornerstone of the arts community of... more

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