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Published on December 10, 2018
4 can't-miss music events in Boston this weekPhotos: Eventbrite

If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From holiday concert performed by the Boston Pops to a celebration of Beethoven's birthday, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Boston Youth Symphony 20th Anniversary Concert

The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra's Intensive Community Program is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a concert on Sunday at Faneuil Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

When: Sunday, Dec. 16, 3 p.m.
Where: Faneuil Hall, 4 S. Market St.
Price: Free
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"Holiday Pops"

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The Boston Pops is performing its annual holiday music concert, with some help from Santa, at Symphony Hall on Monday-Thursday afternoons and evenings through Wednesday, Dec. 20. The Pops are continuing a city tradition that has been held during the holiday season for more than 30 years. 

When: Tuesday, Dec 11, through Thursday Dec. 20, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Where: Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave.
Price: $28 - $50
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Holiday Jazz Cruise

The Northern Lights yacht, which will be decked out for the occasion, is hosting a Holiday Jazz Cruise. With the soft sounds of jazz playing as a backdrop, guests can sip an alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink as they sail past the Bunker Hill Monument, USS Constitution and other city landmarks.

When: Friday, Dec 14, 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Where: Northern Lights, 60 Rowes Wharf
Price: $19-$29
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Beethoven's Birthday Bash

The Bach, Beethoven and Brahm's Society is performing Beethoven's Birthday Bash on Sunday at Converse Hall. In addition to playing excerpts from Beethoven, the children of Voices Boston and the area's oldest men's chorus, The Apollo Club, will serenade guests with holiday-themed songs.

When: Sunday, Dec 16, 3 p.m.
Where: Converse Hall, 88 Tremont St.
Price: $18- $22
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