The best music events in Boston this week

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

From a student production to a musical and spoken word performance, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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BSO 101: Are You Listening? Orchestral Palettes II-Debussy, Puccini, Adès, Strauss

On Wednesday, head to Boston Symphony Hall for a session of "Are You Listening" to enhance your listening abilities and appreciation of music. The series explores the upcoming repertoire of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and recorded musical samples will be played.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 5:30 p.m.
Where: 301 Massachusetts Ave.
Price: Free
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The Music of Jekyll & Hyde: A Concert

Also happening Wednesday, enjoy a concert version of Jekyll and Hyde. The production is directed, created and performed by students at Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Where: 136 Massachusetts Ave.
Price: $10- $15
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City of Women with Oompa, Helga Davis and George Steel

Come Sunday, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is the place to catch spoken word and musical performances spotlighting women whose lives and deaths have inspired action against tyranny and oppression. The Isabella Ensemble, featuring conductor George Steel is on the agenda.

When: Sunday, Feb. 17, 1:30 p.m.
Where: 25 Evans Way
Price: $15-$36
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