Music events worth seeking out in Boston this week

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Boston. From a symphony orchestra to a string quartet, here are the local shows worth checking out this week.

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Good Friday Concert

Trinity Church hosts a Good Friday concert, featuring a performance of Irish composer Charles Wood's "St. Mark Passion." The composition is a "large-scale work for soloists, choir and organ, (which) traces Jesus’s final days from The Last Supper to the Crucifixion," according to the event's organizer.

When: Friday, April 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Trinity Church, 206 Clarendon St.
Price: $20
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Petit Ensemble Concert 

Enjoy a free concert by Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra's Petit Ensemble, featuring conductor Marta Zurad. The event takes place at Boston Children's Museum and is open to the public.

When: Friday, April 19, 6:30-7 p.m.
Where: Boston Children's Museum, 308 Congress St.
Price: Free
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Boston Symphony Orchestra 

Take in a performance by the renowned Boston Symphony Orchestra at Boston Symphony Hall. The concert features conductor Andrew Manze and pianist Francesco Piermontesi and the music of Bacewicz, Mozart and Mendelssohn. 

When: Thursday, April 18, 8 p.m.
Where: Boston Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave.
Price: $35 
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Attacca String Quartet

Come Sunday, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum welcomes the Attaca String Quartet. The group will perform compositions by Haydn, Beethoven, Bernstein and more.

When: Sunday, April 21, 1:30 p.m.
Where: 25 Evans Way
Price: $15
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