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Bos­ton is a hot spot for early mu­sic. Em­brace some­thing new (ac­tu­ally, it’s quite old) at one of these con­certs.

MARCH 3 & 5 HANDEL & HAYDN SO­CI­ETY

Baroque and clas­si­cal era spe­cial­ist Ni­cholas McGe­gan con­ducts this ac­claimed orches­tra on pe­riod in­stru­ments through com­po­si­tions by Mozart, Gluck and Ar­riaga. Sym­phony Hall, 301 Mas­sachusetts Ave., 617.266.3605

MARCH 10 BOS­TON BAROQUE

This Grammy win­ning petite orches­tra and cho­ral ensem­ble take on Hein­rich Biber’s com­plete cy­cle of The Mys­tery Sonatas. NEC’s Jor­dan Hall, 30 Gains­bor­ough St., 617.987.8600

MARCH 17 BLUE HERON

Cleve­land’s Les Délices col­lab­o­rates with this lo­cal vo­cal group in a pocket ver­sion of Guil­laume de Machaut’s 14th-cen­tury nar­ra­tive poem “Remede de For­tune.” First Church, 11 Gar­den St., Cam­bridge, 617.960.7956

MARCH 25 BOS­TON CAMERATA

Prayers, songs, sa­cred texts and chants from the 16th cen­tury come to life in his­tor­i­cally in­formed con­cert “Trea­sures of De­vo­tion: Spir­i­tual Song in North­ern Europe 15001540. Marsh Chapel, 735 Com­mon­wealth Ave., 617.262.2092

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