Berklee Performance Center

Housed in the renovated, historic Fenway Theater, the Berklee Performance Center—the college's flagship performance space located at 136 Massachusetts Avenue—seats more then 1,200 and is counted among Boston's most prestigious concert halls. More than 150 faculty and student concerts are held here each year, in addition to approximately 100 outside professional shows and special seminars and clinics.  

 

Singers Showcase

Thursday / April 17, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Singers Showcase, Berklee's premier vocal event, offers a variety of styles and musical settings for some of the college's exceptional singers. The outstanding lead singers are chosen from more than 100 students who audition for a spot in this immensely popular concert.

Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

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Zucchero

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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One of Italy’s biggest pop exports, Zucchero is influenced by American blues, soul, and rock and he has recorded or toured with Eric Clapton, Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Miles Davis, and John Lee Hooker, to name a few.

Admission: $45, $35, reserved seating

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CANCELED: Carla Bruni

Saturday / April 19, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
With a beautiful and alluring voice, Italian-born French supermodel Carla Bruni recorded the 2002 international hit "Quelqu'un M'a Dit," which went on to sell more than 2 million copies. Now Bruni has released a new album, Little French Songs, and embarks on her first U.S. tour.

Admission: $75, $55, $45, $30, reserved seating

The Miguel de Cervantes Anniversary Concert

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

To commemorate the Miguel de Cervantes anniversary, Berklee Latino and the Instituto Cervantes, in collaboration with the Mediterranean Music Institute, join forces to offer a musical experience that traverses the roots of Spanish music though Latin America. 

Admission: Free

Legally Blonde: The Musical

Thursday / April 24, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Based on the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, this high-energy musical will be presented by Berklee’s Musical Theater Ensemble, directed by Rene Pfister, and the Musical Theater Orchestra, directed by Peter Cokkinias.

Admission: $8, $14 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12, $18 day of show, reserved seating

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Legally Blonde: The Musical

Friday / April 25, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Based on the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, this high-energy musical will be presented by Berklee’s Musical Theater Ensemble, directed by Rene Pfister, and the Musical Theater Orchestra, directed by Peter Cokkinias.
 

Admission: $8, $14 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12, $18 day of show, reserved seating

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Maria Schneider Orchestra

Saturday / April 26, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

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Maria Schneider and her orchestra have enjoyed a distinguished recording career, including earning nine Grammy nominations and two Grammy awards.

Admission: $60, $52, $44, reserved seating

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The State of Jazz Composition: Terence Blanchard

Sunday / April 27, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

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In this culminating concert of the State of Jazz Composition symposium, Terence Blanchard will perform with the Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Greg Hopkins.

Admission: $16, $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $20, $12 day of show, reserved seating

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The Berklee Dwele Ensemble

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

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The Dwele Ensemble, directed by Tia Fuller, features the music of neo-soul artist Andwele ‘Dwele’ Gardner.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Music of Dwele, Music of Paul Simon

Monday / April 28, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present the music of Dwele and of Paul Simon.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Foundations of Singing with Soul, Motown

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present soul and Motown music.

Admission: Free

The Fourth Berklee Global Jazz Summit: Global Report

Tuesday / April 29, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) presents the fourth annual Berklee Global Jazz Summit: Global Report, which will feature BGJI artistic director and UNESCO Artist for Peace Danilo Perez and several BGJI faculty members, including master saxophonist George Garzone, world renowned bassist John Patitucci, and highly acclaimed percussionist Roman Diaz.
 

Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

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Pinocchio: A New Musical

Thursday / May 1, 2014 / 10:00 a.m.

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Pinocchio is a 45-minute mini-musical with a jazz and pop score that invites kids to learn and sing along on a song.

Admission: $5, general admission

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Singers Night

Friday / May 2, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

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Enjoy an evening of original songs and cover material sung by some of Berklee's finest vocalists.

Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

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Pretty Good Friends

Saturday / May 3, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This show will feature Eugene Mirman, Nick Thune, Janelle James, Daniel Kitson, and more! Pretty Good Friends is a Brooklyn-based comedy show produced and curated by longtime collaborators Eugene Mirman, Julie Smith Clem, and Caroline Creaghead. The show is an intimate evening of innovative stand-up comedy and polished chaos that sometimes includes short films or music, and the occasional pig roast.

Admission: $30, $25, reserved seating

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Comedians Who Have Been on 'The Daily Show' and Comedians Who Have Not

Saturday / May 3, 2014 / 9:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This evening features a mix of comedians who have appread on The Daily Show, as well as other comic performers. The lineup includes Eugene Mirman, Wyatt Cenac, Kristen Schaal, John Hodgman, and Bridget Everett.

Admission: $30, $25, reserved seating

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Eugene Mirman Comedy: StarTalk Live! with Bill Nye the Science Guy

Sunday / May 4, 2014 / 6:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Science, pop culture, and comedy collide on this popular podcast and radio show originated by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. This installment of StarTalk Live features special guest host Bill Nye and comic co-host Eugene Mirman.

Admission: $35, $30, reserved seating

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Berklee Symphonic Winds Spring Concert

Monday / May 5, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Berklee Symphonic Winds presents its annual spring concert featuring works for winds, brass, and percussion by Karl King, Richard Saucedo Jacques Press, and John Mackey.
 

Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

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Natyanjali, Swaranjali: The Language of Indian Music and Dance

Tuesday / May 6, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

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Through original choreography and compositions, this performance strives to showcase the rich diversity of Indian music and dance.

Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

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Break Free: An Evening of Gospel Music

Wednesday / May 7, 2014 / 8:15 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This evening of gospel music features the Reverence Gospel Ensemble, Overjoyed, and other Berklee gospel ensembles.
 

Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout), $12 day of show, general admission

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