Concerts

Each year, Berklee presents more than 1,500 concerts and events at venues on campus and in the Boston area, showcasing student, faculty, alumni and outside professional acts. 

 

talYtali

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 1:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

TalYtali, a piano-recorder duo playing original compositions influenced by traditional Israeli music, celebrates its album release and an upcoming show at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., at the end of April.

Admission: Free

Parham Haghighi: Âghâz

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Iranian arranger, vocalist, and pianist Parham Haghighi will sing and perform songs in Farsi, English, and Hebrew.

Admission: Free

Blake Whitmire Senior Recital

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Violinist Blake Whitmire's senior recital will feature a small acoustic ensemble of violin, guitar, and bass playing various bluegrass tunes, fiddle tunes, and gypsy jazz.

Admission: Free

Blake Whitmire's Senior Recital

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 4:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Violinist Blake Whitmire presents an evening of jazz, bluegrass, and fiddle tunes.

Admission: Free

Jharis Yokley's Senior Recital

Friday / April 18, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Drummer Jharis Yokley and group will perform a mix of jazz, funk, and R&B music.

Admission: Free

Zucchero

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

Berklee Performance Center

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.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Jazz Composition Symposium Ensembles: Hip-Hop, Neo-Soul

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 1:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present hip-hop, neo-soul, and original jazz music.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Small Band Jazz, Directed Studies, Lettuce and Soulive

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present small band jazz, directed study students of Jeff Lockhart, and the music of Lettuce and Soulive.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Pop and Indie

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 5:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

A faculty-led Berklee student ensemble will present pop and indie music.
 

Admission: Free

Best of Jazz Composition: Spring 2014

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

A selection of the best works by jazz composition majors in the spring semester.

Admission: free

Aaron Liao: Thank You 'Somage'

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Bassist Aaron Liao presents a recital of original compositions in an interesting way.

Admission: Free

Dave Fiuczynski's Planet MicroJam with Special Guest Rudresh Mahanthappa

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.

Cafe 939

Professor David Fiuczynski will perform microtonal "grooveJamz" with the Planet MicroJam Institute ensemble.

Admission: Free

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

Four Colors of Jazz

Tuesday / April 22, 2014 / 10:00 p.m.

Berklee Dining Hall

Vocalist Simona Minns leads her multicultural jazz quartet in a performance of contemporary and traditional jazz arrangements as well as original compositions.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Directed Studies, Big Band Jazz, Afro-Pop

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.

Berk Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present directed study students of Kevin Barry, big band jazz, and Afro-pop music.

Admission: Free

Ensembles: Dave Holland, Contemporary Jazz, Astor Piazzolla

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 3:45 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present the music of Dave Holland, contemporary jazz selections, and tango music by Astor Piazzolla and others.
 

Admission: Free

Jazz Composition Symposium Ensembles

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 6:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Faculty-led Berklee student ensembles will present original jazz music.

Admission: Free

Tom Phillips's Senior Recital

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 7:00 p.m.

Oliver Colvin Recital Hall

Bassist Tom Phillips presents an evening of rock music featuring selections from the 1960s to the present decade. 

Admission: Free

Rudresh Mahanthappa

Wednesday / April 23, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.

David Friend Recital Hall

Saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa, an 1992 Berklee alumnus, has frequently been listed in DownBeat's Critics Poll since 2003. He will present a concert of his works with Berklee students.

Admission: Free

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