Berklee Performance Center

E.g., 2019-12-11
E.g., 2019-12-11

The Golden Age of Broadway

Thursday / December 12, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Musical Theater Orchestra, featuring four conductors and a 25-piece orchestra, performs excerpts from Evita, Miss Saigon, An American in Paris, and Man of La Mancha.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Berklee Global Jazz Institute Celebrates Charlie Parker

Friday / December 13, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

For one night only, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute celebrates Charlie Parker's centennial, presenting new arrangements and music from Bird's repertoire.

Admission: $10–$15 in advance / $15–$20 day of show

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A Gypsy Jazz and Brazilian Solstice with Berklee World Strings and Jason Anick

Monday / December 16, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Berklee World Strings presents jazz violinist and mandolinist Jason Anick in an original program of swinging music from Europe and Brazil.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra: World Premiere of Original Jazz Music for the Large Ensemble

Tuesday / December 17, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra presents World Premiere of Original Jazz Music for the Large Ensemble.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Shalom: Peace of the Season

Wednesday / December 18, 2019 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Berklee Symphonic Winds presents a program of Yiddish and Hebrew music set for wind ensemble.

Admission: Free

Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars

Saturday / January 11, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

After gaining international fame for reviving classic Cuban music, tres master Juan de Marcos has turned the Afro-Cuban All Stars into a sensational showcase for Cuba’s most prodigious young musicians.

Admission: $28 / $38 / $48 / $58

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Terence Blanchard, Featuring the E-Collective

Saturday / January 18, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Terence Blanchard and the E-Collective thrive off the mixture of Blanchard’s acumen and the innovations of four young musical pioneers: guitarist Charles Altura, pianist Fabian Almazan, bassist David “DJ” Ginyard Jr., and drummer Oscar Seaton Jr.

Admission: $45 / $55 / $65

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Marcus Prince: Hearts on Fire—I Won’t Be Silent

Tuesday / January 28, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Marcus Prince presents Hearts on Fire—I Won’t Be Silent, a show featuring musicians who will boldly proclaim their faith through their musical gifts.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Soundscapes of Spain: From Flamenco Roots to Fusion

Thursday / January 30, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Renowned flamenco artists Sonia Olla and Ismael Fernández (Madonna, Ricky Martin) join pianist and Berklee faculty member Olivia Pérez and her acclaimed musicians to present an impassioned evening of music and dance from Spain.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Yamato: Jhonetsu

Saturday / February 1, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

With virtuosity, strength, spirit, and sheer endurance, Yamato displays its breathtaking performance on more than 20 drums, as well as bronze cymbals, vocals, and bamboo flutes.

Admission: $28 / $38 / $48 / $58

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Ídolos Latinos

Tuesday / February 4, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Ídolos Latinos is a musical tribute to the most important Latin American and Spanish artists who have inspired and moved the world.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Chinese New Year Concert

Thursday / February 6, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Chinese New Year Concert is an annual celebration among Chinese and other Asian populations at Berklee. Its main purpose is to celebrate the Spring Festival for Chinese students, as well as other students who celebrate this festival. 

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Dianne Reeves

Saturday / February 8, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

With a timeless voice and improvisational soul/jazz prowess, Dianne Reeves is one of the world’s preeminent vocalists.

Admission: $30 / $40 / $50 / $60

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Africa Night: Gone to the Village

Tuesday / February 11, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Gone to the Village is a presentation of contemporary and traditional West African music, performed by students from Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory at Berklee, with special guest Attah Poku, royal drummer of the Asante region of Ghana.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Great American Songbook: Nu-Vintage Pop—Today’s Hits, Time Traveled

Sunday / February 23, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Inspired by the retro-hip joie de vivre of Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox and its “gramophone music in a smartphone world” philosophy, join an eclectic and global cast of Berklee’s finest vocalists, instrumentalists, arrangers, and dancers as they reimagine modern-day pop songs in jazz and retro styles from a bygone era.

Admission: $15–$20 in advance / $20–$25 day of show

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Samodivi: The Haunting Beauty of the Balkans

Monday / February 24, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The music of Samodivi is inspired by the beauty and rhythmic intricacies of Balkan musical traditions. The repertoire includes modern interpretations of old folk songs from the Balkan peninsula, as well as original compositions using that style as an inspiration.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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The Coming: Black History Month Celebration

Thursday / February 27, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This musical narrative features excerpts with Daniel Black from his book The Coming, along with compositions from Tia Fuller’s Grammy-nominated album, Diamond Cut, and performances by the Rainbow All-Stars Ensemble on the rich traditions and more contemporary portrayals of the African diaspora, firmly depicting the unrighteous capture and journey of the transatlantic slave trade. 

Admission: $10–$15 in advance / $15–$20 day of show

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The 8-Bit Big Band: Video Game Music Greatest Hits

Sunday / March 1, 2020 / 2:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The 8-Bit Big Band, a 33-member jazz/pops orchestra created by Charlie Rosen, presents unprecedented “big band” performances of original arrangements of popular video game music with special guests, including Grace Kelly B.M. ’12.

Admission: Before January 1: $37 / $57 / $127 (VIP); after January 1: $37 / $57 / $77 / $147 (VIP)

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The 8-Bit Big Band: Video Game Music Greatest Hits

Sunday / March 1, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The 8-Bit Big Band, a 33-member jazz/pops orchestra created by Charlie Rosen, presents unprecedented “big band” performances of original arrangements of popular video game music with special guests, including Grace Kelly B.M. ’12.

Admission: Before January 1: $37 / $57 / $127 (VIP); after January 1: $37 / $57 / $77 / $147 (VIP)

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International Folk Music Festival

Tuesday / March 3, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The 34th annual International Folk Music Festival presents folk music from around the world performed by Berklee students and special guests.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Sights and Sounds


Sofei Rei performs "De Tierra Oro" at the Berklee Performance Center.

Tickwanya Jones performs "Piano in the Dark" at the Berklee Performance Center.

The Pletenitsa Balkan Choir, featuring the Ludo Mlado Folk Dance Ensemble, perform "Padna Magla Dilber" and "Marko Kove" at the BPC.