Berklee Performance Center

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E.g., 2016-08-29

Vocal Health and Wellness Seminar

Thursday / September 1, 2016 / 11:00 a.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Members of the Berklee Voice Department and the world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Voice Center will conduct an interactive and informational seminar on vocal health and wellness for all entering voice principals during orientation week.

Admission: Free

Multicultural Welcome Concert: Answers or Bigger Questions?

Thursday / September 1, 2016 / 6:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Berklee 2016 Multicultural Welcome Concert brings luminaries from the worlds of music, dance, and multimedia to the stage. 

Admission: Free

Salim-Sulaiman

Friday / September 16, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Salim and Sulaiman Merchant are among India's most respected composers, having scored more than 100 films, including Kurbaan, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Fashion, Band Baaja Baaraat, Aaja Nachle, and Heroine; twenty TV shows, and have composed several records incorporating cinematic, folk, electronica, and sufi influences to their music.

Admission: $35 / $45 / $55 / $64 / $75 / $122 / $175 / $250

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Heart Strums

Sunday / September 18, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Master musicians Hossein Alizadeh (lute) and Hossein Behroozinia (barbat) perform, joined by Behnam Samani on percussion and Saba Alizadeh on kamancheh.

Admission: $30 / $40 / $55 / $70

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Lush Ballads

Wednesday / September 21, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Peter Eldridge (New York Voices) teams up with pianist Kenny Werner, cellist Eugene Friesen, and Berklee World Strings for an evening of romantic, swinging jazz songs and ballads featuring new arrangements by Werner.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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John Scofield's Country for Old Men

Friday / September 23, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

John Scofield brings his lifelong love of American country music out of his toolbox to share with his jazz audiences in his Country for Old Men project, performing with several of his closest musical associates from the jazz community: Steve Swallow, Bill Stewart, and Larry Goldings.

Admission: $30 / $34 / $39

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Tributes Featuring the Manuel Kaufmann Jazz Orchestra

Monday / September 26, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Manuel Kaufmann Jazz Orchestra, featuring Greg Hopkins, Rick DiMuzio, Shannon LeClaire, Doug Johnson, and many others, will perform Kaufmann's original compositions and some of his arrangements of the Great American Songbook

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Marko Djordjevic and Sveti: Luminescence

Wednesday / September 28, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

With an eclectic, dynamic, intricate, and intense music style, this band's performance promises a great musical experience to all who attend.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Who's Next: A Tribute to The Who

Thursday / September 29, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Joe Musella leads a performance of one of the all-time great classic rock albums, Who's Next

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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The Hot Sardines

Saturday / October 1, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Fusing musical influences from New York, Paris, and New Orleans, The Hot Sardines transforms songs from another era into pop music for this century. Its sound is steeped in hot, foot-stomping jazz, salty stride piano, and the kind of music Louis Armstrong, Django Reinhardt, and Fats Waller used to make. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 
 

 

Admission: $30 / $37 / $42 / $48

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Bury Me Standing

Monday / October 3, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Bury Me Standing songs are musically challenging, with complex metric structures based on time signature changes, mixed meters, and metric superimposition. 

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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10th Annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium

Tuesday / October 4, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The 10th Annual Business of Hip-Hop/Urban Music Symposium presented by the Berklee Music Business/Management Department features a celebration of one of the most influential genres of music in today's record industry. 

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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The 2016 Armand Zildjian Artist-in-Residence Final Concert with Special Guest Will Kennedy

Wednesday / October 5, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Herbie Hancock, Chaka Khan, Snarky Puppy, Bobby McFerrin, Esperanza Spalding, George Benson, and Lee Ritenour are a few of the wide range of artists that have requested the musical talents of Will Kennedy. 

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Berklee A Cappella Showcase

Thursday / October 6, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This show will feature a wide variety of a cappella music by Berklee's the CharlieChords, Pitch Slapped, On the Vox, Upper Structure, and Treble Threat.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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M Train Author Patti Smith in Conversation with Michael Patrick MacDonald

Tuesday / October 11, 2016 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

From the National Book Award–winning author of Just KidsM Train by Patti Smith is an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the cafés and haunts she has worked in around the world.

Admission: $25 (Includes a copy of the book)

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Musical Odyssey IV

Wednesday / October 12, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Greek Music Ensemble, in collaboration with drummer/percussionist and Berklee alumnus Kostas Milonas, the Tsitsanis Museum, and the Municipality of Trikala-Greece, presents a concert celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the birth of Vasilis Tsitsanis. 

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter Showcase

Thursday / October 13, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter Showcase is an evening of original songs, performed by some of Berklee's finest guitarist/singer/songwriters, in a variety of creative settings.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Mariza

Friday / October 14, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Performing for the first time in Boston since 2009, Mariza is a charismatic fado singer with a clarion voice and mesmerizing stage presence. Presented by World Music/CRASHarts. 

Admission: $30 / $42 / $50 / $69

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Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees with Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, and the Milk Carton Kids

Sunday / October 16, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

An intimate evening of acoustic performances in the round featuring renowned singer-songwriters Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Buddy Miller, and the Milk Carton Kids. All proceeds support Jesuit Refugee Service’s Global Education Initiative, designed to provide educational opportunities for refugees living in camps and in urban settings worldwide.

Admission: $57.00 / $67.00 / $77.00

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Tribute to Gunther Schuller

Tuesday / October 18, 2016 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra and The Boston Conservatory Sinfonietta perform a tribute to Gunther Schuller with modern classical chamber music, jazz big band arrangements, ragtime, and classical pieces with guest artist Ran Blake. 

Admission: $8 Advance / $12 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.