Berklee Performance Center

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E.g., 2020-01-18

Omar Sosa and Yilian Cañizares

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

Pianist Omar Sosa and violinist/vocalist Yilian Cañizares draw on their Afro-Cuban roots, along with Western classical music and jazz, to perform beautiful and personal music from their recent album Aguas.

Admission: $28 / $37 / $42 / $48

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The High Kings

Saturday / March 7, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The High Kings are Finbarr Clancy, Darren Holden, and Brian Dunphy. In June 2007, they were invited to join a new Irish band, the High Kings, as three of the four founding members, along with Martin Furey.

Admission: $39 / $44 / $49

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Noa Nini Sings Letters to Bach

Tuesday / March 10, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Noa Nini’s new project Letters to Bach is composed of 12 pieces of Johann Sebastian Bach’s instrumental music, for which Nini has written English and Hebrew lyrics, inspired by subjects as diverse as technology, religion, global warming, feminism, and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Admission: $20 / $25 / $35

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Berklee Greek Ensemble

Thursday / March 12, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Berklee Greek Ensemble will perform traditional Greek music from the mainland to the islands, and from Asia Minor to Cyprus, with dancers and guest musicians.

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

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Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields

Saturday / March 14, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

A Pulitzer Prize–winning oratorio about coal miners at the turn of the 20th century, Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields combines folk, rock, and classical genres in what the Los Angeles Times called “an unforgettably haunting, harrowing evocation of the plight of Pennsylvania’s coal miners, incorporating many musical styles and effectively shadowy visuals.”

Admission: $25 / $50 / $75 (10 percent off with code for seniors; groups of six or more; and WGBH and GBCC members; 20 percent off with code for Chorus pro Musica subscribers)

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Gala Flamenca

Saturday / March 21, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Gala Flamenca captures the beauty, power, and passion of flamenco.

Admission: $40 / $52 / $65 / $79

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Gala Flamenca

Sunday / March 22, 2020 / 3:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Gala Flamenca captures the beauty, power, and passion of flamenco.

Admission: $40 / $52 / $65 / $79

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Guitar Night: Rock and Pop

Monday / March 23, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This concert features select student-led ensembles that represent the best rock and pop guitarists at Berklee College of Music.

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

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Ron Reid: Rituals of Drum, Song, and Spirit

Wednesday / March 25, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Ron Reid, a bassist, composer, and arranger, explores his groundings in Caribbean folk, kaiso rhythms, and jazz explorations with compositions and arrangements for horn quintet, rhythm section, and chamber steel ensemble.

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

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Béla Fleck and the Flecktones

Friday / March 27, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join Béla Fleck, the groundbreaking banjoist, composer, and bandleader, and the Flecktones, featuring pianist Howard Levy, bassist Victor Wooten, and percussionist Roy “Futureman” Wooten.

Admission: $55 / $80 / $95

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Joey Alexander

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

Pianist, composer, and bandleader Joey Alexander is enjoying one of the most ascendant careers in jazz today.

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

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Singers Night

Tuesday / March 31, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Each semester, 120–180 voice students audition for the opportunity to be cast in Singers Night, one of the Voice Department's premier shows.

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

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Berklee Invitational Scholastic Music Festival

Wednesday / April 1, 2020 / 8:00 a.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Music Education Department at Berklee College of Music hosts K–12 music ensembles from across Massachusetts in this educational festival.

Admission: Free

Kenny Werner and the Effortless Mastery Institute Present: Whatever

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

This concert features Kenny Werner and “lifelong warriors” George Garzone (saxophone), John Lockwood (bass), and Bob Gullotti (drums); special guest vocalist Vivienne Aerts; and Berklee College of Music student performers.

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

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Berklee Career Jam Concert

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

Berklee Career Jam culminates in a concert produced by Rob Lewis ’94 (Christina Aguilera, New Kids on the Block, Toni Braxton). The concert will feature Berklee students performing music they have arranged and studied under Lewis.

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

Fly Higher: Charlie Parker at 100

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

Joined by a superb lineup, acclaimed musical directors Rudresh Mahanthappa (alto saxophone) and Terri Lyne Carrington (drums) celebrate Charlie Parker, one of the most innovative and influential artists in modern music history.

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

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Singers Showcase: Bond ... James Bond—Theme Songs

Thursday / April 9, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

While fans eagerly await the release of No Time to Die, the 25th James Bond movie, prepare to be shaken and stirred as Berklee’s most outstanding lead vocalists pay tribute to novelist Ian Fleming’s immortal and debonair Secret Intelligence Service agent, 007.

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

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Grace Kelly and Friends

Friday / April 10, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join acclaimed musician and songwriter Grace Kelly and her band for a performance that will be recorded live.

Admission: Holiday pricing: $27/ $47 / $107 (VIP); standard pricing: $27 / $47 / $67 / $127 (VIP); students: $20

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Max Raabe & Palast Orchester

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

From Berlin, Germany, Max Raabe & Palast Orchester luxuriate in the high style and musical glory of the ’20s and ’30s—with a cool contemporary twist.

Admission: $30 / $40 / $50 / $65

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Curtain Up: Musical Theater Songwriting Contest and Concert

Wednesday / April 15, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The 11th annual concert features new, original musical theater songs written, orchestrated, directed, and performed by Berklee students and alumni.

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.