Performance

Jasna Duran: A Tulip's Tale

Friday / November 1, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Jasna Duran

Serbian-born vocalist Jasna Duran presents a musical journey including storytelling originals and traditional Balkan sounds.

Admission: 
Free

Deniz Aydemir: Turkish World Ensemble

Friday / November 1, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

This concert, led by Deniz Aydemir, consists of Turkish-style arrangements of traditional songs from East Asia and Eastern Europe. The main instrument of the show, the fretless guitar, is a versatile instrument for microtonal music that can mimic the sounds of traditional instruments like the pipa, ney, oud, shamisen, and koto.

Admission: 
Free

Bjoern-Ove Berg Toennsessen

Tuesday / October 29, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Bassist Bjoern-Ove Berg Toennsessen and band will present an afternoon of funk, jazz, and neo-soul originals and covers.

Admission: 
Free

Jason Threm: The Thickest Thieves

Wednesday / October 30, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

The Thickest Thieves is dedicated to music with a groove. The band will perform original music as well as covers.

Admission: 
Free

Ariane Mamon Quintet

Thursday / November 7, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Ariane Mamon

Vocalist Ariane Mamon and her quintet present an evening of original compositions and arrangements of jazz standards.

Admission: 
Free

Aliya Cycon: Perspectives

Monday / November 4, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215
Aliya Cycon

Pianist and composer Aliya Cycon will perform original compositions and arrangements along with six musicians from around the world. Together, they will explore music that expresses both concern and reverence for our ever-changing world through the perspectives of jazz, Afro-pop, and Arabic music.

Admission: 
Free

Lindsay Kusper's Senior Recital

Friday / November 1, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Vocalist Lindsay Kusper will perform all three incarnations of her musical personality, from singer-songwriter, to jazz, to contemporary music.

Admission: 
Free

Café Con Piernas

Monday / October 28, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Guitarist/vocalist Federico Lopez Schaper and Latin pop rock band Café con Piernas perform some of the good old classics and new original material. This multicultural band (Chile, Dominican Republic, Korea, Colombia) has performed in a variety of venues in the Boston area, with great responses from Latin and non-Latin audiences alike. The band's influences include Fito Paez, Calle 13, Luis Alberto Spinetta, and Cafe Tacuba.

Admission: 
Free

Jeonghee Jun: Precious

Thursday / October 31, 2013 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Vocalist Jeonghee Jun performs original and cover songs in the styles of pop and R&B in her senior recital.

Admission: 
Free

Simona Smirnova: Jazz Colors of Lithuania

Wednesday / October 30, 2013 / 4:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02215

Vocalist Simona Smirnova’s original jazz compositions and arrangements contain American jazz standards, the mystery of Lithuanian traditional songs, and sounds specific to the kankles, a traditional Lithuanian instrument. The colorful mix of American and Lithuanian sounds will be enhanced by video projections of Simona’s original drawings.

Admission: 
Free

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