Tuesday / October 14, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Darrell Katz will lead the 20-piece Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra in a program including his improvisational cantata, "Wheelworks." Also on the bill will be a new composition honoring recently retired Berklee faculty member Phil Wilson.
Friday / October 17, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
With dynamism and high artistic quality, Tango Lovers Company brings all the glamor, passion, and sensuality of tango to the stage.
Saturday / October 18, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Four-time Grammy Award–winner Dianne Reeves is among the most prominent and influential vocalists in jazz. A glorious singer with a sumptuous sound, she has for three decades proudly carried the torch kindled by Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan. Steeped in tradition, her rhythmic virtuosity and improvisational ease are breathtaking.
Sunday / October 19, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
An astounding 17-piece big band from northeast Brazil, SpokFrevo Orquestra draws inspiration from frevo, a vibrant, old style of carnival music packed with high energy, driving rhythms, and infectious happiness.
Tuesday / October 21, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
The Berklee Musical Theater Club presents Dreamgirls, the Tony Award-winning musical set in the '60s and ‘70s that follows the explosive career of The Dreams, a dynamite fictional R&B female singing trio.
Wednesday / October 22, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
The Berklee Musical Theater Club presents Dreamgirls, the Tony Award-winning musical set in the '60s and '70s that follows the explosive career of The Dreams, a dynamite fictional R&B female singing trio.
Thursday / October 23, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Gabrielle Goodman, along with Walter Beasley, Donna McElroy, David Alan Bunn, Larry Watson, and other special guests, will perform songs from Gabrielle's catalogue as well as songs by artists she has worked with over the years: Chaka Khan, Michael Buble, Roberta Flack, Patti Labelle, and others.
Friday / October 24, 2014 / 10:30 a.m.
Legendary composer A. R. Rahman will give an inside look at his career through a live discussion and panel interview.
Sunday / October 26, 2014 / 7:30 p.m.
New Orleans legends, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint join forces for an evening of legendary music making. With current director Ben Jaffe, Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings the spirit of New Orleans jazz to glorious life, as it has for more than 50 years. New Orleans icon Allen Toussaint has also been making music for over five decades and has written dozens of hits, including "Southern Nights," "Working in the Coal Mine," and "Whipped Cream."
Tuesday / October 28, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Singer's Night features some of the Voice Department's most outstanding performers. This diverse program will present group numbers and soloists performing the music of such artists as Christina Aguilera, Jessie J, Esperanza Spalding, Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Carrie Underwood, Gloria Estefan, and Paramore, as well as original compositions by members of the cast.
Wednesday / October 29, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Jazz Composition Department faculty present a concert of original music.
Thursday / October 30, 2014 / 6:30 p.m.
The Internet Cat Video Film Festival is the first offline celebration of online cat videos. The festival is a live event, gathering fellow feline fanatics to watch a curated collection of cat clips—from six second Vine videos to short films and everything in between—in a social environment.
Thursday / October 30, 2014 / 9:00 p.m.
The Internet Cat Video Film Festival is the first offline celebration of online cat videos. The festival is a live event, gathering fellow feline fanatics to watch a curated collection of cat clips—from 6-second Vine videos to short films and everything in between—in a social environment.
Sunday / November 2, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Patrick Bruel is a French actor and who has sold millions of albums over the course of his versatile career.
Monday / November 3, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
The Voice of Mali (or, Mali Kan) is a stunning display of traditional Malian music and dance.
Tuesday / November 4, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Preston Reed's audacious re-invention of acoustic guitar playing has influenced a generation of young guitarists, including Pakistani multi-instrumental composer Usman Riaz. They will be reunited for one night only for the first time since their hit performance at TEDGlobal in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Friday / November 7, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Exquisite vocalist Ana Moura possesses a sound unlike any other in fado. Her voice trolls freely though the Portuguese tradition, flirting elegantly with pop and broadening the soul-baring genre with stunning results.
Saturday / November 8, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Performing for more than 25 years and retiring after this farewell tour, Mary Black has long been considered one of the finest female vocalists in the Celtic world. An unparalleled interpretive singer with a beautiful, dynamic voice, she draws on her traditional Irish folk and ballad background to create music that soars with a contemporary edge. Her daughter, Róisín O, will open.
Thursday / November 13, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee's Latin Music and Culture Celebration will present a concert featuring world-renowned Peruvian singer Susana Baca.
Friday / November 14, 2014 / 8:00 p.m.
Three-time Grammy Award–winner Diego el Cigala is quite simply the most exciting and innovative flamenco singer in the world today. His earthy, exultant, and richly emotive voice marks him as one of the greatest singers of our time.