Berk Recital Hall

The Berk Recital Hall is located on the ground floor at the 1140 Boylston Street building. Named in honor of Berklee's founder Lawrence Berk and his wife Alma, the hall can accomodate 118 audience members. 

 

Yong Yoon Kim

Tuesday / February 19, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Jazz composer and electronic musician Yong Yoon Kim and his band present original compositions and arrangements of various styles.

Admission: Free

Jason Park’s Sparkling Water

Tuesday / February 19, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Jason Park will present original, sparkling tunes influenced by jazz, fusion, and funk.

Admission: Free

Flute Colors with Rogier de Pijper

Wednesday / February 20, 2019 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Flute Colors with Rogier de Pijper and Orlando Cela features music for flute and piano, including works by Olivier Messiaen and Greg Glancey, assistant chair of the Composition Department at Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Nikolai Mishchenko and Way Beyond

Wednesday / February 20, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Nikolai Mishchenko, an award-winning jazz pianist and composer, features a style that combines traditional jazz roots and contemporary classical improvisations. At this concert, he will perform original compositions arranged for jazz trio and string quartet.

Admission: Free

An Evening with Henry Mansfield

Wednesday / February 20, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist and songwriter Henry Mansfield presents an evening of solo entertainment. Featuring surprise guests, the show will fill an hour with laughter, sorrow, and everything in between.

Admission: Free

Papuna Sharikadze’s Senior Recital

Thursday / February 21, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Papuna Sharikadze’s senior recital features his all-star band and special arrangements of his original music.

Admission: Free

Sunny Lukas Presents Everyone Is Beautiful, with Zugos

Thursday / February 21, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Sunny Lukas, a pop star from Hong Kong, presents a dazzling and diverse experience with the help of Talk of the Town and rock/hip-hop band Zugos.

Admission: Free

Sheila del Bosque: Cuba—The Sound of My Land

Friday / February 22, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Flutist Sheila del Bosque presents a Cuban music project with an innovative sound. This recital will feature original compositions and arrangements, exploring the best of traditional Cuban music.

Admission: Free

Wilfie Williams

Friday / February 22, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Wilfie Williams Sextet presents arrangements of contemporary, straight-ahead jazz repertoire.

Admission: Free

Echo

Monday / February 25, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Singer-songwriter Echo performs a set of covers and original songs in a combination of R&B and pop styles.

Admission: Free

Harp Extravaganza XVI

Monday / February 25, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Come join harpists in the String Department at Berklee College of Music for their annual student recital, Harp Extravaganza XVI. They will present original compositions, classical and contemporary favorites, and play solo and with other instruments.

Admission: Free

Valeria Peñaranda

Tuesday / February 26, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Valeria Peñaranda, a Bolivian singer, arranger, and composer, combines Latin American sounds and textures with funk, pop, and R&B styles. This presentation will feature original compositions, arrangements, and covers inspired by her favorite musical icons.

Admission: Free

Harmony Too!

Tuesday / February 26, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Harmony Too! features faculty performances of the best student final projects from the Tonal Harmony and Composition 2 course.

Admission: Free

Takumi Kakimoto and Friends

Wednesday / February 27, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Composer and pianist Takumi Kakimoto will present recent compositions in various settings with top student musicians from Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

George Constantinou Sextet: Univoyage Experiment

Wednesday / February 27, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The George Constantinou Sextet will perform original music influenced by jazz, rock, and electronic genres, featuring dynamic arrangements and powerful improvisation.

Admission: Free

Wai Lam Zeng: We Are the World

Thursday / February 28, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

In the spirit of unity, this recital brings together performers from different countries to showcase their culture and identity.

Admission: Free

Nikos Chatzitsakos Octet

Thursday / February 28, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Nikos Chatzitsakos Octet will perform arrangements for five horns and rhythm section, arranged by Chatzitsakos. The repertoire consists of popular songs of the Broadway era (1940s–60s) and compositions of jazz musicians from the same period.

Admission: Free

William So: Original Compositions

Friday / March 1, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Hong Kong composer William So features original compositions in the styles of contemporary classical and post-romanticism.

Admission: Free

The (REESE)ital

Friday / March 1, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Reese Massey takes the stage as the headliner, sharing her eclectic mix of Jamiroquai-esque house, soul, and jazz originals.

Admission: Free

Sodam (Ella) Yoon: I Speak Seven Languages

Monday / March 4, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

I Speak Seven Languages is a diversity musical project. The recital will feature one of Sodam (Ella) Yoon’s original songs, and a cover song from many countries, including South Korea, United States, Japan, Italy, and Thailand.

Admission: Free

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