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. 

 

Solo Piano Recital

Thursday / December 20, 2018 / 1:15 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Students of Neil Olmstead will perform in a solo piano recital of classical and jazz pieces. Works of Scriabin, Chopin, and Debussy will be presented, along with various jazz pieces by Bill Evans, Kenny Wheeler, and Miles Davis.

Admission: Free

Jongbin Song: The Beauty of Less

Thursday / December 20, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Korean bass player Jongbin Song will perform original compositions and tunes from other artists who inspired him.

Admission: Free

Daniel Chen: This Could Be the Start of Something Big

Thursday / December 20, 2018 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Taiwanese guitarist and composer Daniel Chen presents his jazz composition senior recital. The tunes are a mixture of originals and arrangements.

Admission: Free

Background and Beyond

Friday / December 21, 2018 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Gabrielle Goodman’s Background Vocal Ensemble will perform R&B and jazz, including Christmas music and the music of Stevie Wonder, Bonnie Raitt, Anita Baker, and Aretha Franklin.

Admission: Free

The Lotus Sound

Wednesday / January 23, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Lotus Sound is a circle-singing group enriched by world percussions—and sometimes an electric bass.

Admission: Free

Francesco Staccioli

Thursday / January 24, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Italian guitarist Francesco Staccioli performs neo-soul and funk originals and arrangements.

Admission: Free

Chenxi and Renzhi's Four-Hand Piano

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

Pianists Chenxi and Renzhi present the four-hand piano work of Debussy and Mozart, along with solo tunes.

Admission: Free

From Tchaikovsky to Dvořák: Slavic Night with Sofija Zlatanova

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

Acclaimed Eastern European violist and violinist Sofija Zlatanova presents From Tchaikovsky to Dvořák, an evening celebrating the great Slavic composers.

Admission: Free

Bob Winter and Larry Baione

Tuesday / January 29, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Enjoy a classic piano and guitar jazz duo performing jazz standards and originals, featuring Berklee College of Music faculty members Larry Baione on guitar and Bob Winter on piano.

Admission: Free

Klezmer and Balkan Echo of History

Wednesday / January 30, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

European vocalist Valentina Gozzini performs Klezmer and Balkan music in new arrangements, accompanied by violin and accordion.

Admission: Free

Til We Meet Again

Thursday / January 31, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Jenny Thongplengsri and Jihoon Park perform original songs from their album Til We Meet Again.

Admission: Free

Asmé

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

Singer-songwriter Asmé, a Bronx native, performs a set of original songs and covers ranging from R&B to pop.

Admission: Free

Kayla Rose: SÓL

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

Singer-songwriter Kayla Rose will perform covers and music from her debut album SÓL, featuring music from alternative, R&B, and pop genres. The concert will feature Rose’s band the Garden.

Admission: Free

Charmaine’s Violin Debut

Monday / February 4, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Violinist Charmaine presents her rendition of classical and pop violin pieces that explores a variety of styles. She also will perform the debut of her original compositions.

Admission: Free

TAYMAN

Tuesday / February 5, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Singer-songwriter and producer TAYMAN performs a series of pop covers and original pop tunes with influences from jazz, hip-hop, and classical music.

Admission: Free

Andy Lo

Tuesday / February 5, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist and composer Andy Lo will present original compositions and arrangements.

Admission: Free

Joy Shechter Group

Wednesday / February 6, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist Joy Shechter presents original jazz tunes inspired by folk music, and arrangements of folk music inspired by jazz.

Admission: Free

Michal Vainshtok

Wednesday / February 6, 2019 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Israeli singer-songwriter Michal Vainshtok performs a set of original songs and covers in a combination of R&B, soul, jazz, and alternative styles.

Admission: Free

Solomon Alber Septet

Thursday / February 7, 2019 / 4:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

The Solomon Alber Septet is a band of musicians from different parts of the world coming together to perform and share music. From modern artists to legendary greats, the septet will play the music of renowned artists such as Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, Hermeto Pascoal, and Melissa Aldana. 

Admission: Free

Anastassiya Petrova: Organica

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

Anastassiya Petrova is a jazz pianist/organist from Kazakhstan and a participant in many international festivals (Italy, Bulgaria, Russia, and United States). Her influences include contemporary jazz pianists Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Brad Mehldau.

Admission: Free

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