Berklee Performance Center

Housed in the renovated, historic Fenway Theater, the Berklee Performance Center—the college's flagship performance space located at 136 Massachusetts Avenue—seats more then 1,200 and is counted among Boston's most prestigious concert halls. More than 150 faculty and student concerts are held here each year, in addition to approximately 100 outside professional shows and special seminars and clinics.  

 

BGJI Summit in Honor of Joanne Brackeen's Living Legacy Award

Tuesday / March 31, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Hosted by Joe Lovano, the Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) celebrates the BGJI Summit in honor of Joanne Brackeen's Living Legacy Award.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Words Without Music: A Conversation with Philip Glass

Wednesday / April 1, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Prolific composer Philip Glass, widely credited as one of the most influential living figures in all of music, will discuss his long-awaited memoir, Words Without Music, which is soon to be released.

Admission: $30

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CANCELED: Lilin / Dream Talk / Kyle Thornton & the Company

Thursday / April 2, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
Lilin performs her new original music along with innovative covers, merging the worlds of pop and trance. Dream Talk and Kyle Thornton & the Company open the show.           

Admission: $4 in advance / $8 day of show

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Supergroup: 27 Club Memorial Concert

Saturday / April 4, 2015 / 7:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The 2015 Right Turn Supergroup, in partnership with Berklee, presents the 27 Club Memorial Concert with a stage full of musical luminaries. 

Admission: $100 / $75 / $50 / $10

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Tamagawa Daigaku Taiko and Dance Group

Sunday / April 5, 2015 / 3:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Tamagawa Daigaku Taiko and Dance Group, led by a Kabuki master, performs. 

Admission: $20 / $30 / $40

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Singers Night

Tuesday / April 7, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

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

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Entre 20 Aguas: A Tribute to Paco de Lucía

Wednesday / April 8, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

This show, a tribute to the great flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia, will feature Antonio Serrano, the harmonica player who played with Lucía for over 10 years. In addition to the music of Lucía, this diverse show will feature a variety of music from around the Mediterranean, arranged  and performed by students under the direction of Mediterranean Music Institute (MMI) artistic director Javier Limon and MMI executive director Matthew Nicholl.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Perfect Pitch Concert

Thursday / April 9, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Perfect Pitch is the songwriting club's annual contest featuring Berklee's top vocalists singing songs by Berklee songwriters.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Joan Armatrading

Friday / April 10, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

With 20 stunning albums, three Grammy nominations, and scores of awards, Joan Armatrading’s subtle and sublime music has touched millions of people all over the world. 

Admission: SOLD OUT

Cassandra Wilson

Saturday / April 11, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

American jazz musician/songwriter/producer Cassandra Wilson celebrates Billie Holiday’s 100th birthday, applying her smoky-smooth delivery to the late master’s jazz hits. 

Admission: $30 / $37 / $42

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Zappa Plays Zappa

Sunday / April 12, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Dweezil Zappa honors his father by introducing a new generation to Frank Zappa's music.

Admission: $29.50 / $35 / $39.50 / $79

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CNTRL

Wednesday / April 15, 2015 / 12:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Join us for this panel discussion and presentation from visiting aritst Richie Hatin and members of the electronic production and design community.

Admission: Free

Singers Showcase

Thursday / April 16, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Singers Showcase, Berklee's premier vocal event, offers a variety of styles and musical settings for some of the college's exceptional singers. 

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Mingus in Song and Dance

Wednesday / April 22, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Various Berklee faculty members perform to celebrate the 93rd birthday of renowned jazz bassist Charles Mingus.

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Words and Music Festival

Thursday / April 23, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Berklee’s Composition Department sponsors a songwriting competition featuring finalists in three categories, as well as a performance of Schoenberg’s groundbreaking song cycle, “Pierrot Lunaire,” performed by an all-star Berklee faculty lineup.

 

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Terence Blanchard E-Collective / Ravi Coltrane Quartet

Saturday / April 25, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Don't miss this exciting double bill with trumpeter Terence Blanchard and saxophonist Ravi Coltrane.

Admission: $40 / $50 / $60

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Cabaret

Wednesday / April 29, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Musical Theater Ensemble and the Musical Theater Orchestra present this Tony Award–winning show featuring the music of Kander and Ebb.

Admission: $8 or $13 in advance / $12 or $17 day of show

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Cabaret

Thursday / April 30, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Musical Theater Ensemble and the Musical Theater Orchestra present this Tony Award–winning show featuring the music of Kander and Ebb.

Admission: $8 or $13 in advance / $12 or $17 day of show

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2CELLOS / Shun Ng

Friday / May 1, 2015 / 8:00 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Young Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, together known as 2CELLOS, will perform. Shun Ng will open the show.

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The Wailin' Jennys

Sunday / May 3, 2015 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

The Wailin' Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody, and Heather Masse, three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound and forge unified folk-pop music.

Admission: $29.50 / $39.50

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