Events: Music

Event Dates
Wednesday / February 8, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Studio 106
132 Ipswich Street (Richard Ortner Studio Building), Floor 1—Studio 106
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Boston Conservatory undergraduate and graduate composition students present a concert of new works.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Thursday / February 9, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway Street, Floor 2
Boston
MA
02115
United States

This 1868 satirical opera by Jacques Offenbach is a subversive piece questioning gender assignment and gender norms.

Admission
$15–$30
Event Dates
Thursday / February 9, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Studio 401
31 Hemenway Street, Floor 4—Studio 401
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Boston Conservatory at Berklee's contemporary classical music ensemble, contraBAND, presents a variety of works by Purcell, Scelsi, Coates, Lang, and Boston Conservatory at Berklee composition faculty member Marti Epstein.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Friday / February 10, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Old South Church
645 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116
United States

Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble presents an in-depth exploration of the beautiful sounds that make up the wind ensemble through this performance of concertos, including the performance of the 2022–2023 winner of the Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Friday / February 10, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Studio 106
132 Ipswich Street (Richard Ortner Studio Building), Floor 1—Studio 106
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Conductor Vimbayi Kaziboni leads the Boston Conservatory Composers Orchestra in a performance of new works by Boston Conservatory composition students.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Friday / February 10, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway Street, Floor 2
Boston
MA
02115
United States

This riveting and heart-warming chamber opera is a transgender coming-of-age story composed by Laura Kaminsky with a libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed. Audience talkbacks with the creative team will follow each performance. 

Admission
$15-$30
Event Dates
Saturday / February 11, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Boston Conservatory Hemenway Strings, directed by Lynn Chang, presents works by Antonio Vivaldi, William Grant Still, Jessie Montgomery, and Kenji Bunch.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Saturday / February 11, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway Street, Floor 2
Boston
MA
02115
United States

This 1868 satirical opera by Jacques Offenbach is a subversive piece questioning gender assignment and gender norms.

Admission
$15–$30
Event Dates
Sunday / February 12, 2023 / 2:00 pm
Venue
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway Street, Floor 2
Boston
MA
02115
United States

This riveting and heart-warming chamber opera is a transgender coming-of-age story composed by Laura Kaminsky with a libretto by Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed. Audience talkbacks with the creative team will follow each performance. 

Admission
$15-$30
Event Dates
Thursday / February 16, 2023 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Houston Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 1
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Students of Katie Lansdale’s violin studio perform a selection of works in C Major and C Minor for violin and piano.

Admission
FREE

Past Events

Event Dates
Sunday / February 5, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Boston Conservatory students of Latin American descent perform vocal works honoring their heritage.

Event Dates
Sunday / February 5, 2023 / 7:30 pm
Venue
Studio T401 (Boston Conservatory at Berklee)
31 Hemenway Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Boston Conservatory Brass Quintet members Joseph Foley, Richard Kelley, Anne Howarth, Angel Subero, and Kenneth Amis perform a captivating evening of chamber music.

Event Dates
Saturday / February 4, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Studio 401
31 Hemenway Street, Floor 4—Studio 401
Boston
MA
02215
United States

This interdisciplinary performance series illuminates the art of improvisation and live time creation. The works presented celebrate experimental territories, ephemeral natures, and margins taking center, through dance, song, theater, music, poetry, and visual art.

Event Dates
Saturday / February 4, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Studio 106
132 Ipswich Street (Richard Ortner Studio Building), Floor 1—Studio 106
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Boston Conservatory music students present a concert of masterworks.

Event Dates
Friday / February 3, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Chamber Series kicks off its spring season with works by Johannes Brahms, Ulysses Kay, Gernot Wolfgang, and Igor Stravinsky performed by renowned Boston Conservatory faculty members Joy Arcolano (narrator), Jonathan Bass (piano), Jan Halloran (clarinet), Katie Lansdale (violin), Matthew Marsit (clarinet), Robert Sheena (english horn), Margaret Phillips (bassoon), Roberto Poli (piano), and Owen Young (cello).

Event Dates
Friday / February 3, 2023 / 3:00 pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

The Boston Conservatory Voice/Opera Department will host a master class presented by Grammy Award-winning baritone Stephen Powell.

Event Dates
Wednesday / February 1, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Students of Andrew Mark’s cello studio perform a selection of songs.

Event Dates
Sunday / January 29, 2023 / 7:00 pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Boston Conservatory at Berklee 2022–2023 Orchestra Concerto Competition finalists perform complete concertos with piano accompanist for a chance to win a featured performance spot with the Boston Conservatory Orchestra on April 8 at the Groton Hill Music Center.

Event Dates
Saturday / January 28, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

In this preliminary round of Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s 2022–2023 Orchestra Concerto Competition, students compete for a chance to perform with the Boston Conservatory Orchestra on April 8 at the Groton Hill Music Center.

Event Dates
Saturday / January 28, 2023 / 8:00 pm
Venue
Studio 106
132 Ipswich Street (Richard Ortner Studio Building), Floor 1—Studio 106
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Guest ensemble Hinge presents the premiere of their program Clockworks, which explores themes of mechanization and dehumanization in contemporary society and features works by Chaya Czernowin, Katherine Young, Louis Andriessen, Laurie Spiegel, and Meshuggah.