Performances

Each year, Berklee presents more than 1,500 concerts and events at venues on campus and in the Boston area, showcasing student, faculty, alumni and outside professional acts. 

 

Chinese MicroJam, Featuring Yazhi Guo with David Fiuczynski

Tuesday / January 28, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Planet MicroJam Institute, under the direction of David Fiuczynski, presents Chinese MicroJam, featuring suona virtuoso Yazhi Guo on Chinese oboe, dizi (flute), xiao, sheng (reed mouth organ), hulusi (triple pipe free reed), and more.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Marcus Prince: Hearts on Fire—I Won’t Be Silent

Tuesday / January 28, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

CANCELED: This event has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
Marcus Prince presents Hearts on Fire—I Won’t Be Silent, a show featuring musicians who will boldly proclaim their faith through their musical gifts.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Mivos Quartet

Wednesday / January 29, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Mivos Quartet performs a concert of new music.

Admission: Free

Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra Performs the Music of Women in Jazz

Thursday / January 30, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Ayn Inserto Jazz Orchestra, a local big band led by Berklee College of Music faculty member Ayn Inserto, will perform compositions by the bandleader and new arrangements of other compositions by women in jazz.

Admission: Free

Soundscapes of Spain: From Flamenco Roots to Fusion

Thursday / January 30, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Renowned flamenco artists Sonia Olla and Ismael Fernández (Madonna, Ricky Martin) join pianist and Berklee faculty member Olivia Pérez Collellmir and her acclaimed musicians to present an impassioned evening of music and dance from Spain.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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John Funkhouser’s Brothers Sextet

Friday / January 31, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Together for 20 years, John Funkhouser’s Brothers Sextet brings unbridled joy and spontaneity to each concert, along with empathy, fire, virtuosity, and profound intimacy.

Admission: Free

DARQ Ensemble

Saturday / February 1, 2020 / 1:00 p.m.
Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02116, United States

The DARQ Ensemble is a chamber music collaboration composed of five Boston Conservatory at Berklee students who are united by a shared mission: a commitment to new music, a new ensemble, and an aim to redefine the traditional concert experience.

Admission: Free

Yamato: Jhonetsu

Saturday / February 1, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

With virtuosity, strength, spirit, and sheer endurance, Yamato displays its breathtaking performance on more than 20 drums, as well as bronze cymbals, vocals, and bamboo flutes.

Admission: $28 / $38 / $48 / $58

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SOLD OUT: Dijon / Deaton Chris Anthony

Saturday / February 1, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

SOLD OUT: There are no tickets remaining for this event.
After a growing obsession with the freedom and do-it-yourself ethic of homegrown music, Dijon began producing and experimenting with collages of R&B, folk, and dance music.

Admission: $15 (standing room only)

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Doubler’s Holiday

Monday / February 3, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Woodwind multi-instrumentalist Jeri Sykes and pianist David McGrory bring the tradition of doubling, common in jazz and theater, to the world of classical music, presenting an evening of chamber music performed on a variety of instruments.

Admission: Free

Composition Department Faculty Concert

Monday / February 3, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Composition Department presents an evening of original works by faculty composers from Berklee College of Music.

Admission: Free

Global Strings Ensemble in Performance

Tuesday / February 4, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Directed by Beth Bahia Cohen, the Global Strings Ensemble presents a performance of traditional string music from various countries.

Admission: Free

Tim Ray, John Patitucci, and Mark Walker: Excursions & Adventures

Tuesday / February 4, 2020 / 7:30 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Berklee College of Music piano professor Tim Ray joins John Patitucci on bass and Mark Walker on drums to perform music from his latest CD release, Excursions & Adventures. The trio will play original music by Ray and Patitucci, as well as songs from the pop and jazz canon.

Admission: Free

Roots Roadshow

Tuesday / February 4, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

The Roots Roadshow series, presented by the American Roots Music Program, is a showcase that explores and celebrates America’s rich musical heritage.

Admission: Free (standing room only)

Ídolos Latinos

Tuesday / February 4, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Ídolos Latinos is a musical tribute to the most important Latin American and Spanish artists who have inspired and moved the world.

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Vladan Milenkovic Trio

Wednesday / February 5, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Pianist and composer Vladan Milenkovic presents a set of original compositions in a jazz trio format.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Vox One: Lost Gems

Wednesday / February 5, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

CANCELED: Please contact the box office for information on refunds.
Vox One is an a cappella quintet that writes and performs arrangements from folk to funk—and everything in between. The members met at Berklee College of Music as students, and now are all faculty.

Admission: Free

Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice, Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington, Linda May Han Oh, and Kris Davis

Wednesday / February 5, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Red Room at Cafe 939
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Students from the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice perform with Terri Lyne Carrington, Linda May Han Oh, Kris Davis, Tia Fuller, Elena Pinderhughes, and Milena Fauquet.

Admission: $10 (standing room only)

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Chinese New Year Concert

Thursday / February 6, 2020 / 8:00 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

The Chinese New Year Concert is an annual celebration among Chinese and other Asian populations at Berklee. Its main purpose is to celebrate the Spring Festival for Chinese students, as well as other students who celebrate this festival. 

Admission: $10 in advance / $15 day of show

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Jonathan Reisin Group

Friday / February 7, 2020 / 7:00 p.m.
Oliver Colvin Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Saxophonist Jonathan Reisin presents original music and arrangements influenced by jazz and Israeli music.

Admission: Free

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