Summer Concerts at Brewer Plaza

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The Brewer Fountain, gifted to the city in 1868 by Gardner Brewer, is one of the most memorable features in the historic Boston Common. Every workday this summer there will be a Berklee pianist playing lunchtime music on the solar-powered piano underneath the fountain. On Thursdays at 5:00 p.m., the week’s featured pianist will also perform with a trio. Performances are brought to you by the Friends of the Public Garden. (View Map)

Yosuke Soeda

Thursday / June 15, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Yosuke Soeda is a jazz pianist, composer, and arranger from Yokohama, Japan. 

Admission: Free

Yosuke Soeda

Friday / June 16, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Yosuke Soeda is a jazz pianist, composer, and arranger from Yokohama, Japan. 

Admission: Free

Hari Kim

Monday / June 19, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From South Korea, pianist Hari Kim has studied abroad in Boston for three years. 

Admission: Free

Hari Kim

Tuesday / June 20, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From South Korea, pianist Hari Kim has studied abroad in Boston for three years. 

Admission: Free

Hari Kim

Wednesday / June 21, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From South Korea, pianist Hari Kim has studied abroad in Boston for three years. 

Admission: Free

Hari Kim

Thursday / June 22, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From South Korea, pianist Hari Kim has studied abroad in Boston for three years. 

Admission: Free

Hari Kim

Thursday / June 22, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From South Korea, pianist Hari Kim has studied abroad in Boston for three years. 

Admission: Free

Hari Kim

Friday / June 23, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From South Korea, pianist Hari Kim has studied abroad in Boston for three years. 

Admission: Free

Briana Washington

Monday / June 26, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Nineteen-year-old pianist and keyboardist Briana Washington is also a singer and composer from the San Francisco Bay area in California. 

Admission: Free

Briana Washington

Tuesday / June 27, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Nineteen-year-old pianist and keyboardist Briana Washington is also a singer and composer from the San Francisco Bay area in California. 

Admission: Free

Briana Washington

Wednesday / June 28, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Nineteen-year-old pianist and keyboardist Briana Washington is also a singer and composer from the San Francisco Bay area in California. 

Admission: Free

Briana Washington

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Nineteen-year-old pianist and keyboardist Briana Washington is also a singer and composer from the San Francisco Bay area in California. 

Admission: Free

Briana Washington

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Nineteen-year-old pianist and keyboardist Briana Washington is also a singer and composer from the San Francisco Bay area in California. 

Admission: Free

Briana Washington

Friday / June 30, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Nineteen-year-old pianist and keyboardist Briana Washington is also a singer and composer from the San Francisco Bay area in California. 

Admission: Free

Justin Salisbury

Monday / July 3, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

While growing up in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon, Justin Salisbury studied and played with many of the Pacific Northwest's finest musicians, including Clay Giberson, Derek Sims, and Alan Jones. 

Admission: Free

Justin Salisbury

Tuesday / July 4, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

While growing up in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon, Justin Salisbury studied and played with many of the Pacific Northwest's finest musicians, including Clay Giberson, Derek Sims, and Alan Jones. 

Admission: Free

Danae Greenfield

Wednesday / July 5, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From Seattle, Washington, pianist Danae Greenfield was just 18 months old when her tiny, untrained fingers tapped out sounds and patterns on the battery-operated, single-octave toy keyboard her parents gave her. 

Admission: Free

Danae Greenfield

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

From Seattle, Washington, pianist Danae Greenfield was just 18 months old when her tiny, untrained fingers tapped out sounds and patterns on the battery-operated, single-octave toy keyboard her parents gave her. 

Admission: Free

Alex Olsen

Thursday / July 6, 2017 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Since before the age of 10, Alex Olsen has been proving himself to be an innovative, masterful pianist and composer.

Admission: Free

Justin Salisbury

Friday / July 7, 2017 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

While growing up in the small town of Clatskanie, Oregon, Justin Salisbury studied and played with many of the Pacific Northwest's finest musicians, including Clay Giberson, Derek Sims, and Alan Jones. 

Admission: Free

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Past Events

Check out some of the great shows that have been part of the Summer in the City series in prior years.

Anibal Cruz

Friday / September 30, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Thursday / September 29, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Thursday / September 29, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Wednesday / September 28, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Tuesday / September 27, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Monday / September 26, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Friday / September 23, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Olivia Pérez Collellmir, a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain, performs. 

Admission: Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Thursday / September 22, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Olivia Pérez Collellmir, a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain, performs. 

Admission: Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Thursday / September 22, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Olivia Pérez Collellmir, a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain, performs. 

Admission: Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Wednesday / September 21, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Olivia Pérez Collellmir, a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain, performs. 

Admission: Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Tuesday / September 20, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Olivia Pérez Collellmir, a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain, performs. 

Admission: Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Monday / September 19, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Olivia Pérez Collellmir, a solo pianist, bandleader, and composer from Barcelona, Spain, performs. 

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Friday / September 16, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Thursday / September 15, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Thursday / September 15, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Wednesday / September 14, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Monday / September 12, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Pianist Anibal Cruz, a Berklee student and a freelance musician, performs. Rooted in classical music and Afro-Cuban jazz, his playing style is influenced by his Cuban piano heritage and the sounds of Chucho Valdez, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Tony Perez as well as jazz icons like Bill Evans and Herbie Hancock.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Friday / September 9, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora’s music is a fusion of different genres founded in the deep traditions of Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul with a nod to the modern.

Admission: Free

MIXCLA

Thursday / September 8, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Led by composer, pianist, and singer Zahili Gonzalez Zamora with Gerson Esteban Lazo Quiroga on bass and backing vocals and Takafumi Nikaido on percussion, MIXCLA performs, giving the audience a one-of-a-kind musical experience.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Thursday / September 8, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.
Brewer Plaza
Boston Common, Boston, MA, 02108, United States

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora’s music is a fusion of different genres founded in the deep traditions of Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul with a nod to the modern.

Admission: Free

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