Summer Concerts at Brewer Plaza

E.g., 2016-07-26
E.g., 2016-07-26

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)

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Friday / September 9, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

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

Anibal Cruz

Monday / September 12, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

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

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

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

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

Friday / September 16, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

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

Monday / September 19, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

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

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

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

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

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

Admission: Free

Olivia Pérez Collellmir

Friday / September 23, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

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

Admission: Free

Anibal Cruz

Monday / September 26, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

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

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

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

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

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

Friday / September 30, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

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

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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.

Nikko Ielasi

Wednesday / June 8, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

Nikko Ielasi

Tuesday / June 7, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

Nikko Ielasi

Monday / June 6, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

Santiago Bosch

Friday / June 3, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Venezuelan pianist Santiago Bosch '15 performs.

Admission: Free

Santiago Bosch

Thursday / June 2, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Venezuelan pianist Santiago Bosch '15 performs.

Admission: Free

Santiago Bosch

Thursday / June 2, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Venezuelan pianist Santiago Bosch '15 performs.

Admission: Free

Santiago Bosch

Wednesday / June 1, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Venezuelan pianist Santiago Bosch '15 performs.

Admission: Free

Santiago Bosch

Tuesday / May 31, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Venezuelan pianist Santiago Bosch '15 performs.

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Santiago Bosch

Monday / May 30, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

CANCELED: This event has been canceled due to the weather.
Venezuelan pianist Santiago Bosch '15 performs.

Admission: Free

Nikko Ielasi

Friday / May 27, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

Nikko Ielasi

Thursday / May 26, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

Nikko Ielasi

Thursday / May 26, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

Nikko Ielasi

Wednesday / May 25, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

CANCELED: Nikko Ielasi

Tuesday / May 24, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

CANCELED: This event has been canceled due to the weather. Refunds are available at the point-of-purchase site during business hours.
Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

Nikko Ielasi

Monday / May 23, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Nikko Ielasi '15 performs in his new style in which the improvisational language of jazz meets the harmonic and rhythmic landscape of neo-soul, R&B, and gospel. 

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Friday / May 20, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jenny Xu, a Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist, performs.

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Thursday / May 19, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jenny Xu, a Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist, performs.

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Thursday / May 19, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jenny Xu, a Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist, performs.

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Wednesday / May 18, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jenny Xu, a Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist, performs.

Admission: Free

Jenny Xu

Tuesday / May 17, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Jenny Xu, a Canadian jazz pianist and vocalist, performs.

Admission: Free

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