No phones, no crowds, no distractions: just one minute of music played just for you by a solo musician in a private listening room. Ten days only in two locations: Chinatown Gate on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, and Harvard’s Science Center Plaza, Cambridge.
Hub New Music (flute, clarinet, violin, cello) showcases 21st century composers, including Robert Honstein’s Soul House with Urbanity Dance. Tickets are $5, to benefit the Urbanity Dance youth programs. Hub New Music will direct composition residencies with school performances at Josiah Quincy School and Boston Renaissance Charter School.
Fabiola Méndez is the first Berklee College of Music graduate with the Puerto Rican cuatro as principal instrument. She makes her Celebrity Series debut in a solo concert at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.
Bossa Nova was born in a recording studio in Rio in 1958, created by João Gilberto. His daughter Bebel, now a thrilling Bossa Nova vocalist teams with multi-Grammy-winning keyboardist and vocalist Sérgio Mendes to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the cultural phenomenon.
Nine all-star cellists from many of the city's illustrious performing and educational institutions come together to celebrate the legacy of the great Pablo Casals, who brought the Bach Cello Suites back to world-class concert stages and founded one of Puerto Rico's most enduring and beloved music festivals.
Where else will you hear over 50 cellists performing cello choir masterpieces, lively Puerto Rican music with bombas and Spanish Sardanas by Pablo Casals? Students and faculty cello choirs from Berklee, Boston Conservatory, Boston University, Longy, New England Conservatory and 14 professional organizations share the stage for the first time in the magnificent Wimberly Theatre.
Chick Corea, Christian McBride, and Brian Blade – Celebrity Series audience favorites with an easy rapport and a history together that includes two Grammy Awards – come together at Symphony Hall for an unmissable trio performance.
Fabiola Méndez is the first Berklee College of Music graduate with the Puerto Rican cuatro as principal instrument. She makes her Celebrity Series debut in a trio Puerto Rican folk and jazz concert at Church of the Holy Spirit.