Stave Sessions

Celebrity Series of Boston has been presenting Stave Sessions since its inception in 2015. The festival was created to spotlight innovative and path-breaking contemporary music. Stave Sessions is a festival of discovery and experimentation. 

“Stave Sessions, presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston, is dedicated to sharing a diverse array of top-level musicians in a relaxed concert format.”

ANNE GOLDBERG-BALDWIN I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

Stave before 2022

2021 (Digital)

Cristina Pato

Kinan Azmeh

Mark Lettieri Group

Meklit

Sid Sriram

Spektral Quartet

Sybarite5 with special guest Ehsan Matoori

2020
Canceled

2019
Anna & Elizabeth
Edmar Castañeda
LADAMA
Oracle Hysterical and musicians from A Far Cry
Tigue and Arooj Aftab

2018
Jazzmeia Horn
House of Waters
Ensemble Mik Nawooj
Claire Chase and My Brightest Diamond
Bent Knee with Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Percussion Ensemble

2017
yMusic
Melissa Aldana
Darcy James Argue's Secret Society
TIGUE and Innov Gnawa

2016
3 Sudacas / Mixcla
Sybarite5
Kneebody + Daedelus = Kneedelus
My Brightest Diamond
Sam Amidon and Glenn Kotche
Sō Percussion with Buke and Gase

2015
Banda Magda (Opening: Chorobop)
Gabriel Kahane (Opening: Kate Davis)
Roomful of Teeth
Ben Sollee and Becca Stevens Band
Brooklyn Rider
Third Coast Percussion

Stave Sessions is sponsored by:
Susan & Michael Thonis and the Barr Foundation through its ArtsAmplified initiative.

Additional support provided by Kathleen & Chris Gaffney, Michael & Debra Raizman, Yukiko Ueno & Eran Egozy, Randolph Hawthorne & Carliss Baldwin, and Marylen Sternweiler.

Stave Sessions is made possible in part by support from Celebrity Series' LIVE PERFORMANCE! Arts for All Innovation Funds.