(For Immediate Release—January 18, 2022, Boston) Celebrity Series of Boston announces that due to recent illness, the streaming recital by bass-baritone Dashon Burton originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at Longy’s Pickman Hall (27 Garden Street, Cambridge), is postponed to Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 8pm at Pickman Hall. The recital will take place in person and also stream for one week.

For the January performance, patrons will have the option to donate the full or partial value of their tickets, put the value of their tickets on their account, or receive a refund. Ticket holders will be contacted by the Celebrity Series box office the week of January 24 and will receive presale access to purchase tickets for the new date. 


Celebrity Series of Boston was founded in 1938 by pianist and impresario Aaron Richmond. Celebrity Series has been bringing the very best performers—from orchestras and chamber ensembles, vocal and piano music, to dance companies, jazz, and more—to Boston’s major concert halls for 83 years. The Celebrity Series of Boston believes in the power of excellence and innovation in the performing arts to enrich life experiences, transform lives, and build better communities. Through its education initiatives, the Celebrity Series seeks to build a community of Greater Boston where the performing arts are a valued, lifelong, shared experience—on stages, on streets, in neighborhoods—everywhere.

Celebrity Series of Boston is grateful to our 2021/22 Season Sponsors Amy & Joshua Boger and to the many individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies whose support helps fulfill our mission to present performing artists who inspire and enrich our community. Individual and institutional supporters include Jill & David Altshuler, Leslie & Howard Appleby, the Barr Foundation through its ArtsAmplified initiative, Stephanie L. Brown Foundation, The Catered Affair, D.L. Saunders Real Estate Corp., First Republic Bank, Foley & Lardner LLP, Kathleen & Chris Gaffney, Peter & Anna Kolchinsky, Richard K. Lubin Family Foundation, Susanne Marcus Collins Foundation, Massachusetts Cultural Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Eleanor & Frank Pao, Stephen C. Perry & Oliver Radford, Melinda & James Rabb, Cynthia and John S. Reed Foundation, Reuben Reynolds & Bill Casey, Sally S. Seaver, PhD, Stifler Family Foundation, Susan & Michael Thonis, Dorothy & Stephen Weber, Yawkey Foundation, Anonymous (3), and many others.