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Boston Conservatory Orchestra at Sanders Theatre

Boston Conservatory Orchestra

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 3:00pm Sanders Theatre at Harvard University

Featuring works by the first noted African American woman composer, Florence Price, and rising young composer Mason Bates, who will join the orchestra live in performance, as well as Dmitri Shostakovich’s masterwork Symphony No. 5. Bruce Hangen, conductor.

Admission: Call the Harvard Box Office for tickets at 617-496-2222.

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contraBAND: wordPLAY

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 8:00pm Richard Ortner Studio Building, Room 106

A concert of innovative chamber works performed by Boston Conservatory's contemporary classical music ensemble under the direction of Associate Professor of Flute and Contemporary Music Sarah Brady.


Admission: FREE

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contraBAND: A Woman Sees How the World Goes with No Eyes

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 8:00pm Boston Conservatory Studio 401

An evening of immersive, multidisciplinary avant-garde works composed by women and performed by students of Boston Conservatory's contemporary classical music performance program under the direction of Assistant Professor of Orchestral Studies and Contemporary Music Vimbayi Kaziboni. This performance is part of Boston Conservatory’s 2019–2020 Center Stage collection.

Admission: FREE

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contraBAND: kleine requiem

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 8:00pm Richard Ortner Studio Building, Room 106

An evening of contemporary music for chamber ensemble featuring works by Henryk Górecki, Felipe Lara, Daniel Moreira, Benjamin Scheuer, and Kate Soper, performed under the direction of Assistant Professor of Orchestral Studies and Contemporary Music Vimbayi Kaziboni.

Admission: FREE

Past Performance Highlights

Blackstar Poster, Sold Out

Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 6:00pmThursday, February 28, 2019 - 8:00pm Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum—Calderwood Hall

Boston Conservatory at Berklee musicians join the Ambient Orchestra, led by composer/conductor Evan Ziporyn and featuring internationally renowned cellist Maya Beiser as soloist, for performances of cultural icon David Bowie's complete final album, Blackstar.

This performance is a Center Stage selection.

Boston Conservatory Theater

Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm Boston Conservatory Theater

The Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble performs works by Dunleavy, Husa, Lee, Mahler, Massenet, and Stravinsky. Eric Hewitt, conductor.


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New Music Festival: The Music of Nico Muhly - Opera: Dark Sisters

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 8:00pmFriday, February 10, 2017 - 8:00pmSaturday, February 11, 2017 - 8:00pmSunday, February 12, 2017 - 2:00pm Boston Conservatory Theater


In this contemporary opera, a member of the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints Church attempts to escape her sect and find her sense of self in a world where personal identity is forbidden. Sung in English with supertitles. Music by Nico Muhly. Libretto by Stephen Karam. Conducted by Andrew Altenbach. Directed by Nathan Troup. This performance is presented as part of the 2017 Boston Conservatory at Berklee New Music Festival.