Music Events

Event Dates
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 3:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Mezzo-soprano and Asian Opera Alliance founder Nina Yoshida Nelsen shares her personal journey and ways to foster constructive dialogue that seeks to explore culturally sensitive, inclusive, and responsive practices in the field of opera.

Event Dates
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 8:00pm
Venue
Studio 106
132 Ipswich Street (Richard Ortner Studio Building), Floor 1—Studio 106
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Students of Nancy Zeltsman’s percussion and marimba studio perform a selection of songs in the first of two annual studio recitals.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 8:00pm
Venue
Studio T401 (Boston Conservatory at Berklee)
31 Hemenway Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Associate Professor of Flute and Contemporary Music Sarah Brady presents a flute recital.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Saturday, January 28, 2023 - 8:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

In this preliminary round of Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s 2022–2023 Orchestra Concerto Competition, students compete for a chance to perform with the Boston Conservatory Orchestra on April 8 at the Groton Hill Music Center.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Saturday, January 28, 2023 - 8:00pm
Venue
Studio 106
132 Ipswich Street (Richard Ortner Studio Building), Floor 1—Studio 106
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Guest ensemble Hinge presents the premiere of their program Clockworks, which explores themes of mechanization and dehumanization in contemporary society and features works by Chaya Czernowin, Katherine Young, Louis Andriessen, Laurie Spiegel, and Meshuggah.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Sunday, January 29, 2023 - 7:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Boston Conservatory at Berklee 2022–2023 Orchestra Concerto Competition finalists perform complete concertos with piano accompanist for a chance to win a featured performance spot with the Boston Conservatory Orchestra on April 8 at the Groton Hill Music Center.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 8:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Students of Andrew Mark’s cello studio perform a selection of songs.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Friday, February 3, 2023 - 3:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

The Boston Conservatory Voice/Opera Department will host a master class presented by Grammy Award-winning baritone Stephen Powell.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Friday, February 3, 2023 - 8:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Chamber Series kicks off its spring season with works by Johannes Brahms, Ulysses Kay, Gernot Wolfgang, and Igor Stravinsky performed by renowned Boston Conservatory faculty members Jonathan Bass (piano), Jan Halloran (clarinet), Katie Lansdale (violin), Matthew Marsit (clarinet), Robert Sheena (horn), Margaret Phillips (bassoon), Roberto Poli (piano), and Owen Young (cello).

Admission
$10–$15
Event Dates
Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 8:00pm
Venue
Studio 401
31 Hemenway Street, Floor 4—Studio 401
Boston
MA
02215
United States

This interdisciplinary performance series illuminates the art of improvisation and live time creation. The works presented celebrate experimental territories, ephemeral natures, and margins taking center, through dance, song, theater, music, poetry, and visual art.

Admission
FREE

Past Events

Event Dates
Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 7:00pm
Venue
Houston Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 1
Boston
MA
02215
United States

A recital of Western European violin music performed by Alex Estrella and Lauren Oeser (B.M. ’25).

Event Dates
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 10:30am
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Students of Scott Nicholas’s Vocal/Piano Duo: Music of Spain and the Americas studio will be performing a vocal recital of select repertoire learned in class this semester.

Event Dates
Friday, December 9, 2022 - 8:30pm
Venue
Houston Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 1
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Tianming Qi (M.M. '22) presents a recital of songs performed in five languages: German, French, Italian, Chinese, and English.

Event Dates
Friday, December 9, 2022 - 8:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Boston Conservatory student chamber ensembles chosen by audition perform a recital of chamber works.

Event Dates
Friday, December 9, 2022 - 8:00pm
Venue
Studio 106
132 Ipswich Street (Richard Ortner Studio Building), Floor 1—Studio 106
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Chu Wen Ong (B.M. ’24) presents Kaleidoscope, a percussion recital featuring works by Gordon Stout, David Lang, Juri Seo, Andrei Pushkarev, and Eric Sammut, performed with Chandler Beaugrand (M.M. ’24), Christian Bartholomew (B.M. ’24), and Harold Rivas (B.M. ’23). 

Event Dates
Friday, December 9, 2022 - 8:00pm
Venue
Boston Conservatory Theater
31 Hemenway Street, Floor 2
Boston
MA
02115
United States

Darkness and shadows have long fueled the imagination of artists, whether creating for the stage, screen, canvas, or text. Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble presents a concert of profound and cinematic works through which the composers explore the journey from darkness into light, featuring Johan DeMeij's award-winning 1988 symphonic interpretation of J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings.

Event Dates
Friday, December 9, 2022 - 3:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Metropolitan Opera Soprano Karen Slack presents a master class to Boston Conservatory students and members of Boston Lyric Opera’s Emerging Young Artist Program. Slack, who serves as codirector of Canada’s Banff Centre for the Performing Arts, has been hailed not only for “possessing a voice of extraordinary beauty,” but for her ability to create thoughtful reimagined programming.

Event Dates
Friday, December 9, 2022 - 11:00am
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Student chamber ensembles perform repertoire from Baroque to contemporary.

Event Dates
Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 8:00pm
Venue
Old South Church
645 Boylston Street
Boston
MA
02116
United States

Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s chorus and orchestra welcome guest soloist Karen Slack to present the New England premiere of Florence Price's Song of Hope. This performance has been selected as part of Boston Conservatory at Berklee's fall 2022 Center Stage collection.

Event Dates
Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 8:00pm
Venue
Studio 401
31 Hemenway Street, Floor 4—Studio 401
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Vimbayi Kaziboni conducts the Boston Conservatory Composers' Sinfonietta.