Artistry in Action

Artistry in Action series

The Artistry in Action series celebrates exceptional artists and initiatives that exemplify Boston Conservatory’s core values of excellence, innovation, and community engagement. Hosted by the Conservatory’s Music Division, Artistry in Action brings together the school’s prestigious and long-standing Piano Masters Series, String Masters Series, and Chamber Series with exciting new programming for winds, faculty recitals, and ensemble-in-residences.

Matthew Marsit, Artistic Director, Artistry in Action
Michael Shinn, Dean of Music


Upcoming Events

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
Sunday, February 5, 2023 - 7:30pm
Venue
Studio T401 (Boston Conservatory at Berklee)
31 Hemenway Street
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Boston Conservatory Brass Quintet members Joseph Foley, Richard Kelley, Anne Howarth, Angel Subero, and Kenneth Amis perform a captivating evening of chamber music.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Friday, February 24, 2023 - 8:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Chamber Series presents arias by J.S. Bach, “Madrigals I” by George Crumb, Piano Trio in B Major by Johannes Brahms, and “Breathe” by Berklee College of Music faculty member Evan Williams, performed by renowned Boston Conservatory at Berklee faculty members Saul Bitran (violin), Joseph Holt (bass), Emily Siar (voice), Philipp Stäudlin (saxophone), Linda Toote (flute), Carlos Vargas (piano), and Owen Young (cello) and graduate students Kyoka Minami and Eric Puente.

Admission
$10–$15
Event Dates
Sunday, February 26, 2023 - 7:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Distinguished cellist of the award-winning Peabody Trio and Juilliard School faculty member Natasha Brofsky teams up with pianist Marija Stroke of the Apollo Trio to present a program of works featuring George Enescu, César Franck, Clara Schumann, and Ana Solovic.

Admission
$10–$15
Event Dates
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 - 7:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Professor of Cello Andrew Mark presents a recital of solo and chamber works.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Saturday, March 11, 2023 - 7:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Professor of Viola Lila Brown presents a selection of works for viola as part of Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s Artistry in Action series.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Sunday, March 12, 2023 - 7:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

String Masters Series welcomes violist Hsin-Yun Huang, top prize winner of the Lionel Tertis and ARD international competitions and current faculty member at the Juilliard School and the Curtis Institute of Music. Huang will be joined by pianist Hae Sun Paik, who has garnered top prizes at the Queen Elisabeth, Leeds, William Kapell, and Tchaikovsky international competitions.

Admission
$10-$15
Event Dates
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 8:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Piano Masters Series presents Peter Dugan, sensational multigenre artist and host of NPR's beloved program "From the Top." Whether performing and recording with the San Francisco Symphony, giving joint recitals with Joshua Bell, or playing chamber music at Carnegie Hall, Dugan's diverse musical talents and infectious personality make him a popular and compelling advocate spreading the joy of music.

Admission
$10-$15
Event Dates
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 8:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Professor of Piano Jonathan Bass performs works by Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Frazin, Liszt, and Walker.

Admission
FREE
Event Dates
Sunday, April 2, 2023 - 2:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Boston Conservatory faculty members Dan Callaway (tenor) and Scott Nicholas (piano) present an evening of Henri Duparc, Jules Massenet, Reynaldo Hahn, Jacques Brel, and other French composers.

Admission
FREE

Past Events

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.

Event Dates
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 4:00pm

Piano Masters Series guest Cecile Licad, student of the legendary Rudolf Serkin, presents a piano master class to Boston Conservatory students.

Event Dates
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 8:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Artistry in Action: Piano Masters Series presents acclaimed Filipina pianist Cecile Licad in a dynamic program of works by Beethoven, Ravel, Amy Beach, and Chopin. Since winning the Leventritt Competition, Licad has become internationally recognized as one of today's premier pianists, her many concerts and recordings bringing her great acclaim and popularity.

 

Event Dates
Sunday, November 13, 2022 - 5:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

Artistry in Action presents the Boston Conservatory Faculty Brass Quintet, a new ensemble that will perform each semester. This inaugural performance features all-star faculty members Richard Kelley (trumpet), Joseph Foley (trumpet), Ann Howarth (horn), Angel Subero (trombone), and Kenneth Amis (tuba).

Event Dates
Sunday, November 6, 2022 - 7:00pm
Venue
Seully Hall
8 Fenway, Floor 4
Boston
MA
02215
United States

String Masters Series presents Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient Xavier Foley, double bass, in a solo performance featuring original compositions and works by J.S. Bach.