Center Stage

Boston Conservatory at Berklee's Center Stage is a curated performance collection that showcases eight of the Conservatory’s most dynamic and innovative performances in dance, music, and theater. Read more about Center Stage in our announcement, or explore the inaugural season below.  

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Boston Conservatory Contemporary Classical Music Ensemble: contraBAND

Boston Conservatory Studio 401

Boston Conservatory Contemporary Classical Music Ensemble: contraBAND performs works by African composers Hamza El Din, Vimbayi Kaziboni, Ayo Ogunranti, Joshua Uzoigwe, and Kevin Volans. Vimbayi Kaziboni, conductor.

This performance is a Center Stage selection.

Admission: FREE

Boston Conservatory Orchestra with Silkroad Artists

Symphony Hall

Boston Conservatory Orchestra performs genre-bending orchestral works in Symphony Hall with soloists Sandeep Das (tabla), Maeve Gilchrist (Celtic harp), and Kaoru Watanabe (Japanese shinobue flutes/taiko drums) from the Grammy Award–winning Silkroad Ensemble. Bruce Hangen, conductor.

This performance is a Center Stage selection.

Admission: $15

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Metamorphoses

Boston Conservatory Theater

Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses brings Ovid's mythological tales to life with stunning visuals. Directed by Theresa Lang.

This performance is a Center Stage selection.

Admission: $25-$30 with discounts available

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Hydrogen Jukebox

Boston Conservatory Theater

Two distinctly American voices, writer Allen Ginsberg and composer Philip Glass, combine their talents in this innovative multidisciplinary piece exploring American life from the 1950s through the 1980s.

This performance is a Center Stage selection.

Admission: $25-$30 with discounts available

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Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar

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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.

Admission: Ticketing Information TBA

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Cabaret

Boston Conservatory Theater

A writer finds himself in a seedy nightclub during a time of great political upheaval. Directed and choreographed by Otis Sallid, 2018–2019 Kunkemueller Artist in Residence.

This performance is a Center Stage selection.

Admission: $25-$30 with discounts available

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The Consul

Boston Conservatory Theater

Gian Carlo Menotti’s Pulitzer Prize–winning opera The Consul is a response to the many stories of refugees fleeing Eastern Europe after World War II.

This performance is a Center Stage selection.

Admission: $25-$30 with discounts available

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Limitless Dancers

Spring Dance Concert: Limitless

Boston Conservatory Theater

An evening of masterwork reconstructions and world premieres by José Limón, Itzik Galili, Jennifer Archibald, and Otis Sallid, and a College and Conservatory collaboration featuring the Berklee Indian Ensemble, the Berklee Balkan Choir, and the Berklee American Roots Ensemble.

This performance is a Center Stage selection.

Admission: $25-$30 with discounts available

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