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Silkroad Artists

PODCAST: Silkroad Artists Bring a Global Approach to Boston Conservatory at Berklee

November 09, 2018

In this Sounds of Berklee podcast, Silkroad artists Cristina Pato (Galician bagpipes) and Edward Perez (double bass) discuss the collective's vision for education and its collaboration with Boston Conservatory at Berklee. And we listen to their song "Joropo-Festejo: Muiñeira de Chantada” from Pato’s album Latina, arranged by Perez.

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PODCAST: Vimbayi Kaziboni Brings Contemporary African Works to Center Stage

October 24, 2018

In this Sounds of Berklee podcast, Vimbayi Kaziboni, Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s new assistant professor of orchestral studies and contemporary music, discusses bringing his identity as an African conductor and composer into the program for African Voices in Contemporary Music, the Conservatory’s first Center Stage performance of the season, which will be presented by Boston Conservatory Contemporary Classical Music Ensemble: contraBAND on October 30, 2018.

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Grammy Award–Winning Silkroad Soloists and Boston Conservatory Orchestra to Perform at Symphony Hall

October 22, 2018 Tori Donahue

Boston Conservatory Orchestra will be joined by soloists from the Grammy Award–winning Silkroad Ensemble for a dynamic concert at Symphony Hall on Friday, November 16 at 8:00 p.m. The performance is part of Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s 2018–2019 Center Stage curated performance collection.
 

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Boston Conservatory at Berklee Announces Center Stage, a Curated Collection of Eight Innovative Performances

August 28, 2018 Tori Donahue

Boston Conservatory at Berklee proudly announces Center Stage, a curated performance collection that showcases the Conservatory’s dynamic range in dance, music, and theater, and spotlights the extraordinary talent of the school’s student performers.

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Guest Conductor Ken-David Masur Joins Boston Conservatory Orchestra and Concerto Competition Winner Yushan Bai

April 12, 2018

On April 8, Boston Conservatory Orchestra performed works by Bernstein, Ravel, Thomas, and Schumann under the baton of guest conductor Ken-David Masur, associate conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

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Victoria Livengood and Billy Porter to Receive Honorary Doctorates at Boston Conservatory at Berklee Commencement Ceremony

March 30, 2018

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Executive Director Cathy Young will present honorary doctorates to opera superstar Victoria Livengood (M.M. '85, voice) and Tony Award–winning performer Billy Porter at the Conservatory’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12 at the Berklee Performance Center. Both artists will deliver commencement remarks for the Boston Conservatory at Berklee class of 2018 at the ceremony.

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