As if composing a large-scale choral and orchestral work wasn’t already an incredible feat, composer and Berklee College of Music alumna Susan Botti B.M. '86 takes things a step further by sharing the stage with musicians performing her work. As the accomplished composer and soprano explained to Berklee Today, “I'm putting myself on the line just as the players in the orchestra are. When I'm a part of it with everyone else, something powerful happens with the musicians.”
Boston Conservatory at Berklee will present a special performance from the Wind Ensemble and Choruses at Old South Church on Thursday, December 12 at 8:00 p.m. as part of its final Center Stage programming for the fall semester. The Wind Ensemble and Choruses will juxtapose Susan Botti’s Cosmosis and Christopher Marshall’s L'homme armé with Anton Bruckner’s sweeping Mass No. 2 in E Minor for an evening of powerful music.
Boston Conservatory at Berklee Center Stage will present the East Coast premiere of the fully orchestrated version of the contemporary opera Glory Denied from December 5 through 8 at Boston Conservatory Theater.
November 22, 2019Johnathon Pape, 'Glory Denied' Director
From December 5 through 8, Boston Conservatory will present the contemporary opera Glory Denied, a poignant saga of America during the Vietnam War, based on the true story of Colonel Jim Thompson, America’s longest-held prisoner of war. Director Johnathon Pape sheds light on Thompson's dramatic story and the turbulent moment in American history in which he lived.
Boston Conservatory at Berklee will present a reimagining of “the greatest fairy tale never told” as part of its Center Stage lineup with Shrek the Musical, taking place at Boston Conservatory Theater at 31 Hemenway Street in Boston from November 14 to 17.
On Friday, November 1, Boston Conservatory at Berklee will kick off its 2019–2020 Center Stage season with Chamber Series: Russian Giants, a celebration of three towering figures of classical music: Sergei Rachmaninov, Sergei Prokofiev, and Dmitri Shostakovich.
Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into Boston Conservatory dancers' collaborative process with some of today's leading choreographers as they prepare for the Conservatory's fall dance concert, From the Ground Up, which features six world premieres commissioned specifically for Boston Conservatory dance students.
Boston Conservatory at Berklee faculty members from the institution’s Woodwind, Piano, and String departments will kick off the school’s 2019–2020 Center Stage season on November 1 with Chamber Series: Russian Giants, a celebration of three classical music “giants”—Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich—at the Conservatory’s Seully Hall.