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Maurizio Pollini, piano
Maurizio Pollini, piano
A paragon of virtuosity and musical excellence, Maurizio Pollini’s position among the top instrumental soloists in the world has been secure for nearly a generation.
Sun 10/5/14 3:00PM Symphony Hall Maurizio Pollini, piano


Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer
Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer
Bassist/composer Edgar Meyer and mandolinist/composer Chris Thile have collaborated on several critically acclaimed projects including the Grammy-winning Goat Rodeo Sessions and Chris Thile's 2013 solo recording, Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1, produced by Meyer. These two MacArthur Fellows will cross traditional boundaries in a diverse program of mostly original music.
Sun 10/12/14 7:00PM Sanders Theatre Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer


David Sedaris
David Sedaris
NPR humorist and bestselling author David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. A master of satire, David has long been a Celebrity Series favorite, attracting sell-out crowds at every visit.
Wed 10/15/14 8:00PM Symphony Hall David Sedaris


Regina Carter's Southern Comfort
Regina Carter's Southern Comfort
Violinist Regina Carter has established herself as an enduring and creative force in jazz. A MacArthur Fellow (the “Genius” grant), Carter draws from diverse influences, including classical, Motown swing, funk, and world music. Her latest project, “Southern Comfort,” features her improvisational virtuosity and the work of multiple arrangers to music suggested by her father’s roots in Alabama.
Fri 10/17/14 8:00PM Sanders Theatre Regina Carter's Southern Comfort


Juilliard String Quartet
Juilliard String Quartet
Founded in 1946, the ever-evolving Juilliard is widely known as "the quintessential American string quartet." Since their last Celebrity Series appearance in 2005, the Quartet has welcomed violinist Joseph Lin and violist Roger Tapping into the fold. In this program, the Juilliard focuses on two of Vienna’s greatest musical eras, early 19th and 20th centuries.
Sat 10/18/14 8:00PM NEC's Jordan Hall Juilliard String Quartet


Pilobolus Dance Theatre
Pilobolus Dance Theatre
Over their 40-plus year history, Pilobolus has appeared at the Olympics, the Oscars, and around the world. This unique and wildly creative dance ensemble continues to amuse, innovate and astonish audiences.
Fri 10/24/14 7:30PM Citi Shubert Theatre Pilobolus Dance Theatre
Sat 10/25/14 8:00PM Citi Shubert Theatre Pilobolus Dance Theatre
Sun 10/26/14 3:00PM Citi Shubert Theatre Pilobolus Dance Theatre


Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn
Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn
Banjoists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn have mastered the deceptively intricate art of the duet. Washburn’s beguiling composing, playing and singing blend with Fleck’s riveting and virtuosic musicianship to create music that is unique yet familiar in texture.
Thu 10/30/14 8:00PM Sanders Theatre Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn


Richard Goode, piano
Richard Goode, piano
“The American Richard Goode, the pianists’ pianist, a superb artist who attacks the classical repertoire with the full force of his heart and mind.” —The Times (London)
Sat 11/1/14 8:00PM NEC's Jordan Hall Richard Goode, piano


Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra<br>with Riccardo Chailly, conductor<br>and Nicolaj Znaider, violin
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
with Riccardo Chailly, conductor
and Nicolaj Znaider, violin
The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra 's unique timbre, its virtuosic flexibility, its musicians' rapture-inducing, infectious joy, coupled with the profound sincerity of their music-making, are the unmistakable characteristics of this beloved institution, the oldest civic symphony orchestra in the world.
Fri 11/7/14 8:00PM Symphony Hall Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
with Riccardo Chailly, conductor
and Nicolaj Znaider, violin


Rosanne Cash
Rosanne Cash
Singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash celebrates her acclaimed new album, The River & the Thread, a collection of new original songs that connect and re-connect Rosanne to the American South, the place of her birth and the home of her ancestors.
Thu 11/13/14 8:00PM Sanders Theatre Rosanne Cash


San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor and Gil Shaham, violin
San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor and Gil Shaham, violin
“Can every conductor be MTT? Obviously not, but every conductor can learn from him the value of bringing a sense of adventure back to the concert hall.” —The Toronto Star

“One of the world’s happy marriages between orchestra and conductor” —The New York Times
Sun 11/16/14 5:00PM Symphony Hall San Francisco Symphony with Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor and Gil Shaham, violin


Simón Bolívar String Quartet
Simón Bolívar String Quartet
“There are some obvious facts about this quartet, such as that they come from Venezuela, from the El Sistema family, that they were – and still are – the principals of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, but what you’ll experience new … is the unique power of their music-making.” — Gustavo Dudamel
Tue 11/18/14 8:00PM Pickman Concert Hall Simón Bolívar String Quartet


Tania Pérez-Salas Compañia de Danza
Tania Pérez-Salas Compañia de Danza
The contemporary choreographer Tania Pérez-Salas and her Compañía de Danza, which is based in Mexico City, are internationally celebrated for dramatically vivid, scintillating approach to modern dance.
Sat 11/22/14 8:00PM Citi Shubert Theatre Tania Pérez-Salas Compañia de Danza
Sun 11/23/14 3:00PM Citi Shubert Theatre Tania Pérez-Salas Compañia de Danza


Itzhak Perlman, violin
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Hearing this living legend perform live is an experience no music lover can afford to miss.
Sun 11/23/14 3:00PM Symphony Hall Itzhak Perlman, violin


What Makes it Great? Britten's "Ceremony of Carols"
What Makes it Great? Britten's "Ceremony of Carols"
The popular What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow examines Benjamin Britten’s Christmas choral masterwork, “A Ceremony of Carols,” the last work produced during Britten’s 3-year U.S. residency from 1939-42. Join the “hyper-kinetic maestro” Kapilow, as he teams up with the renowned chorus Voices Boston (formerly PALS Children’s Chorus) to examine one of the masterworks of 20th-century choral music.
Fri 12/5/14 8:00PM NEC's Jordan Hall What Makes it Great? Britten's "Ceremony of Carols"


Inon Barnatan, piano
Inon Barnatan, piano
A native of Tel Aviv, Inon Barnatan has recently been appointed New York Philharmonic's first Artist in Association. Don’t miss the much anticipated Boston recital debut of this rising artist.
Wed 12/10/14 8:00PM Pickman Concert Hall Inon Barnatan, piano

 

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