Celebrity Series of Boston | November Performances

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Celebrity Series of Boston | November Performances

Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan
Friday, November 3, 8pm
Sanders Theater: 45 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA
Phone: (617) 482-6661
Tickets start at $30

Joan Osborne has a well-earned reputation as one of the great voices of her generation — both a commanding performer and a frank, emotionally evocative songwriter. A multiplatinum-selling recording artist and seven-time Grammy nominee, Osborne brings her unique vocal gifts to the iconic music of Bob Dylan. Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan grew out of her highly successful 2016 residency at New York’s Café Carlyle.

Ticket Link: http://www.celebrityseries.org/osborne/index.htm
Info: [email protected]

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Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Orchestra: Eddie at 80
Saturday, November 4, 8pm
Berklee Performance Center: 136 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Phone: (617) 482-6661
Tickets start at $45

Known as one of the finest pianists of the past 60 years, Eddie Palmieri is an arranger and composer with a unique, personal, richly complex, and infectious take on salsa and Latin jazz. Named an NEA Jazz Master in 2013, he skillfully fuses the rhythm of his Puerto Rican heritage with the complexity of his jazz influences: Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock, and McCoy Tyner.

Ticket Link: http://www.celebrityseries.org/palmieri/index.htm
Info: [email protected]

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Thomanerchor Leipzig St. Thomas Choir of Leipzig
Sunday, November 12, 3pm
NEC’s Jordan Hall: 30 Gainsborough St, Boston, MA
Phone: (617) 482-6661
Tickets start at $35

Thomanerchor Leipzig (St. Thomas Choir) was founded 800 years ago in Leipzig, Germany, and led by Johann Sebastian Bach from 1723 until his death in 1750. Established in 1212, the choir was led by Bach for 27 years and together they premiered numerous works by the master. A major institution in Germany, The St. Thomas Choir operates its own school just a stone’s throw from the St. Thomas church. In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, the choir will perform works by Heinrich Schütz, Johann Hermann Schein, J.S. Bach, and Mendelssohn.

Ticket Link: http://www.celebrityseries.org/leipzig/index.htm
Info: [email protected]

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Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Thursday, November 16, 8pm
Sanders Theatre: Memorial Hall, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA
Phone: (617) 482-6661
Tickets start at $30

Don’t miss this chance to see two of the world’s most highly regarded banjo players and fearless musical explorers— Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn—in concert. Each has won independent acclaim: Fleck, as the 14-time Grammy-winning musical chameleon, and Washburn, as a beguiling composer, and exploring both the Appalachian and Chinese folk musical traditions. This husband and wife team always craft unique performances of warmth, daring, and intimacy.

Ticket Link: http://www.celebrityseries.org/fleckwashburn/index.htm
Info: [email protected]

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Canadian Brass
Saturday, November 18, 8pm
NEC’s Jordan Hall: 30 Gainsborough St, Boston, MA
Phone: (617) 482-6661
Tickets start at $35

The game-changing Canadian Brass has performed in virtually every major concert hall in the world, been seen by hundreds of millions of people on television, recorded approximately one hundred albums, and contributed nearly six hundred new works and arrangements to the brass quintet repertoire. Renowned for genre-bending versatility and joyous performances, the award-winning Brass is almost single-handedly responsible for elevating the art of the brass quintet to what it is today.

Ticket Link: http://www.celebrityseries.org/cbrass/index.htm
Info: [email protected]

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Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman and Rohan De Silva piano
Sunday, November 19, 5pm
Boston Symphony Hall: 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA
Phone: (617) 482-6661
Tickets start at $52

Two of the world’s premiere string masters, Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman, are joined by their old friend, and master musician in his own right, Rohan De Silva, for an evening of memorable music making. Program to include Bach, Mozart, and Bartók.

Ticket Link: http://www.celebrityseries.org/perlmanzukerman/index.htm
Info: [email protected]

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An Evening With Chris Thile
Tuesday, November 21, 8pm
Sanders Theatre: Memorial Hall, Harvard University, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA
Phone: (617) 482-6661
Tickets start at $30

Celebrity Series audiences will recall Chris Thile’s astonishing, virtuosic solo-mandolin concert at a sold-out Sanders Theatre in 2013. Thile is unmatched as a performer in classical repertoire, down-home classics, and originals alike. Now as the host of NPR’s iconic Prairie Home Companion, Thile’s skills as an entertainer are becoming known to an even wider audience.

Ticket Link: http://www.celebrityseries.org/thile/index.htm
Info: [email protected]

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