After a whirlwind 75th season, Celebrity Series of Boston has embarked on its 76th season with a stellar lineup! The fall season is enlivened with a myriad of jaw dropping entertainment through May 2015! October is brewing with humor, dazzling feats, renowned singers, musicians, and much more. Visit celebrityseries.org for more information!
Kicking off the month of October is Grammy award-winning Italian classical pianist, Maurizio Pollini. Inducted into the Gramophone Hall of Fame in 2012, he will perform classical selections from Schumann and Chopin on Sunday, October 5 at Boston Symphony Hall, 300 Mass Ave in Boston, Massachusetts at 3 p.m. Click here for more information!
Known for their Grammy award-winning collaborations such as ‘Goat Rodeo Sessions’ with cellist Yo-Yo Ma and ‘Bach: Sonatas and Partitas Vol 1,’ bassist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer Edgar Meyer along with mandolinist Chris Thile will team up once again onstage to add a twist to traditional music in an array of mostly original songs. They take the stage at Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Sunday, October 12 at 7 p.m. Click here for more information!
A Celebrity Series favorite, NPR humorist, satirist, and bestselling author David Sedaris returns to Boston Symphony Hall for an evening of captivating stories and laughter on Wednesday, October 15 at 8 p.m. Click here for more information!
Take in a little southern comfort as Regina Carter, an improvisational violinist who has performed with celebrities such as Billy Joel, Mary J. Blige, and Dolly Parton, infuses Motown, swing, classical, funk, and world music into her jazz creations. She will perform at the Sanders Theatre accompanied by Marvin Sewell on guitar, Will Holshouser on accordion, Alvester Garnett on drums, and Jesse Murphy on bass on Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. Click here for more information!
The Julliard String Quartet has a history of Grammy award-winning performances since they were first introduced in 1946. Focusing on classical music from the 19th and 20th century, the Julliard String Quartet will take the stage at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street in Boston, Massachusetts on Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m. Click here for more information!
See an international dance troupe approach modern dance in an incredible way! Pilobolus has performed in over 60 countries and thrilled audiences with television and film appearances at the Academy Awards, the Oprah Winfrey Show, the Olympics, Sesame Street, ‘Little Miss Sunshine,’ ‘The Devil Wears Prada,’ and ‘Snakes on a Plane.’ Pilobolus will perform astonishing feats at the Citi Shubert Theatre, 265 Tremont Street in Boston, Massachusetts from Friday, October 24 through 26! Click here for more information!
Gold medal winner and acclaimed touring Ukranian pianist, Vadym Kholodenko will perform famous classical pieces from renowned composers such as Mozart, Handel, and Beethoven at Pickman Hall, 27 Garden Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Wednesday, October 29 at 8 p.m. Click here for more information!
Finally, from piano to banjos, Celebrity Series of Boston, New York City-born, Grammy-nominated Bela Fleck infuses jazz, bluegrass, folk, classical, world music, and rock into his captivating banjo compositions. He will team up with wife, singer, and fellow banjo player Abigail Washburn for an evening stories and song at Sanders Theatre on Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m.
Buy three or more performances and save! Visit celebrityseries.org for tickets, the full calendar season, and special offers!