About: Join the Christian Science Plaza, The Mary Baker Eddy Library, and the Christian Science Sunday School, with the other institutions that form the Fenway Cultural District, as we open our doors to share the creative and exciting work of neighborhood artists, musicians, and cultural institutions. There will be chiming concert on the Plaza, an organ concert in The Mother Church, and a concert by the Harry Potter Soundtrack Orchestra, in the Mary Baker Eddy Library. We look […]
This tour will showcase the establishments dedicated to the fine arts, music, theater, education, religion, and sports.
true pearl (2018) an opera, in five tapestries commissioned by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Music by David Lang Libretto by Sibyl Kempson Performed by Roomful of Teeth and the Callithumpian Consort, Stephen Drury, conductor true pearl is an opera made specifically to be seen and heard in the Tapestry Room of the Gardner Museum. The opera comprises five scenes—one for each tapestry in the Gardner’s spectacular 16th century Flemish series based on the life of King Cyrus of Persia—and […]
PROGRAM Johann Sebastian Bach, Cello Suites Nos. 2, 3, and 6 The remarkable violoncello da spalla—literally a cello “played on the shoulder”—has been almost completely forgotten. J.S. Bach loved the instrument and wrote expressly for it—it may, in fact, be the instrument for which he wrote one or more of his cello suites. This Boston debut by Sergey Malov, the world’s greatest performer on this extraordinary instrument, will change the way you hear this iconic music. Not to be missed! Tickets […]
“IN THE SPIRIT OF RHYTHM” Legendary Boston jazz drummer, composer, singer, and three-time Grammy winner Terri Lyne Carrington borrows from jazz, indie rock, contemporary classical, and R&B to syncopate your perception and tune your heartbeat. PROGRAM Terri Lyne Carrington | Jas Kayser Headliner: Terri Lyne Carrington Opening Act: Jas Kayser Pre-Show Act: L’Duke, formerly known as DJ Leah V Tickets are required and include Museum admission. Adults $27, seniors $24, members $17, students & children 7–17 $15 (children under 7 […]
Songs from Leonard Bernstein’s hit Broadway shows anchor this program, which opens with Bernstein’s brilliant late song cycle, performed by the pianists of New York Festival of Song, who gave the world premiere in 1988 and won a Grammy® Award for their premiere recording. PROGRAM “Songs of Leonard Bernstein” Leonard Bernstein, Arias and Barcarolles (1988) Songs from On the Town (1944), Wonderful Town (1953), Candide (1956), West Side Story (1957), and more. New York Festival of Song is comprised of Rebecca Jo Loeb, mezzo soprano; Joshua Jeremiah, baritone; and Steven […]