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 […]
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 […]
This first concert in a two-year cycle of Mendelssohn’s six quartets features an eloquent mid-century quartet by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, based on African American spirituals. PROGRAM Felix Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13 (1827) Felix Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80 (1847) Leonard Bernstein (arr. N. Kitchen), Ilana, the Dreamer (c. 1950) Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, String Quartet No. 1, Calvary (1956) Tickets are required and include Museum admission. SECTION A: FLOOR LEVEL AND FIRST BALCONY Adults $36, […]
A Far Cry, the Gardner’s resident chamber orchestra, opens the Museum’s concert season with a very Gardner program of works of music that find inspiration in other works of art. PROGRAM “Portraits” Leonard Bernstein, “Agathon,” from Serenade after Plato’s Symposium (1954) Modest Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition (1874) Ottorino Respighi, Botticelli Triptych (1927) William Grant Still, “Mother and Child” from Suite for Violin and Piano (1943) Jessica Meyer, world-premiere Gardner Museum commission (2018) Tickets are required and include Museum admission. SECTION A: FLOOR LEVEL AND FIRST BALCONY […]
Everyone’s invited to the Gardner for Neighborhood Nights, a series of fun and free interactive evenings for you and your family. Enjoy music, performance, food trucks, cash bar, gallery games, and hands-on creative experimentation inside the Museum and out. PROGRAM FOR THE EVENING Evans Way Park // 5-9 pm Fun flows from the Museum into Evans Way Park for an interactive evening featuring Intervention: Ocean Blues by Laura Anderson Barbata with the Brooklyn Jumbies stilt dancers in oceanic, bioluminescent, sculptural wearables. Afro-Caribbean percussion by Tempo International Rhythm […]
Community Sings™ brings people of all ages and skill levels together to create beautiful and empowering music. The only prerequisite is a love of music and song!