January 23: Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell has enjoyed a rich and varied career on Broadway, television and film, along with appearances in the great American concert halls with some of the country's finest conductors and orchestras.
January 24: What Makes it Great? with Rob Kapilow and the Gryphon Trio
The inimitable Rob Kapilow deconstructs one of Felix Mendelssohn’s greatest, and most beloved, chamber works with the help of the Gryphon Trio.
January 25: Luciana Souza Quintet featuring Lionel Loueke and Gregoire Maret
Luciana's work as a performer transcends traditional boundaries around musical styles, offering solid roots in jazz, sophisticated lineage in world music, and an enlightened approach to classical repertoire and new music. Grégiore Maret began playing the harmonica at age 17. His childhood was filled with a diverse array of musical influences from his Harlem born, African-American mother and his Swiss father, a local jazz musician.
January 28: David Shifrin, Sasha Cooke, and Opus 1
Celebrated clarinetist David Shifrin returns to the Celebrity Series, while mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke and the ensemble Opus 1 both make their Celebrity Series debuts.
January 31: Kiril Gerstein
Originally trained as a jazz pianist, Kirill Gerstein has distinguished himself in the classical repertoire as well, and will perform works by Haydn, Schumann, and Mussorgsky.