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The Celebrity Series has been bringing the very best performers–from orchestras and chamber ensembles, vocal and piano music, to dance companies, jazz, and more–to Boston’s major concert halls for 75 years. Celebrity Series of Boston was founded in 1938 by pianist and impresario Aaron Richmond. Over the course of its history, Celebrity Series has presented an array of the world’s greatest performing artists, including Sergei Rachmaninoff, Arturo Toscanini, Ignace Paderewski, Artur Rubenstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Glenn Gould, Fritz Kreisler, Jascha Heifetz, Isaac Stern, Andrés Segovia, Kirsten Flagstad, Marian Anderson, Luciano Pavarotti, Béla Bartók, Igor Stravinsky, Martha Graham, Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Mstislav Rostropovich, and the New York City Opera Company.
The 75th season in 2013-2014 includes outstanding performing artists across genres. Some of the highlights include Sonny Rollins, Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Circus Oz, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Natalie Dessay, Mark Morris Dance Group and dozens more.
The Celebrity Series of Boston believes in the power of excellence and innovation in the performing arts to enrich life experiences, transform lives and build better communities. Through its education initiatives, the Celebrity Series seeks to build a community of Greater Boston where the performing arts are a valued, lifelong, shared experience–on stages, in schools, at home– everywhere. For more information on Celebrity Series of Boston, call (617) 482-2595 or visit us online at www.celebrityseries.org.
Celebrity Series of Boston will present Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne, Solid Soul on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 8pm at Berklee Performance Cen... View details
Celebrity Series of Boston will present Pavel Haas Quartet as part of The Debut Series. The performance will take place on Thursday, October 2... View details
An Evening With Kelli O'Hara Sunday, February 28, 2016 Sanders Theatre, 7pm Kelli O'Hara, the reigning Tony Award-winning Best Leading ... View details
One of America's preeminent humorists and a Celebrity Series favorite, David Sedaris is the author of Barrel Fever, Holidays on Ice, When You Are... View details
Lang Lang, piano Sunday, October 25, 2015 Symphony Hall, 3pm One of the world's most acclaimed pianists and best-selling classical artists,... View details
Celebrity Series of Boston will present the United States premiere of Spellbound Contemporary Ballet's Le Quattro Stagioni (The Four Seasons),... View details
Spellbound was a revelation when the company made its Boston debut for the Celebrity Series in 2013. For this engagement, the company brings the... View details
Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Stott Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Symphony Hall, 8pm The many-faceted career of cellist Yo-Yo Ma is testament ... View details
Soprano Dawn Upshaw and pianist Gilbert Kalish have announced the program for their October 17 concert at NEC's Jordan Hall at 8pm. Tickets ar... View details
February 27-28, 2016 Citi Shubert Theatre Saturday, 8pm Sunday, 3pm Akram Khan is one of the most respected dance artists in the w... View details