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The Brandeis Department of Music hosts an exceptional series of professional concerts each year featuring faculty and visiting artists of the highest caliber. 

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are $20, $15 for Brandeis community and seniors (55+), and $5 for students, and all concerts take place at the Slosberg Music Center.

January 25, 2020

8 p.m.

Hailed by The New Yorker as "an insightful and impassioned cello piano duo," Lydian String Quartet cellist Joshua Gordon and frequent collaborator, pianist Randall Hodgkinson, return to the Slosberg stage for an evening of dynamic duets. 

February 9, 2020

3 p.m.

Solar Winds, a traditional woodwind quintet composed of professionally trained instrumentalists and music educators, including Brandeis flute instructor Jill Dreeben, presents an afternoon of woodwind favorites. Tickets (door only): $20/$10/FREE.

March 7, 2020

8 p.m. (preconcert talk, 7 p.m.)

Immerse yourself in the irresistible rhythms and astonishing harmonies of Betsayda Machado, known as the “Voice of Venezuela,” and her high-energy Venezuelan Afro-Soul tambor ensemble. Reception with Venezuelan cuisine to follow.

March 29, 2020

5 p.m. 

Join us for a choral tribute to Irving Fine, featuring members of the Brandeis Chamber Singers and Brandeis University Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Robert Duff. Free and open to the public | Reception to follow.

April 5, 2020

3 p.m.

The Lydian String Quartet and special guest, Boston Symphony Orchestra principal bassist Edwin Barker, perform music of Eric Chasalow, Henri Lazarof and Harold Shapero to celebrate the launch of the Henri Lazarof Living LegacyFree and open to the public | Reception to follow.

April 25, 2020

8 p.m. (preconcert talk, 7 p.m.)

In collaboration with the Environmental Studies Program, the quartet performs music of Haydn, Rohde, Adams and Vasks in honor of nature and our place in it, providing both a humanistic and musical lens on a time of environmental and sociological crisis. Reception to follow.