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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.

Mark Berger, viola with Renée Rapier & Ilya Kazantsev

September 21, 2019

8 p.m.

The Lydian String Quartet violist performs music of Arvo Pärt, Elena Kats-Chernin, Dmitri Shostakovich and others with stellar guest artists Renée Rapier, mezzo soprano and Ilya Kazantsev, piano.

October 19, 2019

8 p.m.

Pianist Marilyn Nonken, lauded by American Record Guide as "one of the greatest interpreters of new music," gives a special recital works by Brandeis faculty composers Yu-Hui Chang, Eric Chasalow and David Rakowski, as well as music of Paul Nauert, Olivier Messiaen and more. Free and open to the public.

Brandeis Family Weekend Faculty Showcase

October 26, 2019

1 p.m.

The faculty and instructors of the Brandeis Department of Music—some of Greater Boston's top instrumentalists and vocalists—perform music from their repertoires in this musical revue. Free and open to the public.

October 26, 2019

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

The legendary Lyds perform Robert Schumann's String Quartet No. 3, György Kurtág's Officium breve in memoriam Andreae Szervánsky and Brahms' String Quartet No. 2 with special guest Gabriela Diaz. 

October 30, 2019

8 p.m. (preconcert talk, 7 p.m.) | Berlin Chapel

The acclaimed vocal ensemble performs as part of the two-day workshop/residency: “Texture, Surface and Line: The Listener's Experience of Late Medieval Music.” Free and open to the public.

Unaccompanied Bach Workshop Benefit Concert

November 10, 2019

3 p.m.

Brandeis emeriti Daniel Stepner, violin, and Yehudi Wyner, piano perform to benefit the summer 2020 Unaccompanied Bach Workshop Scholarship Fund. Tickets: $25/$15/$5.

November 16, 2019

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

Korean master musician gamin leads this remarkable ritual performance in honor of the Comfort Women of occupied countries in East Asia and all women still suffering from injustice around the world.