Global Currents Concert Series

Each semester, our Global Currents Concert Series features musicians of international stature representing a multiplicity of cultures. In the intimate setting of the Slosberg Recital Hall, each concert invites the audience to experience the history, cultural memories, indeed, the heart and soul of a people through the autobiographical narrative of music.

2022-2023 Performances

October 29, 2022

The Garifuna Collective performs outside

8 p.m. | Pre-concert talk, 7 p.m. 
Tickets on sale starting October 17:
 $20 General Admission, $15 Seniors and Brandeis Community, $5 Non-Brandeis Students and FREE with Brandeis Student ID.

The Garifuna Collective – a seasoned group of musicians that spans generations, carrying the torch for their unique Afro-Amerindian cultural heritage and weaving soulful melodies with rhythms both indigenous and African – caps off their weeklong residency with a performance that is sure to spark the history and soul of Garifuna culture into vivid life!

March 18, 2023

Jomion & the Uklos pose in front of a fountain8 p.m. | Pre-concert talk, 7 p.m. 
Tickets on sale starting March 6:
 $20 General Admission, $15 Seniors and Brandeis Community, $5 Non-Brandeis Students and FREE with Brandeis Student ID.

As the culmination of their weeklong residency, Jomion & the Uklos share their impeccable harmonies and unique approach to integrating traditional Beninese and contemporary sounds with audience members, who will be transported to West Africa by the end of this unforgettable performance.