Join us for an engaging and dynamic afternoon or evening of music from around the world in our Carriage House Cultural Concert Series. Performed live in the main gallery of the Museum enjoy a truly unique concert featuring diverse music.

Anderson Society Members Free
 
 

Accompanied by acclaimed cellist Isabel Castellvi, Haleh Liza Gafori weaves her translations of Rumi’s poems with chants and songs featuring the original Persian text, allowing participants to hear not only the depth of meanings through English recitations but also the astonishing rhythm, rhyme, and wordplay that grace the poems in Persian.

Haleh Liza Gafori is a translator, musician, poet, and educator born in NYC of Persian descent. Her book of translations, GOLD: Poems by Rumi, was released by New York Review Books/Penguin Random House in March of 2022. Weaving song, translation, and story, she has performed at venues such as Lincoln Center and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A graduate of Stanford University, her own writings have been published by Columbia University Press and Literary Hub.

Isabel Castellvi is a cellist, composer, and sound mediation instructor. She has performed worldwide with artists such as Vanessa Carlton, Falu, the Mivos Quartet, and Manu Delgado. Since 2012, she has led classes, workshops, and retreats in sound healing and meditation at various institutions including the Omega Institute in New York.

Tickets are $25.

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ANDRES GUERRA

Saturday, October 29th, 2022
Doors open at 7:30pm
Concert Begins at 8:00pm
Tickets $25 • Anderson Society Members Free
 

Venezuelan composer, arranger and not-so-classical guitarist Andres Guerra blends the rich tradition of the classical guitar technique with improvisation, offering a wide variety of music styles in his solo performance such as Jazz, contemporary and classical.

Andres has played with Grammy-winning artists and the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela.

 
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KLEZMER MUSIC WITH EZEKIEL’S WHEELS

Sunday, December 4th • 1pm
Doors open at 12:30 pm
Concert begins at 1:00 pm
$25 per person • Anderson Society Members Free
 

Internationally-acclaimed Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band brings passion, virtuosity, and contagious energy to every performance. The Wheels improvise with the intimacy of chamber music and the intensity of a rowdy dance band. Their engaging contemporary interpretation of Jewish music is irresistible to audiences. In 2012 they won both the jury-awarded City Winery Prize for best klezmer ensemble and the Audience Pick Award at the third biennial International Jewish Music Festival in Amsterdam.

Ezekiel’s Wheels has performed at the Kennedy Center, the Shalin Liu Performance Center, and Yidstock. Over time, their repertoire grew to incorporate original as well as traditional instrumental tunes, and in 2017 it further expanded to include songs in Yiddish and English.

Ezekiel’s Wheels features Abigale Reisman (violin, backing vocals), Jonathan Cannon (violin), Kirsten Lamb (double bass, lead vocals), Nat Seelen (clarinet), and Pete Fanelli (trombone).

 
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PACIFIC MARIMBA

Friday, January 27th, 2022
Doors open at 7:30pm • Concert Begins at 8:00pm
Tickets $25
Anderson Society Members Free
 

Join us for a night of lively and fun music with Boston’s favorite marimba band! This unique street band plays the music of the Shona people of Zimbabwe, as well as other African countries. The music is upbeat and infectious with interlocking rhythm and melodies characteristic of African songs. The marimba is a close relative to the xylophone, but it has softer tones. Pacific Marimba has performed in the Wake Up the Earth Festival in Jamaica Plain, Boston’s Faneuil Hall and many Porchfests throughout the area.

 
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NALEDI MASILO AND QUARTET

Friday, May 5th, 2022 Doors open at 7:30pm • Concert Begins at 8:00pm Tickets $25 • Anderson Society Members Free
 

Join us for acclaimed South African vocalist and composer Naledi Masilo whose voice has been described as expressive, beautiful and multi-faceted. Naledi will sing traditional songs from South Africa as well as many Jazz favorites. In collaboration, Naledi’s four-piece band combines virtuosic performances by young artists from all over the world.

Naledi has had artistic residency at the Presidential Kennedy Center and she has performed at many venues such as Jazz@ Lincoln Center and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston Naledi’s journey was profiled on Boston’s WBUR station as she completed her journey at the New England conservatory.