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Gardner's First Artist-in-Residence

September 19, 2018 - January 14, 2019


Common Threads

Weaving Stories Across Time

October 4, 2018 - January 14, 2019


Steve Locke

Three Deliberate Grays for Freddie (A Memorial for Freddie Gray)

June 26, 2018 - January 21, 2019

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Sunday, September 23, 2018

  • Weekend Concert Series

    New York Festival of Song

    Sunday, September 23, 1:30 pm

    Enjoy songs from Leonard Bernstein's hit Broadway shows in this dynamic program, which opens with Bernstein's brilliant late song cycle, performed by the pianists of New York Festival of Song.


Thursday, September 27, 2018

  • RISE

    Terri Lyne Carrington

    featuring Jas Kayser

    Thursday, September 27, 7 pm

    Legendary Boston jazz drummer, composer, singer, and three-time Grammy winner Terri Lyne Carrington headlines our inaugural RISE concert of the 2018-2019 season.


Sunday, September 30, 2018

  • Sold Out

    Weekend Concert Series

    Sergey Malov, Violoncello da Spalla

    Boston Debut

    Sunday, September 30, 1:30 pm

    The remarkable violoncello da spalla has been almost completely forgotten. This Boston debut by the world's greatest performer on this extraordinary instrument will change the way you hear music.


Thursday, October 4, 2018

  • Concert Preview Performance

    true pearl

    An Opera, in Five Tapestries

    Thursday, October 04, 7 pm

    Seize the opportunity to hear the first (and only) live performance of the complete score of true pearl, the first opera commissioned by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. true pearl will be followed by a performance of the little match girl passion, another work by composer David Lang.


Sunday, October 7, 2018

  • Weekend Concert Series

    Sphinx Virtuosi

    with Annelle Gregory, Sterling Elliott, and Thomas Mesa

    Sunday, October 07, 1:30 pm

    Eighteen of the nation's top Black and Latino classical soloists form the Sphinx Virtuosi, one of America's finest chamber orchestras.


Sunday, October 14, 2018

  • Sold Out

    Weekend Concert Series


    with Paula Robison, flute

    Sunday, October 14, 1:30 pm

    Join us for the Gardner Museum debut of Phoenix, a new and exciting Boston ensemble, for a program of American music.


Sunday, October 21, 2018

  • Weekend Concert Series

    Paavali Jumppanen, Piano

    Sunday, October 21, 1:30 pm

    A Far Cry opens the Gardner Museum concert season with a very Gardner program of works of music that find inspiration in other works of art.


Thursday, October 25, 2018

  • Thursday, October 25, 7 pm

    Join us for a night of rising up and celebrating women in music!


Sunday, October 28, 2018

  • Weekend Concert Series

    Corey Cerovsek, violin

    Sunday, October 28, 1:30 pm

    Join us as Corey Cerovsek plays an all-Bach program on violin.