Public Events

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Upcoming Events

BSO/Boston Pops’ Free Concert at Franklin Park Zoo – Sunday, October 1, 3PM-6PM
Franklin Park, 1 Circuit Drive, Boston, MA
On Sunday, October 1, at 3 p.m., the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops, in partnership with the City of Boston, will present a special free concert in Boston’s Franklin Park. Members of Project STEP will be in attendance and will also host a booth at the event’s pre-concert festival. Stop by our booth to learn more about Project STEP, stay for the concert, and take part in the festival featuring musical demonstrations, art exhibits, crafts, and other activities for kids and families!

Masterclass with the Apple Hill String Quartet – Sunday, November 19, 2PM-4PM
Chorus Room, Symphony Hall
Earning praise around the world for their interpretive mastery of traditional repertoire, the Apple Hill String Quartet will return for a third year to share their expertise with our students during an exciting afternoon masterclass. 

Masterclass with Adrian Anantawan – Sunday, December 10, 2PM-4PM
Location TBA
Canadian born violinist and educator Adrian Anantawan holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music, Yale University and Harvard Graduate School of Education. As a violinist, he has studied with Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman, and Anne-Sophie Mutter; his academic work in education was supervised by Howard Gardner.  Active within his community, Adrian helped to create the Virtual Chamber Music Initiative at the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Centre. The cross-collaborative project brings researchers, musicians, doctors and educators together to develop adaptive musical instruments capable of being played by young people with disabilities within a chamber music setting.

Masterclass with Gabriel Cabezas – Saturday, January 6, 12PM-1PM
Chorus Room, Symphony Hall
Gabriel Cabezas is a sought-after musician who has performed with artists ranging from America’s finest orchestras to the contemporary dance collective Duende. He is also a two-time first place Laureate of the Sphinx Competition, and was awarded the 2015 Sphinx Medal of Excellence for his work as an emerging classical artist of color.