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Tickets Moving Fast! Explore Some of Our Most Popular 2017-18 Events

Audiences are thrilled about our 2017-18 Season, and it’s not too late to join us as a subscriber! With 48 events to choose from, you can completely customize your subscription package to any three (or more!) shows you want. There’s no shortage of incredible performers this season, but you may want to act fast—tickets are definitely on the move!

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Still choosing your performances? Browse some of the current favorites of our 2017-18 subscribers:

Alan Cumming
October 6, 2017
Sanders Theatre

Actor, singer, author and activist Alan Cumming, appearing on the Celebrity Series for the first time, brings his latest vocal stage show. An iconic performer on stage and screen, Cumming played Eli Gold on CBS’s The Good Wife, stole the show as the Tony Award-winning Emcee in Cabaret, and currently hosts PBS’s Masterpiece Mystery.

October 27-29, 2017
Boch Center Shubert Theatre

The wildly creative avant-garde dance company Pilobolus has transformed itself into an international entertainment juggernaut. Featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Sesame Street, and The Academy Awards, and nominated for a 2012 Grammy Award for the video for OK Go’s All Is Not Lost, the company continues to explore new ways of using the human body as a graphic and expressive medium. 

Emanuel Ax, piano, Leonidas Kavakos, violin, Yo-Yo Ma, cello
February 21, 2018
Symphony Hall

Three of the world’s greatest classical musicians—pianist Emanuel Ax, violinist Leonidas Kavakos, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma—form a “super trio” for an intimate performance exploring the piano trios of Johannes Brahms—works that span the composer’s life from youth to maturity.

Daniil Trifonov and Sergei Babayan, piano duo
March 3, 2018
NEC’s Jordan Hall

The young Russian piano superstar, Daniil Trifonov, joins his esteemed teacher Sergei Babayan in a rare two-piano performance. Trifonov has made a spectacular ascent in the world of classical music since winning First Prize at both the Tchaikovsky and Rubinstein competitions in 2011 at the age of 20. His teacher, Sergei Babayan, brings a deep understanding and insight to a diverse repertoire.

Takács Quartet
March 23, 2018
NEC’s Jordan Hall

The Takács Quartet, now entering its forty-second season, is renowned for the vitality of its interpretations. The New York Times recently lauded the ensemble for “revealing the familiar as unfamiliar, making the most traditional of works feel radical once more.” Long a favorite of Celebrity Series audiences, the Takács never disappoint; they are consistent as they are brilliant.

Audra McDonald
April 13, 2018
Symphony Hall

Audra McDonald is unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry, as both a singer and an actress. With a record six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and a long list of other accolades to her name, she is among today’s most highly regarded performers.

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
April 14, 2018
NEC’s Jordan Hall

With a repertoire ranging from Lady Gaga to The Ride of the Valkyries, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain tackles an ambitious range of music—on just four strings. This group of eight genre-benders perform covers (with vocals!) of pop, jazz, country, and classics from film, along with anything else they think is ripe for the picking. Since selling out Jordan Hall in 2015, Celebrity Series audiences have eagerly awaited their return.

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor 

April 25, 2018
Symphony Hall

Gustavo Dudamel’s arrival in Los Angeles in 2009 was an earth-shaking event, with the giddy breathlessness suggesting a rock star or other A-list celebrity. The reality is that since that time, Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic have lived up to their billing, delivered on their artistic promise. They stand at the apex.

Yuja Wang
May 11, 2018
NEC’s Jordan Hall

Yuja Wang has secured a place of distinction among the world’s finest performers due to her rare blend of technical refinement, musical insight, and emotional sensitivity. The intense power of her interpretations comes from a combination of exceptional presence on stage and a natural affinity for repertoire ranging from Mozart to Gershwin.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
June 10, 2018
Symphony Hall

Versatile, hard-swinging, and polished to the max, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is composed of 15 of jazz music’s leading soloists under the leadership of musical director Wynton Marsalis. Drawing from an extensive repertoire, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis concerts are internationally critically-acclaimed.


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