An annual tradition and an awe-inspiring experience, Boston University School of Music takes the stage at historic Symphony Hall, Boston. This afternoon concert features performances by the Boston University Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Burton and the Boston University Symphonic Chorus led by Daniel Parsley.

DATE & TIME

Saturday, April 27, 2024
1:00 pm

LOCATION

Symphony Hall, Boston
301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston

PROGRAM

Benjamin Britten – Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Boston University Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Burton

Ēriks Ešenvalds – War – A Soldier’s Grave
Boston University Symphonic Chorus conducted by Daniel Parsley

Ralph Vaughan Williams – Dona nobis pacem
Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus conducted by James Burton

Edward Elgar – Enigma Variations
Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Burton

Tickets

Tickets are free, and registration is required for admittance to Symphony Hall. Seats are general admission, and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to a high volume of interest for this event, ticket reservations are at capacity, and new reservation requests will be added to our wait list. Tickets will be released on a first-come, first-served basis. 

 If your plans have changed and you are no longer able to attend please let us knowSend concert and registration inquiries to visitsom@bu.edu

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GET TO KNOW JAMES BURTON, DIRECTOR OF ORCHESTRAL ACTIVITIES
Meet CFA’s Director of Orchestral Activities, James Burton of the Boston Symphony Orchestra! Learn about his role at Boston Symphony Orchestra, what led to his love of music, and why he thinks being part of an orchestra is so special.

 

“It’s food for the soul, and it’s an education for the heart and a challenge for the intellect. I think as an orchestral musician you are constantly being challenged to listen and take part in something that you cannot do by yourself.”

 

GET TO KNOW DANIEL PARSLEY, DIRECTOR OF CHORAL ACTIVITIES

“BU is just excellent. I recently had my first concert with my students, and they were amazing. All of the students I have worked with so far are overwhelmingly smart, and capable, and work really hard — and just good people.”

Meet Dr. Daniel Parsley, who recently joined Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music as assistant professor in Choral Conducting and the Director of Choral Activities. Parsley has enjoyed a storied career as a conductor, teacher, scholar and musician, one which has taken him across the globe.