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Extraordinary feats, soaring opera, incomparable music, and dance festivals encompass February at Celebrity Series of Boston. Turning 60 never looked so good on the Newport Jazz Festival just before Valentine’s Day. Continue the celebration of Celebrity Series of Boston’s 75th season! Visit www.celebrityseries.org for more information!

Best known for enriching some of opera’s most acclaimed parts such as Mozart’s Figaro, the Count, and Don Giovanni, accomplished baritone opera singer Gerald Finley has captivated audiences in legendary concert halls such as Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Opera. Finley will appear at the New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough Street in Boston, Massachusetts on Friday, February 7 at 8 p.m.

Directed by dance veteran and choreographer Mourad Merzouki, witness a dance spectacle which integrates stunts and sizzling, catchy dance styles such as samba and hip hop with ‘Compagnie Kafig.’ Assembled by 11 skilled young dancers from Brazil, audiences will not believe their eyes on the level of athleticism coming from this French hip-hop dance troupe.

Click here for a sample of their stellar, calculated dance moves! They will take the stage for the first time with Celebrity Series of Boston at the Citi Shubert Theatre, 270 Tremont Street in Boston, Massachusetts from Friday, February 7 through Sunday, February 9.

The Newport Jazz Festival, a renowned summer festival that dazzles audiences yearly in Rhode Island, is turning 60! The Celebrity Series of Boston is honoring this milestone anniversary with enormously talented musicians such as clarinet player Anat Cohen, Grammy-winning vocalist Karrin Allyson, Grammy-winning Randy Brecker on trumpet, Mark Whitfield on guitar, and many more! The celebration will take place for one night only at Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts on Thursday, February 13 at 8 p.m.

Make it a family night out as Celebrity Series of Boston proudly presents a circus the Australian way with ‘Circus Oz: From the Ground Up’ at Citi Shubert Theatre, 270 Tremont Street in Boston, Massachusetts from Wednesday, February 19 through Sunday, February 23! The National Circus of Australia is chock full of astounding aerial stunts, incredible music, humor, and entertainment for adults and children age 4 and up. ‘Circus Oz’ is an all human troupe and is dedicated to humanitarian efforts.

Pianist Cedric Tiberghien, violinist Leonidas Kavakos, TAO Dance Theater, and Quatuor Ebene round out February’s exciting events! For dance packages, discount tickets, the full list of upcoming events and more on www.celebrityseries.org.

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