Ira Glass, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Yo-Yo Ma and More Set for Celebrity Series of Boston, March 2014

The Los Angeles Philharmonic is reinventing the concept of a 21st-century orchestra under the vibrant leadership of Gustavo Dudamel. Now in its 94th season, the orchestra is recognized as one of the world's outstanding ensembles. Both at home and abroad, the Los Angeles Philharmonic leads the way in innovative programming and re-defining the musical experience. Program will include works by Corigliano and Tchaikovsky.

Wendy Whelan: Restless Creature
March 28 & 29
Friday | 7:30pm
Saturday | 8pm
Citi Shubert Theatre: 270 Tremont St., Boston, MA
Tickets: $60 and up
Phone: 866-348-9738
MBTA: Green line to Boylston

For over 25 years, Wendy Whelan has captivated audiences of the New York City Ballet with her elegant yet thrilling movement and her exacting, intelligent approach to performing. Restless Creature is a collaboration with four young choreographers to create a suite of duets that will be performed by Wendy and each of the four choreographers in turn.

Jerusalem String Quartet
Saturday, March 29, 8pm
NEC's Jordan Hall: 30 Gainsborough St., Boston, MA
Tickets: $35 and up
Phone: 617-482-6661
MBTA: Green line E to Symphony

The Jerusalem String Quartet continues to be both regular and popular visitors to major venues throughout the world. Hailed by The Strad as "one of the young, yet great quartets of our time," The Jerusalem String Quartet has garnered international acclaim for its rare combination of passion and precision. Program will include works by Haydn, Shostakovich, and Brahms.

Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Lars Vogt, piano

Sunday March 30, 3pm
NEC's Jordan Hall: 30 Gainsborough St., Boston, MA
Tickets: $35 and up
Phone: 617-482-6661
MBTA: Green line E to Symphony

An artist known for his musical integrity, technical assurance and intelligent, compelling interpretations, Christian Tetzlaff is internationally recognized as one of the most important violinists performing today. Named "Instrumentalist of the Year" in 2005 by Musical America, Tetzlaff is in demand as a recitalist and soloist around the world.

German concert pianist Lars Vogt has rapidly established himself as one of the leading pianists of his generation. A keen chamber musician, Lars Vogt performs recitals and chamber projects internationally. Program will include works by Mozart, Bart?k, Webern, and Beethoven.

About Celebrity Series of Boston: Celebrity Series of Boston was founded in 1938 by pianist and impresario AaRon Richmond. Over the course of its 75-year history, Celebrity Series has presented an array of the world's greatest performing artists, including Sergei Rachmaninoff, Arturo Toscanini, Ignace Paderewski, Artur Rubenstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Glenn Gould, Fritz Kreisler, Jascha Heifetz, Isaac Stern, Andrés Segovia, Kirsten Flagstad, Marian Anderson, Luciano Pavarotti, Béla Bartók, Igor Stravinsky, Martha Graham, Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Mstislav Rostropovich, and the New York City Opera Company.

The Celebrity Series has been bringing the very best performers-from orchestras and chamber ensembles, vocal and piano music, to dance companies, jazz, and more-to Boston's major concert halls for 75 years. The Celebrity Series of Boston believes in the power of excellence and innovation in the performing arts to enrich life experiences, transform lives and build better communities. Through its education initiatives, the Celebrity Series seeks to build a community of Greater Boston where the performing arts are a valued, lifelong, shared experience-on stages, in schools, at home- everywhere. For more information on Celebrity Series of Boston, call (617) 482-2595 or visit us online at www.celebrityseries.org.

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