2000-01

Date Event Details Presenter
Thursday, September 7, 2000, 7PM YAROCK DINNER Fifth Annual Irving J. Yarock Dinner and Awards Ceremony, honoring Rosalie S. Wolf, PhD. Age Center of Worcester
“Saturday, September 16, 2000,
12 P.M. to 4 P.M.”
SALISBURY STREET SAMPLER

Tours and concerts throughout the day, featuring the Salisbury Lyric Opera Company and members of the Central Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra. Salisbury Street Sampler – no charge
Friday, October 20, 2000, 8 P.M. EILEEN IVERS and her band

Eileen Ivers has a unique world music vision that combines the traditional Irish fiddling she was raised on with African percussion, hip-hop samples, rock dynamic effects and tap dance rhythms. Ivers is crossing over not just from traditional Irish to world music but from classical to pop…and back. Her band features: Donal Clancy (Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals), Bakithi Kumal (Bass Guitar, Background Vocals), Patrick McGuire (Acoustic Guitar, Lead Vocals), Jerry O’Sullivan (Uilleann Pipes, Low Whistle), Emedin Rivera (Percussion Kit, Background Vocals), Tarik Winston (Tap Dancer). Music Worcester – Tickets, $30, $27
Thursday, October 26, 2000,7 P.M. MOLECULAR MEDICINE LECTURE

Tenth anniversary dinner and lecture, “Guns, Germs and Steel: An Evening with Jared Diamond” (Pulitzer prize-winning author), presented by the University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Molecular Medicine. UMass Medical School Program in Molecular Medicine
Friday, November 10, 2000,8 P.M. DEBORAH HENSON-CONANT

Jazz/rock harpist Deborah Henson-Conant. WICN Public Radio – Tickets, $25, $20
Saturday, November 11, 2000,8 P.M. SALISBURY SINGERS Greatest Hits of Opera”, performed by the Salisbury Singers, under the direction of Michelle Graveline. Tickets, $15, $12
Sunday, November 12, 2000, 3 P.M. ANTIOCH ASSOCIATION LECTURE

Christianity in Ancient Antioch – lecture by Susan Harvey, Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Brown University. Antioch Association of Worcester
Thursday, November 16 through Sunday, November 19, 2000. 8TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF TREES Decorated Christmas trees, vendors and gala reception to benefit charities for children. Junior Leage of Worcester – Tickets, adults $6, seniors/students $5, under 12 free
Tuesday, November 21, 2000, 8 P.M. CHILINGIRIAN STRING QUARTET and ANONYMOUS 4 1000: A Mass for the End of Time (excerpts) Part, Fratres Britten, Missa Brevis Haydn, String Quartet Op. 76, No. 6 Tavener, The Bridegroom Music Worcester – Tickets, $30, $27
Sunday, December 10, 2000, 4 P.M. MASTER SINGERS OF WORCESTER

December Celebrations – seasonal music from around the world, performed under the direction of Malcolm Halliday, with pianist Ronald Stalford. Master Singers of Worcester – Tickets, $15, $12
Sunday, December 17, 2000, 4 P.M. WORCESTER YOUTH ORCHESTRAS

Featuring soprano Sol V. Kim in well-known operatic arias; also, Copland’s “Four dance episodes from ‘Rodeo’”. Performing Arts School of Worcester – Tickets, adults $15, students $10
Sunday, December 31, 2000,5 to 11 P.M. First Night Worcester Featuring the Klezmer Conservatory Band, Howard “Louie Bluie” Armstrong, Lisa Thorson, Mixashawn, and the New England Brass Guild. “City of Worcester – admission by First Night button
Saturday, January 20, 2001, 8 P.M. EROICA TRIO

Bach/Dudley, Chaconne, from Violin Partita No. 2 in d, BWV 1004 Piazzolla/arr. Jose Bragato, Primavera Portena Piazzolla/arr. Jose Bragato, Otonio Porteno Tchaikovsky, Trio in a, Op. 50 Music Worcester – Tickets, $30, $27
Thursday, January 25, 2001, 8 P.M. REGINA CARTER QUINTET

Regina Carter is among the most raved-about new jazz artists-on-violin and is one of the most versatile and innovative violinists to emerge on the jazz scene in decades. Music Worcester – Tickets, $30, $27
Friday February 2, 2001, 7 P.M. MUSIC FOR KIDS

The Pied Piper of “Sound, Song & Sign” – children’s entertainer David Parker Music Worcester – Tickets, adults $10, kids $6
Wednesday, February 14, 2001, 5:30 P.M. WORCESTER DISTRICT MEDICAL SOCIETY

205th Annual Oration and Dinner. Dr. Lynda M. Young, pediatrician and orator. “May I Have the Next Slide Please: Deconstructing Continuing Medical Education”. Worcester District Medical Society – Nonmember tickets, $37.50
Saturday, February 17, 2001, 8 P.M. INTERNATIONAL SEJONG SOLOISTS

Grieg, Holberg Suite, Op. 40 Mendelssohn, Concerto in d for Violin and Strings Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a Music Worcester – Tickets, $30, $27
Saturday, March 3, 2001, 8 P.M. AN EVENING OF A CAPELLA

Rockapella (Sean Altman); Up In The Air (Tiffin University A Capella Singers), directed by Brad Rees; University of Massachusetts-Amherst Vocal Jazz Ensemble; All About Buford; in an a capella performance of rock, jazz and pop music. n/a
Sunday, March 11, 2001, 3 P.M. MUSICIANS OF THE OLD POST ROAD

Magnificent Mozart: Overture to Le Nozze de Figaro, K.492 Grande sestetto concertante, K.364 Quartet in C for flute, violin, viola and cello, K.285b Piano concerto in A, K.414 Musicians of the Old Post Road – Tickets, $18, $12
Friday, March 21, 2001, 8 P.M.Saturday, March 22, 2001, 8 P.M.Sunday, March 23, 2001, 3 P.M. SALISBURY LYRIC OPERA

Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Trial by Jury” and “The Sorcerer”. Salisbury Lyric Opera – Tickets $18, $15
Saturday, March 31, 2001, 8 P.M. BENEFIT MASKED BALL

A Gala Masked Ball to benefit AIDS Project Worcester and the Guild of the Salisbury Lyric Opera Company; cocktails, dinner, dancing, entertainment. “AIDS Project Worcester – Tickets $100, (508) 756-5253

Thursday, April 5, 2001, 7 P.M. CAVANI STRING QUARTET

An introduction to string instruments using story book fables and poetry in this “Music for Kids” performance. Music Worcester – Tickets, adults $10, kids $6
Friday, April 6, 2001, 8 P.M. CAVANI STRING QUARTET

Bartok, Quartet No. 3 Shostakovich, Quartet No. 9 in E-flat, Op. 117 Debussy, Quartet in G, Op. 10 Music Worcester – Tickets, $30, $27
Thursday, April 12, 2001, 5:30 P.M. ANNUAL MEETING

Annual meeting of Directors and Corporators; presentation followed by a reception. Bay State Savings Bank
Thursday, April 26, 2001, 8 P.M. BENEFIT FUNDRAISER

A benefit fundraiser for the PIP shelter’s purchase of a farmland retreat in Leicester, Mass.; cocktails, dinner, presentation. Worcester Public Inebriate Program
Friday April 27, 2001, 7 P.M. CURIOUS GEORGE GOES TO MUSIC SCHOOL

Curious George Goes to Music School in this “Music for Kids” program presented by performers from the Longy School of Music in Cambridge. Music Worcester – Tickets, adults $10, kids $6
Sunday, April 29, 2001, 5:30 P.M. STEPHEN SALISBURY SOCIETY LECTURE Lecture for Stephen Salisbury Society donors of the Worcester Art Museum. Lecturer: Michael Kimmelman, Chief Art Critic, The New York Times. Worcester Art Museum
Sunday, May 6, 2001, 2 P.M. AN AFTERNOON WITH THE NEW YORK SCHOOL POETS

Featuring two of America’s greatest poets, John Ashbery and Kenneth Koch. Also, poet and historian David Lehman will offer his perspective, including a reading of work inspired by Ashbery and Koch. Worcester Art Museum – Free
Sunday, May 13, 2001, 3 P.M. WORCESTER YOUTH ORCHESTRAS

To be announced. “Performing Arts School of Worcester – Tickets, adults $15, students $10 Tickets (508) 755-8246
Thursday, June 7, 2001, 6 P.M. WPI President’s Alumni Council Dinner – dinner, followed by a recital by Paris Opera singer Jean-Pierre Trevisani ’89. Worcester Polytechnic Institute- (508) 831-6052
Sunday, June 17, 2001, 3 P.M. WORCESTER YOUTH ORCHESTRAS

To be announced. Performing Arts School of Worcester -Tickets (508) 755-8246