2002-03

Date Event Details Presenter
Saturday, September 21, 2002, 12 to 4 P.M. SALISBURY STREET SAMPLER An admission-free day of tours and musical performances at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 PM by the Stardust Show Chorus. Tuckerman Hall opens its doors to the public along with sixteen other community organizations in the Salisbury Street area. n/a
Saturday, September 28, 2002, 8 P.M. DEBORAH HENSON-CONANT To describe Deborah Henson-Conant is nearly impossible, but she calls her music “cross-genre”: jazz-pop-comedy-folk-blues-flamenco-celtic, and she is as much an entertainer as a musician. She performs in symphony halls as a soloist with major orchestras, and she plays intimate shows in jazz clubs and theaters nationwide. WICN Public Radio – Tickets, TBA
Sunday, October 6, 2002, 2:30 P.M. TUCKERMAN HALL CENTENNIAL An exquisite afternoon featuring brief opening remarks by Congressman James McGovern, a lecture by noted architectural historian Bettina Norton, and musical performances by sensational soprano Maria Ferrante and CMSO principal guest conductor and Boston Pops pianist Myron Romanul, and guest artists Tracy Kraus, flute; Michael Romanul, cello; Victor Romanul, violin; Mark Henry, bass; and Susan St. Amour, viola. The afternoon will conclude with a High Tea Reception catered at Tuckerman Hall by the Worcester Club, with participation by members of the Worcester Women’s History Project, the Worcester Women’s Club, and Preservation Worcester. Central Massachusetts Symphony at Tuckerman Hall – Tickets, $15 for members of Friends of The Central Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, $20 for nonmembers
Saturday, October 19, 2002, 8 P.M. BEST KEPT SECRETS: A TREASURY OF PASSIONATE AMERICAN SONG Romantic and passionate music from the archives of the American Antiquarian Society. Music Worcester – Tickets, $30 and $27
Saturday, November 2, 2002, 8 P.M. KARRIN ALLYSON Selecting an imaginative and eclectic collection of tunes ranging from soul jazz classics, ballads, modern blues and timeless pop, each of Allyson’s songs is in itself, a story that illustrates a different emotional state. Hurt, loneliness, regret, unbridled anger, sadness and even bitterness are all given their due, running the full gamut of sentiments that make up the blues. WICN Public Radio – Tickets, TBA
Sunday, November 3, 2002, 3 P.M. MUSIC FOR KIDS: TAP TEAM TWO Hoofing in America. The Irish, African, Jazz Hip hop and House origins of tap-dance music. Music Worcester – Tickets, adults $10, children $6
Sunday, Novemember 17, 2002, 4 P.M. WORCESTER YOUTH SYMPHONY AND CONCERT ORCHESTRAS TBA Performing Arts School of Worcester – Tickets, TBA
Saturday, November 23, 2002, 8 P.M. EROICA TRIO Bach/Dudley, Chaconne from Violin partita #1 in D, S. 1004 Albinon/Eroica Trio, Adagio in g Schnyder, Piano trio Brahms, Trio in B, op. 8 Music Worcester – Tickets, $30 and $27
Sunday, February 2, 2003, 3 P.M. MUSIC FOR KIDS: SEMENYA McCORD QUARTET Ain’a That Good News: The Roots of American Music. The impact of gospel music in American history. Music Worcester – Tickets, adults $10, children $6
Sunday, March 2, 2003, 3 P.M. MUSIC FOR KIDS: NORTH WINDS  Wind Works. An introduction to woodwind instruments. Music Worcester – Tickets, adults $10, children $6
Saturday, March 15, 2003, 8 P.M. THE JERUSALEM TRIO  Ben-Haim, Variations on a Hebrew melody Schubert, Trio in Bflat, op. 99, D.898 Brahms, Piano quartet #3 in c, op. 60 Music Worcester – Tickets, $30 and $27
Saturday, March 22, 2003, 8 P.M. BACH’S BIRTHDAY BASH Join the Bach family as they celebrate his birthday. Includes choral works by the great composer himself, his extended family and contemporaries whom Bach knew and admired. Master Singers of Worcester – Tickets, TBA
Sunday, March 23, 2003, 3 P.M. MUSIC FOR KIDS: CONNECTICUT OPERA EXPRESS  Three Little Pigs. The classic children’s story with sets, costumes and music of Mozart. Music Worcester – Tickets, adults $10, children $6
Saturday, March 29, 2003, 8 P.M. CAMERATA SWEDEN  Biber, Battalia Britten, Lachrymae for viola and strings Nielsen, Little suite Beethoven, String quartet op. 130 Music Worcester – Tickets, $32 and $29
Friday, April 11, 2003, 8 P.M. ASIAN AMERICAN ORCHESTRA Anthony Brown’s Asian American Orchestra appears with the Equinox Music Festival’s April Jazz Appreciation Month Celebration. Equinox Music Festival – Tickets, $25 single, $40 pair; WGBH, WERS, WICN members $22.50 single with membership card
Sunday, April 27, 2003, 3 P.M. MUSICIANS OF THE BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Chamber music, followed by a complimentary coffee and essert reception. The pieces to be performed are:Mozart, String quartet #2 in D, K.155 Dvorak, Terzetto in C for 2 violins and viola, op. 74 Moszowski, Suite for 2 violins and piano in g, op. 71 Boston Symphony Orchestra – For free tickets, call (617) 638-9300.
Saturday, May 10, 2003, 8 P.M. STEFON HARRIS QUARTET

TBA Music Worcester – Tickets, $30 and $27
Saturday, May 17, 2003 STEPHEN SALISBURY SOCIETY LECTURE Lecture for Stephen Salisbury Society donors of the Worcester Art Museum. Worcester Art Museum
Sunday, June 1, 2003, 7 P.M. JOURNEYS IN SONG

Cantors Alberto Mizrahi, Devin Goldenberg and Sally Neff in a festive evening of Jewish music. Congregation Beth Israel – Tickets, $180, $100, $30 and $25 in advance, $35 and $30 at the door
Sunday, June 8, 2003, 6:30 P.M. AN EVENING OF THE STARS: A JAZZ CELEBRATION

An all-star extravaganza of jazz and swing music. This special presentation is a benefit concert for WICN Public Radio and will feature performances by: Dick Odgren & Emil Haddad, Greg Abate, Gerry Beaudoin, Donna Byrne, Monica Hatch, Jim Porcella, Marshall Wood, Little Red Riders and special guest Karrin Allyson WICN Public Radio – Tickets, $35