2004-05

Date Event Details Presenter
Thursday, September 30, 2004, 4:30 P.M. SALVATION ARMY ANNUAL MEETING Annual Meeting of the organization The Salvation Army, Worcester Citadel Corps
Saturday, October 16, 2004, 7:30 P.M. ANTHONY FIORE IN CONCERT This Is the Moment – with special performances by Tom Rosa and violinist Angela Colletta AMF Productions – Tickets, $32
Saturday, October 23, 2004, 8 P.M. GREG BROWN Folk artist Greg Brown performs. WICN Public Radio – Tickets, TBA
Saturday, October 30, 2004, 8 P.M.  AHN TRIO Bernstein, Trio for violin, piano and cello Piazzolla, Tango: Primavera portena Piazzolla, Milonga del Angel Piazzolla, Oblivion Nyman, Yellow beach Wreede, Mr. Twitty’s chair Bunch, Swing shift: Music for evening hours Music Worcester – Tickets, $33 and $30
Wednesday, November 10, 2004, 4 P.M. WORCESTER ART MUSEUM MEETING Annual Meeting of members of the Worcester Art Museum Worcester Art Museum
Monday, November 29, 2004, 5:30 P.M. JIM McGOVERN FUNDRAISER Fundraiser for Congressman Jim McGovern http://www.jimmcgovern.com
Saturday, December 4, 2004, 7:30 P.M. BENEFIT HOLIDAY CONCERT Holiday concert – featuring the Holy Cross Chamber Singers and the Nativity Boy Choir – with a reception following. Benefit for the Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance. Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance – Tickets, TBA
Friday, December 31, 2004, 7:15 to 11:30 P.M. FIRST NIGHT WORCESTER To be announced from the stage. First Night Worcester – Admission by First Night Worcester button
Wednesday, February 2, 2005, 8 P.M. DEBUSSY STRING QUARTET Mozart, Quartet in C K. 465, “Dissonant” Beethoven, “Grande Fugue” in Bflat, op. 133 Schumann, Quartet #3 in A, op. 41 #3 Rescheduled from January 26 due to snowstorm. Music Worcester – Tickets, $33 and $30
Saturday, February 12, 2005, 7 P.M. POETRY COMPETITION Individual World Poetry Slam final competition Poets’ Asylum – Tickets, $10 (with student ID, $8)
Sunday, February 13, 2005, 3 P.M. MUSIC FOR KIDS: Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel by Opera Presto! Sing and dance with the Opera Presto! ensemble of four wonderful musicians who will bring you the magic and beauty of this live opera. With ingenious costumes, Opera Presto! performs this condensed opera with violin, cello, piano and voice in lively modern English. Music Worcester – Tickets, $12 adults, $6 kids
Sunday, March 6, 2005, 3 P.M. MUSIC FOR KIDS: Ball in the House – Boston’s Original “Mouth Band” Armed only with their voices, this innovative a cappella ensemble is able to create beautiful vocal harmonies as well as the sound of drums, guitar, keyboards and horns.This group first appeared in Tuckerman Hall in March 2004, and is back in 2005 by popular demand. Music Worcester – Tickets, $12 adults, $6 kids
Saturday, March 19, 2005, 8 P.M. JAZZ CONCERT Jean Toots Thielemans (harmonica), Kenny Werner (piano), and Oscar Castro-Neves (guitar) perform. WICN Public Radio – Tickets, $30
Saturday, April 2, 2005, 6 P.M. WORCESTER ART MUSEUM DINNER Private dinner for guests of the Worcester Art Museum in connection with the opening of the “Hope and Healing” exhibition. Worcester Art Museum
Wednesday, April 6, 2005, 6:30 P.M. CENTRAL CREDIT UNION FUND ANNUAL MEETING Annual Meeting of members. Central Credit Union Fund
Sunday, April 10, 2005, 3 P.M. MUSIC FOR KIDS: Classical Moves with The Boston Ballet This interactive demonstration is a great introduction to ballet, classical music and their important relationship. This program, featuring eight Boston Ballet dancers, a ballet master, pianist and emcee, culminates in costumed performances of several short ballet works. This group first appeared in Tuckerman Hall in March 2002. Music Worcester – Tickets, $12 adults, $6 kids
Thurday, April 14, 2005, 6:45 P.M. WORCESTER DISTRICT MEDICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING Annual Meeting and dinner for members. Worcester District Medical Society
Friday, April 15, 2005, 8 P.M. BORODIN STRING QUARTET Tchaikovsky, Quartet #2 in F, op. 22, Stravinsky, Three pieces (1914) Shostakovich, Quartet #3 in F, op. 73 Music Worcester – Tickets, $33 and $30
Friday, April 29, 2005, 8 P.M. BENEFIT CONCERT Jazz vocalist Stacey Kent in a benefit concert for The Bridge of Central Massachusetts, Inc. Pre-show reception at 6:30 P.M. The Bridge of Central Massachusetts – Tickets, $25 (show only) and $60 (reception+show)
Sunday, May 1, 2005, 3 P.M. OPERA GALA II Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte Bizet: Carmen – Gypsy Song Bellini: Norma Puccini: La Boheme; La Rondine – Che il bel sogno di Doretta Verdi: Rigoletto; La Traviata – Libiamo Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore Offenbach: The Tales of Hoffman -  arcarolle Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus – Csardas Rodgers: State Fair – It’s a Grand Night for Singing Gilbert and Sullivan: H.M.S. Pinafore – Bell Trio Assumption College HumanArts – Admission: Free (free-will donations accepted)
Sunday, May 15, 2005, 11 A.M. WORCESTER HADASSAH BRUNCH Brunch for members and guests of Worcester Hadassah. Worcester Hadassah
Sunday, May 15, 2005, 6:30 P.M. AN EVENING OF THE STARS: A JAZZ CELEBRATION n/a has been MOVED to Union Blues at Union Station. For details, see: WICN Public Radio
Tuesday, May 17, 2005, 6 P.M. JEWISH COMMUNITY FOUNDATION INAUGURAL EVENT The Jewish Community Foundation dedicates its Book of Life and honors individuals who have established permanent endowment funds during their lifetimes or left bequests in their wills. Cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception, 6-8:30 P.M. Keynote speaker is Dr. Richard Marker. Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts – Tickets, $36
Friday, May 20, 2005, 6 P.M. BIDS FOR KIDS AUCTION FOR BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF WORCESTER Cocktails and silent auction, live auctioneer Paul Zekos, dinner and dessert. Boys & Girls Club of Worcester
Saturday, May 21, 2005, 7 P.M. WORCESTER VOKE PROM Senior class prom. Worcester Vocational High School
Sunday, May 22, 2005, 7 P.M. STEPHEN SALISBURY SOCIETY LECTURE Lecture for Stephen Salisbury Society donors of the Worcester Art Museum. Worcester Art Museum
Saturday, June 11, 2005, 6 P.M. WORCESTER CLASSICAL HIGH REUNION DINNER Worcester Classical High School Class of 1955 50th reunion dinner. Worcester Public Schools