2006-07

Date Event Details Presenter
Saturday, September 9, 2006, 8 P.M. OPERA GALA III Arias and ensembles from Carmen and The Pearl Fishers by Bizet, La Traviata and Rigoletto by Verdi, The Sorcerer by Gilbert and Sullivan, Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss, Lakmé by Delibes, Cosi fan tutte, The Marriage of Figaro, and The Magic Flute by Mozart, La Bohème and Tosca by Puccini, and Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss. Program commentary will be provided by Dr. Frank Corbin, director of the Humanarts series. Assumption College HumanArts – No charge for admission but free-will donations will be accepted.
Friday, September 22, 2006, 8 P.M. THE FOUR FRESHMEN To be announced from the stage. “…seamless, warm, high-voice-dominated vocal harmonies.” – Michael Snyder, South Bend Tribune. WICN Public Radio – Tickets, $30 (WICN members, $28)
Saturday, September 23, 2006, 7 P.M. NORTH HIGH 50th REUNION Class of 1956 reunion. North High School (Worcester) Alumni Association
Saturday, October 28, 2006, 7 P.M. A TOUCH OF CLASS A Hip-Hop comedy show featuring comedians from Worcester, Boston, New York and New Jersey. Hosted by Worcester’s “L Heavy” Lanre. For adults 21 or older with ID. Dress code: No boots, sneakers, baggy jeans or athletic wear. Committee Inc. (requires login) – Tickets, $20 in advance; $25 at the door
Thursday, November 2, 2006, 6 P.M. WICT NEW ENGLAND AWARDS BANQUET Annual awards banquet for Women in Cable Telecommunications, New England chapter. WICT New England
Wednesday, November 8, 2006, 4:30 P.M. WORCESTER ART MUSEUM MEETING Annual Meeting of members of the Worcester Art Museum Worcester Art Museum
Saturday, November 11, 2006. HILLSIDE RESTORATION FUNDRAISER Benefit fundraiser for “Hillside” in Boylston, MA, which gained its historic significance from its first occupant, John Bartholomew Gough (1817-1886), whose oratorical skills in the cause of temperance made him the most sought-after speaker of his time. Hillside Restoration Project – Tickets, $90
Wednesday, November 15, 2006, 8 P.M. KREMLIN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Rossini: Sonata for strings #3 in C Richard Strauss: Introduction to the opera Capriccio Jacob: Concerto for horn & strings Schnauber: In memory of Henri Temianka Brahms: String sextet #1 in Bflat, op. 18 Music Worcester – Tickets, $39 and $36
Friday, December 1, 2006, 8 P.M. BENEFIT HOLIDAY CONCERT Featuring the Compaq Big Band. Benefit for the Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance. Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance – Tickets, floor table seats $30, balcony $20
Friday, December 31, 2006, 5 to 11:15 P.M. FIRST NIGHT WORCESTER To be announced from the stage. First Night Worcester – Admission by First Night Worcester button
Saturday, January 13, 2007, 8 P.M. THE CLAREMONT TRIO “Mozart: Trio in C, K.548 Schoenfield: “”Café Music”” Shostakovich: Trio #1 in c, op. 8 Dvorak: Trio in e, op. 90, “”Dumky””
Music Worcester – Tickets, $37 and $34
Tuesday, March 20, 2007, 5 P.M. GREATER WORCESTER COMMUNITY FOUNDATION RECEPTION Donors and Friends reception. Greater Worcester Community Foundation
Friday, March 23, 2007, 8 P.M. ORCHESTRE DE CHAMBRE FRANÇAIS Vivaldi: Concerto for strings in A Debussy: Petite suite 1888) (arr. Brian Suits) Godard: Canzonette from Concerto romantique Saint-Saëns: Romance in C, op. 48 Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte (1899) Mozart: Divertimento in F, K.138 Grieg: Holberg suite, op. 40 Saint-Saëns: Introduction & rondo capriccioso, op. 28 (arr. Brian Suits Music Worcester – Tickets, $39 and $37
Sunday, March 25, 2007, 7:30 P.M. BENEFIT FUNDRAISER FOR NEW JEWISH ACADEMY The night features comedian Robert Klein. Post-concert reception for special donors. New Jewish Academy
Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 5 P.M. STATUS OF WOMEN ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION 30th Anniversary Celebration for the Advisory Committee on the Status of Women. Madrigal Singers, Doherty High School followed by presentations, including Mayor Konnie Lukes, City Manager Michael O’Brien, Jay Gardiner, Acting Commissioner of Health & Human Services, Patti McKone, Chair of ACSW. Women of Consequence and Young Women of Consequence Awards, and recognition of Josephine Wright Chapman, architect, Tuckerman Hall. City of Worcester – free admission
Saturday, April 14, 2007, 8 P.M. DELFEAYO MARSALIS To be announced from the stage “His layers of tone float through the room like clouds of cotton candy, gently shifting the color and tone of each note, carving and shaping them to perfection.” – Louisville Jazz Society Music Worcester – Tickets, $37 and $34
Wednesday, May 2, 2007, 6 P.M. UMASS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION RECEPTION Oath ceremony and reception. UMass Memorial Foundation
Thursday, May 3, 2007 BAY STATE SAVINGS BANK MEETING Annual Meeting of corporators of Bay State Savings Bank. Bay State Savings Bank
Saturday, May 12, 2007, 9 A.M. CULTURAL COUNCILS MEETING A day-long meeting of Cultural Councils of Massachusetts. Worcester Cultural Commission
Saturday, May 19, 2007, 6 P.M. CMMIC DINNER Employee Appreciation dinner. Central Massachusetts Magnetic Imaging Center
Friday, May 25, 2007, 6:30 P.M. OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL PROM Senior class prom. Oxford High School
Friday, June 1, 2007, 6 P.M. UMASS MEDICAL SCHOOL GRADUATION University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Emergency Medicine, graduation and dinner. UMass Medical School Department of Emergency Medicine
Friday, June 1, 2007, 6 P.M. UMASS MEDICAL SCHOOL GRADUATION University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Emergency Medicine, graduation and dinner. UMass Medical School Department of Emergency Medicine
Saturday, June 2, 2007, 5 P.M. UMASS UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY DINNER Honoring Chancellor Aaron Lazare. University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wednesday, June 6, 2007, 5 P.M. LEGAL ASSISTANCE CORP. RECEPTION  Awards ceremony and reception. Featured speaker is Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Margaret Marshall. The Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts
Sunday, June 10, 2007, 6:30 P.M. STEPHEN SALISBURY SOCIETY LECTURE  Dinner and lecture for Stephen Salisbury Society donors of the Worcester Art Museum. Worcester Art Museum
HILLSIDE RESTORATION FUNDRAISER