2004-2005 Season

Thursday, September 30, 2004, 4:30 P.M.SALVATION ARMY ANNUAL MEETINGAnnual Meeting of the organizationThe Salvation Army, Worcester Citadel Corps
Saturday, October 16, 2004, 7:30 P.M.ANTHONY FIORE IN CONCERTThis Is the Moment – with special performances by Tom Rosa and violinist Angela CollettaAMF Productions – Tickets, $32
Saturday, October 23, 2004, 8 P.M.GREG BROWNFolk artist Greg Brown performs.WICN Public Radio – Tickets, TBA
Saturday, October 30, 2004, 8 P.M. AHN TRIOBernstein, 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 hoursMusic Worcester – Tickets, $33 and $30
Wednesday, November 10, 2004, 4 P.M.WORCESTER ART MUSEUM MEETINGAnnual Meeting of members of the Worcester Art MuseumWorcester Art Museum
Monday, November 29, 2004, 5:30 P.M.JIM McGOVERN FUNDRAISERFundraiser for Congressman Jim McGovernhttp://www.jimmcgovern.com
Saturday, December 4, 2004, 7:30 P.M.BENEFIT HOLIDAY CONCERTHoliday 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 WORCESTERTo be announced from the stage.First Night Worcester – Admission by First Night Worcester button
Wednesday, February 2, 2005, 8 P.M.DEBUSSY STRING QUARTETMozart, 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 COMPETITIONIndividual World Poetry Slam final competitionPoets’ 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 CONCERTJean 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 DINNERPrivate 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 MEETINGAnnual Meeting of members.Central Credit Union Fund
Sunday, April 10, 2005, 3 P.M.MUSIC FOR KIDS: Classical Moves with The Boston BalletThis 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 MEETINGAnnual Meeting and dinner for members.Worcester District Medical Society
Friday, April 15, 2005, 8 P.M.BORODIN STRING QUARTETTchaikovsky, Quartet #2 in F, op. 22, Stravinsky, Three pieces (1914) Shostakovich, Quartet #3 in F, op. 73Music Worcester – Tickets, $33 and $30
Friday, April 29, 2005, 8 P.M.BENEFIT CONCERTJazz 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 IIMozart: 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 TrioAssumption College HumanArts – Admission: Free (free-will donations accepted)
Sunday, May 15, 2005, 11 A.M.WORCESTER HADASSAH BRUNCHBrunch for members and guests of Worcester Hadassah.Worcester Hadassah
Sunday, May 15, 2005, 6:30 P.M.AN EVENING OF THE STARS: A JAZZ CELEBRATIONn/ahas 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 EVENTThe 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 WORCESTERCocktails and silent auction, live auctioneer Paul Zekos, dinner and dessert.Boys & Girls Club of Worcester
Saturday, May 21, 2005, 7 P.M.WORCESTER VOKE PROMSenior class prom.Worcester Vocational High School
Sunday, May 22, 2005, 7 P.M.STEPHEN SALISBURY SOCIETY LECTURELecture for Stephen Salisbury Society donors of the Worcester Art Museum.Worcester Art Museum
Saturday, June 11, 2005, 6 P.M.WORCESTER CLASSICAL HIGH REUNION DINNERWorcester Classical High School Class of 1955 50th reunion dinner.Worcester Public Schools