2005-2006 Season

Friday, September 9, 2005, 5 P.M.WEDDINGBOUTIQUE 05A luxury wedding showcase developed to highlight the extraordinary talents of the wedding industry in Central Massachusetts.weddingboutique05 – Tickets, $20
Sunday, September 11, 2005, 1:30 P.M.WORCESTER ART MUSEUM SYMPOSIUMPlague, An Abiding Scourge, in conjunction with the Hope & Healing exhibition. For details, see the flyer (also available as a PDF file.)Worcester Art Museum – Free admission, RSVP requested
Saturday, September 17, 2005, 8 P.M.KARRIN ALLYSONTo be announced from the stage. “One of the most charismatic figures on tour today.” – New York Times.WICN Public Radio – Tickets, $25 ($23 for WICN members)
Saturday, September 24, 2005, 7:30 P.M.CLARK UNIVERSITY DINNERJonas Clark Fellows Dinner, preceded by the Jonas Clark Fellows Cocktail Reception, 6 P.M. at the Worcester Art Museum. Part of CougarFest Homecoming 2005 (September 23-25, 2005).Clark University Alumni – By invitation only
Saturday, October 1, 2005, 6 P.M.MUSIC WORCESTER SOIRÉE FUNDRAISERHors d’oeuvres, dinner and musical entertainment.Music Worcester – Tickets, TBA
Friday, October 28, 2005, 4 P.M.NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTIONMeeting and reception for members of NAWIC Greater Worcester.National Association of Women In Construction
Tuesday, November 1, 2005, 6 P.M.UMASS MEDICAL SCHOOL RECEPTIONPrivate reception.University of Massachusetts Medical School
Saturday, November 5, 2005, 7 P.M.MONTE CARLO NIGHTLow-key gaming, a cash raffle, silent auction, entertainment and refreshments. A benefit fundraiser for “Coats for Kids”, “Project Fresh Start” and high-school scholarships.Junior League of Worcester
Wednesday, November 9, 2005, 4:30 P.M.WORCESTER ART MUSEUM MEETINGAnnual Meeting of members of the Worcester Art MuseumWorcester Art Museum
Thursday, November 10, 2005, 5:30 P.M.WORCESTER DISTRICT MEDICAL SOCIETY MEETINGFall dinner meeting of members of the Worcester District Medical Society. Includes the A. J. Fitzpatrick Community Service Award, the WDMS Career Achievement Award, scholarship award presentations and entertainment.Worcester District Medical Society
Friday, November 18, 2005, 8 P.M.THE DANILO PÉREZ TRIOContemporary pan-American jazz; to be announced from the stageMusic Worcester – Tickets, $33 and $30
Friday, December 2, 2005, 8 P.M.BENEFIT HOLIDAY CONCERTFeaturing the Compaq Big Band. Benefit for the Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance.Central Massachusetts Housing Alliance – Tickets, TBA
Saturday, December 3, 2005, 6 P.M.WORCESTER DIOCESE DINNERDonors’ dinner for The Diocese of Worcester.The Diocese of Worcester – By invitation only
Saturday, December 31, 2005, 5 to 11:30 P.M.FIRST NIGHT WORCESTERTTo be announced from the stage.First Night Worcester – Admission by First Night Worcester button
Sunday, January 22, 2006, 3 P.M.MUSIC FOR KIDS: Cantabrigia Brass QuintetThe Cantabrigia Brass Quintet draws students into the lives of brass musicians by showing the many types of music they perform (such as classical, opera, and jazz) and where they perform it (ballets, symphonies, circuses, and Broadway shows).Music Worcester – Tickets, $15 adults, $10 kids
Tuesday, February 7, 2006, 8 P.M.SÉRGIO & ODAIR ASSADRameau: L’Égyptienne; La poule; Allemande and menuet from the Suite in d (“Les Cyclopes”) Albeniz: Cordoba from Cantos de España El Puerto: from Suite Iberia Ravel: Three ovements from Le Tombeau de Couperin Assad: Natsu No Niwa suite Gismonti: Agua e vinho; Sete Aneis Dyens: Two movements from Côte Nord Brouwer: Danzas concertantesMusic Worcester – Tickets, $33 and $30
Sunday, February 12, 2006, 3 P.M.MUSIC FOR KIDS: Boston BalletInteractive demonstrations foster a look inside the creative process and help young people understand ballet as a distinctive art form. A rare opportunity to get up-close and personal with a terrific company of ballet artists.Music Worcester – Tickets, $15 adults, $10 kids
Sunday, March 5, 2006, 3 P.M.OPERA WORCESTER CONCERTTo be announced.Opera Worcester – Tickets, TBA
Friday, March 10, 2006, 8 P.M.KENNY RANKINTo be announced from the stage.WICN Public Radio – Tickets, $25 ($23 for WICN members)
Saturday, March 11, 2006, 8 P.M.SALZBURG CHAMBER SOLOISTSMozart: Divertimento (“Salzburg Symphony”) in D K. 136 Mozart: Piano concerto #13 in C K. 415 Schubert: Minuets and trios D. 89 Schubert: Adagio and rondo concertante in F D. 487 Beethoven (arr. Mahler): Quartet #11 in f op.95, “Serioso”Music Worcester – Tickets, $37 and $34
Friday, March 24, 2006, 8 P.MTHE GRAMERCY TRIOMozart: Piano trio #3 in Eflat K. 542 Ravel: Trio for violin, cello and piano (1914) Laurenz (arr. Plaza): Milonga de mis amores; Noctura Piazzolla: Soledad Brahms: Trio #2 in C for piano, violin and cello op.87Music Worcester – Tickets, $33 and $30
Sunday, April 2, 2006, 3 P.M.MUSIC FOR KIDS: Bamidele Dancers & DrummersTwo dancers and two drummers perform the songs and dances of Africa and explore the migration of African culture to the Caribbean and Brazil.Music Worcester – Tickets, $15 adults, $10 kids
Tuesday, April 4, 2006, 5 P.M.COCA-COLA ART OF HARMONYHigh school students create an original piece of artwork and compete with thousands of others on the criteria of originality and creativity, composition and design, and appropriateness to theme. Twelve winners in each city receive savings bonds or cash prizes, have their artwork displayed in local art tours and have the opportunity to have their artwork reproduced as outdoor murals. The bright images bearing positive messages beautify the community with hope and color, and serve as a constant reminder of the local artistic talent that abounds in the community’s high schools.The Coca-Cola Company – private reception for winners of the Art of Harmony program
Friday, April 28, 2006, 8 P.M.TOKYO STRING QUARTETSchubert: Quartet #12 in c D. 703, “Quartettsatz” Bartok: String quartet #1 in a op. 7 Beethoven: Quartet #14 in sharp op. 131Music Worcester – Tickets, $35 and $32
Wednesday, May 3, 2006, 6 P.M.UMASS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION RECEPTIONOath ceremony and reception.UMass Memorial Foundation
Sunday, May 7, 2006, 3 P.M.WALDEN CHAMBER PLAYERS “Mozart: String quintet in Bflat K. 174 Shapiro: Current Events for string quintet Mozart: String quintet in g K. 516
Walden Chamber Players – Tickets, $5 adults; free for students and children
Wednesday, May 17, 2006, 5:30 P.M.PRESERVATION WORCESTER MEETING Annual Meeting of members of Preservation Worcester. Speaker will be Steve Thomas of the PBS TV program This Old House.Preservation Worcester
Wednesday, May 24, 2006, 6 P.M.TIM MURRAY FUNDRAISER Fundraiser for Tim Murray (candidate for Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor)timmurray.org
Saturday, May 27, 2006, 7 P.M.MARIANAPOLIS PROM Senior class prom.Marianapolis Preparatory School
Sunday, June 11, 2006, 7 P.M.STEPHEN SALISBURY SOCIETY LECTURE Dinner and lecture for Stephen Salisbury Society donors of the Worcester Art Museum.Worcester Art Museum