2006-2007 Season

Saturday, September 9, 2006, 8 P.M.OPERA GALA IIIArias 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 FRESHMENTo 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 REUNIONClass of 1956 reunion.North High School (Worcester) Alumni Association
Saturday, October 28, 2006, 7 P.M.A TOUCH OF CLASSA 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 BANQUETAnnual awards banquet for Women in Cable Telecommunications, New England chapter.WICT New England
Wednesday, November 8, 2006, 4:30 P.M.WORCESTER ART MUSEUM MEETINGAnnual Meeting of members of the Worcester Art MuseumWorcester Art Museum
Saturday, November 11, 2006.HILLSIDE RESTORATION FUNDRAISERBenefit 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 ORCHESTRARossini: 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. 18Music Worcester – Tickets, $39 and $36
Friday, December 1, 2006, 8 P.M.BENEFIT HOLIDAY CONCERTFeaturing 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 WORCESTERTo 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 RECEPTIONDonors and Friends reception.Greater Worcester Community Foundation
Friday, March 23, 2007, 8 P.M.ORCHESTRE DE CHAMBRE FRANÇAISVivaldi: 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 SuitsMusic Worcester – Tickets, $39 and $37
Sunday, March 25, 2007, 7:30 P.M.BENEFIT FUNDRAISER FOR NEW JEWISH ACADEMYThe 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 CELEBRATION30th 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 MARSALISTo 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 SocietyMusic Worcester – Tickets, $37 and $34
Wednesday, May 2, 2007, 6 P.M.UMASS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION RECEPTIONOath ceremony and reception.UMass Memorial Foundation
Thursday, May 3, 2007BAY STATE SAVINGS BANK MEETINGAnnual Meeting of corporators of Bay State Savings Bank.Bay State Savings Bank
Saturday, May 12, 2007, 9 A.M.CULTURAL COUNCILS MEETINGA day-long meeting of Cultural Councils of Massachusetts.Worcester Cultural Commission
Saturday, May 19, 2007, 6 P.M.CMMIC DINNEREmployee Appreciation dinner.Central Massachusetts Magnetic Imaging Center
Friday, May 25, 2007, 6:30 P.M.OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL PROMSenior class prom.Oxford High School
Friday, June 1, 2007, 6 P.M.UMASS MEDICAL SCHOOL GRADUATIONUniversity 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 GRADUATIONUniversity 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 DINNERHonoring 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