Events

December 4, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Concord Orchestra Holiday Family Concert: Joyce Kulhawik narrates Peter and the Wolf  by Sergei Prokofiev. Also on the program is Copland’s Suite from The Red Pony.  The Concord Middle School Strings will join the Orchestra for Vaughn Williams’ Sarabande from Concerto Grosso, and Gymnopodie No. 1 by Satie/Debussy. Tickets $20, $5 for children. Call 978 369-4967 or visit www.concordorchestra.com.

December 9 and 10, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.

Concord Band Holiday Pops. Classics of the repertoire for symphonic concert band and selections for the holiday season. Table seating and light refreshments, an appearance by Santa and a holiday gift raffle. Tickets $25/$15 for children under 12. Call 978 897-9969 or www.concordband.org.

December 18, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Amahl and the Night Visitors, an inspiring one-act operetta about the Three Kings and a crippled shepherd boy by Gian Carlo Menotti. Orchestra and Opera51 chorus conducted by Alan Yost, with soloists Owen Reimold, Robin Farnsley, Stanley Wilson, Scott Ballantine, Michael Prichard and Brad Amidon. This is a special event to benefit 51 Walden. Tickets are $20 adults/$10 children and can be purchased on-line. Call 978 369-7911 for more information.

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Owen Reimold

January 7, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Concord Youth Theatre Cabaret.

January 27 and 28, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
The Concord Orchestra Winter Concert: Spheres of Revolution, featuring the winner of the Young Artist Competition. Also on the program is Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 (Eroica) and Symphonic Variations by Lutoslawski. Tickets are $25/$10. Call 978 369-4967 to reserve or buy on-line.

January 29, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
Hammond Real Estate Concert Series. Free concert of chamber music performed by violinist Yevgeny Kutik and pianist Dina Volnshtein. For more information or to reserve a seat call 978 369-3999.

February 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
Violinist Sarah Whitney, joined by pianist Natalia Lavrova, present Beyond the Notes, “an interactive concert experience that gives the audience a chance to get to know and learn about the performers beyond what can be read in their bios.”

February 10-25, 2017, Fri. and Sat. at 8:00 p.m., Sun. Feb. 19 at 2 p.m.
The Concord Players present Blithe Spirit, a comic play by Noel Coward about the socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant Madame Arcati to his house to conduct a séance. Tickets $20. Call 978 369-2990 or buy on-line at www.concordplayers.org

March 11, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Club 51 with jazz group Little Sister, Janet Casey, vocalist. Rhythm and blues for dancing. Table seating, cash bar and refreshments. Tickets $25. This is a special event to benefit the operation of 51 Walden. Call 978 369-7911 for more information.

March 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Balkan Music Night. Concert and Balkan Dance Party featuring more than twenty bands and choruses from the greater Boston area. For tickets, call the Folk Arts Center of New England 781 438-4387 or visit www.facone.org.

March 31 and April 1, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
The Concord Orchestra Spring Concert: Thoreau Bicentennial. World premier of Eric Sawyers’s new work Civil Disobedience, narrated by David Gullette. Also on the program is Hoffer’s Piano Concerto with Randall Hodgkinson. Tickets are $25/$10. Call 978 369-4967 or buy on-line.

April 7 and 8, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Concord Band Spring Pops featuring jazz vocalist and trumpeter Christine Fawson. Friday, April 7, Rotary Club sponsor, tickets at www.concordmarotary.com. For the Saturday, April 8 concert, call the Band at 978 897-9969 or buy on-line.

April 28-May 13, 2017, Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m., Apr. 30 and May 7 at 2 p.m.
The Concord Players performance of The Producers, a musical based on Mel Brooks’ classic film about a money-making scheme cooked up by Broadway producer Max Bialystock and his accountant Leo Bloom. Tickets $25. Call 978 369-2990 or buy on-line.

May 19, 20 and 21, 2017, Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m.
The Concord Orchestra Pops: Ol’ Man River. Vocalist Jeffrey Korn sings Jerome Kern medley by Bernard Hoffer. Also on the program is The River Suite by Duke Ellington and selections from The King and I. Table seating, refreshments for purchase. Tickets $25/$10. Call 978 369-4967 or buy on-line.

June 9, 10 and 11, 2017, Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m.
Opera51’s fully staged and costumed production of Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss, with chorus and orchestra conducted by Alan Yost. Tickets are $30/$25 seniors and students.

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