January 27 and 28, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
The Concord Orchestra Winter Concert: Spheres of Revolution, featuring Nathaniel Abreu, the winner of the Young Artist Competition, performing Kabelevsky’s Cello Concerto No. 1. Also on the program is Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 (Eroica) and Symphonic Variations by Lutoslawski. Prelude recitals by other competition honorees at 7:15 p.m. 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 7:30 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.” Tickets are $25/$15 for students, available on-line.
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 listening and 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 Fledermaus by Johann Strauss, with chorus and orchestra conducted by Alan Yost. Metropolitan Opera version, sung in English. Tickets are $30/$25 seniors and students.