September 18, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
Concord Orchestra Gala Reception with chamber music featuring Robin Farnsley, Siri Smedvig, Grant Anderson and Jeff Stewart. $25 at the door, but free to donors, subscribers, volunteers, members and their guests. This is a great way to become acquainted with the Orchestra and subscribe to the 2016-17 season.
October 8 and 9, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Rummage Sale to support Opera 51’s fully staged and costumed production of Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss on June 9, 10 and 11, 2017. Clothes, shoes, purses, luggage, household goods, boutique area, kitchen items, antiques, books, toys, small furniture for sale.
October 14 and 15, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
The Concord Orchestra Fall Concert: Oboist Alex Kinmonth plays Mozart’s Oboe Concerto in C. Also on the program is Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2 and Roman Carnival Overture by Berlioz. Tickets $30 adults, $25 seniors, $10 students. Call 978 369-4967 or purchase on-line at www.concordorchestra.com.
October 16, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
The Concord Players Fall Huddle. Meet the directors of this season’s shows: Around the World in 80 Days by Mark Brown, Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit, and The Producers, a musical by Mel Brooks. Free admission, entertainment and light refreshments.
October 22, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Concord Band Fall Concert: Suite Spots. The program includes Weber’s Concertino with clarinet soloist David Puritan, Danzon by Bernstein, and Ravel’s Bolero featuring percussion soloist Dan Diamond. Admission is free, contributions appreciated. For more information call 978 897-9969 or visit www.concordband.org.
October 28, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Bella and the Fellas, People Will Say We’re in Love. Kim Lamoureux, Michael Merullo and Nicholas Pothier perform scenes from music theatre greats. Tickets available at the door. General admission $15, students and seniors $10.
November 4-19, 2016, Fri. and Sat. at 8:00 p.m., Sun. 2:00 p.m.
The Concord Players Fall Musical: Around the World in 80 Days, by Mark Brown. Based on the novel by Jules Verne, fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful French valet Passepartout race to circle the globe in record time. Tickets $25. Call 978 369-2990 or buy on-line at www.concordplayers.org.
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. Call 978 369-7911 for more information or visit www.51walden.org.