September 20, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
The Concord Orchestra Annual Benefit Concert. A concert performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore, with audience participation. Performed by Opera51, with a community orchestra conducted by Alan Yost, featuring soloists Robin Farnsley, Thom Kenney, Cindy Vredeveld, Michael Prichard, Ken Martin, Barry Singer, Beverly St. Claire, and Brad Amidon. The audience is invited to come in costume. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for students. Call 978 369-4967 to reserve or purchase on-line.
October 16 and 17, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
The Concord Orchestra Fall Concert: Autumn Calls. Violinist Peter Zazofsky performs Respighi’s Poema Autunnale and Tzigane by Ravel. Also on the program is Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D. Tickets $30 adults, $25 seniors, $10 students. Call 978 369-4967 or purchase on-line.
October 18, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
The Concord Players Fall Huddle. Meet the directors of this season’s shows: Follies by Stephen Sondheim, Proof, written by David Auburn, and Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus. Free admission, entertainment and light refreshments.
October 24, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
The Concord Band Fall Concert: Mystical Moments. The program includes The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Dukas/Hindsley, Sousa’s Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, and Old Churches by Michael Colgrass. Admission by free-will offering. For more information call 978 897-9969 or visit www.concordband.org.
November 6-21, 2015, Fri. and Sat. 8:00 p.m., Sun. Nov. 15 at 2:00 p.m.
The Concord Players Fall Musical: Follies, book by James Goldman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The Weismann Follies showgirls reunite before their old theatre is torn down, singing and dancing their old numbers and confronting past regrets and misplaced hopes. Tickets $25. Call 978 369-2990 or buy on-line at www.concordplayers.org.
December 6, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
The Concord Orchestra Holiday Family Concert: The Polar Express, with David Kravitz, baritone, and the Lexington High School Women’s Chorus. The program also includes Construction of the Railroad by Revueltas. Tickets $20, $5 for children. Call 978 369-4967 or visit www.concordorchestra.com.
December 11 and 12, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Concord Band Holiday Pops. Featuring BSO Principal oboist John Ferrillo as guest artist. Program includes works for oboe and band along with holiday favorites. Table seating and light refreshments, an appearance by Santa and a holiday gift raffle. Tickets $20/$15, call 978 897-9969 or www.concordband.org.
December 20, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
Messiah Sing conducted by Alan Yost. Soloists include Robin Farnsley, Cindy Vredeveld and Michael Prichard. Audience invited to join the Opera51 chorus, scores available. The program also includes Handel’s Royal Fireworks Overture. Admission $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and students.