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 4, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Saxophone soloist David Southard performs Blue Sterling by William McManus. Also on the program is An Ellington Portrait arr. by Werle and Bright Colored Dances by Buckley. Admission is free, donations gratefully accepted.
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, available on-line. 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.
June 14, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Lost in Translation, presented by Bella and the Fellas. Their trunk-style shows present scenes from musicals and operettas, utilizing music, dialogue, narration, and small props to transport audiences to the world of each show. This program features selections from My Fair Lady, West Side Story, and Guys and Dolls. Tickets $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, available at the door.
July 19, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Not Less Than The Good, a new work for saxophone quartet and electronics composed by David Morneau in celebration of the bicentennial of the birth of Henry David Thoreau.