Events

November 7-22, 2014, Fri. and Sat. at 8:00 p.m., Sun. Nov. 16 at 2:00 p.m.

The Concord Players Fall Play: The Matchmaker, an uproarious farce by Thornton Wilder starring Dolly Gallagher Levi, who inspired the Broadway musical Hello Dolly! Through Dolly’s subtle machinations, several unlikely couples come together to find happiness in 19th century New York. Tickets $20. Call 978 369-2990 or buy on-line at www.concordplayers.org.

December 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Concord Orchestra Holiday Family Concert: Lovable Stars. Paddington Bear’s First Concert by Herbert Chappell, narrated by Joyce Kulhawik. Also Three Christmas Carols by Gustav Holst featuring the Fenn School Treble Chorus, Bizet’s Prelude to Carmen and an audience sing-along to Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. Tickets $20, $5 for children. Call 978 369-4967 or visit www.concordorchestra.com.

December 12 and 13, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

Concord Band Holiday Pops. Selections of the season, festive music from different countries, and an audience sing-along. 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 21, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Christmas Fantasia, a FOPAC special event featuring soloists Robin Farnsley and Ray Bauwens. Barry Singer is the chorus master, and the orchestra and brass choir will be conducted by Alan Yost. The program includes Fantasia on Greensleeves by Vaughn Williams, Exsultate Jubilate by Mozart, selections from Handel’s Messiah, and Vaughn Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols. Tickets $15 for adults, $10 for students. Call 978 369-7911 or buy on line.

January 3, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Concord Youth Theatre cabaret, a fun-filled evening of  song, skits and dance. Tickets $20/$30/$40. Call 978 371-1482 for information and to reserve tables.

January 25, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

Hammond Real Estate presents a free concert of chamber music.  To reserve a seat call 978 369-3999.

January 30-31, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

The Concord Orchestra Winter Concert: Rising Stars. Concerto by the winner of the Ehlers Young Artist Competition. Also on the program is Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 (the Pathetique) and Concertante by Irving Fine. Tickets are $30 for adults, $25 for seniors, and $10 for students. Call 978 369-4967 or buy on-line at www.concordorchestra.com

February 13-28, 2015, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.,
February 22 matinee at 2:00 p.m.

The Concord Players present The Desk Set by William Marchant. Tickets $20. Call 978 369-2990 or buy on-line at www.concordplayers.org.

March 7, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

The Concord Band Winter Concert: Portraits. This concert features portraits captured in the music of some of America’s greatest composers. Copland’s great Lincoln Portrait will be narrated by WBZ’s Jordan Rich. Also on the program are Gould’s West Point Symphony No. 4, a Movement for Rosa, and Of Sailors and Whales. Tickets $20, $10 for seniors and students.

March 15, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

Hammond Real Estate presents a free concert of chamber music.  To reserve a seat call 978 369-3999.

March 21, 2015 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 purchase 0n-line at www.facone.org

March 27 and 28, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

The Concord Orchestra Spring Concert: Spangled Stars. The program includes Chesapeake: Summer of 1814, with the Concord Chorus; Hadyn’s Cello Concerto No. 2 in D with solist Jan Muller-Szeraws; and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8. Tickets are $30 for adults, $25 for seniors, and $10 for students. Call 978 369-4967 or buy on-line at www.concordorchestra.com

April 10 and 11, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

The Concord Band Spring Pops with vocalist Amanda Carr. Friday concert sponsored by the Concord Rotary, tickets available at ConcordMARotary.org. For Saturday night, e-mail the Concord Band at Tickets@ConcordBand.org.

April 24-May 9, 2015, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.
April 26 and May 3, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

The Concord Players spring musical Kiss Me, Kate by Cole Porter. Tickets $25. Call 978 369-2990 or buy on-line at www.concordplayers.org.

May 14, 15 and 16, 2015. Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

The Concord Orchestra Pops: Stage ‘N’ Screen Stars. Vocalist Jeffrey Korn sings Broadway favorites from the Rogers & Hart Songbook, arranged by Bernard Hoffer and Rumeneye! Rumeneye! by Lebedev. Also on the program is Empire Strikes Back by John Williams, and Chaminade’s Concertino for Flute and Orchestra with soloist Susan Jackson. Table seating and refreshments available for purchase. Tickets $30/$25/$10. Call 978 369-4967 to reserve or buy on-line at www.concordorchestra.com

June 5, 6 and 7, 2015, Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

FOPAC’s fully staged and costumed production of L’Elisir d’Amore by Gaetano Donzetti, with chorus and orchestra conducted by Alan Yost. Lead roles will be sung by Robin Farnsley (Adina) Ray Bauwens (Nemorino),  Adrianne Fleming (Gianetta), Nathan Rodriguez (Belcore) and Michael Prichard (Dulcamara).

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