September 24, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Concord Orchestra Gala Reception with chamber music featuring Wendy Putnam, Jan Muller-Szeraws, Siri Smedvig, Sonya Ovrutsky-Fensome, Robin Farnsley, and the Concord Orchestra Chamber Players. Free for subscribers, donors, patrons, and supporters. Followed by a delightful reception with food and drink.
October 13 and 14, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
The Concord Orchestra Fall Concert: Cultures. Jan Muller-Szeraws performs Schelomo: Hebraic Rhapsody for Violoncello and Orchestra, by Bloch. Also on the program is Mozart’s Magic Flute Overture and Symphony No. 5 by Prokofiev. Tickets $25 adults/senior, $10 students. Call 978 369-4967 or purchase on-line at www.concordorchestra.com.
October 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
The Concord Players Fall Huddle. Meet the directors of this season’s shows: Noises Off!, directed by Brian Kelly, You Can’t Take it With You, directed by Kathy Lague, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame, directed by Nancy Curran Willis. Free admission, entertainment and light refreshments.
October 21, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Concord Band Fall Concert: Songs and dances for soprano and band. Admission is free, contributions appreciated. For more information call 978 897-9969 or visit www.concordband.org.
October 22, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Concord Museum and the Concord Film Project screening of Henry David Thoreau:Surveyor of the Soul by award-winning filmmaker James Coleman (Huey). $5 for Museum members, $10 for non-members. Reserve seats at 978 369-9763 ext. 216 or on-line at concordmuseum.org.
November 3-18, 2017, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.,
Sundays November 8 and 13 at 2:00 p.m.
The Concord Players Fall Show: Noises Off! by Michael Frayn. A cast of itinerant actors rehearses a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play. Tickets $25. Call 978 369-2990 or buy on-line.
November 5, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
Concord Women’s Chorus Concert, From Poetry to Song: a Musical Exploration. Part of the Concord Festival of Authors– two weeks of talks, readings, and discussions celebrating the written and the spoken word.
December 3, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Concord Orchestra Holiday Family Concert: Joyce Kulhawik narrates Paddington Bear’s First Concert, by Chappell. Also on the program is Thundercats Suite by Bernard Hoffer and Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Tickets $20, $5 for children and students. Call 978 369-4967 or visit www.concordorchestra.com.
December 8 and 9, 2017, at 8:00 p.m.
Concord Band Holiday Pops. This concert features music and visions of the season. Table seating and light refreshments, an appearance by Santa and a holiday gift raffle. Tickets $25/$15 children under 12. Call 978 897-9969 or visit www.concordband.org.
December 17, 2017 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 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.