December 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., December 16, 2018 at 2: p.m.
Hansel and Gretel, an opera by Englebert Humperdinck based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. This Opera51 performance will be fully staged, with chorus and orchestra conducted by Alan Yost. Lead singers are Robin Farnsley (Gretel), Kathryn Tolley (Hansel), James Liu (Father), Lindsay Burroughs (Mother), Margretta Beaty (Witch), Emily Adams (Sandman), and Laura Proctor (Dew Fairy). This is a special event to benefit  the operation of 51 Walden. Tickets are $20 adults/$10 children. Call 978 369-7911 or buy on-line.

December 22, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.
A Broadway Princess Holiday Party. Join 20 of your royal favorites (and some special guests) for a Broadway Princess Holiday Party. Get your ballgown out of the closet, dust off that tiara, and make your way to 51 Walden for a party you will never forget! The day includes princess-inspired gifts, food, cocoa, eggnog, and a surplus of magical holiday spirit. Tickets are $15 and can be reserved at or at the door. Cash or check only.

January 5, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Concord Youth Theatre will host its 17th annual Cabaret.  This lively and festive fundraiser brings together current CYT upper high school students and alumni to perform comical skits and Broadway hits! The alumni roster includes professional and college-level performers who love giving back to CYT by participating in this event.  Delicious snacks and beer/wine are available. Buy tix.

January 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
The Hurly Burly Vaudeville Extravaganza, a fundraiser event for the Access 51 campaign.   Join us for a raucus, hilarious evening showcasing the many talented folks who perform on the stages here at 51 Walden.  Tickets are $50 for premium seating, $25 general admission. Call 978 369-7911 or buy 0n-line.

January 25 and 26, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
The Concord Orchestra Winter Concert features Richard Sebring playing Haydn’s Horn Concerto No. 1. Also on the program is Shapero’s Nine Minute Overture, Villanelle by Dukas, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4. Tickets $20, $10 for children and students. Call 978 369-4967 or buy on-line.

February 8-23, 2019, Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m., Feb. 17 matinee at 2:00 p.m.
The Concord Players production of The Country House, by David Margulies. Set in the Berkshires during the Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Country House provides a piercing look at a family of performers coming to terms with the roles they play in each other’s lives. Tickets $24. Call 978 369-2990 or buy on-line.

March 2, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
The Concord Band Winter Concert: Celebrating 60 Years. On the program is a new fanfare by Roger Cichy and a major new work by Andrew Boysen, Jr. Free concert, donations gratefully accepted.

March 9, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Concord Conservatory of Music presents The Okee Dokee Brothers, a concert for the whole family.  Plan to bring your kids closer to nature through an afternoon of songs performed by this creative duo. As childhood friends growing up in Colorado, Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing were always exploring the outdoors. Whether it was rafting down their neighborhood creek or discovering hiking trails through the Rocky Mountains, Joe and Justin were born adventurers. Now, as the GRAMMY® Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers, they have put this passion for the outdoors at the heart of their down-home and lively Americana Folk music. Tickets are $25 for premium seating and $15 for regular admission. Purchase on-line.

March 16, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Folk Arts Center of New England presents Balkan Night, a vibrant celebration of the rich musical traditions of the Balkans, and an immersive experience in music, dance, culture, and community. Click here for more information.

March 22 and 23, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
The Concord Orchestra Spring Concert featuring the winner of the Ehlers Young Artist Competition. Also on the program is Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite and Four Sea Interludes by Benjamin Britten. Tickets $20, $10 for children and students. Call 978 369-4967 or buy on-line.

April 5, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Violinist Sarah Whitney presents Beyond the Notes with her PUBLIQuartet, a creative and mind-bending string quartet from NYC. This is a unique and interactive concert experience which includes questions chosen at random from the audience. More information and ticket ordering is available here.

April 12 and 13, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
The Concord Band Spring Pops Concerts. Click here for more information.

April 27, 2019 to May 11, 2019. Fri. and Sat. at 8:00 p.m., April 28 and May 5 matinees at 2 p.m.
The Concord Players musical version of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden is a timely classic about loss, discovery, and redemption. The story follows the indomitable spirit of Mary Lennox as she restores the faded beauty of her aunt’s garden and brings healing to her uncle’s grieving heart. For tickets call 978 369-2990 or buy on-line.

May 16, 17 and 18, 2019. Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m. Sunday matinee at 2:00 p.m.
The Concord Orchestra Pops with jazz vocalist Maureen McMullan performing Johnny Mercer songs arranged by Bernard Hoffer and a sing-along to Sound of Music. Also on the program are Bizet’s Carmen Suite No. 1, Theme from Harry Potter by John Williams, Suppe’s Light Cavalry Overture. Table seating and refreshments for sale. Click here for ticket information.

June 7, 8, and 9, 2019. Fri. and Sat. at 8:00 p.m., Sunday matinee at 2:00 p.m.
Opera51‘s performance of Carmen, by Georges Bizet. Fully costumed and staged, with chorus and orchestra conducted by Alan Yost. Sung in French, with projected English surtitles. Lead roles will be sung by  Kartik Ayysola, Margaret Beaty, Christopher Eaglin, Ethan Bremner, Theodora Cottarel, Juhan Choi, Cartoline Corrales, Veronica Nguyen, Max Rydqvist, Joshua Dixon, and Thaddeus Zuniga. Tickets are $30/$25 seniors and students, will be available in March.

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