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Music, Theatre, & Dance

All Saints Music Series

10 Irving Street, Worcester, MA 01609, 508-752-3766, 508-752-3766x16
Sunday, Nov 2, Festal Choral Evensong for All Saints Day at All Saints Church
Sunday, Nov 30, Advent Lessons and Carols at All Saints Church
Wednesday, Dec 17, All Saints Choir Christmas Concert at Mechanics Hall

American Guild of Organists, Worcester Chapter

700 Pleasant Street, Worcester, MA 01602, 508-791-2893
The American Guild of Organists (AGO) is the national professional association serving the organ and choral music fields. The Guild serves more than 20,000 members in more than 340 local chapters throughout the United States and abroad. Founded in 1896 as both an educational and service organization, the Guild, and this Worcester Chapter, sets and maintains high musical standards and promotes the understanding and appreciation of all aspects of organ and choral music through concerts, lectures and other events.

Assumption College HUMANARTS

500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609, 508-767-7508

Calliope Productions Inc

150 Main Street, Boylston, MA 01505, 508-869-6887
Calliope Productions is a year-round non-profit theatre company founded in 1982 that serves the needs and interests of audiences and performers in the Central Massachusetts region. Calliope Productions presents six main-stage productions each year, and operates performance training workshops for students (ages 8 - 18) and adults.
Thursday, Dec 4 - Saturday, Dec 6, Into the Woods
Sundays, Dec 7 - Dec 14, Into the Woods
Friday, Dec 12 - Saturday, Dec 13, Into the Woods

Clark University: Traina Center for the Arts

92 Downing Street, Worcester, MA 01610
Through Friday, Nov 21, Torkwase Dyson Gallery Reception
Thursday, Nov 6, Elizabeth Keusch soprano with Siu Yan Luk accompanist
Saturday, Nov 8, Duo Orfeo  Guitar Nouveau

DCU Center- Arena and Convention Center

50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA 01608, 508-755-6800
Sun: Closed, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
A state-of-the-art Arena & Convention facility located in the "Heart of Massachusetts". All major New England cities are within a one-hour drive. The facility hosts concerts, sporting events, family shows, conventions, trade shows, meetings and banquets. The facility is owned by the City of Worcester, managed by SMG and is the proud home of its professional hockey team, the Worcester Sharks. The Sharks are the American Hockey League affiliated franchise of the San Jose Sharks.
Thursday, Oct 30, Mass ALFA Annual Meeting
Saturday, Nov 1, The Masquerade Ball Sponsored by AIDS Project Worcester and Pathways for Change
Saturday, Nov 1, Frozen Movie Poster Giveaway starring the Worcester Sharks

Gallery of African Art

62 High Street, Clinton, MA 01510, 978-265-4345, 978-598-5000x12
Sun: Closed, Mon, Tue, Wed: 10:00 AM-5:30 PM, Thu: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM, Fri: 10:00 AM-5:30 PM, Sat: 9:00 AM-5:30 PM
The Gallery of African Art is primarily a museum with an educational display of a unique, private collection representative of various regions, tribes and traditions of the African continent. The gallery encompasses a diverse collection of more than 600 African tribal masks, figures, sculpture and artifacts crafted in stone, wood, clay and bronze, spanning 32 tribes, including Dogon, Baule, and Bamana art.

Like African art in general, Lanktons collection emphasizes the human figure, visual abstraction, sculpture and the representative accouterments of ceremonial performance art.

For now, access to the Gallery is located at the back of the Sunrise Boutique located in Clinton's buzzing commercial district at 62 High St.

Greater Worcester Opera, Inc.

24 Mohave Road, Worcester, MA 01606, 508-930-7062

Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

2 Southbridge St., Worcester, MA 01608, 877-571-7469
Sun: Closed, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sat: Closed
The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, a 2,300 seat state-of-the-art venue, presents Broadway Shows straight from NY, world-class concerts, national comedians, and popular family shows in the heart of Massachusetts.
Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, through Nov 2, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Tuesday, Nov 4, So You Think You Can Dance
Wednesday, Nov 5, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Joy of Music Program

1 Gorham Street, Worcester, MA 01605, 508-856-9541
The Joy of Music Program's mission is to enrich lives and foster community through accessible music education and performance. This non-profit community music school serves over 550 students a year in private instrumental lessons, music & movement classes, jazz ensembles, chamber music, JOMP Youth Orchestra, children's chorus, and world drumming.
Sunday, Feb 8, Clarinet, Violin & Piano ~ Joy of Music Faculty Concert
Sunday, Mar 1, Joy of Music Faculty Concert ~ Voice, Recorder & Piano
Sunday, Mar 15, Vlad Vaskevich ~ Faculty Classical & Jazz Concert

Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra

10 Tuckerman Street, Worcester, MA 01609, 508-754-1234
The Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra is Worcester's premiere
resident orchestra and was founded in 1947. It regularly performs at its home, Tuckerman Hall, as well as at Worcester's Mechanics Hall and Hanover Theatre. During the summer, the Orchestra performs a highly popular series of free, outdoor concerts in Worcester's Institute and East Parks before tens of thousands of concert-goers. The Orchestra has accompanied world-class touring shows such as Mannheim Steamroller and such artists as Andrea Bocelli and the late Luciano Pavarotti at Worcester's DCU Center.


Saturday, Nov 1, Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra Duo-Piano Gala Concert at Tuckerman Hall
Saturday, Dec 13, Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra 35th Annual Holiday Pops Concert at Mechanics Hall

Master Singers of Worcester

P.O. Box 7203, Worcester, MA 01605, 508-842-1349
The Master Singers of Worcester, Inc. is dedicated to performing high quality choral music for the enjoyment and education of the performer and listener. Led by Artistic Director, Malcolm Halliday, concert pianist and conductor, it has distinguished itself by consistent, high quality presentation of lesser-known, but important sacred and secular choral masterworks and exploration of contemporary works by international and regional composers. In continuous operation as a self-supporting, non-profit, volunteer community chorus for men and women, from young adult to senior, we perform three to four concerts annually, in addition to several community outreach events. The chorus encompasses approximately 60 chorus members who typically work and reside in Worcester and its surrounding communities. MSW promotes music education through internships to talented area high school students and collaboration with local college, community music school and church-based youth choirs and orchestras. The organization was founded in 1976 by the late Alfred Nash Patterson, gifted choral conductor and promoter of the choral arts.
Sunday, Dec 7, Myriad Colors at First Unitarian Church

Mechanics Hall

321 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608, 508-752-0888, 508-752-5608
Sun: Closed, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Sat: Closed
Mechanics Hall is recognized worldwide as an acoustical masterpiece. Mechanics Hall hosts world-class performers, international classical orchestras, jazz legends, folk and acoustic heroes and recording artists. Mechanics Hall functions as a rental facility and is available for your cultural, corporate, family, educational, or civic event. Call for a schedule of events, including our free noontime "Brown Bag" concerts, tours, and rental rates.
Friday, Oct 31, Enter The Haggis
Friday, Oct 31, Enter The Haggis
Friday, Oct 31 - Saturday, Nov 1, Enter The Haggis

Music Worcester Inc.

323 Main St., Worcester, MA 01608, 508-754-3231
Sun: Closed, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 9:00 AM-4:30 PM, Sat: Closed
Music Worcester's presentations of great music and entertainment have been celebrations dating from 1868, giving Worcester the distinction of having the oldest running music festival in the country! Music Worcester is the non-profit presenter of the Worcester Music Festival, which now includes the International Artists Series (featuring symphony & chamber orchestras from around the world!), the Worcester Chorus, the Mass Jazz Festival, and includes dance companies from around the world and other cultural events, performed in historic Mechanics and Tuckerman Halls and on college campuses and other venues.
Tuesday, Nov 11, Sergey Antonov, Cello, with Bernadine Blaha, Piano at United Congregational Church
Sunday, Nov 16, Mark OConnors Hot Swing at Mechanics Hall
Saturday, Dec 6, The Worcester Chorus in Handels Messiah at Mechanics Hall

Opera Worcester, Inc

2 Southbridge St, Worcester, MA 01608, 508-755-0895, 508-753-0666
The operas are sponsored by Opera Worcester and are fully staged professional production by the National Lyric Opera of New York with full live orchestration. For tickets contact the Hanover box office at 877-571-SHOW or visit their web-site www.thehanovertheater.org.

Opera Worcester presents two operas each year and sponsors many other opera and cultural events in the Worcester area.

Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester

203 Pakachoag Street, Auburn, MA 01501, 508-791-8159
Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester offers exceptional music education and enrichment programs for all ages - from birth to retirement. Programs include early childhood Music Together classes, private lessons, small group classes, ensembles, and special summer programs. Student performance classes and recitals, scheduled throughout the school year, are free and open to the public.

Pakachoag's newest program, Shrewsbury Arts Alive, brings high quality music instruction to residents of Shrewsbury and surrounding communities. Classes are also conveniently available in other communities in Central Massachuestts.

Check our website for up-to-date information on programs and special events.

Park Spirit of Worcester

Worcester, MA 01602
A Non-Profit Advocacy Group for Worcester's Parks

Salisbury Singers

370 Main Street, Room 1200, Worcester, MA 01608, 508-799-3848
Salisbury Singers, Inc. has been providing a cultural, educational, artistic and musical outlet for the citizens of Central Massachusetts since 1973. The critically-acclaimed chorus is dedicated to the enhancement of cultural life in Worcester and Central Massachusetts as well as to the musical growth of its individual members. Salisbury Singers achieves these objectives through professional quality performances and acappella and accompanied choral repertoire drawn from diverse traditions and styles. For more information and performance schedules, visit Salisbury Singers on the web at www.salisburysingers.org or call (508) 799-3848.
Saturday, Nov 8, Poets and Patriots at Salem Covenant Church
Saturday, Mar 21, Bach Birthday Celebration at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

73 Lancaster Street, Worcester, MA 01609, 508-753-2989
Friday, Oct 31, Wyatt Smith, Organist, in concert
Sunday, Nov 30, Advent Lessons and Carols
Wednesday, Dec 24, Festival Eucharist for the Nativity of Our Lord

Tuckerman Hall

10 Tuckerman Street, Worcester, MA 01609-3102, 508-754-1234
Sun: Closed, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Sat: Closed
Designed in 1902 by Josephine Wright Chapman, one of America's first female architects, Tuckerman Hall is one of the most exquisitely designed assembly spaces in America and features superb acoustics. Its main hall is adorned with intricate plaster detail, and has a seating capacity of 521 for concerts; 275 for dinner receptions; and 200 for weddings. Tuckerman Hall regularly hosts concerts of its owner, the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, as well as a variety of classical chamber, jazz, and folk concerts throughout the year. Tuckerman Hall is an Official Project of Save America's Treasures and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Saturday, Nov 1, Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra Duo-Piano Gala Concert
Saturday, Dec 13, Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra 35th Annual Holiday Pops Concert at Mechanics Hall
Sunday, Mar 15, A Worcester Schubertiad - A Celebration of Youth

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