2020-2021 Concert Schedule

2020-2021 | Season 15 Concert Schedule

We will have in-person concerts if it safe to do so. Otherwise, all concerts this season will be live-streamed.
All concerts will be 1 hour, no intermission

Unable to attend the live performance date? All live-streamed performances will be available for viewing on-demand!

The Spotlight Concerts

Thursdays at 7:30 PM    
Live-streamed from Shapiro Hall at Joy of Music
Available On-Demand through January 15

Mark Berger, viola and Randall Hodgkinson, piano
Live Stream October 8, 2020

Tracy Kraus, flute | Ariana Falk, cello |  Randall Hodgkinson, piano
Live Stream October 22, 2020

David Russell, cello
Live Stream November 5, 2002

Krista Buckland Reisner and Rohan Gregory, violins
Live Stream November 19, 2020

Peter Sulski, viola and Randall Hodgkinson, piano
Live Stream January 28, 2021
On-Demand January 30-February 4

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WCMS Talk Series

Thursdays at 7:30 PM   Zoom
Free, registration is required

WCMS musicians share thoughts on their personal musical influences and inspirations. The virtual talks include musical demonstrations and discussion.

David Russell – February 11, 2021
With Renewed Strength: Beethoven’s Heiliger Dankesang in the Age of Covid (“Holy Thanksgiving” from String Quartet, Op. 132)

Rohan Gregory – February 25, 2021
A discussion of fiddle traditions from Appalachia to the Aegean.

Randall Hodgkinson – March 4, 2021 (new date)
Reflections on Robert Schumann’s Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17

Krista Buckland Reisner – March 25, 2021
Gut Reaction: What’s the fuss about Baroque period performance?

Virtual Free Family Concert

A FREE encore performance (2018) recorded live from Mechanics Hall
On-Demand March 4-11, 2021
Sunday,  March 7, at 3:00 pm with Zoom “Meet and Greet”

Peter and the Wolf
Narrated by Rohan Gregory

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The group of musicians playing

Horizons

Tickets on sale March 16

Sunday,  April 18, 2021  at 4:00 pm
In-person and Live-streamed
Jean McDonough Arts Center/Brick Box

With guest Aaron Engebreth, baritone

Samuel Barber Dover Beach
Hilary Tann Llef
Ludwig van Beethoven “Archduke” Piano Trio

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Rohan in focus playing the violin, Tracy playing flute

Annual Free Senior Concert

The Dr. Ted Conna Memorial Concert

Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm  Live-streamed
Briarwood Retirement Community

All-Mozart Program
String Quartet No. 19 in C major, K. 465 “Dissonance”
Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285

Reservations are required and will open on April 12

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Resonance

Sunday, September 20, 2020  Live-streamed
4:00 pm

Available On-Demand through January 15

Eleanor Alberga String Quartet No. 2
George Walker String Quartet No. 1, second movement*
Ludwig Van Beethoven Piano Trio in D Major, “Ghost”

*also known as Lyric for Strings

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Rohan and Peter playing while looking at each other

Bach and Brahms

Premiere: December 11, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Recorded live from Mechanics Hall          
Available On-Demand through January 15

With guest Mark Mummert, harpsichord

Johannes Brahms Trio for viola, cello and piano in A minor
Johann Sebastian Bach Suite No. 2 in B minor for flute and strings
Arcangelo Corelli  “Christmas” Concerto Grosso in G minor

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