2021-2022 Season Schedule

Tickets on sale August 15

2021-2022 | Season 16 Concert Schedule

Concert Venues
Jean McDonough Arts Center BrickBox (Worcester, MA), Worcester Historical Museum, Fitchburg Art Museum, Unitarian Universalist Church (Harvard, MA), and First Congregational Church (Princeton, MA)

Crossing Borders

photo of composer Margaret Bonds

American Voices

Friday, Sept. 24 | Harvard Unitarian Church @7:30 PM
Sunday, Sept. 26 | Jean McDonough Arts Center BrickBox @ 4 PM

William Grant Still Folk Song Suite #1
William Grant Still Songs of Separation
Margaret Bonds The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Henry Thacker Burleigh Saracen Songs
Antonín Dvořák American Quintet

Guest: Cailin Marcel Manson, baritone

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Cailin Marcel Manson in action

Chamber Opera: A Dill Pickle

Sunday, Oct. 10 | Jean McDonough Arts Center BrickBox @3:30 PM

World Premiere!
A Dill Pickle by Matthew Malsky

Cailin Marcel Manson, baritone
Caitlyn Felsman, soprano
Peter Sulski, violin
Mark Berger, viola
Ariana Falk, cello

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Arensky Quartet, action

French Connections

Sunday, Nov. 14 | Jean McDonough Arts Center BrickBox @4 PM

Lili Boulanger Deux pieces en trio
Aaron Copland
Duo for flute and piano
Frank Bridge String Sextet

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#10 WAMtracypeterian copy

Baroque in Winter

Thursday, Dec. 9 | Princeton Congregational Church @7:30 PM
Friday, Dec. 10 | Worcester Historical Museum @7:30 PM

Antonio Caldara Chiacone for two violins and continuo in B-flat
Guiseppe Torelli Christmas Concerto Op. 8, No. 6 in G minor
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto in G minor for viola and cello (transcription)
Unico Wilhelm Van Wassener Concerto Armonico No. 2 in B-flat “Pulcinella”
Marc-Antoine Charpentier Noels for instruments
Johann Sebastian Bach Triple Concerto for flute, violin, and harpsichord BWV 1044

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Joshua Gordon, cello and Randall Hodgkinson, piano

Spotlight Concert
Joshua Gordon and Randall Hodgkinson

Sunday, Jan. 16 | Jean McDonough Arts Center BrickBox @4 PM

Joshua Gordon, cello
Randall Hodgkinson, piano

Johannes Brahms Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38
Marti Epstein
 Lazy Susan (1997)
George Walker Cello Sonata (1957)

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Family Concert cover photo

Aaponi's Destiny
A Free Family Concert

Sunday, March 6 | Jean McDonough Arts Center
Two shows @1:30 and 4:00 PM
In collaboration with the Ecotarium

Erik Jorgenson Aaponi’s Destiny – The Adventures of a Fruitfly
An interactive concert where the audience determines the direction of the story! Come early and visit the Ecotarium’s insect/fruitfly display.


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String Theory_ Peter and Jesse

Looking East

The Nason A. Hurowitz Memorial Concert
Friday, April 22 | Fitchburg Art Museum @7:30 PM
Sunday, April 24 | Jean McDonough Arts Center Brick Box @4 PM

Alexander Borodin String Quartet No. 2
György Kósa Trio for Flute Viola and Cello
Grażyna Bacewicz Piano Quintet No. 1

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