Give the Gift of Music

2021-2022 | Season 16 Concert Schedule

To ensure your safety and comfort, we are requiring proof of vaccination and masking for all. Please see our full Health and Safety protocol. 

Give the WCMS Experience!

Looking for that perfect gift for the holidays? Give the WCMS Concert Experience!

4 in-person and 3 on-demand concerts to choose from. On-demand performances will be available through June 30. Save 25% Black Friday Weekend only (Nov. 26-28), using code HOLIDAY21 at checkout. 

After purchasing, you will receive a confirmation email with the tickets or ticket links. To send as a gift, download the ticket, or copy and paste the link into your personal email to the recipient. Please call our office if you have any questions (508-926-8624).  

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)

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American Voices


William Grant Still Folk Song Suite #1
William Grant Still Grief
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


World Premiere!
A Dill Pickle by Matt Malsky

Cailin Marcel Manson, baritone
Caitlyn Felsman, mezzo-soprano
Jae Cosmos, violin
Mark Berger, viola
Ariana Falk, cello

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Arensky Quartet, action

French Connections


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

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Baroque in Winter

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

Guiseppe Torelli Christmas Concerto Op. 8, No. 6 in G minor
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto in G minor for viola and cello
Marc-Antoine Charpentier Noels for instruments
Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in F major RV 433 “La tempesta di mare”
Johann Sebastian Bach Double Violin Concerto, BWV 1043

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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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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 and Creative Hub Worcester

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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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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