Hansel & Gretel and Peter & the Wolf, a free family concert

2022-2023 | Season 17 Concert Schedule

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Funded in part by grants from the Auburn and Shrewsbury Cultural Councils, and the Worcester Arts Council, local agencies funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.


The Stories of Hansel & Gretel and Peter & the Wolf, a free family concert

Sunday, March 5 | The Hanover Theater @3:00-4:30 PM
Presented by the Worcester Chamber Music Society and The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory. With guest musicians, The Hanover Theatre Conservatory Youth Ballet Company, and Neighborhood Strings

WCMS’s annual family concert is a wonderful introduction to classical music and entertainment for the whole family. Narrated by Rohan Gregory, the beloved stories of Hansel and Gretel and Peter and the Wolf come to life through music and dance. The show will open with a performance by Neighborhood Strings. Meet and Greet the musicians and dancers on stage following the performance.

Larry Bell
Hansel and Gretel  (listen)
Sergei Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf  (listen)

With guests:
Orlando Cela, conductor
Omar Chen Guay, violin
Denise Plaza-Martin, oboe
Bill Kirkley, clarinet
Jensen Ling, bassoon
Clark Matthews, French horn
Adam Gautille, trumpet
Robert Schulz and Aaron Trant, percussion

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