chamber music concert

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Night Music

WCMS will be joined two acclaimed musicians: Rhonda Rider, cello (left) and Ashleigh Gordon, viola (right); and for a nocturnal program that examines the dark hours from a variety of angles. Arthur Foote’s dreamy A Night Piece and Franz Schubert’s elegant Notturno highlight its amiable sides. Meanwhile, Luigi Boccherini’s Night […]

Elegy

The final Main Stage concert of the season presents a set of musical memorials: Schubert’s Variations on ‘Trockne Blumen’ adapts one of the last songs from his great songs cycle Die schöne Müllerin. His D-minor String Quartet repurposes, in its slow movement, another of his lieder, “Death and the Maiden.” […]

A Carnival of Animals, A Free Family Concert

A beloved Worcester tradition, the Worcester Chamber Music Society annual free family concert brings music to life through music and dance. John Deak’s “Eeyore Has A Birthday” is a fun telling of grumpy, old Eeyore. The Hanover Theatre Conservatory Youth Ballet Company joins WCMS musicians on stage for Saint-Saen’s “Carnival […]

Music at the Fair

The season’s final concert surveys festive music from three markedly different cultures, beginning with György Kósa’s evocations of rustic Hungary. Jessie Montgomery’s Strum provides a contemporary American perspective while Silvestre Revueltas’ Musica de feria serves as a tangy, Mexican chaser. Thursday, May 14, 2020 6:30 PM dinner seating, 7:45 PM […]