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A Seasonal Offering

Music about the seasons – in this case The Four Seasons, Vivaldi’s beloved and enduring set of violin concertos based on poems about the quarters of the year – anchor the WCMS’s holiday program. J. S. Bach’s A Musical Offering, considered to be one of his greatest works, is a […]

Christmas Concerto (SOLD OUT)

Revel in the Splendors of the Season with this rarest of musical treats! Immerse yourself in sounds of Peace, Joy, and Beauty with the Baroque Concerto, and float to an older world of Spiritual Celebration. Let the sparkle of Vivaldi, the joy of Telemann, and the effervescence of Corelli fill […]

A Bach Baroque Christmas

Two of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos raise the Christmas spirits as only Bach can!  The buoyant violas of No. 6, and the miracle of flute and violin in No. 5, Corelli’s wonderful Christmas Concerto, and Bach’s Suite in B minor create a seasonal celebration which will lift the hearts of the […]

Facets and Reflections

This program features three great composers who lived and worked in Worcester. Dvorak’s stirring Bass Quintet, Sedgwick’s visionary Theme and Variations for String Quartet and a few beloved Cole Porter songs are offset by the riches of Schulhoff’s Trio for Flute, Viola, and Bass. We proudly herald the musical inspirations […]