2007-2008 Season

Thursday, October 4, 2007, 5:30 P.M.FLEXCON NATIONAL SALES AWARDS BANQUETReception and dinner for FLEXcon sales staff.FLEXcon Corporation
Saturday, October 6, 2007, 8 P.M.DUO-PIANO GALAThe Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra celebrates the return following full restoration of its vintage 1902 Steinway Model “C” concert grand piano in a gala concert. The restored piano will join the Orchestra’s new 2006 Steinway Model “B” concert grand. These two magnificent pianos will be played by celebrated area keyboard artists.Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra – No charge for admission but free-will donations will be accepted.
Sunday, October 7, 2007, 6 P.M.WORCESTER TENNIS CLUB 100TH YEARCocktails and dinner reception featuring speaker Bud Collins.Worcester Tennis Club
Saturday, October 13, 2007, 6 P.M.WORCESTER DIOCESE DINNERDonors’ dinner for The Diocese of Worcester.The Diocese of Worcester – By invitation only
Sunday, October 28, 2007, 3 P.M.MEMBERS OF THE BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRABartok: Duos Brahms: Horn trio in Eflat, op. 40 Complimentary coffee and dessert reception follows.Boston Symphony Orchestra – By reservation; for free tickets, call (617) 638-9300 or e-mail your request to education [at] bso.org.
Wednesday, November 7, 2007, 4:30 P.M.WORCESTER ART MUSEUM MEETINGAnnual Meeting of members of the Worcester Art MuseumWorcester Art Museum
Thursday, November 8, 2007, 5 P.M.BUSINESS AFTER HOURSBusiness After Hours is a networking event that draws between 175 – 300 business professionals.Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce – Admission, $10 for Chamber members, $20 for nonmembers and at the door. Register online.
Friday, November 9, 2007, 8 P.M.NEW ZEALAND STRING QUARTET“Mendelssohn: Andante in E, op. 81 #1 Mendelssohn: Scherzo in a, op. 81 #2 Ross Harris: Quartet #3, “”Blood Red Roses”” Bartok: Quartet #4 in C, Sz. 91 Bb 93 Beethoven: Quartet in c-sharp, op. 131″Music Worcester – Tickets, $37 and $34
Sunday, November 11, 2007, 2 P.M.HOWARD ZINN LECTURENoted historian, playwright, and social activist Howard Zinn will speak in conjunction with the exhibition by contemporary artist Martha Rosler: Bringing the War Home. Using his historical research and personal experiences, Zinn will make parallels between Rosler’s work and the U.S.A.’s history with conflict. The lecture is followed by reception in the Worcester Art Museum galleries.Worcester Art Museum – Admission, $15 for Worcester Art Museum members, $20 for nonmembers, free for veterans. Preregistratrion required; call (508)793-4333 or (508)793-4334 or register online.
Saturday, November 17, 2007, 6 P.M.ECOTARIUM AUCTIONBi-annual auction to benefit the EcoTarium.EcoTarium – Tickets, $125
Friday, January 18, 2008, 8 P.M.TIME FOR THREESelected from a repertoire of virtuosic bluegrass, Hungarian gypsy, jazz and even vamped-up Bach.Music Worcester – Tickets, $37 and $34
Saturday, March 1, 2008, 8 P.M.KENDRICK OLIVER & THE NEW LIFE JAZZ ORCHESTRAA Tribute to Lionel Hampton in a dynamic presentation of riveting big band arrangements, spectacular solos and engaging showmanship.Music Worcester – Tickets, $39 and $36
Thursday, March 6, 2008, 8 P.M.CAMERATA IRELANDGorecki: Three pieces in olden style for strings Mozart: Piano Concerto #23 in A, K. 488 Sibelius: Romance for string orchestra in C, op. 42 Schubert: Symphony #5 in B-flat, D. 485Music Worcester – Tickets, $39 and $36
Saturday, April 12, 2008, 8 P.M.ANAGNOSON & KINTON PIANO DUOInfante: Three Andalusian dances Brahms: Variations on a theme of Haydn Dvorak: selected Legends and Slavonic dances Debussy: Prelude to the afternoon of a faun Gershwin: Rhapsody in blueMusic Worcester – Tickets, $37 and $34
Saturday, April 26, 2008, 8 P.M.


Beethoven: Piano Trio #2 in G, op. 1 #2 Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Piano Trio #2 in G (1932) Brahms: Trio #2 in C, op. 87Music Worcester – Tickets, $39 and $36
Wednesday, April 30, 2008, 6 P.M.


Oath ceremony and receptionUMass Memorial Foundation
Wednesday, June 25, 2008, 5:45 P.M.


Awards ceremony and reception. Featured speaker is Nancy Gertner, United States District Court for Massachusetts.The Legal Assistance Corporation of Central Massachusetts