2012-2013 Season

Friday, September 7, 2012, 6 P.M.UMASS MEDICAL CENTER RECEPTIONPrivate reception and dinner honoring Dr. Harrison Ball.UMass Medical Center Obstetrics & Gynecology – By invitation only
Saturday, September 15, 2012, 8 P.M.BENEFIT FUNDRAISER FOR ALL SAINTS CHURCHThe Part Time Players present “Moments” – A Musical Journey Through Life! “Moments” features music from some of Broadway’s most beloved musicals including Phantom of the Opera, Rent, Secret Garden and The Music Man.
(Directed by Michael Celularo; Music Director, Kallin Johnson)
All Saints Church -Tickets, $20
Saturday, September 29, 2012, 7:30 P.M.A WORCESTER SCHUBERTIAD
Jane Shivick, soprano
D’Anna Fortunato, mezzo-soprano
Stanley Wilson, tenor
John Salvi, baritone
Chester Brezniak, clarinet
Malcolm Halliday, piano
Olga Rogach, piano
Cade’s Cove Chamber Players (violinist Leah Zelnick, violist Angel Hernandez, cellist Caroline Reiner-Williams and bassist James Brehany)
A concert of songs and chamber music by the Viennese composer Franz Schubert, recreating a “Schubertiad,” an intimate concert that Franz Schubert and his contemporaries would have presented in Vienna in the early 19th century. The evening will feature string players, singers and pianists from greater Worcester and across the country in works including Schubert’s Lieder, Shepherd on the Rock D. 965, four-hand piano music and the beloved Trout Quintet (Piano quintet in A, D. 667). Tickets can be obtained by e-mailing worcschubertiad [at] gmail.com or by calling 617-512-1882.worcschubertiad [at] gmail.com (Tickets), $15 (general), $12 (groups of 10+)
Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 6 P.M.WPI INNOVATOR AWARD DINNERHonoring the innovator of the year.WPI – By invitation only
Saturday, October 13, 2012, 6:30 P.M.DOHERTY MEMORIAL HIGH CLASS OF 1972 REUNION40th reunion of the Doherty High Class of 1972. For more information, call Alison Colbert at 561-659-2233.Doherty High School (Worcester) Alumni
Sunday, October 14, 2012, 4 P.M.HAROLD N. COTTON COMMUNITY LECTURELecture (including film clips) by Lee Hirsch, director of the documentary Bully.Jewish Federation of Central Massachusetts – Free admission
Malcolm Halliday and Vladmir Odinokikh, pianos Silvia Irving, voice Jon Clark, trumpet and others
A musical thank-you to the community from Pakachoag Music School for 30 years of community support. Works by Dvorak, Khachaturian, Anderson and others, including Milhaud: Scaramouche. A dessert reception follows.Packachoag Music School – Tickets: Call (508) 791-8159 after October 1.
Saturday, November 3, 2012, 8 P.M.DUO-PIANO GALA
Malcolm Halliday, Kallin Johnson, Sima Kustanovich, Dick Odgren, Olga Rogach, Myron Romanul, and Ian Watson, pianists
Celebrated area keyboard artists playing the Orchestra’s two magnificent pianos – its vintage 1902 Steinway Model “C” concert grand piano and the newer Steinway Model “B” concert grand.Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra -Tickets, $25 (premium) and $20 (general) in advance, $30 (premium) and $25 (general) at the door. All reserved seating.
Thursday, November 8, 2012, 5 P.M.PRESERVATION MASSACHUSETTS PRESENTATIONReception and presentation – “Ten Most Endangered Properties in Massachusetts”.Preservation Massachusetts
Friday, November 9, 2012, 8 P.M.JASON MORAN AND THE BANDWAGON
Jason Moran, jazz piano
Tarus Mateen, bass
Nasheet Waits, drums
To be announced from the stage.Music Worcester – Tickets, $42/adult, $20/student
Sunday, November 11, 2012, 3 P.M.BSO CHAMBER PLAYERS
Ala Jojatu, violin
Cathy Basrak, viola
Mihail Jojatu, cello
Vytas Baksys, piano
A Community Chamber Concert of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Beethoven: Piano trio #3 in c, op. 1 #3
Schumann: Piano quartet in Eflat, op. 47
Complimentary coffee and dessert reception follows.
By reservation; for free tickets, call (617) 266-1200 or (888) 266-1200.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 4:30 P.M.WORCESTER ART MUSEUM MEETINGAnnual Meeting of members of the Worcester Art MuseumWorcester Art Museum
Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 8 P.M.SIBERIAN VIRTUOSIBach: Toccata & Fugue in d, S. 535
Tchaikovsky: Scherzo, op. 42 #2
Sarasate: Navarra (Spanish Dance), op. 33
Rachmaninoff: Vocalise, op 34 #14
Paganini: Caprice in E, op. 1 #1
Wieniawski: Scherzo-Tarantella in g, op. 16
Shchedrin: Humoresque (1959)
de Falla: Spanish Dance #1 from La Vida Breve
Brahms: Hungarian Dance #1 in g
Vivaldi: Summer from The Four Seasons, op. 8 #2
Mozart: Rondo
Bach: Aria
Mendelssohn: Scherzo in e, op. 16 #2
Bazzini: La ronde des lutins, op. 25
Gerasimov: Yacutean Dance
Piazzola: Libertango (1974)
Ermoshkin: Walk along the Hollywood
Khachaturian: Sword Dance
(Dance of the Sabres from Gayeneh)
Music Worcester – Tickets, $42/adult, $20/student
Friday, November 16, 2012, noonWOMEN IN BUSINESS LUNCHEONHonoring Remarkable Women in Business. The honorees will be selected from nominations solicited from the local business community and will be profiled in the October 29, 2012 issue of Worcester Business Journal and online at WBJournal.com.Worcester Business Journal
Saturday, December 1, 2012, 5:30 P.M.WORCESTER DIOCESE DINNERDinner for the St. Paul Society of the Diocese of Worcester.The Diocese of Worcester – By invitation only
Saturday, January 19, 2013, 11 A.M. to 2 P.M.WEDDING OPEN HOUSEFor those planning a wedding: In the atmosphere of a wedding, guests will sample delectable wedding cakes and sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, observe stunning floral arrangements, fashionable place settings and linens and hear music in the dazzling setting of historic Tuckerman Hall. Free admission, but you must register in advance by calling (508) 754-1234. Sponsored by Tuckerman Hall, Struck Catering, Something Sweet by Michelle, and The French Bouquet.Tuckerman Hall – Reservations required; call (508) 754-1234
Sunday, February 24, 2013, 3 P.M.WPI ORCHESTRA Douglas Weeks, conductorTo be announced.WPI Humanities & Arts – Free admission
Friday, May 3, 2013, 8 P.M.KARRIN ALLYSON
An intimate evening of jazz.
Program to be announced from the stage.WICN (90.5FM) – Tickets, $35 (VIP tickets, $100). To purchase tickets, call (508) 752-0700.
Sunday, May 5, 2013, 4 P.M.MASTER SINGERS OF WORCESTERHecho in Mexico – The Master Singers celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a lively program of Mexican choral works from the 17th century to the present, joined by a Mariachi band and dancers from Worcester’s Ritmos Academy. An exhibit of Latino art will be displayed in Dean Hall.Master Singers of Worcester – Tickets, $25/adults, $20/seniors & students
Friday, June 7, 2013, 6 P.M.SALISBURY SOCIETY GALA EVENINGMeeting of members of the Stephen Salisbury Society of the Worcester Art Museum. A reception at the Worcester Art Museum follows.Worcester Art Museum
June 2013, day TBDWORCESTER COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL GRADUATIONGraduation of Worcester Community Action Council students and reception for students and their families.Worcester Community Action Council
Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 6:30 P.M.MORGAN-SIEMENS RECEPTIONFor employees of Morgan-Siemens, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres followed by dinner.Siemens USA