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2017 Concert Season

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EAST PARK - Friday, June 30, 2017, 8 P.M.

The opening concert of the Symphony’s  67th summer season in Worcester features a program of patriotic and Broadway selections as well as favorite classics to celebrate the nation's birthday, and fireworks with Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, then Sousa marches, played during the course of the fireworks display. John Delorey and Jorge Soto, conductors; with soloist Jane Shivick, soprano, and the Worcester Kiltie Band. Bobbie Chase, announcer. Rain date is Saturday, July 1, 2017. (Broadcast date on WCUW, 91.3 FM: Monday, July 3, 2017, 9 P.M.)

INSTITUTE PARK - Sunday, July 9, 2017, 7 P.M.

A “Salute to Disney” featuring classic Disney selections for the enjoyment of children and their families. Myron Romanul, conductor; Elisabeth Gondek and Chauncey Matthews, soloists. Bobbie Chase, announcer. Rain date is Sunday, July 16. (Broadcast date on WCUW, 91.3 FM: Monday, July 10, 2017, 9 P.M.)

INSTITUTE PARK - Sunday, July 16, 2017, 7 P.M.

Magically Mozart. Myron Romanul, conductor, featuring a program of symphonic chamber works and highlighting well-known Mozart compositions. Soloists: Siri Smedvig (also MSO concertmaster), violin; Chester Brezniak, clarinet; Christine Tsen, cello; Alex Stening, French horn; Jon Clark and Scott Daugherty, trumpets. Bobbie Chase, announcer. Rain date is Sunday, July 23. (Broadcast date on WCUW, 91.3 FM: Monday, July 17, 2017, 9 P.M.)

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Saturday, November 4, 2017, 7:30 P.M.

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Celebrated area keyboard artists play the Orchestra's two magnificent pianos - its vintage 1902 Steinway Model "C" concert grand piano and the new Steinway Model "B" concert grand, in this eleventh-anniversary concert at Tuckerman Hall. With pianists Malcolm Halliday, Kallin Johnson, Sima Kustanovich, Dick Odgren, Olga Rogach, Myron Romanul, and Ian Watson. Order tickets early, as this concert sells out every year.

Tickets, $25 in advance or $30 at the door.

Use TICKET ORDER FORM or call (508) 754-1234.



Friday, November 24, 2017, 7 P.M.

Saturday, November 25, 2017, 2 & 7 P.M.

Sunday, November 26, 2017, 1 & 5 P.M.

The Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra plays as part of The Hanover Theatre's presentation of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker ballet, in collaboration with Ballet Arts Worcester. MSO pianist Kallin Johnson conducts.

The Hanover Theatre - Tickets, TBD


Saturday, December 9, 2017, 8 P.M.

A beloved Worcester tradition, this concert (sold out for the past 37 years!) highlights the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra performing classic symphonic works, selections from Broadway musicals, and favorite music of the holiday season. Performers include area choruses (Anna Maria College, Assumption College, Clark University, Worcester State University, and WPI) directed by Michelle Graveline,  and an aerialist, plus a visit by Santa Claus. (Broadcast date on WCUW, 91.3 FM: Monday, December  3, 2018, 9 P.M.)

Tickets, $48 (floor table) and $39 (balcony) seating.

Use TICKET ORDER FORM or call (508) 754-1234.

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