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2018 Concert Season

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EAST PARK - Monday, July 2, 2018, 8 P.M.

The opening concert of the Symphony’s  68th summer season in Worcester features a program of patriotic favorites as well as works by Bernstein, Copland and Williams along with other 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. Myron Romanul, conductor; with soloist Jane Shivick, soprano, and 40-member choral group Vox Omnis. Bobbie Chase, announcer. Rain date is Tuesday, July 3, 2018. (Broadcast date on WCUW, 91.3 FM: Monday, July 9, 2018, 9 P.M.)

INSTITUTE PARK - Sunday, July 8, 2018, 7 P.M.

A “Salute to Disney” featuring classic Disney selections for the enjoyment of children and their families. Myron Romanul, conductor; Taylor Lawton and Elisabeth Gondek, soloists. Bobbie Chase, announcer. Rain date is Sunday, July 15. (Broadcast date on WCUW, 91.3 FM: Monday, July 16, 2018, 9 P.M.)

INSTITUTE PARK - Sunday, July 15, 2018, 7 P.M.

Magically Mozart. Myron Romanul, conductor, featuring a program of works primarily by Mozart and his contemporaries. Soloists: Sarah Callinan, soprano; Daniel Carlo, flute; Colton Cox, oboe; Myron Romanul, piano. Bobbie Chase, announcer. Rain date is Sunday, July 22. (Broadcast date on WCUW, 91.3 FM: Monday, July 23, 2018, 9 P.M.)

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Saturday, November 3, 2018, 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 twelfth-anniversary concert at Tuckerman Hall. With pianists Paul Buono, Malcolm Halliday, Kallin Johnson, Sima Kustanovich, Olga Rogach, Myron Romanul, and Ian Watson. A dessert reception follows the concert. 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.



Saturday, December 8, 2018, 8 P.M.

A beloved Worcester tradition, this concert (sold out for the past 38 years!) highlights the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jorge Soto, performing classic symphonic works and favorite music of the holiday season. Performers include vocal soloist Jane Shivick and piano soloist Mackenzie Melemed, area choruses (Anna Maria College, Assumption College, Clark University, Worcester State University, and WPI) directed by Joshua Rohde, plus a visit by Santa Claus. (Broadcast date on WCUW, 91.3 FM: Monday, December  2, 2019, 9 P.M.)

Tickets, $49 (floor table) and $39 (balcony) seating.

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

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“THE ESSENCE” - Where East Meets West

Friday, April 13, 2018, 7 P.M.

The Massachusetts Symphony performs in a benefit concert for JoyGuru Humanitarian Services, Inc. Also performing at this concert will be tabla and sitar players, and other performers.  Tickets can be obtained from JoyGuru Humanitarian Services, Inc., 446 Main Street, Worcester, or from the Mechanics Hall box office.

JoyGuru Humanitarian Services, Inc. - Tickets, $25, $50, $100