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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 Taylor Lawton, 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, Olga Rogach, Myron Romanul, Ian Watson, and Ken 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.



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, conducted by Jorge Soto, performing classic symphonic works and favorite music of the holiday season. Performers include vocal soloists Sarah Callinan, Elisabeth Gondek, Jane Shivick, Michael Calmes, Richard Monroe and Ron Williams, piano soloist Mackenzie Melemed (in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy), 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  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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This concert is supported in part by a grant from the Worcester Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.


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 the Mechanics Hall Box Office or JoyGuru Humanitarian Services, Inc., 446 Main Street, Worcester.

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