Itzhak Perlman

March 26-27, 2022 | The Hanover Theatre & Mechanics Hall

Wynton Marsalis

July 8, 2022 | The Hanover Theatre

Yo-Yo Ma

April 7, 2019 | Mechanics Hall

Audra McDonald

Oct 3, 2019 | Mechanics Hall

Natalie MacMaster

Mar 15, 2019 | The Hanover Theatre

Chick Corea & Béla Fleck

Apr 12, 2016 | The Hanover Theatre

News & Press

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In the News

Choose your date range below to review press regarding Music Worcester presentations by local and regional media outlets:

Music Worcester announces summer concert series Worcester Guardian (May 25, 2024)

Music Worcester announces 166th season — 21 concerts including start of The Complete Bach Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette (May 15, 2024)

Bach to Bach — Music Worcester will present 132 concerts over 11 years Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette/Worcester Magazine (May 3, 2024)

Frank Vignola and Tessa Lark — ‘A lot of cool music’ coming to Tuckerman Hall Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette/Worcester Magazine (May 15, 2024)

Concert Review: Marc-André Hamelin plays Ives, Hamelin, Schumann, and Ravel Jonathan Blumhofer, The Arts Fuse, May 11, 2024

American Spiritural Ensemble on Boston’s Public Radio, WGBH (April 2, 2024)

American Spiritual Ensemble keeps the spirit alive Mandile Mpofu, Baystate Banner (March 28, 2024)

Natalie McMaster and Donnell Leahy bringing blazing fiddle playing to Worcester Telegram & Gazette (March 1, 2024)

Celtic Fiddlers in Worcester Boston Globe (February 22, 2024)

Ukrainian orchestra performs in Worcester for the first leg of its US tour Ethan Cotler, WGBH (February 9, 2024)

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine coming to Mechanics Hall Worcester Telegram & Gazette (January 26, 2024)

Mandolin playing singer-songwriter Chris Thile’s musical roots go way back Jeremy Siegel and Gal Tziperman Lotan, WGBH (October 27, 2023)

Cécile McLorin Salvant and John Pizzarelli will be singing and swinging in Worcester Bill Beuttler, Boston Globe (July 20, 2023)

A globe- and genre-spanning season: Music Worcester announces its 165th concert series
Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette (Jun 2, 2023)

Remembering ‘forgotten jazz virtuoso’ Hazel Scott: Dance Theatre of Harlem set for Hanover
Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette (Apr 28, 2023)

Summer@MW returns with Sam Bush, Cecile McLorin Salvant and John Pizzarelli
Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette (Apr 11, 2023)

Chineke! Orchestra opens new doors on first north american tour
Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette (Mar 17, 2023)

Ethnically diverse Chineke! Orchestra on tour with stops in Boston, Worcester
Scott Haas, The Bay State Banner (Mar 15, 2023)

Janinah Burnett brings her magical music to opera collaboration at Mechanics Hall
Richard Duckett, Worcester Magazine (Feb 14, 2023)

Handel and Haydn Society to perform Brandenburg Concertos at Mechanics Hall
Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette (Feb 12, 2023)

Violinist Robert McDuffie seeks new meaning at Mechanics Hall Concert
Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette (Feb 10, 2023)

The Worcester Chorus Performs Handel’s ‘Messiah’
Kendall Begin, Tech News (Dec 6, 2022)

Worcester’s holiday traditions such as Handel’s ‘Messiah’ ‘knit us together’
Richard Duckett, Worcester Magazine (Nov 29, 2022)

Simone Dinnerstein and Alexis Pia Gerlach explore Bach’s melodic Gamba Sonatas
Richard Duckett, Worcester Magazine (Nov 11, 2022)

The king and queen of the banjo coming to Mechanics Hall
Richard Duckett, Worcester Magazine (Oct 20, 2022)

‘Thrill of a lifetime’: Worcester Chorus sings Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ at Carnegie Hall
Virginia Vaughan, Telegram & Gazette (Oct 16, 2022)

Taking a look at Music Worcester’s 2022-23 season — orchestras, banjos, dance and seats to be filled
Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette (Aug 5, 2022)

Diversity, democracy and jazz: Wynton Marsalis coming to Hanover Theatre
Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette (Jul 1, 2022)

Wynton Marsalis, Rhiannon Giddens, Tony DeSare to play Music Worcester summer series
Richard Duckett, Worcester Magazine (June 2, 2022)

 In his own words: Violinist Itzhak Perlman will ‘talk the music’ in two Music Worcester shows
Richard Duckett, Telegram & Gazette (March 20, 2022)

Itzhak Perlman in his own words Music Worcester
Sam Trottenberg, Boston Globe (March 7, 2022)

Music Worcester Presents: Naledi Masilo
Discover Central Massachusetts (November 20, 2021)

South African vocalist Naledi Masilo and South High students combine for concert Nov. 20
Richard Duckett, Worcester Magazine (November 16, 2021)

Music Worcester Presents: Merz Trio
Discover Central Massachusetts (November 12, 2021)

Five Things to Do: Tech N9ne, Merz Trio, Tommy Castro and more ….
Richard Duckett and Victor D. Infante (November 11, 2021)

5 Things You Need To Know Today In Worcester – November 9
TWIW Staff, This Week In Worcester (November 9, 2021)

Coming Attractions: October 31 through November 16 — What Will Light Your Fire
Bill Marx, The Arts Fuse (October 31, 2021)

Music Worcester Presents: The Worcester Chorus | Brahms Requiem
Discover Central Massachusetts (October 15, 2021)

Music Worcester Presents: The Worcester Chorus | Brahms Requiem
# Stay Happening (October 15, 2021)

Five Things to Do: Ana Popovic, Sorrowseed, Worcester Chorus and more …
Richard Duckett and Victor D. Infante, Worcester Magazine (October 14, 2021)

Music Worcester Presents: Dorrance Dance
Discover Central Massachusetts (October 2, 2021)

Music Worcester taps Dorrance Dance for season opening show Oct. 2
Richard Duckett, Worcester Magazine (September 28, 2021)

Music Worcester Presents: Dorrance Dance
New England Public Media (September 16, 2021)

Music Worcester Presents: Dorrance Dance
Spot on Vermont (September 16, 2021)

5 Things You Need To Know Today In Worcester – September 16
TWIW Staff, This Week In Worcester (September 16, 2021)

Gospel group Trey McLaughlin & The Sounds of Zamar has a calling to audiences worldwide
Richard Duckett, Worcester Magazine (July 13, 2021)

Music Worcester debuts ‘Summer@MW,’ a summer series of indoors and outdoors concerts
Richard Duckett, Worcester Magazine (June 23, 2021)