Worcester Chorus | Brahms Requiem

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

The Worcester Chorus brings Brahms' choral masterpiece back to Worcester on stage at historic Mechanics Hall.

The Worcester Chorus | Handel Messiah

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

An annual tradition for over 120 years, Handel's most famous oratorio returns to historic Mechanics Hall this winter. Recording of Live Stream from December 4 now on sale for On Demand viewing.

On Demand: The Worcester Chorus I Bach B-Minor Mass

ON DEMAND Pre-recorded concert with flexible viewing option(s).

Now through April 4, purchase your ticket to view the On Demand recording of The Worcester Chorus singing Bach's Mass in B Minor at Mechanics Hall on March 19, 2022.

Apollo’s Fire

Tuckerman Hall 10 Tuckerman Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Apollo's Fire is a popular and critically acclaimed period-instrument ensemble specializing in early music. The ensemble unites a select pool of early music specialists from throughout North America and Europe.

Ballet Hispánico

The Hanover Theatre 2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Ballet Hispánico brings communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures through innovative dance productions, dance training, and community engagement. They bring their Noche de Oro 50th Anniversary program to our season.

Gautier Capuçon & Jean-Yves Thibaudet

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

The French cello/piano duo closes out the classical presentation series of our 2021-2022 Concert Season with an unforgettable performance at historic Mechanics Hall with a program of Schumann, Brahms, Shostakovich, and Debussy.

Dee Dee Bridgewater Quartet

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, Grammy and Tony Award-winning Jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as taking intrepid leaps of faith in re-envisioning jazz classics.

The Worcester Chorus: Celebrating Composers of Color

Trinity Lutheran Church Worcester 73 Lancaster St, Worcester, MA

The Worcester Chorus concludes its performances of the 2021-2022 Concert Season with this program of classical, gospel, and spiritual/sacred works by composers including Margaret Bonds, Mark Miller, Keith Hampton, and more.

From Giuseppe to Lenny: An Evening of Opera & Musical Theater

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Soprano Robyn Marie Lamp, tenor Derrek Stark, and pianist Gordon Roberts bring and evening of classics from opera and musical theater to the historic stage at Mechanics Hall.

Wynton Marsalis

The Hanover Theatre 2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Described as the most outstanding jazz musician and trumpeter of his generation, Wynton Marsalis returns to Worcester with his septet for an unforgettable night of live performance at The Hanover Theatre.

Tony DeSare: Sinatra and Beyond

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Named a Rising Star Male Vocalist in Downbeat magazine, Tony DeSare has lived up to this distinction by winning critical and popular acclaim for his concert performances throughout North America and abroad. He brings his Sinatra and Beyond program to Mechanics Hall on July 14.

Phoenix Rising: Silkroad Ensemble with Rhiannon Giddens

Indian Ranch 200 Gore Rd #1, Webster, MA

Music Worcester welcomes the long-awaited return of the Silkroad Ensemble with its new artistic director, Rhiannon Giddens, in an outdoor performance at Indian Ranch Amphitheatre in Webster, MA.

Afternoon @ The Park

Cristoforo Colombo Park 180 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, MA

Music Worcester's Summer Concert Series concludes with a free, outdoor presentation at Worcester's East Park featuring Dan Gabel & The Abletones, Nacho Gonzalez Nappa, and Sunta Africa.

The Knights Orchestra with Aaron Diehl, piano

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

New York's most cutting-edge classical ensemble brings a program of works by Stravinsky, Gershwin, Ravel, plus Bach's Brandenburg Concertos to historic Mechanics Hall for the opening of our 2022-2023 concert season featuring pianist Aaron Diehl.

Verdi Requiem at Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall 881 7th Ave, New York City, NY, United States

The Worcester Chorus, The Masterwork Chorus, and orchestra will perform Verdi's Requiem at New York City's world-famous Carnegie Hall. Join us in the big apple on Sunday, October 2 for this 2pm performance! (this presentation is not part of Music Worcester's 2022-2023 Concert Season)

Maxim Vengerov, Violin with Polina Osetinskaya, Piano

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Universally hailed as one of the world's finest musicians, Grammy Award-winning violinist Maxim Vengerov brings the 2022-2023 concert season's first recital program to Mechanics Hall.

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

The world's undisputed "king and queen of the banjo" (Paste Magazine) bring their long-awaited duo performance to the stage at historic Mechanics Hall this October.

Brian Stokes Mitchell

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

The legend of Broadway makes his Worcester debut at historic Mechanics Hall this November. Buyers may choose between table seating on the floor or concert seating in the balcony sections.

Simone Dinnerstein, Piano

Tuckerman Hall 10 Tuckerman Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Music Worcester's 2018-2019 Artist-In-Residence, pianist Simone Dinnerstein, returns to our season for a recital performance with cellist Alexis Gerlach and a program of Bach's da Gamba Sonatas and more.

The Worcester Chorus: Handel Messiah (On Demand Video)

ON DEMAND Pre-recorded concert with flexible viewing option(s).

ON DEMAND VIDEO RENTAL: Watch Worcester's longest-running holiday tradition with The Worcester Chorus in a live performance of Handel's Messiah from the stage at historic Mechanics Hall (Dec 3, 2022).

Katharine Dain, Soprano

Razzo Hall at Clark University 92 Downing St, Worcester, MA, United States

Soprano and 2022 Edison Award-winner Katharine Dain brings a program of operatic vocal works by Messiaen, Debussy, and more to Clark University's Razzo Hall this February.

Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Performing and continuously growing for 26 years, the CNSO has earned an enviable reputation among both Czech and Europe’s top symphonic ensembles. Their Worcester program will feature Brahms' Violin Concerto and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.

Handel + Haydn Society

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Boston’s Grammy-winning Handel and Haydn Society chamber orchestra returns to our season at historic Mechanics Hall to perform Bach's Brandenburg Concertos.

An Afternoon at the Opera

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Conducted by Cailin Marcel Manson, The Worcester Chorus returns to the stage at historic Mechanics Hall for an evening of arias and choruses from your favorite classic opera works.

Chineke! Orchestra

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Originally scheduled for their Music Worcester debut in spring of 2020, Chineke! Orchestra brings a can't-miss orchestral program of Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 "New World" and Coleridge-Taylor's Violin Concerto.

Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

The Worcester Chorus, directed by Chris Shepard, returns to the stage at historic Mechanics Hall for a very special performance of Duke Ellington's Sacred Concert with a big band ensemble.

Dance Theatre of Harlem: Sounds of Hazel

The Hanover Theatre 2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Dance Theatre of Harlem returns to Worcester's Hanover Theatre with "The Hazel Scott Ballet Project," a brand new work co-commissioned by Music Worcester that celebrates the life and legacy of jazz legend Hazel Scott.

Vijay Gupta, violinist in recital

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Violinist Vijay Gupta, Music Worcester's Artist-In-Residence for 2023, brings a recital program to historic Mechanics Hall featuring Bach's Partita II in D Minor and Sonata III in C Major in addition to "When The Violin," the program's titular piece from composer Reena Esmail.

Songs, She Wrote: Music by Women, Sung by Women

Trinity Lutheran Church Worcester 73 Lancaster St, Worcester, MA

Directed by Worcester Chorus Associate Director Mark Mummert, The Worcester Chorus Women's Ensemble returns to Worcester's Trinity Lutheran Church with a program featuring "Songs for Women's Voices" with music by Gwyneth Walker and poetry by May Swenson.

Sam Bush

The Hanover Theatre 2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

The multi-instrumentalist and bluegrass icon Sam Bush brings his band to Worcester's Hanover Theatre for an unforgettable night of live music this June.

Cécile McLorin Salvant

JMAC 20 Franklin St, Worcester, MA

Cécile McLorin Salvant, Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist and songwriter, brings her latest program of original works to Music Worcester's Jazz Weekend on July 21.

John Pizzarelli

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

The multi-instrumentalist and bluegrass icon Sam Bush brings his band to Worcester's Hanover Theatre for an unforgettable night of live music this June.

Darshan Trio: See Yourself

Tuckerman Hall 10 Tuckerman Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Music Worcester welcomes the Darshan Trio this September, featuring violinist Vijay Gupta with cellist Yoshika Masuda and pianist Dominic Cheli.

Gavilán Brothers | Los Hermanos Film

Robert R. Jay Performing Arts Center at St. John's High School 378 Main St, Shrewsbury, United States

Music Worcester welcomes the Darshan Trio this September, featuring violinist Vijay Gupta with cellist Yoshika Masuda and pianist Dominic Cheli.

Avi Avital & Hanzhi Wang

JMAC 20 Franklin St, Worcester, MA

The Grammy-nominated mandolin soloist and internationally renowned accordion virtuoso bring a captivating classical program to Worcester.

The Knights with Chris Thile

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Mandolin superstar Chris Thile performs at Mechanics Hall with The Knights on Oct 27.

Midori & Festival Strings Lucerne

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

The legendary violinist will perform a program of Beethoven, Schumann, and more at Mechanics Hall on Nov 3.

This Love Between Us

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Vijay Gupta joins The Worcester Chorus, CONCORA, and choreographer Yamini Kalluri in a program of works by J. S. Bach and Reena Esmail.

The Worcester Chorus: Handel Messiah

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Experience Worcester's longest-running holiday tradition with The Worcester Chorus in a live performance of Handel's Messiah from the stage at historic Mechanics Hall.

On Demand Video: The Worcester Chorus | Handel Messiah

ON DEMAND Pre-recorded concert with flexible viewing option(s).

Experience Worcester's longest-running holiday tradition with The Worcester Chorus in an On Demand video of their December 2, 2023 performance of Handel's Messiah from the stage at historic Mechanics Hall.

The Worcester Chorus Women’s Ensemble Holiday Concert

Trinity Lutheran Church Worcester 73 Lancaster St, Worcester, MA

The Worcester Chorus Women's Ensemble brings their annual holiday choral program to the stage at Worcester's Trinity Lutheran Church.

Tchaikovsky, Paganini, & Gershwin

JMAC 20 Franklin St, Worcester, MA

Pianist Andrew Armstrong returns to Worcester with violinist Kevin Zhu and cellist Jan Vogler to perform Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio and more.

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

A favorite of recent Music Worcester seasons, the NSOU returns to historic Mechanics Hall for this orchestral highlight of the 2023-2024 season.

Voces8

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

The Grammy-nominated British vocal ensemble makes their Worcester debut with us at historic Mechanics Hall on February 10.

Jeanine De Bique, soprano & Warren Jones, piano

Curtis Performance Hall 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

The Trinidadian soprano and world renowned pianist makes their Worcester debut with a very special recital at Assumption University's Curtis Performance Hall.

Voices of Eternal Light

First Baptist Church Worcester 111 Park Ave, Worcester, MA, United States

The Worcester Chorus & Women's Ensemble will perform choral works by Haugen and Lauridsen at Worcester's First Baptist Church.

Mnozil Brass

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

The Austrian brass septet returns to Music Worcester for the first time since their 2016 performance at historic Mechanics Hall.

Orchestre Métropolitain

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Yannick Nézet-Séguin directs the Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal in their Worcester debut at historic Mechanics Hall on March 3.

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

The Hanover Theatre 2 Southbridge Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend in Worcester with the reigning king & queen of Cape Breton fiddle and step dancing on March 9.

American Spiritual Ensemble

Curtis Performance Hall 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Music Worcester welcomes the American Spiritual Ensemble for an April performance at Assumption University's Curtis Performance Hall.

Marc-André Hamelin in recital

Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

The internationally renowned Canadian pianist and composer closes Music Worcester's 2023-2024 season at historic Mechanics Hall.

Tessa Lark & Frank Vignola

Tuckerman Hall 10 Tuckerman Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Grammy-nominated violinist Tessa Lark joins jazz guitarist Frank Vignola in this very special duo program coming to Worcester's Tuckerman Hall.