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Rockport Music’s Classical Season continues in January with the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition winner Vadym Kholodenko (pictured) performing an all-Beethoven program.  In February, the Jasper String Quartet, which won the 2012 Cleveland Quartet Award will perform.  For details on our full classical season, visit our CLASSICAL LISTING. Purchase a Subscription and save 10% or more, as well as earn exchange privileges!

Director and pianist David Deveau‘s new critically acclaimed CD Siegfried Idyll released in September. Hear 2 audio clips from the CD in our Music Library.



Celebrate the holidays at the Shalin Liu Performance Center!  Tickets were just released to Cape Ann Big Band’s Holiday concert on December 5 and the Manhattan Transfer comes on December 20.

Visit our JAZZ, FOLK, POP & WORLD CONCERT LISTING for all the incredible concerts coming this year!



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In December, the Metropolitan Opera in HD series brings an encore presentation of The Magic Flute. Due to the popularity of National Theatre of London‘s presentation of Hamlet with Benedict Cumberbatch (pictured) we have added several more encore showings–December 29, January 9 and February 6!  Also presented in December is the theatre presentation of Jane Eyre.  New this year, Rockport Music adds the Bolshoi Ballet in HD, the next ballet broadcast is Lady of the Camellias.


Sunday, November 29, 2 PM
National Theatre in HD: Hamlet


Saturday, December 5, 3 & 8 PM
Cape Ann Big Band

Sunday, December 6, 12:55 PM
Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Lady of the Camellias

Tuesday, December 8, 7 PM
National Theatre in HD: Jane Eyre

Sunday, December 13, 12:55 PM
Met Encore in HD: The Magic Flute

Tuesday, December 15, 4:30 & 8 PM
A Christmas Celtic Sojourn

Friday, December 18, 7 PM
Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Nutcracker

Saturday, December 19, 7 PM
Community Sing-Along

Sunday, December 20, 3 & 7 PM
Manhattan Transfer

Tuesday, December 29, 7 PM
National Theatre in HD: Hamlet


Saturday, January 9, 2 PM
National Theatre in HD: Hamlet

Saturday, January 16, 12:55 PM
Met Opera in HD: Les Pêcheurs de Perles  

Friday, January 22, 8 PM
Guest Presentation: David Bromberg

Sunday, January 24, 3 PM
Vadym Kholodenko, piano

Wednesday, January 27, 7 PM
Beantown Swing Orchestra

Thursday, January 28, 7 PM
National Theatre in HD: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Saturday, January 30, 12:55 PM
Met Opera in HD: Turandot 

Sunday, January 31, 12:55 PM
Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Taming of the Shrew


Thursday, February 4, 8 PM
Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea

Saturday, February 6, 2 PM
National Theatre in HD: Hamlet

Saturday, February 13, 8 PM
Taj Mahal

Sunday, February 14, 2 PM
Live Opera Presentation: La Traviata

Thursday, February 25, 7 PM
National Theatre in HD: As You Like It

Friday, February 26, 8 PM
Jasper String Quartet


Wednesday, March 2, 7:30 PM
Ezekiel’s Wheels

Thursday, March 3, 8 PM

Saturday, March 5, 12:55 PM
Met Opera in HD: Manon Lescaut

Tuesday, March 8, 8 PM
Jorma Kaukonen

Friday, March 11, 8 PM
Jesse Cook

Tuesday, March 15, 7 PM
Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Spartacus

Sunday, March 20, 3 PM
Juilliard String Quartet

Wednesday, March 30, 7:30 PM
Class: Opera 103


Saturday, April 2, 12:55 PM
Saturday, April 2, 7 PM (Encore Showing)
Met Opera in HD: Madama Butterfly

Wednesday, April 6, 7:30 PM
Class: Opera 103

Saturday, April 9, 8 PM
Hot Club of San Francisco:
Postcards from the Gypsy Land

Sunday, April 10, 12:55 PM
Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Don Quixote

Wednesday, April 13, 7:30 PM
Class: Opera 103

Friday, April 15, 8  PM
Hermitage Piano Trio

Saturday, April 16, 12:55 PM
Met Opera in HD: Roberto Devereux

Wednesday, April 20, 7:30 PM
Class: Opera 103

Friday, April 22, 8 PM
We Banjo 3

Saturday, April 30, 12:55 PM
Met Opera in HD: Elektra


Thursday, May 5, 8 PM
The Waifs

Saturday, May 7, 8 PM
Members of the Handel & Haydn Society

Thursday, May 12, 7 PM
Choro das 3

Saturday, May 14, 3 PM
Boston Children’s Chorus



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