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Don’t miss British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor performing on Saturday, August 1. Announcing Rockport Music’s Fall-Spring Classical Season with such artists as the Juilliard String Quartet, Van Cliburn Winner Vadym Kholodenko, a recital by pianist David Deveau and much more. Tickets on sale now!  For details, visit our CLASSICAL LISTING. Purchase a Subscription and save 10% or more, as well as earn exchange privileges!


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Come hear the best of jazz, folk and world music!  In July, the Shalin Liu Performance Center will host Rockport’s own Paula Cole and in August, hear Rich Robinson (pictured) of the Black Crowes, as well as A.J. Croce.  The Rockport Jazz Festival is August 13-16 with jazz guitarist Julian Lage, the Sean Jones Quartet and much more.  Fall-Spring Season subscriptions on sale now–purchase 4 or more concerts (October-May) and save 10% and earn exchange privileges. Visit our JAZZ, FOLK, POP & WORLD CONCERT LISTING for all the incredible concerts coming this year!



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The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD 2015-16 Season is on sale now. The National Theatre of London is gearing up for another stellar season. Also, introducing new this year, the Bolshoi Ballet in HD. Tickets on sale Now!


Thursday, July 30, 8 PM
Friday, July 31, 8 PM
Paula Cole


Saturday, August 1, 8 PM
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Sunday, August 2, 5 PM
Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton

Thursday, August 6, 8 PM
An Evening with Rich Robinson

Friday, August 7, 8 PM
The Kingston Trio

Saturday, August 8, 8 PM
Pousette-Dart Band

Sunday, August 9, 3 PM
Guest Presentation: Jonathan Miller, cello

Tuesday, August 11, 8 PM
Rickie Lee Jones

Wednesday, August 12, 8 PM
A.J. Croce

Thursday, August 13, 2 PM
Jazz Workshop: Improvisation

Thursday, August 13, 8 PM

Friday, August 14, 2 PM
Jazz Masterclass: Skip Hadden, drums

Friday, August 14, 8 PM
Alicia Olatuja

Saturday, August 15, 10 AM
Family Concert: Alexa Tarantino Jazz Quintet

Saturday, August 15, 3 PM
Joey Alexander Trio

Saturday, August 15, 8 PM
Sean Jones Quintet

Sunday, August 16, 2 PM
Julian Lage Trio

Sunday, August 16, 7 PM
Anat Cohen Quartet

Wednesday, August 19, 8 PM
Chris Smither

Thursday, August 20, 8 PM
Howie Day

Friday, August 21, 8 PM
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

Saturday, August 22, 8 PM
Sunday, August 23, 5 PM
Livingston Taylor

Thursday, August 27, 8 PM
Guy Mendilow Ensemble

Friday, August 28, 8 PM
Saturday, August 29, 8 PM
Tom Rush

Sunday, August 30, 7 PM
Cape Ann Big Band


Friday, September 4, 8 PM
Della Mae

Thursday, September 10, 6:30 PM
Film: Darkness and Light 

Friday, September 11, 8 PM
Saturday, September 12, 8 PM
Judy Collins

Sunday, September 13, 7 PM
Shawn Colvin

Wednesday, September 16, 7 PM
Concert & Lecture: Russian Icons & Music

Friday, September 18, 8 PM
ME Productions Presents: BB King Celebration
With Claudette King & James Montgomery

Wednesday, September 23, 8 PM
Joan Armatrading

Saturday, September 26, 8 PM
Sunday, September 27, 2&7 PM
Monday, September 28, 7 PM
Manhattan Short Film Festival


Saturday, October 3, 12;55 PM
Met Opera in HD: Il Trovatore

Tuesday, October 6, 7 PM
National Theatre in HD: The Beaux Stratagem

Wednesday, October 7, 7:30 PM
Class: Opera 102

Friday, October 9, 8 PM
Marshall Crenshaw

Tuesday, October 13, 7 PM
Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Giselle

Thursday, October 15, 7 PM
National Theatre in HD: Hamlet

Saturday, October 17, 12:55 PM
Met Opera in HD: Otello

Wednesday, October 21, 7:30 PM
Class: Opera 102

Thursday, October 22, 8 PM

Saturday, October 24, 8 PM
David Deveau, piano

Wednesday, October 28, 7:30 PM
Class: Opera 102

Saturday, October 31, 12 PM
Met Opera in HD: Tannhäuser


Tuesday, November 3, 8 PM
Visions from Cape Breton: A Family Celebration with Natalie MacMaster

Wednesday, November 4, 7:30 PM
Class: Opera 102

Sunday, November 8, 5 PM
Capitol Steps

Friday, November 13, 8 PM
Acoustic Alchemy

Saturday, November 14, 8 PM
Elias String Quartet
Diploma in a Day, 2-7:30 PM

Tuesday, November 17, 7 PM
Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Jewels

Friday, November 20, 8 PM
Keep Me in Your Heart for a While:
The Best of Madeleine Peyroux

Saturday, November 21, 12:30 PM
Met Opera in HD: Lulu

Sunday, November 22, 5 PM
Jimmy Webb & Karla Bonoff


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

Saturday, December 19, 7 PM
Community Sing-Along

Sunday, December 20, 3 & 7 PM
Manhattan Transfer


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

Sunday, January 24, 3 PM
Vadym Kholodenko, piano

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


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
Ezekial’s Wheels

Thursday, March 3, 8 PM

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

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

Sunday, March 20, 3 PM
Juilliard String Quartet


Saturday, April 2, 12:55 PM
Met Opera in HD: Madama Butterfly

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

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

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


Thursday, May 12, 7 PM
Choro das 3

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



Rockport Music News

Fall-Winter 2015 Concerts and Events are on sale now! We have an incredible line-up of artists coming from Natalie MacMaster, Madeleine Peyroux, The Manhattan Transfer and much more.  Take a look at our CALENDAR or EVENTS listing (from top dropdown) to see what’s coming.  Also, our HD Broadcast series are on sale, including the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD and a newly introduced HD Series with the Bolshoi Ballet.

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Find out about Summer Open Houses at the Shalin Liu Performance Center!  Find out about VOLUNTEERING with ROCKPORT MUSIC!


& Community

Rockport Music is dedicated to fostering an appreciation of music through accessible programs for people of all ages. Providing programs to students throughout Cape Ann, watch our education video (to the right) to learn more.

Youth Education Programs
Adult Enrichment Programs
Upcoming Concerts and Events

The Rockport Jazz Camp is this August–middle and high school students sign up now!

Rockport Music’s Education & Outreach programs are generously sponsored in part by the Institution for Savings.


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