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Announcing Rockport Music’s Fall-Spring Classical Season with such artists as the Juilliard String Quartet, Van Cliburn Winner Vadym Kholodenko, Elias String Quartet (pictured), and a recital by pianist David Deveau featuring music from his new CD Siegfried Idyll releasing on September 11. Hear 2 audio clips from the CD in our Music Library.  The New York Times review of the CD hailed that, “…the pianist David Deveau gives a sensitive account of a fascinating solo piano transcription of Wagner’s “Siegfried Idyll”…  Read the full review

Two new concerts announced–Hermitage Piano Trio and members of the Handel & Haydn Society.  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!  This month Rockport Music presents singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin (pictured), and this week, hear great bluegrass music with Della Mae.  New Fall concerts just announced–Jeff Austin of Yonder Mountain String Band, Spyro Gyra and Harold Lopez-Nussa.   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!


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
Guest Presentation: ME Productions Presents BB King Celebration
With Claudette King & James Montgomery

Sunday, September 20, 3 PM
Guest Presentation: Henry Purcell Society presents The Incidental Theater Music of Henry Purcell

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

Sunday, October 18, 3 PM
Guest Presentation: Temple Ahavat Achim presents Sara’s Voice, sotto voce

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

Thursday, October 22, 8 PM

Friday, October 23, 8  PM
Spyro Gyra

Saturday, October 24, 8 PM
David Deveau, piano

Sunday, October 25, 2 PM
Guest Presentation: Chelsea Berry, A Benefit for the Cape Ann Symphony

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

Friday, October 30, 8 PM
Guest Presentation: Peter Wolf

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


Sunday, November 1, 5 PM
Harold López-Nussa

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

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

Saturday, November 7, 8 PM
Jeff Austin Band

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

Wednesday, January 27, 7 PM
Beantown Swing Orchestra

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


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 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
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 (on sale Sept. 9)

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


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



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.  Visit the Manhattan Short Film Festival webpage for a list of the finalists!

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