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The 34th Rockport Chamber Music Festival starts on June 5 with concerts from pianists Peter Serkin and Marc-Andre Hamelin to the Escher Quartet (pictured) and Anonymous 4, so take a look at all the wonderful concert offerings this summer by visiting our CLASSICAL LISTING. Purchase a Subscription and save 10% or more, as well as earn exchange privileges!  Single Tickets on Sale Now!




Come hear the best of jazz, folk and world music!  In May, the Shalin Liu Performance Center will host the amazing Celtic group Solas with a new show just added at 4 pm. Summer subscriptions are on sale–purchase 5 or more concerts and save 10% or more, as well as earn exchange privileges. Visit our JAZZ, FOLK, POP & WORLD CONCERT LISTING for all the incredible concerts coming this summer, like Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn (pictured)!




In May, watch the National Theatre of London’s production of Man and Superman and Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s production of Antony & Cleopatra.  The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD 2015-16 Season has been announced.  Tickets will go on sale in late July.


Thursday, May 21, 7 PM
Stratford Festival: Antony and Cleopatra

Thursday, May 28, 5:30 PM
Guest Presentation: 50 Years of Community Action Celebration

Saturday, May 30, 4&8 PM


Friday, June 5, 6 PM
Opening Night Gala: Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Saturday, June 6, 8 PM
Shanghai Quartet

Sunday, June 7, 5 PM
Shanghai Quartet with David Deveau, piano

Tuesday, June 9, 7:30 PM
In Mo Yang, violin

Wednesday, June 10, 7 PM
Meet the Author: Bonnie Marsden
Location: Rockport Public Library

Thursday, June 11, 8 PM
An Evening of French Music

Friday, June 12, 8 PM
A Schubertiade Evening

Saturday, June 13, 8 PM
Art & Music: Boston Trio

Sunday, June 14, 5 PM
Russell Sherman, piano

Tuesday, June 16, 7 PM
Masterclass: Anne Martindale Williams, cello

Thursday, June 18, 2 PM
Open Rehearsal: Deveau-Cardenes-Williams Trio

Thursday, June 18, 8 PM
Deveau-Cardenes-Williams Trio

Friday, June 19, 8 PM
Jupiter Quartet

Saturday, June 20, 10 AM
Family Concert: Jupiter Quartet

Saturday, June 20, 8 PM
Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Sunday, June 21, 5 PM
Jupiter Quartet with David Deveau, Andrés Cárdenes & Anne Martindale Williams

Tuesday, June 23, 7:30 PM
Matthew Aucoin, piano & Friends

Thursday, June 25, 8 PM
Boston Symphony Chamber Players with Emanuel Ax, piano

Friday, June 26, 8 PM
Emmanuel Music & Andrew Rangell, piano

Saturday, June 27, 8 PM
Peter Serkin & Julia Hsu, duo-piano

Sunday, June 28, 5 PM
Cuarteto Latinoamericano


Sunday, July 5, 8 PM New Time!
Pokey LaFarge

Tuesday, July 7, 7:30 PM
Cicely Parnas, cello

Wednesday, July 8, 8 PM
Tommy Castro

Thursday, July 9, 8 PM
Anonymous 4

Friday, July 10, 8 PM
Richard Stoltzman, clarinet, Yehudi Wyner, piano & David Deveau, piano

Saturday, July 11, 8 PM
Escher Quartet with Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Sunday, July 12, 5 PM
Escher Quartet with Carol Wincenc, flute

Thursday, July 16, 7 PM
National Theatre in HD: Everyman

Friday, July 17, 8 PM

Saturday, July 18, 8 PM
Iris Dement

Wednesday, July 21, 8 PM
Rhiannon Giddens

Thursday, July 23, 8 PM
Friday, July 24, 8 PM
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

Sunday, July 26, 7 PM
Martin Sexton

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


Saturday, August 1, 8 PM
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Friday, August 7, 8 PM
The Kingston Trio

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


Thursday, September 10, 6:30 PM
Film: Darkness and Light 
By Thi Linh Wernau

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

Wednesday, September 23, 8 PM
Joan Armatrading


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

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

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

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


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


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

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


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


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

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

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


Rockport Music News


Martin Sexton | Rhiannon Giddens | Tommy Castro | Iris DeMent | Cape Ann Big Band
Due to popular demand, a new Solas show is added at 4 PM on May 30!


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