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From India PANDIT SHIVKUMAR SHARMA & ZAKIR HUSSAIN Maestros in Concert

One of India’s most popular musicians, Shivkumar Sharma is the foremost master of the santoor, a hammered dulcimer known for its lush, shimmering sound. He will be accompanied by India’s great tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain.

$48, $42, $37, $28 Reserved seating

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/31/2013 - 19:00

From Cape Breton, Canada NATALIE MacMASTER

Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster’s live performances are a testament to her incandescent musicianship and boundless energy, featuring foot-tapping rave-ups, heart-rending ballads and world-class step dancing. She is backed by a five-piece band, playing a breathtaking combination of old and new with updated Celtic jigs, strathspeys, reels and an occasional air.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/23/2013 - 20:00

From Portugal ANA MOURA

Portuguese vocalist Ana Moura has emerged as a leading voice of traditional fado with her captivating interpretations of her country's soulful answer to the blues. With a luxuriant voice and captivating stage presence, Moura has taken the art form in new directions and will be backed by Portuguese guitar, acoustic guitar, double bass, keyboards and drums.

“Her mesmeric appeal radiates from within, even if you don’t know a syllable of Portuguese. Her ability to alternately whisper, growl and ring like a silver bell are the hallmarks of a fine singer.”—NPR Music

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/16/2013 - 20:00

JUAN DE MARCOS & THE AFRO-CUBAN ALL STARS

The Afro-Cuban All Stars feature a 17-piece dream team of Cuba’s hottest musicians, all brought together by musical director Juan de Marcos Gonzáles (the musical arranger for the Buena Vista Social Club).

Paying tribute to Cuban music, this multigenerational lineup features members from Cuba’s leading bands, including Orquesta Tropicana, Los Van Van, Sierra Maestra and more.

$48, $42, $37, $30 Reserved seating

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/09/2013 - 20:00

From Ireland SHARON SHANNON BAND

Sharon Shannon has made a name for herself as a traditional player who is not afraid to shake the rafters off concert halls. From County Clare, Shannon is renowned for embracing many different musical genres while never losing sight of her Irish folk music roots.

“Sharon Shannon defines casual brilliance.”—The Boston Globe

$28 Reserved seating

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/08/2013 - 20:00

Jazz Jam - The Blackstone 3

The “Chromatic” Chet Williamson, guitarist Jimmy Morrell, and bassist Bob Simonelli will host a jazz jam from 4-8 p.m. (and continue the first Sunday of each month) http://fiddlersgreenworcester.com

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/03/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 04/07/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 05/05/2013 - 16:00

SFJAZZ Collective: The Music Of Chick Corea

The Ensemble: The SFJAZZ Collective is an all-star jazz ensemble comprising eight of the finest performer/composers at work in jazz today. Launched in 2004 by SFJAZZ—the West Coast’s largest nonprofit jazz institution and the presenter of the annual San Francisco Jazz Festival—the Collective has become one of the most exciting and acclaimed groups on the jazz scene. As the New York Times hailed the Collective upon its debut, “A serious jazz band rises in San Francisco.”

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/08/2013 - 20:30

Chad Sirois: new gallery at the Worcester Historical Museum

Date: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 4:00pm
Program: 

The WORCESTER HISTORICAL MUSEUM has opened a brand new, state of the art family gallery that introduces young museumgoers to the history of the city. The George I Alden Family Gallery has been years in the making and is interactive with many options for imaginative play. Tune in when we speak with CHAD SIROIS, Communications Manager of the WORCESTER HISTORICAL MUSEUM about this new exciting “museum within a museum” designed specially  for children. 

Sharon Preston-Folta: LITTLE SATCHMO

Date: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 4:00pm
Program: 

Tonight on Inquiry we talk with SHARON PRESTON-FOLTA, author, marketing media planner, chef and Louis Armstrong’s daughter. Sharon is his only child. But she had to keep this secret because public knowledge of her mother’s twenty year-long affair with the famous jazz musician could have ruined his career. So Sharon grew up leading a double life: rejoicing in her fathers presence and even touring with him and his band yet having to keep her father’s identity secret from friends and school mates.

What Time Is It Mr. Fox?

Tickets: $15 / 13

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/16/2013 - 20:00

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