Music

Global Journey Series: Wu Man, pipa & Mike Block, cello

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

The Global Journeys music series continues with the virtuosic Wu Man, arguably the world’s most acclaimed pipa player. She is joined by cellist and Global Journeys Artistic Curator Mike Block for an evening that crosses the borders of classical, folk and traditional Chinese music.…

Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Legendary Blues guitarist Ronnie Earl, a four-time Guitar Player of the Year at the Blues Music Awards, returns to Rockport hot on the heels of his latest release, the critically acclaimed Mercy Me. He’ll be bringing along his crack blues band,…

Project STEP

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Project STEP is a national award-winning music program that offers the very best classical music education for young students in Boston and surrounding areas. Not only does Project STEP’s programs harbor a creative and safe learning environment, they advocate for…

Met Opera in HD: Lohengrin (Wagner)

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

In a sequel to his revelatory production of Parsifal, director François Girard unveils an atmospheric staging that once again weds his striking visual style and keen dramatic insight to Wagner’s breathtaking music, with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin on the podium to…

Mackenzie Melemed, piano

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Pre-concert talk with Artistic Director Barry Shiffman & artist, 2 PM Recipient of the 2022 Avery Fisher Career Grant and numerous international competitions, American pianist Mackenzie Melemed’s international career continues to flourish. He performs a dynamic program of works by Schumann, Liszt…

Met Opera in HD: Falstaff (Verdi)

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Baritone Michael Volle stars as the caddish knight Falstaff, gleefully tormented by a trio of clever women who deliver his comeuppance, in Verdi’s glorious Shakespearean comedy. Tickets: $32, $29, $20

Boston Children’s Chorus

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

In the 200th anniversary of Boston’s incorporation as a city, BCC singers celebrate our city’s history of civil rights activism and draw attention to the work still ahead of us. Tickets: $15

Hanneke Cassel Band

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

Effervescent and engaging, Boston-based fiddler Hanneke Cassel fuses sounds from the Isle of Skye and Cape Breton with Americana grooves and musical innovations, creating a cutting-edge acoustic sound that retains the integrity and spirit of the Scottish tradition. Her newest…

Met Opera in HD: Der Rosenkavalier (Strauss)

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

A dream cast assembles for Strauss’s grand Viennese comedy. Soprano Lise Davidsen is the aristocratic Marschallin, opposite mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as her lover, Octavian, and soprano Erin Morley as Sophie, the beautiful younger woman who steals his heart. Tickets: $32,…

Yellowjackets

The Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

One of the most successful jazz fusion bands of all time, the Yellowjackets combine smooth jazz with R&B, funk and world music to create an intoxicating mélange of music all their own. Instantly familiar hits like “And You Know That”…