Performance

Messiah with Handel and Haydn Society

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

Handel’s iconic Messiah is a treasured holiday tradition that will be performed by the incomparable Handel & Haydn Society in a special chamber arrangement for 13-member chamber orchestra and chorus led by Associate Conductor Ian Watson.  The Yankee Magazine hails that “The Handel and…

Solstice Singers in Rockport

Downtown Rockport Main Street, Bearskin Neck, Dock Square ..., Rockport, MA

The Solstice Singers will be returning to Rockport on Saturday, December 10 from noon to 2:00 PM strolling and caroling through the town. Founded over 30 years ago, this community choral group is open to anyone on the North Shore…

Quintessential Brass

Downtown Rockport Main Street, Bearskin Neck, Dock Square ..., Rockport, MA

Quintessential Brass, Christmas in Rockport featured entertainers since the early 2000s, will be returning to perform a variety of "brassy" holiday music from traditional Christmas carols and Hanukkah songs to holiday classical tunes and jazzy settings of holiday pop favorites.…

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Christmas With The Back Bay Ringers

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

Get in the holiday spirit with the Back Bay Ringers! Back Bay Ringers (BBR) is an advanced, auditioned, handbell ensemble. Under the direction of Griff Gall, BBR has quickly developed a reputation for excellence, regularly performing at Boston-area landmarks such…

Christmas With The Back Bay Ringers

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

Get in the holiday spirit with the Back Bay Ringers! Back Bay Ringers (BBR) is an advanced, auditioned, handbell ensemble. Under the direction of Griff Gall, BBR has quickly developed a reputation for excellence, regularly performing at Boston-area landmarks such…

Eileen Ivers: A Joyful Christmas

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

It's the most wonderful time of the year …and for years Eileen and the band have been celebrating the glorious story of Christmas, thoughtfully, uniquely and with pure unbridled joy! Eileen’s Irish and American roots shine throughout the evening’s beautiful mix of traditional, story-filled,…

Cape Ann Big Band Holiday

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

Driven by the talents of local musicians, the Cape Ann Big Band prides itself in performing to entertain and connect with its local community. This is a group that truly operates as a family. This diverse big band entertains and…

Rockport’s Annual Live Christmas Pageant

Dock Square & Main Street Rockport, MA

In the spirit of the holidays, the Rockport Art Association and Museum once again presents the Annual Live Christmas Pageant, a torch-lit live re-enactment of the Nativity. The pageant will be held Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 5 PM. Each…

Cape Ann Big Band Holiday

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

Driven by the talents of local musicians, the Cape Ann Big Band prides itself in performing to entertain and connect with its local community. This is a group that truly operates as a family. This diverse big band entertains and…

John Pizzarelli Trio

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

World-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli makes a welcome return to Rockport, bringing along his stellar trio for a concert that will definitely include some holiday favorites along with his always memorable interpretations of the American Songbook. Tickets: $72, $66,…