The Concerts of our 68th Season.

Join us as we celebrate Yoichi's 20th year.

Our 2019/20 season marks Yoichi Udagawa’s twentieth year as music director and conductor of Cape Ann Symphony. We have an exciting season planned; you’ll hear many beloved masterpieces from Mozart, Brahms, and Haydn, and we'll be joined by two world renowned soloist; pianist Michael Lewin and cellist Blaise Déjardin. It's going to be an amazing year. So come join us as we celebrate Yoichi’s 20th year with our wonderful symphony!

Saturday, September 28, 2019, 7:30pm, Manchester-By-The-Sea

Sunday, September 29, 2019, 2:00pm, Ipswich

It’s a myth declared by some that Hollywood music can’t be classical. We present true classics used in movies as well as true contemporary classics created for Hollywood.

  • Wagner The Ride of the Valkyries
  • Prokofiev Lieutenant Kije
  • Rózsa Ben Hur Suite
  • Korngold Robin Hood Suite

Saturday, November 30, 2019, 2:00pm, Ipswich

Saturday, November 30, 2019, 7:30pm, Manchester-By-The-Sea

Sunday, December 1, 2019, 2:00pm, Manchester-By-The-Sea

Expect lots of joy and fun as we celebrate the holidays with favorites by Anderson, Bach, Herbert, Tchaikovsky, Rutter, Handel and more. And with the Cape Ann Symphony Chorus directed by Wendy Betts. We will conclude with the ever popular audience sing-along.


Sunday, March 22, 2020, 2:00pm, Manchester-By-The-Sea

Presenting the joyous, fun filled music of Mozart’s Overture to the Marriage of Figaro and Haydn’s delightful “Clock” Symphony.
We conclude with Brahms’ incredibly majestic, powerful, yet lyrical Piano Concerto No. 1 featuring virtuoso pianist Michael Lewin. If this doesn’t bring everyone out of their seats nothing will.

  • Mozart Marriage of Figaro Overture
  • Haydn Symphony No. 101 “The Clock”
  • Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1, Michael Lewin, pianist
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Saturday, May 16, 2020, 7:30pm, Manchester-By-The-Sea

Sunday, May 17, 2020, 2:00pm, Manchester-By-The-Sea

Brahms returns to us with his powerful Symphony No. 1 which he struggled for 14 years to complete. And we close the season with Dvorak’s gorgeous Cello Concerto featuring Blaise Déjardin, Principal Cellist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

  • BRAHMS Symphony No. 1
  • DVORAK Cello Concerto, Blaise Déjardin, Cello
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Musicians Unleashed:

An intimate series of creative and informative listening experiences.

Warm Autumn Colors
Hidden Treasures
Seriously Gorgeous (Cancelled)
Flowers in the Rain