The Concerts of our 67th Season.

From the New World and Beyond.

“The musicians of the Cape Ann Symphony and I are grateful to you, our audience, for your enthusiastic support. You are the reason we are here, and we hope our concerts will challenge and stretch the mind as well as move and excite the heart!”

— Yoichi Udagawa, Music Director & Conductor

Saturday, September 22, 2018, 7:30pm, Manchester-By-The-Sea

Sunday, September 23, 2018, 2:00pm, Ipswich

Celebrating Leonard Bernstein’s Centennial, we present his Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and his overture to Candide. We conclude with Prokofiev's interpretation of Romeo and Juliet.

  • Bernstein ​Candide Overture
  • Bernstein Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • Prokofiev ​Romeo & Juliet Suite

Saturday, November 24, 2018, 2:00pm, Ipswich

Saturday, November 24, 2018, 7:30pm, Manchester-By-The-Sea

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 2:00pm, Manchester-By-The-Sea

We celebrate the holidays with a program of favorites by Strauss, Anderson, Mozart, Tchaikovsky. The orchestra will be joined by the Cape Ann Symphony Chorus directed by Wendy Betts. We will conclude with the ever popular audience sing-along.

  • Strauss Fledermaus Overture
  • Anderson ​Christmas Festival
  • Mozart German Dance K 605 "Sleighride"
  • Waldteufel ​Skater's Waltz

Sunday, March 24, 2019, 2:00pm, Manchester-By-The-Sea

Mozart's Piano Concerto will feature the renowned virtuoso piano soloist, Jonathan Bass. Also included will be Beethoven’s energetic and exciting Symphony No. 2, and Norman’s Woe, a work by Cape Ann’s own resident composer Robert Bradshaw.

  • Bradshaw Norman's Woe
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 2
  • Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21, K 467

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 7:30pm, Manchester-By-The-Sea

Sunday, May 19, 2019, 2:00pm, Ipswich

Cape Ann Symphony audience favorites, violinist Lucia Lin and cellist Owen Young return to perform a work by Miklos Rozsa famous for his Ben Hur movie score. In addition the orchestra will perform Dvorak’s New World Symphony providing a spectacular end to the season.

  • Dvorak ​New World Symphony
  • Rózsa Parade of the Charioteers
  • Rózsa Sinfonia Concertante
Info & Tickets

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Musicians Unleashed:

An intimate series of creative and informative listening experiences.

Dance Of The Instruments
Bach To The Future
Spring Into Strings