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The 2015 Winter Jazz, Folk and Pop concerts are in full swing!  This spring, come hear the folk pop of Edwin McCain and the Irish folk superstars of Solas in May. Also in May, comedian Colin Quinn is making his first appearance in Rockport. Click for a CALENDAR listing.

 For a Sneak Peek at highlights of this summer’s Jazz, Folk and Pop concerts, visit our JAZZ, FOLK, POP & WORLD CONCERT LISTING.



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The 34th Rockport Chamber Music Festival starts June 5, explore this summer’s concerts with artists from the Escher Quartet (shown) to pianist Emanuel Ax., click here!  Subscriptions available April 6!

COMMUNITY EVENTS  New this year, take a look at our Community Connections concerts that are part of our Education & Outreach programs. 


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In April, check out the exciting Met Opera double bill of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci.  The HD broadcast of England’s National Theatre includes Tom Stoppard’s new play, The Hard Problem on April 21 and the Stratford Shakespeare Festival features King John in April.


Friday, March 27, 8 PM
Guest Presentation
NMYO’s Honors Chamber Music Concert

Sunday, March 29, 3 PM
Brattle Street Chamber Players

Tuesday, March 31, 7 PM
National Theatre: A View from the Bridge


Thursday, April 2, 7 PM
The Bow Maker’s Dilemma

Thursday, April 9, 7 PM
Stratford Festival: King John

Wednesday, April 15, 7 PM
Guest Presentation: The Landmark School
Making Waves with Marc Cohn

Thursday, April 16, 7 PM
Harlem Quartet (free)

Sunday, April 19, 5 PM
Taj Mahal

Tuesday, April 21, 7 PM
National Theatre: The Hard Problem

Saturday, April 25, 12:30 PM
Met Live: MASCAGNI: Cavalleria Rusticana

Saturday, April 25, 8 PM
Guest Presentation: James Hunter Six


Friday, May 1, 7 PM
Guest Presentation: Honors Youth Choir of Chorus North Shore

Sunday, May 3, 3 PM
Guest Presentation: Handy-Anderson Duo

Thursday, May 7, 8 PM
Friday, May 8, 8 PM
Guest Presentation: Miranda Russell

Saturday, May 9, 4 PM
Boston Children’s Chorus

Thursday, May 14, 7 PM
National Theatre: Man and Superman

Friday, May 15, 8 PM
Edwin McCain

Saturday, May 16, 8 PM
Colin Quinn

Thursday, May 21, 7 PM
Stratford Festival: Antony and Cleopatra

Saturday, May 30, 8 PM


Friday, June 5, 6 PM
Opening Night Gala: Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Saturday, June 6, 8 PM
Shanghai Quartet

Sunday, June 7, 5 PM
Shanghai Quartet with David Deveau, piano

Tuesday, June 9, 7:30 PM
In Mo Yang, violin

Thursday, June 11, 8 PM
An Evening of French Music

Friday, June 12, 8 PM
A Schubertiade Evening

Saturday, June 13, 8 PM
Art & Music: Boston Trio

Sunday, June 14, 5 PM
Russell Sherman, piano

Thursday, June 18, 8 PM
Deveau-Cardenes-Williams Trio

Friday, June 19, 8 PM
Jupiter Quartet

Saturday, June 20, 8 PM
Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Sunday, June 21, 5 PM
Jupiter Quartet with David Deveau, Andrés Cárdenes & Anne Martindale Williams

Tuesday, June 23, 7:30 PM
Matthew Aucoin, piano & Friends

Thursday, June 25, 8 PM
Boston Symphony Chamber Players with Emanuel Ax, piano

Friday, June 26, 8 PM
Emmanuel Music & Andrew Rangell, piano

Saturday, June 27, 8 PM
Peter Serkin & Julia Hsu, duo-piano

Sunday, June 28, 5 PM
Cuarteto Latinoamericano


Sunday, July 5, 5 PM
Pokey LaFarge

Tuesday, July 7, 7:30 PM
Cicely Parnas, cello

Thursday, July 9, 8 PM
Anonymous 4

Friday, July 10, 8 PM
Richard Stoltzman, clarinet, Yehudi Wyner, piano & David Deveau, piano

Saturday, July 11, 8 PM
Escher Quartet with Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Sunday, July 12, 5 PM
Escher Quartet with Carol Wincenc, flute

Friday, July 17, 8 PM

Thursday, July 23, 8 PM
Friday, July 24, 8 PM
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

Thursday, July 30, 8 PM
Friday, July 31, 8 PM
Paula Cole


Saturday, August 1, 8 PM
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Friday, August 7, 8 PM
The Kingston Trio

Wednesday, August 12, 8 PM
A.J. Croce

Wednesday, August 19, 8 PM
Chris Smither

Thursday, August 20, 8 PM
Howie Day

Friday, August 21, 8 PM
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

Saturday, August 22, 8 PM
Sunday, August 23, 5 PM
Livingston Taylor

Thursday, August 27, 8 PM
Guy Mendilow Ensemble

Friday, August 28, 8 PM
Saturday, August 29, 8 PM
Tom Rush


Friday, September 11, 8 PM
Saturday, September 12, 8 PM
Judy Collins

Wednesday, September 23, 8 PM
Joan Armatrading


Rockport Music News


With cellist Yo-Yo Ma opening the 34th Rockport Chamber Music Festival, the 2015 Festival promises to be memorable with such world-class pianists as Marc-Andre Hamelin, Emanuel Ax and Benjamin Grosvenor.  Quartet highlights include the Jupiter, Shanghai and Escher quartets, as well as other ensembles–Anonymous 4, Emmanuel Music, and much more.  MORE DETAILS

This summer, Rockport Music’s folk, jazz and pop concerts will feature banjoists Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, the ragtime blues of Pokey LaFarge, singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor, the iconic Judy Collins,  and much more.  LEARN MORE

Summer Concert On-Sale Dates
Subscriptions (purchase of 5 or more concerts): April 6
Single Concert Tickets: April 20



& Community

Rockport Music is dedicated to fostering an appreciation of music through accessible programs for people of all ages. Providing programs to students throughout Cape Ann, watch our education video (to the right) to learn more.

Youth Education Programs
Adult Enrichment Programs
Upcoming Concerts and Events

Upcoming Education/Community Events:

March 29: Brattle Street Chamber Players
April 2: Lecture-The Bow Maker’s Dilemma

Rockport Music’s Education & Outreach programs are generously sponsored in part by the Institution for Savings.


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