Category Archives: Music

Wellesley a cappella group cracks WGBH-2 TV’s Sing That Thing! finale

Wellesley’s None of the Above is among the 8 semifinalists to perform on the special one hour finale episode of Sing That Thing! this Friday, May 22 at 8pm on WGBH 2. A total of 23 groups were selected to perform during the inaugural season of Sing That Thing!, which premiered on April 17. The participants fall into four […]

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Honk, Jr. & Urinetown, the Musical on tap in Wellesley this weekend

Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) will present the musicals, Honk Jr. and Urinetown, the Musical Thursday, May 14, Friday May 15, and Saturday May 16.  All performances will take place at the Wilson Middle School Auditorium, 22 Rutledge Road, Natick. Tickets are priced $12 for adults and $6 for students and seniors, and may be purchased online at in advance, or at […]

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Wellesley College bell ringers to get Fancy and Toxic on Friday

You might hear more than the usual occasional ding-dong from the bells at Galen Tower on Wellesley College’s campus on Friday. The school’s Guild of Carrilonneurs has a full slate of music scheduled in honor of the last day of classes:

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Wellesley Choral Society premiering work on Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend

Wellesley Choral Society presents the premiere of local composer Edward Whalen’s Dialogue – a Choral Song Cycle on May 16 at 8pm at Wellesley Hills Congregational Church, 207 Washington St. The work is written for chorus and orchestra, and consists of seven songs framed by an instrumental prelude and postlude. The songs are set to poems by […]

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Wellesley High Honors Chamber Orchestra to perform free show

The Wellesley High School Honors Chamber Orchestra, which recently played at Symphony Hall in Boston, will perform a free concert on Wednesday, April 29 at 7pm at St. Andrew’s at 79 Denton Rd., in Wellesley. The concert will feature the music of Holst, Mozart, Shostakovich, Suk and Tchaikovsky.

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Wellesley Symphony Orchestra season finale on May 3

The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra performs its season finale, featuring emerging artists, on Sunday, May 3 at MassBay Community College. Pre-concert talk at 2:15pm, concert at 3pm. The line-up: All Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake Ballet Suite excerpts – Romeo and Juliet Overture Fantasy Violin Concerto Ilana Zaks, Violin Ticket prices for 2014 – 2015 season Adult – […]

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Rotary, Wellesley High Spanish Club organizing Sol Y Canto concert in May

The Wellesley Rotary Club is partnering with the Wellesley High School Spanish Club to produce the Sol Y Canto concert at the school on May 16 at 7:30PM. Although most of the songs are in Spanish, great care is taken by the musicians to translate all lyrics and to engage the audience in bi-lingual singing. Andrea Kaiser, Rotarian and […]

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Local singer returns to Wellesley for performance at St. Andrew’s

Mezzo-soprano Eileen McLoughlin Christiansen, a Wellesley native, returns to town to perform at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Saturday, April 25 at 7:30pm. She’ll appear with the MetroWest Choral Artists under the direction of Leonardo Ciampa, whose original choral and vocal compositions will be performed. A Wellesley High grad, Christiansen went on to study at Wesleyan University, where she […]

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