A longstanding Wellesley tradition, Christmas Vespers is an evening of candlelight, music, readings, and carols, and heralds the arrival of the holiday season in the beautiful Houghton Chapel. Directed by Lisa Graham, Evelyn Barry Director of Choral Music.
Masks are required in the venue. Please note, all visitors to the College must be vaccinated and complete the visitor registration form (the Wellesley contact for the form is ORSL; contact email is ORSL@wellesley.edu).
This performance may also be viewed online on the Concert Series YouTube channel.
Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
Apr 29, 7:30 PMBrandeis-Wellesley Orchestra: Catch a Rising Star!
The Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra is composed of students, faculty, staff, and associates of Wellesley College and Brandeis University, bringing inspiring performances of the great orchestral literature—past and present.Event Date:Saturday, April 29, 2023 - 7:30pm
Apr 23, Apr 27, Apr 30, May 2, May 3Chamber Music Society Spring Concerts
Founded in 1958, The Chamber Music Society of Wellesley College provides an opportunity for instrumentalists and vocalists to prepare and perform works for small ensembles.Event Date:Sunday, April 23, 2023 (All day)Event Date:Thursday, April 27, 2023 (All day)Event Date:Sunday, April 30, 2023 (All day)Event Date:Tuesday, May 2, 2023 (All day)Event Date:Wednesday, May 3, 2023 (All day)
Apr 15, 2 PM, Apr 15, 7:30 PMGuest Artist: Chucho Valdés: A Legend!
The Music Department is honored to welcome the legendary Chucho Valdés for a solo performance at Wellesley College. The Cuban pianist, composer, and arranger is the most influential figure in modern Afro-Cuban jazz.Event Date:Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 2:00pmEvent Date:Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 7:30pm
Feb 23, 1 PM, Feb 24, 7:30 PMGuest Artist: Riyaaz Qawwali
Riyaaz Qawwali performs the gripping music style called Qawwali or Sufi Music. The qawwali singers represent the diversity and plurality of South Asia, hailing from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.Event Date:Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 1:00pmEvent Date:Friday, February 24, 2023 - 7:30pm
Apr 21, 7:30 PMBlueJazz Strings and Combos Spring Concert
Join for a lively evening as instrumentalists and vocalists create the interplay between group and individual expression, weaving together musical influences from around the world, in the best of small ensemble jazz.Event Date:Friday, April 21, 2023 - 7:30pm
Apr 22, 7:30 PM