Worcester Schubertiade

Intimate Classical, the Voices of Worcester

What is a Schubertiade?

During Schubert's lifetime, it was an intimate gathering of friends in a private home which featured Schubert's music, poetry readings, dance and other sociable pastimes.

 

Today, Worcester Schubertiade is Intimate Classical, The Voices of Worcester

Mission: To make accessible live performances of vocal and instrumental classical music in an intimate setting.
Vision: To cultivate a supply of, access to, and demand for the arts in Central Massachusetts.
Goals: To present professional vocal and instrumental chamber music for the community, to educate youth toward improved creativity and to create performance opportunities for professional musicians and aspiring students of music in Central Massachusetts and beyond.

A Member of the Worcester Cultural Coalition.

Executive Director Stanley Wilson has been with Worcester Schubertiade since its inception in the summer of 2012. With a Master of Music in Opera Performance from the Longy School of Music and his time working towards a  Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration at Boston University Metropolitan College, he enjoys his time running this newly founded performing arts non-profit. He is strongly committed to building an organization that will contribute to community vitality and a collective efficacy in our region by building resiliency, fostering social capital and strengthening interpersonal ties.

 

 

 

Artistic Director Sondra Kelly, a Metropolitan Opera Artist, joined Worcester Schubertiade's artistic team during the summer of 2016. Ms. Kelly is well know for her love of and support of the arts in the New England Region. She is also the Principal Stage Director of Opera Connecticut and has a young artist program in Boston, New England Opera Intensive, for which she is the Artistic Director. Her recordings include Sony Classical, Deutsche Grammaphon and Koch Schwann and her DVD’s are all “Live from the Met”.

 

Worcester Schubertiade Board of Directors

Mrs. Susanne Blatt, Esq., President
Dr. Raymond Boylan, Clerk
Dr. Brandon Cairo, Treasurer
Mr. Jaime Flores
Dr. Kris Kacprzak
Mr. John Trobaugh