Event Calendar

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Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble
The Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble will perform at the Morgan Opera House Sunday, September 28 at 4pm. Violinists Janet Sung and Shannon Nance will join Roberta Crawford playing viola and Stefan Reuss and Heidi Hoffman on cellos. This acclaimed group,
Bruce Greene & Loy McWhirter
Bruce Greene , a Kentucky fiddle style player, will perform on Saturday , October 18 at 8pm at the Morgan Opera House as part of the Zabriskie Folk Art Series . Greene is widely admired throughout the country in the
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm
Klezmer Kings
Continuing a cherished tradition at the Opera House, the Klezmer Kings will perform their vibrant mix of music based on the folk traditions of Eastern Europe. From the rollicking Hora to tender and powerful songs of love and faith, this
Dan Duggan and Peggy Lynn Hammered Dulcimer Holiday Concert
Dan and Peggy are known for their unique arrangements and masterful harmonies. Together they combine instrumental and vocal renditions of both original and traditional seasonal pieces featuring hammered dulcimer, concertina, guitar and piano. Funded in part, with public funds from
Growing Up At the Movies
Vocalists Margaret Wakeley and Denice Karamardian share their favorite movie memories in a cabaret performance, “Growing Up At the Movies,” which also features Molly MacMillan. The performance brings to life memorable musical moments from notable movies of the 40s, 50s, and 60s. The mix
Gilbert & Sullivan's Princess Ida by the Cornell Savoyards
First performed as part of Cornell’s Sesquicentennial celebration in June, this special adaptation by Ithaca College professor Anthony Di Renzo is set in Upstate New York in 1865.  This original adaption by Ithaca College  celebrates Cornell’s founding, dramatizes the campus
Dark Hollow - Grateful Dead Tribute Band
Born from the remnants of SAMMY Hall of Fame Grateful Dead tribute ensemble The Homel-Alaniz band, Dark Hollow has direct links to the Dead. Late founding member bassist David “Ese” Alaniz collaborated with David Nelson (New Riders of the Purple
Aug 15 @ 7:30 pm
Klezmer Kings
Continuing a cherished tradition at the Opera House, the Klezmer Kings will perform their vibrant mix of music based on the folk traditions of Eastern Europe. Dana Mandel brings together an outstanding group of Klezmorim to play music that will
Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble
The Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble is based in Ithaca, with regular season performances there and at the Lodi Historical Society but also for the last four years at the Opera House for an early Fall, Sunday afternoon, unique program–which this
Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm
Paul Brady
Paul Brady is this year’s Zabriskie Folk Series artist, and we are honored to have him. Born and raised in Strabane, Northern Ireland, on the border of the Irish Republic, he sang with the transformative band Planxty in the Seventies
Don Slatoff Jazz Experience
The Don Slatoff Jazz Experience played at the Opera House two years ago. The acoustics of the hall combined with their exploratory musical partnership seemed to inspire the musicians and the sound was a magical rendition of traditional jazz. An Ithaca native,
Molsky's Mountain Drifters
The Morgan Opera House is pleased to present the 2016 installment the Zabriskie Folk Series of concerts, at 8PM on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Molsky’s Mountain Drifters is Bruce Molsky’s brand new trio with Allison de Groot and Stash Wyslouch—”Tradition
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mark Bader @ the piano @ Under the Tent at the Aurora Inn | Aurora | New York | United States
Mark is the lead singer/bassist/percussionist and songwriter/producer of The Swooners. He is also a solo pianist/vocalist. Mark plays and sings a wide variety of classics spanning the past century of American Pop Music, from Sinatra to Coldplay. He is an old soul,
Jamie Notarthomas in the Park @ Village of Aurora Park
After too many years of absence from Aurora, the Jamie Notarthomas duo will appear by beautiful Cayuga Lake in the Aurora Village Park (behind the Aurora Inn) at 6:30 pm on Wednesday July 13, 2016.  A gifted songwriter, Jamie combines thoughtful,
Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm
Billy Montana
IMPORTANT: Tickets for this show must be purchased directly from Ed Heslop at 315.321.2538 or concert@rochester.rr.com. TICKETS CANNOT BE PURCHASED ON THE MOH WEBSITE. Join us for an intimate evening of story-telling and singing with one of Nashville’s most acclaimed songwriters,
Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble
The Morgan Opera House is pleased to welcome the Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble for what has become a lovely annual event on a Sunday afternoon in early fall—a small-group chamber concert in the bright, acoustically vibrant space of the opera
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm
Klezmer Kings
Continuing a long standing tradition,  the Klezmer Kings will again perform at the Opera House Saturday, October 15th at 7:30pm.   Dana Mandel and his band of talented Klezmorim produce the finest of tunes with the greatest of enthusiasm. The folk
Gap Mangione & his Big Band
Gap Mangione’s Big Band will return to the Morgan Opera House stage and will feature his legendary musical arrangements which include the sounds of Latin, Smooth, Pop, Swing and Blues styles. This carefully assembled band, comprised of the best musicians
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Sip & Swing Beer & Wine Tasting
Whether your taste is craft beer or local wine, or both, come to the MOH for Sip and Swing to sample the wares of Aurora Ale & Lager Co. of Aurora and Lunkenheimer Craft Brewing  and some fine wines from Bet The
On the Road to Adventure
Starring Aurora born Leslie Goddard and her husband David Baum along with friends Brooke and Joshua Steele, this show will take you on a musical trip with songs that evoke the lure of the open road. Head out for adventure
The Jamie Notarthomas Experience @ Aurora Village Park (behind the Aurora Inn)
A gifted songwriter, Jamie combines thoughtful, provocative and sometimes humorous lyrics with a soulful, broad vocal range to reach the minds and hearts of his audience. Jamie has shared the stage with many greats including Bob Dylan, The Replacements, Melissa
Steel Drum Band from Dundee High School @ Village of Aurora Park
The Dundee Steel Drum Band was formed in the late ‘70s by then-Music Director Ronald K. Miller. Participants are students from grades 7 through 12. Throughout the bands’ history, the group has traveled and performed throughout Europe and the United
Finger Lakes Chamber Ensemble with guest artists, Janet Sung & Maureen Yuen-Mathai, violins & Barry Crawford, flute Haydn String Quartet in B-flat, Op. 76, No. 4 ‘Sunrise’ Dvořák Terzetto in C for Two Violins and Viola, Op. 74 Villa-Lobos The
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm
Klezmer Kings
Whether you already love the sound of Klezmer music or it is a new genre to you, come to the Morgan Opera House October at 7:30 and enjoy the experience as Dana Mandel brings together a group of talented Klezmorim to entertain
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm
Eloise & Co.
This year’s Zabriskie Folk Series concert presents a new group of favorite performers: Eloise & Co., brainchild of accordionist Rachel Bell and fiddler Becky Tracy and features guitarist Andrew Van Norstrand. Rachel last played the Opera House with Andrew and
Mar 24 @ 8:00 pm
Petty Thieves
Petty Thieves’ focus is the music of Tom Petty as well as that of the artists he has performed with, including but not limited to The Byrds, The Traveling Wilburys, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne and George Harrison. They
Peter Mack & The Macktet
Peter Mack and his groovin’ jazz ensemble, “Macktet”,  play well known jazz pieces and some original compositions written by members of the quintet.   Headliner, upright acoustic bassist Peter Mack is joined by some of the most talented and experienced jazz
Jun 2 @ 8:00 pm
The Mammals
The Mammals, starring Ruth Ungar, Mike Merenda, and a cohort of compelling collaborators, form a touring quintet on the fiddle, banjo, guitar, organ, bass, and drums.  A rough and tumble decade in the 00’s forged The Mammals’ identity as “subversive
NO PROMISES with special guest Leslie Goddard
No Promises, a premier  Midwest men’s a cappella vocal band makes their Finger Lakes debut at the historic Morgan Opera House.  No Promises, a professional a cappella ensemble, brings their exhilarating  vocals,  breathtaking harmonizations and innovative arrangements to popular favorites
Fall Creek Brass Band in the Village Park @ Village of Aurora Park | Aurora | New York | United States
Join friends and family in the Aurora Village Park, Thursday, August 23rd at 6:30pm for a FREE concert.  Discover why there’s such a buzz about the Fall Creek Brass Band; twenty musicians, all brass instruments and ten years of evolution