Thurston Consort

he Thurston Consort is part of the rich tapestry of concert music found in North Central Massachusetts; a region with highly acclaimed music schools, respected symphony orchestras, and choral ensembles. A first-rate university music program and old fashion summer band concerts from old fashion bandstands on town commons across the region. There are early music festivals in scenic New England hamlets and world-class period piano concerts and recitals on historic keyboards.

Our Mission

The Thurston Consort is an ensemble and musical organization that provides quality chamber music concert opportunities for established regional musicians, attract choice musicians to Fitchburg, develop and retain young regional musicians and present performances that are intelligent, reflecting our region’s cultural heritage and diversity.

Upcoming Performances

Thurston Consort Duet Ensemble will begin our regular monthly Downtown Fitchburg concerts starting in February and will perform throughout the year. Our monthly schedule will be announced.

Saturday, May 11th

  • Saturday, May 11th, 2 pm at the Rollstone Congregational Church, 199 Main Street Fitchburg, MA. “Celebrating Six Centuries of Spanish Music.” From the court of Ferdinand and Isabella, through 19th century Puerto Rican dance music to 21st century Latin Hip Hop. The concert will feature Guest Artist: Classical Guitarist, Berit Strong and contemporary Latin Hip, Hop, Fitchburg composer, Golddy

Saturday, June 22nd

  • Saturday, June 22nd, 2 pm at the Dillon Room, First Parish Church, 923 Main Street, Upper Common, Fitchburg, MA. “In concert:  An Afternoon with C#”  English music collected and arranged by Cecil Sharp.

Saturday, October 26th

  • Saturday, October 26th, 2 pm at the Rollstone Congregational Church, 199 Main Street Fitchburg, MA. “ Fifth Year Anniversary Concert” A concert of music from Renascence Italy to Twentieth Century French and American Cinema.
  • “Thurston Consort Holiday Season Concert”  (date to be announced)
    A concert of carols from Old England to carols and dance music of an old fashion New England mid-winter Levee.

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