Evenings Under the Stars
at the Jane Carr Amphitheater in Hingham
Feel the warm breeze of a summer's evening, smell the intoxicating aroma of hot dogs cooking on the grill, run your bare feet through the soft grass of the lawn, and enjoy a leisurely glass of wine while listening to an Evenings Under the Stars performance. Come to hear something new – we've got a little something for everyone with contemporary programming that's fresh and new.
Concerts take place rain or shine.
For information about accessibility and accommodations, please visit our Know Before You Go page.
|June 2015: SSC's Jane Carr Amphitheater completely updated its sound and lighting systems. Funding for this project has been provided by the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund, a program of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, administered through a collaborative arrangement between MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. SSC is grateful to the individuals who generously donated the matching funds required as part of this grant.|
EUS Saturday Evening Concerts
|For more information, please contact Beth MacLeod Largent|
|Saturday, July 11, 7 pm
Evenings Under the Stars Festival Orchestra
presents The Best of The Classics: Mozart and More!
with Nicholas Palmer, Conductor
Adele Carter, cello soloist
Janet Underhill, bassoon soloist
sponsored by The Palmer Family
Nicholas Palmer sponsored by Phyllis Godwin/Granite City Electric Supply Co.
Led by Maestro Palmer, the orchestra presents music from the Classical period and beyond. Showcasing two SSC faculty soloists, this performance features blazing fast bassoon runs, gorgeous cello lines and the beauty of Mozart. Haydn, Vivaldi and Handel are also among those who join the party.
|Saturday, July 18, 7 pm
The Follen Angels
present Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
The heavenly sounds of this celebrated musical group will have you grooving and swaying to the classic tunes of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Jazz and Cabaret recording artists, The Follen Angels have filled concert halls, celebrated jazz clubs, radio airwaves and sold-out shows throughout the East Coast. Bring your energy, and join the party. This innovative seven-piece jazz combo will have audience members up dancing on the lawn in their bare feet!
|Saturday, July 25, 7 pm
presents Summer Pops!
sponsored by Jane Carr and Andy Hertig
Join this celebrated brass quintet, comprised of some of the finest young musical talent in the United States, including former SSC faculty member Chris O’Hara, as they present music from the classics to the present day, including a Bourbon Street parade and the ever popular John Philip Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever. It is rousing music for a fun summer pops experience!
|Saturday, August 1, 7 pm
sponsored by Hingham Institution for Savings
The Mikado chorus sponsored by Deborah Allinson
Gilbert and Sullivan hijinks return to a town where flirting is a capital offence, mistaken identities abound and of course, all is righted by evening’s end. EUS’s favorite singers return to bring this charming tale to life for the perfect summer evening’s entertainment. This semi-staged, piano accompaniment only version features a large chorus of local singers and the Snug Harbor community chorus.
Subscriptions include admission to pre-concert receptions and onsite parking.
|Pavilion @ $195||Lawn @ $160|
Directions: From Route 3 take Exit 14 to Route 228 and proceed north toward Nantasket, crossing Rt. 53. Go three miles to traffic light at High/Free Street. Turn left on High. Take first right on Cross St. (which becomes New Bridge St.). At end of New Bridge, turn right on Fort Hill St. Go approx. 1 mile to Hingham School Bus Depot on left across from the train station. Look for Evenings Under the Stars parking sign.
Saturday parking is at the Hingham School Bus Depot, 19 Fort Hill St. Shuttle buses provide transportation to and from the Carr Amphitheater at South Shore Conservatory. Shuttle bus service from the Hingham Bus Depot begins at 5:30 pm. The last bus leaves the bus depot at 6:55 pm.
Handicapped and Wednesday morning parking is on Conservatory grounds. After right turn onto Fort Hill St., take immediate left on Charles Everett Way and follow signs to SSC. Handicapped parking for those with HP plates or placards only. If you require special arrangements, please call the box office at least three days in advance.
The Conservatory only has a certain number of handicapped parking spaces available. As a result, we can only accommodate requests phoned in before each concert. You must show a handicapped plate or placard on your car, plus a photo ID, before being allowed to park on Conservatory grounds for the Saturday night concerts. The handicapped placard must match the vehicle registration, or you may be asked to park at the offsite lot and take the free shuttle. Safety issues mandate that we comply with these regulations. Please call 781-749-7565, ext. 51 to request handicapped parking.
Help South Shore Conservatory put on a show! Volunteer as an EUS usher, work the concession stand, help at the box office or take pictures. Bring old friends, meet new ones and take in a fabulous evening of music.
Receive a complimentary lawn ticket and onsite parking for each concert at which you volunteer!
Contact Beth MacLeod Largent for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-749-7565 x. 20.