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Past Performances

Thank you to our sponsors, partners and guests for a fantastic 2020 concert season and 2021-to-date. We also thank the Jazz at Lincoln Center organization for sharing their talent with the MoCA Westport community. 
Horszowski Trio and Amadi Azikiwe

Horszowski Trio and Amadi Azikiwe

Horszowski Trio and Amadi Azikiwe  Date: July 16, 2021 - 7PM  General Admission: $10 This performance will take place INDOORS. Giving performances that are “lithe, persuasive” (The New York Times), the Horszowski Trio has quickly become a vital force in the...

The Oshima Brothers

The Oshima Brothers

Oshima Brothers  Date: July 9, 2021 - 7PM  Rain Date: July 10, 2021 - 7PM  General Admission: $50  MoCA Members: Receive 15% Discount with Member ID Oshima Brothers’ magnetic sibling sound and contagious joy result from a lifetime of making music together. Raised in a...

Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung

Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung

Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung  Date: June 25, 2021 - 7PM  Rain Date: June 26, 2021 - 7PM  General Admission: $105  MoCA Members: Receive 15% Discount with Member ID The real life marriage of concert pianists Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung, with their abundant artistic...

Jocelyn and Chris

Jocelyn and Chris

With vocal comparisons to Janis Joplin and Grace Slick and guitar work likened to Jimi Hendrix and David Gilmour, Jocelyn & Chris and their band have charted three consecutive radio singles in the Billboard AAA Top 40, taken two records to #1 on the Jambands Top...

Alexa Tarantino

Alexa Tarantino

“[Alexa is] a one-woman wrecking crew, […] an indomitable force for expression, education, and absolute excellence.” – Wynton Marsalis, Managing and Artist Director, Jazz at Lincoln Center Alexa Tarantino is an award-winning, vibrant, young jazz saxophonist, woodwind...

Isaiah J. Thompson Quartet

Isaiah J. Thompson Quartet

Isaiah J. Thompson is a jazz pianist, bandleader and composer from West Orange, New Jersey. He began studying at The Calderone School of Music at an early age, and soon after continued his studies with Jazz House Kids and NJPAC Jazz For Teens. He was later admitted to...

Matt Nakoa

Matt Nakoa

We’re kicking off the concert series with Matt Nakoa, an award-winning songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist! A modern troubadour, he makes his home on the highways and concert stages of America and appears regularly with folk music icon Tom Rush. The Boston...

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis

Photo credit: Piper Ferguson The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis "Sound of Democracy" Friday, October 2nd, 7PM MoCA Westport​ We are very excited to share that the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Septet with Wynton Marsalis will be...

Fred Hersch Trio

Fred Hersch Trio

The Fred Hersch Trio September 26, 2020 The New York Times describes Hersch as ‘singular among the trailblazers of their art, a largely unsung innovator of this borderless, individualistic jazz – a jazz for the 21st Century.’ Join us for a scintillating evening of...

American String Quartet

American String Quartet

American String Quartet New Date: Friday - July 31, 2020 - 8:00pm Internationally recognized as one of the world’s finest quartets, ‘The American String Quartets program, was simply put, a comprehensive display of ensemble mastery, precision, and interpretive smarts...

Matt Haimovitz

Matt Haimovitz

Matt Haimovitz Saturday - February 29, 2020 - 8:00pm Renowned as a musical pioneer, The New Yorker describes this ‘remarkable virtuoso’ as someone who ‘never turns in a predictable performance.’

Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron Saturday - January 11, 2020 - 8:00pm Known the world over as a master of performance and composition, this highly awarded American Jazz Hall of Famer has been called ‘one of the top Jazz pianists in the world.'. (The Los Angeles Times) This performance is...

Pacifica String Quartet

Pacifica String Quartet

Pacifica String Quartet Saturday - October 5, 2019 - 8:00pm Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often daring repertory choices, 'the(ir) playing is nothing short of phenomenal.' (The Daily Telegraph, London)

Ensemble REBEL

Ensemble REBEL

Hailed by The New York Times as "sophisticated and beguiling" and praised by The Los Angeles Times for their "astonishingly vital music-making," the award-winning, New York-based ensemble, REBEL (pronounced Re-BEL) is one of North America's top-tier ensembles...

Trio Solisti

Trio Solisti

Called "the most exciting piano trio in America” by The New Yorker, Trio Solisti's violinist Maria Bachmann, cellist Alexis Pia Gerlach, and pianist Fabio Bidini perform Beethoven, Brahms, Copland and Bernstein. TICKET PRICING: WAC Member Purchased in Advance: $40 for...

Mak Grgic

Mak Grgic

Young guitar soloist Mak Grgic is an up-and-coming performer The New York Timescalls, "Gifted. Imaginative. Expressive." His program features music from the avant-garde to the great classics of guitar repertoire and includes the artist’s own fantasia on Leonard...

Bill Charlap Trio

Bill Charlap Trio

Grammy award winning pianist Bill Charlap is joined by bassist David Wong and drummer Kenny Washington to present the Leonard Bernstein Songbook. The program celebrates Bernstein’s beloved classics written for stage and film. TICKET PRICING: WAC Member Purchased in...

Simon Mulligan with the Simon Mulligan Trio

Simon Mulligan with the Simon Mulligan Trio

The Westport Arts Center is excited to close its 2017-18 Concert Series with a unique program by Simon Mulligan with the Simon Mulligan Trio on Friday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Arts Center. Acclaimed British pianist Simon Mulligan has been described by The Times of...

Calidore String Quartet

Calidore String Quartet

The Westport Arts Center is thrilled to present the Calidore String Quartet, one of the most exciting of the younger string quartets, on Thursday, April 19 at 7:30pm at the Arts Center. The Calidore were originally scheduled to perform on Friday, Mar 2 and the concert...

Juilliard String Quartet

Juilliard String Quartet

Join us for a performance by the Juilliard String Quartet, one of America's pre-eminent string quartets, in a program centered on Beethoven masterworks and the modern Scottish composer James McMillan. This concert is generously sponsored by Joyce Pauker. WSHU is the...

SAVE THE DATE: An evening of art, music & giving on September 18! Tickets for our Annual Benefit, The Art of Jazz, on sale July 28.