The North End Music & Performing Arts Center is thrilled to announce the 2019-20 NEMPAC Performance Season that features both local Boston professional artists and musicians, as well as highly acclaimed musicians from America and around the world in vibrant, exciting artistic programs. Unique to our concerts are the intimate, non-traditional performance venues used in Boston’s treasured North End as well as returning to the majestic, historic Great Hall at Faneuil Hall for our grander projects that are beloved by the community. We hope you will join us this year for the excitement!

Subscription ticket options, as well as sponsorship opportunities, are available now through November 1st, 2019 on our website. Individual tickets are not yet on sale and may be limited. Be sure to check out our subscriber perks too, including pre-concert receptions, no ticket fees, and more!

NEMPAC 2019-20 Performance Season Programs:

Includes the NEMPAC Winter Concert Series, Messiah Concert and NEMPAC Opera Project

“Through the Lens: Jewish Classics, Celebrated and Unknown”
A Winter Concert Series Event
Thursday, November 21st, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Bijou de la Vida Gallery, 390 Commercial Street

With the Founder and Director of the Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival, cellist Aron Zelkowicz, artists Christina Wright-Ivanova and acclaimed mezzo-soprano Lynn Torgove will perform important Jewish works by unrepresented composers such as Stutschewsky, Joan Szymko, Gerald Cohen and Julius Chajes. This stunningly powerful and beautiful program will educate and inspire audiences about Jewish heritage and culture through music.

Handel’s Messiah, Part 1
Wednesday, December 11th, 2019, at 7:00 PM
The Great Hall, Faneuil Hall
Music Director: Christopher Wilkins

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) and the Boston Landmarks Orchestra co-present their annual Messiah Concert this year with a special prelude from the NEMPAC Youth Choir. The concert will feature the Boston Landmarks Orchestra and One City Choir, NEMPAC Youth Choir, & Professional Soloists.

“Seeking Sanctuary”: A Viola and Piano Chamber Recital celebrating Black Artistry through Music
A Winter Concert Series Event
Friday, January 10th, 2020 at 7:30 PM
North Bennet Street School

This concert features two performers who are local landmarks in the classical music scene in our city – Ashleigh Gordon, violist, an outstanding viola player and Director of the award-winning group ‘Castle of our Skins’ – and celebrated chamber musician and pianist Joy Cline Phinney.

Amore Valentine’s Dinner & Opera Concert
A Winter Concert Series Event
Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 at 7:00 PM
Tresca Restaurant, Hanover Street North End

This annual winter favorite combines a delicious three-course Italian meal with a unique musical program featuring the different Facets of Love. Alongside some of our favorite Amore-inspired operatic classics, guests will hear some new musical selections and will be entertained throughout the evening. Private & group tables are available.

NEMPAC Opera Project 2020
Thursday, June 18th and Saturday, June 20th, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Location: Faneuil Hall, The Great Hall
*Show title TBA

Our 2019-20 NEMPAC Performance Season Subscriptions:


SUBSCRIBER OPTIONS: Two options for the 2019-20 Season. Purchase your subscription below.

NEMPAC subscribers are committed attendees of our exciting performance season! Guarantee your seat at each of our programs in advance. Pass holders receive special pre-concert wine & cheese reception access to the Concert Series, all ticket processing fees waived, and ticket convenience arrangements. Should pass holders need to forego a ticket, it is optional to receive a donation receipt for the value of the tickets or transfer them. Subscribers and sponsors are acknowledged in all programs.

Option A: NEMPAC Full Season Subscriber, purchase here

1 ticket to all performances, including:

— 1 ticket to Through the Lens: Jewish Classics and pre-concert Subscriber Reception
— 1 ticket to Seeking Sanctuary – Black Artistry through Music and pre-concert Subscriber Reception
— 1 ticket to ‘Amore’ Valentine’s Dinner Concert
— 1 reserved seat to NEMPAC Messiah Concert 
— 1 ticket to the NEMPAC Opera Project 2020 Opening Night & Reception 

Pass Cost: $275

Non-Deductible: $275
Tax-deductible: $0 

Option B: NEMPAC Concert Series Subscriber, purchase here

1 ticket to all Professional Musicians Series performances, including:
— 1 ticket to Through the Lens: Jewish Classics and pre-concert Subscriber Reception
— 1 ticket to Seeking Sanctuary – Black Artistry through Music and pre-concert Subscriber Reception
— 1 ticket to ‘Amore’ Valentine’s Dinner Concert

Pass Cost: $155
Non-Deductible: $155
Tax-deductible: $0 

Sponsorship Opportunities:

We have corporate and individual sponsorship opportunities for our Professional Musicians Series, Annual Handel’s Messiah Concert, Jazz in the Park | Summer Concert Series, and the NEMPAC Opera Project. We offer competitive marketing, press, and social media opportunities for sponsors, as well as the opportunity to support local artists and deepen arts & culture in our local Boston neighborhoods! To learn more detailed sponsor opportunities, please contact Executive Director, Sherri Snow at or 617-227-2270.