pre·​con·​cert ˌprē-ˈkän(t)-sərt How to pronounce preconcert (audio)
variants or pre-concert
: occurring before a concert
preconcert drinks
a preconcert gathering

Examples of preconcert in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In preconcert chats for the audience, Yankovskaya will share some of the history behind these pieces as well as moments to listen for carefully. Jen Banowetz,, 28 Dec. 2021 April 9 at 5 p.m. (preconcert discussion begins at 4 p.m.). Washington Post, 2 Mar. 2022 One hour before each performance (6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 and 2 p.m. Feb. 6), audience members are invited to a preconcert discussion led by Bahl, who is currently the music director at the Omaha Symphony. Jen Banowetz,, 28 Jan. 2022 Astonishingly, the foursome got along famously, began meeting for preconcert dinners and spending time at the Wilpons’ estate in Long Island. David Waldstein, New York Times, 27 Sep. 2020 Haydon also says the post-2020 Ravinia will continue to utilize the grounds’ outdoor carousel as a preconcert venue for opening acts and retain its emphasis on local talent. Hannah Edgar,, 24 Mar. 2022 Before that, a preconcert panel of Price scholars and current CSO composer-in-residence Jessie Montgomery discussed the symphonist’s remarkable life and even more remarkable music. Hannah Edgar, Chicago Tribune, 6 May 2022 Shaw will be present at the performance, joining WBJC radio host Jonathan Palevsky for a preconcert talk. Elizabeth Nonemaker,, 12 Nov. 2021 Zipper Hall, Colburn School, 200 S. Grand Ave., downtown L.A. 7 p.m. Saturday, with a preconcert talk at 6:30 p.m. $15, $30. Los Angeles Times, 28 Oct. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of preconcert was in 1922

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“Preconcert.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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