2015-2016 Season Preview

 

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
Friday, October 1 Holy Cross Church, New Britain
Saturday, October 3 Cyril & Methodius Church
Program:
Symphony No.25 in G minor, K.183/173dB
Violin Concerto No.1 in B-flat major, K.207
Luca Rinaldi, violin
Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major, K.364/320d
Luca Rinaldi, violin, Adrian Sylveen, viola

SLAVIC MASTERPIECES
Friday, October 23 Welte Hall, CCSU, New Britain
Sunday, October 25 St. Joseph Cathedral, Hartford
Program:
Mieczyslaw Karlowicz: Lithuanian Rhapsody, Symphonic Poem Op. 11
Antonin Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104
Melissa Morgan, cello

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (W. A. Mozart, libretto by Da Ponte)
Friday, November 6 Trinity-on-Main Arts Center, New Britain
Saturday, November 7 MHS Arts Center, Middletown
Wednesday, November 11 Infinity Music Hall, Hartford
Sunday, November 15 Garde Arts Center, New London
Fully staged opera in partnership with Connecticut Lyric Opera

FAUST (Charles Gounod, libretto by Jules Barbier)
Friday, February 19 Trinity-on-Main Arts Center, New Britain
March DATE TBA New London
Sunday, March 6 Infinity Music Hall, Hartford
Sunday, April 3 MHS Arts Center, Middletown
Fully staged opera in partnership with Connecticut Lyric Opera

BRANDENBURG CONCERTI
February 26 – New Britain, location TBA
February 27 – St. Cyril and Methodius
March 5 – St. Cyril and Methodius
Giacomo Benedetti, harpsichord, other soloists TBA

BEETHOVEN IV
March 11 – Welte Hall, CCSU, New Britain
March 13 – Cathedral of Saint Joseph, Hartford
Program:
L.v. Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
other works TBA
Corbin Beisner, piano

ROMANTICISM RE-DISCOVERED
April 15 – Cathedral of Saint Joseph, Hartford
April 17 – New Britain
Program:
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15
Yonjoon Yoon, piano
Karl Jenkins: “Adiemus: Songs of Sanctuary”

RIGOLETTO (Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Francesco M. Piave)
Fully staged opera in partnership with Connecticut Lyric Opera
Friday, April 22 Trinity-on-Main Arts Center, New Britain
Sunday, April 24 – Garde Theater, New London
Sunday, May 1 Infinity Music Hall, Hartford
Saturday, May 14, MHS Arts Center, Middletown

AMERICAN PREMIERE
May 7 – Emanuel Lutheran Church, Manchester
May 8 – South Church, New Britain
Program:
John Wells: Organ Concerto (American premiere)
Francis Poulenc: Concerto for Organ, Timpani and Strings in G minor
Woosug Kang, organ