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2020-2021 Virtuosi Season


Please note that due to the pandemic and Connecticut state COVID-19 regulations
all dates and details are subject to change or cancellation.


COVID Victims Remembrance by composer Johnathan Kane
10/11 – 3 pm – Trinity – On Main – New Britain
10/18 – 6 pm – Cyril and Methodius Church – Hartford
A concert commemorating the pain and suffering of all people caused by
the COVID-19. A new piece commissioned by the Virtuosi from the
Connecticut composer Jonathan Kane will be premiered at the event.
Also in the program: Bartok: Divertimento for Strings.
The Orchestra will be lead by Adrian Sylveen who will also play the
principal violin.

Limited on-location tickets are available,
and the performance will be broadcasted live via Facebook.
Tickets available at https://thevirtuosi.ticketleap.com/
Please read our 2020-10 Covid-19 Concert-October Press Release


POSPONED DUE TO CONNECTICUT COVID-19 REGULATIONS

Opera – “The Telephone, or L’Amour à trois” – Menotti
A look at a XX century “socially distanced” love relationship via a telephone.
date TBA Trinity-On-Main Arts Center
date TBA Wadsworth Museum
A production in partnership with the CT Lyric Opera
Conductor: Adrian Sylveen


“FROM THE SMALL STAGE” Friday, November 13th, 8 pm
LIVE – ONLINE – broadcasted live via Facebook.
Connecticut Lyric Opera presents a selection of arias, songs, and more.
Jurate Svedaite, soprano, Rebecca Almeida, mezzo-soprano,
Blake Hansen, piano, Aymeric Dupré la Tour, piano, Brunilda Myftaraj, violin
The event hosted by Adrian Sylveen, artistic director of the Connecticut Lyric Opera.

More info coming soon


VIOLIN CONCERTI BY BACH for 1, 2, & 3 violins – Sunday, November 29th, 3 pm
Trinity-On-Main Arts Center, New Britain
Connecticut Virtuosi will perform 4 beautiful concertos by J. S. Bach.
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041
Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042
Concerto For Violin, Oboe (violin) in C Minor, BWV 1060
Bach Concerto for 3 Violins in D major, BWV1064R
Brunilda Myftaraj, Adrian Sylveen & Katalin Viszmeg – violins
Limited on-location tickets are available,
and the performance will be broadcasted live via Facebook.


Christmas concert
12/27/20 – Trinity-On-Main Arts Center – New Britain
Christmas Concert Details TBA


February 2021 – Opera Johann Strauss – Die Fledermaus
Fully staged with the CT Lyric Opera Young Artists Program
2/19/21 – Trinity-On-Main – New Britain
2/28/21 – Wadsworth Museum – Hartford
Cast: Charles Eaton, Daniel Kamalic, Jūratė Švedaitė -Waller,
Maria Margiolakou, Rachel Abrams, Rebecca de Almeida, Spencer Hamlin
Stage Director: Jan Mason, Music Director/Conductor: Adrian Sylveen


March 2021 Bach Cantatas
3/14/21 – Holy Cross Church – New Britain
3/21/21 – First Presbyterian Church of Hartford
Christian Kotsis, baritone (Vienna, Austria), a collaborative effort
between communities of the First Presbyterian Church of Hartford,
Cyril and Methodius Church and Church of the Good Shepard.
The Orchestra will be lead by Adrian Sylveen who will also play the
principal violin.


May 2021 Puccini – La Boheme
5/7/21 7:30 pm Trinity-On-Main – New Britain
5/16/21 2 pm Wadsworth Atheneum Museum
Fully staged with the CT Lyric Opera: The production will also include
young singers from the Virtuosi Academy in Hartford Program
Cast to be announced at a later date,
Stage Director TBA, Adrian Sylveen, conductor


June 2021 Beethoven – Double Concerto, Symphony no 2.
6/4/21 7:30 pm Trinity-On-Main New Britain
6/6/21 2 pm Wadsworth Museum
Soloists; Brunilda Myftaraj, violin, Elida Pali, cello
Adrian Sylveen, conductor