Mon. Nov 1 – 7:00pm Hartford St. Joseph Cathedral
Requiem (Mozart)
In memory of those who have lost their lives to COVID-19.
Featured performers will include the Cathedral Schola Cantorum
Soloists Louise Fauteux, Agnes Vojtko, Oswaldo Iraheta and Steve Fredericks  |  MORE INFO >>>


Fri Nov 5 – 7:30 pm New Britain Trinity-On-Main
Sun Nov 7 – 2:00 pm Hartford Wadsworth Atheneum  
OPERA – La liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina (by Francesca Caccini)

(in connection with the Exhibition “By Her Hand: Artemesia Gentileschi and Women Artists in Italy, 1500 – 1800“)
Full Opera Production with the CT Lyric Opera  |  MORE INFO >>>


Sat. Nov. 20 – 7:30 PM Santo Fragilio Performing Arts Center, 200 LaRosa Lane, Middletown CT
OPERA – La Boheme (Puccini)
Jan Mason, Associate Artistic Director for Connecticut Lyric Opera, will direct. Adrian Sylveen, Artistic Director for the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, will conduct. The opera’s cast includes Jurate Svedaite, soprano, as Mimi, Daniel Juarez, tenor, as Rodolfo, and Steven Fredericks, bass, as Colline. The talented cast also features Samuel Bowen, baritone, as Schaunard, Robert Garner, baritone, as Marcello, Maria Margiolakou, soprano, as Musetta, Stefa, Szkafarowsky, bass, as Benoit, and Alcindoro. In addition to Mason and Sylveen, the creative team includes Joey Taylor, assistant director, Lynne Porter, scenic designer.

For tickets, please click here: http://greatermiddletownconcerts.org/ticketing.htm


December
Friday, Nov. 17 – 7:00 PM First Church of Christ Congregational 830 Corbin Ave, New Britain
Annual Polish Christmas Concert Celebration
Program:
F. Chopin – Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Nathaniel Baker, piano soloist
A selection of Polish and other popular Christmas Carols and Tunes
with soprano Jurate Svedaite, and Moniuszko Choir and Guests.
The Selection will include several arrangements by Polish composer Jakub Kowalewski.
The program will include the Carols sing-along.
The Concert is presented under the community patronage
of the Polish-American Foundation of Connecticut


Rescheduled dates:
Sunday, Feb. 20 – Bushnell, Hartford
Sunday, Feb. 27 – Trinity-On-Main, New Britain

OPERA – Die Fledermaus (Johann Strauss, Jr.)
Full Opera Production with the CT Lyric Opera
“Die Fledermaus (“The Bat”) is a frothy, delightful, crowd-pleasing comedy with catchy melodies and comic antics. Dr. Falke has finally concocted an appropriate “revenge” on his old friend, Eisenstein, in retaliation for a humiliating practical joke that Falke still hasn’t lived down.


Sunday, March 6 – 1:00 PM – St. Cyril & Methodius Church, Hartford
CANTATAS BY JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
BWV 8: Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben?
BWV 170: Vergnügte Ruh’, beliebte Seelenlust


Thu. March 31 – 7:00 PM – First Presbyterian Church, Hartford
Sun. Apr. 10 – 3:00 PM – The New Britain Museum of American Arts
“WE, THE PEOPLE” – Immigrants’ stories, Part 1
The concert will include music of Italian American composer Ernesto Ferreri
Premieres: String Symphony, Octet for Chamber Orchestra
Paganini: Campanella, Respighi: Il Tramonto, Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite III


POSTPONED TO AUGUST 2022
MAGNIFICAT BY JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
D major, BWV 243


May 2022
OPERA – Giulio Cesare in Egitto ( George Frideric Handel)
Full Opera Production with the CT Lyric Opera
May 6 – 7:30 PM – Trinity-On-Main, New Britain – TICKETS >>>
May 15 – 6:00 PM – Garde Arts Center, New London – TICKETS >>>
May 22 – 6:00 PM – Hartford – TICKETS >>>


Thu. June 2 – 7:30 PM – First Presbyterian Church, Hartford
Sun. June 12 – 3:00 PM – The New Britain Museum of American Arts
WE, THE PEOPLE – Immigrants’ stories, Part 2
Music of Jewish/American composer and jazz pianist Alex Nakhimovsky.
The Concert will include the world premiere of Piece by Nakhimovsky
Prokofiev: Symphony No.1 op. 25 “Classical”, Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony op. 110a