2020-2021 Virtuosi Season draft:

COVID Victims Remembrance by composer John Kane
10/11 – Trinity – On Main – New Britain
10/18 – 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.
We are considering the necessity of performing this concert without
the audience. The performance will be broadcasted live via Facebook.
The Orchestra will be lead by Adrian Sylveen who will also play the
principal violin.

November 2020 Opera – “The Telephone, or L’Amour à trois” – Menotti
A look at a XX century “socially distanced” love relationship via a telephone.
11/13 Trinity-On-Main Arts Center
Nov. date TBA-Wadsworth Museum*
A production in partnership with the CT Lyric Opera
Conductor: Adrian Sylveen

* We have been discussing the possibility of broadcasting performances
from the Museum without audiences. We are waiting for the open dates,
but in principle, we have an agreement on the format.

CCSU Annual Christmas concert with the Monisuszko Choir
12/13/20 – Trinity-On-Main Arts Center – New Britain
December 2020 CCSU Annual Christmas Concert with the Moniuszko Choir,
Stefan Szafarowsky, bass, Adrian Sylveen, conductor
The program will include Polish operatic arias by Moniuszko, music by
Szymanowski, and selection of traditional Polish and international
Christmas music.

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