IMPORTANT: ALL PERFORMANCES OF THE VIRTUOSI ARE NOW ON HOLD. 

WE WILL ANNOUNCE THE NEW/REVISED DATES/LOCATIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. 

POLISH REBIRTH of the XX Century

The program is co-presented with the Polish Studies Program at CCSU. Adrian Sylveen will lead the orchestra in the performance of the String Symphony (Quartet) no 2 by Karol Szymanowski and the Serenade for Strings by Mieczyslaw Karlowicz. Also in the program, arrangements of Szymanowski’s Mazurkas by contemporary Polish composer Jakub Kowalewski.
HARTFORD – WADSWORTH ATHENEUM –POSTPONED
NEW BRITAIN – CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY – POSTPONED (This presentation will include a lecture, and is free and open to the public)

SACRED MASTERWORKS of the Baroque

STABAT MATER by Giovanni Battista PergolesiOne of the most famous sacred works written by the 26 years old Italian composer will be the focal point of the program. The concert will also feature smaller instrumental and vocal works of J. S. Bach. The Virtuosi will perform the work with the professional Chorus of the Good Shepherd and Parish House in Hartford lead by Rebecca Batista de Almeida.
HARTFORD – FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

DIE FLEDERMAUS by Johnnes Strauss

Die Fledermaus was Johann Strauss II’s most celebrated and popular operetta intoxicatingly melodious and exuberant. Mistaken identities, flirtations at a masked ball, elegant frivolities and confusions of all kinds provide a hilarious vehicle for some of the most captivating music ever written.

NEW BRITAIN – TRINITY-ON-MAIN
NEW LONDON – GARDE ARTS CENTER
HARTFORD – WADSWORTH ATHENEUM
MIDDLETOWN – SANTO FRAGILIO CENTER

PORTRAITS OF TIMES AND PLACES – Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Respighi

Eclectic and beautiful program showcasing three different places and times of Eastern and Central Europe. Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra in the performance of the Serenade for Strings by Tchaikovsky, Sextet op. 48 by Antonin Dvorak, and the famous Ancient Airs and Dances (Suite no. 1) by Ottorino Respighi.
HARTFORD – WADSWORTH ATHENEUM
NEW BRITAIN – LOCATION TBA