Archive For The “2015-2016 Soloists” Category

Luca Rinaldi (Dec. 9, 10 2016)

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Italian violinist LUCA RINALDI is a winner of several important competitions: International Competition of Stresa, International Competition of Capri, European Competition of Moncalieri, a National Competition of Macerata, National Competition of Meda, National Competition of Savona, National Competition of Genoa, and others. As a soloist and violinist has performed many concerts in Italy and Germany,…

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AMERICAN PREMIERE OF WELLS ORGAN CONCERTO

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Saturday, May 7, 7:00 pm – Emanuel Lutheran Church, Manchester Sunday, May 8, 4:00 pm – 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     Organist Woosug Kang will join forces with the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra…

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Annual Concert with the New Britain Chorale

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New Britain Chorale and the members of the Connecticut Virtuosi chamber orchestra present Schubert’s Mass no. 5, in A-flat Major Saturday, April 2nd at 7:30pm First Lutheran Church of Reformation 77 Franklin Sq., New Britain Come and listen to this beautiful music for the soul!

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Romantics Rediscovered (March 11 & 13, 2016)

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Jorge Antonio Pita in a program of Sacred Arias Gounod Symphony No.1

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Jorge Antonio Pita (March 11 & 13)

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Hailed as one of the leading exponents of the bel canto and lyric styles among today’s singers, Jorge Antonio Pita has performed the lyric tenor repertoire to great praise in opera houses throughout the world. Mr. Pita’s voice has now naturally blossomed into the spinto verismo repertoire. Mr. Pitas appearances have taken him to the…

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Woosug Kang, organ (May 7, 8, 2016)

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Organist Woosug Kang was born in Seoul Korea, but grew up in Auckland, New Zealand. He has performed as a soloist and featured guest artist with various ensembles in the United States, New Zealand, Australia and the UK. He is currently the director of music at St. Philip’s In The Hills Church in Tucson, AZ,…

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Joon Yoon, piano (April 15 & 17)

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A native of Seoul, Korea, Joon Yoon made his solo recital debut at the age of 12 in Korea, and his concerto debut at the age of 13 in the U.S. He is an avid solo and chamber musician, and performs a wide range of repertoire from Bach to Brahms. Since coming to the U.S.,…

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Luke Scott, baritone (Nov. 7, 8, 11, 15)

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Luke Scott, described by the Hartford Courant as a baritone with an attractive voice filled with rich and powerful resonances, has performed leading roles of Handel, Mozart, Puccini, and Verdi with Orchestras and Opera companies in Canada and the US. A graduate of The Hartt School Music and Bel Canto Scholarship Foundation grant winner his…

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Amanda Kohl, Soprano (Nov. 7, 8, 11, 15, 2015)

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Amanda Kohl, lyric soprano, holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Hartt School of Music and a Master’s of Music degree from Indiana University. As a graduate student Ms. Kohl studied with soprano Carol Vaness and performed Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4, also singing the role of Diana under…

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Daniel Juarez, tenor (Faust Feb. / March)

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A leading resident tenor of the CT Lyric Opera, Daniel Juárez’s operatic credits include Erik in Wagner’s Der Fligende Hollander, Don José in Bizet’s Carmen, Casio in Verdi’s Otello, Rodolfo and Parpignol in Puccini’s La Bohème, Ferrando in Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte, Ralph Rackstraw in HMS Pinafore, Jaspar in Amahl and the Night Visitors, and…

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Melissa Morgan, cello (Oct. 23 & 25, 2015)

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Melissa M Morgan’s playing has been hailed as “deeply resonant” and “vibrant” by the Hartford Courant. An avid chamber musician, she has performed extensively throughout the United States and Canada, as a member of the Bella Cosi String Quartet, the New World Trio and most recently in the Elektra Ensemble. Melissa has been heard on…

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