2019-2020 Season

Our Response to the Crisis

As part of the Virtuosi’s response to the Covid-19 crisis, we have decided to present to you the individual musicians of the Connecticut Virtuosi. These are the extraordinary artists who continue to make our collective artistic journey so incredible. Their lives had perhaps changed quite drastically at the moment; therefore, […]

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ORFEO ED EURIDICE by Christoph Willibald Gluck (Archive record)

        Opera Baroque: “Orfeo ed Euridice” by Christoph Willibald Gluck staged in collaboration with the Connecticut Lyric Opera’s Young Artist Program and with students and faculty of the Virtuosi Music Academy and Greve Opera Academy. – Guest Conductor – Giacomo Benedetti Stage Director – Alan Mann Rebecca […]

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MUSIC OF WIENIAWSKI, SZYMANOWSKI & Annual Polish Christmas with the Moniuszko Choir & Virtuosi Baroque Youth Ensemble

The Stanislaus A. Blejwas Endowed Chair in Polish and Polish American Studies & Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra present: Karol Szymanowski – La Fontaine d’Arethuse, op. 30, Henry Wieniawski – Violin Concerto in d-minor, no. 2, Polish & English Christmas Carols Adrian Sylveen, violin, Moniuszko Choir, Virtuosi Baroque Youth Ensemble Hugh Keelan, guest […]

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Nov. 8, 16, 17, 30 TRISTAN UND ISOLDE BY RICHARD WAGNER

Extraordinary Tristan und Isolde – “The love story that changed opera for ever” – An internationally acclaimed cast of singers performs one of the pinnacles of the operatic repertoire. The influential Tristan und Isolde is notable for Wagner’s use of chromaticism, tonal ambiguity, orchestral color, and harmonic suspension. More than a […]

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Isolde – Jenna Rae

Wherever Jenna Rae performs, there is beauty, rigor, generosity of emotion, and an unusual ability to connect. With her first performance of Isolde with TUNDI Productions in 2019, Jenna Rae received breathtaking accolades from critics, from colleagues, from Wagnerites who travel internationally for Wagner productions, and from attendees who possibly […]

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MET tenor Errin Brooks as TRISTAN

CLO Associate Artistic Director recently corresponded with cast members from our upcoming production of Tristan und Isolde to ask them some questions about their backgrounds, how they got involved in singing opera, and how they came to work with CLO. This article will feature three of our company members from the […]

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Oct. 11 & 20 “DAPHNIS ET EGLé” BY JEAN-PHILIPPE REAMEAU

Connecticut Virtuosi will open the 2019/2020 Season with the baroque, one-act opera Daphnis et Eglé by composer Jean-Philippe Rameau and librettist Charles Collé which will be sung in French with English subtitles. This production is presented in collaboration with the Connecticut Lyric Opera. Artistic Director Adrian Sylveen directs and will […]

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Fri. 8/16, 7 PM RECITAL
JURATE SVEDAITE, SOPRANO

Tunxis Room, Tunxis Community College 271 Scott Swamp Rd. Farmington – “The Evening Prayer” Jūratė Švedaitė, soprano Blake Hansen, piano Adrian Sylveen, violin – Program: G. Verdi “Ave Maria “  from Otello R. Strauss “Die Nacht “ W.A. Mozart “ Abendempfindung “ W.A.Mozart “Laudate Dominum “ from Solemn Vespers A.Dvorak […]

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Fri 8/9 7PM OPENING CONCERT
SYLVEEN FAMILY

SYLVEEN Family Concert In Program works by J. S. Bach performed by 2 generations of musicians and their friends Tunxis Room, Tunxis Community College 271 Scott Swamp Rd. Farmington J.S. Bach – Air on G Adrian Sylveen, Brunilda Myftaraj  violins, Jake Dziubek, viola, Martin Dahlin, cello, Noah Shafner, Harpsichord  J.S. […]

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2019 SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL
August 9 – 25

Admission to all concerts by suggested donation ($15-$25) Fri. August 9, 7 PM Opening concert – Sylveen Family Concert In Program works by J. S. Bach performed by 2 generations of musicians and their friends Tunxis Room, Tunxis Community College 271 Scott Swamp Rd. Farmington Sun. August 11, 6 PM […]

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