Archive For The “Collaborations” Category

Isolde – Jenna Rae

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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 did not know what they…

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MET tenor Errin Brooks as TRISTAN

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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 production. Can you share a…

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

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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 century and a half after…

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

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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 also conduct the orchestra. Performances:…

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NEA – Funded “KAISER VON ATLANTIS” continues with performances in September and October

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Opera Composed During The Holocaust Headlines CLO’s Season FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2019 Contact: John Waller 860 415 6441, jwaller@ctlyricopera.org Connecticut Lyric Opera is proud to present the first production of its 2019-20 Season, the profoundly moving opera The Emperor of Atlantis (Der Kaiser von Atlantis) by Jewish composer Viktor Ullmann and librettist Peter…

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May 10, 11, 17, 26
DON CARLO
by Giuseppe Verdi

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“Don Carlo, one of the most enigmatic, yet profoundly beautiful operas Giuseppe Verdi ever composed. The story takes place in the mid-1500s, at the time of the Spanish Inquisition, and it’s loosely based on historical characters and events. The title character is the son of Spain’s King Phillip II, and he is clearly both bewitched…

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Carmen by G. Bizet

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Carmen by G. Bizet Bizet’s immortal opera, Carmen, is without doubt one of the most well-known and beloved operas in the repertory today, and was the first opera CLO presented more than a decade ago. Set in Seville, the opera deals with the love and jealousy of Don José, who is lured away from his…

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March 16, 17 BACH Concert with CCSU University Singers

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Choral Concert with CCSU University Singers Music by Johann Sebastian Bach – Concerto for Flute, Violin and Harpsichord in A minor, BWV 1044 Jill Maurer Davis – flute, Adrian Sylveen – violin, Michael Korman- harpsichord – Kaffeekantate: “Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht”, BWV 211 Kate Callahan-Hardman – soprano, Steven Fredericks – bass, Alexander O’Neil – tenor –…

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May 11, 13, 18, 19 AIDA (Verdi)

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The Italian opera Aida is considered the “grandest “of Verdi’s many operatic masterpieces. Set in Ancient Egypt it was commissioned to open at Cairo’s Khedivial Opera House in 1871. Amid much pageantry, unbelievably beautiful expansive music, and a deep emotional impact Aida was a great success and has continued to be a favorite all-time opera…

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Nov. 17, 18, 26, Dec 2. MAGIC FLUTE (Mozart)

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The Magic Flute (Mozart) Cast and Crew Tamino – Oswaldo Iraheta, Joel Edwards Papageno – Daniel Macey Pamina – Amanda Kohl, Abigail Krawczyńska Queen of the Night – Mary Cook, Letitia Stevens Sarastro – Steve Fredericks First Lady – Mary McCue Second Lady – Tamra Jones, Sara Trenner Third Lady – Rebecca Batista, Rachel Abrams…

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Annual Polish Christmas Concert

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Sunday, Dec. 17, 3pm Welte Hall, CCSU, New Britain Connecticut Virtuosi Orchestra Moniuszko Choir Adrian Sylveen, artistic director Zespół Pieśni i Tańca Polanie Hanna Deja, artistic director In the Concert program: Polonaise from opera “Onegin” (Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky) Rapsodia litewska, Op.11 (Karłowicz, Mieczysław) Dances and Songs staged and performed by Zespół Pieśni i Tańca “Polanie”…

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Connecticut Lyric Opera Domenica 25 Giugno ore 21.15 Rocca di Montestaffoli Via della Rocca – San Gimignano (Si) “TOSCA” di G.Puccini Greve Opera academy, Orchestra di Greve con Connecticut Virtuosi Jurate Svedaite – Tosca Daniel Juarez – Cavaradossi Steve Fredericks – Scarpia Paolo Breda Bulgherini – Angelotti Simon Charette – Sacristan Oswaldo Iraheta – Spoletta…

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TOSCA – May 12, 14, 20, 26

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Jurate Svedaite, Frederique Bosz – Tosca Daniel Juarez – Cavaradossi Steve Fredericks, Andrew Potter – Scarpia Andrew Potter, Steve Fredericks – Angelotti Steven A. Fasano – Sacristan Terrence Fay, Oswaldo Iraheta – Spoletta David Kennedy – Sciarrone Adrian Sylveen, Conductor Jan Mason, Stage Director Dara Blackstone – Chorusmaster Carter Alevrides – Set design Nightwing Whitehead –…

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Faust (February / March / April 2016)

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Music by Charles Gounod, libretto by Jules Barbier. Charles Gounod’s Faust draws upon the two act play by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, a literary classic based on the German legend of a man who sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for knowledge and power. Gounod’s opera does not attempt to match the breadth of…

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Sounds of Sanctuary: Mozart & Jenkins

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Fri, April 15, 7pm – Cathedral of Saint Joseph, Hartford Sun, April 17, 4pm – Trinity-on-Main Arts Center, New Britain

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Saturday, Dec. 20, 5:15 pm – Violin Sonatas by Johannes Brahms

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Concert Series at SS. Cyril and Methodius in Hartford Saturdays at 5:15 | 63 Popieluszko Court, Hartford, CT In Program: Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78 Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108 Adrian Sylveen, violin Blake Hansen, piano

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Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 | 5:15pm
VIVALDI
Four Seasons
Adrian Sylveen & Virtuosi Players

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SS. Cyril and Methodius Church, 63 Popieluszko Court, Hartford, CT

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ANNUAL CONCERT WITH THE NEW BRITAIN CHORALE
GABRIEL FAURE: REQUIEM
W. A. MOZART: “AVE VERUM”
Poetry by WOJTYŁA
April 11 & 12

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April 11, 2015  7 p.m. Holy Cross Church, 31 Biruta St. New Britain April 12, 2015  12:45 p.m. Cyril & Methodius Church, 55 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford

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MUSIC FROM WAWEL
with CCSU’s “UNIVERSITY SINGERS”
April 24, 25, 2015

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New Britain, Hartford

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Giacomo Puccini:
LA BOHEME
May 1, 3, 15, 29, 2015

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Fully Staged Opera Production with the Connecticut Lyric Opera

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