Archive For The “CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra Series” Category

CT Virtuosi Gala Concert Celebrates 20 Years of Music

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Virtuosi at Infinity

By Ethan Sadoian On June 2nd and June 4th, the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra will celebrate 20 years of making music in Connecticut with a commemorative Gala Concert, the finale of the Orchestra’s concert season this year. Dr. Cathryn Addy has been involved with the Virtuosi for nearly all of those 20 years, serving as…

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20th ANNIVERSARY GALA CONCERT

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Season Finale: Jonathan Kane: “Shesh” (World Premiere) Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto, op. 77 Adrian Sylveen, violin ___ Friday, June 2, 7:30pm Cathedral of St. Joseph 140 Farmington Ave, Hartford ___ Sunday, June 4, 4pm First Church of Christ Congregational 830 Corbin Ave, New Britain 20th Anniversary Dinner will follow the Sunday Performance Click Here for Info>>>

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TOSCA – May 12, 14, 20, 26

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TOSCA for web front page

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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When in Rome, do NOT do as these Romans do! Interview with Steve Frederiks

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By LARRY KELLUM Puccini’s 3rd most popular opera, the violent but gorgeous “TOSCA” returns to Connecticut in May when the CT Lyric Opera and the CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra present a new production of the masterpiece in its usual four venues throughout the state. Composed in 1900 and based on the famous French Sardou play…

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Christian Kotsis, baritone

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Christian Kotsis was born in 1984 and is currently a voice student of Prof. Bernhard Adler at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and finised his Bachelor of Arts 2014, Master studies in Florenz with Maestro D’Agostini, Maestra Taddei and Maestro Bellugi. He took Masterclasses with Prof. Kahry and Maestro Alessandro Corbelli. In…

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CT Virtuosi Welcomes Pianist DMITRI NOVGORODSKY for Concerts This Month

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~ By Ethan Sadoian ~   Pianist Dmitri Novgorodsky will join the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra for performances of Felix Mendelssohn’s ‘Concerto for Piano, Violin, and Strings in D Minor’ in New Britain and Hartford later this month. Novgorodsky originally came to the United States nearly 25 years ago for his graduate studies at Yale….

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CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN, PIANO AND STRINGS

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Brunilda Myftaraj

Concert Program: Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Piano, Violin, and Strings in D minor Brunilda Myftaraj, violin Dmitri Novgorodsky, piano – Edward Elgar: Serenade For Strings In E Minor, Op 20 Jakub Kowalewski: “Przyplywy – Odplywy” Friday, February 24, 7:30pm First Church of Christ Congregational 830 Corbin Ave, New Britain, CT 06052 Saturday, February 25, 7:30pm…

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Dec. 9 & 10 – ITALIAN MASTERWORKS with violinist Luca Rinaldi

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  Concert Program: Vivaldi:  Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, RV 522 – Corelli: Concerti Grossi Op. 6: Concerto grosso No. 1, in D major Concerto grosso  No. 8, in G minor ‘Fatto per la Notte di Natale’ (Christmas Concerto) – Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3 – Luca Rinaldi, violin Friday,…

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MENDELSSOHN HAYDN Oct 21 & 23

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Concert Program: Overture to The Creatures Of Prometheus…….Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64…….Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847) Eckart Lorenzen, violin Allegro molto appassionato Andante Allegretto non troppo – Allegro molto vivace intermission Symphony No.104 in D major, Hob.I:104…….Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809) Adagio – Allegro Andante Menuetto and Trio: Allegro Finale: Spiritoso October…

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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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The Six Brandenburg Concerti (February 2016)

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Saturday, February 27 – 7pm, St. Cyril and Methodius, Hartford Sunday, February 28 – 6pm, First Church of Christ, New Britain

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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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October 23 & 25
SLAVIC MASTERPIECES

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Karlowicz   Dvorak   Tchaikovsky Mieczyslaw Karlowicz: Lithuanian Rhapsody symphonic poem Op. 11 Antonin Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104 Melissa Morgan, cello Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: “The Tempest” Symphonic Fantasia after Shakespeare symphonic poem in F minor op. 18 On Friday, Oct. 23 and Sunday, Oct. 25, the CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra will…

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October 1 & 3
INAUGURAL CONCERT: MUSIC OF A GENIUS

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No.25 in G minor, K.183/173dB Violin Concerto No.1 in B-flat major, K.207 Luca Rinaldi, violin Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major, K.364/320d Luca Rinaldi, violin  |  Adrian Sylveen, viola In the opening concert of its 2015-2016 Season the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra will perform exclusively the works of one of classical music’s…

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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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BEETHOVEN, TCHAIKOVSKY, HAYDN
Kathleen Schiano, cello
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 ~ 7:30PM

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First Lutheran Church of Reformation, 77 Franklin Square, New Britain, Connecticut

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MOZART REQUIEM
soloists & chorus of the
CONNECTICUT LYRIC OPERA
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 ~ 7PM

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Cathedral of St. Joseph 140 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT

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Annual Polish Christmas Concert at CCSU
with Karolina Wojteczko, mezzo-soprano
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 ~ 3PM

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with Polonia Paderewski Chorus at Welte Hall, CCSU

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PRAYER IN OPERA
Jurate Svedaite, Soprano
Daniel Juarez, Tenor
March 7 & 21, 2015

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Manchester, Hartford

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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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