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March: 24 & 25: MUSIC OF BACH

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In Program: Harpsichord Concerto No.1 in D Minor BWV 1052 Cantata BWV 32 “Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen” Motet BWV Anh. 159 “Ich Laße dich nicht, du segnest mich denn” Giacomo Benedetti, Harpsichord Christiana Aloneftis, soprano Christian Kotsis, baritone CCSU University Singers Drew Collins, conductor (march 25) Friday, March 24, 7:30pm First Church of Christ Congregational,…

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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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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. 18: Polish Christmas Concert at Welte Hall

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Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year! from Dr. M. B. B. Biskupski The S. A. Blejwas Endowed Chair in Polish and Polish American Studies — — Please join us for the Annual Christmas Concert Sunday, December 18th, 2016 at 3:00pm Welte Auditorium Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT PROGRAM: Chór Moniuszko Connecticut…

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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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OPERA: ONEGIN Nov 4, 6, 13, 19

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Trinity-on-Main Arts Center, New Britain Wordsworth Atheneum Museum of Art MHS Arts Center, Middletown Garde Arts Center, New London

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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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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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RIGOLETTO Verdi (April / May 2016)

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RIGOLETTO (Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Francesco M. Piave) Fully staged opera in partnership with Connecticut Lyric Opera Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto is a spectacular fast-paced story of seduction, love, ridicule and tragic death, with powerful music, that has often been cited as Verdi’s best! Connecticut Lyric Opera and the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra present a fully staged…

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Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)

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Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte Mozart’s beloved Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), Mozart’s comedic masterpiece follows the story of Figaro, Count Almaviva’s man servant, and his plans to marry his love, Susanna. The plot twists humorously as Count Almaviva meddles with Figaro’s plans, spurring the Countess to…

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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 11
2015 Fall Gala of the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orhcestra

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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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Greve Opera Festival & Music Academy

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CT Virtuosi, Opera bring back stories from Italy

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Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and the Connecticut Lyric Opera perform in the Italian city of Greve-In-Chianti. Faculty and students of the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, whose headquarters are at Trinity-on-Main, and the New London-based Connecticut Lyric Opera returned this week from the inaugural Greve Opera Festival in Italy. The three-week festival was a joint endeavor…

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Connecticut Virtuosi Benefit Dinner Thursday, June 11 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The Connecticut Virtuosi Orchestra and Connecticut Lyric Opera cordially invite you to a festive evening of food, drink, and music, to benefit our annual season of concerts and operas in central Connecticut. The Polish National Home of Hartford 60 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford…

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