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Violinist Luca Rinaldi joins CT Virtuosi Orchestra for Concert of Italian Masterworks

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By Ethan Sadoian Italian violinist Luca Rinaldi will join the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra for two concerts on December 9th and 10th, featuring Italian masterworks by Arcangelo Corelli and Ottorino Respighi. Luca Rinaldi’s acclaimed career has seen him perform as a soloist and violinist throughout Europe, and win international competitions and receive awards as a…

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CT Lyric Opera and Virtuosi to open new production of La Bohème this May

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Throughout the month of May, the Connecticut Lyric Opera and the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra will close its 2014-2015 season with Puccini’s popular tearjerker “La Boheme”, an opera based upon the famous French novel and play “Scenes de la Vie de Boheme” by Henri Murger. Composed in 1896, this “slice of life” view of 1800’s…

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“CLO’s ‘Rosenkavalier’ lets the heavens open up” – Review from The New London Day

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Review of Madama Butterfly

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CLO’s “Madama Butterfly” flies on the wings of Svedaite’s title role By Milton Moore Published May 17. 2014 4:00AM   Updated May 17. 2014 5:47PM New London — Of the Big Three Puccini operas — “Tosca,” “La Boheme” and “Madama Butterfly” — “Butterfly” is the most perilous and the least performed, despite its wonderful score….

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Opera performance of the year: Connecticut Lyric Opera, November 2013

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December 2013 “To start its eleventh season, the Connecticut Lyric Opera stepped up, moving past the standard repertoire of Donizetti, Mozart and Puccini to play with one of the big boys: Wagner. The company’s November production of “The Flying Dutchman” was more than a fine evening at the opera, it was a rite of passage….

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Hommage a Frédéric Chopin with CT Chopin Society and CLO

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by Mitra Sadigh In commemoration of the death of Frédéric Chopin in October 1849, the music that sprang from his living years, and his resounding legacy, the CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and Chopin Society of CT will sponsor a series of concerts this October. Repertoire includes Chopin’s two sets of etudes for piano, his first…

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Heritage Series Inaugurates on Oct. 20th.

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by Mitra Sadigh On Sunday, Oct. 20, the CT Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra will commence its 2013/14 season of free orchestral concerts at CCSU’s Welte Hall. This season, the Virtuosi will present the Heritage Series, so named for its “reflection of the cultural richness of the Greater New Britain community, all the people who make the community…

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Der Fliegende Holländer Review

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‘Flying Dutchman’ opera at Garde was worth the wait By Milton Moore Publication: The Day New London – The Connecticut Lyric Opera gave New London its first taste of a fully staged Richard Wagner opera Saturday night – and it was delicious. On this bicentennial of Wagner’s birth, the CLO opened its 11th season here…

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