Sat 12/19/20
CT Lyric Opera
FROM THE SMALL STAGE:
Tenor Daniel Juárez

We invite you to join us on Saturday, December 19, at 8:30 p.m. (EST) for the second installment of Connecticut Lyric Opera’s free online monthly concert series, From the Small Stage. Our featured artist this month will be celebrated Tenor Daniel Juárez. From the Small Stage will be broadcast live on […]

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Fri 11/13/20
CT Lyric Opera
FROM THE SMALL STAGE

8 pm LIVE – ONLINE – broadcasted live via Facebook. Connecticut Lyric Opera presents a selection of arias, songs, and more. Jurate Svedaite, soprano, Rebecca Almeida, mezzo-soprano, Blake Hansen, piano, Aymeric Dupré la Tour, piano, Brunilda Myftaraj, violin The event hosted by Adrian Sylveen, artistic director of the Connecticut Lyric […]

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Sun 10/11/20
Sun10/18/20
VIRTUOSI MAIN STAGE:
BY COMPOSER JOHNATHAN KANE

10/11 – 3 pm – Trinity – On Main – New Britain 10/18 – 6 pm – Cyril and Methodius Church – Hartford A concert commemorating the pain and suffering of all people caused by the COVID-19. A new piece commissioned by the Virtuosi from the Connecticut composer Jonathan Kane […]

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2020 Virtuosi Summer Music Festival

PORTRAITS OF TIMES AND PLACES – Vivaldi – Respighi Vivaldi: “Le Quattro Stagioni” (The Four Seasons) – Adrian Sylveen, violin Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite no. 3 – Connecticut Virtuosi Sunday, August 9, 7 PM – Courtyard of St. James Episcopal Church, Farmington Saturday, August 15, 7 PM – […]

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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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Dec. 20, 7 pm – RECITAL – Beethoven Sonatas

Friday, December 20, 7 pm St. James Episcopal Church 3 Mountain Road, Farmington, CT 06032 Brunilda Myftaraj. violin, Blake Hansen, piano LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Piano and Violin Sonatas Concert Program: Ludwig van Beethoven…………………………….Sonata Op.12 no. 1, in D major Allegro con brio Tema con variazioni: Andante con moto Rondo: Allegro Ludwig van […]

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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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Hugh Keelan, guest conductor

Hugh Keelan has conducted throughout the world, from the Residentie Orchestra (conducted by Toscanini) in The Hague, Holland, to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (in pioneering recordings of seminal American symphonies by Roy Harris and William Schuman), the Saint Louis Symphony (with a world premier), and the Windham Orchestra (creating […]

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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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