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Top Spots To Get Your Classical Music Fix In Connecticut

No matter how many types of recordings there are of great classical music, nothing beats the experience of actually being in an audience and listening to a full orchestra or enjoying a live classical concert.

06/24/2013

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Top Local Connecticut Arts Programs To Support

Connecticut is graced with a multitude of wonderful art programs, nonprofit in nature, that provide the state and nation with great art as well as preserve the legacy of some great indigenous artists. Highlighted here are five arts programs that are giving back and worthy of both time and money.

05/21/2012

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Guide to Local Symphonies’ Holiday Performances

If you’re looking to really celebrate this holiday season, then get thee to a pops concert or symphony orchestra. When the holiday season arrives in Connecticut, no matter where you go, you’re going to hear the sounds of the season.

12/05/2011

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Hartford’s Hidden Gem: The Hartford Symphony Orchestra

Symphony orchestras, teeming with violins, violas, kettle drums and more, boast an immensely rich sound, a sound that can be truly captivating. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra, an award-winning organization, is a nationally known ensemble considered to be one of the premier orchestras of New England. While the Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s reputation certainly precedes itself, newly appointed musical director Carolyn Kuan emphasizes that in her new role, above all else, she wants to engage in community outreach.

11/21/2011

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Best Concert Halls & Theaters In Connecticut

Connecticut prides itself when it comes to arts and entertainment, boasting such top venues as the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, TheaterWorks and Hartford Stage.

01/12/2011

Carolyn Kuan, HSO Guest

The search is almost over Carolyn Kuan guest conductor and music director candidate takes the stage. Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 7:30pm Friday, December 3, 2010 at 8 pm Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 8 […]

11/29/2010