Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni, performed by the Apolline Duo (Jennifer Berman and HSO Principal Harp Susan Knapp Thomas).
The HSO Brass Quintet featuring HSO Principal Timpanist Gene Bozzi on drum set rehearse Duke Ellington’s Take the A Train. The HSO Brass Quintet features HSO Principal Trumpet Scott McIntosh, HSO Assistant Principal Trumpet John Charles Thomas, HSO Principal Horn Barbara Hill, HSO Principal Trombone Brian Diehl, and guest tubist Adam Crowe.
String band duo VIOLINSANITY, featuring HSO Associate Concertmaster Lisa Rautenberg and HSO violist Gretchen Fraizer perform Umlanjana der kleine Bach by Soren Sieg.
HSO Principal clarinet, Curt Blood and pianist Mohammed Shams (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxqHVAmP3yUlWo3uQ-gZHN_PNWLXncoP9) perform Francis Poulenc’s Sonata for Clarinet and Piano.
HSO Principal harpist Susan Knapp Thomas performs Defying Gravity by Stephen Schwartz.
HSO Concertmaster Leonid Sigal performs Rondo Alla Turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
HSO Assistant Principal violist, Aekyung Kim, performs Cello Suite No. 1, Mvt. 1 by Johann Sebastian Bach.
The HSO’s A Piacere Quartet performs the third movement of Borodin’s String Quartet No. 2, featuring HSO Principal second violinist Xiaoxuan Shi, HSO Assistant Principal second violinist Jaroslaw Lis, HSO Principal violist Michael Wheeler, and HSO Assistant Principal cellist Jia Cao.
HSO Assistant Principal flutist, Barbara Hopkins, performs Le Chant du Vent by Johannes Donjon.
HSO Executive Director Steve Collins, HSO Assistant Production Manager Doug Donato, and student performer Jack Collins with an original take on Billy Joel’s “New York State of Mind” – “HSO State of Mind.”
HSO flutist Box Office Representative, Jennifer Berman, performs Friedrich Kuhlau’s Op.81, No.2 flute duet.
HSO Principal harpist, Susan Knapp Thomas, performs Mascagni’s “Intermezzo” from Cavalleria rusticana.
HSO Assistant Principal trumpet, John Charles Thomas, performs Micahel Praetorius’ La Boureé of Michael Praetorius, played on cornet and flügelhorn.
HSO Assistant Principal Viola Aekyung Kim and Randall Goosby perform Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K423, Mvt. 2 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
HSO Assistant Principal Trumpet John Charles Thomas performs on the Didjeridu (Didjeridoo, Yadaki), an Australian aboriginal instrument developed in northern Australia at least 1,500 years ago. John Charles is playing it in a traditional way, but improvising and exploring the acoustic environment in a public parking garage.
HSO Assistant Principal Clarinet, Eddie Sundra, performs Rozsa Sonatina for Clarinet Solo, Op, 27.
The HSO A Piacere Quartet and HSO Principal Clarinet, Curt Blood perform the first movement of Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet in A, K. 581. The A Piacere Quartet features HSO Principal second violinist Xiaoxuan Shi, HSO Assistant Principal second violinist Jaroslaw Lis, HSO Principal violist Michael Wheeler, and HSO Assistant Principal cellist Jia Cao.
HSO Box Office Representative and flutist Jennifer Berman, and HSO Principal harpist Susan Knapp Thomas perform Arabesque no.1 by Claude Debussy.
HSO Assistant Principal trumpet John Charles Thomas performs Ich sag ade by Anonymous.
HSO Principal clarinet Curt Blood, Assistant Principal clarinet Eddie Sundra, and bass clarinet Paul Wond Jin perform Divertimento No. 3, Mvt 1 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
HSO Principal percussionist Robert McEwan, Evan Glickman, Doug Perry, Dave West, and Nathan Lassell perform Music for Pieces of Wood by Steve Reich.
HSO Executive Director Steve Collins on drums, HSO Principal horn Barbara Hill, Kim Collins on flute, Tom Bergeron on trumpet, Bill Whitaker on bass trombone and arranger Mike Breaux on woodwinds perform the theme from the TV show Perry Mason by the “TV Land Orchestra.”
“Song of Spring,” an animated short film written, directed, produced, composed and performed by HSO violinist Linda Beers, and animated by Susan Lee.
HSO violinist, Gary Capozziello, and Hartford-based artist, Carolyn Paine, perform Telemann’s Fantasia.
HSO Principal clarinet, Curt Blood, performs Traditional German Dances.
HSO Principal harpist, Susan Knapp Thomas, and HSO flutist and Box Office Representative, Jennifer Berman, perform Gabriel Fauré’s Sicilienne.