Experience the extraordinary sounds of chamber music in the beautiful and vibrant setting of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, under the artistic direction of HSO Concertmaster Leonid Sigal and featuring Hartford Symphony Orchesta musicians. Concerts are presented in collaboration with the Wadsworth Atheneum’s special exhibitions and permanent collections.

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Monsters and Myths

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Part of the 2018-2019 Sunday Serenades series! As World War II caused devastation and displacement in Europe, Surrealists produced powerfully disturbing artwork. Similarly to the visual artwork of the time, Poulenc’s Violin Sonata strives to depict graphic scenes and ideas through intensely precise writing. 

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Land Sea Sky

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Part of the 2018-2019 Sunday Serenades series! Sean Scully: Landline is the United States premiere of landscape works by one of today’s most important abstract artists. Mozart’s eerily elegant Adagio and Rondo, K. 617 features a prominent keyboard part originally performed on glass harmonica, which will be performed on Celesta.

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The Spanish Golden Age

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Part of the 2018-2019 Sunday Serenades series! Taking up portraiture as well as allegorical and religious subjects, Spanish painters emphasized the drama of both religious climax and common every day moments. Gustav Mahler’s Piano Quartet in A minor is an early work that exhibits the composer’s ability to create highly emotional soundscapes. 

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The Helen M. Saunders Charitable Foundation Music Endowment at the Wadsworth Atheneum