The Bowmakers – Online East Coast Premiere

The Bowmakers - Online East Coast Premiere

The Bowmakers – Online East Coast Premiere

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Tuesday, October 6, 2020

The Hartford Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce that it will host the online East Coast premiere of filmmaker Ward Serrill’s feature-length documentary, The Bowmakers, October 1-4, 2020. The Bowmakers explores the world of the bow and the extraordinary masters who make them.

View the trailer here! 

Presenting sponsors are The Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation, Cly-Del Manufacturing, and the Richard P. Garmany Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Additional sponsorship comes from NBT Bank.

A live, online Q&A with the filmmaker and special guests will take place on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 7 pm.

Tickets are on sale now. Buy your tickets now and save $5!  Advance tickets may be purchased for $30 per household, and $35 per household after September 30. The film will be available to view from the comfort of your own home at the time of your choice between October 1-4. You will be sent a link to view the film when you purchase your ticket.

Live, FREE Q&A  with filmmaker and creatives on October 3, 2020 at 7 PM

On Saturday, October 3 at 7 pm, join HSO Concertmaster Leonid Sigal for a free, live, online Q&A with filmmaker Ward Serrill.  The discussion will be moderated by HSO Associate Concertmaster Lisa Rautenberg, and will include bowmaker Robert Morrow, violin soloist Gareth Johnson, and violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, founding member of the Dover Quartet, who is featured in the film.  Advance registration is required to attend the Q&A and discussion.

Make it dinner and a movie! 

To create a special evening, make it a dinner and a movie! To help our downtown restaurant partners, the HSO encourages all to enjoy a special prix fixe “Bowmakers” special dinner created by our partners, Sorella and Salute.  In addition, Salute is offering $10 off of any bottle of wine purchased in conjunction with one of the “Bowmakers” dinners. Meals are available for pickup only and can be ordered by phone the night of your viewing by contacting the restaurants directly.

Salute Bowmakers Menu
Salute Wine List
Sorella Bowmakers Menu

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