November 8 Appalachian Avalanche program to take place at Upward Hartford
The Hartford Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to continue its intimate and contemporary HSO: Intermix Series in their 75th anniversary season! These concerts will be held in a variety of new venues in Downtown Hartford, showcasing all that the city has to offer. Tickets are now available for all 2018-2019 HSO: Intermix concerts. Visit hartfordsymphony.org for more information.
HSO: Intermix is intimate, inviting, innovative, and interactive! This series invites classical music amateurs and aficionados alike to experience an evening with the HSO in a relaxed, approachable setting. Get up close with Hartford Symphony Orchestra ensembles and special guests as they perform contemporary compositions and intriguing classical pieces. Enjoy cocktails, conversation, mingling, and more as you Intermix with the HSO!
Tickets for HSO: Intermix performances are $25 ($20 for HSO subscribers). For tickets and information, visit www.hartfordsymphony.org or call 860-987-5900.
2018-2019 HSO: Intermix Series
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Upward Hartford, 20 Church Street, Mezzanine Floor, Hartford, CT
Experience the HSO up-close and personal at Upward Hartford, one of Hartford’s most versatile event spaces. This program, led by Carolyn Kuan, features an electrifying blend of contemporary and traditional classical music, as well as rousing visual elements and unexpected staging. One of today’s most sought-after composers, Missy Mazzoli’s intensely captivating Still Life with Avalanche provides an innovative juxtaposition to one of Aaron Copland’s most beloved works, Appalachian Spring Suite.
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor Street. Hartford, CT
Get up-close and personal with the HSO at Real Art Ways, one of Hartford’s most engaging contemporary art spaces. This program, led by Carolyn Kuan, includes a thrilling combination of contemporary and traditional music set amongst innovative multidisciplinary artwork. Experience Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings in a fresh, new locale, and staging alongside Jennifer Higdon’s raucous, rhythmic, and riveting Dance Card.
Time For Three
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
5 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT
The Hartford Symphony presents genre-defying stars Time for Three at one of Hartford’s most exciting up-and-coming venues, Spectra Wired Café! Time for Three (Nicolas “Nick” Kendall, Charles Yang, Ranaan Meyer) is a group that defies any traditional classification and is at home performing music from Bach to Brahms, bluegrass to The Beatles. This string trio, comprised of two violins and double bass, will play and sing their own original compositions and arrangements of everything from Mozart to folk tunes to mash-ups of Kanye West, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, and more.
The 75th Anniversary Lead Sponsor is the Richard P. Garmany Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The 75th Anniversary Season Supporting Sponsor is Cly-Del Manufacturing Co. HSO programs are funded part by the Greater Hartford Arts Council’s United Arts Campaign, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and with support from the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
About the Hartford Symphony Orchestra
The mission of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra is to enrich lives and community through great music. Marking its 75th season in 2018-2019, the HSO is Connecticut’s premier musical organization, the second largest orchestra in New England, and widely recognized as one of America’s leading regional orchestras. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra named Carolyn Kuan as its tenth music director in January 2011; she is the first woman and youngest person to hold this title. The HSO captivates and inspires audiences of all ages by presenting more than 100 concerts annually, including the Masterworks Series, POPS! Series, Sunday Serenades, Discovery Concerts, Symphony in Schools, Musical Dialogues, the Talcott Mountain Music Festival, and more. The HSO aims to deliver uniquely powerful and emotional experiences that lift and transform the spirit, and to give back and help create vibrant communities in the Greater Hartford area.