Program features a refreshing mix of contemporary and classical in a social setting
The Hartford Symphony Orchestra will present the first concert in the 2018-2019 HSO: Intermix series, Appalachian Avalanche, on Thursday, November 8 at 7 pm at Upward Hartford, located on the Mezzanine Floor of 20 Church Street in Hartford. For tickets and information, visit hartfordsymphony.org.
HSO: Intermix is intimate, inviting, and interactive! Get up close with HSO ensembles as they perform contemporary compositions and intriguing classical pieces. Enjoy cocktails, conversation, mingling, and more!
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. Enjoy music, cocktails, conversation, and more at the HSO: Intermix!
Upcoming HSO: Intermix concerts this season include Dance Card on February 28 at Real Art Ways and Time for Three on May 1 at Spectra Wired Café.
Thursday, November 8, 2018 ? 7 pm
Upward Hartford, 20 Church Street Mezzanine Floor, Hartford
Mazzoli Still Life with Avalanche
Copland Suite from Appalachian Spring
Carolyn Kuan conductor
Ticket Information: Tickets to this concert are $25. Tickets are $20 for HSO subscribers, and student tickets are $15 (with valid ID). To purchase tickets or for more information, please call (860) 987-5900 or visit www.hartfordsymphony.org. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door.
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.