Hartford Symphony Orchestra presents Darkness and Light: European Art Reimagined at the Wadsworth Atheneum February 7

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Concert is part of HSO’s 2015-16 Sunday Serenades Chamber Music Series


HARTFORD, CT January 22, 2016
– The Hartford Symphony Orchestra will present Darkness and Light: European Art Reimagined, the second concert in the 2015-2016 Sunday Serenades Chamber Music Series on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford. Sunday Serenades Artistic Director and HSO Concertmaster Leonid Sigal will be joined by Scott McIntosh on trumpet, Michael Wheeler on viola, Eric Dahlin on cello, Edward R. Rozie, Jr., on double bass, and Margreet Francis on harpsichord and piano for this performance. A gallery talk on European art will be held at 1 p.m. with Wadsworth’s Senior Curator of European Decorative Arts, Linda Roth, and Wadsworth’s Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, Oliver Tostmann.

Surround yourself with art and music in the reinstalled Morgan Great Hall as you listen to François Couperin’s Leçons de Tenébres, Oswaldo Golijov’s Tenebrae and Camille Saint Saëns’ Septet in E flat major, Op. 65.

Sunday Serenades chamber music concerts are presented in collaboration with the Wadsworth Atheneum of Art as a musical counterpart to special exhibitions and the permanent collections. Concerts take place in the museum galleries and feature Sunday Serenades Artistic Director and HSO Concertmaster Leonid Sigal and HSO musicians. The Sunday Serenades Chamber Music Series is made possible, in part, by the Helen M. Saunders Charitable Foundation Music Endowment at the Wadsworth Atheneum.

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CALENDAR LISTING:
HSO Sunday Serenades Chamber Music Series
Darkness and Light: European Art Reimagined

Sunday, February 7, 2016?2:00 p.m. (concert) 1:00 p.m. (gallery talk)?Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street, Hartford
Ticket Information: Tickets are $30 ($25 for HSO subscribers and Atheneum members). Ticket price includes general admission to the Wadsworth Atheneum on the day of the concerts. To purchase tickets or for more information, please call 860-987-5900 or visit www.hartfordsymphony.org.

Image Information
Giovanni Paolo Panini, The Picture Gallery of Cardinal Silvio Valenti Gonzaga, 1749, Oil on canvas, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.

HSO programs are funded in part by the Greater Hartford Arts Council, 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.