Welcome to HSO To Go, our new online home for performances, music education, and other great digital content featuring HSO musicians!
Listen to an archival recording of the HSO, learn from a master teacher, and connect with HSO musicians all from the comfort of your own home.
HSO to Go will be updated frequently, so be sure to check back often to see what’s new!
Enjoy this panel discussion, featuring our three remarkable panelists, all conductors with direct connections to both the HSO and Marin Alsop: Jonathan Rush (now Assistant Conductor of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra), Alexandra Arrieche (Music Director of the Henderson Symphony Orchestra), and HSO’s Music Director Carolyn Kuan, moderated by HSO Assistant Conductor Adam Boyles.
Join renowned violinist and recent HSO guest artist Randall Goosby, along with other nationally-recognized artists and arts administrators, for a wide-ranging discussion on the Black experience in the orchestral field, and for an exploration on how the HSO can help make our art form more equitable and inclusive.
Join the HSO and a panel of esteemed artists and arts administrators as we explore questions such as whether – and how – musician hiring practices should be changed to increase racial and ethnic diversity in American orchestras, the evolving role of orchestral musicians in today’s society, and how students are being trained for a successful career in a professional orchestra.
The 2020 Young Artists Competition was originally scheduled to take place in May at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and The Bushnell. Maintaining the Young Artists Competition in the face of Covid-19 required innovation and improvisation and was therefore reconfigured into a virtual competition. Click here to meet the winners!
Just like you, we really missed celebrating summer at the Talcott Mountain Music Festival this year! We created this look back at Talcott concerts in years past as a way to say THANK YOU to all of our wonderful patrons and sponsors who make the festival possible every year. We can’t wait to celebrate the 25th anniversary season of the TMMF with you next summer!
On Saturday, October 3, the HSO hosted a free, live, online Q&A with The Bowmakers filmmaker Ward Serrill. The discussion was moderated by HSO Associate Concertmaster Lisa Rautenberg, and included HSO Concertmaster Leonid Sigal, 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.