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  • Malcolm Morrison To Direct "Hamlet" at Hartt

    Malcolm Morrison To Direct "Hamlet" at Hartt
    And what did you do your final year at college? Oh, I played “Hamlet”. That’s what Mark Ford can say when he takes on the role of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” at The Hartt School Thursday through Sunday in the Kent...
  • Mary Halvorson and Jessica Pavone play the Big Room in New Haven on Feb. 18

    Mary Halvorson and Jessica Pavone play the Big Room in New Haven on Feb. 18
    Longstanding musical partnerships are a lot like ordinary friendships. Over time, as you become familiar with a buddy’s speech patterns, thought processes, personal history and upbringing, moral code, sense of humor, even his or her annoying tics...
  • New Musical "Time After Time" Being Developed At Hartt

    New Musical "Time After Time" Being Developed At Hartt
    Kevin Gray, the Broadway actor-turned-educator, will direct The Hartt School production of the musical “Time After Time,” March 8 to 11 at Millard Auditorium, 200 Bloomfield Ave at the University of Hartford in West Hartford. The musical is...
  • Fanny, not Felix: a Hartford-area festival celebrates the contributions of women composers

    Fanny, not Felix: a Hartford-area festival celebrates the contributions of women composers
    If you’re an undergraduate music student, you’re lucky if you’ve spent more than a third of a single 50-minute class on a female composer. Even in graduate school, as coursework becomes increasingly specialized (and dissertation work...
  • Advocate Interview: Composer Arthur Hernandez

    Advocate Interview: Composer Arthur Hernandez
    New music lovers: If you’re free Thursday afternoon, head up to the 11th floor of Hartford’s G. Fox Building, where composer Arthur Hernandez will premiere his Four Passages Approaching Eternity for string orchestra, piano, celesta, and...
  • Grand Band Slam Hartford 2011: Best Jazz

    Grand Band Slam Hartford 2011:  Best Jazz
    Best Jazz: Earl MacDonald & the Hartford Jazz Society's New Directions Ensemble earlmacdonald.com The UConn professor is back in the Best Jazz spot, repeating his 2004 win in this same category. Back then, it was with his sextet; now it's with a group...
  • Freetime Fall 2011: An Introduction

    Freetime Fall 2011:  An Introduction
    In this fall's issue of Freetime, we've taken a look at the Wadsworth's exhibit of Patti Smith's photos — and Smith herself is going to be performing there on Oct. 20. And we also spoke with the Emerson String Quartet, celebrating their 35th year...
  • The Emerson String Quartet Returns to the Hartt School of Music on Oct. 13

    The Emerson String Quartet Returns to the Hartt School of Music on Oct. 13
    The Emerson String Quartet Oct. 13, Hartt School of Music, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, (860) 768-4451, emersonstringquartet.com   Sixteen years ago, at the opening convocation at the Hartt School of Music's Millard Auditorium, I listened in...
  • Lisztomania at the University of Hartford

    Lisztomania at the University of Hartford
    The Hartt School honors longtime faculty member and Luiz de Moura Castro with three concerts this weekend to help him kick off his 70th birthday. Further reason to celebrate: rock-star pianist-composer Franz Liszt (1811–1886, pictured here in an...
  • The Victims And Their Stories

    The Victims And Their Stories
    Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. In the day since the worst massacre at a primary school in the country's history, stories of heroism in the face of death and of young...
  • $50,000 Grant From Mercer Foundation Launches Goodspeed Artists Colony Project

     $50,000 Grant From Mercer Foundation Launches Goodspeed Artists Colony Project
    Is Connecticut becoming the home of music theater residencies? A $50,000 grant from The Johnny Mercer Foundation will help launch the first year of Goodspeed Musicals' new four-week residency program from music theater writers. This will make a...