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Mussorgsky And Mahler Bookend HSO's 2018-2019 Season

Mussorgsky And Mahler Bookend HSO's 2018-2019 Season

The Hartford Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2018-19 Masterworks Series, which opens with Mussorgsky (Pictures at an Exhibition) and Bartok (Concerto for Orchestra) on Oct. 5 to 7, conducted by music director Carolyn Kuan.

The season — the HSO’s 75th — stretches across nine monthly installments, spanning October to June. Concerts are held at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. in the Belding Theater.

“Not all that many American orchestras have been around for 75 years,” says HSO executive director Steve Collins. “To do that in a...