Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra

READER SUBMITTED: ECSO Opening Night Spectacular

The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra launches its 68th season on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 8 p.m. at the Garde Arts Center in New London. ECSO Music Director, Toshiyuki Shimada, conducts The Opening Night Spectacular in a 6 concert series, from October through April, which features music from many countries in an armchair trip around the world. Henry Kramer, guest piano soloist, plays the incomparable Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2. Augusta Read Thomas, composer, will give the pre-concert chat highlighting the works about to be played on the program including her own Aureole (Halo), and Kanchelis A Little Daneliade plus Tchaikovskys Francesca da Rimini.

The Orchestra and...