| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:51 AM
The music of Led Zeppelin is about to get a whole lotta love from the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.
Under the baton of guest conductor Brett Havens, and featuring mighty Zep interpreter Randy Jackson on vocals, the HSO will do their orchestral Zep...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:11 AM
While the Brubeck brothers, Chris and Dan, long ago established their own distinctive musical identities and moved out from under the huge shadow cast by their jazz giant of a father, Dave Brubeck, their grand patriarch's loving presence is still felt...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:21 AM
"Hoodle-ah da-wa-da," sang bass-baritone soloist Kevin Deas as the character named Sportin' Life from Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess'', "Scatty Wah!" A huge local choral force echoed his attitude and it was great fun. But in a program that a casual glance...
| Oct 18, 2014
A summer-like night and a new relationship marked the opening of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra's 2014-2015 season Thursday, the first opening night since the orchestra and the Bushnell entered into a collaborative agreement six months ago.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The weekend is coming and it looks like it’s going to be a great one. Autumn weather and a plethora of choices when it comes to getting out.
On Thursday, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra opens its 2014-2015 season with a program featuring “...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:53 PM
WEST HARTFORD — UConn is accepting public comment on what should be done with its Asylum Avenue campus, and some town administrators and members of the public weighed in at a meeting Tuesday.
Jason Coite, environmental compliance manager for UConn,...
| Jan 5, 2014
Ali Ryerson, a celebrated, Connecticut-based practitioner and crusading champion of the jazz flute, may have finally delivered a knockout blow in her mission to gain full equality for her instrument thanks to her new, cool, flute-centric album, "Game...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:07 AM
It was an evening of surprises at the symphony. Strange sounds filled the corridors surrounding the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Three different stations were set up in the hallway, each having large, resonating...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:51 PM
If you haven't been to an outdoor music event in Connecticut so far this summer, you have no one to blame but yourself. They are everywhere; they are varied to suit nearly every taste, and there's hardly anything more pleasant than music alfresco on a...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Baltimore Symphony Music Director Marin Alsop has canceled more conducting engagements as a result of injuring her July 1 falling in her hotel room in Brazil. She canceled her gigs for the rest of the month.
In order to recuperate fully, Alsop has...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:35 PM
The Hartford Stage is giving its hometown a wonderful reputation as an innovation incubator for the arts — and giving other cities arts envy. It's not the only cultural institution here doing so.
The Hartford Symphony Orchestra has, in its first...