| Jan 25, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Dan Trahey plays the tuba. He's played it all his life, and he takes his instrument with him everywhere, even though it's been years since he's performed regularly with an orchestra. Trahey's affinity for the unwieldy, decidedly uncool contraption says...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Besides all the hay-riding, corn-mazing, football-watching and apple-fritter-chomping that goes on during the autumn season, fall signifies a blissful time for craft beer aficionados — Oktoberfest lagers, pumpkin ales, chocolate malts, and spicy...
| Feb 23, 2014
Are we a musical state? We are indeed. But our performances and organizations tell only part of the story. In some ways, the vitality and range of Connecticut's musical history is best indicated by the large and ever-lengthening roster of notable music...
| 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...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:45 AM
There was a time when, as an orchestra director, programming a Rolling Stones pops concert might have gotten your ass fired, or at least reprimanded. That's all behind us; Boomer concert-goers want what they want — the music they grew up with...
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:25 PM
For the few folks who didn't think there were already enough musical fireworks in the music of Mozart and Haydn: the Hartford Symphony Orchestra — led by guest conductor Steven Lipsitt — provide actual, physical fireworks, the exploding kind,...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Music Director Carolyn Kuan leads the Hartford Symphony Orchestra in Holiday Cirque Spectacular, a detour away from your traditional holiday Pops schtick. Yes, Tchaikovsky's Nutcraker is in the hiz-ouse. But who are those folks in tights, flying around...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Tabor House, a safe haven for HIV Positive, homeless men in Hartford, is delighted to announce that classical American composer Tim Janis is bringing his Christmas Rose concert tour to the Sisters of St. Joseph Chapel this upcoming Sunday, December 2nd,...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Christopher Houlihan, who has been called "one of the brightest stars in the new generation of American organists," will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Abingdon Episcopal Church in Gloucester.
While studying at Trinity College in Hartford,...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:15 PM
It's been a good couple of years for the Gershwins. Composer George (who died in 1937 at the age of 38) and lyricist Ira (who outlived his brother by nearly half a century, dying age 86 in 1983) are currently represented by two very different Broadway...