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  • Rocker at the Gate: Shredder Tony Spada Gigs With the Hartford Symphony Orchestra

    The thought of performing as a soloist in front of a world-class orchestra would make most long-haired rockers quake in their snakeskin boots. Not guitarist Tony Spada. Not one bit. Spada will be the featured soloist when the Hartford Symphony...
  • If I Was A Rich Man

     Summertime, and the living is easy. You would think that I'd be happy.     Here I sit in my leafy suburb, making big bucks writing the occasional column for The Courant -- and basking in all the afterglow of having my photo in the Oldest Newspaper of...
  • This Week's Picks: 6 Great Post-Summer Shows Near Hartford

    This Week's Picks: 6 Great Post-Summer Shows Near Hartford
    1) Don Ross & Brooke Miller, Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville, (860) 693-9762, Thurs. 8 p.m., $20-$30, 41bridgestreet.com. 2) Amy Helm, Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, (413) 586-8686, Thurs. 7 p.m., $15-$18, iheg.com....
  • Zoellner Arts Center taps Kutztown University officials as administrative director

     
    The new position of administrative director that Lehigh University created for its Zoellner Arts Center in a July reorganization in has been filled with the director of Kutztown University’s performance center. J. Andrew Cassano, who for two years...
  • Advocate Interview: Andrew McMahon of Jack's Mannequin

    Advocate Interview: Andrew McMahon of Jack's Mannequin
    Tonight at 7 p.m., Jack’s Mannequin, the Orange County, Calif. band founded by Andrew McMahon in 2004 as a side project from his regular gig in Something Corporate, is releasing 11 short films on their YouTube channel to coincide with a sold-out...
  • 10 cool Spotify playlists: new St. Vincent, playlist for people getting divorced, California places

    10 cool Spotify playlists: new St. Vincent, playlist for people getting divorced, California places
    It’s the third anniversary of the birth of Spotify, the music service that allows you to listen to good-sounding music free of charge, assuming you can deal with the commercials. (Can anyone  identify the accent of the announcer? “...
  • HSO's Edward Cumming Going Out With A Crescendo

    HSO's Edward Cumming Going Out With A Crescendo
    Insightful. Witty. Energetic. A good listener. However you might describe him, Hartford Symphony Orchestra conductor Edward Cumming has become iconic in Hartford. After nine seasons, he is leaving his post as HSO music director, conducting his farewell...
  • Edward Cumming Named To Hartt School Post

    Edward Cumming Named To Hartt School Post
    Edward Cumming, outgoing music director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, is sticking around town. Cumming is the new associate professor of conducting and director of orchestral activities at The Hartt School at the University of Hartford. During...
  • Recipients Named for Arts Job Grants In Hartford

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council named the 16 recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1. The Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, funded by the City of Hartford and managed by the arts council, is...
  • Hartford Symphony Orchestra performs a tribute to "Cannonball" Adderley on March 2nd

    Hartford Symphony Orchestra performs a tribute to "Cannonball" Adderley on March 2nd
    Saxophonist and West Hartford native Erica von Kleist (pictured) and trumpet player Nadje Noordhuis join percussionist Gene Bozzi, bassist Rick Rozie, pianist/arranger Walter Gwardyak and the usual suspects from the HSO string section in this tribute to...
  • 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...