| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:35 AM
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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 11:34 AM
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...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:06 AM
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? “...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 11:38 AM
In a recent New York Times book review, composer John Adams opened with this line describing Gustav Mahler (1860-1911), the Austrian composer and conductor whose mature works include nine symphonies (plus a tenth, incomplete one), miscellaneous,...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Carolyn Kuan (pictured) leads the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and eight vocalists from Yale in a jam-packed operatic program, presenting semi-staged scenes from such opera favorites as Puccini's La Bohème, Verdi's La Traviata, Mozart's Overture to Le...
| 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...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:48 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:30 AM
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....
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:51 AM
The City of Hartford will be hosting a city wide event filled with hundreds of free activities and great entertainment on September 29 in an effort to transform Hartford into a cultural attraction.
The IQuilt Partnership and supporting arts, businesses...