| 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,...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 4:23 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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? “...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:31 AM
"I can do sleigh bells," beatboxer Shodekeh tells me over the phone from Towson University near Baltimore, Md., where he works as a dance accompanist. Worried that I’d turn the conversation into a novelty-act session of "do this, do that," I...
| May 29, 2011
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...
| Jun 5, 2011
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...