Sunday Serenades Chamber Music Series:
Shostakovich & Gorey
In celebration of the special exhibition Gorey’s Worlds, this Sunday Serenade concert explores the whimsical elegance of Edward Gorey’s art with a program including Mozart, Shnittke, Britten, and Shostakovich.
Tickets are $30/$25 members and HSO subscribers. Call (860) 987-5900 or visit hartfordsymphony.org to purchase tickets.
Preceded by a gallery talk in Gorey’s Worlds at 1pm. Gallery talk is free with museum admission or a Sunday Serenades ticket.
The Sunday Serenades Chamber Music Series is presented in collaboration with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and features Concertmaster Leonid Sigal. The series is made possible, in part, by the Helen M. Saunders Charitable Foundation Music Endowment at the Wadsworth Atheneum. Music programs at the Wadsworth Atheneum are supported in part by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
Back by popular demand!
The award-winning We Banjo 3 lands in Hartford for one night only during their United States tour. From Galway, Ireland, the band—composed of two sets of brothers—plays a blend of traditional Irish music, old time, and bluegrass music that they call Celt Grass.
Tickets are $35; $30 for members.
CT Lyric Opera presents Verdi’s Aida.
For information and tickets, visit ctlyricopera.org.
Four Nations Ensemble Concert Series:
Saints and Sinners
The Four Nations Ensemble embraces the Wadsworth Atheneum’s pioneering exhibitions of Counter-Reformation and Baroque Art with passages from 17th- and 18th-century oratorios. Renowned American vocalists Pascale Beaudin, Eric Jurenas, Thomas Cooley and David Newman will join the ensemble in a dramatic program about St. John, Salome, Saul, David, St. Cecelia and Mary Magdalene that complements the museum’s Baroque art collection.
Preceded by a Gallery Talk at 1pm.
Free with museum admission.
Generously supported by the Ellie Warburg Residency Concert Series at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.