Hartford Symphony Orchestra events
Region - posted Dec, 11 2013
REGION - The following are upcoming Hartford Symphony Orchestra events for January and Febraury. Masterworks Series: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Jan. 9 through 12, at Belding Theater, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra and the Hartford Stage Company will join during our respective 70th and 50th anniversary seasons to present a new concert staging of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, combining a theatrical performance of Shakespeare’s timeless story with Mendelssohn’s incidental music. Sunday Serenades Series: Picasso & Prokofiev, Sunday, Jan. 26, at 2 p.m. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Program: Sunday Serenades chamber music concerts are presented in collaboration with the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art’s special exhibitions and permanent collections. Concerts take place in the museum galleries and feature Concertmaster Leonid Sigal and Hartford Symphony Orchestra musicians. Masterworks Series: West Side Story, Feb. 13-16, Belding Theater, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. This romantic Valentine features several moving love stories told through music, including Richard Strauss’ comic opera, Rachmaninoff’s poetic variations, and Bernstein’s theatrical retelling of Romeo and Juliet. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 860-244-2999 or visit www.hartfordsymphony.org.