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Stamford Symphony’s ‘Path to Jupiter’ Program This Weekend Includes Works by Mozart, Haydn, Schubert

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Twice this weekend, Conductor Michael Stern will lead the Stamford Symphony in The Path to Jupiter program, which includes works by Mozart, Haydn and Schubert. The concert takes place on Saturday, March 9 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 10 at 3 p.m. at Stamford’s Palace Theatre. — an announcement from Stamford Symphony

Some Stamford Symphony principal musicians will be highlighted as they come to the forefront as soloists for Haydn’s Sinfonia Concertante. Soloists include Deborah Buck, violin, Caroline Stinson, cello, Melanie Feld, oboe andCynde Iverson, bassoon. This concert is sure to please the classical era (1730-1820) music lover in us all.

‘Porgy and Bess’ and Opera Highlights Performed by Stamford Symphony This Weekend

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Stamford Symphony will be performing Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess program which also includes selections of beloved Italian operas.  

— an announcement from the Stamford Symphony

Two performances take place this weekend; On Saturday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. at Stamford’s Palace Theatre. In recognition of Black History Month in February, Stamford Symphony is proud to present the Concert Version of George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, which depicts African American culture of the early 1900s. Featuring vocal soloists, Donita Volkwijn and John Fulton and the Greenwich Choral Society, the program will allow you to hear, live, the sounds of the blues and spirituals that became the standards of the Great American Songbook, including  “Summertime,” “I Got Plenty O’Nuttin,” and “It Ain’t Necessarily So.”This concert opens with popular selections of choruses and duets from beloved Italian operas including Rossini’s Barber of Seville Overture, Puccini’s Humming Chorus from Madame Butterfly and Verdi’s Triumphal March from Aida to name a few.

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Stamford Symphony Concert: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Stamford Symphony will be performing the Vivaldi Four Seasons program, which also includes a piece called Visions and Miracles by living composer Christopher Theofanidis and Mendelssohn’s Sinfonia No. 8. The performances are at 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10 and at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11 at  Stamford’s Palace Theatre.

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Free Tickets to Stamford Symphony Concerts Available to Those Who Work in Certain Fields

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The Stamford Symphony on Wednesday announced a new program, “Appreciation Sundays,” to give free tickets for Sunday concerts to “worthy individuals that serve the Fairfield County community.” For this Sunday, Oct. 14, the symphony is giving free tickets to people who work in nonprofits in Fairfield County. Veterans, health-care professionals, teachers and emergency services professionals will get free tickets at future Sunday concerts. The symphony’s announcement wasn’t clear on whether or not volunteer firefighters are part of the program.

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Stamford Symphony Announces 2018-19 Season

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Stamford Symphony CEO & President Russell Jones announced “Ignite Your Senses, the 2018-2019 Season” with the expected completion of the symphony’s search for a music director. Jones, together with the Stamford Symphony artistic committee, worked to conceive a program that drew upon our audience feedback, namely more American music, Opera, Baroque and music from the movies. — an announcement from Stamford Symphony (with additional information from its website)

— See also: Guest Conductor Paul Watkins Leads Stamford Symphony Concerts This Weekend, March 17-18

“Like most orchestras, current subscribers begin renewing their subscriptions in early spring,” said Russell Jones. “We thought it was only right to give our concertgoers a fully fledged program to experience next season. I am sure there is much for all our Fairfield County audiences to enjoy.”
Highlights of the Upcoming 2018-2019 Season
Thanks to our loyal audience, and our extraordinary musicians, Ignite Your Senses is a season that will explore and evoke feelings of delight, pride, struggles, spirituality and more.