| May 20, 2011
| 6:47 AM
Contemporary Players Ensemble: Tribute to American Icons
Free, 7:30 p.m., March 10, Lincoln Theater, The Hartt School, 200 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, (800) 274.8587, harttweb.hartford.edu
Imagine your iPod Shuffle is filled entirely with deep...
| May 20, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Mother’s Day, 1987. David Lang, Julia Wolfe, and Michael Gordon, three young composers fresh out of Yale, stage a 12-hour marathon of new music at a gallery on lower Broadway in New York City.
Double bassist Robert Black participates. “I...
| May 25, 2011
| 7:13 AM
May 26, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road., Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org
Waking up to a beautiful morning in Northern California, West Hartford's Javier Colon had a concern not a lot of singers have...
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 6:36 AM
Good music news for Hartford (students, anyway): outgoing HSO music director Edward Cumming is heading for a position at the University of Hartford's Hartt School of Music.Here's an excerpt from a press release we just received:
"The Hartt School of the...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 7:02 AM
“In the Pocket” Groove n' Jazz Fest
a benefit for Hartford Jazz Society, with the Jimmy Biggins Express, the Matt Zeiner Band, the Kelvins, the Original Monster Band, Varela/Laramie/Marshall Project, Dane Scozzari & the Human Race, Falling...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Kevin Gray knows a few things about the musical "Miss Saigon." After all he played the lead role of The Engineer in the Los Angeles and Toronto productions of the show.
Now as a Hartt School drama faculty member at the University of Hartford, Gray stages...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The show: World premiere of “Marie Antoinette” at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven
First impressions: David Adjmi's surreal look at the madness of politics, power and celebrity gets a wild and wooly (as in sheep) dream of a production...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 11:50 AM
The 1996 musical “Rent,” will be staged -- free! -- by the Trinity College Department of Music and run Thursday Oct. 25 to Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7;30 p.m. in the Austin Arts Center's Goodwin Theater on the Trinity campus in Hartford.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:09 AM
John Corigliano, 74, is one of America’s most celebrated living composers. His Symphony No. 2 won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize, which goes nicely with his Oscar for Best Original Score for the 1999 film The Red Violin and three Grammy Awards. As the...
| May 7, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Ringmaster and Hartt School alum Johnathan Lee Iverson leads directs the action at Dragons, the latest show staged by the Greatest (and longest running) Show on Earth. Lions, tigers and bears, yes, but also Shaolin monks diving through knifes (pictured),...