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The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) will swing to the biggest hits of the big band era at Big Band Meets the Symphony on Saturday, March 7 at 2:30pm at Hamden Middle School and Sunday, March 8 at 3:00pm at Shelton Intermediate School. Led by NHSO principal pops conductor Chelsea Tipton, the program will include Henry Mancini’s Moon River and Strings on Fire, W.C. Handy’s St. Louis Blues, Leroy Anderson’s Clarinet Candy featuring the NHSO clarinet section and conductor Chelsea Tipton on clarinet, and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue featuring guest pianist George Lopez.
Posted February 01, 2015
To celebrate the romance of this Valentine’s Day inspired program, the NHSO will be hosting a “New Haven is for Lovers” ticket giveaway contest on Facebook. The NHSO is asking the public to submit photos or videos of what they consider to be the most romantic spot in New Haven along with the title of their favorite romantic music – classical or otherwise. Submissions will be accepted starting on February 9 and whoever submits the post with the most likes, comments and shares will receive a pair of free tickets to the February 19 performance of Parfum de la Nuit and a romantic dinner for two. Submissions can be made directly on the NHSO’s facebook page at or by emailing
Posted January 26, 2015
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a program of romantic French music at Parfum de la Nuit on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 7:30pm in Woolsey Hall. Led by guest conductor Ransom Wilson, the program will include Bizet’s Suite from Carmen, Ravel’s Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture, and Canteloube’s Songs of the Auvergne featuring Yale Opera Alumna soprano Amanda Hall.
Posted January 21, 2015
The NHSO Bass Quartet, featuring Mark Michaud, Jeffrey Tomkins, Jim Andrews & Peter Ferretti, and narrator Ryan Gardner will tell the tale of Greta, the hippopotamus who wants to fly through music and storytelling.
Posted January 08, 2015
Led by guest conductor Paul Polivnick, the program will feature the NHSO string sections with repertoire including Mozart’s “Jupiter” Symphony No. 41 and Stravinsky’s Concerto in D for Strings, plus Barber’s Violin Concerto and Dvorak’s Romance for Violin & Orchestra featuring guest violinist Hye-Jin Kim.
Posted January 07, 2015
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