New Haven Independent: NHSO Takes Big Leap Into Right Now

Friday • October 21, 2022

The hints of boldness are scattered throughout the catalog for the New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s 2022 – 23 season. Maybe you only counted Brahms once. Beethoven three times, but two of them are concerti. You might have noticed the number of names a casual fan of the orchestra might not be as familiar with. But the boldness is especially apparent in this Sunday’s season opener, which features the New England premiere of contemporary composer Joel Thompson’s ​To Awaken the Sleeper,” paired with Dmitri Shostakovich’s 11th Symphony — two works that show classical music’s ability to speak to the issues of its time.


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