NHSO News

  • Mayor Toni Harp Declares September 29, 2016, “Women Making Music Day” in New Haven

    Thursday • September 29, 2016 •

    The City of New Haven is proclaiming September 29, 2016 “Women Making Music Day” in honor of the NHSO’s Composer-in-Residence Hannah Lash, whose music will be performed at the New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s (NHSO) Opening Night concert tonight at 7:30pm in Woolsey Hall, and female composer and trailblazer Helen Hagan.

  • NHSO Opens Season with Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Shostakovich and Lash

    Friday • September 9, 2016 •

    The NHSO will kick off its 2016 – 2017 concert season on Opening Night! September 29, 2016 at 7:30pm in Woolsey Hall. Led by NHSO music director William Boughton, the season will begin with Beethoven’s Egmont Overture, Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4 – known as the “Italian” Symphony – and the third installment of the NHSO’s newest commission, the Lash/Voynich Project, written by Yale faculty member and composer Hannah Lash. Concert highlights will also include Russian pianist Ilya Yakushev returning to the stage of Woolsey Hall to perform both of Shostakovich’s Piano Concertos.

  • NHSO Welcomes New Members to Board of Directors

    Wednesday • June 29, 2016 •

    On Monday, June 27, the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) elected two new members to its Board of Directors: Michael Jacobs and Cristi Stroud. They join the Board following this season’s new appointment of Board Directors Jennifer Morgan DelMonico, Dr. Byron Kennedy, and Fay Sheppard, as well as the renewal of Directors Richard Cella, Paul Hermes, Robert Santy, and Robert Eck.

  • NHSO Launches International Search for Next Music Director

    Tuesday • June 14, 2016 •

    The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) Board of Directors has assembled an official committee to search for the NHSO’s next music director, who will begin their tenure with the orchestra’s 2019 – 2020 season.

  • Chelsea Tipton to Conduct NHSO Season Finale: The Music of John Williams

    Tuesday • May 17, 2016 •

    What do storm troopers, violins, sharks, aliens, dinosaurs, and superheroes have in common? They will all be part of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s season finale, a three-city tour of The Music of John Williams.

  • Boughton to Lead NHSO in Music by Tchaikovsky and Brahms May 19

    Monday • May 9, 2016 •

    Tchaikovsky called his Sixth Symphony “the best thing I ever composed or shall compose.” The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) will perform his Symphonic masterpiece at Tchaikovsky, Brahms & Lash on Thursday, May 19 at the 7:30pm at Woolsey Hall in downtown New Haven. Led by NHSO Music Director William Boughton, this concert’s program will also include Brahms’ Violin Concerto featuring NHSO New Generation Artist Benjamin Beilman, plus the world premiere of the next chapter of the Lash/Voynich Project: “Astronomical.”

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