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The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) invites you to experience an exciting free summer concert with the dynamic Brubeck Brothers Quartet, Saturday, August 2 on the New Haven Green.  An NHSO Jazz Sextet will perform at 6:00pm and the Brubecks will take the stage at 7:30pm.  Presented by the NHSO and Jazz Haven in cooperation with Mayor Toni Harp, the New Haven Board of Alders, and the Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism.    

Posted July 10, 2014

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) joins the International Festival of Arts & Ideas lineup this summer for an exciting free concert with jazz empress Dianne Reeves.  Saturday, June 21 at 7:00pm on the New Haven Green. 

Posted May 29, 2014

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO)’s 82nd annual Young People’s Concert hit the road for a “2014 World Tour” of The Remarkable Farkle & the Wolf.  These educational concerts, which introduce students to musical instruments, genres, and composers, were sponsored by: The Henry E. and Nancy H. Bartels Fund for Education, Wells Fargo, the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, Performing Arts of Northeast Connecticut, the Katharine Matthies Foundation, the Milford Public Schools, and the Chester Kitchings Family Foundation.

Posted May 19, 2014

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s Family Concert brings the magic of storytelling to life with Peter & The Wolf.  Saturday, May 11, 3:00pm at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook.  Tickets are on sale now at www.katharinehepburntheater.org ($16 adults, $10 children under 12).  

Posted May 01, 2014

The Board of Directors of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is pleased to announce that Norwich native Donna Bellantone has joined the staff as Development Director.

Posted April 28, 2014

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is pleased to announce that New Music USA has awarded a generous $7,000 grant in support of the Symphony’s 2015 Artist Residency with composer Chris Brubeck. 

Posted April 25, 2014

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) presents two colossal works in one blockbuster season finale! Music Director William Boughton conducts Rachmaninov Fantastique on Thursday, May 15 at 7:30pm at Woolsey Hall (New Haven) and on Saturday, May 17 at 8:00pm at Mechanics Hall (Worcester, MA).

Posted April 23, 2014

As Memorial Day approaches, the New Haven Symphony Orchestra Pops presents Jerry’s Cabaret – A Veteran’s Salute.  Journey through the decades with evocative love songs celebrating the lives of soldiers, culminating in a stirring salute to our veterans.  Saturday, May 3 at 2:30pm at Hamden Middle School and Sunday, May 4 at 3:00pm at Shelton Intermediate School.  Tickets are selling fast at www.NewHavenSymphony.org!  

Posted April 22, 2014

Allow the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) and the New England Conservatory Concert Choir to lift your spirits with Brahms’s emotional Requiem for the living. Music Director William Boughton conducts Brahms Requiem on Thursday, April 24 at 7:30pm at Woolsey Hall (New Haven) and on Friday, April 25 at 7:30pm at the Cathedral of St. Joseph (Hartford). The exclusive sponsor of both concerts is the Knights of Columbus.

Posted April 04, 2014

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) presents a spectacular evening of music celebrating the summit of German romanticism!  Music Director William Boughton conducts The Huntsmen of Wagner, Strauss & Beethoven on Thursday, March 27 at 7:30pm at Woolsey Hall in New Haven and on Sunday, March 30 at 3:00pm at Valley Regional High School in Deep River as part of the Essex Winter Series.

Posted February 27, 2014

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is proud to announce the 2014 recipient of its Community Award; the Eastern Blind Rehabilitation Center (EBRC).  More than 200 legally blind veterans participate in EBRC programs annually, which offer personalized adjustment services in a therapeutic atmosphere where privacy, dignity, personal values and emotional needs are recognized and respected. The blind veterans are transported to Woolsey Hall to enjoy each New Haven Symphony Orchestra performance.

Posted February 26, 2014

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) today announced a generous sponsorship from Evergreen Woods, a vibrant living retirement community located on 88 acres in North Branford, in support of their upcoming concert, The Huntsmen of Wagner, Strauss & Beethoven.

Posted February 25, 2014

It is rare for a student composer to have a piece performed by a professional symphony orchestra.  Branford’s Benjamin Scheer, a student at the Eastman Conservatory of Music, will experience the thrill of a lifetime when the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) performs the world premiere of his “ART Dances” at their February 27th concert at Woolsey Hall.

Posted February 24, 2014

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the New Haven Symphony Orchestra Pops is celebrating the Irish tradition with The Emerald Isle.  Conductor Sarah Ioannides will lead soprano Kaitlin Lusk, uilleann pipe player Andrew Thomson, tap dancer Trent Kowalik, and the NHSO in a collection of tunes from the Old Sod.  Saturday, March 15 at 2:30pm at Hamden Middle School, and Sunday, March 16 at 3:00pm at Shelton Intermediate School.  Tickets are on sale now at www.NewHavenSymphony.org.

Posted February 21, 2014

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s (NHSO) 120th season continues with an exciting celebration!  In honor of composer Augusta Read Thomas’s 50th birthday, Music Director William Boughton conducts Wind on the Water on Thursday, February 27 at 7:30pm at Woolsey Hall in New Haven. 

Posted January 24, 2014

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is pleased to announce that two important institutions advancing new American music have awarded nationally-competitive grants to the Symphony.

Posted January 14, 2014

Explore the world of music with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s Family Concert series!  NHSO Family Concerts provide a lively introduction to the instruments of the orchestra through 60-minute interactive programs designed just for children and families.  Tickets are on sale now at www.NewHavenSymphony.org - adult tickets are $15 and include one free child’s ticket (each additional child ticket is $5). 

Posted December 13, 2013

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at the New Haven Symphony Orchestra Pops and we are celebrating with a Holiday Extravaganza- A Mensch’s Christmas.  Tony-Award winner Judy Kaye, baritone Joshua Jeremiah, and conductor Michael Barrett will get audiences in the holiday spirit by performing Christmas songs by Jewish composers.  Friday, December 13 at 8:00pm at Fairfield University’s Quick Center for the Arts, Saturday, December 14 at 2:30pm at Hamden Middle School, and Sunday, December 15 at 3:00pm at Shelton Intermediate School. 

Posted November 20, 2013

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) brings Christmas cheer to New Haven with a festive Holiday Brass concert on Sunday, December 8 at 6:00pm at Christ Church.  The Christ Church Choir will join the NHSO Brass Quintet for a concert of secular and sacred holiday favorites.  In the spirit of the season, proceeds from the concert will benefit the Community Soup Kitchen, a non-profit organization committed to providing free, nutritious meals to underprivileged individuals, located at Christ Church in downtown New Haven. 

Posted November 08, 2013

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) welcomes the Christmas season with festive performances of Benjamin Britten’s St. Nicolas on Thursday, December 5 at 7:30pm at Trinity Church on the New Haven Green, on Friday, December 6 at 7:30pm at Sacred Heart University, and on December 7 at 7:30pm at the First Congregational Church of Madison.  

Posted November 04, 2013

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is pleased to announce that Crest Auto Group of Woodbridge has provided sponsorship support of its 2013-14 concerts.

Posted November 01, 2013

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is honored to be receiving the Annual Award for Commitment from the New Haven Community Soup Kitchen.  The award will be presented at the Community Soup Kitchen’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 14. 

Posted October 28, 2013

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) celebrates its 120th anniversary with a festive Biergarten Gala on Saturday, November 16 at 6:00pm in the Adanti Ballroom at Southern Connecticut State University.  The Gala is generously supported by People’s Bank, Sacred Heart University, Southern Connecticut State University, Whitney Center and Newtown Savings Bank. 

Posted October 25, 2013

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) presents a spectacular evening of incandescent ballet music!  Music Director William Boughton conducts The Princess & The Firebird, a program which brings to life Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty, Stravinsky’s Firebird, and more on Saturday, November 23 at 7:30pm at Woolsey Hall in New Haven. 

Posted October 23, 2013

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) continues its 120th season with a thrilling concert experience!  Music Director William Boughton conducts Lyricism & Longing on Thursday, November 7 at 7:30pm at Woolsey Hall in New Haven.  The Symphony will perform Samuel Barber’s aching Adagio for Strings and works by William Walton, the Yale Glee Club will join the Orchestra for selections from Charles Ives, and Concertmaster Ani Kavafian will take on Vaughan Williams’ soaring Lark Ascending. 

Posted October 07, 2013

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) congratulates Music Director William Boughton, who will be celebrated by the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce for his accomplishments as an Alumnus of the Leadership Center. 

Posted September 26, 2013

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) opens its 2013-14 Pops Series with The Great American Songbook, with Tony-Award winner Debbie Gravitte and acclaimed Broadway conductor Todd Ellison.  Saturday, October 19 at Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium at Hamden Middle School, and Sunday, October 20 at 3:00pm at Shelton Intermediate School. 

Posted September 19, 2013

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) open its 120th season with a spectacular concert experience!  Music Director William Boughton conducts Tchaikovsky Triumphant on Thursday, October 3 at 7:30pm at Woolsey Hall in New Haven.  The program includes Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto performed by 19 year-old rock-star violinist Chad Hoopes, and Theofanidis’s Rex Tremendae Majestatis performed by the NHSO and Thomas Murray on Woolsey Hall’s awe-inspiring organ. 

Posted September 09, 2013

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) today announced a generous sponsorship from the First Niagara Foundation (First Niagara) in support of their School Night at the Symphony program.

Posted August 26, 2013

As a result of the recent heat wave, the location of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) performance of Dueling Divas, part of Music on the Green presented by Yale-New Haven Hospital, scheduled for Saturday, July 20, 2013 will be changed from the New Haven Green to the Shubert Theater, located on 247 College Street in downtown New Haven, CT. 

Posted July 18, 2013

The Board of Directors of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is pleased to announce new additions to the Board and staff.

Posted July 03, 2013

New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) Music Director William Boughton is delighted to announce the 2013-2014 concert season. 

Posted June 28, 2013

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is America’s fourth-oldest orchestra.

Posted June 27, 2013

 New Haven’s very own FREE summer concerts series – heats up when the New Haven Symphony Orchestra performs Dueling Divas on Saturday, July 20. 

Posted June 18, 2013

NHSO's own Burton Alter selected to national position.

Posted July 23, 2012

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO), Music Director William Boughton, and Principal Pops Conductor Gerald Steichen are delighted to announce the 2012-2013 concert season.

Posted June 28, 2012

Classical music’s international recording star William Boughton has agreed to extend his tenure at the podium of the NHSO.

Posted May 31, 2012

Season finale to be an incredible night.

Posted May 01, 2012

NHSO concert celebrates America and a New Haven philanthropist

Posted March 30, 2012

A tribute to the works of Mozart

Posted March 14, 2012

A spectacular fundraiser supporting the NHSO’s award-winning programs.

Posted February 24, 2012

Jerry Steichen closes Pops season with Latin flair

Posted February 14, 2012

A concert for children and their families

Posted February 10, 2012

The NHSO is thrilled to announce the Webster Bank Music Exchange Program, a partnership connecting student instrumental ensembles from urban and suburban high schools through collaborative music making.
 

Posted February 09, 2012

Music from one of the world's greatest composers.

Posted February 07, 2012

A concert for children and their families.

Posted January 25, 2012

The Board of Directors of the NHSO is pleased to announce that Laura Adam has joined the Orchestra as its new Education Director.
 

Posted January 23, 2012

The NHSO announces a strategic partnership with Discount Power, Inc., a leading supplier of low-cost electricity in Connecticut.

Posted January 18, 2012

NHSO reinvents classic rock.

Posted December 22, 2011

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra will receive the largest gift in its history from the estate of philanthropist and banker Richard L. English, whose family helped found the Symphony 118 years ago.

Posted December 16, 2011

Holiday tradition and cheer with the NHSO.

Posted November 15, 2011

Cabaret dinner celebrates beloved Principal Pops Conductor's 15th Anniversary.

Posted November 01, 2011

Free access to concerts for active duty military.

Posted October 26, 2011

Ani Kavafian continues her quest to perform all of Mozart’s violin concertos

Posted October 18, 2011

NHSO musicians ratify contract.

Posted October 10, 2011

First Niagara presents School Night at the Symphony.

Posted September 20, 2011

NHSO readies to perform Mozart masterpieces with acclaimed clarinetist David Shifrin

Posted September 13, 2011

15 years with the NHSO brings new title for Maestro Steichen.

Posted August 31, 2011

The NHSO opens the 2011-2012 concert season with a stirring program introducing pianist Michael Brown performing Beethoven’s stormy Piano Concerto no. 3, Rossini’s Overture to The Barber of Seville, Mendelssohn’s Symphony no. 4, “Italian,” and Peace Love Light YOUMEONE, a work by Yale composer Christopher Theofanidis.

Posted August 24, 2011

The NHSO has been honored with an American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Award for Adventurous Programming.

Posted June 15, 2011

NHSO offers two FREE summer concerts.

Posted June 09, 2011

NHSO Board of Directors announces Elaine C. Carroll, Director of Development, has been appointed Interim Executive Director effective June 1, 2011.

Posted May 23, 2011

Join the NHSO for its annual wine tasting at New Haven's newest up-scale residential property, 360 State St.

Posted April 08, 2011

Symphony pairs the unforgettable symphonies of Haydn and Brahms

Posted March 28, 2011

A 5K run and walk to support the NHSO’s quality education and community outreach programs.

Posted March 17, 2011

Inaugural Youth Orchesta Concert Sunday, March 20.

Posted March 08, 2011

Symphony set to perform World Premiere of Music Alive Composer-in-ResidenceAugusta Read Thomas's Radiant Circles.

Posted February 16, 2011

Executive Director Natalie Forbes announces resignation.

Posted February 14, 2011

NHSO POPS! takes you on a musical journey to Ireland.

Posted February 10, 2011

Join us for Mysticism Unleashed featuring Wagner’s Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde, Read Thomas’ Absolute Ocean and Brahms’ Symphony No. 3.

Posted January 11, 2011

Greta's Dream is the story of a young hippopotamus who dreams of flying. Despite the nay sayings of her fellow hippos, Greta's best friend Polly (a frog) believes that perhaps she can actually fly, but just needs help to learn how. Greta and Polly embark on an adventure to seek out the famous Hippo Wizards who can hopefully teach young Greta how to realize her dream.

Posted December 20, 2010

Jerry Steichen hosts an evening of romantic hits and Broadway favorites for lovers of all dinner.

Posted December 16, 2010

By recruiting additional supporters to donate $50 before December 31, the NHSO has the opportunity to qualify for a gift between $5,000-$10,000 from the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven’s online giving portal www.giveGreater.org.

Posted December 14, 2010

Gramophone critic Edward Greenfield selects the Walton recording for the magazine's annual Critic’s Choice feature.

Posted December 08, 2010

Classical music observer, Norman Lebrecht will stop off in New Haven on his book tour of his latest treasure WHY MAHLER?.
 

Posted November 28, 2010

The Community Orchestra Weekend will bring together amateur musicians from across the Northeast to work with William Boughton and members of the NHSO. The orchestra will perform an ambitious program of music that goes beyond standard community orchestra repertoire to challenge participants’ instrument technique and overall musicianship.

Posted November 11, 2010

The NHSO discusses words and music at its next SymphonyCity event. SymphonyCity is a cultural happy hour that feeds the soul and the palette.

Posted November 04, 2010

Delight in Viennese musical mastery and contemporary American composition with the NHSO and Music Director William Boughton.

Posted November 02, 2010

Rejoice in the spirit of the holiday season with music from the NHSO and special holiday performances.

Posted October 27, 2010

The NHSO is pleased to announce the recipients of its 4th Annual Women of Note, celebrating outstanding women for their commitment and contributions to southern Connecticut communities.

Posted October 14, 2010

The board, musicians and administration of the NHSO are proud to announce the launch of the New Haven Symphony Contemporary Youth Orchestra (NHSCYO).

Posted October 12, 2010

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra releases Portrait of an Orchestra, a celebration of the lives of its musicians through the photography of Cheever Tyler
 

Posted October 05, 2010

The NHSO welcomes guest conductor Aldo Sisillo on Thursday, October 21, 7:30pm, at Woolsey Hall for Italian Flair featuring Martucci’s rarity Nocturne and Novelletta, Brahms’ sunny Symphony No. 2 and Schumann’s Piano Concerto a beautiful work featuring internationally-acclaimed pianist Andrew von Oeyen . Encore Performance: Sunday, October 24, 3:00pm, Shelton Intermediate School.

Posted September 30, 2010

Swing and sing to the start of the New Haven Symphony (NHSO) Pops! season with Big Band Salute.

Posted September 24, 2010

Join the NHSO and Music Director William Boughton on Thursday, September 16, 7:30pm, at Woolsey Hall for Lyrical Romance featuring Schumann’s Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Brahms’ beloved Symphony No. 1 and Elissa Lee Koljonen performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto in G minor.

Posted August 20, 2010

Presented in the format of a discussion, rehearsal, and premiere performance, local pianist and composer Stacey Rose—together with Maestro Boughton and the NHSO—will debut Raisons d’Être for solo piano and fifty-piece symphony orchestra to the New Haven Community.

Posted August 13, 2010

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO), Music Director William Boughton and Associate Conductor Gerald Steichen are pleased to announce the 2010-11 concert season.

Posted July 30, 2010

NSHO Composer-in-Residence Augusta Read Thomas makes her third return engagement to Connecticut for the NHSO’s Connecticut Young Composers’ Project.

Posted June 17, 2010

Join the NHSO and Music Director William Boughton on Thursday, April 22, 7:30pm, at Woolsey Hall for Beethoven & Beyond featuring two of Beethoven’s most recognized works Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 “Pastoral” and Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67, and NHSO Music Alive Composer-in-Residence Jin Hi Kim’s 2007 NHSO Commission Monk Dance, featuring Kim as Korean Percussion soloist.

Posted March 31, 2010

Join the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) and Music Director William Boughton for Big Blue Marble, Sunday, April 11, 2010, 2:00pm at Woolsey Hall, New Haven for this 50-minute musical discovery of the seas and its inhabitants.

Posted March 08, 2010

The NHSO invites you to the 4th Annual Wine Tasting, A Taste of the Classics, to be held Friday, April 9, 2010, 6:00-9:00pm at the New Haven Country Club, 160 Hartford Turnpike, Hamden.

Posted March 05, 2010

New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) announced today that the Executive Committee of the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism (CCT) has awarded the NHSO a grant in the amount of $12,980.00 from the Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund

Posted March 01, 2010

Join the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) and Music Director William Boughton on Thursday, March 25, 7:30pm, at Woolsey Hall for Revolution featuring Schoenberg’s emotionally charged Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) and Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major Op.50, “Eroica”.

Posted February 25, 2010

 Join the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Music Director William Boughton on Thursday, February 18, at 7:30pm, at Woolsey Hall featuring Schubert’s charming Symphony No. 3 in D Major, Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major featuring NHSO Concertmaster Ani Kavafian, Music Alive Composer-in-Residence, Augusta Read Thomas’s original work Prayer & Celebration and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4 in Bb Major Op.60.

Posted January 28, 2010

This enchanting program conducted by Jerry Steichen beckons all lovers to what will be a memorable evening. With Irish classics such as Danny Boy coupled with romantic standards by Cole Porter, George Gershwin and others as sung by baritone Michael Zegarski, this concert will certainly help Cupid hit his mark.

Posted January 19, 2010

Is it a violin or a fiddle? Mmbers of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) and special guest artists, Moonshine Holler answer this question and many more in Fiddle Faddle, Saturday, January 30, 2010, 2:00pm at the Omni Hotel, New Haven.

Posted January 13, 2010

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra's (NHSO) 3rd Annual Women of Note Fashion Show and Luncheon took place on Sunday, November 15, 2009 at the New Haven Country Club.

Posted November 15, 2009

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Music Director William Boughton, and the voices of the Cathedral of Saint Joseph Schola Cantorum present the Christmas portion of Handel’s epic masterpiece, Messiah.

Posted November 10, 2009

Associate Conductor Gerald Steichen leads the NHSO Pops! in Holiday Extravaganza, a holiday season concert celebration packed with yuletide cheer.

Posted November 02, 2009

Join the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) when its Third Annual Family Concert Series presents The Big Bang Theory, Saturday, October 10th, 2:00-3:00pm, Omni Hotel Ballroom, New Haven. This performance is sure to rattle your bones and lull you to sleep with a vast collection of instruments, rhythms, and cultural traditions from around the world. Special guest artists include Aly and Seny Camara, a father and son drum and dance duo from Guinea West Africa, and Korean master musician and composer Jin Hi Kim. Listen, feel, move, and rejoice with The Big Bang Theory!

Posted September 19, 2009

Join the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Music Director William Boughton for an exciting concert of diverse pieces on Thursday, October 15, at 7:30pm, at Woolsey Hall. Cellist virtuoso Mihai Marica will grace the stage as soloist for Augusta Read Thomas’ Ritual Incantations. Also on the program: the exciting NHSO commission of Jin Hi Kim’s composition for electric komungo and percussion, titled NORI III, Mozart’s Symphony No. 32 in G Major, K318 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op 92, a composition of resounding significance, written in the war-ridden year of 1812. Preview Performance: Tuesday, October 13, 7:00pm, Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts, Sacred Heart University.

Posted September 17, 2009

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is pleased to announce a master class by internationally renowned violinist Kurt Nikkanen, Sunday, September 13, 2:00pm at the Guilford Recreation Center in Guilford, CT. The event is free and open to the public. The master class will feature students of NHSO violinists Judi McDermott-Eggert, Artemis Simerson and Stephan Tieszen, all of whom who have teaching studios on the Connecticut Shoreline.

Posted September 09, 2009

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the launch of its online ticketing system.

Posted September 09, 2009

Join the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Music Director William Boughton for the opening concert of the 2009-10 season, Celebrate 116, Thursday, September 17, 2009, 7:30pm, Woolsey Hall, New Haven. Witness the artistic mastery of internationally renowned violinist and Connecticut native Kurt Nikkanen, who will join the NHSO in recording Walton’s Violin Concerto. Also on the program, Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 in B minor, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21, and Strauss’ Blue Danube Waltz. Encore Performance: Wednesday, September 23, 7:00pm, New Canaan High School.

Posted August 31, 2009

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s (NHSO) administrative offices and newly established in-house box office will relocate to The James English Building, 105 Court Street, Suite 302, New Haven, 06511, effective Monday, August 24, 2009. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm.
 

Posted August 25, 2009

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra is delighted to announce the launch of audio podcasts on its website at www.newhavensymphony.org. To access podcasts scroll down the left hand margin of the home page of our website, click the download podcasts button, then click on the title of the podcast you wish to hear, for the opening podcast in the series, please click directly on the grey lettering William Boughton Season Introduction.

Posted August 20, 2009

Is it a violin or a fiddle? Join members of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) and special guest artists for the first performance of our 2009-10 Family Concert series, Fiddle Faddle, Saturday, September 26, 2009, at Jones Family Farm in Shelton with performances from 12-1 pm and 2-3pm.
 

Posted August 20, 2009

Join Music Director William Boughton for this fundraising event in support of the NHSO’s Walton Recording Project. Patrons will enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Ciao Bella Moda International at 5:30pm (with Raffle drawing at 6:45pm). At 7:00pm all ticketholders are invited for dessert and silent auction at the Madison Art Cinemas followed by the showing of At the Haunted End of the Day at 8:00pm.
 

Posted August 18, 2009

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the Connecticut Young Composers’ Project with Music Alive Composer-in-Residence Augusta Read Thomas, a two year endeavor which pairs ten aspiring high school age composers with one of the most honored composers of the modern day.

The young composers will meet with Ms. Thomas three times a year for two years for interactive composing sessions. At the culmination of the project, each student will have their composition premiered by the New Haven Symphony Contemporary Music Group.

Posted August 17, 2009

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) and Music Director William Boughton are proud to announce their 2009-10 Fairfield County concert series.

Posted July 18, 2009

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Music Director William Boughton are proud to announce their 2009-10 season.

Posted July 07, 2009

Join the fourth oldest symphony orchestra in the nation, the New Haven Symphony Orchestra on May 14, 2009, for a historic 115th Anniversary Concert, 8:00pm Woolsey Hall. Revel in the exquisite music-making of internationally renowned pianist Angela Hewitt, and bear witness to history as Music Director William Boughton and the NHSO record William Walton’s Symphony No. 1, LIVE, for international release—Spring 2010. Also on the program: Mendelssohn’s Overture the Hebrides and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor.
 

Posted May 01, 2009

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra will participate in Orchestras Feeding America, the first national food drive by America’s symphony orchestras. The NHSO’s musicians, staff members and volunteers will collect non-perishable food at its Young People's Concert on April 1 between 9:00am and noon in the rotunda of Woolsey Hall. Over 2,600 school children are expected to attend a concert of American music as part of the orchestra's educational programs.  The food collected will be donated to the Connecticut Food Bank.  For information about the types of food that can be accepted go to www.CTfoodbank.org

Posted March 23, 2009

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is proud to announce The 2009 CT Youth Orchestra Festival, Saturday, March 21, from 3pm to 5:30pm and Sunday, March 22, from 11am to 5:30pm at ACES Educational Center for the Arts, New Haven. The Festival provides a rare opportunity for youth orchestras from around Connecticut to gather, perform for each other, learn from special guest artists, and work with young composer Jay Greenberg.    

Posted March 17, 2009

New Haven, CT, March 5, 2009: Join the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Music Director William Boughton for American Perspectives, Thursday, March 26, 2009, 7:30pm, Woolsey Hall, New Haven. Honoring some America’s greatest composers of the 20th century, the program includes;  Aaron Copland’s Rodeo, Charles Ives’ Variations on America, George Gershwin’s An American in Paris, Rhapsody in Blue featuring NHSO Pianist, William Braun, Samuel Barber’s Knoxville Summer of 1915 featuring soprano Samantha Lane Talmadge, and Leonard Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.

Posted March 05, 2009

Join the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Music Director William Boughton for American Perspectives, Thursday, March 26, 2009, 7:30pm, Woolsey Hall, New Haven. Honoring some America’s greatest composers of the 20th century, the program includes;  Aaron Copland’s Rodeo, Charles Ives’ Variations on America, George Gershwin’s An American in Paris, Rhapsody in Blue featuring NHSO Pianist, William Braun, Samuel Barber’s Knoxville Summer of 1915 featuring soprano Samantha Lane Talmadge, and Leonard Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story.

Posted March 05, 2009

Celebrate one of music’s most beloved icons, Ol’ Blue Eyes himself, Frank Sinatra, when Associate Conductor Gerald Steichen and the New Haven Symphony Orchestra POPS! presents Simply Sinatra, Friday, March 6, 7:30pm at the Shubert Theater, with a repeat performance, Sunday, March 8, 3:00pm at Shelton Intermediate School.

Posted February 18, 2009

The Education committee of the NHSO is pleased to announce this year’s winner for the Excellence in Music Teaching Award, Daniel Cross, band director at Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School in New Haven.

Posted February 12, 2009

New Haven, CT February 6, 2009: The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is committed to the importance of music education in our children’s lives and proudly presents The 77th Annual Young People’s Concert Series; This Land is Your Land.

Posted February 06, 2009

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is committed to the importance of music education in our children’s lives and proudly presents The 77th Annual Young People’s Concert Series; This Land is Your Land. The concert series features music by American composers including Aaron Copland, Charles Ives, John Philip Sousa, and George Gershwin's masterpiece, An American in Paris, a work that suggests the sounds of Paris street life. The concert series is Wednesday, April 1, 9:30am and 11:30am at Woolsey Hall, New Haven, with repeat performances, April 2, through 7 at Fairfield Warde High School, Fairfield, Parson’s Complex, Milford, Seymour Middle School, Seymour and Hyde Cultural Complex, Woodstock.

Posted February 06, 2009

Join the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Music Director William Boughton for Amistad Remembrance, Thursday, February 26, 2009, 7:30pm, Woolsey Hall, New Haven. Amistad Remembrance honors those that fought bravely for their freedom from the bonds of slavery.

Posted February 05, 2009

New Haven, CT, February 5, 2009: The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO)is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Wine Tasting, A Taste of the Classics, to be heldThursday, March 12, 2009, 6-9pm at New Haven Country Club, 160 Hartford Turnpike, Hamden.

Posted February 05, 2009

New Haven, CT December 22, 2008: Ring in the New Year with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Music Director William Boughton for The End of an Era: Thursday, January 29, 7:30pm at Woolsey Hall.

Posted December 22, 2008

Join Associate Conductor Gerald Steichen and the New Haven Symphony Orchestra POPS! for the New Haven tradition Holiday Extravaganza.

Posted December 05, 2008

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of the generous donation of a superb concert violin by its maker Mr. Andrius Faruolo.

Posted December 04, 2008

Celebrate the spirit of the Christmas season with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Music Director, William Boughton, and Connecticut’s chamber choir of choice, Voce for Handel’s epic masterpiece, Messiah.

Posted December 02, 2008

Join the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Music Director William Boughton for Pathétique.

Posted November 04, 2008

Join the New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) when its Family Concert Series presents Weather and the Seasons, Saturday, November 22nd, 2:00-3:00pm, Omni Hotel Ballroom, New Haven.

Posted October 23, 2008

For those who value once-in-a-lifetime experiences, our wine tasting and violin sampler, Il Violino Di-vino.

Posted October 08, 2008

Today, the New Haven Symphony Orchestra announced that its annual "Buy-a-Note" campaign, which raises much-needed funds in support of the Orchestra's innovative music education programs, has taken in more that $14,000 towards its goal of $20,000 for the year.

Posted October 01, 2008

Join the New Haven Symphony Orchestra and Music Director William Boughton for Northern Lights.

Posted September 24, 2008

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) and the University of New Haven (UNH) will host the first Orchestra Careers and Opportunities Symposium.

Posted September 23, 2008

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) and the Greene Art Gallery, of Guilford, CT are collaborating on the theme of Pictures at an Exhibition.

Posted September 16, 2008

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra Pops and Associate Conductor Gerald Steichen bring New York City to New Haven as they present a spectacular evening of Broadway's most popular music in Best of Broadway.

Posted September 15, 2008

The entire New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) family is delighted to announce the appointment of internationally renowned violinist, Ani Kavafian as concertmistress of the NHSO.

Posted August 26, 2008

Following a ground breaking year, Music Director William Boughton will conduct the New Haven Symphony Orchestra in the 2008-09 season opening concert, French Twist.

Posted August 26, 2008

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra was looking forward to welcoming singer Steve Lippia in a tribute to Frank Sinatra at the Shubert Theater on Friday, September 26, 2008 and again on Sunday, September 28 at the Shelton Intermediate School.

Posted August 26, 2008

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) completed two days of filming yesterday in New Haven's historic Woolsey Hall as part of the upcoming Miramax film Everybody's Fine.

Posted June 04, 2008

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) and Music Director William Boughton are pleased to announce the artists and repertoire for the 2008-09 season.

Posted May 06, 2008

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) announces the 2008-09 Family Concert Series. Come join the excitement as New Haven’s fastest growing concert series returns.

Posted May 27, 2007

Grant part of NEA announcement of 788 Art Works grants and $24.81 million in funding nationwide.
 

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