Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra & Connecticut Lyric Opera to Present Bach Spring Festival

The Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and Connecticut Lyric Opera have announced the Spring Bach Festival. There will be two performances starting with a Cantatas showcase featuring soprano Kelly Whitesell, mezzo Rebeca Almeida, tenor Daniel Juarez, and bass Steven Fasano. The quaret will perform such works as BWV 8: “Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben?” and BWV 170: “Vergnügte Ruh’, beliebte {…}

Connecticut Lyric Opera to Present ‘Die Fledermaus’

The Connecticut Lyric Opera is set to present Johann Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus” in New Britain, Hartford, and New London. The production will be conducted by Adrian Sylveen, Artistic Director of Connecticut Lyric Opera and Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, and directed by Jan Mason, Associate Artistic Director of Connecticut Lyric Opera. Deborah Lifton will sing the role of Rosalinde von Eisenstein alongside {…}

Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra Announces 2021 Summer Music Festival Lineup

(Photo credits: Jūratė Švedaitė/Devon Cass; Levi Hernadez/Opera Theatre St. Louis) Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra has announced the lineup of its 2021 Summer Music Festival, which features several vocal performances and one opera. Here’s a peek at what audiences have to look forward to at this year’s Festival. Except where noted, all performances will take place at St. James Episcopal Church {…}