Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra: Fantastic Fantasies

Saturday, January 26, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Garde Arts Center

The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Toshiyuki Shimada performs• Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Hamlet: Fantasy Overture• Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1, a standard of the violin repertoire, featuring ECSO Concertmaster, Stephan Tieszen• Johann Baptist Vanhal’s Double Bass Concerto, featuring Thomas Green, ECSO’s Principal Bass, performs• Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodály’s beloved Háry János Suite, musically depicts the adventures of Háry János, a teller of tales, and features a lesser-known instrument, the cimbalom, a type of hammered dulcimer traditional to Hungary performed by percussionist Nicholas Tolle.*Pre-Concert Chat: 6:30-7:00pm