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The world of Baroque music is incredibly diverse, and REBEL, an ensemble formed in the Netherlands in the early 1990s, embraces it all! Kate Remington talked with the Westport Arts Center's concert series curator, Alexander Platt, about why he's excited to bring this amazing ensemble to the Center on Saturday, January 19.

On Saturday, January 12, the Stamford Symphony will present Oscar Goes To the Symphony, a concert of iconic film music and classical music selections that have been featured in films.  

Kate Remington talks with guest conductor Ted Sperling about how this enjoyable program came together.

The Connecticut Chamber Choir starts its 41st anniversary season with a concert Sunday, January 13th titled The Hope of Loving. The choir will be presenting Two Psalms by Gustav Holst, an English Mass by Herbert Howells, and the work that gives the concert its theme: The Hope of Loving by contemporary composer Jake Runestad.  

Kate Remington talked with conductor Constance Chase about this concert of rarely-heard choral jewels. 

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Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras open their new season with a concert at the Klein Auditorium in Bridgeport on Sunday, November 18 at 2 p.m. The program will feature Dvorak's Symphony No. 9, "From the New World," and selections by Beethoven, Brahms, Broadway musicals and film soundtracks.

Kate Remington talks with Music Director Christopher Hisey about what makes this concert special.

Romeo and Juliet is one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies, but surprisingly, Prokofiev created an alternative happy ending for his ballet version. Frederic Chiu will finally realize his 25-year dream to present this happy ending by giving audience members a chance to decide the fates of the star-crossed lovers in two performances at Drexel University in Philadelphia on November 17th and 18th.