Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra Sounds of Scotland

Garde Arts Center 325 State Street, New London

Scotland’s rugged, island-bound geography and the romantic history of its tartan-wearing clans have captivated audiences for centuries, right up to today’s streamers of Outlander. Setting the tone for the ECSO’s February 24 concert will be the overture to Giuseppe Verdi’s 1847 opera Macbeth, based on William Shakespeare’s tragedy about the murderous 11th-century Scottish general. With a guest appearance  by bagpiper Mike MacNintch. For more information

$15 – $71

Chamber Music Masterworks with Musicians of the NY Philharmonic

Hoff-Barthelson Music School 25 School Ln #1, Scarsdale, NY

Join us for an exciting afternoon of chamber music performed by musicians from the New York Philharmonic as part of the School’s Elaine Stamas Chamber Music Residency. View flyer here. General admission: $35 Purchase tickets here. Program: Schubert String Quartet No. 9 in G minor, D. 173 Anna Rabinova, violin Alina Kobialka, violin Vivek Kamath, viola Qiang Tu, cello Dvorak Piano Trio No. 3 in F minor, op. 65 Quan Ge, violin Ru-Pei Yeh, cello Helen Huang, piano (guest) Performers and program subject to change.

$35

Musical Masterworks: Mendelssohn, Babajanian and Schubert

Musical Masterworks 4 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

Performances at The Congregational Church in Old Lyme Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 5:00 PM Sunday, March 17, 2024 at 3:00 PM Artistic Director Tessa Lark will be hosting a pre-concert talk one hour prior to each performance. Her talks begin at 4pm on Saturday and at 2pm on Sunday. Jeewon Park, Piano Edward Arron, Cello Tessa Lark, Violin   Mendelssohn, Cello Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 58 Babajanian, Piano Trio in f-sharp minor Schubert, Nocturne in E-flat Schubert, Piano Trio in B-flat For more information

$7 – $45

New Haven Symphony Orchestra : Young People’s Concerts

Lyman Center for the Performing Arts 501 Crescent Street, New Haven

With musical selections including as Montgomery’s Starburst and Bernstein’s “Mambo” from West Side Story, this program touches on a wide range of diverse American music. The concert will also feature videos and images projected above the orchestra as the pieces are played. SUNDAY, MARCH 24 at 1:00 p.m.: A free and public performance will take place at the John C. Lyman Center for the Performing Arts at Southern CT State University. Families can register online or call (203) 693-1486 Monday-Friday from 12-5 p.m. TUESDAY, MARCH 26 at 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.: These two performances also at the Lyman Center are designed for student groups to attend together on a field trip. Interested schools can learn more about the field trip, curriculum, and pricing by emailing Engagement@NewHavenSymphony.org.   For more information

Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra and Chorus: Palm Sunday Concert: Mozart’s Requiem

St. Patrick Cathedral 213 Broadway, Norwich

On Sunday, March 24 (Palm Sunday) at 7:30pm, the ECSO and Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus will perform a free concert at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich, CT conducted by ECSO Music Director and Conductor, Toshiyuki Shimada. Free tickets may be reserved by visiting the ECSO website at ectsymphony.com or below. For more information  

Vista: Chamber Music: Yale School of Music: Bax, Brahms, Bartók

Yale School of Music Morse Recital Hall 470 College St, New Haven

YSM ENSEMBLES School of Music students perform and provide insight into the repertoire. Bax: Elegiac Trio for flute, viola, and harp, GP 178 Brahms: Trio in A minor for clarinet, cello, and piano, Op. 114 Bartók: String Quartet No. 6, Sz. 114 This performance is estimated to run 1 hour and 15 minutes. For more information LIVESTREAM Individuals who cannot attend this event in person are invited to watch the performance online at music.yale.edu/live (no purchase or registration required).

HOROWITZ PIANO SERIES: Yale School of Music: Boris Slutsky, piano & Eric Zuber, piano

Yale School of Music Morse Recital Hall 470 College St, New Haven

HOROWITZ PIANO SERIES Professor in the Practice of Piano Boris Slutsky, who The Baltimore Sun has said plays "with intelligence, imagination and a sense of poetry," and Eric Zuber, whose playing the Cleveland Plain Dealer has said is marked by "interpretive finesse and intensity," perform a two-piano program featuring Rachmaninoff’s Piano Suites and Symphonic Dances in celebration of the composer’s 150th birthday. Rachmaninoff: Suite No. 1 in G minor for two pianos, Op. 5 Rachmaninoff: Suite No. 2 in C major for two pianos, Op. 17 Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 This performance is estimated to run 1 hour and 35 minutes, including one intermission. For more information   LIVESTREAM Individuals who cannot attend this event in person are invited to watch the performance online at music.yale.edu/live (no purchase or registration required).

$17 – $27

Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra: Mahler& Brahms at The Garde

Garde Arts Center 325 State Street, New London

Salvatore Di Vittorio | Sea Fanfare on a Theme by Monteverdi Mahler | Songs of a Wayfarer: Mezzo-soprano Ivy Walz R. Strauss | Don Juan Brahms | Symphony No. 2 It is often said that life is a journey. A piece of music, too, is a journey, one that holds up a mirror to life. The ECSO’s March 30 program explores this theme in works by Johannes Brahms, Gustav Mahler, Richard Strauss, and the contemporary Sicilian composer Salvatore Di Vittorio, whose 2015 Sea Fanfare, based on a theme by Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi, who bridged the Renaissance and the Baroque eras, will open the concert. For more information

$15 – $71

Yale Symphony Orchestra Concert 4 – Britten “War Requiem”

Yale School of Music Woolsey Hall 500 College Street, New Haven

With Katia Kim, Soprano, Gene Stenger, Tenor, Edmund Milly, Baritone and Yale Glee Club - Jeffrey Douma, Director, Yale Camerata - Felicia Barber, Director, Elm City Girls Choir - Rebecca Rosenbaum, Director and Trinity Boys Choir and Trinity Girls Choir - Walden Moore, Director. Program: Benjamin Britten - War Requiem, Op. 66 For more information  

Free – $17.85

New Haven Symphony Orchestra “Renaissance Rhythms: From Harlem to New Haven,” Harlem Renaissance: Orchestral Voices

Lyman Center for the Performing Arts 501 Crescent Street, New Haven

The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) will present “Renaissance Rhythms: From Harlem to New Haven,” a week of programs spanning the week of April 6- 14, which explore the artistic outpouring of music, theatre, and writing that flourished in both the Harlem Renaissance and New Haven’s Renaissance during the same era. This high-energy program celebrates the orchestral music written by Black composers and performers at the heart of the Harlem Renaissance. The Music Duke Ellington Black, Brown & Beige • Solitude Margaret Bonds I Got a Home in that Rock • You Can Tell the World William Grant Still Afro American Symphony James P. Johnson Drums • Yamekraw Carlos Simon Amen The Performers New Haven Symphony Orchestra Chelsea Tipton II, Conductor & Principal Pops Director Christian Sands, piano Lisa Williamson, soprano   Registration is strongly recommended

$10 – $69