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11/10/19

Published on November 9, 2019 in Music by Cate Hewitt, CT Examiner Imagine four classically-trained saxophonists playing contemporary compositions together, with most pieces performed from memory, and you’ve got “a chamber ensemble for the 21st century” known as the Project Fusion saxophone quartet. The quartet formed while the players were students at the Eastman School of Music […]

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11/07/19

Musical Masterworks welcomes back world-renowned artists –  flutist Tara Helen O’Connor, pianist Adam Neiman, and cellist Edward Arron – for a virtuosic and vividly colorful program at Old Lyme’s First Congregational Church on Saturday, December 7 at 5pm and Sunday, December 8 at 3pm. Neiman will begin the program with Chopin’s beloved  E-Major Scherzo for […]

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10/25/19

This fall experience contemporary chamber music featuring Project Fusion – Saxophone Quartet, an ensemble that is dedicated to creating unique collaborations among musicians. “We are looking forward to welcoming these marvelous young musicians to our community. We know they will inspire our audience with their energy and skill.” said Alden Murphy, President of Musical Masterworks. Join […]

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10/20/19

By Lee Howard, Day staff writer  |  October 19. 2019 Old Lyme — Musical Masterworks got off to a rip-roaring start as it kicked off its 29th season of classical music performances Saturday night at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, with artistic director Edward Arron on cello joined by veteran pianist Gilles Vonsattel and young violinist […]

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10/18/19

Fred Velardi interviewed Edward Arron and it recently broadcast on WMNR’s Fine Arts Forum.  Ed will whet your appetite for the season with a beautiful cello performance at the end of the interview.  Click the image below to hear the interview.  

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10/14/19

Published on October 14, 2019 by CT Examiner | by Cate Hewitt The 29th season of Musical Masterworks will come to a crescendo with a special celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, featuring all of Beethoven’s string quartets in two three-day weekends of music March 13-15 and May 1-3. For the two Beethoven weekends, the series […]

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10/07/19

By Rick Koster,  Day Staff Writer  |  October 6, 2019 How many Musical Masterworks musicians does it take to blow out 250 birthday candles? Four — at least if it’s the Ehnes Quartet and they’re celebrating the sestercentennial of Ludwig von Beethoven’s birth. Rather than extinguish tapirs on a cake, though, the quartet has bigger plans. […]

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09/13/19

Please join us for the opening concert weekend of our 29th season on Saturday, October 19 at 5pm and Sunday, October 20 at 3pm at The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme.  This season, we celebrate the Musical Masterworks debut of the brilliant and impassioned violinist, Stefan Jackiw, alongside the return of the elegant pianist […]

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08/28/19

Musical Masterworks and Community Music School are pleased to announce the recipient of the third annual Musical Masterworks Scholarship in Honor of Nancy D. Thomas. Madeline Morrissey, the 2019 recipient of the Musical Masterworks Scholarship in Honor of Nancy D. Thomas, is thirteen and in eighth grade at John Winthrop Middle School (JW) in Killingworth. […]

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04/05/19

Musical Masterworks will close its 28th season by celebrating the masterpieces of Haydn, Prokofiev and Schubert on Saturday, May 4th at 5:00 pm and on Sunday, May 5th at 3:00 pm. Join us for the thrilling season finale of the 28th season of Music Masterworks, as acclaimed husband-wife duo, pianist Gloria Chien and violinist Soovin […]

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