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12/30/22

Musical Masterworks delivers its third concert weekend of its 32nd Season at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme on February 4th and 5th with violinist Tessa Lark as Artistic Director. In February Charles Overton (harp), Alex Sopp (flute), and Michael Thurber (bass) will join Tessa Lark (violin) to share not only their instrumental talents […]

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12/23/22

By Erica Moser for The Day, December 15, 2023 Brad Balliett stood in the gym of Groton’s Subase Youth Center in front of a whiteboard with a picture of a bird Wednesday evening, explaining that the next song the quartet was going to play was one he wrote that he considers “to be a collaboration […]

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12/05/22

Join us for FREE Community Concerts in Old Lyme on December 17th & 18th featuring members of the affiliate ensemble of Carnegie Hall: These concerts are part of our Community Engagement Program.  Enjoy this short video about Decoda. _________________________________ December 17, 2022 from 10am – 11am at Lyme’s Youth Service Bureau (LYSB) Join us for […]

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11/02/22

Musical Masterworks delivers its second concert weekend of its 32nd Season at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme on December 3rd & 4th with violinist Tessa Lark as Artistic Director. “I am struck by how the crowds here in Old Lyme feel primed and ready to explore new sides of classical music,” said Tessa. […]

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10/17/22

October 16, 2022 By Rick Koster for The Day  |  r.koster@theday.com The evolution of classical music is categorized by distinctive periods. The Renaissance lasted roughly 200 years, from 1400 to 1600. The Baroque movement took place from 1600 to 1750, and the Romantics reigned from 1830 to 1900. Oh, and the 20th Century lasted, ah, […]

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10/01/22

Musical Masterworks is pleased to announce its 32nd Season at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme with their opening concert weekend October 22 and 23.  This season Musical Masterworks will welcome violinist Tessa Lark as Artistic Director. Tessa has magnificent programs planned for all the concerts. “I have found there has always been a […]

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04/29/22

By Rick Koster, The Day, April 29, 2022 Presumably, like all humans, Edward Arron has bad days. But in numerous in-depth interviews over the course of 13-plus years — the time he’s spent creatively and lovingly curating the Musical Masterworks chamber music series in Old Lyme’s First Congregational Church — Arron has consistently been buoyant, cheery, positive […]

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04/16/22

OLD LYME, April 15, 2022 — Musical Masterworks’ (MM) 31st season winds to a close this spring with the final performances of Edward Arron in his position as Artistic Director. Tessa Lark will take over from Arron as Music Director of Musical Masterworks for the 2022-23 season. While his departure is bittersweet, MM welcomes Tessa […]

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03/29/22

Musical Masterworks’ 31st season winds to a close this spring with the final performances of our beloved Edward Arron in his position as Artistic Director. While bittersweet, we are delighted to welcome the amazing Tessa Lark as Artistic Director for our upcoming 32nd season which begins in October. Join us for a very special season […]

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03/10/22

Musical Masterworks 31st season is an artistically momentous one as Musical Masterworks will be celebrating the final year of their beloved Edward Arron in his position as Artistic Director while welcoming the amazing Tessa Lark as Artistic Director Designate. Their next concert weekend is March 26th and 27th at the First Congregational Church of Old […]

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