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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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03/31/19

By Lee Howard, Day staff writer  |  March 30, 2019 Old Lyme — Musical Masterworks has become one of the premier presenters in New England of top-flight musicians taking on daring pieces in an acoustically stunning venue, and on Saturday the young guitar virtuoso Colin Davin became the latest to make his name known among local audiences. Davin […]

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03/01/19

Musical Masterworks will feature the beautiful sounds of the classical guitar in the marvelous acoustic of the First Congregational Church, as we celebrate the Old Lyme debut of guitarist Colin Davin, in collaboration with perennial Musical Masterworks favorite violinist Tessa Lark on Saturday, March 30th at 5:00 pm and on Sunday, March 31st at 3:00 […]

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02/15/19

Join us on Friday, March 8th at the Lyme Art Association to experience contemporary chamber music featuring Quince Ensemble presenting Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang’s love fail, a meditation on the timelessness of love that weaves together details from the story of Tristan and Isolde. Singing with the precision and flexibility of modern chamber musicians, […]

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01/05/19

Musical Masterworks is delighted to welcome back a parade of our esteemed internationally acclaimed artists, along with a handful of exciting Old Lyme debuts on Saturday, February 9th at 5:00 pm and on Sunday, February 10th at 3:00 pm.  We are delighted to present the Musical Masterworks debut of violist Ettore Causa, alongside beloved MM […]

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