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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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01/17/22

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 February 12 and 13 at the First Congregational Church of Old […]

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01/15/22

We are excited to share that our Artistic Director Designate, Tessa Lark, was the host for Inside Music on BBC Radio 3, a two hour program in which a musician, conductor, composer or prominent personality who loves classical music plays their favorite recordings. Please visit the link below to enjoy listening to Tessa.  The link […]

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11/07/21

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 December 11 and 12 at the First Congregational Church of Old […]

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10/20/21

By Rick Koster, The Day, October 17, 2021 There’s an even newer kid in town. In the spring of 2009, cellist Edward Arron, then 32, became artistic director of Old Lyme’s Musical Masterworks chamber music program. He was replacing his mentor, the retiring Charles Wadsworth, a visionary who co-founded the series 31 years ago and […]

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10/20/21

October 20, 2021 – by Suzanne Thompson for LymeLine OLD LYME — Musical Masterworks is back with live concerts and audiences next weekend — and this 31st season of chamber music concerts is special on multiple fronts. This season’s five concerts will be a farewell tour for cellist Edward Arron, who has served as Artistic Director for 13 […]

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10/02/21

  We are looking forward to being back in person for our 31st season! Our opening concert weekend on October 23 and 24 will feature cellist Edward Arron and the debut of harpsichordist Paolo Bordignon, alongside violinists Jesse Mills and Tessa Lark in a program of Baroque delights that served as the inspiration for Stravinsky’s […]

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