07 May A concerto for sitar, a love that is chinese, ‘Arabian Nights’: Hartford Symphony announces 2020-21 Masterworks season
Because of its 2020-21 Masterworks series, Hartford Symphony Orchestra has established a few modern and traditional alternatives from around the globe. The most common big names are involved — Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Bizet, Stravinsky — although not fundamentally using their best hits. Plus you will find contemporary composers plus some genuine shocks, just like a concerto for sitar composed by Ravi Shankar and an night featuring two historic African composers that are american. Modern composer Kevin Puts has their compositions in 2 concerts that are separate. There’s also a bent that is literary the summer season, with music encouraged by Shakespeare, “1001 Arabian Nights, ” the Russian folktale “The Firebird" additionally the classic Chinese love tale “The Butterfly Lovers.