Flute Fusion

Klein Memorial Auditorium 910 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT, United States

Flautist Keith Bonner:   The flute figures prominently with solos by GBS’ own Grammy® nominated Principal Flautist, Keith Bonner. Debussy’s ethereal Afternoon of a Faun, Paul Schoenfeld’s Klezmer Rondos, and African-American composer Jessie Montgomery’s Coincident Dances surround Schubert’s Symphony No. 5.   Not “The Magic Flute,” but a whole night of the magic of the flute! […]

A Bridge to Beethoven

Klein Memorial Auditorium 910 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT, United States

Cellist Dr. Nicholas Hardie:     We close our 78th season with Beethoven’s joyful Symphony No. 8, and two great 20th-century Russian composers who revered Beethoven.   Prokofiev’s Classical Symphony and Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1, featuring Dr. Nicholas Hardie soloist, GBS’ own Principal Cellist – pay homage to Beethoven, a century and a half later and a thousand miles east. […]