2016 Festival:

Wednesday, August 10
Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT – 7:30pm
“HARMONIC INSPIRATIONS” ANTONIO VIVALDI: Concertos for 4 violins from op. 3 (L’Estro Armonico): Concerto for 4 Violins and Cello in D major, RV 549, Concerto for 4 Violins in E minor, RV 550, Concerto for 4 Violins and Cello in F major, RV 567, Concerto for 4 Violins and Cello in B minor, RV 580. Adrian Sylveen, Eckart Lorenzen, Brunilda Myftaraj, Katalin Viszmag – violins, Nadine Wharton, cello concertante, Jonathan Kane, Jessica Cortes, viola, Andrew Rosen, cello, Douglas Lemke, double bass, Blake Hansen, Harpsichord. more info>>>
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Thursday, August 11
Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT – 7:30pm
Recital by pianist LUIZ DE MOURA CASTRO.
LuizDemoura Castro
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Friday, August 12
Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT – 7:30pm
JOHANNES BRAHMS: SONATAS FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO: Adrian Sylveen, violin and Blake Hansen, piano. In Program: Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78 for violin and piano, Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108 for violin and piano. more info>>>
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Saturday, August 13
Cyril and Methodius Church, 55 Charter Oak Ave, Hartford, CT 06106 – 7:30pm
GIOVANNI BAPTISTA PERGOLESI: STABAT MATER, FOR SOPRANO & ALTO. Jurate Svedaite, soprano, Allison Lindsay, alto with Virtuosi Summer Institute Faculty Ensemble. more info>>>
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Tuesday, August 16
Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT
5:30pm – Student’s Chamber Music Performance Review
7:30pm – Chamber Music Program with cellist NADINE WHARTON and pianist BRIDGET DE MOURA CASTRO. more info >>>
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Wednesday, August 17
Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT – 7:30pm
Recital: BRUNILDA MYFTARAJ, VIOLIN, BLAKE HANSEN, PIANO. In Program selections from “An American in Paris” and ” Porgy & Bess” by Gershwin/Heifetz, “Romance” by Amy Beach, “I Feel Pretty” from “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein, selection from the “Four Souvenirs” by Paul Schoenfield. more info >>>
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Thursday, August 18
Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT
5:30pm – Student’s Chamber Music Performance Review, more info >>>
7:30pm – Performance by the students of the OPERA INSTITUTE
Jurate Svedaite – Opera Institute Director, more info >>>
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Friday, August 19
Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT – 7:30pm
Institute Orchestra: “HARMONIC INSPIRATIONS” Selection of Concertos from op. 3. Performance of the selections from the Vivaldi’s Concertos op.3 by the Virtuosi Institute Festival Orchestra, Adrian Sylveen, conductor, more info>>>
Vivaldi

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Saturday, August 20
Cyril and Methodius Church, 55 Charter Oak Ave, Hartford, CT 06106 – 7:30p
Chamber Music Program: PIANO QUARTET IN G MINOR, K.478 (MOZART, WOLFGANG AMADEUS), PIANO QUINTET IN A MAJOR, D.667 (SCHUBERT, FRANZ). Batia Lorenzen, piano, Eckart Lorenzen, violin, Adrian Sylveen, viola, Nadine Wharton, cello, Douglas Lemke, double bass
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Tuesday, August 23
Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT
5:30pm – Student’s Chamber Music Performance Review
7:30pm – Brazilian mezzo-soprano REBECCA BATISTA DE ALMEIDA PERFORMS SOUTH AMERICAN SAMBA, TANGO AND BASS-NOVA, accompanied by the Institute Ensemble.
REBECCA BATISTA DE ALMEIDA
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Wednesday, August 24
Tunxis Community College, Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT – 7:30pm
Institute Orchestra: “HARMONIC INSPIRATIONS” Selection of Concertos from op.3. Performance by the Virtuosi Institute Festival Orchestra, Adrian Sylveen, conductor,
more info >>>
Vivaldi
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Thursday, August 25
Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd, Farmington, CT
6:15pm – Piano Class Review. more info >>>
7:30pm – OPERA: ORFEUS & EURIDICE. Summer Institute Opera students present staged performance of the Christoper Gluck’s masterpiece. Stage direction by Jurate Svedaite, choreography by Jairo Alejandro Ulloa Zepeda, accompanied by Institute Opera Orchestra, conducted by Adrian Sylveen. more info >>>
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Saturday, August 27 (NOTE: This is a ticketed event)
Jewish Federation Auditorium, 444 Main St N, Southbury, CT – 7:30pm
OPERA: ORFEUS & EURIDICE. Summer Institute Opera students present staged performance of the Christoper Gluck’s masterpiece. Stage direction by Jurate Svedaite, choreography by Jairo Alejandro Ulloa Zepeda, accompanied by Institute Opera Orchestra, conducted by Adrian Sylveen. more info >>>
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For more information about the Festival and the Institute please visit www.institute.thevirtuosi.org, or call us at (860) 325-CVCO (2826).

Admission to all events by free will offering, unless indicated otherwise.

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