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Author: Phyllis Boros

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New setting of Elgar’s ‘Sea Pictures’ brings CCC season to a close on May 1

The Connecticut Chamber Choir and Orchestra, under the baton of Constance Chase, perform May 1 in Trumbull. Sir Edward Elgar, above The Connecticut Chamber Choir and Orchestra’s final concert of the
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Bridgeport Adventure Park reopens for 2016 season

The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum, at 4450 Park Ave. in Bridgeport, is open for its 2016 season of zip line and climbing. New this year is the convenience of online reservations. “The new
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Youth Orchestras invite area students to open rehearsal

If you have ever considered joining the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras, now is the time to seriously explore the possibility. The GBYO, founded in 1961, is sponsoring an Open Rehearsal on
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Discovery Museum, GBS join forces for ‘Night Sky’ event

Above is a vintage photo of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, conducted by Music Director Emeritus Gustav Meier. The Discovery Museum and the Greater Bridgeport Symphony are joining forces for an
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So who’s the oldest golfer to have won a major?

Please let me indulge in a bit of family history. With Bernhard Langer, 58, in contention going into the final day of The Masters, much is being made about breaking the record for the oldest gent to

Search is on for Robin Hood, Merry Men

This just in from organizers of the upcoming Robin Hood Festival: Performers are being sought to fill a variety of roles for the 2016 production of 7th annual Robin Hood Springtime Festival at the
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Trumbull teen cellist wins GBS’ first strings competition

From left: The winners of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s first competition for young string players throughout Fairfield and New Haven counties: Chealim Yoon, 15, from Fairfield – Honorable
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Public invited to April 3 finals for GBS young violinists competition

Members of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, above, will be judges at the 2016 Competition for Young String Instrumentalists. The Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s new 2016 Competition for Young String
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Free Fairfield concert features renowned Borromeo String Quartet

The Music For Youth organization, devoted to bringing live concerts by renowned professional musicians to area children, will host the award-winning Borromeo String Quartet on April 9 in Fairfield,
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April Fools’ family night at Fairfield Museum

The Fairfield Museum is celebrating April Fools’ Day with an April Fools’ Night for families. Museum staff says the event, from 6 to 8 p.m., will feature “wacky entertainment, crafts, kid-friendly
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