Palm Sunday concert offers jazz & Schubert

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The 73rd annual Palm Sunday Concert, at First Congregational Church of Stratford, will bring together an impressive array of area talent, under the director of noted composer and jazz pianist Dr. Joe Utterback. The event takes place on Palm Sunday, March 29, at 4 p.m. at the Stratford landmark. Schubert’s Mass in G and Utterback’s […] [Read More]
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Asylum Quartet to perform in Greenwich on Feb. 22

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Pictured, Asylum Quartet, a quartet of four classically-trained saxophonists who met as graduate students at the The Hartt School in West Hartford, Conn., have been earning awards and attention since forming several years ago. The group, from left, are Andrew Barnhart, Tony Speranza, Joseph Abad and Max Schwimmer. It will perform in Greenwich, Conn., on […] [Read More]
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In weeks, performers will gather for ‘A Little Night Music’ in Greenwich

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Pictured, pianist Mark Kaczmarczyk will be among the musicians putting on “”A Little Night Musi”” at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Greenwich, Conn., on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. Works by Franz Schubert, Samuel Barber and Felix Mendelssohn will be featured. For more information, visit www.stcath.org or call 203-637-3661. It will be an […] [Read More]
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Ricky Martin to make a stop in October at Mohegan Sun; tickets go on sale Feb. 20

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You can catch Ricky Martin on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” tomorrow, but you will have to wait another week before you can pick up tickets for his Mohegan Sun show in October. (He’s pictured above performing at the iHeart Radio Fiesta Latina concert at the Forum on Nov. 22, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. Photo by […] [Read More]
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Broadway star Sutton Foster to light the way for benefit concert in Westport

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The Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County will be benefiting from star power this month, when Sutton Foster, who has earned two Tony Awards, will headline its benefit concert on Feb. 12. Foster, pictured, who won awards for her performances in “Anything Goes” and “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” will be joined by about 80 high school […] [Read More]
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Broadway for a song: Area children’s choir set to cover ‘timeless’ hits

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Above, the Fairfield County Children’s Choir performs during a previous performance. The group is set to present “Timeless Favorites and Today’s Hits,” on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Since September, a group of 300 young singers have been immersed in the melodies of the Great White Way, preparing for the day that will soon be on […] [Read More]
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Music to flow at ‘Speakeasy’ and funds to grow for Kennedy Center

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Above, Betina Hershey, Nick Russo and Dan Martin, members of the Dan Martin Sextet, are set to perform at the Kennedy Center Children’s Services benefit, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at the Trumbull Marriott in Trumbull, Conn. The evening’s theme is the 1920s jazz era. Contributed photo The jazz age makes a return Saturday, Feb. 7, […] [Read More]
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Local performers sought for Stamford summer music series

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Above, The Beach Boys performs on stage during Alive@Five in Columbus Park in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Hearst Connecticut Media Group is a sponsor of the event. Jason Rearick/Staff photo Winter has the area in its strong grip, but Stamford Downtown is already thinking about summer and its signature music series, which […] [Read More]
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Madera Winds plan to bring a taste of summer to Wilton

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Pictured, Madera Winds is comprised of from left, back row, Jan van den Berg, John Harley and Ralph Kirmser; and, from left, seated, Janet Atherton and Rosemary Dellinger. The group will perform at the Wilton Library in Wilton, Conn., on Sunday, Jan. 11 from 4 to 5 p.m. Contributed photo It may be impossible to […] [Read More]
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January begins with jazz in downtown Stamford

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  Pictured, Maria Tiscia sings on stage as the opening act for Dianne Reeves during Jazz Up July at Columbus Park in Stamford on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Staff photo/Jason Rearick Brazil makes a stop in Stamford next weekend when the jazz quartet Rio Bound performs a mix of Brazilian jazz favorites during an afternoon […] [Read More]