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April 2019

Vaughn Williams & Mendelssohn

Friday, April 12, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 3:00pm

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106 United States

Vaughan Williams’ blissful Fantasia on “Greensleeves” was originally used in his opera, Sir John with Love, inspired by Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor. His haunting Dona nobis pacem is a plea for peace in the years leading up to WWII. Mendelssohn’s elegant Symphony No. 2 echoes Beethoven’s Ninth and is a celebration of the German Reformation. Vaughan Williams Fantasia on “Greensleeves” Vaughan Williams Dona nobis pacem Mendelssohn Symphony No. 2, Op. 52a Featuring Carolyn Kuan conductor Hartford Chorale Richard…

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