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Revive your spirit with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra! The HSO Spotlight Series is a brand-new way to experience the HSO – and this month, the spotlight is on the cello. Spotlight: Music for Cello Quartet, was filmed at Parkville Sounds and will be available on-demand January 22-February 17. Tickets and information are available at

The HSO Spotlight Series is a brand-new way to experience the HSO! Each month, the HSO will premiere a 60-minute performance by HSO ensembles and guests recorded at exciting venues in and around Hartford, and available on-demand for a limited time.

Spotlight: Music for Cello Quartet will feature Michel Corrette’s Le Phénix Concerto, Tomas Albinoni’s Adiago (arr. Tomas-Mifune),  Maurice Ravel’s Bolero (arr. Barralet),
Friederich Gruetzmacher’s Consecration Hymn and Astor Piazzolla’s Libertango (arr. Johnstone).

The performance will feature gifted HSO cellists, including Jeff Krieger, Principal Cello; Jia Cao, Assistant Principal Cello; Peter Zay, Section Cello; and Cara Cheung, Section Cello.

Presenting sponsors are the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, The Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation, Shelbourne, the Gawlicki Family Fund, and Travelers. Producing sponsors are Parkville Sounds and Miceli Productions.


About the Hartford Symphony Orchestra


The mission of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra is to enrich lives and community through great music. Marking its 77th season in 2020-2021, the HSO is Connecticut’s premier musical organization, the second largest orchestra in New England, and widely recognized as one of America’s leading regional orchestras. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra named Carolyn Kuan as its tenth music director in January 2011; she is the first woman and youngest person to hold this title. The HSO captivates and inspires audiences of all ages by presenting more than 100 concerts annually, including the Masterworks Series, POPS! Series, Sunday Serenades, Discovery Concerts, Symphony in Schools, Musical Dialogues, the Talcott Mountain Music Festival, and more.  The HSO aims to deliver uniquely powerful and emotional experiences that lift and transform the spirit, and to give back and help create vibrant communities in the Greater Hartford area.