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Hartford Symphony Orchestra Spotlight: Spring Strings

Wednesday, May 6, 2021 – Sunday, May 9, 2021

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

This month we’re highlighting music for strings! It was recorded at the Connecticut Historical Society and will be available on-demand April 16 – May 9, 2021.

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Make It Dinner And A Show! 

  • Take advantage of this special offer from our friends at Republic at the Linden and enjoy a special HSO Spotlight Dinner offered during the third week of Spotlight: Spring Strings (April 30-May 6)!
  • Call Republic (860-310-3269)  and ask for the HSO Spotlight Menu! Click here to view the menu: HSO Spotlight Dinner
  • Please order in advance (the day before or the morning of) to guarantee the day and time you would like to pick up your meal.
  • In an effort to help our loyal restaurant partners through this challenging time, gift cards may not be used in conjunction with the special offer. Thank you for your consideration. – Hartford Symphony


HSO String Quartet:
Lisa Rautenberg, violin
Martha Kayser, violin
Nicholas Borghoff, viola
Jeffrey Krieger, cello
Piacere Quartet:
Jaroslaw Lis, violin
Deborah Tyler, violin
Michael Wheeler, viola
Jia Cao, cello
Mosiac Trio:
Lu Sun Friedman, violin
Pat Daly Vance, viola
Peter Zay, cello


Edward German – Three Dances from “Henry VIII”
Philip Glass – String Quartet No. 2, “Company”
Florence Price – Andante
George Gershwin – Lullaby
Ludwig Van Beethoven – String Trio in C Minor, Mvt. I & II
John Williams (arr. Peter Zay) – Hedwig’s Theme