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Revive your spirit -the Hartford Symphony Orchestra (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.

We welcome spring with this program, which highlights music for brass and woodwinds! It was recorded at the Theater of the Performing Arts and will be available on-demand from March 19-April 11, 2021.


Dominique Kim, Flute
Cheryl Bishkoff, Oboe
Eddie Sundra, Assistant Principal Clarinet
Pinghua Felix Ren, Assistant Principal Bassoon
Scott McIntosh, Principal Trumpet
John Charles Thomas, Assistant Principal Trumpet
Barbara Hill, Principal Horn
Brian L. Diehl, Principal Trombone
Adam Crowe, Tuba
Eric Ewazen – A Western Fanfare
Lauren Bernofsky – Passacaglia
Reena Esmail –Tuttaranna
George Walker –Music for Brass, Sacred and Profane,“Choral: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier”
Samuel Scheidt –Canzona Bergamasca
Valerie Coleman –Umoja
Carl Nielsen – Wind Quintet, Op. 43, Mvt. I “Allegro ben moderato”
Amy Beach – Pastorale for Wind Quintet
Traditional (arr. Eddie Sundra) –Amazing Grace
Astor Piazzolla (arr. Jeff Scott) –Oblivion