At Home with the Vinnitskys: Home-baked Arrangements for Clarinet and Piano

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Tuesday, May 19 at 4:30pm

Happy Hour with Principal Clarinet Pavel Vinnitsky

How are our musicians spending the quarantine since we can’t perform for you onstage? Principal clarinetist Pavel Vinnitsky, his wife, pianist/composer wife Anna, and their son are home balancing distance learning, teaching, and their current creative project: creating and rehearsing a set of new compositions and arrangements for clarinet and piano.

Here is your chance to have a glimpse into their home, as they explore new ways to produce art. What are the burning questions you’ve always had about the clarinet? Composing? Life as a musician? Here is your chance! So pour yourself a cocktail of choice and join the conversation on Tuesday May 19th at 4:30pm for our next Happy Hour!

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Happy Mother’s Day from Janey Choi, Director of Community Engagement & Education

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Here’s to one of the greatest musical mothers ever! Clara Wieck Schumann would have been 200 years old this year. This working mother of 8 children was one of the most famous pianists of her generation with a 60+ year performing career, a composer, editor and champion of her husband Robert’s collected works, and a celebrated teacher.

Included is a playlist of my next recital project: Three Romances for Violin & Piano, op. 22 followed by Clara Schumann's most popular piece of chamber music today: the Piano Trio in g minor, op. 17 and finally, a piano concerto she composed as a teenager

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Stamford Symphony presents A NEW ERA BEGINS – The 2020-2021 Season


Michael Stern, Music Director Designate is looking forward to sharing his inaugural season with you. A New Era Begins is filled with great music that you will love by Mozart, Sibelius, Copland and more, plus some works that have never been performed by the Stamford Symphony such as Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, as well as hot shot young soloists and the great Pinchas Zukerman.