Symphony News

Upcoming Concert:  Dance for Joy

Dance for Joy

Tickets are also available at the door. On March 10, the NBSO will present a concert that will delight both the eyes and ears: Dance for Joy, under the baton of guest conductor Kalena Bovell  with guest violinist Clara Kim, and performances by dancers from both the CCSU Dance Company, and the END Ensemble. The […]


Conductor Kalena Bovell

Praised for her “brilliant conducting skills” (Chicago Tribune) Kalena Bovell was named Music Director of the Civic Orchestra of New Haven and will begin her tenure for the 2018 – 2019 season. Described as a conductor who possesses innate confidence and charisma, Kalena has held conducting fellowships with the Allentown Symphony and the Chicago Sinfonietta. […]


Upcoming Concert:  Spring in Bloom

Spring in Bloom

Our main stage season will conclude on May 5 with Spring in Bloom, led by Edward Cumming, Hartt School of Music, with guest violinist Sirena Huang. The concert will celebrate new beginnings and the magic of the season.   The program will include: Copland: Appalachian Spring Vivaldi: “Spring” from The Four Seasons, with guest soloist: […]


Conductor Edward Cumming

Edward Cumming is Director of Orchestral Activities and Associate Professor of Music at The Hartt School. For nine years, he was Music Director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, hailed for its remarkable artistic growth during his tenure. His appointment came after a two-year search process involving nearly 300 applicants from around the world. Before coming […]


Soloist Sirena Huang

Praised by The Baltimore Sun for her “impeccable technique…deeply expressive phrasing…and poetic weight,” Sirena Huang is one of her generation’s most celebrated violinists. She brings not only technical brilliance and powerful artistry to the stage, but also a profound sense of connection to her audience. Sirena has been the recipient of numerous accolades and awards. […]