Below is a listing of all upcoming free concerts. These events require no tickets, however with highly encourage that you make a donation to the New Britain Symphony Orchestra to help us continue to offer high quality performances.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 6:30 PM
Berlin Peck Memorial Library
The world tradition and history of the Polka will be performed and explained in this rousing performance that is sure to tempt you to get up and dance.
BEATLES STRING QUARTET
Monday, November 13, 2017 – 6:30 PM
Plainville Public Library
Throw on your tie-dyes and sunglasses and enjoy learning about and listening to the timeless music of the Beatles.
BRASS QUINTET& PIPE ORGAN
Sunday, December 3, 2017 – 3:00 PM
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, New Britain
Sound has color and you will feel and hear the season’s full spectrum produced by the merging sounds of brass and organ. Take a little time to rekindle your inner glow as you start the holiday
Tuesday, February l3, 2018 ♥️
Trinity on Main, New Britain
Jazz is the sound and spirit of America. Bring someone special and listen to “made in America” music of the heart.
Sunday, March 11, 2018 – 3:00 PM
New Britain Museum of America Art
The joy, laughing and weeping of a people can be heard in the exhilarating sound of Klezmer music. Don’t miss this chance to learn about and sample the buoyancy of the human spirit.
STEEL DRUM ENSEMBLE
MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2018 – 6:30 PM
Berlin Peck Memorial Library
You will learn how the instrument started in the Caribbean and is now enjoyed all over the world. Join a celebration of the infectious sounds of the Steel Drum Ensemble.
BEATLES BRASS QUINTET
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2018 – 6:30 PM
New Britain Public Library
The Beatles sampled and explored the music styles of their generation . Come and enjoy the special arrangements of classic Beatles music for Brass Quintet.
- December 3, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The brilliance of brass instruments and the majestic sounds of the pipe organ combine to signal the start of the season of light. Reese Farnell – Horn Frank Gawl – Trumpet Walter Gibson – Tuba Larry Gareau – Trumpet
- February 13, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Jazz is the fusion of many different African-American styles of music that have evolved to become Americas’ contribution to the world of music. Come take your seat and immerse yourself in the culture of cool and soothing music. Josh Uguccioni Trio, featuring Teresa Hayward Corey Garcia- Drums Teresa Hayward- Vocals Josh Uguccioni- Bass Charles Savage- […]
- April 4, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For the past 17 years, the Symphony’s free Young Peoples’ Concert has been performed for all fifth grade students from New Britain, Berlin, Plainville and other surrounding towns in Welte Hall, Central Connecticut State University. This season’s l8th YPC, to be performed on April 8, 2015, will bring the total of young people reached through […]
- April 23, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Come and enjoy a musical sampling of Caribbean pan music. This music is from the heart and soul of the islands, and its rhythms will their way to your feet. Come and listen, if you dare. Lee Caron – Trap Set Kevin Huhn – Bass Christopher Swist – Steel Drums James Walker – Steel Drums