Mahler's compositions generally reflect the turbulence of his life. His Symphony No. 2, composed over a 6-year period, was intensely personal. Click the player below to listen to Music Director Jonathan Yates discuss the making of Mahler's Symphony No. 2 and its narrative arc with Richard Epstein of WPKN.
Norwalk Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jonathan Yates explains the undertaking involved in bringing the magnificent Mahler Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection" to the Norwalk Concert Hall stage on May 20th.Read More
Norwalk Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jonathan Yates recently dropped in to WSHU studios for an interview with Kate Remington. Click here to listen to them discuss the upcoming Season Finale on May 20th, Mahler's Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection".
Kate Wegener was recently named the winner of the 2017 Concerto Competition at the Norwalk Symphony's fifth annual Young Artists Festival. She will be featured on the March 12 concert performing her competition piece, Mozart's Oboe Concerto in C major, with the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra. Read more.
STRATFORD, Conn. -- The Norwalk Concert Hall this past weekend was the scene of the Fourth Annual Young Artist Festival, hosted by the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra. More than 50 young musicians ages 4-17 participated in the weekend-long event. Read more.
The gymnasium at the Carver Community Center was transformed into a mini-concert hall on Saturday when a woodwind quartet from Norwalk Symphony Orchestra introduced a contingent of more than 20 children to the joys of classical music. Read more.
The Norwalk Symphony has new events coming up including a family concert on Sunday, March 8, at 3 p.m., linked to a weekend food drive.
The Symphony plans on going into space with the Norwalk Youth Symphony in a side-by-side presentation of interstellar symphonic standards. Read more.
The Norwalk Symphony Orchestra will host it’s third Young Artists’ Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 7 and 8, at the Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Ave., in Norwalk. This day-long festival is open to string students of all levels who have at least two years of study and have not yet graduated high school. The festival offers four different levels which serve to encourage and recognize the talented young musicians in Fairfield County. Read more...
NORWALK HOUR -- In pursuing one of its goals to fully engage the local community, the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra (NSO) has added an participatory component to a traditional holiday favorite. At NSO's second annual Messiah Sing-Along and Holiday Extravaganza, Norwalk Concert Hall will be filled with not only the sounds of the Symphony's classical musicians, but also the voices of joyful audience members. Rear More.
CT Post - With the sweep of his baton this weekend, Jonathan Yates, and the orchestra he leads, will usher in 75 years of music, with a program that features a superstar playing Schumann, the music of a Connecticut-grown composer and a nod to one of classical music's most iconic figures. Read more.
The Norwalk Symphony is marking its’ 25th anniversary celebration on Saturday October 25 with a performance by the world – renowned violinist Midori who will join the Norwalk Symphony for its opening concert at the Norwalk Concert Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Read More.
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NORWALK -- As The Norwalk Symphony Orchestra (NSO) approaches its 75th anniversary this year, the Symphony has not only survived in a climate in which funding for the arts has fallen off, but is thriving with record breaking ticket sales and sold-out performances. Read more.
By LESLIE LAKE - Hour Staff Writer
NORWALK -- The Norwalk Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will be closing out its 74th season in an interactive collaboration with the Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut, and the Fairfield Children's Choir in a performance of the concert version of the 1875 opera Carmen. Read more.