Roots of Broadway
Saturday, APRIL 18, 2020
Due to Coronavirus, for the safety of our audience, musicians, and staff
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THE SOUND ON THE SOUND
The Roaring 20s Gala
Saturday, 6pm, June 6, 2020
Attending our annual Gala is a festive way to celebrate and support the GBS. Mark your calendar for June 6, 2020 and stay tuned for more details about the evening events and how to buy tickets.
There & Back Again
Saturday, 8pm, March 14, 2020
In time for St. Patrick’s Day, Shaun Davey captures the Irish legend of St. Brendan crossing the Atlantic in The Brendan Voyage. Antonin Dvorak crossed the Atlantic as well and we will hear his popular Symphony From the New World.
C A N C E L E D
Look to The East
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Season premiere! GBS traveled along the Silk Road, with a visit from Kayhan Kalhor, master of the Persian kamancheh (spiked fiddle), and members of the Silk Road Ensemble.
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Maestro Eric Jacobsen conducted Johannes Brahms’ majestic Fourth Symphony and a stunning world premiere orchestration of Antonin Dvorak’s Moravian Duets placed in a love story for our time.
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Celebrate the winter solstice and GBS celebrated the winter solstice and the holiday season with selections from Johann Sebastian Bach’s lyrical Christmas Oratorio, Winter and Summer from Antonin Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, and other festive music to brighten the shortest day of the year.
20/20 Visions The Evolution of Music
Aaj Ki Raat and Atashgah
Watch an amazing recording session with conductor Eric Jacobsen, Silkroad artists Sandeep Das, Kayhan Kalhor, Karen Ouzounian, Mathias Kunzli, and Shawn Conley perform with the GBS at Just Right Studios in Bridgeport, CT. Put on your headphones, turn up the sound and enjoy our mini-performance of music from this season’s opener.
The Lark Ascending at the Palace
Watch this masterful convergence of music and place as the Jacobsen brothers perform Ralph Vaughn Williams’ The Lark Ascending at the long- abandoned Palace Theatre in Bridgeport, CT. Directed by Vitor Hirtsch, this magical video is the first of “The Bridgeport Sets” showcasing the Greater Bridgeport Symphony performing in iconic Bridgeport settings.
GBS Announces Young Instrumentalist and Emerging Composers Competitions in 2020
Audition with Maestro Jacobsen for an opportunity to solo with the Greater Bridgeport Symphony during the 2020-2021 concert season.
Enter this national competition for the opportunity to premiere your composition during a concert conducted by Maestro Jacobsen during the 2020-2021 concert season.
OUR MAESTRO ERIC JACOBSEN
Eric Jacobsen, a world-renowned cellist, was only 32 years old when he took the podium in September 2014 as Music Director of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony. Hailed by the New York Times as “an interpretive dynamo,” Jacobsen has built a reputation for engaging audiences with innovative and collaborative programming. Eric is also conductor of The Knights and serves as the Music Director for the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra.
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