SEPTEMBER 5, 2020, 7 PM, INDIAN LEDGE PARK, TRUMBULL
The music of George M. Cohan, Stephen Sondheim, and those two great Broadway-crossover composers -- Gershwin and Bernstein -- meets a Stranger in Paradise (sound familiar? Click here for a blast from the past) and more as GBS returns to the stage.
ROOTS OF BROADWAY
After months of negotiations and intensive planning, GBS brings you Roots of Broadway (postponed from April 18) in an outdoor setting with Covid protocols in place.
Come see and hear us again at INDIAN LEDGE PARK in Trumbull, with guest conductor Chelsea Tipton II and vocalists Maureen Hamill, Raissa Katona Bennett and Gary Harger.
Limited $30 tickets are available for public sale.
a good time
was had by all!
news to follow.
thanks to all our musicians, the amazing chelsea tipton, the town of Trumbull, and all our volunteers who worked to make this happen!
To our friends:
We at GBS are working hard
to bring our music back to you
as soon as it is safe.
We are exploring many
performance options over the
coming months and into the
new season, live and digital.
We thank you for
your patience and
crisis. We ask you
now, more than ever,
to be generous
to GBS as we face
day to day.
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We look forward to seeing you again when the time is right, and in the meantime we wish you and your families good health and warm regards.
A special message from Eric Jacobsen
Our music director, Eric Jacobsen, sends his best wishes to all GBS fans, along with this special performance.
Recording Session: 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 last season’s opener.
ALBUM TO BE RELEASED SOON!
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 GBS performing in iconic Bridgeport settings.
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.
GBS Announces Young Instrumentalist and Emerging Composers Competitions in 2020
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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coming very soon!