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In Memoriam  
Mozart: Requiem with the New Britain Chorale 
September 10, 8 PM
St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church, Hartford

Our first concert dedicated to victims of violence, terror, and inhumanity.

Accordion revealed 
Piazzolla, Holst, Olczak, Grieg, Krzysztof Olczak, accordion
October 24, 8 PM
Torp Theatre, CCSU, New Britain

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After many concerts around the globe, this accordion virtuoso comes to perform with the Connecticut Virtuosi in our debut concert at the Thorp Theater. An accomplished composer as well as performer, Prof. Olczak will perform as the soloist in his newly revised concerto.


It's Christmas again 
Christmas Concert with the New Britain Chorale
December 14, 2003, 3PM
Torp Theatre, CCSU, New Britain

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The New Britain Chorale, with featured soloists and the orchestra, will perform a concert of traditional Christmas favorites including holiday carols from around the world.

Diva and Guests Pops Concert
Monika Krajewska: Mezzo-soprano 
January 16, 8 PM
Torp Theatre, CCSU, New Britain

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An audience favorite, Monika Krajewska returns to perform favorite selections from the symphonic pops repertoire.

Romantic Favorites Respighi, Mozart, Wieniawski
Adrian Mackiewicz, violin, Steve Larson, viola
February 20, 8 PM
St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church, Hartford

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Maestro Mackiewicz shares the stage with violist extraordinaire Steve Larson  in an always-favorite duet. Also in the program will be a performance of  a little known masterpiece by Schubert.

Artist's album Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Gach
Roman Markowicz, piano, Jay Anthony Gach, composer
March 19, 8 PM
Torp Theatre, CCSU, New Britain

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International concert pianist, educator, and a music critic, Roman Markowicz returns to present his favorite repertoire of Bach and Beethoven. He will also present a lecture on music by  Fryderyk Chopin. Also in Program a piece by NY composer Jay Anthony Gach: " From the Land of TV"


Masterpieces of Sacred Music  New Britain Chorale 
Dvorak: Mass in D, Op. 86/B. 153
April 4 First Lutheran Church of Reformation, New Britain
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The annual concert of the New Britain Chorale will feature the performance of the large-scale choral and orchestral masterpiece by Antonin Dvorak.

Musical Experiments J. C. Bach, Brahms, Anweiler Thomas A. Labadorf, Clarinet
April 23, 8 PM
Torp Theatre, CCSU, New Britain

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This will be the third composition commissioned by the Virtuosi for Andrzej Anweiler. It promises to be another great performance, with clarinetist Tom Labadorf debuting with the Virtuosi in this world premiere for clarinet and chamber orchestra.

Mostly Chopin Mozart, Chopin, Gatonska
Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Competition Winner
May 21, 8 PM Belding , Bushnell, Hartford
May 23  Kosciuszko Foundation, NY, NY

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This promises to be a concert of premieres and debuts. The yet unknown winner of the Chopin Competition will perform Chopin, and there will also be a new composition by Connecticut composer Michael Gatonska.


In 2003-2004 season we are scheduled at the following local Schools:

October: Trinity on Main Arts Center, New Britain, CT
January 14: Vance School, New Britain, CT
January 15Holmes School, New Britain, CT
February St. Stanislaus School, Meriden, CT
March 17 Smalley School, New Britain, CT
March 18 Gaffney School, New Britain, CT
May 19 Di Loreto School, New Britain, CT