Mar 11 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Students from the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras and Fairfield County Children’s Choir will perform in a free concert open to the public on Saturday, March 11, 2017 beginning at Noon at the Fairfield University Bookstore Downtown, 1499 Post Road in Fairfield on the 2nd floor. GBYO Conductor Aaron Lofaro will lead off with a group of String Orchestra students followed by Chorale Conductor Lisa Bettke and Chorus Conductor Ashley Zadravecz of FCCC—each conducting a group of students to round out the concert. The public is invited and encouraged to attend this special performance by two of Fairfield County’s dynamic music organizations. The concert will last approximately 45 minutes.
Mar 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Chamber Singers of FCCC joins the Greater Bridgeport Symphony as they celebrate Leonard Bernstein's music who would be 99 years old in 2017. The Connecticut Chamber Choir and FCCC will join GBS in presenting the Dance Suite from West Side Story and Chichester Psalms. The second half of the concert brings French romance, with Ravel’s Tzigane (Deborah Wong, GBS concertmaster, soloist) and Debussy’s Nocturnes. For details: Bernstein at 99
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The final regular season concert will again focus on community, this time featuring classic folk songs and many beloved rounds. With selections from the 13th Century through today, you will experience sparkling gems that will warm your heart and masterpieces that will inspire your soul. Enjoy the beautiful melodies of How Can I Keep From Singing and O Music, Sweet Music, be enthralled by the sound of the young voices and join in with us as we celebrate singing as a community!
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