Symphonic Fantasy – Jan. 22 @ 7:30pm

Jan. 22 @ 7:30 PM

The orchestra’s first concert of 2022 features Igor Pikayzen performing Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1.

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Our 75th Season

We are thrilled to announce our 75th Anniversary Season’s lineup, curated by Music Director and Conductor Toshiyuki Shimada

The ECSO announces its 75th anniversary season since its founding in 1946 by first music director, Victor Norman. Join us for this landmark, celebratory season as the ECSO returns to the Garde Arts Center stage in New London.

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ECSYO & String Ensemble Open House – Dec. 6 @ 5:30pm

Dec. 6 @ 5:30pm

Come join us on DECEMBER 6, 2021 at 5:30 pm at Northeast Academy Arts Magnet School in Mystic, CT for an Open House and learn more about our exciting Spring rehearsals and concerts.

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News & Media

News & Media

View our newsletter (Prelude) in digital form, read press releases, and watch ECSO videos.

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2021-22 Subscriptions

Join us live and in-person at the Garde Arts Center, starting on Oct. 23. Save up to 15% off single-ticket prices, and receive additional benefits when you subscribe to the ECSO.

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COVID-19 Response and Updates

In order to safely celebrate our 75th anniversary season, we are implementing new concert attendance guidelines. All audience members will need to provide proof of a full course of vaccination for COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours from the start of the concert. Masks will be required. Click below for more information and to see our concert dates for the 2021-22 concert season.

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Behind The Scenes

Want to know to know more about the upcoming concert? Dive into the music in our concert pages. There you will find pre-concert chats with Toshi, curated Spotify playlists, and fascinating program notes about the composers and guest artists.

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