MNFF to show two films with live orchestra accompaniment

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s chamber ensemble, conducted by Matt LaRocca, returns Aug. 25, with its pioneering collaboration with the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival.

Free concert in Middlebury commemorates the Holocaust

A free, three-part concert series “Commemorating the Holocaust with Music of Jewish Resistance” will kick off on April 15 at the Havurah House in Middlebury.

‘A Night at the Movies’ returns to the MAC Mar. 31

The event, which premiered at the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival last August, will feature a live, 22-piece VSO chamber ensemble accompanying seven documentary and animation films with Vermont ties.

Orchestra to accompany films at MNFF screening event

Live music will accompany a slate of films screened at Middlebury College during next week’s Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra brings sounds of summer to Vergennes

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VSO) will be visiting Vergennes during its 2021 summer season, coming together for musical celebration at the Vergennes City Park on Aug. 24, at 5:30 p.m. This free performance is part of a series of small-format concerts h … (read more)

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra hosts ‘Music For Days Like This’

On Nov. 21, the Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Advisor David Ludwig will host “Music for Days Like This” online. This digital concert interweaves the traditional with the unexpected, drawing a parallel to present day experiences through chamber en … (read more)

Sofia Hirsch: Life as a pro violinist in Vermont

A small, three-year-old girl in Ontario grinds her bow across all four strings. She coaxes out an imperfect G major scale in whole notes, her very first feat on her very first violin. These were the humble beginnings of professional violinist Sofia Hirsch … (read more)