Hartford Symphony Orchestra CT
Founded in 1934, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra (HSO) is Connecticut's premier musical organization. Widely recognized as one of America's leading regional orchestras, the HSO believes passionately in the performance of live symphonic music and its value in the community. The mission of the HSO is to perform live orchestral music of the highest quality for ever-expanding audiences, and to increase through its educational programs the understanding and enjoyment of that music by residents in Connecticut. Every year, the HSO presents more than 100 concerts; plays to audiences of approximately 160,000; reaches thousands through its broadcast concerts on Connecticut Public Radio; and serves more than 64,000 individuals through its Musical Pathways educational activities.