What You'll Get
Conductors got their name by both guiding orchestras and wielding copper batons that deflect lightning away from the brass section. Behold an electrifying performance with this deal to the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration presented by the Hartford Symphony Orchestra at the The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Mortensen Hall on Saturday, March 17, at 8 p.m. Choose between the following options:
- For $35, you get two tickets for front-balcony seating (up to a $71 value, including ticketing fees).
- For $45, you get two tickets for mid-mezzanine seating (up to a $91 value, including ticketing fees).<p>
Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration regales ears with classic Celtic tunes commemorating the feast of Ireland’s patron saint. Visiting from his usual perch at the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gerald Steichen leads an army of instruments as it elevates the shimmering tenor of veteran singer Robert White, who has been nourishing auditory synapses since his radio debut in 1948. White fills listeners with Irish pride until they burst with clover leaves by belting out such distinctly Hibernian tunes as “Danny Boy,” a slow, anthemic composition that resonates in the hearts of Irish emigrants. Renowned Irish fiddler Jeanne Freeman also fuels high-octane jigs with skills gleaned from County Donegal native P.V. O’Donnell.
Mortensen Hall helps set the tone of the concert with beautiful art deco wall decorations and vintage, red felt seats. Guests craning necks upwards can gaze at an allegorical representation of Drama, filling out one of the largest hand-painted ceiling murals in the United States.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Mar 17, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 10 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Must call HSO Ticket Services before noon on 3/16 to redeem. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which will be provided to HSO Ticket Services. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Discount reflects Hartford Symphony Orchestra's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. No wheelchair access. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.