ECSO 2020 Dining Passport  - $50 per book

This dining passport program serves as a major fundraiser for the Friends with all proceeds benefiting the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra’s mission. Diners will discover the finest dining in Eastern Connecticut by purchasing a Premier Dining Experiences Passport. The passport allows the bearer of the passport to receive a free entrée with the purchase of a second entrée of an equal or higher price. 

Click here to view the book and each individual restaurant's restrictions.

Participating Restaurants in the 2020 Dining Passport:

Alforno Trattoria - Old Saybrook
Buon Appetito - North Stonington
Cafe Otis - Norwich
Cafe Sol - Niantic
Charlie's Place - Niantic
Dev's American Bistro - New London
il Pomod'Oro Restaurant & Pizzeria - East Lyme
Jake's Diner on State St. - New London
Jasmine Thai Restaurant and Sushi Bar - New London
La Belle Aurore - Niantic
Mystic Pizza II - North Stonington
Penny Lane Pub - Old Saybrook
Phoenix - Pawcatuck
Prime 82 - Norwich
RD86 Space - New London
The Social Bar + Kitchen - New London
The Thirsty Gull - Westerly, RI

Friends Of Eastern Connecticut Symphony

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Wanted:  People to join a very important group of men and women of all ages who provide volunteer assistance to the office staff, work with high school age students to provide ushers at our concerts, run a citrus sale, trips to Tanglewood, and orchestrate the annual Ball to raise funds for the ECSO. Contact the ECSO office for meeting times and dates of the Friends of The Symphony.

Friends of the Symphony

President — Gay Clarkson

Vice President — Stephanie Thorp

Recording Secretary — Laurie Markowicz

Treasurer — Barry Thorp

Co-Treasurer - Ed Hemstreet

Membership Chair — Marti Bradshaw

Dining Passport Chair — Marti Bradshaw

Instrumental Competition Chair — Mike Pernal

Board of Directors 2019 - 2020

Marti Bradshaw

Marcie Brensilver

William Clarkson

David Hayes

David Jacobs

Naomi Otterness

Mike Pernal

Pat Sparkman

Elizabeth Swindell

Archie Swindell

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Symphony Orchestra
289 State Street
New London, CT 06320

Phone: 860-443-2876

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Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
Britten: Peter Grimes: Sea Interludes (4), Op. 33a
Vaughan Williams: Symphony no 1 "A sea symphony"
Mahler: Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique"
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Verdi: I lombardi
Shostakovich: Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47
Nielsen: Symphony no 4, Op. 29 "Inextinguishable"
Elgar: Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85
Beethoven: Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36
Snider: Disquiet
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms
Wagner: Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin
Smetana: The Moldau
Prokofiev: Symphony no 5 in B flat major, Op. 100
Liszt: Les préludes, S 97
Sibelius: Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43
Elgar: Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Strauss: Four Last Songs
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40
Berlioz: Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9
Wagner: Die Meistersinger, prelude
Elgar: Coronation Ode, Op. 44
Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35
Wagner: Overture to Tannhäuser
Novacek: Intoxication
Mussorgsky: The Great Gate of Kiev
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Coolidge: Pioneer Dances
Copland: Suite from Our Town
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
Lowden: Armed Forces Salute
Kern: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Tchaikovsky: Hamlet Overture, Op. 67
Dvorak: Symphony no 7 in D minor, Op. 70/B 141
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45
Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 6
Dvorak: Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World"
Gershwin: Overture to Girl Crazy
Strauss: Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 "Death and Transfiguration"
Mozart: Mass in C major, K 317 "Coronation"
Price: Concert Overture No. 2

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Additional Support

The ECSO operates with additional support from the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.