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One hundred twenty five years ago, a group of amateur musicians in New Haven began gathering to play classical works by Bach, Beethoven, and other European composers. The orchestra was comprised of German immigrants who had been missing the music of their home country. Within a year, they staged a concert to share the best of their culture with America. The New Haven Symphony Orchestra was born.
Now the 4th oldest symphony in the country after New York, Boston, and Chicago, New Haven Symphony Orchestra turns 125 this year, and is celebrating a long tradition of making high quality orchestral music available to all. Continue reading.