The Hotchkiss Orchestra and school jazz ensemble, Right Brain Logic, will perform in concert Friday, May 24 at 7:00 p.m. in Katherine M. Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center. Admission is free and all are welcome.
The Tremaine Art Gallery is pleased to present the exhibit Chicks with Guns featuring the work of photographer Lindsay McCrum ’75. The exhibit will run May 14 - June 16 with an artist talk scheduled for Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m. and an opening reception Saturday, May 18, 4 - 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend both events.
The 8th Annual Hotchkiss Film Festival takes place in Walker Auditorium, Saturday, May 11. The festival kicks off at 6:30 p.m. with a red carpet event in the Walker Auditorium lobby. For a detailed schedule of events visit hotchkissfilmfest.com. General admission is $5.
The Hotchkiss Chorus presents its annual spring concert on Sunday, May 12 at 7 p.m. in the Hotchkiss Chapel. A concert of 21st century American choral music will feature the music of Eric Whitacre, with music by Morten Lauridsen, Craig Hella Johnson, Stephen Paulus, and the premiere of new works by Anson Olds. This is fascinating yet challenging repertoire for the chorus to undertake.
The Hotchkiss Concert Series is pleased to present cellist Alexander Hülshoff and pianist Andreas Frölich in concert Saturday, May 4 at 7 p.m. at the Katherine M. Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center. Both musicians hail from Germany. The program includes Claude Debussy’s Sonata in D Minor for piano and violoncello, Franz Schubert’s Sonata for Arpeggione and piano in A minor, and Edvard Grieg’s Sonata for Arpeggione and piano in A minor.
The gospel choir of The Hotchkiss School will host Gospelfest 2019, now in its 18th year! All are welcome to The Hotchkiss School’s Katherine M. Elfers Hall, Esther Eastman Music Center Sunday, May 5, at 3:00 p.m. Gospel choirs of other area boarding schools including Westover, South Kent, and Miss Porter’s Schools will also perform, along with the Litchfield Congregational Youth Choir.
The Hotchkiss Dramatic Association is pleased to present George Orwell’s 1984, on stage April 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. and April 28 at 2:30 p.m. Adapted for the stage by Robert Owens, Wilton E. Hall, Jr. and William A. Miles, Jr., the production is directed by Derek Brashears, director of the theatre program at Hotchkiss. All performances take place in the intimate Black Box Theater. Please note the production is not suitable for viewers under 12 due to scenes of simulated physical violence and mental distress for the characters. Tickets are $10; $5 for students and seniors.