Our Previous Seasons

This page highlights the four performances of our 2017 season, marking the 40-year anniversary of the Essex Winter Series! to view a comprehensive gallery of images from this and many more of our previous seasons, click here. Most of the images you’ll see were taken by our incomparable photographer, Peter Harron. Thank you, Peter!

January 8, Valley Regional High School, Deep River:

40th Anniversary Celebration

Sponsored by Guilford Savings Bank

Everything that has made EWS so successful over the years packed into one celebratory concert! Classical, jazz, and more, with many of your favorite performers as well as emerging artists.

Click here for the complete January 8 program and artist biographies.

Click here to view a gallery of photos from the performance.

      
Mihae Lee, Randall Hodgkinson, and William Purvis

  
The Attacca Quartet, Patricia Schuman

  
Jeff Barnhart and Vince Giordano

     
Joe Midiri, Paul Midiri, and Jim Lawlor

2017 Emerging Artists

  
Aaron Plourde, trumpet, and Matthew Russo, trombone

     
Nozomi Imamura, trumpet; Joseph Guimaraes, tuba; and
Sam Um, percussion


 

February 19, Valley Regional High School, Deep River:

Stu Ingersoll Jazz Concert: Dan Levinson’s Roof Garden Jass Band

Sponsored by The Clark Group and Tower Laboratories LTD

That’s no typo – Jass is any early spelling of Jazz. Dan and his renowned band will mark the centennial of the first recordings of New Orleans jazz in what is sure to be a spirited and rollicking afternoon.

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March 5, Old Saybrook High School, Old Saybrook:

Garrison Keillor

Sponsored by Essex Meadows and Jeffrey N. Mehler, CFP® LLC

“Stories in Mind, Poems by Heart.” The beloved raconteur, author, and entertainer will share his unique brand of wisdom and humor in what is sure to be an unforgettable afternoon.

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April 2, Old Saybrook High School, Old Saybrook:

Chanticleer, an Orchestra of Voices

Sponsored by Essex Savings Bank

Chanticleer, the Grammy Award-winning all-male chorus, is one of the world’s most renowned vocal ensembles, and returns to our series by popular demand.

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Contact Information

Essex Winter Series
PO Box 383
Essex, CT 06426

860-272-4572

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Our Venues:

Valley Regional High School
Kelsey Hill Road
Deep River, CT 06417

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John Winthrop Middle School
1 John Winthrop Jr High School Drive
Deep River, CT 06417
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Old Saybrook High School
1111 Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
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