News

October 6, 2017      Hartt Orchestra, Hartford Chorale and soloists from Yale Opera come together for a performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in the Bushnell Performing Arts Center

http://www.courant.com/entertainment/music/hc-concert-for-community-hartt-bushnell-20171012-story.html

February 24, 2017     as a guest with the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra (Georgia).

http://www.valdostadailytimes.com/news/local_news/symphonic-intensity/image_2b8741d6-ad9f-57b3-8e3a-7299a9322821.html

http://www.valdostadailytimes.com/news/local_news/symphonic-intensity/article_e230b792-edb7-5b39-8f3c-e3f458ed9994.html

November 1, 2016     Edward Cumming visits schools in Farmington

http://www.courant.com/community/farmington/hc-va-farmington-hartt-school-conductor-1103-20161101-story.html

November 20, 2015     Review of second appearance with the Long Beach Symphony.

http://www.gazettes.com/entertainment/musical-notes-edward-cumming-gets-stunning-performance-from-long-beach/article_4c8a6944-88b6-11e5-84c1-5b8bece0eca7.html

June 5, 2015     Review of performance with the Long Beach Symphony.

http://www.gazettes.com/entertainment/arts/reviews/musical-notes-symphony-closes-season-strong/article_4b6a337e-0a3e-11e5-8bbb-c36eb7ade2b3.html

June 5, 2011      Edward Cumming is named Associate Professor of Conducting and Director of Orchestral Activities at The Hartt School                

                                   Click here for full article.

June 5, 2011      Review of my final concert as Mus. Dir. of the Hartford Symphony.

                                   Click here for full article.

May 29, 2011       Preview on U.S. premiere of Stephen Montague’s REQUIEM.

                                   Click here for full article.

(See also Rick Coffey of the Hartford Chorale, discussing Edward Cumming’s role in advancing choral music in Hartford: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmc0ExWwpZ0

                                      In the New York Times:

May 14, 2010                        Sonata Set for violin and orchestra

                                  Edward Cumming’s orchestration of Charles Ives’s Violin Sonatas

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/16/nyregion/16musicct.html?scp=1&sq=Edward%20Cumming&st=cse

December 3, 2010              A Tale of Two Messiahs

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/05/nyregion/05musicct.html?scp=4&sq=Edward%20Cumming&st=cse

December 14, 2008      Economy Testing Creativity of the Arts

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/14/nyregion/connecticut/14artsct.html?pagewanted=2&sq=Economy Testing Creativity of the Arts&st=cse&scp=1

May 21, 2008       The Relationship of the Music Director and the Marketing Director: Designing a Symphony Season

http://www.polyphonic.org/article.php?id=141

April 27, 2003             Harmony in Hartford

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/04/27/nyregion/harmony-in-hartford-play-on.html?scp=3&sq=Edward%20Cumming&st=cse

June 10, 2001               Change at the Hartford Symphony   

http://www.nytimes.com/2001/06/10/nyregion/change-at-hartford-symphony.html?scp=5&sq=Edward%20Cumming&st=cse