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June 2021

Monday Night at the Opera in the Garden! – From the Porch

June 14, 6:00 pm

Opera Connecticut returns to Hill-Stead’s Sunken Garden with their cadre of talented sopranos, tenors, mezzos, and basses, for an evening of favorite selections from operas old and new. [Read more]

Hartford Symphony Orchestra Spring Splash! – From the Porch

June 16, 6:00 pm

The Hartford Symphony Orchestra brings the HSO String Quartet to Hill-Stead as part of their Spring Splash! Series.  [Read more]

Vocal-guitar duo Kristen Renehan & Jim Mastrianni – From the Porch

June 18, 6:00 pm

Vocal-guitar duo Kristen Renehan and Jim Mastrianni bring their time and talent to Hill-Stead. [Read more]

Capital Classics Presents Shakespeare’s “As You Like It: Festive Songs and Famous Speeches” – From the Porch

June 24, 6:00 pm

Capital Classics Theatre Company returns with a program of music and merriment: “Shakespeare’s As You Like It: Festive Songs and Famous Speeches,” featuring performances of the songs and famous speeches from Shakespeare’s romantic comedy, As You Like It. [Read more]

Ballard Chamber Collective – From the Porch

June 30, 6:00 pm

The Ballard Chamber Collective, a quartet comprised of professional musicians (and neighbors) Ari Isaacman Beck, violin; Jaroslaw Lis, violin; Nicholas Borghoff, viola; and Ignacy Gaydamovich, cello; return to the porch for an evening of selected chamber works. [Read more]

July 2021

Sunny Train Family Music Show

July 14, 10:30 am

Sunny Train’s a-comin’ this way! All aboard to sing, dance, and play! Kids and grown-ups alike will adore the toe-tapping happy harmony-filled original songs, traditional tunes, and catchy jams.  [Read more]

August 2021

Boyd Meets Girl – From the Porch

August 13, 6:00 pm

Boyd Meets Girl pairs Australian classical guitarist Rupert Boyd with American cellist Laura Metcalf. The duo performs an eclectic and engaging range of repertoire, from Bach to Beyoncé. [Read more]

An Evening of Storytelling with Speak Up – From the Porch

August 18, 6:00 pm

Speak Up brings their widely acclaimed storytelling show to Hill-Stead’s Veranda. Founder Matthew Dicks will serve as one of the featured professional and amateur storytellers sharing true stories from their lives. [Read more]

Ed Fast & Conga Bop – From the Porch

August 25, 6:00 pm

Ed Fast & Conga Bop bring Afro-Cuban influenced rhythms and hard-bop harmony fused to create unique, soulful originals and creatively arranged jazz standards. [Read more]

September 2021

The Guys, a play by Anne Nelson – From the Porch

September 8, 6:00 pm

Presented by Herstory Theater. On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Hill-Stead Museum will pay tribute to first responders and all lives lost that day by hosting a production of Anne Nelson’s “The Guys.” [Read more]

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