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Bridgeport’s Klein honors former Hearst Media arts writer Phyllis Boros

April 5, 2019

The Klein in Bridgeport will honor Phyllis Boros, former Arts/Entertainment senior writer for Hearst Connecticut Media Group, who retired in the summer of 2018 after a 44-year career in community journalism.

Laurence Caso, executive director of The Klein, will present the honor in a pre-concert ceremony at the Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s “Across the Universe” concert, which is taking place Saturday, April 13, at 8 p.m., at the 910 Fairfield Ave. venue.

“Phyllis possesses a profound devotion to the arts, and for 44 years her readers, artists, and a multitude of cultural organizations have prospered as a result,” Caso was quoted as saying in a news release. “The Klein wishes to honor her with our heartiest congratulations and thanks. We are also grateful to the Greater Bridgeport Symphony for allowing us to make this presentation at the start of their season finale concert.”

About the concert: Virtuoso Gil Shaham will perform Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the symphony. The concert also will include the entire “Planets” suite by Holst and a new orchestration of The Beatles’ “Across the Universe.” Tickets are $59-$15. 800-424-0160, email: info@theklein.org