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Tod Machover and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Premiere New Motor City Piece … – Classicalite says:

Tod Machover and the Detroit SymphonyOrchestraPremiere New Motor City Piece
Professor of music and media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tod Machover, recently premiered his soundscape composition, Symphony in D, with the Detroit SymphonyOrchestra. The performance featured the mundane sounds of the Motor …
Sounds of Detroit echo in verseDetroit Free Press

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Cape Youth Orchestra Heads to State House – News says:

Omaha World-Herald
Cape YouthOrchestraHeads to State House News
The Cape YouthOrchestrawill be performing in the rotunda of the Massachusetts State House. The performance which will be open to the public will be held at noon. State Senator Dan Wolf, who invited theorchestrato play, will introduce their performance.
Symphony conductor takes on new role, made especially for himOmaha World-Herald

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Joseph Silverstein, Longtime Boston Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster, Dies at 83 – New York Times says:

New York Times
Joseph Silverstein, Longtime Boston SymphonyOrchestraConcertmaster, Dies at 83
New York Times
Anorchestra'sconcertmaster is its primary violinist, the guardian of its tone and the channel to its conductor. Though Mr. Silverstein shaped the Boston Symphony's distinctive sound for two decades, he considered himself more a role model than a

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Lawrence high school students selected for district choir, band and orchestra – Lawrence Journal World says:

Lawrence high school students selected for district choir, band andorchestra
Lawrence Journal World
There will be a good showing of Lawrence high school students at district choir, band andorchestraconcerts this week. Among the students who tried out from the northeast Kansas district — which includes 52 high schools across 14 counties — 57

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Ken Lam: Charleston Symphony’s conductor trades legal briefs for orchestra baton – Charleston Post Courier says:

Charleston Post Courier
Ken Lam: Charleston Symphony's conductor trades legal briefs fororchestrabaton
Charleston Post Courier
He's readying the Charleston SymphonyOrchestrafor its two youth concerts, which will draw thousands of school kids to the new hall for a program that also includes Beethoven's Leonora Overture No. 3, Stravinsky's Firebird Suite and Pablo de Sarasate

Iran bars women from its symphony orchestra – Slipped Disc says:

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Iran bars women from its symphonyorchestra
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A performance by the Iran SymphonyOrchestraat a sporting event was cancelled after organisers refused to allow women onto the stage. The chief conductor, Ali (Alexander) Rahbari, said he was informed of the ban 15 minutes before the start of the
Iranorchestrabarred over women musiciansYahoo News

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