Dec
09

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Heinz Fricke, East German conductor who transformed WNO orchestra, dies at 88 – Washington Post
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Heinz Fricke, East German conductor who transformed WNOorchestra, dies at 88
Washington Post
Heinz Fricke, the East German conductor who had an unlikely late-career renaissance as the beloved music director of the Washington National Opera and the Kennedy Center Opera HouseOrchestra, died Dec. 7 near Berlin. He was 88. His family …

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Akron Symphony Orchestra answers Drew Carey’s call for Browns fans to seek … – Akron Beacon Journal
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Akron SymphonyOrchestraanswers Drew Carey's call for Browns fans to seek
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After long-time Browns fan and Price is Right host Drew Carey this week urged fans to stop attending (expletive) Browns games and instead to see the (expletive)orchestra, the Akron SymphonyOrchestrahas decided to champion the comedian's cause and …

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How An Orchestra Teaches Workplace Diversity – Huffington Post
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How AnOrchestraTeaches Workplace Diversity
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“When you don't have diversity in anorchestra, you don't have all the shades that make emotion and that tell a story,” Brayer says. When people listen to music, they want the shades and emotions, she states. See the video to learn more about how

How a transplanted orchestra musician became a real Minnesotan – Minneapolis Star Tribune
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How a transplantedorchestramusician became a real Minnesotan
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When I auditioned for the position of associate principal cello of the MinnesotaOrchestra, I never imagined I would spend my life here. I was an ambitious 20-something cellist. I saw Minnesota as the ideal stepping-stone to the next opportunity. It

Cabell Midland orchestra performs Christmas concert – Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Cabell Midlandorchestraperforms Christmas concert
Huntington Herald Dispatch
The 41-studentorchestrais led by conductor Ron Caviani. Aside from giving the gift of music, theorchestrais also participating in the Toys for Tots campaign along with the Huntington High Schoolorchestra. The two groups are in a friendly

Humbugs and spirits at orchestra performance – Beatrice Daily Sun
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Humbugs and spirits atorchestraperformance
Beatrice Daily Sun
Dennis Byars narrates an abridged version of Charles Dickens' classic tale, “A Christmas Carol,” Tuesday evening. Byars' readings were mixed withorchestralpieces selected to set the mood for the story, including a variety of well-known Christmas songs.