Jan
21

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Classical: Allentown Symphony Orchestra plays Phantasy Symphony with amateurs – Allentown Morning Call
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Classical: Allentown SymphonyOrchestraplays Phantasy Symphony with amateurs
Allentown Morning Call
The Allentown SymphonyOrchestrais planning its second annual Phantasy Symphony concert on Sunday at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown. Diane Wittry, music director and conductor of the Allentown Symphony, came up with the idea last year for a local …
Hartford Symphony Musicians Accept Pay Cut To SaveOrchestraHartford Courant
Hartford SymphonyOrchestraaccepts concessions, 36% pay cutWTNH Connecticut News (press release)
Fort Worth SymphonyOrchestrathreatens strike over paycutWFAA
theday.com –NBC Connecticut –Fort Worth Star Telegram
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Syrian orchestra reunites in London supported by Blur frontman – Reuters
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Syrianorchestrareunites in London supported by Blur frontman
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Syrianorchestrawhose members have fled the country's civil war to different parts of the globe is reuniting in London for a rare concert which they say will show people another side of their country. The Syrian …
Blur singer Albarn to reunite Syrianorchestrafor WWI concertYahoo News
Damon Albarn to perform with Syrian NationalOrchestrafor Arabic MusicBBC News
Syrianorchestrareassembles with Damon Albarn for London concertThe Guardian
Financial Times –The Independent
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DuPage orchestra offers chamber concert – Chicago Tribune
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DuPageorchestraoffers chamber concert
Chicago Tribune
Small ensembles like brass and woodwind quintets will be featured at the DuPage SymphonyOrchestra'sChamber Concert 3 p.m. Jan. 24 at First United Methodist Church, 155 S. Main St. in Lombard. (DuPage SymphonyOrchestra/ Handout).
The chamberorchestra: why small is beautifulThe Guardian
Sheboygan Youth Symphony to Perform Jan. 24The Sheboygan Press

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BBC launches search for amateur orchestra – BBC News
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BBC launches search for amateurorchestra
BBC News
The BBC has launched a search to find the UK's most inspirational amateurorchestras, as part of a new season that aims to inspire creativity.Orchestrasfrom across the UK are being urged to sign up and compete for the chance to perform at a major
BBC launches The Great British AmateurOrchestraThe Strad

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REDLANDS: Search continues for new orchestra conductor – Press-Enterprise
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REDLANDS: Search continues for neworchestraconductor
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Redlands SymphonyOrchestrais in the throes of the daunting task of finding a suitable conductor to take the baton from retiring Conductor Jon Robertson. On Saturday, Jan. 23 at 8 p.m., the second of three final candidates will lead theorchestrain a

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra Builds Bridges – Wall Street Journal
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The Detroit SymphonyOrchestraBuilds Bridges
Wall Street Journal
That was certainly a goal when the Detroit SymphonyOrchestraand its music director, Leonard Slatkin, commissioned the young Arab-American composer Mohammed Fairouz to write a concerto for Maya Beiser, an Israeli-American cellist. The resultant work …