Jan
22

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European-Chinese Festival Orchestra debuts in Berlin – Xinhua
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European-Chinese FestivalOrchestradebuts in Berlin
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BERLIN, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) — The European-Chinese FestivalOrchestra, consisting of outstanding overseas Chinese musicians, made its debut at Berlin Philharmonie here on Thursday. The two-hour concert attracted nearly 1,000 Chinese and foreign …

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Tucson orchestra brings MasterWorks Chamber Orchestra Series to Bisbee – Sierra Vista Herald
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Tucsonorchestrabrings MasterWorks ChamberOrchestraSeries to Bisbee
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BISBEE — The Tucson SymphonyOrchestrawill bring a unique cultural experience to Bisbee next month with the MasterWorks ChamberOrchestraSeries. The Bisbee Community Chorus will host the Tucson SymphonyOrchestraat 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb.

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra Builds Bridges – Wall Street Journal
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The Detroit SymphonyOrchestraBuilds Bridges
Wall Street Journal
Detroit. One of the things symphonyorchestrasdo well is build bridges, creating bonds through music. That was certainly a goal when the Detroit SymphonyOrchestraand its music director, Leonard Slatkin, commissioned the young Arab-American composer …

Minnesota Orchestra’s big Beethoven party pays off – MinnPost
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MinnesotaOrchestra'sbig Beethoven party pays off
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In March of last year, when the MinnesotaOrchestraannounced its 2015-16 season, we heard some grumbling about the programming for January. During winter's bleakest, coldest month, when the snowbirds were already long gone, theorchestrawould …

Hartford Symphony Orchestra: Bullet Dodged, Hold the Rejoicing – WNPR News
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Hartford SymphonyOrchestra: Bullet Dodged, Hold the Rejoicing
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But first I want to salute the musicians of theorchestrafor making what I know was an agonizing decision: to willfully accept pay cuts – in some cases of more than 30 percent – in order to keep the HSO alive. The cuts were so severe, and the problems
Fort Worth SymphonyOrchestrathreatens strike over paycutWFAA
Hartford Symphony Musicians Accept Pay Cut To SaveOrchestraHartford Courant
Classical: Allentown SymphonyOrchestraplays Phantasy Symphony with amateursAllentown Morning Call
WTNH Connecticut News (press release) –theday.com –NBC Connecticut
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Volunteers instrumental in unique orchestra class for kids – WFAA
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Volunteers instrumental in uniqueorchestraclass for kids
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Three times a week, the fourth graders gather to learn the basics oforchestrainstruments – how to pluck out a rhythm, read notes, and even music history. They're learning to play string instruments at an age when most kids are just learning to play a