Feb
23

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Simsbury High Orchestra Members Rehearse For Alice Li Benefit Concert – Hartford Courant
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Simsbury HighOrchestraMembers Rehearse For Alice Li Benefit Concert
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Alice Li was about to start her junior year and was looking forward to being a member of the chamberorchestraand taking on AP English. But the weekend before the first day of class, Alice suddenly suffered a brain hemmorhage and faced a dire prognosis.

Penfield Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 60th Anniversary – WXXI News
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Penfield SymphonyOrchestraCelebrates 60th Anniversary
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The Penfield SymphonyOrchestracelebrates its 60th anniversary Monday night, as local Congresswoman Louise Slaughter presents a certificate to mark that achievement at a commemorative concert. There probably aren't a lot of community organizations, …

Budapest Festival Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall – NPR
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Budapest FestivalOrchestraPlays Carnegie Hall
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For Thursday's concert with the Budapest FestivalOrchestra, which Fischer founded with pianist Zoltán Kocsis, Liszt was on the menu. Pianist Marc-André Hamelin played the Piano Concerto No. 1, a flashy piece Liszt created as a vehicle for his own

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Conductor Denève takes on Arsht with Philadelphia Orchestra – Miami Herald
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Conductor Denève takes on Arsht with PhiladelphiaOrchestra
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Orchestralconductors are certainly no exception — making guest appearances on podiums all over the world and often holding leadership positions withorchestrason multiple continents, the most sought-after maestros travel constantly and are often

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The LA Chamber Orchestra and Matthias Pintscher have a great first date – Los Angeles Times
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The LA ChamberOrchestraand Matthias Pintscher have a great first date
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Could Matthias Pintscher be the next music director of Los Angeles ChamberOrchestra? Not long ago, a fast-rising high-modernist German composer, conductor and educator following in Pierre Boulez's footsteps would have seemed perhaps the single least …

Upstate NY oboist with anger problems fired after sabotaging orchestra rehearsals – Syracuse.com
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Upstate NY oboist with anger problems fired after sabotagingorchestrarehearsals
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Theorchestrafired Pierre Roy for the second time in 2012 for trying to throw off practices, mocking colleagues and engaging in “intimidating, abusive and disruptive behavior” toward symphony staff and other musicians, the New York Law Journal reported.