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Janitor Gets Standing Ovation After Performance at High School Orchestra Recital – Inside Edition says:

Inside Edition
Janitor Gets Standing Ovation After Performance at High SchoolOrchestraRecital
Inside Edition
Roy Smith, who has been working at the high school for the last eight years, accompanied the Omaha Burke High School band andorchestrawith a vocal performance of “A Change is Gonna Come” last Tuesday. s/o to our janitor, Mr. Roy, for killin' it
Janitor brings down the house singing Sam Cooke with schoolorchestraThe Denver Channel
School janitor steals show atorchestraperformanceKGAN TV

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Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra makes UAE debut with Louvre-inspired works – The National says:

The National
Gustav Mahler YouthOrchestramakes UAE debut with Louvre-inspired works
The National
They will be performed on March 16 – on a stage overlooking the museum's distinctive dome – by the Gustav Mahler YouthOrchestra, led by internationally renowned conductor Christoph Eschenbach. The event will mark theorchestra'sfirst-ever concert in …

Review | Ballet, orchestra duet exudes energy – The Courier-Journal says:

The Courier-Journal
Review | Ballet,orchestraduet exudes energy
The Courier-Journal
The energy in Kentucky Center's Whitney Hall was palpable given the number of artists from the Louisville Ballet and the LouisvilleOrchestrawho were performing Friday on “Spring Collaboration” with three works featuring work by choreographer Adam …
Review: 'Spring Collaboration' Brings Vitality, Intensity89.3 WFPL

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Russian Orchestra at the Grand – a chance we don’t get often enough – says:

RussianOrchestraat the Grand – a chance we don't get often enough
More important, we don't hear them – not since the Kimmel Center decided a few years ago that its visitingorchestraseries was a luxury the city could not afford. In April, for instance, both the San Francisco Symphony and Bavarian Radio Symphony

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Review: The Minnesota Orchestra’s White Light and White Heat – New York Times says:

New York Times
Review: The MinnesotaOrchestra'sWhite Light and White Heat
New York Times
A few years ago, Osmo Vanska and his MinnesotaOrchestraexperienced a bitter inversion of the old maxim. How do you not get to Carnegie Hall? Lockout, lockout, lockout. A standoff between the ensemble's musicians and its management caused the …
Vänskä, MinnesotaOrchestraserve up a memorable night of SibeliusNew York Classical Review

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Kenyan youth orchestra brings classical music to Nairobi’s slums – Mashable says:

Kenyan youthorchestrabrings classical music to Nairobi's slums
Music can be heard in the streets of Nairobi as aspiring musicians practice the classics that changed the world. Started in 2008 as a joint project with the Art Of Music Foundation in one of the largest slums in Nairobi, Korogocho, the Kenyan youth