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Mariinsky Orchestra/Gergiev review – charm and wolfish drama – The Guardian
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MariinskyOrchestra/Gergiev review – charm and wolfish drama
The Guardian
Perhaps Valery Gergiev will now emulate Bernstein, following this performance during the MariinskyOrchestra'sbrief Cardiff residency in which he achieved the double: conducting and narrating, tiny baton in right hand, microphone in the left. He opted

Yeethoven: Listen to the orchestra-performed Kanye West – Beethoven mash-up in full – The Independent
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Yeethoven: Listen to theorchestra-performed Kanye West – Beethoven mash-up in full
The Independent
It was lit in theorchestrapit at the Aratani Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday night, when the Young Musicians Foundation hosted Yeethoven, a concert that featuredorchestralperformances of Kanye West's Yeezus work and mash-ups of Ye and Ludwig van …
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Kanye West's 'Blood on the Leaves' & 'New Slaves' GetOrchestralMashup by YeethovenOrchestraThe BoomBox
'Ye And 'Be: Listen To ThisOrchestra'sMashups Of Beethoven And Kanye West SongsVibe
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Cleveland Orchestra bears musical fruit in ‘The Good Peaches’ theater collaboration (review) – cleveland.com (blog)
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ClevelandOrchestrabears musical fruit in 'The Good Peaches' theater collaboration (review)
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CLEVELAND, Ohio – One little-recognized truth about the ClevelandOrchestra: any subset boasts the quality and cohesion of the full group. Case in point: on stage in “The Good Peaches,” a new play-with-music by Quiara Alegria Hudes premiered last week …

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DuPage Symphony Orchestra spends afternoon with Mozart – Chicago Tribune
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DuPage SymphonyOrchestraspends afternoon with Mozart
Chicago Tribune
“The chamber concert is a more intimate setting allowing the audience a closer, more personal setting with the chamberorchestra,” said Jennifer Fair Margraf, theorchestra'sexecutive director. “The acoustics of Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton
Jon Robertson conducts last concert as Redlands SymphonyOrchestra'smusic directorRedlands Daily Facts

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Afghan teenager braves threats, family pressure to lead women’s orchestra – AOL News
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Afghan teenager braves threats, family pressure to lead women'sorchestra
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“The bravery of the girls sitting in theorchestraand the leadership of a young female conductor is an achievement for Afghanistan,” he said. Some of the women say their relatives are proud of their achievements, but they face suspicion from others

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The Avanti Orchestra up to challenges of Rimsky-Korsakov and Strauss – Washington Post
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The AvantiOrchestraup to challenges of Rimsky-Korsakov and Strauss
Washington Post
Theorchestrawas joined by sopranos Natalie Conte and Abigail Mitchell, tenor David Wolff and the FMMC Chorus for eight scenes from “Die Fledermaus,” led by Avanti conductor Pablo Saelzer with a rhythmic restraint that gave only the slightest nod to …