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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
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Things took a while to settle down as theorchestradug into the intricacies of the Rimsky-Korsakov, reacting just behind the beat and finding some ensemble difficulties in the fastest passages. But first-chair violinist Sandy Choi's assured, sinuous

All-Female Orchestra In Afghanistan Fights The Taliban With Music – Huffington Post
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All-FemaleOrchestraIn Afghanistan Fights The Taliban With Music
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Now living in an orphanage in the Afghan capital of Kabul, Negin leads the Zohraorchestra, an ensemble of 35 women at the Afghanistan National Institute for Music that plays both Western and Afghan musical instruments. When she went home on a recent …

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Orchestra unveils 2016-17 Classics concerts – The Courier-Journal
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Orchestraunveils 2016-17 Classics concerts
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The season includes a concert with Michael Tilson Thomas, music director of the San Francisco Symphony and artistic director of the New World SymphonyOrchestra; world premieres by theorchestra'smusic director and conductor Teddy Abrams; and …
DuPage SymphonyOrchestraspends afternoon with MozartChicago Tribune
Jon Robertson conducts last concert as Redlands SymphonyOrchestra'smusic directorRedlands Daily Facts
A&M-Texarkana to host Texarkana SymphonyOrchestramini-concertTXK Today
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Orchestra unveils 2016-17 Pops concerts – The Courier-Journal
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Orchestraunveils 2016-17 Pops concerts
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… Abrams conducts a program to be announced with the trio he introduced to Louisville audiences when they were guests for the LouisvilleOrchestra'sclosing concert of 2015. For information on subscriptions, call 502-587-8681 or visit

Curtis orchestra: A terrific student group with room to improve – Philly.com
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Curtisorchestra: A terrific student group with room to improve
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The Curtisorchestraplaying Sunday night in Verizon Hall veered more into the territory of a terrific student group – highly capable, but never quite getting to the sophisticated ensemble concepts that have often made this group a startling and

Orchestra Mashes Up Kanye West With Beethoven – USA TODAY
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OrchestraMashes Up Kanye West With Beethoven
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A 70-person youthorchestrain Los Angeles bridged the two-century gap between Kanye West and Ludwig van Beethoven. The YMF DebutOrchestra's“Yeethoven” performance highlighted musical links between the rapper-producer and famed composer.

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