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National honor for JoAnn Falletta – Daily Press
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National honor for JoAnn Falletta
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JoAnn Falletta has just completed her 25th season as musical director of the Virginia SymphonyOrchestra. Her work here has been exemplary, and it has not gone unnoticed. Falletta, who is also musical director of the Buffalo SymphonyOrchestra, learned …

S. Fla. high school orchestra keeps playing when power goes out – Local 10
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S. Fla. high schoolorchestrakeeps playing when power goes out
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Theorchestrastudents at Miami Coral Reef High School were part of one such moment that left judges in tears and audience members inspired. The school's concertorchestrawas performing in Tampa for the Florida State Music Program Assessment when …

Sydney Symphony Orchestra: Elegant new concerto suavely played by young Armenian – Sydney Morning Herald
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Sydney SymphonyOrchestra: Elegant new concerto suavely played by young Armenian
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It begins with a glittering chord from theorchestrawith the solo cello joining with upward soaring gestural patterns before settling to a deeply meditative lament. That idea, in slow translucent double-stopped chords, draws on fragments from a lute

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Weekend: Findlay High School orchestras perform May 16 in Heminger Auditorium – The Courier
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Weekend: Findlay High Schoolorchestrasperform May 16 in Heminger Auditorium
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The Findlay High School SymphonyOrchestraand ChamberOrchestrawill perform May 16 in the school's R.L. Heminger Auditorium. (Photo provided). The Findlay High School SymphonyOrchestraand the Findlay High School ChamberOrchestrawill …

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Hungarian Orchestra to Protest Municipal Grant Cuts – New York Times (blog)
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HungarianOrchestrato Protest Municipal Grant Cuts
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Members of the Budapest FestivalOrchestra, which under the leadership of the conductor Ivan Fischer has become a world-class ensemble and one of Hungary's most important cultural exports, is planning a demonstration on Saturday to protest a steep cut …

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Russian orchestra performs concert in Palmyra amphitheatre after ISIS defeated – Daily Mail
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Russianorchestraperforms concert in Palmyra amphitheatre after ISIS defeated
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The Syrian regime put on a patriotic celebration at the ancient city of Palmyra, with flag-waving and military music in a place where just last year jihadists carried out mass executions. President Bashar al-Assad's forces were able to display its
A Russianorchestraplays Bach and Prokofiev in the ruins of PalmyraThe Economist
RussianOrchestraPlays Bach Amid Ruins of PalmyraTIME
Russianorchestraperforms amid Syria's ruins as airstrike nearby kills 28Business Insider
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