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Sold out concerts for 20-somethings: this orchestra chief tells us how it’s done – Classic FM
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Sold out concerts for 20-somethings: thisorchestrachief tells us how it's done
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Classic FM was in Bavaria for the 5th Mahler Conducting Competition, hosted by Bamberg Symphony – anorchestrathat has phenomenal success with all audiences but especially with young people. We asked theorchestra'sChief Executive Marcus Rudolf …

Opera Orchestra of New York Flubs Latest Experiment – Observer
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OperaOrchestraof New York Flubs Latest Experiment
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For 45 years, OperaOrchestraof New York and its artistic director Eve Queler worked a successful formula: A-list stars like Placido Domingo and Renée Fleming in one-off performances of obscure operas. But the group's only offering this season

Chamber Orchestra of Phila.: A promising finale that didn’t quite live up to its promise – Philly.com
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ChamberOrchestraof Phila.: A promising finale that didn't quite live up to its promise
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Three new works, a hot young Slovenian violinist, plus Mozart's Symphony No. 35 could have, would have, and should have added up to an impressive season finale for the ChamberOrchestraof Philadelphia Sunday at the Kimmel Center. But they didn't …
Review: Cheltenham ChamberOrchestra's50th anniversary concert, St Andrew's Church, MontpellierGloucestershire Echo

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Review: Midori with Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra – Fort Worth Star Telegram
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Review: Midori with Fort Worth SymphonyOrchestra
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The Fort Worth SymphonyOrchestrais closing its season in grand style this weekend. A magnificent performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto was the highlight of Friday night's concert in Bass Hall, but there were other things of value as well.

Huge flashmob orchestra fills Berlin shopping centre – ABC Online
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Huge flashmoborchestrafills Berlin shopping centre
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Germany's Berliner Zeitung newspaper reported that about 950 amateur musicians joined 50 members of the German SymphonyOrchestra, which said the event was a “rousing success”. A video posted to Instagram shows a section of Verdi's “Va, pensiero” …
Germanorchestra, together with amateurs, holds Berlin mall concertReuters
Watch:Orchestralflash mob in BerlinNewshub

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‘An amazing way to go': Jane Little, world’s longest-serving orchestra musician, collapses and dies performing … – Washington Post
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'An amazing way to go': Jane Little, world's longest-servingorchestramusician, collapses and dies performing
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Jane Little, who debuted as a bassist in Atlanta on Feb. 4, 1945, at age 16 and who never stopped playing, died during a performance of the Atlanta SymphonyOrchestraon Sunday. She was said to be the longest tenuredorchestramusician in the world.
Woman who held record for longest tenure with anorchestracollapses on stage, diesCNN
World's longest-servingorchestramember passes away after collapsing onstage11alive.com
Jane Little, world's longest-workingorchestraplayer, dead at 87New York Daily News
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