Orchestra Music News


Orchestra prepares for ‘The Other Side of Storm’ performances – Joplin Globe says:

Joplin Globe
Orchestraprepares for 'The Other Side of Storm' performances
Joplin Globe
The 60 or so performers include Joplin and Pittsburg residents, musicians from around the country, and Bird's daughter and son-in-law. All are performing for free. Schoolchildren will also sing. Kylee Vanhorn, theorchestradirector at the Joplin

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra – The Sydney Morning Herald says:

The Sydney Morning Herald
Melbourne SymphonyOrchestra
The Sydney Morning Herald
Conductor Robert Spano​ from the Atlanta SymphonyOrchestrapresented two works written for hisorchestra, both three-movement constructs depicting aspects of the Georgian capital: its graffiti, CBD, parks and streams, and its main thoroughfare, …

A first: WRTI to broadcast Phila. Orchestra live from China – (blog) says: (blog)
A first: WRTI to broadcast Phila.Orchestralive from China (blog)
It's the first time theorchestrahas visited Hong Kong since Christoph Eschenbach brought them there 11 years ago. What's cool is that august classical announcer Gregg Whiteside of WRTI-FM (90.1) will be on hand for the first time in Hong Kong to
The PhiladelphiaOrchestra's2016 Tour of Asia and China Residency Features Listening Opportunities for AudiencesPR Newswire (press release)

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71-year orchestra vet collapses on stage, dies – USA TODAY says:

71-yearorchestravet collapses on stage, dies
(NEWSER) – Jane Little began playing with the brand-new Atlanta SymphonyOrchestraat age 16. On Sunday, 71 years later, she died after collapsing on stage during a performance with the same group, reports CNN. “Truly unbelievable,” says a …
'An amazing way to go': Jane Little, world's longest-servingorchestramusician, collapses and dies performingWashington Post
World's longest-servingorchestramember passes away after collapsing
Jane Little of the Atlanta SymphonyOrchestradies at 87WSB Atlanta
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Jersey City orchestra debuts with City Hall concert – says:
Jersey Cityorchestradebuts with City Hall concert
JERSEY CITY — Soon after Michael Yun was elected to the City Council, he suggested Jersey City improve its cultural cachet by forming anorchestra, an idea that sounded outlandish at the time. But Yun's dream became a reality last night when the

Knoxville Jazz Youth Orchestra throws block party season finale – WVLT says:

Knoxville Jazz YouthOrchestrathrows block party season finale
With the smooth sounds of trumpets, guitars, and saxophone, the residents of Sequoyah Hills in Knoxville were treated to a two hour concert that was put on by the Knoxville Jazz YouthOrchestra. But the concert didn't happen in your typical theater