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Conductor satisfied with Iranian orchestra’s performance at Shanghai festival – Tehran Times says:

Tehran Times
Conductor satisfied with Iranianorchestra'sperformance at Shanghai festival
Tehran Times
TEHRAN – Iranian conductor Nasir Heidarian has expressed satisfaction over hisorchestra'sperformance during the closing ceremony of the 33rd Shanghai Spring International Music Festival on May 18. “We gave a good performance and all the musicians …
Texas Music Festival Trumpets 2016 Summer Concerts with Musical FirstsBroadway World

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Singing hopefuls aiming for stardom in Louisville Orchestra competition – WDRB says:

Singing hopefuls aiming for stardom in LouisvilleOrchestracompetition
Teddy Abrams, Director for the LouisvilleOrchestra, said, “I've always thought, American Idol is great, The Voice is great, but really what's the prize? Maybe you're famous for awhile. Wouldn't it be cool if we had a vocal competition where the prize

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Met Opera Orchestra/Levine, Carnegie Hall, New York — ‘Masterly, virtuosic’ – Financial Times says:

Financial Times
Met OperaOrchestra/Levine, Carnegie Hall, New York — 'Masterly, virtuosic'
Financial Times
It may be worth noting, not incidentally, that the Met's music director emeritus does not plan to return fororchestraconcerts next season. Fortunately, the management has managed to find a potentially comforting, stellar replacement in Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Edmonds Rotary Club supports world-renowned Paraguay Landfill Harmonic Orchestra – My Edmonds News says:

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Edmonds Rotary Club supports world-renowned Paraguay Landfill HarmonicOrchestra
My Edmonds News
That's the introduction one very unique Paraguayan youthorchestra—the Landfill HarmonicOrchestra, or Los Reciclados uses to explain its mission. Edmonds Rotary Club is among the many supporters facilitating a four-day tour of the Landfill Harmonic …

Side by Side: Phila. Orchestra and Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra rehearse together – (blog) says: (blog)
Side by Side: Phila.Orchestraand Shanghai PhilharmonicOrchestrarehearse together (blog)
The PhiladelphiaOrchestrahas been in Shanghai this weekend, for a big outdoor concert Sunday (May 22) with the Shanghai PhilharmonicOrchestrain a very interesting location: the Shanghai International Tourism Resort Zone, home to the new Shanghai …

Akron Symphony Orchestra celebrates with Fanfare 2016 – Akron Beacon Journal says:

Akron SymphonyOrchestracelebrates with Fanfare 2016
Akron Beacon Journal
A red carpet welcome awaited guests at the Akron SymphonyOrchestra'sFanfare 2016, held at the John S. Knight Center in Akron on Friday evening. Theorchestra'srock string quartet entertained in the rotunda while guests enjoyed Prosecco and