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Detroit Symphony Orchestra gets $2.9M for music education – Washington Times
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Detroit SymphonyOrchestragets $2.9M for music education
Washington Times
DETROIT (AP) – The Detroit SymphonyOrchestrasays it has received a roughly $3 million donation for its music education programs. The ensemble on Friday announced the $2.9 million gift from the estate of Dr. Clyde and Helen Wu.Orchestraofficials say …
DSO gets $2.9M bequest from Clyde and Helen Wu estateDetroit Free Press
DSO receives $2.9 million donationThe Detroit News

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Magical melding: Professionals join students for orchestra performance Sunday – Naples Daily News
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Magical melding: Professionals join students fororchestraperformance Sunday
Naples Daily News
A similarly magical melding takes place when about 70 students from the Naples Philharmonic YouthOrchestrasit side by side with the pros from the Naples Philharmonic at Artis—Naples, especially when the standout students perform solos backed by more …

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Cleveland Orchestra registers sorrow on emotionally laden Severance season finale (review) – cleveland.com (blog)
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ClevelandOrchestraregisters sorrow on emotionally laden Severance season finale (review)
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With Dvorak's Stabat Mater as the season finale, ClevelandOrchestramusic director Franz Welser-Most aimed to take us down then send us soaring. Only it didn't quite work out that way. The performance Thursday night at Severance Hall was satisfying on …

Leaving the NSO, a veteran clarinetist reflects on the orchestra’s ups and downs – Washington Post
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Leaving the NSO, a veteran clarinetist reflects on theorchestra'sups and downs
Washington Post
Loren Kitt, 74, has been the principal clarinet of the National SymphonyOrchestrasince 1970. In the middle of this season, he quietly left theorchestraand retired to his home in Maine. He will be honored at the NSO performance on June 9. Earlier

Jane Little, world’s longest-serving orchestra musician, dies at 87 – Tampabay.com
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Jane Little, world's longest-servingorchestramusician, dies at 87
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Jane Little, 87, an Atlanta SymphonyOrchestrabassist whose career spanned a world-record 71 years with a singleorchestra, died May 15 after collapsing onstage during a performance. The bassist was recognized by Guinness World Records for the …

James Levine Ends a Climactic Season With the Met Orchestra – New York Times
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James Levine Ends a Climactic Season With the MetOrchestra
New York Times
On Thursday at Carnegie Hall, Mr. Levine led the MetOrchestrain sizable excerpts from Wagner's “Ring” operas with Ms. Goerke now singing Brünnhilde — no supporting part, but the cycle's heroine — thrillingly. It was an exhilarating yet poignant
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Levine's Met journey comes to an end with memorable WagnerNew York Classical Review

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