Jun
08

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A second Abbado orchestra returns from the dead – Slipped Disc
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A second Abbadoorchestrareturns from the dead
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Following the Italian government intervention to save the European Union YouthOrchestrafrom death at the hands of the EU Commission, we learn today that theOrchestraMozart, the last ensemble founded by Claudio Abbado, will reassemble in January …

Shout Out: Jeff Wirtz, Hinsdale Central orchestra director, coach, retiree – Chicago Tribune
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Shout Out: Jeff Wirtz, Hinsdale Centralorchestradirector, coach, retiree
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A: There were only 16 students in theorchestraprogram when I started. Central shared me with District 181. Five days a week, I was in four different schools everyday. It was a tremendous opportunity. It allowed me to help the program grow. This year

CSO goes pop with Ben Folds Orchestra Experience – Charleston Post Courier
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CSO goes pop with Ben FoldsOrchestraExperience
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The Ben FoldsOrchestraExperience, presented by Piccolo Spoleto and the Charleston SymphonyOrchestra, will feature Folds and a 70-piece CSO performing new arrangements of some of Folds' greatest hits, as well as several selections from “So There,” …

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Spoleto chamber orchestra perfoms with precision, passion at St. Matthew’s – Charleston Post Courier
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Spoleto chamberorchestraperfoms with precision, passion at St. Matthew's
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Performingorchestralmusic in a church can be acoustically treacherous. Among the stained glass, hard floors and vaulted ceilings, sounds are prone to echoing and blurring. But on Monday, when members of the Spoleto Festival USAOrchestragave a …

Orchestra’s Asian tour winds through Osaka, Tokyo, and Kawasaki – Philly.com (blog)
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Orchestra'sAsian tour winds through Osaka, Tokyo, and Kawasaki
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June 2, Osaka, Japan: Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the musicians of the PhiladelphiaOrchestragather for a champagne toast to celebrate the news of his contract extension in Philadelphia through the 2025-26 season, and his appointment as music …

Marquette Symphony Orchestra hires business manager – UpperMichigansSource.com
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Marquette SymphonyOrchestrahires business manager
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) The Marquette SymphonyOrchestra, entering its 20th anniversary season, has hired Alex Flannery of Marquette as its Business Manager. According to MSO, Flannery recently graduated from Michigan Technological University in …