Jun
19

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Quintet serenades Pastorius Park – But does it count as ‘the Orchestra’? – Philly.com
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Quintet serenades Pastorius Park – But does it count as 'theOrchestra'?
Philly.com
This week's return was not by the entire ensemble, but by a string quintet, in an event billed as one of theorchestra'sthree neighborhood concerts this summer. The neighborhood series was launched in 2000 as a way of getting the ensemble into, well

Tale of Brazil slum orchestra has audiences in tears – Malay Mail Online
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Tale of Brazil slumorchestrahas audiences in tears
Malay Mail Online
A classical violinist wracked with self-doubt takes a job teaching children in one of Brazil's most crime-ridden favelas, and ends up creating anorchestrawith young delinquents and teenage mothers. Except the story behind The Violin Teacher, a film

Symphony Orchestra keeps students engaged year-round – Examiner Enterprise
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SymphonyOrchestrakeeps students engaged year-round
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Throughout the school year, the Bartlesville SymphonyOrchestrahosts several events where students are treated to one-of-a-kind interactions with guest soloists, special concerts and unique competitions. Now, the beat is carrying into the summer with

Review: Grant Park Orchestra offers more enterprising fare – Chicago Tribune
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Review: Grant ParkOrchestraoffers more enterprising fare
Chicago Tribune
The concert Friday night by the Grant ParkOrchestraand Chorus was a case in point. Principal conductor Carlos Kalmar offered a program with two pieces — one new, the other 20 years old — by midcareer American contemporaries flanking Beethoven's …
Torke's engaging “Book of Proverbs” gets Grant Park season on trackChicago Classical Review

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Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra Makes American Debut at Carnegie Hall – NBCNews.com
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Philippine PhilharmonicOrchestraMakes American Debut at Carnegie Hall
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New York's Carnegie Hall will once again see history this weekend when it hosts the Philippine PhilharmonicOrchestra(PPO) for theorchestra'sAmerican debut on Saturday. The concert will donate all proceeds to the Philippine Disaster Relief Corporation.

Leading the Orchestra, an Outsider Invited In – New York Times
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Leading theOrchestra, an Outsider Invited In
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Kazem Abdullah conducting the Tanglewood Music CenterOrchestra. Credit Michael Lutch for The New York Times. After years of work and study culminating in an assistant conductorship at the Metropolitan OperaOrchestra, Kazem Abdullah decamped to …