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Dis-Chord: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Musician Raises Concerns About The Orchestra’s Future – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
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Dis-Chord: Fort Worth SymphonyOrchestraMusician Raises Concerns About TheOrchestra'sFuture
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Since 2010, theorchestrahas struggled financially, but Unger's concerns about theorchestra'sfuture have multiplied during the year-long musicians' contract negotiation. Unger said he wants the next generation of musicians to have the same

Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra announces 2016 season – Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
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Williamsburg SymphonyOrchestraannounces 2016 season
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
The Williamsburg SymphonyOrchestrareceives a standing ovation at the Bermuda Festival of the Performing Arts. (Williamsburg SymphonyOrchestra). Season tickets are now on sale for the premiere of the Williamsburg SymphonyOrchestra, formerly known …

Three groups will precede orchestra at Orchestra on the Oregon Trail – Topeka Capital Journal
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Three groups will precedeorchestraatOrchestraon the Oregon Trail
Topeka Capital Journal
MARYSVILLE — Three musical acts that will play as part ofOrchestraon the Oregon Trail will feature diverse styles, including country, pop, swing and bluegrass. Marysville native Bryton Stoll, singer-songwriter Sara Morgan and The Wicked

Minnesota Orchestra’s ‘Otello’ full of exceptional musicianship – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
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Budapest Times
MinnesotaOrchestra's'Otello' full of exceptional musicianship
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
And the excellent, somewhat semi-staged performance of it atOrchestraHall Saturday night felt like the right opera at the right time. Closing the MinnesotaOrchestra'sSommerfest, it may not have done the big box office business of such past festival
Capturing a complicated Otello, more brawn than brainsMinneapolis Star Tribune

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Pops conductor, top trumpeter to retire from orchestra – Columbus Dispatch
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Pops conductor, top trumpeter to retire fromorchestra
Columbus Dispatch
Albert-George Schram, who has conducted in various capacities during his 37-year tenure with theorchestra, will depart at age 67 from his post as the regular pops conductor. Tom Battenberg, turning 75 on Saturday, will step down as the principal

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The orchestra of the future plays iPalpiti festival finale – Los Angeles Times
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Theorchestraof the future plays iPalpiti festival finale
Los Angeles Times
Of all the death-haunted composers in history, Schubert and Mahler stand close to the top. Some of their most compelling music in this vein — Schubert's Piano Sonata in B-flat, the slow movements from Mahler's 5th and 6th symphonies — transform our