Aug
03

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Orchestra calls strike against its manager – Slipped Disc
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Orchestracalls strike against its manager
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Musicians of the Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria have voted to strike from the start of September unless the city of Las Palmas fires their manager, Juan Mendoza. Players, who have asked to remain anonymous, have been in touch with Slipped Disc to …

Amateur orchestras compete for a place at the BBC Proms – BBC … – BBC News
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Amateur orchestras compete for a place at the BBC Proms – BBC …
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Five amateur orchestras will compete for a place at the BBC Proms as part of a new TV show, The Great Orchestra Challenge.
New BBC series All Together Now to shine spotlight on North …North Devon Journal
North Devon Sinfonia to star in BBC showNorth Devon Gazette
Teachers, doctors and funeral directors to do battle for place at …The Guardian

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Portland Symphony Orchestra hires new assistant conductor – The … – Press Herald
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Portland Symphony Orchestra hires new assistant conductor – The …
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Andrew Crust, who will begin his duties in September, won a three-way audition for the post.
Shahrdad Rouhani to lead Tehran orchestra – Mehr News AgencyMehr News Agency – English Version

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Review: Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra Shines in Simplicity – New York Times
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Review: Mostly Mozart FestivalOrchestraShines in Simplicity
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Thisorchestralprogram, heard in the second of three performances, on Friday, was a gem in its simplicity and symmetry. In each half, a masterpiece of Mozart followed a relatively short work of Bach, in a modern transcription, contrasting Bach's

The World According to Sound: The Hour of Charm Orchestra – KQED
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The World According to Sound: The Hour of CharmOrchestra
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With the Hour of CharmOrchestra, the show revolved more around who the performers were and what they looked like rather than the music they produced. The band was popular in the 1930s and 1940s, and the schtick was that theorchestrawas all female …

Who’s That Conducting The Orchestra? Why, A Man, Of Course – Huffington Post
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Who's That Conducting TheOrchestra? Why, A Man, Of Course
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Orchestraboards these days are very conservative about programming choices,” Woods says. “They're worried about doing something that will alienate the audience. Bringing in a young woman scares them. They're more comfortable with the traditional …
National Parks Become Concert Halls To Celebrate Park Service's 100th BirthdayKPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest

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