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Impressive youth orchestra preps ‘The Price of Freedom’ – Daily Herald says:

Impressive youthorchestrapreps 'The Price of Freedom'
Daily Herald
Written by renowned composer Rob Gardner, “The Price of Freedom” mixes monologues, live singing,orchestralwork and archival footage from World War II. The performers, who fly in from California and Arizona, don't dress in period costumes — just …

Wichita Symphony Orchestra presents a show geared toward families – says:
Wichita SymphonyOrchestrapresents a show geared toward families
This Saturday, for the first time, the Wichita SymphonyOrchestrawill perform a concert geared toward families. “Beethoven Lives Upstairs” is based on the popular children's book of the same name and produced by a Chicago-based company, Classical Kids …

Watch: Danish National Chamber Orchestra performs while eating world’s … – The Post-Standard – says:

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Watch: Danish National ChamberOrchestraperforms while eating world's
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In what Klaus calls “a special mix of chili tasting and classical music,” theorchestrabegins playing “Tango Jalousie,” while Klaus conducts the musicians. While all seems composed and controlled, the members pop one of the world's hottest chili
Watchorchestraeat world's hottest chilli – and then perform classical
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Philadelphia Orchestra’s “Resurrection” performance belatedly raises the dead – New York Classical Review says:

New York Classical Review
PhiladelphiaOrchestra's“Resurrection” performance belatedly raises the dead
New York Classical Review
Expectations were high for the PhiladelphiaOrchestra'svisit to Carnegie Hall on Friday. For the past several years, under the baton of Yannick Nézet-Séguin, this ensemble has regained its vaunted place in the top tier of Americanorchestras, and
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Orchestra, composer celebrate dark skies – Arizona Daily Sun says:

Arizona Daily Sun
Orchestra, composer celebrate dark skies
Arizona Daily Sun
The weekend of Oct. 25,OrchestraNorthern Arizona, Flagstaff's communityorchestra, went into “Orbit” for the dark skies. In collaboration with the Dark Skies Coalition of Flagstaff, ONA played Music of the Night to complement the Night Vision

Chamber orchestra has a new leader – says:
Chamberorchestrahas a new leader
“I see my job as interim as providing a stable transition for the organization, from a full-year season to a summer season,” said Kuo, who served as assistant conductor of theorchestrafor two years (2007-09). “I have a lot of ideas that would apply