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Beijing orchestra makes impressive showing in Chicago debut – Chicago Classical Review says:

Chicago Classical Review
Beijingorchestramakes impressive showing in Chicago debut
Chicago Classical Review
For a city of Chicago's size and musical significance, the number of visitingorchestrashas been oddly sparse in recent seasons. This month, the Leipzig Gewandhaus and San Francisco Symphony are both on extended U.S. tours, and neither has been …
China NCPAOrchestramakes its North American debut in ChicagoShanghai Daily (subscription)
China maestro tells US orchs how it's doneSlipped Disc

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Orchestra performs ‘haunt-cert’ – Sioux Falls Argus Leader says:

Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Orchestraperforms 'haunt-cert'
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Scores from Star Wars, Harry Potter and Batman were conducted Sunday by cereal monster Count Chocula on Sunday at the Washington Pavilion. The Augustana College Haunt-cert is a biennial concert complete with spooky music and special guests.

Watch Neil Young Play a New ‘Storytone’ Track – says:
Watch Neil Young Play a New 'Storytone' Track
Arranged, conducted and co-produced by Michael Bearden and Chris Walden, Storytone will be released tomorrow as both a single and a double LP, the latter containing both solo andorchestralversions of all the songs. ''He took himself out of his
Neil Young, 'Storytone' – Album ReviewUltimate Classic Rock
Neil Young: StorytonePopMatters

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BlueWater Chamber Orchestra delights large audience with ‘Sleepy Hollow … – The Plain Dealer – says:

BlueWater ChamberOrchestradelights large audience with 'Sleepy Hollow
The Plain Dealer –
BlueWater ChamberOrchestraand conductor Carlton Woods, seen here at a recent performance at St. Ignatius High School, enchanted a large audience Saturday at Plymouth Church with a performance of Jon Deak's Concerto for String Quartet and …

The Danish National Chamber Orchestra Ate The World’s Hottest Peppers And … – Huffington Post says:

The Danish National ChamberOrchestraAte The World's Hottest Peppers And
Huffington Post
The painful stunt was orchestrated by Claus Pilgaard, a Danish chili aficionado, according to The Independent. Pilgaard films other people eating hot peppers and puts the videos on YouTube under the moniker “Chili Klaus.” Per Pilgaard's Facebook page
Watch: Danish National ChamberOrchestraperforms while eating world'sThe Post-Standard –
Orchestraadds challenge that makes them sweat, cry during
Watch anorchestratry to play after eating world's hottest peppersPalm Beach Post

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The Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall – New York Times says:

New York Times
The PhiladelphiaOrchestraat Carnegie Hall
New York Times
Even the PhiladelphiaOrchestra'sexuberant music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, is four years older. But his evident amazement at this music's philosophical andorchestralpossibilities, and his flair for turning that giddy excitement into sound
PhiladelphiaOrchestra's“Resurrection” performance belatedly raises the deadNew York Classical Review

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