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German orchestra gets warm welcome – says:
Germanorchestragets warm welcome
Monday night, the Houston Symphony presented the world-renowned Leipzig GewandhausOrchestrawith legendary conductor RiccardoChailly as they began a concert tour of the United States in Houston, which is an official sister city of Leipzig, Germany.
Be On Your Toes — Riccardo Chailly, 'A Soldier Of Music,' Comes To BostonWBUR
The Classical Music NetworkConcertoNet

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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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Chamber Orchestra’s bumpy road to 50 – says:
ChamberOrchestra'sbumpy road to 50
With its recent national tour with Branford Marsalis, 90-plus albums available on, and a 50th-anniversary concert next May featuring a new organ concerto from its recently knighted music director, Dirk Brossé, the ChamberOrchestraof …

China National Center for the Performing Arts Orchestra dazzles at Kennedy … – Washington Post says:

Chicago Classical Review
China National Center for the Performing ArtsOrchestradazzles at Kennedy
Washington Post
The performance, part of theorchestra'sinaugural North American tour, opened with perhaps the most captivating work on the program, the 1999orchestralsuite “Wu Xing (The Five Elements)” from composer Chen Qigang. It's a meditative work of great …
Beijingorchestramakes impressive showing in Chicago debutChicago Classical Review
Chinaorchestraplays in WashingtonChinadaily USA
China NCPAOrchestramakes its North American debut in ChicagoGlobalPost
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Watch the Danish National Chamber Orchestra Perform After Eating World’s … – TIME says:

New York Daily News
Watch the Danish National ChamberOrchestraPerform After Eating World's
How do you get yourorchestrato perform a more rousing rendition of Tango Jalousie? Force them to eat some of the world's hottest chili peppers before placing lips to bassoon and bow to cello. In what appears to be either a playful marketing gag or
SEE IT: Danishorchestraperforms music after digesting some of world'sNew York Daily News
The Danish National ChamberOrchestraAte The World's Hottest Peppers AndHuffington Post
Orchestraplays after eating hot chili
The Week Magazine –The Daily Meal
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Cleveland Orchestra executive director Gary Hanson announces plans to retire … – The Plain Dealer – (blog) says:

ClevelandOrchestraexecutive director Gary Hanson announces plans to retire
The Plain Dealer – (blog)
Dennis LaBarre, president of the Musical Arts Association, theorchestra'sgoverning body, said the director deliberately coordinated his retirement to allow his successor time to settle into the job before theorchestra'scentennial in 2018 and
ClevelandOrchestraDirector to Retire Next YearNew York Times (blog)
ClevelandOrchestraexecutive director Gary Hanson to retire in October 2015Crain’s Cleveland Business

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