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Alloy Orchestra returns to Cornell Cinema this weekend – Ithaca Journal says:

Ithaca Journal
AlloyOrchestrareturns to Cornell Cinema this weekend
Ithaca Journal
Theorchestrabegan creating original scores for restored silent films in 1991, and in the intervening years, the group has written scores for 30 feature-length film presentations, typically premiering their new scores at the Telluride Film Festival in

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

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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
The Danish National ChamberOrchestraAte The World's Hottest Peppers AndHuffington Post
SEE IT: Danishorchestraperforms music after digesting some of world'sNew York Daily News
Watch: Danish National ChamberOrchestraperforms while eating world'sThe Post-Standard –
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Orchestra Eats, Then Performs, The World’s Hottest Tango – NPR says:

OrchestraEats, Then Performs, The World's Hottest Tango
How hot is the Tango? A Danishorchestrachowed down on the hottest pepper on the planet and then played the Tango Jalousie, while fighting back the tears. Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses …

Cleveland Orchestra Director to Retire Next Year – New York Times (blog) says:

ClevelandOrchestraDirector to Retire Next Year
New York Times (blog)
Dennis LaBarre, the president of theorchestra'sboard, said that Mr. Hanson's plan to retire at the end of his contract “follows our ongoing consideration of well-planned and orderly leadership transitions” and added that he was “grateful that Gary is

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
ClevelandOrchestraexecutive director Gary Hanson to retire in October 2015Crain’s Cleveland Business
Breaking: Big Five boss is stepping downSlipped Disc

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