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Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra attendance decrease is worrisome – Pittsburgh Post Gazette says:

Pittsburgh SymphonyOrchestraattendance decrease is worrisome
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
As a longtime subscriber to the Pittsburgh SymphonyOrchestra, I am very concerned about the drastic decrease in attendance at the concerts over the past several years. The attendance was extremely poor for the last two Friday evening concerts in October.

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Orchestra performs ‘American Composers Without Borders’ – St George News says:

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Orchestraperforms 'American Composers Without Borders'
St George News
CEDAR CITY – After traveling around the world with local community and high school choirs, theOrchestraof Southern Utah returns to Cedar City to perform its second concert of the season, “American Composers Without Borders,” Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in …

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra concertmaster to solo in ‘meaty’ concert of … – says:

Kalamazoo SymphonyOrchestraconcertmaster to solo in 'meaty' concert of
As for her position as KSO concertmaster (basically, first-chair violinist and the facilitator between Music Director Raymond Harvey and theorchestra), Park is “enjoying it very much. It's been great working with theorchestra, playing with the

This Is An Orchestra Under The Influence Of Chili Peppers – NPR (blog) says:

This Is AnOrchestraUnder The Influence Of Chili Peppers
NPR (blog)
It's not unusual for musicians to play through pain. But instead of blisters or cramps, members of the Danish National ChamberOrchestrarecently endured the searing throb of hot peppers. And it was on purpose: Each musician ate one of “the world's

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Milwaukee Symphony combines orchestra staples, new concerto – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel says:

Milwaukee Symphony combinesorchestrastaples, new concerto
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Milwaukee SymphonyOrchestraserved up a musical buffet Saturday evening, combining a couple of well-loved pieces with a seldom-heard gem and a new concerto. With guest conductor Carlos Kalmar at the podium, the evening's program opened with …
Milwaukee SymphonyOrchestraPerforms PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION ThisBroadway World

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Agrees to a New Labor Deal – New York Times says:

New York Times
Atlanta SymphonyOrchestraAgrees to a New Labor Deal
New York Times
The Atlanta SymphonyOrchestraannounced on Saturday that it would end its two-month lockout after reaching a deal that would give its musicians small raises but require them to pay more for their health insurance, while also allowing theorchestrato
Atlanta SymphonyOrchestraReaches Labor Deal With MusiciansNPR (blog)
Atlanta SymphonyOrchestracompletes 4-year deal with Woodruff Arts CenterWXIA-TV
Atlanta Symphony musicians, management agree to four-year deal; concerts toAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
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