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Lexington Symphony will open its 2014-2015 20th-anniversary season on Saturday, Sept. 20, with "Estonian Night," an 8 p.m. concert at Lexington High School auditorium featuring the work of renowned Estonian composer Arvo Prt.
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The failed contract negotiations between the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's management and Players Association is now affecting the city's next generation of musicians. Auditions for the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra , which were scheduled to take place this Fri., Sept.
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Flea Symphony is a music based puzzle game. The player takes control of a flea circus by choosing where each flea lands on a series of instruments.
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The Charlotte Observer reported the orchestra topped its budget by $71,000 for the current year. But president Bob Stickler is pleased that the orchestra has reversed a trend by topping its $9.4 million budget.
Walking around Civic Center on a weekend night, it used to be easy to tell who is going to Davies Symphony Hall and who is going to a rock concert or rave at the Bill Graham Auditorium. Now those lines are beginning to blur.
"Who's New in the Arts" profiles figures whose talents have landed them in key positions in classical music, dance, theater and visual arts in Birmingham. They are artists and administrators who come from other continents or just around the corner, and are contributing mightily to the ever-expanding arts scene here.
The Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra performs in Baghdad. The concert was promoted by word of mouth to avoid being targeted by bombs.
These thoroughly accessible "pops" concerts are the perfect vehicle for introducing the uninitiated to classical music . The Marin Symphony is exceptionally good at community outreach.
Hilary Hahn has canceled her scheduled season-opening performance of Beethoven's Violin Concerto with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and music director Marin Alsop this weekend due to muscle strain. In mid-July, Hahn announced that she would cancel all engagements for six weeks due to an inflamed muscle.
As if the rounds of standing ovations in Jones Hall were not enough to convince Andrs Orozco-Estrada that the welcome mat was out for the Houston Symphony 's new music director, the young Colombian and his wife, Julia, received yet another standing ovation as they descended the grand staircase into The Corinthian for the post-concert dinner, their first official black-tie evening in the city. "This is a very special evening," Orozco-Estrada noted as he charmed the tony gathering.
Associate Conductor Vladimir Kulenovic leads the Utah Symphony and seven special youth musical soloists in the 55th Annual Salute to Youth concert on Tuesday, September 30 at 7 PM at Abravanel Hall. Sponsored by the Deseret News, Salute to Youth is an annual tradition that dates back to the days of Maestro Maurice Abravanel .
Bravisimo! The Paducah Symphony Orchestra, under the inspired talent of conductor Raffaele Ponti, has again outdone itself with a breathtaking performance to rival anything you would hear at Carnegie Hall.
The Kansas Symphony opened its 2014 - 2015 season Friday night at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, featuring Kansas City mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato , singing songs of Maurice Ravel and Richard Strauss . The program began with Bacchanale, a five minute piece by Amnerican composer, Charles Tomlinson Griffes .
The HSO is made up of musicians of all ages from Hastings, the rest of the tri-cities, and even the region. "Let's face it, there's hundreds of communities this size in the United States, but very few of them have a symphony orchestra," says conductor Byron Jensen.
Musicians with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra perform with guest pianist Conrad Tao during a concert for their Halekulani Masterworks Spring 2014, at the Blaisdell Concert Hall. Hawaii Symphony Orchestra opened its first full season on Saturday, September 13th, exactly fifty years to the day after the Formal Dedication Ceremonies for what is now known as the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall.
Cellist Alisa Weilerstein, who received a MacArthur Foundation genius grant in 2011 before she turned 30, will make her Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra debut this weekend playing Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor. Music director Edo de Waart will also lead the MSO in Britten's Four Sea Interludes from "Peter Grimes" and Dvorak's Symphony No.
And 13 is clearly a lucky number for the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, which launched its 2014-15 season Saturday evening at Hill Auditorium with a roof-raising Beethoven Festival. On the bill were three of Beethoven's greatest hits: The Symphony No.
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