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26 min ago | The Advocate

Cary Byrd named president of Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra

Advocate photo by ROBIN MILLER -- Cary Byrd was named the Baton Rouge Sympnony Orchestra's new president and executive direcctor on Friday, Aug. 29. The announcement was made Friday at a luncheon to promote the symphony's upcoming season.

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Related Topix: Arts, Baton Rouge, LA

4 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Rinaldo Del Gallo: Making Tanglewood even better

Once again for the paltry sum of $75 for Berkshire residents, I enjoyed a magical season of classical music at Tanglewood with a season lawn pass.

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Related Topix: Classical, Yo-Yo Ma, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

BR symphony selects new, but familiar, president

Advocate photo by ROBIN MILLER -- Cary Byrd was named the Baton Rouge Sympnony Orchestra's new president and executive direcctor on Friday, Aug. 29. The announcement was made Friday at a luncheon to promote the symphony's upcoming season.

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Related Topix: Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Utah Symphony to Launch Season With Performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 1, 9/12-13

The Utah Symphony returns to Abravanel Hall on Sept. 12 & 13 to launch the 2014-15 season with Music Director Thierry Fischer leading the orchestra in Gustav Mahler 's Symphony No.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Gustav Mahler, Beethoven

BroadwayWorld.com

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to Feature Cellist Alisa Weilerstein, 9/19

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Edo de Waart present Alisa Weilerstein Plays Elgar on September 19-20, 2014 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

The Hartford Courant

Ray Gonzalez Keeps Bar High For Latin, Salsa Fest

It takes Hartford trumpeter and bandleader Ray Gonzalez 10 months out of every year to organize the festival that bears his name.

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Related Topix: Music!, Salsa, Hartford, CT, Hernandez, NM, Arts, Music, Entertainment

BroadwayWorld.com

November at The Houston Symphony Features African Safari, Beethoven's Fifth and More

The Houston Symphony's November calendar features an exciting lineup of concerts including a musical exploration of one of the world's most diverse and fascinating continents with Family Series concert AFRICAN SAFARIwith Music from The Lion King on November 1. Followed by a historic concert from Houston's sister city Leipzig, Germany'sLeipzig ... (more)

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Related Topix: Classical, Beethoven, Arts, Bach, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving

The Daily Republic

New role for symphony conductor begins next year

Maestro David Ramadanoff will assume a new role with the Vallejo Symphony, as the symphony's first conductor emeritus as of the 2015-16 season.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, San Francisco Symphony

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Chesapeake's Symphony Under the Stars

Sunday's Symphony Under the Stars concert will be Virginia Symphony Orchestra conductor Benjamin Rous's fourth outdoor Chesapeake concert.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government

RecordNET

Stockton Symphony introduces interim executive director

David Hyslop, who's spent 49 years helping manage arts organizations, now is interim executive director of the Stockton Symphony.

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OregonLive.com

When Joan Rivers came to Portland to perform with the Oregon Symphony

The news today that comedy legend Joan Rivers is in the hospital, after having reportedly stopped breathing during a surgical procedure, has prompted words of support from celebrity friends and colleagues.

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Related Topix: Arts, Fashion Police, Entertainment, Television, Movies

BroadwayWorld.com

Canton Symphony Orchestra Debuts ConverZations Lecture Series, 9/8

The series continues at Rachel Waddell, Assistant Conductor of the Canton Symphony Orchestra since 2012, will provide the first lecture, titled "Know the Score."

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Conductor

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia Symphony offers free outdoor concerts this weekend

The Virginia Symphony began its series of free outdoor concerts on Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre in Williamsburg.

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Related Topix: Arts, Virginia, Williamsburg, VA, Chesapeake, VA, Yorktown, VA, College of William and Mary, Entertainment

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Symphony's Summer Pops concludes with '1812'

They say the only things certain are death and taxes, but in San Diego, you can add a third: the San Diego Symphony playing Tchaikovsky's "1812" Overture as the summer comes crashing to a close.

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Related Topix: Arts, Tchaikovsky, Classical

WICU12 Erie

Murder Suspect Also Facing Grand Larceny Charge

One of the two men charged with last week's murder of violinist Mary Whitaker at her home in Chautauqua County is now facing an additional charge, in an unrelated incident.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Chautauqua County, NY, Sherman, NY, Arts

News Times

Here in Connecticut, with its vast number of symphony orchestras, the push is underway to capture new supporters and past subscribers who have yet to make a commitment for the soon-to-begin 2014-15 season.

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Related Topix: Arts, Greenwich, CT, Stamford, CT

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra expects larger deficit, but aims to boost revenue

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is projecting a deficit of roughly $1.4 million at the end of its 2014 fiscal year, which concludes Sunday.

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Related Topix: Arts

Australia Network

SSO Presents: The Whitlams and the Sydney Symphony

This week Del Irani takes a look at the issue of homelessness and how it affects so many people around the world.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Arts

Patch.com

Dearborn Symphony Orchestra Presents Cars, Cigars & Jazz

T he Dearborn Symphony Orchestra planning committee for Cars, Cigars and Jazz cheese it up for a photo.

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Related Topix: Dearborn, MI, Arts

301 Moved Permanently

September concert guide for suburban Chicago

Families can head down to the beach to celebrate the end of summer with swimming, food live music, luau dances and a fire show.

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Related Topix: The English Beat, Ska, Black Entertainment, Soul, Smokey Robinson, Arts, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Classical

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