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Ace Pairings in S.F. Symphony Season

It's rare that a major American symphony performs works by a parent and child, who are both prominent living composers, within a short span of time.

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Related Topix: Arts, Symphony, Electronic, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cincinnati.com

James Conlon to step down from Ravinia FestivalJames Conlon to step...

James Conlon, music director of Ravinia Festival since 2005, announced that 2015 will be his final season as music director of the summer festival.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Entertainment

MDJonline.com

Georgia Symphony Orchestra starts 64th season in new home

Tickets are on sale for the 64th season of the Georgia Symphony Orchestra. Themed around Russian music, the season will strike a chord of emotion when the GSO opens on Oct. 18 at its new home, the Marietta Performing Arts Center at Marietta High School.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cobb County, GA, Kennesaw, GA

BroadwayWorld.com

Cellist Rachael Lander and More to Be Featured on ADDICTS' SYMPHONY

Composer, musician and recovering alcoholic James McConnel brings together ten classical musicians whose lives have been blighted by addiction for a spectacular one-off musical performance.

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ABC News

Philharmonic Violinist Was at Summer Home When Robbers Killed Her

A New York City violinist who was at her summer home was brutally murdered when two men knocked on her door and attempted to rob her, federal authorities said.

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Related Topix: Arts, Pennsylvania

Patch.com

California Symphony Kicks Off 2014-15 Season With 'Orchestra Spectacular' In Walnut Creek

The California Symphony opens its 2014-2015 concert season on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 4 PM with Orchestra Spectacular , led by the Symphony's Music Director Donato Cabrera at the Lesher Center for the Arts .

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Related Topix: Arts, California, Walnut Creek, CA, Programming Languages, Science / Technology, Concord, CA

Jessica Duchen's classical music blog

Must great conductors be control freaks?

After the first of two Proms by the Budapest Festival Orchestra, last night at the RAH, I'm pondering about what a great conductor can teach us about how to run things.

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Related Topix: Arts

JamBase

Trey Anastasio To Debut New Symphonic Piece This Fall

Phish front man Trey Anastasio will debut Petrichor , an ambitious new piece for guitar and orchestra on his upcoming three-city West Coast symphony run this fall.

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Related Topix: Phish, Pop/Rock, Arts, Classical, Seattle Symphony

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Melbourne musos serenade Princess Mary

NO more pussyfooting around. Miranda Kerr and James Packer have a sizzling date on board his luxury yacht moored off the Spanish coast.

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Related Topix: John Stamos, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Steve Elmer, Carolann Sanita, North Carolina Symphony and More Set...

William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to announce the 2014-2015 Manning Chamber Music Concert Season schedule.

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Related Topix: Arts, Raleigh, NC

English Dong-A

The secret behind Schubert`s `Unfinished Symphony`

The secret behind Schubert`s `Unfinished Symphony` . AUGUST 26, 2014 01:25. . Have you heard of Friedrich Silcher ? A german composer, he`s mainly known for "Die Lorelie," a song based on a poem written by German poet Heinrich Heine.

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Inside Bay Area

Today's Music Picks: Symphonic `Led Zeppelin' show set for San Jose

Like Led Zeppelin? Enjoy the symphony? Then you might want to nab tickets for "The Music of Led Zeppelin" on Sept.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Led Zeppelin, Arts, Classical

KGUN

Tucson Symphony Orchestra names CEO

MAY 21: A violin sits on a chair before a performance of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra May 21, 2008 in the Green Zone of Baghdad, Iraq.

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Related Topix: Arts, Iraq, World News

MLive.com

West Michigan Symphony, music director Scott Speck agree on contract renewal

West Michigan Symphony Music Director Scott Speck has agreed to a five-year contract to remain with the Muskegon-based orchestra.

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Related Topix: Arts, Muskegon, MI, Entertainment

MusicEmissions

Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony No.5: Scythian Suite

These two pieces are among Prokoffief's most familiar works. They were written at very different periods of his life, the latter when Prokoffief was a struggling composer under the Tsars during World War One; the former after Prokoffief had returned from a period of self-imposed exile to the Soviet Union during World War Two.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Nevada Appeal

Strings, horn musicians needed for Carson Symphony

The Carson City Symphony will begin rehearsals for the 2014-15 concert season on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 7 to 9:15 p.m. at the Carson High School band room.

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Related Topix: Arts, Carson, CA

YourErie

New Information Released in Violinist's Death

They were arraigned in federal court that same day for charges including stealing property and taking it across state lines, carjacking and use of a firearm during a crime of violence.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Arts, Sherman, NY

Lincolnshire Review

Opera Review: Ravinia's stylish staging underscores timeless beauty of Mozart operas

The music of Mozart never grows old, whether it is the fierce but sometimes funny drama "Don Giovanni" when the legendary womanizer actually goes to hell before our very eyes, or the hilarious comedy "The Marriage of Figaro," in which numerous obstacles pop up to sabotage the wedding of Figaro and his darling Susanna.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Mozart, Wedding

5NEWSonline.com

Fort Smith Symphony Preparing For 91st Season

The Fort Smith Symphony is preparing to unveil its upcoming 91st Season, after just finishing up its 90th Anniversary.

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Related Topix: Arts, Fort Smith, AR

Herald-Citizen

Bryan Symphony Orchestra to kick off new season

The Bryan Symphony Orchestra will kick off its 2014-15 season, "Feed Your Soul," with the annual free concert in Dogwood Park at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31. Cookeville residents Sam and Diane Glasgow will sponsor this outdoor concert in honor of their parents, something they have done for the past 17 years in an effort to "to spread the love of live ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Cookeville, TN

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