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39 min ago | Burnaby Now

Top 5 things to do this weekend

Mobile art studio: The Tin Can Studio will be in Burnaby's Deer Lake Park all summer, including this Saturday during the VSO's free concert.

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Related Topix: Canada, Arts, Classical

Fri Jul 11, 2014

EDGE

Symphony Classics and Summertime Fun

Pacific Symphony has been making great music for a very long time. The organization celebrates 35 years this season, the last 24 of which have been under the masterful guidance of Musical Director Carl St. Clair.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, John Williams, Elliot Goldenthal

Park Record

Utah Symphony commissions Muhly for the 2105-16 season

A story published about Muhly in The New Yorker in 2013 states: "There is no evidence that his pace will slow, and Muhly has so far managed to vacillate in a healthy fashion between composing for large-scale institutions like the Met and small-scale affairs among peers."

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Related Topix: Arts, New York, Opera, Classical, Park City, UT

Salt Lake City Weekly

The Utah Symphony Will Be Playing All The Hits From John Williams...

Dear GYA, I know most of you are wondering what I'm going to talk about now that Lebron James has finally made his decision to return to Cleveland.

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Related Topix: Arts, Best of 2007, Salt Lake City, UT

BroadwayWorld.com

Elektra Kurtis & Ensemble Elektra to Debut Bridges from the East, 7/16 at Symphony Space

Violinist, composer and educator Elektra Kurtis has an expansive multi-cultural background.

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Related Topix: Arts, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Europe, Finland, World News, Classical, Sibelius,

BroadwayWorld.com

Houston Symphony to Present New Star Trek Films with Live Orchestra, 7/18-19

Movie fans have another way to experience two blockbuster favorites this summer.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness

Examiner.com

Preview: Seattle Symphony performs Pixar in concert

This weekend the Seattle Symphony has a special treat fans of music in films. From July 11-12 it will be performing "Pixar in Concert" at Benaroya Hall , featuring selections from all 14 of Pixar's feature films.

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Related Topix: Arts, Randy Newman, Pop/Rock

BroadwayWorld.com

Chorus Director Charles Hausmann Retires from the Houston Symphony After 28 Years

Today, the Houston Symphony announced the retirement of long-time Houston Symphony Chorus Director Charles Hausmann.

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Related Topix: Arts, Robert Shaw, Chorus, University of Houston

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: National Symphony Orchestra, Morrison, and Benanti Bring Broadway to Wolf Trap

As soon as the National Symphony Orchestra , under the baton of maestro Steven Reineke, started playing the Kander and Ebb classic "New York, New York," I started to forget about the fact that I was caught in a rainstorm and was more than a little wet.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, National Symphony Orchestra, Glee, Entertainment, Television, Matthew Morrison

BroadwayWorld.com

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck to Make...

On July 25 and 26, at the Tanglewood Music Center in the Berkshires, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra in works by Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Mahler.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Europe, World News, Germany, The Cleveland Orchestra, Opera, Latrobe, PA

IcNetwork

Welsh Proms: Daily highlights of the 2014 festival

From the All Dancing Family Prom to the Romantic Prom, there's an eclectic mix of concerts taking place at St David's Hall in Cardiff this summer Under the baton of Owain Arwel Hughes, Bournemouth's Symphony Orchestra perform everything from Coates' Dambuster's March and Holst's Jupiter to Gershwin's Overture, Crazy Girl and Elgar's Pomp ... (more)

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Arts

Thu Jul 10, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

SLO Symphony's new executive director aims to engage audiences

During his recent stint as the executive director of the Monterey Symphony , Edmund Feingold watched the San Luis Obispo orchestra’s progress from afar.

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Related Topix: Arts, San Luis Obispo, CA, Jazz, Boston University, Monterey, CA

Cincinnati.com

Circus mojo syncs with Ky. symphony

Circus mojo syncs with Ky. symphony KSO teams up with group for 'eclectic program' highlighted by thrilling acts Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1mls6lP The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra performs for thousands at the Devou Park band shell Aug. 7, 2010, during a summer concert series.

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Related Topix: Arts, Kentucky

Salt Lake Tribune

Symphony takes on the music of U2

Every summer, the Utah Symphony trades in Beethoven, Prokofiev and Mozart for Bono, Plant and Mercury, if only for a weekend.

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Related Topix: Arts, Vocal, Star Wars

Hispanic Business

Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra completes tri-national tour

But the four performances were also very different from each other, said , executive director of the orchestra.

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Related Topix: Arts

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Waukesha songwriter lands music publishing deal

That's when the Waukesha-based singer-songwriter picked up his guitar and wrote the sweet-natured love ditty "Marry Me."

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Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Arts, New Berlin, WI, Entertainment

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Frank Almond will become Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra's artist in residence

Beginning in August, violinist Frank Almond will add a new role to his current jobs as Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and impresario of the Frankly Music concert series.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Arts, Entertainment

Bluffton Today

Q&A: Spend a Sunday afternoon with SpectiCast

Sun City residents looking to escape the heat of a Lowcountry summer afternoon can take a seat in Magnolia Hall and soak in a Russian ballet, London theater production or rousing Philadelphia symphony as the SpectiCast feature film series continues through July and August.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Ballet, Opera

Examiner.com

Red, White, and BOOM

It's always such a joy to visit Weill Hall, but, when the visit includes a picnic supper on the lawn, the Santa Rosa symphony , Judy Collins AND a splendid fireworks on the lawn, well... that's damn hard to beat.

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Related Topix: Arts, Santa Rosa, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Cal State Sonoma, Rohnert Park, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Morning Call

Lenape Chamber Ensemble explores electronic media in season opener

The Lenape Chamber Ensemble begins its 28th summer concert series Saturday in the auditorium of the new Life Sciences Building on the campus of Delaware Valley Community College in Doylestown.

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Related Topix: Doylestown, PA, Philadelphia, PA, Benny Goodman, Jazz, Allentown, PA, Arts, Music, Entertainment

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