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3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Orion Ensemble to Open Season with Stepping Out, Begin. 9/28

The Orion Ensemble, winner of the prestigious Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, opens its 22nd season with "Stepping Out," a program showcasing Chicago composer Jim Gailloreto and a combination of Romantic-era chamber music favorites and classical-jazz fusion pieces.

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Related Topix: Columbia College Chicago, Education, Classical, Symphony, Arts, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane, Jazz

7 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Gilmer named CEO of San Diego Symphony

Gilmer, who will replace Edward "Ward" Gill, is currently vice president for artistic planning and audience development at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, University of Minnesota, Marketing, Northwestern University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Ailyn Pérez Will Return Home to Chicago for Don Giovanni at Ravinia, 8/14-16

Ailyn Prez, born and bred in Chicago, returns to her hometown's famous Ravinia Festival for two performances as Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni - a role that the Dallas Morning News has said shows her to be "a singer of considerable nuance."

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Verdi

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

Possibilities

Melodically weaving the notes of his personal life around his exploration of numerous music genres from classical and R&B to funk and hip-hop, renowned pianist Hancock elegantly composes a tuneful sound track of his life in music.

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Related Topix: Classical, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Herbie Hancock

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Classical AuditionsBenjamin Rondel / Getty ImagesBenjamin Rondel / Getty Images

The word can unleash terror in performers of all kinds, but perhaps none more than musicians seeking to fill scarce symphony orchestra openings.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Classical, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Opera, New York Philharmonic, Entertainment

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