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  1. Violinist Ara Malikian Makes London Debut at the Barbican This MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ARA MALIKIAN, the virtuoso violinist and dazzling live performer, is to make his UK debut at the Barbican in London on March 12th 2018. A post-graduate of the Guildhall, Ara Malikian has won numerous awards and performed with the world's best symphony orchestras.

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  2. The Best Classical Concerts & Operas in Seattle This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | The Stranger

    ... of the people she left behind. Comprising members of the Seattle Symphony and the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestras, as well as other talented local musicians, the Novus Project is a consortium that aims to celebrate the centennial of Finland's ...

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  3. A Tale of Two OrchestrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Canada.com

    VMO's composer Trevor Hoffmann putting the final touches on his new orchestral composition, to be played at the orchestra's anniversary concert on Sept. 10. Both the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra and the Ambleside Orchestra celebrate significant anniversaries this season: 15 years for the VMO, and 25 for the North Shore ensemble.

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  4. Eimear Quinn and Dublin Brass Join Forces for 'Breath Upon the Flame' ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Fin Barre's Cathedral - I'm in my element!' Dublin Brass features members of both the RT Symphony and RT Concert Orchestras. The ensemble is joined for the evening by percussionist Alex Petcu , harpist Jean Kelly and fiddle/viola players Marie ...

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  5. Top orchestras heading to East YorksRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | York Press

    ... Yours' music festival in continuing this autumn across the East Riding, as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017. Orchestras like Manchester Camerata, Sinfonia Viva and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra are coming to Pocklington, Withernsea and ...

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  6. Conservative Talk Show Host Slated to Conduct Santa Monica Symphony OrchestraRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2017 | The LookOut news

    ... (orchestra) board and I are thrilled." Over the past two decades, Prager has been a guest conductor for numerous orchestras, including the Los Angeles, Pasadena and Glendale Symphony Orchestras, according to a 2014 article in the Los Angeles Times. ...

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  7. Royal New Zealand Ballet Production of 'Romeo and Juliet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Scoop

    ... The Ryman Healthcare Season of Romeo and Juliet is the RNZB's third and final touring production of the year . Orchestras in Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland and Dunedin will perform Prokofiev's instantly recognisable score , conducted by NZSO ...

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  8. Arts Editor Keith Bruce: Elim Chan brings youth to the RSNO podiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... why arts journalists were forever asking about their "succession planning", as the modish phrase now terms it. Orchestras often moved at glacial pace to fill vacancies on the podium - or indeed in the ranks - and there has been a perceived ...

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  9. Arts Editor Keith Bruce: Elim Chan brings youth to the RSNO podiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ALTHOUGH it was surely tiresome for orchestra managers in Scotland , there was a reason why arts journalists were forever asking about their "succession planning", as the modish phrase now terms it. Orchestras often moved at glacial pace to fill vacancies on the podium - or indeed in the ranks - and there has been a perceived reluctance to reveal contractual details about the terms agreed with conductors, far less speculate about their likely renewal or who might fill a crucial artistic role at the agreement's termination, even with posts substantially funded from the public purse.

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  10. NJSO Announces Departure of Education & Community Engagement Conductor Jeffrey GroganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra announces the departure of Education & Community Engagement Conductor and NJSO Youth Orchestras Artistic Director Jeffrey Grogan. Grogan will serve as Director of Orchestras at Oklahoma City University and will lead the university's graduate orchestral conducting program; he has also been appointed Artistic Director and Conductor of the Oklahoma Youth Orchestras, effective in August.

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  11. Pete Townshend To Team With Orchestras & Guests For 'Classic Quadrophenia' RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | JamBase

    Guitarist Pete Townshend will embark on a short run of Classic Quadrophenia performances this September to honor The Who's landmark 1973 album, Quadrophenia . Each of the run's four shows will feature Townshend performing songs from the album along with orchestral accompaniment and vocals from Billy Idol and Alfie Boe .

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  12. Harper and Emerson/Da Vinci orchestras perform on MondayRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Davis Enterprise

    The Emerson-Da Vinci-Harper Combined Junior High Orchestras will give their spring concert at 7 p.m. Monday, May 22, at Davis High School's Brunelle Performance Hall. Involving students from Emerson, Da Vinci and Harper junior high schools, the Intermediate Orchestra will perform music by Mozart, Beethoven and others.

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  13. L.A. Has the Country's Most Important Orchestra - But Can You Afford to See It?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | LA Weekly

    ... and music critic Alex Ross in the New Yorker a few weeks before , the L.A. Phil's reign as Queen of American Orchestras is the result of 1.) its innovative programming, which focuses heavily on new music, 2.) its commitment to diversity onstage and ...

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  14. Online concert featuring classical violinist collects cash for music causes in ThurrockRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Braintree and Witham Times

    ... studying violin at Gable Hall and has quickly gained success as a classical soloist. After performing in British Orchestras and the release of her first commercial success she embarked on creating The Woolmer Philharmonic Orchestra in 2013. In ...

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  15. Canton Symphony Youth Symphony Announces Concert, 4/30Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    For the final Canton Youth Symphonies concert, the orchestras have a program full of challenging works in store for the audience. Each group promises to wow concert-goers with a skillful demonstration of how far they have grown musically through the season.

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  16. Sunday Session: April 16, 2017Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2017 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    Here are some interesting music-related items that have landed in StLJN's inbox over the past week: * The Bad Plus Has Big News: Some Subtraction, Some Addition, For a Whole New Sum * 14 Artists Proving Black Americana Is Real * A History of Puerto Rican Salsa * The Paradigm Shifts of Album Artwork * A Gathering of Orchestras in D.C. * Why Music Services Are Wasting Time Recommending New Music * Brent Assink Maneuvered the S.F Symphony Through the Early 21st Century.

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  17. How the PSO can attract more listeners: consisten programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... they're educating us. But after a while, we know what we like. They're not educating us, they're irritating us. Orchestras would do better financially if they pleased their customers better. I have been proposing to the PSO for several years the ...

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  18. A Gathering of Orchestras in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | New Yorker

    ... and spiritually poor." I was in town for the first edition of the Shift Festival, a convocation of four American orchestras, which was presented by the Kennedy Center and Washington Performing Arts, with events unfolding at the center and at other ...

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  19. Bloomingdale School of Music to Present Notes from 108TH Street to Support Student ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... of the New York Philharmonic . As a composer, he has written over 300 works, and has had his music played by Orchestras such as the Chicago Symphony, the National Symphony and the New York Philharmonic . His Concerto for String Quartet and ...

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  20. Why no symphony orchestra in the world makes moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | ABC News

    Orchestras produce a unique product and are often monopolies - usually a recipe for financial success. But no symphony orchestra in the world would be financially viable on its own.

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