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Celebrate 10 years of chamber music with Auburn Symphony Orchestra
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The Auburn Symphony Orchestra, celebrating its 10th year, will host an afternoon of classical music at 4 p.m. on March 13 at Saint Matthew Episcopal Church (123 L St. NE, Auburn). The symphony will perform Beethoven's "Archduke" Piano Trio, op. 97, in …

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Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra concert aims to connect children with classical …
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The Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra performs what is "possibly the most important thing we do" Friday, said music director Adam Flatt. That crucial event is playing for children, to incite and excite, to offer what may be a young person's first exposure …

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Southbank launches 'virtual reality' orchestra as director vows to keep up …
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The classical music establishment must embrace the digital age or risk being left behind, the artistic director of the Southbank Centre has suggested, as she unveils its first virtual reality concerts. Jude Kelly said the classical world “must draw on …

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Alec Baldwin set to host Pittsburgh Orchestra event
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PITTSBURGH (January 26, 2016) Alec Baldwin is set to host a one-night Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performance called "Alec's Playlist." The Emmy-winning actor is a classical music enthusiast and will host the April 16 performance at Heinz Hall.

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Barbara Hannigan and Cleveland Orchestra stop time with Abrahamsen premiere
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Hans Abrahamsen's let me tell you received this year's Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, the most prestigious such prize in classical music. Written for soprano Barbara Hannigan, on a commission from the Berlin Philharmonic and the Danish Arts …

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All-Star Orchestra finds new audiences
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“Encourage enjoyment and appreciation of classical music as a living tradition through online education. Gather together top orchestral players from across the United States. Produce and broadcast performances featuring classical masterpieces and …

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BBC Symphony Orchestra / Pascal Rophé, classical music review: A triumph of …
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French music, a French conductor, a French soloist: this BBC Symphony Orchestra concert was planned months ago, but with notices warning of “enhanced security” it was hard to forget events in Paris. There was no minute's silence, no Marseillaise …

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Munich Symphony Orchestra brings Classical works to UGA
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15, the Munich Symphony Orchestra brought the timelessness of Classical music to its performance at the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center's Hodgson Concert Hall. The group's hour-long set consisted of pieces from composers Georges Bizet, …

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Seattle Youth Symphony, the biggest little orchestra in the United States
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Despite cuts in school budgets, and the perpetual endangerment of classical–music institutions, the Youth Symphony is a widely recognized bastion of excellence. SYSO alumni have gone on to orchestras as far afield as Hong Kong and Germany, as well as …

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