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TribLIVE
Recordings allow masterful PSO artists to shineof Music library. Bendix-Balgley enjoys making recordings despite finding the
Recordings allow masterful PSO artists to shine
TribLIVE / Posted 23 hours ago
of Music library. Bendix-Balgley enjoys making recordings despite finding the process difficult. He was the symphony's concertmaster at the time of his recordings with DeAlmeida and Van Hoesen and is now first concertmaster of the Berlin... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Stars set to light up our new Walk of Famein Japan, violinist Yoshimoto was leader of the Australian String Quartet and G
Stars set to light up our new Walk of Fame
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
in Japan, violinist Yoshimoto was leader of the Australian String Quartet and Grainger Quartet before becoming concertmaster of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. As well as designing lights and sets for many of SA’s major stage... Read more
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examiner.com
SFIAF 2016: New world premieres by ground breaking Wooden Fish Ensembleof their respective instruments and at the top of their class in musicianship.
SFIAF 2016: New world premieres by ground breaking Wooden Fish Ensemble
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
of their respective instruments and at the top of their class in musicianship. These include: Violinist Terrie Baune, concertmaster of the Eureka Symphony and the North State Symphony, co-concertmaster of the Oakland Symphony, and a member of... Read more
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examiner.com
Brilliant Classics’ ‘edition’ of the music of Antonin Dvořák: orchestral musicrecordings of the music of Antonio Vivaldi, many of which involve the chamber o
Brilliant Classics’ ‘edition’ of the music of Antonin Dvořák: orchestral music
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
recordings of the music of Antonio Vivaldi, many of which involve the chamber orchestra L’Arte dell’Arco, led by its concertmaster Federico Guglielmo, are a major asset for anyone who appreciates that Vivaldi did not compose the same concerto... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Focused emotions & thrilling scoresbrisk and beautifully rehearsed rendition of the turbulent Fourth after the int
Focused emotions & thrilling scores
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
brisk and beautifully rehearsed rendition of the turbulent Fourth after the intermission. Exquisite solo contributions from concertmaster Alexander Barantschik and Michael Grebanier, Principal Cello, added pinpoints of beautiful detail to a sweeping... Read more
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ajc.com
who are valedictorians in Fulton CountyTheta National Mathematics Honor Society (President), Georgia ARML, Science Fai
who are valedictorians in Fulton County
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
Theta National Mathematics Honor Society (President), Georgia ARML, Science Fair, Science Olympiad, Chamber Orchestra (Concertmaster), National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honor Society, Academic Bowl, Robotics,... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
MSO announces 20th anniversary seasonpointed out that a number of the MSO's founding members are still playing with
MSO announces 20th anniversary season
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
pointed out that a number of the MSO's founding members are still playing with the orchestra, including concertmaster Janis Peterson and oboist Laura Robinson, who enthralled the May 7 audience with their dazzling performance of... Read more
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examiner.com
The bleeding edge: the approach to Memorial Day will be a busy onejoin the more conventional Volkert-Ellis String Trio, whose members bring toget
The bleeding edge: the approach to Memorial Day will be a busy one
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
join the more conventional Volkert-Ellis String Trio, whose members bring together SFS performers Mark Volkert (Assistant Concertmaster) and Nancy Ellis (viola) with Jan Volkert, Principal Cello for the Marin Symphony. This program will be... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Review: Adès receives an 'A' and Beethoven a 'B'the breath. The woodwinds’ color and balance are exquisite. When the time comes
Review: Adès receives an 'A' and Beethoven a 'B'
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
the breath. The woodwinds’ color and balance are exquisite. When the time comes for the first violins to take the melody, Concertmaster Phillip Pan leads his violin section, molding Beethoven’s theme with otherworldly eloquence. For the first... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Batavia grad ready for next challengeof the Illinois Music Education Association district and honors state orchestra
Batavia grad ready for next challenge
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
of the Illinois Music Education Association district and honors state orchestras since seventh grade, including being concertmaster. She’s been concertmaster for the top ensemble of the Batavia Curricular Orchestras, and earned the National... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Musicians band together to End Child Povertyline-up of items. TheEndChild Poverty Fundraiser Concert on June 11 will featur
Musicians band together to End Child Poverty
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 11 days ago
line-up of items. TheEndChild Poverty Fundraiser Concert on June 11 will feature solo performances from special guest, Concertmaster Andrew Beer from the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Andrew is a musician renowned for his humanitarian... Read more
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TribLIVE
PSO’s new Tchaikovsky album shows great emotional intensityThe opera is virtually unknown in America, which makes this 20-minute orchestra
PSO’s new Tchaikovsky album shows great emotional intensity
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
The opera is virtually unknown in America, which makes this 20-minute orchestral piece especially welcomed. Former concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley plays the opera's best known moments, the aria “Song to the Moon,” with the mastery that... Read more
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Everett Herald
Everett native's book a humorous look at a simpler timeNastri taught for nearly 30 years in the Everett School District's strings prog
Everett native's book a humorous look at a simpler time
Everett Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Nastri taught for nearly 30 years in the Everett School District's strings program. He was a founding member and longtime concertmaster of the Everett Symphony Orchestra, now known as the Everett Philharmonic Orchestra. Nastri, who died in 1997,... Read more
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Denver Post
Yumi Hwang-Williams pushes it to the middle of Colorado Symphony stageOrchestra regulars are used to seeing Yumi Hwang-Williams front, but not center
Yumi Hwang-Williams pushes it to the middle of Colorado Symphony stage
Denver Post / Posted 17 days ago
Orchestra regulars are used to seeing Yumi Hwang-Williams front, but not center, at most performances. As the ensemble's concertmaster, she sits in the traditional first chair, at the head of the violin section and to the conductor's right. But... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
DEO Clinic To Sponsor An Afternoon Of Classical Music May 22and accompanying Renee Fleming on a TNT Television special for President George
DEO Clinic To Sponsor An Afternoon Of Classical Music May 22
The Chattanoogan / Posted 17 days ago
and accompanying Renee Fleming on a TNT Television special for President George W. Bush. Mr. Holritz is the associate concertmaster for the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera. Mr. Holritz performed as soloist, orchestral, and chamber musician in... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Classical Notes: OSO marks a triumphant end to seasonpart of the evening, lead violinist Denis Letourneau was recognized on the occa
Classical Notes: OSO marks a triumphant end to season
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 17 days ago
part of the evening, lead violinist Denis Letourneau was recognized on the occasion of his retirement after 39 years as concertmaster with the Okanagan Symphony. In honour of this, he was joined by his son, tenor Nathan Letourneau, visiting from... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Kim Kardashian: 10 things she can do besides being a real-life CSIstand out is what you might describe as the delusional aspect; she might just a
Kim Kardashian: 10 things she can do besides being a real-life CSI
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
stand out is what you might describe as the delusional aspect; she might just as easily have said nuclear physicist or concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic, but never mind. Kardashian has already shown her talents as a reality-TV star, a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Spirited music-making in Concert Artists season finalemaintained tonal smoothness and shaped phrases in eloquent fashion. The orchest
Spirited music-making in Concert Artists season finale
Baltimore Sun / Posted 18 days ago
maintained tonal smoothness and shaped phrases in eloquent fashion. The orchestra likewise offered sensitive work; concertmaster Jose Miguel Cueto's solos started off-center, but smoothed out nicely. (In the video clip above, Vaughan... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
Lake Placid News / Posted 20 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
Hawaii News Now / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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Daily Herald
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
KXXV Waco / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
20 related stories
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WSMV Nashville
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 yearsits appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making
Levine leads last opera as Met music director after 40 years
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 21 days ago
its appreciation for his decades of devotion that lifted the Met's music making to among the most acclaimed in the world. Concertmaster David Chan handed a bouquet of red roses to Levine, who has conducted from a motorized wheelchair since his... Read more
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examiner.com
Alan Gilbert presents himself as a compelling advocate for Jean Sibeliusnever quite came under control over the course of the entire evening. Every now
Alan Gilbert presents himself as a compelling advocate for Jean Sibelius
examiner.com / Posted 21 days ago
never quite came under control over the course of the entire evening. Every now and then two of the section leaders, Concertmaster Frank Huang and Principal Cello Carter Brey sounded as if they were rising about the rest of their respective... Read more
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The Signal
Local Orchestra Presents Free Concertto the Mendelssohn Violin concerto, the orchestra will be performing an origina
Local Orchestra Presents Free Concert
The Signal / Posted 21 days ago
to the Mendelssohn Violin concerto, the orchestra will be performing an original composition by Sarah Wallin-Huff, our concertmaster. The piece demonstrates how contemporary music can be melodic and inspiring. The orchestra will also perform... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra offers up ingredients for classic performanceslow movement opens with a charming string quartet of principal players, which
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra offers up ingredients for classic performance
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
slow movement opens with a charming string quartet of principal players, which included Noah Bendix-Balgley as concertmaster, a post he held here until he became first concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic. It was not coincidental... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Mother's Day concert features Beethoven and the bubblyboth perform extensively, including as members of the Wichita Symphony Orchestr
Mother's Day concert features Beethoven and the bubbly
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
both perform extensively, including as members of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra. Zvonnikov is the orchestra’s associate concertmaster, and Shukaev is its acting principal cellist. Bees, a professor of piano at Wichita State who studied with... Read more
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Yellow Springs News
Haydn’s ‘Creation’ to soundbe partly explained by the surprising number of local high-level amateur musici
Haydn’s ‘Creation’ to sound
Yellow Springs News / Posted 23 days ago
be partly explained by the surprising number of local high-level amateur musicians, according to Mary White, the orchestra concertmaster. And it can partly be explained by Johnston, who attracts musicians from outside the village as well. “We are... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Going out on a high noteEdelstein said. "There is a lot of lyricism of the lines." The Saint-Saens pie
Going out on a high note
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
Edelstein said. "There is a lot of lyricism of the lines." The Saint-Saens piece will feature soloist Max Zorin, a former concertmaster of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra. Born in Israel to Russian parents, Zorin studied violin at the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
HHS student receives Park Scholarship to NC StateGirl Scout Gold Award recipients and National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.
HHS student receives Park Scholarship to NC State
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 24 days ago
Girl Scout Gold Award recipients and National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. Among the class members are an orchestra concertmaster, editors of school publications, numerous tutors and hospital volunteers, ambassadors of 4-H and the Juvenile... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Concertmaster plays his swan songcomposed by Carl Orff, but because it will be the last performance by Denis Let
Concertmaster plays his swan song
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 24 days ago
composed by Carl Orff, but because it will be the last performance by Denis Letourneau as the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra’s concertmaster. One of the constant sights and sounds of the OSO, Letourneau, also a first seat violinist, has been with the... Read more
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Boston Globe
In BSO Leipzig visit, glimpses of shared past and futureserved as music director at both orchestras. And Charles Munch, before becoming
In BSO Leipzig visit, glimpses of shared past and future
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
served as music director at both orchestras. And Charles Munch, before becoming music director of the BSO, sat as the concertmaster of the Gewandhaus Orchestra. “From 1881 to about 1944, the history of connections between these two orchestras... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra ends season with concert featuring special guest7 at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W. Brush Hill Road. Rika Seko, wh
Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra ends season with concert featuring special guest
My Suburban Life / Posted 25 days ago
7 at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church, 149 W. Brush Hill Road. Rika Seko, who is celebrating her 20th anniversary as the concertmaster of the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra, will perform Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat with principal... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
IVSO will present season finale on May 7In 1987 he received his solo and chamber music diploma from Utrecht Conservator
IVSO will present season finale on May 7
Bureau County Republican / Posted 26 days ago
In 1987 he received his solo and chamber music diploma from Utrecht Conservatory. From 1987 to 2004, Cheng served as concertmaster in several European orchestras. In 2007 he was appointed concertmaster of the Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra and... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
50 years ago: Design approved for terminal building at Jacksonville International Airportin the ninth annual spring concert of the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra
50 years ago: Design approved for terminal building at Jacksonville International Airport
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
in the ninth annual spring concert of the Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestra in the Civic Auditorium. Donald Allen, concertmaster, and Karen England, second violin section leader, were students at Englewood High School. Special recognition... Read more
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