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  1. North Middlesex music program is 'outstanding'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... came in third. The Hawthorne Brook wind ensemble and the high school Wind Symphony were chosen to perform at Symphony Hall in Boston on April 11. Performing groups that earn a gold at the MICCA festival enter a lottery to perform at the Gold Medal ...

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  2. Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 SeasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the Fields and music director & violin soloist Joshua Bell will perform on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 3pm at Symphony Hall in a program of Prokofiev's Classical Symphony, Opus 25; Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, Ligeti's Concert Romnesc; and ...

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  3. Celebrity Series broadens scope with new season's offeringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Boston.com

    Author David Sedaris will open the 2015-16 season of the Celebrity Series of Boston on Oct. 14 at Symphony Hall, kicking off a lineup of music, dance, and spoken-word performances that hews to the series's traditional strengths, yet also broadens the performances that are meant to expand and diversify its audience. "I think it's certainly recognizable as a Celebrity Series season, with a concentration on classical music and continued emphasis on dance," said Gary Dunning, the organization's president, in an interview.

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  4. Carol Burnett looking forward to time together in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Boston.com

    For those who grew up loving her outrageous, outrageously funny, Emmy-winning variety show on CBS, which ran for 11 seasons from 1967 to 1978, there are many favorite memories, from the famous Scarlett O'Hara curtain-rod dress to the giggle fits of costars Harvey Korman and Tim Conway. On Sunday afternoon at Symphony Hall, Burnett, 81, will field questions from the audience much as she did on her series, for a show dubbed "An Evening of Laughter and Reflection."

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  5. Things to do in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Boston.com

    Join the PEM Shop in Salem for a variety of trunk shows that aim to showcase up-and-coming fashions for you and your home. Stay for an evening party with a 1980s theme.

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  6. Review & Photos | Herbie Hancock & Chick Corea | BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | JamBase

    Seeing Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea go head to head in Boston's Symphony Hall was like watching Michael Jordan dunk or Bill Clinton seduce an entire audience: There's nothing like seeing the elite of the elite do what they do better than anyone living. Recent years have seen Hancock and Corea pleasing the masses.

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  7. BSO to host open house to celebrate new music directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Nelsons will lead the BSO and Tanglewood Festival Chorus in a free performance during the open house Sunday afternoon at Symphony Hall. He will also take questions from the audience, along with BSO Managing Director Mark Volpe.

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  8. Chorus pro Musica celebrates - A Spring Wedding'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Boston.com

    Conductor Jamie Kirsch runs Pro Musica Chorus through a rehearsal. The two organizations will combine for a performance of Stravinsky's "Les Noces."

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  9. The Remembrance Project: Thelma Patricia WhalanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | WBUR-AM Boston

    Thelma Patricia Whalan died February 15, 2014, in Boston. She was 80 years old, and decisively fashionable.

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  10. The Hot Sardines expected to deliver scorching jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The record Online

    ... play in venues like the Boom Boom Room, at the internationally acclaimed Montreal Jazz Festival and even Symphony Hall in Boston where, in collaboration with the Boston Pops, they entertained audiences eager and hungry for their sound, said ...

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  11. LJMS builds a sound foundation www.utsandiego.com...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... successful halls in the world are in the shape of a shoe box, whether the Musikverein in Vienna or Symphony Hall in Boston. "Those halls were good teachers for us," Toyota said. "We studied the dimensions carefully (and made computer simulations). ...

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  12. Scottish fiddle champion, Hanneke Cassel Trio plays Marblehead on April 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Patch.com

    If you love the sound of a playful fiddle accompanied by world-class cello and guitar, you'll love this show! On Friday, April 10 the me&thee presents world-class Celtic fiddler, Hanneke Cassel and her trio. Hanneke is the 1997 U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion.

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  13. Retired BSO violinist Ronald Knudson diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> Retired Boston Symphony violinist Ronald Knudsen, a former Tanglewood Music Center student, died on Monday at his home in Newton. He was 83. Knudsen stepped down from the BSO in August 2013 after 48 years of service at Symphony Hall in Boston and at Tanglewood.

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  14. Organ takes lead role in BSO's - Ascending Light'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Boston.com

    Andris Nelsons is back on the podium this week for the first of his final three programs this season. Since he was last here in January leading Bruckner and Mozart, Nelsons has kept up a whirlwind schedule, not only with performances in Birmingham, but also a "Flying Dutchman" at Covent Garden, guest appearances with the Philharmonia Orchestra of London, and a European tour with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

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  15. FHS student to perform at Symphony HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Fitchburg High School senior Rachel Webber will perform with the Handel and Haydn Society Young Women's Chamber Choir at Boston Symphony Hall on Friday and Sunday. She will be performing Bach's "St.

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  16. Member of Terezin choir visits for 'Defiant Requiem'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Brandeis' News

    ... zenstat said. A live performance of "Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin" will have its New England premiere at Symphony Hall in Boston April 27.

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  17. 200 years of oratoriosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Economist

    ... sometimes into the hundreds. Increasingly, conductors and soloists were professionals, and when Boston's new Symphony Hall opened in 1900, the H&H was on stage as an integral part of the city's musical scene. Its popularity waxed and waned: concerts ...

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  18. Chick Corea & Herbie Hancock key in againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    He chuckled when I asked him why there had been a 37-year gap between his first tour with fellow jazz-and-beyond keyboard giant Herbie Hancock in 1978 and their 2015 tour, which began on Saturday. It includes a sold-out concert Friday at Jacobs Music Center's Copley Symphony Hall, under the auspices of the La Jolla music Society.

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  19. Concert review: Beethoven and Bernstein collide at Symphony HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The bucolic charm of the German countryside vied for attention with urban American angst Saturday evening as Maestro Kevin Rhodes and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra presented a contrasting double bill of Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral" and Bernstein's Symphony No.

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  20. Musical cheers in Chelmsford: CHS, McCarthy Middle students to perform in Boston on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Lowell Sun

    Thirteen student-musicians from Chelmsford High School have been selected to participate in the recent prestigious 2015 Northeast Senior District Music Ensembles, and four of them will go on to play as part of the All-State Festival at Symphony Hall in Boston. The four students -- Caroline Flynn, Melanie Foo, Richard Kaminuma and Arun Venugopal -- will stay in Boston this Thursday through Saturday, and perform in the festival orchestra and chorus Saturday.

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