Monthly Archives: October 2011

Classical Coffee Conversation

This is a new series for blog readers. Have a question about the symphony, a piece of music or composer, or something else you’ve been dying to know but afraid to ask? This section addresses those questions. If I don’t … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Guitar Quartet Offered Unique Flavor to JSO Concert

The concert at the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra this past weekend was filled with Mexican (and Russian) flavor. A guest appearance by the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet offered a unique variation to what one might otherwise expect at a symphony concert. … Continue reading

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Golijov, Tchaikovsky and Joshua Bell – A Perfect Mix of Exceptional Class

The outstanding performance of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Joshua Bell October 1 was a thrill for the entire audience that filled symphony hall. Osvaldo Golijov’s (1960-) “Sidereus,” Overture for Small Orchestra began the evening with celestial awe. The combination … Continue reading

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