Category Archives: Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

Why Rachmaninov, Copland and Symphony Orchestras Keep Us Moving

There is an intense wheel many of us find ourselves on, much like hamsters. The wheel of life continues to spin, filled with activity, but there seems to be no end to the mounting responsibilities. As it circles with us … Continue reading

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Members of Ritz Chamber Players Perform Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with Style

Flair, pizzazz and sophistication are what can best describe the ultra-talented members of the Ritz Chamber Players, who were the featured performers at a recent concert of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. Pianist Terrence Wilson, Violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins and Cellist Tahirah … Continue reading

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Music of Puccini’s La Bohème an Everlasting Favorite

Giacomo Puccini’s (1858-1924) opera La Bohème is a favorite in the Italian opera repertoire. Is it the music, the story, the costumes that draw large crowds to each production? Whatever the attraction, a piece of it will remain with you … Continue reading

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