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Mozart, Prokofiev Bring Light and Full Elements to JSO Concert

There is much to be said about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s (1756-1791) popularity. His music is one of the more recognizable, used in movies (Amadeus was loosely based on his life), Looney Tunes and commercials. The music is lighter in nature … Continue reading

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George Gershwin, Aaron Copland and Conrad Tao Thrill at JSO Opening Concert

Observing soloists is always intriguing since each has his or her own style and signature—a way of playing. This past weekend with the opening concert of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 17-year-old Conrad Tao was the brilliant pianist for George Gershwin’s … Continue reading

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Pianist Leon Fleisher, Richard Strauss, Dramatic End to Season

Pianist Leon Fleisher has earned the respect of his fans if the increased volume of applause on last Saturday evening was any indication. When he came onto the stage to perform Maurice Ravel’s (1875-1937) Concerto for the Left Hand for … Continue reading

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