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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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The Tortured Gustav Mahler and His Affecting Music

The composer and conductor Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) suffered a tortured life of loss. His affecting music may have been the answer to fill his void and help him find his direction. He married the beautiful 22-year-old Alma Maria Schindler in … Continue reading

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Franklin Pond String Quartet was a Meal for Friends

There are pieces of a symphony that may create an atmosphere of an intimate setting. Chamber concerts, as a whole, are the intimate meals for friends. The Franklin Pond String Quartet, made up of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra members, performed a … Continue reading

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