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French tones by Hardenberger

Last night we were at a Norrköping Symphony Orchestra concert, “A French Tone”. Sandwiched in between Poulenc’s playful suite and Prokofiev’s darkness were two – for me unusual – trumpet concertos featuring Håkan Hardenberger. 235 more words

Music

Review: NACO polish hidden Stravinsky gem to perfection

A Postcard from the “New World”

National Arts Centre Orchestra

Michael Francis, conductor; Leila Josefowicz, violin

Southam Hall, National Arts Centre

When we think of the violin concerto, we’re most likely to think of repertoire from the late 18th through the late 19th centuries. 336 more words

Local Reviews

J.C. Penney’s Decline: What is going Unsaid

This is from Patriot UpDate.

Jame Cash Penny would be heartbroken at the decline of his beloved company.

Mr.Penney was a devout Christian would be appalled at former CEO Michael Francis’ pro homosexual ads. 855 more words