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Review: St Peter's Chamber Orchestra play Mahler's 6th Symphony

“Compelling” is the most apt word for St Peter’s Chamber Orchestra’s performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 6. The symphony itself is one of the most revered in the classical canon, but in this case, the word applied to far more than the score. 427 more words

Review

The Dallas Symphony Does Their Own Version Of Carpool Karaoke

They’re great on Vivaldi, but maybe we can help ’em out on that Journey part.

Musicians from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra have released their own version of Carpool Karaoke, and this wouldn’t be a bad way to go to work every morning. 18 more words

Features

Audition season is here!

As the days get longer, and (hypothetically) warmer, opportunities for musical growth have also arrived. If you and/or your child are looking for an extra-curricular ensemble for next fall, now is the time to sign up. 642 more words

Chamber Music

Orch Estra

She was a symphony of forgotten
thank yous
of
oh yes you’re still here
still here
why are you even here.

Her melodies were soft spoken… 88 more words

Poem

Italian Symphony

Roberto Abbado’s programme opens with Berlioz’s dazzling portrayal of Roman festivities and closes with Mendelssohn’s beloved Italian Symphony. In between, we hear a violin concerto by one of Italy’s best known composers, Nicolò Paganini, whose music for violin is known for its technical wizardry and virtuosic flair. 77 more words

Life

March Artist of the Month: Phil Chen

By LAYANN BASILEH
Staff Writer

Orchestra is not an art that can be defined by one individual or instrument, but rather it is made up of the talents of many, interweaving the sweet melodies of string, brass, woodwind and percussion instruments into one breathtaking piece. 390 more words

Sword And Shield