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Saturday at Carnegie Hall and other adventures

Saturday in New York was jam-packed for anyone associated with Pacific Symphony. My own day started pleasantly with breakfast below the Plaza Hotel with wife and brother-in-law, also in New York on business. 414 more words

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St.Clair and Pacific Symphony bound for Carnegie Hall in salute to Philip Glass

By TIMOTHY MANGAN

Carl St.Clair and Pacific Symphony are about to make a big trip, in case you hadn’t heard — a trip to Carnegie Hall. 1,024 more words

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Pacific Overtures: December

The December issue of the newsletter I write for Pacific Symphony has been published.

Pacific Overtures. December, 2017.

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A swan song and a 'Resurrection': John Alexander takes the next step in a long career

By TIMOTHY MANGAN

“I’m not retiring,” John Alexander says, just to be clear.

The outgoing artistic director of the Pacific Chorale, which he has led for 45 years, is sitting in a local eatery where he is such a regular that the bartender brings him a martini without asking. 996 more words

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