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Giora Schmidt Plays with the Phoenix Symphony

Last night’s performance of the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra was the final concert of the 2014-2015 season. Giori Schmidt’s captivated us with his virtuoso rendition of  275 more words


Phoenix Symphony Adds More Geek To Its Lineup

Phoenix has quietly become a huge hub of pop culture and geekdom. The city has a handful of conventions spread out through the year and is also attracting events such as Video Games Live, replay Symphony, and Chris Hardwick. 61 more words

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Paul Jacobs & the Phoenix Symphony

Grammy Award-winning organist Paul Jacobs returned to Phoenix as the soloist for Felix-Alexandre Guilmant’s Symphony No. 1 for Organ and Orchestra. Jacobs has played with the Phoenix Symphony on several occasions, most recently in 2013. 151 more words


Louis Lortie & the Phoenix Symphony

Our seats for last night’s Phoenix Symphony placed us in a different location than where we usually sit. We exchanged an earlier concert for this one because of a schedule conflict. 139 more words


For My Dad: "These Are the Days of Our Lives"

My dad and I are experts at creating memories together.

I remember the echo of composite leather against concrete as my dad taught me the rules of basketball and how to throw a perfect lay-up when I was in grade school. 574 more words


Christian Poltéra & the Phoenix Symphony

Swiss born Christian Poltéra performed as a soloist with the Phoenix Symphony last night. Samuel Barber’s Concerto for Cello & Orchestra in A minor, Opus 22 must be one of the most challenging of all pieces for the cello. 199 more words


Appeared on A11 in Get Out– November 6, 2014

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