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Detroit Symphony Orchestra Starts 2018 William Davidson Neighborhood Concert Series

January 9, 2018

Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) will return to seven Metro Detroit venues as the 2018 William Davidson Neighborhood Concert Series gets underway.

Music Director Leonard Slatkin will conduct the DSO in a program that includes Fauré’s Pelléas et Mélisande, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 (with child piano prodigy Harmony Zhu), and Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, the “Jupiter.”

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Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra To Return To Carnegie Hall

January 5, 2018

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will return to Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage for two back-to-back concerts this January with newly appointed chief conductor Daniele Gatti.

The performances will mark the first time the orchestra will travel to the United States with Gatti, who is only the seventh chief conductor in the orchestra’s 129-year history.

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Yamaha Honors Kite and Magadini with Legacy in Education Awards

December 5, 2017

Yamaha has honored Rebecca Kite and Pete Magadini with the company’s prestigious Legacy in Education Awards. Presented by John Wittmann, director of artist relations and education at Yamaha Artist Services Indianapolis, and Greg Crane, manager of artist relations at Yamaha Artist Services Los Angeles, the award recognizes distinguished Yamaha Artists and music educators for their extraordinary service to, and impact on, the field of music education.

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New York Philharmonic Young People’s Concerts Conclude in March

February 20, 2017

The 94th season of the New York Philharmonic Young People’s Concerts (YPCs) will conclude on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. with “Modern,” the final program in this season’s series, The Ages of Music — each program exploring the sound, composers, and culture of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern eras, respectively.

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Source: School Band & Orchestra Magazine