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Celebrating Thoreau’s Bicentennial

For our March 31/April 1 concerts, we are participating in a global celebration of Henry David Thoreau’s Bicentennial, his 200th birthday. Many organizations around our literary town of Concord, Massachusetts are participating in this recognition of Thoreau’s impact on our¬†interactions

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Opera51 Romeo and Juliet review

Opera51 at 51 Walden Performing Arts Center in Concord Review by Pamela Marshall Since 2007, the people who are now called Opera51 have produced an opera in June. It’s a great post-season use of the hall after the other resident

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Playing Onstage at Symphony Hall

by Marilyn Kloss What is it like for a bunch of amateur musicians to play on the stage of Symphony Hall in Boston? Playing in an orchestra of colleagues under an inspiring conductor, feeling the resonant acoustics of the stage

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Young Local Pianist on the International Stage

Some exciting classical-music and local news: George Li, young pianist from Lexington, MA, was awarded the silver medal in the International Tchaikovsky Competition on July first. He is the first American to receive a medal since 1990, according to the

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Pops Door Prizes!

Thank you to the Concord Museum, Brigham Greenhouses and orchestra clarinetist Jane Bailey, Wood’s Hill Table, Chang An, Millbrook Farms, and newly added, 80 Thoreau. You help make Pops a special occasion!

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