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Music Director Notes: Spheres of Revolution Jan 2016

Music Director Dick Pittman writes: It’s particularly exciting to be working with the winner of this year’s Young Artist Competition, Nathaniel Abreu, who’ll be performing the Kabalevsky Cello Concerto No. 1.  Nathaniel is an extraordinary talent.  He’s not only technically

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Background reading for Call of History concert

Wikipedia has a good overview of Mendelssohn and the Reformation Symphony No. 5. Did you know that you can get many public domain music scores at IMSLP?

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Honorary Degree for Our Music Director

We’ve all known that we have a music director devoted to the cause of fine music and who has championed great concert programs and high performance standards for the Concord Orchestra, and for the other Boston-area ensembles he leads.

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Music Director Notes: Bruckner & Mozart Performances

Mr. Pittman’s notes on our October 2014 concerts In October we played Bruckner’s Symphony No. 2 and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23. Mr. Pittman writes: “These concerts were high on the list of best performances by the Concord Orchestra.

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Music Director Notes: Family Concert in December

The centerpiece of the program is PADDINGTON BEAR’S FIRST CONCERT by the English composer, Herbert Chappell, a charming work that is in the best tradition of British “Light Music.” This genre is a British specialty and it is on a

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