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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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Music Director Notes: Bruckner

Music Director Richard Pittman shares his thoughts about Bruckner and Symphony No. 2: “Bruckner is a very special composer.  One of the “four B’s” in the German-speaking world (Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Bruckner), Bruckner was a unique, out-of-the-ordinary individual.  Bruckner

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