Newton Symphony Orchestra Begins 09-10 Season with Brahms and Violin Soloist Markus Placci

October 8, 2009
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This season, the NSO takes on Brahms, Debussy, Dvorak, Rachmaninoff, Smetana, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky and welcomes Violinist Markus Placci, Cellist Bobby Chen, Clarinetist Ian Greitzer, and Pianist Edit-Maria Fazakas to perform some of the composers’ great concertos.







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Boston Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart Believes in Emotionally Compelling Music

July 7, 2009
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Interview with Maestro Keith Lockhart Keith Lockhart is one of the finest conductors of our generation. Fifteen years ago, Keith Lockhart became the 20th conductor of the Boston Pops. Boston welcomed him with open arms and warm hearts and reveled in his celebrity status. It seemed that not a day went by without hearing about..




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Boston Celebrates the 4th (Dress Rehearsal) with The Boston Pops, Neil Diamond and Craig Ferguson

July 4, 2009
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On Friday afternoon, the day wasn’t looking very good with all the thunderstorms and grey skies.  But by the time 8pm rolled around, the skies were clear and it was a beautiful un-muggy 75 degrees outside at the Hatch Shell in Boston. Despite the gloomy weather, Bostonians and visitors packed onto the grass in front..




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Buzz Aldrin, The Boston Pops and MIT Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Lunar Landing

June 14, 2009
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On Thursday, June 11, 2009, former NASA astronaut Dr. Buzz Aldrin, The Boston Pops and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) came together to celebrate the upcoming 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing. On July 20th, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon.  In the image..




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NVPO Spring Concert and Interview with Flutist Ona Jonaityte

April 12, 2009
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On March 22nd, the Neponset Valley Philharmonic Orchestra (NVPO) hosted its second concert at Showcase Live in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The concert was a resounding success for the recently-formed NVPO, which is a testament to the quality of musicians in the orchestra. The orchestra is young, and its collective talent, education, experience and passion provides patrons..




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