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Rare chamber version offers ‘mesmerizing experience’ with Bruckner’s Symphony No. 7

Mention the name Anton Bruckner and you might expect crickets from friends and two-for-one tickets …

Portrait of Joseph Bologne
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After 244 years, neglected composer Joseph Bologne makes his TFO debut

“Who?’’ a friend asked. “Never heard of him.’’ That’s a typical reaction to any mention …

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Afterthoughts: Spellbound by pianist Joyce Yang in Rachmaninoff 3

If you had a front-row seat for Joyce Yang’s performance of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. …

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Pianist Joyce Yang: Rachmaninoff is like ‘preparing for an ultra-marathon’

Joyce Yang hasn’t climbed Mount Everest, but she’ll need plenty of stamina to reach an …

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For TFO’s Dee Moses, ‘retirement’ is full speed ahead

This weekend is the end of an era in TFO’s bass section. After 47 seasons, …

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Warm thoughts on Florida, flying with cellos, Elgar concerto

Maximilian Hornung, the 37-year-old German cellist, makes his living going from one city to another …

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TFO violinist Nancy Chang tunes up for inner challenges of playing Mozart

Nancy Chang might have the toughest job in town this week. As TFO’s associate concertmaster, …

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Announcing TFO’s new podcast for program notes

The Florida Orchestra is now one of the first orchestras in the country to provide …

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A blazing, unforgettable performance of world-premiere concerto and more

Visceral is an apt one-word description of The Florida Orchestra’s Masterworks performance last weekend, which …