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Quintessence of Quinn and the JSO: students' perspectives

...constant contact with the players.The program began with a stirring composition titled "Festive Orchestra" by Dmitri Shostakovich. It was time for the brasses to shine, and shine they did, exhilaratingly so! Their stentorian tones sent the strings...
New conductor Quinn to lead Juneau Symphony in fall concert Oct. 24 and 25

...A concert conversation with Quinn will be offered one hour before each performance.The program will open with Dimitri Shostakovich's "Festive Overture," followed by Jules Massenet's "Meditation from Thais," featuring Luanne Homzy on violin...
What's happening this week

...Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium. Introducing new Music Director and Conductor Troy Quinn. "New Beginnings" program features Shostakovich's Festive Overture, Massenet's Meditation from Thais and Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 (New World Symphony). Concert...
A revolutionary evening

...often come to mind. However, Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 was a revolutionary...organization's Web site. Pickett describes Shostakovich as the most important of the Soviet-era...a man that lived a storied life. "Shostakovich really lived his life under the thumb...
Fall Arts Preview: Season of beginnings

...Music Director of the Juneau Symphony will feature Dmitri Shostakovich's "Festive Overture," Jules Massenet's Meditation from...Amadeus Mozart's Overture from "The Magic Flute," Dmitri Shostakovich's Second Piano Concerto featuring youth concerto winner...
Symphony presents winter concert series on Feb. 7 and 8

...Revolutionary Russian," their winter concert series, at the Juneau Douglas High School auditorium. The concerts will feature Shostakovich's controversial "Symphony No. 5" as well as high school soloist Franz Felkl, playing Mendelssohn's "Violin Concerto...
New conductor carries baton from Los Angeles

...For his first concert in October, Quinn has selected a program built around the idea of new beginnings that will include Shostakovich's Festive Overture and Dvorak Ninth Symphony, also known as the New World Symphony. Later in the season, he's planned...
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Con brio: Pickett prepares for final symphony concert

...for us," Pickett said. "In the last 10 years we've done some exciting, major concerts. We've played Mahler and Shostakovich. We've done opera like 'Carmen' and 'Sweeney Todd,' we've done multimedia projects, film projects. Basically...
From Russia, with strings

...specifically for the group. Dmitry Shostakovich, "notable as one of the great symphonists...chamber orchestra in the world," Shostakovich said at the time. Over the years...preludes by Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich and conclude with Luigi Boccherini's...
This WeeK

...MAY 17Vocal Jazz Workshop with Dee Daniels, 5:15?7:15 p.m., UAS Egan Lecture Hall. $25The Genius of Shostakovich 7:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake. Featuring Yoni Levyatov, Paul Rosenthal and Jeffrey Solow. Tickets $25 general...


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