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South Florida Symphony’s Blue Door String Quartet 

by Harry Schroeder

The Key West Symphony’s elite Blue Door String Quartet gave a concert at the Tennessee Williams Theater earlier this month, with performances of music by Haydn, Mendelssohn, and George Gershwin. The regular members of the group are first violinist Whitney LaGrange, concertmaster of the Symphony, and Arthur Cook, its principal cellist; they were joined for this concert by Benjamin Breen, second violin, and Valentina Shohdy, viola.  The concert was another in a long and very welcome line of presentations by the Symphony organization of superb, brilliantly played music.

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By Harry Schroeder

Saturday – October 10th, 2010

The Key West Symphony, under the baton of Sebrina Maria Alfonso, opened its season on Wednesday night with a superb concert. The program included Brahms’ “Academic Festival Overture,” Elgar’s “Enigma Variations” and, most notably…
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Chee-Yun Adds Radiance, Dazzle To Strong South Florida Symphony Show

By Greg Stepanich

Friday – October 9th, 2010

The South Florida Symphony, joined by the radiant playing of guest violinist Chee-Yun, opened the orchestral part of the new season with a concert of auspicious promise Thursday night in Fort Lauderdale…
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South Florida Symphony Makes Impressive Debut At Broward Center

By David Fleshler

Thursday – October 8th, 2010

Chee-Yun performed Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the South Florida Symphony Thursday night at the Broward Center. A fine orchestra made its Fort Lauderdale debut Thursday, signaling the arrival of a significant new ensemble on the South Florida music scene…
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Superstar Violinist Chee-Yun Kicks Off Key West Symphony’s Master Concert Series

By Paradise

Thursday – September 30th, 2010

Superstar Korean violinist Chee-Yun launches the Key West Symphony Orchestra’s 2010-11 Master Concert Series on Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. at the Tennessee Williams Theatre. Don’t miss your chance to see this exceptional
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South Florida Symphony Expands Concert Series Into West Palm Beach

By Palm Beach ArtsPaper Staff

Tuesday – September 7th, 2010

The South Florida Symphony, in its role as concert presenter, has announced a lineup of classical music programs for the season that for the first time will reach Palm Beach County. The orchestra, which until earlier this year was the Key West Symphony, has presented similar series in Monroe County for more than a decade…
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New World Symphony’s New Venue Tops A Rich And Diverse Classical Lineup

By David Fleshler

Friday – September 3rd, 2010 • 3:05 PM

The biggest event of South Florida’s upcoming classical season will take place January 26 in Miami Beach when Michael Tilson Thomas raises his baton to lead the New World Symphony in the overture to Wagner’s Flying Dutchman….
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Leading Violinists Set for SoFla Symphony Series

By Gregory Stepanich

Wednesday – September 1st, 2010

When the Concert Association of Florida fell apart in 2007, the major concert venues in this area scrambled to put together good classical series to replace the events that had been hosted by the association. Again this year, the Broward, Arsht and Kravis centers have their own series of classical programs, but there’s another group that is beefing up the offerings this coming season, and they’re doing it with some major names…
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