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Los Angeles Philharmonic
The LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC (LA Phil, LAP,) is an American orchestra based in Los Angeles, California, United States. It has a regular season of concerts from October through June at the Walt Disney Concert Hall , and a summer season at the Hollywood Bowl from July through September. Gustavo Dudamel is the current Music Director, and Esa-Pekka Salonen is Conductor Laureate. Deborah Borda is the current President and CEO. Music critics have described the orchestra as the most "contemporary minded", "forward thinking", "talked about and innovative", "venturesome and admired" orchestra in America. According to Salonen, "We are interested in the future
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Orchestra
An ORCHESTRA (/ˈɔːrkᵻstrə/ or US : /ˈɔːrˌkɛstrə/ ; Italian: ) is a large instrumental ensemble typical of classical music , which mixes instruments from different families, including bowed string instruments such as violin , viola , cello and double bass , as well as brass , woodwinds , and percussion instruments , each grouped in sections. Other instruments such as the piano and celesta may sometimes appear in a fifth keyboard section or may stand alone, as may the concert harp and, for performances of some modern compositions, electronic instruments . The term orchestra derives from the Greek ὀρχήστρα (orchestra), the name for the area in front of a stage in ancient Greek theatre reserved for the Greek chorus . A full-size orchestra may sometimes be called a symphony orchestra or philharmonic orchestra
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Angeleno
The DEMOGRAPHICS OF LOS ANGELES are determined by population surveys such as the American Community Survey and the United States Census . According to U.S. Census Bureau projections, Los Angeles ' population was 3,884,307 in 2013. CONTENTS * 1 Race, ethnicity, and national origin * 2 Languages * 3 Households and educational attainment * 4 Income and poverty * 5 Employment * 6 Additional information * 7 See also * 8 References RACE, ETHNICITY, AND NATIONAL ORIGIN Main article: Ethnic groups in Los Angeles Map of racial distribution in Los Angeles, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people: WHITE, BLACK, ASIAN HISPANIC, or OTHER (yellow) The 1990 United States Census and 2000 United States Census found that non-Hispanic whites were becoming a minority in Los Angeles. Estimates for the 2010 United States Census results find Latinos to be approximately half (47-49%) of the city's population, growing from 40% in 2000 and 30-35% in 1990 census
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Arthur Rubinstein
ARTHUR RUBINSTEIN (Polish : Artur Rubinstein; January 28, 1887 – December 20, 1982) was a Polish American
Polish American
classical pianist. He received international acclaim for his performances of the music written by a variety of composers and many regard him as the greatest Chopin interpreter of his time. He was described by The New York Times as one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. He played in public for eight decades
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New York Philharmonic
The NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC, officially the PHILHARMONIC-SYMPHONY SOCIETY OF NEW YORK, INC., globally known as NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA (NYPO) or NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC-SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, is a symphony orchestra based in New York City
New York City
in the United States. It is one of the leading American orchestras popularly referred to as the "Big Five ". The Philharmonic's home is David Geffen Hall , located in New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
. Founded in 1842, the orchestra is one of the oldest musical institutions in the United States and the oldest of the "Big Five" orchestras. Its record-setting 14,000th concert was given in December 2004
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Symphony In Three Movements
MOVEMENT may refer to: * Movement (clockwork)
Movement (clockwork)
, the internal mechanism of a timepiece * Movement (sign language) , the direction and nature of the movement of the hands when signing Movement (biology) * *
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The New York Times
THE NEW YORK TIMES (sometimes abbreviated NYT and THE TIMES) is an American daily newspaper , founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by The New York Times Company . The New York Times
The New York Times
has won 122 Pulitzer Prizes , more than any other newspaper. The paper's print version in 2013 had the second-largest circulation, behind The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal
, and the largest circulation among the metropolitan newspapers in the United States. The New York Times
The New York Times
is ranked 18th in the world by circulation . Following industry trends, its weekday circulation had fallen in 2009 to fewer than one million. Nicknamed "THE GRAY LADY", The New York Times
The New York Times
has long been regarded within the industry as a national "newspaper of record "
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New York Herald Tribune
The NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE was a newspaper published between 1924 and 1966. It was created in 1924 when the New York Tribune acquired the New York Herald
New York Herald
. It was widely regarded as a "writer's newspaper" and competed with The New York Times
The New York Times
in the daily morning market. The paper won at least nine Pulitzer Prizes during its lifetime. A "Republican paper, a Protestant paper and a paper more representative of the suburbs than the ethnic mix of the city", the Tribune
Tribune
generally did not match the comprehensiveness of the New York Times' coverage, but its national, international and business coverage was generally viewed as among the best in the industry, as was its overall style. At one time or another, the paper was home to such writers as Dorothy Thompson , Red Smith , Roger Kahn , Richard Watts, Jr
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Los Angeles Times
The LOS ANGELES TIMES, commonly referred to as the TIMES or LA TIMES, is a paid daily newspaper published in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
, California, United States, since 1881. It was the largest metropolitan newspaper in circulation in the U.S. in 2008 and the fourth-most widely distributed newspaper in the country. The Times is owned by tronc (formerly known as Tribune Publishing)
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Concertgebouw Orchestra
The ROYAL CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA (Dutch : Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest, pronounced ) is a symphony orchestra in the Netherlands, based at the Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Royal Concertgebouw (concert hall). In 1988, Queen Beatrix conferred the "Royal" title upon the orchestra. It is considered one of the world's leading orchestras. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 1888–1945: Kes and Mengelberg * 1.2 1945–1988: Van Beinum and Haitink * 1.3 1988–current: Chailly, Jansons and Gatti * 2 Character * 3 Chief conductors * 4 Current orchestra members * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORYThe Concertgebouw opened on 11 April 1888. The Concertgebouw Orchestra
Orchestra
was established several months later, and gave its first concert in the Concertgebouw on 3 November 1888, conducted by the orchestra's first chief conductor, Willem Kes
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The Proms
THE PROMS, more formally known as the BBC
BBC
PROMS or HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERTS PRESENTED BY THE BBC, is an eight-week summer season of daily orchestral classical music concerts and other events held annually, predominantly in the Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall
in central London
London
, England
England
, UK . Founded in 1895, each season currently consists of more than 70 concerts in Albert Hall, chamber music concerts at Cadogan Hall
Cadogan Hall
, additional Proms in the Park events across the UK on the Proms' final night, The Last Night of the Proms, and associated educational and children's events. In 2009 the total number of concerts reached 100. The season is a significant event in British culture . In classical music, Jiří Bělohlávek described the Proms as "the world's largest and most democratic musical festival"
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Cologne
COLOGNE (English: /kəˈloʊn/ ; German : Köln, pronounced ( listen ), Ripuarian : Kölle ( listen )) is the largest city in the German federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia
North Rhine-Westphalia
and the fourth most populated city in Germany
Germany
(after Berlin
Berlin
, Hamburg
Hamburg
, and Munich
Munich
). It is located within the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan region which is Germany\'s largest and one of Europe\'s major metropolitan areas . Cologne
Cologne
is about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southwest of North Rhine-Westphalia's capital of Dusseldorf and 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Bonn
Bonn

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Théâtre Du Châtelet
The THéâTRE DU CHâTELET (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a theatre and opera house , located in the place du Châtelet in the 1st arrondissement of Paris
Paris
, France
France
. One of two theatres (the other being the Théâtre de la Ville ) built on the site of a châtelet, a small castle or fortress, it was designed by Gabriel Davioud at the request of Baron Haussmann between 1860 and 1862. Originally built with 3,000 seats, it was named the Théâtre Impérial du Châtelet, but has undergone remodeling and name changes over the years. Currently it seats 2,500 people. CONTENTS * 1 Origins * 2 Recent history * 3 References * 4 External links ORIGINS The theatre ca. 1875 The theatre is one of two apparent twins constructed along the quays of the Seine
Seine
, facing each other across the open Place du Châtelet and its ornate fountain
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Lucerne Festival
The LUCERNE FESTIVAL is a series of classical music festivals based in Lucerne
Lucerne
, Switzerland. Founded in 1938, it currently produces three festivals per year, attracting some 110,000 visitors annually taking place since 2004 primarily at the Lucerne
Lucerne
Culture and Congress Centre (KKL) designed by Jean Nouvel . Each festival features resident orchestras and soloists alongside guest performances from international ensembles and artists, in 2017 including the Berlin Philharmonic , Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
, Vienna Philharmonic , Emanuel Ax
Emanuel Ax
, Martha Argerich
Martha Argerich
and Maxim Vengerov . The largest festival is the Summer Festival ( Lucerne
Lucerne
Festival im Sommer), taking place in August und September and featuring over 100 events
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Olivier Messiaen
OLIVIER EUGèNE CHARLES PROSPER MESSIAEN (French: ; December 10, 1908 – April 27, 1992) was a French composer, organist , and ornithologist , one of the major composers of the 20th century. His music is rhythmically complex; harmonically and melodically he employs a system he called modes of limited transposition , which he abstracted from the systems of material generated by his early compositions and improvisations. He wrote music for chamber ensembles and orchestra, as well as for solo organ and piano, and also experimented with the use of novel electronic instruments developed in Europe during his lifetime. He travelled widely and wrote works inspired by diverse influences ranging from Japanese music, the landscape of Bryce Canyon in Utah
Utah
and the life of St. Francis of Assisi
St. Francis of Assisi

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Cleveland Institute Of Music
The CLEVELAND INSTITUTE OF MUSIC is an independent, international music conservatory located in the University Circle district of Cleveland
Cleveland
, Ohio
Ohio
, United States
United States
. It is led by President Paul Hogle. The Institute was founded in 1920, with the composer Ernest Bloch
Ernest Bloch
as director. Annual enrollment at the conservatory (including new and returning students) is between 400 and 450 students with approximately 1,500 students enrolled in the preparatory and continuing education programs at any given time. Between 1,000 and 1,200 prospective students apply to the conservatory annually for the (approximately) 150 openings available for fall enrollment. Typically, 60-70 freshmen are enrolled each fall; 81% of entering freshman graduate within five years
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