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a musical organization consisting of a group of instrumentalists including string players

seating on the main floor in a theater

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The Orchestra will also present three orchestral works, two of which are Cyprus premieres: the overture to the opera La Dame Blanche by the phenomenally successful opera composer Francois-Adrien Boieldieu and Camille Saint-Saens' baroque dances Sarabande and Rigaudon, [eth]Ap.
AN ORCHESTRAL work by the Pet Shop Boys based on the life of codebreaker Alan Turing - whose endeavours are said to have shortened the Second World War by up to two years - is to be given its world premiere at the BBC Proms.
Who composed the orchestral work Fanfare For The Common Man?
The work is neither an opera nor a straightforward orchestral work, but instead a dramatic symphony in seven movements which builds on the format established in Beethoven's Choral Symphony.
Following his runner-up spot in conducting competition Maestro, drum 'n' bass artist Goldie takes on a new challenge - composing an orchestral work to be performed as part of the BBC Proms in London's Royal Albert Hall.
The Double Concerto was Brahms' final orchestral work, and the soloists more than do it justice; they reach far beyond the realm of musical notation to the spirit of the music and convey it, whole, to listeners.
Although he's been out of the spotlight, Ridgway's catalog of songs is deep and wondrous, juggling orchestral work and movie scores with heartbreaking tunes in the style of classic country.
French composer Jacques Ibert (1890-1962), best known for his orchestral work Escales (Ports of Call), wrote seven operas during his career.
Which literary work inspired Rimsky-Korsakov's orchestral work Scheherazade?
A NEW orchestral work will be given its world premiere in Birmingham, the city where its composer studied.
This sonata is compared to Scriabin's Poeme de l'extase, an orchestral work that was written at the same time and uses the same poem for inspiration.
Clever programming paired the symphony with Brahms' little known choral orchestral work Nanie.
Bonus disc offers a 45-minute suite from ``Il Sogno,'' Costello's first full-length orchestral work.
During a packed career, Paul has played session music, band concerts, orchestral work, blues and jazz.
When Gustav Mahler shared his idea of reinventing Franz Schubert's popular Dminor string quartet as an orchestral work, it was not received warmly.