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Feature story: An overture's opening night

Original post made on Oct 13, 2007

Orchestra celebrates its 20th birthday by premiering a new work

There are moments in Lee Actor's new work "Celebration Overture" that may remind listeners of the bouncy playfulness of coin-operated video-game music or the thundering bombast of a Dmitri Shostakovich film score.

Photos and slide show by Marjan Sadoughi/Palo Alto Online.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 12, 2007, 9:54 AM

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Posted by Midtown Guy, a resident of Midtown
on Feb 19, 2008 at 11:36 am

What a treasure! Like being at the symphony. Excellent editing--compressed nicely -- with sounds of warm-up, and part of the performance. Nice close-ups of instruments. I love classical music and this shows how much we have right here in our own community. Bravo, Bravo, Bravoooooooooo!


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