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Edmonton Symphony looks to home country for Carnegie Hall program

Edmonton Symphony looks to home country for Carnegie Hall program

May 9, 2012

"Intended or not, Spring for Music's message is becoming increasingly clear: Pockets of culture can occur anyplace, anytime, when the right ingredients converge. On Tuesday, the place presented at Carnegie Hall was Edmonton, a city with nearly 1.2 million metro area population on the edge of the vast Canadian prairie.

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra is a small orchestra of 56 players and a budget of $8 million. That makes it roughly equivalent to the Alabama Symphony, which performs on the festival Thursday night. ESO is led by William Eddins, an energetic conductor whose reputation was well established before he took the reins in 2005. For this concert, he looked close to home to find repertoire..."

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