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Composer: Gould, Morton (1913-1996)

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Year of birth1913
Year of death1996
NationalityUnknown
Period20th century
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Alsop and Kaufmann lead the Last Night revelries

Jonas Kaufmann and Marin Alsop © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
Flags, balloons and musical revelry bring the BBC Proms season to a close. 

New York City Ballet's evening with Jerome Robbins

Lauren Lovette and Taylor Stanley in Jerome Robbins' Interplay  © Paul Kolnik
From lifelong fans to the previously uninitiated, New York City Ballet’s All Robbins program was designed to make the whole house cheer. Jerome Robbins’ (1918–98) work on Broadway and in ballet made him a revered artist in both circles. Few others were ever able to achieve such crossover success.
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John Daly Goodwin Bids Farewell to the New York Choral Society

John Daly Goodwin
After 25 years at the helm, John Daly Goodwin, Music Director of the New York Choral Society (NYCS), gave his final concert Friday night at Carnegie Hall.
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Scottish Ensemble - Anthony Marwood takes the lead

©  Scottish Ensemble
Jonathan Morton handed over the reins to guest director Anthony Marwood for the final set of concerts in the 2010/11 series from the Scottish Ensemble. Marwood was also the soloist for the UK premiere of Schuman's Cello Concerto arranged for violin by Orlando Jopling. It was interesting to see how differently the group responded to a different leader.
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