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Jon Sobel

Jon Sobel is Publisher and Executive Editor of Blogcritics as well as lead editor of the Culture & Society section. As a writer he contributes most often to Culture, where he reviews NYC theater; he also covers interesting music releases in various genres. Through Oren Hope Marketing and Copywriting at http://www.orenhope.com/ you can hire him to write or edit whatever marketing or journalistic materials your heart desires. Jon also writes the blog Park Odyssey at http://parkodyssey.blogspot.com/ where he visits every park in New York City. And by night he's a part-time working musician: lead singer, songwriter, and bass player for Whisperado, a member of other bands as well, and a sideman.

Concert Review (NYC): ‘Handel & Hanukkah’ – Clarion Choir and Clarion Orchestra Perform ‘Judas Maccabeus’ and More, 1 December 2021

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There's more to Handel and the holidays than the 'Messiah.' A suite from his oratorio 'Judas Maccabeus' featured original instruments and superb soloists.

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Exclusive Interview: Igor Shakhman, Executive Director, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA

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When the Delta variant deprived the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA of its venue for a long-awaited return to in-person concerts, Executive Director Igor Shakhman had to get creative.

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