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Exclusive Interview: Composer Avner Dorman on New York Premiere of ‘Nigunim,’ Working Through the Pandemic, Writing Music for Kids and More

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The prize-winning composer found surprising commonalities among Jewish musical traditions from around the world as he researched 'Nigunim', which he unveils for New York audiences on July 26.

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Exclusive Interview: Trumpeter Paul Merkelo on UNICEF Ukraine Benefit Concert, ‘Gershwin’s World’ Documentary, Russian Trumpet Concertos and More

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The trumpeter gathers colleagues from the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal to benefit UNICEF's efforts to aid Ukrainian children.

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Interview: Wray Armstrong and Evita Zhang of Armstrong Music & Arts on Bridging the China-West Cultural Divide

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As it manages artists and tours the agency works to facilitate cross-cultural exchange of music, opera, dance and more while building careers.

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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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Music Interview: Dean Roland of Collective Soul Reflects on Career and Upcoming Tour with Tonic & Better Than Ezra

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Some of the many topics with the Collective Soul co-founder include: Tommy Shaw (Styx), Eddie Van Halen, and unreleased albums and songs both new and old.

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