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Rafael Payare appointed Music Director of Montréal Symphony Orchestra

Payare shares artistic vision with two vibrant, multi-cultural cities

San Diego Symphony Music Director Rafael Payare now joins many other internationally acclaimed conductors who have secured multiple, simultaneous Music Director ...

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What's Happening at the Symphony
ENIGMA VARIATIONS, OP. 36

Who are the personalities behind Elgar's intriguing Enigma Variations?

For full descriptions of Elgar's “friends pictured within,” we are indebted to the invention of the piano roll; when the Aeolian Company ...

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Richard Blais' Mashed Rutabaga

Chef Richard Blais and Mashed Rutabaga

Richard Blais'

Mashed Rutabaga


1 pound rutabaga
1 stick butter or white truffle butter
Salt & white pepper to taste
Maple syrup (optional)

Peel the rutabaga thoroughly and boil in ...

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Alisa Weilerstein Plays


Alisa Weilerstein on the musical storytelling in Don Quixote and Schelomo

R. Strauss’ Don Quixote is different from most music in that the cello plays a specific character, Don Quixote. How is playing this work unique? 

Playing any work of music, ...

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