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Avanti the Montclair Orchestra: A full season begins this October

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsIn October, the Montclair Orchestra will hold its first concert.The group was formed last spring by Andre Weker of Montclair, the new group’s president, with David Chan, of Closter, its conductor.Ticket sales...
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Montclair Early Music presents renaissance Italy

Montclair Early Music Consort is presenting a virtual trip to renaissance Italy in its holiday concert this Sunday, visiting Rome, Naples, Venice and Florence.

Classical Music review: Montclair Orchestra’s ‘rabbit’ succeeds

Sunday’s well-attended concert by the Montclair Orchestra at the Central Presbyterian Church in Montclair charmed children and their families.
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Romantic Persia from Montclair Orchestra

Montclair Orchestra will bring romantic Persia to town with their "1001 Nights" concert on Sept. 22, featuring work by Irianian composer Behzad Ranjbaran.
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Video: Last 4 minutes Montclair Orchestra rockin’ out Stravinsky

Music Director David Chan conducts the Montclair Orchestra's performance of Stravinsky's "Pulcinella," rarely performed with vocalists, at Montclair State University's Memorial Hall, Sunday, March 25. The vocal soloists are members of The Metropolitan Opera's...

Culture in brief: Award and concert, Montclair Orchestra

The Montclair Orchestra receives a grant from The Montclair Foundation, and has a concert this Sunday, Feb. 25.
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Psalms from the centuries by OSNJ in Montclair

Psalms by Handel, Mendelssohn and Bernstein will all be heard on Saturday at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, performed by Oratorio Society of New Jersey.
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Montclair orchestra connects the dots

“A Shakespeare Evening” is not your usual orchestral concert: in between selections of music inspired by Shakespeare, actors will perform scenes from Shakespeare plays.

A welcome ‘Change’: Montclair Orchestra succeeds again

The Montclair Orchestra's second concert, "Change," was exhilarating, says reviewer William Amory.

The Kiplings and the ‘war to end all wars’

Ember will perform "A Kipling Passion," about Rudyard Kipling and his wife's loss of their son John, to honor veterans and the fallen of World War I.