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Reviewed by Lee Shepherd Heroism – that was the recurring theme of Saturday night’s season-opening concert of the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra at The Forum in Binghamton under the baton of principal guest conductor Daniel Hege. From the overture to William Tell by Rossini (about a folk hero) to Max Bruch’s passionate and romantic Concerto for Violin No. 1, Op. 26, in G Minor to a stellar performance of Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony, the program spotlighted the orchestra’s top-notch talent and heroic stamina. By the end of the 45-minute long...
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Reviewed by Lee Shepherd We were expecting surprises at the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra's Halloween concert Saturday (Oct. 31), billed as full of chills and thrills. But no one expected this: A vampire playing diabolical music on the Robert Morton Theater Organ as it rose out of the orchestra pit in a cloud of smoke. Whipping off his cape and mask, the organist was none other than Maestro Jose-Luis Novo who, added to his other talents, can really play the organ. The whole evening was like that, filled with Romantic...
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