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This season marks the 30th anniversary of Tobias Picker’s beloved orchestral tone-poem, Old and Lost Rivers, and the National Symphony Orchestra honors the occasion with performances on March 9 and 11, led by Christoph Eschenbach. Following those performances, which take place at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, the NSO takes the work to Moscow […]

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  Boston University’s Opera Institute mounts a new production of Tobias Picker’s acclaimed first opera, Emmeline, directed by Jim Petosa and conducted by William Lumpkin. The production, in the reduced version for chamber orchestra, opens on February 23 at the Boston University Theatre and runs through February 26.   Emmeline, which received its world premiere at […]

HS Picker

  This season marks the 30th anniversary of Tobias Picker’s beloved orchestral tone-poem, Old and Lost Rivers. Numerous orchestras across the country are celebrating the occasion with performances of the work, beginning on September 16 with the Clear Lake Symphony in Nassau Bay, TX.   The season continues with performances by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Christopher Seaman (October 13), the Quad City […]

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