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From Russia With Love

Growing up in Moscow, Olga Orlovskaya was surrounded by music. Her mother was a choirmaster and a professional musician with expectations that her daughter would become a concert pianist. Orlovskaya mastered the piano, yet her true passion…
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THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER - Musical Forecast: Celtic Thunder Storm

  Charlotte fans of traditional Celtic music have much to celebrate as the Irish theatrical singing ensemble Celtic Thunder brings its “Holiday Symphony” tour to town Tuesday. The five-member group of male vocalists is internationally…
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THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER - More than a feeling

Singer Tommy DeCarlo’s largest audience before 2007 was about 40 people at a bowling alley, where his backup music was provided by a karaoke machine. He’ll be met by a much larger crowd when he takes the stage Tuesday evening at the…
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Lost masterwork performed after 300 years

Antonio Lotti's Gloria in C No. 1 performed after 300 year hiatus. Here in the Charlotte Observer.
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Aida leads off OC’s 65th season

Verdi is never far from Opera Carolina's stage. Read my preview of the 2014 season here in the Charlotte Observer.