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Reviews 2010-2011: (US) Brilliantly Accessible: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra (San Francisco Classical Voice Review By Jonathan Rhodes Lee) (23 sep 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 28, 2011

“Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra inaugurated its 31st season with works of the Classical period. I heard them on Saturday night in Berkeley’s First Congregational Church.
  

Throughout the performance, I was struck by the group’s successful injection of unfamiliar elements into music so omnipresent that it sometimes seems inescapably familiar. The dichotomy was achieved partly by brilliant programming. In the first half, one of Mozart’s most popular symphonies, …”

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