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MTT, Wang open New World season with exhilarating performances

 
 
Michael Tilson Thomas and Yuja Wang acknowledge the applause at  the conclusion of Gershwin’s Concerto in F at the New World Symphony’s season-opening concert.
Michael Tilson Thomas and Yuja Wang acknowledge the applause at the conclusion of Gershwin’s Concerto in F at the New World Symphony’s season-opening concert.
Rui Dias-Aidos

South Florida Classical Review

The New World Symphony opened its season with a superstar pianist, a world premiere and a sold-out house.

Nineteen new members of the orchestra appeared on stage at New World Center in Miami Beach, the latest recruits from conservatories for three-year stints with an ensemble that functions as an orchestral post-graduate school.

After the traditional season opener of The Star Spangled Banner, with artistic director Michael Tilson Thomas turning to conduct the audience, the orchestra gave an energetic, nuanced performance of Stravinsky’s Suite from Pulcinella Saturday night.

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