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Violinist Ray Chen brings more fire than finesse to Sunday Afternoons program

Violinist Ray Chen
Violinist Ray Chen

South Florida Classical Review

The flashy young violinist Ray Chen came to the Sunday Afternoons of Music Series in Coral Gables for a concert that turned out to be unexpectedly fraught with significance.

Doreen Marx and Byron Krulewitch, who have managed the series for 33 years, announced last week that they would stop running it at the end of this season. Many members of the audience at the University of Miami's Gusman Hall were aware of the news, and as soon as Marx walked in, she was greeted by a burst of applause.

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