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Classical Notes: March 16, 2010 Archive

The Greatest Orchestra in the World

Posted at 5:08 PM on March 16, 2010 by Gillian Martin (2 Comments)
Filed under: Awards & Accomplishments, In the media, Musician stories

You may have heard us congratulating the Minnesota Orchestra for their fabulous review in this week's New Yorker.

Music critic Alex Ross wrote about the large number of different orchestras which had performed in Carnegie Hall recently, and concluded the piece with this bold statement:

For the duration of the evening of March 1st, the Minnesota Orchestra sounded, to my ears, like the greatest orchestra in the world.

You can read the whole piece here.

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