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This Halloween the AZ Pro Arte Orchestra will provide the accompaniment for the terrifying 1922 German Expressionist Film, Nosferatu- a dark tale based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Hans Erdmann’s original score has long been lost, so director Timothy Verville rose to the occasion and created a new setting of music by Dvorak, Brahms and Wagner to frame the film. AZ Pro Arte’s Composer-in-Residence, Christopher Norby, has also contributed original music for several of the film’s scenes. Christopher Norby joins K-Bach's Jane Hilton.
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K-BACH's Theater Critic, Chris Curcio, reviews Theater Works production of Frank Loesser's final musical, "How to Succeed at Business Without Really Trying."
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If you've ever thought about going back and picking up that old instrument you used to play as a kid, Ari Goldman's book "The Late Starter orchestra" may just give you the inspiration you need to do it.  Goldman, a former new York Times Reporter and Author of the book "The Search For God at Harvard", now teaches Journalism at Columbia, but once upon a time, he was a cellist.  or at least a cello student.  he decides to start playing again, and finds the group of amaeur string players called "The Late Starters Orchestra" that meets every week in an abandoned coat factory in Ma

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KBACH February Member of the Month: Mr. Bob McGinnis

K-BACH February Member of the Month:

Mr. Bob McGinnis