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Mike Dunn, who recently announced his coming resignation as general manger of public television's KUED, has another dream: October's Kona Ironman in Hawaii. Courtesy photo Mike Dunn, who recently announced his coming resignation as general manger of public television's KUED, has another dream: October's Kona Ironman in Hawaii.

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The Bengal Classical Music Festival for this year has been cancelled, due to the unavailability of its venue, the Army Stadium. Bengal Foundation made the announcement in a press conference at the Westin Dhaka in the capital on Sunday.

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Muscat: Royal Opera House Muscat will present Gioachino Rossini's comic opera "L'Occasione fa Il Ladro" translated into English "Opportunity Makes a Thief!" A delightful funny and beautifully sung tale of identity theft and mixed-up romantic rivals reflects vividly humorous music and engaging plots for which Rossini is famed. Through a cleverly conceived web of amusing obstacles, cunning deceptions and serendipitous twists of fate, audience are led on a journey through enchanting opera to a satisfying conclusion that those who are meant for each other eventually realise their hopes and dreams.

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1 by American-Armenian rock musician, composer Serj Tankian took place at Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall. Tankian appeared on the stage following the performance to thank the orchestra for the performance.

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Liszt gained renown in Europe during the early nineteenth century for his virtuosic skill as a pianist. He was said by his contemporaries to have been the most technically advanced pianist of his age, and in the 1840s he was considered by some to be perhaps the greatest pianist of all time.

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Berlioz's epic two-part opera, Les Troyens is always a major event. The composer himself never saw it performed in its entirety and, running for more than four hours, it demands huge musical forces and, in the opera house, a staging that can do justice to the story of the Greek army's capture of Troy and the subsequent encounter of the Greek hero Aeneas and Dido, Queen of Carthage.

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On Oct. 24, St. Paul's United Church, 349 Waverley St., will resound with the sounds of its magnificent pipe organ, with saxophone. The Cameron Organ Trust is bringing two renowned musicians from Winnipeg to present a very special concert with Allen Harrington on saxophone, and organist Lottie-Enns-Braun at the church's 3,500-pipe Casavant organ.

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The Harlem Quartet returns to the Chamber Music Society of Detroit Midtown Series Friday, November 3, 8 PM, following an enthusiastically received, sold-out debut on the series last fall. The concert takes place at Schaver Music Recital Hall, located at 480 W. Hancock in Detroit.

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Born into a musical family, the left-handed violinist was mentored by Maestro Abdo Dagher and has developed his own tune, fusing Arabic and classical music and using modern music techniques with violin, base guitar, harmony and several other instruments. Throughout his career, Sami has helped establish some of today's leading Egyptian bands, including Al Dor Al Awal, and participated the Sharkiat project led by musician Fathy Salama.

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Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, left, conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic and soloist Gidon Kremer in Weinberg's Violin Concerto at Walt Disney Concert Hall Thursday night. Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, left, conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic and soloist Gidon Kremer in Weinberg's Violin Concerto at Walt Disney Concert Hall Thursday night.

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