This week San Francisco Symphony presents soprano Susanna Phillips in Samuel Barber's enduring composition from 1947, Knoxville: Summer of 1915.
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While I had entered the Los Angeles Children's Chorus rehearsal feeling tired from a long season, put upon by budget cuts, I realized once again why I do this work, why all arts managers do their work.
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