09/17/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Emerging Young Musicians Of iPalpiti

Too often when classical music organizations think big, especially in these tough economic times, they run the risk of unmet expectations and financial difficulty. (Given a recently announced $6-million deficit, supporters of L.A. Opera might worry about its "Ring" being the textbook example.)
It's the smaller groups that can afford to think flexibly and creatively and even thrive. The iPalpiti Festival of International Laureates, which this year celebrates its 13th anniversary, would seem to belong in that latter category.

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