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Fresh Energy to Canonic Jewels

Last Saturday, the preponderance of Spartanburg’s musical talent and one remarkable New Yorker collaborated to bring fresh energy to canonic jewels.

The ensemble’s excellent balance was apparent in the delicate melody that followed, giving way to contrapuntal precision. (Mozart Magic Flute Overture)

Sarah Ioannides, now in her eighth year as SPO’s music director, conducts with strength and great authority, clearly relying on a well-established relationship with her orchestra. SPO has matured commendably under her baton and it is a pleasure to hear musicians that know each other well.

In all, the evening displayed the community’s enviable musical talents and great collaborative spirit. – Leah Harrison, For Spartanburg Herald Journal

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