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Annual Beat Beethoven run cancelled for 2020

The Annual Beat Beethoven run put on by the Kingston Symphony Association is cancelled due to the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders.  The race, which is an 8 km run, in which the runners try to finish the race before the Symphony finishes playing 50 minutes of Beethoven’s finest music, was scheduled

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Kingston Symphony comes together virtually to close out season

Classical musicians everywhere have been mourning the early closures of their seasons due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Kingston Symphony included. When the orchestra was forced to close their 2019-2020 season early before they could perform their final concert featuring Beethoven’s Symphony No.8 and No. 9, the Symphony Music Director,

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Danielle Lennon: Strathspey

The visual component of Danielle Lennon’s Strathspey, an original composition from the composer’s debut album String Theory, was recently released to punctuate the upcoming performance of the piece by the Kingston Symphony Orchestra.  The landmark KSO performance marks the first occasion Lennon’s work will be performed by a full string

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Top Five Things to See and Do in December 2015

Earlier this week we unwrapped our highly anticipated annual Guide to Holiday Entertainment, featuring nearly two dozen of the city’s most colourful concerts, parties and sing-a-longs taking place during the festive season.  However, as you well know, there’s more than just candy canes, red-nosed reindeer and sleigh rides when it

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Kingston’s Top Headline From 2014

Well, here we are, just over two weeks away from a new year. That means it’s time to take a look back at the headlines that made 2014 memorable in YGK. We began the year with one of the most brutal winters Kingston has seen in a long time. Thankfully

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Six Questions for Evan Mitchell

There are a lot of changes in store for The Kingston Symphony this season, which kicked off with a bang two weeks ago with an incredible performance of Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique and Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto at the brand new Isabel Bader Centre.  In addition to the new hall, which

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