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The concert I visited was Beethoven’s 7th Symphony on Sunday April 6; the conductor was Edo De Waart. Included in the concert there was a performance of Symphony of Wind Instruments, this was created by Ivor Stravinsky there were multiple different wind instruments used in this piece, there was three flutes; two oboes; English horn; three clarinets; three bassoons; four horns; three trumpets; three trombones; tuba. John Adam’s violin concerto was played in the concert, this had instruments from many different groups it consisted of, two flutes; two oboes; two clarinets; two bassoons; two horns; trumpet; percussion; two keyboard samplers; strings. As for Beethoven’s Symphony he used multiple different instruments, two flutes; two oboes; two clarinets; two bassoons; two horns; two trumpets; timpani; strings. The event was held at the Pabst Theatre, the Pabst was built in 1895, and is actually the fourth oldest continually operating theatre in the United States. The Pabst Theater was previously called Das Neue Deutsche Stadt-Theater and was built by Captain Pabst, this theatre was burnt down, and Captain Pabst immediately started rebuilding the theatre, as it only took eleven months, and that is why it is called Pabst theatre today. One very prominent soloist at the concert was a woman named Leila Josefowicz who “is the chosen interpreter of several leading composers” . Some of these composers include: John Adams, Oliver Knussen, Thomas Ades, and Esa-Pekka Salonen. Josefowicz has also performed with very prestigious orchestras throughout her career. Some ensembles consist of: the London Symphony, Boston Symphony, and Royal Concertgebouw along with a plethora of other diverse orchestras. Some of her highlights in her 2013.14 divulge her appearance with the BBC, Finnish Radio, Chicago, Sydney, and Melbourne symphony orchestras. She has also performed with the…...

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