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Why I adore the Austin Symphony

7:13 pm Apr. 12, 2017

When I arrived during the 1980s, the Austin Symphony was OK.

Fine artists. Respectable programs. Perhaps too much emphasis on visiting marquee soloists, but that’s what the group’s leaders felt sold tickets.

It was missing two crucial ingredients: Peter Bay and the Long Center.

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