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festival probes formula for orchestral creativity. bottom line: good music.

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festival probes formula for orchestral creativity. bottom line: good music.

i heard a lot of invigorating and unusual orchestral music this week. the shift festival of american orchestras, which finished its second iteration on saturday night, is a confusing and well-meaning event that tries to showcase creativity in the field by presenting four american orchestras in a range of performances, in and out of the kennedy center concert hall. but the bottom line: good music is good, and i was glad to have more of it.to experience shift the way joint presenters washington performing arts and the kennedy center conceived the festival, music lovers could have ranged the length and breadth of the city over the course of the week: to union station for the national symphony orchestra, to southwest’s arts club blind whino for the albany symphony’s new-music ensemble; to ...