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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
|The Rest is Noise: America – but not as we know it|
|When we think of America, Dvořák and Milhaud are not among the first set of composers to come to mind, but it turns out they deserve to be among the second. The London Philharmonic Orchestra’s latest programming venture in The Rest is Noise festival, this time with conductor Marin Alsop, launched American music on the world in a way we wouldn’t necessarily expect – exploring the influence of American culture on non-American composers as well as taking a look at some American classics in their own right.
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