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Review: French Composers Take the Stage For Indian Hill Orchestra Concert

“French Connections,” a program of four works by French composers spanning more than two centuries presented Sunday, January 24, by the Orchestra of Indian Hill and conductor Bruce Hangen, marked the welcome return of violinist Irina Muresanu to the Littleton High School Performing Arts Center.

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A ‘Perfect’ Violin Concerto Tops Indian Hill’s Mendelssohn Program

On Saturday night (November 14) at the Littleton High School Performing Arts Center, the Orchestra of Indian Hill, under the direction of conductor Bruce Hangen, presented three works by Felix Mendelssohn – the Violin Concerto with soloist Juliette Kang, a “Trumpet” Overture and the “Scottish” Symphony No. 3 — with the classic-romantic themes, harmonies and dramatic forms that have endeared him to audiences for the better part of 200 years.

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Indian Hill Orchestra and Jim Walker Take Diverse But Not Divergent Paths

Diverse musical styles, rather than periods, characterized the major portion of Sunday’s (March 28) concert by the Orchestra of Indian Hill at the Littleton High School Performance Center. Works by Stravinsky, Debussy and Carl Nielsen were composed within about 30 years from the late 19th to the early 20th century. Not to slight the orchestra or conductor Bruce Hangen, but what many or most concert-goers came to hear instead was what classical-jazz flute virtuoso Jim Walker can do with his instrument.

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Indian Hill Orchestra, Cellist Mihail Jojatu in Top Form

 By McLaren Harris The Orchestra of Indian Hill, conductor Bruce Hangen and Ludwig van Beethoven collaborated on Sunday, March 1, at the Littleton Performing Arts Center to craft a remarkable musical achievement: Beethoven’s “Eroica” Symphony, arguably the finest work in

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