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October 2015

contents 8 OPENING NOTES Jenny Krueger, Executive Director 10 FANFARE Mariusz Smolij, Music Director & Conductor


18 GUEST COLUMN Olivia Regard, President-Elect, Board of Directors, AcA 24 HAPPY NOTES The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi 28 LIVE FROM THE MET Opera on the Big Screen


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12 CONCERT FEATURE The Old and the New: Musical Perspectives on Earth

32 ARCHITECTURE AROUND ACADIANA The Grand Opera House of the South 42 CULINARY ARTS Dark Roux 44 MEET THE INSTRUCTOR Miguel Ochoa 46 SYMPHONY SEAUXCIAL HIGHLIGHTS Generation ASO’s Symphony of Cravings: The Parc Hop 46 SYMPHONY SEAUXCIAL HIGHLIGHTS Acadiana Symphony Women’s League Tea



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48 STANDING OVATION Be a Medici 50 COMMUNITY SEAUXCIAL HIGHLIGHTS “In the Creole Twilight” Book Release Party

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