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Lang Lang + Herbie Hancock = Big Crowd

Last night's Philadelphia Orchestra concert at the Mann - hosting pianists Lang Lang and Herbie Hancock - brought in the largest audience of the orchestra's Mann season: 6,800. Of course, as the two-hour, 45-minute show wore on, that number dwindled considerably. Look for the review in the Inquirer tomorrow.

Lang Lang + Herbie Hancock = Big Crowd

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Last night's Philadelphia Orchestra concert at the Mann - hosting pianists Lang Lang and Herbie Hancock - brought in the largest audience of the orchestra's Mann season: 6,800. Of course, as the two-hour, 45-minute show wore on, that number dwindled considerably. Look for the review in the Inquirer tomorrow.

Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic
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Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer for The Inquirer. Since 1989, he has written music reviews, features, news and commentary for the paper, covering such topics as the Philadelphia Museum of Art at the Venice Biennale, expansion of the Curtis Institute of Music, the Philadelphia Orchestra's bankruptcy declaration in 2011, Philadelphia's evolving performing arts center and the general health of arts and culture.

Dobrin was a French horn player. He earned an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and received a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with Elliott Galkin. He has no time to practice today.

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