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Philadelphia Orchestra in Shanghai

The Philadelphia Orchestra is headed home, with the first group returning to Philadelphia Sunday night.

Philadelphia Orchestra in Shanghai

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The Philadelphia Orchestra is headed home, with the first group returning to Philadelphia Sunday night.

Here's coverage of the last leg of the tour, in Shanghai, from David Patrick Stearns in The Inquirer.

The Times chimes in, too.

Photo: Allison Vulgamore, Philadelphia Orchestra president and CEO, greets Chinese students from a local girl's middle school at the U.S. Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo.

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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