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Sting to Headline Academy Anniversary Concert

Sting will be the guest perfomer at this winter's Academy of Music Anniversary fete, Jan. 30. A few details here. It may seem like a change that the Academy has been aiming younger for the event in the past few years, bringing in rockers of a certain age, but it's more of a return to the past. The event has a history of playing host to popular singers and personalities, including Danny Kaye and Dinah Shore.

Sting to Headline Academy Anniversary Concert

Sting will be the guest perfomer at this winter's Academy of Music Anniversary fete, Jan. 30. A few details here. It may seem like a change that the Academy has been aiming younger for the event in the past few years, bringing in rockers of a certain age, but it's more of a return to the past. The event has a history of playing host to popular singers and personalities, including Danny Kaye and Dinah Shore.

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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