the orchestra


: a group of seats in a theater that are close to the stage

Examples of the orchestra in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The event, co-sponsored by the symphony and the Latin American Coalition, was the orchestra’s inaugural CSO Roadshow. Liz Rothaus Bertrand, Charlotte Observer, 22 May 2024 In short order, the orchestra’s imaginative and inventive president and chief executive, Chad Smith, resigned to head the Boston Symphony. Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 8 May 2024 The season-opening September performances will be followed by the most extensive concert season in the orchestra’s history. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 May 2024 With the orchestra gone, Bunny’s DJ Orma helped keep the grooves and tunes pumping, the sound ricocheting from one side of the AAC to the other. Stefan Stevenson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 3 May 2024 In 2018, those accusations prompted the orchestra to fire the two men; the players’ union then appealed to an arbitrator, who reinstated them in 2020. Zachary Woolfe, New York Times, 9 May 2024 This will showcase the orchestra in an amazing way, with a choir and solo singers. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 May 2024 With only an 11-piece band with just three strings, the orchestra is better on punch and punctuation than a truly weighty, romantic string sound. David Benedict, Variety, 8 May 2024 Trending on Billboard The next night, the orchestra performed the same show at the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theater – not far from where some of the protests took place – followed by considerable applause and the unfurling of a couple of European Union flags. Robert Levine, Billboard, 7 May 2024

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“The orchestra.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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