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Tehran Symphony Orchestra Disbanded

The Tehran Symphony Orchestra has been disbanded, according to the Associated Press. Lack of funds and mounting East-West tensions have been cited as contributing to the demise of the nearly 80-year-old orchestra that had previously survived wars, coups and the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Read more:

Jennifer Hambrick unites her extensive backgrounds in the arts and media and her deep roots in Columbus to bring inspiring music to central Ohio as Classical 101’s midday host. Jennifer performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago before earning a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.