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Young and leaderless, A Far Cry is a small string orchestra with big ideas

By Geoff Edgers
Globe Staff / April 11, 2008

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An hour before a recent concert by the upstart string orchestra A Far Cry, violinist Sharon Cohen stood backstage gazing at the metal box that controlled the stage lights. The issue: The pianist was being blinded by a beam while the violins were in the dark. Cohen started to fiddle with a lever. Violist Frank Shaw hovered nearby. "If you ... (Full article: 1483 words)

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