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Inside The Arts: Pianist Gabriela Montero Plays MASNO Gala, Moliere's Misanthrope, Sibelius 150!

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This week on Inside the Arts, conversation with acclaimed Venezuelan American pianist Gabriela Montero. She'll perform in town this weekend at the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans' Nocturne Gala. 

Then, Theatre UNO opens its season with Molíere's classic satire, The Misanthrope. We talk with director David Hoover.

And, we round out with SIBELIUS 150, a birthday celebration concert for iconic Finnish composer and violinist Jean Sibelius.  Steven Edwards, music director of the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans will join us.

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"This is NPR's Morning Edition, at 89.9 WWNO. Good Morning, I'm Diane Mack."