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On with the Show!
The Phoenix Symphony kicked off its new season last night. There was a chance that Symphony Hall could have been silent. Like many arts organizations, the Phoenix Symphony has been hit hard by the recession. But the addition of an unlikely C-E-O and the financial sacrifice of musicians enabled the return of live classical music.