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French connection made in an Ellicott City church

There's a light and lush quality to French classical music that you can hear for yourself when Howard County's professional chamber ensemble, the Orchestra of St. John's, performs "The Best of Bizet and More" on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 4 p.m., at St. John's Episcopal Church, in Ellicott City.

"As we go into winter, here is sunny music to keep warmth in the air," promises Orchestra of St. John's artistic director Ronald Mutchnik.

The program consists of suites derived from two compositions by 19th-century French composer Georges Bizet, "Carmen" and "L'Arlesienne"; 20th-century French composer Francois Poulenc's Organ Concerto, featuring...

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