Campus & Community

Delivering doses of sweet harmony

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The Boston Globe

As musicians from the Longwood Symphony Orchestra played selections from Dvorak’s “American Quartet,’’ 50 Vietnamese immigrants, mostly in their 70s and 80s, sat in plush chairs at a Dorchester day-care center for the elderly, listening raptly. Tears welled in Mary Nguyen’s eyes. Never in her 72 years had she heard such music, she said…

During a minuet, a pair of clowns named Snarfie and Angus chimed in with noisemakers embedded in their gloves; the musicians took it in stride. “I think that was how Mozart originally intended it,’’ said Laura Rosow, a Harvard medical student and violinist…..

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