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Citizen Musician: Conversion of a Civic Bass



Civic Orchestra bassist Will Riley Robbins was part of Yo-Yo Ma’s “artistic challenge" to the Civic Orchestra during the 2012-13 season: to perform Beethoven 6 without a conductor, from memory.

There I was, slouching near the front row of Orchestra Hall in one of those plushy…

That’s Will Riley Robbin’s ‘12!

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