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Twickenham Fest is back for its sixth year of chamber music concerts this week in Huntsville. Co-founders Susanna Phillips and Matt McDonald dropped by our studios with their friend, cellist and composer Paul Wiancko. They talked about what makes this concert series so special and about the debut of Paul’s composition Cicada Songs. Twickenham Fest begins Thursday evening with a concert at the Church of the Nativity. More information is available at www.twickenhamfest.org.

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