concerto concerto  /kən ˈtʃɛr toʊ/


  • (n) a composition for orchestra and a soloist


  1. Buddha's Light Youth Chinese Orchestra takes a trip down the Yellow River

    The Yellow River Piano Concerto, like the winding Yellow River of China, has had a shifting, complex and sometimes ominous history.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Asbury Park Press

  2. AbbVie Reports CONCERTO Trial Results - Quick Facts

    AbbVie Reports CONCERTO Trial Results - Quick Facts
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Seniors win Sycamore concerto competition

    From left, Paige Phelps, Owen Ruff and Danielle Pivonka are the winners of the 2013 Concerto Competition at Sycamore High School. (Photo provided)
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The MidWeek

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  1. "At one point in my life, I resolved that I would never write a violin concerto," Greenberg said in the program notes. "I no longer recall why exactly I made this resolution; perhaps it was sour grapes, as all of my attempts at violin writing...
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Jay Greenberg Source: Washington Post

  2. "When she plays the Beethoven concerto, you can imagine Beethoven wanted it that way," Mehta said in an interview from Valencia, Spain. "She has been a violinist for violinists."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Zubin Mehta Source: The Canadian Press

  3. FORT WORTH - Brahms said of Dvořák's Cello Concerto, "Why on earth didn't I know that one could write a cello concerto like this? If I had only known, I would have written one long ago!"
    on Feb 14, 2010 By: Johannes Brahms Source: Pegasus News

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