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Tuesday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

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Spivey Hall brings world-renowned, mostly classical and jazz artists to Atlanta, and Spivey takes on the world in another way as well – with its fourth annual Summer World Music Festival.

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"City Lights" host Lois Reitzes learned more from Spivey education manager Melanie Darby and featured performer Aly Camara, a West African percussionist.

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Thursday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

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Spivey Hall is celebrating an anniversary this year. But it's not a great performer or composer's anniversary, it's an instrument's. The Albert Schweitzer Memorial Organ at Spivey is getting a 25th anniversary concert.

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The organ was built by the firm of Fratelli Ruffatti in Padua, Italy and its installation was overseen by Emily Spivey.

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On Saturday evening, Spivey Hall welcomes the Ebène Quartet for a concert of music featuring string quartets by Mozart and Debussy.

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Lois Reitzes spoke with Ebène Quartet cellist Raphaël Merlin about the ensemble's evening of classical, jazz and crossover arrangements. Merlin told Reitzes that when it comes to approaching seemingly disparate styles of music, he cites the wisdom of (fellow classical/jazz/crossover musician) Nigel Kennedy:

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