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Violin prodigy Caroline Goulding will join the Florida Orchestra this weekend for performances of Korngold's Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35. Goulding has played with top orchestras since age 13 and was nominated for a Grammy with her debut album. If you go, pay attention to her instrument, which is the "General Kyd" …
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Details: Monday 7 p.m. Jannus Live, 16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg. $39.50-$42. (727) 565-0550.
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