Music Makers

On its 50th Anniversary, has the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra found its opus?

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IT HASN’T BEEN without its bumps and bruises, this institution of ours. But with a much-lauded return to Robinson Center Music Hall and two feet firmly in the black to boast about, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s staring down its golden anniversary season stronger than ever. Here, a symphony in three movements: a look at its humble beginnings, a celebration of its momentous homecoming and a glance where they hope to be another 50 years from now