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Copycat orchestra leaves concert-goers fuming

National News // Jan. 10, 2020

Concert goers in Geneva are fuming after they shelled out more than CHF 100 for a concert they thought was by a famous American orchestra – but it was a fake.

Pixabay Copycat orchestra leaves concert-goers fuming

Concert goers in Geneva are fuming after they shelled out more than CHF 100 for a concert they thought was by a famous American orchestra – but it was a fake.

Music fans thought they were seeing the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra which would be performing classic movie soundtracks.

But it wasn’t – it was a pale copy. The real orchestra in Los Angeles issued a statement on its Facebook page saying it’s not them and the fake orchestra is using its name illegally.

The managers at the Theatre du Léman say they rented the venue in good faith and the promoters paid the fee in advance.

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