Mark Russel Smith, director of orchestral studies at the University of Minnesota’s School of Music, will officially take over the position in June.
Archives for February 2013
Even though he’s re-emerging on the national scene, Prince has been generating buzz in Minnesota for well over 30 years, with rumors swirling about a surprise local Prince performance at least once a year. This MPR News story from the 1986 Minnesota Music Awards (which are now defunct), gives us an idea of how little has changed.
Jazz vocalist Charmin Michelle and the Twin Cities Seven will perform a tribute to legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday on Sunday in Minneapolis.
To get a taste of the shows so far, we’ve gathered photo and video from Twin Cities fashionistas to give you virtual front-row seat.
For a third time, Illusion Theater tells the story of A.A.’s founding.
Famed composer gives her take on the orchestral conflict
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Norwegian makes truly cool music
The hounds have uncovered an under-appreciated Minnesota composer, a hotshot German artist who’s bringing his internationally renowned paintings to Rochester, and the reason Northfield will be a mecca for contra dance this weekend.
Second principal violin Kyu-Young Kim blames lock out