The Minnesota Orchestra -- which Alex Ross of The New Yorker once praised for its "uncanny, wrenching power, the kind you hear once or twice a decade" -- could soon lose its celebrated conductor. SEE ALSO: MN Orchestra locks out musicians after they reject 34 percent pay cut
Today is the day classical music died in Minneapolis, at least through the end of November -- the Minnesota Orchestra has cancelled all concerts at least until December after management and musicians couldn't settle a dispute over their next collective bargaining agreement.SEE ALSO: Minnesota Orches ... More >>
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The most recent episode of MN Original aired last night and featured a segment on local multi-instrumentalist Dosh, which you can watch in the clip below. Once again, the lovely folks at TPT stopped into the City Pages offices to get my take on the matter, and it made for a nice back-and-forth betwe ... More >>
Saturday night is your last chance to catch the Minnesota Opera's production of Salome by Richard Strauss, the German Romantic composer's steamy take on the story of a young girl who performs an erotic dance for her step-father in order to wreak vengeance on a holy man who rebuffed her advances ( ... More >>
A showcase of rare talents and perfect execution, Bonar and Bird hit their spots at Saturday's show.
Theatre Latté Da kills with a stripped-down opera
South African pianist Abdullah Ibrahim found a mentor in Duke Ellington, a fan in Mandela, a community in American free jazz, and a muse in his once-lost country
Two mismatched musicians make sense together, playing in the key of life
He built a pair of wings for Shirley MacLaine, now he's showing us his closet
How the classical music industry devours its young
At an age when most children have barely begun to make friends, Sophia Kim sees her whole life laid out before her.