St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2014

    Concrete and Grass Festival's 2014 music lineup

    St. Paul isn't about to let Minneapolis have all the fun during the upcoming music festival season. The Concrete and Grass Lowertown Music Festival has just announced their initial music and performance lineup for their annual showcase at Mears Park in downtown St. Paul. Concrete and Grass is set t ... More >>

  • Music

    December 11, 2013

    Twin Cities Music Yearbook 2013

    Low taught us how to drone, Prince brought back breakfast, and there were a million reunions

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra's six-month lockout to end

    For six months, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra has had to cancel its concerts, as musicians and management tangled over the terms of a new contract.The labor dispute began when the musicians' old contract expired at the end of September 2012. Three weeks later, musicians were locked out. Now, after ... More >>

  • News

    December 12, 2012

    Twin Cities Year in Music 2012

    From P.O.S. to Prince to Polica, 2012 was a golden year in Minnesota music

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Meritage delivers $12-and-under dandies on its lunch menu

    To kick off 2012, we're highlighting 12 of the best dishes under $12 in the Twin Cities. Scroll down to view the complete list. Go big or go home. When Russell Klein does something, he does it the right way. Exhibit A: the oyster bar. In late 2010, Klein--along with his co-owner and wife, Dest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    50 cool facts about the Minnesota music scene

    Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2010

    Mother of Fire prepare for LP-release show tonight

    ​Continuing the momentum of last year's self-titled slab of wax, Mother of Fire are set to deliver another stew of mystically tinged, violin-flavored bounce that you can bug out to with their latest self-titled LP, courtesy of local De Stijl imprint, this weekend. With a more organic and analog pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Minnesota Orchestra: Weekend rundown (classical edition)

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    January 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Walker Art Center to cut $1.1 million from budget

    Do you feel guilty about going on Free Thursdays now and not making a donation? Probably.

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Make it a date: NorthCoast

    Choral music, local art, and, of course, a little shopping--thi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 3, 2008
  • Arts

    September 12, 2007

    Surprise Party

    After 15 years, James Sewell Ballet still thrives on the unexpected

  • News

    December 20, 2006

    Local Music Yearbook '06

    Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.

  • News

    June 8, 2005

    Three Tracks, Echo, and a Bunch of Hungry Teenagers

    A short tour of some of the Twin Cities' historic recording studios

  • Arts

    April 24, 2002

    A World Without Tutus

    Civic boosters are proud of the Twin Cities' theaters, orchestras, museums, and literary centers. so what happened to the ballet?

  • Music

    June 7, 2000
  • Arts

    April 26, 2000


    After a storybook career on the stage, dancer and choreographer Lise Houlton helms the troupe her mother founded, Minnesota Dance Theater

  • Books

    April 26, 2000

    All Unquiet on the Western Front

    Minnesota Public Radio's empire- building purchase of Marketplace Productions hits a snag

  • Music

    April 12, 2000

    New Music Express

    Longtime KFAI host and pioneering electronic musician Richard Paske finds a new key in solo jazz piano

  • News

    September 15, 1999

    Next Stop, Obscurity

    The master of hats. The scrivener of sheet music. The literary litigator. Seven people whose contributions to the arts win them utter invisibility.

  • Arts

    March 11, 1998

    Rags to Riches

    Goody-Two-Shoes: Vivica Genaux (right) wins hearts and steals scenes in the Minnesota Opera's Cinderella.