Classical 101 Archives For: June 13, 2014

From Ancient Airs and Dances to West Side Story on Fretworks

1:49PM
September
5, 2013

Saturday at 7pm on Fretworks, we have music ranging from the 16th century to the 1950′s, and a few other stops along the way.

Pianist Emanuel Ax Dazzles on Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!

color photograph of Emanuel Ax on stage with two other musicians
Emanuel Ax in performance
10:00AM
September
5, 2013

Pianist Emanuel Ax talks about French fries, Lizzie Borden and Axe Body Spray on NPR’s Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me.

Minnesota Orchestra Leaders Willing to Sacrifice Season

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Osmo Vanska and the Minnesota Orchestra in happier times
6:29AM
September
5, 2013

“The board is resolved to know that (losing conductor Osmo Vänskä) is a risk. (The) Carnegie (performance), the opening of the (new) hall. All three may have to fall.”