Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Christian Zacharias, Edo de Waart, and Patrick Castillo discuss Brahms' Second Piano Concerto, an epic Romantic work that is rarely performed by chamber orchestras.

Beethoven's Eroica Symphony

Edo de Waart and Patrick Castillo discuss Beethoven's groundbreaking third symphony, featured on Opening Weekend 2012 programs.

Richard Strauss' Metamorphosen

The SPCO's Edo de Waart and Patrick Castillo discuss Richard Strauss' masterpiece, Metamorphosen.

Michael Israelievitch on MacMillan's Veni, Veni, Emmanuel

Michael Israelievitch recalls the first time he heard James MacMillan's Veni, Veni, Emmanuel, a concerto for percussion and orchestra. He performed the work on April 26 and 28, 2012.

Bach's Art of Fugue

Patrick Castillo, SPCO Director of Artistic Planning, discusses Bach's last work.

Meet our musicians

Have you ever wondered what our musicians do when they aren't on stage? Find out in these videos.

Cooking with Steve and Ruggero

"On Tour" around the Twin Cities with our newest musicians,
Michael, Sunmi and David

Backstage with SPCO Technical Manager, Jon Kjarum

"What's on your iPod?"

SPCO Flautists - Julia and Alicia

Backstage with SPCO Musicians on the "Last Day of School"

SPCO Musicians on TPT's mn original

Cellist Josh Koestenbaum

Associate Concertmaster Ruggero Allifranchini

Ruggero Allifranchini from mn original on Vimeo.