Composer-in-Residence Lembit Beecher writes about his work, “The Conference of the Birds.”
As “Race for the Reef” becomes the first family concert in our Concert Library, Erin Jude discusses the SPCO’s partnership with master puppeteer Victor Yerrid.
While the logic that held women back in composition 100 years ago is patently false, systemic biases remain that prevent women from having equal opportunities in the world of classical music. The SPCO’s No Fiction Festival represents some of the work being done to realign those misplaced preferences and celebrate gender equality in music.
From the archives to the airwaves: a rare opportunity to hear 1975 SPCO concerts with Alfred Brendel
Minnesota Public Radio will rebroadcast 1975 concerts featuring the SPCO and Alfred Brendel performing all five Beethoven piano concertos.
The Northside Celebration came to life on the auditorium stage of North High School in North Minneapolis on March 18 and 19, 2017. This collaborative concert experience celebrated the Northside community through music and spoken word. Springing from almost seven prior years of partnership, these concerts were co-produced by the Capri Theater and the SPCO.
The Sphinx organization, based in Detroit, works to develop and support young talented Black and Latino string players. The Sphinx Virtuosi are their shining stars.
This season includes several compositions by Holocaust victims. At selected performances, we will also host an exhibition featuring photos and stories of Minnesota’s Holocaust survivors.
This week, the charismatic conductor Scott Yoo brings his popular Notable Encounter series back to Saint Paul with an exploration of Berg’s Chamber Concerto. We asked …