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Remembering Dominick Argento

This is my all-time favorite photo ever taken at the Minnesota Beethoven Festival. Some of you may remember this moment during a pre-concert talk given before one of the Festival Chorale concerts. On the left is choral legend Dale Warland, center is Brian Newhouse of Minnesota Public Radio, and [...]

March 5th, 2019|Blog|

Piano Moving Day

People are always asking me how we move our grand piano, and more specifically, how we get it through a door. More often than not, there is an assumption that the door itself is somehow manipulated. Comments are made or questions posed about removing the door or door frame, [...]

February 15th, 2019|Blog|

Backstage Moments

This summer we are looking forward to having with us the 2017 Van Cliburn Gold Medalist, Yekwon Sunwoo. Over the years we have featured several other Cliburn winners as well including Vadym Kholodenko, Nobuyuki Tsujii and just this past summer, Minnesota native, Kenny Broberg. In 2013 I watched much [...]

February 4th, 2019|Blog|