I shall write about variety and our very wonderful Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, led by its newest music director, Dirk Meyer.
for the News Tribune, 02/03/2014
Music lovers at Symphony Hall in the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center were inundated Saturday by the swelling of the final chord of the Second Symphony (D major) by Finnish master Jan Sibelius.
for the News Tribune, 01/13/2014
The Tuesday night concert was toe-tapping, knee-bouncing wonderful, with lyrics tossed in to make the picture complete. Kirby Ward and Joan Hess were gifted dancers, together and separately.
for the News Tribune, 01/01/2014
Saturday night at Symphony Hall, “classical” became a delicate word spanning three centuries.
for the News Tribune, 11/18/2013
The 2013-14 season of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra began with a splash Saturday night that will hopefully continue to shower audiences for the next several months.
for the News Tribune, 09/30/2013
The third concert by the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra on Thursday night was a five-course meal and then some.
for the News Tribune, 07/19/2013
For the second Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra concert of this 27th season, Conductor Warren Friesen gathered a most curious collection of musicians.
for the News Tribune, 07/12/2013
Symphony Hall at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center was elegantly rowdy on Saturday night, and the mysterious “Q” was in the first violin section. For two hours the energy and intrigue of James Bond filled the room — 50 years of music and seductive espionage.
for the News Tribune, 05/06/2013
Maybe it was barometric, maybe it was the beautiful acoustic shell, maybe it was the combination of of Mueller, Berlioz and Brahms, but Saturday night at the symphony was one powerful, resonant, coherent experience.
for the News Tribune, 04/22/2013
Gatto is dead; the gun is still hot. Better leave the gun, but grab the sack of cannolis, we’ll want them later with our coffee.
for the News Tribune, 03/11/2013