STAFF BLOG EH? PLUS DSSO youth orchestra concert
The spring concert for the Duluth Superior Symphonys youth orchestras the Youth Symphony, the Concert Orchestra, the Sinfonia and the Percussion Ensemble is 3 p.m. Sunday at Marshall School. They wi... Posted on 5/14/13 at 11:00 PM
HUNGRY FOR LIFE An Evening in Paris
Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Northland Country Club is a chance to participate in An Evening in Paris andspend an enchanting night in the City of Lights.
This event is a fundraiser for DSSO, Duluth Sy... Posted on 4/1/12 at 5:01 PM
STAFF BLOG WHILE YOU WERE IN... Leon Fleisher documentary "Two Hands"
Thursday's News Tribune includes a story on Leon Fleisher, a former child prodigy pianist who lost the use of his right hand for about 30 years. He and his wife Katherine Jacobson-Fleisher are perform... Posted on 3/23/11 at 6:03 PM
STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS Free money for ABBA concert-goers
Those going to the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra ABBA concert Saturday at the DECC will get a bonus.
Crisp $2 bills. No strings attached. Honest to God.
The National Bank of Commerce will give ... Posted on 2/11/11 at 2:42 PM
I was saddened by the letter complaining that the playing and singing of the national anthem at a symphony performance was a “jarring innovation” (Readers’ Views: “National anthem a jarring intrusion at symphony,” Oct. 16).
I just came away from the first performance (3 p.m.) of the first Discovery Concert of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, using the new auditorium at Duluth East High School, about 3½ miles east of Symphony Hall.
It’s too bad this practice has become almost exclusively associated with competitive sporting events where people mostly stand silently while a hired singer is heard, often with drawn-out, excruciating embellishments.
As we settle comfortably into our auditorium seats, pleasurably awaiting another delightful musical presentation by our Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, we abruptly are shot to our feet by a blaringly loud national anthem.
The arrival of Dirk Meyer meant plenty of changes to the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, but one of the most significant made by the new conductor was to the physical layout of the orchestra itself.
Symphony Hall at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center was “one of the warmest places in Duluth” on Saturday, according to a News Tribune reviewer. And that was saying something given the day’s icy rains and bone-chilling lake gales.
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