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Robert & Janice McDonald Anniversary Open House
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MN DNR Weekly Report for April 24, 2017
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Head of the Lakes United Way celebrates National Volunteer Week
Through Readers' Eyes
April 2, 2017
Concert review: DSSO delivers Mahler's 'Resurrection' as promised
Gustav Mahler, composer of "Das Lied von der Erde" and other light classics, primarily earned his living as a conductor. However, his place as...
April 2, 2017 - 2:23pm
March 12, 2017
Concert Review: Waltzes and polkas and big bands. Oh my.
Saturday night at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center's Symphony Hall, the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra joined forces with the local Big Time Jazz Orchestra for "Big Time Swing," a combination of classical and popular music. With a first half devoted to Viennese waltzes...
March 12, 2017 - 1:46pm
Concert Review: Violinist Kutik dazzles DSSO audience
The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra's "Hidden Treasures" concert Saturday night at the DECC's Symphony Hall offered a trio of works rarely performed by some of the great names in music. We began with the second recording in the DSSO's Beethoven Project, Symphony No. 4, which will...
February 12, 2017 - 2:46pm
February 5, 2017
Concert Review: DSSO Chamber concert combines music about words with words about winter
Ellie Schoenfeld, Duluth's current poet laureate, and two of her predecessors added another dimension of sound Saturday afternoon at the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music concert at the Depot. While the poets largely took their cue from the "Winter Notes" program...
February 5, 2017 - 5:03pm
January 22, 2017
Concert review: DSSO's 'Russian Tales' triples up on collaboration
As music director at the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, Dirk Meyer has shown an abiding commitment to collaboration. Saturday night's "Russian Tales" concert at the DECC Symphony Hall offered three different types of collaboration. The opening piece, Tchaikovsky's "Marche Slave"...
January 22, 2017 - 1:39pm
December 31, 2016
Concert review: DSSO, ‘Almost’ Elton John help rock in the new year
For its New Year’s Eve concert, the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra called upon the services of Craig A. Meyer, aka “Almost” Elton John, and the Rocket Band for “Remember When Rock Was Young,” which made for a rocking good time at the DECC’s Symphony Hall on Saturday...
December 31, 2016 - 10:30pm
December 4, 2016
Review: DSSO begins the Beethoven project with the early years
The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra’s ambitious recording project commenced Saturday night at the DECC’s Symphony Hall with “The Beethoven Project: The Early Years.” Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 and Symphony No. 1 were combined with works by Handel and Mozart, the...
December 4, 2016 - 9:12am
November 12, 2016
Review: Erin Aldridge tames ‘The Four Seasons,’ DSSO Chorus takes on Mozart en ‘Mass’
When it comes to the unusual weather this November, some have wondered how many of the four seasons could we experience this month? For those in attendance at the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra’s concert on Saturday night at the DECC’s Symphony Hall, the answer was all four,...
November 12, 2016 - 10:09pm
September 15, 2016
CLASSICALLY ECLECTIC: Accomplished cello player Matt Haimovitz joins DSSO for season opener
On Monday night, cellist Matt Haimovitz played a CD release show in a luthier space in Toronto. He was surrounded by instruments — cellos,...
September 15, 2016 - 12:00am
DSSO’s 2016-17 season
All concerts begin at 7 p.m. at Symphony Hall at the DECC. Sept. 17: “The Dream of America”: Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, Golijov’s Azul, and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 From the New World. Soloists: Matt Haimovitz, cello; Michael Ward-Bergeman, hyper-accordion; Eugene...
September 15, 2016 - 12:00am
June 9, 2016
Meyer extends DSSO contract
The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra’s music director has signed on for more years with the company, the DSSO announced earlier this week. Maestro Dirk Meyer, who was hired in 2012, renewed his contract through June 30, 2021. He has also worked with the Sarasota (Fla.) Orchestra,...
June 9, 2016 - 12:00am
May 7, 2016
Review: DSSO hits a high point in its season with Orff's 'Carmina Burana'
The signature strength of Dirk Meyer's tenure as music director and conductor of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra has been his ability to make us hear music with new ears. The final educational effort of the season, "Heaven & Earth," was provided Saturday night at a sold...
May 7, 2016 - 10:31pm
April 9, 2016
Concert review: Kadouch’s ‘Claire de lune’ encore is highlight of DSSO’s ‘Elysium Fields’
The “Elysium Fields” concert by the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra on Saturday night at Symphony Hall was in honor of the lengthening days, a novel approach to insist spring has sprung, cold climatic conditions to the contrary. But guest pianist David Kadouch had an unexpected...
April 9, 2016 - 10:01pm
March 5, 2016
Review: DSSO plays ‘Ring’ around the Wagner
The “Gods & Myth” concert Saturday night at Symphony Hall provided the titular centerpiece of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra’s 2015-16 season with “The Ring Without Words,” Lorin Maazel’s arrangement of symphonic excerpts from Richard Wagner’s “The Ring...
March 5, 2016 - 10:38pm
February 11, 2016
DSSO posts online riddles, offers range of prizes
The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra has a contest for patrons: Solve a series of clues that followers can try to solve with prizes ranging from concert tickets to spa dates. Riddles will be revealed on Saturdays via email and Facebook. The first: Between an English city and a...
February 11, 2016 - 12:00am