The Minnesota Orchestra announced this week that it will play its entire fall season in an empty hall, but will make the concerts available live on the radio, online and on TV. Watch a live preview concert here at 8 p.m. Saturday.
After almost 20 years leading the Duluth-based bluegrass rock band Trampled by Turtles, singer and guitarist Dave Simonett just released what could be -- depending on how you look at it -- his first or his third solo album. Simonett's latest collection 'Red Tail' is much lighter and more open to interpretation than two he issued as Dead Man Winter.
The live hip-hop album features a selection of Dessa's hip hop work with a group of vocalists and the full Minnesota Orchestra behind her. This years-long collaboration and cross-genre learning results in 'Sound the Bells' and some interesting marketing challenges.
The Minnesota Orchestra has announced a 2020 tour to Vietnam and South Korea to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the resumption of normal diplomatic relations between the United States and Vietnam, and the appointment of Osmo Vanska as music director of the Seoul Philharmonic.