26-year-old pianist Kenny Broberg has won accolades around the world from judges and audiences alike. Most recently, the Minnesota pianist has been selected as one of seven finalists in the piano division of the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. He will compete in the final round this Thursday.
Pianist Boris Giltburg presented an all-Rachmaninoff program in May as a guest artist with the Frederic Chopin Society. He plays several preludes from Rachmaninoff's Op. 23 in this week's Regional Spotlight.
The Ansan City Choir is a professional ensemble based in South Korea. Its American tour this past spring included a stop at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. Hear the Ansan City Choir in this week's Regional Spotlight.
Minnesota native Kenny Broberg won the Silver Medal in the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. He played for the hometown audience this past March. Showing that he is a pianistic force to be reckoned with, he opened his Frederic Chopin Society recital with Bach's Toccata in C minor.
Ilya Kaler and the Minnesota Sinfonia are featured in this week's Regional Spotlight with a recent performance of Mozart's Rondo. Kaler is a poet with the bow.
The Lyra Baroque has just released a new disc of concertos by CPE Bach. The performances are as passionate as the music itself.
Shai Wosner performs the finale of Schubert's Piano Sonata in G. The music is spacious and songlike. And while there are a few dark clouds in the piece, the overall feeling is one of spring sunshine.
In this week's Regional Spotlight, the Minnesota-based brass band Ameriikan Poijat (Boys of America) performs a piece from its new CD, 'Juhlat, Festivals.'
Leo Brouwer's 'Ballade of the Forest and the Bird' receives its radio premiere when the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet and flutist Linda Chatterton join Steve Staruch to talk about and perform the newly commissioned work.