Minnesota has been a place of refuge for immigrants from the earliest days of statehood. The stories of arriving in this place are often poignant. One Voice Mixed Chorus has taken those tales and weaved them into a concert presentation called "Sanctuary."
The lives of three Minnesota music makers have intersected throughout the years. But it wasn't until recently, when the eldest was packing up for a move to California, that their paths began to run more in parallel lines. It's all thanks to a treasured collection of classical albums on vinyl.
Charles Dutoit, the Grammy-winning conductor with whom at least seven orchestras have severed ties following allegations of sexual assault and harassment, has now been released early from his post as artistic director and principal conductor of London's Royal Philharmonic. Meanwhile, six more women have accused Dutoit of assault, including one rape, according to the AP.
Charles Dutoit has stepped down as artistic director and principal conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra following multiple allegations of sexual assault, including an incident at the Minnesota Orchestra.
He considered film music to be 'operas without words' and his movie scores earned three Oscar nominations -- including one win for best original score. This week on Flicks in Five, Lynne Warfel discusses Erich Wolfgang Korngold and shares music from his soundtrack to 'The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex.'
Pinchas Zukerman, the former conductor of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, will fill in on a U.S. tour for renowned conductor Charles Dutoit, who's facing sexual assault allegations that span decades, according to the New York Times.
Get a free MP3 of Johann Simon Mayr - Miserere in G minor: Miserere mei Deus, performed by Simon Mayr Choir; Bavarian State Opera Chorus; Concerto de Bassus; Jaewon Yun, soprano; Theresa Holzhauser, alto; Robert Sellier, tenor; Jens Hamann, bass.