Randy Reyes is new artistic director at Mu Performing Arts; Bill Frisell to play free concert in St. Paul; Moore by Four to perform for Black History Month; and more.
ALSO: Should Minnesota have a state poem?; Northern Spark moves to St. Paul; Fashion Week kickoff; and more.
Orchestra update; a double helping of “Long Day’s Journey”; and plenty of midweek music.
ALSO: ‘Wicked,’ ‘Once’ among coming B-way shows; Valentine’s Day ideas for you; new ‘Treasures’ show at the Weisman; ‘Painter, Painter’ at the Walker; and more
ALSO: Minnesota Opera’s new season; ‘MinnAnimate’ at the Trylon; Meklit Hadero at the Cedar; and more.
ALSO: Jewish Film Festival sets ’13 lineup; ‘Reefer Madness: The Musical’ opening at New Century; tickets on sale for Carol Burnett at the State May 17; and more
ALSO: José James to perform at the Cedar; Books and Bars reading ‘Carry the One’; and more.
ALSO: SPCO players to perform baroque concertos; a birthday bash at Artists’ Quarter; and more.
ALSO: Musician Steve Kramer dies at Sundance; Secret Stash featured on ‘American Hipster’; ‘Biggest Little House’ opens Friday; and more.
ALSO: ‘As You Like It’ is high-energy and engaging; College of Visual Arts to close; ‘She She Pop’ at the Walker; and more.
ALSO: Panel discussion on new ‘Doubt’ opera; Chanhassen concert series set; Landvik, Strayed in Club Book lineup; arts funding ‘on the line’; and more.
ALSO: Community Supported Art looking for 2013 artists; chandelier returning to Capitol; pianist Daniil Trifonov to perform at Macalester; and more.
ALSO: SPCO musicians schedule late-Jan. concerts; cellist Alisa Weilerstein to perform at Schubert Club; ‘Beware of Mr. Baker’ at the Trylon; and more.
ALSO: Both orchestras’ musicians, management resume talking; Rochester Art Center’s lecture series to benefit from $75,000 grant; and more.
SPCO flutist Alicia McQuerrey, the single parent of a young daughter, says, “when she’s sleeping, I think, ‘What are we going to do?’ “
ALSO: Jeanne Arland Peterson to retire; ‘La Natividad’ at Heart of the Beast; ‘Family Dinner’ improv at HUGE; and more.
ALSO: See MN Opera’s “Silent Night” on TPT; watch Christmas movies at the Riverview; and more.
ALSO: Another ‘Wuthering Heights’; St. Paul’s new artists in residence; Wendy Lehr at ‘Jungle Kids’; and more.
ALSO: ‘Grinch’ sells out; Union Depot Holiday Swing Dance; a sing-along “Fiddler on the Roof”; and more.
Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 was a poignant reminder of something else both orchestra lockouts are robbing us of: opportunities to hear musicians like Zukerman here at home.