ALSO: “King David” at Plymouth Congregational; Gabriel Kahane at the Parkway; and more.
ALSO: T. Mychael Rambo’s one-man show at Illusion Theater; Zenon Dance Company at the Cowles; and more.
ALSO: David Murray Trio at Vieux Carré; Minnesota Opera’s “La Rondine” to open this weekend; and more.
ALSO: “Little Women” to open at the Jungle; 113 Composers Collective Season Kickoff at Modist Brewing; the Eat Street Food, Music & Arts Festival; and more.
ALSO: Dayton’s Monkey moves to the Science Museum; Kenny Garrett at the Dakota; “In Pursuit of Silence” at the Resonance Box; and more.
ALSO: Minnesota Orchestra Season Finale: Mahler’s Fourth; Northern Spark returns for two nights; Rock the Garden at the Walker; and more.
Interest in opera performance thrived in the Twin Cities in the 1950s due to yearly touring productions performed by the Metropolitan Opera of New York.
ALSO: MRAC names new executive director; ‘Under This Roof’ at Guthrie’s Dowling Studio; and more.
Meachem will sing his 50th operatic role, the pious monk Athanaël, in Minnesota Opera’s new production of Massenet’s “Thaïs,” which opens Saturday at the Ordway.
ALSO: Contemporary Cuba: Art Talk at Burnet Fine Art & Advisory; Pen Pals 2018-19 season to include Timothy Egan, Celeste Ng; and more.
ALSO: “Swan Lake” at Northrop; Minnesota Opera celebrates resident artist program with anniversary concert; and more.
One is large, the other small. One dates from 1851, the other from 2014. One has a cast of 41 and a full orchestra, the other a cast of two and a string quartet.
ALSO: Author Kelly Barnhill at Magers & Quinn; “Then and Now: Somali Stories Through Art” at the Arboretum; and more.
ALSO: a powerful and profound ‘Dead Man Walking’; Nooky Jones at the Dakota; and more.
ALSO: Saint Paul Winter Carnival; Twin Cities Winter Jazz Festival at Crooners; Curt Brown’s “Minnesota, 1918” launch at the History Center; and more.
ALSO: Maud Hixson at Crooners; “Dead Man Walking” panel discussion at Mitchell Hamline; Raw Stages New Works Festival at the History Theatre; and more.
ALSO: Jim Lenfestey reads from new book at Plymouth Congregational; Eric Owens and Clara Osowski at the Schubert Club; and more.
ALSO: “The Marriage of Figaro” at the Ordway; “Idomeneo” at Ted Mann; Leslie Odom Jr. to perform with the Minnesota Orchestra; and more.
ALSO: Nicole Krauss to read from ‘Forest Dark’; ‘These Shining Lives’ to open at Phoenix Theater; Minnesota Opera’s ‘Don Pasquale’ is set in ’50s Hollywood; and more.
ALSO: “Kaleena Miller Dance: Shift” at the Southern; “One-Man Star Wars Trilogy” at the Ordway; Uptown Food Truck Festival is Sunday; and more.