ALSO: Zenon Dance Company to close; Sun of Goldfinger at Icehouse; percussionist Colin Currie with Minnesota Orchestra; and more.
“Shoeless” Joe Jackson and seven teammates of the Chicago White Sox were accused of conspiring with gamblers to throw the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds. They were acquitted, but barred from professional baseball for life.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, University of Minnesota professor emeritus and longtime Minneapolis resident died Wednesday at 91.
ALSO: The Westerlies at the Machine Shop; Mozart’s Double Piano Concerto at Orchestra Hall; and more.
ALSO: Minnesota Opera to buy the Lab Theater; Ben Wendel Seasons Band at the Parkway; and more.
ALSO: Twin Cities Moth StorySLAM at the Amsterdam; Minnesota Orchestra brings Common Chords to north Minneapolis; and more.
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.