Steve Staruch Feature Archive

A summer music festival performance of a famed Mozart work will make Spring seem that much closer! It's on this week's Regional Spotlight. (02/20/2014)
The Lorelei Ensemble from Boston is in residence this weekend at Macalester College in St Paul, Minn. Members of the group spoke with Steve Staruch. (02/14/2014)
The Plymouth Concert Band of Plymouth, Minn., is in this week's Regional Spotlight, with a piece that sounds like it could accompany a victory lap in the Winter Games. (02/13/2014)
Matt Haimovitz is helping the Minnesota Sinfonia celebrate its 25th anniversary season with a series of concerts Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Haimovitz was also Steve Staruch's guest Thursday afternoon. Listen to the full interview. (02/06/2014)
The Minnesota Youth Symphonies' String Orchestra perform two South American Tangos. (02/06/2014)
Steve Staruch welcomes Alison Young into the studio on Friday Favorites, where she reflects on her recent mountain-climbing attempt in Argentina. (01/31/2014)
Imogen Cooper performs the Schubert Piano Sonata in A major from a Frederic Chopin Society recital given last October. (01/30/2014)
Steve Staruch interviews Kelly Carter, the executive director of El Sistema Minnesota. This new youth orchestral program is modeled after El Sistema in Venezuela, the birthplace of this movement. (01/29/2014)
Minnesota Orchestra bassoonist Norbert Nielubowski joined Steve Staruch to talk about Sunday's "Schubertiade" with the Musical Offering. (01/23/2014)
Imogen Cooper performs the Schubert Piano Sonata in c minor from a Frederic Chopin Society recital. (01/23/2014)
The Choral Arts Ensemble from Rochester, Minn., perform works by Minnesota composers. (01/16/2014)
As the South Dakota Chorale prepares for its first-ever performance in the Twin Cities, the ensemble's artistry is on display in this week's Regional Spotlight. (01/09/2014)
Musicologist,choral director and volunteer archivist, David Docter lives music! David and his wife, Rita, are the proud parents of three adult children, all of whom have successful careers in the arts. His playlist is a family affair. (01/07/2014)
A performance from this past August at the Lakes Area Music Festival in Brainerd, Minn., is like a warm summer wind -- a welcome respite from this cold January day. (01/02/2014)
Another smorgasbord of holiday performances from near and far in this week's Regional Spotlight. (12/26/2013)