Steve Staruch Feature Archive

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)
Kings don't always wear crowns. And just how are you going to keep the kids out of the frozen Christmas cookies? This week's Music with Minnesotans features two unconventional stories with music to match. (12/19/2013)
Sweet and savory home-grown sounds for the holiday continue in the Regional Spotlight. (12/12/2013)
Throughout the month of December, homegrown music for the holidays will be featured in the Regional Spotlight. This week's feature includes a work from the Jewish tradition appropriate for the last full day of Chanukah. (12/05/2013)
Sean Vogt is the new music director of the Apollo Male Chorus. He and the guys join Steve Staruch for conversation and song as the ensemble prepares for its annual holiday concerts. (11/29/2013)