Steve Staruch Feature Archive

As the wind starts to blow a bit colder this October, Regional Spotlight features a performance with some spice! (10/10/2013)
The Diotima Quartet performed one of the most autumnal-sounding works by Brahms earlier this year as guest artists with the Chamber Music Society of St. Cloud, Minn. (10/03/2013)
The Norwegian choir, Uranienborg Vokalensemble, joins Steve Staruch for music in the Maud Moon Weherhaeuser Music Studio. (10/01/2013)
This week's Regional Spotlight is a work that inspires us to ponder the legacy of JS Bach. It's performed by the Minnesota Bach Ensemble in a recording from Sundin Music Hall. (09/26/2013)
The Artaria String Quartet's peppery peformance of Erwin Schulhoff's <i>String Quartet No. 1</i> is in this week's Regional Spotlight. (09/19/2013)
Cast members from the Minnesota Concert Opera "Mini Ring" sing in the Maud Moon Weyerhauser Music Studio. (09/12/2013)
In this week's Regional Spotlight, we have a performance that's perfect for fall from the Music on the Hill series in Mankato, Minn. (09/12/2013)
Mezzo-soprano Clara Osowski and pianist Mark Bilyeu were the only Americans at the International Art Song Festival in Tours, France. (09/11/2013)
Simple and unadorned, David Maslanka's <i>Quintet for Wind No. 3</i> is a mirror of the natural world. (09/05/2013)
Happy Labor Day weekend! On this week's Regional Spotlight, the versatility of the concert band is on full display with performances by not one, but two local ensembles. (08/29/2013)
Members of Brooklyn Rider perform live in the studio and chat about their new recording, "A Walking Fire." (08/22/2013)
Dark clouds hang over the Tchaikovsky Piano Trio, which was composed to honor the memory of pianist Nikolai Rubinstein. In this week's Regional Spotlight, a performance of this piece that presents dark clouds with a most inspired silver lining. (08/22/2013)
On this week's Regional Spotlight, a sunny summer performance that is all smiles! (08/15/2013)
This week's Regional Spotlight highlights a wonderful performance from a past season of the Lakes Area Chamber Music Festival. (08/08/2013)
In this week's Regional Spotlight, Anthony Ross's cello sound is so powerful it's palpable. (08/01/2013)