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Classical Notes: March 11, 2009 Archive

MN Opera's Boldness

Posted at 10:30 AM on March 11, 2009 by Gillian Martin

With arts organizations (especially opera companies) shutting down left and right, you might expect the ones that remain to get more conservative in their programming. But not the Minnesota Opera! Their bold new OperaWorks initiative got some national press last week.

Saxophonists Wanted

Posted at 11:36 PM on March 11, 2009 by Gillian Martin

Do you play the saxophone? Can you be in London in June? Then composer John Harle needs you (and 799 others of your kind!) for the world premier of his piece Leviathan. Bring sturdy shoes.