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Classical Notes: November 28, 2011 Archive

The 2012 Grawemeyer Award in Music Composition goes to...

Posted at 10:56 AM on November 28, 2011 by Daniel Gilliam

Esa-Pekka Salonen. Yes, the conductor, but also composer. The award was announced Sunday evening.

There is no commercial recording available, yet, but you can watch Leila Josefowicz, the
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, directed by Salonen himself here:

Movements 1-3:

Movement 4:

Rose Ensemble Audio Postcard No. 7

Posted at 1:17 PM on November 28, 2011 by ClassicalMPR
Filed under: Rose Ensemble Audio Postcards

In a chat following the final concert of Songs of Temperance and Temptation, the pleasures of having performed for The Rose Ensemble's extended family throughout the state hits close to home for tenor Nick Chalmers.

Members of The Rose Ensemble discuss their bittersweet sentiments about the end of the 2011 Greater Minnesota Tour and express interest in taking the program on the road again in the future.

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The Rose Ensemble says farewell amidst a standing ovation in Hutchinson, during their final performance of the 2011 Greater Minnesota Tour.