Regional Spotlight: Vanska, Billmeyer, and Turner

by Steve Staruch, Minnesota Public Radio
June 13, 2013
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — In today's Regional Spotlight, Osmo Vanska occupies a different role -- that of a clarinetist -- is joined by pianist Susan Billmeyer and violist Thomas Turner in a performance of a piece that's perfect for summer.

The story is that Mozart composed the "Kegelstatt" trio while playing bocce, a form of summer lawn bowling. This makes his Kegelstatt Trio the perfect piece for the day before summer, even though the performance comes from cold, snowy Duluth this past winter!

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