Music with Minnesotans: Bruce Broquist

by Steve Staruch, Minnesota Public Radio
April 8, 2014

St. Paul, Minn. — Bruce Broquist is a professional baker and a professional choral singer in the Twin Cities. His rich desserts are as much in demand as his rich baritone voice. Bruce's personal playlist includes the velvety music-making of his favorite singers.

Handel: "Care Salve" from Atalanta with soprano Arleen Auger and the Mostly Mozart Orchestra conducted by Gerard Schwarz. Delos 3026

Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavaleria Rusticana with the Oslo Philharmonic conducted by Mariss Jansons. EMI 58906

Gretchaninov: "Of Thy Mystical Supper" sung by the Dale Warland Singers conducted by Dale Warland. Gothic 49252

Puccini: "Signore Ascolta" from Turandot sung by Montserrat Caballe with the London Philharmonic conducted by Zubin Mehta. London 443 819

Massenet: Meditation from Thais with the Royal Philharmonic conducted by Andrew Litton and violinist, Joshua Bell. London 433 519

Next week: Janet Tolland owns her own touring company. She loves to open up the world to her travelers. Her playlist embraces the world.

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