Minnesota Public Radio features by Elena See http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=30740 en-us Copyright 2016 Minnesota Public Radio Sat, 06 Feb 2016 10:56:38 -0600 Minnesota Public Radio features by Elena See http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Share YourClassical story We all have our favorite pieces of classical music and our favorite composers, and we probably all have musical moments we'll never forget. Have you ever wanted to share those moments with other classical music lovers? Well, here's your chance! http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2016/01/12/share-yourclassical-story?refid=0 Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:50:00 -0600 Minnesota Ballet with the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra Present The Nutcracker A collaboration two years in the making, Minnesota Ballet and the Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra came together for a spectacular rendition of 'The Nutcracker' at Michigan Technological University. Elena See reports. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/12/23/minnesota-ballet-with-the-keweenaw-symphony-orchestra-present-the-nutcracker-?refid=0 Mon, 21 Dec 2015 10:39:47 -0600 Osmo Vänskä on Jean Sibelius Finnish conductor and Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Osmo Vanska has a long history with Jean Sibelius's music. He's brought his own unique experience as a Finn, as well as his love of Sibelius's music, into the concert hall and recording studio numerous times. So, in his own words: just what is so engaging about Sibelius? http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/12/08/osmo-vanska-on-jean-sibelius?refid=0 Tue, 08 Dec 2015 10:15:00 -0600 New Classical Tracks: December Celebration - New Carols by Seven American Composers When was the last time you heard a Christmas carol that made you wish you could hear it again and again? This new collection of seasonal music may just fit the bill. Soprano Lisa Delan describes the new album. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/12/01/new-classical-tracks-december-celebration-new-carols-by-seven-american-composers?refid=0 Wed, 02 Dec 2015 00:01:00 -0600 The Northern Lights Festival presents 'The Merry Widow' This weekend, the Northern Lights Music Festival presents a production of Franz Lehar's operetta 'The Merry Widow'. Classical MPR's Julie Amacher got the chance to talk with the Festival's Music Director, Gavriel Heine, earlier this week. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2015/07/10/the-northern-lights-festival-presents-the-merry-widow?refid=0 Fri, 10 Jul 2015 10:50:00 -0500 Voces8: Helping the next generation Education has been at the heart of Voces8 since its inception. The group members see it as their responsibility to help the next generation have success in music and in school. Listen to audio and watch videos that demonstrate this commitment. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/08/13/voces8-helping-the-next-generation?refid=0 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:30:00 -0500 The music of Minnehaha Falls 'Song of Hiawatha' poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow never saw the 53-foot waterfall mentioned in his poem, but Longfellow fan Antonin Dvořak did -- and was inspired to describe its beauty in music. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/07/24/the-music-of-minnehaha-falls?refid=0 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0500 Minnesotan oboist Joe Peters soars with New World Symphony So, what's the best career advice you've ever received? Reach for the stars? Be courageous and daring? Don't try to do everything? Maybe, like oboist Joseph Peters, it wasn't advice you received so much as a warning. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/04/07/joe-peters-new-world-symphony?refid=0 Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:40:00 -0500 Daniel Tosky: Discovering the magic of double bass Daniel Tosky really enjoys being in South Florida with the New World Symphony. He's got some strong ideas about how to build an audience for classical music, and the New World Symphony is, he believes, the right place to develop some of those ideas. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2014/03/07/daniel-totsky-interview?refid=0 Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:00:00 -0600 A Last Night First Marin Alsop 'honored to be the first woman' to conduct Last Night of the Proms. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2013/09/08/a-last-night-first?refid=0 Sun, 08 Sep 2013 00:01:00 -0500 Victor Borge and Michala Petri play Cardas Danish recorder player Michala Petri has had a very long and very successful performance career. However, one moment is extra special -- a moment she had when she was about 33 years old. That's when she was invited to join the late, great Victor Borge on stage in concert. http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2012/05/22/victor-borge-and-michala-petri-play-cardas?refid=0 Tue, 22 May 2012 11:32:19 -0500