Minnesota Public Radio features by Elena See http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=30740 en-us Copyright 2015 Minnesota Public Radio Sun, 29 Nov 2015 01:54:04 -0600 Minnesota Public Radio features by Elena See http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 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