Anna Maria Mozart

Program Notes: September 27th, 2015

By Jack Bryce Board Member, Carleton College Professor Emertius Mozart and sister Nannerl Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Salzburg, January 27, 1756 – Vienna, December 5, 1791), Austrian composer, was deeply influenced by musical elements from around the world, which he blended into a unique mixture that became the high point of the classical style in Vienna.  […]

The Musical Offering performing Wind Quintet No. 1 by Endre Szervánszky. Photo: Karen Rothermel

Bastille Day MinnPost feature

Musical Offering’s 45th season: ‘La Vie Parisienne’by Pamela Espeland, Minnpost | 07/15/15 The Musical Offering performing Wind Quintet No. 1 by Endre Szervánszky. Photo: Karen Rothermel For its 45th season, “La Vie Parisienne,” announced on Bastille Day, The Musical Offering will present the music – and food – of France. Four concerts will feature works […]

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Season 45 Announced!

THE MUSICAL OFFERING ANNOUNCES 2015-16 SEASON45th Anniversary Year Focuses on French Composers and Their Influence (Saint Paul; July 14, 2015) – The Musical Offering, one of the Twin Cities’ premier chamber ensembles, announces its 45th Season on Bastille Day, in recognition of its 2015-16 focus on French composers and their influence. “La Vie Parisienne” will […]

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Complete Program Notes: Adieu, Vienna!

by Jack Bryceboard member and Carleton College Professor Emeritus Take a look at the precarious beginning of Mozart’s Quintet for Piano and Winds in the video below. Members of the Belgrade Philharmonic illustrate the visual cues needed to execute the simple unison figure at the start of the piece. Co-Artistic Directors Norbert Nielubowski and Susan Billmeyer mention […]

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Seven Guest Artists

Buy TicketsKathy Greenbank (oboe), Tim Zavadil (clarinet), Mark Kelley (bassoon), Bruce Hudson (horn), Natalia Moiseeva (violin), Tom Turner and Gareth Zehngut (violas). A total of 15 musicians will be performing on this Sunday’s Mozartiade, including seven guests from the Minnesota Orchestra and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Even though the biggest piece on this Mozart program will […]