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Mother’s Day Concert

May 11th, 7:00pm | Sundin Music Hall Haydn, while employed by the royal Esterházy family in Eisenstadt, Austria, wrote nearly one composition every day for the royal family on top of performing chamber music and running the court orchestra. Although this task would seem impossible to most, Haydn flourished, establishing contemporary forms for sonatas, symphonies, […]

“The Trout” – Remix!

Today remixing a track is a popular way to keep making money off a big hit. An artist will remix a track to sound better in dance clubs, incorporate other artists (especially lesser-known artists), or to create different stereo/surround sound effects. It makes a lot of sense: if you have a great song, remixing is […]

Mourning his passing: letters from Norbert and Basil

It is with great sadness that The Musical Offering reports the passing of Marty Dworkin, our long time board chair. Martin Dworkin, professor emeritus, age 86 of St. Paul passed away February 6, 2014. Survived by his wife of 57 years, Nomi; daughters Jessica Sarah and Hanna Bluma; grandsons Leo and Benjamin. Graveside service Monday 2:00 […]

TMO on MPR, Jan. 23rd

Tune in to Minnesota Public Radio at 4:45 on Thursday, January 22nd to hear to Steve Staruch interview Artistic Director Norbert Nielubowski about this weekend’s Schubertiade! Click here to listen to the Classical MPR Stream  

Schubertiade Menu

by Alex Legeros with Caroline Lemen, horn Schubert’s music was hired as background music for the food and festivities at what we now consider the first Schubertiade. No one could have predicted how well-received the teenage Schubert’s music would be that night, nor the popularity of this now centuries’ old tradition honoring his musical legacy. Even […]