“The Minnesota Orchestra subsidizes great music throughout the Twin Cities.” In our opening concert’s intermission interview, artistic director Norbert Neilubowski explained how struggles within the Minnesota Orchestra have implications throughout Minnesota. Minnesota Orchestra musicians hold teaching positions at major universities, perform in their own professional ensembles (like The Musical Offering!), and nurture the outstanding arts […]

Video Preview: Musical Humor!

Preview our next concert! Music: Verdi’s String Quartet in E Minor, Performed 15 January 2012 by The Musical Offering. Program notes by Danielle Kuntz. Click here to follow a link to YouTube.

Eugene Rousseau and TMO

I can think of two reactions people probably have when they see “Eugene Rousseau” and “The Musical Offering” in the same sentence. If you don’t know who he is, you might wonder why a saxophonist is being featured on the program — after all, he is playing the saxophone, that loud and reedy jazz instrument. […]

April Fools’ Day Concert

Sunday April 1, 3:00 p.m. Sundin Hall, Hamline University The final concert of the Musical Offering’s 41st season features humor in music, in honor of the concert’s April Fools Day date. The featured soloist is internationally renowned saxophonist Eugene Rousseau, performing Darius Milhaud’s Scaramouche for Saxophone and Wind Quintet. Beginning the program is Franz Hasenöhrl’s reworking of Richard […]

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