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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 […]

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Viennese Cuisine – Mozartiade!

Scroll below to preview samples from the Mozartiade menu! 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Buy Tickets!Mozartiade MenuOne way this concert is set apart in our minds is the chance to prepare food not unlike the way we’d prepare music. Practice: oh yes, sampling is very important! If you attended last year’s Schubertiade, you have […]

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Program Notes: Mozart Serenade No. 12

by Jack Bryce board member andCarleton Collegeprofessor emeritus The Bratislava Wind Octet performs in the recording below: Buy Tickets!Norbert Nielubowski (bassoon), John Snow (oboe), and Susan Billmeyer, (piano) performing at MPR’s studio with Alison Young. I hate to admit this, but music for winds really does tend to be ever so cheery, and frequently dwells […]