Topic: Minnesota Orchestra

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  • Orchestras feel the squeeze

    Financial problems and musician strikes have created a perfect storm of problems for symphonies over the last several years.

  • Opinion Why does contemporary classical music spurn melody?

    Proponents of modern symphonic music cast unhappy audiences as unenlightened. But for most listeners, music elicits emotional rather than intellectual responses. Certainly, classical music should should challenge and evoke. It just shouldn't sound like bus crashes.

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