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Review: Earth Harp helps DSSO end year on a grand scale

December 31, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The variety presented by the DSSO on New Year’s Eve was beyond description, with symphonic excerpts, “pops” orchestral pieces, music for the Earth Harp and MASS Ensemble, and a special visit from Ariana Savalas. Continue Reading

Review: Soloists, chorus bring thrills to DSSO’s ‘Elijah’

November 18, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

“Even the orchestra is beautiful,” proclaimed the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra program on Saturday night. This turned out to be true, since the orchestra offered a strong supporting role to the DSSO Chorus performing
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Review: ‘Dream-made’ concert highlights DSSO’s versatility

October 13, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

If Saturday’s Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra concert was “dream-made,” it definitely was not restful. It showed how versatile the DSSO can be in the span of a single evening’s concert. Continue Reading

Review: DSSO begins season with a proposal

September 23, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Every new season begins the same way almost. Saturday’s season-opening concert of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra began with a twist of a ring, no less! Continue Reading

Incoming music director felt instant connection with DSSO

June 20, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra’s new music director is a young conductor who favors the late romantic period and who will be focused on audience building when he takes over at the start of the 2013-14 season. Continue Reading

Review: Guest pianist puts fine end onto disconnected evening

April 29, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

For the first time this concert season, the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra welcomed to the podium its own music director, Maestro Markand Thakar. Continue Reading

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra announces 2012-13 season

April 19, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra’s 2012-13 season will include the final performances with music director Markand Thakar, a preview of his successor and pops concerts with cinematic themes. Continue Reading

Faces and names: Local musician performs with Jeans ’n Classics

April 16, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Greg Kehl Moore had what he is calling a career highlight on Saturday when the saxophonist got to jam with Jeans ‘n Classics during the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra’s pops concert “Endless Summer: An Evening of Beach Boy Favorites.” Continue Reading

Review: ‘Old Turtle’ brings out youth of DSSO and Minnesota Ballet

April 1, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Symphony Hall at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center was bristling with youth on Saturday night. More than 40 dancers from the School of the Minnesota Ballet were on stage, as well as the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, so the house was filled with families of all ages to enjoy a concert overflowing with memorable stories. Continue Reading

DSSO, Minnesota Ballet again bring new life to ‘Old Turtle’

March 28, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Twenty-two years ago a yet-unpublished author wrote a children’s book that has gone on to inspire countless artistic interpretations.
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