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Wednesday | TwinCities

Minnesota Orchestra receives $10M from anonymous donor

Granted by an anonymous donor, the $10 million iss meant to inspire other donors to give to the orchestra.

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Related Topix: Classical, Music, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Met Opera deal has surprise finale: cuts for both sides

After months of strife, the Met and its unions reached a tentative deal Monday, steering clear of the kind of destructive labor battle that silenced the Minnesota Orchestra with a vitriolic lockout that lasted 16 months.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KSTP

Minnesota Orchestra Violinist Fiddles During His own Brain Surgery

A violinist with the Minnesota Orchestra deserves a standing ovation for a recent performance where he played the violin during brain surgery.

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Related Topix: Classical

Minnesota Public Radio

Click on Classical: Musical brain surgery, a horn story, and a conductor swimsuit competition

Every Monday morning at 9:15, I join John Birge on Classical MPR to talk about stories we're featuring on our website.

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Related Topix: Classical, Symphony, Arts, Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Minnesota Public Radio

Watch a Minnesota Orchestra violinist receive brain surgery - while playing

In a remarkable video, Rochester's Mayo Clinic shows Minnesota Orchestra violinist Roger Frisch having electrodes implanted into his brain - while he plays.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

See astonishing moment concert violinist plays instrument while surgeons look inside his skull

Eminent musician Roger Frisch was diagnosed five years ago with a condition that saw him suffer abnormal signals being sent from his brain Eminent musician Roger Frisch helps surgeons locate the exact spot in his brain to place an implant by playing his instrument during an operation Eminent musician Roger Frisch, a concert master with the ... (more)

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Amid all the fretting about classical music's future, some worries about its past

Day after day, someone somewhere discusses the state of classical music, typically with a degree of concern about its long-term survivability.

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Related Topix: Classical, Entertainment

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