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A four part concert series hosted in Duluth, MN

Season 119

Emanual Ax

Mitchell Auditorium, 7:30 pm, September 25, 2018

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A  seven-time  Grammy Award winner and  Sony Classical exclusive recording artist since  1987, Ax ’s recent releases include Mendelssohn Trio with Yo-Yo Ma and Itzak  Perlman,  Strauss’  Enoch Arden narrated by  Patrick  Stewart, and discs of two-piano music by Brahms and Rachmaninoff with Yefim  Bronfman.

Harlem Quartet

Mitchell Auditorium, 7:30 pm, November 13, 2018

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Praised for its “panache” by The New York Timesand hailed for “bringing a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent” by the Cincinnati Enquirer, The Harlem Quartet has thrilled audiences around the world since 2006. Advancing diversity with a varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers, this quartet of seasoned solo artists is certain to delight!

Charles Yang & Peter Dugan

Weber Music Hall, 7:30 pm, March 5, 2019

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The Texas Observer describes Charles Yangas “… a pioneer who can hop between classical and popular music and bring fresh ideas to fans of both genres.” The Los Angeles Times calls fellow crossover artist Peter Dugan a “stunning solo pianist.” Make sure to join us for this exhilarating collaboration that has been hailed by The Wall Street Journal as a “classical-meets-rockstar duo.”

Goldstein Peled-Fiterstein and Erin Aldridge

Mitchell Auditorium, 7:30 pm, April 16, 2019

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Bound by their Israeli roots,  pianist  Alon  Goldstein,  cellist  Amit  Peled, and clarinetist Alex Fiterstein formed the  Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein Trio in 2005.  Today, the ensemble’s performances reflect both the special gifts and originality of the three artists as soloists as well as their marvelous sense of ensemble and love of chamber music.  Joined by the DSSO’s Concertmaster and violinist extraordinaire,  Erin  Aldridge,  this is definitely a not-to-be-missed performance!

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