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Bach Festival

With a festival celebrating why Bach still is important to us, Plymouth Church celebrates Philip Brunelle’s 45th year as Plymouth’s Organist-Choirmaster April 4–6.[read on...]

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Isacco’s Back…

Isacco Columbo is a wonderful musician that I met back in Legnano, Italy when The Rose Ensemble was invited to participate in La Fabbrica del[read on...]

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Off to Madison, WI

The Rose Ensemble was invited to perform in this year’s Madison Early Music Festival. Created in 2000, the MEMF provides an opportunity for Early Music[read on...]

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New Rose Ensemble Show & Finale to 15th Anniversary!

I’m excited to bring you this news!  We’ve been in rehearsals for this show, and there are some numbers that will make you tap your[read on...]

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Dowland, Campion, Vivaldi, May…

The month of May is turning out to be quite merry, indeed! On Sunday, May 8th, my friend Phillip Rukavina and I will be presenting[read on...]

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Bach Mass in B Minor

This weekend I have the privilege to perform one of the master works of all time, Bach’s Mass in B Minor. In a collaboration with[read on...]

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New Shows!

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted to my blog.  A lot has been going on in my personal life that has kept me[read on...]

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The Rose Ensemble Free Concert

The Rose Ensemble is launching its 15th anniversary season this Saturday evening, September 11th, with a free concert and wine reception.  Enjoy a preview of[read on...]

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It’s Operetta Tonight!

Well maybe not tonight (depending on when you’re reading this) but on Tuesday evening, July 6th.  I will be joined by local Twin Cities luminaries Maria Jette,[read on...]

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What a Great Show Last Night…

Glorious Revolution Baroque semi-staged a production of Dido & Aeneas last night to a sold out crowd in a small and intimate theater space in[read on...]

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Dido & Aeneas

Glorious Revolution Baroque presents this opera in an intimate setting at Studio Z in St. Paul, MN with David Douglass leading our esteemed instrumentalists.  Join us[read on...]

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Recent Review of Candlelight Concerts

A very nice review on our last concert of the season. Thanks to David Hawley of the St. Paul Pioneer Press who also acknowledged the[read on...]

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Renaissance Polyphony in Grand Style

ome to one of our four concerts this weekend to hear The Rose Ensemble and London's Voces8 collaborating with some of the great music written[read on...]

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Rose Ensemble takes engaging turn at American folk hymns, carols

Let’s face it: History lessons aren’t always fun. Too often, an artistic event that strives toward historical accuracy leaves you feeling educated but not really[read on...]

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The Great Minnesota Rose Ensemble Tour

The Greater Minnesota Rose Ensemble Tour will soon be upon us and I could use your help to make this tour a success.  Since these[read on...]

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When two choral conductors come together…

Last Saturday evening I was priviledged to attend a wonderful choral concert, something that I’m not given much opportunity to do.  When you are a[read on...]

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Concert Report: Rose Ensemble revisits Francis of Assisi’s life and deeds in a splendid program at St. Stanislaus

In an era accustomed to sensory overload, when stage productions are hard put to compete with the technological wizardry available to film makers, it's refreshing[read on...]

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Il Poverello – the new CD from The Rose Ensemble

A wonderful weekend of concerts celebrating the release of our new CD "Il Poverello: Medieval & Renaissance Music on the life of St. Francis of[read on...]

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Back from Legnano, Italy

I’m back home.  It’s was kind of a bittersweet tour for me this time.  I loved the Festival, seeing old friends and meeting new ones, singing[read on...]

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The Three ‘C’s – Concert, Convent, & Castle…

What an amazing evening.  We weren’t sure at first how things were going to go.  Our bus was due to leave Legnano at 6:30pm, but[read on...]

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