Larry Fuchsberg

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Larry Fuchsberg regularly contributes classical-music reviews and stories.

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Young pianist redeems Rachmaninoff with Minn. Orchestra

REVIEW: The young pianist transforms Rachmaninoff's warhorse Second Concerto in the orchestra's subscription season opener.

Updated: February 21, 2014, - 11:12 AM

Review: Minn. Orchestra returns to Orchestra Hall

Occasion was layered atop occasion Friday as “The Star-Spangled Banner” (in an arrangement by Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, the evening’s stellar conductor)...

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 03:18 PM

Gidon Kremer brings compelling music to Ordway

REVIEW: His Kremerata Baltica ensemble gave prominence to a work by composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg.

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 12:28 PM

A gripping, corpse-strewn 'Macbeth' at Minnesota Opera

REVIEW: Superb singing by Brenda Harris and Greer Grimsley gives dark energy to Verdi’s music in the Minnesota Opera production.

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 03:50 PM

Hilary Hahn and Hauschka pair up in concert at Aria

REVIEW: Violinist and pianist played an exhilarating 80-minute concert without a score.

Updated: January 13, 2014, - 02:05 PM

SPCO on its game with Kuusisto at the helm

REVIEW: The wonderfully puckish violinist Pekka Kuusisto, together with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, offered a concert at Eden Prairie’s Wooddale Church that will surely rank among the year’s best.

Updated: January 13, 2014, - 10:59 AM

Tchaikovsky program a holiday gift from Minnesota Orchestra musicians

In his first local concerts in a decade, former Minnesota Orchestra director Eiji Oue led the locked-out musicians and employed...

Updated: December 15, 2013, - 05:57 PM

Musicians of Minn. Orchestra offer a flesh-and-blood Mozart

REVIEW: Pianist Lydia Artymiw and musicians of Minnesota Orchestra gave a spare, articulate reading of Mozart’s A-major concerto.

Updated: November 15, 2013, - 07:28 PM

Jacquelyn Wagner a true Strauss heroine in 'Arabella'

REVIEW: Soprano Jacquelyn Wagner casts a spell as the sensitive, questing heroine of the Richard Strauss comic opera.

Updated: November 11, 2013, - 10:43 AM

Zacharias shows strong rapport with SPCO musicians

REVIEW: Guest conductor Christian Zacharias got a glorious sound from SPCO musicians in Charles Ives’ “Three Places in New England.”

Updated: October 04, 2013, - 08:59 PM

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