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The Wayzata Symphony Orchestra brings together acomplished and passionate musicians to engage the community with enlightening concert presentations. Guided by principles of excellence in performance and organization, members enjoy an environment of fun, trust, honor and exchange.
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Marlene’s Musings April, 2015 The Russian composer, Rimsky-Korsakov, had never heard an orchestra until his father took him to St. Petersburg to enroll in the College of Naval Cadets. He was 12 years old. When he went to the opera it was not the stage spectacle or the singing, but the great sound rising from […]
Marlene’s Musings January, 2015 This is my fifth season as Music Director of the wonderful Wayzata Symphony Orchestra. I’m thrilled that a hallmark of the season will be our performance of Verdi’s Requiem at Orchestra Hall on Feb. 22, 2015. I have been a lover of great singing since I was a kid. My paternal […]
Marlene’s Musings November, 2014 Never say Never When I was interviewed for this job, I was asked what repertoire I thought the orchestra could perform. I said, “We won’t be able to do Bartok, Concerto for Orchestra but there are so many other things we will be able to do.” This orchestra has grown so […]