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The Edvard Grieg Society of Minnesota is pleased to announce a Scandinavian Song residency featuring Dr. Anna Hersey. Hailed by critics as a “force of nature”, Minnesota native and soprano Anna Hersey enjoys performing a wide range of vocal repertoire. A University of Minnesota alumnus and Fulbright scholar, Dr. Hersey recently published her first book, “Scandinavian Song: A Guide to Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish Diction”, a practical guide to help singers, voice teachers, and choral conductors unlock the mysteries and challenges of the Scandinavian vocal repertoire.
Recital: Saturday, Oct. 8th, 7:30pm at Mindekirken – The Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church ($20/students free with ID)
Anna Hersey, soprano & Sonja Thompson (Augsburg music faculty), piano
Lecture and Book signing: Sunday, Oct. 9th, 2pm at Norway House
Masterclass: Sunday, Oct. 9th, 4pm at Mindekirken
Augsburg soprano Briana Ekstrom (’19) and pianist Gabbi Sparby (’20) will
perform, along with singers from St. Olaf and the University of Minnesota