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David Lee Funeral Home

1220 E Wayzata Blvd.
Wayzata, MN 55391
(952) 473-5577
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Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Minnesota musical giant, dead at 93 - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Monday, February 27, 2017

He regularly returned to that podium between guest-conducting major orchestras around the world and composing his own works in the basement of his Wayzata home.“I think he gave the Twin Cities a sense of artistic luster that they’ve enjoyed ever since,” said Frederick Harris Jr., author of Skrowaczewski’s biography “Seeking the Infinite.” Reinforcing that cultural milieu by staying in the state while building a distinguished international career, the Polish-born maestro became “the dean of classical musicians of Minnesota,” Harris said.Skrowaczewski suffered a stroke in November and again in February. A memorial will be held March 28 at Orchestra Hall.“Maestro Skrowaczewski’s mark on the Minnesota Orchestra was significant and continued well beyond his years as music director,” said music director Osmo Vänskä. “He was a consummate musician and conductor, and he will be greatly missed.”By the time of his final concerts with the orchestra last fall, Skrowaczewski’s wild hair was white, his body frail. But critics lauded the performance as “vigorous,” full of “drama and fury.”His first stroke came just a few weeks later, causing him to cancel a Dallas Symphony gig and conducting engagements on his 2017 calendar. Skrowaczewski’s tireless career is forever tied to the orchestra he took charge of in 1960, at age 36, and never left. After stepping down as music director i...

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Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Minnesota musical giant, dead at 93 - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Monday, February 27, 2017

He regularly returned to that podium between guest-conducting major orchestras around the world and composing his own works in the basement of his Wayzata home.“I think he gave the Twin Cities a sense of artistic luster that they’ve enjoyed ever since,” said Frederick Harris Jr., author of Skrowaczewski’s biography “Seeking the Infinite.” Reinforcing that cultural milieu by staying in the state while building a distinguished international career, the Polish-born maestro became “the dean of classical musicians of Minnesota,” Harris said.Skrowaczewski suffered a stroke in November and again in February. A memorial will be held March 28 at Orchestra Hall.“Maestro Skrowaczewski’s mark on the Minnesota Orchestra was significant and continued well beyond his years as music director,” said music director Osmo Vänskä. “He was a consummate musician and conductor, and he will be greatly missed.”By the time of his final concerts with the orchestra last fall, Skrowaczewski’s wild hair was white, his body frail. But critics lauded the performance as “vigorous,” full of “drama and fury.”His first stroke came just a few weeks later, causing him to cancel a Dallas Symphony gig and conducting engagements on his 2017 calendar. Skrowaczewski’s tireless career is forever tied to the orchestra he took charge of in 1960, at age 36, and never left. After stepping down as music director i...