Press & Quotes

 Minna was profiled for KQED / NPR’s “Women To Watch” series, click the photo to read the article and watch the accompanying video  here .

Minna was profiled for KQED / NPR’s “Women To Watch” series, click the photo to read the article and watch the accompanying video here.

San Francisco Classical Voice sat down with Minna and discussed her role as musical director for Pop Up Magazine. Read the interview here!

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The headliner in this superb concert by the Magik*Magik Orchestra was the West Coast premiere of "Popcorn Superhet Receiver," a 20-minute piece for strings by Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood. But the real thrill of this event was how skillfully the concert planners had assembled the evening to present a varied but thematically coherent collection. -Joshua Kosman, San Francisco Chronicle, August 2008

"As to the show, relaxed and hard-driving at once, the unforgettable moments began with Sting dueting with Frederica von Stade on an aria from "Don Giovanni." Kudos to the Magik*Magik Orchestra" -Leah Garchik, San Francisco Chronicle, May 2009

This is one of the Nutcracker's principle pleasures, you get accompaniment from the astounding Magik*Magik Orchestra. -Allan Ulrich, San Francisco Chronicle, December 2009

A gentle ripple of violins gave way to Meric Long's intricate fingerpicking and deadpan vocals, rising slowly before the swooning harmonies of the all-female choir and vivid rhythmic patterns started to color Long's love songs with bold, dramatic strokes. -Aidin Vaziri, San Francisco Chronicle, February 2010