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A Fazioli Festival Featuring Roberto Plano

The Austin Symphony Orchestra has a new addition, and it's a reason to celebrate! With the help of generous donations, the ASO recently purchased a piano: the Fazioli F 308, one of the finest pianos in the world.

KSMQ partnered with the ASO to bring you its debut performance recorded live at the Knowlton Auditorium in Austin. World renowned pianist Roberto Plano introduces this magnificent musical instrument to Minnesota.



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THU 8PM / off 90 presents: charlie parr

Performing at the historic Paramount Theatre in Austin, MN.

FRI 7PM / the bee gees: one night only

The final concert of their 2017 United Kingdom arena tour.

FRI 8:30PM / what to eat when with dr. michael roizen & dr. michael crupain

Learn how the food choices you make affect your whole life.

SAT 9PM / ken burns: country music

The making of the documentary about the history of country music.

SUN 12:30PM / independent lens: dawnland

Investigation of Maine's child welfare practices with Native Americans.

SUN 3:30PM / a fazioli festival featuring roberto plano

A KSMQ produced concert in Austin, MN.

SUN 6:30PM / riverdance 25th anniversary show

A celebration of back where it all began.


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FCC Public Inspection File 

Press Release

 September 16, 2020 (AUSTIN, Minn.) —KSMQ Public Television has added three Austin residents to its Board of Directors.

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