Minnesota musician and writer Dessa is covering the Minnesota Orchestra's trip to South Africa for Classical MPR. Here's what happened on Day 1. Scroll down to see more.
Be sure to follow Dessa as she explores South Africa and tags along with the Minnesota Orchestra. Throughout the trip, she'll be posting to social media using the hashtag #DessaInSAfrica. Those posts will be collected here on ClassicalMPR.org, too. Follow along for photos, little stories and scraps of overheard conversation.