Fall Series – Tickets on Sale Now!

Our Commitment to You, Our Audience

The Musicians are committed to the needs of our greatest stakeholders, our audiences of the past, present and future.

We have been working around the clock to reach a reasonable contract settlement with our management. Until we achieve that, we must plan ahead to ensure that the community has access to great performances of live symphonic music.

_DSC6123We are launching our own self-produced Fall Concert Series. The series, including educational enrichment programs, begins with two exciting concerts:

October 4th and 5th, at 8:00 PM Ted Mann Concert Hall

The concerts will feature star piano soloist, Emanuel Ax, in a program to include Beethoven Concerto No. 3, Mozart Concerto No. 27, and Stravinsky’s spectacular Suite from The Firebird.

Buy your tickets today: Click Here to Buy Tickets.

We Need Your Help

MNO_56Without ownership of a hall or assistance from an endowment, we need added support from the community that built this world-class orchestra.

We are delighted to announce that thanks to our generous supporters in this community and around the nation, as of today, we have established a matching fund for your donations of $150,000 in contributions toward our concerts and educational enrichment programs.

Please give generously today to keep this orchestra alive! Let’s join together to ensure that Minnesotans continue to have access to a world-class symphony orchestra!





Every donation you make will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Musicians.

Mission Statement for our Fall Concert Series

The Musicians believe that a professional symphony orchestra is an integral part of the cultural fabric of every great city. Our mission is to maintain and grow an engaged and supportive audience for classical music in the state of Minnesota.

26 thoughts on “Fall Series – Tickets on Sale Now!

  1. Thank goodness you are going ahead with this series. I am sure you have seen my comments about regrouping and divorcing the MOA, and hope you look at my ideas as a steeping stone for futures. Check the Berlin Phil website http://www.berlinerphilharmoniker.de and see their bylaws and Foundation info and contact them for advice to take that direction. This is a critical consideration to consider given the damage of the past year. The Orch members should run the Orch organization by vote, and this does that. Wish I were in town to see what you will be doing.

  2. Well, this is, indeed, “music to my ears!” As one of the founders of SOS Minnesota, I am with you all the way, and I will do anything I can to help.

  3. I applaud the programming, the artists in the orchestra, and the insistence on paying you a proper professional wage. I have a young son starting his MM in orchestral conducting this fall, and I hear from him and see his dedication to what is required for both conductor and instrumentalists to get a really fine performance put together. The MANY years of practice to arrive at a level that allows one to play like you all do, the hours of ongoing practice, the maturity to feel the music beyond the dynamic markings, the knowledge of musical forms and eras–and so much more–all combine to create the music we love. I am not always sure that people in general, and clearly this administration, understands what it takes to be a professional musician. And when you add soloists, or a choir, or an opera–well! Please know that one young budding conductor and his family are very supportive.

    • Hi Meg,
      When you donate via our paypal link, your donation will be used to fund our fall concert season. It is as simple as that! If you don’t have a paypal account, you may need to create one, but you can use any credit card to donate.
      Thank you!

  4. I almost started crying listening to you turn up yesterday. It is always a signal for something wonderful to come. To know I will be able to hear great music this fall with or without the “help” of the MOA, was indeed the most beautiful music to my ears. Can’t wait until October. As soon as quarterly tuition is paid, I’ll donate. Thanks for a fabulous concert yesterday.

  5. Tears of JOY!!! As a parent of one of the Young Musicians of Minnesota, I thank you for sharing your incomparable passion of music! How silly of those who think it possible to silence the heart of a musician.

  6. I am very happy that you are doing these concerts and would love to hear my former colleagues and class-mate Manny Ax. Although I cannot be there, I have purchased 10 tickets for music students for the Friday, Oct. 4 concert. Can you assist me by helping identify students who may not otherwise be able to afford to go? I would appreciate it. Thank you and best wishes.

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  9. Having now lived in Mexico since 2008, the thing I miss most about Minnesota is our beloved Orchestra. I treasure the first five years of Osmo Vanska’s directorship of ten years. What stellar heights he led the orchestra to achieve. What name will the orchestra take? Would it be legally possible to take the name The Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra? Can I donate with my credit card? I am not familiar with Pay Pal and I think they charge a higher percent. I almost feel like flying back to MN to hear the musicians!!

    • You can get the most “bang for your buck” by sending us a check. Our donation page has all the details. However, we do offer Paypal as many people enjoy the ease of online payment.
      Thank you for your support!

  10. As long-time supporters of St. Paul Chamber and the Minnesota Orchestra, we have been stunned by the MN Orchestra Board’s obdurate resolve to eviscerate a marvelous orchestra under the guise of good financial management. Promulgation of this board’s deficient and odious perspective is currently being paralleled in Washington, DC and will also result in devastation. When the pursuit of money and power threaten our very existence, it’s time to go off the resulting “life support” and reconfigure that society.
    Such is the solution Lawrence Perelman put forth in a fine Oct 2nd piece in the Star Tribune: MN Orchestra musicians must take themselves off “life support” and be reborn as “The Minnesota Symphony”. This well-conceived and carefully laid out strategy by Perelman can save and restore our exceptional orchestra. Finally—an honorable solution that values our musicians as well as, we Minnesotans who have loved and supported them for nearly 110 years. Maestro Vanska’s synergistic relationship with our musicians has birthed a supreme cultural entity that must not just survive, but continue to thrive, hopefully under his leadership. We are so ready to support you on every level in this!
    Judith and Michael Fedo

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