Updated Season Listing & On-Sale Dates

Efforts are currently underway at the Minnesota Orchestral Association to fold these concerts and artists into the offerings for a series of concerts that will be announced soon. We apologize that we cannot offer further details at this time. The only concert not affected at all is the Echoes of History concert with Osmo Vänskä at Northrop on May 2nd and 4th. Tickets for those concerts are still on sale and are available at U of M ticketing.

Links to the Homecoming Concerts :

Tickets to these concerts will be available online at minnesotaorchestra.org
starting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22.

Friday, February 7, 2014, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall
Saturday, February 8, 2014, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall
Minnesota Orchestra
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor

Friday, February 14, 2014, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall
Saturday, February 15, 2014, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall
Minnesota Orchestra
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Steven Isserlis, cello
Women of the Minnesota Chorale

The official season launches later in February with a complete season announcement to follow later this month.

Echoes of History: Osmo Vänskä and the Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra
MN-Orchestra-and-Osmo-Vanska258-630x466Friday, May 2, 8:00PM
Sunday, May 4, 2:00PM

Northrop at the University of Minnesota
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
William Wolfram, piano
University of Minnesota Marching Band, Timothy Diem, director
University of Minnesota Chorus, Kathy Saltzman Romey, director

WAGNER  Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

William Wolfram

William Wolfram

DVOŘÁK  Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, From the New World:  II. Largo
LISZT  Les préludes, Symphonic Poem No. 3
LISZT  Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major for Piano and Orchestra
TCHAIKOVSKY  1812, Overture solenelle

Tickets are on-sale (click here to purchase)

Come be a part of history as Osmo Vänskä leads the Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra and celebrated piano soloist William Wolfram at the opening of the newly remodeled Northrop at the University of Minnesota! These programs will re-create the first concerts ever heard in this Twin Cities musical and educational landmark; the original program played by the then-Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra on October 22, 1929. Beautifully re-configured Northrop will be filled with the sounds of Wagner, Dvořák, and Liszt, as the University of Minnesota’s own Marching Band and Chorus join forces with the Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra for a most triumphant finale – Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. We hope you will join us for this unforgettable celebration of Minnesota history and culture!


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