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Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra double down on Vanska comeback

Posted at 10:37 AM on December 6, 2013 by Jay Gabler
Filed under: Concerts

Photo by Nate Ryan/MPR

With interest unsurprisingly high in the return of former Minnesota Orchestra music director Osmo Vänskä to conduct the orchestra's musicians — still in the throes of a lockout that shows no signs of ending — in a recreation of a historic 1929 performance by the then-Minneapolis-Symphony-Orchestra, the musicians have announced a second performance. Vänskä and the musicians will now perform on both May 2 and 4 at Northrop Auditorium, the University of Minnesota venue that's reopening in April after three years of renovations. Tickets for the second performance will go on sale on December 16 at noon.