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Minnesota Orchestra

Minnesota Orchestra

with Brian Newhouse

With the Minnesota Orchestra’s lockout over, we’re thrilled to present its Classical concerts live on these Friday nights at 8 p.m. Central time:

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Anna Devin, soprano
Lawrence Zazzo, countertenor
Barry Banks, tenor
Derek Walton, bass-baritone
Minnesota Chorale

Program to include:
HANDEL Messiah

Friday, January 16, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

FUTURE CLASSICS
Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
The Minnesota Orchestra performs fresh new works by some of today’s brightest up-and-coming composers. Osmo Vänskä conducts the concert — the culmination of the 2015 Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute, a program directed by composer Kevin Puts and co-presented with the American Composers Forum.

Friday, January 23, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Mark Wigglesworth, conductor
Additional guest artists to be announced

WALTON Suite from Henry V
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 4, Romantic

Friday, January 30, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy-Overture
BERNSTEIN Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet Suite

Friday, February 6, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

LARSSON A Winter’s Tale
TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto
DVORAK Symphony No. 9, From the New World

Friday, February 13, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin

MENDELSSOHN Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
KORNGOLD Violin Concerto
FAURE Pelleas and Melisande
RAVEL Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloë

Friday, February 20, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Lilli Paasikivi, soprano
Narrator to be announced

BERLIOZ Les nuits d’été (Summer Nights)
SIBELIUS Selections from The Tempest

Friday, February 27, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Soloists to be announced
Minnesota Chorale

VERDI Requiem

Friday, March 20, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Sarah Hicks, conductor
Cast to be announced

RODGERS/HAMMERSTEIN Carousel (semi-staged production)

Friday, April 3, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Erin Keefe, violin
Pianist to be announced

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Russian Easter Overture
MESSIAEN Exotic Birds
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS The Lark Ascending
RESPIGHI Church Windows

Friday, April 10, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Mark Wigglesworth, conductor
Stuart Skelton, tenor
Mezzo to be announced

HAYDN Symphony No. 45, Farewell
MAHLER Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

Friday, April 24, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Michael Stern, conductor
Simon Trpceski, piano

GRIFFES The Pleasure Dome of Kubla-Kahn
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3
STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring

Friday, May 1, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Mischa Santora, conductor
Burt Hara, clarinet
Charles Lazarus, trumpet

BERNSTEIN Divertimento
HEITZEG American Nomad [World Premiere]
COPLAND Clarinet Concerto
GREENSTEIN Acadia

Friday, May 8, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Eric Whitacre, conductor
Minnesota Chorale

Program to include:
NEWMAN Blow It Up, Start Again
COPLAND Quiet City
BRYANT Ecstatic Waters
ADAMS Harmonium
WHITACRE Lux Aurumque

Friday, May 22, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Garrick Ohlssohn, piano

BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

Friday, May 29, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
André Watts, piano

SIBELIUS Symphony No. 3
BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2

Friday, June 5, 2015, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

SIBELIUS Symphony No. 6
Symphony No. 7
MAHLER Symphony No. 1, Titan



Mn Legacy Fund Recording and broadcasts of the Minnesota Orchestra are made possible in part by the Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund

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