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Audiences Return to Minnesota Orchestra Concerts Beginning in June March 16, 2021
Minnesota Orchestra Shares Artistic Highlights and Operating Results for 2019-2020 Season February 04, 2021
Minnesota Orchestra and the Minnesota Zoo Partner to Present A "Musical Menagerie" Family Concert on Twin Cities PBS (TPT), Friday, February 12, 3 pm February 02, 2021
Minnesota Orchestra Releases Recording of Mahler's Tenth Symphony January 29, 2021
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Revised Concert Calendar Through March 2021 December 11, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Adds New Year's Eve Concert to Live Broadcast Schedule October 27, 2020
Brian Newhouse Appointed Minnesota Orchestra Associate Vice President of Individual Giving October 26, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Redesigns Fall Concert Season for TV, Radio and Streaming Audiences September 08, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Ratifies Musicians' Contract Extension Through 2022 September 08, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2020-21 Young People's Concerts Will Be Available Online For All August 11, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Full-Orchestra Cancellations and Begins Process of Phased Re-Opening with Chamber Music July 07, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra and Musicians Outline Cooperative Actions to Contain Costs During COVID-19 Pandemic June 19, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Performs Pomp and Circumstance for 2020 Graduates May 11, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Releases Recording of Mahler's Seventh Symphony May 11, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2020-21 Season Programming April 17, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Restructures Rest of 2019-2020 Concert Season April 14, 2020
"Minnesota Orchestra at Home" Provides Free Digital Content March 30, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Cancellation of Tour to South Korea and Vietnam March 27, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Cancels Concerts Through April 28 March 17, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Cancels Concerts Through March 23 March 12, 2020
Creative Partner Jon Kimura Parker and Minnesota Orchestra Unveil Plans for 2020 "Summer at Orchestra Hall" March 05, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Presents Symphony Ball 2020: A Night at the Moulin Rouge February 28, 2020
Akiko Fujimoto Conducts her Minnesota Orchestra Classical Series Debut at Northrop, March 27 and 28 February 25, 2020
The Sphinx Virtuosi Chamber Ensemble Collaborates in Concert with the Minnesota Orchestra, Apr. 2-4 February 19, 2020
Cloud Cult Returns to Orchestra Hall for Two Performances with the Minnesota Orchestra February 13, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra Plays Shostakovich's Leningrad Symphony; Pianist Kirill Gerstein Begins Rachmaninoff Project February 07, 2020
Marguerite Lynn Williams Appointed Principal Harp of the Minnesota Orchestra February 06, 2020
Minnesota Orchestra's Sam and Sarah Concerts Explore "Music and the Mind" and "The Russian Century" January 09, 2020
Vänskä Conducts New Music by Emerging Composers at MusicMakers Concert, Jan. 10 December 18, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra New Year's Celebration Concerts Feature Saxophonist Jess Gillam December 05, 2019
Fiscal 2019 Year End Results December 03, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Releases Recording of Mahler's Fourth Symphony November 25, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra's Home for the Holidays Concert Returns for its Third Year with New Music and Stories November 22, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Performs Vaughan Williams' Dona Nobis Pacem with the Gauteng Choristers, 29:11 and the Minnesota Chorale; Plus a U.S. Premiere, Nov. 14-16 October 23, 2019
Osmo Vänskä and Minnesota Orchestra to Embark on Tour to South Korea and Vietnam, June 21-July 3, 2020 October 10, 2019
Yoga Class at Orchestra Hall Series Begins its Second Season on November 10 October 01, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Appoints Pianist Jon Kimura Parker as its First-Ever Creative Partner for Summer Programming September 23, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Presents Four Film Concerts in 2019-20 Movies & Music Season September 17, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Cancels Free Concert at Lake Harriet on Friday, September 13, Due to Inclement Weather September 12, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra to Perform "Symphonic Adventures" at Area High Schools September 10, 2019
Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra Begin a New Season September 09, 2019
Soloist Change: Pianist Juho Pohjonen to Replace André Watts in Minnesota Orchestra Season Opening Concerts August 16, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Adds Week of "Hear Into The Future" Concerts Dedicated to Youth, Students and Community August 15, 2019
Sabina Thatcher Appointed Minnesota Orchestra's Associate Principal Viola July 24, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Releases Recording of Mahler's First Symphony July 24, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Performs Osvaldo Golijov’s La Pasión según San Marcos in Sommerfest Finale Concerts July 02, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra’s Música Juntos Festival Continues with Three Unique Programs June 28, 2019
Violinist Karen Gomyo Plays Piazzolla in July 19 Minnesota Orchestra Concert; Roderick Cox Returns to Conduct on July 20 June 25, 2019
Seven Composers Selected for 2020 Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute June 20, 2019
Osmo Vänskä Leads Two Minnesota Orchestra Sommerfest Concerts, July 12 and 13 June 17, 2019
The Minnesota Orchestra Performs Disney Pixar's Coco in Concert June 11, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Appoints Two New Musicians June 06, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Free Day of Music Celebration May 29, 2019
The Minnesota Orchestra Performs Music of The Beatles, June 22 May 24, 2019
Osmo Vänskä Conducts Mahler's Tenth Symphony in Minnesota Orchestra Season Finale May 17, 2019
Kent Nagano Conducts the Minnesota Orchestra, June 6 and 7 May 16, 2019
"Love That Dare Not Speak" Concert Showcases the Music of LGBTQ Artists May 07, 2019
Orion Weiss Performs Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F with the Minnesota Orchestra April 30, 2019
The Minnesota Orchestra Performs Verdi's Requiem, May 17-19 April 25, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Presents The Tin Forest Sensory-Friendly Family Concerts on May 12 April 23, 2019
Igudesman & Joo Perform "Big Nightmare Music" with the Minnesota Orchestra April 22, 2019
Bassoonist Kai Rocke Selected As Minnesota Orchestra "Rosemary and David Good Fellow" April 19, 2019
Soloist Change: Jennifer Koh Performs Bernstein's Serenade, May 3 and 4 April 17, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Fantasy Camp 2019 Offers Immersion Experience for Amateur Musicians April 09, 2019
Osmo Vänskä Conducts Beethoven and Sibelius, Plus Two New Works, Apr. 25-27 April 03, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2019-20 Season Programming March 29, 2019
"Inside the Classics" Concert Explores Amy Beach's Gaelic Symphony, Apr. 13 March 13, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Plans for Sommerfest 2019: Música Juntos (Music Together) March 13, 2019
Ilyich Rivas Makes Minnesota Orchestra Debut with Dvořák’s Eighth Symphony March 11, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Presents Symphony Ball 2019: Northern Lights March 05, 2019
Stephen Hough Plays Mendelssohn's First Piano Concerto, April 3 and 4 March 04, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra presents Star Trek Into Darkness in Concert February 25, 2019
The Swingles Perform at Orchestra Hall, March 24 February 19, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Sensory-Friendly Family Concerts Feature Local Pianists Emma and Jacob Taggart, March 10 February 13, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Plays Schubert's Unfinished Symphony, March 21-23 February 13, 2019
Osmo Vänskä Conducts U.S. Premiere Featuring Percussionist Colin Currie February 12, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Plays Prokofiev's Seventh Symphony, March 1 and 2 February 04, 2019
Edo de Waart Conducts the Minnesota Orchestra, Feb. 22 and 23 February 01, 2019
The Julian Bliss Septet Performs the Music of George Gershwin and Tin Pan Alley at Orchestra Hall, Feb. 17 January 23, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Names Carolyn Egeberg as Vice President of Advancement January 18, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Schedule Changes and Concert Cancellation January 18, 2019
"Inside the Classics" Concert Explores Stravinsky's Petrushka, Feb. 16 January 17, 2019
Indigo Girls Perform with the Minnesota Orchestra January 16, 2019
Minnesota Orchestra Invites Furloughed Government Employees to Attend a Concert for Free January 15, 2019
Vasily Petrenko Conducts Beethoven and Strauss, Feb. 7 to 9 January 11, 2019
Jane Glover Conducts the Minnesota Orchestra, Jan. 31, Feb. 1 and 2 January 09, 2019
Vänskä Conducts New Music by Emerging Composers at 2018-19 "Future Classics" Concert, Jan. 18 December 20, 2018
The Minnesota Orchestra Performs An Intimate Evening With Kristin Chenoweth December 20, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Presents Common Chords in North Minneapolis, Jan. 21 to 27 December 18, 2018
Dessa to Join Minnesota Orchestra for March 2019 Performances to Create a Live-in-Concert Recording December 17, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Releases New Recording of Mahler's Second Symphony December 12, 2018
Gabriel Campos Zamora and Charles Lazarus Solo in Minnesota Orchestra's American Expressions Concerts December 10, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2018 Balanced Budget December 05, 2018
Osmo Vänskä Announces Plans to Conclude his Tenure as Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Following 2021-22 Season December 05, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra presents Star Wars: A New Hope in Concert December 04, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra begins American Expressions Festival on New Year's Eve November 30, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast in Concert, December 22 November 29, 2018
George Winston Performs Solo Concert at Orchestra Hall, Dec. 21 November 26, 2018
Merry and Bright: A Big, Brassy Christmas with Charles Lazarus Returns to Orchestra Hall November 20, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Associate Concertmaster and Principal Timpani Appointments November 19, 2018