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Minnesota Orchestra announces the return of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert September 20, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Gains Three New Members as the 2018-19 Season Begins September 10, 2018
Dessa Returns to Orchestra Hall for Concerts with the Minnesota Orchestra September 07, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Performs The Planets by Gustav Holst, Sep 27-29 August 28, 2018
Osmo Vänskä and Emanuel Ax Begin Minnesota Orchestra's 2018-19 Season August 23, 2018
Press from Minnesota Orchestra's South Africa Tour August 08, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Engagement and Exchange Activities on South Africa Tour, August 8-19 July 30, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Performs BBC Proms Program in Tour Send-Off Concert, Aug 1 July 06, 2018
Akiko Fujimoto Named Minnesota Orchestra Associate Conductor June 27, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Celebrates Nelson Mandela Centenary with Two Special Concerts, July 20 and 21 June 21, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Presents its First Full-Orchestra Sensory-Friendly Family Concert, July 14 May 30, 2018
Kathryn Greenbank Appointed Minnesota Orchestra Associate Principal Oboe April 24, 2018
Osmo Vänskä and Minnesota Orchestra to Perform at BBC Proms Festival, August 6, 2018 April 19, 2018
Michelle Miller Burns Appointed Minnesota Orchestra President and CEO April 17, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Presents Symphony Ball 2018: Sounds of the Cinema April 12, 2018
Makaziwe Mandela and film producer Anant Singh join Minnesota Orchestra as guest speakers at "Celebrating Mandela" concert, July 20 April 10, 2018
Emilio Rutllant selected as Minnesota Orchestra "Rosemary and David Good Fellow" following nationwide audition April 02, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Releases New Educational Webcast March 23, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra to perform in Mankato, April 27 March 21, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2018-19 Season Programming March 16, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Releases New Recording of Mahler's Sixth Symphony March 05, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Plans for Sommerfest 2018 March 02, 2018
New Concert Added: Violinist Joshua Bell to perform with Minnesota Orchestra, April 23 February 27, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra to embark on first tour by professional U.S. Orchestra to South Africa, performing in five cities in honor of Nelson Mandela Centenary, August 2018 January 18, 2018
Jeremy Messersmith to Perform with Minnesota Orchestra at 2018 Symphony Ball, May 12 January 16, 2018
Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2017 Balanced Budget November 29, 2017
Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra celebrate Minnesota Public Radio's 50th Anniversary with special concert October 11, 2017
John Snow Appointed Minnesota Orchestra Principal Oboe September 06, 2017
Minnesota Orchestra presents LA LA LAND In Concert, September 30 and October 1 August 29, 2017
Rebecca Albers wins Minnesota Orchestra Principal Viola position July 24, 2017
Sarah Hicks extends contract with Minnesota Orchestra as Principal Conductor of Live at Orchestra Hall series July 12, 2017
Music Director Osmo Vänskä extends contract with Minnesota Orchestra July 10, 2017
Minnesota Orchestra names two musicians to serve as "Rosemary and David Good Fellows" following nationwide audition June 28, 2017
Minnesota Orchestra Releases New Recording of Mahler's Fifth Symphony June 06, 2017
Fei Xie Appointed Principal Bassoon of the Minnesota Orchestra May 31, 2017
Akiko Fujimoto Named Minnesota Orchestra Assistant Conductor; Roderick Cox Extends Contract May 16, 2017
Minnesota Orchestra Partners With Student Groups Through Arts Access Grant April 17, 2017
Symphony Ball 2017 will feature Dessa with the Minnesota Orchestra, June 24 March 21, 2017
Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Live at Orchestra Hall, Holiday and Jazz Concerts March 16, 2017
Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2017-18 Classical and Chamber Music Series March 16, 2017
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Plans for Sommerfest 2017, Celebrating Andrew Litton and Doc Severinsen March 10, 2017
Minnesota Orchestra Fantasy Camp Offers Immersion Experience for Amateur Musicians February 24, 2017
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma To Perform With Minnesota Orchestra, June 13 February 03, 2017
Minnesota Orchestra Album Featuring Live-in-Concert Recording of Sibelius' Kullervo Released by BIS January 17, 2017
Minnesota Orchestra Performs a Tribute to Sir Neville Marriner, Jan 26 and 27 January 03, 2017
Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2016 Balanced Budget December 02, 2016
Minnesota Orchestra Board of Directors Names Marilyn Carlson Nelson Chair Elect September 26, 2016
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski Conducts Minnesota Orchestra in Bruckner's Eighth Symphony September 16, 2016
Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra to Perform Halftime Show at Vikings Home Opener, This Sunday, September 18 September 15, 2016
Roderick Cox Named Minnesota Orchestra Associate Conductor September 13, 2016
Osmo Vänskä and Joshua Bell Begin Minnesota Orchestra's 2016-17 Season August 22, 2016
Silver Ainomäe Appointed Associate Principal Cello of Minnesota Orchestra August 02, 2016
Minnesota Orchestra Prepares for European Tour, Performing Send-Off Concert at Orchestra Hall, Aug 16 July 26, 2016
Minnesota Orchestra's Final Album in Sibelius Symphonies Cycle Released by BIS July 25, 2016
Gabriel Campos Zamora Appointed Minnesota Orchestra Principal Clarinet June 28, 2016
Minnesota Orchestra Presents Symphony Ball 2016: Rhapsody in Blue - The Diamond Anniversary Ball May 16, 2016
Minnesota Orchestra Announces New Initiative Encouraging Patrons to Bike to Orchestra Hall May 13, 2016
Minnesota Orchestra Embarks on Four-Country European Tour, August 18-27 April 06, 2016
Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2016-17 Season - Including Classical Concerts, Inside the Classics, Symphony in 60 and Chamber Music Series March 25, 2016
Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2016-17 Live at Orchestra Hall, Holiday and Jazz Series March 25, 2016
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Plans for Sommerfest 2016, Presented by U.S. Bank March 10, 2016
Minnesota Orchestra to Perform "Symphonic Adventures" at Area High Schools February 18, 2016
Minnesota Orchestra Performs Preview of Carnegie Hall Program in Minneapolis, Featuring Violinist Hilary Hahn, Feb 18 to 20 January 22, 2016
Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra Perform Sibelius' Kullervo and a World Premiere, Recorded Live in Concert, Feb 4 to 6 January 14, 2016
Minnesota Orchestra 2014-15 Season Fact Sheet December 02, 2015
Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra Announce Gift of $250,000 to Minnesota Orchestra December 02, 2015
Minnesota Orchestra unveils new concert initiatives for 2015-2016 season September 30, 2015
Minnesota Orchestra reports Fiscal 2015 balanced budget according to preliminary unaudited results September 10, 2015
Violinists Susie Park and Rui Du to join Minnesota Orchestra this month September 04, 2015
Minnesota Orchestra visits Detroit Lakes for weeklong "Common Chords" residency of concerts and community activities September 02, 2015
Osmo Vänskä and Audra McDonald launch Minnesota Orchestra's 2015-16 season August 17, 2015
Minnesota Orchestra extends contract with Music Director Osmo Vänskä and announces new agreement with musicians May 19, 2015
Minnesota Orchestra concerts in Havana to be broadcast live by Minnesota Public Radio, May 15 and 16 May 05, 2015
Roderick Cox named Minnesota Orchestra Assistant Conductor April 15, 2015
Minnesota Orchestra announces concert programs and itinerary for Cuba visit in May April 13, 2015
Osmo Vänskä and Minnesota Orchestra to perform two concerts in Cuba as part of International Cubadisco Festival February 12, 2015