December 10, 2018
Osmo Vänskä Shares News
At the 2017-18 annual meeting, major news was shared on two fronts. We highlighted the artistic and financial milestones of the Minnesota Orchestra’s 2017-18 season and Osmo Vänskä announced plans to conclude his tenure as Music Director of the Minnesota Orchestra in August 2022.
Osmo Vänskä Announces Plans to Conclude his Tenure
Osmo Vänskä announced plans today at the Minnesota Orchestra’s annual meeting to conclude his tenure as Music Director of the Minnesota Orchestra in August 2022.
The 2021-22 season, his final as music director, will mark his 19th year at the helm of the Minnesota Orchestra, capping what is widely considered one of the great musical partnerships in Minnesota Orchestra history. Beyond 2022, Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra will maintain their musical relationship, with Vänskä returning for ongoing concert engagements.
Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2018 Balanced Budget
The Minnesota Orchestra’s 2018 Annual Meeting celebrated the artistic and financial milestones of the Orchestra’s 2017-18 season, a year in which the Orchestra received a Grammy nomination and added to its Mahler symphony cycle; launched its first full-Orchestra Sensory-Friendly concert; toured to Mankato, Chicago, London and, in a first for a U.S. orchestra, South Africa—and achieved a balanced budget.
Thank you to our audiences and donors for their wholehearted support which has made the achievements of the past season possible!