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A New Year Celebration: Auld Lang Syne!

About This Concert

If you've got plans for New Year's Eve (or champagne toasts aren't your thing), ring in 2020 with the Minnesota Orchestra on New Year's Day. We've got a dazzling program in store along with free coffee and doughnuts.

Program

ELGAR
Military March No. 1 from Pomp and Circumstance / 6 min

DAVIES
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise / 13 min

WILLIAMS
Closing In, from Catch Me If You Can / 3 min

MILHAUD
Scaramouche / 9 min

KENDALL
The Spark Catchers / 10 min

RAUTAVAARA
A Tale of Love, from Book of Visions / 10 min

BRITTEN
The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra / 18 min

ARNE/Sargent
Rule, Britannia! / 3 min

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Program Notes PDF

Artists

Fun Facts

  • At 20 years of age, saxophonist Jess Gillam is committed to bringing new audiences to classical music and, in an interview with The Telegraph, lobbied for “…more dancing, cheering and clapping between movements.”
  • A prolific composer, Vaughan Williams wrote symphonies, songs, choral works and chamber music, as well as music for Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953.
  • British composer Hannah Kendall’s The Spark Catchers is a tribute to the grace and strength of London’s Match Girls, who went on strike in 1888 to protest deplorable working conditions.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403

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Holiday

A New Year Celebration: Auld Lang Syne!

Tickets

1590528564

1577908800

1622669364

WED JAN 1 2020 2pm

Other Performances

Tue Dec 31 20198:30pm

Photo © Courtney Perry

Photo © Courtney Perry

Save up to 15% when you purchase this concert as part of a Create Your Own Series (minimum of 3 concerts) subscription package.

Plan your visit

Pre-pay Valet Parking (Save $3)


Concert Duration

Approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute intermission.


Pre-Concert

Doors open 12pm

British Commonwealth Trivia with Trivia Mafia


Post-Concert

Mahler 4 CD Signing


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About This Concert

If you've got plans for New Year's Eve (or champagne toasts aren't your thing), ring in 2020 with the Minnesota Orchestra on New Year's Day. We've got a dazzling program in store along with free coffee and doughnuts.

Program

ELGAR
Military March No. 1 from Pomp and Circumstance / 6 min

DAVIES
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise / 13 min

WILLIAMS
Closing In, from Catch Me If You Can / 3 min

MILHAUD
Scaramouche / 9 min

KENDALL
The Spark Catchers / 10 min

RAUTAVAARA
A Tale of Love, from Book of Visions / 10 min

BRITTEN
The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra / 18 min

ARNE/Sargent
Rule, Britannia! / 3 min

Read more

Program Notes PDF

Artists

Fun Facts

  • At 20 years of age, saxophonist Jess Gillam is committed to bringing new audiences to classical music and, in an interview with The Telegraph, lobbied for “…more dancing, cheering and clapping between movements.”
  • A prolific composer, Vaughan Williams wrote symphonies, songs, choral works and chamber music, as well as music for Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953.
  • British composer Hannah Kendall’s The Spark Catchers is a tribute to the grace and strength of London’s Match Girls, who went on strike in 1888 to protest deplorable working conditions.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

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Pre- and Post-Concert Experiences on Wednesday January 1 / SEE ALL UPCOMING EXPERIENCES

British Commonwealth Trivia with Trivia Mafia

British Commonwealth Trivia with Trivia Mafia

When: 1:00-1:45pm
Where: Target Atrium
Join Trivia Mafia, a bar trivia operation based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for two hosted British Commonwealth-themed quizzes in advance of the event. Get ready for a brain workout!

Mahler 4 CD Signing with Osmo Vänskä

Mahler 4 CD Signing with Osmo Vänskä

When: Post-concert
Where: Target Atrium
Join Osmo Vänskä for a post-concert CD signing for Mahler 4!