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Leila Josefowicz Plays Stravinsky

About This Concert

Praised by critics and audiences alike for her memorable and exhilarating performances, Leila Josefowicz returns to Orchestra Hall to perform Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto.

Program

WEBERN
Im Sommerwind / 13 min

STRAVINSKY
Violin Concerto / 22 min

INTERMISSION / 20 min

STRAUSS
An Alpine Symphony / 51 min

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Program Notes PDF

Artists

Fun Facts

  • The New York Times calls Josefowicz “one of classical music’s great champions of the new.”
  • Josefowicz’s powerful talents inspired contemporary composer John Adams to write Scheherazade.2, a dramatic symphonic portrait of a woman confronting oppression, which Josefowicz played in her most recent appearance with the Minnesota Orchestra in 2016.
  • Juraj Valčuha is the conductor of the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, Italy, and the principal guest conductor of the Konzerthausorchester Berlin.
  • Valčuha returns to conduct the Orchestra in a performance of Strauss’ evocative Alpine Symphony, which takes listeners on a day trip through the majestic Bavarian Alps.

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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Leila Josefowicz Plays Stravinsky

Tickets

1596058031

1572656400

1628198831

FRI NOV 1 2019 8pm

Other Performances

Sat Nov 2 20198pm

Leila Josefowicz, violin | Photo © Chris Lee

Leila Josefowicz, violin | Photo © Chris Lee

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Concert Duration

Approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute intermission.


Pre-Concert

Doors open 6pm

Pre-Concert Interview

Alphorn Demonstration with Ellen Dinwiddie Smith

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About This Concert

Praised by critics and audiences alike for her memorable and exhilarating performances, Leila Josefowicz returns to Orchestra Hall to perform Stravinsky’s Violin Concerto.

Program

WEBERN
Im Sommerwind / 13 min

STRAVINSKY
Violin Concerto / 22 min

INTERMISSION / 20 min

STRAUSS
An Alpine Symphony / 51 min

Read more

Program Notes PDF

Artists

Fun Facts

  • The New York Times calls Josefowicz “one of classical music’s great champions of the new.”
  • Josefowicz’s powerful talents inspired contemporary composer John Adams to write Scheherazade.2, a dramatic symphonic portrait of a woman confronting oppression, which Josefowicz played in her most recent appearance with the Minnesota Orchestra in 2016.
  • Juraj Valčuha is the conductor of the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, Italy, and the principal guest conductor of the Konzerthausorchester Berlin.
  • Valčuha returns to conduct the Orchestra in a performance of Strauss’ evocative Alpine Symphony, which takes listeners on a day trip through the majestic Bavarian Alps.

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 Friday November 1 / SEE ALL UPCOMING EXPERIENCES

Concert Preview

Pre-Concert Interview

When: 7-7:25pm
Where: Auditorium
Join Phillip Gainsley for an interview with violinist Leila Josefowicz, this concert's featured soloist. This concert preview is free; however, a concert ticket is required for entry.

Alphorn Demonstration with Ellen Dinwiddie Smith

Alphorn Demonstration with Ellen Dinwiddie Smith

When: 7:15-7:30pm
Where: Target Atrium
Richard Strauss' Eine Alpensinfonie is a vast musical depiction of an extraordinary adventure climbing an Alpine mountain. Join Minnesota Orchestra horn player Ellen Dinwiddie Smith for a demonstration of the Alphorn, a musical instrument used for over 600 years by mountain dwellers.