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A New Year Celebration: Auld Lang Syne!

About This Concert

No more toiling over what to do for New Year's Eve. We want to throw you a party. Ring in 2020 at Orchestra Hall with an exciting program, live jazz afterward and free champagne (plus a countdown) at midnight!

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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Artists

Fun Facts

  • Don’t miss the fabulous party after the New Year’s Eve concert in Orchestra Hall’s lobby, featuring local jazz band Belle Amour and much more countdown fun!
  • 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

Holiday

A New Year Celebration: Auld Lang Syne!

Tickets

1593553967

1577845800

1625694767

TUE DEC 31 2019 8:30pm

Other Performances

Wed Jan 1 20202pm

Photo © Courtney Perry

Photo © Courtney Perry


Plan your visit

Pre-pay Valet Parking (Save $3)


Concert Duration

Approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute intermission.


Pre-Concert

Doors open 6:30pm


British Commonwealth Trivia with Trivia Mafia

Post-Concert

Belle Amour performance


All upcoming concert activities

About This Concert

No more toiling over what to do for New Year's Eve. We want to throw you a party. Ring in 2020 at Orchestra Hall with an exciting program, live jazz afterward and free champagne (plus a countdown) at midnight!

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

  • Don’t miss the fabulous party after the New Year’s Eve concert in Orchestra Hall’s lobby, featuring local jazz band Belle Amour and much more countdown fun!
  • 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 Tuesday December 31 / SEE ALL UPCOMING EXPERIENCES

British Commonwealth Trivia with Trivia Mafia

British Commonwealth Trivia with Trivia Mafia

When: 7:30-8:15pm
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!

Belle Amour

Belle Amour

When: Post-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
Join local jazz band Belle Amour as they count down to the New Year in style in the Roberta Mann Grand Foyer!