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An Evening with George Winston

About This Concert

Meditative and magical, pianist George Winston returns to Orchestra Hall for an evening of winter-tinged favorites like the Carol of the Bells and selections from Peanuts® composer Vince Guaraldi. Inspired by the seasons, the land and myriad musical styles, Winston’s music is the perfect holiday accompaniment.

Artists

  • George Winston, piano

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Program Notes PDF

Fun Facts

  • George Winston’s wide-ranging musical influences include “Fats” Waller, Jimmy Smith, The Doors, Sam Cooke and John Hartford.
  • The Intelligencer raves: “Pianist George Winston’s music cuts a broad swath in both style and substance.”
  • Winston is a practitioner, fan and preservationist of guitar music played in the Hawaiian slack-key finger style tradition.
  • At each of his concerts, George Winston partners with a local charity organization, requesting audience donations to local food banks and other services and donating proceeds from concert CD sales. Stay tuned for more information about this performance’s partner organization.
  • A tireless road warrior playing nearly 100 concerts annually, live performance for Winston is akin to breathing. Winston’s music is evocative, offering us all a chance to take a step back from our perpetually busy lives and let our minds adventurously wander.

Please note: the Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.

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

A limited number of $25 standing room tickets will be available by phone or walkup only beginning at noon on the day of the concert.

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

Holiday

An Evening with George Winston

Tickets

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SUN DEC 22 2019 7:30pm

George Winston

George Winston

A limited number of $25 standing room tickets will be available by phone or walkup only beginning at noon on the day of the concert.

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

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Pre-pay Valet Parking (Save $3)


Concert Duration

Approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute intermission.


Pre-Concert

Doors open 5:30pm

Simpson Housing Services Hats & Mittens Drive


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About This Concert

Meditative and magical, pianist George Winston returns to Orchestra Hall for an evening of winter-tinged favorites like the Carol of the Bells and selections from Peanuts® composer Vince Guaraldi. Inspired by the seasons, the land and myriad musical styles, Winston’s music is the perfect holiday accompaniment.

Artists

  • George Winston, piano

Read More:

Program Notes PDF

Fun Facts

  • George Winston’s wide-ranging musical influences include “Fats” Waller, Jimmy Smith, The Doors, Sam Cooke and John Hartford.
  • The Intelligencer raves: “Pianist George Winston’s music cuts a broad swath in both style and substance.”
  • Winston is a practitioner, fan and preservationist of guitar music played in the Hawaiian slack-key finger style tradition.
  • At each of his concerts, George Winston partners with a local charity organization, requesting audience donations to local food banks and other services and donating proceeds from concert CD sales. Stay tuned for more information about this performance’s partner organization.
  • A tireless road warrior playing nearly 100 concerts annually, live performance for Winston is akin to breathing. Winston’s music is evocative, offering us all a chance to take a step back from our perpetually busy lives and let our minds adventurously wander.

Please note: the Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.

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 Sunday December 22 / SEE ALL UPCOMING EXPERIENCES

Simpson Housing Services Hats & Mittens Drive

Simpson Housing Services Hats & Mittens Drive

When: Pre-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
Donate new or gently used thermal long underwear and wind resistant winter hats, mittens, and hand warmers for adults to support Simpson Housing Services, a local nonprofit that helps thousands of people experiencing homelessness find the housing, support, and shelter they need in a time of crisis. Look for collection bins near the Christmas tree in the lobby.