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MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL CLASSICAL MUSIC NEWS COVERAGE

The latest news on performances of Classical Music in Minneapolis / St. Paul.

 Liquid Music Series Presents James McVinnie And Darkstar: Collapse Photo Liquid Music Series Presents James McVinnie And Darkstar: Collapse
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2019

On Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 8:00pm, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series presents James McVinnie and Darkstar at Northrop, University of MN, Minneapolis....
Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2019-20 Season Programming Photo Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2019-20 Season Programming
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2019

Music Director Osmo V nsk and the Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra today unveiled plans for the ensemble's 2019-20 season, which runs from September 2019 to June 2020, and includes Classical, Holiday, Live at Orchestra Hall, Chamber Music, Music and Mindfulness, Young People's Concerts, and ...
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Plans For Sommerfest 2019: Música Juntos (Music Togethe Photo Minnesota Orchestra Announces Plans For Sommerfest 2019: Música Juntos (Music Together)
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2019

The Minnesota Orchestra announced plans for Sommerfest 2019 today, unveiling a four-week July festival, presented under the banner Musica Juntos (Music Together), that spotlights Latin American music and culminates in performances of Argentine composer Osvaldo Golijov's La Pasion segun San Marcos, a...
The SPCO's Liquid Music Series Presents James McVinnie And Darkstar Photo The SPCO's Liquid Music Series Presents James McVinnie And Darkstar
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2019

On Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 8:00pm, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series presents James McVinnie and Darkstar at Northrop, University of MN, Minneapolis....
Liquid Music and Walker Art Center Present ModernMedieval: THE LIVING WORD Photo Liquid Music and Walker Art Center Present ModernMedieval: THE LIVING WORD
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2019

On Friday and Saturday, March 22-23, 2019, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series and Walker Art Center present ModernMedieval: The Living Word at 8pm in the Summit Center for Arts & Innovation, Saint Paul....
Minnesota Orchestra Performs New Music By Emerging Composers Photo Minnesota Orchestra Performs New Music By Emerging Composers
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2018

The Minnesota Orchestra performs new orchestral works by seven of today's top emerging composers in its annual Future Classics concert, played under the baton of Music Director Osmo Vanska. For the first time, the concert will feature two soloists: the Orchestra's Assistant Concertmaster Rui Du and ...
Osmo Vänskä To Conclude Tenure As Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Following 2021-2 Photo Osmo Vänskä To Conclude Tenure As Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Following 2021-22 Season
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2018

Osmo Vanska 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 co...
Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2018 Balanced Budget Photo Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2018 Balanced Budget
by BWW News Desk - December 05, 2018

The Minnesota Orchestra's 2018 Annual Meeting today 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; toure...
The SPCO's Liquid Music Series Presents Jennifer Koh Photo The SPCO's Liquid Music Series Presents Jennifer Koh
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2018

The "thoughtful and intense" (New York Times) violinist Jennifer Koh, "a prodigious builder of musical bridges" (Los Angeles Times), brings her most recent commissioning project Limitless to Saint Paul on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. at The Amsterdam Bar & Hall....
SPCO Liquid Music Series Announces 2018/19 Season Photo SPCO Liquid Music Series Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2018

Today The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's pioneering Liquid Music Series announces its 2018.19 season. Entering its seventh season this fall, Liquid Music has become known for developing innovative new projects with iconoclastic artists in unique presentation formats....
Liquid Music Series Presents Grand Band, Today Photo Liquid Music Series Presents Grand Band, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Grand Band, a New York-based "supergroup" (New York Times) formed by pianists Erika Dohi, David Friend, Paul Kerekes, Blair McMillen, Lisa Moore and Isabelle O'Connell, makes its Midwest debut at the Ordway Concert Hall today, May 16. Their performance features the world premiere of Three Fragile Sy...
Liquid Music Series Presents Grand Band, 5/16 Photo Liquid Music Series Presents Grand Band, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2018

Grand Band, a New York-based "supergroup" (New York Times) formed by pianists Erika Dohi, David Friend, Paul Kerekes, Blair McMillen, Lisa Moore and Isabelle O'Connell, makes its Midwest debut at the Ordway Concert Hall on Wednesday, May 16. Their performance features the world premiere of Three Fra...
Michelle Miller Burns Appointed Minnesota Orchestra President And CEO Photo Michelle Miller Burns Appointed Minnesota Orchestra President And CEO
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2018

Minnesota Orchestra Board Chair Marilyn Carlson Nelson today announced the appointment of Michelle Miller Burns as the Orchestra's new President and CEO, effective September 1. Currently the Dallas Symphony Orchestra's Executive Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Chief Operating Office...
Keigwin + Company Celebrates Bernstein Featuring The University Symphony Orchestra Photo Keigwin + Company Celebrates Bernstein Featuring The University Symphony Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2018

To commemorate Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday this year, Northrop presents KEIGWIN + COMPANY Celebrates Bernstein featuring The University Symphony Orchestra on Sat, Apr 14, at 7:30 pm. KEIGWIN dancers blend Broadway and club styles on stage with a theatrical flair while musicians with the Unive...
Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2018-19 Season Photo Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2018

Music Director Osmo Vanska and the Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra today unveiled plans for the ensemble's 2018-19 season, which includes Classical, Inside the Classics, Holiday, Live at Orchestra Hall, Chamber Music, Jazz in the Target Atrium, and Young People's and Family concerts....
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series presents GRAND BAND Photo The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series presents GRAND BAND
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

Grand Band, a New York-based "supergroup" (New York Times) formed by pianists Erika Dohi, David Friend, Paul Kerekes, Blair McMillen, Lisa Moore and Isabelle O'Connell, makes its Midwest debut at the Ordway Concert Hall on Wednesday, May 16. Their performance features the world premiere of Degenerat...
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series Presents Brian Harnetty: Shawn Photo The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series Presents Brian Harnetty: Shawnee, Ohio
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2018

On Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Macalester College, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music Series presents Brian Harnetty's Shawnee, Ohio....
Minnesota Orchestra To Embark On First Tour By A Professional U.s. Orchestra To South Photo Minnesota Orchestra To Embark On First Tour By A Professional U.s. Orchestra To South Africa
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2018

Minnesota Orchestra President and CEO Kevin Smith, in partnership with Classical Movements, announced today that Music Director Osmo V nsk and the Minnesota Orchestra will embark on a five-city tour to South Africa this summer the first visit by a professional U.S. orchestra to the country and offe...
Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2017 Balanced Budget Photo Minnesota Orchestra Reports Fiscal 2017 Balanced Budget
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2017

The Minnesota Orchestra's 2017 Annual Meeting today celebrated the artistic and financial milestones of the Orchestra's 2016-17 season, a year in which the Orchestra launched a new Mahler recording project, toured the state of Minnesota, extended Music Director Osmo V nsk 's contract, perform...