Concerts and Music

The Combined Symphonies of the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies & the Minnesota Youth Symphonies
Opening Plenary, Tuesday June 7, 3:45PM

VERDI      La Forza del Destino

Manny Laureano, Co-Artistic Director and Symphony Conductor, Minnesota Youth Symphonies


RIMSKY-KORSAKOV      Scheherazade, 4th Movement

I.   Festival in Baghdad
II.  The Sea
III. The Ship Breaks against a Cliff Surmounted by a Bronze Horseman

Amir Kats, artistic director and symphony conductor, Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies

Minnesota Orchestra
Tuesday June 7

6:15PM

The Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director William Schrickel, will offer a 30-minute performance to celebrate the vibrant role of community orchestras in the Twin Cities.  Beginning at 6:15 pm on stage at Orchestra Hall, the program will feature Dave Brubeck's Elementals, among other works.

Greetings from Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak     

7:30PM

Osmo Vänskä, Music Director and Conductor
Yevgeny Sudbin, piano

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Osmo Vänskä (photo: Ann Marsden), Yevgeny Sudbin, Aaron Kernis

KERNIS            Concerto with Echoes
BEETHOVEN     Piano Concerto No. 3
SIBELIUS         Symphony No. 2 

Accordo Chamber Ensemble, Thursday June 9, 4:00PM 
Orchestras on the Airwaves: A Hopeful Trajectory Plenary

  • Ruggero Allifranchini, violin
  • Sabina Thatcher, viola
  • Beth Rapier, cello
  • Anthony Ross, cello

Program:
James Scott Balentine, arranger         Two Spirituals:     
                                                            “De Blin’ Man”                              
                                                            “Ride on, King Jesus”
Anton Arensky                           String Quartet, Opus 35, for Violin, Viola, and two Celli

Accordo Chamber Ensemble
(pdf member bios)

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Thursday June 9, 7:30PM

Thomas Zehetmair, conductor and violin
 
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Chorale
Dale Warland, artistic director

  • Jennifer Zetlan, soprano
  • Abigail Nims, alto
  • Paul Appleby, tenor
  • Kyle Ketelsen, bass 

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Dale Warland, Jennifer Zetlan (photo: J&J Photography), Abigail Nims (photo: Chris Carrol), Paul Appleby, Kyle Ketelsen (photo: Dario Acosta)

SCHUBERT         Offertory in B-flat                Intende voci
HARTMANN        Concerto funebre
HAYDN               Harmoniemesse

pdf Program Notes and Bios

pdf Orchestra Roster