Trumpeter Chris Botti brings his solo show to Minneapolis for one night only, Nov. 18
On Friday, November 18, at 8 p.m., Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Chris Botti performs at Orchestra Hall. For one evening only, he comes to Minneapolis, accompanied by his own band for a concert filled with his award-winning original music and a selection of jazz and pop favorites. Please note: the Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.
The concert will be held at Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis on Friday, November 18, 2016, at 8 p.m., with tickets priced from $40 to $115. Tickets are available at minnesotaorchestra.org and by phone at 612-371-5656. For further purchasing details, refer to the information section at the conclusion of this press release.
Since the release of his acclaimed 2004 CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist, known for a singular form of creative expression that begins in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre. Over the past three decades, Botti has recorded and performed with the best in music, including Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Yo-Yo Ma, Paul Simon, Joshua Bell, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Frank Sinatra. He has released four Number One-selling jazz albums, has earned multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy Awards, and has earned many devoted fans through his ongoing association with PBS. His most recent album, Impressions, won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album. With his band—on the road for as many as 300 days per year—he has also performed with many top symphonies, including concerts in 2008 and 2015 with the Minnesota Orchestra, and at prestigious venues from Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl to the Sydney Opera House and Italy’s Real Teatro di San Carlo. For more information, visit chrisbotti.com.
Live at Orchestra Hall
Friday, November 18, 2016, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall
Chris Botti, trumpet
Lee Pearson, drums
Richie Goods, bass
Ben Butler, guitar
Taylor Eigsti, piano
Ben Stivers, keyboards
Sy Smith, vocals
Rafael Moras, vocals
Caroline Campbell, violin
TICKET PURCHASING INFORMATION
Subscription packages and individual tickets can be purchased online at minnesotaorchestra.org, or by calling 612-371-5656 (612-371-5642 for subscriptions) or 800-292-4141. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Orchestra Hall Box Office, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis (open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and beginning two hours before all ticketed performances); and at the Minnesota Orchestra Administrative Office, International Centre, 5th floor, 920 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis (open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). For more information, call 612-371-5656, or visit minnesotaorchestra.org. For subscriptions, call 612-371-5642 or visit minnesotaorchestra.org/subscribe. For groups of 10 or more, call 612-371-5662.
Published prices include a non-discountable facility fee of $5 per ticket. For single ticket purchases, there are no service charges for in-person transactions. There is a $6 service charge per transaction for all phone, fax or mail orders. Save $1 by purchasing tickets online or by having the Orchestra e-mail your tickets. (This charge is waived for subscribers and group purchasers ordering by phone, mail or in person.) Subscription packages are subject to a one-time $8 processing fee. No refunds. Some fees and restrictions may apply to ticket exchanges. All sales are final.
All programs, artists, dates, times and prices subject to change.
The Star Tribune is the Minnesota Orchestra’s media partner for the 2016-17 season.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
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Gwen Pappas, Director of Public Relations
Emma Plehal, Public Relations Writer and Coordinator