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It's time to celebrate! Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra return to the stage to launch our new season, joined by the legendary Audra McDonald.

If you’ve never experienced the excitement of opening night at Orchestra Hall or the magic that is Audra McDonald, don’t miss this performance. She has earned six Tony® Awards and a devoted fan base who find themselves enraptured by her artistry. The 2015-16 season launches with colorful orchestral showpieces and a thrilling collection of Ms. McDonald’s signature songs.

MOZART
Overture to The Magic Flute

COPLAND
Letter from Home

BARBER
Adagio for Strings

BOCK/HARNICK
“When Did I Fall in Love,” from Fiorello

ARLEN/MERCER
“I Had Myself a True Love,” from St. Louis Woman

LERNER/LOEWE
“I Could Have Danced All Night," from My Fair Lady

OFFENBACH
Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld

RESPIGHI
Selections from The Fountains of Rome

MANCINI/MERCER
“Moon River,” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s

LOESSER
“Can’t Stop Talking,” from Let’s Dance

STYNE/COMDEN/GREEN
“Make Someone Happy,” from Do Re Mi

RODGERS/HAMMERSTEIN
“Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” from The Sound of Music

HINDEMITH
March, from Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Weber

Join us for a complimentary champagne toast and post-concert party to launch the new season!

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