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Musician Spotlight: Celebrating John Miller, Jr.

GABRIELI
Music for Double Brass Choir

DIETTER
Concerto for Two Bassoons

TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 5

This concert shines the spotlight on our bassoon section, particularly Principal Bassoon John Miller, Jr., now in his 44th year with the Orchestra—and the longest-tenured principal player ever in the Orchestra's history. He solos in Dietter's Concerto for Two Bassoons, with the second part taken in turn by each of his section colleagues. Framing their distinctive, mellow double-reed sound are Gabrieli's rich brass harmonies and Tchaikovsky's impassioned Symphony No. 5, a meditation on fate that concludes in a triumphal march. On the podium is our former music director Eiji Oue, famed for his charismatic performances. Come celebrate the many moods of a grand symphony orchestra!

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Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org
Classical

Musician Spotlight: Celebrating John Miller, Jr.

Eiji Oue Conducts Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5

Tickets $29-$63

1515595662

1416708000

1547736462

Sat Nov 22 2014 8pm

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Minnesota Orchestra Bassoon Section

Minnesota Orchestra Bassoon Section

GABRIELI
Music for Double Brass Choir

DIETTER
Concerto for Two Bassoons

TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony No. 5

This concert shines the spotlight on our bassoon section, particularly Principal Bassoon John Miller, Jr., now in his 44th year with the Orchestra—and the longest-tenured principal player ever in the Orchestra's history. He solos in Dietter's Concerto for Two Bassoons, with the second part taken in turn by each of his section colleagues. Framing their distinctive, mellow double-reed sound are Gabrieli's rich brass harmonies and Tchaikovsky's impassioned Symphony No. 5, a meditation on fate that concludes in a triumphal march. On the podium is our former music director Eiji Oue, famed for his charismatic performances. Come celebrate the many moods of a grand symphony orchestra!

Download Program Notes (pdf)

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Phillip Gainsley

Concert Preview

Join us at 7:15 p.m. for an entertaining and informative concert preview with Phillip Gainsley, J. Christopher Marshall and Norbert Nielubowski in Target Atrium. Seating is limited and will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis. This 30-minute concert preview is free; however, a concert ticket is required for entry.

Young Musicians of Minnesota

Pre-concert entertainment

The Young Musicians of Minnesota will perform from 7-7:30pm in the lobby.