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Starry, Starry Night: A Gala Concert Benefiting the Minnesota Orchestra

Opera star Renée Fleming, who wowed millions at the Super Bowl last winter, will open the 2014-15 season at a gala concert with our own star-studded Minnesota Orchestra led by Osmo Vänskä. Special plans are taking on sparkle for a spectacular evening beginning at 6pm with a dazzling concert at 8pm. It will be fun, festive and fantastic!

Repertoire:

NIELSEN
Overture to Maskarade

HILLBORG
The Strand Settings

MASCAGNI
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

VERDI
Overture to La forza del destino

PUCCINI
"O mio babbino caro," from Gianni Schicchi

ZANDONAI
"Ier della fabbrica a Triana," from Conchita

BERNSTEIN
"Somewhere" and "I Feel Pretty," from West Side Story

RESPIGHI
The Pines of Rome

Please note: This concert is approximately 75 minutes with no intermission. Download Program Notes (pdf)

The evening's schedule:


Please note: evening attire will be cocktail dress. Black-tie is welcome but not required.

6pm Cocktails and Dinner for Galaxy of Stars ticket holders ($500+)

6:30pm Doors open to all ticket holders for Twilight Prelude, featuring music, savories, and cocktails throughout the lobby

7:45pm Meteoric Brass Fanfare by the Minnesota Orchestra Trumpet Section

8pm Gala Concert

9:30pm Constellation Party, featuring music, champagne toast, presentation of the 2014 Grammy Award, starry desserts, savories, and cocktails.

Sponsor level benefits:

Galaxy of Stars Sponsor Tickets benefits include premier seating, pre-concert cocktails and dinner in the stunningly renewed Orchestra Hall, a private reception with Renée and Osmo, and recognition in the evening program, plus tickets to an exclusive chamber concert with Music Director Osmo Vänskä and Principal Cello Anthony Ross on October 16, 2014. ($800 is tax deductible at the $1,000 level; $300 is tax deductible at the $500 level.) SOLD OUT

Supernova ticket benefits include stellar seating for the gala, plus tickets to an exclusive chamber concert with Music Director Osmo Vänskä and Principal Cello Anthony Ross on October 16, 2014. ($150 per ticket is tax-deductible.) SOLD OUT

Please note: Galaxy of Stars and Supernova tickets purchased after Monday, August 25 will not be included in the Event Program due to printing deadlines.

View the Orchestra Hall seating chart for this concert (pdf)

Sponsors: Minnesota Vikings and The Wilf Family

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

Please note: this performance is not available as part of a subscription package.

Gala Concert

Starry, Starry Night: A Gala Concert Benefiting the Minnesota Orchestra

Tickets $75-$150

1523733034

1409965200

1555873834

Fri Sep 5 2014 8pm

Renée Fleming | Osmo Vänskä

Renée Fleming | Osmo Vänskä

Please note: this performance is not available as part of a subscription package.

Opera star Renée Fleming, who wowed millions at the Super Bowl last winter, will open the 2014-15 season at a gala concert with our own star-studded Minnesota Orchestra led by Osmo Vänskä. Special plans are taking on sparkle for a spectacular evening beginning at 6pm with a dazzling concert at 8pm. It will be fun, festive and fantastic!

Repertoire:

NIELSEN
Overture to Maskarade

HILLBORG
The Strand Settings

MASCAGNI
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

VERDI
Overture to La forza del destino

PUCCINI
"O mio babbino caro," from Gianni Schicchi

ZANDONAI
"Ier della fabbrica a Triana," from Conchita

BERNSTEIN
"Somewhere" and "I Feel Pretty," from West Side Story

RESPIGHI
The Pines of Rome

Please note: This concert is approximately 75 minutes with no intermission. Download Program Notes (pdf)

The evening's schedule:


Please note: evening attire will be cocktail dress. Black-tie is welcome but not required.

6pm Cocktails and Dinner for Galaxy of Stars ticket holders ($500+)

6:30pm Doors open to all ticket holders for Twilight Prelude, featuring music, savories, and cocktails throughout the lobby

7:45pm Meteoric Brass Fanfare by the Minnesota Orchestra Trumpet Section

8pm Gala Concert

9:30pm Constellation Party, featuring music, champagne toast, presentation of the 2014 Grammy Award, starry desserts, savories, and cocktails.

Sponsor level benefits:

Galaxy of Stars Sponsor Tickets benefits include premier seating, pre-concert cocktails and dinner in the stunningly renewed Orchestra Hall, a private reception with Renée and Osmo, and recognition in the evening program, plus tickets to an exclusive chamber concert with Music Director Osmo Vänskä and Principal Cello Anthony Ross on October 16, 2014. ($800 is tax deductible at the $1,000 level; $300 is tax deductible at the $500 level.) SOLD OUT

Supernova ticket benefits include stellar seating for the gala, plus tickets to an exclusive chamber concert with Music Director Osmo Vänskä and Principal Cello Anthony Ross on October 16, 2014. ($150 per ticket is tax-deductible.) SOLD OUT

Please note: Galaxy of Stars and Supernova tickets purchased after Monday, August 25 will not be included in the Event Program due to printing deadlines.

View the Orchestra Hall seating chart for this concert (pdf)

Sponsors: Minnesota Vikings and The Wilf Family