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Vänskä, Strauss and Mahler

BACH
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

STRAUSS
Four Last Songs

MAHLER
Symphony No. 4

This delightful program begins with a rare Orchestra Hall performance of a Bach Brandenburg Concerto, which launches a two-season journey through these chamber ensemble masterpieces.

Next, Katie Van Kooten sings the golden and serene benediction of Richard Strauss, the Four Last Songs, which encapsulate all he knew and loved about the human voice and the orchestra. Finally, a child's captivating view of heaven as painted by the master of orchestral color, Gustav Mahler.

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

Vänskä, Strauss and Mahler

Tickets

1524066678

1443715200

1556207478

Thu Oct 1 2015 11am

Other Performances

Fri Oct 2 2015 8pm

Sat Oct 3 2015 6pm

Osmo Vänskä, conductor  |  Photo © Joel Larson

Osmo Vänskä, conductor | Photo © Joel Larson

BACH
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

STRAUSS
Four Last Songs

MAHLER
Symphony No. 4

This delightful program begins with a rare Orchestra Hall performance of a Bach Brandenburg Concerto, which launches a two-season journey through these chamber ensemble masterpieces.

Next, Katie Van Kooten sings the golden and serene benediction of Richard Strauss, the Four Last Songs, which encapsulate all he knew and loved about the human voice and the orchestra. Finally, a child's captivating view of heaven as painted by the master of orchestral color, Gustav Mahler.

Read program notes

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OH+ Concert activities on Thursday October 1 / see all upcoming OH+ events

Coffee Concert

Coffee Concert

Arrive early and enjoy complimentary coffee and donuts in the Orchestra Hall lobby.

Tom Johnson

The Music of Bach on Classical Guitar

Enjoy classical guitar performed by Tom Johnson in the Target Atrium starting at 9:45am.

Phillip Gainsley

Concert Preview

Join us at 10:15am for an entertaining and informative concert preview with Phillip Gainsley and Assistant Conductor Roderick Cox in the auditorium. This 30-minute concert preview is free; however, a concert ticket is required for entry.

Not Your Father's Rootbeer

Monthly Food and Drink Specials

When: Pre- and Post-concert
Drink: Small Town Brewery's Not Your Father's Root Beer and Hard Root Beer Floats available for purchase at all lobby bars.