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European Tour Send-Off

About this Concert:

Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Orchestra jet to Europe in August for a four-city tour, and before they go, here’s your chance to wish them well in a special concert.

STUCKY
Rhapsodies for Orchestra

PROKOFIEV
Violin Concerto No. 1

BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 5

Download program notes (pdf)

More Details:

  • Pekka Kuusisto began playing violin at age three.
  • Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 sat on a shelf for seven years before it was premiered, caught in the turmoil of the 1917 Russian Revolution and the composer’s own itinerant life.
  • The Minnesota Orchestra last toured Europe in 2010.
Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org
Classical

European Tour Send-Off

Tickets

247440967173

1471393800

247473107973

Tue Aug 16 2016 7:30pm

Osmo Vänskä, conductor | Photo © Travis Anderson

Osmo Vänskä, conductor | Photo © Travis Anderson

About this Concert:

Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Orchestra jet to Europe in August for a four-city tour, and before they go, here’s your chance to wish them well in a special concert.

STUCKY
Rhapsodies for Orchestra

PROKOFIEV
Violin Concerto No. 1

BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 5

Download program notes (pdf)

More Details:

  • Pekka Kuusisto began playing violin at age three.
  • Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 sat on a shelf for seven years before it was premiered, caught in the turmoil of the 1917 Russian Revolution and the composer’s own itinerant life.
  • The Minnesota Orchestra last toured Europe in 2010.

OH+ Concert activities on Tuesday August 16 / see all upcoming OH+ events

European Cuisine Tour

European Cuisine Tour

When: Pre- and post-concert
Where: Target Atrium
Enjoy a tour of hors d'oeuvres and desserts from the Netherlands, Finland, Scotland and Denmark for $14 per plate.

Tattersall Distilling & Boom Island Brewing

Aquavit and Beer Tasting

When: 6-7:45pm
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
Enjoy complimentary samples from Tattersall Distillery and Boom Island Brewing. Must be 21+ to enjoy.

Champagne Toast

Champagne Toast

When: Post-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
Cheers to the 2016 European Tour! Join Osmo Vänskä and Kevin Smith in wishing our musicians bon voyage on their trip across the Atlantic.

Minnesota Orchestra Band

Free Music: The Minnesota Orchestra Band

When: Post-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
Enjoy music by MOB, a group of Minnesota Orchestra musicians and like-minded friends who picked up new instruments to form a rock band. No ticket required! Free and open to the public.