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Russian Nights

About this Concert:

Hear this young star from Uzbekistan in a performance of one of the most beloved Romantic showpieces.

TCHAIKOVSKY
Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture

RACHMANINOFF
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony No. 6

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  • Say it out loud: Santtu-Matias Rouvali = “SAHN-tu MAH-tyahs ROO-vah-lee”
  • All together now: Behzod Abduraimov = “BAY-zhawd AHB-doo-RYE-moff”
  • Abduraimov is an Uzbekistani pianist, rare in the international classical world. At only 26 he has already performed in all the world’s major concert houses, and calls Kansas City home today.
  • The young Finnish phenom Rouvali is just 30 years old, a product of the same Finnish conducting school that launched Osmo Vänskä.
  • In his spare time: Rouvali loves to fish and hunt in the Finnish forests.
Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org
Classical

Russian Nights

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1510435059

1487264400

1542575859

Thu Feb 16 2017 11am

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About this Concert:

Hear this young star from Uzbekistan in a performance of one of the most beloved Romantic showpieces.

TCHAIKOVSKY
Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture

RACHMANINOFF
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony No. 6

Read program notes »

More Details:

  • Say it out loud: Santtu-Matias Rouvali = “SAHN-tu MAH-tyahs ROO-vah-lee”
  • All together now: Behzod Abduraimov = “BAY-zhawd AHB-doo-RYE-moff”
  • Abduraimov is an Uzbekistani pianist, rare in the international classical world. At only 26 he has already performed in all the world’s major concert houses, and calls Kansas City home today.
  • The young Finnish phenom Rouvali is just 30 years old, a product of the same Finnish conducting school that launched Osmo Vänskä.
  • In his spare time: Rouvali loves to fish and hunt in the Finnish forests.
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OH+ Concert activities on Thursday February 16 / see all upcoming OH+ events

Coffee

Coffee Concert

When: Pre-concert
Where: All lobby bars
Enjoy complimentary coffee and donuts before the concert. Available at all lobby bars.

Museum of Russian Art

Russian Art Exhibit

When: Pre-concert & post-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
What could be more appropriate for a morning of Russian music? Learn about the Museum of Russian Art at their table in the lobby.

Phillip Gainsley

Concert Preview

Where: Auditorium
When: 10:15-10:35am
Join host Philip Gainsley and ethnomusicologist Dr. Paul Kuivinen for an informative and entertaining look at the concert repertoire and themes. This 30-minute concert preview is free; however, a concert ticket is required for entry.