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Mozart and Beethoven

About this Concert:

The Orchestra introduces two rising stars on this program: Seattle-native Simone Porter, described by the Los Angeles Times as “on the cusp of a major career,” makes her Minnesota Orchestra debut playing Mendelssohn’s lyrical Violin Concerto. Conductor Perry So, who launched his career as a Dudamel Conducting Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, leads Mozart’s exquisite Symphony No. 36 and Beethoven’s energetic Second.

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MOZART
Symphony No. 36, Linz

MENDELSSOHN
Violin Concerto

BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 2

More Details:

  • Please note: this concert originally featured conductor Han-Na Chang, who had to withdraw due to illness.
  • Simone Porter, 19, visited the Twin Cities just last year as a Young Artist in Residence with American Public Media’s Performance Today.
  • After days in the APM studios, Porter gave a free concert to several hundred Hmong students in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood, who gave her a roaring standing ovation.
Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org
Classical

Mozart and Beethoven

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1510349236

1489680000

1542490036

Thu Mar 16 2017 11am

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Fri Mar 17 2017 8pm

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Simone Porter, violin | Photo © Jeff Fasano Photography

Simone Porter, violin | Photo © Jeff Fasano Photography

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"The very definition of classical elegance and exhilaration in one program."
–Greg Milliren, Associate Principal Flute
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About this Concert:

The Orchestra introduces two rising stars on this program: Seattle-native Simone Porter, described by the Los Angeles Times as “on the cusp of a major career,” makes her Minnesota Orchestra debut playing Mendelssohn’s lyrical Violin Concerto. Conductor Perry So, who launched his career as a Dudamel Conducting Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, leads Mozart’s exquisite Symphony No. 36 and Beethoven’s energetic Second.

Read program notes »

MOZART
Symphony No. 36, Linz

MENDELSSOHN
Violin Concerto

BEETHOVEN
Symphony No. 2

More Details:

  • Please note: this concert originally featured conductor Han-Na Chang, who had to withdraw due to illness.
  • Simone Porter, 19, visited the Twin Cities just last year as a Young Artist in Residence with American Public Media’s Performance Today.
  • After days in the APM studios, Porter gave a free concert to several hundred Hmong students in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood, who gave her a roaring standing ovation.
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Coffee

Coffee Concert

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

Macphail Center for Music

FAIR School

When: 10-10:45am
Where: Target Atrium
MacPhail Center for Music and FAIR Downtown have partnered since 1998 to provide music education and performance opportunities. We are excited to have their choir perform at Orchestra Hall for a second year in a row.