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Ellis Hall Plays Ray Charles, Motown and Beyond

About this Concert:

Ellis Hall is a genuine Ray Charles protégé...and he’s bringing music from “The Genius” to Motown’s greatest hits to life in this scintillating revue!

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Sarah Hicks, conductor
  • Ellis Hall, piano and vocals

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More Details:

  • Ellis Hall worked with Ray Charles and mastered his ability to connect with live audiences on a passionate level.
  • The next best thing to witnessing Ray Charles live is hearing hits like Georgia on My Mind and Hit The Road Jack.
  • Motown gets its due as well, with songs like Ain't No Mountain High Enough and I Heard It Through the Grapevine. Hall will also perform some of his own rockin’ compositions.
  • You may know Hall as a member of the Oakland Soul band Tower of Power and a lead voice for the animated California Raisins.
Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org
Live at Orchestra Hall

Ellis Hall Plays Ray Charles, Motown and Beyond

with the Minnesota Orchestra

Tickets

26005502803

1494118800

26037643603

Sat May 6 2017 8pm

Ellis Hall | Photo © Lou Raimondi

Ellis Hall | Photo © Lou Raimondi

About this Concert:

Ellis Hall is a genuine Ray Charles protégé...and he’s bringing music from “The Genius” to Motown’s greatest hits to life in this scintillating revue!

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Sarah Hicks, conductor
  • Ellis Hall, piano and vocals

Read program notes »

More Details:

  • Ellis Hall worked with Ray Charles and mastered his ability to connect with live audiences on a passionate level.
  • The next best thing to witnessing Ray Charles live is hearing hits like Georgia on My Mind and Hit The Road Jack.
  • Motown gets its due as well, with songs like Ain't No Mountain High Enough and I Heard It Through the Grapevine. Hall will also perform some of his own rockin’ compositions.
  • You may know Hall as a member of the Oakland Soul band Tower of Power and a lead voice for the animated California Raisins.

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ComMUSICation and MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra (MNYO)

ComMUSICation and MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra (MNYO)

When: 7:15-7:45pm
Where: Target Atrium
Enjoy a collaborative performance featuring talented young musicians from ComMUSICation, an afterschool youth development music program based in St. Paul’s Promise Neighborhood, and the MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra (MNYO), a new ensemble open to middle and high school students interested in learning how to play in a full orchestra setting.

Scouts for Music

Scouts for Music

When: Pre & post-concert
Where: Audience Services Office
Looking to get rid of some method books or old music? We are partnering with Eagle Scout Quinn Lewis and Vega—a local nonprofit that donates instruments and materials to schools in need – to collect material during the month of May. More info »

String Recycling

String Recycling

When: Pre- & post-concert
Where: Audience Services Office
Looking to get rid of old musical instrument strings? Recycle your collection at Orchestra Hall through the D’Addario Foundation’s Playback String Recycling Program and support efforts to provide a range of music instruction programs all over the world.