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A Minnesota Orchestra Christmas: Home for the Holidays

About This Concert:

The magic of the season comes to life in this heartwarming show of songs and stories featuring a new work by Minneapolis’ own storyteller laureate Kevin Kling and director/co-writer Peter Rothstein.

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Sarah Hicks, conductor
  • Conceived and directed by Peter Rothstein
  • Written by Kevin Kling, narrator
  • Christina Baldwin, ensemble
  • Dieter Bierbrauer, ensemble
  • Thomasina Petrus, ensemble
  • Alejandro Vega, ensemble
  • Robert Elhai, composer and arranger
  • Peter Ostroushko, composer and mandolin

Read program notes » (pdf)

Fun Facts:

  • You don’t have to wait until Christmas morning to be surprised, this concert line-up will include a roster of talented Twin Cities favorites—to be announced!
  • Kevin Kling is nationally known for his commentary on NPR’s All Things Considered. He grew up in Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove, Minnesota, and graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College. Astrologically speaking, Kling refers to his zodiac sign as “Minnesota with Iowa rising.”
  • Peter Rothstein is the Artistic Director of Theatre Latte Da and has directed plays, operas and musical theater for the Guthrie, the Children’s Theatre Company, the Minnesota Opera and Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre.
  • Principal conductor of Live at Orchestra Hall, Sarah Hicks has been involved in the creation of many original Minnesota Orchestra productions including A Scandinavian Christmas, A Musical Feast, That’s Amore and Springtime in Paris.

Please note: This performance is 75 minutes long with no intermission.

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

A Minnesota Orchestra Christmas: Home for the Holidays

Tickets

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Thu Dec 21 11am Buy

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Sarah Hicks | Photo © Greg Helgeson

Sarah Hicks | Photo © Greg Helgeson

About This Concert:

The magic of the season comes to life in this heartwarming show of songs and stories featuring a new work by Minneapolis’ own storyteller laureate Kevin Kling and director/co-writer Peter Rothstein.

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Sarah Hicks, conductor
  • Conceived and directed by Peter Rothstein
  • Written by Kevin Kling, narrator
  • Christina Baldwin, ensemble
  • Dieter Bierbrauer, ensemble
  • Thomasina Petrus, ensemble
  • Alejandro Vega, ensemble
  • Robert Elhai, composer and arranger
  • Peter Ostroushko, composer and mandolin

Read program notes » (pdf)

Fun Facts:

  • You don’t have to wait until Christmas morning to be surprised, this concert line-up will include a roster of talented Twin Cities favorites—to be announced!
  • Kevin Kling is nationally known for his commentary on NPR’s All Things Considered. He grew up in Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove, Minnesota, and graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College. Astrologically speaking, Kling refers to his zodiac sign as “Minnesota with Iowa rising.”
  • Peter Rothstein is the Artistic Director of Theatre Latte Da and has directed plays, operas and musical theater for the Guthrie, the Children’s Theatre Company, the Minnesota Opera and Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre.
  • Principal conductor of Live at Orchestra Hall, Sarah Hicks has been involved in the creation of many original Minnesota Orchestra productions including A Scandinavian Christmas, A Musical Feast, That’s Amore and Springtime in Paris.

Please note: This performance is 75 minutes long with no intermission.

OH+ Concert activities on Thursday December 21 / see all upcoming OH+ events

Coffee Concert

Coffee Concert

When: Pre-concert
Where: All lobby bars
Enjoy complimentary coffee and donuts featuring A Baker's Wife Pastry Shop!

Adoption Event

Adoption Event

When: 9-10:45am
Where: Target Atrium
Help adoptable dogs find their forever homes, just in the time for the holidays! Secondhand Hounds will be onsite before the concert with adoptable dogs.

Twin Cities Bronze

Twin Cities Bronze

When: 10-10:45am
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
Twin Cities Bronze is an auditioned handbell ensemble of advanced ringers from around the Twin Cities Metro area. They play without a conductor and are known for an energetic and visually appealing performance style.

Simpson Housing Services Blanket & Bath Towel Drive

Simpson Housing Services Blanket & Bath Towel Drive

When: Pre-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
Donate new or gently used blankets and bath towels to support Simpson Housing Services, a local nonprofit that helps thousands of people experiencing homelessness find the housing, support, and shelter they need in a time of personal crisis. Look for collection bins near the Christmas tree in the lobby.