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First, bike to Orchestra Hall and show your bike helmet or gear at the Box Office to receive a card with the promo code. Then, simply choose a concert listed below and enter this discount code before selecting your seats to have the discount automatically applied to your order. Choose seat location using the 50% off price type.
About This Concert:
Put extra fa-la-la in your holidays as trumpeter Charles Lazarus and friends fill Orchestra Hall with the sounds of the season from Latin, jazz and lounge to gospel and caroling classics.
- Charles Lazarus, trumpet
- Tonia Hughes, vocals
- Bruce A. Henry, vocals
- Tommy Barbarella, piano and keyboards
- Jeff Bailey, bass
- David Schmalenberger, drums
- Daryl Boudreaux, percussion
- The Lazarus Brass
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- Orchestra Hall’s newest holiday tradition is returning for a third season and includes a fresh take on beloved holiday classics such as "We Three Kings" and "Christmas Time is Here."
- Charles Lazarus was a member of the world-famous Canadian Brass, and he’s also opened for the legendary Tony Bennett.
- His 2016 Valentine’s Day concert, Fly Me to the Moon, sold out Orchestra Hall.
- Lazarus has performed and taught in every U.S. state as well as Canada, Europe and Asia.
- Members of the Lazarus Brass are also members of the Minnesota Orchestra.
- Newsday raves "Lazarus could have tumbled the walls of Jericho."
Please note: The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.
About This Concert:
Helmuth Rilling, an internationally-acclaimed master of choral music, leads the Orchestra’s first-ever performance at Orchestra Hall of Johann Sebastian Bach’s inspired and inspiring Christmas Oratorio.
- Minnesota Orchestra
- Helmuth Rilling, conductor
- Julia Sophie Wagner, soprano
- Lidia Vinyes-Curtis, mezzo
- Nicholas Phan, tenor
- Tyler Duncan, baritone
- Minnesota Chorale
- Oh, if we had time! Bach’s complete Christmas Oratorio has six parts and usually lasts well over three hours. The Minnesota Orchestra will perform the beautiful first half of this extended masterwork, which describes the birth of Jesus.
- Conductor Helmuth Rilling has recorded all of Bach’s choral works—a staggering 1,000 pieces on 170 CDs.
- This performance is an international affair with our wonderful Minnesota Orchestra musicians joined by soloists from Germany, Spain, Canada and the U.S.
Note: All seating subject to availability and may vary by performance. Normal service charges apply. Available while supplies last and may not be combined with any other offer. Tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. Top price seats not available.