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Osmo Vänskä /// Music Director

George Winston performs solo concert at Orchestra Hall, Dec. 22

 

Pianist George Winston returns to Minneapolis for one-night-only performance


Pianist George Winston has given more than two dozen performances at Orchestra Hall, including solo holiday shows in both 2015 and 2016. On December 22 he returns to perform his “Winter Show,” which includes many of his beloved fall- and winter-inspired songs; Vince Guaraldi’s Peanuts® pieces; music inspired by the New Orleans piano and stride piano traditions; and songs from his most recent and upcoming recordings.

Since 1986, Winston has been raising money for food banks and service organizations, and he continues to do so by working with local food banks throughout his tour, holding a canned food drive at each concert. He will also donate 100 percent of proceeds from the sale of his merchandise at this concert to a local organization.

This concert is performed at Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis on Friday, December 22, 2017, at 8 p.m., with ticket prices ranging from $30 to $60. More information is available at minnesotaorchestra.org and by phone at 612-371-5656.  For further purchasing details, refer to the information section at the conclusion of this press release. Please note: the Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.


Minnesota Orchestra Holiday Concert
AN EVENING WITH GEORGE WINSTON

Friday, December 22, 2017, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

George Winston, piano 

Please note: the Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.

Tickets: $30 to $60


TICKET PURCHASING INFORMATION

Individual tickets and subscription packages can be purchased online at minnesotaorchestra.org, or by calling 612-371-5656 (612-371-5642 for subscriptions) or 800-292-4141. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Orchestra Hall Box Office, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis (Stage Door ticketing is open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lobby Box Office ticketing begins two hours before all ticketed performances); and at the skyway accessible Minnesota Orchestra Administrative Office, International Centre, 5th floor, 920 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis (open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). For more information, call 612-371-5656, or visit minnesotaorchestra.org. For subscriptions, call 612-371-5642 or visit minnesotaorchestra.org/subscribe. For groups of 10 or more, call 612-371-5662. 

All programs, artists, dates, times and prices subject to change. 

The Star Tribune is the Minnesota Orchestra’s media partner for the 2017-18 season.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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Minnesota Orchestra
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Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
Phone: 612.371.5600
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