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The Minnesota Orchestra Performs Disney Pixar's Coco in Concert

Sarah Hicks leads the Minnesota Orchestra in the world premiere performance of the complete film with live orchestra accompaniment 


In Minnesota Orchestra concerts on July 6 and 7 at Orchestra Hall, Principal Conductor of Live at Orchestra Hall Sarah Hicks leads the world premiere of the live orchestra version of Disney-Pixar’s Coco, in which the Orchestra performs the award-winning score as the film is shown in full on a large screen. The 2017 animated film Coco follows a 12-year-old boy who is accidentally transported to the Land of the Dead, where he must find his great-great-grandfather, a deceased musician, in order to return to the Land of the Living. The performances mark the start of the Orchestra’s monthlong Música Juntos Sommerfest celebrating Latin American music.

Coco features a score by Michael Giacchino, an award-winning film and television composer who has also scored such Hollywood blockbusters as Jurassic World, Incredibles 2, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Zootopia, Star Trek and Up. Coco has been critically praised for its animation, voice acting and celebration of Mexican culture, winning an Academy Award®, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe® for Best Animated Feature, as well as an Academy Award for Best Song.

The concert is performed at the Orchestra’s home venue of Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis on Saturday, July 6, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, July 7, at 2 p.m., with ticket prices ranging from $35 to $85. 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.

Sarah Hicks, conductor
Sarah Hicks, the Minnesota Orchestra’s principal conductor of Live at Orchestra Hall, has led a broad range of programs since joining the Orchestra as assistant conductor in 2006. During the 2019-20 season, she will conduct performances with Cloud Cult and a tribute to Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald featuring Capathia Jenkins and Tony DeSare; Home for the Holidays performances; the Sam & Sarah series, which is the successor to Inside the Classics; and live performances of movie scores as the complete films Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Up and It’s a Wonderful Life are shown on a large screen. More: minnesotaorchestra.org.


Sommerfest: Música Juntos
DISNEY PIXAR’S COCO IN CONCERT
Complete Film with Live Orchestra  

Saturday, July 6, 2019, 7 p.m. / Orchestra Hall
Sunday, July 7, 2019, 2 p.m. / Orchestra Hall 

Minnesota Orchestra
Sarah Hicks, conductor

Tickets: $35 to $85 

Presentation licensed by Disney Concerts.


TICKET PURCHASING INFORMATION

Tickets can be purchased online at minnesotaorchestra.org, or by calling 612-371-5656 or 800-292-4141. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Orchestra Hall Box Office, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis (open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and beginning two hours before all ticketed performances); and at the 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 2018-19 season.

The Movies & Music series is sponsored by U.S. Bank.

Música Juntos is sponsored by Target and TCF.

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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Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
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