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Vänskä, Currie and Copland

About This Concert

Join us for the U.S. premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s homage to composer Steve Martland, performed hypnotically by Colin Currie, and Missy Mazzoli’s darkly evocative work inspired by James Tate’s poem The Lost Pilot.

Program

*MAZZOLI
These Worlds in Us / 9 min

TURNAGE
Martland Memorial for Percussion and Orchestra [U.S. Premiere] / 20 min

—INTERMISSION 20 MINUTES—

*COPLAND
Symphony No. 3 / 38 min

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Artists

Fun Facts

  • Composer Missy Mazzoli, called “Brooklyn's post-millennial Mozart” by Timeout New York, won the Best Opera of 2016 award from the Music Critics Association of North America for her work Breaking the Waves.
  • Given its U.S. premiere at these concerts, Martland Memorial is Mark-Anthony Turnage’s concerto-style musical tribute to his friend and fellow composer Steve Martland, and was composed especially to showcase the percussion genius of Colin Currie.

*This work is part of Minnesota Orchestra's season-long exploration and celebration of American music.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
Classical

Vänskä, Currie and Copland

Tickets

1557703035

1552698000

1589930235

Fri Mar 15 2019 8pm

Other Performances

Thu Mar 14 2019 11am

Sat Mar 16 2019 8pm


$12 student rush available

Colin Currie, percussion

Colin Currie, percussion

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Concert Duration

Approximately 90 minutes including a 20 minute intermission.


Pre-Concert

Doors open 6pm

Concert Preview

VA Creative Arts Exhibit


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About This Concert

Join us for the U.S. premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s homage to composer Steve Martland, performed hypnotically by Colin Currie, and Missy Mazzoli’s darkly evocative work inspired by James Tate’s poem The Lost Pilot.

Program

*MAZZOLI
These Worlds in Us / 9 min

TURNAGE
Martland Memorial for Percussion and Orchestra [U.S. Premiere] / 20 min

—INTERMISSION 20 MINUTES—

*COPLAND
Symphony No. 3 / 38 min

Read more

Program Notes PDF

Artists

Fun Facts

  • Composer Missy Mazzoli, called “Brooklyn's post-millennial Mozart” by Timeout New York, won the Best Opera of 2016 award from the Music Critics Association of North America for her work Breaking the Waves.
  • Given its U.S. premiere at these concerts, Martland Memorial is Mark-Anthony Turnage’s concerto-style musical tribute to his friend and fellow composer Steve Martland, and was composed especially to showcase the percussion genius of Colin Currie.

*This work is part of Minnesota Orchestra's season-long exploration and celebration of American music.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

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Concert Preview

Auditorium

When: 7-7:25pm
Where: Auditorium
Join Associate Conductor Akiko Fujimoto and percussion soloist Colin Currie for an insightful and entertaining look at this concert. This 20-minute concert preview is free; however, a concert ticket is required for entry.

VA Creative Arts Exhibit

VA Creative Arts Exhibit

When: Pre-concert and Post-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System proudly shares artwork created by Veterans. The key purpose of this yearly event is to recognize Veterans for their creative accomplishments and to demonstrate the therapeutic benefits of the arts.