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A Scandinavian Christmas
  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Sarah Hicks, conductor
  • Michelle Areyzaga, soprano
  • H. Adam Harris, narrator
  • Minnesota Boychoir, chorus
  • Twin Cities Girls Chorus, chorus
  • Ethnic Dance Theatre, dance ensemble
  • Scott Winters/Ion Concert Media, video designer
  • Rune Spaans, video designer

Experience a new take on a magical Minnesota Orchestra tradition!

Bundle up the whole family in your favorite Nordic sweaters and join us for a delectable concert of holiday cheer, featuring a Christmas sing-along accompanied by on-screen animation, a live reading of Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, a never-before-seen version of the classic animated short film The Snow Queen—newly tailored to match the beauty of Grieg’s Symphonic Dances—and much more!

Program page (pdf)

About Saturdays at Six

New this season: Three Saturday night concerts with a 6pm start time, allowing concertgoers the chance to visit local restaurants after a performance for dining and drinks, reversing the conventional dinner-then-concert format. View more Saturdays at Six concerts »

Please note: This event is recommended for ages 8 and over. All concerts are open to children ages 6 and over when accompanied by an adult.

Watch a sneak preview of the animation that Scott Winters of Ion Concert Media is creating for the Christmas Singalong at these concerts!

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

A Scandinavian Christmas

with the Minnesota Orchestra

Tickets

1523747070

1450569600

1555887870

Sat Dec 19 2015 6pm

Other Performances

Sat Dec 19 2015 2pm

Twin Cities Girls Chorus and Minnesota Boychoir | Photo © Greg Helgeson

Twin Cities Girls Chorus and Minnesota Boychoir | Photo © Greg Helgeson

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Sarah Hicks, conductor
  • Michelle Areyzaga, soprano
  • H. Adam Harris, narrator
  • Minnesota Boychoir, chorus
  • Twin Cities Girls Chorus, chorus
  • Ethnic Dance Theatre, dance ensemble
  • Scott Winters/Ion Concert Media, video designer
  • Rune Spaans, video designer

Experience a new take on a magical Minnesota Orchestra tradition!

Bundle up the whole family in your favorite Nordic sweaters and join us for a delectable concert of holiday cheer, featuring a Christmas sing-along accompanied by on-screen animation, a live reading of Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, a never-before-seen version of the classic animated short film The Snow Queen—newly tailored to match the beauty of Grieg’s Symphonic Dances—and much more!

Program page (pdf)

About Saturdays at Six

New this season: Three Saturday night concerts with a 6pm start time, allowing concertgoers the chance to visit local restaurants after a performance for dining and drinks, reversing the conventional dinner-then-concert format. View more Saturdays at Six concerts »

Please note: This event is recommended for ages 8 and over. All concerts are open to children ages 6 and over when accompanied by an adult.

Watch a sneak preview of the animation that Scott Winters of Ion Concert Media is creating for the Christmas Singalong at these concerts!

OH+ Concert activities on Saturday December 19 / see all upcoming OH+ events

American Swedish Institute

American Swedish Institute

When: 4pm
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
The American Swedish Institute will enchant you with Scandinavian holiday traditions. Take a picture wearing a Swedish Christmas crown, guess the Scandinavian country origin of all the Christmas elves, and more! Admission is free.

Minnetonka Public Schools

Minnetonka High School Chamber Singers

When: 5-5:45pm
Where: Target Atrium
The Minnetonka High School Chamber Singers will delight you with holiday music through traditional renditions as well as a cappella arrangements. Admission is free.

Trumpet

Meet the Trumpet Section

When: Post-concert (8pm)
Where: Next to OH+ Photo Booth
Stay late to have a drink and mingle with members of our trumpet section.