Download as iCal file
New Year's Celebration

About this Concert:

We've got a glass of musical Champagne with your name on it, as superstar Dawn Upshaw and the Orchestra offer brilliant tunes from the American songbook to celebrate 2017. Capping our celebration: Rachmaninoff’s grand, gorgeous Second Symphony.

Read program notes (pdf)

PUTS
Millennium Canons

WEILL
“My Ship,” from Lady in the Dark

DUKE
“Autumn in New York,” from Thumbs Up!

DUKE
“April in Paris,” from Walk a Little Faster

BERNSTEIN
“Somewhere,” from West Side Story

BERNSTEIN
“A Little Bit in Love,” from Wonderful Town

GERSHWIN
“Someone to Watch Over Me,” from Oh, Kay!

SONDHEIM
“What More Do I Need,” from Saturday Night

SONDHEIM
“There Won’t Be Trumpets,” from Anyone Can Whistle

RACHMANINOFF
Symphony No. 2

More Details:

  • Dawn Upshaw grew up outside Chicago, playing guitar and singing Pete Seeger and Joan Baez songs with her parents in the Upshaw Family Singers.
  • Upshaw had a surprising megahit (Gorecki’s Symphony No. 3) in the '90s with her recording made with conductor David Zinman, who for several years led the Orchestra’s Sommerfest.
  • Upshaw has garnered the MacArthur (“genius”) Award, commissioned dozens of composers to write for her, survived breast cancer, and served as artistic partner of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra from 2007-2013.
Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org
Classical

New Year's Celebration

Tickets

1524142631

1483300800

1556283431

Sun Jan 1 2017 2pm

Other Performances

Sat Dec 31 2016 8:30pm

Osmo Vänskä, conductor | Photo © Greg Helgeson

Osmo Vänskä, conductor | Photo © Greg Helgeson

Plan your visit

Getting to Orchestra Hall

Google Maps

Venue Information

Other Ways to Buy

Phone/Walk-up sales

Discounted Packages

Group Sales

Musician Recommendation
Anthony Ross

"Come party with us!"
–Anthony Ross, Principal Cello
Read more »

About this Concert:

We've got a glass of musical Champagne with your name on it, as superstar Dawn Upshaw and the Orchestra offer brilliant tunes from the American songbook to celebrate 2017. Capping our celebration: Rachmaninoff’s grand, gorgeous Second Symphony.

Read program notes (pdf)

PUTS
Millennium Canons

WEILL
“My Ship,” from Lady in the Dark

DUKE
“Autumn in New York,” from Thumbs Up!

DUKE
“April in Paris,” from Walk a Little Faster

BERNSTEIN
“Somewhere,” from West Side Story

BERNSTEIN
“A Little Bit in Love,” from Wonderful Town

GERSHWIN
“Someone to Watch Over Me,” from Oh, Kay!

SONDHEIM
“What More Do I Need,” from Saturday Night

SONDHEIM
“There Won’t Be Trumpets,” from Anyone Can Whistle

RACHMANINOFF
Symphony No. 2

More Details:

  • Dawn Upshaw grew up outside Chicago, playing guitar and singing Pete Seeger and Joan Baez songs with her parents in the Upshaw Family Singers.
  • Upshaw had a surprising megahit (Gorecki’s Symphony No. 3) in the '90s with her recording made with conductor David Zinman, who for several years led the Orchestra’s Sommerfest.
  • Upshaw has garnered the MacArthur (“genius”) Award, commissioned dozens of composers to write for her, survived breast cancer, and served as artistic partner of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra from 2007-2013.

OH+ Concert activities on Sunday January 1 / see all upcoming OH+ events

Photo Booth

New Year Photo Booth

When: Pre- and post-concert
Where: N. Bud Grossman Mezzanine
Snap a picture at the Forget Me Knot Photo Booth and get a free printed photo to take with you as a keepsake of the evening. #mnorch

Coffee

Coffee Concert

When: Pre-concert
Where: All lobby bars
Enjoy complimentary coffee and cookies before the concert. Available at all lobby bars.