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Vänskä Conducts American Nomad

About This Concert

Join the Minnesota Orchestra and our virtuoso trumpeter Charles Lazarus for a performance showcasing the multifaceted beauty, scope and originality of talented trailblazers in the landscape of contemporary American sound.

This program is part of Minnesota Orchestra's American Expressions festival, celebrating and exploring this country’s bold, imaginative and diverse classical music tradition.

Program

*SCHUMAN
New England Triptych / 15 min

*HEITZEG
American Nomad, for Trumpet and Orchestra / 26 min

—INTERMISSION 20 MINUTES—

*PRICE
Symphony No. 1 / 39 min

Artists

Fun Facts

  • As the title suggests, American Nomad is a road trip through the U.S., starting with the first movement Avenue of the Americas, New York City, wandering South, then through the Great Plains, the deserts of the Southwest and ending on the California coast.
  • Florence Beatrice Price was an award-winning pianist and composer who became the first African-American woman to have her work performed by a major orchestra.

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
AMERICAN EXPRESSIONS

Vänskä Conducts American Nomad

Tickets

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1547344800

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Sat Jan 12 8pm Buy

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Sun Jan 13 2pm Buy


$25 public rush available

$12 student rush available

Charles Lazarus, Trumpet | Photo © Travis Anderson Photo

Charles Lazarus, Trumpet | Photo © Travis Anderson Photo

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Concert Duration

Approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute intermission.


Pre-Concert

Doors open 6pm

Roundtable Discussion

Student Immigration Experiences Exhibit


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About This Concert

Join the Minnesota Orchestra and our virtuoso trumpeter Charles Lazarus for a performance showcasing the multifaceted beauty, scope and originality of talented trailblazers in the landscape of contemporary American sound.

This program is part of Minnesota Orchestra's American Expressions festival, celebrating and exploring this country’s bold, imaginative and diverse classical music tradition.

Program

*SCHUMAN
New England Triptych / 15 min

*HEITZEG
American Nomad, for Trumpet and Orchestra / 26 min

—INTERMISSION 20 MINUTES—

*PRICE
Symphony No. 1 / 39 min

Artists

Fun Facts

  • As the title suggests, American Nomad is a road trip through the U.S., starting with the first movement Avenue of the Americas, New York City, wandering South, then through the Great Plains, the deserts of the Southwest and ending on the California coast.
  • Florence Beatrice Price was an award-winning pianist and composer who became the first African-American woman to have her work performed by a major orchestra.

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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Roundtable Discussion

Roundtable Discussion

When: 7-7:25pm
Where: Auditorium
Join Akiko Fujimoto and musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra as they discuss January's American Expressions festival.

Student Immigration Experiences Exhibit

Student Immigration Experiences Exhibit

When: Pre-concert and Post-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
This exhibition features original artworks by Saint Paul Public Schools LEAP High School students, created as part of a partnership program with the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) and the Tenement Museum in New York City. Guided by teachers Jill Michell and Anne Lowe, the students shared their own stories of immigration through art-making and writing.