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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

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Program Notes PDF

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

1547366639

1547344800

1579507439

Sat Jan 12 2019 8pm

Other Performances

Sun Jan 13 2pm


$25 public rush available

$12 student rush available

Charles Lazarus, Trumpet | Photo © Travis Anderson Photo

Charles Lazarus, Trumpet | Photo © Travis Anderson Photo

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

Read more

Program Notes PDF

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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OH+ Concert activities on Saturday January 12 / see all upcoming OH+ events

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 Performance with MacPhail FAIR School

Student Performance with MacPhail FAIR School

When: 7:15-7:45pm
Where: Target Atrium
The FAIR Downtown Choir, under the direction of Justin Nellis, is a mixed vocal ensemble made up of 9th through 12th graders. They will be singing a collection of their favorite new age songs that they've been working on since the start of the school year.

Minnesota Orchestra Band

The MOB - Tom Petty Tribute

When: Post-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
The Minnesota Orchestra Band (The MOB) is a rock band comprised of musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra and friends. Join us for a Tom Petty Tribute post-concert!

CD Signing

CD Signing

When: Post-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
Stay after the concert to purchase a Minnesota Orchestra recording and have it signed by Music Director Osmo Vänskä.