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Music Together: Finale Concert

About This Concert:

Music Director Osmo Vänskä leads the Minnesota Orchestra in a performance at North High School—the culminating event of the Orchestra’s Common Chords residency week in the North Minneapolis community. Program highlights include Dance for Martin’s Dream by American composer Michael Abels and Danzóby Cuban composer Alejandro García Caturla, plus Leonard Bernstein’s showstopping Overture to Candide, Jean Sibelius’ Finlandia and Samuel Barber’s Symphony No. 1. The concert features musical collaborations with The Steeles, MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra, Orchestra trumpeter Charles Lazarus and Patricio DeLara from Juxtaposition Arts, who will create new artwork live during the performance. 

This event is part of the Orchestra's Common Chords project. About Common Chords »

Join the performers for a free post-concert reception with food provided by Sammy's Avenue Eatery and Cookie Cart.

Program to include:

PRECHTL
Keep Up for Bucket Band, Brass and Percussion

TRADITIONAL
We Shall Overcome, arr. Dean Sorenson and L.A. Buckner

VARIOUS
Selections by MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra (MNYO)

BERNSTEIN
Overture to Candide

ABELS
Dance for Martin’s Dream

SIBELIUS
Finlandia

BARBER
Symphony No. 1

CATURLA
Danzón

MILLER
Heaven Help Us All

JOHNSON
Lift Every Voice and Sing

GERSHWIN
Our Love is Here to Stay

Read more

Program Notes PDF

Sponsored by:

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Target US Bank

Accessibility

  Assisted listening devices availableWheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

Other access services are available upon request.

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Location North High School
1500 James Ave N
Minneapolis
Minnesota
55411
United States
Tickets are FREE for North Minneapolis residents. Use promo code: NORTHMPLS to redeem. Limited number of seats available.
North Minneapolis Common Chords

Music Together: Finale Concert

Tickets $30

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Sat Jan 26 7pm Buy

MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra | Photo © Greg Helgeson

MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra | Photo © Greg Helgeson

Tickets are FREE for North Minneapolis residents. Use promo code: NORTHMPLS to redeem. Limited number of seats available.
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North High School
1500 James Ave N
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55411

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Doors open 5:30pm

About This Concert:

Music Director Osmo Vänskä leads the Minnesota Orchestra in a performance at North High School—the culminating event of the Orchestra’s Common Chords residency week in the North Minneapolis community. Program highlights include Dance for Martin’s Dream by American composer Michael Abels and Danzóby Cuban composer Alejandro García Caturla, plus Leonard Bernstein’s showstopping Overture to Candide, Jean Sibelius’ Finlandia and Samuel Barber’s Symphony No. 1. The concert features musical collaborations with The Steeles, MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra, Orchestra trumpeter Charles Lazarus and Patricio DeLara from Juxtaposition Arts, who will create new artwork live during the performance. 

This event is part of the Orchestra's Common Chords project. About Common Chords »

Join the performers for a free post-concert reception with food provided by Sammy's Avenue Eatery and Cookie Cart.

Program to include:

PRECHTL
Keep Up for Bucket Band, Brass and Percussion

TRADITIONAL
We Shall Overcome, arr. Dean Sorenson and L.A. Buckner

VARIOUS
Selections by MacPhail Northside Youth Orchestra (MNYO)

BERNSTEIN
Overture to Candide

ABELS
Dance for Martin’s Dream

SIBELIUS
Finlandia

BARBER
Symphony No. 1

CATURLA
Danzón

MILLER
Heaven Help Us All

JOHNSON
Lift Every Voice and Sing

GERSHWIN
Our Love is Here to Stay

Read more

Program Notes PDF

Sponsored by:

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Target US Bank

Accessibility

  Assisted listening devices availableWheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

Other access services are available upon request.

Follow us on social! #mnorch