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Vänskä Conducts Ginastera and Villa-Lobos

About This Concert

The Minnesota Orchestra brings emotion and intensity to Peruvian composer Jimmy López’s Perú Negro, and renowned South African soprano Goitsemang Lehobye performs the dazzling Aria from a suite by Villa-Lobos.

Artists

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Osmo Vänskä, conductor
  • Goitsemang Lehobye, soprano

Program

ENESCU
Romanian Rhapsody No. 1

LÓPEZ
Perú Negro

VILLA-LOBOS
Aria (Cantilena) from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5

MÁRQUEZ
Danzón No. 2

GINASTERA
Variaciones concertantes

Fun Facts

  • The Wall Street Journal writes: “The strength of [Jimmy] López’s music is its bright, brass-tinged propulsiveness, a riot of orchestral color.…”
  • A Buenos Aires native, composer Alberto Ginastera studied at Tanglewood with the legendary Aaron Copland. Of his Variaciones, Ginastera says, “Instead of using folkloristic material, I try to achieve an Argentine atmosphere through…my own thematic and rhythmic elements.”
  • Soprano Goitsemang Lehobye won raves during 2018 performances with the Minnesota Orchestra in Minneapolis and on tour in South Africa.
  • Contemporary Mexican composer Arturo Márquez’s Danzón No. 2 is a well-known piece that was featured in season two of the Amazon television series Mozart in the Jungle.
  • Arrive early for concerts throughout the festival and enjoy our $5 Happy Hour along with food, fun and free entertainment.

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

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Vänskä Conducts Ginastera and Villa-Lobos

Tickets

172009187700

1562979600

172041414900

Fri Jul 12 2019 8pm Buy

Goitsemang Lehobye, soprano | Photo © Greg Helgeson

Goitsemang Lehobye, soprano | Photo © Greg Helgeson

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Concert Duration

Approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute intermission.


Pre-Concert

Doors open 6pm

About This Concert

The Minnesota Orchestra brings emotion and intensity to Peruvian composer Jimmy López’s Perú Negro, and renowned South African soprano Goitsemang Lehobye performs the dazzling Aria from a suite by Villa-Lobos.

Artists

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Osmo Vänskä, conductor
  • Goitsemang Lehobye, soprano

Program

ENESCU
Romanian Rhapsody No. 1

LÓPEZ
Perú Negro

VILLA-LOBOS
Aria (Cantilena) from Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5

MÁRQUEZ
Danzón No. 2

GINASTERA
Variaciones concertantes

Fun Facts

  • The Wall Street Journal writes: “The strength of [Jimmy] López’s music is its bright, brass-tinged propulsiveness, a riot of orchestral color.…”
  • A Buenos Aires native, composer Alberto Ginastera studied at Tanglewood with the legendary Aaron Copland. Of his Variaciones, Ginastera says, “Instead of using folkloristic material, I try to achieve an Argentine atmosphere through…my own thematic and rhythmic elements.”
  • Soprano Goitsemang Lehobye won raves during 2018 performances with the Minnesota Orchestra in Minneapolis and on tour in South Africa.
  • Contemporary Mexican composer Arturo Márquez’s Danzón No. 2 is a well-known piece that was featured in season two of the Amazon television series Mozart in the Jungle.
  • Arrive early for concerts throughout the festival and enjoy our $5 Happy Hour along with food, fun and free entertainment.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes