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Guarantors' Celebration: Vänskä Conducts Mahler's Sixth

Guarantors' Celebration

During the first two weeks in November, we perform concerts in dedication to the Orchestra’s outstanding community of donors. We are deeply grateful to all who give in extraordinary ways to ensure the Minnesota Orchestra’s artistic and financial well-being. Ticket sales only cover one-quarter of the Orchestra’s annual budget. Your generosity supports our exceptional musicians and this outstanding season of music. The Minnesota Orchestra belongs to all of us—thank you for investing in its future. Become a donor and support the music you love »

About this Concert:

Mahler’s Sixth is his unsung masterpiece, thrilling in its sweep and drama, and Osmo Vänskä’s interpretation is riveting.

PUNTIN
AROMA: Imaginative Spaces for Solo Clarinet and Orchestra

MAHLER
Symphony No. 6

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More Details:

  • Growing up in Switzerland, Claudio Puntin initially played the harmonica in a folk band with his brother and father.
  • He’s part of Berlin’s thriving arts scene today and plays all the clarinets in all kinds of music, including klezmer, jazz, classical and his own compositions.
  • Music Director Osmo Vänskä asked Puntin to create this Clarinet Concerto.
  • The Orchestra will record Mahler’s Sixth this season.
Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org
Classical

Guarantors' Celebration: Vänskä Conducts Mahler's Sixth

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1497732380

1478916000

1529873180

Fri Nov 11 2016 8pm

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Sat Nov 12 2016 8pm

Gustav Mahler, composer | Portrait by: Emil Orlik

Gustav Mahler, composer | Portrait by: Emil Orlik

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Aaron Janse

"The mightiest and my favorite of all the Mahler Symphonies..."
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Guarantors' Celebration

During the first two weeks in November, we perform concerts in dedication to the Orchestra’s outstanding community of donors. We are deeply grateful to all who give in extraordinary ways to ensure the Minnesota Orchestra’s artistic and financial well-being. Ticket sales only cover one-quarter of the Orchestra’s annual budget. Your generosity supports our exceptional musicians and this outstanding season of music. The Minnesota Orchestra belongs to all of us—thank you for investing in its future. Become a donor and support the music you love »

About this Concert:

Mahler’s Sixth is his unsung masterpiece, thrilling in its sweep and drama, and Osmo Vänskä’s interpretation is riveting.

PUNTIN
AROMA: Imaginative Spaces for Solo Clarinet and Orchestra

MAHLER
Symphony No. 6

Read program notes »

More Details:

  • Growing up in Switzerland, Claudio Puntin initially played the harmonica in a folk band with his brother and father.
  • He’s part of Berlin’s thriving arts scene today and plays all the clarinets in all kinds of music, including klezmer, jazz, classical and his own compositions.
  • Music Director Osmo Vänskä asked Puntin to create this Clarinet Concerto.
  • The Orchestra will record Mahler’s Sixth this season.
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Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra

FRIENDS Young Artist Competition Finalist: Cicely Parnas

When: 7:15-7:45pm
Where: Target Atrium
Arrive early to enjoy a performance from cellist Cicely Parnas, one of the 2016 finalists for the FRIENDS of the Minnesota Orchestra Young Artist Competition. Music will include Beethoven and Shostakovich. Free and open to the public. No ticket required!

Osmo Vänskä

Osmo Vänskä CD Signing

When: Post-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
Meet our esteemed music director and get a CD signed after the concert!

Photo Exhibit

European Tour and Vikings Photo Exhibit

When: Pre- and post-concert
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer
Enjoy a lobby exhibit featuring photos from our 2016 European Tour and the Minnesota Vikings half-time performance.