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Live Broadcasts—What You Need To Know

We're thrilled to welcome in-person audiences to our live This Is Minnesota Orchestra broadcasts.

Before You Arrive

Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2022-23 This is Minnesota Orchestra concert broadcast season.

Dress as you like! You can feel free to dress casually or dress up, whatever feels best to you for your concert experience.

This concert will be broadcast live on TPT, MPR, the Orchestra’s website and social media channels. Your prompt arrival is important. Plan extra time for entry into the building. We encourage you to be seated by 7:45pm. There will be no late seating once the concert begins. For your convenience, and to ensure your timely arrival, we encourage parking in the 11th & Marquette Municipal Ramp. Ushers and security staff will be available at all entrances to greet and assist you.

Your prompt arrival is important. Plan extra time for entry into the building. Staff will assist any late arrivals once the concert begins.

We encourage parking in the 11th & Marquette Municipal Ramp. Ushers and security staff will be available at the skyway entrance to greet and assist you.

While You're Here

Food and beverage options will be available for select concerts before each concert and during intermission. While we strongly recommend that food and beverages be enjoyed outside we have relaxed masking policies indoors to allow for brief consumption of food and beverages in designated areas of the lobby only. This policy remains in place until further notice. Food and beverages are not permitted outside of designated spaces nor inside the Orchestra Hall auditorium. For your convenience, drinks can be pre-ordered for intermission (using the MNOrch App) and picked up in the Target Atrium.

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Concerts will be approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute intermission.

Yes, there will be a 20 minute intermission. 

You’ll see cameras in Orchestra Hall that are recording the performance for audiences who are watching on T.V. or via livestream. We will contact you if there's a substantial impact to your seat location. If you have any questions when you get to your seat, an usher can assist you.

Yes, we're happy to be able to provide Showcase Magazine again.

After the Concert

The broadcasts will be available to audiences at no cost as they debut live and for up to a week after. Want to watch whenever you like? Purchase a digital subscription and watch concerts on-demand anytime from anywhere. 2022-23 concert subscribers and generous donors at the Partner level or above receive a digital subscription as a benefit. 

Sarah Hicks hosts This is Minnesota Orchestra broadcast

Broadcast Hosts

Throughout the concert, you may see one of our This Is Minnesota Orchestra broadcasts hosts introducing works for the at-home viewing audience. They’ll introduce themselves to you at the top of the concert!


If you have any questions about guidelines and expectations, our team is here to help. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Livestream Partners

This program series is made possible in part by generous lead gifts from Kathryn and Charles Cunningham & Nancy and John Lindahl.

This performance is being broadcast live and recorded by Minnesota Orchestra, YourClassical MPR and Twin Cities PBS (TPT).

By entering this event, you consent to be photographed and filmed at Orchestra Hall for live and recorded broadcast programs, events, promotions and archives.