Sommerfest! New York Rhythms: Gershwin, Litton and Broadway

Sommerfest! New York Rhythms: Gershwin, Litton and Broadway

Andrew Litton started his last weekend as Sommerfest Artistic Director with a sold-out performance that included members of the the New York City Ballet! All photos © Courtney Perry

Sommerfest 2017

Members of the New York City Ballet performed with the Minnesota Orchestra in front of a sold-out crowd.

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Patrons tried their hand at oversized games in the lobby.

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Nooky Jones provided a free concert in the Target Atrium to start the evening.

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Cameron Kinghorn of Nooky Jones, who also sang with Dessa at her performances this spring.

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Patrons enjoyed food from a variety of vendors.

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A patron tries Glitch's virtual reality game in the Orchestra Hall Lobby.

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Heading outside for intermission.

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A service dog also got to enjoy the show Friday evening!

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The Minnesota Orchestra performed Copland's Appalachian Spring and Who Cares? by George Gershwin.

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The brass and the basses.

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Thank you, Andrew Litton and the New York City Ballet!

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