Update browser for a secure Minnesota Orchestra experience

It looks like you may be using a web browser version that we don't support. Make sure you're using the most recent version of your browser, or try using of these supported browsers, to get the full Minnesota Orchestra experience: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge.

Gemma New, conductor | © Roy Cox

Sunwook Kim Plays Brahms

Thu Apr 28 — Sat Apr 30, 2022

Orchestra Hall

~1.5 hrs including a 20 min intermission

When architecture inspires music, edges and curves and textures weave together and take shape to create something stunning and new. Vivian Fung’s Aqua is such an example, an orchestral work inspired by the 82-story Aqua Tower in Chicago. Samuel Barber introduces a wave of orchestral sound with his single-movement Symphony No. 1. Joining the Orchestra for these concerts are conductor Gemma New, who steps onto the podium at Orchestra Hall for the first time, and pianist Sunwook Kim, who returns to perform Brahms’ First Piano Concerto.

A Few Things to Know

  • The Aqua Tower was designed by Studio Gang and was imagined to portray a vertical landscape made up of hills, valleys and pools.
  • Samuel Barber began composing music at age seven. By the time he sat down to write his First Symphony, he already had 18 years of experience.

Program

  • FUNG

    Aqua

  • BARBER

    Symphony No. 1

  • INTERMISSION
  • BRAHMS

    Piano Concerto No. 1

Artists

Minnesota Orchestra

Gemma New

conductor

Sunwook Kim

piano

Accessibility Services

  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Large Print Programs
  • Service Animals
  • Wheelchair & Accessible Seating

Additional services are available upon request.

Sponsored By

MSAB
Delta
Target