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Erin Keefe & Osmo Vänskä | © Lisa-Marie Mazzucco

Vänskä and Keefe

Thu Jun 2 — Sat Jun 4, 2022

Orchestra Hall

~2 hrs including a 20 min intermission

Violinist and composer Jaakko Kuusisto has composed a new symphony, and you can be the first to experience it as the Minnesota Orchestra gives the work its world premiere. Led by Vänskä, this concert also features Concertmaster Erin Keefe alongside friend and pianist Juho Pohjonen in Mendelssohn’s radiant Concerto for Piano, Violin and Strings.

The performance on Jun 3, 2022 will be broadcast with a live audience on TPT-2 and livestreamed on the Minnesota Orchestra website. Not sure what to expect? Read on about the experience

A Few Things to Know

  • During the pandemic, Vänskä and Keefe recorded many duets together for clarinet and violin and shared them with audiences around the world.
  • In 2017, the Minnesota Orchestra celebrated Finland’s Centennial with a special Finnish-themed concert which featured the world premiere of Jaakko Kuusisto’s Violin Concerto—performed by Elina Vähälä.



    Concerto for Violin, Piano and Strings


    Symphony [world premiere]


Minnesota Orchestra

Osmo Vänskä


Erin Keefe


Juho Pohjonen


Accessibility Services

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

Additional services are available upon request.

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