Mon Dec 19, 2022
George Winston’s expressive, improvisational playing style and mesmerizing presence have made him a winter audience favorite at Orchestra Hall. He has 16 solo piano albums to his credit, including the brand-new NIGHT on RCA Records, featuring the singles Beverly and Hana (A Flower For Your Heart). Winston has carved out a style all his own with influences from jazz to Hawaiian slack key guitar, and he has composed some of the most beloved piano and guitar music of the last four decades—so settle in for a very special evening.
The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this concert.
A Few Things To Know
- George Winston's newest bestselling album of solo piano music, Night, was released in May 2022.
- The Ultimate Collab. In 1985, George Winston released The Velveteen Rabbit, an album of piano music featuring a narration of the beloved children's tale by Meryl Streep.
- Well known for his solo piano recordings (including nine albums that peaked at number one on the Billboard charts), Winston also plays and is a major proponent of slack-key guitar, a unique style of Hawaiian guitar playing.
Date & Time
George Winston is undeniably a household name. He’s inspired fans and musicians alike with his singular solo acoustic piano songs for more than 40 years while selling 15 million albums. For Winston, a tireless road warrior, live performance is akin to breathing. Winston’s music is evocative, offering listeners a chance to take a step back from their perpetually busy lives and let their minds adventurously wander. His latest album, NIGHT, is where things truly come alive for Winston. Whether on a performance stage, in a midnight recording session, practicing late at night, driving solo through urban city spaces, or witnessing nature grow under the moonlight, Winston celebrates his renowned 50-year career with this interstellar new recording.
Plan your visit
- Pre-concert activities
- Valet Parking
- Pre-order Beverages
- Directions & Parking
- Helpful Tips
Know Before You Go
An engaging performance awaits, and the fun doesn’t stop there. Make this visit your own with food and activity options. Browse these helpful tips, and when your concert date arrives, all you have to do is sit back and enjoy.
Directions & Parking
All the information you need to know for getting to and from Orchestra Hall. Parking is just steps away from Orchestra Hall in the city-owned and skyway-connected 11th and Marquette Ramp.
We also offer convenient valet parking as well as buses for our Thursday Coffee Concerts!
Skip the lines at the bar! Pre-order your intermission beverage via the MN Orch App when you arrive at Orchestra Hall.
- Armless & Bariatric Chairs
- Assistive Listening Devices
- Large-Print Programs
- Noise-Cancelling Headphones
- Service Animals
- Wheelchair & Accessible Seating
Additional services are available upon request.