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National Geographic Live: Symphony For Our World

Fri Mar 10 — Sat Mar 11, 2023

Orchestra Hall

~ 2 hrs, including a 20 min intermission

Symphony for Our World combines National Geographic’s intimate portraits of wildlife with an original score by Emmy- and BAFTA-nominated Bleeding Fingers Music, performed by the Minnesota Orchestra. This moving experience takes audiences on a breathtaking journey from the depths of our mysterious seas to the great heights of our majestic skies in a powerful tribute to the beauty and wonders of our world.

A Few Things to Know

  • Our beautiful and wonderous planet is made up of eight major biomes: tropical rainforests, savannas, deserts, chaparral, temperate grasslands, temperate forests, boreal forests, and Arctic tundra. This epic journey of sight and sound explores each and every one of them.
  • The music performed during this two-hour is composed and curated by Bleeding Fingers Music, a collective of composers created by Hans Zimmer.
  • This show was created by National Geographic to reminder us why it's critical to conserve, protect and preserve all our planet's precious resources.

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  • Pre-concert activities
  • Valet Parking
  • Pre-order Beverages
  • Directions & Parking
  • Helpful Tips

Performance by 29:11 International Exchange

When: Fri Mar 10 & Sat Mar 11 | 7:15pm
Where: Target Atrium

Enjoy a pre-concert performance by 29:11 International Exchange, a music group based in South Africa and the United States with a mission to facilitate hope and reconciliation through music, cross-cultural relationships, and individual artist development.

Community Members for Environmental Justice

When: Fri Mar 10 & Sat Mar 11 | 6:30-7:45pm
Where: Roberta Mann Grand Foyer

Learn from representatives from Community Members for Environmental Justice (CMEJ), a coalition of citizens committed to addressing environmental injustices occurring disproportionately in pollution-burdened neighborhoods in Minneapolis. CMEJ is focused on organizing to push for government policies that reduce the levels of toxins and other issues affecting community health.

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.

Pre-order beverages

Skip the lines at the bar! Pre-order your intermission beverage via the MN Orch App when you arrive at Orchestra Hall.

Accessibility Services

  • Armless & Bariatric Chairs
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Large-Print Programs
  • Noise-Cancelling Headphones
  • Service Animals
  • Wheelchair & Accessible Seating

Additional services are available upon request.

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