Sat Mar 18, 2023
Symphony in 60 is a one-hour concert—highlighting popular symphonic works paired with music new to Orchestra Hall. These concerts include a post-concert onstage reception with musicians, an earlier 6pm start time, and make a great introduction for newer Minnesota Orchestra audiences.
A Few Things to Know
- Did you know Mozart didn't give his final symphony the nickname "Jupiter?" Read our blog post "Five Things to Know About Mozart's Jupiter."
- Jesse Montgomery's Strum opens the program. Written for string orchestra, the piece draws on American folk idioms and the spirit of dance and movement.
- Come early for a $5 happy hour and spirits tasting, courtesy of DuNord Social Spirits and stay late for an onstage reception with musicians.
Date & Time
Symphony No. 41, Jupiter
The Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra, led by Danish conductor Thomas Søndergård—who is serving as music director designate during the 2022-23 season—is recognized for distinguished performances around the world, award-winning recordings and broadcasts, educational engagement programs, and commitment to building the orchestral repertoire of the future. Founded in 1903, the Orchestra has an extensive history of touring throughout Minnesota, nationally and abroad, including high-profile visits in recent years to Cuba, Europe and South Africa. Recording projects undertaken in the past two decades include complete cycles of symphonies by Beethoven, Sibelius and Mahler, all recorded under Osmo Vänskä, who is now the Orchestra’s conductor laureate.
Plan your visit
- Pre-concert activities
- Valet Parking
- Pre-order Beverages
- Directions & Parking
- Helpful Tips
Pre-concert Performance by Dúo Ávila
When: Sat, Mar 18 | 5:15 pm
Where: Target Atrium
Dúo Ávila presents Portraits of Women in Music, a multi-sensory concert experience. Venezuelan musicians Ines Guanchez (piano) and Sofia Schutte (violin) explore the music of seven female composers from across the globe through live performance and visual art.
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.
Skip the lines at the bar! Pre-order your intermission beverage via the MN Orch App when you arrive at Orchestra Hall.
Symphony in 60 concert enhancements include:
$5 Happy Hour
- Armless & Bariatric Chairs
- Assistive Listening Devices
- Large-Print Programs
- Noise-Cancelling Headphones
- Service Animals
- Wheelchair & Accessible Seating
Additional services are available upon request.