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Cameron Carpenter at Northrop

About This Concert

When asked if he's attempting to rewrite the rules on organ playing, Cameron Carpenter simply says, "Well no, because I'm not invested in the rules of organ playing." A true original, Carpenter is bringing his immense talent and revolutionary interpretations to the Northrop stage.

Please note: This concert will be performed at Northrop, University of Minnesota.

Program

NAZAYKINSKAYA
Winter Bells / 15 min

JONGEN
Symphonie concertante for Organ and Orchestra / 36 min

INTERMISSION / 20 min

PROKOFIEV
Cinderella Suite / 38 min

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Program Notes PDF

Artists

Fun Facts

  • Organ phenom Cameron Carpenter returns to Minneapolis after thrilling audiences at his April 2018 performances with the Orchestra.
  • Akiko Fujimoto makes her subscription series debut with conducting this organ-centric celebration at Northrop.
  • Cinematically symphonic, Winter Bells by contemporary composer Polina Nazaykinskaya was inspired by a visit to the Volga region of Russia, her homeland.
  • The Minnesota Orchestra helped celebrate the return of the organ with a performance of John Harbison’s What Do We Make of Bach? for Orchestra and Obbligato Organ as well as Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony for an inaugural concert in October 2018.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

Location Northrop
84 Church St SE
Minneapolis
MN
55455
USA
612-624-2345
http://www.northrop.umn.edu/visit/our-spaces/carlson-family-stage

Performance Cancelled

The University of Minnesota announced today, March 13, 2020, that they are closing all major venues to the public as a preventative action against the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result, this performance at Northrop has been cancelled.

Ticketholders will receive official communication from the Minnesota Orchestra on Monday, March 16. All tickets are fully exchangeable and can be exchanged now online by logging into your account. If you choose not to exchange, we will automatically bank the value of your tickets for use at a future concert. As a result of this cancellation, we anticipate limited staffing, and longer phone wait times. We may also have modified phone and box office hours (for the safety of our employees).

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Cameron Carpenter at Northrop

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Fri Mar 27 2020 8pm

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Sat Mar 28 20208pm

Cameron Carpenter, organ | Photo by Christine Bush

Cameron Carpenter, organ | Photo by Christine Bush

Performance Cancelled

The University of Minnesota announced today, March 13, 2020, that they are closing all major venues to the public as a preventative action against the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result, this performance at Northrop has been cancelled.

Ticketholders will receive official communication from the Minnesota Orchestra on Monday, March 16. All tickets are fully exchangeable and can be exchanged now online by logging into your account. If you choose not to exchange, we will automatically bank the value of your tickets for use at a future concert. As a result of this cancellation, we anticipate limited staffing, and longer phone wait times. We may also have modified phone and box office hours (for the safety of our employees).

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Venue Information

Northrop is located on the East Bank campus of the University of Minnesota.


Concert Duration

Approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute intermission.


Pre-Concert

Doors open 6pm

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About This Concert

When asked if he's attempting to rewrite the rules on organ playing, Cameron Carpenter simply says, "Well no, because I'm not invested in the rules of organ playing." A true original, Carpenter is bringing his immense talent and revolutionary interpretations to the Northrop stage.

Please note: This concert will be performed at Northrop, University of Minnesota.

Program

NAZAYKINSKAYA
Winter Bells / 15 min

JONGEN
Symphonie concertante for Organ and Orchestra / 36 min

INTERMISSION / 20 min

PROKOFIEV
Cinderella Suite / 38 min

Read more

Program Notes PDF

Artists

Fun Facts

  • Organ phenom Cameron Carpenter returns to Minneapolis after thrilling audiences at his April 2018 performances with the Orchestra.
  • Akiko Fujimoto makes her subscription series debut with conducting this organ-centric celebration at Northrop.
  • Cinematically symphonic, Winter Bells by contemporary composer Polina Nazaykinskaya was inspired by a visit to the Volga region of Russia, her homeland.
  • The Minnesota Orchestra helped celebrate the return of the organ with a performance of John Harbison’s What Do We Make of Bach? for Orchestra and Obbligato Organ as well as Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony for an inaugural concert in October 2018.

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall

Assisted listening devices available Large print program available Wheelchair seating availableService dogs welcomePlease refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes

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Pre- and Post-Concert Experiences on Friday March 27 / SEE ALL UPCOMING EXPERIENCES

Concert Preview with Valerie Little

Concert Preview with Valerie Little

When: 7:00-7:30pm
Where: Best Buy Theater, Northrop Auditorium
Gain insight into the performance at an in-depth conversation hosted by Valerie Little, Minnesota Orchestra Assistant Principal Librarian, featuring Akiko Fujimoto, Minnesota Orchestra Associate Conductor, and Polina Nazaykinskaya, composer of the first piece on the program, Winter Bells, among others.