ROSSINI/WredeOverture to William Tell
BACHConcerto in A minor for Four Keyboards, BWV 1065
OLDFIELD/BergmannTubular Bells, Part I
GERSHWIN/BergmannMedley on Popular Tunes by George Gershwin
PIAZZOLLA/BergmannMilonga del Ángel
PIAZZOLLA/BergmannSpring, from The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
BERGMANNFour for Boogie
Jon Kimura Parker
Chelsea de Souza
Known for his passionate artistry and engaging stage presence, pianist Jon Kimura Parker has performed regularly at the Berlin Philharmonie, Carnegie Hall, London’s South Bank, the Sydney Opera House and the Beijing Concert Hall. In 2019 he was appointed the Minnesota Orchestra’s first-ever creative partner for Summer at Orchestra Hall, a new role in which he is serving as a creative force behind the Orchestra’s summer festival and appearing each summer as a host, performer and personality.
Known for her dynamic artistry and thought-provoking recital programming, Indian pianist Chelsea de Souza is a Steinway Young Artist equally at home in the worlds of traditional and new music. The four-time All-India Piano Competition winner has been interviewed on NBC TV, performed live on public radio, and appeared in concerts across the US, Belgium, Germany, France, and India. 2022-23 season highlights include recitals for Houston Methodist’s Center for Performing Arts Medicine, the Menil Collection and Cypress Creek FACE; performances with New York City Ballet principal Tiler Peck for Artists at the Center; and a commissioning Project Grant from New Music USA. A consummate chamber musician, Chelsea has performed at La Jolla Summerfest 2022 and as a Young Artist Fellow with the DACAMERA Chamber Music and Jazz Series in Houston. A committed performer of music by living composers, she has commissioned and premiered numerous works for solo piano and small ensemble, and performed with award-winning groups “Alarm Will Sound” and the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra. As a singer, she was co-director of Oberlin’s longest-running all-female a cappella group ‘Nothing but Treble’. de Souza holds bachelor’s degrees in Politics, Piano Performance and Vocal Accompanying from Oberlin College and Conservatory, a Master’s degree in piano performance from the Peabody Institute, and is pursuing a doctorate at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music.
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.
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.
The Creative Partner position is supported by Marilyn and Glen Nelson