Beethoven Symphony No. 8
Sat Apr 20, 2024 - 6 p.m.
Two vibrant orchestral works in under an hour! Make Symphony in 60 part of your weekend and witness the musical power of cellist Sterling Elliott in Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme and hear Beethoven's lighthearted and optimistic Eighth Symphony, conducted by Kristiina Poska.
Things to know
Enjoy a one-hour concert with $5 Happy Hour and a post-concert onstage reception with musicians.
Date & Time
Variations on a Rococo Theme
Symphony No. 8
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.
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.