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Live Broadcasts—What You Need To Know

We are thrilled to welcome in-person audiences back to Orchestra Hall beginning in June to enjoy live recordings of This Is Minnesota Orchestra broadcasts.

Before You Arrive

Friday, October 1, 2021, 7:45 p.m.

Friday, December 3, 2021, 7:45 p.m.

Friday, December 31, 2021, 8:15 p.m.

Dress as you like! You can feel free to dress casually or dress up, whatever feels best to you for your concert experience.

This concert will be broadcast live on TPT, MPR, the Orchestra’s website and social media channels. Your prompt arrival is important. As you enter Orchestra Hall, please have your digital ticket available to share. Audiences must be seated no later than 7:45 p.m. Guests will not be seated in the auditorium after 7:45 p.m. For your convenience, and to ensure your timely arrival, we encourage parking in the 11th & Marquette Municipal Ramp. Ushers and security staff will be available at the skyway entrance to greet and assist you.

Please note there will be no late seating. All guests must be seated by 7:45 p.m. In order to avoid interrupting the live broadcast recording, guests will not be admitted after this time. The Box Office will assist any late arrivals with exchanging tickets. Livestream performances are available for viewing on demand online the week following the program.

We encourage parking in the 11th & Marquette Municipal Ramp. Ushers and security staff will be available at the skyway entrance to greet and assist you.

While You're Here

Food and beverage options will be available during bar service hours. Beverages are not permitted inside Orchestra Hall, but may be enjoyed outside on our patio spaces. Masks can be removed outside of Orchestra Hall to enjoy a beverage. 

Concerts will be approximately 2 hours including a 20 minute intermission.

Yes, there will be a 20 minute intermission. 

You’ll see cameras in Orchestra Hall that are recording the performance for audiences who are watching on T.V. or via livestream. We will contact you if there's a substantial impact to your seat location. If you have any questions when you get to your seat, an usher can assist you.

Yes, we're happy to be able to provide Showcase Magazine again. You may also use your phone to access program notes as well. (Yes, you’ll be able to use your silenced phone during the performance!) We’ll also email you a link to program materials and notes in your concert reminder.

After the event, please stay in your seat until the emcee provides instructions and an usher dismisses your section.

Your Host

Throughout the concert, you’ll also see Sarah Hicks, host* of This is Minnesota Orchestra broadcasts, introducing works for the at-home viewing audience and interviewing some of the evening’s artists. 

*Sometimes the Host will be out in the aisles of the seating area and will temporarily remove their face mask. We have carefully selected locations where guests will be at least 12 feet away.


If you have any questions about guidelines and expectations, our team is here to help. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Livestream Partners

This program series is made possible in part by generous lead gifts from Kathryn and Charles Cunningham & Nancy and John Lindahl.

This performance is being broadcast live and recorded by Minnesota Orchestra, YourClassical MPR and Twin Cities PBS (TPT).

By entering this event, you consent to be photographed and filmed at Orchestra Hall for live and recorded broadcast programs, events, promotions and archives.