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  1. On the Air This WeekRead the original story

    Yesterday | Minnesota Public Radio

    ... music by Veracini, played by Jacques Ogg, Jaap ter Linden, and Wilbert Hazelzet. Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Rachmaninoff and Brahms. Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: The Best Feet Forward . Sunday, noon: From the Top. Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast : ...

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  2. Idina Menzel To Sing Anthem At All-Star GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBS Local

    ... retired teachers who make an impact on their students and communities. As part of the All-Star Game, the Minnesota Orchestra brass quintet will perform the Canadian national anthem. Country music artist Joe Nichols will sing "God Bless America." ...

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  3. Concert review: Minnesota Orchestra kicks off Sommerfest with flavors of AmericaRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 5 | TwinCities

    ... if you feel as if spring is just now ending and summer has only just begun. And the way the Minnesota Orchestra's schedule has shaken out does nothing to contradict that impression. When the lengthy lockout of the orchestra's musicians ended in ...

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  4. Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra musicians and management gear up for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | The Daily Page

    ... negotiations between orchestras and management often make headlines when they aren't going well. The Minnesota Orchestra's failed negotiations resulted in a historic 16-month lockout and the resignation of music director Osmo Vanska last October. ...

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  5. Music: Rose Ensemble announces 2014-15 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | Star Tribune

    The Rose Ensemble has announced a 2014-15 season that includes for the first time a collaboration with the Minnesota Orchestra.

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  6. Minnesota Orchestra offers a big, big farewell to short seasonRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 26 | TwinCities

    "Go big or go home," they say. Perhaps that's what the Minnesota Orchestra's powers that be were thinking when they assembled this weekend's final program of the truncated 2014 season.

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  7. Click on Classical: Saying goodbye to a conductor and hello to a new concert hallRead the original story

    Monday Jun 16 | Minnesota Public Radio

    ... website. Here are the stories Melissa Ousley and I are talking about today. After several years with the Minnesota Orchestra, associate conductor Courtney Lewis has just led his final subscription concerts as he prepares to move to new jobs at the ...

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  8. Minnesota Orchestra Sommerfest leader to stay on through 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | TwinCities

    Sommerfest artistic director Andrew Litton has signed a new contract with the Minnesota Orchestra that will keep him in charge of the summer festival through 2017.

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  9. Andrew Litton extends Sommerfest contract to 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Star Tribune

    ... and Kristin Tillotson . Andrew Litton has extended his contract as Sommerfest Artistic Director with the Minnesota Orchestra . Litton, first named in 2003, will stay in the top post through 2017. "I have loved Sommerfest since I led my first ...

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  10. Classical spotlight: Minnesota Orchestra and Chorale combine for 'Carmina burana'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Star Tribune

    Less familiar, but more moving, is Igor Stravinsky's deeply spiritual "Symphony of Psalms."

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  11. Review: Minnesota Orchestra shows there's magic in the music of Pixar, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 21 | TwinCities

    ... effective use of music. If you'd like a crash course in the musical magic created in Pixar films, the Minnesota Orchestra is offering a good one this weekend. On Saturday night, conductor Sarah Hicks and the orchestra performed suites of music from ...

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  12. Click on Classical: Saying goodbye to a conductor and hello to a new concert hallRead the original story

    Monday Jun 16 | Minnesota Public Radio

    ... website. Here are the stories Melissa Ousley and I are talking about today. After several years with the Minnesota Orchestra, associate conductor Courtney Lewis has just led his final subscription concerts as he prepares to move to new jobs at the ...

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  13. Orchestra extends Hicks' contractRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 18 | TwinCities

    What the Minnesota Orchestra used to call pops concerts are now known as "Live at Orchestra Hall."

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  14. Accordo ensemble announces concertsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 18 | TwinCities

    The Twin Cities' foremost chamber ensemble has announced its 2014-15 season. Accordo is a group of eight string players, four from the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, three from the Minnesota Orchestra, and one SPCO alumnus.

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  15. Sarah Hicks extends contract with Minnesota OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 18 | Star Tribune

    ... , Randy Salas and Kristin Tillotson . Conductor Sarah Hicks has agreed to extend her contract with the Minnesota Orchestra through 2016-17. Hired as principal conductor for pops and presentations in 2009, Hicks will lead the orchestra's "Live at ...

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  16. Fourth annual Northern Spark was wet and wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 16 | Star Tribune

    ... Ground." Music played a large role in this year's eclectic art party. Nearby at Orchestra Hall, the Minnesota Orchestra performed Kevin Puts' Symphony No. 4 in a free 10 p.m. concert with music-triggered visuals. The tuxedo army, conducted by ...

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  17. Fourth annual Northern Spark was wet and wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 16 | Star Tribune

    ... Ground." Music played a large role in this year's eclectic art party. Nearby at Orchestra Hall, the Minnesota Orchestra performed Kevin Puts' Symphony No. 4 in a free 10 p.m. concert with music-triggered visuals. The tuxedo army, conducted by ...

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  18. Kids in the HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 16 | Star Tribune

    ... projections by Yael Braha animated the rear wall at Orchestra Hall during a latenight concert by the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by Courtney Lewis. Photo by Claude Peck If Minnesota Orchestra wants to attract younger audience members, it would be ...

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  19. The Ben Folds Orchestral ExperienceRead the original story

    Friday Jun 13 | Houston Press

    ... "Brick," "Annie Waits," and "Jesusland." Co-commissioned by the Nashville Symphony, Nashville Ballet and Minnesota Orchestra, the piano concerto premiered earlier this year in a performance by Folds with the Nashville Symphony. He spent a year ...

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  20. What to do This Weekend in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 13 | Houston Press

    ... "Brick," "Annie Waits," and "Jesusland." Co-commissioned by the Nashville Symphony, Nashville Ballet and Minnesota Orchestra, the piano concerto premiered earlier this year in a performance by Folds with the Nashville Symphony. He spent a year ...

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