While remaining tight-lipped about negotiations over a possible return to the Minnesota Orchestra, former Music Director Osmo Vanska has told the Washington Post a little about the showdown which led to his resignation. In an article published today in advance of Vanska’s appearance with the National Symphony Orchestra this weekend, Vanska reveals  how he tried to bring management and Read more

The locked out musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra have planned a free community concert in mid-September at the Lake Harriet Bandshell in Minneapolis. The concert, scheduled for Sept. 15 at 5 p.m., will be conducted by trumpet player Manny Laureano and feature performances of Weber’s Overture to “Der Freischutz,” and Tchaikovsky’s  “Symphony No. 5” A Read more