The new Orchestra Hall is ready for business — whenever that may be possible given the current lockout of musicians for the Minnesota Orchestra. Orchestra officials took media on a tour this morning to show off the results of the year-long $52 million renovation project. There’s a lot of change that is easy to see, Read more →
U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison today called upon the board of the Minnesota Orchestra to accept a proposal put forward by former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell Read more →
That orchestra officials would continue to say no is no surprise.
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This post has been updated For months now observers of the Minnesota Orchestra deadlock have focused on the Sept. 9 deadline set by Music Director Osmo Vanska for a rehearsal to prevent his resignation. But today things shifted again. According to a release from the Minnesota Orchestra Vanska now says rehearsals must start by the Read more →
Alumni and supporters of the Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute are calling for a quick resolution to the lockout of Minnesota Orchestra musicians. 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 →