Fans of classical music in Minnesota will have one more reason to celebrate ringing in the new year. The Minnesota Orchestra announced the details for its 2014-2015 season on Friday, and among the highlights will be their first New Year’s Eve concerts since 1998.
Legendary comedian Bill Cosby will perform at Orchestra Hall this month, for the first time in five years.
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After $52 million in renovations and a labor dispute that left it sitting largely empty for months, harmony has returned to Orchestra Hall.
The Minnesota Orchestra announced plans Tuesday for “Live at Orchestra Hall,” featuring a showcase of Broadway and television singers and actors, jazz and pop icons, world music, animated film scores and a beloved comedian – Bill Cosby.
Former music director Osmo Vanska will return to help conduct the Minnesota Orchestra during its 2014 season. The orchestra announced its new season Friday, 10 days after reaching a contract settlement that ended a 15-month lockout of union musicians.
Friday night is the biggest fundraiser of the year at Orchestra Hall, and it’s taking place in the middle of a lockout that has gone on for nearly a year. “This is devastating to all families and musicians to not be able to play for a year,” said principal cellist Anthony Ross. Nearly all day, musicians have been holding signs outside Orchestra Hall asking for support from the public during the lockout.
Every seat was filled in front of the bandshell, on the edge of Lake Harriet. Then, the crowd filled in the grass for rows and rows beyond the seats.
Despite a musician lockout that’s been going on for nearly a year, a newly remodeled Orchestra Hall is being unveiled. Here’s a look inside the $50 million dollar project, which includes the Target Atrium, an entirely new space with large glass windows facing the plaza.
You may think the ongoing orchestra lock-out is a Minnesota thing. But musicians are saying what happens here could affect music across the world, as the ongoing musicians vs. the orchestra dispute got trickier today. A financial review came down and orchestra administrators said it proves they’ve been financially responsible.
The Minnesota Orchestra and the Musicians’ Union, who have been at a stalemate for months, have agreed on firms to conduct an independent review of the organization’s finances.
As the Minnesota Orchestra’s lockout continues into its fifth month, Minneapolis officials are grappling with the economic impact of lots of lost revenue.
Minnesota lawmakers are taking a closer look at the labor dispute that has locked out the Minnesota Orchestra for 5 months now.
Music is so present in many of our lives, it’s easy to take for granted. For a group of Twin Cities youngsters, it’s not that simple.