MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Thursday night should have been opening night for the Minnesota Orchestra. And although the musicians are locked out, they played to a sell-out crowd.

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The musicians were honored with a standing ovation when they took the stage at the Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium.

Dozens of people who couldn’t get tickets stood in the back to see the performance.

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The musicians say they’ll consider doing more concerts in the coming weeks if the lockout continues.



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