‘Very Difficult Time’: Minn. Orchestra Ratifies Musicians’ Contract Extension, Includes COVID-19 Compensation ReductionThe Minnesota Orchestra and its musicians have agreed to a two-year contract extension. It comes with a COVID-19 amendment that includes compensation reduction and expanded sick leave.
Orchestras, Opera Switching Up Concert Plans Amid COVID-19Fans of classical music and social distancing will soon have a variety of new options as the Minnesota Orchestra and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra announce their plans for the fall season.
Minnesota Orchestra Announces 2020-21 Young People's Concerts Will Be Moved To Online FormatThe Minnesota Orchestra on Tuesday announced that all the Young People's Concerts slated for the 2020-2021 season will be moved to an online format, allowing families and students to experience the concerts for free from their homes.
Minn. Orchestra Cancels Full-Orchestra Concerts Through Early Sept., Will Have Smaller Live Concerts At Peavey PlazaThe Minnesota Orchestra is canceling all full-orchestra concerts through early September, but is beginning a process of bringing back smaller live concerts.
Minnesota Orchestra Leaders, Musicians Agree To Salary Reductions To Contain Costs Amid PandemicThe Minnesota Orchestra announced Wednesday that its musicians have agreed to reduce their salaries by 20% as the institution works to contain costs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota Orchestra Records 'Pomp And Circumstance' For Virtual Graduation CeremoniesWith the state of Minnesota not allowing for in-person graduation ceremonies, most schools will likely end up opting for a virtual graduation ceremony.
MN Orchestra Announces Concert Cancellations, Schedule Changes Due To Final FourThe Minnesota Orchestra will be cancelling a show and adjusting its schedule in early April due to NCAA Final Four events.
Osmo Vanska To Step Down From Minnesota Orchestra In 2022Vanska made the announcement at the orchestra board's annual meeting Wednesday. He says he wanted to give the organization plenty of time to find his replacement.
Dessa Returns To Orchestra Hall For Third Collaboration With The Minnesota OrchestraThe program will include music from the rapper's new album "Chime."
Minnesota Orchestra's Associate Conductor Leads 2 Concerts This WeekThe Minnesota Orchestra’s Associate Conductor Roderick Cox will be conducting two concerts this week.
Minnesota Orchestra's Music Director Osmo Vänskä Extends ContractThe Minnesota Orchestra says Music Director Osmo Vänskä has signed a new three-year contract extension – a move that will bring his tenure to 19 years.
Minnesota Orchestra Hosts 'A Night On The Silk Road' Symphony BallA Night on the Silk Road is the theme for this year's Minnesota Orchestra Symphony Ball.
Former MN Orchestra Music Director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski Dies At 93Former longtime Minnesota Orchestra music director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, who conducted major orchestras in England, Japan and other countries, died Tuesday after suffering a second stroke earlier this month, the orchestra said. He was 93.
Neville Marriner, Former Minnesota Orchestra Music Director, Dies At 92The Academy of St Martin in the Fields orchestra says its founder, conductor Neville Marriner, has died at 92.
Sheila E. To Headline 2nd Prince Tribute At Orchestra HallIf you couldn't get tickets to the Prince tribute at the Xcel on Oct. 13, you're in luck. Another tribute has just been announced.