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.
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, Vanska Extend ContractsThe Minnesota Orchestra is announcing contract extensions for music director Osmo Vanska and its musicians.
Classical Cuba: Minnesota Orchestra Playing 2 Havana NightsThe Minnesota Orchestra is getting ready to make history. Friday night is their first of two concerts in Cuba.
Trip To Cuba Represents Minnesota Orchestra's RevivalWhen the Minnesota Orchestra plays in Cuba this week, the visit will not only symbolize the reopening of relations between the United States and the Communist nation, but also healing for an acclaimed ensemble that was "almost destroyed" by a long and bitter lockout.
Minnesota Orchestra Returns To Cuba, First Visit Since 1930The Minnesota Orchestra is preparing to make its first visit to Cuba in 85 years. The orchestra, led by music director Osmo Vanska, will perform two concerts next week at the International Cubadisco Festival.
Minn. Orchestra To Perform 2 Concerts In CubaThe Minnesota Orchestra will be the first U.S. orchestra to perform in Cuba since the recent push to reestablish diplomatic relations, the orchestra announced Thursday.
Minnesota Orchestra Reviving New Year's Eve ConcertsFans 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.
Vanska Returns As Minnesota Orchestra Music Head Finnish conductor Osmo Vanska is returning as music director of the Minnesota Orchestra. The orchestra's board said Thursday that Vanska will lead at least 10 weeks of concerts for each of the next two seasons.
Minnesota Orchestra President & CEO To Step Down In August The president and CEO of the Minnesota Orchestra will be stepping down from his post this summer, the orchestra announced Thursday.
Vanska To Help Orchestra Celebrate Grammy WinFormer Minnesota Orchestra music director Osmo Vanska will return to Orchestra Hall this month to help the orchestra celebrate its first Grammy win. Vanska will conduct the orchestra in concerts March 27-29 featuring the same works by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius heard on that Grammy-winning album.
Minn. Orchestra Wins GRAMMY For Sibelius SymphoniesThe Minnesota Orchestra and former music director Osmo Vänskä received a GRAMMY award Sunday for their recording of Jean Sibelius' First and Fourth Symphonies.
Lockout Over, Minn. Orchestra Announces '14 SeasonFormer 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.
Minnesota Orchestra Board, Musicians Ratify New Contract On early Tuesday evening, the Minnesota Orchestra Board of Directors and the musicians of the Twin Cities Musicians' Union ratified a new collective bargaining agreement, effective Feb. 1.
Gay Marriage Was Minnesota's Top Story Of 2013 Hundreds of gay and lesbian couples married in Minnesota, beginning at the stroke of midnight on Aug. 1.