Classical MPR broadcasts of the Minnesota Orchestra's 2018-2019 season

Osmo Vanska conducts the Minnesota Orchestra.Euan Kerr | MPR

April 04, 2019

Here is the Classical MPR live broadcast schedule for the Minnesota Orchestra's exciting 2018-2019 season. Click on the player below to listen live at the listed time and date.


SEASON OPENING: OSMO VÄNSKÄ AND EMANUEL AX
Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Alison Young

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

TOWER Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, No. 1
COPLAND Appalachian Spring
BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 2



VÄNSKÄ CONDUCTS THE PLANETS
Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Alison Young

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Michael Collins, clarinet
Women of the Minnesota Chorale

ROUSTOM Ramal
ADAMS Gnarly Buttons for Clarinet and Small Orchestra
HOLST The Planets



CELEBRATING NORTHROP'S RESTORED PIPE ORGAN
Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, 8 p.m. / Northrop Hall, Minneapolis

Host: Alison Young

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Paul Jacobs, organ

BACH/arr. Hubav Chaconne, from Partita No. 2
HARBISON What Do We Make of Bach? [World Premiere]
SAINT-SAËNS Symphony No. 3, Organ Symphony



ROUVALI AND SHAHAM
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Alison Young

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin

R. STRAUSS Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
PROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 1
BRAHMS Symphony No. 1



VÄNSKÄ CONDUCTS MAHLER'S SEVENTH
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

MAHLER Symphony No. 7



GUARANTOR'S WEEK: ANTHONY ROSS PLAYS SHOSTAKOVICH
Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Anthony Ross, cello

PUTS Inspiring Beethoven
SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No. 2
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7



A CHRISTMAS ORATORIO
Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, 2 p.m. (Coffee Concert) / Orchestra Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Minnesota Orchestra
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Sherezade Panthaki, soprano
Robin Blaze, countertenor
Richard Croft, tenor
Christopher Edwards, baritone
Minnesota Chorale

BACH Orchestral Suite No. 3
BACH Christmas Oratorio, Cantatas 4,5 and 6



AMERICAN EXPRESSIONS FESTIVAL:
VÄNSKÄ CONDUCTS BERNSTEIN COPLAND AND GERSHWIN
Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, 8:30 p.m. / Orchestra Hall
(Broadcast July 4, 2019)

Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Aaron Diehl, piano

COPLAND Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
BERNSTEIN Three Dance Episodes from On the Town
HARBISON Remembering Gatsby, Foxtrot for Orchestra
PAULUS Impassioned, from Symphony in Three Movements
GERSHWIN An American in Paris



AMERICAN EXPRESSIONS FESTIVAL:
VÄNSKÄ CONDUCTS BARBER, COPLAND AND SHAW
Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Gabriel Campos Zamora, clarinet

BARBER Symphony No. 1
COPLAND Clarinet Concerto
SHAW Clarinet Concerto
HANSON Symphony No. 2, Romantic



AMERICAN EXPRESSIONS FESTIVAL:
VÄNSKÄ CONDUCTS FUTURE CLASSSICS
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestral Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Kevin Puts, Composer Institute director



BIZET, MOZART AND VIVALDI
Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Minnesota Orchestra
Jane Glover, conductor
Karen Gomyo, violin
Roma Duncan, piccolo

RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin
MOZART Violin Concerto No. 5, Turkish
VIVALDI Piccolo Concerto in C Major
BIZET Symphony No. 1



BEETHOVEN AND STRAUSS
Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Bill Morelock

Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Nikolai Lugansky, piano

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4
R. STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben



MOZART'S DOUBLE PIANO CONCERTO
Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Minnesota Orchestra
Edo de Waart, conductor
Christina Naughton, piano
Michelle Naughton, piano

BATES Garages of the Valley
MOZART Concerto No. 10 for Two Pianos and Orchestra
RESPIGHI Church Windows



PROKOFIEV'S SYMPHONY NO. 7
Friday, March 1, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Minnesota Orchestra
Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor
Johannes Moser, cello

PROKOFIEV Suite from The Love for Three Oranges
LUTOSŁAWSKI Cello Concerto
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 7



VÄNSKÄ, CURRIE AND COPLAND
Friday, March 15, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Colin Currie, percussion

MAZZOLI These Worlds in Us
TURNAGE Martland Memorial for Percussion and Orchestra
COPLAND Symphony No. 3



SCHUBERT'S UNFINISHED SYMPHONY
Friday, March 22, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Minnesota Orchestra
David Danzmayr, conductor
Alina Ibragimova, violin

LARSEN Symphony: Water Music
SCHUMANN Violin Concerto
SCHUBERT Symphony in B Minor, Unfinished
J. STRAUSS, JR. On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz



STEPHEN HOUGH PLAYS MENDELSSOHN
Thursday, April 4, 2019, 11 a.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Minnesota Orchestra
Han-Na Chang, conductor
Stephen Hough, piano

SHEPHERD Silvery Rills
MENDELSSOHN Piano Concerto No. 1
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3, Eroica



RIVAS CONDUCTS DVORAK
Friday, April 12, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Ilyich Rivas, conductor

GINASTERA Ballet Suite from Estancia
DVORAK Symphony No. 8



VÄNSKÄ CONDUCTS BEETHOVEN AND SIBELIUS
Friday, April 26, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Timothy Zavadil, clarinet
Vikingur Olafsson, piano

BEETHOVEN Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus
GORDON Prometheus [U.S. Premiere]
TOMASSON Piano Concerto No. 2
SIBELIUS Tapiola



JENNIFER KOH PERFORMS BERNSTEIN'S SERENADE
Friday, May 3, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Juanjo Mena, conductor
Jennifer Koh, violin

HAYDN Symphony No. 44, Mourning Symphony
BERNSTEIN Serenade after Plato's Symposium
BERNSTEIN Divertimento for Orchestra
MOZART Symphony No. 40



VERDI REQUIEM
Friday, May 17, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Edward Gardner, conductor
Ailyn Pérez, soprano
Elizabeth DeShong, mezzo-soprano
René Barbera, tenor
Eric Owens, bass-baritone
Minnesota Chorale

VERDI Requiem



GERSHWIN PIANO CONCERTO IN F
Friday, May 31, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Andrey Boreyko, conductor
Orion Weiss, piano

BORISOVA-OLLAS The Kingdom of Silence
GERSHWIN Piano Concerto in F
DEBUSSY Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
LUTOSŁAWSKI Concerto for Orchestra



NAGANO CONDUCTS BRUCKNER
Friday, June 7, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Minnesota Orchestra
Kent Nagano, conductor
Till Fellner, piano

MOZART Piano Concerto No. 20
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 6



SEASON FINALE: VÄNSKÄ CONDUCTS MAHLER'S TENTH
Friday, June 14, 2019, 8 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

Host: Brian Newhouse

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

MAHLER/Cooke SYMPHONY No. 10