Minn. Orchestra to launch 110th season next monthMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Orchestra launches its 10th season under music director Osmo Vanska next month.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Orchestra launches its 10th season under music director Osmo Vanska next month.
Vanska will lead the orchestra in performances of Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto, Elgar's "Enigma" Variations, and Respighi's tone poem "The Fountains of Rome."
Grammy-winning U.S. pianist Garrick Ohlsson will be featured as soloist in the Rachmaninoff concerto. Ohlsson has been a soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra many times since debuting with the ensemble in 1971.
The Minnesota Orchestra opens its 110th season Oct. 18-20. Most of the orchestra's 2012-13 season will be held in the Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium while the orchestra's home at Orchestra Hall is temporarily closed for a major renovation.
The renovation is expected to be completed next summer.