Minnesota Orchestra Principal Conductor Marries Orchestra’s Concertmaster

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Osmo Vanska Erin Keefe Married Minnesota Orchestra Cover

It has been announced, via social media that Minnesota Orchestra Music Director, Osmo Vänskä and Concertmaster, Erin Keefe were wed on Easter Sunday morning – in a private ceremony, in Minnesota.

Erin, 31 has served as Concertmaster of the Minnesota Orchestra since 2011 – Maestro Vänskä, 62 as Music Director since 2009.

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The couple, who have both previously been married, announced their engagement in January – also via their social media channels.

Erin auditioned in 2014 as one of several serious candidates to succeed Glenn Dicterow as Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic – yet withdraw her application after the announcement of the engagement.

In an interview with the New York Times recently, Maestro Vänskä called the relationship a ‘private matter’ – and advised he would refrain from taking part in decisions regarding Ms Keefe’s status within the orchestra.

Our hearty congratulations to the happy couple.

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