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NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Anders Hillborg Violin Concerto No. 2 – 2017 US Premiere [NEW]

Canadian violin virtuoso James Ehnes talks us through Swedish composer Anders Hillborg's newly premiered Violin Concerto No. 2. The world premiere performance was given by soloist...

AUDITION | Minnesota Orchestra, USA – ‘Section 1st Violin’ Position [APPLY]

The Minnesota Orchestra is currently accepting applications for a ‘Section 1st Violin’ position. Applications to be received by September 29, 2017. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/2j7lMVt

Minnesota Orchestra Promotes New Principal Violist from Within

The Minnesota Orchestra has today announced the promotion of violist Rebecca Albers from Assistant Principal Viola to Principal Viola - following an extensive audition...

Minnesota Orchestra Extends Music Director Osmo Vänskä’s Contract to 19 Years

The Minnesota Orchestra has today announced the contract extension of Finnish-born Music Director Osmo Vänskä - through to the end of the 2021-22 season. Maestro Vänskä,...

AUDITION | Minnesota Orchestra, USA – ‘Principal Viola’ Position [APPLY]

The Minnesota Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Principal Viola’ position. Applications to be received by January 23, 2017. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/2iYWZP3

Minnesota Orchestra to Offer 50% Ticket Discount to Bicycle Riders

The Minnesota Orchestra has today announced they are set offer discounted concert tickets to any patrons who ride a bicycle to their performances. The initiative...

AUDITION | Minnesota Orchestra, USA – ‘Associate Principal Cello’ Position [APPLY]

The Minnesota Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Associate Principal Cello’ position. Applications to be received by March 14th, 2016. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/1ROiZu5

Minnesota Extends Musical Director Osmo Vänskä Through to 2020

The Minnesota Orchestra has today announced the contract extension of Music Director Osmo Vänskä – through to at least the conclusion of the 2019-2020...

New-Look Minnesota Orchestra Announce New Assistant Conductor

The Minnesota Orchestra has today announced the appointment of 27 year old, Roderick Cox - as their new Assistant Conductor. A graduate of Northwestern University, Roderick has previously...

Minnesota Orchestra Principal Conductor Marries Orchestra’s Concertmaster

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,...

Minnestota Orchestra Announces New Principal Double Bassist

The Minnesota Orchestra has today announced Kristen Bruya as their new Principal Double Bassist – the first principal appointment since the 15-month lockout ended...

Minnesota Orchestra Principal Conductor and Concertmaster Announce Engagement

Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Osmo Vänskä and Concertmaster Erin Keefe have this week announced their engagement. The announcement was made via the couples' private facebook pages. Keefe,...

AUDITION | Minnesota Orchestra, United States – ‘Assistant Concertmaster’ Position

The  Minnesota Orchestra  is currently accepting applications for the 'Assistant Concertmaster' position. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/1yIiQzw

Minnesota Orchestra has Announced Minnesota Opera Veteran as Interim President

The Minnesota Orchestra has today announced Kevin Smith, the former head of the Minnesota Opera, as their new interim President and CEO. Smith, who previously...

Maestro Osmo Vänskä Announced to Return and Rebuild Minnesota Orchestra

It has been announced today that Finish conductor Osmo Vänskä is set to return as Music Director of the Minnesota Orchestra, - following his...

Minnesota Orchestra Fall Out : Major Post Lockout Management Shakeup

Nine of the 77 members on the Minnesota Orchestral Association Board, including CEO Michael Henson have this week tendered their resignation – 2 months...

Irish-born Courtney Lewis Named as New New York Phil Assistant Conductor

29 year old Irish-born conductor Courtney Lewis has been announced as the new Assistant Conductor of the New York Philharmonic. A graduate of the University...

Minnesota Orchestra – Rebuilding After Lockout, Celebrates With Grammy Win

After resolving its bitter lockout just two weeks ago, the Minnesota Orchestra finally has reason to smile - yesterday awarded a Grammy Award for...

Minnesota Orchestra Lock Out Resolved. Orchestra To Resume in February

The acrimonious 15-month stand off between the Minnesota Orchestra and its management has today ended – with a new 3 year contract agreed upon. It's believed...

Locked-Out Minnesota Orchestra Musicians To Stage Own 2014 10-Concert Season

The Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra have announced details of a 10-concert season they will produce and play, with no involvement from the orchestra's...

Osmo Vänskä Waves Baton Goodbye to Locked-Out Minnesota Orchestra

Conductor Osmo Vänskä has today announced his resignation from the locked-out Minnesota Orchestra, effective immediately The Finnish-born conductor had served as Music Director since 2003 Before...

14th Minnesota Orchestra Resignation Since October Lockout

Violinist and Assistant Concertmaster Stephanie Arado has announced her resignation from the Minnesota Orchestra "My decision to undertake this career change now grew out...