The Minnesota Sinfonia is a professional, non-profit chamber orchestra offering free-admission concerts and educational programs in and around the Twin Cities. All programs are accessible and welcoming to all ages.

Congratulations New Works Winners!

The Minnesota Sinfonia is excited to announce the 2016 Minnesota Sinfonia/McKnight Foundation New Works award recipients. The award is given by the Sinfonia to Minnesota-based composers for new chamber orchestra compositions.  Each composer receives a cash prize and will have his composition performed by the Sinfonia during the 2016-17 Winter Season.

Mark your calendars, and watch for more information about these composers. Details about the upcoming 2016-17 Winter Season can be found on the Upcoming Events page.

Jack Langdon, Angular Planes of Light
January 7 (7:30pm) at Temple of Aaron, St. Paul, MN
January 8 (4pm) at Temple Israel, Minneapolis, MM

William Hohn, Sh’mot
February 24 (7pm) at Harding High School, St. Paul, MN
February 25 (2pm) at the Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis, MN

Warren Park, Three Musical Flavors
March 24 (7pm) at Roseville Lutheran Church, Roseville, MN
March 25 (2pm) at the Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis, MN

David Frost, Rubber Binder
April 7 (7pm) at Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN
April 9 (2pm) at the Church of the Annunciation, Minneapolis, MN

The New Works Program is supported by:

McKnight Square

Announcing the 2016-17 Winter Season!

Mark your calendars today for these fantastic upcoming concerts.   The 2016-17 season features FIVE internationally acclaimed soloists including past, and new, favorites.  The holiday concert will feature the Senior Division winner of the Sinfonia’s Young Artist Competition, Alison Oh.

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Rachel Lee Priday, violin

October 21 at 7pm
Metropolitan State University
700 E. 7th St.,
Saint Paul

October 23 at 2pm
Basilica of St. Mary
1600 Hennepin Ave,
Minneapolis

Concert Info

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Alison Oh, violin

December 2 at 7pm
First Covenant Church
1280 Arcade St., Saint Paul

December 3 at 2pm
Basilica of St. Mary
1600 Hennepin Ave,
Minneapolis

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Ilya Kaler, violin

January 7 at 7:30pm
Temple of Aaron
616 South Mississippi River Boulevard,
Saint Paul

January 8 at 4pm
Temple Israel
2324 Emerson Ave. S.,
Minneapolis

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February 24 at 7pm
Harding Senior High School
1540 6th St. East,
Saint Paul

February 25 at 2pm
Basilica of St. Mary
1600 Hennepin Ave,
Minneapolis

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Lydia Artymiw, piano

March 24 at 7pm
Roseville Lutheran Church
1215 Roselawn Ave. W.,
Roseville

March 25 at 2pm
Basilica of St. Mary
1600 Hennepin Ave,
Minneapolis

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Soo Bae, cello

April 7 at 7pm
Metropolitan State University
700 E. 7th St.,
Saint Paul

April 9 at 2pm
Church of the Annunciation
509 W. 54th St.
Minneapolis

Amazing Young Musicians

2016 YOW (29 of 38) F2016 YOW (18 of 38)riday nights concert featured a fantastic young musicians from Minnesota.  Young Artist Competition winner Joyce Zhao joined the Sinfonia for Symphonie espagnole, and 45 students joined in for Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony.

We are so grateful for all the hard work these talented young musicians put in to make this an amazing concert.

Join us in Air Conditioning Tonight!

VENUE CHANGE TONIGHT!

It’s hot outside.  For the safety of the musicians and students, and the comfort of our audience this evening concert has been moved to the Basilica in Minneapolis.  We can’t wait to see everyone there.

Youth Outreach Concert
July 22 at 7:30pm
Basilica of St. Mary
1600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN