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.

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

45 Young Musicians Join The Sinfonia This Week!

IMG_20160423_170939It’s Youth Outreach Week!  All week young Minnesota musicians are rehearsing side by side with the Minnesota Sinfonia as they prepare for a  performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony. Join us on Friday, July 22 to see the results of all this hard work.

The concert also will feature Joyce Zhao, who is the winner of the Sinfonia’s Young Artist Competition, and begin with the very popular suite from The Comedians by Dmitry Kabalevsky.

Youth Outreach Concert
July 22 at 7:30pm

Basilica of St. Mary (New Venue due to heat)
1600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN

July Concerts

July FB Cover PhotoJoin the Sinfonia for the final concerts of the Summer.  Concerts “on the lighter side” feature music that is perfect for the entire family on a summer evening.

The Youth Outreach Concert will feature 45 local young musicians performing alongside Sinfonia musicians and a solo performance by Joyce Zhao, violin, the junior division winner of the Young Artist Competition.

“on the lighter side”
July 13 at 7:00pm

Como Park Pavilion
1360 N. Lexington Pkwy, St. Paul, MNJuly 15 at 7:30pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell
4135 W. Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN
Youth Outreach Concert
July 22 at 7:30pm

Lake Harriet Bandshell
4135 W. Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN

 

Fantastic Audience!

More than 2000 people were at Lake Harriet for the concert on Friday.  It was great to have such a wonderful audience.

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Thursday’s Concert Has Moved!!!

W_a_mozartThursday, June 23rd performance of Classics 101 has been moved from Lake Phalen to to First Covenant Church in St. Paul.  Friday’s concert will still be a Lake Harriet Bandshell.

Thursday, June 23
7:00 p.m.

First Covenant Church
1280 Arcade St.

St. Paul, MN 55106

Friday, June 24
7:30 p.m.

Lake Harriet Bandshell
4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55419

The first classical concert of the season reintroduces us to the music and composers we love. It’s the perfect way to expose your family to the classics for the first time, and relax while enjoying your favorites.

8 Summer Concerts Ahead…

The Sinfonia will continue it’s tradition of presenting concerts at multiple outdoor venues this summer. Performances range from “lighter side” concerts that feature lighter fare, like Broadway and Waltzes, which are perfect for summer to classical concerts that feature our favorite composers for a relaxing summer evening.   All of our concerts are a perfect activity for your family. Children are always welcome and encouraged to attend. Mark your calendars and get you lawn chairs and picnic baskets ready. We can’t wait to see you.

In Memoriam
June 12 at 7:00pm

Caponi Art Park
1220 Diffley Rd, Eagan, MN
Hopewell Children’s Festival
June 15

Instrument Demonstration at 9:30am
Children’s Concert at 10:20am
Meet the Orchestra at 11:15
Family Concert at 7:00pm

Webber Park
4300 Webber Parkway, Minneapolis, MN

Classics 101: From Bach to Mozart and Haydn
June 23 at 7:00pm
Lake Phalen Regional Park
1615 Phalen Dr., St. Paul, MN

June 24 at 7:30pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell
4135 W. Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN

“on the lighter side”
July 13 at 7:00pm

Como Park Pavilion
1360 N. Lexington Pkwy, St. Paul, MN

July 15 at 7:30pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell
4135 W. Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN

Youth Outreach Concert
July 22 at 7:30pm

Lake Harriet Bandshell
4135 W. Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN