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.

Drama-Piano Style features the return of Inna Faliks

inna06_1mp_high-web-resThe final concert of the Winter Concert Series will feature the return of Inna Faliks performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major.  

Faliks has established herself as one of the most exciting, committed, communicative and poetic artists of her generation. She has won many competitions, including the International Pro Musicis Award in 2005, and her distinguished career has taken her to thousands of venues around the world. Faliks is committed to innovative programing, having performed and recorded the unknown piano works of Russian poet Boris Pasternak and more.

The peformance will also include a new work Nativity after John Donne, by Justin Merritt.  In addition, Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra with Piano Obbligato  by Ernest Bloch will be performed with Loren Fishman on piano.

Friday, April 10 at 7pm

Johnson High School
1349 Arcade Street
St. Paul, MN

Saturday, April 11 at 2pm

Basilica of St. Mary
88 17th St North
Minneapolis, MN

The full program and more information can be found on the event page.

Spring Fling – On Sale Now!!!

Join the Minnesota Sinfonia for a special event to support the Sinfonia’s free-admission, and family friendly programming!!!

Visit the Spring Fling page to purchase tickets.

Spring Fling

May 15, 2015 | 7pm – 9pm

Vic’s Restaurant
201 SE Main St
Minneapolis, MN 55414

This fun-filled evening at Vic’s Restaurant along Main Street on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis will feature:

  • Free Hors d’oeuvres and desserts
  • Cash bar
  • Free parking
  • Complimentary glass of champagne
  • Auctions
  • Games
  • Live Music

Tickets begin at $35 each with VIP tickets at $50 each.  VIP’s receive a free drink and swag bag at the event.

Alexander Fiterstein Returns for “von Weber – The Sequel”

Join the Minnesota Sinfonia in March for a concert featuring Alexander Fiterstein, performing Carl Maria von Weber’s Second Clarinet Concerto.  Known for his graceful phrasing and flawless technique, Fiterstein is the winner of several prestigious awards and grants including the 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant Award. He has performed worldwide with several orchestras as well as his own ensemble – The Zimro Project. Fiterstein currently teaches clarinet at the University of Minnesota.

This concert will also include a new work by local composer Michael Chergosky.  The world premiere of Vielles Chansons de Nouvelle-France is made possible by a grant from the McKnight Foundation.

 

Friday, March 20 | 7:00 p.m.

First Covenant Church
1280 Arcade Street
St. Paul, MN

Sunday, March 22| 4:00 p.m.

Temple Israel
2324 Emerson Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN

Join us Valentine’s Day Weekend for a Romantic Program with Eric Silberger, violin

Join us for our next free admission performance featuring violin virtuoso Eric Silberger playing a romantic program including Carmen Fantasy by Pablo de Sarasate.

Eric Silberger is a prize-winner of the 14th International Tchaikovsky Competition and the Michael Hill International Violin Competition in 2011. He has performed as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician around the world, and as a frequent performer at The Castleton Festival. His performances have been described as astonishing, charismatic, electrifying and more.

This program will also feature works by Haydn and Svendsen, and new works by Minnesota-based composer Yue Lor as well as violinist Eric Silberger.

See you there!

Saturday, February 14
7:30 p.m.
Temple of Aaron
616 South Mississippi River Boulevard
St. Paul, MN

Sunday, February 15
4:00 p.m.
Temple Israel
2324 Emerson Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN

Superb Performances

Thank you to everyone who was able to make it out for the fantastic concerts we had over the weekend. Soprano Maria Jette gave a lovely performance filling Roseville Lutheran Church and the Basilica of St. Mary with warmth.

 

Mark your calendars for our next concert featuring violinist Eric Silberger. This romantic program, featuring Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy, is a great date night idea for the weekend. Find more information here.