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.

We’ve Finished the First 25 – On to the Next!

THANK YOU so much to everyone who helped make our first 25 years of service as great as it has been!

This summer ended a wonderful year celebrating everything we’ve accomplished over the past 25 years and we can’t wait to celebrate the NEXT 25.

Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 we held another successful Northside Music and Arts Festival – making it the 4th year in a row! We were so lucky to have wonderful weather, great volunteers, FANTASTIC artists and musicians and some of the best community support anyone could ask for.


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What a Celebration!

What a night!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our performance at the Lake Harriet Bandshell on Friday, July 18! We can’t think of a better way to celebrate our 25th anniversary than a beautiful night with wonderful music and treats from our friends at Bread & Pickle, Eatery at Lake Harriet.

A major thank you to the more than 30 young musicians who joined us for a performance of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony, Max Friedman for his beautiful piece Opus 1, rev, Renaissance: The Depot Hotel Minneapolis and Bread & Pickle for all their support, and the individual donors who help us make free admission musical opportunities happen!photo 3-12

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The Sinfonia was so happy to see everyone who joined us for our family community “pops” concerts this summer! 

As our 25th summer season begins to wind down, we’d like to thank everyone who has joined us for performances as well as all the people involved behind the scenes. We couldn’t provide fun, family entertainment without help from any of you!

We only have a few performances left, so don’t miss them!

Join us THIS Friday, July 18 at the Lake Harriet Bandshell for a performance featuring more than 30 young musicians playing an Beethoven’s 5th Symphony side-by-side with Sinfonia musicians. This program also features a new composition from 16-year-old Max Friedman.


You definitely don’t want to miss this performance as we celebrate our 25th anniversary with dessert from Bread & Pickle, Eatery at Lake Harriet!


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What A Weekend!

We’re glad to have spent the past few days performing multiple times around the Metro. A few days of great weather and a few days of dreary weather made for an interesting weekend!

The orchestra will be taking a break for a few weeks but will be back for community concerts on Thursday, July 10 at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park and Friday, July 11 at the Lake Harriet Bandshell.

Also, make sure to mark your calendars and join us as we celebrate the end of our 25th year with a bang during one of our last concerts of the summer!

Bring a picnic to enjoy with your friends and family during our performance featuring 30 of the area’s talented young musicians on Friday, July 18 at the Lake Harriet Bandshell and we’ll provide dessert with the help from Bread & Pickle.

We’ll see you soon!

What A Great Opening Weekend!

photo 1Soloist Alastair Brown delivered spectacular performances of Czardas and Meditation from Thais Thursday night at Johnson High School and Friday evening at the Lake Harriet Bandshell. Unfortunately the Sinfonia’s community concert in Eagan was postponed until Sunday, July 13 due to a gloomy weather forecast.

photo 7Luckily you can catch the Sinfonia this weekend Thursday until Sunday around the Metro!

We hope to see you there!


Upcoming Sinfonia Performances:

Thursday, June 26
7:30 p.m.

Roseville Central Park
2540 Lexington Ave N
Roseville, MN 55113

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*Rain Site: Grace Church
1310 W County Road B2, Roseville


Friday, June 27
1:30 p.m.

Commons Park
6249 7th Street NE
Fridley, MN 55432

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*Rain Site: Fridley Community Center Gymnasium
6085 7th Street NE
Fridley, MN 55432


Saturday, June 28
Festival Begins at 3 p.m.
Sinfonia Performance Begins at 5 p.m.

Medtronic Rice Creek Campus
7000 Central Avenue NE
Fridley, MN 55432

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*Rain site: Fridley High School Auditorium
6000 West Moore Lake Drive
Fridley, MN 55432


Sunday, June 29
7:30 p.m.

Como Park Lakeside Pavilion
1360 N Lexington Pkwy
St Paul, MN 55103

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Lake Phalen Performance Moved to Johnson High School

Due to the pending weather forecast, Thursday evening’s FREE performance featuring soloist Alastair Brown will move to Johnson High School. Friday’s performance at Lake Harriet will go on as planned rain or shine!Alastair_Brown

Thursday, June 19
7:00 p.m.

Johnson High School
1349 Arcade Street
St. Paul, MN

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Friday, June 20
7:30 p.m.

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

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