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.

Eric Silberger Returns For Bohemian Touch

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The Sinfonia welcomes Eric Silberger for his second performance with the orchestra.  For this concert Eric will perform Gypsy Airs by Pablo de Sarasate and a world premiere of his own composition.

The concert will also feature a newly commissioned piece by Minnesota composer, David Evan Thomas, Suite Populaire, on February 5 and February 6.

Concert Information

 

Friday, February 5
7 p.m.

Johnson High School
1349 Arcade St.
St Paul, MN

 

Saturday, February 6
2 p.m.

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

Beautiful Audiences for Beautiful Beethoven

Thank you to everyone who attended A Tribute to Thelma Hunter this weekend.  The audiences in Roseville, Minneapolis, and St. Cloud were absolutely wonderful.

A Tribute to Thelma Hunter
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Voting for the Greater Good

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We’ve been nominated for Making The Greater Good Even Greater! This program, from Mill City Credit Union, gives one local non-profit and one small business a donation of at least $500 and a chance to be featured throughout the next month.  We need your votes to win the competition for February.

You can vote once every 24 hours for the Minnesota Sinfonia!

Vote for us today, and share with your friends.  Visit Mill City Credit Union’s voting page on Facebook!

A Tribute to Thelma Hunter

Loren with Thelma InsertJoin the Sinfonia for a concert featuring Loren Fishman, piano, in memory of Thelma Hunter. Loren will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

Thelma Hunter was an important and honored member of the Minnesota music community. She performed numerous times with the Sinfonia, and was a vocal supporter of the orchestra and its mission of community service.

Loren enjoyed Ms. Hunter’s admiration and encouragement since they met ten years ago. A Sinfonia Audience favorite, Loren has been praised for his ability to communicate with audiences through a combination of colorful technique, conviction, and musical sensitivity.

More Concert Information

12.30.15 Hats and Mittens-10 crop The Sinfonia will be collecting Hats and Mittens again at this concert.  Hats & Mittens has provided support for the Sinfonia’s Music in Schools program this year.  Every year they collect tens of thousands sets of hats and mittens to be distributed to young children.  Please take this opportunity to help Minnesota children stay warm this winter.

Friday, January 15
7 p.m.
Roseville Lutheran Church
1215 Roselawn Ave. W
Roseville, MN

Saturday, January 16
2 p.m.
Basilica of Saint Mary
88 North 17th St.
Minneapolis, MN

Sunday, January 17
3 p.m.

Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center
913 West Saint Germain St.
St. Cloud, MN

A Joyful Holiday Celebration

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The Sinfonia had a great weekend of concerts in St. Paul, Minneapolis, Glencoe, and Olivia.  The concerts were highlighted by our guest soloists, Arjun Ganguly and Maria Jette.  Arjun was the the winner of the 2015 Young Artists Competition.

 

Hats and MittensWe are so grateful to the many patrons that brought hats and mittens to the concerts.  These donations will help Hats & Mittens reach their goal of 40,000 sets this year.

Thank You to the Max

Give to the Max Day was a success. Thanks to the support of donors like you, and a generous matching gift from the board, we exceeded our goal of raising $5000. That is the cost of bringing Music in the Schools to one school.

Your support makes it possible. THANK YOU!

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Support the Sinfonia & Give to the Max

GTMD15LogoHorizontalColorSafeSince it’s creation in 2009, Give to the Max day has become an annual tradition.  Every year thousands of organizations and individuals generate donations and excitement for Minnesota causes that are working to improve the quality of life for all Minnesotans.  This year, Give to the Max Day is Thursday, November 12th.

Hale Elem 1Please include the The Minnesota Sinfonia in your Give to the Max Day giving.  Your gift helps bring classical music to children and families in Minnesota.  Our goal is to raise $5000 this year.  That is about the cost of bringing the Music in the Schools program to one school.  This program reaches about 10,000 students in low income schools each year.

 

Why your donation matters on Give to the Max Day

By donating through The Minnesota Sinfonia’s Give to the Max page your gift can mean more.  The first $1000 in donations will be matched by the Sinfonia’s Board of Directors.  Additionally, your gift could help the Sinfonia win a Golden Ticket worth $1000, a super-sized golden ticket worth $10,000, or reach the leader Katia Tboards where even more funds can be won.  This is a great opportunity to make your gift count.

Worried you might forget to donate on November 12th?  Visit the Sinfonia’s GiveMN page today, and your gift will be scheduled for Give to the Max Day.

Thank you for your support!