2017-18 Winter Concert Season

MISSION: The Minnesota Sinfonia’s serves the musical and educational needs of the citizens of Minnesota with a special emphasis on reaching families with young children, inner-city youth, seniors and those with limited financial means.


Ilya’s Back!!

Ilya Kaler, violin

Ilya Kaler, violinist

MASTER CLASS!
Oct. 26, 2017 | Thursday, 3:30-5:30

U of M SCHOOL OF MUSIC, ULTAN RECITAL HALL
100 Ferguson Hall
2106 4th St S, MinneapolisMN 55455

Oct. 27, 2017 | Friday, 7 p.m.

METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY
FOUNDERS HALL
700 7th St East, St Paul, MN 55106
Campus map

Oct. 29, 2017 | Sunday, 2 p.m.

BASILICA OF SAINT MARY
1600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Directions & parking

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PROGRAM
    • PREMIERE!
      Paul Schulz
      Butterfly Garden
      Made possible through the Minnesota Sinfonia’s New Works Program with support from the McKnight Foundation
    • Henryk Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No. 2 (Ilya Kaler)
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo K 373 and Adagio K 261 (Ilya Kaler)
    • Sergei Prokofiev: Classical Symphony

 

2017 Happy Holidays

Katia Tesarczyk, violin

Senior Division Winner of the Minnesota Sinfonia Young Artist Competition.

Dec. 1, 2017 | Friday, 7 p.m.

FIRST COVENANT CHURCH
1280 Arcade St, St Paul, MN 55106
Directions  (Free parking in lot)

Dec. 2, 2017 | Saturday, 2 p.m.

BASILICA OF SAINT MARY
1600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Directions & parking

PROGRAM

Music to celebrate the holiday season

 


World Class

Rachel Lee Priday, violin

Richard Priday, cello

Jan. 12, 2018 | Friday, 7 p.m.

METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY
FOUNDERS HALL
700 7th St East, St Paul, MN 55106
Campus map

Jan. 13, 2018 | Saturday, 1 p.m. (new start time)

ANNUNCIATION CHURCH
509 W. 54th St, Minneapolis, MN 55419
(Parking lot behind church)

PROGRAM

  • PREMIERE!
    Richard Chandler:
    Sacred Geometry
    Made possible through the Minnesota Sinfonia’s New Works Program with support from the McKnight Foundation
  • 
Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 (Priday)
  • Edward Elgar: Serenade in E Minor for Strings
  • Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances Suite 1

 


Marvelous Miniatures

Amit Peled, cello

Amit Peled, cellist

Feb. 10, 2018 | Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

TEMPLE OF AARON
616 Mississippi River Blvd, St Paul, MN 55116

Feb. 11, 2018 | Sunday, 3 p.m. (new start time)

TEMPLE ISRAEL
2324 Emerson Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Arrive early to park in lot, plus street parking available

PROGRAM

  • PREMIERE!
    Phil Fried:
    Staycation Rumba
    Made possible through the Minnesota Sinfonia’s New Works Program with support from the McKnight Foundation
  • Franz Joseph Haydn: Concerto in C Major (Amit Peled)
  • Ernest Bloch: Prayer (Amit Peled)
  • Antonin Dvorak: Legends 2 and 3
  • Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose Suite

 


Keyboard Kaleidoscope

Loren Fishman, piano

Loren Fishman, pianist

 

March 2, 2018 | Friday, 7 pm

ROSEVILLE LUTHERAN CHURCH
1215 Roselawn Ave W, Roseville, MN 55113
Free parking in church lot

March 3, 2018 | Saturday, 2 p.m.

BASILICA OF SAINT MARY
1600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Directions & parking

March 4, 2018 | Sunday, 3 p.m.

PARAMOUNT THEATER (Free-admission, however, please click here to reserve seats)
913 W St Germain St, St Cloud, MN 56301

PROGRAM

  • Jay Fishman: New work to be announced
  • Camille Saint Saens: Piano Concerto No. 2 in g minor (Loren)
  • Charles Gounod: Symphony No. 1

 


Mandolin Magic

Richard Kriehn, mandolin

Richard Kriehn, mandolin

April 13, 2018 | Friday, 7 p.m.

HARDING HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
1540 6th St E, St Paul, MN 55106
Free parking in school lot

April 14, 2018 | Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

FAIRMONT OPERA HOUSE
45 Downtown Plaza, Fairmont, MN 56031

April 15, 2018 | Sunday, 2 p.m.

BASILICA OF SAINT MARY
1600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Directions & parking

PROGRAM

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Procession of the Nobles

  • Antonio Vivaldi: Mandolin Concerto in D Major, RV 93
 (Richard Kriehn)
  • Vittorio Monti: Czardas
  (Richard Kriehn)
  • Richard Kriehn: Red Barn Waltz
 (Richard Kriehn)
  • Linda Haugen: New Composition Premiere
    Made possible through the Minnesota Sinfonia’s New Works Program with support from the McKnight Foundation
  • Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 82, Bear

 


Upcoming Events

  1. Concert: Ilya’s Back!!

    October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  2. Concert: Ilya’s Back!!

    October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Concert: 2017 Happy Holidays

    December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  4. Concert: 2017 Happy Holidays

    December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  5. Concert: World Class

    January 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm