2018 Summer Concerts

2018 Summer Outdoor Concerts

Most parks have seating, but feel free to bring your own stadium seat cushion, lawn chairs, blankets, picnics, kids, dogs, and toys and enjoy an outdoor concert. Click on “Info” link by each concert site for details, and address for link to Google map.

Please check the weather and this page before heading out — if it looks like rain, concerts may be postponed or moved to an indoor venue.


Season Finale Classical Concert
with 52 Youth Outreach Week Musicians Joining the Sinfonia!

Friday, July 20 (7:30 pm)

Featuring soloist Monona Suzuki, winner of the 2018 Sinfonia Young Artist Competition, playing Paganini!

Monona Suzuki, age 15, is a remarkable young musician.  READ MORE

Experience the premiere of a new work by young composer Ethan Matthew Hyvari. READ MORE

PROGRAM

Dive deeper into the concert experience and learn more about each piece! Click here to read detailed concert notes from Conductor Jay Fishman

Lake Harriet Band Shell (Info)

4135 West Lake Harriet Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55410

   
Alternate Rain Site (8:30 pm)
Basilica of Saint Mary
1600 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403

CONCERT SPONSORS

Special thanks to the following foundations, sponsors, and venues whose generosity ensures the Sinfonia is able to offer programs free to the public. Thank you!

 

 

 


This activity is made possible by the voters of MN through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Church of the Annunciation | Basilica of St. Mary | Stone Arch Bridge Festival


Past 2018 Summer Concerts


Family Lighter Side Concert

Thursday, July 12 (7:30 pm) –
CONCERT SITE MOVED
Due to Severe Weather Alert

Alternate Rain Site (7:30 pm)
Church of the Annunciation
509 West 54th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55419

Free parking behind the church

Program


Children’s Concert

Thursday, July 12 (10:30 am)

Program

Webber Park (Info)

4300 Webber Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55412

   
Alternate Rain Site (10:30 am)
Nellie Stone Johnson Community School
807 N 27th Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Family Lighter Side Concert

Wednesday, July 11 (7:00 pm)

Program

Como Park Lakeside Pavilion (Info)

1360 Lexington Parkway North
Saint Paul, MN 55103


 

June Classical Concert Series

Richard Kriehn, mandolin

Wednesday, June 20 (7:00 pm)

Classical Concert with
Mandolin Soloist Richard Kriehn
and Viola Soloists Elilzabeth Cregan and Alastair Brown

Remember when our April concert with Richard was snowed out? He’s  back again — don’t miss more “Mandolin Magic.”

Dive deeper into the concert experience and learn more about each piece!

Click here to read detailed concert notes from Conductor Jay Fishman

PROGRAM
Isac Albeniz: Tango and Seville
Pietro Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
Vivaldi, Red Barn Waltz, Monti’s Czardas
Richard Kriehn, mandolin soloist
Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Elizabeth Cregan and Alastair Brown, viola soloists
Georges Bizet: Suite from Carmen

Como Park Lakeside Pavilion (Info)

1360 Lexington Parkway North
Saint Paul, MN 55103


Friday, June 22 (7:30 pm)

Lake Harriet Band Shell (Info)

4135 West Lake Harriet Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55410

   
Alternate Rain Site (7:30 pm)
Church of the Annunciation
509 West 54th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55419

 

June 16 (11:00 am) – Rain or Shine!

Orchestra and Audience ALL under a big tent

Saturday Family Lighter Side Concert
Program

Stone Arch Bridge Festival (Info)

Water Power Park Stage
Rain or Shine Under the BIG Tent! (info)

204 S.E. Main Street
Minneapolis, MN 55414


June 12 (5:30 pm)

Tuesday Family Concert

Program

 

The Commons (Info)

425 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55488

   
Alternate Rain Date: July 9 (5:30 pm)

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