2019-20 WINTER CONCERTS

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WORTHINGTON ARTS LEARNING

JANUARY 10
Friday (7 p.m.)

WORTHINGTON MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM
714 13th Street, Worthington, MN 56187
Directions (Free parking in lot)

PROGRAM

Worthington orchestra and choir students join the Sinfonia for a community concert at the fabulous Worthington Memorial Auditorium. The program will include popular classical works, lighter pieces and Franz Joseph Haydn’s Surprise Symphony
Info: www.friendsoftheauditorium.com

Funding for arts learning activities and concerts provided through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. Thank you!

LOREN PLAYS BEETHOVEN

LOREN FISHMAN, piano: “… each graceful note transports the listener.” — Paramount Theater

FEBRUARY 7
Friday (7 p.m.)

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

FEBRUARY 8
Saturday (2 p.m.)

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

FEBRUARY 9
Sunday (7 p.m.)

SHELDON THEATRE
443 West 3rd St, Red Wing, MN 55066
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Directions & parking

PROGRAM

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Loren Fishman)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 41, Jupiter
  • Brian Field: Lullaby (World Premiere)
    Made possible through the MN Sinfonia’s New Works Program with support from McKnight Foundation
Funding for Sheldon Theatre performance provided through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. Thank you!

MORE ILYA!

ILYA KALER, violin: “A magician, bewitching our ears.” —Gramophone

MARCH 6
Friday (7 p.m.)

METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY
FOUNDERS HALL
387 Maria Ave, St Paul, MN 55106
Campus map

MARCH 7
Saturday (2 p.m.)

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

PROGRAM

  • Antonín Dvořák: Romance (Ilya Kaler)
  • Camille Saint-Saëns: Havanaise and Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso (Ilya Kaler)
  • Emilie Mayer: Symphony No. 1
  • John Winkleman: Mr. Toad’s Adventurous Ride (World Premiere)
    Made possible through the MN Sinfonia’s New Works Program with support from McKnight Foundation
Funding for this concert was made possible, in part, by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Thank you!

CELLO MASTER

DMITRY KOUZOV, cello: “… astounding virtuoso skills.” —Gramophone

APRIL 17
Friday (7 p.m.)

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

APRIL 19
Sunday (3 p.m.)

TEMPLE ISRAEL
2323 Freemont Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Arrive early to park in lot, plus street parking available

PROGRAM

  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme (Dmitry Kouzov)
  • Gioachino Rossini: Overture to the Silken Ladder
  • Georges Bizet: Suite from L’Arlesienne
  • Reinaldo Moya: New work TBA (World Premiere)
    Made possible through the MN Sinfonia’s New Works Program with support from McKnight Foundation

Past 2019-20 Season Concerts

Happy Holidays Concert

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

ISABEL LI, violin: Junior Division Winner of the MN Sinfonia’s Young Artist Competition

NOVEMBER 23
Saturday (2 p.m.)

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

NOVEMBER 23
Saturday (7 p.m.)

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

PROGRAM

Bring the whole family and celebrate the holidays with a lighter side concert featuring a variety of carols, waltzes, show tunes and familiar classics including Dmitry Kabalevsky’s Concerto in C Major. Movt I – Allegro molto & con brio (Isabel Li).


Grace Park

VIOLIN VIRTUOSO

GRACE PARK, violin: 2018 International Naumburg Violin Competition Winner!

OCTOBER 25 | Friday (7 p.m.)

METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY
FOUNDERS HALL
387 Maria Ave, St Paul, MN 55106
Campus map

OCTOBER 27 | Sunday (2 p.m.)

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

PROGRAM

To learn more about the composers and works to be performed, read Conductor Jay Fishman’s excellent notes!

  • Kirsten Broberg: Flourish (World Premiere)
    Made possible through the MN Sinfonia’s New Works Program with support from McKnight Foundation
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219 (Grace Park)
    Allegro aperto
    Adagio
    Tempo di Menuetto
  • J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048
  • J.C. Bach: Sinfonia Opus 3, No. 6 in G Major
  • Edward Elgar: Introduction and Allegro (strings)

MN SINFONIA MISSION
To serve 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.


MN Sinfonia concerts, “Music in the Schools,” touring, and outreach programs are made possible, in part, thanks to generous support from the FIREFLY SCIENTISTS’ FOUNDATION, and


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