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Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

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345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
651-224-4222 https://ordway.org/

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February 2019

SPCO: Reflections on Home

February 22 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 - $50

The second weekend of the Tapestry19 festival is an exploration of the idea of home, featuring a world premiere by SPCO Music Alive Composer-in-Residence Lembit Beecher, which uses samples of over 50 interview recordings of Twin Cities community members sharing their reflections about home, along with newly commissioned poetry by University of Saint Thomas professor Chris Santiago. 14 year-old Felix Mendelssohn was coming into his own as a composer when he wrote twelve sinfonias to be performed at private salons…

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SPCO: Reflections on Home

February 23 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 - $50

The second weekend of the Tapestry19 festival is an exploration of the idea of home, featuring a world premiere by SPCO Music Alive Composer-in-Residence Lembit Beecher, which uses samples of over 50 interview recordings of Twin Cities community members sharing their reflections about home, along with newly commissioned poetry by University of Saint Thomas professor Chris Santiago. 14 year-old Felix Mendelssohn was coming into his own as a composer when he wrote twelve sinfonias to be performed at private salons…

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SPCO: Reflections on Home

February 24 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 - $50

The second weekend of the Tapestry19 festival is an exploration of the idea of home, featuring a world premiere by SPCO Music Alive Composer-in-Residence Lembit Beecher, which uses samples of over 50 interview recordings of Twin Cities community members sharing their reflections about home, along with newly commissioned poetry by University of Saint Thomas professor Chris Santiago. 14 year-old Felix Mendelssohn was coming into his own as a composer when he wrote twelve sinfonias to be performed at private salons…

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March 2019

SPCO performs Jörg Widmann

March 1 @ 11:00 am
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One event on March 1, 2019 at 8:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 - $50

Former Artistic Partner Christian Zacharias returns to the SPCO to perform Mozart’s final piano concerto and conduct Beethoven’s Second Symphony. Mozart’s autumnal farewell to the piano concerto, the medium that brought him the most success in his lifetime as a composer and performer, is beautifully paired with Anton Bruckner’s gorgeous Adagio for Strings, arranged from the original string quintet version by the late Stanislaw Skrowaczewski. Another elegiac work, Jörg Widmann’s Aria, opens the second half, before the sunny D Major…

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SPCO performs Jörg Widmann

March 1 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on March 1, 2019 at 8:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 - $50

Former Artistic Partner Christian Zacharias returns to the SPCO to perform Mozart’s final piano concerto and conduct Beethoven’s Second Symphony. Mozart’s autumnal farewell to the piano concerto, the medium that brought him the most success in his lifetime as a composer and performer, is beautifully paired with Anton Bruckner’s gorgeous Adagio for Strings, arranged from the original string quintet version by the late Stanislaw Skrowaczewski. Another elegiac work, Jörg Widmann’s Aria, opens the second half, before the sunny D Major…

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SPCO performs Caroline Shaw’s Concerto for Piano

March 15 @ 11:00 am
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 8:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 - $50

Pianist Jonathan Biss returns for the fourth installment of Beethoven/5, a five-year collaboration between Biss and the SPCO to commission five new piano concertos alongside Beethoven’s piano concertos. This year the SPCO welcomes the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw, who will be responding to Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto in her own unique musical language. Frequent SPCO collaborator Mischa Santora conducts the premiere performances of the Shaw, while SPCO musicians lead the Beethoven Concerto, as well as his tragicCoriolan Overture. Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan…

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MN Opera: The Fix

March 16 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 21, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$22 - $215

Music Joel Puckett | Libretto Eric Simonson Commissioned by MN Opera as part of its New Works Initiative. One of the most notorious scandals in American history comes to life in this new major league opera. The 1919 Chicago White Sox were arguably the best team in the game, but they were also the most poorly paid, always at odds with their penny-pinching owner. Resentment, revenge, and ambition gone awry motivate eight players to conspire with gamblers and fix the…

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SPCO performs Caroline Shaw’s Concerto for Piano

March 16 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 8:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 - $50

Pianist Jonathan Biss returns for the fourth installment of Beethoven/5, a five-year collaboration between Biss and the SPCO to commission five new piano concertos alongside Beethoven’s piano concertos. This year the SPCO welcomes the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Caroline Shaw, who will be responding to Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto in her own unique musical language. Frequent SPCO collaborator Mischa Santora conducts the premiere performances of the Shaw, while SPCO musicians lead the Beethoven Concerto, as well as his tragicCoriolan Overture. Ludwig van Beethoven: Coriolan…

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MN Opera: The Fix

March 19 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 21, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$22 - $215

Music Joel Puckett | Libretto Eric Simonson Commissioned by MN Opera as part of its New Works Initiative. One of the most notorious scandals in American history comes to life in this new major league opera. The 1919 Chicago White Sox were arguably the best team in the game, but they were also the most poorly paid, always at odds with their penny-pinching owner. Resentment, revenge, and ambition gone awry motivate eight players to conspire with gamblers and fix the…

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MN Opera: The Fix

March 21 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 21, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$22 - $215

Music Joel Puckett | Libretto Eric Simonson Commissioned by MN Opera as part of its New Works Initiative. One of the most notorious scandals in American history comes to life in this new major league opera. The 1919 Chicago White Sox were arguably the best team in the game, but they were also the most poorly paid, always at odds with their penny-pinching owner. Resentment, revenge, and ambition gone awry motivate eight players to conspire with gamblers and fix the…

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MN Opera: The Fix

March 23 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 21, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on March 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$22 - $215

Music Joel Puckett | Libretto Eric Simonson Commissioned by MN Opera as part of its New Works Initiative. One of the most notorious scandals in American history comes to life in this new major league opera. The 1919 Chicago White Sox were arguably the best team in the game, but they were also the most poorly paid, always at odds with their penny-pinching owner. Resentment, revenge, and ambition gone awry motivate eight players to conspire with gamblers and fix the…

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MN Opera: The Fix

March 24 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on March 21, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on March 23, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on March 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$22 - $215

Music Joel Puckett | Libretto Eric Simonson Commissioned by MN Opera as part of its New Works Initiative. One of the most notorious scandals in American history comes to life in this new major league opera. The 1919 Chicago White Sox were arguably the best team in the game, but they were also the most poorly paid, always at odds with their penny-pinching owner. Resentment, revenge, and ambition gone awry motivate eight players to conspire with gamblers and fix the…

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April 2019

SPCO performs George Walker’s Antifonys for String Orchestra

April 26 @ 11:00 am
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One event on April 27, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 28, 2019 at 8:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 - $50

SPCO Associate Concertmaster Ruggero Allifranchini takes center stage for Mozart’s fifth and final violin concerto, known for its rollicking final movement. The 2nd movement of Haydn’s 63rd Symphony is entitled La Roxelane, named for Roxelana, the powerful and influential wife of Ottoman Emperor Suleiman the Great. The program is rounded out with 20th century chamber works by Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů and American composer George Walker, the first African American composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Bohuslav Martinů: La Revue…

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SPCO performs George Walker’s Antifonys for String Orchestra

April 27 @ 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 27, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 28, 2019 at 8:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 - $50

SPCO Associate Concertmaster Ruggero Allifranchini takes center stage for Mozart’s fifth and final violin concerto, known for its rollicking final movement. The 2nd movement of Haydn’s 63rd Symphony is entitled La Roxelane, named for Roxelana, the powerful and influential wife of Ottoman Emperor Suleiman the Great. The program is rounded out with 20th century chamber works by Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů and American composer George Walker, the first African American composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Bohuslav Martinů: La Revue…

Find out more »

SPCO performs George Walker’s Antifonys for String Orchestra

April 28 @ 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 27, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on April 28, 2019 at 8:00pm

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St.
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 - $50

SPCO Associate Concertmaster Ruggero Allifranchini takes center stage for Mozart’s fifth and final violin concerto, known for its rollicking final movement. The 2nd movement of Haydn’s 63rd Symphony is entitled La Roxelane, named for Roxelana, the powerful and influential wife of Ottoman Emperor Suleiman the Great. The program is rounded out with 20th century chamber works by Czech composer Bohuslav Martinů and American composer George Walker, the first African American composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Bohuslav Martinů: La Revue…

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