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345 Washington St
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States

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May 2019

SPCO performs Martin & Silvestrov

May 24 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on May 25, 2019 at 8:00pm

Ordway Concert Hall, 345 Washington St
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 – $50

Conductor Joshua Weilerstein returns to conduct a program of musical homages. Frank Martin’s Polyptyque (1973) pays tribute to Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion through its scoring for double string orchestra. Valentin Silvestrov’s The Messenger (1996) alludes to the messenger who delivered an anonymous commission request to Mozart for his Requiem. Mozart’s final and most expansive symphony, Jupiter, contains fugal writing reminiscent of the great Baroque composers. Johann Sebastian Bach Canon and Fugue (arr. Benjamin) Joshua Weilerstein, conductor Frank Martin Polyptyque for Violin and Two…

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SPCO performs Martin & Silvestrov

May 25 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on May 25, 2019 at 8:00pm

Ordway Concert Hall, 345 Washington St
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 – $50

Conductor Joshua Weilerstein returns to conduct a program of musical homages. Frank Martin’s Polyptyque (1973) pays tribute to Bach’s Saint Matthew Passion through its scoring for double string orchestra. Valentin Silvestrov’s The Messenger (1996) alludes to the messenger who delivered an anonymous commission request to Mozart for his Requiem. Mozart’s final and most expansive symphony, Jupiter, contains fugal writing reminiscent of the great Baroque composers. Johann Sebastian Bach Canon and Fugue (arr. Benjamin) Joshua Weilerstein, conductor Frank Martin Polyptyque for Violin and Two…

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June 2019

SPCO with Martin Fröst

June 7 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on June 8, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on June 9, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Concert Hall, 345 Washington St
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 – $50

Mozart wrote the overture to his operatic masterpiece Don Giovanni in just a few hours the night before its premiere in Prague. The first half of our season finale with Martin Fröst captures the incredible creative burst that resulted in this overture and the symphony that Mozart wrote for the musicians of Prague, the city that embraced him in the last years of his life in a way that Vienna never did. For the second half, Fröst serves as arranger, host,…

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SPCO with Martin Fröst

June 8 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on June 8, 2019 at 8:00pm

One event on June 9, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Concert Hall, 345 Washington St
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 – $50

Mozart wrote the overture to his operatic masterpiece Don Giovanni in just a few hours the night before its premiere in Prague. The first half of our season finale with Martin Fröst captures the incredible creative burst that resulted in this overture and the symphony that Mozart wrote for the musicians of Prague, the city that embraced him in the last years of his life in a way that Vienna never did. For the second half, Fröst serves as arranger, host,…

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SPCO with Martin Fröst

June 9 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on June 8, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on June 9, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Concert Hall, 345 Washington St
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$12 – $50

Mozart wrote the overture to his operatic masterpiece Don Giovanni in just a few hours the night before its premiere in Prague. The first half of our season finale with Martin Fröst captures the incredible creative burst that resulted in this overture and the symphony that Mozart wrote for the musicians of Prague, the city that embraced him in the last years of his life in a way that Vienna never did. For the second half, Fröst serves as arranger, host,…

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Resistance and Resilience: Voices of the People

June 29 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on June 30, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Concert Hall, 345 Washington St
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$30 – $45

Resistance and Resilience: Voices of the People explores how voice and song has been utilized in two human rights movements: the African American movement and the LGBT movement. 400 years ago, the first African slaves set foot in North America, later paving the way for influencing human rights movements across the globe. Featured songs will be drawn from spirituals, blues, hip hop, and other songs from the civil rights movement. Tesfa Wondemagegnehu and community leaders will weave a thought provoking dialogue…

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Resistance and Resilience: Voices of the People

June 30 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on June 30, 2019 at 2:00pm

Ordway Concert Hall, 345 Washington St
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$30 – $45

Resistance and Resilience: Voices of the People explores how voice and song has been utilized in two human rights movements: the African American movement and the LGBT movement. 400 years ago, the first African slaves set foot in North America, later paving the way for influencing human rights movements across the globe. Featured songs will be drawn from spirituals, blues, hip hop, and other songs from the civil rights movement. Tesfa Wondemagegnehu and community leaders will weave a thought provoking dialogue…

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