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Minnesota Orchestra

Catherine Bott presents the Minnesota Orchestra under Osmo Vanska performing music by Adams, Barber and Beethoven at the Barbican. Plus the US orchestra's new music commissions.

Catherine Bott presents a concert given at London's Barbican Centre by the Minnesota Orchestra under the baton of Osmo Vanska, featuring music by Adams, Barber and Beethoven. The programme includes American virtuoso Joshua Bell performing Barber's concerto for violin and orchestra.

Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vanska (conductor)
Joshua Bell (violin) *

Adams: Slonimsky's Earbox
Barber: Concerto for violin and orchestra *
ENCORE - Vieuxtemps: Souvenir d’Amerique: Variations on Yankee Doodle, op. 17 *
Beethoven: Symphony No 3 (Eroica)
ENCORE - Sibelius: Valse Triste

Followed by a focus on the Minnesota Orchestra's new music commissions:

Minnesota Orchestra
Times Square Ballet (from On The Town)
Edo de Waart, conductor
Leonard Bernstein, composer
VIRGIN CLASSICS 61194

Aaron Jay Kernis, composer
Musica Celestis (String Quartet No. 1, arranged for string orchestra)
Minnesota Orchestra
Eiji Oue, conductor
VIRGIN CLASSICS 45464

2 hours, 15 minutes

Last on

Wed 25 Feb 2009 19:00

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