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Minnesota Orchestra at Indiana University THE MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA SPENT THREE DAYS AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY SURROUNDING THEIR PERFORMANCE AT IU AUDITORIUM JANUARY 22-24, 2018.

Day 1 • January 22, 2018

The residency began with members of the Minnesota Orchestra leading masterclasses for students from the IU Jacobs School of Music.

Day 2 • January 23, 2018

World-renowned pianist Inon Barnatan opened up his afternoon rehearsal and discussed his career and playing on Steinway pianos.
The Minnesota Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Osmo Vänskä, took to the IU Auditorium stage on Tuesday evening.

The program included:

Sibelius’s En Saga, Opus 9

Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Opus 23

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major, Opus 92

Day 3 • January 24, 2018

On the final day for the residency, members of the orchestra participated in a number of events engaging with Indiana University students as well as students at Fairview Elementary School in Bloomington.

Osmo Vänskä directed the Jacobs School of Music Philharmonic Orchestra on Wednesday morning.

Musicians and members of the the Minnesota Orchestra's administration led a community engagement session and luncheon discussion with the Jacob's School of Music Project Jumpstart program and IU's Hutton Honors College.

String members from the orchestra visited Fairview Elementary school to give a live string demonstration for students.

To conclude their stay at IU, the Minnesota Orchestra shared the stage with Jacobs School of Music students for a side-by-side rehearsal under the direction of Osmo Vänskä.

Jacobs School of Music Alumni

Nine members of Minnesota Orchestra attended IU's Jacobs School of Music. Pictured above left to right: Anthony Ross, principal cello; Beth Rapier, assistant principal cello; Deborah Serafini, violin; Jean Marker De Vere, second violin; Robert Anderson, bass; Catherine Schubilske, second violin; David Williamson, bass; Brian Mount, principal percussion; and Roger Frisch, associate concertmaster.

Credits:

Evan De Stefano and Greg Helgeson

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