Conductor Directing

Kenneth Freed, Music Director

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Igniting Spring: An Inside Out Concert

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
Verizon Grand Hall, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato
Symphonic Series
Symphony No. 5
Antonín Dvorák
Cello Concerto in B minor

About this Concert:

We're turning tradition on its head!  This concert allows you to experience the symphony like never before.  A limited number of concertgoers are invited to sit on stage,  among the orchestra and experience the music from the INSIDE OUT!
Luminous international cello sensation Silver Ainomäe joins us to perform Dvorák's Cello Concerto, the unparalleled masterpiece for this instrument. 
Cello Concert
Symphony No. 5

More Details:

  • Dvorák, the most famous Czech composer, wrote his Cello Concerto in New York City.
  • Ainomäe has performed in more than 30 countries as a soloist, chamber and orchestra musician.
  • Composed in 1888, Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 was met with muted enthusiasm upon it's premiere and didn't gain in popularity until after his death.  Today, it stands as one of his most loved large-scale creations.