Conductor Directing

Kenneth Freed, Music Director

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Minnesota Orchestra : Common Chords


Assistant Conductor Akiko Fujimoto leads the Minnesota Orchestra in orchestral showpieces ranging from Ravel’s exquisite Le Tombeau de Couperin to Tchaikovsky’s powerful Sixth Symphony, the Pathétique, in the Grand Hall at Mankato’s Verizon Center. Mankato-native Peter McGuire solos in the brilliant Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5.


The performance is part of the Orchestra’s Common Chords project, a multi-year endeavor that establishes partnerships between the Orchestra and Greater Minnesota cities, each culminating in its own unique residency.The Mankato residency will feature Minnesota Orchestra musicians performing at more than a dozen events in and around Mankato from April 25 through April 27. The concert is presented in cooperation with the Mankato Symphony Orchestra.


Common Chords: Minnesota Orchestra in Mankato



Friday, April 27, 2018, 7:30 p.m. / Grand Hall, Verizon Center, Mankato


Minnesota Orchestra

Akiko Fujimoto, conductor

Peter McGuire, violin


RAVEL                               Le Tombeau de Couperin

MOZART                            Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, Turkish

TCHAIKOVSKY                Symphony No. 6, Pathétique



Adults $10 

Youth/Students $5 

Children 12 and Under FREE


Tickets go on sale March 26th at 8 a.m.



 This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. Additional support is provided by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.