Osmo Vanska leads the Minnesota Orchestra in this historic live broadcast from the Teatro Nacional in Havana, Cuba, featuring three works by Beethoven. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, on the Music Station.
Friday, May 15, 5 – 8 p.m. on Music Station
Minnesota Orchestra Osmo Vänskä, conductor Frank Fernández, piano
Cuban National Choir and Coro Vocal Leo Digna Guerra, direccion general de coros
BEETHOVENOverture to Egmont
BEETHOVENFantasy in C minor for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra, Choral Fantasy
BEETHOVENSymphony No. 3, Eroica
The Minnesota Orchestra will perform two concerts in Cuba this May 15 and 16, becoming the first U.S. orchestra to give performances in Cuba since President Obama took steps to normalize relations between the countries in December 2014. At the invitation of the Cuban Ministry of Culture, Music Director Osmo Vänskä and the Orchestra will perform as part of Havana’s International Cubadisco Festival.
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