Nachito Herrera at Orchestra Hall

Orchestra Hall 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN

IMPORTANT: RSVP required to reserve your free seat. Orchestra Hall requires all attendees at its venue to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test. More information provided in the RSVP link: www.minnesotaorchestra.org/WSO Minnesota's adopted son, Steinway Piano Artist Nachito Herrera, is one of the world's greatest Cuban pianists. Combining Western classical music with traditional […]

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Accepting Applications for WSO Music Director

Wayzata Central Middle School 305 Vicksburg Lane North, Plymouth

Wayzata Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the position of Music Director commencing with the 2023-24 season. The qualified candidate will have the demonstrated ability to plan concerts, rehearse the orchestra, conduct concert performances, and promote the orchestra's activities in the community. Interested candidates should contact Executive Director Katie Pargal at wso.exec.dir@gmail.com for full details on […]

In Hope of a Better Tomorrow

Wayzata Central Middle School 305 Vicksburg Lane North, Plymouth

Keehun Nam, Guest Conductor DVOŘÁK: Carnival Overture, op. 92 IVES/arr. SCHUMAN: Variations on America STRAUSS: Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration) RAVEL: "The Fairy Garden" from The Mother Goose Suite […]

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Rococo Variations

Wayzata Central Middle School 305 Vicksburg Lane North, Plymouth

Dennis Friesen-Carper, Guest Conductor Ava Lambert, Cello MOZART: Overture to Escape from the Seraglio TCHAIKOVSKY: Rococo Variations Ava Lambert, Cello ELGAR: Enigma Variations MIRANDA/arr. Brown, Friesen-Carper: “The Club” from In […]

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Scottish Fantasy

Wayzata Central Middle School 305 Vicksburg Lane North, Plymouth

Richard Haglund, Guest Conductor Ariana Kim, Violin MENDELSSOHN: Fingal’s Cave Overture, Op. 26 (Hebrides) BARBER: Essay No. 1, Op. 12 (1937) BRUCH: Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46 for Violin and Orchestra Ariana Kim, Violin ARNOLD: Four Scottish Dances, Op. 59 (1957) Richard Haglund is the founder and Music Director of the Erato Chamber Orchestra in Chicago. […]

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Impressions of America

Wayzata Central Middle School 305 Vicksburg Lane North, Plymouth

Hannah Schendel, Guest Conductor MONTGOMERY: Starburst COLERIDGE-TAYLOR: Overture to The Song of Hiawatha, Op. 30 DVORAK: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, “From the New World” Hannah Schendel is establishing herself as a brilliant and collaborative young conductor. She was awarded second place in the The American Prize Competition 2021 in the community […]

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