Minnesota Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Marathon OH+ Concert Activities
Sat., January 13 at 6:15 pm
- Audio Description
Schedule and Tickets
Tix: Pre-show audio described activities are free; Orchestra concert at 8:00 has a range of ticket prices. Phone: 612-371-5656 or online.
About the Show
Tchaikovsky concerts: Dec. 31 – Jan. 14; art exhibit: Jan. 5-14; pre-concert ballet Jan. 11-14, 2018.
6:15-6:45 – Audio description of art in the Roberta Mann Grand Foyer. In the spirit of celebrating the beauty and richness of Russian culture, The Museum of Russian Art is showing a variety of Matryoshka nesting dolls from its current exhibition. These iconic Russian souvenirs are used to illustrate everything from fairy tales and community identity to politics and social life. Also, 10 artists with disabilities from Avivo Artworks present “One Step at a Time,” an exhibit sharing their perspectives and experiences on mental illness and recovery through art.
7:00-7:45 – Audio described in the Target Atrium the St. Paul Ballet will present Tchaikovsky divertissements from “Swan Lake” and “The Nutcracker.”
8:00 – NOT audio described: The Orchestra’s performance of Tchaikovsky’s Marche Slave, Violin Concerto, and Symphony No. 6, Pathétique, with Osmo Vänskä, conductor, and James Ehnes, violin.