St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra will honor St. Cloud State’s 150th birthday with “Generations,” a concert featuring some of the greatest works of classical music 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in Ritsche Auditorium, Stewart Hall.
Tickets, which may be purchased online, are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $5 for students. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, prior to the concert.
The concert will climax with a performance of Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125,” including its grand finale “Ode to Joy.”
Other performances include:
- “Fanfare for the Common Man” by Aaron Copland
- “Sixth Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman” by Joan Tower
- “Fanfare for a Learned Man” by Libby Larsen
Also performing are the St. Cloud State Concert Choir and Great River Chorale.
The concert marks 43 years of partnership between the symphony and the University.
Brian Dowdy is the artistic director and principal conductor for St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra.
Matthew Ferrell is the Concert Choir conductor and director of choral activities at St. Cloud State.
Mary Kay Geston is artistic managing director for Great River Chorale.
The will be a discussion before the concert at 6:30 p.m.
The concert is made possible by a grant from the Central Minnesota Arts Board, via Minnesota’s voter-approved arts and cultural heritage fund.