Mayor Rybak, Judy Dayton Invite Public to Community Celebration of Minnesota Orchestra Grammy Nomination
Orchestra musicians and Osmo Vänskä invited to play at Minneapolis Convention Center on February 1
January 9, 2013 (MINNEAPOLIS) — Mayor R.T. Rybak and Minnesota Orchestra benefactor Judy Dayton today invited the public to a community celebration that they are hosting on Friday evening, February 1 to mark the Minnesota Orchestra's nomination for a Grammy Award. The celebration will take place at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Mayor Rybak and Ms. Dayton invited Minnesota Orchestra musicians and Music Director Osmo Vänskä to perform these nominated works at the February 1 community celebration. If the musicians and Music Director Vänskä accept the invitation, ticketing information will be announced to the public soon thereafter.
“The difficult labor dispute has taken its toll, but for this one night, we ask everyone to set negotiations aside and come together as a community to celebrate the Orchestra's extraordinary achievement and listen to their beautiful, Grammy-worthy performance,” Mayor Rybak said.
“The Minnesota Orchestra is one of our premier civic treasures,” said Ms. Dayton. “We must not miss the opportunity to honor their nomination for this prestigious award, regardless of the circumstances.”
Published Jan. 9, 2013