Two tickets to David Zinman Returns on Saturday, June 3 at 8:00 p.m. at Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis.
Former Sommerfest Artistic Director David Zinman returns after 15 too-long years to the delight of his many fans, in this program of sweeping orchestral classics including Also sprach Zarathustra made famous by Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey.
- Minnesota Orchestra
- David Zinman, conductor
- Anthony Ross, cello
Overture to Tännhauser
Schelomo, Hebraic Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra
Also sprach Zarathustra
- Tony Ross was 23 when David Zinman hired him to become principal cello of the Rochester (NY) Philharmonic.
- At Ross’s first rehearsal, Zinman announced he was leaving Rochester and taking a new position as the Baltimore Symphony’s music director.
- Zinman earned a Master’s degree in theory and composition from the University of Minnesota in 1963 and he last conducted the Orchestra in 1999.
- This is the 100th anniversary of the premiere of Schelemo.