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Minnesota Sinfonia Announces Summer Schedule


Minneapolis, MN, June 01, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The Minnesota Sinfonia announces it’s free admission summer concert schedule. Their classical Summer Concert Series includes of a set of concerts in June featuring violinist Julia Persitz to be held at Lake Phalen Park in St. Paul and Lake Harriet Pavillion in Minneapolis and the Sinfonia’s annual Youth Outreach concert in July featuring a group of our most talented local young musicians performing with the Minnesota Sinfonia at Lake Harriet Pavilion in Minneapolis.

Also on the schedule are five family pops concerts to be performed in Eagan, Roseville, St. Paul, Coon Rapids and Minneapolis, two children’s concerts featuring the story of The Ugly Duckling, one in Minneapolis and a new location in St. Paul, the Mississippi Creative Arts Magnet School and the Minnesota Sinfonia’s annual Northside Music and Arts Festival to be held at North Commons Park in Minneapolis. Family pops concerts feature lighter musical fare including Broadway and movie tunes, marches, and more. All concerts are free to the public (first-come, first seated), and children are always welcome to attend.

Major Summer Programming supporters include the Minnesota State Arts Board, National Endowment for the Arts, Target, Pentair Foundation, Pohlad Family Foundation, McNeely Foundation, Twin Cities Hotel Deals, Xcel Energy, Minneapolis and St. Paul Parks and Recreation Departments and Minneapolis and St. Paul Public Schools.

2013 Summer Concert Schedule
Summer Concert Series I in St. Paul: Julia Persitz, violin
Thursday, June 20 at 7:00pm
Lake Phalen Park
1615 Phalen Dr,
St. Paul, MN 55106
Join the Minnesota Sinfonia, a professional chamber orchestra, and violinist Julia Persitz performing “Concerto in E Major, MWV 1042” at Lake Phalen Park.
*Free park and ride:
 Johnson High School
1349 Arcade St, St. Paul, 55106
*Rain-site:
 Arlington Hills Lutheran Church
1115 Greenbrier St, St. Paul, MN 55106
Summer Concert Series I in Minneapolis: Julia Persitz, violin
Friday, June 21 at 7:30pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell
4135 West Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, 55419
Join the Minnesota Sinfonia, a professional chamber orchestra, and violinist Julia Persitz performing “Concerto in E Major, MWV 1042” at Lake Harriet.
Eagan Family Pops Concert
Sunday, June 23 at 7:00pm
Caponi Art Park, Theatre in the Woods
1205 Diffley Rd, Eagan, 55123
Enjoy entertaining, lighter musical fare including Broadway and movie tunes, marches, and more at Minnesota Sinfonia’s summer family pops outdoor concerts.
*Rain-date: July 21 at 7:30pm
St. Paul Children’s Concert
Tuesday, June 25 at 9:30am
Mississippi Creative Arts Magnet School
1575 L’ Orient St., Saint Paul, MN 55117
Join the Minnesota Sinfonia for some light and fun music featuring the story of The Ugly Duckling.
Roseville Family Pops Concert
Thursday, June 27 at 7:30pm
Roseville Central Park Pavilion
2540 Lexington Ave N, Roseville, 55113
Enjoy entertaining, lighter musical fare including Broadway and movie tunes, marches, and more at Minnesota Sinfonia’s summer family pops outdoor concerts.
*Rain-site at Roseville Lutheran Church
1215 Roselawn Ave N, Roseville, 55113
Como Park Family Pops Concert
Sunday, June 30 at 7:30pm
Como Park Lakeside Pavilion
1360 N Lexington Pkwy, St. Paul, 55103
Enjoy entertaining, lighter musical fare including Broadway and movie tunes, marches, and more at Minnesota Sinfonia’s summer family pops outdoor concerts.
Coon Rapids Family Pops Concert
Thursday, July 11 at 7:00pm
Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park Performance Pavilion
9750 Egret Boulevard, Coon Rapids, 55433
Enjoy entertaining, lighter musical fare including Broadway and movie tunes, marches, and more at Minnesota Sinfonia’s summer family pops outdoor concerts.
Lake Harriet Family Pops Concert
Friday, July 12 at 7:30pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell
4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, 55419
Enjoy entertaining, lighter musical fare including broadway and movie tunes, marches, and more at Minnesota Sinfonia’s summer family pops outdoor concerts.
Summer Concert Series II: Youth Outreach Concert
Friday, July 19 at 7:30pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell
4135 West Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, 55419
Featuring the winning composition from the 2013 Junior Composers Competition and 25 local student musicians performing a joint concert with the musicians of the Minnesota Sinfonia featuring Tchaikovsky’s “ Symphony No. 5 in e minor, opus 64”.
Northside Children’s Concert
Friday, July 26 at 10am
Farwell Park
1201 Sheridan Ave North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Join the Minnesota Sinfonia for some light and fun music featuring northside children performing the story of The Ugly Duckling with the Minnesota Sinfonia.
Northside Music and Arts Festival
Saturday, July 27 at 5pm
North Commons Park
1801 James Avenue North, Minneapolis, 55411
Concert to feature northside children performing The Ugly Duckling with the Minnesota Sinfonia. Also on the schedule are the Sound of Blackness at 4pm and a wide variety of children’s activities and other fun festivities.
*Rain-site at North High School
1500 James Ave. N, Minneapolis, 55411
Additional Minnesota Sinfonia concert information is available at 612-871-1701 or www.mnsinfonia.org.

Minnesota Sinfonia is a professional chamber orchestra whose mission is to serve the musical and educational needs of the citizens of Minnesota, especially families with children, inner-city youth, seniors and those with limited financial means. The Sinfonia plays concerts for over 25,000 people each year, and is the only professional orchestra of its kind, offering all concerts free of admission charges, welcoming children to every performance, and dedicating over half its services to inner-city schools. Founded in 1989 by Artistic Director Jay Fishman, the Minnesota Sinfonia is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization supported by corporate, foundation and individual contributors. For more information, to make a donation, or for a list of upcoming performances, visit www.mnsinfonia.org or call 612-871-1701.
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Minnesota Sinfonia
Emily Matejcek
612-871-1701
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