May 19, 2022
Sphinx Virtuosi to Partner with the Minnesota Orchestra in Concerts June 2-4

Ensemble to perform works by Xavier Foley and Alberto Ginastera; Sphinx Virtuosi musicians will then merge with the orchestra to perform works by Mendelssohn and Jaakko Kuusisto conducted by Music Director Osmo Vänskä

Concert on Friday, June 3 to be livestreamed at minnesotaorchestra.org and broadcast on Twin Cities PBS and YourClassical Minnesota Public Radio

 

DETROIT, MICHIGAN (MAY 19, 2022) — The Sphinx Virtuosi will make its Orchestra Hall debut in Minneapolis when it joins forces with the Minnesota Orchestra and Music Director Osmo Vänskä for performances Thursday, June 2, Friday, June 3, and Saturday, June 4. The concert on Friday, June 3 will be broadcast live on Twin Cities PBS and YourClassical Minnesota Public Radio, and livestreamed at minnesotaorchestra.org.

The Sphinx Virtuosi is a professional self-conducted chamber ensemble and the flagship performing entity of the Sphinx Organization – the leading social justice non-profit dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts. Comprised of eighteen accomplished Black and Latinx artists, a critical aim of the Sphinx Virtuosi is to evolve and transform the face of classical music through artistic excellence, pioneering programming, and impassioned community engagement, its members serving as cultural and diversity ambassadors on critically acclaimed national tours.

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