- $15 for best available seating (up to $60 value)
- The Band: the New York–based Grammy winners who revitalized the genre of klezmer by combining it with contemporary musical styles
- The Music: an ancient tradition born centuries ago but modernized with political protest anthems and shades of rock, funk, bebop, and avant-garde jazz
- Their Friends: they’ve performed and recorded with Itzhak Perlman, Ferus Mustafov, the Master Musicians of Jajouka, and Arlo Guthrie—and released two albums of klezmer-fied versions of Woody Guthrie lyrics
Returning from its historic tour to Cuba in May of 2015 and Carnegie Hall last March, the Grammy Award–winning Minnesota Orchestra celebrates its second century as one of America’s premier symphonic ensembles, gathering accolades from publications such as the New York Times.