Northrop Presents

Minnesota Orchestra

Featuring Organist Cameron Carpenter with Conductor Akiko Fujimoto
Mar 2020
About the Event

Northrop has canceled all events until at least Apr 30 in an effort to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Ticket holders have been contacted but those with additional questions can contact the Northrop Box Office at 612-624-2345 or

Winter Bells by Polina Nazaykinskaya
Symphonie concertante for Organ and Orchestra by Joseph Jongen
Cinderella Suite by Sergei Prokofiev

The Minnesota Orchestra triumphantly returned to their former home on campus last season to spotlight Northrop’s refurbished pipe organ. They perform again in 2020 in a concert with guest soloist Cameron Carpenter, one of the world’s most dynamic organists.




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Experience the extraordinary breadth and depth of Northrop's historic pipe organ as skilled organists demonstrate the instrument in the first half of this event. In the second half, organists of all skill levels will have an "open console" opportunity to perform, as well as tour the organ loft.