Minnesota Orchestra’s annual Composer Institute, Jan. 6-10

Posted on: January 6, 2020

The Minnesota Orchestra’s annual Composer Institute takes place from January 6 to 10, culminating with a concert by the Minnesota Orchestra of music by this year’s seven emerging composers. All of the composers will be present to introduce their music onstage at the January 10 concert, which will be emceed by Fred Child, host of American Public Media’s “Performance Today” program. The participating composers are Theo Chandler, Paul Frucht, Clare Glackin, Marc Migó, Patrick O’Malley, Liza Sobel, and Nicky Sohn. Music Director Osmo Vänskä will lead the Minnesota Orchestra and three soloists—MSO Associate Concertmaster Felicity James and sopranos Danielle Beckvermit and Lisa Marie Rogali—at the January 10 concert at Orchestra Hall. The Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute, co-presented by the American Composers Forum, has been directed for the past six years by composer Kevin Puts.