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Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra


Sunday, November 18th from 4:00pm – 5:00pm

The MSO and William Schrickel will explore music of two of the world’s greatest symphonies. Haydn’s Symphony No. 87 is one of a group of six works known as the “Paris” symphonies that were premiered by that city’s finest musicians to tremendous acclaim in 1786. Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9, completed in 1945, initially disappointed Soviet critics who expected something more monumental and programmatic, but today it is hailed as a masterpiece.

In addition, MSO Principal Clarinet Paul Schulz takes the soloist’s spotlight for the Twin Cities premiere of American composer Todd Goodman’s Concerto for Bass Clarinet, written in 2008.

Sunday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m.
St. Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church, 17205 County Road 6, Plymouth, MN

  • Franz Joseph Haydn—Symphony No. 87 in A
  • Todd Goodman—Concerto for Bass Clarinet
  • Dmitri Shostakovich—Symphony No. 9 in E-flat

Concerts are free. Donations are requested. Programs are subject to change.
For more information, visit or call (612) 567-6724.


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