Many ensembles are announcing changes to their upcoming seasons, and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra is no exception.
Listen to host Steve Seel talk with Kyu-Young Kim, artistic director and principal violin with the orchestra, about the plans for the virtual fall season, and what audiences can expect to hear and see.
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra has just announced a series of live performances to be streamed from the Ordway Concert Hall this fall. SPCO musicians will perform from the Ordway Concert Hall with no audience on site. The performances will be streamed through the organization's free online Concert Library via the SPCO's multicamera, high-definition video system, with audio provided by Classical Minnesota Public Radio.
This announcement follows the recent cancellation of previously scheduled concerts through December due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition to the scheduled live performance streams, the SPCO will continue to release encore streams (rebroadcasts of past performances) throughout the fall. The existing on-demand library, which includes recordings of 62 concerts and 122 compositions, will continue to be available.
As always, all SPCO digital concerts will continue to be provided free, which aligns with the organization's mission and ongoing commitment to sharing the orchestra and the music with as many people as possible in the community.