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Premiere of ‘Acadia’ by Judd Greenstein 8 p.m. Friday, Mar. 30

Come early for Crescendo Project’s pre-concert reception with Sam Bergman and Judd Greenstein at Orchestra Hall.

Judd Greenstein

Here’s collaborative art in its purest form: a Minnesota Orchestra Musical MicroCommission, a one-of-a-kind project that brings music lovers closer to the music by engaging them in the process of commissioning a new symphonic work.

Donations of all sizes played a role in bringing to life “Acadia”— a brand new work by New York-based composer Judd Greenstein that will premiere at Orchestra Hall on March 30.

During the first half of the concert, Greenstein will join conductor Sarah Hicks and host Sam Bergman for an illuminating look at “Acadia,” followed by a complete performance after intermission.

Listen and witness a moment in history at this first in-kind project two years in the making. 

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Crescendo Project — the young patrons group of the Minnesota Orchestra — invites young professionals to join them for a special Concert Night Out celebrating the premiere of Judd Greenstein’s microcommissioned piece.

Crescendo Project will gather for a pre-concert reception with Bergman and Greenstein at 6:30 p.m. on the Tier Drop at Orchestra Hall. 

After the concert, Crescendo Project will host a party at the Devil’s Advocate, downtown’s newest restaurant, where concert-goers can drink to the microcommission with specialty microbrews. 

The event is open to members and nonmembers alike. Buy concert tickets here.

Cocktail attire admired but not required.

Time: Reception 6:30 p.m.; concert 8 p.m.
Date: Friday, Mar. 30, 2012
Place: Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Ave., Mpls., MN 55403
Cost: $25-$40; varies by membership and seating section