Press Releases

August 27, 2020
SPCO announces series of live concert video streams

August 6, 2020
SPCO concerts canceled through December 2020

May 13, 2020
SPCO announces 2020.21 season

April 16, 2020
SPCO concerts canceled through end of the 2019.20 season (June 14)

March 31, 2020
SPCO announces four special video events during COVID-19 crisis

March 20, 2020
SPCO concerts canceled through May 10

February 13, 2020
SPCO announces new club2030 concert membership program

February 6, 2020
SPCO announces second annual musician appreciation concert

January 7, 2020
SPCO and the Capri Theater present Northside Celebration

December 11, 2019
The SPCO achieves budget surplus for 2018.19, celebrates its 60th anniversary, launches Tapestry Festival and serves record high audience

July 31, 2019
SPCO appoints violinist Eunae Koh

July 23, 2019
SPCO appoints cellist Richard Belcher

July 17, 2019
SPCO receives Futures Fund grant to support innovation in digital audience development

June 5, 2019
SPCO appoints Cassie Pilgrim to Principal Oboe position

April 17, 2019
SPCO announces 2019.20 season

February 25, 2019
The SPCO and former Artistic Partner Christian Zacharias to perform at 2019 Casals Festival in Puerto Rico March 5

December 12, 2018
The SPCO balances budget for 2017.18, wins Grammy® Award and serves record high audience

November 27, 2018
Baroque specialist Richard Egarr to become SPCO Artistic Partner

June 28, 2017
SPCO appoints Matt Wilson as permanent member

June 6, 2017
SPCO announces the Concert Library

April 19, 2017
SPCO announces 2017.18 season

January 18, 2017
SPCO, Capri and Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church announce Northside Celebration 

December 21, 2016
SPCO selected to participate in Music Alive residency program with composer Lembit Bleecher

December 6, 2016
SPCO Balances Budget for FY16 and Embarks Upon New Strategic Plan

October 6, 2016
SPCO appoints violinist Eunice Kim as permanent member

September 22, 2016
Fransisco Fullana appointed as Principal Violin of the SPCO

September 8, 2016
SPCO announces European tour and recording

August 9, 2016
SPCO announces New Generation Initiative to expand access for young audiences

June 20, 2016
SPCO appoints violinist Maureen Nelson and violist Sifei Cheng as permanent members

May 31, 2016
The SPCO’s Liquid Music Series announces 2016.17 season

April 18, 2016
Timo Andres name Pulitzer Price finalist

April 7, 2016
SPCO announces 2016.17 season

March 8, 2016
Baroque specialist Jonathan Cohen to become SPCO Artistic Partner

December 23, 2015
SPCO Releases Virtual Reality Messiah

December 7, 2015
SPCO Balances Budget for FY15

December 4, 2015
Ordway Concert Hall receives American Institute of Architects Honor Award

October 28, 2015
SPCO Announces New Leadership Team

October 7, 2015
World-class musician Claire Chase combines talents with 100 community flutists for special SPCO performance

September 22, 2015
2015.16 Music in the Making conversation series presented by the SPCO, MPR and American Composer’s Forum

August 25, 2015
SPCO appoints violist Hyobi Sim and oboist Barbara Bishop as permanent members

June 2, 2015
The SPCO’s Liquid Music Series announces 2015.16 season

April 28, 2015
Violinist Pekka Kuusisto to become SPCO’s newest Artistic Partner

April 15, 2015
SPCO announces 2015.16 season

January 22, 2015
Zachary Cohen to become new Principal Bass of the SPCO

November 12, 2014
Swedish clarinet sensation Martin Fröst to become the SPCO’s newest Artistic Partner through 2018-2019

September 9, 2014
Julie Albers to become new Principal Cellist of the SPCO

September 8, 2014
Arts Partnership announces ROCK THE ORDWAY,
A 22-Day Grand Opening Celebration for the New Concert Hall 

September 8, 2014
Flat Earth Brewing Company to host special SPCO chamber music performance and brewery tour

August 12, 2014
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Minnesota Public Radio, American Composers Forum and Minnesota Opera announce new season of Composer Conversations Series: The Heart of Making Music

June 11, 2014
Arts Partnership announces Concert Hall names

June 4, 2014
SPCO receives 17th ASCAP award for adventurous programming

May 20, 2014
SPCO’s Liquid Music series announces 2014-15 season

April 1, 2014
SPCO announces 2014-15 season

March 18, 2014
Celebrated American pianist Jeremy Denk to become The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s newest Artistic Partner

January 30, 2014
Spellbinding, genre-bending violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja to become the SPCO’s newest Artistic Partner