Accessibility/ADA Information

In addition to offering multiple convenient concert venues across the Twin Cities, low ticket prices and diverse programming, the SPCO strives to bring orchestral music within reach of more Minnesotans. We aim to make the concert experience enjoyable and accessible for everyone.

The following information includes services and accommodations we offer.

Please visit for venue-specific information, and contact the Ticket Office at 651.291.1144 if you have any questions or would like to make special arrangements. The Ticket Office is open from 12:00–5:00pm on Monday–Friday and 11:00am–3:00pm on Saturday (September–June).

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Most of our venues have accessible parking attached to or very near the performance space. Get detailed parking information for each venue.

Venue Information

Accessible Seating

Accessible seating for mobility devices, including but not limited to wheelchairs, is available at all our venues. When ordering tickets, please state any accommodations needed so that we can best meet your seating preferences.

Get detailed accessibility information for each of our venues.

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Listening Devices

Select venues offer listening systems including the Ordway Concert Hall, Temple Israel and Ted Mann Concert Hall. Listening units are available at the Ordway First Aid Station and at the Ted Mann House Management Office. Temple Israel is equipped with Listen Technologies wireless hearing assistance system.

Get detailed information on hearing accommodations for each of our venues.

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Large Print and Braille Programs

Large print programs are available at all performances upon request — simply ask an usher. Braille programs are available with one month advance notice from the date of the concert.

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Venue Specific Information

If you have questions or would like more information about a specific venue’s accessibility services, click the “Accessibility” tab on each of our venue pages.

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Service Animals

Service animals are welcomed in The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s venues. Patrons should inform a representative when purchasing tickets from the Ticket Office at 651.291.1144 or [email protected].

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Allergies/Chemical Sensitivities

Please be considerate of those who may have allergies or chemical sensitivities. It is recommended that you refrain from using strong perfumes and colognes so as not to distract the patrons sitting around you.

Transportation Accessibility

Most of our venues are accessible by public transportation, whether that is via light rail, bus or Metro Mobility services. To find specific information for each venue, click the “Accessibility” tab on each of our venue pages.

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Concert Length and Format

Most concerts are approximately 90 minutes with a 20-minute intermission between the two halves of the program.

We also offer Express Concerts throughout the season that are 60–75 minutes without intermission.

Express Concerts