Old friends Joshua Bell, the Minnesota Orchestra, the King’s Singers and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra will be featured in the 2016 Minnesota Beethoven Festival.
Ned Kirk, artistic and managing director of the festival, announced next year’s lineup Sunday at the conclusion of the 2015 festival. For the 10th anniversary festival in 2016, Kirk said, “We wanted to invite back many of the artists who have become friends of the festival over the years.”
The 2016 festival will be held June 26 through July 17.
— June 26, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Nobuyuki Tsujii, piano
— June 28, Shanghai Quartet
— June 20, Minnesota Orchestra free outdoor pops concert
— July 5, Joshua Bell, violin
— July 7, the King’s Singers
— July 9 and 10, Dale Warland and the Festival Chorale
— July 12, Richard Goode, piano
— July 14 and 15, Michala Petri, recorder, and Lars Hannibal, guitar
— Minnesota Orchestra.
Ticket packages will go on sale March 1, 2016.