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The Mayor of Saint Paul, Lawrence Cohen, wishes the SPCO bon voyage on their tour of Eastern Europe, 1975.
The SPCO onstage at the new Ordway Concert Hall, 2015.
The SPCO’s concert at Carnegie Hall, under conductor Leopold Sipe, 1969.
Bobby McFerrin & SPCO at Groveland Park Elementary School in St. Paul, 1995.
SPCO musician Carolyn Daws working with local music students, 1983.
The SPCO playing “The Star Spangled Banner” at its Ordway debut concert, 1985.
The SPCO’s international debut during a tour of Poland, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, and Romania in 1974.
Music on the Move truck, 1970s.
Philharmonic Society’s summer music camp where SPCO musicians provided hands-on instruction, ca. 1960s.
Violinist and conductor Pinchas Zukerman and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, ca. 1980–1987.
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