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Advertisement for concert featuring Bobby McFerrin and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, 1994.
The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra recording at Sound 80 Studio, 1978. Photograph is from the Bruce Goldstein photography Collection at the Gale Family Library, Minnesota Historical Society.
Students at Saint Paul’s Pratt Elementary School get a taste of professional music-making from the SPCO’s traveling wind ensemble, 1976.
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.
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