Twin Cities PBS Premieres Documentary Special
Music for Mandela: Minnesota Orchestra in South Africa
This Sunday will be the premiere of the MNO Special Music for Mandela: Minnesota Orchestra in South Africa on TPT2. The one-hour documentary follows Minnesota Orchestra during 2018's historic tour of South Africa. Experience all five concerts, multiple exchanges and reflections from those involved, all in a one-of-a-kind tour planned by Classical Movements. Be sure to keep a lookout for some familiar CM faces!
Sunday, May 5, 10pm - TPT2
Monday, May 6, 9:30pm - LIFE
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Chorus America's The Voice Profiles Our
Eric Daniel Helms New Music Program
Read in depth about CM's exclusive, 5-year partnership with Chorus America and their Commission Consortium in the latest issue of The Voice. The feature discusses the importance of commissioning new works, profiles the composers selected for 2019 and highlights what Classical Movements and our Eric Daniel Helms New Music Project bring to the consortium.
“I hope the consortiums will help bring in a lot of interesting voices both from other American composers and from around the world.”
-Neeta Helms
New Orchestra of Washington Honors Neeta Helms with ArtsMatter Award
Early in April, the New Orchestra of Washington honored CM's own Founder and President with the ArtsMatter Award. The award is given to recognize individuals who contribute to the growth of the arts through their leadership, vision and dedication. K Street Magazine covered the gala.
"Neeta Helms, Founder and President of Classical Movements, has made a deliberate effort to take ensembles to frequently overlooked destinations."