The MSO’s 40th Anniversary Season


William Schrickel

Welcome to the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra’s 2022-2023 season, our 41st. I’m thrilled to be celebrating the MSO’s 40th Anniversary and my 23rd year as the orchestra’s Music Director. Please join us for a new season of extraordinary music making!

–Music Director William Schrickel


Central Concert

Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 4pm
Central Lutheran Church
333 South 12th Street, Minneapolis, MN

William Schrickel, conductor

Claude Debussy — Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Matthew Peterson — The Singing Wilderness (MSO Commission)
Claude Debussy — La Mer

MSO Audience COVID Protocols for 2022-2023 Performances:  Please check back here for current protocols (masks, etc.)  before each performance and we will post updated assessments.

Plymouth Concert

Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 4pm
St. Philip the Deacon Lutheran Church
17205 County Road 6, Plymouth, MN

William Schrickel, conductor

Max Bruch — Double Concerto in E Minor, op. 88 for Clarinet, Viola & Orchestra
William Grant Still — Tamborito from Danzas de Panama
Zoltán Kodály — Háry János


One-Hour Family-Friendly Concerts

January 29, 2023 at 3PM
North Community High School
1500 James Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN
– and –
February 5, 2023 at 3PM
Church of St. Matthew
490 Hall Avenue, St. Paul, MN

William Schrickel, conductor
Jingqi Zhu, conductor
Jake Endres, narrator
Chadwick “Niles” Phillips, performer

Adolphus Hailstork — Celebration!
Adolphus Hailstork — Fanfare on Amazing Grace
Ludwig van Beethoven — Overture to Egmont, op. 84
Sergei Prokofieff — Peter and the Timberwolf, op. 67


Mahtomedi Concert

Sunday, March 26, 2023 at 4pm
Saint Andrew’s Lutheran Church
900 Stillwater Road, Mahtomedi, MN

William Schrickel, conductor

Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor


Roseville Concert

Sunday, May 14, 2023
Roseville Lutheran Church
1215 Roselawn Avenue West, Roseville, MN

William Schrickel, conductor

Roque Cordero — Adagio Trágico for String Orchestra (Twin Cities Premiere)
Hector Berlioz — Symphonie Fantastique


Visit our Video Project page to view last season’s video productions: MSO Composers’ Round Table; The Mahler Project; A Few Words About Argento; MSO Family Concerts: Rated “E” for Everyone. Also, enjoy stories by MSO musicians.

Visit our MSO at Home page for a variety of home performances by our musicians.

Concerts are free; donations are requested to help offset our costs. 
Programs are subject to change.