2017 Season Summary

We kick off our 68th Lake Harriet Season with an Opening Concert on July 1st at the Lake Harriet Bandshell. The season concludes on July 30th.

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July 2015

Concert at Nicollet Island

July 6, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Program: America the Beautiful

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Concert at Cerenity Senior Care, Humboldt

July 9, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 pm
Humboldt – Cerenity Senior Care, 514 Humboldt Ave
St. Paul, MN 55107 United States
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Program: America the Beautiful

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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet

July 11, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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The Gilbert and Sullivan Very Light Opera Company's singers rejoin the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra to present the wonderful H. M. S. Pinafore.  You will not want to miss it!

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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet

July 12, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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The Gilbert and Sullivan Very Light Opera Company's singers rejoin the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra to present the wonderful H. M. S. Pinafore.  You will not want to miss it!

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Concert at Nicollet Island

July 15, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Program: The Great Outdoors

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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet

July 18, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Program: Kids Play

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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet

July 19, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Program: Lights, Camera, Symphony!

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Concert at Nicollet Island

July 21, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Progam: Lights, Camera, Symphony!

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Concert at Elliot Park

July 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Elliot Park, 1000 E 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Program: Lights, Camera, Symphony!

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Saturday concert at Lake Harriet

July 25, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Program: Musicians' Choice

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Closing Concert of the 66th Minneapolis Pops Orchestra Season

July 26, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Program: People's Choice

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July 2016

2016 Season Opening Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 2, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 3, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Come celebrate Independence Day and the 100th anniversary of the National Park System. The guest speaker for this concert will be Voyageurs National Park Interpretive Ranger Elizabeth Herzog. Ranger Herzog is from Hope, Minnesota, and is a 2015 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. (B.S.-Conservation, with an emphasis in wildlife and wildlife management)

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Seniors’ Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 6, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Friday Concert at Como Lakeside Pavilion 7:00 PM

July 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Como Pavilion, 1360 North Lexington Parkway
Saint Paul, MN 55117 United States
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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 9, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 10, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Seniors’ Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 11, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 16, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 17, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Seniors’ Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 19, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 23, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 24, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Seniors’ Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 26, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Tuesday Concert at Elliot Park 6:30 PM

July 26, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Elliot Park, 1000 E 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 30, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 31, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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May 2017

Hops for Pops

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Modist Brewing, 505 N 3rd St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Help support the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra's 2017 season by buying tickets to "Hops for Pops" the 2017 MPO fundraiser! This event will take place on May 22, 2017 at Modist Brewing in the Warehouse District of Minneapolis. Hops for Pops presale tickets are on sale now exclusively through Brown Paper Tickets for $45.00.  Tickets will also be available at the venue on the 22nd. Be sure to order your tickets early, as the number of tickets is limited! Tickets Include: Heavy hors…

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July 2017

Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Pops Preview Potpourri Program

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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Welcome to America! Program

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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Revolution! Program

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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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The Play's the Thing with special guests Wendy Lehr and Gary Briggle

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Seniors Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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The Play's the Thing with special guests Wendy Lehr and Gary Briggle

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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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The Pirates of Penzance with the Gilbert and Sullivan Very Light Opera Company

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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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The Pirates of Penzance with the Gilbert and Sullivan Very Light Opera Company

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Seniors Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Revolution! Program

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Saturday Concert at Lake Harriet 7:30 PM

July 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Program

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Sunday Concert at Lake Harriet 5:30 PM

July 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lake Harriet Bandshell, 4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis, 55419
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Musicians Choice Program

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Seniors Concert at Nicollet Island 10:30 AM

July 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Musicians Choice Program

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Tuesday Concert at Elliot Park 6:30 PM

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Elliot Park, 1000 E 14th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Jere Lantz, Music Director

All concerts are performed at the Lake Harriet Bandshell unless otherwise noted.

For information about this year’s programs, click here.