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Minnesota Beethoven Festival

Epic performances each summer

Masters like Yo-Yo Ma, the Vienna Boys Choir and the Minnesota Orchestra have all paid homage to Beethoven in this premiere festival, which transforms Winona into a classical music Mecca each summer. The 2014 festival runs June 29 – July 20.


About the festival

The soundtrack to a summer in Winona

In its eighth season, Minnesota Beethoven Festival is a Winona institution. Performance selections showcase the unique talents of each orchestra, soloist and ensemble. This community celebration of Beethoven takes in many Winona venues including the Winona Lake Park Bandshell, Somsen Auditorium, Winona State University, Page Theatre, Saint Mary’s University, Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona Middle School and Chapel of Saint Mary of the Angels.

The festival is led by artistic and managing director Ned Kirk.

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