Michael Henson

Osmo Vänskä is Back!

Osmo Vanska will Return as Music Director of Minnesota Orchestra

It's been two years since the Minnesota Orchestral Association's board locked out the musicians of the globally renowned Minnesota Orchestra (October 1, 2012). It has been more than a month since the orchestra's CEO Michael Henson stepped down (and he isn't officially out of the picture yet). Even though signs of support for the...

Minnesota Orchestra's CEO Michael Henson Steps Down

michael henson - steps down - 2014

Great news for the Minnesota Orchestra musicians and fans: President and CEO Michael Henson will step down after constant criticism from supporters of the Minnesota Orchestra musicians. Henson announced this past Thursday he will retire from his position this August. Michael Henson and management board members approved of a $40 million renovation for Orchestra Hall, the home base for the Minnesota Orchestra. Most of that money went to redesigning...