Music Director Thomas Søndergård leads the Minnesota Orchestra in a recent concert.

In Tuesday’s (4/9) Star Tribune, Rob Hubbard writes, “We’re looking forward to celebrating [Orchestra Hall’s] 50th anniversary during the Minnesota Orchestra’s 2024-25 season, announced Tuesday. But which concerts to choose among the many?… If you have the opportunity to catch only one concert a month, here’s what we’d recommend. … July: … If you’ve never caught the free, marvelously eclectic, multi-genre, 12-hour Day of Music in and around Orchestra Hall, you really should…. September: Opening weekend finds music director Thomas Søndergård on the podium and Yunchan Lim—the youngest winner of America’s foremost piano competition, the Van Cliburn—at the ivories for Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto…. November: If you’ve been waiting for Søndergård to lead the Minnesota Orchestra, Minnesota Chorale, and vocal soloists in some massive work for voices and orchestra, he’ll conduct Mozart’s Requiem … December: The music of J.S. Bach is reimagined by Gustav Mahler, Arvo Pärt, and others in the company of master mandolinist Avi Avital, who makes his Minnesota Orchestra debut, as does conductor Jordan de Souza. January: A fortnight of ‘Nordic Soundscapes’ finds Søndergård conducting music of the national composer of his native Denmark, Carl Nielsen, among others, culminating with Nielsen’s Violin Concerto performed by Swedish violinist Johan Dalene.”