Music: Minneapolis Opening

During the afternoon, gardeners were still dumping topsoil. The whine of vacuum cleaners sounded in the foyer. Along the lobby, leatherette ottomans were being bounced into place to the cacophonous accompaniment of electric drills. "We have only five hours to go," said President Donald L. Engle of the Minnesota Orchestral Association, surveying the mess. "But I tell you this—we'll be ready." |

They were. On a clear, comparatively balmy evening in Minneapolis last week, the Minnesota Orchestra finally got the permanent home for which it has been waiting 71 years. A capacity crowd of...

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