Wedding bells: Maestro marries concertmaster

Wedding bells: Maestro marries concertmaster


norman lebrecht

April 07, 2015

Our social affairs editor reports that Osmo Vänskä, Minnesota Orchestra music director, married Erin Keefe, his concertmaster, on Easter Sunday.

They got engaged in January. All good wishes to them.

erin keefeOsmo-Vanska-main

The night before the wedding, the bride played Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending in concert.


  • Freddy says:

    Well that may explain why she returned to Minnesota after she completed her trial period as concertmaster of the NY Phil and refused further consideration……?

  • Simon S. says:

    A wedding on Easter Sunday? strange things happen in some denominations. 😀

    Congratulations anyway!

  • Jessica says:

    Not so much a hen night, then, as a lark night!

  • Larry says:

    Staff members of orchestras are not permitted to date musicians – why is it OK for the music director?