Lee Mills will be stepping in to conduct the Minnesota Orchestra on short notice this weekend. As stated by the Minnesota Orchestra "We regret to share that due to a family emergency, Sarah Hicks is unable to conduct this week’s performances. Instead, we are pleased to welcome on short notice conductor Lee Mills."
Lee will be conducting concerts of "Rick Steves' Europe - A Symphonic Journey" at 8pm on Friday, February 18, and at 2pm on Sunday, February 20, 2022. Travel writer and television host Rick Steves is coming to Orchestra Hall and is giving you a front-row seat to some of the most iconic sights and sounds in Europe. From Italy, England, Austria, Norway and beyond, Steves pairs personal photos and breathtaking video with beloved classical music selections by Wagner, Smetana, Verdi, Elgar, Grieg, Saint-Saëns and Beethoven on this historical and musical tour of Europe.
Lee collaborated last with Rick Steves and the Seattle Symphony in January 2020.