The Northrop Auditorium is located at 84 Church St. SE on the campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Northrop Auditorium was named after Cyrus Northrop, the second president of the university. The building was constructed in 1928, and its pillars are now one of the major icons of the University of Minnesota.
The Northrop Auditorium is an extremely classy venue that has often been called the "Carnegie Hall of the Midwest." From 1930-73, the Northrop Auditorium was home to the Minneapolis Symphony, which was later renamed the Minnesota Orchestra. The Minnesota Orchestra would later move to Orchestra Hall.
The Northrop Auditorium Schedule is full of dance, jazz, and pop concerts. The Northrop Dance Season began in 1970 with a commitment to become one of the country's premier presenters of ballet, contemporary and cultural dance. The Northrop Jazz Season began in 1993, which offers concert hall performances to enliven the Twin City jazz scene. The series has featured Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock and Buena Vista Social Club.
Other performers who made a hot ticket at the Northrop in the past include Bette Midler, James Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Sheryl Crow and Bruce Springsteen. The Northrop Auditorium schedule is always full of great tickets.
At capacity the Northrop Auditorium Seating Chart can hold 4,800 patrons making it an intimate space. Parking near the Northrop Auditorium is easy with ramps all along University Avenue and 4th Streets.
The Northrop Auditorium is located in Minneapolis Minnesota and hosts a wide array of evens including local Minneapolis concerts and National cultural events every year! Buy your Northop Auditorium Tickets today!