Vanska begins waving his baton goodbye

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1 Osmo Vanska conducts the Minnesota Orchestra in the first of his three final concerts on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. 
2 Conductor Osmo Vanska directs the orchestra in the first of his three final concerts on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. Vanska resigned Tuesday. 
3 Conductor Osmo Vanska hugs pianist Emmanuel Ax following a Beethoven Concerto on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. 
4 Minnesota Orchestra violinist Mike Sutton gets encouragement from his wife, Beatrice Blanc, backstage at the first of three final concerts conducted by Osmo Vankska on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. Vanska resigned as music director following a year-long lock out of the orchestra by management due to a labor dispute. 
5 Minnesota Orchestra supporters collect donations in a cello case in the lobby of Ted Mann Concert Hall on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. Music Director Osmo Vanska conducted the first of three final concerts after resigning Tuesday after a year-long lockout of musicians. 
6 Conductor Osmo Vanska gestures to the orchestra to stand for applause as the Minnesota orchestra gathered at the Tedd Mann Concert Hall at the University of Minnesota on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 to play the first of three final concerts with Vanska. He resigned last week following a year long lockout of the orchestra by management due to a labor dispute. 
7 Conductor Osmo Vanska receives applause in his the first of three final concerts on at the Ted Mann Concert Hall in Minneapolis on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. Vanska resigned last week following a year long lockout of the orchestra by management due to a labor dispute.