Photos: Minnesota Orchestra returns to the stage

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1 Minnesota Orchestra clarinetist Tim Zavadil greets patrons before their concert at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. 
2 Mariellen Jacobson and other supporters of Save Our Symphony hand out hankies before the Minnesota Orchestra's concert at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. 
3 Orchestra Hall fills with patrons before Minnesota Orchestra's performance in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. 
4 Patrons enjoy beverages and mingle before the Minnesota Orchestra concert at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. 
5 John Bassett and his wife Julie Stewart take their first look at a renovated Orchestra Hall before the Minnesota Orchestra concert in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. 
6 Minnesota Orchestra musicians play together at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. 
7 Minnesota Orchestra members receive a standing ovation from patrons waving hankies as the musicians take the stage for their first performance since the lockout at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. 
8 Minnesota Orchestra conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski takes the stage before their concert at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. 
9 Lee Henderson of Minneapolis, Minn. waves a hankie in support of Minnesota Orchestra musicians before their concert at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. 
10 Minnesota Orchestra conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski thanks audience members with the orchestra musicians at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. 
11 Minnesota Orchestra musicians greet patrons during intermission of their concert at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. 
12 With Minnesota Orchestra principal trombone R. Douglas Wright, right, orchestra board chairman Gordon Sprenger speaks with patrons at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.