Photos: Minnesota Orchestra returns to the stage

Minnesota Orchestra clarinetist Tim Zavadil
Minnesota Orchestra clarinetist Tim Zavadil greets patrons before their concert at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn., Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.
Jeffrey Thompson/MPR News

The Minnesota Orchestra received standing ovations Friday at its first concert since the end of the lockout.

The concert was the orchestra's first in Orchestra Hall since its $52 million refurbishment and expansion.

Although musicians, administrators and classical music fans are excited that the orchestra is playing again, the effects of the dispute are likely to be felt for a long time.

Here is a look at the audience and musicians.

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