Concerts & Classes

2017-2018 Season

Italian Concerto Collage

with Jaap ter Linden, conductor & cello

May 4-6, 2018

A showcase of Lyra’s soloists exploring Italy’s concerto grosso.


Family Concerts

With hands-on activities and snacks, presented in a casual concert environment, Lyra’s free, one-hour Family Concerts are a great way to introduce the whole family to classical music.

Redemption: Bach & Vivaldi

with Thomas Meglioranza, baritone
and Joseph Jones, bassoon

August 18-20, 2017

Rich lower voices lead moving repertoire by Vivaldi and J.S. Bach.

Telemann & Friends

with Luís Otávio Santos, violin

October 5-7, 2017

Lively concertos for recorder, viola da gamba, and violin.

Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

with Linh Kauffman, soprano
Clara Osowski, alto
Nick Chalmers, tenor
Aaron Larson, baritone
and the Bach Society of Minnesota; Matthias Maute, Artistic Director

December 8-10, 2017

Bach’s beloved story of Christmas, with a powerful full orchestra and chorus.

Spanish Nights

with Nerea Berraondo, mezzo-soprano
and Pedro Gandía Martín, baroque violin

February 16-17, 2018

A rare performance of passionate Spanish and Italian baroque music.

Music for a King

with Wilbert Hazelzet, flute
and Marc Destrubé, violin

April 6-8, 2018

Seldom-performed music by C.P.E. Bach, featuring favorite guest artists.


Masterclasses provide musical opportunities for students and professionals to work one-to-one with Lyra’s world-renowned guest musicians.

Classes will be added here as they are scheduled. Stay tuned!

© Lyra Baroque Orchestra | 2017