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.
with Thomas Meglioranza, baritone
and Joseph Jones, bassoon
August 18-20, 2017
Rich lower voices lead moving repertoire by Vivaldi and J.S. Bach.
with Luís Otávio Santos, violin
October 5-7, 2017
Lively concertos for recorder, viola da gamba, and violin.
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.
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.
with Wilbert Hazelzet, flute
and Marc Destrubé, violin
April 6-8, 2018
Seldom-performed music by C.P.E. Bach, featuring favorite guest artists.
with Jaap ter Linden, conductor & cello
May 4-5, 2018
A showcase of Lyra’s soloists exploring Italy’s concerto grosso.
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!
The Lyra Baroque Orchestra brings a rare freshness, color, and dimension to the glorious music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries through its performances on period instruments.
Lyra believes that access to the arts should be available to all, and we are happy to provide special accommodations upon request .
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St. Paul, MN 55101