Family Concerts

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

Concert I: A Musical Banquet
with Lyra musicians
October 2

It’s a banquet of musical textures, featuring selections from part two of Georg Philipp Telemann’s beloved Tafelmusik Suite.

Concert II: Music From the Age of Discovery
with Phillip Rukavina
November 20

An afternoon of captivating music for the 16th-century Renaissance lute and its Spanish equivalent, the vihuela da mano.

Concert III: Furtive Froberger
with Donald Livingston
January 29

Concert IV: Music for Two Keyboards: Now and Then
with Duo Tastiera
Gail Olszewski, fortepiano & Asako Hirabayashi, harpsichord

March 19

Music by Mozart, Handel, Haydn, Asako Hirabayashi, and Jazz/Latin fusion of J.S.Bach.

Concert V: Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos
with Marc Destrubé & Lyra musicians
April 30

With Marc Destrubé at the helm, it’s an all-Brandenburg afternoon, featuring selections from J.S. Bach’s treasured Brandenburg Concertos. Specific selections TBA.

All concerts at 3:00 P.M. in
The Baroque Room
275 E. 4th Street, Suite 280
St. Paul, MN 55101


Admission is free.