“The pleasure in music making, replete with smiles among them as they play, is tangible. It is a joyous thing to behold.”

–Rochester Post-Bulletin

Upcoming Concert: Requiem

Friday, March 20, 2020 – Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Rochester
Saturday, March 21, 2020  Sundin Hall at Hamline University, St. Paul

Peter Van Heyghen makes his debut with Lyra as a conductor in this program featuring singers Sarah Brailey, Clara Osowski, Scott Brunscheen, Joseph Hubbard, and a group of the Twin Cities finest singers forming a chamber choir. Repertoire to include Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and the exquisitely beautiful Requiem by Niccolò Jommelli.

Peter Van Heyghen, conductor
Sarah Brailey, soprano
Clara Osowski, alto
Scott Brunscheen, tenor
Joseph Hubbard, bass

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Get to know the Baroque Bassoon and Dulcian with Joseph Jones

Get to know the Tenor Viola Da Gamba with Julie Elhard

Get to know the Renaissance Harp with Christa Patton

Passaggi Rehearsal: the First Sounds of the Cornetto

LISTEN TO A TRACK FROM LYRA’S NEW CD!

Lyra’s first recording in 13 years is now available. Hear “Allegro Assai,” the first track from C.P.E. Bach Concertos:

Buy the CD online or at any of our upcoming events!

MEET LYRA

Lyra is entering its 35th year of performing early music on period instruments.

Take a look at our 2019-2020 brochure here.

JACQUES OGG FEATURED IN ALL OF BACH

Watch Lyra’s artistic director Jacques Ogg perform J.S. Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in F-sharp Minor (BWV 859) for the Netherlands Bach Society’s ongoing project, All of Bach. This project seeks to record all of Bach’s works and provide free online access to each recording. Visit Jacques’ All of Bach page to watch him perform this beautiful piece, and to hear an interview about how Jacques started playing harpsichord, why he loves Bach, and how he feels about F-sharp minor.

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