“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: Passaggi

Friday, January 24, 2020 – Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Rochester
Saturday, January 25, 2019 Sundin Hall at Hamline University, St. Paul

A modern-day master of passaggi on the cornetto, Bruce Dickey joins a special group of Lyra musicians for a concert of 16th- and 17th-century music featuring this beautiful and unusual instrument.

Bruce Dickey, cornetto

Passaggi: improvised embellishments or flourishes found especially in 16th-century music – Merriam-Webster.

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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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