Lyra’s 2021-2022 Season is coming!
Check back here in early August for concert/ticket details.

All our concerts will be available for in-person and live-streaming viewing.

Concerts August 4th through 7th!

Lyra is excited to be co-hosting the Historical Keyboard Society of North America (HKSNA) 2021 conference and Jurow International Harpsichord Competition (JUDGES: Frances Conover Fitch, Jaap ter Linden, Jacques Ogg, Elisabeth Wright, Peter Sykes). All concerts will be live-streamed below August 4-7, 2021.

Tickets: $15/concert or $45 for all events (passcodes for ticketed events will be sent upon registration)

Wednesday, August 4, 7:30pm HKSNA Opening Concert with Gail Olszewski-fortepiano, Asako Hirabayashi-harpsichord, and Natsuki Kumagai-violin

Thursday, August 5, 9:00amHarpsichord Competition Semi-Finals (FREE) – Finalists will be posted here by 7pm

Saturday, August 7, 11:00amHarpsichord Competition Solo Finals (FREE)

Saturday, August 7, 6:30pmHarpsichord Competition Concerto Finals with the Lyra Baroque Orchestra

*Winners posted here by 10pm

WORKSHOPS:

Tuesday, August 3, 7:00-8:30 pm, The Baroque Room, 275 4th St E #280, St Paul, MN 55101

Understanding the French Unmeasured Prelude – A Masterclass Taught by Dr. Vivian Montgomery (Historical Performance Faculty, Longy School of Music of Bard College, Cambridge, MA). Including performances by Dr. Montgomery and Jurow Semifinalists Michael Delfin, Weronika Klosiewicz-Paine, Duangkamon Wattanasak, & Anastasia Chin. Open to limited local musician participants for a fee of $15. Contact Jurow Director Vivian Montgomery at jurow.harpsichord.competition@gmail.com to register.

Friday, August 6, 4:30-6:00, The Baroque Room

Class – Musicians as Athletes: How to Perform with More Ease and Comfort by Developing a More Accurate Body Map taught by Jurow judge Frances Conover Fitch (New England Conservatory). Open to limited local musician participants for a fee of $15. Contact Jurow Director Vivian Montgomery at jurow.harpsichord.competition@gmail.com to register.

Sunday, August 8, 10:00am-12:00pm, The Baroque Room

Brunch and Masterclass with Cléa Galhano (Internationally renowned recorder player) and Vivian Montgomery.  In addition to serving the competition contestants, this class is open to limited local advanced historical performance participants for a fee of $20. Contact Jurow Director Vivian Montgomery at jurow.harpsichord.competition@gmail.com to register.