Calendar


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AUGUST 2019

 

Thursday, August 22 – 7:00 p.m.

 Rochester Community Band presents “Summer Fun!” Concert – 125 Live – 125 Elton Hills Dr. NW – Rochester – Free

RCB under the direction of Tony Boldt will be presenting an entertaining concert which will feature Jon Hodkin – a tuba player from the United Kingdom.   He is biking his way through this part of the United States and will be making a stop in Rochester.   Our music selections include “Tuba Odyssey”, “The Gum-Suckers” March, “British Isles Suite”, “A True Fantasy” and “The Turtle Dove”.   Bring the whole family and join in the fun!!  For more information, call 507-285-9915    www.rochestercommunityband.org

SEPTEMBER 2019

Friday, September 13 – 12:00 p.m. 

Soprano Duets & Solos with Carla Thelen Hanson, Ann Simerlink, & Ainhoa Urkijo – Christ United Methodist Church – Free

Rochester Music Guild Lunch & Learn

 

Saturday, September 14 – 7:30 p.m. 

Rochester Chamber Music Society – Christ United Methodist Church – free

Rochester Chamber Music Society opens its concert season with The Russians Are Coming!!!  Three Russian virtuosi will be coming to Rochester to perform three piano trios by three Russian romantic composers.  Enjoy the passionate music of Rachmaninoff, Borodin and Arensky interpreted by pianist Denis Evstuhin, violinist Natalia Moiseeva, and cellist Tanya Remenikova. http://www.rochesterchambermusic.org/

OCTOBER 2019

Friday, October 11 – 12:00 p.m. 

Gao Hong, Chinese pipa player – Christ United Methodist Church – Free

Rochester Music Guild Lunch & Learn

 

Sunday, October 13 — 4 p.m.

Duo-B — First Presbyterian Church, 512 Third St. SW — Rochester — Free will offering

The 29th Annual Festival of Music opens with Duo-B: Hirono Borter, violin, and Philip Borter, cello, of Decorah, IA. The award-winning duo has performed across three continents, including such venues as the Eastman Theater, the Kennedy Center, University of Kunste in Berlin and Yokohama, Japan. For more information: 507-282-1618. www.fpcrochester.org

 

Saturday, October 26 – 7:30 p.m. 

Rochester Chamber Music Society – Christ United Methodist Church – free

Rochester Chamber Music Society is pleased to present Chopin, Poet of the Piano to commemorate the composer’s 170th death anniversary. Pianist Horacio Nuguid will play some of Chopin’s most beloved music including the famous “Funeral March” Sonata.

http://www.rochesterchambermusic.org/

 

Sunday, October 27 — 6:30 p.m.

Rochester Pops Orchestra – Bethel Lutheran Church, Rochester – children are free, seniors $12, adults $14 and students $7

RPO Spooktacular  will be filled with eerie & haunting selections in celebration of the upcoming All Hallows Eve holiday.  Audience members are invited to dress up in costumes and join in the costume contest.

 

NOVEMBER 2019

Friday, November 8 – 12:00 p.m. 

Victrola Jockey Todd Juzwiak – Christ United Methodist Church – Free

Rochester Music Guild Lunch & Learn

 

Sunday, November 17 – 4 p.m.
A Festival of Music presents Chelsea Chen, concert organist and composer – First Presbyterian Church, 512 Third St SW – Rochester – Free will offering
Ms. Chen, of New York City, is recognized for her unique mix of traditional organ, piano, orchestral transcriptions and contemporary music. A graduate of Julliard and Yale University, as well as a Fulbright Scholar, she has performed solo concerts worldwide. For more information: 507-282-1618. www.fpcrochester.org

 

Thursday, November 21 — 7:00 p.m.

RAACHE CHOIRS — Zumbro Lutheran Church, Rochester — Free

Harmonies Concert (featuring the Arioso, Cantabile, Con Brio, and Staccato choirs). Come hear the homeschool choirs share a variety of music, styles, cultures, and tastes represented in this concert of choral music.   Contact information:  507-261-6538

http://www.raachechoirs.org/

 

Friday, November 22 — 7:00 p.m.

RAACHE CHOIRS —  Zumbro Lutheran Church, Rochester – Free

Harmonies Concert (featuring the Arioso, Cantabile, Con Brio, and Staccato choirs). Come hear the homeschool choirs share a variety of music, styles, cultures, and tastes represented in this concert of choral music.   Contact information:  507-261-6538

http://www.raachechoirs.org/

 

DECEMBER 2019

Friday, December 6 – 12:00 p.m. 

Rochester Symphony Preview with Jere Lantz – Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (Worship Center, lower level) – Free

Rochester Music Guild Lunch & Learn

 

Sunday, December 15 — 6:30 p.m.

Rochester Pops Orchestra — Bethel Lutheran Church, Rochester — children are free, seniors $12, adults $14 and students $7

Mistletoe & Holly – Celebrate the holiday season as the RPO sails through selections for everyone, young and old to enjoy this Christmas time.

 

JANUARY 2020

Friday, January 31 – 12:00 p.m. 

Guitar & Violin Duets with Ben Gateno & Kathleen Lamb – Christ United Methodist Church – Free

Rochester Music Guild Lunch & Learn

 

FEBRUARY 2020

Sunday, February 16 — 3:00 pm

Rochester Pops Orchestra — Bethel Lutheran Church, Rochester – children are free, seniors $12, adults $14 and students $7

Contemporary Classics features modern contemporary classical music from the 20th and 21st century.

 

Friday, February 21 – 12:00 p.m. 

Randy Sabien, Jazz Violin – Christ United Methodist Church – Free

Rochester Music Guild Lunch & Learn

 

MARCH 2020

Friday, March 13 – 12:00 p.m. 

Rochester Symphony Preview with Jere Lantz – Charter House (Northview Room) – Free

Rochester Music Guild Lunch & Learn

APRIL 2020

Friday, April 3 – 12:00 p.m. 

Artu Duo – Christ United Methodist Church – Free

Rochester Music Guild Lunch & Learn

MAY 2020

Sunday, May 3 — 3:00 pm

Rochester Pops Orchestra — Bethel Lutheran Church, Rochester – children are free, seniors $12, adults $14 and students $7

European Invasion – With the Rochester Pops Women’s Chorale, we celebrate the music of Abba, Queen & the Beatles